In Brief

Board of education meeting scheduled

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Board of Education’s regular meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday in the elementary school cafeteria, 6486 Route 29, according to a news release.

Origami making class scheduled for Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2730 Route 30, will have an origami making class from 10 a.m. to noon Friday in art studio two. Melanie Fay will be the instructor. The cost is $25 for pre-registration; $35 at the door, according to a news release. There is a class ...

St. Patricks Day preview concert set

GLOVERSVILLE — The Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St., will present a special St. Patrick’s Day preview concert of Celtic music with Irish Don Kelly at 7 p.m. Saturday. The admission is $10 — cash at door only — according to a news release.

Water board slated to meet on Monday

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Water Board will hold its monthly board meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the conference room at the water department office, 27-31 E. Main St., according to a news release.

St. Mary’s to hold open door tours

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Institute, 10 Kopernik Blvd., will hold open door tours on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for families considering SMI for their child’s education or for those who would like to learn more about the school. A free continental breakfast will be available for ...

‘All About Activity’ session scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, monthly series of educational sessions focusing on nutrition and physical activity, “Healthy Eating, Active Living,” will continue with this month’s topic, “All ...

Club to present ‘Willy Wonka Jr.’

WELLS — The Wells Central School Drama Club students will present their production of Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka Jr.,” a musical based on Roald Dahl’s children’s book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, at 6:30 p.m. March 15 and at 2 p.m. March 16 at the Wells Central School, ...

Mermaid painting class set for Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a mermaid painting class from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in art studio two. Delania Duncovich will be the instructor. The cost is $25. There is a class size limit of 10, according to a news release. Duncovich will ...

Library to host paint and chat

FONDA — A Paint and Chat fundraiser for Frothingham Free Library will be held at 11 a.m. on March 16, at the library, 28 W. Main St. Cherie Batcher will guide the participants in painting wine glasses. Registration and prepayment of $30 are required at the library. For more information ...

Paul Nigra Center to hold cooking class

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a Singapore sweet and sour pork class from 10 a.m. to noon March 14. Andrew Dench will be the instructor. The cost is $25. There is a class size limit of 12, according to a news release. Dench will show ...

Ash Wednesday services to be held

GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., will be holding their Ash Wednesday Service at 7 p.m. today in fellowship hall, according to a news release. The Rev. Dr. Moon Ho Kim will offer the Ash Wednesday message with ashes being distributed during the service. ...

Drive-by ashes available today

JOHNSTOWN — St. John’s Episcopal Church will have drive-by ashes available in front of the church at 1 N. Market St. on Ash Wednesday, today, from 9 a.m. to noon. In addition, church services for Ash Wednesday will be held at 7 a.m., noon and 7 p.m.

Lenten Prayer time slated for Saturdays

GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., will have Lenten prayer time from 7 to 8 a.m. each Saturday starting this Saturday, in the church lounge which will include praising, Psalm reading and praying with breakfast being served at the conclusion of the service. ...

Water board to hold monthly meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The city Water Board will conduct its monthly public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the city Water Department, 27-31 E. Main St.

Center releases March schedule

JOHNSTOWN — The following are the March events for the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., according to a news release. March 12, 19, 26: ∫ At 6 p.m. Yoga of 12-step recovery combines the practical tools of the 12-step program with yoga. All are ...

Flame to perform concert for community on March 15

GLOVERSVILLE — Flame, Lexington’s rock band, will perform a concert for the community on March 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lexington’s Gloversville facility, 127 E. State St. Tickets cost $5 and are available at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville; ...

Site to host weaving workshop

FORT HUNTER — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will host a basket-weaving workshop with Beverly Cornelius on May 18, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. inside the Enders House on Schoharie Street, according to a news release. This is a true beginner basket with a flat solid bottom and a simple ...

Nifty Needles group meetings open to all

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Nifty Needles, a group is open to anyone who enjoys handicrafts, will meet at 10 a.m. each Tuesday at Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., starting March 12. For more information, call Dawn Lamphere at (518) 568-7822.

‘The Shack’ book discussion planned

WELLS — Virginia Hosley Free Library, Route 30, will hold a book discussion of “The Shack” by William Paul Young on March 19 at 2 p.m. According to a news release, this story reveals something compelling and beautiful about life’s integral dance with the divine. Mac’s youngest ...

Craft fair, barbecue slated for March 23

AMSTERDAM — An annual spring craft fair and barbecue will be held on March 23, at the Century Club, 130 Guy Park Ave. The free fair will run from noon to 5 p.m., while the barbecue will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Tickets for the barbecue are by resale only and can be bought by calling ...