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AMSTERDAM

A free fun walking program will be held at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook bridge with Mammo Team from 8 to 10 a.m.

AURIESVILLE

The Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs will hold a mini retreat, The Friends of St. Isaac Jogues, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Visitor Center. A $12 donation includes lunch. To pre-register by Aug. 9, contact Beth Lynch at 518-366-5694 or email [email protected]

AMSTERDAM

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

AMSTERDAM

The Riverlink Concert Series presents Franklin Micare Trio at 7 p.m. at Riverlink Park. For more information, contact Paul Gavry at 518-866-4999.

BROADALBIN

Post 337 Legion Riders annual Charity Run to benefit American Legion charities will be held at noon, rain or shine. Registration is 10 a.m. to noon at the American Legion, North Main Street. Event barbecue will follow from 4 to 7 p.m. and includes 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction and door prizes. Cost is $20 per person, $30 for a couple and $20 for non riders. For more information, contact [email protected], Dave Carsno at 518-649-0371 or Lexie Carsno at 518-774-9672.

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Museum will hold Songs of Suffrage with Katie Boardman at 4 p.m. Songs of Suffrage, a program of music for ages, will explore opinions and movements about the right of women to vote.

FORT PLAIN

The fifth annual River Through Time will be held at Haslett Park from noon to 4 p.m. The event includes music, food, activities for kids, raffles, and more.

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.

FULTONVILLE

The village-wide garage sales will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FULTONVILLE

The Fultonville Reformed Church, intersection of Route 30A and 5S, will hold a Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be food and baked goods available.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Eddie Music Festival will be held at the Concordia Singing Society, Concordia Club Drive, from noon to midnight. The event features approximately 20 bands across 2 stages.

HAGAMAN

A village-wide garage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps of garage sale sites are available at Paling Hall, Post Office and village businesses.

HAGAMAN

St. Stephen’s Rosary Society will sponsor a Garage Sale to coincide with the Village-wide Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

HAGAMAN

St. Stephen’s Roman Catholic Church is having a Chicken Barbecue, sponsored by the Fun D Committee, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. The pre-sale donation is $10 and $12 on the day of the barbecue. Dinner includes chicken, salt potatoes, coleslaw, bread/roll, beverage and dessert.

JOHNSTOWN

The Colonial Little Theater, One Colonial Court, will present Mary Poppins from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $15. For tickets, call the box office at 518-762-4325.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold Saturday Kids Art: Painting with Chocolate! from 9 to 11 a.m. The event is $25 for those who pre-register and $35 at the door. For more information, call 518-661-9932 or visit www.pncreativeartscenter.org.

NORTHVILLE

The Sacandaga Valley Arts Network will present The Adkinson Family Band at 6 p.m. at the Northville Waterfront Park, on Main Street.

RURAL GROVE

The Montgomery County Health Department will hold a Rabies Vaccination Clinic at the Rural Grove Fire Department, 1192 Route 162, from 9 a.m. to noon. Veterinarian administration fee is $10 per vaccination.  For more information, contact the Montgomery County Public Health Department at 518-853-3531.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsburg Ave., will discuss “The Martian” by Andy Weir at 10 a.m. Judith Press will facilitate the discussion. For more information, contact library Director Dawn Lamphere at 518-568-7822.

Sunday

CANAJOHARIE

The annual Joint Tournament to benefit the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department D.A.R.E. and K-9 programs, as well as, the Montgomery County Office for Aging will be held at the Canajoharie Country Club, 154 Golf Club Road. Shotgun start will be at 9 a.m. Call Montgomery County Office for Aging, Inc. at 518-843-2300 for a reservation form or for sponsorship information.

FORT HUNTER

The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., will hold Not Just for Kids Storytelling with Peter Cook from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Visitor Center.

FULTONVILLE

The village-wide garage sales will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday

AMSTERDAM

Covenant Presbyterian Church, 9 Trinity Place, will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. The event includes games, Bible lessons, music, crafts and snacks.

