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Upcoming Events - 07/24/2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:56 PM

-- Village board to hold special meeting July 24

CANAJOHARIE -- The Canajoharie Village Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, July 24, at 6 p.m. at the Village Hall, 75 Erie Boulevard.

-- Stone Soup to play Fort Klock Dutch barn on July 25

ST. JOHNSVILLE -- On July 25, at 7 p.m., Stone Soup, a popular group of local musicians, will entertain in concert at Fort Klock in the Dutch barn with a variety of original and folk songs. Featured are Suzanne Bladek, vocalist, on guitar; Joseph Sinchak on mandolin; Nick Friers on guitar; Peter Liljeberg on bass, plus multi-talented David Bladek. Bring lawn chairs for your comfort. Donations are sincerely appreciated and accepted for restoration projects at Fort Klock.

-- Sign up for Our Lady of Hope photo album/directory this weekend

FORT PLAIN -- Our Lady of Hope Catholic Community will be creating a photo album/directory of all parishioners through the LifeTouch Directory Program in the coming months. All parishioners are invited and encouraged to sign up to be photographed for inclusion in the directory.  

Members of the Parish Council will be on hand to sign up parishioners before and after the weekend liturgies of July 26-27 and August 2-3. Photo sessions will be held at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, 115 Reid Street, Fort Plain, on Friday, August 8 from 2 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and also on Friday, September 26 from 2 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The photo sessions are free. Each family that participates will receive a free 8x10 portrait and a free directory. Additional photos and photo packages may be purchased. 

For more details or any questions, call Parish Council member Joseph Nalli at (518) 993-4486.

-- Chef Katovitch to present "Feeding Our Forefathers-The Palatines" July 28

FORT PLAIN -- On July 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., the Fort Plain Free Library will host “Feeding Our Forefathers—The Palatines”, a history and sampling of food eaten by early settlers, presented by Chef Aaron Katovitch.

Both programs are free and open to the public.

During Feeding Our Forefathers—The Palatines, chef and owner of the Table Restaurant in Fort Plain Aaron Katovitch will present a history of food in the Mohawk Valley with a narrative discussion and sampling of the food prepared and served by the Palatine Germans.

For More Information, or to reserve a seat for either program, contact the Fort Plain Free Library at (518) 993-4646.

-- Town offices closed for vacation July 28 through Aug. 3

ST. JOHNSVILLE -- The town of St. Johnsville offices will be closed for vacation the week of July 28 through Aug. 3.

-- Rev. Chris Sarno to preach locally July 28-29

On Monday, July 28, Rev. Chris Sarno will be at Valley Alliance Church, Route 5, Nelliston, and Tuesday, July 29 at Faith, Hope and Love Christian Fellowship, 18 W. Grant St. Palatine Bridge.

All welcome. Worship will include hymns and contemporary songs. Sarno pastors Relevant Church in Daytona Beach, FL, ministers to homeless and prisoners and has preached to people all over the world.

For more information or directions, call Pastor David Bowley at (518) 673-5128 or Pastor Dave Prahst at (518) 993-3458.

-- MCSD and village to hold grant-focused public meeting Aug. 5

CANAJOHARIE -- The Montgomery County Sanitary District Number 1 and the village of Canajoharie have received a Local Government Efficiency Grant from the NYS Department of State to conduct a Regional Sewer Study.

The study will evaluate the potential for consolidation of sewer services between the two entities. The MCSD and the village have hired Lamont Engineers, of Cobleskill, to conduct the Regional Sewer Study.

A public information meeting will be held during the regular Village of Canajoharie Board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., where Lamont Engineers will provide information on the scope of the Regional Sewer Study.

All are encouraged to attend.

-- Local Rabies Vaccination Clinic schedule for August

A Rabies Vaccination Clinic will take place Tuesday, August 5 at the Palatine Town Barn, Stone Arabia Road, Fort Plain from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

One will also take place on Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Rural Grove Fire Department, Route 162, Rural Grove, from 9 a.m. to Noon.

New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ferrets shall have initial vaccinations administered against rabies no later than four months of age and stay up to date with re-vaccinations. Re-vaccinations are required one year later and a booster shot every three years. It is important to have pets vaccinated in a timely manner in order for the pet to be considered protected against the virus. Pet owners should bring proof of their pet’s last rabies vaccination. This helps the veterinarian determine whether the pet will receive a one or three year vaccination; without it your pet will receive a one-year vaccination only.

New York State Public Health Law requires that all dogs, cats and domestic ferrets shall have initial vaccinations administered against rabies no later than 4 months of age and stay up to date with re-vaccinations. Re-vaccinations are required one year later and a booster shot every three years. It is important to have pets vaccinated in a timely manner in order for the pet to be considered protected against the virus. Pet owners should bring proof of their pet’s last rabies vaccination. This helps the veterinarian determine whether the pet will receive a one or three year vaccination; without it your pet will receive a one-year vaccination only.

Veterinarian administration fee is $10 per rabies vaccine.

To assure the safety of other pets and people; dogs must be leashed; cats and ferrets must be contained in a pet carrier or box when attending the rabies clinic.  

For more information about rabies contact Montgomery County Public Health at (518) 853-3531, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

-- Second annual Standing Strong: River Through Time event Aug. 9

FORT PLAIN -- The second annual Standing Strong: River Through Time event will take place Saturday, Aug. 9, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Haslett Park (at the intersection of Main and Willett Streets). The schedule of live music is as follows: noon-1 p.m. -- Rumpus (rock); 1-3 p.m. -- Cleen Street (rock and blues); 3-4 p.m. -- Shawn Marosek (folk and acoustic rock); 4-6 p.m. -- The Emeralds of July (contemporary pop and rock). In addition to the line-up of bands, there will be sporting goods raffles with over $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 included a dunking booth and bounce house.

-- Benefit for Norma Maring to be held Aug. 23

PALATINE BRIDGE -- A Benefit for Norma Maring will be held at the Canajoharie-Fort Plain Elks Lodge on Saturday, Aug. 23, beginning at 11 a.m. The event will feature a chicken barbecue, raffles and an auction. Donated items can be dropped at Lee Publications, Inc., 6113 St. Highway 5, Palatine Bridge.

-- Benefit for Homeless Veterans to be held Sept. 27

ST. JOHNSVILLE -- A Benefit for Homeless Veterans will be held at the H.C. Smith Benefit Club, 538 Crum Creek Road, on Sept. 27 starting at 1 p.m. Dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 4:30 p.m.

The event will feature a pork roast dinner, home brew beer and wine tasting, raffle, Chinese auction and live music. Tickets are $15. All proceeds go to the Albany Housing Coalition.

For tickets, contact the Benefit Club at (518) 568-2515, Matt Crannell at (518) 868-0822, or Chris Lape at (518) 231-3281. Tickets will also be available at the door.

     

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