HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MARCH 24
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Due to unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations there is a major shortage of blood for hospitals. Healthy individuals are invited to donate life saving blood. Donate by APPOINTMENT ONLY! Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. www.foothillspac.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MARCH 10
TRYOUTS – 6 p.m. Children aged 9-12 are invited to try out for Oneonta Little League, Major League. Ages 10-12 are required to try out. First come-first serve, pre-registration required. Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneontalittleleague.sportngin.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
HARVEST FESTIVAL – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 2-day fest featuring live performances, music, family activities to celebrate the seasons bounty. Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/Harvest-Festival
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JUNE 11
LUNCHEON – 11:30 a.m. Luncheon At Home meeting by the Fly Creek Area Historical Society. FCAHS Building, 210 Cemetery Rd, Fly Creek. Info, 607-547-2501, www.fcahs.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 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
CONCERT – 3:30 p.m. Sunday Fall for Fall Concert featuring Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble performing Yosemite Autumn, City Rain, more. Free, open to public. Refreshments served. St. James Retirement Community, 9 St. James Pl., Oneonta. 607-436-9974 or visit www.stjamesmanor.com
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Annual breakfast with Fly Creek Area Historical Society features, sausage, home-fries, eggs, biscuits, sausage, gravy, grits, more. Suggested donation, $8/adult. Old Grange Building, 210 Cemetery Rd., Fly Creek. 607-547-1275.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
CELEBRATION – 7 p.m. 200 year celebration of the Erie canal featuring Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle, Singer/Songwriters performing 8 historic songs from construction of Erie Canal. Refreshments available, donations appreciated. Fly Creek Area Historical Society, Grange Hall, 210 Cemetery Rd., Fly Creek.
EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 4 – 6 p.m. Student exhibit featuring works by recipients of Jean Parish Memorial Scholarship. Project Space Gallery, Fine Arts Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-3456 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/art-department/art-galleries/exhibitions
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25
HISTORY MEETING – 7 p.m. “Ethnicity, Family, Alliance and War: Scots-Irish Immigration and Defense of the Colonial New York Frontier, 1740 to 1778” presented by Terry McMaster at the April Meeting of the Fly Creek Area Historical Society. The Old Grange Building, Cemetery Rd., Fly Creek. Call 607-547-9334 or e-mail email@example.com
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy “The Magic Play” featuring magician/actor Brett Schneider incorporating magic into the play. The audience will have the opportunity to participate. Tickets, Pay-What-You-Will. Archbold Theater, Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Call 315-443-2636 or visit www.syracusestage.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEB.28
CLIMATE LECTURE – 7:30 p.m. Dr. Michael Young, Geologist, presents “Mid-Century Resilience in the Face of Climate Extremes and Population Growth: How Lessons From the Lone Star State Can Benefit the Nation,” at the Rude Memorial Lecture. Free, open to the public. Anderson Center, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4021 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-welcomes-michael-young-83-rude-memorial-lecture/
JUSTICE FILM SERIES – 5:30 p.m. Screening of “The Times of Harvey Milk” (1984). Includes vegetarian dinner at 6, screening begins at 7. Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave, Oneonta. Call 607-432-3491 or visit www.uuso.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15
FCAHS MEETING – 7 p.m. Tom Heitz presents “The Strong-Minded Women Are Coming,” about Susan B. Anthony’s visit to Cooperstown to meet the women and male supporters interested in forming a Woman’s Rights Committee and the reaction of local citizens. Fly Creek Area Historical Society, 210 Cemetery Rd, Fly Creek. fcahs.org
LECTURE SERIES – 6:30-8 p.m. Learn the what, why, and how of reduce, reuse, recycle with featured speakers Karen Sullivan, Karey Foster, Bob Sutherland. Free, registration required. Mohican Farm, 7207 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-4488 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit occainfo.org/calendar/be-informed-lecture-series-the-what-why-and-how-of-reduce-reuse-and-recycle/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOV. 14
CRAFT AUCTION – 6 p.m. Support the scholarships of the Oneonta Business Women’s Club. 6th Ward Athletic Club, 22 W. Broadway, Oneonta.
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25
FUTURE OF FOOD – 6-9 p.m. Join Origins Cafe, others to inspire, empower the community to eat and grow locally. Cost $40. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-437-2862 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/origins
LECTURE – 7 p.m. Ecologies Dr. David Inouye delivers lecture on Environmental Education and Communication titled “the Effects of Climate Change on Wildflowers and animals in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.” Free, open to the public. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3317 or visit suny.oneonta.edu
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, OCT. 10
TINKERING TUESDAY – 3:30-5 p.m. Create a Fidget-Spinner on the 3-D printer. Registration required. Printing fee of $2. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
KNITTING GROUP – 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cooperstown Village Library, 22 Main St., Cooperstown, www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org/calendar
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27
FCAHS MEETING – 7 p.m. David Svahn, author of “Conflict & Genious: A Brief Introduction to a Complex Man – 19th Century Scholar, Poet & Priest William Wilberforce Lord,” presents the story of Rev. William W. Lord, who was rector of Christ Church in Cooperstown. Fly Creek Area Historical Society, 210 Cemetery Rd, Fly Creek. fcahs.org
LATINX DISCUSSION – 7:30-8:30 p.m. “Latinax Women in Literature and Art.” Room 507, Dewar Hall , Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call (607)431-4031 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-college-celebrates-latinohispanic-heritage-month/