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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 29

Duck Derby For The Leo Club

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DUCK DERBY – 10 a.m. Help launch a flock of rubber duckies at the headwaters of the Susquehanna. Support Cooperstown Leo Club on day trip to the United Nations in NYC. Cost, $5/duck or $20/5-ducks at Otesaga, Mel’s @ 22, others. Finish line just South of Main St. Bridge, Cooperstown. 607-282-2956 or visit www.facebook.com/CooperstownLionsClub/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, DEC. 20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, DEC. 20

 Public Welcome To Attend

Revitalization Committee

 

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CITY MEETING – 1-3 p.m. Oneonta Downtown Revitalization Initiative Planning Committee meeting. All welcome. Opportunity for public comment. 2nd floor, Foothills Performing Arts Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Info, City Clerk’s office (607)432-6450

COOPERSTOWN SANTA – 1-4 p.m. Christmas Cottage, Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Info, cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown/

KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar

CFEE MEETING – 5-6 p.m. Cooperstown High School Library Media Center, 39 Linden Ave, Cooperstown. Info, www.cooperstowncs.org/juniorsenior-high-school/

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14

Feeding The Winter Birds

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We still have 6 families in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program in need of a benefactor this holiday season. CLICK HERE to learn how you can help them.

WILD BIRD SEMINAR – 2-3:30 p.m. Learn what to feed the wild birds who stay with us in the winter. Brandow’s Feed and Seed, 4119 NY-7, Oneonta. Info, www.brandowsfeedandpet.com

JAZZ MUSIC – 7 p.m. Doreen Comerford & SMRT Jazz group perform a variety of hit, lesser known, and a few R&B songs. B-Side Ballroom, 1 Clinton Plaza Drive Oneonta. Info, bsideballroom.com/agenda-calendar/

FARMERS GRANTS WORKSHOP – 10 a.m.-Noon Learn how you can find and apply for the right grants, cost share programs, and low interest loan programs for your farm with Elizabeth Higgins, ag business management extension specialist. Registration required. Cooperative Extension Center-Schoharie, 173 South Grand Street, Suite 1, Cobleskill. Info, cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2016/12/14/farmer-grants-workshop

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

Gathering Communities

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To Learn How You Can Help Area Families This Holiday Season CLICK HERE.

CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR – 10:30-11:30 a.m. Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. For more info CLICK HERE.

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – Noon. Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4636 NY-28, Hartwick Seminary. Info, email Pr Paul Messner at PrPaul_TheoInst@hotmail.com

DISCUSSION GROUP – 3-5 p.m. People discussing current events. Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. For more info CLICK HERE.

WINERY EVENT – 4-6 p.m. Help Rustic Ridge Winery celebrate 6th anniversary with prizes, food, and wine tasting. Cost, $0. Rustic Ridge Winery, 2805 St. Hwy. 80, Burlington. Info, rusticridgewinery.com

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – 7 p.m.Atonement Lutheran Church, 1 Center St, Oneonta. Info, Pr Paul Messner PrPaul_TheoInst@hotmail.com

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – 7:30 p.m.St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 125 Main St., Laurens. Info, Pr Paul Messner PrPaul_TheoInst@hotmail.com

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOV. 22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOV. 22

Giving Thanks For All Faiths

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To Learn How You Can Help Area Families This Holiday Season CLICK HERE.

INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING SERVICE – 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Rev. Craig Schwalenberg. Rev Randolph Palada will deliver the message. Choir to sing hymns from the Unitarian Universalist Hymnal, “Singing the Living Tradition”. Donation of money and non-perishable food requested, to be distributed to Oneonta food banks. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, Ric Chrislip Frederic.Chrislip@gmail.com or call 431-4189

KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. For more info CLICK HERE.

 

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 20

With Santa, Decorate

Downtown Cooperstown

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To Learn How You Can Help Area Families This Holiday Season CLICK HERE.

SANTA’S COTTAGE –2 p.m. Decorating Party. Help Cooperstown Committee decorate Santa’s cottage and the village lampposts for the holidays. All decorations provided; please bring wirecutters, gloves, and ladders, if available. Meet in Pioneer Park. Free photo of your family in front of Santa’s Cottage as a thank you. To reserve a pole, email Meg Kiernan, megk@oecblue.com Meet in Pioneer Park, Cooperstown.

