The Otter Lake Fire Department is having a pancake breakfast at the Fire Department on Route 28. Pancakes, home fries, eggs, sausage, and coffee for $8. Kids 5 and under free.
The Charleston Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a Blood Drive at the Charleston Town Hall, 480 Corbin Hill Road, Sprakers. Sign up at redcross.org, sponsor code CharlestonFD. $5 Amazon gift card for online registrants. Coupon for free pint of Stewart's ice cream for all donors. Walk-ins welcome.
The Joseph Michael Chubbuck Foundation invites you to Rome Country Club to golf for those fighting cancer. Interested golfers can register themselves or teams online at www.thejmcf.org under the Events tab or by calling 315-339-5993 weekdays 9am -5pm. Registration the day of the event begins at 7:30am. There will be shot gun start at 8:30am. The registration fee is $80 per player (teams of 4). Skins & Mulligans are optional. Last year 17 teams attended the event and the Foundation’s goal is 20 teams for 2019. Coffee, OJ, and donuts will be served at the start, followed by a light lunch at the turn, and a buffet (including desserts) at the conclusion. The top 3 teams will receive a Cash Prize & Awards will be presented for Longest Drive (male & female) and Closest to the Hole. Several nice door prizes will be available along with a Hole in One prize. All golfers will be given commemorative shot glass, golf tees, and team picture. REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY OPEN at www.thejmcf.org under Events. Tournament proceeds will financially assist cancer patients living in or being treated within Oneida, Herkimer, Madison & Onondaga Counties. The foundation works with MVHS, SDMG, Bassett Cancer Center in Herkimer, Upstate Cancer Center & their local affiliate Offices, Dana Faber Cancer Center, CNY Hematology/Oncology, Roswell Park, MSK, & University of Rochester Wilmont Cancer Center. To date, the Foundation has assisted hundreds of patients and awarded approximately $180,000 thanks to support for the local community.
Oppenheim Historical Society town wide garage sales will be held on Route 29 between Dolgeville and Johnstown. Food, raffles, and maps available at the town barn, and the Oppenheim Volunteer Fire Company will have a chicken barbecue.
The Montgomery County SPCA’s 1st annual “The Fast and the Furriest” 5K Run fundraiser isat Riverlink Park in Amsterdam. Fee is $20. All friendly dogs on leashes are welcome to participate. Awards will be given. The event precedes the city’s Riverfest that afternoon in the park.
1st Annual! Blueberries, Blues, & BBQ event hosted by Dolgeville Forward! All proceeds from this fundraising event benefit the Community Pavilion Project and splash pad for kids! Shop blueberries, fresh produce, eggs, poultry, and homemade baked goods at the Dolgeville Farmers Market. Visit over 20 participating vendors for handmade craft items and specialty food items. Enjoy all day entertainment at the Community Pavilion. 9 AM – 11 AM at the Community Pavilion Blueberry Pancake Brunch featuring Blueberry Hill Blueberries & Kelly's Blueberry Sausages. 10 AM Classic Car Show sponsored by the Dolgeville Fire Department. Adult beverages will be available from Noon to 6pm, featuring Saranac Blueberry Blonde Ale, as well as tastings from Prospect Falls Winery. Vanilla Ice Cream Sundaes with Blueberry Sauce Topping – 1 PM to 3 PM at the Community Pavilion. Children's games and activities will take place at the Park and Basketball Court from 1 PM – 4 PM. Enjoy cornhole, giant Jenga, sidewalk chalk, and more. At 1:30, kids can compete in a Blueberry "Pie" Eating Contest, courtesy of Dolgeville Cub Scouts! SHOW OFF YOUR BAKING SKILLS at The Great Blueberry Bake Off. See the contest details and rules on the Dolgeville Forward Facebook page. May the best baker win! 4PM-Sold Out-Pulled Pork BBQ, Coleslaw, BBQ Beans, & Blueberry Slab Pie at the Community Pavilion. For more information contact Dolgeville Forward at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you there!
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Tours of the 1834 Herkimer County Jail in Herkimer will be given during the village's "Herkimer Diamond Days." Tours will be on the hour, beginning at 10 a.m. with the last tour at 2 p.m. You will be able to visit the jail cell of Chester Gillette, one of their most famous inmates whose murder case spurred the novel "An American Tragedy" and the Hollywood film "A Place in the Sun." That evening, from 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the Herkimer Marina the band "Yesterday's Senior Ensemble" will be playing old time favorites and a "Doris Day Tribute." It will be held in the Gazebo of the Waterfront Grille. In the event of rain, it will be held in the Historic Terminal Building at the site. A free will donation offering will be taken for the "Friends of Historic Herkimer County," a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization who are renovating the 1834 Herkimer County Jail to save this historic building. For more information, call Katie Nichols at (315) 866-1563.
The 5th annual Herkimer Diamond Days street festival is August 2nd and 3rd, along North Main Street! There’s live music, dance performances, dunk tank, car show at Myers Park, old jail and historical museum tours, raffles, street & food vendors, and so much family fun! Kids activities, characters, and face painting, too! Find the full schedule at herkimerbpa.com.