Today

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold a spring camp day focused on Arbor Day from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn about trees and the history of Arbor Day. Books are made from trees and participants will read and discuss, “The Giving Tree,” by Shel Silverstein and “The Lorax,” by Dr. Seuss. For more information, call 843-5151.

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., will hold a crafting, conversation and ceramics painting class from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $20 for materials and instruction. For more information contact Karen at 210-6715.

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., will host bingo from 1:45 to 3:45 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

A Diabetes Busters Support Group, Memorial Campus, Burgess Room, from 5 to 6 p.m. Guest speaker Sister Rita Jean Dubrey will speak on Healing Touch: Relaxation and Pain Relief. For more information, contact the Diabetes and Nutrition Education Center at 841-3717.

AMSTERDAM

Joint School will be held at St. Mary’s Hospital from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. Joint School is a free educational service provided to those having, or considering having, joint replacement surgery with Dr. Russell Cecil. For more information, contact Kay Miller at 518-842-2663, ext. 234.

AMSTERDAM

Peter Betz, local history columnist for the Leader-Herald, will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Historic Amsterdam League at 6:30 p.m. in the lobby of city hall. Betz will focus on Amsterdam, discussing two murders and an incident involving rogue elephants. A business meeting will follow the presentation.

BROADALBIN

The First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St., will host its fourth annual Earth Day celebration with a light dinner and a special program at 6 p.m. Ryan O’Sullivan, veterans coordinator and program manager for Heroic Food, will be the guest speaker. To make a reservation, call 518-883-8086.

FONDA

The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will hold a Gary Van Slyke Children’s Concert at 11 a.m.

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 Route 67, will hold a job fair from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Terry at the chamber or Andrea Scribner at F-MCC at 518-736-FMCC ext. 8161.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold Spring Break Escape Camp, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the second day of a three-day camp that will feature outside activities, music, dance, cooking, projects and more. Campers should bring their own lunch, snack and water bottle each day. The camp is $130 for those who pre-register and $150 at the door. For more information, go to pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold a spring camp day focused on Mother’s Day from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn how the day became a holiday, look at vintage cards in the collection, and make picture frames for moms. For more information, call 843-5151.

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., will have lunch available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Nature Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the Inman Center, 53 Guy Park Ave. Patricia Reksc will share her experience with therapy dogs.

CANAJOHARIE

The Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter will hold a Brooks Chicken and Rib Barbecue at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 26 Moyer St., from 2:30 p.m. until dinners are sold out. The barbecue is drive-thru only and will include chicken or ribs, macaroni salad, applesauce, roll and dessert. The cost for a half-chicken only will be $7; full chicken dinner, $9; rib only, $9; full rib dinner, $11. Contact Dale, the day of only, at 791-5606.

FONDA

The Garden Brothers Circus will be at the Fonda Fairgrounds, 21 S. Bridge St. from 4:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, contact the circus at 941-343-2378.

GLOVERSVILLE

A support group by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Montgomery, Fulton and Hamilton County will meet at the Argersinger Building, second floor, 73 N. Main St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton County YMCA, 213 Harrison St., will host a coupon class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aimee Ricciardi will teach how to shop for the best deals, matching coupons, how to get the best coupons, and the best way to organize them. Participants will get a starter set of coupons. This class is free for members and $10 for the general public. For more information, contact the YMCA, at 848-3447.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold Spring Break Escape Camp, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the last day of a three-day camp that will feature outside activities, music, dance, cooking, projects and more. Campers should bring their own lunch, snack and water bottle each day. The camp is $130 for those who pre-register and $150 at the door. For more information, go to pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

NELLISTON

A support group by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Montgomery, Fulton and Hamilton County will meet at 8 River St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For more information, contact Rebecca Cardinale at 518-843-3261.

Friday

AMSTERDAM

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Riverfront Center, 1250 Riverfront Center, from noon to 5 p.m.

FONDA

The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will hold Building with Legos and Duplos at 1 p.m.

JOHNSTOWN

The Johnstown Police Benevolent Association will host a chicken barbecue in the parking lot of Dunkin Donuts on North Comrie Avenue, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., or until sold out. The dinner, catered by Whitey’s Deli, will consist of a half chicken, baked potato, cole slaw and a roll for $10. Take-out only.

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton-Montgomery Community College will present the play “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,” at 8 p.m. Please not, the play contains profanity and scenes of violence and is meant for a mature audience. Admission is $5 with the F-MCC ID and $8 for general public.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will offer the first of a six-week ceramics class from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Cost is $75 for those who pre-register and $85 at the door. For more information, call 518-661-9932.

