HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MARCH 6
ART EXHIBIT – 5 – 7 p.m. “An Artistic Discovery” Congressional Exhibit for Otsego County high school students opens at the CAA, On display through March 27. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER – 5:30 p.m. After several years, the World Day Of Prayer is being marked again with a service, featuring Zimbabwean songs, at The Salvation Army Church, 25 River St., Oneonta. Elm Park UM and First United Presbyterian “Red Door” pastors are helping organize the event, with other local churches supporting it. A rehearsal for participants to learn the Zimbabwean songs is at 4:30.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MARCH 8
ART OPENING – 5-7 p.m. “An Artistic Discovery” opens at the CAA, on display through March 29. Congressional Exhibit for Otsego County high school students also on display. Cooperstown Art Association, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-9777.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 9
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate the opening of “An Artistic Discovery,” featuring works by 100 Otsego County students. Displayed thru 3/31. Cooperstown Art Association. Call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com
FILM SERIES – 7 – 10 p.m. Race Matters Film Series features a screening of a major motion picture, followed by discussion led by community/religious leaders. This months film is “Get Out” (2017). Rated R. Rescheduled from 3/2. Free. The Community room, near JC Penny, Southside Mall, Oneonta.
Young Artists Over Hurdle
En Route To Capitol Hill
Norah Ashwood, above, a sophomore being home-schooled in Cherry Valley, receives an Award of Merit for her citation for a charcoal, “African Vase,” from Juror Michelle Corbett, who has a ceramics studio near Schenevus. The occasion was this evening’s opening of “An Artistic Discovery” at the Cooperstown Art Association, the first step in the annual Congressional students’ art show; after regional and state competition, the winners’ works will end up in an exhibit on Capitol Hill. Between them is Janet Erway, CAA executive director. In inset photo is Award of Merit winner Jazmine Gutierrez, an ONC BOCES senior, for her graphite portrait, “Marcus Mosenson.” Behind Jazmine is another winner, Lucas Webster, a Cherry Valley-Springfield senior, for “Anemone,” a photograph. Others receiving Awards of Merit are Andrew Brown, Milford, Danielle Ashe, ONC BOCES, and Grace LeCates, Cooperstown. Receiving Jurors’ Citations are Kaitlyn Ehlers, Jessic Lundy and Anna Vos, all of CV-S, Maria Noto, Cooperstown, and Joseph Sell, home schooled in Hartwick, as well as Norah Ashwood. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAR. 4
SNOWSHOE HIKE – Noon-4 p.m. 3.5 hour hike to begin the nature hike series. Highlights include a 30-foot waterfall, the history of the park as told by your guide, Steve, and the Sphagnum bog known as Mud Lake. Riddell State Park. Info, occainfo.org/calendar/snowshoe-hike-mud-lake/ or call 607-547-4488
RE-OPENING PARTY – 9 a.m.-Noon. Enjoy a free workout, tour the training studio, and more. Healthlinks @ Foxcare, Oneonta. Info, healthlinksoneonta.com or call (607)431-5454
STREAMING COMIC-CON – Noon-8 p.m. Listen to guest speakers, find out what’s next for your favorite creative teams, and pose questions to special guests. Secret Comix Cave, 453 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/secretcomixcave/