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Friday, August 08, 2014 - Updated: 6:32 AM

Today

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam High School class of 1964 will hold its 50th reunion the weekend of Aug. 8-10. Friday and Saturday evening events will be held at the Perthshire, and Sunday afternoon a beach party will be held at Driftwood Park on Sacandaga Lake. AHS classes of 1962, '63, '65 and '66 are invited to the celebration. For more information, call Judy at 843-2033 or Dorothy at 843-3461.

AMSTERDAM

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

FULTONVILLE

The village will host its annual community-wide garage sale. The event will include something for everyone.

NORTHVILLE

The 56th annual Fox Hill Camp meeting will begin today at 7:30 p.m., and will run through Sunday, Aug. 17. The Fox Hill Camp is conducted by the New York District Churches of the Evangelical Wesleyan Church. It is a holiness camp that does not charge for meals or lodging, but a free-will offering will be accepted. Accommodations will be available for those wishing to stay on the grounds. Services on Saturday and Sunday will be 10:30 a.m., 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Children and youth services will be held Monday through Friday at 1:30 and 2 p.m. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Chris Maxey, an evangelist for the Bible Missionary Church Inc., from Graysville, Ala. For more information contact the Rev. G.H. McCleery at 863-6478 or the Rev. D.D. Snedeker at 570-222-3600.

Saturday

AMSTERDAM

The Riverlink Park concert series, presented by the Amsterdam Waterfront Foundation, continues with a performance by Searson at 7 p.m. by the river.

AMSTERDAM

The Walter Elwood Museum will present its 75th anniversary ice cream social from noon to sunset at 100 Church St. The event will feature family fun and entertainment including, inflatable rides, games, music and more. For more information contact Ann Peconie, museum director, 843-5151 or director@walterelwoodmuseum.org.

BROADALBIN

St. Francis of Northville and St. Joseph's of Broadalbin will serve a steak dinner in the John Paul II Hall at St. Francis Church from 4 to 7 p.m. The dinner will consist of a steak sandwich, baked potato, dessert and beverage for a donation of $10.

FORT HUNTER

Geraldine Buckley will present "Encountering Devils on Horseback & Other True, Hilarious and Inadvertent Adventures" as part of the storytelling series at the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center at 6 p.m. For more information about this event, call the Visitor Center at 829-7516.

FORT PLAIN

The second annual Standing Strong: River Through Time event will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Haslett Park at the intersection of Main and Willett streets. In addition to live music, there will be sporting goods raffles with more than $1,000 in prizes, including a kayak and mountain bike. There will also be a chicken barbecue, hot dogs and french fries, ice cream social and activities for kids, including a dunking booth and bounce house.

FULTONVILLE

The village will host its annual community-wide garage sale.

FULTONVILLE

The Fultonville Reformed Church will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be sandwiches, hot dogs, baked goods, and refreshments. Contact Pam at 853-1099 to arrange times to drop off donations. The church is located at the intersection of Route 30A and 5S.

GALWAY

The annual summer book sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. behind the Galway Public Library. 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. Friends of the Library members can start shopping at 8:30 a.m. If you're not a member, you can join at that time for $5 and get a free book. More than 1,000 books are offered, and are handily arranged by category. The Friends will offer a large selection of adult and young adult fiction, non-fiction and children's books in hardcover and paperback. Media such as DVDs, music CDs, vinyl LPs and VHS videos may also be offered. Prices start at 25 cents, and are never more than $1. Hardcover books cost $1, paperbacks are 50 cents, children's books (hard cover and paperback) are 25, cents and media are 50 cents.

HAGAMAN

The village of Hagaman will hold a village-wide garage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the village office at 843-2480 to place your site on the map. The Hagaman Historical Society will hold a sale inside Pawling Hall. The cost is $15 for a table to rent. For any questions call 843-2480.

HAGAMAN

St. Stephen's Rosary Society will have a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The society will sell coffee and doughnuts in the morning and hot dogs and soda in the afternoon until 3 p.m.

HAGAMAN

St. Stephen's Church will have its sixth annual chicken barbecue from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church. Menu includes half-chicken, salt potatoes, coleslaw, roll, butter, beverage and dessert. Takeout will be available. Cost is $10 per ticket (pre-sale) or $12 at the door. Tickets will be available at all Masses, or you may reserve your ticket by calling the church office at 843-2951.

HAGAMAN

The First United Methodist Church of Hagaman will hold a rummage and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. next to the fire house.

HAGAMAN

The All-Galway High School Reunion will be held at Eaton's Pond, across from Bob's Trees, 1227 W. Galway Road, Hagaman. The party starts at 1 p.m. Food will be served at 2 p.m. Galway Alumni Association consists of all former students, teachers and employees of Galway Central School. Any students that attended Galway Central School, any teachers that taught at Galway Central School and any former employees of the school are considered an alumnus.

