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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Photography At The Museums 10-05-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCTOBER 5

Photography At The Museums

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PHOTOGRAPHY – 6:45 a.m. Take a camera to explore Otsego Lake at sunrise with photographer Kevin Gray providing tips on composition, lighting, more. Registration required. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

PHOTO EXCURSION – 5 p.m. Join photographer Kevin Gray for a walk through the historic village during the Golden Hour at sunset, after the museum is closed to take gorgeous photos. Gray will provide tips on composition, lighting, camera techniques, more. Cost, $17/non-member. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.facebook.com/farmersmuseum/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Cooperstown Reflects Series Continues 09-30-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

‘Cooperstown Reflects’ Continues

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COOPERSTOWN REFLECTS – 7 p.m. Join panel on Zoom to for ‘Cooperstown Reflects on Racism and Tourism’ discussion with representatives from The Baseball Hall of Fame, The Otesaga, Destination Marketing, Adirondack Diversity Solutions, & Destiny Does Happen. Presented by Cooperstown Village Library. Visit fovl.eventbrite.com to register.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: ‘Albrecht Dürer: Master Prints’ Exhibit Virtual Tour With Curator 09-29-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

‘Albrecht Dürer: Master Prints’

Exhibit Virtual Tour With Curator

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VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Albrecht Dürer: Master Prints’ with Assistant Curator of American Art Ann Cannon featuring in-depth discussion and Q&A session. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Delicious Fall Benefit Dinners 09-18-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Delicious Fall Benefit Dinners

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CHICKEN DINNER – 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Enjoy take-out for Brooks Chicken dinner for $12/dinner, with $1 processing fee. Pre-orders strongly encouraged by 9/10. Support local church. First Baptist Church of Cooperstown, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. 607-547-9371 or visit www.facebook.com/ctownfirstbaptist/

FALL PORK DINNER – 5 p.m. Make a donation and enjoy a Roast Pork Dinner this fall. Reservations required, limited to 100 dinners. No reservation day of. Take Out Only. Middlefield Baptist Church, 121 Rezen Rd., Middlefield. 607-547-9093.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Public Health In A Pandemic 09-16-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Public Health In A Pandemic

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PUBLIC HEALTH WEBINAR – 7 p.m. Join in for conversation ‘Public Health Insight into COVID-19’ featuring Dr. Charles Hyman, MD of infectious diseases, Heidi Bond, Otsego County Director of Public Health, & Dr. Diane Georgeson, City of Oneonta Health Officer. Learn about contact tracing, serum testing, more from these unique perspectives. Registration required for Zoom meeting. Presented by Otsego County Chamber of Commerce. Visit otsegocc.com for info.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Test Your Science Knowledge 09-04-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Test Your Science Knowledge

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SCIENCE TRIVIA – 7 – 9 p.m. Test your knowledge science with your friends or play solo with the A. J. Read Science Discovery Center. Registration required. 607-436-2011 or visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/ for info.

COVID-19 TESTING – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Stop in for free Covid Test with results in 15 minutes. Help stop the spread. Testing by appointment only. 3 locations in Oneonta. Oneonta Armory, 4 Academy St.; Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St.; St. James Church, 305 Main St. Call 833-NYSTRNG for an appointment.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Jackie Robinson Day With Baseball Hall Of Fame 08-28-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

Jackie Robinson Day

At Baseball Hall Of Fame

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FIELD TRIP – 2 p.m. Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day and learn about this Hall of Fame infielder & Civil Rights Pioneer. Learn about Branch Rickey, the bigotry Robinson faced, his successes on & off the field, and his career after baseball in the Civil Rights Movement. Free, registration for Zoom conference required. Hosted by The Baseball Hall of Fame. Visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-field-trip-Jackie-Robinson-Day?date=0

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Learn To Preserve Your Baseball Collections 08-25-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 25

Learn To Preserve

Your Baseball Collections

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ASK THE EXPERT – 2 p.m. Learn how museums preserve the items in their collections, from storage guidelines to documentation, and how you can implement these in your own collection. Q&A as time allows. Free, registration for Zoom conference required. Hosted by The Baseball Hall of Fame. Visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-ask-the-expert-collections-2?date=0

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