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In Brief

Open house slated for hall

JOHNSTOWN — In conjunction with the city’s Colonial Stroll holiday activities, Johnson Hall State Historic Site will hold its Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 6, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Johnson Hall will be decorated for the holiday season and will feature live 18th-century music performed ...

Museum takes part in small business event

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum store will participate Small Business Saturday and Museum Store Sunday, both national events, today and Sunday by offering 20 percent off purchases. Also, there is free admission to the museum with any purchase. The museum, 389 Canal St., will be open from ...

Prince and princess tea today at noon

MAYFIELD — The Prince and Princess Holiday Tea will be held today at noon at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Foothills Family Productions is presenting their annual holiday tradition — join the royals for crafts, storytelling, songs, dances and a lunch tea party ...

African drumming circle Wednesday

MAYFIELD — An African drumming circle workshop will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Grand Gallery at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. John Dickson has been teaching African drumming in our area for years. Dickson will be hosting the drumming workshop the first ...

Holiday tea at Old Fort Johnson

FORT JOHNSON — An old-fashioned tea party will be held at Old Fort Johnson, Route 5 at the intersection with Route 67, at noon on Dec. 7. The cost is a $30 donation per person. Space is limited so seating must be booked in advance. Call (518) 843-0300 for more information.

Stories with Santa slated for Dec. 7

FORT HUNTER — A story hour with Santa will be held at the Fort Hunter Free Library, 167 Fort Hunter Road in Amsterdam, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. A chance to make a holiday crafts and an opportunity to take a photo with Santa will also be available.

Galway Lioness tree lighting Sunday

GALWAY — The Galway Lioness Club will hold its 25th annual Memory Tree lighting in the village park, Sacandaga and Galway roads, by the bandstand at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The tree will be lighted with bulbs to remember deceased loved ones during the Christmas season. The list of names will be ...

Historical society Christmas event set

CHARLESTON — The Charleston Historical Society will present “Olde Time Christmas in the Country” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the CHS’s headquarters (former First Baptist Church), Polin Road, according to a news release. The program will feature the Fonda-Fultonville High School’s select ...

Holiday card making class slated

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach how to make pop-up holiday cards 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 20 percent for center members. To ...

Broadalbin parade slated for Monday

BROADALBIN — The Broadalbin Christmas Parade will be held Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. starting at the high school. The parade will then move onto Bridge Street, then to North Main Street, onto School Street, ending at the stop sign at the intersection of School Street and First Avenue. ...

Tree lighting, Santa event set for today

AMSTERDAM — The city of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Tourism, Marketing and Recreation Department will present Amsterdam’s tree lighting festival, sponsored by the Mohawk Valley Physicians Health Care, starting at 4 p.m. today on the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Bridge, according to a news ...

Special workshop slated for Tuesday

JOHNSTOWN — There will be a special workshop meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at town hall for finalizing the personnel manuel, according to a news release.

Johnstown BOE meeting planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Greater Johnstown School District Board of Education will conduct its monthly business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the high school library. The members of the public are welcome to attend, according to a news release.

Chicken parmesan dinner set for Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Sons of the American Legion will have a chicken parmesan dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the American Legion Harold Wilmot Post 137, 200 N. Main St., according to a news release. The price is $10 and is open to the public. The menu will consist of beaded ...

Events planned for Fonda library

FONDA — The following are events for the Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., according to a news release. ∫ From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Wrong Turn Entertainment will be hosting a free puppet show and story time. There will also be a children’s books swap. Bring and ...

Second annual hour of code planned

GALWAY — The Galway Central School District invites the entire Galway School community to its second annual hour of code from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. All ages are welcome, according to a news release. The following is what the participants can expect. ∫ Learn about computer ...

‘Heaven sent’ luncheon planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Christian Women Connecting will have its “heaven sent” luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Johnstown Holiday Inn, North Comrie Avenue. The lunch will consist of meat loaf, mashed potatoes and vegetable or chef salad, rolls, dessert, coffee or tea. The lunch ...

CLMF to perform holiday classics

GLOVERSVILLE — Caroga Lake Music Festival will perform holiday classics in concert from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Admission to the concert will be $10. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. A cash bar will serve beer and wine. ...

Winter parking ban is in effect

BROADALBIN — The village residents and motorists are reminded that the winter parking ban is now in effect and is intended to be strictly enforced. Parking on all village streets from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 24 hours a day on Elman Street is prohibited from Nov. 1, to May 1, 2020. Other ...

Church sets date for fundraiser

FORT PLAIN — The Altar Rosary Sodality of Our Lady of Hope Church, will sponsor a fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at McDonald’s Restaurant, Dutchtown Plaza, Palatine Bridge, according to a news release. McDonald’s will donate part of their receipts to the Sodality and ...