Things to Do Calendar

‘HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO’

Calendar Of Events

For Otsego County,

Cooperstown, Oneonta

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Ongoing Events

ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Market runs indoors at Main St. Garage Walkway during winter, outdoors on Muller Plaza during summer. Main St, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays  101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.CooperstownFarmersMarket.org

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS — 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays. Join Oneonta Common Council members for coffee & chat. Starting Aug. 25: moving back to Main Street Creamery, 254 Main St., Oneonta.

ONEONTA HISTORY CENTER — Rotating public exhibits on local history. Free. One exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of the center’s home building, at 183 Main St. The center is seeking anniversary donations. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St. (at Dietz St.), Oneonta. Hours, info, www.oneontahistory.org or (607) 432-0960.

TOASTMASTERS – 6-7 p.m. 2nd and 4th Thursdays. Improve speaking and leadership skills in supportive club. Green Earth Market, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneonta.toastmastersclubs.org

DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Mondays. Open Drawing Group. $10 per class suggested donation. Cooperstown Art Association, 5 Railroad Ave., Cooperstown. Info Janet Erway, (607) 547-9777.

WRITERS’ SALON — 7:30 p.m. (3rd Thursday of each month.) Featured author and book readings each week. Free. CANO at Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave, Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org

‘POP-UP’ FILM SCREENINGS — 7 p.m., various dates monthly. New series of monthly “Indie Lens Pop-up” films featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series “Independent Lens.” Free; all welcome. Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Registration recommended at (607) 547-1453. Auditorium, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

FOR-DO BOOK CLUB – 4-7 p.m. Every Saturday beginning in March. Group reading followed by discussion. The group votes on the book to be read. For anyone who doesn’t read enough. At The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP – 5-7 p.m. Every Thursday beginning in March. Learn to manage your time and money with the Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego Counties. Space is limited. Registration required. the Turning Point, 22 Elm St, Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

ATHLETIC CLUB – 1-4 p.m. Every Saturday. Headed by Aaron Macken. Activities include running, hiking, biking, weight training, and more. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

CHILDREN’S LUNCH – Noon-1 p.m. Every day, July 5 – August 25. Children under 18 can have a good time and eat a lunch of sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, and milk. Free for children and accompanying adults. Meals must be eaten at the pavilion. Neahwa Park Large Pavilion, Oneonta.

 

Thursday,
June 22
CYBERMOBILE – 10-10:30 a.m. Schenevus Valley Lodge, 4 Main Street, Schenevus. Info, www.4cls.org or call (607)723-8236
CYBERMOBILE – 10:45-11:30 a.m. Fire Station, 1812 County Highway 34, Westford. Info, www.4cls.org or call (607)723-8236
SPORTS CENTER ACTIVITIES – Noon-4 p.m. Children are welcome to play games and activities in the new facilities at the gym. Check out the swimming pool, the fitness game room, or just go bowling. Free for members and non-members. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Check www.clarksportscenter.com/events/no-school/ for details.
CYBERMOBILE – 12:30-1 p.m. a.m. First Christian Church, 1160 State Highway 165, South Valley. Info, www.4cls.org or call (607)723-8236
CYBERMOBILE – 1:15-2 p.m. a.m. Town Hall, 3717 County Highway 35, Middlefield. Info, www.4cls.org or call (607)723-8236
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
SWIMMING LESSON – 3:45 p.m. Kids all around the world gather at their local pools to learn to swim. Give your kids the tools to save their lives. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html
JOB READINESS WORKSHOP – 5-7 p.m. Work on your resume, job search skill, and interviewing. Great for anyone looking for a job or thinking about a career change. Registration required. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St, Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events or call 607.267.4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org
3-D TINKERING – 6-7:30 p.m. Design and Print a 3-D Clam Shell to go with your beach accessories. Ages 14+. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
YARN CLUB – 6-7:45 p.m. For knitters and crotcheters of all skill levels and accompanied youths. Come work together and learn a new skill with April from April’s Yarn Basket. Huntington Park, Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
TOASTMASTERS – 6:15-7:30 p.m. Come practice your public speaking in a supportive environment. The Green Earth, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.toastmastersclubs.org
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. The Oneonta Outlaws vs. Onondaga Flames. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. www.oneontaoutlaws.com/teams/default.asp?u=ONEONTAOUTLAWS&s=baseball&p=home

CONVERSATIONS ON HOME – 7 p.m. Lecture and discussion exploring ideas about “home.” Topics include: what defines home, homeland?, How do we understand identity? And more. All sessions free. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown.

