HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MARCH 24
BLOOD DRIVE – Noon – 5 p.m. Due to unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations there is a major shortage of blood for hospitals. Healthy individuals are invited to donate life saving blood. Donate by APPOINTMENT ONLY! Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. www.foothillspac.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MARCH 23
CLASSIC MOVIE – 3:30 p.m. Enjoy classic, timeless films with the group. Discussion to follow. Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. 607-433-2009.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MARCH 21
Farmers Markets Still On
Farmers’ Markets have been classified as “essential businesses”, and are permitted to continue under the governor’s “New York State On PAUSE” program:
ONEONTA FARMERS MARKET – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Market runs indoors at Main St. Garage Walkway during winter, outdoors on Muller Plaza during summer. For the health of the community, patrons are asked to limit hand-to-hand contact, frequently wash/sanitize hands. Customers can also reach out to vendors for pre-order & market pick-up. Main St, Oneonta. Info, www.oneontafarmersmarket.com
COOPERSTOWN FARMERS MARKET – Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday Market (June-September) 3 – 7 p.m. 101 Main St., Pioneer Alley, Cooperstown. Rain or shine. Info, www.CooperstownFarmersMarket.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MARCH 20
BIRD ATLAS – 7:30 p.m. Learn about history, importance of the third Breeding Bird Atlas with project coordinator Julie Hart and Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society.
Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. In process of shifting to a virtual event people will be able to participate in from home computers. Follow the link for updates. 607-397-3815 or visit www.facebook.com/DelawareOtsegoAudubonSociety/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MARCH 19
MORNING PROGRAM – 10 a.m. Join library staff each morning for books, songs, & fingerplays to keep the kids aged 2-5 entertained. Huntington Memorial Library, Oneonta. www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MARCH 14
ST. PATRICKS DINNER – 4 – 7 p.m. Enjoy Corned Beef & Cabbage dinner, performance by Irish Step Dancers hosted by The Knights of Columbus. Take-out encouraged. Free, Donations accepted. St. Mary’s Parish Center, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. 607-437-4626 or e-mail email@example.com
SHAMROCK SWING – POSTPONED
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MARCH 9
GARDEN CLUB – 7 p.m. Rick Marci presents ‘Attracting Birds Throughout The Year’ on how to create bird friendly ecosystem using plants, food, feeders. Illustrated through use of Rick’s excellent pictures. St. James Episcopal Church, 305 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-1458 or visit www.facebook.com/Oneonta-Federated-Garden-Club-133855897358767/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MARCH 7
BENEFIT LUNCH – Noon – 2 p.m. Support Cooperstown Food Pantry at Empty Bowls Luncheon. Pick a unique bowl by a local potter to enjoy lunch of soup by local chef. Suggested donation $15. Parish Hall, Christ Church, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. 607-547-2627 or visit cooperstownfoodpantry.org
HELICOPTER – 5:30 p.m. Army Reserve & NY Army National Guard collaborate with Cooperstown Graduate Program for military exercise featuring UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters landing at Bassett. Public is welcome to observe, tour once the aircraft are shut down. Please follow direction of military personnel to ensure a safe distance from the aircraft while it is in operation. Landing will be near Bassett Helipad, across from Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MARCH 3
POPS CONCERT – 7 p.m. Come support OHS students at final joint concert of the season featuring band, chorus. Auditorium, Oneonta High School, 130 East St, Oneonta. 607-433-8200 or visit www.oneontacsd.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29
OPERA – 12:55 p.m. Performance of “Agrippina,” by Handel, streaming live from Metropolitan Opera House. Cost, $20/adult. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.foothillspac.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27
OOBLECK – 6 – 7:30 p.m. Celebrate birthday of Dr. Seuss and make the mysterious substance from the book ‘Bartholomew and the Oobleck.’ Learn about the strange properties of non-Newtonian fluids. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22
YULE BALL – 8 – 10 p.m. Dress up with your friends for Harry Potter themed ball featuring mocktails, food, games, some vendors. Admission, $5 with proceeds to support charity Reading is Fundamental. Ballroom, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.