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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.

∫ Women’s Movement: Art by, about and for women: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. Open to the public; free will donations accepted; (518) 661-9932. The gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The art will be on display through March 31.

∫ Micropolis Cooperative featured artist Cheryl Gutmaker: Micropolis Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville. The artwork on display include paintings, pastels, photographs, fiber art, mixed media, woodwork, sculpture, glass, digital art, jewelry, pottery, drawings, woodland assemblages, baskets and collages of fine art cards. The show, which is free and open to the public, runs through Saturday. The hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Author

Friday

∫ The Writers Circle: Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., Gloversville, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The writers group is open to all area writers regardless of age. Come and share work with other writers. All genres. For more information, call Wally Truesdell at (518) 725-3886 or e-mail: wtruesdell@nycap.rr.com.

Benefit

Saturday

∫ Jamzilla 10th annual benefit for Alzheimer’s research: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, starts 4 p.m. Cover.

Concerts/ daytime music

Saturday

∫ The Insolent Willies: Oak Mountain Ski Center, 141 Novosel Way, Speculator, 2 p.m. No cover.

∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover.

Concerts/ family-friendly, alcohol free

Saturday

∫ Michelle King, lead singer of Flame, leap day solo: Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7 p.m. The admission is free.

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.

∫ Get stuck on stamps: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 6:30 to 8 p.m. The library hosts an informal gathering for stamp lovers of all ages and experience levels. Free, drop-in group. Facilitated by stamp collector and American Philatelic Society member Keith Seeber. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.

Museum

∫ Wildlife Museum, Vail Mills, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for children; free for children ages 6 and younger. The museum is open to the public, museum — wildlife on display.

Nightlife

Friday

∫ Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra — Salsa night: Amsterdam Elks Lodge 101, 8 Fourth Ave., Amsterdam, 7 p.m. $10 at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday

∫ Doc Orloff Duo: Timeless Tavern, 162 S. Main St., Northville, 6 p.m. No cover.

∫ Mittler and Hansen — D’Raeled — Extra day of Music: Loopies Pub, 410 Mohawk Drive, Tribes Hill, 8 p.m. No cover.

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