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. The event includes games, Bible lessons, music, crafts and snacks.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold its Summer Program Carnival at 10:30 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 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. Roles are for actors/readers to participate in Episodes 12 and 13, reading for parts of all ages as part of a region wide serial radio drama, set, produced and performed in Amsterdam.

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. 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 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. 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.

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

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli will speak at the Fulton County Democratic Committees’ annual picnic from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Johnstown Moose Lodge, 109 S. Comrie Ave. Local and congressional candidates are expected to attend the event, which is open to the public. Tickets are $130 for adults, $15 for children ages 6 to 10 and free for children under age 5. For tickets call Albert Hayes at 518-762-7598, Robin Wentworth at 518-773-5765 or Edmund Jasewicz at 518-736-5611.

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.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold Mommy and Me Painting Class: Swinging Kitties, from 10 a.m. to noon. Class is for ages 4 and up. Members get 20 percent of with membership code. The class is $35 for those who pre-register and $45 at the door for both mother and child. For more information, call 518-661-9932.

MINAVILLE

The Town of Florida Ladies Auxiliary will hold a chicken and combo chicken and ribs barbecue from noon to 5 p.m. at the Minaville Firehouse. Dinner is $12 for the chicken and $16 for the combo meal.

NORTHVILLE

The Sacandaga Valley Arts Network will hold a concert with Sonny and the Suspicions at the Waterfront Park from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, email, office@svanarts.org.

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

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.

NORTHVILLE

The second annual Northville Block Party will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Live music by Maddhaus and Remedy on a grand stage in front of the Timeless Tavern, 162 S. Main St.

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.

MINAVILLE

The Florida Reformed Church will hold a free Ice Cream Social at 6 p.m.

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.

GALWAY

The Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, is hosting a Community Ice Cream Social from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Galway Town Pavilion on Route 147. The event will include music, games, and ice cream sundaes. There will be a presentation at 6 p.m. with Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh, and the opportunity for the community to learn of the next steps involved with the library’s new building. For more information, contact the library director at gal-director@sals.edu or 518-882-6385.

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.

BROADALBIN

The eighth annual Spirit of the Wolf Native American Festival will be held at 29 Pine St. Ext from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year’s Pow Wow will bring to life the rich history of the Native American tradition through song, dance, food and games. The cost is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, and free for children under age 12. Two days passes are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors. All proceeds benefit local charities and to honor all veterans and emergency responders.

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.