HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Glimmerglass Film Days

Opening Night Party

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OPENING NIGHT PARTY – 8 – 10 p.m. Traditional opening night bash for Glimmerglass film days. Features buffet, complimentary beverage, cash bar, chance to meet artists, filmmakers. Enjoy video, sculpture exhibit by Ted Lott and Yeon Jin Kim. The Smithy, Cooperstown. 607-547-8881 or visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events-01/opening-night-party-and-companion-exhibition

VISITING WRITERS – 7 p.m. Kick off writers series with fiction writer Stephanie King, interim coordinator of Hartwick’s Writing Center, award winning author. Celebration Room, Shineman Chapel House, Hartwick College, Oneonta. 607-431-4921 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/stephanie-king-kicks-off-hartwicks-2018-19-visiting-writers-series/

BLOOD DRIVE – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Give blood, save lives from this years hurricane disasters. Features prizes, giveaways, refreshments, a selfie booth. Oneonta Job Corp Academy, 21 Homer Folks Ave., Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=13820

CRAFT & CHAT – 3:30 p.m. Bring your current knitting or crochet project and chat with the group. Ages 10+. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 8 p.m. Exhibit “Continuous Flow” featuring paintings, photographs by Leslie Parke opens, featuring live jazz music by SUNY O. Jazz Ensemble, refreshments, gallery talk by the artist at 5:30. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2445 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/art-department/art-galleries

NETWORKING MIXER – 5:30 – 8 p.m. Bring Business cards, meet people in our community this November. Oneonta Country Club, 9 Country Club Dr., Oneonta. 607-432-2941 or visit www.facebook.com/DestinationOneonta/

OPENING NIGHT – 5:30 – 8 p.m. Explore theme Passages through film. Starting with “Human Flow” by Ai Weiwei following human migration, refugees through 23 countries. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-547-8881 or visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events-01/opening-night-human-flow-ai-weiwei-2017-140-minutes

OPENING RECEPTION – 5:30 – 7 p.m. Exhibit “Refugee Center.” Showing thru 11/25. Free, open to public. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

CHURCH DINNER – 6 p.m. Enjoy Roast Pork Dinner with mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, vegetables, applesauce, salad, rolls and apple desserts to benefit St. Mary’s Outreach Ministries, community works. Takeout available. Suggested donation, $8. Those attending are asked to provide a table setting. Parish Hall, 112 Public Landing Rd., Springfield Center. 315-858-4016 or visit www.stmarysspringfieldcenter.org

PUBLIC SPEAKING – 6:15 p.m. Practice your public speaking with the Toastmasters. The Green Earth, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Visit oneonta.toastmastersclubs.org

HISTORY MEETING – 6:30 p.m. Learn about Central New York Fair (Oneonta Fair) with Historian Wayne Wright. Join Oneonta Historical Association for fun trip to yesteryear. Free, open to public. Kinney Memorial Library, 3140 Co. Rd. 11, Hartwick. 607-293-6635 or visit www.facebook.com/OtsegoIsHistory/

MUSIC AT THE MANSION – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Begin with Open Mic session followed by American folk musician Andru Bemis. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/music-at-the-mansion-andru-bemis/?instance_id=1056

SENIORS DESERT NIGHT – 6:30 p.m. Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Central School, 693 St. Hwy. 51, Gilbertsville. 607-783-2207 or visit www.gmucsd.org

GAME NIGHT – 6:30 – 10 p.m. Play on-going fantasy game Dungeons & Dragons. Newcomers welcome. Free, Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road, Roxbury. 607-326-7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/02/22/november-8-dungeons-dragons-night/

HISTORY SERIES – 7 p.m. “Beyond the Battles of Saratoga: The Fate of General Burgoyne’s Army” by Larry Arnold. Follow story of British army from surrender at Saratoga to imprisonment, learn what happened to them. Suggested donation, $5. Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St., Fort Plain. 518-993-2527 or visit www.fortplainmuseum.com/viewevent.aspx?ID=1034

MUSICAL – 7 p.m. CCS Thespians present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” Cost, $12/adult. Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org/ccs-thespians-present-the-little-mermaid/#.W83y1HtKiUk

WORD THURSDAY – 7 – 10 p.m. Writers are invited to share works at open mic followed by refreshments & featured author George Drew (The View From Jackass Hill, Down & Dirty, Pastoral Habits). Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Performance of “Our Country’s Good” about a group of convicts sent to Australia inspired to perform a play in spite of supply shortages, more. Goodrich Theater, Fine Arts Building, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2876027

THEATER – 8 p.m. Presenting theatrical adaption of classic novel “The 39 Steps.” Follows Richard Hanney on journey through England, Scotland to solve mystery behind mysterious organization. Admission, $10/adult. Slade Theater, Yager Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. 607-431-4227 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-college-theatre-arts-presents-the-39-steps/

JAZZ CONCERT – 8 p.m. Night of Jazz Standards with Hartwick College’s Jazz Combo, led by Evan Jagels, and Jazz Ensemble, led by Greg Norris. Free. Hartwick College, Oneonta. E-mail paiged@hartwick.edu or visit www.hartwick.edu

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