Honor The Fallen, Color Works of Art, Or Ride Your Bike

Honor The Fallen,
Color Works of Art,
Or Ride Your Bike

Libby Cudmore is managing editor of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman’s Journal and AllOTSEGO.com

Though they are intended to be private, Veterans Clubs around the county will still honor the fallen on Monday, May 25, while enforcing social distancing.

In Oneonta, the local chapter of the American Legion and the Boy Scouts will lay wreaths on the monuments on the Veterans Memorial Walkway, as well as play “Taps” and give a three-round volley at 11 a.m. in Neahwa Park, Oneonta.

In Cooperstown, members of the Veterans’ Club will pay tribute at four sites – The World War I monument on Pine Blvd., The Fly Creek Firehouse, The Lakeview Cemetery and the Soldiers and Sailors monument in Lake Front Park. 9:30 a.m. Veterans Club, Main Street, Cooperstown.

Former big leaguer Al Oliver talks about his career playing with the Pittsburgh Pirates and, later, as a motivational speaker. Free, registration required. 11 a.m. Friday, May 22. Visit https://
baseballhall.org for details.

You can be a museum-worthy artist with a free, downloadable coloring book from the Fenimore Art Museum, featuring colorable versions of pieces from their American Folk Art collection, including “The Horse With the Longest Hair in the World” and “Liberty and Washington.” www.facebook.com/fenimoreartmuseum/

Warm weather means it’s time to go for a bike ride! Trails throughout the county are open for cyclists of all skills and preferred trail types. Info www.oneonta.ny.us/departments/community-development/bike-paths/

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