In Brief

Board of trustees to conduct workshop

NORTHVILLE — The village board of trustees will be conducting a workshop meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday to continue their review of the proposed zoning amendment and any other business that may come before the board, according to a news release. The board is inviting all village business ...

Arkell Museum art program scheduled

CANAJOHAIRE — Seascapes will be the focus of the free Arkell Museum Summer Afternoon Family Art program from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday at the museum, 2 Erie Blvd. Each Wednesday participants visit the gallery to learn about an artist and an art style and then go to a classroom to practice ...

Art of meditation slated for Tuesdays

FORT PLAIN — Adults and youths aged 16 and older wishing to learn the art of meditation are invited to come to the Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., each Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. Each free class consists of meditation and discussion. Fort Plain resident Harold Rolls, a Tibetan ...

Textile fibers group invites local creatives

FORT PLAIN — Creative individuals seeking an outlet for their talents are invited to the Fort Plain Free Library each Thursday afternoon for the Creative Textile Fibers Group and the Writers at Fort Plain, according to a news release. From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., makers of traditional textile ...

Public library to host childrens event

JOHNSTOWN — Children will be encouraged to use their imaginations and problem solving together to make a huff-and-puff-proof house based on the “Three Little Pigs” story from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. Preregistration is needed because of ...

Education coordinator to lead pet care session

JOHNSTOWN — Bobbi Jo Heavenly, Regional Animal Shelter education coordinator, will teach pet care and needs with her Therapy Dog, International-certified dog Ross Haverly, from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. For more information, contact Robert ...

Miller to guide kids in creative artwork

NORTHVILLE — Cheryl Miller will guide children in creating artwork from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St. Preregister because only 10 seats are available. For more information, contact Michael Burnett at (518) 863-6922 or norlib@mvls.info or visit the ...

Galaxy/alien rock workshop scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — Children can create a galaxy or alien rock from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. The free event is limited to one craft per child. For more information, contact Robert Weatherby at (518) 762-8317 or rweatherby@mvls.info or visit the library ...

Family friendly poker run set for Saturday

MAYFIELD — A family-friendly poker run will be held at Bayside Marina, 275 Lakeside Drive, on Saturday at 1 p.m. to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice of Gloversville. The race features five stops for non-motorized boats 15 feet and smaller. The winning hand will receive a ...

Downeast Clambake slated for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — A 2019 Downeast Clambake will be held at the Inn at the Bridge, 108 Steele Ave., from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturday to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice. Cash bar opens at 5 p.m., and a three-course dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased ...

Office for the Aging menu

JOHNSTOWN — The Fulton County Office for the Aging Nutrition Program meal sites are open to anyone 60 or older or their spouse regardless of age. The suggested contribution per meal is $3 and the guest charge for those not age 60 is $5. It is not necessary to be a member of a senior center or ...

Roadwork set to start on Monday

The state Department of Transportation has announced area roadwork, effective Monday as follows: Montgomery County ∫ Town of Fort Hunter: Route 5S between Fort Hunter Road and Hill and Marks. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to paving ...

NLH to open up as a cooling station

GLOVERSVILLE —  For the health, safety, and comfort of residents, Nathan Littauer Hospital has announced that it will open a Cooling Center this weekend in the cafeteria on the main campus at 99 E. State St. The Center will offer water and seating in an air-conditioned space. We are ...

Farmers market scheduled for today

CAROGA — Caroga Lake Farmers Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. today and every Friday through mid-October at Sherman’s parking lot, across from the post office. Vendors will offer 100 percent locally produced and sourced goods. Items include produce, meats, honey, soaps, plants, ...

Flame the band to perform on Saturday

CAROGA — Flame the Band from Lexington’s The Arc and the Caroga Arts Ensemble will perform in a free 7 p.m. concert on Saturday at Sherman’s Amusement Park, Bath Avenue for Sherman’s Revival Series. Donations from this concert will be split between Flame the Band and Caroga ...

Meditation classes to be held Tuesdays

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will have meditation classes from 6 to 7 p.m. each Tuesday for adults and youths ages 16 and older who want to learn the art of meditation. Each free class consists of meditation and discussion, according to a news release. Harold ...

HealthLink Littauer to conduct program

JOHNSTOWN — HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will conduct a program on infant care and parenting on Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at its wellness center, 2 Colonial Court. “Babies aren’t delivered with ...

Fort Plain library to host Thursday events

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will have the following events each Thursday, according to a news release. ∫ From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. will be the makers of traditional textile arts and handcrafts such as embroidery, needle felting, crocheting and knitting gather ...

Gypsy jazz trio to perform on Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The Useless Cans, a gypsy jazz trio, will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday at the Charles Jenner Bandshell in Sir William Johnson Park, West Main Street, for the second annual Johnstown MidSummer Concert Series. Woodstock-based singer-songwriter Marc Delgado will be the ...

Annual summer fest set to begin on July 25

BROADALBIN — St. Joseph’s Church, 7 North St., will host its free annual summer festival from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday through July 25 to 27. The event will include food, music, games, Italian pastries and crafts. For more information, contact Sheila Bleyl at (518) 883-5527 or ...