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM

A free cancer health screening will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Mary’s Rao Outpatient Pavilion, 4950 Route 30. To pre-register, contact Suzanne Hagadorn at 518-842-3726.

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam United Methodist Church, Golf Course Road, will hold their annual Spring Bargain and Bake Sale from 4 to 7 p.m.

Saturday

AMSTERDAM

The NYS Children’s Foundation will hold its 4th annual Blue Ribbon Run 5K Walk/Run against Child Abuse at 10 a.m. at Shuttleworth Park. The event will be followed with a Family Fun Day with vendors, entertainment, food, bounce houses, children’s activities and more. The event honors kids and brings awareness to child abuse and awareness during National Child Abuse Awareness Month.

AMSTERDAM

An Earth Day Clean Up will be held throughout the city from 9 a.m to 1 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Mohawk Valley Chorus will serve a Lasagna Dinner at the Horace J. Inman Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m. The meal is $12 for adults, $8 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for children under 5. Take-out available. For more information, contact Cathy Roberts at 518-573-7799.

BROADALBIN

St. Joseph’s Church in Broadalbin is hosting Lenny Gomulka and Chicago Push at the Father Smith Center from 5 to 10 p.m. Show tickets are $15 and are available from David Walendziak at 883-5481, Walt Kowalczyk at 843-3480 or at the church office at 883-3774. A Polish kitchen will be available.

FONDA

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Tribes Hill Fire Department, 280 Mohawk Drive, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

FORT JOHNSON

A free educational and informative water clinic will be held at Fort Johnson Town Hall, 1 Prospect St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A representative from Culligan will be available to educate and inform the local community about the condition and treatment options regarding water and offer a free water analysis. For more information, call 1-800-448-4420.

JOHNSTOWN

An Earth Day/Clean Energy Fair will be held in the downtown park at noon.

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton-Montgomery Community College will present the play “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,” at 8 p.m. Please not, the play contains profanity and scenes of violence and is meant for a mature audience. Admission is $5 with the F-MCC ID and $8 for general public.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold Saturday Kid Art: Wish Jars! from 9 to 11 a.m. Children ages 5 and up will make their own wish jars with instructor Beth Spraggs. Children will write wishes down on paper and place them inside the jars. The jars will be decoupaged with colored tissue paper to make them look like stained glass. The class is $25 for those who pre-register and $35 at the door.

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam United Methodist Church, Golf Course Road, will hold their annual Spring Bargain and Bake Sale from 8 to 10 a.m.

Sunday

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton-Montgomery Community College will present the play “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,” at 2 p.m. Please not, the play contains profanity and scenes of violence and is meant for a mature audience. Admission is $5 with the F-MCC ID and $8 for general public.

MINAVILLE

A homemade Lasagna Dinner will be served at the Town of Florida Old Town Hall on Fort Hunter Road from 2 to 5 p.m. The dinner is $11 in advance or $12 at the door and includes salad, soup, drink and dessert. Proceeds benefit the Veterans Memorial Park. For tickets, call Kim at 518-842-8611 or Joe at 518-842-4987.

TRIBES HILL

Sacred Heart Church will hold its 10th annual Spaghetti Supper from noon to 4:30 p.m. Adults are $8 and children under 10 are $5. Take-out available.

Monday

AMSTERDAM

A women’s cancer support group will meet at St. Mary’s Healthcare Education Classroom, first floor, 427 Guy Park Ave. For more information, call Evelyn Bianchi at 843-0720.

GLOVERSVILLE

Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, 99 E. State St., will host a job fair from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 775-4194, or email [email protected]

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold an Acoustic Cafe with Michelle King from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The event is $5. For more information, log on to pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., will hold Color Me Calm with Conversation, an adult coloring group, that will be held at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call Library Director Dawn Lamphere at 568-7822.

Tuesday

AMSTERDAM

The Mount Carmel Seniors Club, 2 St. John St., will meet at noon. All seniors aged 55 and over are invited.

AMSTERDAM

The Ladies of Charity of Montgomery County will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Church Hall on Cornell Street.

BROADALBIN

The Knights of Columbus will host bingo in the St. Joseph’s Parish Center at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. and tickets are sold at 6:15 p.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Holland Meadows Ladies Golf League will hold its organizational meeting at the Holland Meadows Golf Course, Route 29, at 7 p.m. Dues of $40 will be collected at the meeting. New members are welcome. For any questions, call the golf course at 883-3318.

