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What’s happening

Today

AMSTERDAM

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

AMSTERDAM

The Christian Women Society of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will hold the parish’s feast day mass celebration at 7 p.m. followed by a free cake and ice cream sundae social in the parish hall.

GLOVERSVILLE

A free cancer health screening will be held at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Women’s Imaging, 99 E. State St., from 8:30 to 10 a.m. To register, contact Suzanne Hagadorn at 518-770-6814.

Tuesday

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold its Summer Camp Days: Colors, Reflections and Kaleidoscopes from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Campers will learn the history of the Kaleidoscope and make one to take home; look at collections of flags and make a personal flag with fabric; make colorful mobiles; use mirrors to study reflections and paint one another through the reflections.

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.

BROADALBIN

The Broadalbin Kennyetto Historical Society will hold its annual Ice Cream Social at the Broadalbin Presbyterian Church on Main Street from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $3 for adults and $1 for children under 12. Bring a chair and enjoy entertainment and company.

FONDA

The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a free seminar, How to Use the Chamber Website to Promote Your Business, at the chamber’s Gloversville office, 2 N. Main St., from 8 to 9 a.m. To RSVP, call Terry at the chamber at 518-725-0641 or email terrys@fultonmontgomeryny.org.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St., will host a book discussion “Nora Webster” by Colm Toibin from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The discussion will be facilitated by Elaine Handley of SUNY Empire State College.

PERTH

The Bridge Walk at Perthshire, 112 Perthshire Drive, will hold Yoga on the Pond from 6 to 7 p.m. The class is $5. For more information, call Maria at 518-774-3685.

Wednesday

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold its Summer Camp Days: Colors, Reflections and Kaleidoscopes from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Campers will learn the history of the Kaleidoscope and make one to take home; look at collections of flags and make a personal flag with fabric; make colorful mobiles; use mirrors to study reflections and paint one another through the reflections.

AMSTERDAM

The River Ridge Living Center, 100 Sandy Drive, will host its annual carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event includes carnival games, bounce house, a barbecue, treats and more. Residents’ families and friends are welcome to attend.

AMSTERDAM

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

AMSTERDAM

Joint School will be held at St. Mary’s Healthcare 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

The Historic Amsterdam League will hold its quarterly meeting in the Common Council chambers at city hall at 6 p.m. Jerry Snyder will give a presentation on the history and development of the city’s street railway system followed by a brief business meeting. For more information, contact Dan Weaver at 518-842-7504.

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Center will host a Senior Citizens Pinochle Card Party from 12:30 to 4 p.m. The event includes a $2 donation, prizes and refreshments. To sub, call Terry at 518-673-5635.

FORT JOHNSON

Old Fort Johnson, Route 5 and 67, will hold History Mystery: The Vindication of Lewis M. Roach from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event is part of the Evenings at the Old Fort lecture series and features Fonda native  and author Tara Hime Norman will explore the local gossip, legal machination and inept investigation that led to the death of John Barrett in December 1912 and the arrest of farmhand Lewis Roach.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Civic Band Concert will be held in Melchior Park at 7 p.m.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold an art class, Birch Tree Bliss, 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 pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

PERTH

The Bridge Walk at Perthshire, 112 Perthshire Drive, will hold a Summer Camp for Professionals — 1 Hour to Success, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Christian Kleug, an entrepreneur and motivational speaker, will give a seminar. For more information, email christian@talintinc.com.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold its Summer Camp Days: Colors, Reflections and Kaleidoscopes from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Campers will learn the history of the Kaleidoscope and make one to take home; look at collections of flags and make a personal flag with fabric; make colorful mobiles; use mirrors to study reflections and paint one another through the reflections.

BROADALBIN

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 7 N. Main St., will hold its Summer 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.

GLOVERSVILLE

A support group by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Montgomery, Fulton and Hamilton County will be held at the Argersinger Building, second floor, 73 N. Main St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For more information, call Rebecca Cardinale at 518-843-3261.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove Performing Arts Center, 40 N. Main St., will present Viva Las Vegas, at 7:30 p.m.

NELLISTON

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

NORTHVILLE

The Red Rooster Cafe, 99 N. Main St., will host Beck White, Fulton County Office for Aging, who will discuss advanced directives and long term care. She will also be on hand from 11:30 a.m. to help seniors with any questions or issues.

Friday

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.

