HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JANUARY 23
FUNDRAISER – 5:30 – 8 p.m. Support Tracy Abrams to provide wigs to local community members who have lost their hair to chemotherapy. Enjoy Quarter Auction, food, drink, preview items. Partnered with 501c organization Wigs & Wishes. Oneonta Vets Club, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-287-4294 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaVetsClub
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
BLOOD DRIVE – 1 – 6 p.m. Give blood to help save a life. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?order=DATE&range=10&zipSponsor=13820
SERVICES – 1:30 p.m. Learn about program & services provided by the Department for Aging. Cooperstown Senior Center, behind St. Mary’s Church, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. firstname.lastname@example.org
AUDITIONS – 5 – 6:30 p.m. Catskill Choral Society invites all voices to audition to perform in the Spring Concert featuring wide selection of lively choral pieces, Brahms’ ‘Liebeslieder Waltzes.’ Sight reading not required. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-431-6060 or visit catskillchoralsociety.com
EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate exhibit ‘Catching Light: 3 Glass Artists’ on show through 3/20. Featuring works by Halvorson, Fred Tschida and David Wilson who each take different approaches, use different techniques to create their glass artwork. Includes artist talk at 6, refreshments, live music by SUNY Oneonta Jazz Ensemble. Free, open to public. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2445 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/art-department/art-galleries
WINTER CARNIVAL – 5 – 8 p.m. Lions Spaghetti Dinner, Community Center Bake Sale, R.S.C.S. Helping Hands Club Chinese Auction. Richfield Springs Central School Cafeteria, 93 W Main St, Richfield Springs. 315-858-0610
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Presentation ‘The Study of the Fisher in New York State,’ by wildlife biologist Selinda Brandon. Refreshments to follow. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-0600, ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
PRESENTATION – 6:30 p.m. Dr. E. Howard Ashford presents “Discovering the Past to Shape the Future: Afro-American Genealogy in the Rural South” chronicling his journey to discover his ancestry, leading to his career in academia. Free, open to public. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/index.htm