What’s To do?

Artwork

Friday

∫ Elizabeth “Betsy” Batchelor — meet the artist reception: Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery: 30 N. Main St., Gloversville, 5 to 7 p.m. Also on display will be ceramics of Katie Santomartino, newest member and other member artists work.

Ongoing

∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends.

∫ Kyle Hale — Forest to Home July exhibit: The Caroga Historical Museum, Caroga Lake, 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibit will run through July 29. The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Free admission — donations excepted.

∫ Art exhibit: Window to the Garden, 9 Woodside Ave., Mayfield. The exhibit will feature four local artists, all original artwork for the home and garden includes pottery, jewelry, paintings and sculpture. By appointment or by chance, (518) 774-7175; www.alexandrahiggins.com. Open until November.

Authors

Friday

∫ Heidi Sprouse — Writers Circle author luncheon: Senior Citizen Service Center of Gloversville and Fulton County, 53 Church St., Gloversville, 11 a.m. and luncheon, noon. $5 payable at door. Open to public. Reservations appreciated by calling (518) 725-0923.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ Tisch Family Band: Gloversville Farmers Market, Elm Street Pavilion, Gloversville, 9 a.m. Free.

∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover.

Sunday

∫ Dom Megna: Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 2 p.m. No Cover.

∫ The Ody Show: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 4 p.m. No cover.

Dances

Wednesday

∫ Free beginner lessons and dancing: Sharp Shooters Billiards and Sports Pub, 35 E. Main St., Amsterdam, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. New lessons and open dancing 7:30 to 10 p.m. $5 for those who stay or come in after 7:30 p.m. Sue Kaupelis, instructor.

Festival

Today

∫ Ice cream social and antique and hot rod cruise-in: The Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road, Mayfield, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Free event. Rain venue: Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., Mayfield.

Fundraiser

Friday

∫ Johnstown 50 Plus Club annual ice cream social fundraiser: Charles Jenner Memorial Park during the concert, 6 to 8 p.m. $2 for ice cream sundae.

Library

Wednesday

∫ Local History Round Table: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free, drop-in discussion group, hosted by the library. Share memories, family histories, vintage photo albums, post cards, memorabilia, scrapbooks and more. Facilitated by town and village historians. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.

Thursday

∫ Creative textile fibers group: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, drop-in gathering. Participants share ideas, tips, and bring knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, beading, felting, and other individual, fiber-based projects to work on in casual setting. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.

Thursday

∫ Writers at Fort Plain: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 3 to 5 p.m. The group is made up of writers from varied writing backgrounds, genres, interests, goals and experience levels who work on memoirs, novels, short stories, poems, and more. Facilitated by published writer, Joan Caska. Features constructive feedback in a supportive setting. Free. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.

Monday

∫ Joy of Coloring — an adult workshop of coloring and jazz music: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 5:30 p.m. Registration is required.

Wednesday

∫ Children’s drop-in craft program — “Pet Rocks”: Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, 2 to 4 p.m. Stop by and make a pet rock to take home.

Thursday

∫ Gloversville Public Library’s Traveling Story Time: Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 10:30 a.m.

Museum

Today

∫ The Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road, Mayfield, open for tours, 6 to 8 p.m. Free admission. Also open noon to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Ongoing

∫ Wildlife Sports Education Museum, Route 30, Vail Mills, open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily June 15-Sept. 3. Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for youths.

Nightlife

Today

∫ Hitrick and Brooks: The Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road, Mayfield, 6 p.m. Free event. Bring lawn chairs. Rain venue: Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., Mayfield.

∫ Aaron Mittler: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 6 p.m. No cover.

∫ Dan Lynaugh: Partner’s Pub, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.

Friday

∫ Johnstown Citizens Band: In the band shell, Johnstown, 7 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the concert will move to St. John’s Episcopal Church next door to the band shell.

∫ Doc Orloff Duo: Kingsboro Golf Club, 301 Kingsboro Ave., Gloversville, 7 p.m. No cover.

∫ Tim the Tune Man and karaoke: Broadalbin Hotel, 59 W. Main St., Broadalbin, 8 p.m. Free event.

Saturday

∫ Moore 2 Music Entertainment and karaoke: Wally’s Driftwood Park, 530 Vandenburgh Point Road, Gloversville, 8 p.m. No cover.

∫ Fas4ward: Gloversville Moose, 140 E. State St., Gloversville, 8 p.m. All are welcome.

∫ Von Rudder Band: Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Blvd., Northville, 9 p.m. $5 cover.

Monday

∫ Hey Jude — a Beatles Tribute: Village marina, St. Johnsville, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free to public.

Tuesday

∫ Young artists from Glimmerglass Festival: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville, 7 p.m. Free to general public — donations will be accepted.

Wednesday

∫ Gloversville Civic Band: Melchoir Park, Kingsboro Avenue, Gloversville, 7 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Free concert. Rainsite, Lexington Center, State Street, Gloversville.

Theater

Today

∫ Foothills Family Productions presents “Seussical Jr.”: Fulton-Montgomery Community College Theatre, Johnstown, 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults; $5 for children. For tickets, call Foothills Family Productions at (518) 224-1083.

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