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‘Happenin’ Otsego’

Events Calendar

An Events Guide for Cooperstown, Oneonta,

And All Around Otsego County, N.Y.

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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

WALKING PROGRAM – 6:30-7:30 a.m. Free and open to all district residents while school is in session. Sign up in the Superintendents office during regular school business hours. Cooperstown Central School, 39 Linden Ave, Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstowncs.org/get-in-shape-by-walking-hallways-at-ccs/

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

 

Friday,
February 24
Last Day to register for the MuniSkies workshop with the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce. Info, bit.ly/SmartAndDigital
OPEN BOWLING – 9 a.m.-Noon. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com/events/no-school/
OPEN GYM – 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com/events/no-school/
COLLEGE INFORMATION – 10 a.m. Learn about training/career programs, the application process, and financial aid to attend SUNY schools. Misty Fields, Assistant Director of Admissions at SUNY Delhi, will be on hand to answer questions. CDO Workforce Center, 12 Dietz St., Oneonta. Reservations preferred, (607)432-4800 ext. 100 or visit www.cdoworkforce.org
FLIPSTER TRAINING – 11 a.m.-Noon. Learn how to find your magazines on the 4cls database with Brian Lee. Registration required. Cooperstown Village Library. Info, call (607)547-8344 or visit www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
LIFEGUARDING – 1-3:30 p.m. Have fun in the pool and learn about water safety and lifeguarding. 11-14 year olds. Members $35, non-members $50. Oneonta YMCA, 20 – 26 Ford Avenue, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontaymca.org
CRAFT – 1-4 p.m. Fuze Beads. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com/events/no-school/
OPEN BOWLING – 1-5 p.m. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com/events/no-school/
LECTURE – 4-5 p.m. “Isotopic patterns of mobility in Hungarian archaeology: A review from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age” presented by Dr. Giblin, Assistant Professor of Anthropology. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Info, oneonta.collegiatelink.net/organization/anthropologyclub/calendar/details/1235594
BREAKFAST FOR DINNER – 5:30-7 p.m. Enjoy pancakes, scrambled eggs, home fries, sausage, bacon,and coffee. Cost $6 to support the Oneonta Women of the Moose. Moose Lodge, 119 West Broadway, Oneonta. Info, Deb (607)433-2357
OPEN BOWLING – 6-9 p.m.. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com/events/no-school/
CABIN FEVER FILM SERIES – 6:30 p.m. “Beasts of the Southern Wild.” Refreshments available with proceeds benefiting Susquehanna Animal Shelter. The Fenimore Art Museum auditorium, Cooperstown. Info, baseballhall.org/events/cabin-fever-2017
AUDITIONS – 7 p.m. Try out for the Orpheus Theater production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar.’ St. Mary’s Parish Center, 31 Elm St, Cooperstown. Info, www.orpheustheatre.org

SUNY THEATER – 8 p.m. Theater department production of “Colony Collapse.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/academics/theatre/

 

 

