HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12
EGG DECORATING – 6:30 p.m. Pysanky, Ukranian egg decorating workshop using traditional materials and designs to create a folk patterned easter egg. Material fee, $5. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/#crafts
MEMORIAL LECTURE – 7 p.m. NYS Sen. James Seward delivers the Leslie G Rude Memorial Lecture titled “Politics, Protests, and PR: Public Service in the Age of Fake News, Alt-Left vs. Alt-Right, and Twitter wars.” Free and open to the public. Anderson Center for the Arts Theater, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info, www.hartwick.edu/academics/annual-celebrations-lectures/leslie-g-rude-lecture/ or Alicia Fish @ (607)431-4021 or email email@example.com
THEATER – 8 p.m. “Twelfth Night, or What You Will” by William Shakespeare. The classic story of mistaken identity and love is adapted by the Hartwick College Theater Arts Department to the setting of a 1980s night club. Admission, $5 students, $10 public. Slade Theater, Yager Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Info/reservations, call (607)431-4227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional info, Alyssa Fox at email@example.com
P.A.L.S. – 9:30 a.m. Parents and their infants/toddlers are invited to play, read together, learn basic sign language, and play music. cost, $4 public, free for members. Every wednesday to 4/26. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford ave., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St.., Cooperstown. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
COLLEGE COUNCIL MEETING – 2:30 p.m. The council for SUNY Oneont will have their quarterly meeting to hear reports and discuss college business. Glimmerglass Room, Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Info, Lisa Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (607)436-3177 or visit www.oneonta.edu/general/collegecouncil.asp
DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. Discussion of current events. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
MINECRAFT – 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open hours, no registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/youth-programs/
LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKSHOP – 5-7 p.m. First Session topic “Hot Button Land Uses.” Learn the statues and case law surrounding the regulation of land uses. Space limited, registration encouraged. EMS Training rooms, County Meadows Office Complex, Co. Hwy. 33W., Cooperstown. Register, www.otsegoworkshop.eventbrite.com or call (607)547-4225 during business hours.
GUITAR BASICS – 5-7 p.m. Learn to play guitar with John Arlet. Must have your own guitar. Space is limited. Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Otsego, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Info/reservation, (607)267-4435 or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events
YURI’S NIGHT – 6 p.m. Celebrate the historic flight of Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space. Features space-focused interactive exhibits, and a presentation “The Human Place in space.” A.J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/ or email Doug Reilly email@example.com
AUDITIONS – 6:30-9 p.m. Performers of all kinds are invited to audition for the musical “Seussical.” To be performed with Sing a Song of Broadway & Co. on July 20-23. St. James church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. Info, (607)287-8669 or (607)431-8042 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
HOUSING PRESENTATION – 7 p.m. “Homelessness in Otsego County” presented by Lisa VanTassel, Housing Advocate and Shelter Administrator at OFO, and Polluy Bailey, Case Manager for Supportive Housing at Catholic Charities.” Presentation will be followed by Q&A session and refreshments. Elm Park Methodist Church, Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, call the League of Women Voters at 432-6988
LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKSHOP – 7:15-8:30 p.m. Second Session topic “Surviving A Solar Project Review.” Presented by Attorney Willam Buchan, whose firm assisted Otsego County with their power purchase agreement. Space limited, registration encouraged. EMS Training rooms, County Meadows Office Complex, Co. Hwy. 33W., Cooperstown. Register, www.otsegoworkshop.eventbrite.com or call (607)547-4225 during business hours.