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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 13
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 13

Continuing The Battle

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FIGHT WALK – 6 p.m. – Midnight. Enter to raise awareness and money for local families battling cancer. Features food, activities, music. Entry, $15. Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3310 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/csrc/oh-fight-walk

OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate the opening of exhibits “In Motion,” featuring works by Christopher Murray and Akira Nitsu, and the solo exhibit “Possum’s Persimmon Picnic” by Mary Lou Ganio. Cooperstown Art Association. Call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAR. 7
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAR. 7

Practice Your Chess Game

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CHESS NIGHT – 7 – 11 p.m. Chess enthusiasts of all levels welcome to play. Includes free lessons for beginners. Hunt Union Cafeteria, SUNY Oneonta. E-mail dmv2012@aol.com

PLANNING – 1 – 3 p.m. Farmers interested in participating in 2018 Family Farm Day are invited to the meeting of the FFD Planning Committee. Cornell Cooperative Extension, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-8886 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JAN. 6
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JAN. 6

Knitters Makerspace

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KNITTERS PROGRAM – 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Find the local knitters group and other guests to help beginners to intermediate knitters work on a project or begin something new. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/

DRESS SWAP – 1-3 p.m. Find gently used formal dresses for the Father-Daughter Dance and a raffle to a local hair salon. St. James Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0010 ext. 9 or visit www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 1

Happy New Year

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NEW YEAR MASS – 10 a.m. The Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God. Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, 39 Walnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-3920 or visit www.stmarysoneonta.org

EARN AN ANIMAL PROGRAM – Application deadline for the 4-H Earn-an-Animal Program. Youth get the opportunity to raise and show an animal with Cornell Cooperative Extension. Call 607-547-2536 ext. 225 or visit cceschoharie-otsego.org/events/2017/12/20/earn-an-animal-information-night

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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOV. 25
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOV. 25

Wreaths For Christmas

14-19eventspageGive the gift of Christmas to children in need. To participate in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program CLICK HERE!

WREATH FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. See what’s Adorning the Doors this Christmas season. Place bids on your favorites. Enter the raffle for the “Dinner’s On Us,” a weeks worth of gift certificates to local restaurants. Cooperstown Art Association. www.cooperstownart.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 9
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 9

Kick Off Glimmerglass Film Days

14-19eventspage OPENING RECEPTION – 7:30-9:15 p.m. Celebrate the beginning of Glimmerglass Film Days. Meet filmmakers, artists, experts in their fields. Includes the companion exhibition “On Arrival.” Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown. Visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events/opening-party2017

HISTORY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. John Bowers, the Director of Marketing at Hyde Hall, presents “Lights of Hyde Hall.” Kinney Memorial Library, Co. Hwy. 11, Hartwick. www.facebook.com/OtsegoIsHistory/ or call Deb Mackenzie @ (607)293-6635 or Harriett Geywits @ (315)858-2575

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCT. 5
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCT. 5

Autumn Networking With YPN

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YPN NETWOKING – 6-8 p.m. Bring your business cards and have fun with the Young Professionals. Includes donuts, cider, bonfire, pumpkin carving station, presentation by Phil Wright of Benson Agency about the process of purchasing your first home and the options available. Cost $5. Oneonta Sports Park, 132 Co. Hwy. 37, Oneonta. Call (607) 432-4500 or visit www.facebook.com/YoungProfessionalsNetworkYPN/

READING SERIES – 7:30 p.m. Author of “The Perpetual Now,” writer for ClimateCentral.org, and editor at The Scientific American Michael D. Lemonick reads at the Red Dragon Reading Series. Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3446 or visit www.oneonta.edu/academics/english/reddragonreading/reddragonreadingseries.asp

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPT. 30
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPT. 30

Fiber Arts On The Farm

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FIBRE WEEKEND – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn all about the fibers we use from the utilitarian to the decorative. Will include hands on workshops like rope-making, weaving, or dying and more. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown.

www.farmersmuseum.org/fiber-weekend

HOPS RACE – 10 a.m. Drops to Hops Race. Register 8:30-9:30, cost $55. Brewery Ommegang, Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-2800 or visit

www.clarksportscenter.com/events/2017-drops-to-hops/

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

Art With The Artist

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ART DISCUSSION – 5 p.m. Artist Ashley Norwood Cooper discusses her ‘Deployment’ series painted while her husband was deployed in Afghanistan. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/

LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. Scott Freeman Band, a quartet, plays a diverse repertoire of classical, jazz, oldies, Irish, and pop music. Weather permitting. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JULY 26
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JULY 26

Baseball Authors

At Hall Of Fame

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BASEBALL AUTHOR – 1 p.m. Bernie Carbo and Peter Hantzis, authors of “Saving Bernie Carbo,” comes to the Baseball Hall of Fame to discuss the book and take questions from the audience, followed by a book signing in the atrium. Bullpen Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame. baseballhall.org/events/author-series-bernie-carbo-peter-hantzis?date=0

WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP – 1-3 p.m. Try a new activity in a small group setting with a knowledgeable instructor. This week its Metal Detecting on the grounds of the museum with Alex & Michelle Osterhout and Christ & Kim Altman. Reservations required. The Swart-Wilcox House Museum, Wicox ave., Oneonta. Call (607)287-7011 or visit swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com/wednesday-workshops-2017/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JULY 17
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JULY 17

Discussing Art

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ARTIST TALK – 5:30 p.m. Music Director Joseph Colaneri and this years Artist in Residence William Burden who sings Justice Scalia in the opera ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ will discuss Burden’s very successful career and his roles and the importance of the Artist in Residence Program. Reception will follow. Admission, free to members, non-members $5. Pavilion, Glimmerglass Festival Campus, Cooperstown. Reservation, Winnie Olsen @ (570)685-7204 or Rita Emanuel @ (607)286-9288 by 7/15

MEDIUMSHIP DEMONSTRATION – 6-8 p.m. Bring Questions, Learn to connect with Loved Ones. All Welcome, $25 admission. 404 Ed Herman Rd., Westford. RSVP storyducey@gmail.com call Rev. Story Lucile (607)638-5111 or visit www.darlinghillfarmretreat.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 2
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 2

Sneak Peek At Exhibit

On Women’s Rights

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VOTING RIGHTS PRESENTATION – 7 p.m. Public is invited to history program, “Votes for Women” by Ashley Hopkins-Benton and Jennifer LeMak from the NYS Museum. Offers a sneak peak at the upcoming exhibit marking the centennial of womens suffrage. Christ Church Parish Hall, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Info, Cindy Falk cynthia.g.falk@gmail.com

WOMEN’S GATHERING – 5 p.m. Follow up gathering and potluck dinner to discuss issues and further action. Open to ALL supporters of the Women’s March Movement. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, ms.elayneous@yahoo.com

YPN NETWORKING – 6-8 p.m. Come meet young professionals from the Otsego area. The topic for this evening is community involvement. Roundhouse Indoor Golf, 174 Roundhouse Rd., Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/YoungProfessionalsNetworkYPN/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB. 18
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEB. 18

Support This Years

Polar Bear Jumpers

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POLAR BEAR JUMP – 12:30 p.m. Come spectate on people jumping in a freezing lake to support local children, individuals, and organizations in need. Goodyear Lake, Outside Portlandville, St. Hwy. 28, Oneonta. Info, www.thisiscooperstown.com/events/goodyear-lake-22nd-annual-polar-bear-jump

FROZEN TOE RACE – 10:30 a.m. 5 Mile race held regardless of weather conditions. Entry, $35. Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. Info, www.clarksportscenter.com

PERFORMANCE – 7:30 p.m. Local and regional talent perform Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues.” Ballroom Gallery of the Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown Village Library. Info, www.cooperstownart.com/special-events.html or call (607)547-9777

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, FEB. 13
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, FEB. 13

How To Catch An Otsego Bass

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WITH THE SNOW EMERGENCY CONTINUING MONDAY, BE SURE TO CHECK TO SEE IF AN EVENT IS CANCELLED BEFORE YOU VENTURE FORTH

FISHING TIPS – 7 p.m. Meeting of the Dave Brandt Chapter of Trout Unlimited where Tom Trelease presents “All the Secrets you need to catch bass on Otsego & Canadarago Lakes.” Inlcudes demonstrations of best rigs, lures, and baits. Includes spin and fly fishing. The Plains, 163 Heritage Circle, Oneonta. Info, dplummer@stny.rr.com

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