Saturday,
February 25
DIVERSITY CONFERENCE – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Topic this year is “Inclusion: Leading in a World of Differences” featuring social justice keynote speaker Michael Benitez Jr. Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Register, ems.oneonta.edu/EmsRegics/2017SDLC. Info, oneonta.collegiatelink.net/organization/oneonta/calendar/details/1200505
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. “Transition From College to Employment” workshop focused on life skills. Registration required. Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, Harry Matthews Matthewsh@hartwick.edu
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m. 2 Dietz St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.org
HIKING TRIP – 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Bald Mountain/Rondaxe Fire Tower. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Cost, $5 member, $10 non-member. Sign up at main desk, Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com/adventure/schedule-and-rules/index.php#outing-schedule
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Info, www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/
HOT MEAL PROGRAM – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, www.firstumc-oneonta.org
CONSERVATION TRAINING – Noon-3 p.m. Learn to map stands of Eastern Hemlock to volunteer with conservation services in the effort to counter the spread of the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. Free, registration required. Mohican Farm, 7195 State Route 80, Cooperstown. Info, occainfo.org/calendar/hemlock-woolly-adelgid-finding-hemlock-stands/ or call (607) 282-4087
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. “Rusalka.” The Met streaming live in HD. Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Cost $18/seniors, $20/adults, 10/students. Season pass $200. Box Office: (607)431-2080, foothillspac.org/index.php/shows/metropolitan-opera-in-hd/
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 p.m. Poet, speed writer, novelist, or short story writer. Come practice your writing in the format of NaNoWriMo at your pace. Share if you want. Led by Jen Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/hml-writers-group/
CONCERT – 2 p.m. Ric Chrislip performs Elizabethan and Jacobean songs accompanied by himself on his lute. Includes religious and secular songs. Upper Room of the First United Presbyterian Church, 2 Walling Ave, Oneonta. Info, https://www.facebook.com/TheRedDoorChurch/
BOOK SIGNING – 2-4 p.m. Stephen Vriesema will be available to sign copies of his latest book “Damning Memories.” The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St. Oneonta. Info, greentoadbookstore.com/events/stephen-vriesema-damning-memories/
SWIM & GYM – 5:30 -8:30 p.m.Teens can enjoy the Y’s swimming pool. The Y, 20-26 Ford Ave, Oneonta . Info, www.oneontaymca.org
DINNER THEATER – 6 p.m. Enjoy chicken and biscuit dinner while watching a performance of “A Not So Terrible Parable” by the youth of the church. It’s a whodunit based on the Parable of ‘The Good Samaritan.” Tickets, $10 adults, $5 children. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Tickets, call the church office 432-4102 by Feb. 22
INDIAN DINNER – 6 p.m. enjoy a taste of Indian at this annual fundraiser to benefit the church. Suggested donation $20/person. Seating is limited. Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Reservations, megk@oecblue.com
PLAY READING – 6:30 p.m. Reading of “Memorial Night” by local playwright Jonathon Ward. Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium, 5798 NY-80, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
OLDIES TRIBUTE CONCERT – 7-10 p.m. Dance to the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s. Then enjoy 2 award-winning artists, Drew Polsun & Joe Ramsey. Includes hot & cold Hors D’oeuvres and a cash bar. Tickets, $25/person. 6th Ward Athletic Association, 22W Broadway, Oneonta. Reservations call (607)433-2921 or (607)432-5227
MUSIC – 7 p.m. Tommy Grasso of the New Jersey Band “Tommy and the Spins” performs live. The Elm Inn, 104 E. Mains St., Milford. Info, call (607)286-9525 or visit www.facebook.com/TheElmInn/
INDIAN DINNER – 7:45 p.m. enjoy a taste of Indian at this annual fundraiser to benefit the church. Suggested donation $20/person. Seating is limited. Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Reservations, megk@oecblue.com
SUNY THEATER – 8 p.m. Theater Department production of “Colony Collapse.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/academics/theatre/

 

Sunday,
February 26
ADULTING WORKSHOP – 1-4 p.m. Through conversation and practice, learn about the skills and lessons a young college graduate may need in their adult life. Golisano 103-104, Hartwick College. Info, Kristin Bergene, bergenek@hartwick.edu
SUNY THEATER – 2 p.m. Theater department production of “Colony Collapse.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/academics/theatre/

 

Monday,
February 27
SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5-7 p.m. Includes homemade sauce, sausage, meatballs, rolls, salad, drink, dessert. Take-out available. Adults $10, Children $8. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St, Cooperstown.
STRESSBUSTERS – 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monthly class giving you the tools for self-care and empowerment. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
VILLAGE MEETING – 6:30 p.m. Board of Trustees. Village Office Building, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, cooperstownny.org/board-of-trustee-meetings/
CIVIL WAR ROUND TABLE – 7 p.m. Learn about the Civil War at the Abner Doubleday Round Table. the Elm Inn, 105 E. Main St., Milford. Info, jtgralinski@gmail.com
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
OPEN MIC – 8 p.m. Black Oak Tavern, 14 Water St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/Black-Oak-Tavern-488508661211560/

 

