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What’s happening

Today

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Cards go on sale at 1 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold its Tail Waggin’ Tutor Program from 4 to 5 p.m. The program is for kids ages 6 and up to read aloud to volunteer licensed therapy dogs to help develop confidence in reading skills. For more information, call 518-842-1080 or log on to www.amsterdamlibrary.com.

AMSTERDAM

Survivors of a Loved One’s support group will meet at St. Mary’s Healthcare at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Bob Martin at 518-669-8229 or rmartin5@nycap.rr.com.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center, 2736 Route 30, will hold Chair Yoga from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. The class is 12. To register, log on to www.pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center, 2736 Route 30, will hold an art class, Twilight Pond, from 6 to 8 p.m. The class is $30 for those who pre-register and $40 at the door. To register, log on to www.pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Housing Authority will host the West End Community Fest, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Pine Street in Amsterdam, between Cedar and Division streets. There will be vendors and food options, arts and crafts, music, a domino tournament, DIY work shops and more. For vendor registration, go to www.amsterdamhousingauthority.org.

FORT HUNTER

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 553 Queen Anne Road, will hold Putman Porch Music from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information please contact:David Brooks: 518-829-7516

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold a Meet the Artist Reception for the 2017 NYS Summer Art Show from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, log on to pncreativeartscenter.org.

NORTHVILLE

The North Public Library, 341 S. Third St., will hold its Mammoth Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Preview sale is from 9 to 10 a.m. only.

Friday

GLOVERSVILLE

A Strawberry Festival will be held at the Church of the Holy Spirit Faith Formation, 149 S. Main St., from 4 to 7:30 p.m. There will be strawberry shortcake, strawberries and cheesecake, ice cream sundaes and more. The event includes a chicken barbecue, kids activities and raffles.

JOHNSTOWN

The third of the Fifth Friday Speaker Series will be held on the topic of Health Care in the Region from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 Route 67. A lunch will be at 11:30 a.m. Guest speakers are Vic Giulianelli, CEO of St. Mary’s Healthcare and Dr. Fred Goldberg, medical director of Nathan Littauer Hospital. To RSVP, call the FM Foundation Office at 518-736-3622 ext. 8020 or email fund.develop@fmcc.edu.

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Doins Celebration will be held Waterfront Park on Main Street from 3 to 9 p.m. The events includes rides, vendors, and fireworks. For more information, contact timeless@frontiernet.net.

Saturday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Farmers Market will be held at the Watlter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Ben Wallach at 518-221-7828.

AMSTERDAM

A mental health family support group will be held at St. Mary’s Healthcare, 427 Guy Park Ave., from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call the facilitator Mary Lou Barry, St. Mary’s Behavioral Health, at 518-841-7468.

AMSTERDAM

The Riverlink Concert Series will feature Suitcase Junket at 7 p.m. at Riverlink Park.

FORT PLAIN

The village of Fort Plain will dedicate a NYS Historical Marker commemorating the life and home of Nelson B. Greene at 11 a.m., at 5 West St.

FORT PLAIN

Image Quilt Cinema will host the Kids First Film Festival: Movies for Kids (and Kids at Heart) at Unity Hall, 39 Mohawk St., at 1 p.m. Each film festival pass fee is $10 all season.

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Doins Celebration will be held Waterfront Park on Main Street from noon to 9 p.m. The events include a parade at 1 p.m., rides and vendors. For more information, contact timeless@frontiernet.net.

Sunday

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Doins Celebration will be held Waterfront Park on Main Street from noon to 5 p.m. The events includes rides and vendors. For more information, contact timeless@frontiernet.net.

Monday

FORT PLAIN

The Fourth on the Third Celebration will be held at Wiles Park from noon to 11 p.m. The event includes children’s activities, music and fireworks.

Tuesday

AMSTERDAM

The Riverlink Concert Series will feature An Erie Canal Bicentennial Celebration with the Albany Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. at Riverlink Park.

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.

MAYFIELD

Lanzi’s on the Lake, 1751 Route 30, will hold Fireworks over the Sacandaga Lake from 7 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, July 5

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Cards go on sale at 1 p.m.