 

Friday,
June 23
ROBOTICS CAMP – Last day to send application for week long camp for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade to learn how to build robotic devices. Fee, $100. Oneonta City School District Offices, 31 Center St., Oneonta. Info, cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2015/07/13/4-h-lego-robotics-camp
ARCHAEOLOGY DAY – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Get the kids out for a day learning about pre-history, fossils, artifacts, and more while having fun in the dirt with the Oneonta World of Learning. Pine Lake Environmental Campus, 1894 Charlotte Creek Rd., Oneonta. www.digdirtday.com

SPORTS CENTER ACTIVITIES – 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Children are welcome to play games, go bowling, swim in the new pool, climb the rock wall, and have fun in the fitness game room. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Free for members and non-members. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Check www.clarksportscenter.com/events/no-school/ for details.
BLOOD DRIVE – 2 p.m. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html

HOME GAME – 7 p.m. The Oneonta Outlaws vs. Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. www.oneontaoutlaws.com/teams/default.asp?u=ONEONTAOUTLAWS&s=baseball&p=home

 

Saturday,
June 24
CARS & COFFEE – 8-11 a.m. Meet other car enthusiasts for a casual gathering. All vintages, marques, an interests are welcome. Excessive revving, burnouts, and such are not. Mt. Wellington Market, 7471 St. Hyw. 80, Cooperstown. www.facebook.com/CooperstownCarsNCoffee/
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Get free samples of your favorite breakfast foods from the market with live music by Country & Wes 10-Noon. 2 Dietz St., Oneonta. www.oneontafarmersmarket.org
BOOK SALE – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Buy lightly used books in good condition to support your local library. Sale runs through Sunday July 2. Cooperstown Village Library. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR – 10 a.m. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. www.cooperstownantiquarianbookfair.com/
ART BAZAAR – 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse the collection of gently used artwork and fine crafts for sale by artists at the Spring Cleaning Art Bazaar. Cooperstown Art Association. www.cooperstownart.com
TRUNK SHOW – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Presenting “Box and Cox” (1847) by John Madison Morton and performed by some of the best actors in our area. On the Tavern Green at The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Trunk-Shows
ATHLETIC CLUB – 1-4 p.m. Headed by Aaron Macken. Activities include running, hiking, biking, weight training, and more. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
WILBER POOL OPENING – 1-5 p.m. The Wilber outdoor pool opens for the season. Featuring open swim, family swim from 5-7:30, and lap swimming. A great way to spend a hot day. Cost, free for Oneonta residents, $1 per child, $3 adult, $8 family. Wilber Pool, 1 Wilber Park Dr., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html

PING PONG LEAGUE – 1-2:30 p.m. Play ping pong every Saturday in June. Prizes awarded to the top 3 players. Registration required. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events or call 607.267.4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org
WOMEN’S RIGHTS – 2 p.m. Vignettes by the Templeton Players portray what it means to be a woman in the 1800’s. Attend Reverend Bush’s address on women’s place in society at 2 and participate in Carrie Finkles rally calling for equality and liberty at 2:30. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Women%27s-Rights
MOVIE CLUB – 4-7 p.m. Spend an afternoon watching a movie with friends. FORDO has thousands to choose from. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
CCS ALUMNI ASS. BANQUET – 6 p.m. Cooperstown Central School, 39 Linden Ave., Cooperstown. www.cooperstowncs.org
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. The Oneonta Outlaws vs. Utica Blue Sox. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. www.oneontaoutlaws.com/teams/default.asp?u=ONEONTAOUTLAWS&s=baseball&p=home
COMEDY – 8 p.m. Presenting the hysterical words of Kevin Johnson and his guests, local funk reggae ensemble, Hanzolo. Tickets, $15 adults, $12 youth, seniors, and veterans. The Church, at the decommissioned Baptist Church, 2381 St. Hwy. 205, Mount Vision. www.upsi-ny.com/upcoming-events-news/

 

