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HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

Pony Palooza!

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PONY PALOOZA – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Horse rescue opens doors for family friendly celebration. Includes pony hugs, tours, games, local vendors, rides, food, face painting, more. Rosemary Farm, 1646 Roses Brook Road, South Kortright. 607-538-1200 or visit www.facebook.com/RosemaryFarm/

HOPS FOR HISTORY – 2 – 8 p.m. Downtown venues offer food pairings with local beers. Tickets, $30 day-of. Available only at Oneonta History Center, 183 Main St., Oneonta. 607-432-0960 or visit www.oneontahistory.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 9
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for FRIDAY, MAR. 9

Opening Students Exhibit

‘An Artistic Discovery’

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OPENING RECEPTION – 5 – 7 p.m. Celebrate the opening of “An Artistic Discovery,” featuring works by 100 Otsego County students. Displayed thru 3/31. Cooperstown Art Association. Call 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

FILM SERIES – 7 – 10 p.m. Race Matters Film Series features a screening of a major motion picture, followed by discussion led by community/religious leaders. This months film is “Get Out” (2017). Rated R. Rescheduled from 3/2. Free. The Community room, near JC Penny, Southside Mall, Oneonta.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, MAR. 1

Share Your Writing

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WORD THURSDAY – 7 – 9 p.m. Share your writing or writing by a black writer that inspires you to celebrate Black History Month. Bright Hill Press & Literary Center, 94 Church St., Treadwell. Call 607-829-5055 or visit www.facebook.com/brighthp/

THEATER – 7:30 p.m. SUNY Oneonta Theater dept. presents “Barefoot in the Park,” a romantic comedy about a newlywed couples emerging life in NYC. Admission, $5/person. Hamblin Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit connect.oneonta.edu/event/1836751

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, FEB.1
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, FEB.1

Heart Health Discussion

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ROUNDTABLE – 7-8 p.m. Dr. Merle Meyerson presents “Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: We Will Not Go Quietly, We Will Go Red,” about the importance of preventing heart disease. Cooperstown Village Library. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/

STAMP CLUB – 7 p.m. Meeting of the Leatherstocking Stamp Club. All welcome. Tillapaugh Home, 28 Pioneer St., Cooperstown. Call Ellen Tillapaugh, 607-547-5646 or e-mail kuchtill@gmail.com.

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 18
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 18

Photos From Afghanistan

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PHOTO PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Joshua Ives from Syracuse University share photographs he took while on military deployment in Afghanistan. Free, open to the public. Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/

OPEN HOUSSE – 3-7:30 p.m. The community is invited to give comments and ideas for updates to the Comprehensive Plan for Oneonta. Wilber Mansion, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-2070 or visit www.canoneonta.org/event/oneonta-open-house/?instance_id=966

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17

Speed Painting Performance

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SPEED PAINTING – 3-5 p.m. Tom Varano wows students with unique art and tales of his experiences. Hunt College Union, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1746145

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

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 11
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, JAN. 11

Book Club Discusses Dreamland

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BOOK CLUB – 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Discuss “Dreamland: The True Tale Of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” by Sam Quinones. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

HISTORY DAY – 8-11:30 a.m. 7th Grade Local National History Day. Library, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-8181 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10

Learn To Draw

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DRAWING CLASS – 5-7 p.m. Free Beginners class on how to draw. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4435.

BOE MEETING – 5 p.m. Open budget discussion with section focused on the Program portion beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cooperstown Central School. Call 607-547-5364 or visit www.cooperstowncs.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 8
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, JAN. 8

Mindfulness Book Discussion

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BOOK CLUB – 6-7 p.m. Discuss “How To Sit” by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh at this Mindfulness focused book club. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/

YARN WORKSHOP – 5-6:30 p.m. Work with instructor Tori to create something for yourself or loved one. All skill levels welcome! Create mittens, hats, more. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call (607)267-4435 or e-mail kyle@friendsofrecoverydo.org or visit www.friendsofrecoverydo.org/events

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JAN. 3

Learn To Draw

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DRAWING CLASS – 5-7 p.m. Free Beginners class on how to draw. The Turning Point, 22 Elm St., Oneonta. Call 607-267-4435.

CHESS NIGHT – 7-11 p.m. Chess enthusiasts of all levels welcome to play. Includes free lessons for beginners. Hunt Union Cafeteria, SUNY Oneonta. Call 607-386-3589

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, DEC. 19
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for TUESDAY, DEC. 19

‘The Little Prince’ At CCS

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OPERA – 7 p.m. Enjoy a performance of family friendly opera, “The Little Prince,” this holiday season. Auditorium, Cooperstown High School. Call 607-547-2255 or visit glimmerglass.org/festival/little-prince/

SENIOR SOCIAL – 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Seniors enjoy fun in the pool, hot beverages, luncheon, bingo, more. Oneonta YMCA, 20-26 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-432-0010 or visit www.oneontaymca.org

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, DEC. 4
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, DEC. 4

Drawing Practice For The Holidays

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FIGURE DRAWING – 6:30 p.m. Non-instructional drawing with live model. Poses chosen by consensus. Cost $12 per class. The Carriage House Art Studio, 11 Ford Ave., Oneonta. Call 607-435-8718 or visit carriagehouseartstudio.com/classes/figure-drawing/

INFORMATION SESSION – 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend the presentation of the CGP students Transition Plan a required document identifying areas needing improvement to be accessible to those with Disabilities. Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown. Call 547-2411 or e-mail vcooperstown@stny.rr.com

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 30
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for THURSDAY, NOV. 30

‘Home For The Holidays’

SAS Community Exhibit

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HOLIDAY RECEPTION – 5:30-7 p.m. Celebrate the holidays and the opening of the Susquehanna Animal Shelter’s community gallery “Home for the Holiday’s.” The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Call 607-547-1400 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/event/home-holidays-reception-susquehanna-animal-shelter

COMMUNITY PROGRAM – 6:30 p.m. Dave Edwards of the Leatherstocking Beekeepers Association to discuss “Are Honey Bees really in trouble?” Woodside Hall, 1 Main St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-0600 ext. 101 or visit www.facebook.com/Woodside.Hall/

HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29

Walk For Hurricane Relief

14-19eventspage Give the gift of Christmas to children in need. To participate in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program CLICK HERE!

HURRICANE RELIEF – 6-9 p.m. Walk to raise money for Hurricane victims. Admission, $3. Hunt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/1622705

LECTURE SERIES – 12:20 p.m. Dr. Elena Chernyak presents “Intimate Partner Violence in The Former Soviet Union Societies: Risk Markers and Protective Factors.” Eaton Lounge, Bresee Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Call 607-431-4865 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/hartwicks-chernyak-present-next-faculty-lecture/

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