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Monday, July 14, 2014 - Updated: 4:48 AM

Today

AMSTERDAM

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Cranesville Volunteer Fire Department will hold their meeting at the fire house at 7 p.m.

AMSTERDAM

A Brain Injury Support Group will meet at St. Mary's Healthcare Cafeteria, 427 Guy Park Ave., at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Dr. Robert Fox, talking about the eyes/brain connection. All are welcome to attend. For more information contact Dave Hughes, 842-0457 or Mickey LaCoppola, 843-6527 or 866-3707.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

Second Time Around, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Johnsville Marina, St. Johnsville.

Tuesday

AMSTERDAM

An educational camp will take place at the Walter Elwood Museum from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. entitled Artrageous -- Louise Nevelson. Each student will create a wall sculpture using recycled materials. Camp fees for a daily rate will be $15 per child or $40 per week, per child. Parents are welcome to stay with any child at no extra charge and are encouraged to stay with children under the age of five. All supplies are included in the cost of the camp. To obtain a registration form or for more information, call the museum at 843-5151, or email director@walterelwoodmuseum.org.

BROADALBIN

The Broadalbin Kennyetto Historical Society's ice cream social will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on West Main Street. Gary Van Slyke will provide the entertainment. Members are asked bring sheet cakes for the Social.

FONDA

The Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., will hold a board meeting at 7 p.m. The public is invited. Contact the library at 853-3016 for any questions.

Wednesday

AMSTERDAM

The reunion committee of the class of 1955 of Wilbur Lynch High School will meet at noon at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course to plan its 60th reunion for next year. Any classmates interested in helping are encouraged to attend this meeting.

AMSTERDAM

An educational camp will be taking place at the Walter Elwood Museum from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. entitled Artrageous -- Vincent Van Gogh. Join in and study the Impressionistic style of Van Gogh and then work together to make a cut-up painting to display where each student is responsible for one part of a famous Van Gogh painting. Camp fees for a daily rate will be $15 per child or $40 per week, per child, (ask for multi-child discounts). Parents are welcome to stay with any child at no extra charge and are encouraged to stay with children under the age of five. All supplies are included in the cost of the camp. To obtain a registration form or for more information, call the museum at 843-5151, or email director@walterelwoodmuseum.org.

AMSTERDAM

A Diabetes Busters Support Group will meet at the Memorial Campus, Burgess Room, from 5 to 6 p.m. This month's speaker will be Dr. Michael Araya on the topic Hearing and Diabetes. For more information contact St. Mary's Diabetes and Nutrition Center at 841-3717.

AMSTERDAM

Breastfeeding with Confidence classes will be held at The Birthplace at St. Mary's Healthcare from 6 to 8 p.m. Register by calling 841-7314.

FONDA

A dairy workshop will be hosted by the 4-H Youth Development program of Fulton and Montgomery Counties at the Fonda Fairgrounds in the Ag. 2000 Building. Topics will include "Healthy Feed Rations and Feed Storage" by Ed Varnam, "Calf Housing and Management" by Gary Moore, "Hoof Care and Management" by Charles Biche, "Calving" by Jill Greisman, and "Showmanship/Judging" by Mackenzie Moore. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. The workshops will start at 9 a.m. and will go until 4 p.m. There will be a lunch break from noon to 12:30 p.m. Participants can either eat at the restaurant on the fairgrounds or bring a lunch. To register for Dairy Day, or for more information, contact Jake Pamkowski either by e-mail at jakepamkowski@yahoo.com or by phone 673-5525. The last day of registration is July 9 and this is open to children 9 to 19 years old. Family members are welcome.

FORT JOHNSON

Old Fort Johnson will host A Smithtown Sojourn: Visiting Sir William Johnson's Birthplace, the second evening at the Old Fort lecture of the season, at 6:30 p.m. Ron and Wanda Burch will take everyone on a journey to Sir William's ancestral home in County Meath, Ireland. Admission is $2 per person and members of the Montgomery County Historical Society are free. Old Fort Johnson is located at the corners of Routes 5 and 67 in Fort Johnson. For more information call 843-0300 or e-mail museum@oldfortjohnson.org.

JOHNSTOWN

American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Holiday Inn, 308 N. Comrie Ave., from noon to 6 p.m. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org, or call (800) 733-2767).

NORTHVILLE

A SVAN art workshop entitled Herbal Infused Vinegars and Wines with Sheila Looman, herbalist, will take place at The Orendaga, 732 S. Main St., 7 to 8:30 p.m. Minimum is five and maximum is 10 for the workshop. Turn everyday vinegar and wine into something delicious which will enhance any meal as you learn how to use fresh herbs for the infusions. Tuition is $20; SVAN members $18; Materials fee $10. Call Sheila Looman at 863-2170 to register.

NORTHVILLE

The Friends of the Northville Library will host Hallie E. Bond, author, for the annual meeting in the library's program room, at 7 p.m. Bond has written extensively on regional history and material culture. This program is free and open to the public.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

An educational camp will be taking place at the Walter Elwood Museum from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. entitled Artrageous -- Georgia O'Keeffe. O'Keeffe and her famous photographer husband, Alfred Stiegltiz, vacationed for many years on Lake George where his family had a summer cottage. At Lake George O'Keeffe painted some of her earliest abstract landscapes. The class will study O'Keeffe and paint their own close up views of flowers with circle and sphere forms. The day will end by decorating mosaic flower pots and planting sunflower seeds. Parents are welcome to stay with any child at no extra charge and are encouraged to stay with children under the age of five. All supplies are included in the cost of the camp. To obtain a registration form or for more information, call the museum at 843-5151, or email director@walterelwoodmuseum.org.

GLOVERSVILLE

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Montgomery, Fulton and Hamilton Counties Inc. will hold family support and consumer support group meetings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Argersinger Building, 73 N. Main Street, Gloversville.

TRIBES HILL

A chicken barbecue dinner will be held at Tribes Hill Community Park from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per dinner. Special events include a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. for the walking track. At 6 p.m. a final home game for 12 and under softball team will take place. From 7 to 8:30 p.m. ice cream will be available. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Tribes Hill Deli, Loopie's Pub, Judith-Ann Realty or Jason Butler (378-0493). All proceeds will benefit the Tribes Hill Softball 12U and the park fund.

NORTHVILLE

The Red Rooster Cafe will host Eve Wenger, executive director, Adirondack Folk School, who will talk about the origins of the school and the classes it offers. 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

CAROGA LAKE

The Caroga Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Caroga Lake Volunteer Fire Department invite everyone to participate in the "Community Spirit" parade at 7 p.m. The parade will be part of the two-day town block party taking place at Sherman's Park Caroga Lake. All businesses, groups and organizations are welcome to participate. Line up for the parade at 6 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 604-4044 by July 14.

JOHNSTOWN

The Johnstown Reformed Church, 351 N. Perry St., will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Clothing, household items, books, baked goods and many next to new items, will be for sale. Lunch will also be available. For more information contact the church office at 762-7869.

NORTHVILLE

Opening ceremonies for the Rotary Club's sixth annual Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend will begin at 5 p.m. More than 50 artists will participate this year.

     

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