Sunday,
June 25
ART BAZAAR – 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Browse the collection of gently used artwork and fine crafts for sale by artists at the Spring Cleaning Art Bazaar. Cooperstown Art Association. www.cooperstownart.com
TRUNK SHOW – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Presenting “Box and Cox” (1847) by John Madison Morton and performed by some of the best actors in our area. On the Tavern Green at The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/Trunk-Shows
GRADUATION – 1:30-3:30 p.m. The class of 2017 graduates. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. www.cooperstowncs.org
ORAL HISTORY – 2 p.m. Share your stories about Oneonta’s Music History, facilitated by Dr. Alan Donovan. All are invited. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-0960 or visit www.OneontaHistory.org
ANTI-RENT WAR VIGNETTES – 2 p.m. The Templeton players perform short vignettes portraying historical events, characters, and folklore. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/antirent_war_vignette
CINEMA FESTIVAL – 4-5:30 p.m. See short films that explore the culture of the Middle East and North Africa. Featuring films about traditional crafts and preserving traditions. Admission, $10. The Star Theater, The Foundry, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. cvartworks.org
CINEMA FESTIVAL – 5:45-7:15 p.m. See short films that explore the culture of the Middle East and North Africa. Featuring films about women. Admission, $10. The Star Theater, The Foundry, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. cvartworks.org
CINEMA FESTIVAL – 7:30-8:45 p.m. See short films that explore the culture of the Middle East and North Africa. Featuring films that show contemporary life and the hidden faces of war. Admission, $10. The Star Theater, The Foundry, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. cvartworks.org

 

Monday,
June 26
ART RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening reception for the “A Place At The Table” exhibit with music by Mike Herman. Explores the ideas of inclusion, bounty, and humanity. Displayed through July 28. The Smithy, Cooperstown. www.smithyarts.org
ADDICTION WORKSHOP – 6-8 p.m. Explore the science of the addicted mind with FORDO founder David Ramsey. FORDO, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events call (607)267-4435 or email kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org
STRESSBUSTERS – 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monthly class with Bonni Canavan and Jackie Madden offering you simple tips and tricks to reduce stress and enhance your peace of mind. Free and open to the public. 3rd Floor Community Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/ or call (607)316-8341
FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with a live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12 per class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 435-8718 or visit carriagehouseartstudio.com/classes/figure-drawing/

DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Come practice drawing with a live model. $10 donation. To attend call the Cooperstown Art Association, (607)547-9777

 

Tuesday,
June 27
ART SHOW – 10 a.m.-9 p.m. An extravaganza of live music, sidewalk art, murals, antique cars, and fun activities for the kids. Runs every day thru July 2. Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee Street, Utica. www.mwpai.org/experience/arts-festival/
ADDICTION WORKSHOP – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Study “The Heart of Addiction” with Pastor Jack Klosheim. Bring your own book and workbook. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego County, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. call (607)267-4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
NARCAN TRAINING – 3-4 p.m. Free training to administer NARCAN. Leave with a free kit and a certificate. FORDO, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events call 607.267.4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org
3-D DESIGN WORKSHOP – 3:30-5 p.m. Come tinker with your designs for 3-D printing. Create your own Fidget Spinner. Ages 8+. $4 material fee to print your spinner. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

 

Wednesday,
June 28
INFORMATION SESSION – 9-11 a.m. Free information session on the Self-Directed approach for families and individuals coping with developmental disabilities looking for more authority and choice in their supports and services. The Arc Otsego, 35 Academy St., Oneonta. www.facebook.com/arcotsego/
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Bring the kids for a story time about building things. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St.., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
BASEBALL AUTHOR – 1 p.m. Richard Sandomir, author of “The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic,” comes to the Baseball Hall of Fame to discuss the book and take questions from the audience, followed by a book signing in the atrium. Bullpen Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame. baseballhall.org/events/author-series-Richard-Sandomir?date=0
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
SCRABBLE CLUB – 5-7:45 p.m. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/
GUITAR BASICS – 5-7 p.m. Learn to play guitar with John Arlet. Must have your own guitar. Space is limited. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info/reservation, (607)267-4435 or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
VINYASA YOGA – 5:30-6:30 p.m. Practice a more flowing style of yoga. Open to all levels and age groups. Blocks and straps provided, mats available, wear comfortable clothing. Class is on the outdoor dance floor. Fee, $10 per class. West Kortright Centre, 49 West Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. westkc.org/event/vinyasa-flow-yoga-4/2017-06-07/
HOME GAME – 7 p.m. The Oneonta Outlaws vs. Albany Dutchman. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. www.oneontaoutlaws.com/teams/default.asp?u=ONEONTAOUTLAWS&s=baseball&p=home
FCAHS MEETING – 7 p.m. Fly Creek Area Historical Society, 210 Cemetery Rd, Fly Creek. fcahs.org