In Brief

Latin Kings to perform

AMSTERDAM — Alex Torres and the Latin Kings will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. on Feb. 8, at Elks Lodge 101, 8 Fourth Ave. Doors will open at 5:30 pm. The event will include a cash bar, free munchies, food for purchase, a wooden dance floor, and off-street parking. Admission will be $10 ...

Christmas cantata set for today

GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., invites the public to the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service as the chancel choir performs their Christmas cantata entitled, “And on Earth — Peace” with Linda Cramer and Ed Goodemote performing a duet, and the Rev. Dr. ...

‘Polar Express’ story time is slated

GLOVERSVILLE — A ‘Polar Express’ story time will be held at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., from 4 to 5 p.m. on Friday in the meeting room. This event is free. Come enjoy the classic story of The Polar Express, as well as a bonus holiday story, and a popular ...

GJSD seeks planning committee members

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District is accepting applications from community members interested in serving on a long-range planning committee, according to a news release. The purpose of the committee is to work with educational consultants to answer the following question: ...

Photography course slated for Monday

GLOVERSVILLE — Todd Bailey will teach introduction to photography from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Participants should bring a smartphone or digital single-lens reflex camera. The cost will be $25, minus a 20 percent discount for center ...

Course on oil gifts at Paul Nigra Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach how to make Christmas gifts from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the cafe at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. In the first half of this workshop, participants will learn about essential oils and their benefits. In the second ...

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 ...

Toy program offered by Catholic Charities

AMSTERDAM — The Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery counties is working to provide families with holiday assistance this year. The open signups for Christmas toys will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday through Dec. 21, according to a news release. The ...

Fort Plain library events offered

FORT PLAIN — The following are the events for December at the Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., according to a news release. ∫ From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, the local history lovers meet. The group shares memories, family histories, vintage post cards, memorabilia and more ...

‘Let There Be Light’ movie to be shown

SPECULATOR — The North Country Bible Fellowship, 132 Elm Lake Road, will have a free movie night at 7 p.m. Dec. 21, showing “Let There be Light.” There will also be free popcorn, free beverages and free snacks, according to a news release. This movie may contain both language and ...

Ambulance group holds meeting

NORTHVILLE — The Northampton Ambulance held its annual meeting on Tuesday with 12 members present, according to a news release. The call responses for November were the town of Northampton, 6; the village of Northville. Those elected to office for 2019 are as follows: Jack Farquhar, ...

Board of education meeting planned

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin-Perth Central School District Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the high school Virtual Advanced Placement room, according to a news release.

Planning board changes meeting

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Town Planning Board had changed its meeting date to 7 p.m. Wednesday, due to the holidays, according to a news release.

FFCSD free winter concerts planned

FONDA — The following is the Fonda-Fultonville Central School winter concerts. The concerts are free and open to the public, according to a news release. ∫ At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (snow date is Dec. 20) middle school concert with the bell choir, fifth-sixth grade chorus, sixth grade band, ...

Christmas Eve candlelight service

SPECULATOR — The North Country Bible Fellowship, Elm Lake Road, will hold their annual Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6 p.m. Dec. 24. Everyone is welcome to attend, according to a news release.

Blue Christmas prayer service set

BROADALBIN — The First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St., will hold a blue Christmas prayer service from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, led by the Rev. Linda M. Martin, according to a news release. During the service, we will light all four of the Advent candles. The candles will be lit for ...

Polar Plunge set for New Year’s Day

CAROGA — The 12th annual polar plunge will be held at 1 p.m. on Jan. 1, at Caroga Lake Marina, 2279 Route 10. The free family event will run from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Donations will benefit the Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Department.

Swing-era music slated for Dec. 29

AMSTERDAM — Linda Lee and the Foxcreek Band will play music from the swing era through the 1960s for square and round dancing from 4 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 29, at Elks Lodge 101, 8 Fourth Ave. Doors will open 3 p.m. No partner is needed. The event will include a cash bar, free munchies, and food ...

Camp Woodhaven given ACA nod

GALWAY — Camp Woodhaven, a day camp located here and managed by the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York, has been recognized by the American Camp Association and has received ACA accreditation, according to a news release. ACA accreditation is a voluntary, peer-review process that ...

Cornell Co-op events slated for next month

FONDA — The following are 4-H events of the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Fulton and Montgomery counties. ∫ At 6 p.m. Thursday will be the Fulton-Montgomery 4-H art show at the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St. ∫ From 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 25, will be the first Fulton-Montgomery 4-H ...