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Festival For The Lake


OTSEGO LAKES FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-3 p.m. A celebration of Otsego lake held in conjunction with Clark Sports Centers “Race the Lake Marathon.” Other activities include free paddle board demonstrations, ‘touch tanks’ with live plants and animals found in our lake, a guided nature walk, music, and food and beer samplings from local vendors. Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. Info,

CAT CARNIVAL – 1-4 p.m. The SAS opens their ‘adopt a shelter cat month’ with an open house and a carnival with a tour of the shelter, kids face painting, raffles, and refreshments. All adult cat adoption are 20% off, or buy one get one free for the month of June. Susquehanna Animal Shelter, 4841 NY-28, Cooperstown. Info, or call (607)547-8111

CARS & COFFEE – 8-11 a.m. Meet other car enthusiasts for a casual gathering. All vintages, marques, an interests are welcome. Excesive revving, burnouts, and such are not. Mt. Wellington Market, 7471 St. Hyw. 80, Cooperstown. Info,

BAG SALE – 8 a.m.-Noon. Annual sale to support church programs like , Family Serices, Jail Ministry outreach program of Otsego County, and scholarships for Guatemalan students, and Action for Justice. St. Mary’s Parish Center, 38 Walnut st., Oneonta. Info, call John at 267-0527

RACE THE LAKE – 8 a.m. Marathon and Half-marathon (9 a.m.) around Otsego Lake. Both end Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown. Info,

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Info,

ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 2 Dietz St., Oneonta. Info,

GARAGE/BAKE SALE – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sale to benefit the charitable works of the Ladies of the Elks. Open to the public. Indoor. Oneonta Elks Lodge 1312, 84 Chestnut St., Oneonta.

CRAFT FESTIVAL – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 38th Annual Friendship Craft Festival by the Church of Christ Uniting in Richfield Springs. Spring Park, Corner of State Highway 20 & Church St., Richfield Springs. Info,

BOOK COLLECTION – 10 a.m.-Noon. Donate books, CDs, and DVD in good condition for the annual FOVL book sale. Cooperstown Village Library. Info, call 547-8344 or visit

LECTURE – 11 a.m. “Time Is Not A Factor In Your Life.” A free talk by David Hohle of Chicago. Sponsored by the Christian Science Society of Oneonta. Upper Room of the First United Presbyterian Church, 381 Main St., Oneonta. Info,

OWL ICE CREAM SOCIAL – Noon-4 p.m. Take an afternoon for ice cream and activities, performances, demonstrations, and fun for the kids by the Oneonta World of Learning and others. Fortin Park, 101 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. Info,

TRUNK SHOW – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Presenting “Box and Cox” (1847) by John Madison Morton and performed by some of the best actors in our area. On the Tavern Green at The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Info,

READING PROGRAM PREVIEW – 1-2 p.m. Previewing the library summer reading program: “Build A Better World.” Cooperstown Village Library. Info,

ATHLETIC CLUB – 1-4 p.m. Headed by Aaron Macken. Activities include running, hiking, biking, weight training, and more. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info,

PING PONG LEAGUE – 1-2:30 p.m. Play ping pong every Saturday in June. Prizes awarded to the top 3 players. Registration required. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, or call 607.267.4435 or e-mail

YARN CLUB – 2-4 p.m. Knit and Crochet in the Park. Bring your own supplies and lawn chair. Huntington Park, Oneonta. Info,

BOOK READING & SIGNING – 2-4 p.m. Featuring Dr. Josefa Pace with her new book “Finding Patterns: Traveling Four Women’s Paths.” The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Info,

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – 3-6 p.m. Train to know your rights and visit a free name and gender change clinic. Meet an attorney, free, to complete legal name and gender change documents. Walk-ins welcome, registration encouraged. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, or call 585-295-5835.

MOVIE CLUB – 4-7 p.m. Spend an afternoon watching a movie with friends. FORDO has thousands to choose from. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info,

OMMEGANG CONCERT – 5 p.m. Presenting ‘Foster the People,’ with Miya Folick. Show starts 7 p.m. Advance tickets, $50. Brewery Ommegang, 656 Cty. Hwy. 33, Cooperstown. Info,

PRIDEFEST SIGN PARTY – 6-8 p.m. Come make a sign for Pridefest. Snacks and supplies will be provided. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, or e-mail

HOME GAME – 7 p.m. The Oneonta Outlaws vs. The Jamestown Jammers. Damaschke Field, Oneonta. Info,

DANCE PARTY – 7:30 p.m. Get your groove on with The Happy Easy Band featuring Rob Armus, Chuck Matteson, Angus Mackie, & Joe Siracusa! Admission, $10. Presented by Cherry Valley Artworks. The Star Theater, The Foundry, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. Info,

CONCERT – 8 p.m. Presenting the eclectic blues rock sounds of the Black Mountain Symphony. Tickets, $15 adults, $12 youth, seniors, and veterans. The Church, at the decommissioned Baptist Church, 2381 St. Hwy. 205, Mount Vision. Info,



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