CANAJOHARIE

The Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., will hold an afternoon team for children between 5 and 12 years old from 2 to 3 p.m. To RSVP call 518-673-2314.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold the first of a three-day Rock and Rolls Kid Camp. The camp is filled with music education and campers will not only learn about songwriting but also how to create a music video. The camp is $130 for those who pre-register and $150 at the door. For more information, call 518-661-9932.

Thursday July 6

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a book sale during library hours.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold the second of a three-day Rock and Rolls Kid Camp. The camp is filled with music education and campers will not only learn about songwriting but also how to create a music video. The camp is $130 for those who pre-register and $150 at the door. For more information, call 518-661-9932.

Friday July 7

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a book sale during library hours.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold the final day of Rock and Rolls Kid Camp. The camp is filled with music education and campers will not only learn about songwriting but also how to create a music video. The camp is $130 for those who pre-register and $150 at the door. For more information, call 518-661-9932.

NORTHVILLE

Movie Night in the Park will be held at 412 S. Main St., at 8 p.m. Tenative movie is “Star Wars: Rogue One.”

Saturday, July 8

AMSTERDAM

St. Stanislaus Church, 42 Cornell St., will present its free festival, “Pierogi, Piwo and Polkas,” from 1 to 9 p.m. The event includes American and Polish kitchens at 5 p.m., 50/50 drawings, raffles, children’s games and a Polish vendor. Please bring lawn chairs. No coolers allowed. Rain or shine.

AMSTERDAM

The Riverlink Concert Series will feature I Draw Slow at 7 p.m. at Riverlink Park.

FORT PLAIN

Image Quilt Cinema will host the Kids First Film Festival: Movies for Kids (and Kids at Heart) at Unity Hall, 39 Mohawk St., at 1 p.m. Each film festival pass fee is $10 all season.

Sunday, July 9

AMSTERDAM

St. Stanislaus Church, 42 Cornell St., will present its free festival, “Pierogi, Piwo and Polkas,” from 1 to 9 p.m. The event includes American and Polish kitchens at 5 p.m., 50/50 drawings, raffles, children’s games and a Polish vendor. Please bring lawn chairs. No coolers allowed. Rain or shine.

AMSTERDAM

The Friends of the Amsterdam Free Library will sponsor a Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Map of the tour is available at the library, 28 Church St. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children.

NORTHVILLE

Fireworks over the Great Sacandaga Lake will be held at Sport Island Pub, 108 Riverside Drive, at 9 p.m.

Monday, July 10

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold Makerspace Creation Lab: Learn to Knit and Crochet at 5 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Genealogy and Family Tree Creation class at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 11

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.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold a Kids Cooking Camp, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Campers, ages 6 to 12, will be taught to make three gourmet lunches and a fun food-related art project. The class is $130 for those who pre-register and $150 at the door.

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St., will hold a free kids class, Build Some Bird Feeders, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Only 15 seats available. To register, call 518-863-6922.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Montgomery County Public Health Department will hold a Rabies Clinic at the Town Barn, 7431 Route 5, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 12

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Cards go on sale at 1 p.m.

BROADALBIN

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, N. Main St., will hold an Ecumenical Fireside Gathering at 6:30 p.m. The event includes a worship experience around the fire with music. Bring a lawn chair and a roasting stick for marshmallows. In case of bad weather, the event will be held inside. For more information, call (518) 883-8086.

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St., will host author Ray O’Conor who will discuss his book “She Called Him Raymond.” Obtain a free ticket at the library.

Thursday, July 13

MAYFIELD

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. To RSVP, contact Alex Ruggeri at 518-725-0641 or email membership@fultonmontgomeryny.org.

MAYFIELD

The Mayfield Historical Society will hold its annual Summer Concert and Ice Cream Social from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rice Homestead, 328 Riceville Road. The concert will feature The Saints Jazz Quintet Plus One. Ice cream, choice of cake and a beverage will be available with a donation of $3 for adults and $2 for children under age 8. Tours of the homestead will be available. In case of rain, the event will be held at the Mayfield Fireman’s Pavilion on School Street.

Saturday, July 15

AMSTERDAM

The Riverlink Concert Series will feature Jane Lee Hooker at 7 p.m. at Riverlink Park.

