What’s To do?

Artwork

Ongoing

∫ 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.

Comedy

Friday

∫ Ed Smyth’s geek comedy hour, with special guest Drew Jacobs, at Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St. in Gloversville, at 8 p.m. Admission is $10, cash only, payable at the door.

Concerts/daytime music

Saturday

∫ Third Rail with former Blue Oyster Cult drummer Jim Wilcox: Mayfield Grill, 8 School St., Mayfield, 3 p.m. No cover.

Dances

Wednesday

∫ 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.

Library

Today

∫ 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.

∫ Craft club for tweens at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The craft club is for tweens in upper elementary through middle-school age.

∫ Knitting club at the Gloversville Public Library meeting room, 58 E. Fulton St., from 4 to 6 p.m. Adult members meet to knit, crochet and discuss projects. There is no registration or fee required to join this group.

Friday

∫ Joy of coloring: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 1:30 p.m. This is an adult program of coloring while listening to music — this session will be country.

Sunday

∫ Game day at the Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market St., from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The library will have around 30 board and card games to choose from. Participants are welcome to bring their own favorite game from home to share. All ages are welcome.

Monday

∫ Enthusiastic kids book club at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room. An experience of reading any and all books with interest and fun is all that is needed. Open to those ages 8 to 11 in grades 3 to 5. This group is facilitated by Daryl Hilferty.

“Fooling Around with Words” writing workshop at the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. with poet, photographer, mixed media artist and creativity coach Judith Prest.

Tuesday

∫ Computer basics class, presented by the Johnstown Public Library, will be at the Johnstown Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St., from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn the basics of using a computer. call the Johnstown Senior Citizens Center at (518) 762-4643 to reserve a spot.

Wednesday

∫ Teen writing and art group at the Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room. This creative program is for teens ages 13 to 18 years old. Teens are invited to gather, create, and share original writing and artwork at the library.

Nightlife

Friday

∫ D-Raeled: The Stockyard, 754 Corbin Hill Road, Sprakers, 7 p.m. No cover.

Saturday

∫ Doc Orloff Blues Elixir: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 8 p.m.

∫ The Love Sprockets at Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St. in Gloversville, at 7 p.m. Admission is $10, cash only, payable at the door.

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