FORT JOHNSON

A Mohawk Turnpike Tavern Night will be held at Old Fort Johnson, Routes 5 and 67, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The event includes an evening of Wolf Hollow craft beers, Buzzards Bay BBQ and a variety of tavern games. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the 1749 home of Sir William Johnson. Tickets are $25 and required in advance. For more information, contact Rachel Bliven at 518-843-0300.

FORT PLAIN

Home Voices: The American Civil War Experience through Words and Music will be held at the Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009-2019 Route 80, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wanda Burch will present passages on dreams and the imagination from Civil War period letters accompanied by original songs, the words and and music by singer/songwriter John Kenosian.

Saturday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Farmers Market will be held at the Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

Fairview Cemetery, Steadwell Avenue, will hold a dedication of the renovated chapel in memory of Dr. Benjamin Button from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Rain or shine.

AMSTERDAM

The city historian will conduct a free guided tour of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge at 2 p.m. starting on the south entrance. Donations for the Historical Amsterdam League will be accepted.

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. For more information, contact Michele Johnsen, chairperson, at 883-5637 or by email at micheleannjohnsen@gmail.com.

BROADALBIN

The First Presbyterian Church of Broadalbin will hold a pot luck dinner and worship service at 6 p.m. The purpose of the event is that those who attend can practice Sabbath on Sunday. For more information, call the church office at 883-8086.

FORT HUNTER

The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., will hold Cinema Saturday: “The Farmer Takes a Wife”, from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. The movie will be moved inside the Enders House if raining.

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.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove City Winds and Community Winds will hold an afternoon of music by contemporary American composers from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St. Tickets are $8 presale and $10 at the door. For more information, log on to facebook.com/gloversvillecm or email gloversvillecm@gmail.com.

NELLISTON

Mohawk Country’s Julyfest 2017 continues with the “Marriage of Gil and Lana” at the Palatine Church, 2.3 miles west of Nelliston on Route 5, from 3 to 4 p.m.

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St., will hold its annual Ice Cream Social and Raffle from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost is $3 for adults and $2 for children under age 12. For more information, call Michael Burnett at 518-863-6922.

NORTHVILLE

New Shoes – Americana will perform at the Northville Waterfront Park, at 6 p.m.

Sunday

GLOVERSVILLE

Meditation at Mohawk Harvest will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the co-op, 30 N. Main St.

MAYFIELD

The Sacandaga Protection Committee will hold a fundraising event, Chicken BBQ and More, from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Mayfield Fairgrounds on North School Street. Proceeds will support the group’s work in protecting the environmental, economic and legal interests of the entire Great Sacandaga Lake Community. Tickets are $30. For more information log on to www.lovethesacandaga.com or the Sacandaga Protection Committee Facebook page.

Monday, July 24

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will kick off its Summer Reading Program from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes AcroYoga, partner acrobatics, juggling and more. For more information, call Nicole Hemsley at 518-842-1080.

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.

GLOVERSVILLE

St. Johnsville Rehab and Nursing Center will host a job fair at the Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2 N. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove Performing Arts Center, 40 N. Main St., will be showing the movie “Jaws” at 7:30 p.m.

MAYFIELD

The Caroga Lake Musical Festival will hold a three-day camp and educational/performance program from 2 to 4 p.m. The program is open to musicians of all ages and experience levels. Campers will play with fellow participants and take part in an unique music-making experience. The camp also includes lessons, classes and close tutoring. The program is $100 for those who pre-register and $120 at the door. To register, log on to pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

Tuesday, July 25

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold its Summer Camp Days: Art Around the World from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Campers will study and make Mexican Oaxaca sculptures, Chinese mandalas, rock art, prints and rubbings and mosaics after looking at all the scales, tail and feathers in the Natural History collections. Registration required. For more information, call the museum at 518-843-5151.

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.

CANAJOHARIE

An Alzheimer’s caregiver support group will meet at the Arkell Center from 10 to 11 a.m.

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St., will host Gerry Lemmo who will show nature photography from 7 to 8 p.m.

PERTH

The Bridge Walk at Perthshire, 112 Perthshire Drive, will hold Yoga on the Pond from 6 to 7 p.m. The class is $5. For more information, call Maria at 518-774-3685.

