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 honors kids and brings awareness to child abuse and awareness during National Child Abuse Awareness Month.
An Earth Day Clean Up will be held throughout the city from 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An Earth Day/Clean Energy Fair will be held in the downtown park at noon.
The Fulton-Montgomery Community College will present the play “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,” at 8 p.m. Please note, 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.
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. The class is $25 for those who pre-register and $35 at the door.
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The Amsterdam United Methodist Church, Golf Course Road, will hold their annual Spring Bargain and Bake Sale from 8 to 10 a.m.
The Fulton-Montgomery Community College will present the play “Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom,” at 2 p.m. Please note, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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]
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.
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.
The Mount Carmel Seniors Club, 2 St. John St., will meet at noon. All seniors aged 55 and over are invited.
The Ladies of Charity of Montgomery County will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Church Hall on Cornell Street.
The Fort Plain Class of 1973 will hold a planning meeting for the 45th reunion at 6 p.m. in the side room of the Iroquois Lanes Bowling Alley, 192 Erie Blvd. Input is requested regarding a theme, location and activities. Attendees will write “Save the Date” postcards. The reunion will be held Friday, July 20, 2018, through July 22.
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.
The Schoharie Crossing Historic Site will host Helen Martin who will present “The Ultimate Rift: Evolution within the Suffrage Movement,” at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call the Visitor Center at 518-829-7518 or email [email protected]
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.
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 Route 67, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Liberty Day Treatment, 43 Liberty Drive, from 9 a.m to 1 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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]
Thursday, April 27
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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]