HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, AUGUST 9
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. Performance “Billy Bishop Goes To War.” Set in 1914, follows journey of underachieving Billy Bishop on his journey to become a great fighter pilot. Explores complexities of heroism, cost of war, Britain’s colonial past. Free admission. Franklin Stage Company, 25 Institute St., Franklin. 607-829-3700 or visit franklinstagecompany.org/events/billy-bishop-goes-to-war/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, APRIL 18
TAI CHI – 10-11 a.m. Tai Chi for Arthritis classes for ages 60 and older. Free, donations accepted, registration and commitment to a minimum of 11 classes required. Meadows Complex, 140 County Hwy 33W, Cooperstown. 607-547-4232.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, APRIL 16
BOOKMOBILE – Check out the mobile library.
9:30-9:50 a.m. Town Hall, 3966 NY-23, West Oneonta.
10:10-10:50 a.m. Little Lambs Children Center, 383 Co Rd 11, Oneonta.
12:20-12:45 p.m. Methodist Church, 811 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek.
1:15-1:35 p.m. Methodist Church, 2343 NY-205, Mt Vision.
2:10-2:30 p.m. Firehouse, 116 County Rd 4, Wells Bridge. www.4cls.org or call 607-723-8236
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, AUGUST 27
RESEARCH RESOURCES – 4 p.m. Digital Services Librarian from 4CLS, Brian Lee, presents program to learn about genealogy resources like ancestry.com, others. Also discusses DNA results, what to do with them. Free, all invited. Donations accepted. Springfield Library, 129 Co. Road 29A, Springfield Center. 607-264-3375 or visit www.facebook.com/4CLSSpringfieldLibrary/
PUBLIC SPEAKING – 5:30 p.m. Practice public speaking with the toastmasters. All welcome. The White House Building, The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1466 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 16
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 THURSDAY, OCT. 19
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 TUESDAY, OCT. 17
THE GATHERING PLACE – 2 p.m. Hear Joseph VanSteenberg play his hand organ for presentation “Playing the Happiest Music on Earth.” Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
COMMUNITY POTLUCK – 6:30 p.m. Supper and time for remembering Marian Rathbun. All welcome. Pierstown Grange hall, 137 Wedderspoon Hollow Rd., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2025.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, SEPT. 12
TINKERING TUESDAY – 3:30-5 p.m. Draw or design window cling-on to be 3-D printed. Registration required. 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 THURSDAY, AUG. 17
HARVEST FESTIVAL – 3-6 p.m. Celebrate the bounty of summer with the Butternut Valley Alliance and the Morris Farmer’s Market. Guy Rathbun Park (behind the firehouse), 117 Main St., Morris. Visit butternutvalleyalliance.org
NATURE WALK – 6-7:30 p.m. Walk through Riddell State Park with Patricia Riddell Kent and Steve Kent. Visit historic structures, fields, and forests along the Schenevus creek and learn the history of the land. Meet at the Main Entrance of the Robert V. Riddell State Park, Riddell Rd., Davenport. Call (607) 547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/nature-walk-robert-v-riddell-state-park/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUG. 15
ART DISCUSSION – 5 p.m. Artist Ashley Norwood Cooper discusses her ‘Deployment’ series painted while her husband was deployed in Afghanistan. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/
LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. Scott Freeman Band, a quartet, plays a diverse repertoire of classical, jazz, oldies, Irish, and pop music. Weather permitting. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JAN. 24
HISTORY – 2 p.m. Learn the story of the presidential election of 1800 and how it changed the United States. Village Trustee Richard Sternberg lectures on the topic at Woodside hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Info, call (607)547-0600
CYBERMOBILE – 9:30-9:50 a.m. The Four County Library System brings the mobile, computerized library system. Town Hall Assembly room, 3966 St. Hwy. 23 West Oneonta. Info, 4cls.org/cyberinfo.html