Wednesday, July 26

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold its Summer Camp Days: Art Around the World from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Campers will study and make Mexican Oaxaca sculptures, Chinese mandalas, rock art, prints and rubbings and mosaics after looking at all the scales, tail and feathers in the Natural History collections. Registration required. For more information, call the museum at 518-843-5151.

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.\

AMSTERDAM

Survivors of a Loved One’s Suicide 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.

AMSTERDAM

The free Movies in the Park Series will continue at Arnold Avenue Park at dusk.

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Center will host a Senior Citizens Pinochle Card Party from 12:30 to 4 p.m. The event includes a $2 donation, prizes and refreshments. To sub, call Terry at 518-673-5635.

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.

GLOVERSVILLE

A Gloversville Civic Band Concert will be held at Melchoir Park at 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 27

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold its Summer Camp Days: Art Around the World from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Campers will study and make Mexican Oaxaca sculptures, Chinese mandalas, rock art, prints and rubbings and mosaics after looking at all the scales, tail and feathers in the Natural History collections. Registration required. For more information, call the museum at 518-843-5151.

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold its Dairy Day from 5 to 8 p.m. The event highlight’s the area’s rich dairy and dairy farms past and will include music, inflatables, home-baked desserts, ice cream and more. Terry Phillips of Montgomery County Dairy Association will be on site with a baby calf and the Dairy Princess Court. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for kids ages 12 and under. For tickets, call 518-843-5151.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove Performing Arts Center, 40 N. Main St., will be showing the movie “The Godfather,” at 7 p.m.

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.

AMSTERDAM

The MVGO Sunset Celebrations will continue with Kid’s Kite Night.

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Center will host an Office for the Aging of Montgomery County Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. followed by a Gary Van Slyke concert at 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 29

AMSTERDAM

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

CANAJOHARIE

The third annual Re-enactment of the Committee of Safety Meeting and Recreation of Goshen “Goose VanAlystyne’s Colonial Tavern, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the VanAlystyne Homestead, 42 Moyer St. The event includes a colonial era dinner, spirits and music. Admission is $10 and children is $5.

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.

GLOVERSVILLE

A community event, hosted by One Life Organization, will be held at Darling Field from noon to 6 p.m. The event includes an arts and crafts show, vendors, live music, outdoor games, food, sports tournaments and more. Money raised will be donated to several local mental health charities as well as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Kids.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center, 2736 Route 30, will hold a class, Basket Weaving: Plaid Market Basket from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This class is suitable for the adult beginner. No prior weaving experience necessary. The class is $30 plus an additional $30 for materials. For more information, log on to www.pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

MAYFIELD

Hot Rods for Tots Car and Motorcycle Show will be held at PM Auto, 1094 Route 30, from noon to 3 p.m. All who plan to attend are asked to bring at least one new unwrapped toy to help support local efforts by the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots Campaign. Admission is $5 per person, free for kids under age 12. Possible rain date is Sunday, July 30, noon to 3 p.m. For more information, call PM Auto at 518-863-2700.

MAYFIELD

The Kayak Poker Run for Hospice will begin at the Rondack Roots Marina at 1 p.m. The run is for boats 15’ and under and include 5 stops to upgrade a hand. Personal flotation devices are required and children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is $20 per vessel. Proceeds support the mission of Mountain Valley Hospice. To register, call the Rondack Roots Marina at 518-613-4366.

MAYFIELD

The Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., will serve a Brooks Barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. Dinner includes chicken potato, cole slaw, roll and home made pies. Eat-in or take out. The cost is $10 for a full dinner and $7 for half.

NORTHVILLE

The Sacandaga Musical Theater will present “On Broadway: A Musical Revue,” at 6 p.m. at the Northville Central School auditorium, 131 S. 3rd St. Tickets available at the door. Free with a suggested free will donation of $5 per person.

Sunday, July 30

GLOVERSVILLE

Meditation at Mohawk Harvest will be held at the co-op, 30 N. Main St., from 7 to 8 p.m.

MAYFIELD

The Caroga Lake Music Festival, presented by the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network will be held at the Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., from 3 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $12 a person, $10 for SVAN members and free for children.

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.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove Performing Arts Center, 40 N. Main St., will be showing the 1954 movie, “Rear Window” at 7:30 p.m.

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM

A free cancer health screening will be held at St. Mary’s Healthcare’s Rao Outpatient Pavilion, 4950 Route 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. To register, contact Suzanne Hagadorn at 518-770-6814.