HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 13

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 13

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OPEN HOUSE – Noon-3 p.m. Talk to representatives of The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, The Ladies Axiliaries, Amvets, Sons of the the American Legion, and others. Cooperstown Veterans Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.

GARDEN PARTY – 1-4 p.m. Treat Mom to a garden party that includes tea and treats on the veranda, a maypole and live music for dancing, activities, and a first look at a new exhibit by the Cooperstown Graduate Program. Free, all welcome. Hyde Hall, 267 Glimmerglass State Park Rd., Springfield. Info, hydehall.org/event/celebrate-mom-garden-party/ or call (607) 547-5098

GRADUATION – Students of SUNY Oneonta celebrate their graduation at the colleges 128th commencement with speaker Rosalind “Roz” M. Hewsenian, Chief Investment Officer at the Helmsley Trust. Dewar Arena, Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Info, suny.oneonta.edu/news/128th-commencement-set-may-13

BIRD WATCHING – 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Bring your binoculars and field guides to come see what birds inhabit the 135 acre Mohican farm. Lead by Becky Gretton. Meet at the Mohican Farm office, 7207 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. Info, occainfo.org/calendar/morning-birding-mohican-2/

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/

RUMMAGE/BAKE SALE – 9 a.m.-Noon. Find clothes, dishes, records, books, and more. Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rt. 28 N., Hartwick Seminary. Info, (607)547-9613

BAG SALE – 9 a.m.-Noon. Find lots of clothes, toys, linens, and household items. $2/bag. First Presbyterian Church, 296 Main St., Oneonta. Info, call Merrilee Gomillion 432-3132 or e-mail M_Gomillion@msn.com

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

LEARN COMPUTERS – 10 a.m.-Noon. Introduction to SketchUp. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/

ORIGAMI WORKSHOP – 12:30-1:30 p.m. Craft and story time with special guest Vivienne Clark. Cooperstown Village Library. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar

OPERA – 12:30 p.m. “Der Rosenkavalier.” The Met streaming live in HD. Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Cost $18/seniors, $20/adults, 10/students. Season pass $200. Box Office: (607) 431-2080, foothillspac.org/index.php/shows/metropolitan-opera-in-hd/

COMMUNITY RESILIENCE FAIR – 1-4 p.m. Join the Family Resource network for the Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Includes fun activities, free icecream, popcorn, prizes, and a youth theater performance. The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Info, call (607)432-0001 or email kwinn@familyrn.org or visit www.facebook.com/FamilyRN/

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

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/

SKATING ART – 2 p.m. Dick Button, Olympic figure skating champion and avid gardener, presents “In The Eye of the Beholder.” A lecture on the art of gardening, figure skating, and why we do what we do. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Info, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/programs/%5Bfield_program_type-raw%5D/dick_button_on_the_eye_of_the_beholder

EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION – 2 p.m. “Musical Notes from the City of the Hills” opens featuring historical examples from local bands like the Fire Department Bands, the Community Band, and the Oneonta Theater to name a few. Greater Oneonta Historical Society. 183 Main St., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontahistory.org or call (607)432-0960

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

TEEN CENTER – 5 p.m. Grand re-opening and ribbon cutting. Includes an open house and food. The Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St, Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter

FOLK CONCERT – 7 p.m. John O’Connor and Nat Williams appear in concert with other local musicians to benefit Compressor Free Franklin and Community Shared Solar to provide solar electric energy for Franklin town building and school. Unitarian Universalist Society, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, compressorfreefranklin.org

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