In Brief

Board of trustees schedule meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will have its monthly board of trustees meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release.

Board to hold policy committee meeting

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a policy committee meeting for 4 p.m. Wednesday in the superintendent’s office, according to a news release.

Parkinson’s support group slated to meet

MAYFIELD — Del B. Salmon of the Salmon Law Firm in Amsterdam will explain the legal issues about Parkinson’s disease at the Parkinson’s Disease support group on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St.

Animal painting course scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — Gail Talmadge will teach how to paint an animal from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 25, in the grand gallery of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants should send a JPG photo of a dog, cat, horse or other animal. It will be presketched on a 16-by-20-inch ...

Dept. of Transportation release roadwork plan

The state Department of Transportation has announced area roadwork, starting Monday. Montgomery County ∫ Montgomery County: Route 5 between Herkimer County line and the Schenectady County line. Motorists will encounter lane and shoulder closures with flaggers in place due to the ...

Ticket deadline for chicken barbecue set

JOHNSTOWN—Thursday will be the ticket deadline for a chicken barbecue sponsored by the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown Branch of the American Association of University Women on Oct. 26 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Johnstown McDonald’s near the intersection of routes 30A ...

Speech pathologist to teach monthly class

NORTHVILLE — Speech pathologist Patty Wojcicki will teach the monthly preschool Bright Beginnings class for 3-year-olds on Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. at Northville Central School District. The complete schedule can be found on the school’s website, tinyurl.com/ncsd-org or the district’s ...

Little bird painting course scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach beginners classes on painting a little bird with acrylics on canvas from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 24, and from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 29, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost per class will be $30 with ...

Candle wicking and Japanese needlecraft

FORT PLAIN — East meets West at the Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 24, as facilitator Sally Taylor conducts a free workshop for adults on American candle wicking and the traditional Japanese needlecraft known as Sashiko. The two needle arts were born of ...

Cancer awareness fair set for Oct. 24

AMSTERDAM - The fifth annual cancer awareness fair will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 24, in the cafeteria at St. Mary’s Healthcare, 427 Guy Park Ave. Hosted by freshmen in the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School program, the event ...

Spooky window decorations course

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach how to make shadow spooky window decorations from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 24, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, visit ...

Area religious activities

Baptist Church of Northville Sunday: October missions month — Sunday school for all ages, 8:45 a.m.; worship service with Sergei Lukaynov with ministry in eastern Europe (service is live streamed at www.baptistchurchofnorthville.org), 10 a.m. and the missions focus is the Bread of Life ...

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Battles of Stone Arabia event today

PALATINE — The Mohawk Country Association will hold a ceremony commemorating the 238th anniversary of the Battles of Stone Arabia and Klock’s Field at 10 a.m. today at Stone Arabia Dutch Church, 5414 Route 10. A wreath will be laid at the grave of Col. John Brown, the Berkshire, Mass., ...

Class for 3-year-olds at NCSD on Oct. 23

NORTHVILLE — Speech pathologist Patty Wojcicki will teach the monthly preschool Bright Beginnings class for 3-year-olds on Oct. 23, at 4 p.m. at Northville Central School District. The complete schedule can be found on the school’s website, tinyurl.com/ncsd-org or the district’s ...

Cancer awareness fair on Oct. 24

AMSTERDAM — The fifth annual cancer awareness fair will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 24, in the cafeteria at St. Mary’s Healthcare, 427 Guy Park Ave. Hosted by freshmen in the Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery Pathways in Technology Early College High School program, the event ...

Spooky decoration class set for Oct. 24

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach how to make shadow spooky window decorations from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 24, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, visit ...

Taste of Chocolate fundraiser Oct. 20

FONDA — The Frothingham Library is hosting its fundraiser, the Taste of Chocolate at 6 p.m. Oct. 20, at St. Cecilia’s hall, Broadway. There will be chocolate treats to be tasted. There will also be themed baskets to raffle off. Most of the baskets are on view at the library, 28 W. Main ...

Halloween treats class set for Oct. 25

GLOVERSVILLE — Andrew Dench will teach how to make Halloween eats from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 25, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or call (518) 661-9932.

Fire department open house slated

FULTONVILLE — The town of Glen Volunteer Fire Department will host an open house from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the firehouse, 134 Auriesville Road, to close out fire prevention week. The department will have displays from emergency services and food and giveaways for children visiting.