JOHNSTOWN

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 Route 67, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26

AMSTERDAM

The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Liberty Day Treatment, 43 Liberty Drive, from 9 a.m to 1 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a Social Media Seminar: Social Media 102 – You’re Social, Now What? at the chambers Amsterdam office, 1166 Riverfront Center from 8 to 9:30 a.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours at the River Ridge Living Center, 100 Sandy Drive, from 5 to 7 p.m.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold a cooking class, Tempting Tomato Tart, from 6 to 8 p.m. The class is $25 for those who pre-register and $30 at the door.

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a Human Resource Consortium Meeting: Combating Negative Workplace Attitudes, at Fulton-Montgomery Community College from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The event will feature speaker Arts Due, head of Employee Relations at Americas at London Stock Exchange Group. The mission of the consortium is to provide a platform for Human Resources Department to acquire the means to assist with HR options. To RSVP, contact Terry at the chamber at [email protected] or call the chamber.

Thursday, April 27

AMSTERDAM

The Greater Amsterdam Lions Club will hold its regular meeting at Bosco’s Restaurant, 165 Division St., at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mary Pat at 212-6107.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Fulton County Center for Regional Growth will hold an Open House at 34 W. Fulton St., from 4 to 7 p.m. CRG acquired the building in March 2016 and made it their home on April 1, 2016. Since then they have been remodeling it for other tenants. The building now houses the Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist, Jennifer Jennings, Safety First Training, Fulton County Board of Realtors and the Gloversville Public Library. Tours of the building will be conducted. The event is open to the public, however, RSVPs are requested. Call 518-725-7700, ext. 102.

JOHNSTOWN

The 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will host its first covered dish dinner of the season at 5 p.m. Guests are asked to bring a large dish to share with others along with their own place setting. There will also be a door prize and a 50/25/25 raffle held by the club. For more information, call the senior center office, at 762-4643.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold Time Travel with Art: Celtic Knot Making from 6 to 8 p.m. The class is $25 for those who pre-register and $35 at the door.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

A Born 2B Viral program will be held at OESJ Jr./Sr. High School auditorium, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Hear from speakers and families who have experienced first-hand what it means to be vigilant about teen safety. To register, call Jackie Lape at 518-568-2013 or email [email protected]

Friday, April 28

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nidra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will offer a six-week ceramics class from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Cost is $75 for those who pre-register and $85 at the door. For more information, call 518-661-9932.

MINAVILLE

The Fort Hunter Free Library, 167 Fort Hunter Road will hold a Preschool Reading Hour from 10 to 11 a.m. at the library. This week’s theme is “ABC’s” and they will be reading, “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom,” For more information, call 518-829-7248 or log on to www.forthunterfreelibrary.com.

PALATINE BRIDGE

The Ladies Aid of Trinity Lutheran Church of Stone Arabia, route 10 north, will have a rummage sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Proceeds will help maintain the church which has a history dating back to 1729.

Saturday, April 29

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., will hold a Community Day from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The event includes art and craft activities, guided tours through the exhibitions, hands-on activities, and more. For more information, contact Jenna Peterson Riley at 518-673-2314 ext. 113.

CRANESVILLE

The Cranesville Reformed Church will hold a Garden Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include vendors and demonstrations, raffle and bake sale.  For more information, contact Marilyn Sawyer at 518-842-7874.

FORT PLAIN

The Salem United Methodist Church, 1254 Stone Arabia Road, will hold its annual Lasagna Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. The dinner is $9 for adults and $5 for children.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market (Co-op), 30 N. Main St., will hold its annual dinner meeting at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 31 E. Fulton St., at 5 p.m. The event is free, however, attendees are asked to bring a dish to share. Those interested in attending can sign up at the co-op or by emailing [email protected] Indicate on the sign-up sheet, or via email, the dish that will be prepared for the event.

JOHNSTOWN

The Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Ave., is holding its annual Swap Shop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Admission is $5, free for ages 12 and under.

PALATINE BRIDGE

The Ladies Aid of Trinity Lutheran Church of Stone Arabia, route 10 north, will have a rummage sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Proceeds will help maintain the church which has a history dating back to 1729. PERTH

The BP Lions and Perth Volunteer Fire Company, 4080 Route 30, will hold a second annual Spaghetti Dinner from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes tossed salad, rolls and butter, spaghetti and meatballs, cookies and cake, and a beverage. Tickets include $10 for adults over 16, $9 for seniors citizens over age 65, $7 for children ages 4 to 16 and free for children under 4. For pre-sale tickets contact any BP Lion or Perth Volunteer Fire Company Member or email email [email protected]