HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAY 13
CONSERVATION – Noon – 1 p.m. Learn about the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive species threatening ash trees throughout the country, with Otsego County Conservation Association. Learn to identify ash trees, signs of an infestation, discuss what to do once discovered. Free, registration required. Visit occainfo.org/calendar/invasive-species-spotlight-hunting-the-emerald-ash-borer/ 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 THURSDAY, MAY 7
KITCHEN CHEMISTRY – 2 p.m. Learn about acidity and what makes the sky blue with the AJ Read Science Discovery Center, from the comfort of your own kitchen. No special equipment required (except a red cabbage). Join the fun on Facebook live. Visit www.facebook.com/AJReadSDC/ for info.
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 THURSDAY, APRIL 23
HEALTHCARE – 2 p.m. Online presentation ‘Start The Conversation: Thinking and Talking About Future Healthcare Decisions’ by Helios Care to celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day. Register at www.helioscare.org/conversation
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, APRIL 21
DIGITAL EARTH FEST – All Day. Celebrate our Earth on fun Scavenger Hunt. Get outside, have fun. Please respect social distancing guidelines. Visit occainfo.org/calendar/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, APRIL 20
DIGITAL EARTH FEST – 7 – 8 p.m. Celebrate our Earth from home, in dinner hour program to learn how to reduce food waste and your grocery bill through composting, planning, using odd parts of food & leftovers. Visit occainfo.org/calendar/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, APRIL 18
5K RUN/WALK – 1 p.m. Support local non-profit SADD ‘Strides For Safety’ providing educational programs for students. Participate in virtual 5k run/walk. Sign up, then run or walk the 5k anytime between April 17-20 along route of your choice (just abide by social distancing and stay safe). Post of picture of you completing your run with hashtags #saddstridesfor safety and #clarksportscenterevents. Runners are encouraged to wear past SADD run t-shirts or to show off school colors. Entrance fee, $10/person. Invite friends and family from everywhere for this virtual event. Register at saddstridesforsafety.itsyourrace.com//event.aspx?id=8944
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.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27
COOP LOOP – 1 p.m. 19th annual 5k & 10k race through streets of Cooperstown. Registration 11:30-12:30 a.m. Cost, $30/adult for 5k, $35/adult for 10K, day of race. Win prizes for costumes with categories from scariest, to funniest, to best. Starts, ends at Clark Sports Center, Cooperstown. 607-547-2800 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com/events/2019-coop-loop-5k-10k-race/