Tuesday,
February 28
COMPUTER BASICS – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Learn the basics of computers. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
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 class to learn to administer narcan in an emergency. Receive certificate and free narcan kit upon completion. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego Counties, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
CONSTITUTION EDUCATION – 7 p.m. The League of Women Voters will present a program on the NYS Constitutional Convention which voters have the option of calling for this fall. Moderated by Betsy Jay. Program is free and open to public. Village Meeting room, Cooperstown Village Library. Info, www.lwvny.org/programs-studies/con-con-edu.html
SUNY THEATER – 8 p.m. Theater department production of “Colony Collapse.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/academics/theatre/

 

Wednesday,
March 1
MUSEUM REOPENING – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The A.J. Read Science Discovery Center reopens to the public featuring new exhibits and activities for all ages. SUNY Oneonta. Info, www.oneonta.edu/sdc/or email douglas.reilly@oneonta.edu
BOARD MEETING – 10 a.m. The board of directors of the Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. 221 S. Warren St., Suite 300, Syracuse. Info, Maria Gregorka maria.gregorka@lasmny.org or call (315)793-7057
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St.., Cooperstown. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
SOUP TO GO – 4-5 p.m. Try a new soup every week. Elm Park Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, Nancy Garrison (607)432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org

GUITAR BASICS – 5-7 p.m. Free workshop with instructor John Arlet to learn to play guitar. Bring your own instrument. Space is limited. Registration required. The Library Room at The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
PARENTING WORKSHOP – 6-8 p.m. 2 day workshop on effective parenting skills and family roles in everyday life. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Register, call the Family Service Association @(607)432-2870
CPR/AED COURSE – 6-9:30 p.m. Red Cross Professional Rescuer re-certification first aid course. Members $45, Public $55. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. www.oneontaymca.org/
WORKSHOP – 6:30 p.m. Learn to grow small fruit with the master gardener volunteers of schoharie county. Registration required. Fee, $5 may be paid at door. Cooperative Extension Center-Schoharie, 173 South Grand Street, Suite 1, Cobleskill. Info, call (518)234-4303 ext. 119 or email dgc23@cornell.edu or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2017/03/01/growing-small-fruit
YARN CLUB – 6:30-7:45 p.m. For knitters and crocheters of all skill levels and ages. Come learn a new skills and work on your current projects. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
LIONS CLUB MEETING – 6:30 p.m. Tunnicliff Inn, 34 Pioneer st., Cooperstown. Info, www.facebook.com/CooperstownLionsClub/
FILM SERIES – 7 p.m. Winter Wednesday’s film series showing of “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Info, foothillspac.org
BOE MEETING – 7-8 p.m. Cooperstown High school LMC. Info, www.cooperstowncs.org/calendar/
CHURCH SERVICE – 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday service with a Lenten Labyrinth. Includes readings, prayers, hymns, and George Lesh on the classical guitar. Red Door Church, corner of Main St. & Walling Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/TheRedDoorChurch/ or call (607)432-7520
SUNY THEATER – 8 p.m. Theater department production of “Colony Collapse.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/academics/theatre/

 

Thursday,
March 2
PARENTING WORKSHOP – 10 a.m.-Noon 2 day workshop on effective parenting skills and family roles in everyday life. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Register, call the Family Service Association @(607)432-2870
PICKLEBALL – Noon-2 p.m. Come learn the sport. Gym floor, Clark Sports Center, 124 Cty. Hwy. 52, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP – 5-7 p.m. 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
WOMEN’S GATHERING – 5 p.m. Follow up gathering and potluck dinner to discuss issues and further action. Open to ALL supporters of the Women’s March Movement. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, ms.elayneous@yahoo.com
YPN NETWORKING – 6-8 p.m. Come meet young professionals from the Otsego area. The topic for this evening is community involvement. Roundhouse Indoor Golf, 174 Roundhouse Rd., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/YoungProfessionalsNetworkYPN/
ART SHOW – 6-8 p.m. Inaugural show by the students of the Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School run solely by the student board. The Old School Student Gallery, 2 Genesee St., Cherry Valley. Info, the oldschoolstudentgallery@gmail.com
VOTING RIGHTS PRESENTATION – 7 p.m. Public is invited to history program, “Votes for Women” by Ashley Hopkins-Benton and Jennifer LeMak from the NYS Museum. Offers a sneak peak at the upcoming exhibit marking the centennial of womens suffrage. Christ Church Parish Hall, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Info, Cindy Falk cynthia.g.falk@gmail.com
CATTLE WORKSHOP – 7 p.m. Beef cattle nutrition and feed alternatives for brood cows and their calves. By the Cornell Cooperative Extension for Schoharie and Otsego Counties. Free, registration required. St. Mary’s Parish Center, 38 Walnut St., Oneonta. Register, (607)547-2536 ext. 231 or e-mai. otsego@cornell.edu or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org
SUNY THEATER – 8 p.m. Theater department production of “Colony Collapse.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/academics/theatre/

