HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUG. 30
POETRY SLAM – 8-10:15 p.m. Season opener of the Big O’ Poetry Slam with featured poet Ed Mabrey and 10 SUNY students. Hunt Union Waterfront, SUNY Oneonta. Call (607)436-3013 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1440919
THEATER – 7 p.m. The Glimmer Globe Theater presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/A-Midsummer-Nights-Dream
BLOOD DRIVE – 10-3 p.m. Help save patients in the hospital. Donate blood and platelets at Fly Creek Fire Company, 857 Co. Hwy. 26, Fly Creek. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org
RECOVERY GAME GROUP – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Try out FORDO’s selection of recovery based board and card games. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607) 267-4435 or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
FARM FAMILY TOUR – 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Come discover the life of the family in 1845. Includes hands on activities about learning, playing and working in the 19th century. Celebrate the completion of the tasks with a free ride on the carousel. Included with museum admission. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Visit www.farmersmuseum.org
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Stories and craft time. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 12:30-2:30 p.m. Join Frank Farmer as he tours the “Still and Solemn Chambers: Recent Paintings by Frank Farmer” exhibition. Registration required. Fee, $25 members, $30 non-members. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-1510 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/food_for_thought_still_and_solemn_chambers_recent_paintings_by_frank_farmer
MEDIUMSHIP WORKSHOP – 1-3 p.m. Connect with loved ones, bring questions. Darling Hill Farm Retreat, 404 Ed Herman Rd, Westford. RSVP Storyducey@gmail.com or visit www.darlinghillfarmretreat.com
TRAP SHOOT – 1 p.m. Practice your trap shooting with 25’s. Cost $3 per 25. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. Call Brian Cole (607)638-9379.
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Visit www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
ART SHOW – 4-6 p.m. View the work of this summers artists from the Elizabeth Nields clay workshop. 429 Chicken Farm Rd., Otego. Call (607)783-2476 or visit elizabethnieldsclayworkshop.com/events/
DRAWING CLASS – 5-7 p.m. Learn the basics of drawing with the high-end materials at FORDO. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 to register or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
TRAP SHOOT – 6 p.m. Practice your trap shooting with 5’s. Cost $1 per 5. Crumhorn Rod & Gun Club, 574 Crumhorn Lake Rd., Maryland. Call Brian Cole (607)638-9379.
BOOK DISCUSSION – 6:30-7:45 p.m. Discuss the histories, biography, and fiction around the suffragist movement. Moderated by Susan Goodier. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/