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Tuesday, May 06, 2014 - Updated: 7:16 AM

Today

AMSTERDAM

A Breastfeeding with Confidence class will be held at St. Mary's Healthcare, The Birthplace, from 6 to 8 p.m. This class is facilitated by a board-certified lactation counselor. Register by calling 841-7314.

AMSTERDAM

A Healing Touch Buddies program will take place at St. Mary's Healthcare Carondelet Pavilion, 380 Guy Park Ave., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This program provides healing touch treatments and emotional support to those with breast cancer, free of charge. For more information, or to register, call Sister Rita Jean Dubrey at 841-7146.

AMSTERDAM

An Alzheimer's caregiver support group will meet at Wilkinson Center Conference Room, St. Mary's Memorial Campus, 4988 Route 30, from 7 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Call 841-7382 for information, or email Brigitta Giulianelli, at bgiulianelli@alz.org.

BROADALBIN

Broadalbin Union Rural Cemetery Association (Union Mills Cemetery) will hold its annual lot owners meeting at the First Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. All lot owners are urged to attend.

FORT PLAIN

A rabies vaccination clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets will be held at the Minden town barn, 134 Route 80, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Veterinarian administration fee is $10 per rabies vaccine. For more information contact Montgomery County Public Health at 853-3531, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

JOHNSTOWN

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce will conduct a "Tuesday Tour" at the Fulton County Solid Waste Department, 847 Mud Road, at 7:30 a.m. A light breakfast will be served. Free for chamber members and their employees. Reservations are required by calling the chamber at 725-0641 or e-mail terrys@fultonmontgomeryny.org.

Wednesday

BROADALBIN

The Broadalbin-Perth High School class of 2015 will host a chicken and pulled pork barbecue from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the high school football field. Dinners are $10 presale and $12 at the field. The choices are a half chicken dinner with baked potato, coleslaw, roll, butter, cookie and beverage; or pulled pork sandwich with the same sides. Money raised will help the class with this year's prom.

EDINBURG

Spring Painting Class I, acrylics/oils, will take place with Constance Dodge, Dodge House Lakeside Gallery, at the Edinburg Community Center, 47 Military Road, form 6 to 9 p.m. Call Dodge at 863-2201 for a supplies list prior to the first class. There will be six sessions with a maximum of 12 participants, age 16 to adult. Tuition is $70; SVAN members $65.

FONDA

The Fonda Youth Soccer League will have a chicken barbecue fundraiser from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Fonda-Fultonville High School parking lot. Tickets are $10 each. All proceeds benefit the soccer league.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Lions Club will hold their regular meeting at Bosco's Restaurant, 165 Division St., at 5:30 p.m. All members are urged to attend.

AMSTERDAM

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 24 Pulaski St., will have a pierogi sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade pierogi -- potato with cheese, and cabbage -- will be sold for $8 per dozen.

AMSTERDAM

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 24 Pine St., will hold its bi-annual bargain basement sale, sponsored by the Faithful Followers Bible Class, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Verse and Vision: A Poetry and Memoir Writing Workshop with Maureen Hand at 6 p.m. Call the library to register, space is limited.

AMSTERDAM

St. Mary's Healthcare Auxiliary membership meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Healthcare Carondelet Auditorium, 380 Guy Park Ave. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. All auxilians are encouraged to attend. For more information call 841-7136.

BROADALBIN

The Broadalbin United Methodist Women will hold their annual spring mission boutique at the church on North Main Street today through Thursday, May 15. The boutique will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. New and gently worn women's fashions in all size ranges, and a variety of jewelry and accessories, will be available as well as hand-crafted gift items. Call 883-8156.

FONDA

The Fonda-Fultonville PTSA will hold a free electronics recycling event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the high school parking lot. The following items will be accepted at no charge: desktop PCs, CRT monitors/TVs, laptops, cell phones, routers, network switches, photocopiers, power supplies, wires/cables, miscellaneous electronic parts/components, scanners, servers, vacuum cleaners, radios, electronic instrumentation, laser printers, projectors, VCR/DVD players, cable/satellite boxes, speaker systems, audio equipment, lamps, LCD monitors/TVs, inkjet printers, telecom equipment, microwaves, toasters, air conditioners, dehumidifiers. Items not accepted: CRTs with broken glass, refrigerators and fluorescent light bulbs. ProTek Recycling will shred or otherwise destroy all hard drives and other data storage media. Questions? Call (978) 621-4358.

