Calendar Of Events
For Otsego County,
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OTSEGO OCTET – Explore the outdoors of Otsego County by foot, boat, or bike in the Fall Octet challenge. Simply complete 14 activities between September 21 and December 20 and earn a free embroidered Fall Octet patch. Visit otsegooutdoors.org for list of activities.
DONATE – Bring your clean winter apparel to donate to local families in need. Accepting gently used boots, hats, gloves, scarves, winter coats, snowsuits and snowpants. Open from September 30 through November 14. Bring to the collection bins in the Lobby at The Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. (607) 547-2800, ext. 120 or visit facebook.com/clarksportscenter
FUNDRAISER – Now Available. Stock up on bird seed and support the programs of the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society. Now through 5 p.m. October 23. Visit doas.us/2022-bird-seed-sale/ to order.
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays. Market runs indoors at Main St. Garage Walkway during winter, outdoors on Muller Plaza during summer. For the health of the community, patrons are asked to limit hand-to-hand contact, frequently wash/sanitize hands. Customers can also reach out to vendors for pre-order & market pick-up. Atrium, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. & Tuesdays Noon – 5 p.m. 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.facebook.com/CooperstownFarmersMarket/
COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS — 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays. Join local officials and others in the community to talk about local issues at The Green Earth, 4 Market Street, Oneonta.
ONEONTA HISTORY CENTER — Open Tuesday-Friday Noon – 4 p.m., & Saturdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St. (at Dietz St.), Oneonta. Hours, info, www.oneontahistory.org or (607) 432-0960
EDMESTON MUSEUM — 9 a.m. – Noon. Every Saturday. View permanent displays of rural upstate NY and rotating “pop-up” exhibits on specific topics on rural living. 1 North St., Edmeston. Visit www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-Museum/Edmeston-Museum-219562458817938/
FOOD PANTRY – The Daily Bread Food Pantry is open for walk-ins. Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and Tuesdays 9 a.m. – Noon. The Community Center, 2 Genesee St., Cherry Valley.
WALKING CLUB—10:30 – 11:30 a.m. All are invited to walk on the gym floor & track with friends old & new while listening to music from the 60s & 70s. Free to those aged 62+. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. (607) 547-2800 or visit clarksportscenter.com
BLOOD DRIVE—1 – 6 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. New Lisbon Town Hall, 908 County Road 16, Garratsville. Register at redcrossblood.org
DISCUSSION—6:30 p.m. The League of Women Voters of Cooperstown present “Making Democracy Work Close to Home: A Conversation with Two Local Officials” featuring County Board Chair David Bliss and and Otsego Town Supervisor Ben Bauer. The two officials will be discussing the importance of running for office, delineating its challenges and rewards, and what compelled them to run for office. Held in the Community Room at the Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Visit my.lwv.org/new-york/cooperstown-area/calendar
COMMUNITY HIKE – 9:45 a.m. The community is invited for a group hike with the Susquehanna Chapter of the Adirondak Mountain Club. Please bring appropriate clothing, gear, and enough water to stay hydrated and be aware of your level of fitness. Contact hike leader for more information. This weeks hike will by at Upper Riddell , with hike leader Liza Mundy with Jeff O’Handley presenting on the Wooly Adelgid. (607) 286-7609 or visit susqadk.org
A CHRISTMAS STORY—11:30 a.m. Join author Pamela MCColl for a reading of the famous poem ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas” and to learn the history of the poem from the first time it was read in 1822, to the many modern publishers, the artists who have been inspired by the poem, the life of the author and the connections between Mr. Clement C. Moore and other American authors like James Fenimore Cooper. Included with museum admission. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. (607) 547-1400 or visit fenimoreartmuseum.org
BLOOD DRIVE—12:30 – 5:30 p.m. Save up to 3 lives with the American Red Cross. St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 31 Elm Street, Cooperstown. Register at redcrossblood.org
CRAFT—6 p.m. Enjoy cookies, hot cocoa and christmas music while you learn to make an origami snowflake. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. (607) 432-1980 or visit facebook.com/hmloneonta/