The Recorder

What’s happening

Today

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.

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. 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.

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. 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.

Wednesday

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.

AMSTERDAM

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

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. 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 nicolew@fultonmontgomeryny.org.

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.

Thursday

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.

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 wilkinsonbookstation@nycap.rr.com.

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 jriley@arkellmuseum.org 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.

JOHNSTOWN

Vintage Cafe, 21 W. Main St., is hosting Motorcycles on Main Street from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

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. 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. 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. Take-outs available. A portion of the proceeds are being donated to Fort Plain and Ephratah fire departments.

Friday

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.

BROADALBIN

Project 29 Pub and Filling Station, 836 Route 29, is hosting an evening of music with Saving Atlantis from 7 to 10 p.m. Call 518-883-1168 for more information.

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., will present “The Burden of the Ballot, an original one-act play by Dr. Krysta Dennis, lecturer in creative arts at Siena College, from 7 to 8 p.m. Admission is free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Jenna Peterson Riley, curator of Education and Public Engagement, at jriley@arkellmuseum.org or 518-673-2314, ext. 113.

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 its 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

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

Audition for roles in Minutiae, a radio drama, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Amsterdam United Methodist Church.

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 pgavry@nycap.rr.com 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.

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 Hills 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.

GLOVERSVILLE

Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, Inc., 30 N. Main St., will hold its second open mic night from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 518-706-0681 for more information.

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.

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. The dinner is $10. To reserve tickets, call the church at 518-829-7012 and leave a message.

Sunday

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.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold Sunday brunch with a concert from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets are $25 per adult and $15 for children under 10.

Monday, Aug. 21

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd, will hold a program, Experience the Eclipse, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Build a view, hear stories and see art. Eclipse viewing is at 2:40 p.m. For more information, contact Jenna Peterson Riley, curator of Education and Public Programs at jriley@arkellmuseum.org or 518-673-2314, ext. 113.

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.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold a restorative yoga class from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. with instructor Dari Daknis. Cost is $15. To register, visit www.pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

MAYFIELD

The Mayfield Historical Society will host a presentation, Famously Infamous, by Fulton County Historian Samantha Hall-Saladino at 7 p.m. at the Mayfield Presbyterian Church, North Main Street. Saladino, who is also the executive director of the Albany County Historical Society and Ten Broeck Mansion, will tell the stories of three to five different intriguing murders and other crimes over the years from Fulton County. Admission is free. For more information, call 518-332-0528.

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 rmartin5@nycap.rr.com.

AMSTERDAM

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

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold an adult coaster craft from 1:30 to 3 p.m. All supplies are provided. To register, call 518-725-2819.

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

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold Story Time for children ages 2 and up from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call 518-725-2819 for more information.

JOHNSTOWN

Johnson Hall State Historic Site, 139 Hall Ave, will hold a lecture, Slavery in the Mohawk Valley, at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and donations are appreciated.

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.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold Bibliomaniacs! meeting at 4 p.m. All are welcome and admission is free.

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.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, is holding Painting with Chocolate! with instructor Beth Spraggs. This class is for children ages 5 and up and will run from 9 to 11 a.m. Cost is $25 pre-registration, $35 at door. Call 518-661-9932 for more information.

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.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

Crystal Grove Diamond Mine and Campground, 161 Route 114, will hold a Rock Swap and Chicken Barbecue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take-out available. The cost is $12 per meal, $15 with mining. For more information, email Bobby Jo at crystalgrovescampground@gmail.com.

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.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 North Main St., presents All Paul: A Paul McCartney and Beatles tribute band from 4 to 8 p.m. Admission is free and food will be available.

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.