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Oneonta Runners Turn Out For Road To Recovery Race

Oneonta Runners Turn Out

For Road To Recovery Race

Covered in colored powder, runners Josie Scanlon, Jillian Joyner, Julia Joyner, and Alayna Scanlon, all of Oneonta, begin the Rothenberger Road to Recovery 5k in Neahwa Park this morning. The race was organized by Friends of Recovery Delaware and Otsego, and was held in honor of Luke Rothenberger who passed away last september. Kyle Burke and Mary Beth Peterson placed first for men’s and women’s respectively in the 5k race, while Zach Godfrey and Lydia Dillon took first in the 10k race. (Parker Fish/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 28
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 28

Barges On The Canal

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CANAL EVENING – 6 – 8:30 p.m. Corning Museum of Glass GlassBarge offers glass blowing demonstration. See the barge arrive with Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Canal Schooner “Lois McClure” at Noon. Weather permitting. Free, tickets required. Riverside Park, Canajoharie. Call 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar

FARMERS MARKET – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Find products from Elk Meadow Farm Maple Produces, plants, jewelry, other merchandise. Lobby, Cooperstown Center, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Road, Cooperstown. Call 845-269-2893.

Volunteers Do $70k In Service During Into The Streets

Volunteers Do $70k In Service

During Into The Streets

Ethan Stortecky, Treyvon Johnson, Lauren Weaver and Michelle Hansen clean up cigarette butts and other garbage from in front of Cynthia Marsh’s First People mural on Chestnut Street Extension as part of the 18th annual Into The Streets event. The event is put on by SUNY Oneonta students who, together with other volunteers from JobCORPS and citizens did over $70,000 worth of service around the city. Locations included the YMCA, Friends of Recovery, CANO, The Lord’s Table, Main Street and more. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 29

Restock The Food Pantry

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FOOD DRIVE – 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Help restock the Food Pantry after the holiday season. Cooperstown Center, 128 Phoenix Mills Cross Rd., Cooperstown. Call 802-430-8096 or e-mail wwohltjen@centershealthcare.org

YARN WORKSHOP – 5-6:30 p.m. Work with instructor Tori to create something for yourself or loved one. All skill levels welcome! Create mittens, hats, more. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

LOOK AHEAD FOR MORE HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 25
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 25

Student & Faculty

Cabaret Performance

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CABARET NIGHT – 5 p.m. Enjoy an evenings entertainment with FOMA. Features Brooks BBQ, auction, 50/50 raffle, and the student, faculty, & family bands performing. Tickets, $15/adult. Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org

GALLERY RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening reception for “Cotton: The soft dangerous beauty of the past.” Exhibit explores both the beauty of cotton and how it prolonged slavery in the US. Reception features gallery talk and dance performance “Cotton in Motion.” Exhibit on display thru 3/16. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3456 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/art-department/art-galleries

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 22

Audition For The Chorale

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AUDITIONS – 4-7 p.m. Catskill Choral Society holds auditions for new members and Dox Apprentices. All welcome. Unitarian Universalist Church, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 431-6060 or e-mail ccc@catskillchoralsociety.com or visit CatskillChoralSociety.com

PRESENTATION – 8:30-10 a.m. Jane Clark speaks to Cooperstown Chamber members on the current states of Clark entities & businesses in Cooperstown and provide a look into the future. Fenimore Art Museum Auditorium, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9983 or visit cooperstownchamber.org/calendar-of-events/#!event/2018/1/22/jane-forbes-clark-speaks-to-cooperstown-chamber

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 18
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 18

Photos From Afghanistan

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PHOTO PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Joshua Ives from Syracuse University share photographs he took while on military deployment in Afghanistan. Free, open to the public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/

OPEN HOUSSE – 3-7:30 p.m. The community is invited to give comments and ideas for updates to the Comprehensive Plan for Oneonta. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/oneonta-open-house/?instance_id=966

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17

Speed Painting Performance

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SPEED PAINTING – 3-5 p.m. Tom Varano wows students with unique art and tales of his experiences. Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1746145

INTERNATIONAL NIGHT – 5:30-9 p.m. Enjoy food from around the world. This week it’s from Norway. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9931 or visit www.otesaga.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 11
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 11

Book Club Discusses Dreamland

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BOOK CLUB – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Discuss “Dreamland: The True Tale Of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” by Sam Quinones. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

HISTORY DAY – 8-11:30 a.m. 7th Grade Local National History Day. Library, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 8
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 8

Mindfulness Book Discussion

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BOOK CLUB – 6-7 p.m. Discuss “How To Sit” by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh at this Mindfulness focused book club. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

YARN WORKSHOP – 5-6:30 p.m. Work with instructor Tori to create something for yourself or loved one. All skill levels welcome! Create mittens, hats, more. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 4
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 4

Meeting Of Stamp Enthusiasts

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STAMP CLUB – 7 p.m. Meeting of the Leatherstocking Stamp Club. All welcome. Tillapaugh Home, 28 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Call Ellen Tillapaugh, 607-547-5646 or e-mail kuchtill@gmail.com.

YARN CLUB – 6 – 7:30 p.m. For knitters and crocheters of all skill levels and accompanied youths. Come work together and learn a new skill with April from April’s Yarn Basket. 3rd floor, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3

Learn To Draw

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DRAWING CLASS – 5-7 p.m. Free Beginners class on how to draw. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4435.

CHESS NIGHT – 7-11 p.m. Chess enthusiasts of all levels welcome to play. Includes free lessons for beginners. Hunt Union Cafeteria, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-386-3589

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, DEC. 4
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, DEC. 4

Drawing Practice For The Holidays

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

FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12 per class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-435-8718 or visit carriagehouseartstudio.com/classes/figure-drawing/

INFORMATION SESSION – 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend the presentation of the CGP students Transition Plan a required document identifying areas needing improvement to be accessible to those with Disabilities. Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown. Call 547-2411 or e-mail vcooperstown@stny.rr.com

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