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Saturday, October 22, 2016 - Updated: 1:08 AM

2 / October 22, 2016


The Recorder, Amsterdam, N.Y.



AMSTERDAM Polish American Veterans will celebrate the 70th Anniversary with a Polish dinner at PAV headquarters, 56 Church St., from 4 to 7 p.m. Eat-in or take-out. Dinner is $12 a person. For tickets, call 842-3909. AMSTERDAM The Century Club, 130 Guy Park Ave., will hold a Psychic Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $8 with additional charges for readings. The event features tarot cards, healing stones, psychics, raffles, food, and more. For more information, contact mehmer@nycap.rr.com. CANAJOHARIE The Van Alstyne Homestead Museum, 42 Moyer St., will hold its fifth annual Soup Tasting, Craft Fair and Harvest Festival, from 1 to 4 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. Rain or shine. FONDA The Frothingham Free Library will host a fundraising event, Taste of Chocolate, at 6 p.m at St. Cecilia's Hall, 26 Broadway. The event includes chocolate treats, live music and a basket drawing. Entry tickets are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children. Tickets for the baskets are $1 each. FULTONVILLE The Fultonville Reformed Church will serve a ham dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. The dinner includes scalloped potatoes, ham, corn, homemade applesauce, beverage and dessert. Dinner is $9.50 for adults, $4.50 for children between ages 6 and 12, and free for children under 5. The church is handicap accessible. Take outs available. FULTONVILLE The annual Montgomery County SPCA fundraiser and Halloween Bash will be held


AMSTERDAM The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at St. Mary's Carondelet Pavilion, 380 Guy Park Ave., at 10:30 a.m. AMSTERDAM The Horace J. Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., will hold a yoga class from 3 to 4 p.m. The cost per class for members is $2, non-members $3, and for one year, $30. JOHNSTOWN The Amsterdam-GloversvilleJohnstown American Association of University Women will host a Trivia Night at HFM Boces, Route 67 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $10, or $5 for students. For more information, email Bonnievw64@gmail.com.

The Broadalbin-Perth Middle School has announced its students of the month for September. From left to right: Jadon Wert, eighth grade; Zander Young, sixth grade; Alexa Stewart, eighth grade; Alexandria Georgelos, seventh grade. Not pictured is Cheyenne VanNostrand, eighth grade.




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AMSTERDAM The Horace J. Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., will hold a ceramics class from 10 to 11 a.m. There will be a nominal charge for supplies. For more information call Karen at 210-6715. There will be a free Tai Chi class for arthritis from noon to 1 p.m. BROADALBIN St. Joseph's Church will host bingo in the parish center at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. and tickets are sold at 6:15 p.m. FONDA The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will host a Halloween and Harvest Concert with Gary van Slyke at 6:30 p.m. The family event includes music and refreshments. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes. To register, call the library at 853-3016. FORT HUNTER The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., will host Jack Kelly who will discuss his book, "Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold and Murder on the Erie Canal," at 6:30 p.m. JOHNSTOWN The Fulton County Board of Supervisors will host Vision 2026 community summit at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave., from 1 to 5 p.m. The summit will prepare a Fulton County Development Strategy to create a clear vision for the community for the next several years.

at the Hummingbird Hill Winery, 1442 Burtonville Road, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pet adoptions are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call Kimm at 8756919. All proceeds during the event go to the MCSPCA. GALWAY The Galway Players will perform selections from the Galway Public Library's book, "Story Quilt: Poems of a Place," at 7 p.m. in the Galway High School cafeteria, 5317 Sacandaga Road. This free, family friendly, event is a collaborative celebration of Galway as a community. GLOVERSVILLE The North Main Street United Methodist Church, 316 N. Main St., will hold a Fall Harvest Pancake Breakfast in Fellowship Hall from 8 to 11 a.m. The buffet breakfast

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includes pancakes, muffins, sausage and sausage gravy, juice and coffee. The cost is $8. For tickets, or more information, call the church office at 725-7323. GLOVERSVILLE The Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., will host Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. The theme for October is "Fall." HAGAMAN The village will hold a Craft Fair, Flea Market and Food Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pawling Hall, 86 Pawling St. There will be homemade chili for lunch and baked goods for sale. NELLISTON Nelliston Activities Council presents its annual Haunted House at the Old Nelliston School, Stone Arabia Street, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. ST. JOHNSVILLE The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kinsbury Ave., will hold Reasons for Season at 11 a.m. Children grade 3 to 5 will enter the Dudley Observatory traveling planetarium to learn about the earth's seasonal changes. ST. JOHNSVILLE The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kinsbury Ave., will host local author Heidi Sprouse who will discuss her craft and her journey to publication.

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM Liberty Fresh Market, 4867 Route 30, will hold a Holiday Open House from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact 212-6758.


AMSTERDAM The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St. will hold Sunday Book Club: "The Witches," by Stacy Schif at 2 p.m. HAGAMAN St. Stephen's Church Rosary Society will sponsor the 21st annual Rosary Rally at 2 p.m. at the church, 51 Pawling St. The Rev. Francis Vivacqua, assistant pastor at St. Mary's Church in Ballston Spa, will be the guest speaker. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. There will be a reception in the church hall following the program. TOWN OF AMSTERDAM The United Way of Montgomery County will hold a Chili Cook-off and Brew Festival at the Raindancer, 4582 Route 30, from noon to 4 p.m. The winner will be chosen from the people's choice. Donation to partake in the tastings is $15 with all proceeds benefiting the United Way Agencies. Tickets are available at the office of the United Way of Montgomery County or by calling 518-842-6650.

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Meal sites are the Garden Towers Cafe, 52 Division St. Amsterdam; Cafe Arkell, Arkell Center, 55 Montgomery St., Canajoharie; and West Side Cafe, 16 Washington St., St. Johnsville. Lunch meals are available to anyone 60 or older and to their spouses, regardless of age. The suggested donation for the congregate meal is $3. Guests under the age of 60 will be charged $8.30. For meal times and a reservation, call 843-2300 or 673-2000 at least a day in advance.

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MONDAY -- Sausage gravy, biscuit, home fries, applesauce, fruit juice. TUESDAY -- Sloppy Joe's, wild rice pilaf, blended vegetables, hamburger bun, cookie, diet cookie. WEDNESDAY -- Turkey burger with peppers and onions, mashed potatoes, stewed tomatoes, Italian bread, birthday cake, diet cake. THURSDAY -- Chicken noodle soup with vegetables, bran bread, sunshine gelatin salad, apples cinnamon and raisins. FRIDAY -- Ham and scalloped potatoes, peas, garlic knot, mandarin oranges.

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