In Brief

‘Making Memories’ workshop scheduled

MAYFIELD — The Sew Busy Quilt Guild has a few openings for Sue Phau’s Making Memories workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 17, at Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church hall, 22 N. Main St.. The cost will be $30 for members and $40 for non-members. The pattern is included in the ...

Town cemeteries set to close on Dec. 1

EDINBURG — The Edinburg town cemeteries will be closing for the winter on Dec. 1, and will re-open on May 1. The cemeteries are always open to walk in, according to a news release. Family members are encouraged to remove any old, dead or damaged flowers, plants and items on cemetery plots. ...

Cardinal bird painting class set to be held

GLOVERSVILLE — Ellen Lauziere will teach how to paint a cardinal bird with acrylics on canvas from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or $40 at the door, minus a 20 percent ...

Church to host annual ziti dinner on Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Holy Name Society of the Church of the Holy Spirit will have its annual ziti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the school cafeteria. The tickets are $8 for adults; and $3 for children ages 6 to 12. The tickets include drink and dessert, according to a news release.

Common Council to hold budget workshop

JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council will hold a budget workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Council Chambers, 33-41 E. Main St., according to a news release.

Opioid reversal drug training slated

JOHNSTOWN — Free training in the use of Naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal drug, will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday and 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Fulton-Montgomery Community College student union. The training is open to the public, especially those concerned that a ...

Painting with acrylics for beginners slated

GLOVERSVILLE — Brenda Dwyer will teach painting with acrylics on canvas for beginners the second Thursday monthly from noon to 1:30 p.m., including this Thursday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 per class, minus a 20 percent ...

Fire department to host roast beef dinner

EPHRATAH — The Ephratah Volunteer Fire Department will have a roast beef dinner from 4 p.m. until sold out Saturday. The price is $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 5 to 12; and free for children ages 4 and younger, according to a news release.

Church to hold election day dinner

WELLS — The Wells United Methodist Church, Route 30, is holding an Election Day ham dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The menu consists of ham with raisin sauce, mashed potatoes, winter squash and green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, beverage, and dessert. The cost is by donation. Takeouts ...

Holiday vendor fair scheduled for Sunday

AMSTERDAM — The merry market holiday vendor fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary’s Institute. Shop from over 30 craft and merchandise vendors. There will be a food concession with a catering, tarot readings with a psychic and a prize raffle. The admission is free, ...

Synagogue to host solidarity Shabbat

GLOVERSVILLE — The Knesseth Israel Synagogue, 34 E. Fulton St., will be participating in solidarity Shabbat at 7 p.m. Friday. It will be a time for all who can attend to pray together in solidarity with the members of the wider Jewish family in Pittsburgh, Pa. The event is to remind all that ...

F-F School releases schedule of events

FONDA — The following events are for the Fonda-Fultonville Elementary School, according to a news release. ∫ From 10 a.m. to noon Saturday the school will hold a bottle drive in the elementary parking log. All proceeds will be donated to the Leatherstocking Honor Flight, which provides ...

Paul Nigra Center host shop, sip and savor

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will host a shop, sip and savor event from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9 at its facility. The community members are invited to attend this event, which will feature 35 local vendors, raffles and more. The event will include hors ...

Community Church Thanksgiving Dinner

MAYFIELD — The Cranberry Creek Community Church, 112 Gilbert Road, will be having a Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 11 following the 10:45 a.m. service. All are welcome, according to a news release.

Fundraiser to be held at McDonald’s

FORT PLAIN — The Court Catherine Esther 1264 will sponsor a fundraiser at McDonald’s restaurant at Dutchtown Plaza, Palatine Bridge between 5 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14. McDonald’s will donate part of its receipts to the court and the proceeds will be used to fund its annual scholarship, ...

Spaghetti supper benefit planned

JOHNSTOWN — The First Presbyterian Church, 37 S. Market St., will be having a spaghetti supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday to benefit their free community lunch program and other local missions, according to a news release. The meal will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, tossed salad, Italian ...

Historian set to speak at Fort Plain Museum

FORT PLAIN — Historian Terry McMaster will speak on “Scots-Irish Immigration and Defense of the Colonial New York Frontier including the Cherry Valley Massacre 1740 to 1778” at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Fort Plain Museum, at 389 Canal St. McMaster has conducted research that centers on the ...

Key Club to collect non-perishable food

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville High School Key Club will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Montgomery County Food Pantry from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday during trick-or-treating in the village of Fultonville going door to door. In addition to trick-or-treating for canned goods, the ...

School district to hold special meeting

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Central School District will hold a special board of education meeting at 8 a.m. Thursday in the district office, according to a news release.

Annual rummage and bake sale slated

GLOVERSVILLE — The Forest Hill Towers Tenant Association will hold their annual fall rummage and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. There will also be breakfast and lunch available, according to a news release.