HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JANUARY 19
AUDITIONS—5 p.m. Love to sing? Have prior choral experience? The Catskill Choral Society is seeking new members for their 2023 performances. Upcoming dates include a concert of Brahms choral works to be performed April 21 and 23 as well as a collaboration with the Catskill Symphony Orchestra on famous Hollywood movie scores. Rehearsals are held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday evenings starting 1/26. Auditions are by appointment at the Unitarian Universalist Soceity Chapel, 12 Ford Avenue, Oneonta. (607) 435-7008 or visit catskillchoralsociety.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
AUDITIONS – 5 – 6:30 p.m. Catskill Choral Society invites community members to try out to for the group. All voices are welcome, choral experience is helpful, sight-reading not required. Appointments required. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. E-mail CCS@catskillchoralsociety.com or visit catskillchoralsociety.com
Fly Creek Historical group to restart meetings
The Fly Creek Area Historical Society will have its first meeting in nearly 18 months, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 23, at 210 Cemetery Road in the hamlet of Fly Creek.
Refreshments will be served.
Masks are optional. The doors will be open for circulation and social distancing will be acknowledged.
Auditions to be held for Halloween show
Bigger Boat Productions and Stuff of Dreams Productions will hold auditions for actors for the production of Shirley Jackson’s “The Haunting of Hill House” in October.
Open auditions will be held for women from age 25 to 55. Auditions will take place at 2 p.m., Sunday June 13, and 7 p.m., Monday June 14, in the production center of Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center.
By CHRYSTAL SAVAGE • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com
ONEONTA – The Lishansky family of West Oneonta will be virtually auditioning for GSN’s hit game show, Family Feud, on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at noon.
The family, who has been practicing for the show with question cards every day since they landed the audition, is “excited” for the opportunity.
“In COVID times, this is a happy note,” matriarch Eileen Lishansky said of the socially distanced format for auditioning. “We’re a game-playing family; this gives us something to look forward to.”
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16
SUNDAY PROGRAM – 3 p.m. Presenting ‘2020: Science, Policy, & Capital Converge on Climate Change – What Will Happen?’ talk with Paula DiPerna. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12
BOOK SIGNING – 6:30 p.m. Signing , reception to celebrate new book ‘Driving While Black’ by Cooperstown Graduate Program Director Gretchin Sorin. Roots Brewing Company, 175 Main St., Oneonta. 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JANUARY 23
FUNDRAISER – 5:30 – 8 p.m. Support Tracy Abrams to provide wigs to local community members who have lost their hair to chemotherapy. Enjoy Quarter Auction, food, drink, preview items. Partnered with 501c organization Wigs & Wishes. Oneonta Vets Club, 279 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-287-4294 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaVetsClub
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6
FILM SOCIETY – 7 p.m. Returning for a second season, Film Society of Cooperstown presents “The Killers” (1946). Free, refreshments included. Village Ball Room, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-437-6903 or visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
THEATER – 7 – 8:30 p.m. Performance by Tom Morgan “Tales from the Empire” telling the story of the Morgan family, former owners of The Empire Hotel in Gilbertsville. Adapted from autobiographical stories in newspaper columns, radio show “Moneytalk.” Cost, $15/adult. Auditorium, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
TEDX ONEONTA – 6 – 9 p.m. Locally organized evening of lectures on topics from exercise, genocide, happiness, child rearing in the digital age, the opiod epidemic, more. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta. www.tedxoneonta.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 19
Give the gift of Christmas to children in need. To participate in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program CLICK HERE!
SUFFRAGE EVENT – 2 p.m. The League of Women Voters hosts Theodora Talks featuring local women telling their stories, followed by a roundtable discussion. NJ Sterling Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-2586 or visit www.facebook.com/LWVoftheCooperstownArea/.
SQUARE DANCE – 5-9 p.m. Spend an evening dancing with friends. Admission, $8 members, $9 non-members. Oneonta Moose Club, 119 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-435-6871.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JUNE 20
SPORTS CENTER TOURS – 3-5 p.m. Children, K-6, are welcome to tour the new facility and learn what about the new program areas. Free to members and non-members. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. www.clarksportscenter.com/events/no-school/
3-D DESIGN WORKSHOP – 3:30-5 p.m. Come tinker with your designs for 3-D printing. Create your own Fidget Spinner. Must be at least 8 years of age. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, hmloneonta.org/calendar/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, APRIL 9
FIND HOLY WEEK SERVICES HERE!
BOWL-A-THON – 1-4 p.m. Includes 3 games, shoes, 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and more. Individuals and teams of 4 welcome. Come support the developmentally disabled of Otsego County. Holiday Lanes Recreation Center, 5198 NY-23 #1, Oneonta. Info, arcotsego.org
EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS – 1 p.m. Hop aboard the train with the Easter Bunny and friends. Cost, $20 adults, $19 seniors, $17 children, children 3 and under ride free. Free snacks and refreshments for all. Milford Depot, 136 E. Main St., Milford. Info, call (607)432-2429 or visit www.lrhs.com