HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 16
PIE NIGHT – 5:30-7:30 p.m. Make mini pies with either apple, blueberry, or pumpkin filling. Make your own or to donate. Participants are also encouraged to bring other items to donate. Please RSVP by 11/14. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0001 or visit www.facebook.com/Family-Resource-Network-Teen-Scene-116757338406071/
VISITING WRITERS – 7 p.m. Professor Bradley J. Fest, The Shape of Things, and Poet Chelsea Jacobson kick off the colleges Visiting Writers Series. Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4911 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/poet-bradley-fest-open-hartwick-visiting-writers-series/
RECYCLING – 8-11 a.m. Otsego county residents can bring used bale wrap, silage bags, bunker/greenhouse covers, wood pellet bags for recycling. Must be clean, separated by type. Northern Transfer Station, Cooperstown. Call 607-282-4087 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/ag-plastic-wood-pellet-bag-collection-cooperstown/
BOOKMOBILE – Check out the mobile library.
10-10:30 a.m. Schenevus Valley Lodge, 4 Main Street, Schenevus.
10:45-11:30 a.m. Fire Station, 1812 County Highway 34, Westford.
12:30-1 p.m. a.m. First Christian Church, 1160 State Highway 165, South Valley.
1:15-2 p.m. a.m. Town Hall, 3717 County Highway 35, Middlefield. www.4cls.org or call (607)723-8236
RESUME WORKSHOP – 10:30 a.m. Learn about tools that help you conduct your job search with resume, cover letter builders like JobNow & Optimal Resume. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
QUIT SMOKING – 4:30 p.m. Free smoking cessation seminar to introduction smokers trying to quit to products and techniques that may help them. Visiting a session like this will help you get on the right path of becoming a non smoker. But it won’t harm you to have another option too. Looking into something like Gourmet E-Liquid’s website might give you the answer you might need to effectively give up this habit. It is never too late and there is nothing wrong in asking for help once you do get to this seminar. Bassett Medical Center, 1 Atwell Dr., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-3914 or visit bassett.org/smokeout
COOKING CLASS – 5-7 p.m. Learn to make a variety of dishes, bring the kids to learn with you, eat what you’ve made. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
SENIOR DINNER – 5-6:30 p.m. Cooperstown Senior citizens are invited to enjoy a free turkey dinner. Take-out and deliveries available. Reservation by 11/9. Cooperstown High School. Call Maria Senk at 547-2401.
JOB READINESS – 5-7 p.m. Work on everything from interviewing, resume creation, job searching, more. Pre-register, space limited. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4435 or e-mail email@example.com or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
INFORMATIONAL MEETING – 6-8 p.m. Otsego County presents a meeting of local and statewide experts to discuss issues of natural gas transportation in Otsego County. Free, open to the public. Milford Central School Auditorium, 42 W. Main St., Milford. Call 607-286-3349 or visit www.otsegocounty.com/depts/pln/
YARN CLUB – 6-7:30 p.m. For knitters and crocheters of all skill levels and accompanied youths. Work with local experts to learn new skills. Craft focus for November: SPCA Cat Care Kits. 3rd floor, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
WRITERS SALON – 7:30-9 p.m. Present your writing at the open mic then enjoy a reading by the featured author Tom Travisano. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-tom-travisano/?instance_id=905