Cooperstown Senior Center
Among First-Time Grantees
ONEONTA – The New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON) is pleased to announce the 2020 Otsego County Mini-Grant Program Awards, $45,000 today, for Otsego County nonprofits and their capacity building projects. The typical grant is $1,000.
Among the new grantees is the new Cooperstown Senior Center. The grant will allow the organization to formalize its structure as a non-profit, which will allow it to seek further funding from other programs.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MARCH 9
GARDEN CLUB – 7 p.m. Rick Marci presents ‘Attracting Birds Throughout The Year’ on how to create bird friendly ecosystem using plants, food, feeders. Illustrated through use of Rick’s excellent pictures. St. James Episcopal Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-1458 or visit www.facebook.com/Oneonta-Federated-Garden-Club-133855897358767/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JANUARY 30
EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Explore exhibit “Catching Light: 3 Glass Artists,” featuring works by Erik Halvorson, Fred Tschida and David Wilson who each use different tools to create lively works of glass and light. Includes artist talk 6, refreshments, live music by SUNY Oneonta Jazz ensemble. On show thru 3/20. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2445 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/art-department/art-galleries
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JANUARY 27
COMEDY – 9 – 10 p.m. Fund stand-up comedy show by Eric O’Shea, known for clean witt & priceless observations. Waterfront Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.
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 THURSDAY, JANUARY 16
LOCAL HISTORY – 1:15 p.m. Presentation “History On Ice” presented by Liz Callahan of Hanford Mills. Learn about past, present ice harvesting, and about the historic mill. Cooperstown Senior Center, behind St. Mary’s Church, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. firstname.lastname@example.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JANUARY 13
ILLUSIONIST – 9 – 10 p.m. Enjoy show employing unique blend of magic, mentalism, comedy, audience participation, more by performer Matias Letelier. Cost, $3/person. Waterfront Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19
NATIVITY SCENE – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. View many amazing nativity scenes from the Bresees display to a stained glass set, more. Refreshments available. Free, open to public. Calvary Hill Retreat Center, 290 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432 4926.