Today
AMSTERDAM
A free MVGO Bird Exploration Walk will be held at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge from 8 to 10 a.m. Join environmental educator George Steele on a morning bird walk through part of the South Side over the bridge, around Riverlink Park and to the South Side boat launch. Meet at parking lot net to South Side Boat Launch and Bocce Courts.
CANAJOHARIE
The Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., will host a Labor Day Book Sale from noon to 5 p.m. A wide variety of books will be available at bargain prices including CDs and DVDs.
FONDA
The Haudenosaunee Film Festival will be held at Kanatsiohareke, 4934 Route 5, from 6 to 10 p.m. Adults are $5, seniors and children are $3 and children under 5 are free. To RSVP call 518-673-4197 or email [email protected]
NORTHVILLE
The fourth annual CM5K Run/Walk will be held at Waterfront Park at 9:30 a.m. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. This year’s proceeds will go to the Northampton Ambulance Service. Register online at cm5krace.com.
Sunday
CANAJOHARIE
The Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., will host a Labor Day Book Sale from noon to 5 p.m. A wide variety of books will be available at bargain prices including CDs and DVDs. Fill a bag for $1 with selected books.
FONDA
The 176th Fonda Fair will be held at the Fonda Fairgrounds, 21 S. Bridge St. General admission is $8. For more information, log on to www.fondafair.com.
NORTHVILLE
The Ring of Fire on the Great Sacandaga Lake will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Every year, people light bonfires around the lake as a close to the summer season. Sport Island Pub will host a fireworks display and bonfire.

Monday
FONDA
The 176th Fonda Fair will be held at the Fonda Fairgrounds, 21 S. Bridge St. General admission is $8. For more information, log on to www.fondafair.com.

Tuesday
AMSTERDAM
The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold an Adult and Senior Art Class from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The class is $10. For more information, contact Ann Peconie at 518-843-5151.
AMSTERDAM
Montgomery County will hold a public hearing for the County-Wide Shared Services Plan at 4 p.m. at the Social Services Conference Room in the Riverfront Center.
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
The Valley Choralaires, a woman’s choral group, will begin its fall rehearsals at 6:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, East Main Street. For more information, call Dorothy Morrison at 518-673-2167.
NORTHVILLE
A Meet the Artists Reception will be held at the Northville Public Library, 341 S. 3rd St., from 6 to 8 p.m.

Wednesday
AMSTERDAM
The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold an Adult and Senior Art Class from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The class is $10. For more information, contact Ann Peconie at 518-843-5151.
AMSTERDAM
The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Sales open at 1 p.m. Lunch is available before.
ESPERANCE
The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business After Hours at Landis Aboretum, 174 Lape Road, from 5 to 7 p.m. To RSVP, contact Alex Ruggeri at 518-725-0651 or [email protected]
FONDA
Montgomery County will hold a public hearing for the County-Wide Shared Services Plan at 2:30 p.m. in the Legislative Chambers of the County Office Building.
MAYFIELD
The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold an African Drumming Circle Workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. To register, log on to pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

Thursday, Sept. 7
AMSTERDAM
The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold an Adult and Senior Art Class from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The class is $10. For more information, contact Ann Peconie at 518-843-5151.
FONDA
The Frothingham Free Library will hold its annual Book and Bake Sale.
GLOVERSVILLE
The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold Story Time from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
GLOVERSVILLE
The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a Meet the Artists Reception for the HFM Prevention Council Art Show at the Rotunda Art Gallery, 2 N. Main St., from 4 to 6 p.m.
MARSHVILLE
Marshville Evangelical Church, Route 10 South, will hold a Brook’s Chicken Barbecue, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Take-out only. The cost is $6.50 per half. Those with pre-paid tickets can pick up by 5 p.m. For more information, call 518-673-2394.
NORTHVILLE
An Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group will meet at the Northville Public Library, 341 S. 3rd St., from 9 to 10 p.m. For more information, contact Meagan at 518-888-5563 or email [email protected]

Friday, Sept. 8
AMSTERDAM
The Masonic Charities Foundation of Amsterdam will sponsor a Brooks Chicken Barbecue at 34 Division St., from 3 to 7 p.m.
FONDA
The Frothingham Free Library will hold its annual Book and Bake Sale.
GLOVERSVILLE
A Meet the Artists Reception will be held at Micropolis Cooperative Art Gallery at the Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 N. Main St., from 5 to 7 p.m. during the Down Twilight Market. Special guest Marion Katky will be on hand to present collection of her work inspired by the Adirondacks and the National Parks. A new show of artwork by Micropolis member artists will also be on display.
MAYFIELD
The Mayfield Grill Annual Golf Tournament will be held at the Hales Mills Country Club, 146 Steele Road, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 9
AMSTERDAM
The Amsterdam Police Benevolent Association is hosting its fourth annual Cops and Joggers 5K at Riverlink Park. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with the race starting at 10 a.m. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Amsterdam PBA and the Amsterdam Free Library. Online registration at https://copsandjoggers5k.racedirector.com.
AMSTERDAM
The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a coffee reception for the artist of the month, Mary Insogna, at 10 a.m.
AMSTERDAM
Italiafest will be held on Bridge Street in the South Side from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event includes vendors, food, rides, live entertainment, music, fireworks and more.
AMSTERDAM
The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church, will hold its annual Thank You Picnic for the community on the back lawn at noon. Bring a dish to share.
CRANESVILLE
The Fall Festival 2017 will be held at the Cranesville Reformed Church, 105 Cranes Hollow Road, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event includes crafts, prize raffles, basket raffles, a garage sale and bake sale.
MAYFIELD
SVAN’s 20th Anniversary Gala will be held at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, from 5 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased by logging on to www.svanarts.org or mailing a check to SVAN, PO Box 660, Northville, NY 12134.
ST. JOHNVILLE
The annual Fort Klock Historic Restoration Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission and concessions.

Sunday, Sept. 10
AMSTERDAM
The St. Stanislaus Ladies’ Rosary Society will hold its monthly business meeting at 2 p.m. in the church hall, located on 50 Cornell St.
CANAJOHARIE
The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., will hold Grandparents Day from noon to 5 p.m.
CANAJOHARIE
Montgomery County will hold a public hearing for the County-Wide Shared Services Plan at 6 p.m. in Canajoharie Village Hall.
FORT HUNTER
The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., will hold Not Just for Kids Storytelling with Becky Holder from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Visitor Center.
ST. JOHNSVILLE
The annual Fort Klock Historic Restoration Craft Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission and concessions. The event will feature 100 crafters selling a variety of handmade quality items.

Monday, Sept. 11
JOHNSTOWN
The Christian Women Connecting will hold their monthly luncheon at the Johnstown Holiday Inn, at 11:30 a.m. They will be collecting nonperishable items or personal care products for the Mountains to Miracles Veterans Foundation’s Local Food Pantry. For additional information, contact [email protected]

Tuesday, Sept. 12
AMSTERDAM
The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold an Adult and Senior Art Class from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The class is $10. For more information, contact Ann Peconie at 518-843-5151.
AMSTERDAM
The Fulton-Montgomery Young Professionals Network will hold a meetup at Down by the River Kayak Rentals from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There are only 10 kayak rentals available so RSVP to Nicole at [email protected] or call 518-725-0641. The fee is $10 (cash only).
AMSTERDAM
A bereavement support group, Living with Loss, will meet at St. Mary’s Healthcare, 427 Guy Park Ave at 6 p.m. For more information, call Amy S. Weinar at 518-843-5412.
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, Sept. 13
AMSTERDAM
The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Sales open at 1 p.m. Lunch is available before.
BROADALBIN
The First Presbyterian Church, 54 W. Main St., will hold an Ecumenical Fireside Gathering at 6 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.
FORT HUNTER
The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site, 129 Schoharie St., will hold Wildlife Wednesday: Birds from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Enviornmental educator George Steele will host a bird watch along the banks of the Schoharie Creek and on the trails of the Schoharie Crossing. Program starts near the Visitor Center.
FORT JOHNSON
The Montgomery County Historical Society annual membership meeting will be held at Old Fort Johnson, intersection of routes 5 and 67, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 15
AMSTERDAM
The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a champagne reception for local author Jim Ziskin at 5:30 p.m. Ziskin will share his newest installment in the popular Ellie Stone series.
FONDA
The Montgomery County Office for Aging, Inc. will sponsor its annual senior picnic at the Fonda Fairgrounds beginning at 9 a.m. Tickets available at OFA for an $8 donation.

Saturday, Sept. 16
AMES
The Run for the Ames Museum 5k Run/Walk will be held at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Registration fee is $20 and pre-registration is $15 before Sept. 6. Group registration is $15 each for three or more. For more information, call 518-673-4440.
AMSTERDAM
The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold its second annual Flea Market, sponsored by the Friends of the Library during normal hours.
AMSTERDAM
The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Couponing Workshop at 10 a.m.
FORT PLAIN
A Church Block Party will be held at Wiles Park all day. The event includes live entertainment, relay races and speakers.
FORT PLAIN
Image Quilt Cinema will screen the groundbreaking musical comedy “Falsettos,” at Unity Hall, 39 Mohawk St., at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 with proceeds benefiting the facility’s heating system. Tickets are available at the door or online at http://imagequilt.com.

Sunday, Sept.. 17
FORT PLAIN
A Church Block Party will be held at Wiles Park all day. The event includes live entertainment, relay races and speakers.

Tuesday, Sept. 19
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.

Friday, Sept. 22
JOHNSTOWN
The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold the Chamber Golf Tournament: The Tryon Cup at the Hales Mills Country Club, 146 Steele Road, at 11 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 23
AMSTERDAM
The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Sales open at 1 p.m. Lunch is available before.
ST. JOHNSVILLE
Home Voices: The American Civil War Experience through Words and Music will be presented at the Nellis Tavern, Route 5, at 3 p.m. Suggested donation is $10.