HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JULY 23
OPENING RECEPTION – 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hyde Hall’s Bicentennial art show featuring artists renderings of their favorite aspect of Hyde Hall, opens with a reception. The exhibit will continue thru October 6. Kent Center, Hyde Hall, Cooperstown. hydehall.org/call-to-artists/
KITE FESTIVAL – All Day. Come fly a kite with the NY Kite Enthusiasts. Includes food, vendors, and professional kite flyers to help get your kite in the air. Edgewood Mountain, 216 Crow Hill Rd., Laurens.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JULY 11
HYDE HALL VIGNETTES – 6-9 p.m. Explore Clark family history through live vignettes. 1 hour tours, depart once every hour. Cost, $15. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Cooperstown. hydehall.org/event/explore-hyde-hall-history-with-live-vignettes/
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. Cooperstown Community Band celebrates 156 years of patriotic marches, Broadway show tunes, dixieland, jazz, themes and other favorites. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28
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
FREE HEALTH SCREENING – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Get tested for HIV. It’s free, fast, and confidential. Family Planning of South Central NY, 37 Dietz St., Oneonta. fpscny.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26
FCAHS MEETING – 7 p.m. Meeting will be followed by a presentation by Jim Howarth on the “Early days of the Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad.” Fly Creek Area Historical Society, 210 Cemetery Rd, Fly Creek. Info, fcahs.org
FILM SERIES – 5:45 p.m. “A Time of Burnt Oranges.” Includes a vegetarian meal and childcare. No charge. RSVP requested. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info @ firstname.lastname@example.org, call (607)432-3491, or visit uuso.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MAR. 7
PERFORMANCE – 8 p.m. Santee Smith performs “NeoIndigenA” (“New Indigenous Woman”) a dance created by her while exploring the intersection of indigenous and contemporary dance. Slade Theater in Yager Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, email@example.com or call (607)431-4902
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
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JAN. 28
DOG COMPETITION – 10:30 a.m. Check out the Fido Fest Dog show where dogs and their owners compete for titles in categories like best trick, waggiest tail, and best mirror image. Part of the Winter Carnival Festivities. Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Info, susquehannaanimalshelter.org/category/events/
WINTERFEST – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Stay warm and have fun with outdoor activities like sledding, hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing,campfires and more. Cost, free. Gilbert Lake State Park, 18 CCC Road, Laurens. Info, www.cabinfeverwinterfest.com
CABIN FEVER FILM SERIES – 6:30 p.m. “The Jungle Book” (1967). Refreshments available with proceeds benefiting Susquehanna animal Shelter. Clark Sports Center, 124 Cty. Hwy. 52, Cooperstown. Info, baseballhall.org/events/cabin-fever-2017
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25
TINY HOME – 7 p.m. Rick and Christine Hulse present “Our Great Big Tiny Life – A Brief Testimonial” about creating a tiny home that has been featured on HGTV, at the Fly Creek Historical Society’s monthly meeting at Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 811 Co. Rte. 26, Fly Creek. Info, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (607)547-2555 ext. 250
FILM SERIES – 5:45 p.m. “Paying the Price for Peace: The Story of St. Brian Wilson.” Includes a vegetarian meal and childcare. No charge. RSVP requested. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford St., Oneonta. Info @ uuso.org, (607)432-3491.
READING – 7 p.m. Authors Michelle Burke and April Ford present reading readings and signings of their latest works. The Green Toad Book Store, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Info, greentoadbookstore.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JAN. 10
SCHOOL RECEPTION – 5:30-7 p.m. The Cooperstown Central School invites parents and community members to welcome the new Superintendent of schools, Dr. William Crankshaw. Cooperstown Central School Cafeteria, 39 Linden Ave, Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstowncs.org
HISTORY LUNCHEON – 11:30 a.m. Fly Creek Area Historical Society Luncheon, at Fly Creek Methodist Church. 811 Co 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
PTA MEETING – 7-8 p.m. Cooperstown Elementary School Library Media Center, 21 Walnut St, Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstowncs.org/elementary-school/
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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, DEC. 13
We still have 6 families in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program in need of a benefactor this holiday season. CLICK HERE to learn how you can help them.
HIGH SCHOOL WINTER CONCERT – 7:30-9 p.m.. Auditorium, Cooperstown Central School, 39 Linden Ave., Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstowncs.org
SANTA’S SECRETS – 2 p.m. Learn the Secres of Santa’s Cooperstown Cottage with Santa. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, (607)547-0600.
LEGAL AID SOCIETY – 10 a.m. Board meeting of the Legal Aid Society of Mid-new York, Inc. 268 Genesee St., Utica. Info, email@example.com or call (315)793-7057 or visit www.lasmny.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 10
“COOP EATS” RESTAURANT WEEKEND – 11/10-13 Participating restaurants offer Prix-Fixe dinner menu in addition to regular menus. Join us in exploring Cooperstown’s finest restaurants. Info, cooperstownchamber.org
ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Includes lecture by the featured artist Sue Coe titled”Porkopolis – Animals and Industry.” Martin-Mullen art gallery, SUNY Oneonta, 108 Ravine pkwy, Onoenta. Info, call Gallery Director Tim Sheesley at (607)436-2445 or (607)436-3456 or visit http://www.oneonta.edu/academics/art/gallery/gallery.html
THEATER – 7 p.m. High School musical, “Into the Woods.” Cooperstown Central School, 39 Linden Ave., Cooperstown. Info, cooperstowncs.org
BLOOD DRIVE – 2-6 p.m. In the gym, Oneonta Family YMCA 20-26, Ford Ave., Oneonta. To learn more check their FACEBOOK page.