HUMAN RIGHTS—9-11 p.m. Enjoy a screening of “Clarissa’s Battle,” as seen at the 2023 Human Rights Film Festival, about single mother and organizer Clarissa Doutherd as she builds a coalition with other parents to lobby for child care and early education funds, desperately needed by low- and middle-income parents and children across the U.S. Free, open to all. Hunt Union Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. (607) 436-3012 or visit connect.oneonta.edu/organization/activities
TAX PREP—6-8 p.m. Get ready for tax season with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Hartwick College accounting students certified by the IRS, with their professor, will be available to provide one-on-one assistance in preparing individual tax returns. Either in-person or online. Held at the Golisago Hall, 2nd Floor, Hartwick College, Oneonta. (607) 431-4338 or visit facebook.com/ofoinc/
ONEONTA—“A Roadhouse Coup,” a movie about the notorious Eva Coo featuring local dignitaries, will be screened at the Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center in a return performance on Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26. Pictured above are Ben Guenther, owner of Five Star Subaru and a star of the production, and Lori Kelly-Bailey, writer, producer, director of the production, and owner of Tandem Cage Productions. Visit www.foothillspac.org for tickets and information.
FILM SCREENING – 7 p.m. Join the Cooperstown Film Society for screening of ‘Asteroid’ (filmed in Oneonta) with a pre-film talk by Executive Producer Korey Rowe. Village Library of Cooperstown. Visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop
UKRAINE BENEFIT – 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy delicious Spaghetti Dinner to support refugees from Ukraine. Suggested donation, $10. The Rusty Bison, 4938 St. Hwy. 28, Cooperstown. 607-282-4347 or visit www.facebook.com/thebisoncoop
FILM SCREENING – 7 – 9 p.m. Join the Oneonta Federated Garden Club for free virtual screening of ‘The Pollinators,’ a documentary film following migratory beekeepers around the country as they pollinate commercial fields. Learn about the challenges facing the beekeepers and our current food system. Live panel discussion and Q&A to follow. Registration required. www.facebook.com/Oneonta-Federated-Garden-Club-133855897358767/
THEATER – 7 p.m. Classic metatheatrical play “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder portrays everyday live of residents of the fictional Grover’s Corner. Lucy B. Hamilton Amphitheater, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
CONCERT – 6:30 – 8 p.m. Local singer/songrwriter Khalil Jade performs original works at the Major’s Inn. Free will donations. Proceeds go to inn’s restoration. 104 Marion Ave., Gilbertsville. 607-783-2967 or visit www.themajorsinn.com
AUTHOR’S TALK – 2 p.m. In “Rock Music & Memory – An Exploration with Author Libby Cudmore,” the local author shares her personal stories as both a music fan and music critic. Part of Fenimore Art Museum’s Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits. Members free; nonmembers, price included with admission. Fenimore Art Museum, 5798 Route 80, Cooperstown. Info, 607-547-1400, www.fenimoreartmuseum.org.
BROADWAY CONCERT – 2:30 p.m. Sing A Song of Broadway presents more “Wishes, Lies, and Dreams” featuring music from My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins, Into the Woods, Seussical, Camelot, and many more! $10. First United “Red Door” Presbyterian Church, Oneonta. Info, (607) 287-8669
THEATER – 8 p.m. The Hartwick College Theatre Arts Department performs Owen Sheers’ “Pink Mist.” $5 students, $10 general admission. The Lab Theatre, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College. Info, (607) 431-4227.
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/
FUNDRAISER – Noon – 4 p.m. Stop by for Chili bowl cook-off. Featuring delicious chili, hand-decorated bowls. Help support our local artists. Wilber Mansion, Community Arts Network of Oneonta, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/events/chili-bowl/
CONTRADANCE – 7:30 p.m. Fun social dance featuring music by Erik House and Friends, Peter Blue calling. Arrive at 7:15 for introduction to steps. Admission, $8/adult. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. 607-547-8164 or visit www.otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com/