HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB.10
HEALTH FAIR – 9 a.m. – Noon. Participate in the indoor Heart Walk, learn hands-only CPR, get free blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose check, visit the pet therapy booth, more. FoxCare Center, 1 Foxcare Dr., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2000 or visit www.bassett.org/heartwalk/
QUILT SHOW – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The 28th Annual Fenimore Quilt Club Show opens with spectacular pieces both old and new on display thru Feb. 25. Quilt Club members will be available each day to demonstrate their craft or answer questions. Cooperstown Art Association. Call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8 – 11:30 a.m. Start the day off with delicious pancakes, eggs, applesauce, sausage, coffee, tea, local maple syrup. Cost, $9/adult, $5/child (6-12). Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown. Visit www.cooperstownwintercarnival.com/event-schedule
BOOK SALE – 9 a.m. Find books for kids and adults and support the local library. Village Meeting Room, Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
SPIRIT FEST – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find 6 Psychic Readers, 5 Energy Healers, a buffet lunch, free workshops, and vendors of metaphysical items and hand-crafted gifts. Free, registration encouraged. Lotus Center, 41-45 Dietz St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4693 or visit www.shiftnewyork.com
DAYS FOR GIRLS – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Create Feminine Hygiene kits for impoverished girls to stay in school. 1st Presbyterian Church, 156 Main St., Unadilla. Call 607-643-8209 or visit www.daysforgirls.org
COMMUNITY ART DAY – 10 a.m. – Noon. Make a camera obscura, color spinners and optical illusions. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.FenimoreArt.org.
SNOW TUBING – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Enjoy the winter. Cost $5/person. Glimmerglass State Park, 1527 Co. Hwy. 31, Cooperstown.
BRUNCH – 11 a.m. & 12:15 p.m. Celebrate Valentines day with the special someone. Tickets, $15. Plains @ Parish dining hall, 163 Heritage Cir., Oneonta. Call 607-436-2670 or visit catskillsymphony.net/news-events/upcoming-events.html
5K RACE – 11:30 a.m. the 46th Annual Bob Smullens race leaves the start line. Registration form 10:30-11 a.m. Wear your favorite winter carnival pin. Cooper Park, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2800 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com/events/2018-bob-smullens-5k10k-race/
KISSING BOOTH – Noon – 4 p.m. Spend Valentines day weekend getting smooched by some adoptable pooches. Recommended donation $1/smooch. Proceeds benefit Super Heroes in Ripped Jeans to save the animals. Southside Mall, Oneonta. Call 607-432-4401 or visit www.facebook.com/southsidemall/
OPERA – 12 p.m. See Donizetti “L’elisir D’Amore” streaming live from The Met. Tickets, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org/index.php/shows/metropolitan-opera-in-hd/
DISCUSSION – 1 p.m. Discuss the meaning behind physician-assisted suicide, the safeguards, alternatives, and what the American Medical Association says about it. Dr. Matthew Lynch, of Nathan Littauer Hospital, who treats patients with Alzheimer’s, Lou Gehrigs, other conditions will join the conversation. Calvary Hill Retreat Center, 290 Chestnut St., Oneonta.
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Join other writers to help improve your craft. Hosted by published author, Jennifer Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
CHILDREN’S VALENTINES HISTORY – 2 p.m. Discuss “having Fun With the Language of Children’s Valentines” (2017) author Bob Rightmire. the book looks at the meaning of the messages of children’s Valentines from the 1930s to the 1960s. His collection of Children’s Valentines in this period will be on display for the month of February. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/upcomingevents.htm
VALENTINES SOCKHOP – 5 – 6 p.m. Enjoy a night of dancing, songs, and food. Cost, $5/person. Proceeds go to the Family Service Association. The Oneonta American Legion, 279 Chestnut St, Oneonta. Call 607-432-5450 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaVetsClub/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 p.m. Showing “Thor: Ragnarok.” Tickets, $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1752052
VALENTINE’S SOIREE – 6:30 – 11 p.m. Celebrate Love, Friendship, and support a new operating room at Bassett Medical Center. Reservations, $150/person. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-4799 or visit www.friendsofbassett.org/News-Events/Fundraising-Events/Register-for-Soiree
WEIRD WORKSHOP – 7 p.m. Create a Voodoo Doll for Valentines day. Because nothing says you care like creepy effigies. All material provided. Free & open to teens age 13-18. Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. Call 607-441-3999 or visit www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter
FILM SCREENING – 9 p.m. Showing “Thor: Ragnarok.” Tickets, $3. The Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1771052