HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26
SCAVENGER HUNT – Thursday – Sunday. Participate in Thanksgiving weekend scavenger hunt. Find items indoors and out on the list, post them to facebook with the tag #OCCAfoundit for the chance to win prizes. Presented by Otsego County Conservation Association. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/holiday-2020-programming/
ANGEL TREE PROGRAM – Give the Gift of Christmas this holiday season. Adopt a family in need. Visit www.allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ to learn how.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11
COMMEMORATION – 11 a.m. Join Oneonta Vets Club to celebrate Veterans Day, commemorate soldiers past and present who fought for the US. Please wear masks, practice social distancing. Neahwa Park, Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
FUN PADDLE – 1 – 4 p.m. Take in the sights, sounds on beautiful creek, learn about plants, animals, history of this diverse region with Otsego County Conservation Association. Bring your own (cleaned, drained, & treated) canoe or kayak or reserve one of OCCA’s. Bring water, a snack, & sunscreen. Free, registration required. Butternut Creek. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/occa-calendar/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
COOPERSTOWN REFLECTS – 7 p.m. Join panel on Zoom to for ‘Cooperstown Reflects on Racism: History, Demographics, and Current Issues’ discussion with representatives from Oneonta NAACP, Cooperstown Graduate Program, Say Their Names exhibit, & Opportunities for Otsego. Presented by Cooperstown Village Library. Visit fovl.eventbrite.com to register.
COVID-19 TESTING – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Otsego County residents are invited for free rapid testing for Covid-19. Find out quick, help stop the spread. Pre-registration required. Foothills Performing Arts Center, 22 Market St., Oneonta. 607-547-4279.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 8 p.m. Celebrate exhibit opening featuring Eileen Crowell’s ‘Plant Portraits,’ Ruben and Damian Salinas’s ‘The Spirit of Gesture,’ and Pooh Kaye. Free, open to public, masks required. Displayed through 9/27, by appointment only. Community Arts Network of Oneonta, Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/art-kaye-crowell-salinas/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19
MINI LESSON – Noon. Take 10 minutes to learn a skill, craft, or lesson. This week, learn about Iroquois Women in Leadership with Brenda LaForme. Presented By The Iroquois Indian Museum. Visit www.facebook.com/iroquoismuseum/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12
AUTHOR SERIES – 7 – 8 p.m. Join Zoom meeting with local author Alice Lichtenstein whose latest book ‘The Crime Of Being’ is nominated for a Pullitzer prize. Talk followed by Q&A session. Presented by Huntington Memorial Library. Visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/ for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, AUGUST 1
ARCHITECTURE EXHIBIT – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. New exhibit ‘Building Blocks of a City: 100 Years of Architecture in Oneonta’ opens to public highlighting significant buildings, structures that represent the development, transformation of the city. Greater Oneonta Historical Society, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Visit www.oneontahistory.org/index.htm for info.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 25
BASEBALL – Noon. Virtual Voices of the Game to honor Hall of Fame 2020 inductee Ted Simmons who played alongside hall of famers Paul Molitor and Robin Yount for the Milwaukee Brewers. Join them as they reminisce about the Brewers team and their journey to the Hall of Fame. Visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-legends-of-the-game-Ted-Simmons?date=0 for details.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 18
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 7/17. Silver Lake, Silver Lake Rd., New Berlin. 607-547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/paddle-and-pull-silver-lake-2-2020-07-18/2020-07-18/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, APRIL 9
HEATSMART – Noon – 1 p.m. HeatSmart Otsego campaign director Bennett Sandler introduces clean heating, cooling technologies from heat pumps to wood gasification boilers. Advanced registration required for Zoom conference. Visit occainfo.org/calendar/heat-smart-otsego-lunchtime-webinar/2020-04-09/ for details.
5 Days Of Virtual Events Planned
COOPERSTOWN – Due to the coronavirus threat, Otsego County Conservation Association is taking the annual Earth Festival online, the OCCA announced this afternoon.
The event, originally scheduled for April 18, will instead be a five-day event taking place online. This is the 15th year the Earth Festival is showcasing local environmentally themed organizations and businesses.
“We wanted to find a way to help people celebrate the earth, learn about new earth-focused groups and products and connect with like-minded people,” said OCCA Executive Director Amy Wyant.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
FISHING CLINIC – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. All ages are welcome to come learn basics of ice fishing with DEC. Bait & tackle provided. Experienced anglers encouraged to bring your own. Dress warmly. Free. Relocated to Canadarago Boat Launch, 135 Dennison Rd., Richfield Springs. 607-547-8662 or visit www.facebook.com/GlimmerglassStatePark/