In Brief

Northville to host events Saturday

NORTHVILLE — The Northville Parent Teacher Organization will be hosting the following events for Saturday, according to a news release. ∫ From 8:30 to 11: 30 a.m. will be breakfast with Santa in the cafeteria. There will be photos, crafts, ornament making and more. The price is $6 per ...

Church to host community concert

JOHNSTOWN — The Grace Lutheran Church, 1 W. Montgomery St., will have a concert for the community at 2 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release.

Chamber accepting award nominations

GLOVERSVILLE — Members of the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce may nominate a deserving business or professional for the chamber's annual awards, to be given out at the chamber's annual celebration on Jan. 18. Nominations are due by 4 p.m. on Dec. 7 at ...

GMS to present musical Dec. 7, 8

GLOVERSVILLE — Gloversville Middle School's drama club will present "Legally Blonde, the musical, Jr." at 7 p.m. on Dec. 7 and 8, and 2 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the middle school. Directed by Jennifer Flynn and technical director Michele Zavadil, "Legally Blonde, Jr." is presented through ...

Fort Plain library set to host workshop

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will hosts a free after-school holiday workshop for kids from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Dec. 12. The families can come to the library that day for individual photos of the children and related craft projects. The projects will include ...

Nigra Center seeking artists for show

GLOVERSVILLE — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, is seeking artists for its 2019 Winter Art Show. All artists are welcome to submit work of any theme or medium, according to a news release. The show will hang from Jan. 16, to March 26. Throughout its run, the arts ...

Canalway calendar set

WATERFORD — The public is invited to pick up a free 2019 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar starting Saturday at selected libraries and visitor centers throughout the National Heritage Corridor. The calendar features winning images from this year’s Erie Canalway photo ...

Library’s upcoming events schedule set

FONDA — The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will have the following upcoming events, according to a news release. ∫ At 11 a.m. Tuesday a story hour for preschool children including stories, singing, and crafts. ∫ At 3 p.m. Wednesday the Children’s Craft Club for elementary ...

Village tree-lighting celebration slated

AMES — The village tree-lighting celebration will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in front of the Ames Museum, 611 Latimer Hill Road. Refreshments will follow at the firehouse. For more information, call (518) 673-5820 or visit www.amesmuseum.weebly.com.

Jewelry-making class scheduled at art center

AMSTERDAM — The Resource Center for Independent Living invites caregivers to an event where instructor Brenda Dwyer will teach attendees how to make their own jewelry from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville. This is a free event for ...

Christmas parade slated for Dec. 8

MAYFIELD — The town will hold its first Fulton County Area News Christmas parade at 6 p.m. on Dec. 8. The parade will begin at the high school, travel on School Street, and end at the village hall, 28 N. School St. Mayor Jamie Ward will officiate at the tree lighting outside the village ...

Holiday concert scheduled for Dec. 9

AMSTERDAM — A Gift for the Community holiday concert will be held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St. The concert will feature the Mohawk Valley Kids and Mohawk Valley Chamber ensembles and the River Valley Ringers Handbell Choir. Free-will ...

Magicians Assembly to hold meeting

LATHAM — The local group of The Society of American Magicians Assembly 24, will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11 at the S.W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Road. The group welcomes all persons, age 16 and older, with any interest in the art of magic whether it be performance, history, ...

Mayfield Historical Society to hold Homestead open house

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Historical Society’s 27th Annual Christmas Open House at The Rice Homestead will be held Saturday and Sunday From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Visitors will step back in time to an old-fashioned Christmas with hot mulled cider and cookies, fires in the fireplaces, ...

World premier of movie set for Dec. 1

JOHNSTOWN — The premier of the film “Garrow” will be held Saturday from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Holiday Inn, 308 Comrie Ave. The cost is $100 for a VIP package that includes seating with celebrities in a private screening room. Admission tickets are also available for $20, although ...

‘Starry Night’ paint class set for Friday

GLOVERSVILLE — Melanie Fay will teach a painting class using Van Gogh’s Starry Night Painting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $35, minus a 20 percent discount for center members. To register, visit ...

Chorus to perform this weekend

SCOTIA — The Mohawk Valley Chorus will present its annual Christmas Rockin’ Holidays concert series in Scotia on Friday, Johnstown on Saturday and in Amsterdam on Sunday. The concerts will start at 8 p.m. at Scotia Reformed Church, 224 N. Ballston Ave.; 7 p.m. at Johnstown High School, 1 ...

Cranesville church to hold tea event

AMSTERDAM — Cranesville Reformed Church, 105 Cranes Hollow Road, will hold a Christmas tea from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The event will include crafts, baked goods and gift items.

Holiday tea part at Old Fort Johnson

FORT JOHNSON — An old-fashioned holiday tea party with sweets and savories will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at seasonally decorated Old Fort Johnson, Routes 67 and 5. Proceeds will go toward the restoration of the fort. The donation is $30 per person. Space is limited. ...

Common Council to meet Monday

JOHNSTOWN — The Common Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Monday in the Common Council Chambers at City Hall, according to a news release.