HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MARCH 12
DRAGON DATES – 5:30 p.m. Dip & Paint with local artist, Diane Stensland. Choose an image to paint then enjoy variety of dipping foods with the Family Resource Network. Preregistration required. Elm Park United Methodist, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-0001 or visit familyrn.org/event/dragon-dates-paint-and-dip-activity/
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 THURSDAY, JANUARY 30
EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Explore exhibit “Catching Light: 3 Glass Artists,” featuring works by Erik Halvorson, Fred Tschida and David Wilson who each use different tools to create lively works of glass and light. Includes artist talk 6, refreshments, live music by SUNY Oneonta Jazz ensemble. On show thru 3/20. Martin-Mullen Art Gallery, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2445 or visit suny.oneonta.edu/art-department/art-galleries
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JANUARY 27
COMEDY – 9 – 10 p.m. Fund stand-up comedy show by Eric O’Shea, known for clean witt & priceless observations. Waterfront Room, Hunt Union, SUNY Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JANUARY 17
PRESENTATION – 7:30 p.m. Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society to hear from Kathryn Davino about the amazing birds on Heron Island & Lamington National Park on her 2018 trip to Australia. Free, open to public. Refreshments will be served. Elm Park United Methodist Church, 401 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-397-3815 or visit www.facebook.com/DelawareOtsegoAudubonSociety/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3
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.
LECTURE – 7 – 9 p.m. Dr. Daniel Stitch delivers this years Richard Siegfried Lecture. He will present “Fish, Fishing, Dams, and Climate: What have we lost, and what do we stand to gain?” Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center, SUNY Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 18
RELAY FOR LIFE – 4-10 p.m. Celebrate cancer survivors, remember lives lost & raise money for the American Cancer Society. Survivor Walk, family fun activities, food, live music, raffles & bake sales, w/lighting luminaria & fireworks at end. Wilber Park, 1-9 S Main St State Hwy 28 Milford. Info, www.relayforlife.org/otsegocountyny
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAY 9
PUBLIC SPEAKING – 6:15 p.m. Practice your public speaking with the Toastmasters. The Green Earth, 4 Market St., Oneonta. Visit oneonta.toastmastersclubs.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAY 1
COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Cooperstown Graduate Program students give short presentation on community projects, volunteer work at Woodside Hall, ongoing oral history project. Followed by meet and greet with attendees, refreshments. Free, open to public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-547-0600, Ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, MARCH 11
GARDENING CLUB – 1 p.m. Meg Kennedy presents “The Care and Treatment of Bulbs” to the Oneonta Garden Club. All welcome. St. James Episcopal Church at Main St. and Elm, Oneonta. Info, firstname.lastname@example.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JANUARY 25
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. “The Children’s Hour” by Lillian Hellman presents a gripping tale of lies, rumors, & innuendo. Presented by Stuff of Dreams Productions. Production Center, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27
GUITAR CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Headline concert of Classical Guitar Fall Festival features The Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo performing de Falla, Rossini, Moravec, more. Fine Arts Building, SUNY Oneonta. 607-865-8775 or visit cgsuny.org
CONCERT SERIES – 7:30 p.m. Open 49th Cooperstown Concert series featuring Molly Tuttle, performing distinctly original works. Ballroom, Village Hall, Cooperstown. 607-547-1812 or visit cooperstownconcertseries.org/molly-tuttle-saturday-october-27/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
HISTORY SERIES – 6 p.m. Presentation “Who Wore It Better? The Trials of Progress and the Wise “Future Face of America”” discussing efforts by DeWitt Clinton and President George Washington to make internal improvements in the young country, specifically their efforts to build the Erie Canal, Potomac Company Canal Project. Arkell Museum, 2 Erie Blvd., Canajoharie. 518-673-2314 or visit www.arkellmuseum.org/events-calendar
TEEN WRITERS – 4 p.m. Monthly program where teens participate in writing prompts, share ideas, work with others. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, OCTOBER 22
MONSTERS & UNDEAD – 6 – 7 p.m. Presentation by Dr. Tracy Betsinger, bioarcheologist at SUNY Oneonta shares research on deviant burials, such as vampires buried in 17th-18th century Poland. Free, open to community. A. J. Read Science Discovery Center, SUNY Oneonta. 607-436-2011.
SPAGHETTI DINNER – 5 – 7 p.m. Support Cooperstown Boy Scouts, enjoy spaghetti with homemade sauce, sausage, meatballs, salad, dessert, more. Takeout available. Cost, $10/adult. Cooperstown Vets Club, 60 Main St., Cooperstown.