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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOV. 27
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOV. 27

Community Screening

‘Chasing The Dragon’

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

FILM SCREENING – 6:30 p.m. In conjunction with in school showings,  the community is invited to this showing of “Chasing the Dragon,” followed by a Q&A session with LEAF. Auditorium, Cooperstown Central School. Call 607-547-8181 www.cooperstowncs.org/opiod-assemblies-chasing-the-dragon-screening-rescheduled/#.WhRKaVWnGUk

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 435-8718.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOV. 25
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOV. 25

Wreaths For Christmas

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

WREATH FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. See what’s Adorning the Doors this Christmas season. Place bids on your favorites. Enter the raffle for the “Dinner’s On Us,” a weeks worth of gift certificates to local restaurants. Cooperstown Art Association. www.cooperstownart.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 23
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 23

Turkey Trot For Hospice

THANKSGIVING

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

TURKEY TROT – 9-10:30 a.m. Run/Walk at 5K or 2.5K to start the holiday. Cost $30. Proceeds benefit Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care. Starts at The Oneonta Boys & Girls Club, 70 River St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-6773 or visit thanksgivingday5kturkeytrotforhospice.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=9965

DINNER – 2-5 p.m. Celebrate Thanksgiving with the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-3491 or visit www.facebook.com/UUSOneonta/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOV. 20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOV. 20

Open Auditions For

‘Love Loss & What I Wore’

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

AUDITIONS – 7-9 p.m. Try out for a part in “Love Loss and What I Wore.” A series of funny, touching vignettes, monologues about women’s relationships with their mothers, clothes, others. Roles ope for 5-15 women of all ages, teen through mature adults. The Production Center, The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-432-5407.

OPEN PLAY – 3:30-7:30 p.m. Tinker with 3-D printing. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 16
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 16

Pies For The Holidays

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PIE NIGHT – 5:30-7:30 p.m. Make mini pies with either apple, blueberry, or pumpkin filling. Make your own or to donate. Participants are also encouraged to bring other items to donate. Please RSVP by 11/14. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0001 or visit www.facebook.com/Family-Resource-Network-Teen-Scene-116757338406071/

VISITING WRITERS – 7 p.m. Professor Bradley J. Fest, The Shape of Things, and Poet Chelsea Jacobson kick off the colleges Visiting Writers Series. Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4911 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/poet-bradley-fest-open-hartwick-visiting-writers-series/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOV. 13
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, NOV. 13

Ideas For Holiday Arrangements

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GARDEN CLUB – 7 p.m. Find new ideas for Holiday Arrangements presented by Gary Burman and Bob Opalecky. Complete arrangements will be raffled off. Refreshments included. St., James Episcopal Church, 305 Main St, Oneonta. E-mail Angie.Eichler@oneonta.edu.

POETRY WORKSHOP – 1:30-3 p.m. Write poetry, songs with John Michael Zov. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435, e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 9
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 9

Kick Off Glimmerglass Film Days

14-19eventspage OPENING RECEPTION – 7:30-9:15 p.m. Celebrate the beginning of Glimmerglass Film Days. Meet filmmakers, artists, experts in their fields. Includes the companion exhibition “On Arrival.” Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown. Visit www.glimmerglassfilmdays.org/films-events/opening-party2017

HISTORY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. John Bowers, the Director of Marketing at Hyde Hall, presents “Lights of Hyde Hall.” Kinney Memorial Library, Co. Hwy. 11, Hartwick. www.facebook.com/OtsegoIsHistory/ or call Deb Mackenzie @ (607)293-6635 or Harriett Geywits @ (315)858-2575

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, OCT. 31
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, OCT. 31

Happy Halloween!!!

14-19eventspageTRICK OR TREAT – 3 p.m. Kids can trick-or-treat at Main Street, Oneonta. Visit wzozfm.com/here-come-fun-halloween-events-in-oneonta-ny/

PARADE: 5 p.m. Cooperstown Halloween Parade. Cooper Park. Visit cooperstownchamber.org/calendar-of-events/#!event/2017/10/31/annual-halloween-parade

PARADE: 7 p.m. Oneonta Halloween Parade. Line up on Elm St. 6:15 p.m. Costume contest judging at 6:45 p.m. Main Street, Oneonta. Visit wzozfm.com/here-come-fun-halloween-events-in-oneonta-ny/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 23
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 23

Stress Management Workshop

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STRESSBUSTERS – 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monthly class with Bonni Canavan and Jackie Madden offering you simple tips and tricks to reduce stress and enhance your peace of mind. Free and open to the public. 3rd Floor Community Room, Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-316-8341 or visit hmloneonta.org/calendar/

DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Come practice drawing with a live model. $10 donation. To attend call the Cooperstown Art Association, (607)547-9777

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCT. 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCT. 19

Opening ‘Mystic Black’ Art Exhibit

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EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Reception for “MYSTIC BLACK” exhibit featuring more than 20 paintings by Ruben Salinas using black tempura and acrylic on paper and canvas. Includes artist gallery talk. Exhibit open through Nov. 21. Project Space Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. call 607-436-3456 or visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1611557

WRITERS SALON – 7:30-9 p.m. Present your writing at the open mic then listen to work by this months featured artist Brett DeLanoy whose essays and photography have won awards in national and local competitions. Open to the public, refreshments included. The Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-brent-delanoy/?instance_id=949

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 9
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCT. 9

Orchids Around The World

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COLUMBUS DAY
GARDEN CLUB – 7 p.m. Orchid expert Glen Decker presents to the Oneonta Federated Garden Club on his experiences traveling the world in search of orchid species and his work to reproduce his findings. Refreshments served. All welcome. St. James Episcopal Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. E-mail Angie.Eichler@oneonta.edu for info.

DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Come practice drawing with a live model. $10 donation. To attend call the Cooperstown Art Association, (607)547-9777

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCT. 6
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, OCT. 6

Sally Ride, Space Flight,

& The Women’s Movement

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SPACE RACE HISTORY – 7-8 p.m. Discussion of “Heavenly Bodies: Manned Space Flight and the Women’s Movement,” by Neil H. Maher. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call (607)431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org

FILM SERIES – 7-10 p.m. Race Matters Film Series features a screening of a major motion picture, followed by discussion led by community/religious leaders. Films rated PG-13 or R. Free. The Community room, near JC Penny, Southside Mall, Oneonta.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCT. 5
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, OCT. 5

Autumn Networking With YPN

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YPN NETWOKING – 6-8 p.m. Bring your business cards and have fun with the Young Professionals. Includes donuts, cider, bonfire, pumpkin carving station, presentation by Phil Wright of Benson Agency about the process of purchasing your first home and the options available. Cost $5. Oneonta Sports Park, 132 Co. Hwy. 37, Oneonta. Call (607) 432-4500 or visit www.facebook.com/YoungProfessionalsNetworkYPN/

READING SERIES – 7:30 p.m. Author of “The Perpetual Now,” writer for ClimateCentral.org, and editor at The Scientific American Michael D. Lemonick reads at the Red Dragon Reading Series. Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3446 or visit www.oneonta.edu/academics/english/reddragonreading/reddragonreadingseries.asp

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