What’s to do
∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends.
∫ The Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., will be hosting a Christmas Eve breakfast starting at 9 a.m. The meal will feature a hot homemade breakfast of French toast topped with heavy cream and fruit/ fresh scrambled eggs/ crisp bacon/ sausages/ egg nog and hot chocolate. A $3 donation per breakfast appreciated, but not expected.
∫ The Baptist Church of Northville, 111 N. First St., will present a special Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m. Monday.
∫ Free beginner lessons and dancing: Sharp Shooters Billiards and Sports Pub, 35 E. Main St., Amsterdam, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. New lessons and open dancing 7:30 to 10 p.m. $5 for those who stay or come in after 7:30 p.m. Sue Kaupelis, instructor.
∫ Creative textile fibers group: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, drop-in gathering. Participants share ideas, tips, and bring knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, beading, felting, and other individual, fiber-based projects to work on in casual setting. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.
∫ Writers at Fort Plain: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 3 to 5 p.m. The group is made up of writers from varied writing backgrounds, genres, interests, goals and experience levels who work on memoirs, novels, short stories, poems, and more. Facilitated by published writer, Joan Caska. Features constructive feedback in a supportive setting. Free. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.
∫ Annual reading of “Polar Express”: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 4 p.m. There will be singing and treats along with a visit from “the conductor.”
∫ Themed story time: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 10:30 a.m.
∫ Lego Building Challenge at the Canajoharie Library and Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Get out of the house during Christmas break by stopping by the library to use its Lego collection to build amazing creations. Kids are encouraged to drop-in anytime and help themselves to the materials that will be available for all to use.
∫ Planet Dinosaur at the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., 1 p.m. Examine fossil specimens, help excavate and assemble a T-Rex skeleton, learn how dinosaurs evolved into birds and discuss the origins of flight, feathers and hollow bones.
∫ Vinny Michaels: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 6 p.m. No cover.
∫ Deron Ebersole: Partner’s Pub, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.
∫ DJ Craig Moore — Moore 2 Music: Snowed Inn Bar, 375 Midline Road, Amsterdam, 8 p.m. No cover.
∫ DJ Craig Moore — Moore 2 Music: The Upper Deck, 1 West St., Gloversville, midnight. $5 cover.