HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 8

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 8

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HOME FIRE PREVENTION CAMPAIGN – 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Volunteer with the local Red Cross to install free smoke alarms, complete fire safety checklists, and create personalized fire escape plans with local families. Sign up @ www.redcross.org/local/new-york/eastern-new-york/home-fire-safety or call (315)733-4666

HEALTH SUMMIT – 1:30-4 p.m. Dr. Kevin P. Hill, Harvard University Medical School, presents “Marijuana: The Unbiased Truth about Medical use and Legalization.” Free and open to the public. Room 202 Johnstone Science Center, SUNY Oneonta. Info, www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-college-2017-health-summit-focus-marijuana/

GRAND REOPENING – 5-7 p.m. The First exhibit of the year is titled “10×10” featuring pieces by 17 artists in various mediums measuring 10” by 10.” Pieces range from still life to landscape to abstract. The Cherry Branch Gallery, 25 Main st., Cherry Valley. Info, email info@cherrybranchgallery.com or call (607)264-9530 or visit cherrybranchgallery.com

SPRING CLEANING – 8-11 a.m. OCCA will be picking up litter along state route 80. Take a brisk walk and help the county environment. safety gear will be provided. Meet at Mohican Farm, St. Rt. 80 and Co. Rd. 27, Cooperstown. Info, occainfo.org/calendar/spring-cleaning-highway-style-2/ or call (607) 547-4488

ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m. 2 Dietz St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.org

CONSERVATION WORKSHOP – 9:30-11:30 a.m. “Invasive Species: Early Detection and Response.” Free, registration required. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. Info, (518)234-4303 or email schoharie@cornell.edu or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Info, www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/

CPR/AED COURSE – 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Red Cross Professional Rescuer first aid course. Members $60, Public $70. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. www.oneontaymca.org

EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS – 1 p.m. Hop aboard the train with the Easter Bunny and friends. Cost, $20 adults, $19 seniors, $17 children, children 3 and under ride free. Free snacks and refreshments for all. Milford Depot, 136 E. Main St., Milford. Info, call (607)432-2429 or visit www.lrhs.com

AUDITIONS – 1-5 p.m. Performers of all kinds are invited to audition for the musical “Seussical.” To be performed with Sing a Song of Broadway & Co. on July 20-23. St. James church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. Info, (607)287-8669 or (607)431-8042 or email songofbroadway@gmail.com

DAR MEETING – 1 p.m. Annual meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Program focuses on Family Heirlooms. Members will share artifacts and stories. Members, HoDARS, and prospective members are invited. Masonic Temple, 322 Main St., Oneonta. Info, (607)334-5756.

DRAWING WORKSHOP – 1-4 p.m. Begin your “Journey into Drawing” with Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego counties. Materials free. All skill levels welcome. Registration preferred. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

LEGO – 1-2:30 p.m. Create something special with your family and the expanded Lego set and meet someone special. Cooperstown Village Library. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar

WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 p.m. Poet, speed writer, novelist, or short story writer. Come practice your writing in the format of NaNoWriMo at your pace. Share if you want. Led by Jen Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/hml-writers-group/

EASTER EGG HUNT – 2 p.m. For Children 1-10 years-old from the Gilbertsville-Mt.Upton and Morris school area. Registration required. On the side lawn, Major’s Inn, 12 Marion Ave, Gilbertsville. Info/registration, (607)783-2392 or (607)783-2967 or visit www.themajorsinn.com

PRIVACY WORKSHOP – 4-5 p.m. Learn to maintain your cyber-privacy with the Tri-County Women’s Coalition and the Oneonta Resistors. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, uuso.org

FOR-DO BOOK CLUB – 4-7 p.m. Group reading followed by discussion. The group votes on the book to be read. For anyone who doesn’t read enough. At The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

MUSICAL – 7 p.m. Bring the family out for this presentation of Disney’s “High School Musical.” Bring school supplies to donate and half the proceeds of the show go to the Family Service Association “Back to School” drive. Oneonta High School Auditorium, 31 Center Street, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontacsd.org

THEATER – 8 p.m. “Driving Miss Daisy,” by Alfred Uhry. Presented by Stuff of Dreams Productions. Foothills Performing Arts Production Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Tickets, (607)432-5407 or at the Green Toad Bookstore. Info, foothillspac.org

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