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.

AL-ANON MEETING – 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Support meeting for the families and friends of Alcoholics or those suffering from chemical addictions. Focus Nursing Home, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Rd., Cooperstown.

 

Monday,
April 23
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Give Blood, Save Lives. Worcester United Methodist Church, 111 Main St., Oneonta. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org/give/drive/driveSearchList.jsp?zipSponsor=12197
HISTORY DAY – 4 – 6:30 p.m. Award Ceremony for student history presentations. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
TEEN SCENE – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Teens participate in alternative group exercise POUND. Teens are given weighted drum sticks which they use to pound to the beat of the music. Dress to exercise. Dinner is provided. RSVP required. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0001 or visit www.facebook.com/FamilyRN/
FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 – 9 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12/class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-435-8718 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/figure-drawing-open-studio/?instance_id=985

NIGHT HIKE – 7 – 9 p.m. Walk with the Environmental Science club and learn about light pollution and how to reduce it. Bring your own light source. All welcome. Meet in Room 102, Schumacher building, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1983834

 

Tuesday,
April 24
TINKERING TUESDAY – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Design and Print Mothers day photo frame. Material fee applies. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
BLOOD DRIVE – 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Give Blood, Save Lives. Edmeston School, 11 North St., Edmeston. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org/give/drive/driveSearchList.jsp?zipSponsor=13335
ART STUDIO – 3:30 p.m. Young artists and their families are invited to explore basic art techniques, from acrylics to water colors. All welcome. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
CHICKEN & BISCUIT DINNER – 5 – 7 p.m. Support the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts program in Morris. Enjoy a delicious dinner or get takeout. Cost, $9/adult. Morris United Methodist Church, 17 Church St., Morris. Call 607-316-8239.
COMPUTER NIGHT – 5 – 7 p.m. Bring your device and get free advice from the technology instructor. Community members welcome to use computers and internet. Free. Cherry Valley – Springfield Central School, 597 Co. Hwy. 54, Cherry Valley. Call 607-264-3265, ext 518 or visit www.cvscs.org/CVSCSContinuingEducation.aspx

 

Wednesday,
April 25
SPRING CONCERT – 3 – 9 p.m. Instrumental concert. Auditorium, Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton School, 693 St. Hwy. 51, Gilbertsville. Call 607-783-2207 or visit www.gmucsd.org
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3 – 5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
BOOK CLUB – 6:45 – 8 p.m. Social Justice Book Club discusses “Another Day in the Death of America” by Gary Younge. The Green Toad Book Store, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
TEDXONEONTA – 7 – 9 p.m. Watch the highlights of a presentation from the TED conference on ideas for presentations ranging from robotics, AI, and economics. Get new information on TED talks returning to Oneonta later this year. Admission, free. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2021753
HISTORY MEETING – 7 p.m. “Ethnicity, Family, Alliance and War: Scots-Irish Immigration and Defense of the Colonial New York Frontier, 1740 to 1778” presented by Terry McMaster at the April Meeting of the Fly Creek Area Historical Society. The Old Grange Building, Cemetery Rd., Fly Creek. Call 607-547-9334 or e-mail inthevalley@oecblue.com
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy “The Magic Play” featuring magician/actor Brett Schneider incorporating magic into the play. The audience will have the opportunity to participate. Tickets, Pay-What-You-Will. Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Call 315-443-2636 or visit www.syracusestage.org
AL-ANON MEETING – 7:30-8:30 p.m. Support meeting for the families and friends of Alcoholics or those suffering from chemical addictions. Cooperstown Center, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Rd., Cooperstown.

 

Thursday,
April 26
FAMILY FORUM – 10 a.m. – Noon. Families learn about how Medicaid Service Coordination will transition to Care Coordination on 7/1/18 and how they can adapt. Holiday Inn, 5206 NY-23, Oneonta. Call 607-433-8417 or visit www.familyrn.org
FAMILY ART HOUR – 11 a.m. Young students with their families learn about art in a variety of mediums. Explore art in a sensory-friendly setting. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Give Blood, Save Lives. Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org/give/drive/driveSearchList.jsp?zipSponsor=13820#
YARN CLUB – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Knitter, Crocheter’s of all skill levels meet to work on projects. Accompanied youths welcome. The Study, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
PUBLIC FORUM – 6:30 – 9 p.m. Discussion on “Editing Evolution: Rewriting the Human Genome” with featured speaker Dr. Jill Fielhaber, SUNY Oneonta Department of Biology. A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/
COMMUNITY HISTORY – 6:30 p.m. Learn about “The Influence of Mills on the Early Development of This Area” with Ron Jennings, who is writing a book on the subject. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600, ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
WORD THURSDAY – 7 p.m. Writers are invited to share their works at the open mic followed by refreshments and finally the featured writer. This week, the center welcomes William A. Greenfield, award winning poet and author of “Momma’s Boy Gone Bad.” Bright Hill Press and Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. Call 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/
FASHION SHOW – 7 p.m. 11th annual show by Cooperstown Students followed by desert reception. Admission, $5. Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. Call Nicole Idelson @ 607-437-3059 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
FILM SOCIETY – 7 – 8:40 p.m. The Film Society of Cooperstown presents “Bad Day At Black Rock” following the adventure of a one-armed WWII veteran as he travels to a small town to pay his respects to a Japanese-American soldier, rocking the town. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
SUPPORT GROUP – 7 – 8 p.m. Supporting family, friends of addicts. New members welcome. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-3291 or visit uuso.org

