In Brief

Cupcake decoration class on Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — Toni Persch will teach a beginners class in cupcake decoration from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Special accommodations are available. The cost will be $25 or one gift certificate, minus a 20 ...

Foundation event set for Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Lexington Foundation’s Night Out will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The theme will be The Greatest Night Out, according to a news release. The event will include entertainment, circus acts, silent auction ...

Alpaca open house slated for Sunday

FONDA — The Alpacas at Clear View Farm, 899 Old Trail Road, will be holding their 11th annual open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. There will be free farm tours, kids activities and the farm store will be open, according to a news release.

Essential oils course on Thursday

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach the benefits and making of essential oils from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, in the cafe at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. In the first half of this workshop, participants will learn all about essential oils and the benefits ...

Public gathering for stamp collectors

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will host an informal public gathering for stamp lovers of all ages and experience levels from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 27. The free, drop-in group meets on the last Thursday of each month is facilitated by stamp collector and ...

Walking tour slated in Canajoharie

CANAJOHARIE — Kelly Yacobucci Farquhar, the Montgomery County historian, will lead a walking tour of the village at 11 a.m. Saturday. The tour will highlight various sites associated with the African Americans who lived in Canajoharie during the 19th century, as well as potential abolitionist ...

Board of education set to meet in Fonda

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District Board of Education has scheduled a regular BOE meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in the multi-purpose room in the middle school, according to a news release.

Pumpkin pillow class on Sept. 26

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will have a pumpkin pillows class from 10 a.m. to noon or from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 26. Melanie Fay will be the instructor. The cost is $25. Members receive a 20 percent discount — enter promotional code in registration ...

Guided tour of museum planned

CANAJOHARIE — A guided tour of the Arkell Museum’s Night Watch Gallery will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 3, followed by a guided yoga with Marchell of Yoga and Wellness of Little Falls in the Great Hall. No yoga experience is necessary. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing and bring ...

Open house set for Willing Helpers

JOHNSTOWN — The Willing Helpers Home for Women will hold an open house to celebrate its 110th anniversary on Nov. 18 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the home 226 W. Madison Ave. Tours and refreshments will be provided. Entertainment will be provided by Nancy Purcell, Bob Kilmer and Nancy ...

Art center to host painting for children

GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will teach children ages 6 and older painting with acrylics on canvas from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Smocks will be provided. The children’s work might be considered for a future art ...

Historical society present cemetery tour

JOHNSTOWN —Costumed guides will lead tour groups down winding roads dotted with elaborate headstones during the Johnstown Historical Society’s Stories Behind the Stones walking tours on Saturday beginning at 1, 1:20 and 1:40 p.m. The past will come alive as actors introduce themselves as ...

Palatine society to host afternoon at the tavern

ST. JOHNSVILLE – The Palatine Settlement Society will hold its annual Afternoon at the Tavern on Oct. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the historic 1747 Nellis Tavern on Route 5. A variety of beer and cider will be provided by Wolf Hollow and Rogers Cidery. Soup and bread will also be served. ...

Harry Potter trivia night scheduled

CANAJOHARIE — A Harry Potter trivia night will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 at Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd. Harry Potter-themed snacks will be offered, and participants will compete to be crowned the master of Harry Potter knowledge. Teams of six to eight people can be ...

Town board to hold special meeting

BENSON — The Benson Town Board will have a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Benson Town Hall to discuss land acquisition, according to a news release.

Biblical storyteller scheduled to perform

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., will welcome Juliana Rowe of New York City, international Biblical storyteller, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Rowe, who will be telling the Book of Esther, tells the text as it is written in the New Revised Standard Version ...

Sunflower painting course slated Sept. 27

GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will teach sunflower painting using acrylics from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 27 in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or one class pass, minus a 20 percent discount for center ...

Theatre to sponsor Rainbow Scholarship

JOHNSTOWN — The Colonial Little Theatre will sponsor the Rainbow Scholarship in memory of Justin “Pacifica Rim” DeMaria. Applications will be available to area schools in early 2019. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school senior, a member of the LGBTQ community in ...

ADK Bridge Club winners for Sept. 10

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement on Sept. 10 at the at the Johnstown Public Library. The north-south winners were first place, Lois Widdemer and John Quinn; second place, Doris McIntosh and Debbie Brown; third place, Angie Parillo and John Chrisman. The ...

Nigra Center tour slated for Oct. 3

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Senior Citizens met on Sept. 5, with 45 members present. The group welcomed a new member, Dail King. The prayer was offered by Chaplain Marsha Prokop and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by President Toni Hallenbeck, in the absence of Vice President June Zea. The ...