HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 13
EARTH FEST – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Annual Earth Festival features a clothing swap, an art contest, free paper shredding, workshops and more. Milford Central School, 42 West Main St., Milford. Info, (607) 547-4488. occainfo.org/earth-festival/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27
LECTURE – 6:30 p.m. Dr. Carmen Greenwood and Theresa Oellrich discuss “Ticks & Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know.” Free, pre-registration requested. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Info, registration, www.occainfo.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13
SOUP TO GO – 4 – 5 p.m. Stop by from free, homemade soup with neighbors. No age, socio-economic, or church membership requirement. Just because we’re neighbors. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
POT LUCK – 6 p.m. Fly Creek Area Historical Society hosts their annual pot luck. Bring a dish to pass and an antique or special item to share with the group. Free, open to the public. Fly Creek Methodist Church, 852 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Info, (607) 547-9334.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20
FILM SOCIETY – 7 p.m. Returning for a second season, Film Society of Cooperstown presents “Moonrise Kingdom” (2012) with special guest, co-producer Molly Cooper. Free, refreshments included. Village Ball Room, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-437-6903 or visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
FILM SOCIETY – 7 p.m. Returning for a second season, Film Society of Cooperstown presents “There Will Be Blood” (2007). Free, refreshments included. Village Ball Room, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-437-6903 or visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
CAREER EXPO – 5 – 8 p.m. Students, families, adults are invited to learn what careers are available in our region, educational opportunities, more. Meet with business, college exhibitors to learn what opportunities can be found in our backyard. ONC Boces, 1914 Co. Hwy. 35, Milford. 607-432-4500 ext. 104 or visit otsegocc.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30
CAREER FAIR – 2 – 4:30 p.m. Join New York State Department of Labor meet with local businesses, explore options for your future. Bring updated resume, dress for success. Southside Mall, Oneonta. 607-432-4800 or visit www.cdoworkforce.org/news/southside-mall-job-fair
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23
WRITING CLUB – 4:15 p.m. Join local writers to improve your craft, share ideas/progress in supportive environment. All ages/abilities welcome. Harris Memorial Library, 334 Main St., Otego. 607-988-6661 or visit www.facebook.com/harrislibrary/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JANUARY 17
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – 7 – 9 p.m. Join panel to discuss Economic development, renewable energy possibilities, existing conservation/renewable energy programs, more with Karl Seeley professor of economics at Hartwick, Dan Butterman candidate for NYS Assembly district 121, Leslie Orzetti executive director Otsego County Conservation Association. Followed by Q&A session. Elm Park Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/Concerned-Citizens-of-Oneonta-196346611258936/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3
FAMILY PROGRAM – Noon – 2 p.m. Celebrate Latino Heritage month with Day of the Dead event. Make paper flowers, learn about Mexican traditions, listen to story time, more. Participants encouraged to bring photo of loved one who’s passed away. Designed for children aged 4-12 + family. Light snacks provided. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
FUNDRAISER – 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Construct you cat a cardboard castle with Superheroes in Ripped Jeans. Materials provided. Bring goods or monetary donation. 3rd floor, Community Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
HOLIDAY BAZAAR – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. ‘Tip Toe Through The Holiday’ features items for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentines Day. Includes gifts, decorations, crafts, more. Lunch available. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-6552 or visit elmparkumconeonta.org
CONTRADANCE – 7:30 p.m. Fun social dance featuring music by Tailwind, caller Hilton Baxter. Arrive at 7:15 for introduction to steps. Admission, $8/adult. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8164 or visit otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCTOBER 22
MONSTERS & UNDEAD – 6 – 7 p.m. Presentation by Dr. Tracy Betsinger, bioarcheologist at SUNY Oneonta shares research on deviant burials, such as vampires buried in 17th-18th century Poland. Free, open to community. A. J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011.
SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5 – 7 p.m. Support Cooperstown Boy Scouts, enjoy spaghetti with homemade sauce, sausage, meatballs, salad, dessert, more. Takeout available. Cost, $10/adult. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Boston’s premier vocal chamber ensemble “Renaissance Men” perform vocal music from all periods, by many composers. Tickets, $25 general admission. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St.,Oneonta. 607-433-7252 or visit oneontaconcertassociation.org
SQUARE DANCE – 7:30 p.m. Dance with friends at Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Clubs Fall All Plus Dance. Features Keith Harter as Plus caller, Jeanne Harter as Cuer. Admission, $5/person. Cooperstown Elementary School. 607-264-8128.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE – 7 – 8:30 p.m. Presenting this years Mills Distinguished Lecture, Bryan Stevenson is author of “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption” describing the early years of Stevenson’s legal practice after founding Equal Justice Initiative to represent the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children and the injustice he and his clients encountered in our Justice system. Free, open to public. Alumni Field House, Dewar Arena, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2644191
PUBLIC SPEAKING – 5:30 p.m. Practice public speaking with the toastmasters. All welcome. The White House Building, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1466 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.