HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAY 11
DANCE PARTY – 6 – 7 p.m. Bring the family for a fun night out. Cost, $8/guest accompanied by a member. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0010 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaFamilyYMCA/
ART CLASS – 1 – 3 p.m. Bring the kids to learn to draw some of their favorite cartoon & comic characters. Cost, $20/non-member. Cooperstown Art Association. Call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com/for-kids.html
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MAR. 19
SQUARE DANCE – 5 – 9 p.m. Round & Square dancing with Randy Hulse. Cost, $9/person. Oneonta Moose Club, 119 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-435-6871.
WOMEN’S HISTORY – 5 – 6:30 p.m. “Mental Illness and Stopping the Stigma” presented by Sydney S. Scalici and Laura Maneates of the Counseling Center. Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4428 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwick-to-celebrate-womens-history-month/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MAR. 4
SUGARING SUNDAY – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Features contemporary and historic maple sugaring demonstrations, activities for the kids, more. The Farmers Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org
SQUARE DANCE – 5 – 9 p.m. Dance to Dirt Road Express Band. Cost $9/person. Oneonta Moose Club, 119 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-435-6871.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEB.18
FILM SERIES – 7 p.m. The Freedom and Justice Series continues with a film charting the early legal career of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American justice on the US Supreme Court. Free, open to the public. Fellowship Hall, The First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9371 or visit www.facebook.com/ctownfirstbaptist/
ENGINEERING – Noon – 4 p.m. Kids explore a wide collection of engineering kits, activities, plus a thematic challenge. Admission, $5. Oneonta World of Learning, 167 Youngs Rd., Oneonta. Call 607-431-8543 or visit www.facebook.com/OneontaWorldofLearning/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JAN. 21
MARKETPLACE – 1 – 3 p.m. CCS Students hold a TREP$ Marketplace to show the businesses they have created. Come out to shop and support tomorrows entrepreneurs. Gymnasium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org
POP CONCERT – 2 p.m. The Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble present the Mid-Winter Concert featuring tunes from the 20s, a medley from “West Side Story,” themes from James Bond, and more. The First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-7085 or visit www.catskillwinds.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JAN. 7
WEDDINGS – Noon-3 p.m. Find the best DJ’s, caterers, bakers, health & fitness experts, and venue under one roof at this years wedding expo. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Call 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
SQUARE DANCE – 5 – 9 p.m. Round & square dancing with Country Express Band. Cost, $8/member, $9/non-member. The Moose Club, 119 West Broadway, Oneonta. Call 988-7753.
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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 19
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SUFFRAGE EVENT – 2 p.m. The League of Women Voters hosts Theodora Talks featuring local women telling their stories, followed by a roundtable discussion. NJ Sterling Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-2586 or visit www.facebook.com/LWVoftheCooperstownArea/.
SQUARE DANCE – 5-9 p.m. Spend an evening dancing with friends. Admission, $8 members, $9 non-members. Oneonta Moose Club, 119 W. Broadway, Oneonta. Call 607-435-6871.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, NOV. 5
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS ENDS – 2 a.m. Turn clocks back one hour!
THEATER – 2 p.m. The Catskill Community Players present comedy drama “All in the Timing” consisting of six comic sketches about language, life, and complicated romances. Wieting Theater, 168 Main St., Worcester. Call 607-397-8500 or visit catskillplayers.org
FALL CLEAN UP – 1-4 p.m. Have fun outdoors and prepare the gardens for winter. No experience required, tools provided. Rain or shine. Brookwood Point, 6000 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. call 607-547-2366 or visit otsegolandtrust.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, SEPT. 22
OPEN MIC NIGHT – 6-8 p.m. Present your music, stories, poetry. Bring your own original work or the work of an artist you admire. Or enjoy the show. Cooperstown Village Library. Call (607) 547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
RECEPTION – 5-7 p.m. Meet & Greet with the Cooperstown Graduate Program. Jim Havener will discuss books, his bookstore, how the program shaped his career. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call (607) 433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUG. 20
PIANO CONCERT – 3 p.m. Tim Horne piano pieces from Oneonta’s music history on this last day of the Oneonta Music History Exhibition. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. Call (607)432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. The summer music festival presents “Time for Three.” The Otesaga, Cooperstown. www.cooperstownmusicfest.org/timeforthree/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Finale of the Fair. Come for the Demolition Derby, a Horse Show, a Goat Show, a Carnival, and more. Admission, $5. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit www.otsegocountyfair.org for more information.
PADDLE & PULL – 1-3 p.m. Paddle and help OCCA pull remaining Water Chestnuts out of Goodyear Lake. Canoe/Kayaks available. Bring hat, sunscreen, water and expect to get a little wet. Registration preferred. Meet at NYS Fishing Access site, St. Rt. 28, Portlandville. Call (607) 547-4488 or visit occainfo.org/calendar/paddle-pull-goodyear-lake-3/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JULY 16
SUMMER SUNDAY SERIES – 1-3 p.m. Learn about Aluminumware with Jim & Diana Hickling. Learn its history from a collector and share your own stories. Junction of Wilcox Ave. & Henry St., Oneonta. swartwilcoxhouse.wordpress.com
SQUARE DANCE – 5-9 p.m. An evening of Round and Square dancing with Dr. Weismore. All persons age 18+ are invited. Cost, $9 per person. Oneonta Moose Club, 87 W. Broadway St., Oneonta. Contact Sandy @ 988-7753
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JUNE 18
WORLD CUP SOCCER FESTIVAL – 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Come to the 4th annual Play for Peace soccer festival for food, fun, music, and soccer. Neahwa Park, Oneonta. www.facebook.com/KESsoccer/
OUTDOOR GAMES – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Athletes from across the NE compete to see who’s best. Includes a bbq contest and tasting, and the Stihl Timbersports NE Qualifier. Watch the finals of the women’s competition, and the final outdoor games. Alden Field, Cherry Valley Community Center. www.facebook.com/northeastqualifier/