Today

AMSTERDAM

Registered nurses can join St. Mary’s Healthcare from 9 a.m. to noon or 2 to 5 p.m. in the Laboratory Conference Room for a chance to discuss career opportunities with recruiters. Candidates are encouraged to dress business professional and bring copies of resumes. For more information, call St. Mary’s Healthcare at 518-842-1900.

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.

AMSTERDAM

The Wilbur H. Lynch Class of 1960 will have a casual get-together at 3 p.m. at the Port Jackson Tavern, One Port Jackson Square. All class members are welcome to attend. For more information, call Judy at 518-842-8338.

FORT PLAIN

Fort Plain Village Historical Eileen Chambers and Minden Town Historian Rob Carter will facilitate a free monthly Local History Roundtable forum at the Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St. from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call the library at 518-993-4646.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Elks Lodge No. 101, 8 Fourth St., will host bingo at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food available at 5:30 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Nature Club will meet at the Horace J. Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., at 7 p.m. Please use the rear entrance. Robert Brumley will share his experience of climbing the high peaks in the Adirondacks.

AMSTERDAM

The second annual Amsterdam Homecoming Pep Rally Bonfire will be held at the Chalmers Lot next to the MVGO on Bridge Street from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The event includes music, games, giveaways and a community bonfire. Fall sports teams will be introduced at 7 p.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 Fulton St., will hold Story Time from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

A knitting group will meet at the Gloversville Public Library, 34 Fulton St., from 4 to 6 p.m. Adult members meet to knit, crochet and discuss projects.

Friday

GLOVERSVILLE

The Meco Volunteer Fire Department, 1600 Route 29A, will serve a fried dough dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The dinner is $7 for adults and $4 for children 10 years and under.

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.

MAYFIELD

The Lexington Foundation’s Night Out will be held at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, from 6 to 10 p.m. The event includes live entertainment, hor d’ouevres and chef-attended stations. The event is $100 and benefits the Paul Nigra Center.

Saturday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Lions Club will hold a Wellness Program: Annual Blood Analysis at the Amsterdam Hi Rise, 52 Division St., from 6 to 10 a.m.

AMSTERDAM

StickerMule will present an All Day Outdoor Music Festival starting at 11 a.m. The event includes food vendors, amusement rides and more Rain or shine. For more information, log on to www.stickermule.com.

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.

AMSTERDAM

The season finale of the radio drama, Minutiae, episode 12 and 13, will be held at the Amsterdam United Methodist Church, 347 Golf Course Road, at 3 p.m. Minutiae is an original serial radio drama performed and recorded in Amsterdam and can be heard on bobcudmore.com and Dave Greene’s Soundcloud/Eastlinestudios podcast page. For more information, call 518-496-2707.

AMSTERDAM

St. Stanislaus Church, 50 Cornell St., will serve a roast pork dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the parish hall. The menu includes roast pork and gravy, mashed potatoes, dressing, applesauce, butternut squash, dessert and a beverage. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children under ages 5.

BROADALBIN

The 23rd annual Eagle Mills Art and Craft Show will be held at the Eagle Mills Cider Co., 383 Route 138, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event includes more than 125 juried crafters featuring woodwork, quilts, baskets, florals, candles, clothing, painting and more. Free admission to the show and on premise parking fee of $5 per car (partial proceeds donated to local charity). For more details, log on to www.eaglemillsfun.com.

CHARLTON

The West Charlton United Presbyterian Church, corner of route 67 and 147, will serve a turkey supper from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The meal is $12, eat-in or take-out.

FORT PLAIN

The Kids First Film Festival will return to Image Quilt Cinema at Unity Hall, 39 Mohawk St., from 1 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 and a year-long pass is $15 per family. The event features films made for children ages pre-school to high school and will run each Sunday.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 Fulton St., will hold a Fall Story Time from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Glow 5K Fun Run will be held at Rail Station Park at 6 p.m. The route includes glow-in-the-dark chalk, glow sticks. All proceeds go to the city’s Recreation Commission.

JOHNSTOWN

The Moose Lodge No. 1185 will host a Standup Comedy Night at 7 p.m. The event is $25 per person, $40 per couple. For reservations, call Denise at 518-725-3897.

NELLISTON

A free clothing giveaway will be held at Valley Alliance Church on Route 5, from 9 to 11 a.m. Doors open at 8:45 a.m.

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.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The sixth annual Benefit for Homeless Veterans will be held at the H.C. Smith Benefit Club, 538 Crum Creek Road, at 1 p.m. The event will feature a home brew beer and wine tasting, Cornhole tournament, pork roast dinner at 4 p.m., raffles and Chinese auction after dinner. Tickets are $15.

Sunday

AMSTERDAM

The Century Club will host veterans at the Veterans Appreciation Breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon. Guest donation is $12 and free for veterans. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Leatherstocking Honor Flight, which flies veterans to Washington D.C to  experience and reflect at the memorials.

AMSTERDAM

St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, 37 Division St., will hold its community meal in the parish hall from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The menu is pasta with meat sauce, bread, vegetables and dessert. No take outs.

BROADALBIN

The 23rd annual Eagle Mills Art and Craft Show will be held at the Eagle Mills Cider Co., 383 Route 138, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The event includes more than 125 juried crafters featuring woodwork, quilts, baskets, florals, candles, clothing, painting and more. Free admission to the show and on premise parking fee of $5 per car (partial proceeds donated to local charity). For more details, log on to www.eaglemillsfun.com.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market, 30 N. Main St., will hold a Harvest Dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

JOHNSTOWN

Fulton County Day on the Farm will be held at Rogers Family Orchards, 260 Route 131, from noon to 4 p.m. The event includes horse and tractor drawn wagon rides, apple picking, exhibits, and more.

JOHNSTOWN

An Autumn Craft Show will be held at the Johnstown Moose Lodge, 109 S. Comrie Ave., from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call Megan at 518-866-4225 or log on to to www.bridgewalk.com.

PERTH

The Autumn Craft Fair will be held at the Bridge Walk at Perthshire, 112 Perthshire Drive, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Couponing Workshop at 10 a.m.

AMSTERDAM

The John J. Wyszomirski Post 701 will hold a Visitation Dinner for Department Commander of American Legion Rena M. Nessler.  The dinner is a chicken barbecue with hor d’ouvres starting at 5 p,m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Donation is $15. Tickets available at Post 701 bar until Sept. 18.

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton County Office for Aging, in collaboration with the Fulton Montgomery Quilt Barn Trail will hold a Quilt Barn Trail Bus Tour at 1 p.m. The bus leaves from the OFA at 19 N. William St., Johnstown. Suggest arrival time is 12:30 p.m. to ensure enough time

Tuesday, Sept. 26

AMSTERDAM

The Ladies of Charity of Montgomery County will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Church Hall on Cornell Street. Plans for upcoming events will be discussed. Volunteer hour sheets should be brought up to date and handed in at the meeting. Tickets for the spaghetti dinner to be held on Oct. 9 will be available.

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.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold Writer’s Unblocked, a writing forum for adult writers, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold an art class, Adirondack Fall, from 6 to 8 p.m. The class is $25 preregistration and $35 at the door. To register, log on to pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association will host the first of a three-part series, Living with Alzheimer’s for Middle-Stage Caregivers, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the library. Over the course of the presentations, participants will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s. For planning purposes, please register with the library at 518-568-7822.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

AMSTERDAM

Registered nurses can join St. Mary’s Healthcare from 9 a.m. to noon or 2 to 5 p.m. in the Group Room A, Behavioral Health Department for a chance to discuss career opportunities with recruiters. Candidates are encourgaged to dress business professional and bring copies of resumes. For more information, call St. Mary’s Healthcare at 518-842-1900.

AMSTERDAM

The Horace J. Inman Senior Center will host bingo at 1:45 p.m. Sales open at 1 p.m. Lunch is available.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold an Adult Stamped Hand Towels Craft from 1:30 to 3 p.m and 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Registration required. Call the library at 518-725-2819.

JOHNSTOWN

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will show a film “Equal Means Equal,” at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Student Union Building at Fulton-Montgomery Community College.

MAYFIELD

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, will hold an art class, Adirodack Splendor, from 6 to 8 p.m. Instructor Ellen Lauziere will how to capture a mountain scene using acrylic paint. The class is $30 pre-registration and $40 at the door. For more information, log on to pncreativeartscenter.org or call 518-661-9932.

Thursday, Sept. 28

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Elks Lodge No. 101, 8 Fourth St., will host bingo at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food available at 5:30 p.m.

BROADALBIN

Robert W. Chambers: The Man, His Writing and Broadalbin House will be the subject of a talk by Shawn Tomlinson at 6:30 p.m. at the Broadalbin Library, 25 N. Main St. Tomlinson will speak about his journey to find Chambers through both research and exploration of the late top-selling author’s fantasy land at the foothills of the Adirondacks. For more information, call the library at 518-883-5976 or email [email protected]

GLOVERSVILLE

The Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., will hold Story Time from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

A knitting group will meet at the Gloversville Public Library, 34 W. Fulton St., from 4 to 6 p.m.

MINAVILLE

MiSci will present “Little Wonders of Science” at the Preschooler Story Hour at the Fort Hunter Free Library, 167 Fort Hunter Road, from 11 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 518-829-7248 or log on to www.forthunterfreelibrary.com.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

Knitwits for the Needy, a knitting and crocheting group, will meet at 10 a.m. in the hearning room of the St. John’s Reformed Church, 68 W. Main St.

Friday, Sept. 29

MINAVILLE

MiSci will present “Techno Jungle” a program for middle and high school children at 6 p.m. in the old town hall, 167 Fort Hunter Road. For more information, call Sue Summerfield 518–922-6034 or log on to www.forthunterfreelibrary.com.

JOHNSTOWN

Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 Route 67, will hold its Fifth Friday Series from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Raider’s Cove. The topic is “Government Efficiencies/Shared Services” with speaker Matthew Ossenfort, Montgomery County executive. Lunch begins 11:30 a.m. and the speaker will go on at 12:15 p.m. To make a reservation, call Diane Boslet at 518-736-3622, ext. 8020.

Saturday, Sept. 30

AMSTERDAM

The Christian Women of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will host a baking class at the parish hall, 39 St. John St., at 9 a.m. Learn how to make Italian pepper biscuits and lemon knot cookies. Participants should bring two cookie sheets. The cost is $10 per person and free for club members. To register, call Vicki at 518-842-2146 or Loretta at 518-842-2181.

BROADALBIN

The Ron (Redbone) Hayes Memorial Ride will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Robert Lee Walsh Post 337, 11 Broad St. Registration is from 11 to noon. The event includes live music, food, a 50/50, Chinese raffles and door prizes. Cost is $15 per person, $25 per couple, and $15 for a nonrider. Proceeds benefit The Rose for Soldier Project.

CANAJOHARIE

The Arkell Museum and Canajoharie Library, 2 Erie Blvd., will host a Harvest Feast at 6 p.m. Chef-prepared foods and local beverages will be stationed around the museum’s Great Hall. The event will also include a basket raffle and a signature live auction item. Tickets are $50 per person or purchase a pair of tickets online for $90 by Sept. 23. All proceeds benefit the Arkell Museum exhibits and programs.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Concordia Club, W. Fulton Street, will hold Oktoberfest from noon to 10 p.m.

JOHNSTOWN

Assemblyman Marc Butler is partnering with the Pine Tree Rifle Club, 419 Johnson Ave, to host a picnic for all area past and active veterans from noon to 4 p.m. The day will include a speaker, Retired Col. Robert J. Smullen, of the US Marine Corps., music, games and food. The event is offered to each veteran and one guest at no cost. To make a reservation, contact the Assemblyman’s office at 518-762-1427.

Sunday, Oct. 1

PERTH

The Bridge Walk at Perthshire, 112 Perthshire Drive, will hold a Psychic Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Group meditation is from 1:30 to 2 p.m. The event benefits the Gloversville Cat Sanctuary and Information Center. Admission is $5

Tuesday, Oct. 3

AMSTERDAM

Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties and the Mental Health Association will hold a Truck or Treat at Catholic Charities, 1 Kimball St., from 4 to 6 p.m. There will be prizes for the three best decorated cars. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the food pantry. For more information, call 518-842-4202, ext. 3132 or 3152 or 518-762-5332, ext. 114.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association will host the second of a three-part series, Living with Alzheimer’s for Middle-Stage Caregivers, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the library. Over the course of the presentations, participants will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s. For planning purposes, please register with the library at 518-568-7822.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

AMSTERDAM

Registered nurses can join St. Mary’s Healthcare from 9 a.m. to noon or 2 to 5 p.m. in the Laboratory Conference Room for a chance to discuss career opportunities with recruiters. Candidates are encourgaged to dress business professional and bring copies of resumes. For more information, call St. Mary’s Healthcare at 518-842-1900.

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.

Friday, October 6

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St., will hold a Creative Harvest with poetry and flash fiction readings from local authors.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., will hold Family Storytime at 10 a.m. The program is open to children infant to age 4. Finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs and stories will be shared in addition to time set aside for play. If interested in attending, contact the library at 518-568-7822.

Saturday, Oct. 7

AMSTERDAM

A free MVGO Bird Exploration Walk will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Environmental educator George Steele will walk through part of the South Side over the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Bridge and around Riverlink Park and back to the South Side boat launch.  Meet at parking lot next to the boat launch and Bocce courts.

AMSTERDAM

Shakespeare in the Park will be held at 2 p.m. in Riverlink Park. Will Kempe’s Players will perform “Twelfth Night” or “What You Will” by William Shakespeare.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Harvest Festival at the Fulton County Museum, 237 Kingsboro Ave., will be held from noon to 3 p.m. The event includes live music, displays by community groups and businesses, a pumpkin and sunflower contest for ages 5 and up, a pumpkin decorating contest and more. A special walking tour of Historical Kingsboro will be held at noon.

HAGAMAN

The 26th annual Hagaman Art Show will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Pawling Hall, 86 Pawling St. The event includes a 50/50 raffle and a painting raffle. Free admission. Vote for a favorite work.

Sunday, October 8

AMSTERDAM

The St. Stanislaus Rosary Society Annual Membership Mass will be at 10 a.m. Members are requested to wear their badges and assemble in the church hall at 9:25 a.m. A buffet breakfast will be held at the Perthshire on Route 30 immediately following. Cost is $16. TO make a reservation, call Marcia Benjamin at 518-842-2927 or Beverly Scott at 518-882-9735 by Oct. 2.

PALATINE BRIDGE

The Valley Choralaires will hold its fall concert at the Stone Arabia Church, Route 10. For more information, call Dorothy Morrison at 518-673-2167.

Monday, Oct. 9

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum, 100 Church St., will hold Fall 2017 STEAM Camp Days at the Museum: Slimy Science! from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Students will study chemistry and what happens when different ingredients are mixed together and create a chemical change. Students will make different types of slime, play dough and oobleck to take home. Registration required. For more information, call the museum at 518-843-5151 or email [email protected]

Tuesday, Oct. 10

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association will host the last presentation of Living with Alzheimer’s for Middle-Stage Caregivers, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the library. Over the course of the presentations, participants will hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s. For planning purposes, please register with the library at 518-568-7822.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

AMSTERDAM

Registered nurses can join St. Mary’s Healthcare from 9 a.m. to noon or 2 to 5 p.m. in the Laboratory Conference Room for a chance to discuss career opportunities with recruiters. Candidates are encourgaged to dress business professional and bring copies of resumes. For more information, call St. Mary’s Healthcare at 518-842-1900.

Saturday, Oct. 14

FULTONVILLE

The Friends of Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine will hold the second annual Martyrs Feast at the shrine, 136 Shrine Road. Mass with Bishop Scharfenberger will be 4 p.m. followed by a dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the Visitor Center. The event also includes a silent auction and cash bar. Tickets are $50 per person and $500 for a table of 10. For more information, call 518-630-9922 or email [email protected]

MINAVILLE

The Town of Florida Veterans Memorial Park Committee will host a Stage Door Canteen Dance at the Florida Town Hall from 7 to 11 p.m. The event is $20 per patron and includes food, music from the 40s and more. Proceeds benefit the Veterans Park. For more information, log on to www.townoffloridavetteransmemorialpark.org or call Kim at 518-843-0363 or Joe at 518-842-4987.

Sunday, Oct. 15

AMSTERDAM

The St. Stanislaus Ladies Rosary Society will hold a City-wide Rosary Rally at St. Stanislaus Church at 2 p.m. Assemble at 1:45 p.m. and remember to wear badges.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

AMSTERDAM

The Knights of Columbus Women’s Auxiliary, Amsterdam Council 209 will host a Taste and Paint fundraiser from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus hall, 193 W. Main St. Tickets are $35 and includes art supplies, two glasses of wine (or alternate beverage) and snack. Participants will paint an autumn scene. Proceeds benefit “A Thanksgiving Thought” which provides Thanksgiving dinner to those in need in the area. For tickets, contact Ness Stark at 518-477-3033 or Diane Madej at 518-843-5452.