 

Friday,
March 3
ART EXHIBIT OPENING – 5 p.m. Reception for opening of CANO members art exhibit. Includes music by Pamela West-Finkle. People’s choice awards announced @7 p.m. Exhibit continues thru March 19. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org
CRAFT NIGHT – 6:30-8 p.m. Spend the evening making a great spring Terrarium. Enjoy snack, coffee, and tea with a friend. The Green Earth, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/tenfoldplus/
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Short stories by Edgar Allen Poe such as “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Fall of the House of Usher” are brought to the stage by the Bainbridge Guilford Drama Club, Bainbridge Guilford High School, 18 Juliand Street,Bainbridge. Info, www.bgcsd.org
CONTRADANCE – 7:30-10:30 p.m. Otsego Dance Society hosts. Music by Erik House & Friends, Peter Blue calls. No partner or experience needed. All dances taught. Newcomers welcome at 7:15 for an introduction to some basic steps. Suggested donation $8 adults; $4 students and teenagers; kids 12 & under free. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 965-8232, 547-8164, www.otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com
MUSIC – 7:30 p.m. Join the Oneonta Concert Association for an evening of Indian Classical music with Roop Verma, Naren Budhaker, Arjun Verma, and Tracy Verma. SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneontaconcertassociation.org

 

Saturday,
March 4
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m. 2 Dietz St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.org
RE-OPENING PARTY – 9 a.m.-Noon. Enjoy a free workout, tour the training studio, and more. Healthlinks @ Foxcare, Oneonta. Info, healthlinksoneonta.com or call (607)431-5454
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Info, www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/
ART COMPETITION – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. High school students entering “An Artistic Discovery” Congressional art competition should deliver their entries to the Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstownart.com or call (607)547-9777
HOT MEAL PROGRAM – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, www.firstumc-oneonta.org
STREAMING COMIC-CON – Noon-8 p.m. Listen to guest speakers, find out what’s next for your favorite creative teams, and pose questions to special guests. Secret Comix Cave, 453 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/secretcomixcave/
SNOWSHOE HIKE – Noon-4 p.m. 3.5 hour hike to begin the nature hike series. Highlights include a 30-foot waterfall, the history of the park as told by your guide, Steve, and the Sphagnum bog known as Mud Lake. Riddell State Park. Info, occainfo.org/calendar/snowshoe-hike-mud-lake/ or call 607-547-4488
SELF AWARENESS WORKSHOP – 1:30 p.m. 3 hour interactive workshop for anyone in any kind of transition. Gain the tools for self-empowerment through guided portrait making. The Green Earth, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Info, www.greenearthoneonta.com
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 p.m. Poet, speed writer, novelist, or short story writer. Come practice your writing in the format of NaNoWriMo at your pace. Share if you want. Led by Jen Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/hml-writers-group/
FOR-DO BOOK CLUB – 4-7 p.m. 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
TRIVIA NIGHT – 7 p.m. Jeopardy style game open to all ages. Theme: Baseball. Features Jeff Katz, Cooperstown Mayor, as “Alex Trebek.” Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium, 5798 NY-80, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/fenimore/programs/special_events

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Short stories by Edgar Allen Poe such as “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Fall of the House of Usher” are brought to the stage by the Bainbridge Guilford Drama Club, Bainbridge Guilford High School, 18 Juliand Street,Bainbridge. Info, www.bgcsd.org

