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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Updated: 6:22 AM

Today

AMSTERDAM

The Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., will host a bereavement support group on the third Tuesday of every month, beginning today, at 10 a.m. at the Inman Center. This group will be facilitated by Amy Weiner from Community Hospice. There is no charge. Call 842-3815 to sign up.

AMSTERDAM

The Ladies of Charity of Montgomery County will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Church Hall. The next meeting will be Aug. 26.

BROADALBIN

The May meeting of the Broadalbin Kennyetto Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on West Main Street. The program will be Artifact Night. Members and guests are asked to explain and display household and family heirlooms. There are some 2014 Calendars available. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.

FONDA

The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. The public is invited.

GALWAY

The Friends of the Galway Public Library will meet at 7 p.m. at the Galway Town Hall.

GLOVERSVILLE

WIC, the women, infant, children nutrition program, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 53 Church St. A public health nurse will be available from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 736-5720.

Wednesday

AMSTERDAM

The annual Public Hearing pertaining to the continuing budget of Contract For Excellence (C4E) will be held at 6 P.M. at the Central Administration Building on Liberty Street. Immediately following wiLl be the regular monthly Board of Education meeting. The public is invited to attend.

AMSTERDAM

A Diabetes Busters Support Group will meet at the St. Mary's Diabetes and Nutrition Center from 5 to 6 p.m. Speaker will be Chrisine Marotta, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. For more information contact St. Mary's Diabetes and Nutrition Center at 841-3717.

FONDA

The Montgomery County Department of History & Archives will host a discussion on William K. Klingaman's book "Abraham Lincoln and the Road to Emancipation 1861-1865" in the Old Courthouse, 9 Park St. For more information, like what time it starts, call 853-8186.

GALWAY

The Galway Public Library Finance Committee will meet at 6 p.m. at the library, 5264 Sacandaga Road. A board workshop meeting will be held at 7 p.m.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

The United Way's 70th annual awards dinner will be held at the Raindancer Steak Parlour, beginning with hors d'oeurves at 6 p.m. and dinner and awards to follow. For reservations call United Way at 842-6650 or e-mail staff@uwofmontco.org.

AMSTERDAM

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

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.

FULTONVILLE

The Fultonville Reformed Church will hold a fundraiser at the Garden Bug, Fort Hunter Road just west of Amsterdam, from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets will be available that evening to participate in this fundraiser. Free refreshments will be served.

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 iPad SOS at 5 p.m.

GLOVERSVILLE

A free cancer health screening will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Nathan Littauer Hospital. The Cancer Services Program of Fulton, Montgomery and Schenectady Counties is offering free cancer screenings to men and women ages 50 to 64 who do not have health insurance. Screenings may include mammograms, breast and pelvic exams, pap tests and colorectal cancer screening kits for eligible men and women. Contact Suzanne Hagadorn to register, at 841-3726, option 1.

NORTHVILLE

The Red Rooster Cafe will host Patsy Suydam who will present a program on the Adirondacks. 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 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, May 23

AMSTERDAM

New York State Mandated Healthcare Provider Infection Control Training for 2014 will take place at St. Mary's Carondelet Pavilion, 380 Guy Park Ave., from 3 to 4:30. Offered by St. Mary's, this training is required every four years for licensed health professionals. The cost of the program is $20 and must be received at least one week prior to class date. Make checks payable to St. Mary's Healthcare and mail to: Karen Stemmler, c/o Education Department at St. Mary's Healthcare, 427 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam 12010. Include your name, address, telephone number and program date you wish to attend. Call 841-7148 for further information.

BROADALBIN

Book sale, Wilkinson Memorial Book Station, Broadalbin's library, 24 N. Main St., from noon to 5 p.m.

TRIBES HILL

The Tribes Hill Presbyterian Church at Mohawk Drive will hold a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

TRIBES HILL

The Tribes Hill Youth Commission is having a breakfast sandwich sale at 252 Mohawk Drive from 7 to 11 a.m.

Saturday, May 24

BROADALBIN

Book sale, Wilkinson Memorial Book Station, Broadalbin's library, 24 N. Main St., 10 a.m. to noon.

TRIBES HILL

The Tribes Hill Presbyterian Church at Mohawk Drive will hold a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

TRIBES HILL

The Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Rosary Altar Society will hold a garage sale and soup and sandwich sale, along with a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church hall, 111 Third Ave.

TRIBES HILL

The Tribes Hill Youth Commission is having a breakfast sandwich sale at 252 Mohawk Drive from 7 to 11 a.m.

Sunday, May 25

AMSTERDAM

St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 37 Division St., will serve its community meal from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The menu includes baked chicken, potatoes, vegetable, rolls and dessert. The meal is free and open to all. Sorry, no take-outs.

FLORIDA

All are welcome to attend the town's Memorial Day ceremony at 7 p.m. at the veterans park, 214 Fort Hunter Road.

Monday, May 26

AMSTERDAM

The John J. Wyszomirski American Legion Post 701 will conduct Memorial Day ceremonies at Green Hill Cemetery beginning at 9:30 a.m. The veterans will begin at the Civil War section and then move to the Spanish-American War section. Both areas are located in the back of the cemetery. All are welcome to attend.

CANAJOHARIE

A community Memorial Day service will be held at 9 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Church, 26 Moyer St. The service will conclude at White's Park with the decommissioning of a flag by area scouts.

FONDA

The Fonda Fultonville Memorial Day parade will start in back of the court house in Fonda.

GALWAY

The annual big book sale will take place in the village park, at the corner of Route 147 and East Street, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (friends of the library members only, 8:30 to 9 a.m. If you're not a member, you can join then for $5 and get a free book.) The sale is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Galway Public Library which raises money for library expenditures that are not included in the general operating budget. More than 1,000 books are offered. DVDs, music CDs, vinyl LPs and VHS videos may also be offered.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Tryon County Militia re-enactors will drill and shoot their muskets at Fort Klock from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artisans will demonstrate 18th century crafts. The barn frame loom will be "dressed" for the season by members and weaver friends. There will be a hands-on task that visitors are invited to participate in. Call Fort Klock at 568-7779 for any questions and to confirm dates.

     

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