8-10 a.m. — Members of the Broadalbin-Perth’sKidWind Challenge teams will hold a pancake breakfast in the school’s Learning Community cafeteria located at 100 Bridge St. to raise money to defray the cost of their upcoming trip to the national competition in Anaheim, California. Ticket cost is $5 each and can be purchased from any team member or coach. Only 110 tickets will be sold, so tickets must be purchased in advance. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, hash browns and a beverage.
2 p.m. — The 2017 Matthew W. Phillips Memorial Benefit will take place at the Robin’s Nest, 230 Stever Mills Rd., off Rt. 29. Admission/donation cost is $10 per person and includes food. Entertainment will be provided by TAILSPIN. There will be a cash bar. Proceeds from the benefit will be going to the Matthew W. Phillips Memorial Award Fund. For more information contact Ch ristine Lesniewski at 848-0612.
6-7:30 p.m. — The Gloversville Public Library will hold a renovation kick-off at the Carnegie Library located at 58 E. Fulton St. Hors d’oeuvres will be available. This will be the last chance to walk through the historic Carnegie Library before the renovation begins. A short presentation and architectural plans will be displayed. This event is open to all community members.
The Friends of the Gloversville Public Library will host a chicken and ribs barbecue at the Hannaford Plaza, 225 Fifth Ave. Ext. Check the library website or Facebook page for details.
9:30 a.m. — World renowned dog trainer and author, Kevin Behan, will be at Harvey’s Home, Garden and Pet Center, 250 N. Comrie Ave. Ticket price is $50 per person and includes buffet lunch. Tickets can be purchased online at regionalanimalshelter.org/kevinbehan-ndt. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m. with lunch break from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Part two of the program will be from 2:30-5 p.m. with hands on demonstrations with dogs. All proceeds will benefit the Regional Animal Shelter. Door prizes will be drawn with paid admission. For more information, call Renee Earl, at 848-7061 or e-mail [email protected]
7 p.m. — The Glove Performing Arts Center, 42 N. Main St., will present The Glove Talent Show. This will be a “Save Our Stage Fundraiser.” For more information, contact the center, at 773-8255, ext. 21.
8 a.m. — The Fulton Montgomery Chamber of Commerce is set to host a seminar called Find Time to Save Time: Advanced Social Media Tips and Tricks at 2 N. Main St. Admission is $5 for members and $20 for future members. Registration is required by calling 725-0641 or emailing [email protected]
11 a.m.-4 p.m. — The Fulton Center, 847 County Hwy. 122, will hold a free job fair and are seeking RNs, LPNs and CNAs for immediate placement in one of its skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities. There are also openings for physical, occupational and speech therapists. Be among the first 50 to arrive and receive a Dunkin Donuts gift card. Random drawings will be held throughout the day.
3-4:30 p.m. — The Fulton County Museum, 237 Kingsboro Ave., will host a Glove Cities Colonials Reunion welcoming all past players, family and sports and history-lovers. This event will include a brief history of the nearly five decades of the team, followed by a panel of former players, from the 1960s through more recent years. Attendees are also encouraged to bring their own memorabilia from the team, and someone will be on hand to scan any photos or documents for inclusion in the museum’s digital database. Other memorabilia, including jerseys and photos, will be on display. Light refreshments will be available. This event is free and open to the public and is presented in collaboration with the Fulton County Historian’s Office.
9 a.m.-noon — Health screenings will be held at the Johnstown Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., and will include a cholesterol/HDL/glucose blood test for $18; diabetes risk assessment, blood pressure reading and body fat analysis/body mass index measurement at no charge. No appointments are necessary.
1:15 p.m. — The 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will welcome Yvonne Major from HFM Prevention Council who will talk about drug awareness and other topics related to drug abuse. For more information, call the senior center office, at 762-4643.
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — The Johnstown Public Library, 38 S. Market, will host a Writers’ Workshop Series: Short Stories. These sessions are for both the novice and experienced writers. It will be facilitated by Brian Phillip Whalen, a lecturer, at the State University of New York at Albany. Sign up by visiting www.johnstownpubliclibrary.info or call the library at 762-8317.
4:30-7 p.m. — The Johnstown Reformed Church, 351 N. Perry St., will host a roast beef supper at the church. The cost is $12 for adults and children ages 6-12, $6. Take-outs available.
MAY 20, 21
10 a.m.-2 p.m. — St. John’s Episcopal Church, intersection of Main and Market Streets, will be open to the public as part of a statewide tour sponsored by the NY Landmark Conservancy. The theme of this year’s statewide program is “Stained Glass: Windows on This World and the Next.” Tours of historic stained glass windows will be provided on both days.
The Fulton County YMCA, 213 Harrison St., will offer guitar lessons with Aaron Mittler. Lessons will focus on your strumming technique, more chords and song learning abilities. This is a three week lesson. The beginner’s lesson will be 5 to 6 p.m. and intermediate lesson from 6 to 7 p.m. You must bring your own guitar. Registration must be done at least 24 hours in advance of the first class. The cost is $10 for members and $20 for the general public. For more information, contact the Fulton County YMCA, at 848-3447.
5 p.m. — The 50 Plus Club, located in the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., will hold a candlelight covered dish dinner and prayer service at the center. Guests are asked to bring a large dish to share along with their own place setting. Following the dinner, a Memorial Day Service will be held, remembering all those who so bravely served everyone and gave their all to protect our country and freedoms. Lost members and family members will also be honored. For more information, call the senior center office, at 762-4643.
JUNE 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18
The Colonial Little Theatre, 1 Colonial Ct., will host a comedy production, “Making God Laugh,” directed by Leta Aldous. Show time for the performances taking place June 9, 10, 16 and 17 will be 7 p.m. For the June 11 and 18 performances show time will be 2 p.m. Ticket cost is $12. For reservations call 762-4325.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Highway 30, will hold a Lexington Foundation Fashion Show. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. The cost is $50 per person. For reservations, call 661-9932.
MAY 19, 26
7-7:45 p.m. — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Highway 30, will hold a Laughter Yoga class with Maria Pantalone, instructor. Laughter Yoga is a practice involving prolonged voluntary laughter and is done in groups with jokes and playfulness shared between participants. The cost is $15 per class or $25 for both. For more information call 661-9932.
4-6:30 p.m. — The Mayfield United Methodist Church, 19 N. Main St., will host its annual chicken and biscuit dinner. The menu will include chicken, biscuits, all the trimmings, and dessert. Take-out and home delivery within five miles will be available by calling the church at 661-6114. For more information, contact Sandy Aesch, at 725-6309.
3-4:15 p.m. — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Highway 30, will host an Electric City Chorus Concert, a men’s a cappella close harmony singing group. Their repertoire draws from Broadway musicals, pop music and big band standards. The group has been singing Barbershop Harmony since 1944. Ticket cost is $10.
MAY 22 and JUNE 5, 12, 19
6:30-8 p.m. — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Highway 30, will hold a six week Line Dancing class with Sue Kaupelis, instructor. Start with the basic steps and learn simple line dances for fun and exercise. Explore a variety of music genres from country and pop to Celtic and Latin. Be sure to wear soft-soled comfortable shoes. The cost is $45 for pre-registration; $55 at the door.
Members receive a 20 percent discount. Register at www.pncreativeartscenter.org or call 661-9932.
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 State Highway 30, will hold a Board and Brush Class with Brenda Dwyer, instructor. Bring your creativity and a willingness to learn to this class and in return you will build