HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
PLAY READINGS – 3 – 5:30 p.m. NEXT! Readings of New Works by Regional Playwrights. Plays to be announced January. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
POLAR BEAR JUMP – 9:30 a.m. registration, 12:30 p.m. jump. The bravest of the brave take an icy plunge into Goodyear Lake to raise money for local families. Goodyear Lake. Info, www.pbjump.com
5K RACE– 10:30 a.m. Frozen Toes 5K aims to get your blood pumping. Clark Sports Center. Info, (607) 547-2800.
HEALTH WALK/FAIR – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 3 mile indoor walk to support heart health, health fair including 40+ vendors, hands-only CPR training, free fitness classes, blood pressure/cholestoral/glucose checks, cancer screening kits, more. Furry friends will also be available for adoptions from Susuehanna SPCA, others. Foxcare Center, Oneonta. 607-431-5009 or visit www.bassett.org/medical/services/heart-care/heart-walk
ART DAYS – 10 a.m. – Noon. Beat winter blues with fun art project with family. Benefit for local non-profit. This month take journey through art with Cooperstown Art Association. Learn about, try painting, sculpture, quilting, more. Free by donation. Louis C. Jones Center, The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
BENEFIT BRUNCH – 11 a.m., 12:15 p.m. A Valentine’s Day mimosa brunch to benefit the Catskill Symphony Orchestra. Music by JoAnn Chmielowski. Heritage at the Plains, 163 Hertitage Circle, Oneonta. Info, tickets, (607) 441-3206.
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. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
OPENING RECEPTION – 4 – 6 p.m. Celebrate opening of winter exhibition featuring new artist every 3 weeks. Opening winter wall featured artist Michael Binder presenting sculpture, works on paper, paintings, & assemblage. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. 607-547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “The Favorite.” Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/3099245
POT LUCK – 7 p.m. Fly Creek United Methodist Church hosts a Mardi Gras potluck. Free, open to all. Fly Creek United Methodist Church, 852 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Info, email@example.com
CABARET – 7 p.m. Guilty Pleasures Cabaret present immersive carnival experience to usher out winter. The Church, 2381 St. Hwy. 205, Mount Vision. www.upsi-ny.com/upcoming-events-news/
THEATER – 8 p.m. The Hartwick College Theatre Arts Department performs Owen Sheers’ “Pink Mist.” $5 students, $10 general admission. The Lab Theatre, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College. Info, (607) 431-4227.