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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Baseball Author Double Feature 08-18-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 18

Baseball Author Double Feature

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AUTHOR SERIES – 2 p.m. Double feature of former major league pitcher Luis Tiant, discussing his book, ‘Son of Havana,’ and Kat Williams, discussing her book, ‘Isabel “Lefty” Alvarez: The Improbable Life of a Cuban American Baseball Star.’ Includes Q&A session. Free, registration for Zoom conference required. Hosted by The Baseball Hall of Fame. Visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-author-series-luis-tiant-kat-williams?date=0 for info.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Author Discusses Book On First Japanese-American Baseball Players 07-21-20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, JULY 21

Author Discusses Book On First

Japanese-American Baseball Players

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AUTHOR SERIES – 2 p.m. Join baseball author Robert Fitts, a leading expert on Japanese Baseball, to discuss the stories of the first Japanese Americans to play baseball back in the early 20th century. Free, registration required. Presented by the Baseball Hall of Fame. Visit baseballhall.org/events/virtual-author-series-Robert-Fitts?date=0

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2020
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, APRIL 17

Local Ecology With Biology Professor

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ECO PRESENTATION – 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Digital presentation ‘Slogs Through Bogs’ with SUNY Oneonta biology professor Dr. Donna Vogler who completed a survey of the habitat of the Cranberry Bog of the Greenwood Conservancy, the focus of this talk. Join Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society to learn about the ecology of our local wetland at www.facebook.com/DelawareOtsegoAudubonSociety/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAR. 21
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, MAR. 21

Family Fun At The Library

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FAMILY NIGHT – 6 p.m. Bring the kids for a fun story time, crafting, scavenger hunt, build with Legos, games, more. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/

INTERNATIONAL NIGHT – 5:30-9 p.m. Enjoy food from around the world. This week it’s from France. The Otesaga, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9931 or visit www.otesaga.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPT. 23
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPT. 23

Country Blues Concert

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CONCERT SERIES – 7:30 p.m. Presenting Jerron“Blind Boy” Paxton the most sensational newcomer to blues. First Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St., Cooperstown. Call (607) 547-8401 or visit cooperstownconcertseries.org/jerron-blind-boy-paxton-92317-at-cooperstown-first-presbyterian-church/

ENVIRONMENT – 6 p.m. Wildlife Pathologist Ward Stone presents a talk on environmental stewardship and activism. Begins with a potluck, followed by the talk, ending with Q&A. The Star Theater, Old Village hall, 44 Main St., Cherry Valley. Call (607)264-3099 or visit www.eventbrite.com/e/wildlife-pathologist-ward-stone-talk-tickets-37473656716?aff=es2

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUG. 29 2017
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUG. 29

Working With Mediums

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SPIRITUAL COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP – 6-8 p.m. Bring your questions and experiences. Demonstration of Mediumship. Experience guided meditation and prayer techniques to connect with Loved Ones. Interfaith, All Welcome. Gallery ticket $25.00 per person. Darling Hill Farm Retreat, 404 Ed Herman Rd, Westford. Call (607)638-5111, RSVP Storyducey@gmail.com or visit www.darlinghillfarmretreat.com 

LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. Lipbone Redding, the no-tech one-man orchestra, weaves stories, rhythms, melodies, humor, singing, & inventive guitar playing in his performance. Weather permitting. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. Visit richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUG. 22
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUG. 22

Folk Singer at Lakefront Park

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LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. Fritz Henry, solo singer and guitar, performs a fun an interactive variety of music for all ages. Weather permitting. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/

3-D PRINTING WORKSHOP – 3:30-5 p.m. Children 8 and up design and print their own fidget spinner. Basic mouse skills required. $2 material fee. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. hmloneonta.org/calendar/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUG. 15
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUG. 15

Art With The Artist

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ART DISCUSSION – 5 p.m. Artist Ashley Norwood Cooper discusses her ‘Deployment’ series painted while her husband was deployed in Afghanistan. The Art Garage, 689 Beaver Meadow Rd., Cooperstown. Call (607)547-5327 or visit www.facebook.com/TheArtGarageCooperstown/

LAKEFRONT CONCERT – 7 p.m. Scott Freeman Band, a quartet, plays a diverse repertoire of classical, jazz, oldies, Irish, and pop music. Weather permitting. Bandstand in the Lakefront Park, Cooperstown. richcooperstown.org/lakefront-concert-series/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 8
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 8

Music From The Diaspora

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KLEZMER CONCERT – 5 p.m. The Big Galute Klezmer ensemble presents a dazzling variety of music from the Jewish Diaspora’s many homelands. The Pavillion, Glimmerglass Festival Campus, 7300 St. Hwy. 80, Cooperstown. Call (607)547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org

HEALTH SCREENING – 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free mammograms and pelvic exams for the uninsured and under-insured. Morris Fire Department, 117 East Main St., Morris. Call 1-888-345-0225

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, AUGUST 1

Opening Day At

The Otsego County Fair

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OTSEGO COUNTY FAIR – 8 a.m. Gates. Buildings open 10 a.m. Open to 9 p.m. Adimission $1 for the first day only. Fair Grounds, 469 Mill St., Morris. Visit www.otsegocountyfair.org

WALKING TOUR – 7 p.m. Tour the historic property of the Emmons Farm with the Greater Oneonta Historical Society. Begins at The Farmhouse at emmons restaurant, 5649 St. Hwy. 7, Oneonta. Call (607)432-0960 or email info.Oneonta History.org or visit www.oneontahistory.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 29

Awards At Doubleday

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AWARDS PRESENTATION – 4:30 p.m. Features the presentation of the Ford C. Frick award for baseball broadcasting excellence and the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. Gates open 3 p.m. Followed immediately by the Parade of Legends Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. baseballhall.org/events/Awards-Presentation-2017?date=0

PARADE OF LEGENDS – 6 p.m. The Legends of baseball ride down Main St. to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. baseballhall.org/events/Parade-of-legends-17?date=0

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