HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10
COOPERSTOWN REFLECTS – 7 p.m. Library Anti-Racism series continues with presentation ‘Cooperstown Reflects on Racism and Law Enforcement.’ Will include moderated panel discussion featuring Frank Cavalieri, Cooperstown Police Chief; Richard Devlin, Otsego County Sheriff; Ellen Tillapaugh, Mayor, Village of Cooperstown; more. Free, registration required. Presented by Friends of the Village Library of Cooperstown. 607-547-8344 or visit www.eventbrite.com/o/friends-of-the-village-library-23034666815
COVID-19 TESTING – 8 a.m. Free rapid testing for people with no symptoms of Covid-19. Appointments required. Bassett Prime Care, 1 Atwell Dr., Cooperstown. 607-547-7973 or visit www.bassett.org/covid-19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12
FOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. – Help the Cooperstown Food Pantry by contributing food and personal care items at the annual Cooperstown Emergency Squad food drive in the Price Chopper parking lot, 113 Chestnut St. Canned tuna, peanut butter and jelly, and items like shampoo or body wash, etc., especially needed. The goal is “to fill the back of the ambulance, maybe twice!”
OTEGO HOLIDAY TOUR, 4-6 p.m. – See Otego during holiday season. Enjoy treats from Santa, drive thru nativity scene, opportunity to view Otego Christmas tree, a holiday dinner (pre-registration preferred). Please wear a mask & practice social distancing when out of the car. Please bring dry goods or hygiene products to donate to local food banks. Presented by Harris Memorial Library. 607-988-6661 or visit www.facebook.com/events/3708320132564206/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 27
PADDLE & PULL – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy fun day on the lake to help pull up Water Chestnut & European Frog Bit from scenic lake. Canoes & Kayaks will be provided, outside craft not permitted. Registration required by 6/26. Silver Lake, Silver Lake Rd., New Berlin. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/paddle-and-pull-silver-lake-2/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JUNE 22
TALES FOR ADULTS – 7 – 8 p.m. ‘Myths, Legends, Fairy & Folktales for Grownups’ this week learn about the many complicated relationships of the head of the Greek Pantheon, Zeus with the Harris Memorial Library. Visit www.facebook.com/harrislibrary/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 20
CAMPFIRE TALES – 7 – 8 p.m. Join Harris Memorial Library for themed tales told around a virtual campfire. Visit www.facebook.com/harrislibrary/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 13
AFRO-CUBAN CONCERT – 8 – 9 p.m. Join the West Kortright Center for virtual concert by OKAN, fusing Afro-Cuban and other global rhythms with Jazz, Fold, and classical forms of music. Registration required. Visit westkc.org/eventbrite-event/virtual-afro-cuban-concert-okan/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JUNE 9
WRITERS GROUP – 7 p.m. Friendly Zoom meeting for writers of all levels to share their works, participate in writing exercises with the Harris Memorial Library. Visit www.facebook.com/harrislibrary/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JUNE 6
VIRTUAL PRIDEFEST – 2 – 8 p.m. Celebrate Pride 2020. Online event will include opening ceremony, speeches, musical performances, more. This years theme is ‘Colors of Pride.’ Visit www.facebook.com/otsegopride/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAY 15
BIRD PRESENTATION – 7:30 p.m. Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society online for special program ‘Birds From Near & Far’ with Gail and Nelson DuBois sharing stories from their travels. Registration required. Visit www.facebook.com/DelawareOtsegoAudubonSociety/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MAY 12
TOURNAMENT – Noon. Have fun with epic Smash Bros. Tournament from the comfort of home. No entry fee, total of $1,500 in cash prizes available. Hosted by Leaf Play or spectate from Twitch. Visit coinoplegends.com/tournament for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAY 8
BASEBALL DISCUSSION – 1 – 2 p.m. Join Baseball Hall of Fame for discussion with Los Angeles Dodgers’ Senior Vice President of Planning and Development, Janet Marie Smith, best known for work on Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Will include discussion of her career which has set the standard for baseball park design for the past 30 years. Q&A available through chat function. Free, Registration required. Visit baseballhall.org/events/voices-of-the-game-Janet-Marie-Smith-20?date=0 for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MAY 5
MORNING PROGRAM – 10 a.m. Join library staff each morning for books, songs, & fingerplays to keep the kids 2-5 entertained. Huntington Memorial Library, Oneonta. www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, APRIL 30
VIRTUAL OPEN MIC – Evening. 15 local, regional performers celebrate ‘Triumph of the Spirit’ with original works, reinterpretations of classic pieces from original songs to Shakespearean monologues, short fictions, opera, more. Presented across Fenimore Art Museum social media platforms. Visit www.facebook.com/fenimoreartmuseum/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, APRIL 28
HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE – 8 a.m. Honor genocide awareness and prevention month with live reading from ‘Heroes of the Holocaust: Extraordinary True Accounts of Triumph’ as told to Arnold Geier. Read by Shanon, Director of the Harris Memorial Library. Visit www.facebook.com/harrislibrary/