AMSTERDAM

A brain injury support group will meet at St. Mary’s Healthcare cafeteria, 427 Guy Park Ave., at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mickey LaCoppola at 518-843-6527 or 518-866-3707.

BROADALBIN

The Broadalbin Wilkinson Memorial Library, 25 Main St., will host a workshop on the German art of paper cutting, known as Scherenschnitte, from 3 to 5 p.m. Judy Frederick will be there with supplies in hand. For more information, call the library at 518-883-5976 or email [email protected]

MAYFIELD

The Sacandaga Valley Arts Network will host The Cantanti Project at the Mayfield Presbyterian Church, 22 N. Main St., from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is $10 for SVAN members and $12 for the general public. For more information, email [email protected]

Tuesday

AMSTERDAM

Covenant Presbyterian Church, 9 Trinity Place, will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon, for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. The event includes games, Bible lessons, music, crafts and snacks.

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

Music on Mainstream presents Last Daze on the NBT Bank Lawn, corner of Church and Mohawk streets, from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, contact 518-596-4929.

GALWAY

The Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will host the clown, BJ&Co., from 7 to 8 p.m. for Kids Under Construction. In keeping with the Summer Reading Program theme of Build a Better World, the presenter will come as BJ the Construction Worker. Children and families will learn how to build a better world by being the kind of person the world needs. To register, call 518-882-6385.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 Fulton St., will hold Mr. Matt Turtle Dance from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The program helps kids come out of their shell with music and dancing.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 Fulton St., will hold Writers Unblocked from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, will hold a Living Storybook Camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children ages 5 to 10 will work with counselors on characters, story, setting and costumes. At the end of the camp, children will become the story book in a special video. The camp is $90 for those who pre-register and $110 at door.

NORTHVILLE

The Northville Public Library, 341 S. Third St., will hold a book discussion “Our Souls at Night” by Kent Haruf from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The discussion will be facilitated by William Rainbolt, SUNYA retired English professor.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

AMSTERDAM

Joint School will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital, 427 Guy Park Ave. 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

Covenant Presbyterian Church, 9 Trinity Place, will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon, for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. The event includes games, Bible lessons, music, crafts and snacks.

AMSTERDAM

Summer Movies in the Park continues at the Amsterdam Skate Park on East Main Street at dusk. The movie is “School of Rock”.

FORT JOHNSON

Old Fort Johnson, intersection of routes 5 and 67, will hold Close Road Food in Early America from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sara Evenson, a local food historian, will guide guests through the menu options available to travelers in early Mohawk Valley inns and roadside taverns. The event is $2 and free to MCHS members. This is the last “Evenings at the Old Fort” lecture series. For more information, contact Rachel Bliven at 518-843-0300.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold its Jolly Readers Book Discussion from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The title for this month is “The Two-Family House” by Linda Loigman.

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton Montgomery Young Professionals Network will hold a Paint and Sip Meet-up from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave. The event includes painting beach-themed wine glasses. One wine glass is $15 or two wine glasses is $30. This is a free networking event unless participating in the Paint and Sip. To RSVP, email Nicole Walrath at [email protected]

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold its Living Storybook Camp for children ages 5-10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Campers should bring their own lunch, snack and water bottles each day.

Thursday, Aug. 17

AMSTERDAM

Covenant Presbyterian Church, 9 Trinity Place, will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon, for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. The event includes games, Bible lessons, music, crafts and snacks.

BROADALBIN

The Broadalbin Wilkinson Memorial Library, 25 Main St., will hold a free walk-in workshop, Beginner Knitting, from 2 to 4 p.m. Bring a pair of no. 8 short, straight knitting needles. Yarn will be supplied. For more information, call the library at 518-883-5976 or email [email protected]

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., will present “The Burden of the Ballot”, a 1917 suffrage debate one act play at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The event is free. For more information, contact Jenna Peterson Riley, curator of Education and Public Engagement at [email protected] or 518-673-2314, ext. 113.

CRANESVILLE

The Cranesville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold an ice cream social from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is $3 per person and includes ice cream and dessert. Raffle drawings will begin at 8 p.m.

