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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - Updated: 7:00 AM

Today

AMSTERDAM

Survivors of a Loved One's Suicide (SOLOS) Support Group will be held at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Healthcare. This is a support group for those who have lost a family member, friend or colleague to suicide. Contact Marianne Reid at 209-3569 or mariannereid@hotmail.com for more information and meeting location.

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 Android Tablet SOS at 5 p.m.

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.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

Scully's Angels, the friends of Nancy Lee DeRocco Wells and Karen Houlihan Golden, present the third annual wine and beer tasting to benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse, 158 Upper Van Dyke Ave. Donation is $15 and includes samplings and appetizers. Gift basket raffles will also be available. This event will be followed by a trivia night from 8 to 10 p.m. Cost for trivia is $5 with prizes. Assemble your own team or you can join a team. For more information call 598-4045 or go to Facebook page Scully's Angels.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Travelogue: Chile and Argentina with Howard Aison at 6:30 p.m.

CRANESVILLE

Cranesville Church on Cranes Hollow Road off Route 5 will have a chicken barbecue from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Drive-through, take-out. Full dinner is $10.

GALWAY

The first meeting of teen volunteers, Volunteens, will be held at 4 p.m., at the Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road.

GALWAY

The Galway Public Library, 5264 Sacandaga Road, will hold an Intro to Slide Show (Microsoft) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and will teach participants how to create a presentation. Registration is required for technology classes by calling 882-6385.

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.

NORTHVILLE

The Red Rooster Cafe will host Dr. Joseph Bryan, veterinarian, who will talk about the James A. Brennen Humane Society and caring for your pets. 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

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Montgomery-Fulton-Hamilton counties will have a wellness community fair from noon to 4 p.m. at the Riverfront Center, second floor. The event will include a local author and book signing, art show, a restaurant salad war, silent auctions, healing touch and acupuncture, community information, live music, a puppet show, raffles and prizes. There will be a chicken barbecue from 4 to 5:30 p.m. , pickup only. The cost is $12.50 and it includes a half chicken, salt potatoes, cole slaw, buttered roll, beverage and dessert. The tickets are presale; call 843-3261.

AMSTERDAM

The Century Club of Amsterdam, 130 Guy Park Ave., will have its annual garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables are available to rent. Call Marlene at 526-8012.

GLOVERSVILLE

The Event, "An Evening in Oz," will take place at the Eccentric Club at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Nathan Littauer Foundation Inc.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

An ice cream social will take place at Crum Creek Lutheran Church, 110 Route 108, from 6 to 8 p.m. Music will be provided by local group Just Us. This is sponsored by Crum Creek Church Preservation Society Inc. Everyone is welcome to attend.

WEST CHARLTON

The West Charlton United Presbyterian Church, corner of routes 67 and 147, West Charlton, will hold its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday

AMSTERDAM

The Montgomery County Ladies of Charity & Sons of American Legion Post 701 are sponsoring a chicken barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 701, 123 W. Main St. Dinner includes half of a barbecued chicken, baked potato, cole slaw, roll, butter and dessert. Cost is $9. For tickets or free delivery in city call 842-9531 or 265-5571. Drive-through only.

AMSTERDAM

The Century Club of Amsterdam, 130 Guy Park Ave., will have its annual garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tables are available to rent. Call Marlene at 526-8012.

AMSTERDAM

A women's seminar, "The Influential Woman," will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Jubilee Fellowship Church, 349 Forest Ave. Lunch is included. Workshop subjects include "choices and consequences," and "the power of the persevering woman."

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Holistic Alternatives to Better Health with Reiki master Heather Loucks at 10:30 a.m. Explore energy medicine, magnetic therapy, nutrition, healthy lifestyle and healthy home environments.

AMSTERDAM

The 12th annual Montgomery County SPCA dog walkathon will be held and supporters of the MCSPCA are reminded to begin their donation collections by visiting www.mc-spca.org. For more information contact the MCSPCA Animal Shelter at 842-8050.

BROADALBIN

The Paige and Brandy Adirondack MG Walk will take place at the American Legion Post 337, Route 29. The walking event and fundraiser will benefit Paige Mackey and Brandy Mickus, two Broadalbin women who suffer from myasthenia gravis. The walk will begin at the American Legion pavilion at 11 a.m. Registration is at 10 a.m., and a fundraiser will take place at the pavilion after the walk. It will feature music and raffles, and food will be served at 1 p.m. Visit www.myasthenia.org for more information on this disease. For questions and/or information about how to make a donation, or how to register in advance, contact Jill Mackey at 866-1014.

BROADALBIN

A Cub Scout pancake breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon at the VFW Post, 19 Pine St. The price is $7 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6 to 12, and under 5 are free. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, bacon and homefries.

MOHAWK

A motorcycle blessing and fundraising event is scheduled to benefit fallen State Trooper David Cunniff, who died from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident near Thruway Exit 27. All proceeds will benefit his family. The bike blessing will take place at 1 p.m. at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine, 3636 Route 5, Fonda. The benefit will take place immediately thereafter at Russo's Adirondack Grill, 3664 Route 30, Vail Mills. It will include raffles and t-shirts for sale. Entertainment will be provided by Pop Junkies and Bobby "Badfinger" Motyl.

PALATINE

Salem United Methodist Church, 1254 Stone Arabia Road, will hold its annual lasagna dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The cost for adults is $8.50 and children $4.50. Partial proceeds will benefit the Fort Plain flood victims. For any questions call 773-7948 during the day.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

Old Home Days-Open House will be held at Crum Creek Lutheran Church, 110 Route 108, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Original church record books dating back to 1853 and community history will be on display. Local authors will sign their books. Visit with local historians. There will also be a mini yard sale, cookie sale and free hot dogs. This is sponsored by the Crum Creek Church Preservation Society Inc. Everyone is welcome to attend.

WEST CHARLTON

The West Charlton United Presbyterian Church, corner of routes 67 and 147, West Charlton, will hold its annual rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Palatine Settlement Society will celebrate its 18th annual Rhubarb Festival at the 1747 Nellis Tavern, Route 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rhubarb pie baking contest begins at noon with guest judges. Prizes will be awarded at 1 p.m. Lunch items, along with a variety of rhubarb delicacies, will be available. Gary Van Slyke will be the wandering minstrel in the afternoon. Admission is free. Proceeds go toward the continuing restoration and preservation of the tavern. Tours are available. For more information call Mary Davis at (315) 866-2619.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The fifth annual reunion service of the Crum Creek Church Preservation Society Inc. will take place at Crum Creek Lutheran Church, 110 Route 108, at 1 p.m. followed by the annual meeting of the CCCPS and a reception. Everyone is welcome to attend.

     

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