What’s To do?



∫ Sacandaga Valley Arts Network Artists’ Gallery Exhibit: Fulton County Visitor Center, Routes 29 and 30, Vail Mills. Free and open to the public. Gallery is open weekends.

∫ Dick Foster — artist of the month: Frothingham Free Library, 28 W. Main St., Fonda. The artwork exhibit can be viewed during library hours through June. Foster of Mayfield and Florida, is an artist of drawing and painting outdoor scenes. The work of Foster will be on display through June.

∫ Robyn Valentine — “1825 Days of Survival”: Micropolis Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville. Valentine creates three-dimensional collages of metals, leather, fiber and cement. Paintings, drawings, pastels, photographs, fiber art, batik, mixed media, woodwork, glass, digital art, jewelry, pottery, woodland assemblages and fine art cards by Micropolis artists are also on display. The show, which is free and open to the public, runs through June from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Concerts/ daytime music


∫ Linda Lee and the Fox Creek Band: Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, 4 p.m. $10 cover. Open to the public — all are welcome.


∫ Bob Boyer: Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Drive, Northville, 3 p.m. No cover.

∫Padraic Decker: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 4 p.m. No cover.

Concerts/ family-friendly, alcohol free


∫ The Ethan Ullman Comedy Show with Ethan Ullman and Joseph M. Greene: Dorn Space, 99 N. Main St., Gloversville, 7:30 p.m. $10 admission — cash only (at door).

∫ Full Moon Music Series presents Sean Rowe: Landis Arboretum, 174 Lape Road, Esperance, 7 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, kids 12 and younger free.



∫ Line dance lessons: Rustic Loft, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, in the SawMill Pavilion. Beginners lessons and dancing, 7 to 9:30 p.m. $5 cover charge. Sue Kaupelis, instructor.


∫ Free beginner lessons and dancing: Sharp Shooters Billiards and Sports Pub, 35 E. Main St., Amsterdam, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. New lessons and open dancing 7:30 to 10 p.m. $5 for those who stay or come in after 7:30 p.m. Sue Kaupelis, instructor.



∫ Creative textile fibers group: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Free, drop-in gathering. Participants share ideas, tips, and bring knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, embroidery, beading, felting, and other individual, fiber-based projects to work on in casual setting. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.

∫ Writers at Fort Plain: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, 3 to 5 p.m. The group is made up of writers from varied writing backgrounds, genres, interests, goals and experience levels who work on memoirs, novels, short stories, poems, and more. Facilitated by published writer, Joan Caska. Features constructive feedback in a supportive setting. Free. Open to the public. For information, call (518) 993-4646.


∫ Old-Time String Circle jam: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 6:30 p.m. Free program. Open jam for players of all acoustic instruments; listeners welcome.


∫ Doll house making adult class: Gloversville Public Library in the Carnegie Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 1:30 p.m. The class will continue each Tuesday through August.



∫ Johnstown 50 Plus Club open mic night — last of the season until fall: Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St., Johnstown, 6 p.m. Those who will be performing are to be at the center by 5:30 p.m. to get a spot on the evening performance list. Free entertainment; free refreshments.

∫ Vinny Michaels: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 7 p.m. No cover.

∫ Dan Lynaugh: Partner’s Pub & Grill, 21 S. William St., Johnstown, 7 p.m. No cover.


∫ Bobby Badfinger: Snowed Inn Bar, 375 Midline Road, Amsterdam, 8 p.m. No cover.

∫ The Doc Orloff Duo: Timeless Tavern, 162 S. Main St., Northville, 6 p.m. No cover

∫ Skyler’s Dream Team (Friday Afternoon Club): Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 8 p.m.

∫ Rock Junkies : Sport Island Pub and Restaurant, 108 Riverside Drive, Northville, 9 p.m. $6 cover.


∫ Drank the Gold — Irish music: Glen Conservancy Hall, 1538 Mill Point Road, Fultonville, 7:30 p.m.

∫ Cleen Street Band: The Rustic Loft, Saw Mill Pavilion, 4740 Route 30, Amsterdam, 6 p.m. Must be 21 to enter.

By Josh Bovee

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