In Brief

Glow 5K slated for Saturday

GLOVERSVILLE — The Glow 5K will kick off at Trail Station Park at 6 p.m. on Saturday. The 5K will run along the Rail Trail and the route will feature glow in the dark chalk and glow sticks. Every participant will get a medal. No pets or strollers are allowed at the race. Parking is ...

How to prepare your garden for fall

gardeners, Lynn M. Hood and Jan Duchessi will present a symposium on fall garden chores on Tuesday at Shirley J Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. Learn what to do with annuals, summer bulbs and containers, as well as how to handle perennial beds, early frosts in vegetable beds, what steps ...

Night Out event planned for tonight

GLOVERSVILLE — The Lexington Foundation’s Night Out will take place today at 6 p.m. at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The Night Out will feature food and craft beer from Lanzi’s on the Lake, musical performances by Pat Decker and Flame, raffles and auctions, ...

Taste of History slated for Saturday

FORT JOHNSON — A Taste of History, an annual fundraiser featuring a sampler of more than two dozen of Montgomery County’s homemade soups, breads and pies, will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Old Fort Johnson, 2 Mergner Road. For more information, call Rachel Bliven at (518) ...

Card workshop set for Tuesday

FORT PLAIN — Papercrafter Patty Murray will conduct a card-making workshop at the Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The free workshop will be held in the local history room. In addition to stamped and papercrafted cards, participants will also have the ...

Library schedules tech workshop

GLOVERSVILLE — The Gloversville Public Library will conduct a tech workshop focused on the use of the Overdrive app used for borrowing electronic books and audiobooks. Patrons should register for one of two workshops using the link on the library website or by calling the library, a news ...

Galway society schedules meeting

SARATOGA — The Oct. 2 meeting of the Galway Preservation Society will be about 19th-century photo history. Anne Clothier, director of education at the Saratoga County Historical Society and Brookside Museum, will give a presentation. The society will start the meeting at 7 p.m. at the ...

Trunk or Treat event scheduled

AMSTERDAM — A Trunk or Treat contest for decorated cars will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. or until candy runs out Oct. 3 in the parking lot of Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties, 1 Kimball St. Prizes will be awarded for the three best decorated cars. Individuals or agencies ...

Story time set in St. Johnsville

ST. JOHNSVILLE — Family story time will begin Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Margaret Reaney Memorial Library, 19 Kingsbury Ave., for children up to age 4.   Finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs and stories will be shared, and time will be allotted for play, according to a news release. The ...

Music festival set in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — A free all-day music festival will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the 4 Diamonds Field, Lindbergh Avenue, near the Wilbur H. Lunch Literacy Academy. The event, which will continue until 1 a.m. Sunday, will take place rain or shine. Featured will be Sawyer Fredericks, Funk ...

Moose hair workshop offered

FONDA — A moose hair-tufting workshop, an introduction to Native Americans’ use of hair from moose, elk and caribou to decorate clothes and other items, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community, 4934 Route 5. The cost will be $125 and will ...

Essential oils class scheduled

GLOVERSVILLE — Heather Mattioni will teach a class on essential oils, their uses and benefits, and how to make them from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday in the cafe at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. Mattioni is bringing the supplies necessary for participants to make their own ...

Acrylic painting instruction offered

GLOVERSVILLE — Ellen Lauziere will teach acrylic painting of an Adirondack scene from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $25 with preregistration or $35 at the door, minus a 20 percent member discount. To ...

Sculpture workshop planned at center

GLOVERSVILLE — Adirondack artist and designer Barney Bellinger will present a three-part collaborative sculpture workshop from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 11 and 18 in the warehouse studio at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The students will learn to work as a group using ...

Mindfulness and meditation class set

GLOVERSVILLE —Heather Mattioni will teach a how-to class on mindfulness and meditation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. today in the yoga room at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $15 per person or 1 gift certificate, minus 20 percent discount for members. ...

End-of-season radio drama program set

AMSTERDAM — Minutiae radio drama end-of-season finale, episodes 12 and 13, performance, sponsored by Foothills Arts Council, will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. in the performance space of the Amsterdam United Methodist Church, 347 Golf Course Road. Minutiae is an original serial radio ...

Band to perform at The Revival

WELLS — Dammed River Band will perform a mix of classics, folk and bluegrass music at 7 p.m. Saturday at The Revival. Admission is $10 but $5 for youths younger than 12.

Painting an Adirondack scene set

GLOVERSVILLE — Ellen Lauziere will teach how to capture an Adirondack scene with acrylic paint on canvas from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in art studio two at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30. The cost will be $30 with preregistration or $40 at the door. To register, ...

Trunk or treat event planned for Oct. 3

AMSTERDAM — A Trunk or Treat contest for decorated cars will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. (or until the candy runs out) on Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the parking lot of Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties, 1 Kimball St. Prizes will be awarded for the three best decorated cars. ...

CSEA schedules Tuesday luncheon

GLOVERSVILLE — The Civil Service Employees Association luncheon will take place at noon Tuesday at the Hales Mills Golf Club, Route 29. The cost is $15 per person. The menu choices are ham or turkey with dessert and beverage included. Call Ginny Rockefeller at (518) 773-3364 by Friday with ...