GALWAY

The Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will hold introductory technology classes to help participants get comfortable with their devices. Today's class will be Kindle Fire SOS at 5 p.m.

JOHNSTOWN

An evening immunization clinic will be held at the Fulton County Public Health Office, county complex, Route, 29, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Parents should remember to bring their children's Social Security number. The fee for children age birth to 18 is $2 per immunization. Students with a college ID will be charged $2 for MMR and the current market cost for tetanus. Call 736-5720, ext. 5817 for an appointment.

NORTHVILLE

The Red Rooster Cafe will host Michal Brian Correll, Northville Community Collaboration Council member, who will talk about the upcoming Northville/Placid Trail Day Festival. The program follows the weekly congregate meal, which is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Programs are held Thursdays at the Red Rooster Cafe (Pink Chicken) at the corner of Bridge and Main streets, Northville. Those who wish to enjoy the OFA meal are asked to call Fulton County OFA at 736-5650 to make lunch reservations.

Friday

AMSTERDAM

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 24 Pine St., will hold its bi-annual bargain basement sale, sponsored by the Faithful Followers Bible Class, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

The Friends of the Amsterdam Free Library plan a book sale at the library. Hardcover books are $1, paperbacks three for $1. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PERTH

The Perth Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. at the Perth Firehouse, 4080 Route 30. Dinner raffle tickets are ready. Anyone needing tickets to sell should call vice president Valerie Orlowski at 843-2705 or attend the meeting.

Saturday

AMSTERDAM

The Barkley Microsociety Magnet School fifth grade is holding a free car wash from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ruby Tuesday's on Route 30. Donations will support their year end and graduation activities.

AMSTERDAM

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 24 Pine St., will hold its bi-annual bargain basement sale, sponsored by the Faithful Followers Bible Class, from 9 a.m. to noon with a $2 bag sale.

AMSTERDAM

The annual meeting of the lot holders of Fairview Cemetery will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church at 1 p.m. All lot holders, including heirs, are urged to attend.

AMSTERDAM

The Friends of the Amsterdam Free Library plan a book sale at the library. Hardcover books are $1, paperbacks three for $1. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

A Healing Touch Practice Group will meet at St. Mary's Healthcare Carondelet Pavilion Auditorium, 380 Guy Park Ave., from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This is open to all healing touch students, practitioners and healing touch certified practitioners. The cost is $10 per person with a 50 percent discount to St. Mary's Healthcare volunteers, auxilians and associates. Pre-registration is required by the Wednesday before. To register call Sister Rita Jean Dubrey at 841-7146.

BROADALBIN

The Broadalbin United Methodist Church, North Main Street, will have a craft fair at the church from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information contact Dawn at the church office at 883-5247 or 350-5362.

FULTONVILLE

Hummingbird Hills Winery will host its first fire department fundraiser, for the Rural Grove Fire Department, at the winery, 1442 Burtonville Road, Fultonville, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a Jaws of Life demonstration at 3 p.m. They will also have trucks and emergency vehicles on display. There will be a bake sale, 50/50 drawing, raffle baskets, and free blood pressure checks. The fire department will also be selling hamburgers, hot dogs, etc. There will be live entertainment provided by Steve Cowles. The winery will be donating $1 for every bottle of wine sold that day. All other proceeds from the day will go to the fire department. This event is free.

PERTH

Perth Bible Christian Academy will host its "Celebrating God's Faithfulness" reunion banquet at 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Perth Bible Church, 1863 Route 107, Amsterdam. Tickets are $15 and may be ordered by calling 843-3290, ext 115. All graduates, former students, former principals, current and former staff, parents and family of students past and present and all friends of the academy are invited. The night will include a catered dinner as well as a video look back through the past 36 years.

     

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