In Brief

‘Willy Wonka, the Musical’ planned

CANAJOHARIE — The Canajoharie-Fort Plain Summer Drama Club will present Ronald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka,” the stage musical, on Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 at 7 pm in Canajoharie High School’s Arkell Performing Arts auditorium. The tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for senior citizens and ...

Oppenheim garage sale weekend slated

OPPENHEIM — The Oppenheim Historical Society’s townwide garage sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 4, Route 29 between Dolgeville and Johnstown. Maps and food will be available at the town barn.

Peanut butter party planned for library

CANAJOHARIE — A children’s peanut butter party will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 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, ...

Veterans picnic set for Sept. 15

JOHNSTOWN — Assemblyman Marc Butler 118 (R-Newport) will be hosting a veterans’ picnic for the third consecutive year from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 15, at the Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Ave. This event is open to all area past, and active veteran’s and a guest of their choice. ...

Magicians meeting slated for Aug. 14

LATHAM — The local group of The Society of American Magicians Assembly 24, will meet at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at the S.W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road. The group welcomes all those ages 16 and older, with any interest in the art of magic whether it be performance, history, ...

Oppenheim garage sale weekend set

OPPENHEIM — The Oppenheim Historical Society’s townwide garage sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 4, Route 29 between Dolgeville and Johnstown. Maps and food will be available at the town barn..

Caroga Historical Museum presents grandmother, granddaughter art exhibit

CAROGA — The Caroga Historical Museum continues its 41st gallery series with a joint exhibition of painters, MaryJean Cleland and Maria Simone, grandmother and granddaughter respectively, with a free 7 to 9 p.m. welcome reception on Aug. 2, at CHM, 145 London Bridge Road. The show, ...

Johnstown Citizens Band to have final concert of the summer

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Citizens Band will have its final concert for this summer Friday at the band shell in downtown. The new rehearsal time will be from 6:30 to 7 p.m. and the concert will begin at 7 p.m. Note that this is much different than in the past. Conducting the band this ...

Slate of events at Frothingham library

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will be having the following events: ∫ Monday at 1 p.m. there will be the Terrific Turtles program for ages 5 and older — learn about turtles. ∫ Tuesday at 11 a.m. for ages 3 to 7; at 11:30 for ages 8 and older — My Secret ...

EAA to meet at the airport Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Chapter 602 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will hold its monthly general membership meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Fulton County Airport, off Route 67. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in aviation. For more information, visit ...

Free concert series scheduled for July

CAROGA — A series of free concerts have been scheduled here in July, according to a news release. ∫ A performance, talk and film screening titled “The Red Violin” with Elizabeth Pitcairn and Caroga Lake Music Festival orchestra will be presented at 7 p.m. today at Pine Lake Pavilion, ...

String quartet set to perform Saturday

WELLS — Blind Crow, a progressive string quartet from Albany that plays bluegrass, folk, “dawg” music and interesting rarities, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at The Revival. Blind Crow blends technical proficiency, infectious rhythms and insane amounts of energy to create an ...

Planning board meeting slated

CAROGA LAKE — The Caroga Planning Board will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at town hall, 1840 Route 10.

Town meeting dates set

JOHNSTOWN — The following town meetings will all take place at 6 p.m. at town hall, according to a news release. ∫ Aug. 2 zoning. ∫ Aug. 20, board. ∫ Aug. 21, planning.

Pietrusza to be guest at meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The nationally-known historian David Pietrusza, Amsterdam native and Glenville resident, will be the visiting author at The Writers Circle’s author luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10, at the Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St. A ...

Free concert series scheduled for July

CAROGA — A series of free concerts have been scheduled here in July, according to a news release. ∫ A performance, talk and film screening titled “The Red Violin” with Elizabeth Pitcairn and Caroga Lake Music Festival orchestra will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Pine Lake ...

Blow painting workshop slated

GLOVERSVILLE —Brenda Dwyer will teach blow painting, a technique that creates shapes and designs by blowing puddles of color around watercolor paper with straws, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be ...

Heritage association to hold Julyfest

CANAJOHARIE — The Mohawk Country Heritage Association will hold its Julyfest from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the circa 1729 Van Alstyne Homestead Museum, 42 Moyer St. It will present the fourth annual theatrical reenactment of the safety committee meeting that originally took place Aug. 25 ...

String quartet set to perform Saturday

WELLS — Blind Crow, a progressive string quartet from Albany that plays bluegrass, folk, “dawg” music and interesting rarities, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at The Revival. Blind Crow blends technical proficiency, infectious rhythms and insane amounts of energy to create an ...

Dreamcatcher class scheduled for Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — Delania Duncovich will teach how to make a Native American dreamcatcher, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday in the teaching kitchen 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 ...