HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, APRIL 19
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Exhibit “To Grow A Farmer,” a photographic essay of farming families in upstate New York. Project Space Gallery, Fine Arts Center, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3456 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1977291
WRITERS SALON – 7:30 – 9 p.m. Present your writing at the open mic then enjoy a reading by the featured author John Verdon, author of the Dave Gurney series of mystery thrillers – international bestsellers. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-john-verdon/?instance_id=978
BOOKMOBILE – Check out the mobile library.
10-10:30 a.m. Schenevus Valley Lodge, 4 Main Street, Schenevus.
10:45-11:30 a.m. Fire Station, 1812 County Highway 34, Westford.
12:30-1 p.m. a.m. First Christian Church, 1160 State Highway 165, South Valley.
1:15-2 p.m. a.m. Town Hall, 3717 County Highway 35, Middlefield. www.4cls.org or call 607-723-8236
COMPUTER CLASS – 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Learn how to download free digital books. Overview of OverDrive, Libby, & Flipster apps. Bring your App store or Google Play login information, library card. Community Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org
FAMILY ART HOUR – 11 a.m. Young students with their families learn about art in a variety of mediums. Explore art in a sensory-friendly setting. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Boulevard, Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Give Blood, Save Lives. Christ Episcopal Church, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org/give/drive/driveSearchList.jsp?zipSponsor=13326
ART MEETING – 1 p.m. Annual Members meeting of the Leatherstocking Brush & Pallette Club to elect officers for the next 2 years. Upstairs classroom, Cooperstown Art Association. Call 315-858-6013 or e-mail email@example.com
ANTHROPOLOGY TALK – 5 – 6 p.m. Dr. Amy B. Scott presents “Saving a Cemetery: Coastal erosion and bioarchaeological excavation at the 18th century Fortress of Louisbourg, NS Canada.” Waterfront, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1877201
SOCIOLOGY LECTURE – 6 p.m. “The Co-occurrence of Animal Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence: Why it Matters,” presentation by Associate Professor of Criminology Dr. Amy Fitzgerald from the University of Windsor (Canada). Celebration Room, Shineman Chapel House, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4237 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-hosts-lecture-on-intersection-of-animal-and-partner-abuse/
YARN CLUB – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Knitter, Crocheter’s of all skill levels meet to work on projects. Accompanied youths welcome. The Study, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
DOCUMENTARY – 7 p.m. Showing “Unfractured” the documentary on the fight against hydraulic fracturing in NYS. Followed by discussion with biologist/activist from the film Sandra Steingraber and filmmake Chanda Chevannes. Tickets, $9/adult. Martin Kappel Theater, 27 West Main St., Norwich. Visit www.facebook.com/ChenangoLinks/
SUPPORT GROUP – 7 – 8 p.m. Supporting family, friends of addicts. New members welcome. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-3291 or visit uuso.org
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a musical adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen story, The Ugly Duckling. Titled ‘Honk!.’ Tickets, $10. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3414 or visit www.facebook.com/sunyoneontatheatre/