FORT PLAIN

Image Quilt Cinema will host the Kids First Film Festival: Movies for Kids (and Kids at Heart) at Unity Hall, 39 Mohawk St., at 1 p.m. Each film festival pass fee is $10 all season.

NELLISTON

The Valley Alliance Church, Route 5, will hold a free clothing giveaway from 9 to 11 a.m. Doors will open at 8:45 a.m.

Sunday, July 16

FORT PLAIN

Hymn Festival 500 will be held at the Old Palatine Church, Route 5 between Nelliston and St. Johnsville, at 4 p.m. Celebrating the anniversary of the reformation, the event will feature music on the historic organ, hymns of faith and a history of each hymn.

Monday, July 17

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Genealogy and Family Tree Creation class at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 18

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.

Wednesday, July 19

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Cards go on sale at 1 p.m.

Thursday, July 20

BROADALBIN

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 7 N. Main St., will hold its Parish Festival offering Polish, Italian and American food, from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be a car show, live entertainment, raffles, vendors and much more. For more information, contact Michele Johnsen, chairperson, at 518-883-5637 or by email at micheleannjohnsen@gmail.com.

Friday, July 21

BROADALBIN

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 7 N. Main St., will hold its Parish Festival offering Polish, Italian and American food, from 5 to 9 p.m. The event will include a magician, line dancing, raffles, vendors and much more. For more information, contact Michele Johnsen, chairperson, at 883-5637 or by email at micheleannjohnsen@gmail.com.

Saturday, July 22

AMSTERDAM

The Riverlink Concert Series will feature Phoebe Hunt and the Gatherers at 7 p.m. at Riverlink Park.

BROADALBIN

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 7 N. Main St., will hold its Parish Festival offering Polish, Italian and American food, from 5 to 9 p.m. There will be a bouncy house, optical course, pony rides for the kids, raffles, vendors and much more. For more information, contact Michele Johnsen, chairperson, at 883-5637 or by email at micheleannjohnsen@gmail.com.

FORT PLAIN

Image Quilt Cinema will host the Kids First Film Festival: Movies for Kids (and Kids at Heart) at Unity Hall, 39 Mohawk St., at 1 p.m. Each film festival pass fee is $10 all season.

Monday, July 24

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program: Acro Yoga with Scott and Gabby from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program: Paper Cup Acrobat Challenge from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Build a structure with paper cups strong enough to hold your weight.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Makerspace Creation Lab: Learn to Knit and Crochet at 5 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Genealogy and Family Tree Creation class at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 25

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program with Musician Tom Sieling: Take a Tromp through the Swamp! from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program: Roller Coaster Engineering from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

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.

Wednesday, July 26

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program with the Scotia Traveling Museum: Honey Bees from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Cards go on sale at 1 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program: Gumdrop Challenge at 1 p.m.

CANAJOHARIE

The Utica Zoo will show animals at the Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., from 2 to 3 p.m. The Utica Zoo will feature live animals in an interactive presentation. To RSVP, call 518-673-2314.

Friday, July 28

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program: Create a Coloring Robot at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Saturday, July 29

AMSTERDAM

The Riverlink Concert Series will feature French 75 at 7 p.m. at Riverlink Park.

FORT PLAIN

Image Quilt Cinema will host the Kids First Film Festival: Movies for Kids (and Kids at Heart) at Unity Hall, 39 Mohawk St., at 1 p.m. Each film festival pass fee is $10 all season.

Monday, July 31

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program with the MiSci Museum: Dry Ice at 10:30 a.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Summer Program: Curious Bubble Science at 1 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Genealogy and Family Tree Creation class at 6 p.m.

CANAJOHARIE

The Foundation for Mohawk Valley Libraries will hold a four person scramble golf tournament, Skillful Strokes for Mohawk Valley Libraries, at 9 a.m. at the Canajoharie Golf and Country Club. The tournament is $80 for members and $67 for guests, all inclusive, and $26 additional dinner guest. The tournament will benefit mini grants to be awarded to the 14 libraries with Fulton Montgomery Schenectady and Schoharie counties. For more information, call 518-355-2010 ext. 223.