 

Friday,
April 27
SPRING SUMMIT – 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 a.m. Event for Youth Food Movement featuring film, school garden discussion, Disco soup, live music, seed starting, internship/job info, Community Building. Cooperstown Farmers Market, 101 Main St., Pioneer alley, Cooperstown. Call 607-437-2862 or visit www.celebrateorigins.com/yfm
FOREST WALK – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Celebrate Arbor day and learn about the Urban forest in Oneonta. Includes a tree planting, demonstration of inoculation against emerald ash borer. Starts at Swart-Wilcox Historic Park, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-282-4087 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/urban-forestry-walk/
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 6 p.m. Give Blood, Save Lives. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org/give/drive/driveSearchList.jsp?zipSponsor=13820#
EXPLORE ART– 3:15 – 5 p.m. Kids learn to make wallets, flowers, bracelets, anything else they want with colored duct tape. Cost, $20/non-member. Cooperstown Art Association. Call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
MAKERSPACE – 3:30 p.m. Makers of all ages create, learn, experiment. Materials provided for many differnt hands on activities to inspire creative thinking and problem-solving. Everything from Crochet to coding, more. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
ROAST PORK DINNER – 4:30 -7 p.m. Eat in or take out. Enjoy roast pork, potato casserole, buttered carrots, spinach salad, coleslaw, applesauce, rolls, apple pie, and pumpkin upside down cake. Adults $10, children $5. Handicapped accessible. United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut Street, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9540.
WORKSHOP – 6 – 8 p.m. Create a Spring or Mothers Day wreath with handcrafter felt flowers. Cost, $10/wreath. Oneonta World of Learning, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. Call 607-431-8543 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/
OPEN MIC – 6 – 8 p.m. Writer, poets song writers are welcome to share their work and get inspired. The Meeting Place, 187 Main St., Suite A, Unadilla. Call 607-765-7386 or visit www.facebook.com/themeetingplace.unadilla.ny/
ART & POETRY – 6 p.m. Contest to explore the beauty of living life free from the negative impacts of addiction. Opening Gala in the CANO Gallery, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0090 Ext 106 or visit www.facebook.com/LEAFArtContest/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Annihilation.” Tickets, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1760844
FAMILY FLOAT NIGHT – 6:45 – 8:30 p.m. Play Volleyball in the Pool. Guests must be accompanied by a member. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0010 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaFamilyYMCA/
THEATER – 8 p.m. Enjoy “The Magic Play” featuring magician/actor Brett Schneider incorporating magic into the play. The audience will have the opportunity to participate. Tickets, starting $20. Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Call 315-443-2636 or visit www.syracusestage.org
THEATER – 8 p.m. Presenting a performance of “Of Mice and Men.” Tickets, $17/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
DRAG SHOW – 9 -11 p.m. A Trip Down Memory Lane show for all ages. Entrance fee, $5. Benefit for Oneonta Pridefest 2018. My Father’s Place, 5690 St. Hwy. 7, Oneonta. Call 607-386-1508 or visit www.facebook.com/otsegopride/

 