FILM SERIES –2 p.m. “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” (1952). Fenimore Auditorium, 5798 NY-80, Cooperstown fenimoreartmuseum.org/fenimore/films

CELEBRATE NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH – 1 p.m. Roger Longtoe Sheehan, Chief of the El Nu Abenaki tribe of Vermont, will tell traditional tales and display tools and crafts of Northeastern woodland cultures. Program is free and open to the public. Suny Oneonta College Camp Lodge, 119 Hoffman Rd., Oneonta. For more info call 436-3455 or CLICK HERE.

PROGRAM – 3 p.m. “The Very Greatest Victory: Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in NY State” with Dr. Susan Goodler. Friends of the Village Library Lecture Series. Village Meeting room, Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Info @ Sunday Programs page villagelibraryofcooperstown.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16

Who Thought Up Names

Of Otsego Town Roads?

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MEETING – 7 p.m. Fly Creek Area Historical Society, “The Origin of the Names of the Roads in the Town of Otsego” presented by Sherlee Rathbone. Fly Creek Methodist Church, 811 Cty. Rd. 26, Fly Creek. Info, fcahs.org

SENIOR DINNER – 4-6 p.m. Student Coucil hosting dinner for senior citizens. Cherry Valley-Springfield Central School Cafeteria, 597 Co Rd 54, Cherry Valley. Info, Laura Carson, (607) 264-9332 ext. 501, www.cvscs.org.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD – 4-6 p.m. Pack a shoebox with items that will bring joy to children as they are delivered around the world. Collection point at Main St. Baptist Church, corner of Main and Maple Sts., Oneonta. Info, @ www.msbchurch.org/occ or email msbc@msbchurch.org or call (607)432-5712

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOV. 15
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOV. 15

Recognizing Tom Salo,

Conservationist Of Year

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CONSERVATION DINNER – 6 p.m. Otsego Co. Conservation Association Annual Dinner, recognizing Tom Salo as Conservationist of the Year for his work with Bald Eagles. Templeton Hall, 63 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Info & reservations, call OCCA Executive Director Leslie Orzetti, (607) 547-4488. To learn more CLICK HERE.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD – 4-6 p.m. Pack a shoebox with items that will bring joy to children as they are delivered around the world. Collection point at Main St. Baptist Church, corner of Main and Maple Sts., Oneonta. Info, @ www.msbchurch.org/occ or email msbc@msbchurch.org or call (607)432-5712

SAFETY PROGRAM – 7-10 p.m. “Solar Power: Strategy & Tactics for 1st Responders” Worcester Volunteer Fire Department quarters. Registration at www.FASNY.com or at the Worcester Volunteer Fire Department. Worcester Hose Company, 36 Church Street, Worcester. For more info CLICK HERE.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WENDESDAY, NOV. 9
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9

Marketing Tourism

Discussed At Oneonta

14-19eventspageTOURISM ROUNDTABLE– 8:30-10 a.m. Professionals invited to open participatory tourism marketing roundtable with tourism leaders. Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center, 24 Market St., Oneonta. Coffee and bagels served. Reservations required by Nov. 1. Info, Barbara Heegan baheegan@otsegocc.com, (607)432-4500 ext. 207.

SUNY THEATER – 8 p.m. Theater department production of “The Good Person of Szechwan.” Goodrich Theater, Fine Arts Bldg., 108 Ravine Pkwy., Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/academics/theatre/

Installing Floor Will Close Library 2 Weeks

Installing Floor Will Close Library 2 Weeks

Y.M.C.A. and Village Library Cooperstown, NY
Y.M.C.A. and Village Library Cooperstown, NY

COOPERSTOWN – The Village Library of Cooperstown will be closed Monday, Jan. 4, to Friday, Jan 15, at the tile floor in the main entry is replaced with wood flooring similar to what was originally there.  The project will remove damaged tile and asbestos sub-flooring.

Village offices will be open as usual, accessible through the Fair Street entrance.

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