HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, MARCH 19
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Flutist John Ragusa and pianist Jeremy Wall perform as part of the Hewitt and Patricia Pantaleoni Memorial Concert Series. Free. Room 201, Fine Arts Center, SUNY Oneonta. Info, (607) 436-3419.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MARCH 16
IRISH DINNER – 4-7 p.m. The Knights of Columbus Tekakwitha Council 10968 host a corned beef & cabbage dinner with Irish step dancers performing. Free, donations accepted. St. Mary’s Parish Center, 31 Elm St., Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-8519.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MARCH 15
CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Performance by high energy chamber music ensemble PROJECT Trio. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. 607-433-7252 or visit oneontaconcertassociation.org
ONEONTA – A qualifying session for anyone seeking to lifeguard at state parks this summer is planned at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at SUNY Oneonta, organized by the Central Region of the state Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MARCH 9
CABARET CONCERT – 7:30 p.m. Catskill Symphony’s annual Cabaret Concert, featuring the Sultans of String and guest conductor Paul Massey, as well as the annual Conductor Contest. Alumni Field House, SUNY Oneonta. Visit catskillsymphony.net/news-events/upcoming-events.html
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, MARCH 3
PANCAKE BREAKFAST – 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sugaring Off Sundays include pancake breakfast with fresh maple syrup, demonstrations and tours of the Farmers Museum. The Farmers Museum, 5775 Route 80, Cooperstown. Info, www.farmersmuseum.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MARCH 1
CONTRADANCE – 7:15 p.m. Monthly contradance. Music by Traverse, Ed Bugel calls. First Presbyterian Church, Cooperstown. Suggested donation, $8 adults, $4 students/kids, $20 family. 607-965-8232, 607-547-8164.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
THEATER – 7:30 p.m. SUNY Oneonta’s Mask and Hammer Theatre Club presents Bertolt Brecht’s “The Exception and the Rule.” Hamblin Theater, Fine Arts Building, SUNY Oneonta. Info, oneonta.edu/theatre.
By JENNIFER HILL
Parasites. That doesn’t sound good.
But SUNY Oneonta biology professor Florian Reyda says having a variety and plentiful parasites “is a sign of a healthy ecosystem, of biodiversity.”
By that measure, Otsego Lake is quite healthy. Especially now that Margaret Doolin, a student in SUNY’s master of science biology program and one of Reyda’s advisees, had discovered a parasitic
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
POT LUCK – 6 p.m. Fly Creek Area Historical Society hosts their annual pot luck. Bring a dish to pass and an antique or special item to share with the group. Free, open to the public. Fly Creek Methodist Church, 852 Co Rd 26, Fly Creek. Info, (607) 547-9334.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
MEMORY BOXES – 2 p.m. Sarah Ells leads a program on the Memory Boxes made by the residents of Woodside Hall. 1 Main St. Cooperstown. Info, (607) 547-0600 ext 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/
ONEONTA – Marilyn J. Sinstack, 93, a SUNY Oneonta graduate who raised two children here, passed away peacefully, Feb. 21, 2019, at the home of her daughter, JoDee Kogut in Hamilton.
She was born April 30, 1925, in Cambridge, Washington County, the daughter of the late Guy D. and Marion (Moon) McClaughry. She graduated from Greenwich High School in 1942 and attended SUNY Oneonta, (then Oneonta Normal School).
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24
MUSIC FESTIVAL – 4 p.m. Honest Brook Music Festival winter season continues with Pianist Tomer Gewirtzman. Cost, $30/person at-door. Stamford United Methodist Church, 88 Main St., Stamford. 607-746-3770 or visit hbmf.org