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Happenin’ Otsego

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-30-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

Make Origami Snowflakes

CRAFT—6 p.m. Enjoy cookies, hot cocoa and Christmas music while you learn to make an origami snowflake. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. (607) 432-1980 or visit facebook.com/hmloneonta/

BE AN ANGEL – The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

BLOOD DRIVE—12:30 – 5:30 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm Street, Cooperstown. Register at redcrossblood.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-29-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas’
Discussion at The Fenimore Art Museum

A CHRISTMAS STORY—11:30 a.m. Join author Pamela McColl for a reading of the famous poem ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas” and to learn the history of the poem from the first time it was read in 1822, to the many modern publishers, the artists who have been inspired by the poem, the life of the author and the connections between Mr. Clement C. Moore and other American authors like James Fenimore Cooper. Included with museum admission. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. (607) 547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org

BE AN ANGEL – The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-28-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Local Democracy with
David Bliss & Ben Bauer

DISCUSSION—6:30 p.m. The League of Women Voters of Cooperstown present “Making Democracy Work Close to Home: A Conversation with Two Local Officials” featuring County Board Chair David Bliss and and Otsego Town Supervisor Ben Bauer. The two officials will be discussing the importance of running for office, delineating its challenges and rewards, and what compelled them to run for office. Held in the Community Room at the Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Visit my.lwv.org/new-york/cooperstown-area/calendar

BLOOD DRIVE—1 – 6 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. New Lisbon Town Hall, 908 County Road 16, Garratsville. Register at redcrossblood.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-26-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26

It’s Thanksgiving in the Historic Village

THANKSGIVING – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Walk off the Thanksgiving meal with a stroll through the Historic Village. Visit the turkeys, see tools made at the blacksmith shop, and watch food be prepared on an open fire at the Lippitt Farm House. Saturday only, enjoy a telling of the history of Thanksgiving from the Native American perspective from Onondage storyteller, Perry Ground. Free admission with donation. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit farmersmuseum.org/event/thanksgiving-at-the-farm/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-25-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Santa Set To Arrive In Cooperstown

SANTA PARADE—5 p.m. Bring the whole family to welcome Santa to the Cooperstown Christmas Cottage. Followed by visits with Santa, Hot Apple Cider, and the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Parade proceeds down Main Street to Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. (607) 547-9983 or visit wearecooperstown.com/events/santas-arrival-parade-2/

BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 6 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. Register at redcrossblood.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-24-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

TURKEY TROT – 9 a.m. Start Thanksgiving day the right way. Do a 5K run or a 2K walk to prepare yourself for the holiday ahead. Proceeds support the patients and families cared for by Helios Care. Virtual option is available. Start at Oneonta Boys & Girls Club, 70 River Street, Oneonta. Visit Hospice5K.com for more information. Then have a wonderful rest of the holiday.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-20-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Autumn Concert ‘Diversions’ With
The Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble

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AUTUMN CONCERT—3 p.m. The Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble presents their Fall Concert. The theme is “Diversions” and will be conducted by Andrew Pease and Amy Hoxie. Free, open to the public. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit catskillwinds.com

BE AN ANGEL – The Angel Tree Program has returned. The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-19-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Enjoy The Music Of The ‘Slavic Spirit’

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SYMPHONY – 7 p.m. The Catskill Symphony Orchestra presents their second concert ‘Slavic Spirit’ featuring some of Maestro Maciej Zoltowski favorite works from his native Poland and neighboring Bohemia like ‘The Bartered Bride’ overture by Smetana and Symphony #6 by Dvořák. Tickets, $40/adult at the door. Held at The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. (607) 436-2670 or visit catskillsymphonyorchestra.org

BE AN ANGEL – The Angel Tree Program has returned. The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta by December 9. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-18-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Photographer Presents on
Local Bird Watching

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AUDUBON PRESENTATION – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy presentation from Rick Bunting, local photographer & naturalist extraordinaire titled ‘Got Cavities.’ The presentation is a compilation of local photos about local cavity nesting bird species and the family lives they create. Free, open to the public. Refreshments available. No recording will be provided. Presented by the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society at Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. (607) 397-3815 or visit doas.us/got-cavities-an-evening-with-rick-bunting/

BLOOD DRIVE – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. Community Bible Chapel, 577 Greenough Road, Cooperstown. Register at redcrossblood.org

BLOOD DRIVE—12:30 – 6:30 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. Bassett Hall, 1 Atwell, Cooperstown. Register at redcrossblood.org

BE AN ANGEL – The Angel Tree Program has returned. The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-16-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

OCCA Presents On Invasive Species

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MOUNTAIN CLUB MEETING – 6 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and enjoy dinner with friends followed by presentation on the monitoring of terrestrial invasive species. Focus will be on monitoring for the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid. A hike to apply what is learned will be held 11/29. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/SusquehannaADK

BE AN ANGEL – The Angel Tree Program has returned. The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. 101 C Alumni Hall, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta. Register at redcrossblood.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-15-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Take A Fun Hike To Star Field

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COMMUNITY HIKE – 9:45 a.m. The community is invited for a group hike with the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club. Please bring appropriate clothing, gear, and enough water to stay hydrated and be aware of your level of fitness. Contact hike leader for more information. This weeks hike will be at Star Field, Cooperstown, with hike leaders Jendy Murphy and Paul Wehren. (518) 605-5642 or visit susqadk.org

BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. 101 C Alumni Hall, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta. Register at redcrossblood.org

BE AN ANGEL – The Angel Tree Program has returned. The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-14-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Arrange Seasonal Flowers
with the Oneonta Garden Club

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GARDEN CLUB – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy refreshments before the presentation at 7 with Michelle Peters from Ambiance Florist of Albany. Peters will share useful tips on how to use available seasonal flowers and other nature’s offerings to enhance our holiday tables and homes. Created arrangements will be up for raffle for $5 per ticket. St. James Episcopal Church, 305 Main Street, Oneonta. Visit facebook.com/profile.php?id=100067969369937

BE AN ANGEL – The Angel Tree Program has returned. The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: 11-13-22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Veterans Concert & Resource Fair

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VETERANS—1-3 p.m. Veterans are invited to explore the resource available to them in Otsego County at the Resource fair. Then, the Oneonta Community Concert Band will present “A Tribute To America’s Veterans” at 3. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. (607) 431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

BE AN ANGEL – The Angel Tree Program has returned. The community is invited to adopt a family and then find Christmas gifts for each of the children listed. Gifts are due unwrapped and without tags to either the office of The Freeman’s Journal at 21 Railroad Ave. in Cooperstown, or at the Salvation Army Church at 25 River St. in Oneonta. Visit allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ for details

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