HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 28

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 28

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‘LOST BOYS’ LECTURE – 5 p.m. Cousins Sebastian Maroundit and Mathon Noi present “Building Minds in South Sudan” discussing their efforts to rebuild schools in their homeland. Celebration Room, Shineman Chapel House, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, Dr. Elizabeth Bloom @ (607)431-4945 or email bloome@hartwick.edu or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-host-lecture-sudanese-lost-boys/

ART & POETRY CONTEST – 6-9 p.m. This years theme is Blue Skies, Smilin’ At Me: Exploring the Beauty of living a life free of the negative impacts of addiction. Opening gala features the exhibit, poetry reading, awards ceremony, & music. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org/event/opening-reception-leaf-art-poetry-contest-2/?instance_id=752

MEMORIAL TREE PLANTING – Noon. Regional Safety & Health committee plants a tree in memory of workers who have been killed. Neahwa Par, Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/csearegion5/ or call (315) 433-0050

RUMMAGE SALE – Noon-5 p.m. Find great stuff and enjoy a bake sale. Fly Creek Methodist Church, 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Info, www.facebook.com/Fly-Creek-United-Methodist-Church-750301651678047/

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP – 1-3 p.m. Open research time. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/

AFTER SCHOOL ART – 3:15-5 p.m. Create No-Sew fabric “Plushies” with felt, sharpies, stuffing, and hot glue. Cost, $15 members, $20 non-members. Upstairs classroom at the Cooperstown Art Association. Reservations, (607)547-9777. Info, www.cooperstownart.com/for-kids.html

DISCUSSION – 3:30-5 p.m. Topics in Intersectional Feminism. Cooperstown Village Library. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar

CHICKEN DINNER – 4-7 p.m. Annual Brooks BBQ chicken dinner and Chinese auction with the Springfield Fire Dept. The dinner will benefit the Laura Sikkema Fire Rebuild Fund. Ms. Sikkema lost her home to a fire on Jan. 25 of this year. The auction will benefit the fire dept. Springfield Fire Dept., Rt. 20, East Springfield. Info, call Ruth Schultz (315)858-2339, auction. Or Chief Mike Fassett (315)287-2900, Fire Dept. questions.

DINNER – 4:30-7 p.m. Enjoy a Roast Pork Dinner with your friends. Cost, $9 adults, $5 children. Eat it or Take out. Handicapped accessible. Cooperstown United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Cooperstown. Info, (607)547-9540 or 547-5646

SPRING SQUARE DANCE – 7:30 p.m. Community dance with the Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Club of Cooperstown. Ray Taylor will call Mainstream and Plus dances. Elma Taylor will cue. Admission $5 at the door. Cooperstown Elementary School. Info, (607)264-8128 or (607)547-8665

HYDROGEN JUKEBOX – 7:30 p.m. Concert featuring the union of the beat poetry of Alan Ginsberg and the music of Philip Glass. Their art ranged from the anti-war movement to the sexual revolution, drugs, eastern philosophy, and the environment. Tri-Cities Opera Center, Savoca Hibbitt Hall, 315 Clinton St., Binghamton. Info, www.tricitiesopera.com/portfolio/hydrogenjukebox1617/

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