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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 28
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 28

Rebuilding Schools

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‘LOST BOYS’ LECUTRE – 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

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 24
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 24

History Day Presentations

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HISTORY DAY – All Day. Students from the Catskill region of NYS compete to see who has created the best History Day Project and continue on to the Statewide competition. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Info, nyshistoryday.org

SPRING DINNER – 6 p.m. Roast Pork dinner. Individual seating only, reservations required. Take-out available, ready for pick-up by 5:45 p.m. Middlefield Baptist Church. Info, call Dorothy @ (607)547-9093 or Sue @ (607)264-8042

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 21
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 21

Inspirational Broadway Cabaret

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INSPIRATIONAL CABARET – 7:30-10 p.m. “Hope Spring Eternal” cabaret of hopeful and inspirational Broadway songs presented by Orpheus Theater. Admission, $15 and includes a dessert buffet. Oneonta Elks Club, 84 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/OrpheusTheatre/

MUSIC – 7:30 p.m. The Oneonta Concert Association presents The Todd Williams Quartet. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Info, oneontaconcertassociation.org

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 17
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 17

E-Branding From The Expert

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HACKONOMY – 7:30-9 p.m. Bonin Bough, host of TV program ‘Cleveland Hustles’ and author of ‘Txt Me: Your Phone Has Changed Your Life. Let’s Talk About It,” presents “Hackonomy: Lessons from the Largest Brands in the World.” The lecture is free an open to the public. Followed by a book signing. Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, www.hartwick.edu or call Joanna Cacciola @ (607)431-4013 or cacciolaj@hartwick.edu

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‘Off Your Walls!’ Covers CAA Walls

‘Off Your Walls!’ Covers CAA Walls

Dr. Chris Kjolhede discusses “The Fabric of Life: Textiles From Around the World,” with Richard Pious and Susan Weil as this evening’s opening of “Off Your Walls!”, the new exhibit at the Cooperstown Art Association. The exhibit also features a tribute to the late Lisa Rodewald’s watercolors on tissue paper. The exhibit continues through May 17. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, APRIL 13
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, APRIL 13

History Of WWI, Bassett Hospital

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HISTORY PRESENTATION – 6:30 p.m. Tom Heitz opens history season with some stories from WWI about shell shocked aviators recovering at Bassett Hospital and the good-natured hijinks they got into with the Cooperstown community. Event is free and open to all. Includes light refreshments. Kinney Memorial Library, Co. Rt. 11, Hartwick. Info, Deb Mackenzie, President Otsego County Historical Association, (607)293-6635

ART RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening of “Off Your Walls: A Tribute to Lisa Rodewald” and “The Fabric of Life: Textiles From
Around the World” art exhibits.  Cooperstown Art Associeation. Info, www.cooperstownart.com

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 10
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 10

Fishing In Reservoirs?

What You Need To Know

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TROUT UNLIMITED MEETING – Features presentation “The NYS Water Releases Legislation and the NYC Reservoir System,” by retired, region 3, fisheries biologist Tony Bonavist. The Plains, 163 Heritage Dr., Oneonta. Info, Dave Plummer 563-1978 or email dplummer@stny.rr.com

OPEN PLAY – 3:30-7:30 p.m. Work on your 3-D Print designs. NY Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAR. 20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAR. 20

Eat Spaghetti, Support Scouts 

14-19eventspageSPAGHETTI DINNER – 5-7 p.m. Homemade dinner to support the Boy Scouts. Cost, $10 adults, $8 children. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St, Cooperstown. Info, Maria Deysenroth mariadeysenroth@yahoo.com

OPEN PLAY – 3:30-7:30 p.m. Work on your 3-D Print designs. NY Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAR. 13
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAR. 13

Find Inspiration For Your Garden

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GARDEN CLUB – 1 p.m. Oneonta Federated Garden Club meets for presentation “Creating Exquisite Shade Gardens” by Tony Antes, Federated Garden Club of New York District 6 director. Includes refreshments. Public welcome. Info, e-mail Angie Eichler, program chair, Angie.Eichler@oneonta.edu

HORSE OWNERS’ WORKSHOP – 6:15 p.m. Speakers Jasmin, Blue Seal Feed rep, and Nicolas DeDominicis, equine dental technician, present topics in horse feed as we leave the winter months and begin preparing for show season. Brandow’s Feed & Seed, 4119 St Hwy 7, 99 Delaware St., Oneonta. Info, www.brandowsfeedandpet.com/events.html

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Young Artist Over Hurdle En Route To Capitol Hill

Young Artists Over Hurdle

En Route To Capitol Hill

Norah Ashwood, above, a sophomore being home-schooled in Cherry Valley, receives an Award of Merit for her citation for a charcoal, “African Vase,” from Juror Michelle Corbett, who has a ceramics studio near Schenevus.  The occasion was this evening’s opening of “An Artistic Discovery” at the Cooperstown Art Association, the first step in the annual Congressional students’ art show; after regional and state competition, the winners’ works will end up in an exhibit on Capitol Hill.  Between them is Janet Erway, CAA executive director.  In inset photo is Award of Merit winner Jazmine Gutierrez, an ONC BOCES senior, for her graphite portrait, “Marcus Mosenson.”  Behind Jazmine is another winner, Lucas Webster, a Cherry Valley-Springfield senior, for “Anemone,” a photograph.   Others receiving Awards of Merit are Andrew Brown, Milford, Danielle Ashe, ONC BOCES,  and Grace LeCates, Cooperstown.  Receiving Jurors’ Citations are Kaitlyn Ehlers, Jessic Lundy and Anna Vos, all of CV-S, Maria Noto, Cooperstown, and Joseph Sell, home schooled in Hartwick, as well as Norah Ashwood.  (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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