FORT PLAIN

The Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., will hold a free kids’ flower workshop at 11 a.m. In addition to a brief presentation at the library, participants kindergarten through sixth grade, will go to nearby Haslett Park to examine flowers with magnifying glasses. To register, call the library at 518-993-4646.

FORT PLAIN

The Haslett Park Fort Plain Summer Concerts will present Delnero Band playing bluegrass at 7 p.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold Traveling Story Time from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m for children ages two and up, accompanied by an adult.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold its knitting group from 4 to 6 p.m. There is no registration or fee required to join this group.

Gloversville

A support group from the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Montgomery, Fulton and Hamilton county will meet at the Argersinger Building, 73 Main St., at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Rebecca Cardinale at 518-843-3261.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Concordia Singing Society will hold a charity concert for the Gloversville Library and Caroga Lake Music Festival from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the pavilion, 138 Concordia Club Road.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 N. Main St., will hold its Disney Aladdin Kids stage production at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. General admission is $8. Cost for students is $5. Children five years and under are free.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold its Living Storybook Camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Campers should bring their own lunch, snack and water bottle each day. Cost is $90 pre-registration, $110 at door.

MAYFIELD

The 41st Bannertown Fair will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. on North School Street.

MINAVILLE

The Fort Hunter Free Library will hold the Summer Reading Program: How to Build a Better World in our own Community from 10 to 11:30 p.m. Kids will participate in a project at the Veterans Memorial Park at the new Town Hall, followed by a picnic. For more information, visit www.forthunterfreelibrary.com.

NELLISTON

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

STONE ARABIA

Salem United Methodist Church, 1254 Stone Arabia Road, will hold a Brooks Chicken Barbecue at 4 p.m. The event is $10 for adults, $6 for children and $7 for just a chicken half. Dinner includes chicken, baked potato, fresh sweet corn, winter slaw, roll, cupcake and beverage. Take-outs available. A portion of the proceeds are being donated to Fort Plain and Ephratah fire departments.

Friday, Aug. 18

AMSTERDAM

Covenant Presbyterian Church, 9 Trinity Place, will hold Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon, for children ages 3 through sixth grade. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. The event includes games, Bible lessons, music, crafts and snacks.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 Fulton St., will hold Bibliomaniacs! at 4 p.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 Fulton St., will hold Apple Crisp and Ice Cream to celebrate Summer Reading Program from 4 to 6 p.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 North Main St., will hold its Disney Aladdin Kids stage production at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. General admission is $8. Cost for students is $5. Children five years and under are free.

MAYFIELD

The 41st Bannertown Fair will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. on North School Street.

Saturday, Aug. 19

AMSTERDAM

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

AMSTERDAM

A mental health family support group will meet at St. Mary’s Hospital, 427 Guy Park Ave., third floor, group room D, from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, contact facilitator Mary Lou Barry, St. Mary’s Behavioral Health, at 518-841-7468.

AMSTERDAM

The Riverbank Concert Series will present New Orleans Suspects at Riverlink Park at 7 p.m. Email Paul Gavry at [email protected] for more information.

BROADALBIN

The annual County Fair and Garage Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St. The garage sale features a wide variety of items for the home, garage and yard. Proceeds go toward the mission work of the church.

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.

FULTONVILLE

Hummingbird Hlls Winery, 1442 Burtonville Road, will celebrate its seven year anniversary with a Classic Car Show and Customer Appreciation Barbecue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event includes free food, drinks, wine tasting and raffles. A portion of wine and raffle sales will be donated to the Glen Volunteer Fire Department.

JOHNSTOWN

The 31st annual Charity Model Airplane Air Show will be held behind Rogers Family Orchard from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $3 and free for children under age 3. All gate proceeds will benefit Warm the Children, which provides new warm winter clothing for children of needy local families.

MAYFIELD

The 41st Bannertown Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on North School Street.

TOWN OF FLORIDA

The town-wide garage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

TRIBES HILL

The Tribes Hill Presbyterian Church, 360 Mohawk Drive, will hold a chicken barbecue dinner from 3 to 7 p.m. Dinner on the lawn or take-out. The dinner is $10. To reserve tickets, call the church at 518-829-7012 and leave a message.

