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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Updated: 6:11 AM

Today

AMSTERDAM

American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at St. Mary's Hospital Carondelet Pavilion, 380 Guy Park Ave., from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org, or call (800) 733-2767).

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: Earth Science: Volcanos at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. At 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: Movies @ the Library.

AMSTERDAM

An educational camp will take place at the Walter Elwood Museum from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. entitled Risk Takers and Printmakers -- Andy Warhol. Examine the life and works of printmaker and American pop artist Andy Warhol. Students will make fish prints using the monoprint printmaking technique and block printing employed by Warhol. 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.

CAROGA LAKE

The North Bush United Methodist Church, 1009 North Bush Road, will host an ice cream social from 4 to 7 p.m. In addition to ice cream sundaes, hamburgers, hot dogs, assorted salads, beverages, cakes and pies, will be available for purchase. The Durey Creek Bluegrass Band will provide musical entertainment from 5 to 7 p.m. All proceeds from the food sales will be used to support the church and its missions. For any questions call 835-3023.

Wednesday

AMSTERDAM

An educational camp will take place at the Walter Elwood Museum from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. entitled Risk Takers and Printmakers -- Banksy in London and NYC. Banksy, renowned rebel is a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist. His satirical street art combines dark humor, political and social commentary with graffiti in a distinctive stenciling technique. The class will draw and cut stencils of many every day around the town and common street objects and images and then stencil them with paint inside and outside the museum. 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

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: Puppets with Pizzazz: The Pied Piper at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Summer Reading Program: Chemistry: Polymer Clay. At 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: Movies @ the Library.

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.

Thursday

AMSTERDAM

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 24 Pulaski St., will sell pierogi -- potato with cheese, and cabbage -- from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., fresh or frozen, $8 a dozen.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: Science and Motion: Catapult at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. At 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: Movies @ the Library.

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Knights of Columbus will host an ice cream social from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in their parking lot, 193 W. Main St. The event will include hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream, soda, cake, a bounce house, raffles and live music, all for $5 per person. Contact Peter Capobianco, 842-9870, for more information.

AMSTERDAM

The GFWC Century Club is hosting a chicken and biscuit take-out dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. The cost is $10 per dinner and the menu includes chicken in gravy with mixed vegetables (peas, corn and carrots) over a warm fresh baked biscuit, real mashed potatoes with gravy, jellied cranberry sauce and a choice of vanilla or chocolate cake for dessert. For information and reservations, call Kim at 853-4733.

AMSTERDAM

An educational camp will take place at the Walter Elwood Museum from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. entitled Risk Takers and Printmakers -- Silk Screening 101. Learn the art of silk screening which is another form of printmaking. Bring a t-shirt or pillow case from home to silk screen. The class will examine examples of print making in the museum collections and exhibit rooms. 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.

FORT PLAIN

Court Catherine Esther 1264 Catholic Daughters will sponsor an ice cream social in conjunction with the Fort Plain Summer Concerts from 7 to 9 p.m. in Haslett Park. Brownie sundaes, make-your-own sundaes and root beer floats will be offered for sale. Music for the evening will be supplied by Dick Soleburgh, the Sun Mountain Fiddler.

GLOVERSVILLE

The regular monthly meeting of Mountain Valley Hospice volunteers will be held in the Conference Room at 108 Steele Ave. at 1 p.m.

JOHNSTOWN

The Alzheimer's Association of Northeastern NY will hold a seminar entitled "The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease" at Healthlink Littauer, Johnstown YMCA, 213 Harrison St., from 2 to 3 p.m. A one hour overview of dementia and Alzheimer's disease and their progression will be discussed. Admission is free. Room is limited. Registration is required. Call Healthlink Littauer at 736-1120.

NORTHVILLE

The Red Rooster Cafe will host Karen Sagen, Health Link community health educator, who will present a program on "Preventing Skin Cancer." 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 Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: Red Cross: CAPE at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. At 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: Movies @ the Library.

AMSTERDAM

The First Baptist Church of Amsterdam, 479 Guy Park Ave., will hold "Scoops of Blessings," an ice cream social community fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Fulton Montgomery Long Term Recovery Committee assisting victims of local disasters. There will be tickets available for a drawing for an ice-cream themed basket. There will also be a silent auction. This event will take place rain or shine. For more information call 843-3517 or e-mail fbccoordinator@albany.twcbc.com.

BROADALBIN

The Broadalbin United Methodist Church, 65 N. Main St., will hold its annual auction and fair. The auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a preview at 4:30 p.m. There will be food and a rummage sale. Bring your own chairs. Donations are welcome and may be brought to the church the week of July 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. Contact the church office at 883-5247 to arrange for pickup or for more information.

CANAJOHARIE

The Canajoharie-Fort Plain Summer Drama Club will present "Bye, Bye Birdie," a musical comedy, at 7 p.m. in the Arkell Performing Arts Center at Canajoharie High School. Tickets are $6 general admission, $4 for students and senior citizens, and children under 4 are free.

NORTHVILLE

The Friends of the Northville Library will hold its annual ice cream social and raffle, from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost is $3 and will include ice cream, homemade cake and a beverage. The raffle will consist of a variety of art works including photography, cross stitch, acrylic and wood turning. The event will be held in the library's gardens.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

Stone Soup will entertain with a variety of original and folk songs. Featured are Suzanne Bladek, vocalist, on guitar; Joseph Sinchak on Mandolin; Nick Friers on guitar; Peter Liljeberg on bass, plus multi-talented David Bladek. Bring lawn chairs.

STONE ARABIA

The Council of Trinity Lutheran Church, Route 10, Stone Arabia, will hold a summer sale from 4 to 8 p.m. Trinity will use the proceeds to maintain the church and grounds plus a portion will be given back to the surrounding community. Priced to sell are dishes, cooking pots and pans, toys, puzzles, some clothing, household items, decorations, sports equipment, electronics, and a huge selection of books.

     

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