Family Fun At The Duck Derby


DUCK DERBY – Noon-3 p.m. Family Fun Day with duck racing, free pony rides, and a surprise princess guest. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. Info, call (607)432-0001 or visit www.facebook.com/FamilyRN/

TRAIL HIKE – 9-11 a.m. Hike the Blue Trail of the Basswood Pond State forest with OCCA program director Jeff O’Handley. Meet in the parking area of the park. Basswood Pond State Forest, 500 Conservation Rd., Burlington. Info, occainfo.org/calendar/blue-trail-basswood/

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

COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 101 Main St., in Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Info, www.otsego2000.org/cooperstown-farmers-market-and-agriculture/

BOTTLE DRIVE – 9 a.m. Have your clean, returnable bottles and cans on the curb or visible from the street to support Cooperstown Boy Scout Troop 1254. Info/large pick-ups, call Bruce at 267-6730.

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

PLANT SALE – 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Find perennial and annual plants, a bake sale, free garden tours, raffles, and a demonstration on Herbal Syrups by Master Gardener Marge Woodrow. Rain or Shine. Public Library, Rte. 20, Richfield Springs. Info, call Becky Gretton (607)547-5648 or visit www.thegardenclubofrichfieldsprings.org/

BOOKS & PLANT SALE – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Books, plants, music, and movies will be for sale. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, uuso.org

ANNUAL PLANT SALE – 10 a.m.-Noon. Check out the wide variety of perennial and annual plants available from the Oneonta Garden Club. Other treasures can be found in the ‘gently used garden shed.’ Proceeds are used to beautify downtown Oneonta. Swart-Wilcox House, Wilcox Ave., Oneonta. Info, e-mail Pam Tausta at pftausta@yahoo.com

ART EXHIBITION – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. “Pushing Boundaries” by Marcie Schwartzman featuring works in Sculpture/Fiber and Clay. “Leandro Velasco: Paintings/A Mini-Retrospective.” Free admission. Also open daily by appointment. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Info, call (607)547-5327 or e-mail leartgarage@gmail.com or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/

BLOCK PARTY – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy live music, check out the vendors and the farmers market, see what local artists have made, and participate in the silent auction featuring “Treasures from Gilbertsville’s Attic.” Benefit for the restoration of the Gilbert Block Victorian soda fountain/ice cream shop. Info, Kristina Strain, kpstrain1@gmail.com

HISTORY FAIR – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Local history enthusiasts put their collections on display and share information on the history of the town of Minden and Montgomery County. Includes some ‘kid friendly’ fun with 18th century toys, games, and Stewart’s Ice Cream. Fort Plain Elementary School, 25 High St, Fort Plain. Info, Rob Carter, Town of Minden Historian, (518)993-1023 or e-mail mindenhistorian@yahoo.com or visit townofminden.org/2017/04/town-of-minden-history-fair-june-3-2017/document-15-3/

GARDENING WORKSHOP – 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Learn the low maintenance, high yield method of square foot gardening. Cost, $30 members, $40 non-members, $25 juniors and children. Materials included. The Creamery Classroom, The Farmers Museum. Cooperstown. Info, www.farmersmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/americana_academy_workshop_square_foot_gardening

CONSERVATION WORKSHOP – 10 a.m.-Noon. “Detect and Manage Invasive Species.” Learn about the top 20 invasives in our area and how to manage them. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. Info, (518)234-4303 or e-mail schoharie@cornell.edu or visit occainfo.org/calendar/invasive-species-workshop-detect-manage-invasive-species-2/

EXPANSION CELEBRATION – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Celebrate the expansion of the Wellness center with a day of festivities including a Bounce House, Facepainting, a Horse Show, some Brooks BBQ, music, dancing, and Free Massages and Eye Brow waxing. Southside Health & Wellness Campus on Rt. 23 on the right before Lowes, Oneonta. Info, www.southsidechiropractic.com

ROUNDTABLE CRITIQUE – 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Bring your artwork, finished or unfinished, to have it critiqued by a panel of signature artists from CNYWS. Cooperstown Art Association. Info/Appointments, call (607)547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

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, www.farmersmuseum.org/Trunk-Shows

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, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

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

THEATER – 2 p.m. Orpheus Theaters youth theater troupe presents the junior musical adaptation of Disney’s “The Lion King.” The Hamblin Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Info, www.orpheustheatre.org

WOMEN’S RIGHTS – 2 p.m. Vignettes by the Templeton Players portray what it means to be a woman in the 1800’s. Attend Reverend Bush’s address on women’s place in society at 2 and participate in Carrie Finkles rally calling for equality and liberty at 2:30. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.farmersmuseum.org/Women%27s-Rights

BOOK READING & SIGNING – 2-4 p.m. Featuring writer, painter, illustrator, and costume designer Betty Ann Fraley. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

FOR-DO BOOK CLUB – 4-7 p.m. Feel like you don’t read enough, come to this book club. The group votes on the book to be read. At The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

ISD GRAND OPENING – 7 p.m. The Institute for Spiritual Development opens its new building with a Wine and Cheese Reception and a concert featuring Joe Rossi. The Lotus Center, 41-45 Dietz St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/isdoneonta/

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Orpheus Theaters youth theater troupe presents the junior musical adaptation of Disney’s “The Lion King.” The Hamblin Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Info, www.orpheustheatre.org


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