HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
READING SERIES – 7:30 p.m. Novelist Alice Lichtenstein presents her works at Red Dragon Reading Series. Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center, SUNY Oneonta.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JANUARY 7
BOARD GAMES – 6 – 8 p.m. Night of fun Board & Party games with Serenity Hobbies. Ages 16+ welcome. Huntington Memorial Library, 61 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31
New Years Eve!
CELEBRATION – 5 p.m. Start a safe & sober New Years celebration with parade down Main St. followed by poetry readings, festival featuring live music, games, dancing, & special guest Anthony Eardley, Oneonta’s American Ninja Warrior. Then first ever talent show featuring $1000 prize at 7:30, then black-light after-party featuring entertainment by Cosmic Karma Fire Spinners. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit www.facebook.com/FNOneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26
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.
PUMPKIN CENTERPIECE – 6 – 7 p.m. Get ready for Thanksgiving with Branch & Bloom. Create a centerpiece from pumpkins, fresh flowers to take home. Registration required, cost $10/person. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29
FILM – 7 p.m. Showing ‘The Dragon Murder Mystery’ (1934) by Oneonta author S.S. Van Dine. Includes introductory remarks & talk back session. Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org/index.htm
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
PITCH PARTY – 6 – 9 p.m. Come pitch next years recipient for the funds raised by this years Oneonta Charity Cup. Pitch a local person, animal, or cause to receive support. B Side Ballroom, 1 Clinton Plaza Dr., Oneonta. E-mail Tom@oneontacharitycup.com or visit www.facebook.com/The-Oneonta-Charity-Cup-578959415801048/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 27
CONCERT – 7 p.m. Cooperstown Lakefront Concert Series presents D’Funk’D, a 9 piece pop horn band performing pop, funk, soul, other genres of music. Bring chairs, picnic and relax in Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, JAN. 6
CONTRADANCE – 7:15-10:30 p.m. Otsego Dance Society hosts. Music by Traverse, Casey Mullaney calls. No partner or experience needed. All dances taught. Newcomers welcome at 7:15 for an introduction to some basic steps. Suggested donation $8 adults; $4 students and teenagers; kids 12 & under free. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 965-8232, 547-8164, www.otsegodancesociety.blogspot.com
THEATER – 7 p.m. Auditions are open for the Orpheus Theater’s production of “Steel Magnolias.” The Rowe House, 31 Maple St., Oneonta. Info, www.orpheustheatre.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 2
OPEN GAMING – 2-8 p.m. Play war games, free. Includes Age of Sigmar, W40K, Kill Teams, Arena Rex, Gorechosen. Serenity Hobbies, 254 Main St, Oneonta. Info, serenityhobbies.com
OPEN PLAY – 5-8 p.m. Play Star Wars: Imperial Assault. Serenity Hobbies, 254 Main St, Oneonta. Info, serenityhobbies.com
EMERGENCY SQUAD MEETING – 6:30 p.m. Cooperstown Fire Hall, 26 Chestnut St. Cooperstown.
DRAWING GROUP – 7-9 p.m. Come practice drawing with a live model. $10 donation. To attend call the Cooperstown Art Association, (607)547-9777. Info, www.cooperstownart.com/for-adults.html
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JAN. 1
New Years Day!
NEW YEARS SERVICE – 10:30 a.m. The Catholic Community of St. Mary, 39 Walnut St., Oneonta. Info, stmarysoneonta.org or call (607) 432-3920.
YU-GI-OH TOURNAMENT – Noon-4 p.m. Serenity Hobbies, 254 Main St., Oneonta. Info, serenityhobbies.com
GAMING EVENT – 1-4 p.m. Pokemon Juniors League. Serenity Hobbies, 254 Main St., Oneonta. Info, serenityhobbies.com
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, DEC. 31
New Years Eve!!!
FROSTBITE 5K – 1 p.m. 3rd race of the O’town Triple Crown. Begins on Market St., Oneonta near Sidney Federal Credit Union. Info, www.oneontaymca.org
NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE PARTY FUNDRAISER – 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Come out to support the Standing Rock Medic and Healer Council with DJ Raphael. Tickets at door $25. Cantina de Salsa, 11 Main St., Cherry Valley. Info, www.facebook.com/events/249553308797227/
NEW YEAR PARTY – 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Ring in the new year with champagne and a midnight breakfast buffet with Burning Moonlight. Timber Creek Saloon and Restaurant, 2957 ST. HWY. 23, West Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/TimberCreekLLC/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, DEC. 23
FAMILY GAME NIIGHT – 5-10 p.m. Bring Family and Friends to Board Game Night. Serenity Hobbies, 254 Main St, Oneonta. Info, serenityhobbies.com
CHRISTMAS DINNER DONATIONS – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Donations of food to the Friends of Christmas Dinner should be dropped off at First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Accepting baked pies, fruit breads, Christmas cookies, fresh fruit, apple and cranberry juice. Volunteers needed as cooks, drivers, servers and cleaning. Info, Ann Steen 432-1283 or Kelly Ahlqvist 432-1871
SOUTHSDIE MALL SANTA – 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Southside Mall, 5006 State Highway 23, Oneonta.
COOPERSTOWN SANTA – 1-4 p.m. Christmas Cottage, Pioneer Park, Cooperstown. Info, cooperstownchamber.org/santas-house-in-cooperstown/
ONEONTA SANTA – 4-6 p.m. Muller Plaza, Main St., Oneonta.
MUSIC – 6-9 p.m. Come de-stress with Dan Schilling. Timber Creek Saloon and Restaurant, 2957 ST. HWY. 23, West Oneonta. Info, www.facebook.com/TimberCreekLLC
KARAOKE – 8 p.m. With DJ Donna. Empire House 136 Marion Ave, Gilbertsville. Info, www.facebook.com/theempirehouse