HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: First Reponders at Lake Front Park 07-31-21

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 31

First Reponders at Lake Front Park

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FIRST RESPONDERS – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Public is invited to come meet the local first responders. Will include members of the local fire department, police, and emergency services. LifeNet will be doing a flyover at 11 a.m. and K9 units will be doing demonstrations throughout the event. Lake Front Park, Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/otsegonyfirewire/

ART IN THE PARK – 10 & 11:30 a.m. Using natural material (mostly) create works of art to be left for others to find & enjoy. Be prepared to get messy. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Participation by donation. Pre-registration required. Presented by Oneonta World of Learning. Fortrin Park, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. 607-431-8543 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/

IROQUOIS MUSEUM – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Seneca cultural educator will be on hand demonstrating porcupine quillwork throughout the day. Quillwork is a craft used in decorative elements of moccasins, clothing, and quiver pouches. Iroquois Indian Museum, 324 Caverns Rd., Howes Cave. 518-296-8949 or visit www.iroquoismuseum.org

COMMUNITY DAY – 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Come out for fun day in community of Laurens. Will feature yard sales around the village as well as activities on the yard at the school like CheeChee the Clown, glitter tattoos, the Utica Zoomobile. Food will be at the Fire House, and music will start at 6 at the Gazebo in Knapp Park. Visit www.facebook.com/Laurens-Fire-Department-1487028371605581/ for the schedules.

BOOK WALK – Noon. Bring the kids out to walk around the lawn, read the pages of ‘Pete the Cat and the Case of the Missing Cupcakes’ do the activities, and solve the mystery. The walk will be up all summer. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharies. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

ANTIQUE CAR SHOW – Noon – 4 p.m. Come see antique cars, enter 50/50 raffle, check out the vendors, get some food, more. Windfall Dutch Barn, 2009-2019 Co. Hwy. 80, Fort Plain. 518-774-0134 or visit www.windfalldutchbarn.com

WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 p.m. Join supportive group to share your writing, get constructive criticism & encouragement, participate in writing exercises. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/

POETRY – 3:30 p.m. Hop online for poetry panel titled ‘UNAPOLOGETICALLY LOUD – THE POWER OF WOMEN’S NARRATIVE’ for the Bronx Book Fair. Bright Hill Press founder Bertha Rogers will be reading her work at 3:30. Free on Zoom. Visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/

OPENING RECEPTION – 4 – 6 p.m. New exhibit ‘Chromatic Family: Death, Confusion, Toxicity, Dependency, Delusion’ Soft Sculpture by Toni Brogan is on view 7/31 thru 9/11. Free, open to the public. Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Rd., Roxbury. 607-325-7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org

LIFESKILLS – 4 – 6 p.m. Teens are invited to learn to cook with Lynn. Menu posted to FB. Seating limited, reservations required. Presented by The Oneonta Teen Center. 50 Dietz St., Oneonta. 607 441 3999 or visit www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter

SHAKESPEARE – 6 – 10 p.m. Enjoy live performances by graduates of the West Kortrights Centers introduction to acting workshop. Evening begins with original plays by the graduates, followed at 8 by a fully staged production of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night.’ Bring your own lawn seating. Concessions will be available. Cost, $15/non-member. West Kortight Center, 49 West Kortright Church Rd., East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/shakespeare-in-the-valley-twelfth-night/

PRIDE ALLIANCE – 7 – 11 p.m. Celebrate the summer with local favorites ‘Redemption.’ Cast TBA. Fun includes party (18+ to party, 21+ to drink), 50/50 raffle more. Cost, $10. Foothills Performing Arts Center 2nd Floor, Oneonta. 607-386-1508 or visit www.facebook.com/otsegopride/

CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy performance by On The Spot Trio, performing a fun combination of psychedelic afrobeat influenced soul jazz. Music charge, $15. Origins Cafe, 558 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 607-437-2862 or visit www.celebrateorigins.com

MOVIE NIGHT – 8 p.m. Join the library and community center for showing of ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy.’ Free popcorn available. Richfield Springs Community Center, 6 Ann St., Richfield Springs. 315-858-0230 or visit www.facebook.com/Richfield-Springs-Public-Library-1068210423236404/


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