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Meet Pulitzer Winning Cartoonist
At The Cooperstown Library

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MEET THE ARTIST—2-4 p.m. Stop at the library to meet Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, novelist, playwright and illustrator Jules Feiffer, whose work is on display at the art association. Feiffer recently moved to the area and looks forward to meeting his new neighbors. Followed by a book signing. Held at the Cooperstown Art Association/Village Library, 22 Main Street, Cooperstown.  (607) 547-9777 or visit

COMMUNITY TABLE—11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy a free lunch each first Thursday. St. Joseph the Worker, 35 Canadarago Street, Richfield Springs. (315) 858-1682 or visit

HUNTING—Spring turkey season is open in Upstate New York. Get your license and be prepared. Hunting is permitted on-half hour before sunrise through noon each day. Visit for information & regulations.

SEEKING MUSICIANS—The Roxbury Arts Group is searching for musicians for “Porchfest,” in which musicians perform on front porches and lawns of Main Street Stamford for a free-flowing audience of townspeople. Sign up by June 2 to reserve your spot. Presented by the Roxbury Arts Group. Visit

ART EXHIBIT—10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit exhibit “Framing Art: Sargent, Inness, Whistler, and More from the Arkell Museum Collection,”  featuring some of the most interesting frames protecting and showcasing work by John Singer Sargent, George Inness, Edward Gay, Maurice Prendergast, and more. See the exhibit before it closes on May 14. The Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd, Canajoharie. (518) 673-2314 ext. 113 or visit

MAKER CLUB—10 a.m. Bring your art, crochet, sewing, knit or other handwork project to chat, share and enjoy making. Held each 1st and 3rd Thursday. Springfield Library, 129 County Road 29A, Springfield Center. (315) 858-5802 or visit

SENIOR MEALS—11:30 a.m. Seniors are invited to enjoy a delicious meal each Monday through Friday. Suggested donation is $3.50 for seniors, $8.60 for guests accompanying a senior. This time, enjoy a lunch of meatloaf, mashed potatoes, baked squash and frosted birthday cake. Nader Towers Housing, 2 Mitchell Street, Oneonta. (607) 547-6454 or visit

COOKBOOK CLUB—Noon. Meet fellow cooking enthusiasts and discuss the recipes found in “ATK: The Side Dish Bible.” Cooperstown Village Library. (607) 547-8344 or visit

TEEN ADVENTURES—3 p.m. Teens aged 12-18 are invited for afternoon adventures with the Teen Advisory Group. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut Street, Oneonta. (607) 432-1980 or visit

OPEN STUDIO—4-6 p.m. Bring your current creative project from sewing, knitting, sketching or painting and gather with friends and community members. Share your work, try new hobbies, pass on your techniques. Free, open to the public. Held each first Thursday of the month. Headwaters Arts Center, 66 Main Street, Stamford. (607) 214-6040 or visit

T ZONE—4-6 p.m. Teens aged 12-15 are invited for this after-school program to de-stress, enjoy a nutritious snack and play games with their peers in a safe environment. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann Street, Richfield Springs. Visit

STAR WARS DAY—5 p.m. May the 4th be with you as we celebrate these special movies. The evening will commence with a round of trivia which will lead into a screening of “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” followed by intermission featuring dinner by AJ’s Smokin’ BBQ and a Q&A session with Pat Ives, who worked on the film with George Lucas. The evening concludes with a showing of “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.” Free, costumes encouraged. Wieting Theatre, 168 Main Street, Worcester. Visit


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