NORTHVILLE

"Lucia and Levi as: The Little Zippers" will be performing at the Waterfront Park, Main Street, at 6 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network (SVAN). Admission is free at outdoor SVAN music events. Voluntary good-will donations will be gladly accepted. For more information contact Frank Ralbovsky at 863-9149.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

A car, truck and motorcycle show will be held at the Ephratah Recreation Complex, 5228 Route 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit the complex. The cost is $8 per vehicle and $1 per bicycle. There will be trophies awarded, along with a 50/50 raffle and food. For more information contact Art at 774-0781 or Colleen at 774-2130, or www.facebook.com/CARSHOWSANDMORE. Rain date will be Aug. 10. For more information about the recreation complex/program contact Alan at 993-2054.

Sunday

AMSTERDAM

The Inman Senior Center, 53 Guy Park Ave., will be hosting a reception to honor Jeannette Stevens-Daury, executive director of the center, from 2 to 4 p.m. She is leaving her post after ten years of dedicated service to take up residence in the south. Presentations will be held at 3 p.m. Anyone associated with her, or the Inman Center, is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.

AMSTERDAM

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 24 Pine St., is hosting a community picnic following the 10 a.m. worship service. The picnic, sponsored by the church council, will feature hot dogs, hamburgers, salads, and more. Dessert includes cake and make-your-own sundaes.

FULTONVILLE

The village will host its annual community-wide garage sale. The event will include something for everyone.

NELLISTON

There will be a fundraiser at 2 p.m. for the benefit of Dennis Abare Jr., the young boy recently injured in the fire on Center Street in Fort Plain. The benefit will be held at the Canajoharie-Fort Plain Elks Lodge No. 2621, Old Station Road, Nelliston. The event will feature a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, food and events for children. Donated bake sale items are requested.

Monday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: Studio for Art and Craft-Painting Animals at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. Red-Cross-Masters of Disaster and at 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: Movies @ the Library.

CRANESVILLE

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

FORT PLAIN

Fort Plain Senior Center is hosting a Raquette Lake boat trip and luncheon cruise departing at 7 a.m. from the senior center. Cost is $30 a person. Call 993-3432.

ST. JOHNSVILLE

The Karg Brothers, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Johnsville Marina, St. Johnsville.

Tuesday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: George Steele-Water Chemistry at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. Red-Cross-Masters of Disaster and at 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: Movies @ the Library.

AMSTERDAM

Living with Loss is a bereavement support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. The group will meet at 6 p.m. at St. Mary's Healthcare Board Room, 427 Guy Park Ave. It is facilitated by a bereavement counselor, offered free of charge. Together everyone will find comfort, seek solutions, share experiences and discover strengths. For more information, or to register for the group, contact Amy Weinar, LCSW at Community Hospice of Amsterdam at 843-5412, ext. 17.

TOWN OF AMSTERDAM

A free movie night will be held at the Sanford Stud Farm, 4995 Route 30. The movie is Secretariat. The movie begins at dusk. Bring a lawn chair and/or blanket. The rain date is Wednesday, Aug. 13. The event is courtesy of the Friends of Sanford Stud Farm.

Wednesday

AMSTERDAM

The Amsterdam Free Library will host Summer Reading Program: Clay Monsters at 10:30 a.m. At 1 p.m. Solar System and at 3 p.m. More Summer Fun: Movies @ the Library.

AMSTERDAM

Feline Guardian Angels will be hosting their third annual wine and spirit tasting event at the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course Aug. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be various wine, beer and spirit tasting, along with complementary snacks for participants. The donation at the door is $5 per person, which will also entitles every participant for a chance at the door prize.There will be live entertainment, a 50/50 raffle, and basket raffles. Feline Guardian Angels is a 501c3 TNR (Trap, Neuter, Return) program which services Montgomery County.

GLEN

The Montgomery County Senior Citizens Council meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Public Safety Facility on Clark Drive. Guest speaker will be Montgomery County Office for Aging Dietitian Tracy Hojohn. Seniors and senior club members are encouraged to attend this meeting concerning senior issues. Call the Montgomery County Office for Aging at 843-2300 for more information.

EDINBURG

A Culinary Delight (SVAN Art Workshop) with Sheila Looman, Herbalist, will take place at the home of Janet Mitchell, 1 Degolia Rd., from 4 to 7 p.m. In this class you will learn how to enhance your meals and beverages with herbs. Topics include dips, salads, marinades, rubs and more. The class includes sampling of herb enhanced taste treats. Minimum students in class is five and maximum is ten. Tuition is $20; SVAN members $18. Materials fee is $20. Reserve space by Aug. 8.

     

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