In Brief

Long Lake to Host U.S. Waterski Show Team exhibition on Saturday

LONG LAKE — The US Waterski Show Team will perform in Long Lake at the Long Lake Town Beach Saturday. Demonstrations of pyramids, tricks and barefoot waterskiing begin at the Town Beach starting at 10 a.m. with the team performance at 2 p.m. The showcase will be along the Long Lake ...

Housing Authority to meet on Tuesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will have their monthly board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the administration office, 181 West St., according to a news release.

Exhibitors to offer housing, transport info

JOHNSTOWN — More than 20 exhibitors will offer information about the array of housing and transportation options in Fulton County and nearby areas on Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The event is open to people of all ages who have questions about ...

Free movies at dusk slated to be shown

AMSTERDAM — Free Movies in the Park at dusk will be sponsored by the Sentinel at 8:30 p.m. at a series of four parks in July and August. The schedule will be as follows: “The Lego Movie 2” on Wednesday in Arnold Avenue Park; “Avengers Guardians of the Galaxy” on July 31 in Sirchia ...

History professor to speak on Wednesday

FORT JOHNSON — Sherri Cash, a Utica College history professor, will speak about “Mohawk Valley Merchants, Settlers and Indians in the Colonial Ginseng Trade” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, at Old Fort Johnson, Routes 5 and 67, according to a news release. She will dig into ...

Preschool story time to be held Wednesday

CANAJOHARIE — A preschool story time for children up to age 4 to develop literacy and pre-reading skills will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Bvld. The program features songs, stories, rhymes and music all meant to build early literacy skills, ...

Paul Nigra Center to host brunch with Caroga Lake Music Festival

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will present the Caroga Lake Music Festival Showcase and Brunch on Sunday, July 21, at 11:30 a.m. The event combines a brunch in the center’s Grand Gallery with the sounds of the musicians of the Caroga Lake Music ...

St. Mary’s Institute open house slated for Wednesday

AMSTERDAM — St. Mary’s Institute, a private Catholic School, will hold a summer open house for its pre-kindergarten program on July 17, starting at 6 p.m. and ending at 7. Prospective families will be able to meet Pre-K teachers, the teaching assistants, the school board members and ...

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 ...

State police, park police team up for Buckle Up New York program

ALBANY — The state police, state park police and the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee are partnering to ensure that visitors to state parks are buckling up for safety, according to a news release. BUNY (Buckle Up New York) in the Parks is an enforcement and educational campaign to ...

City Civic Band to perform Wednesday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Civic Band will present a second concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Trail Station Park. The rain site is Lexington Center, 127 E. State St., according to a news release. The other concert dates are July 24, 31, and Aug. 7, 14. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. ...

Speaker to present the wonders of flight

NORTHVILLE — Anita Sanchez will guide children through the wonders of flight by birds, insects and people from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Northville Public Library, 341 S. 3rd St. For more information, contact Michael Burnett at (518) 863-6922 or norlib@mvls.info.

Tissue paper art workshop scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — Children will learn how to make tissue paper canvas art from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St. The program will be limited to one craft per child. For more information, contact Robert Weatherby at (518) 762-8317 or ...

Caroga Lake Music Festival to perform

GLOVERSVILLE — Caroga Lake Music Festival will perform at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, in the Carnegie Room at Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St.

Diabetes Discussion slated for Thursday

JOHNSTOWN — The HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, will have its monthly educational program entitled “Diabetes Discussion” from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at their wellness center, 2 Colonial Court, according to a ...

‘Christmas in July’ car show scheduled

JOHNSTOWN — A “Christmas in July” Car Show to benefit a couple causes will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, in the parking lot of Advance Auto Parts, 209 N. Comrie Ave. According to promoter Lawrence Cross, the Christmas part of the event has to do in part with winners ...

Area garden tours slated for Saturday

AMSTERDAM — Eight gardens on the Amsterdam Area Garden Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday arranged by the Friends of Amsterdam Free Library. The tour will feature rock gardens, water gardens, raised gardens, exotic gardens and organic gardens—rain or shine. This year ...

Veterans open house set for Wednesday

ALBANY — A veterans open house will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the third floor auditorium of the VA Medical Center, 113 Holland Ave. The tours and information about VA Healthcare Services will be available. To schedule a physical during the open house, call (518) 626-6617 by ...