In Brief

Aircraft group to meet today

JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Chapter 602 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will hold its monthly general membership meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Fulton County Airport, 160 Airport Road, off Route 67, according to a news release. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in ...

Dillenbeck reunion set for Aug. 5, 6

The 107th annual Dillenbeck reunion will take place Aug. 5 and 6. Anyone who is a descendant of the Dillenbeck family from Switzerland that settled in the Mohawk Valley in 1710 is invited, according to a news release. The Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse is also an option to visit ...

City school district schedules meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday at Johnstown High School. An executive session is anticipated, according to a news release.

Gloversville church has new pastor

GLOVERSVILLE — Bishop Mark J. Web has appointed the Rev. David E. Smith as the new pastor of the North Main Street United Methodist Church, according to a news release. Smith will work with members of the congregation and community to share God’s love, the news release said. This includes ...

Museum open for season

GLOVERSVILLE — The Peck’s Park Historical Society and Museum, at Route 29A and Peck’s Lake Road, is open for the season, according to a news release. The museum is open from 1 to 4 p.m. each Wednesday and Saturday until early September. Appointments for groups can be made by calling ...

Music camp set at Nigra Center

GLOVERSVILLE — A Rock and Roll Kid Camp: Session Two will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 1 to 3 for ages 5 to 15 at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, according to a news release. Tom Simek is in charge. Campers will learn skills from songwriting to video ...

Election board offers seminar

FULTONVILLE — The Montgomery County Board of Elections will host a campaign finance seminar conducted by the state Board of Elections on Aug. 4 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in training room D1010 at the Public Safety Facility, 200 Clark Drive, off Route 5S, according to a news release. The ...

Jewelry making class planned

GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will teach a beginners jewelry-making class from noon to 1L3o p.m. Friday, July 28, in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Clay, tools and jewelry supplies will be provided. Special accommodations are available. The cost ...

GHA to hold special meeting

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority’s board of commissioners will hold a special meeting on Friday at 10 a.m. at the administration building located,181 West St., The regular monthly meetings of the board will be held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. The location ...

BIG Edna to perform Saturday

WELLS — BIG Edna will perform a mix of vintage rock, blues, jazz and more on Saturday at 7:30 pm at The Revival. The musicians will be “Hands Don’t Stop Me Now” guitarist Eddie Harrinton, “Cool School” bass player Greg Young, and “there ain’t nothing this boy can’t play” ...

Brooks barbecue slated this Saturday

MAYFIELD — Mayfield Presbyterian Church will host its annual Brooks barbecue on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The dinner menu comprises chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, roll, and a variety of homemade pies. Full dinners are $10 and a chicken half is available for $7. Eat at the church ...

How to make essential oils set

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach about essential oils and how to make them from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 31, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. In the first half of this workshop, she will teach about essential oils and the benefits they provide. She will ...

Safety meeting location changed

GLOVERSVILLE — The Fulton County public safety committee has changed its meeting location to the fire training center, 133 Sun Valley Road, at 10 a.m. on July 31.

Golfing event set for July 31

CANAJOHARIE — Registration is still open for the second annual Mohawk Valley Golfing Opportunity “Skillful Strokes by Library Folks” to benefit Mohawk Valley libraries in Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady and Schoharie counties. The event will be held on July 31 with 8:30 a.m. ...

Town wide garage sale planned for Saturday

CAROGA LAKE — The annual Caroga town wide garage sale will be held on Saturday. Residents who would like their sale advertised on a map should call the town clerk’s office by Tuesday at (518) 835 4211, Ext. 21. Two special locations this year are 209 East Shore Road where pageant ...

Singalong program planned for Aug. 12

CANAJOHARIE — Songs of Suffrage, a singalong program of music for all ages, will be held Aug. 12, at 4 p.m. at the Arkell Museum. The program will explore opinions and movements about the right of women to vote in the United States. The songs—for and against— show how women won the ...

Auction slated for Friday at church

BROADALBIN — Broadalbin United Methodist Church will hold an auction on Friday at 6:30 p.m. The preview is at 4:30 p.m. The event will include food, a rummage sale, books, games and desserts. The auctioneer will be Keith Bartholoma.

Express yourself with art slated

GLOVERSVILLE — Kittie Coffey Bintz teach a beginners class on expressing oneself with art from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday in art studio one at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration. To register, visit pncreativeartscenter.org or ...

Class on laughter yoga planned

GLOVERSVILLE — Maria Pantalone will teach laughter yoga from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays, July 26 and Aug. 9 and 23 at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Laughter yoga is a practice involving prolonged voluntary laughter. It is based on the belief that voluntary ...

Applications for pre-K sought

JOHNSTOWN — The universal prekindergarten program in the Greater Johnstown School District is accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. The program still has openings. Prekindergarten classes will be held at Pleasant Avenue School. The UPK program is for children who will be 4 ...