In Brief

Republican picnic date scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — The seventh annual Republican cans and clams picnic will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Pleasant Square Volunteer Fire Department grove, 135 Easterly St. Everyone is welcome, according to a news release. All candidates are invited to attend and the community ...

Creative canvas classes offered

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will be creative canvas kids from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 25 in art studio two. Brenda Dwyer will be the instructor. The cost is $25 — pre-registration required, according to a news release. Every other Saturday, Dwyer ...

Bible Fellowship to have movie night

SPECULATOR — The North Country Bible Fellowship, 132 Elm Lake Road, will have a movie night at 7 p.m. every Tuesday this summer. Everyone is invited. The movie will be free as well as free popcorn, beverages and snacks, according to a news release. The following is the schedule. Tuesday: ...

Caroga Fire Company fundraising for station

CAROGA — The Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Company is diligently fundraising to build a new fire station. The old station was built in the 1950s, and the department has outgrown the building. Equipment no longer fits inside and all training and equipment maintenance have to be done outside — ...

Adventure camp scheduled to begin

GLOVERSVILLE — The Adirondack Adventure Camp for ages 5 to 15 will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Aug. 16, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Route 30. The cost is $130 for pre-registration; $150 at the door; members receive a 20 percent discount ...

Historical society to meet on Aug. 21

EDINBURG — The Edinburg Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Edinburg Cemetery, Northville-Edinburg Road, for a tour led by Priscilla Edwards, Edinburg Historian. There will be a brief meeting at the Edinburg Cemetery where the nominating committee will present their ...

Essential oils workshop scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — There will be an essential oils at work and school workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. today, in the conference room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Route 30. Erica Darling and Carol Ann Hammons will be the instructors. The cost is $10. Members receive a 20 percent ...

Fulmont church celebrates 20 years

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulmont Community Church, 16 W. Fulton St., will be celebrating 20 years on Aug. 26 with the following schedule, according to a news release. ∫ At 10 a.m. will be an indoor worship service. ∫ From 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the church will host a free block party with ...

Kids cooking camp slated for Aug. 21

GLOVERSVILLE — The kid cooking camp two for ages 6 to 12 will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21 through Aug. 23, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Route 30. The cost is $130 for pre-registration; $150 at the door, according to a news ...

4 health screenings slated for Friday

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, four health screenings are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a news release. The screenings include a ...

Brooks chicken barbecue Aug. 16

FORT PLAIN — The Salem United Methodist Church, 1254 Stone Arabia Road, will have a Brooks chicken barbecue starting at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 with Brooks cooking on the premises. It will be $12 for adults; $6 for children; $7 for half chicken. Takeouts will be available. The dinner includes ...

Heathers musical coming to theater

JOHNSTOWN — “Heathers: The Musical” will be presented by Colonial Little Theatre, Inc., One Colonial Court, Johnstown today from 7 to 10 p.m. The Colonial Little Theatre presents “Heathers; The Musical,” a rock musical with music, lyrics, and a book by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin ...

Magician will be at Canajoharie Library

CANAJOHARIE — Sam Sam the Magic Man will offer a hands-on workshop to teach a professional magic trick and how to put on a show Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd. Space is limited. RSVP by Friday, is required. For more information, call (518) 673-2314 or email ...

Book Fair at Schine Gallery Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County Historical Society & Museum will be hosting a book fair at the Schine Gallery during the Twilight Market Friday from 5 to 8 p.m..

Peanut butter party on Tuesday at library

CANAJOHARIE — A children’s peanut butter party will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd. Participants will learn more about the history of Beech-Nut’s peanut butter and try making a few of the recipes from its 1917 Peanut Butter Cook-Book, including ...

Paint exchange each Saturday in August

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Latex Paint Exchange presently has about 150 gallons of good latex paint to give away free. The program, which is open from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday in August, is held at the Fulton County Solid Waste Department, 847 Mud Road, according to a news ...

Methodist church to hold annual bazaar

NORTHVILLE — First United Methodist Church will hold its annual bazaar on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. There will be morning refreshments from 9 to 11 a.m., grilled hot dogs and hamburgers from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sale tables will be available all day both on the front lawn and inside the ...

Reunion committee release schedule

JOHNSTOWN — The reunion committee of the Johnstown High School, class of 1963, would like to remind its members that it is not too late to register for the reunion scheduled for Sept. 8, at the Holiday Inn. If anyone wants to attend, contact Carm D’Amore at (518) 762-8934, according to a ...

Bleecker society historic signs arrive

BLEECKER — The Bleecker Historical Society announce the arrival of historic signs to mark four cemeteries in the town. A dedication date for Saturday, has been set with a brief presentation at 1 p.m on the history of the various cemeteries at the Bleecker Town Hall, 575 County Highway 112, by ...

Reformed church host rummage sale

FULTONVILLE — The Fultonville Reformed Church will be holding a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. There also will be hot dogs, sandwiches, baked goods and beverages for sale, according to a news release.