HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21
ANGEL TREE PROGRAM – Give the Gift of Christmas this holiday season. Adopt a family in need. Visit www.allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ to learn how.
TURKEY DINNER – 5 – 6:30 p.m. Senior citizens are invited for delicious dinner sponsored by Lions Club, LEOs, CCS PTA. Take-out available. Cafeteria, Cooperstown High School. 607-547-2401.
INTERVIEW TRAINING– 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Course on Theory and Practice of Motivational Interviewing. Free with limited space. Reserve seat in advance. St. James Episcopal Church. 305 Main St, Oneonta. Call 607-432-1458
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
OPEN HOUSE – 4 – 6 p.m. Come take a tour of the Woodside Hall senior home and learn about their services. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600.
AWARDS – 5:45 p.m. Celebrate Entrepreneurial spirit of Rustic Ridge Winery & Helios Care with Otsego County Chamber. Features cocktail reception followed by dinner, awards at 7. Dinner, $100/person. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. 607-432-4500 ext. 2 or visit otsegocc.com
MARBLE COMPETITION– 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Build a marble run and see if yours is slower than the rest. Last place wins at this competition. Ages 8 to 12. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 register at www.eventbrite.com/e/steam-ahead-marble-slow-motion-registration-79775674189
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Antique hardware expert Bill Rigby shows art of creating Zinn Brilliant Ornaments, refreshments after presentation. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St. Cooperstown 607-547-0600, ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
SPEAKING EVENT – 6:30 p.m. Fort Plain Museum presents Marinus Willet on the Battle of Johnstown and Death of Walter Butler by Terry McMaster. $5 admission fee. Fort Plain Museum, 1160, 389 Canal St, Fort Plain. Call 518-993-2527.
CLASSIC FIX – 7 p.m. Presenting “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence” in which a senator tells the truth about his shooting a notorious outlaw. Tickets, $6. Walton Theater, 30 Gardiner Pl., Walton. 607-865-6688 or visit waltontheatre.org
WRITERS SALON – 7:30 p.m. Writers open mic followed by featured author Ginna Howard whose novel ‘Rope & Bone: A Novel in Stories’ was listed as one of the best of the best indie books of 2015 by Publishers Weekly. Free, open to public. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-ginnah-howard-2/?instance_id=1113