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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCT. 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCT. 19

Opening ‘Mystic Black’ Art Exhibit

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EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Reception for “MYSTIC BLACK” exhibit featuring more than 20 paintings by Ruben Salinas using black tempura and acrylic on paper and canvas. Includes artist gallery talk. Exhibit open through Nov. 21. Project Space Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. call 607-436-3456 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1611557

WRITERS SALON – 7:30-9 p.m. Present your writing at the open mic then listen to work by this months featured artist Brett DeLanoy whose essays and photography have won awards in national and local competitions. Open to the public, refreshments included. The Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-brent-delanoy/?instance_id=949

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, SEPT. 14
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, SEPT. 14

Suny-O Exhibit Opening

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STUDENT EXHIBIT – 4:30-6 p.m. The opening reception of the “Student Recipient Exhibition, Jean Parish Memorial Scholarship 2016-2017” features works in drawing, painting, photography, more and student presentations about their works. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. Call (607)436-2445 or visit www.oneonta.edu/academics/art/gallery/gallery.asp

DISCUSSION – 7-8 p.m. Richard Duncan presents “My Friend the Wandering Taoist,” discussing how Taoism has affected his life and career. Cooperstown Village Library. Call (607) 547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUG. 31
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUG. 31

Broadway To Baroque

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PEDAL HARP MUSIC – 6:30 p.m. Suzanne Rudy performs music from Broadway and other classical pieces on her 5-foot tall pedal harp. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Oneonta. Call (607)547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/

SMITHY FUNDRAISER – 5:30-9 p.m. Annual fund-raiser to support The Smithy Gallery & Clay Studio. Tickets, $65 adult, $45 children, at the door. The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-8671 or visit www.smithyarts.org/special-events

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUG. 24
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUG. 24

Star Wars At Doubleday

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STAR WARS – 8:30 p.m. The Village of Cooperstown presents free showing of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2411

BOOK CLUB – 5:30-7:30 p.m. The second meeting of the social justice book club will discuss “Between The World And Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates who confronts the notion of race in America. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call (607) 433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23

See Ecology With OCCA

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LECTURE SERIES – 6-8 p.m. Go ‘Up The Creek’ with Dr. Orzetti. Learn stream ecology, collect water quality & critter samples. Learn about a new program starting this fall. Mohican Farm, 7207 St. Rt. 80, Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/save-date-informed-lecture-series/

BLOOD DRIVE – 1-6 p.m. Help save patients in the hospital. Donate blood and platelets at Main Street Baptist Church, 33 Main St., Oneonta. Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUGUST 3
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

County Fair Continues

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OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Thursday features tractor pulls, western horse shows, other livestock shows including sheep, rabbit, cow, and more. Also various demonstrations and activities for everyone. Open to 9 p.m. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit www.otsegocountyfair.org

ARTISTS PANEL – 5 p.m. Ashley Norwood Cooper and Tracy Helgeson, moderated by Robert Seward, discuss their works in the Homeland art show. Free admission. Reservations recommended. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JULY 27
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JULY 27

Community Concert In The Park

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SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – 7 p.m. Presenting “Oneonta Community Concert Band” at the Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. www.oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/summer-concert-series/

ART EXHIBITION – 5-7 p.m. The Arc Otsego’s 13th Annual Voice! exhibit celebrates Artists with Developmental Disabilities. Reception includes live music, refreshment, and art for sale. $1,500 prize will be awarded and guests can cast their vote for the People’s Choice award. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. Call (607)432-8595 or visit www.facebook.com/arcotsego/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JULY 6
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JULY 6

Acappella Concert

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BENEFIT CONCERT – 7 p.m. 4-part Acappella group, Syncopation, sings Jazz, Spirituals, and Rock and Roll to give the audience a respite from daily stress. Free will offerings will benefit the roof repair costs and contruction, there’s only so much compaines like roof repair austin can do to reduce the costs on their end. It’ll also help towards the ongoing restoration of the Inn. The Major’s Inn, Gilbertsville.

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YPN NETWORKING MIXER – 6-8 p.m. Meet young area professionals. Also feature a short presentation on identity theft, Diana (of the Delaware County Mentoring Program) discussing opportunities to mentor kids in Delaware county, and a talk with a new Otsego county small business owner. Attendance, free. Refreshments available for purchase. Red’s Ale House & Grill, 84 Main St., Oneonta.

www.facebook.com/YoungProfessionalsNetworkYPN/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 15
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 15

An Afternoon With The Artists

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ARTIST TALK – 4 p.m. “Pushing Boundaries” artist, Marcie Schwartzman, gives a talk discussing her work. Moderated by Robert Seward, professor emeritus of Tokyo University. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/

WRITERS SALON – 7:30-9 p.m. Opens with an open mic followed by a presentation from author of the month, Mona Sen. She is the author of her memoir, The Shifting Creek. Community Arts Network of Oneonta. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-mona-sen/?instance_id=847

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