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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 25
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 25

Student & Faculty

Cabaret Performance

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CABARET NIGHT – 5 p.m. Enjoy an evenings entertainment with FOMA. Features Brooks BBQ, auction, 50/50 raffle, and the student, faculty, & family bands performing. Tickets, $15/adult. Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org

GALLERY RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Opening reception for “Cotton: The soft dangerous beauty of the past.” Exhibit explores both the beauty of cotton and how it prolonged slavery in the US. Reception features gallery talk and dance performance “Cotton in Motion.” Exhibit on display thru 3/16. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-436-3456 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/art-department/art-galleries

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 18
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 18

Photos From Afghanistan

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PHOTO PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Joshua Ives from Syracuse University share photographs he took while on military deployment in Afghanistan. Free, open to the public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/

OPEN HOUSSE – 3-7:30 p.m. The community is invited to give comments and ideas for updates to the Comprehensive Plan for Oneonta. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/oneonta-open-house/?instance_id=966

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 11
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 11

Book Club Discusses Dreamland

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BOOK CLUB – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Discuss “Dreamland: The True Tale Of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” by Sam Quinones. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

HISTORY DAY – 8-11:30 a.m. 7th Grade Local National History Day. Library, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 30
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 30

‘Home For The Holidays’

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

HOLIDAY RECEPTION – 5:30-7 p.m. Celebrate the holidays and the opening of the Susquehanna Animal Shelter’s community gallery “Home for the Holiday’s.” The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/event/home-holidays-reception-susquehanna-animal-shelter

COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Dave Edwards of the Leatherstocking Beekeepers Association to discuss “Are Honey Bees really in trouble?” Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/

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

Turkey Trot For Hospice

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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 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 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 THURSDAY, NOV. 2
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 2

Presenting ‘Romeo & Juliet’

14-19eventspageSHAKESPEARE – 8 p.m. Performance of “Romeo & Juliet.” Tickets, $5. Goodrich Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1163090

STAMP CLUB – 7 p.m. Meeting of the Leatherstocking Stamp Club. All welcome. Tillapaugh Home, 28 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Call Ellen Tillapaugh, 607-547-5646 or e-mail kuchtill@gmail.com.

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 THURSDAY, JUNE 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 29

Lucia & Levi In Neahwa Park

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SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – 7 p.m. Presenting “Lucia & Levi” for the first performance at the Bandstand, Neahwa Park, Oneonta. www.oneonta.ny.us/departments/parks-and-recreation/summer-concert-series/

MAMMOVAN VISIT – 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Get free mammograms, clinical breast exams, pap tests, and pelvic exams for no cost at Bassett Healthcares Mammovan. Walk-ins welcome. Family Planning of South Central New York, 37 Dietz St., Oneonta. www.facebook.com/pg/FPSCNY/events/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 22

Swimming Lesson

Around The World

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SWIMMING LESSON – 3:45 p.m. Kids all around the world gather at their local pools to learn to swim. Give your kids the tools to save their lives. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.oneontaymca.org/upcoming-events.html

CONVERSATIONS ON HOME – 7 p.m. Lecture and discussion exploring ideas about “home.” Topics include: what defines home, homeland?, How do we understand identity? And more. All sessions free. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 15
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 15

An Afternoon With The Artists

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ARTIST TALK – 4 p.m. “Pushing Boundaries” artist, Marcie Schwartzman, gives a talk discussing her work. Moderated by Robert Seward, professor emeritus of Tokyo University. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/

WRITERS SALON – 7:30-9 p.m. Opens with an open mic followed by a presentation from author of the month, Mona Sen. She is the author of her memoir, The Shifting Creek. Community Arts Network of Oneonta. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Info, www.canoneonta.org/event/writers-salon-mona-sen/?instance_id=847

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 8
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JUNE 8

USAF Brass Band Performs

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BRASS CONCERT – 6-8 p.m. Free Brass band concert performed by the US Air Force Heritage of America Band. The Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Info, foothillspac.org

FILM – 1:30 p.m. Presenting “The Other Side of the Kennel” the documentary on the 100 year history of the Susquehanna Animal Shelter. St James Retirement Community, 9 St. James Place, Oneonta. Info, www.stjamesmanor.com

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