HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, DEC. 7
TREE LIGHTING – 5-8:30 p.m. Celebrate the season with wagon rides, music and more as we count down to lighting the Christmas Tree. Muller Plaza, Oneonta. Call 607-432-2941 or visit www.destinationoneonta.com/events/2017/12/7/tree-lighting-ceremony
NETWORKING – 6-8 p.m. Year end celebration with the Young Professionals Network. Bring a gift for toys-for-tots and receive a free ticket to the State of the State Breakfast. Stella Luna Ristorante, 58-60 Market St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-4500 or visit www.facebook.com/YoungProfessionalsNetworkYPN/
CONTEST – Last day to enter the Holiday Decorating Contest for the Town of Hartwick (includes Toddsville, Hartwick Seminary, the hamlet of Hartwick, etc.). Features Cash prizes in 4 categories: historical decorations, commercial enterprises, day decorations, night decorations. Call Caren Kelsey, 293-7530, or Gloria Waro, 293-8087, to enter.
BOOK CLUB – 5:30-7:30 p.m. Discuss “Dear World: A Syrian Girl’s Story of War and Plea for Peace” by Ana Alabad. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
TREE LIGHTING – 5:30 p.m. Enjoy refreshments and the residents Holiday Show followed by the Community Tree Lighting. Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Rd., Edmeston. Call 607-965-837 ext. 116 or visit www.facebook.com/PathfinderVillage/
YARN CLUB – 6-7:30 p.m. For knitters and crocheters of all skill levels and accompanied youths. Come work together and learn a new skill with April from April’s Yarn Basket. 3rd floor, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
WINTER CONCERT – 7 p.m. The Elementary School performs music they’ve been working on all season. Auditorium, Cooperstown High school. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org/elementary-school/#.Wia5zVWnGUk
STAMP CLUB – 7 p.m. Meeting of the Leatherstocking Stamp Club. All welcome. Tillapaugh Home, 28 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Call Ellen Tillapaugh, 607-547-5646 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.