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In Brief

Lenten Prayer time slated for Saturdays

GLOVERSVILLE — The Foothills United Methodist Church, 17 Fremont St., will have Lenten prayer time from 7 to 8 a.m. each Saturday starting this Saturday, in the church lounge which will include praising, Psalm reading and praying with breakfast being served at the conclusion of the service. ...

Water board to hold monthly meeting

JOHNSTOWN — The city Water Board will conduct its monthly public meeting at 6 p.m. Monday at the city Water Department, 27-31 E. Main St.

Center releases March schedule

JOHNSTOWN — The following are the March events for the Rob Constantine Recovery Community and Outreach Center, 86 Briggs St., according to a news release. March 12, 19, 26: ∫ At 6 p.m. Yoga of 12-step recovery combines the practical tools of the 12-step program with yoga. All are ...

Flame to perform concert for community on March 15

GLOVERSVILLE — Flame, Lexington’s rock band, will perform a concert for the community on March 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lexington’s Gloversville facility, 127 E. State St. Tickets cost $5 and are available at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville; ...

Site to host weaving workshop

FORT HUNTER — Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will host a basket-weaving workshop with Beverly Cornelius on May 18, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. inside the Enders House on Schoharie Street, according to a news release. This is a true beginner basket with a flat solid bottom and a simple ...

Nifty Needles group meetings open to all

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Nifty Needles, a group is open to anyone who enjoys handicrafts, will meet at 10 a.m. each Tuesday at Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., starting March 12. For more information, call Dawn Lamphere at (518) 568-7822.

‘The Shack’ book discussion planned

WELLS — Virginia Hosley Free Library, Route 30, will hold a book discussion of “The Shack” by William Paul Young on March 19 at 2 p.m. According to a news release, this story reveals something compelling and beautiful about life’s integral dance with the divine. Mac’s youngest ...

Craft fair, barbecue slated for March 23

AMSTERDAM — An annual spring craft fair and barbecue will be held on March 23, at the Century Club, 130 Guy Park Ave. The free fair will run from noon to 5 p.m., while the barbecue will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Tickets for the barbecue are by resale only and can be bought by calling ...

Culinary basics with Chef Jacob Gutta

GLOVERSVILLE — Chef Jacob Gutta, chef and sous-chef Lisa Beerle will teach culinary basics with chicken from 6 to 8 p.m. on March 27, in the teaching kitchen of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Gutta and Beerle three ways to cook chicken: chicken pot pie, pesto ...

Harlem Rockets exhibition game set

NORTHVILLE — The Harlem Rockets showtime basketball team will play an exhibition game against Northville Central School’s all-stars at 7 p.m. on March 29. The game is being sponsored by the NCSD Parent-Teacher Organization. Discounted individual and family-pack presale tickets are ...

Making gum paste flowers at center

GLOVERSVILLE — Deborah Sheeley will teach how to make gum paste flowers from gerber daisies, carnations and roses from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, in the teaching kitchen at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Class size is limited to 12. The cost will ...

Special education deadline approaching

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District written requests by residents who want special education services for their children with disabilities attending private-parochial schools, for the 2019-20, school year are due by June 1. These written requests must be filed each year for ...

Request for bus transportation due

FONDA — The Fonda-Fultonville Central School District requests by residents who want their children attending private-parochial schools for the 2019-2020 school year, must be filed prior to April 1. The new forms, available at the child’s school, must be completed each year for each school, ...

SPCA bowl-a-thon slated for Sunday

AMSTERDAM — The annual Montgomery County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bowl-a-thon for the animals has been rescheduled for Sunday at Kelly’s Imperial Lanes, Wallins Corners Road. The event directly benefits the homeless animals at the MCSPCA Animal Shelter, according to ...

‘Over the River’ auditions planned

JOHNSTOWN — The Colonial Little Theatre, One Colonial Court, will hold auditions for a production of Joe DiPietro’s comedy “Over the River and through the Woods” at 7 p.m. April 8 and 9. The production dates will be May 31, through June 2, and June 7 through 9. John Birchler ...

Rabies clinic slated Saturday

FONDA — A rabies vaccination clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Mohawk Town Barn, 2-4 Park St. State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ferrets have initial vaccinations administered against rabies no later than 4 months of age and stay up to ...

Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner set

BROADALBIN — In preparation for Lent, a Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin, 54 W. Main St. No admission will be charged, but a free will offering will be taken for Haven of Hope in Fonda. The supper ...

District 2 water bills mailed and due

GLOVERSVILLE — The city Water Department has mailed water and sewer bills to District 2 residents on March 1. District 2 is located north of East Fulton Street and east of North Main Street. Payments may be made in person at the department’s new location, 67-73 S. Main St.. or mailed ...

Sims, Ward to speak at AAUW dinner

JOHNSTOWN — Jessica Sims and Colleen Ward, fellows of the American Association of University Women, will speak at a dinner meeting of the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women on Saturday at Holiday Inn.. Jessica Sims, an AAUW American ...

School board business meeting set

CANAJOHARIE — Canajoharie School District’s board of education will hold a special business meeting to discuss personnel matters in an executive session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the high school conference room.