 

Sunday,
March 5
SUGARING EVENT – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Offers historical and contemporary maple sugaring demonstrations with a pancake breakfast and fun activities for the kid. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.farmersmuseum.org/sos
PROGRAM – 3 p.m. “Cuba-A New Friend or an Old Enemy?” Panel discussion. Friends of the Village Library Lecture Series. Village Meeting Room, Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info @ Sunday Programs page villagelibraryofcooperstown.org.
CALL TO ACTION – 4-5:45 p.m. Informative discussion about what’s next and getting involved locally. Hosted by Oneonta Democrats. Roots Brewing Company, 175 Main St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/oneontademocrats2018/

 

Monday,
March 6
ART EXHIBIT – Time TBD Annual Congressional exhibit “Artistic Discovery” exhibits Otsego County High school students art. 6 winners will be selected and their art will be shown at the state level with the winners from other counties. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstownart.com
THEATER SCREENING – 2-4 p.m. Lincoln Center Originals First Look: Some Lovers by legendary song writer Burt Bacharach. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
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,
March 7
COMPUTER BASICS – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Learn the basics of computers. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
STUDY GROUP – 10:30-11:30 a.m. For anyone who has an addictive personality, come study “The Heart of Addiction” and learn insights from the message of the Gospel regarding addictive thoughts and behavior. With Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego Counties at The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
HISTORY LUNCHEON – 11:30 a.m. Fly Creek Area Historical Society Luncheon, at Fly Creek Methodist Church. 811 Cty. Rd. 26, Fly Creek. Info, fcahs.org
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
PERFORMANCE – 8 p.m. NeoIndigenA by Santee Smith explore the intersection of indigenous and contemporary dance. Slade Theater in Yager Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, bensenr@hartwick.edu or call (607)431-4902

 

Wednesday,
March 8
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St.., Cooperstown. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
INFORMATION SESSION – 1-3 p.m. Individuals with disabilities and their familys can learn about self-directed supports and services. Registration preferred. The Arc Otsego, 35 Academy St, Oneonta. Info, call (607)267-3210 or email kuhnm@arcotsego.org or visit www.arcotsego.org
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
SOUP TO GO – 4-5 p.m. Try a new soup every week. Elm Park Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, Nancy Garrison (607)432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org
GUITAR BASICS – 5-7 p.m. Free workshop with instructor John Arlet to learn to play guitar. Bring your own instrument. Space is limited. Registration required. The Library Room at The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
CLUBHOUSE PROJECT – 6-8 p.m. Teens 12-17 welcome for a night of fun friends, giveaways and free food. Meet new people and enjoy a substance free night. Unadilla Teen Center, 23 Watson St, Unadilla. Info, www.familyrn.org
FILM SERIES – 7 p.m. Winter Wednesday’s film series showing of “12 Years A Slave.” Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Info, foothillspac.org

 

Thursday,
March 9
LA LECHE NURSERY – 10 a.m. Where mothers can breast feed their children among like minded mothers. Downstairs Nursery, First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, (607)638-9058 or visit www.llli.org/groups/@llli*group*otsego.county
PICKLEBALL – Noon-2 p.m. Come learn the sport. Gym floor, Clark Sports Center, 124 Cty. Hwy. 52, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP – 5-7 p.m. 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

LA LECHE NURSERY – 5 p.m. Where mothers can breast feed their children among like minded mothers. Church of Christ, 52 Linden Ave., Cooperstown. Info, (607)638-9058 or visit www.llli.org/groups/@llli*group*otsego.county
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

 

Friday,
March 10
Register for Central New York Dairy Day by Noon. Info, cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2017/03/14/2017-central-new-york-dairy-day
SHAMROCK SWING – 6-9 p.m. Mother & Son dance includes dinner, dancing, activities, prizes, raffles and more. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Info, foothillspac.org
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Presenting Robert Jones and Matt Watroba playing music that reflects the spirit and history of America. Admissions $20. Benefits Church Window Restoration Project. Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Info, (607)547-9946
SQUARE DANCE – 7:30-10 p.m. The Doubleday Dancers of Cooperstown host their St. Patrick’s Day dance. Ray Taylor calls, Elma Taylor Cues. Admission, $5. Cooperstown Elementary School. Info, call (607)264-8128 or (607)547-8665
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Presenting the comedy ‘Steel Magnolias’ by Robert Harling. Orpheus Theater, 31 Maple St., Oneonta. Info, www.orpheustheatre.org/season.html

