HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 28
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 for WEDNESDAY, JULY 15
GARDEN CLASS – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Learn Tried and True Tips for a Flourishing Flower Garden with the Tompkins County Master Gardeners. Registration required. Cost, $20/person. Visit www.facebook.com/CCEOtsegoMG/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JUNE 26
OUTDOORS CHALLENGE – 2 p.m. Teens meet to participate in LEAF’s Great Otsego Outdoors Challenge, the summer hiking challenge featuring an Otsego County trail each week. Total of 8 hikes with 4 bonus hikes. Meet at Club Odyssey, 80 Water St., Oneonta. 607-353-7143 or visit www.facebook.com/ClubOdysseyOneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 24
ARTFEST – 7 p.m. Enjoy first ever Rainb-O artfest from comfort of your home. Features most dynamic, forward-thinking LGBTQ+ entertainment Oneonta has to offer on Microsoft Teams. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/5697948 for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MARCH 12
DRAGON DATES – 5:30 p.m. Dip & Paint with local artist, Diane Stensland. Choose an image to paint then enjoy variety of dipping foods with the Family Resource Network. Preregistration required. Elm Park United Methodist, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-0001 or visit familyrn.org/event/dragon-dates-paint-and-dip-activity/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
FILM SOCIETY – 7 – 11 p.m. Cooperstown film society presents Noir double feature ‘The Big Clock’ (1948) & ‘An Act of Violence’ (1949) with special guest Libby Cudmore, author ‘The Big Rewind’ & journalist, joining us for dark discussion of black & white crime. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Presenting Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’ featuring a love quadrangle, magic, & mischievous fairies. General Admission, $5/person. Hamblin Theater, SUNY Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
FILM SOCIETY – 7 p.m. Cooperstown film society presents ‘Road To Perdition’ (2002) with special guest Rabbit Goody , textile historian/weaver, discussing her work on this & other films. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24
SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5 – 7 p.m. Support Cooperstown boy scouts & enjoy spaghetti with homemade sauce, meatballs, salad, more. Cost, $10/adult. Takeout available. Cooperstown Veterans Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22
YULE BALL – 8 – 10 p.m. Dress up with your friends for Harry Potter themed ball featuring mocktails, food, games, some vendors. Admission, $5 with proceeds to support charity Reading is Fundamental. Ballroom, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21
WINTER PROGRAMS – 1 – 3 p.m. Bring the kids for some learning fun over February break. Choose from programs ‘Forest as a Habitat’ featuring interactive games on how action of animal & humans affect the forest, or ‘New York State Breakout Box’ families try to open the Breakout Box with their knowledge of NYS social studies. Free, open to public. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/index.htm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
FISHING CLINIC – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. All ages are welcome to come learn basics of ice fishing with DEC. Bait & tackle provided. Experienced anglers encouraged to bring your own. Dress warmly. Free. Relocated to Canadarago Boat Launch, 135 Dennison Rd., Richfield Springs. 607-547-8662 or visit www.facebook.com/GlimmerglassStatePark/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12
BOOK SIGNING – 6:30 p.m. Signing , reception to celebrate new book ‘Driving While Black’ by Cooperstown Graduate Program Director Gretchin Sorin. Roots Brewing Company, 175 Main St., Oneonta. 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
LEARNING LECTURE – 6:30 p.m. ‘Romance In The Wild’ presentation on animal kingdoms most creative courtship displays. Maybe get inspired for Valentines Day. Cost, $5/non-member. Rogers Environmental Education Center, 2721 St. Rt. 80, Sherburne. 607-674-4733 or visit friendsofrogers.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29
FILM SOCIETY – 7 p.m. Cooperstown film society presents ‘Angels In The Outfield’ (1994) with special guest Tim Mead, President of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and long time Angel executive to discuss his time with the team, making of the movie. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop/