FIGURE THIS—6-9 p.m. Practice drawing from life in the studio with nude models and professional artist Jonathan Pincus on hand to answer questions. $15/session. Cooperstown Art Association. (607) 547-9777 or visit cooperstownart.com
BLOOD DRIVE—Noon to 5 p.m. Save up to three lives with the American Red Cross. Fox Care Center, 1 Fox Care Drive, Oneonta. Register at redcrossblood.org
BLOOD DRIVE—1-6 p.m. Save up to three lives with the American Red Cross. Foothills Performing Arts and Civic Center, Oneonta. Register at redcrossblood.org
It comes with much sorrow the family of Kathy S. Ward of Oneonta, NY, announce her passing.
Kathy was born on April 12, 1951 and left us on October 1, 2022. She was born in Margaretville, NY and raised in Stamford, NY. A graduate of Stamford High School in 1969, Kathy then set out to start the pursuit of what would become her passion and career, nursing.
She attended and received her training at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing. She would go on to retire as a Registered Nurse. Having worked at Fox Hospital for many years, part of the Oncology Department at Foxcare Center, and Chestnut Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; the compassion she worked with made her someone very special to all she came in contact with. She showed the same compassion and love to her family each and every day.
WRITERS SERIES – 7 p.m. Hartwick’s spring visiting writers series presents Krys Malcom Belc for a reading followed by a Q&A session. Belc is known for ‘The Natural Mother of the Child: A Memoir of Nonbinary Parenthood’ and has won contests at Redivider and Pigeon Pages. Free, in-person, open to the public. Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College. 607-431-4921 or visit www.hartwick.edu/academics/academic-departments/english-department/visiting-writers-series/
VACCINE CLINIC – 2 – 7 p.m. Basset to offer chance to receive COVID-19 vaccination (includes 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shots of Pfizer, Moderna), the flu shot for this year, and the pediatric Pfizer vaccination. Free, open to the public, walk-ins welcome. Please bring vaccination & prescription cards. FoxCare Center, 1 FoxCare Dr., Oneonta. Visit www.bassett.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine
SYMPHONY – 7 p.m. The Catskill Symphony Orchestra presents a program of serenades, both classical and romantic, by a trio of master composers: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Antonín Dvořák and Richard Strauss. Health guidelines will be followed. Cost is $32/adult. Foothills Performing Art Center, Oneonta. Visit catskillsymphonyorchestra.org
VIRTUAL TOUR – 2 p.m. Zoom meeting featuring walk through of exhibit ‘Hamilton’s Final Act: Enemies and Allies’ with manager of arts education Kevin Gray. Free, registration required. Suggested donation $5. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org
ART EXHIBIT – 10 a.m. Showing ‘Folk Art In Wood’ exhibit of contemporary Catskill traditional artists. Presented by Catskills Folk Connection. On view through 10/15 by appointment only. Free. Hanford Mills Musuem, 51 Co. Rt. 12, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org/folk-art-in-wood/
HEART WALK – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Support American Heart Association at 4th annual indoor Heat Walk & Health Fair featuring vendors, fitness classes, fun for the whole family. Cost, $30/person. FoxCare Center, 1 FoxCare Dr., Oneonta. 607-431-5009 or visit www.facebook.com/FoxCareCenter/
The Oneonta Community Concert Band, above, performed its “Good Ol’ Summertime In Winter Concert” this afternoon in the halls of the Foxcare Center. Led by Conductor Kerri Hogle, Milford, the band’s selections included “Seventy-Six Trombones,” ‘The Magnificent Seven,” “Carousel Selections,” and more. At right, David Hayes and wife Julie Suarez Hayes applaud after the band concluded the evening with “America, The Beautiful.” The next public concert will be held on Flag Day, June 14, 2020. (Ian Ausin/AllOTSEGO.com)
CONCERT – 3 p.m. Enjoy mix of American music for ‘Good Ol’ Summertime in Winter’ concert. Beat the winter blues with pieces like Carousel, America The Beautiful, more performed by Oneonta Community Concert Band. FoxCare Center, 1 FoxCare Dr., Oneonta. 607-432-7085.
ICE HARVEST FEST – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Participate in traditional ice harvesting as was done 100 years ago (as long as ice is at least 8”). Also includes ice carving, fishing, hot soup buffet, exhibits by local businesses, more. Cost, $9/adult/teen. Children under 12 enter free. Hanford Mills Museum, 51 Co. Hwy. 12, East Meredith. 607-278-5744 or visit www.hanfordmills.org
The Oneonta Community Concert Band, above, held its 18th annual Salute To Veterans Concert in the halls of the Foxcare Center this evening. One audience member, 90-year-old Leslie Collins, right, was so moved by their performance of “The Armed Forces Salute” by Bob Lowden, he approached director Andrew Pease to ask if he could recite the poem, “For The Fallen,” by Lawrence Binyon. Pease obliged. The poem, written in 1914, is often recited at Remembrance Day events and has been claimed as a tribute to all casualties of World War I and all wars. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
TRIBUTE – 8 p.m. One of Nations top Eagles tribute band ‘The Eagles Experience’ presents evening of Eagles greatest hits & fun. General Admission, $20. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org