 

Saturday,
March 11
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m. 2 Dietz St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.org
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Info, www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/
HOT MEAL PROGRAM – 11 a.m.-1 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, www.firstumc-oneonta.org
KNITTING MAKERSPACE – 12:30-2 p.m. Experience and beginner knitters invited to share experience. Special guests from the library knitting club. Cooperstown Village Library. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. “La Traviata.” The Met streaming live in HD. Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Cost $18/seniors, $20/adults, 10/students. Season pass $200. Box Office: (607) 431-2080, foothillspac.org/index.php/shows/metropolitan-opera-in-hd/
SSPCA FUNDRAISER – 1-4 p.m. Includes the Ross Park Zoomobile and animal themed grafts, games, snacks, face-painting, and balloon animals. Admission by donation. Unitarian Universalist Church, 12 Ford Ave. Oneonta. Info, uuso.org
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 p.m. Poet, speed writer, novelist, or short story writer. Come practice your writing in the format of NaNoWriMo at your pace. Share if you want. Led by Jen Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/hml-writers-group/
SNOMMEGANG – 2-6 p.m. Annual bear festival includes over 30 of the best bears form around the country with live music, food, and activities. Muller Plaza, Main St., Oneonta. Info, americaontap.com/event/snommegang/
FOR-DO BOOK CLUB – 4-7 p.m. 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

PLAY READING – 6:30 p.m. Reading of “Sunset Painting” by local playwright Greg Klein. Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium, 5798 NY-80, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Robert Jones and Matt Watroba present ‘Music That Matters’ reflecting history, social change, migration, hopes, and dreams of the American people. Admission $20, Children 12 and under free. Proceeds benefit the Church Window Restoration Project. The Fly Creek United Methodist Church. 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Info, (607)547-9946
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. “Willie Nile” performs live at the The Otesaga, 60 Lake St., Cooperstown. Info, (607)547-1812, info@cooperstownconcertseries.org, cooperstownconcertseries.org/willie.html
CABARET – 7:30 p.m. Featuring the Catskill Symphony Orchestra and entrants to the guest conductor competition, Les Grummons, Jeff Joyner, and Neal Miller. SUNY Oneonta Alumni Field House. Info, catskillsymphony.net
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Presenting the comedy ‘Steel Magnolias’ by Robert Harling. Orpheus Theater, 31 Maple St., Oneonta. Info, www.orpheustheatre.org/season.html

 

Sunday,
March 12
SUGARING EVENT – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Offers historical and contemporary maple sugaring demonstrations with a pancake breakfast and fun activities for the kid. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.farmersmuseum.org/sos
SOUP! – 11 a.m.-2 p.m., “Second Sunday Soup,” serving homemade hot soup every 2nd Sunday of month. Takeout available. All welcome, donations appreciated. At The Little White Church, Schuyler Lake.
BRIDAL EXPO – Noon. Get up close and personal with area wedding experts. Cost $5. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market st., Oneonta. Info, foothillspac.org/index.php/shows/bridal-expo/
THEATER – 2 p.m. Presenting the comedy ‘Steel Magnolias’ by Robert Harling. Orpheus Theater, 31 Maple St., Oneonta. Info, www.orpheustheatre.org/season.html
CORN BEEF DINNER – 4-6 p.m. Take out availble. Cost $8. River Street Baptist Church, 133 River St, Oneonta. Info, riverstreetbaptistchurch.weebly.com
FILM SERIES – 6:30 p.m. “Indie Lens Pop-up Film Screening: Newtown.” Fenimore Art Museum auditorium, 5798 NY-80, Cooperstown fenimoreartmuseum.org/fenimore/films
WOMEN’S LIBERATION FILM SERIES – 7 p.m. Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage. First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Info, 547-9371