Sunday, Aug. 20

AURIESVILLE

The annual Polish Pilgrimage will be held at the Shrine of the North American Martyrs. Confession in Polish and English will be held in the Coliseum from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Concelebrated Mass is at 4 p.m. in the Polish language with His Excellency Witold Mroziewski, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn, as main celebrant.

FORT HUNTER

The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., will hold Not Just for Kids Storytelling with Michael Reno Harrell from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Visitor Center.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 N. Main St., will hold its Disney Aladdin Kids stage production at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. General admission is $8, students is $5 and children five years and under are free.

Monday, Aug. 21

GLOVERSVILLE

A free cancer health screening will be held at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Women’s Imaging, 99 E. State St., form 8:30 to 10 a.m. The event is for women, ages 40 to 64, who do not have health insurance.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The St. Johnsville Firemens Field Days Fair will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. For more information, contact Tiger and St. Johnsville Fire Department at 518-568-7996.

Tuesday, Aug. 22

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

Music on Mainstream present Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown from 7 to 9 p.m. on the NBT Bank lawn, corner of Church and Mohawk streets. For more information, contact 518-596-4929.

FORT PLAIN

The Haslett Park Fort Plain Summer Concerts will present Get Up Jack playing Irish music at 7 p.m.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The St. Johnsville Firemens Field Days Fair will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. It is Apparatus Night. Cost is $15 for wristbands. For more information, contact Tiger and St. Johnsville Fire Department at 518-568-7996.

Wednesday, Aug 23

AMSTERDAM

A free fun walking program will be held at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook bridge with the Cardiac Rehab Team from 6 to 7 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

Survivors of Loved Ones to Suicide (SOLOS) support group will meet at 7 p.m. For meeting location, contact Bob Martin at 518-669-8229 or email [email protected]

AMSTERDAM

Summer Movies in the Park will continues at Arnold Avenue Park at dusk. The move is “The Lego Movie”.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The St. Johnsville Firemens Field Days Fair will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. It is Bargain Night for rides, race cars and go carts. Cost is $15 for wristbands. For more information, contact Tiger and St. Johnsville Fire Department at 518-568-7996.

Thursday, Aug. 24

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The St. Johnsville Firemens Field Days Fair will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Spike Brown Band will perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Cost is $15 for wristbands. For more information, contact Tiger and St. Johnsville Fire Department at 518-568-7996.

Friday, Aug. 25

AMSTERDAM

The MVGO Sunset Celebrations will continue with Adult Karaoke Night from 6 to 9 p.m. at the MVGO.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The St. Johnsville Firemens Field Days Fair will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. The event includes a Car Show and Cruise. Fireworks starts at 10 p.m. Cost is $15 for wristbands. For more information, contact Tiger and St. Johnsville Fire Department at 518-568-7996.

Saturday, Aug. 26

AMSTERDAM

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

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Knights of Columbus Council 209 will present the third annual Festival of the Feast of the Assumption, 193 W. Main St., starting at noon with the procession of Mary with Bishop Scharfenberger. The event will also include a car show, food and beer, games of chance and more.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Recreation Department will hold Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament at Veterans Memorial Field.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The St. Johnsville Firemens Field Days Fair will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Rides closed till 6 p.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Cost is $15 for wristbands. For more information, contact Tiger and St. Johnsville Fire Department at 518-568-7996.

Sunday, Aug. 27

FORT HUNTER

The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., will hold Not Just for Kids Storytelling with Joe Bruchac from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Visitor Center.

Monday, Aug. 28

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM

A free cancer health screening will be held at St. Mary’s Healthcare Rao Outpatient Pavilion, 4950 Route 30, form 4 to 6 p.m. The event is for women, ages 40 to 64, who do not have health insurance.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

AMSTERDAM

A free fun walking program will be held at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook bridge with Julie Bablin from 8 to 10 a.m.

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library will hold Historic Songs of the Erie Canal with Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle at 7 p.m.