HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAY 18
MARDI GRAS – 5:30-8:30 p.m. Fundraiser for Oneonta Pridefest. Enjoy a fabulous party with appetizers from Humphrey’s, beads and masks, a photo booth, raffles, and more. Admission, $5. Humphrey’s, 437 Main St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/events/393988020988511/
WRITERS SALON – 7:30-9 p.m. Opens with an open mic followed by a presentation from author of the month, Jake Wolff. Community Arts Network of Oneonta. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org/calendar/
CYBERMOBILE – 10-10:30 a.m. Schenevus Valley Lodge, 4 Main Street, Schenevus. Info, (607) 723-8236, www.4cls.org
COMPUTER CLASS – 10:30-11:45 a.m. Introduction to Microsoft Word. Participants should be familiar with using a computer and a mouse. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
CYBERMOBILE – 10:45-11:30 a.m. Fire Station, 1812 Cty. Hwy. 34, Westford. Info, www.4cls.org, (607) 723-8236.
CYBERMOBILE – 12:30-1 p.m. First Christian Church, 1160 St. Hwy. 165, South Valley. Info, www.4cls.org, (607) 723-8236.
CYBERMOBILE – 1:15-2 p.m. a.m. Town Hall, 3717 Cty. Hwy. 35, Middlefield. Info, www.4cls.org, (607) 723-8236.
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
POETRY & MUSIC – 5-7 p.m. Mary Ashwood, award winning children’s author, reads from her works of poetry with accompaniment on the classical guitar by Richard Saba. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
LIFE SKILLS WORKSHOP – 5-7 p.m. Learn to manage your time and money with the Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego Counties. Limited space, registration required. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info, www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
HARTWICK DINNER – 6 p.m. The annual dinner of the Hartwick Historical Society to be followed by a meeting to elect officers, discuss the South Hartwick school building, signs for the smaller town cemeteries, and upcoming fundraising. Bring a dish to pass. Hartwick Fire Department, Co. Rt. 11, Hartwick. Info, Caren Kelsey, President, (607)293-7530
SMOKING CESSATION – 6-7 p.m. ‘The Butt Stops Here.’ Free, includes a workbook and a supply of nicotine patches or gum. Registration preferred, will receive a 5-day pass to the Oneonta YMCA. Led by a facilitator with group support. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info/register, Sarah Buttice (607) 431-5180, Sarah.firstname.lastname@example.org, www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html
MIND BODY SPIRIT – 6 p.m. Mind Body Spirit Collective meeting. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta.