In Brief

Rabies clinic on Sept. 15 in the town of Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — The Montgomery County Public Health Department has a rabies clinic scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 15 at the town Highway Department, 283 Manny’s Corners Road, Amsterdam, according to a news release. The New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and ...

Not Just for Kids storytelling wraps up at Schoharie Sunday

FORT HUNTER –Storyteller Nancy Marie Payne will be performing at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site on Sunday at 6 p.m. as the final performance of the 2018 annual Not Just for Kids Storytelling series.  Her performance titled “Ruslan and Ludmila: Alexander Pushkin’s Sago of ...

Junk-in-the-trunk event on Sept. 22

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Youth Commission, due to popular request of the vendors, will hold another “junk-in-the trunk-flea market” event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 22 in front of the Broadalbin-Perth School District Office, corner of Route 29 and Pine Street, according to a news ...

Bleecker Historical Society meeting set

BLEECKER — The September meeting of the Bleecker Historical Society will be meeting at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Bleecker Town Hall, 575 Route 112. The members will discuss ideas for the future of the society, according to a news release.

Serene sunset art class on Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a serene sunset class from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday in art studio two. Melanie Fay will be the instructor. The cost is $30 for pre-registration; and $40 at the door. Members receive a 20 discount — enter ...

Lecture on life of Florence Gould

JOHNSTOWN — David Mulligan will give a lecture on the life of Florence Gould at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. Gould was an American, philanthropist, gambler and Nazi collaborator, who once said, “Money doesn’t care who owns it,” according to a ...

Quilt-fabric artwork display at library

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will have the quilt-fabric artwork of Kathleen T. Oughton on display at this library this month during the regular library hours this month, according to a news release. Oughton received a New York State Individual Artist Grant in 2004 ...

AAUW slated to hold a yard sale

GLOVERSVILLE — The Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women will hold a yard sale on Sept. 22 and 23, at 52 Broad St. Volunteers are needed to help with set up and sales on Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sept. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

Veteran’s picnic is set for Sept. 15

JOHNSTOWN — Retiring state Assemblyman Marc Butler is hosting a picnic for veterans and their guests for the third consecutive year at the Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Ave., on Sept. 15, from noon to 4 p.m. The day will include a speaker, former Navy Seal and current Fulton County ...

Gentle yoga class slated Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a gentle yoga class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the yoga studio. Dori Daknis will be the instructor. The cost is $12. Members receive a 20 percent discount — enter the promotional code in the ...

Singers sought for all-female chorus

CANAJOHARIE — Dorothy Morrison will resume rehearsals for the 2018-19 season at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the United Methodist Church, East Main Street. The rehearsals are held every Tuesday and anyone who wants to join this all-female chorus is welcome. Come to the first rehearsal and someone will ...

Leaf mobile at class planned

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a leaf mobiles class from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 10. The cost is $25. Members receive a 20 percent discount — enter the promotional code in the registration window. Celebrate the fall by making one of these ...

Roast pork supper planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Reformed Church, 351 N. Perry St., will hold a roast pork supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15. Tickets are: $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. Take-outs and deliveries are available by calling (518) 762-7869.

Quarterly planning board meeting set

EPHRATAH — The Ephratah Planning Board will hold a quarterly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Ephratah Town Hall, 3782 Route 10, according to a news release.

Moms of preschoolers meetings slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., will be having the Mothers of Preschoolers back starting at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. All mothers with preschoolers are invited to attend. For more information, call the church office at (518) 725-9611, according to a news release.

Shrine to celebrate 80 years Oct. 17

FONDA — The National Shrine of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, 3636 Route 5, will be celebrating its 80th anniversary from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 17, at the River Stone Manor, Glenville. The Shrine will be hosting a gala celebration honoring Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of Albany, according to a news ...

UMCRTA to hold fall luncheon

FONDA — The Upper Montgomery County Retired Teachers’ Association will hold its annual fall meeting and luncheon at 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at the Johnstown Holiday Inn. The guest speaker will be Liz Argotsinger, who will present the program, “Quilt Barn Square Trail.” The cost of the luncheon ...

Fireside gathering at Presbyterian church

BROADALBIN — The First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St., will have a fireside gathering led by the Rev. Linda Martin at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at the community garden at the rear of the church parking lot. The public is invited, according to a news release. This is the final fireside service ...

Church to host fall festival on Saturday

AMSTERDAM — The Cranesville Reformed Church, 105 Cranes Hollow Road, will have a fall festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. The event will benefit the church, according to a news release. The event will include crafts, basket raffles, prize table raffles, big three raffle, garage sale ...

Barn quilt board class slated for Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a barn quilt board class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the teaching kitchen. Brenda Dwyer will be the instructor. The cost is $65 — pre-registration is required. Members receive a 20 percent discount — ...