Saturday,
April 28
BABY SHOWER – 9 a.m. – Noon. Annual community baby shower featuring information & mini-classes from providers on pregnancy, breastfeeding, fatherhood, babies, birth, breastfeeding, and beyond. Door prizes & games galore. FoxCare Center, Oneonta. Call 607-433-8000 or visit www.facebook.com/ofoinc/
SPIRIT FEST – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrate Spring Awakening with the Institute for Spiritual Development. Features psychic readings, workshops, energy healers, a buffet lunch, and vendors. Guest speakers include Diane Foster on “Disconnecting from Negativity,” and Diane Friedell who leads a guided meditation to meet your spirit animal. Registration preferred. Lotus Center, 41-45 Dietz St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4693 www.shiftnewyork.com
CLEAN UP – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Prepare the historic mill for opening day. Tasks include spring cleaning of the many historic buildings, raking/preparing flower beds, repairing fences, more. Hanford Mills, Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. Call 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org/about-hanford-mills-museum/support-our-historic-working-mill-2/volunteer/
GOATS IN THE MUSEUM – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Play with the baby goats from Angry Creek Orchard and learn about the origins on one of the earliest domesticated animals. A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/
DRAGON DATES – Noon – 3 p.m. Enjoy game night with Family Resource Network. Free for OPWDD eligible people. Registration required, Parent or Guardian must accompany. Family Resource Network, 46 Oneida St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0001 or visit www.familyrn.org/programs/social_skills.html
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. See Massenet’s “Cendrillon” streaming live from The Met. Tickets, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org/index.php/shows/metropolitan-opera-in-hd/
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Join other writers to help improve your craft. Hosted by published author, Jennifer Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
SPRING FASHION – 3:30 p.m. Students show off their floral themed spring fashions. Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1967707
PERFORMANCE – 3:30 p.m. See a performance of the morris dance by the Binghamton Morris Men, a living tradition that goes back hundreds of years. Pioneer Park, Main St., Cooperstown. E-mail kkearns92@hotmail.com or visit binghamtonmorris.wordpress.com
FAMILY GAMES – 3:30 p.m. Bring the family for your favorite Table, Card, and board games. Bring your own or use the cafes. Meet new people. The Meeting Place, 187 Main St., Suite A, Unadilla. Call 607-765-7386 or visit www.facebook.com/themeetingplace.unadilla.ny/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Annihilation.” Tickets, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1760845
INTERFAITH – 7 p.m. A Season of Faith and Understanding continues with a presentation by Marybeth and Vali Vargha of the Baha’i Community of Oneonta. Red Door Church, 2 Walling Ave., Oneonta. E-mail ksider@hotmail.com
COFFEE HOUSE –7 – 9 p.m. Music in range of genres by amateur local performers; light refreshments; all welcome. Schuyler Lake United Methodist Church. Church Rd., Schuyler Lake.
FAREWELL CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. The Catskill Symphony Orchestra performs works by Beethoven, Rutter, followed by Maestro Charles Schneider’s farewell performance of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th movements of Symphony No. 5 by Dimitri Shostakovich followed by a reception. Tickets, $30. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-2670 or visit catskillsymphony.net
MEMORIAL CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Remembering the contributions of Hans & Edith Wilk. Features Hartwick College Chorus and others performing Rutters ‘Mass of the Children,’ Beethovens’ Overture to Prometheus, more. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-2670 or visit catskillsymphony.net/news-events/upcoming-events.html
THEATER – 8 p.m. Presenting a performance of “Of Mice and Men.” Tickets, $17/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

 

Sunday,
April 29
COLOR RUN – Noon – 3 p.m. Kids enjoy a run through a half-mile course. Features games, prizes, more. Pre-register for free T-shirt and sunglasses. 6th Ward Playground, 22 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-432-0010 or visit www.facebook.com/YKidsColorRun/
GARDEN HACKS – 1 – 2 p.m. Learn tried and tested gardening tips. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/garden_hacks
FILM SCREENING – 1, 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Annihilation.” Tickets, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1760846
SPRING CONCERT – 2 p.m. Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble performs the Light Cavalry Overture, Give Us This Day, City Trees, more. Free, open to the public. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-7085 or visit www.facebook.com/CatskillValleyWindEnsemble/
THEATER – 2 p.m. Presenting a performance of “Of Mice and Men.” Tickets, $17/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
CORAL FILM – 7 p.m. Showing documentary, “Chasing Coral” in which divers, photographers, and scientists set out on an ocean adventure to discover why the reefs are disappearing and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9371 or visit www.facebook.com/ctownfirstbaptist/
THEATER – 7 p.m. Enjoy “The Magic Play” featuring magician/actor Brett Schneider incorporating magic into the play. The audience will have the opportunity to participate. Tickets, starting $20. Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Call 315-443-2636 or visit www.syracusestage.org

 

Monday,
April 30
FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 – 9 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12/class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-435-8718 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/figure-drawing-open-studio/?instance_id=986
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Intribute to the innocent and brave lost across the globe. Features pieces like ‘A Curse Upon Iron,’ ‘Dona nobis pacem’, more. Free. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-2216 or visit www.facebook.com/SUNYOneonta/

 

Tuesday,
May 1
TABLET TALK – 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Bring questions about your tablet and find the answers with the group. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
TINKERING TUESDAY – 3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Design and Print a Photo frame for Mothers Day. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
ART STUDIO – 3:30 p.m. Young artists and their families are invited to explore basic art techniques, from acrylics to water colors. All welcome. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
COMPUTER NIGHT – 5 – 7 p.m. Bring your device and get free advice from the technology instructor. Community members welcome to use computers and internet. Free. Cherry Valley – Springfield Central School, 597 Co. Hwy. 54, Cherry Valley. Call 607-264-3265, ext 518 or visit www.cvscs.org/Fall2017ContinuingEdSchedule.aspx
PUBLIC HEARING – 7 p.m. Hearing on proposed 2018-19 budget for Milford Central School. MCS Cafeteria, 42 W. Main St., Milford. Call 607-286-3349 or visit www.web.milfordcentral.org
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 7 p.m. CGP Students present “Listen to Everyone”, using oral history recordings with the aged. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call Karen Cadwalader 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/