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.

∫ Women’s Movement: Art by, about and for women: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 Route 30, Gloversville, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. Open to the public; free will donations accepted; (518) 661-9932. The gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The art will be on display through March 31.

∫ Micropolis Cooperative featured artist Cheryl Gutmaker: Micropolis Gallery, 30 N. Main St., Gloversville. The artwork on display include paintings, pastels, photographs, fiber art, mixed media, woodwork, sculpture, glass, digital art, jewelry, pottery, drawings, woodland assemblages, baskets and collages of fine art cards. The show, which is free and open to the public, runs through February. The hours are 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 4 p.m. Sunday.



∫ The Writers Circle to host Tom Staudie — author luncheon: Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., Gloversville. Staudie, Adirondack singer-songwriter, will discuss the works he has done from 11 a.m. until noon, when a light luncheon will be served. The event is open to the public. $5 payable at door. For more information and reservations: Wally Truesdell [email protected]

Concerts/daytime music


∫ Third Rail: Mayfield Grill, 8 School St., Mayfield, 4 p.m. No cover.



∫ 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.


∫ “Bullet Journaling 101” workshop: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 1 to 3 p.m. Call the library to register for this workshop at (518) 725-2819.


∫ Adult paper roll wall art craft workshop: Gloversville Public Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Those interested are to call the library to register for the time that is best for them. All supplies will be provided. All programs are free to the public.


∫ Wildlife Museum, Vail Mills, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $10 for adults; $5 for children; free for children ages 6 and younger. The museum is open to the public, museum — wildlife on display.



∫ Vinny Michaels: Lakeside Tavern and Marina, 306 Woods Hollow Road, Gloversville, 6 p.m. No cover.

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


∫ Third Rail: The Saratoga Winery, 462 Route 29, Saratoga, 6 p.m. No cover.

∫ The Insolent Willies: The Oxbow Inn, 1815 Route 8, Lake Pleasant, 8 p.m. No cover.

∫ Moore 2 Music: Robin’s Nest, 230 Steevers Mills Road, Broadalbin, 8 p.m. No cover.

∫ DJ Bane — Friday night party at the Brook: Meadowbrook Saloon, 119 Meadowbrook Road, Fultonville, 9:30 p.m. No cover.

∫ Half Step: Aaron’s Irish Pub, 231 N. Main St., Gloversville, 9 p.m. Cover.


∫ Trivia with John Lakata: Patricia’s, 32 S. Perry St., Johnstown, 6:30 p.m.

∫ Big Sky Country: Meadowbrook Saloon, 119 Meadowbrook Lane, Fultonville, 9:30 p.m.

By Kerry Minor

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