HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
PAR FOR PAWS – Come play to benefit homeless, abandoned animals. Golf tournament has been reconfigured this year due to Covid-19. Come play all weekend, just mention that you are playing to support the Susquehana SPCA. Admission, $40/person. Otsego Golf Club, 144 Pro Shop Dr., Springfield Center. 607-547-9290 or visit sqspca.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JANUARY 12
BRIDAL EXPO – Noon. Engaged couples network with providers of catering, flowers, photography, more to make a perfect wedding. Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. 607-431-2080 or visit foothillspac.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2
DAY OF THE DEAD – 10 a.m. – Noon. Experience Dia De Muertos and the Latinx community by telling stories in Spanish & English, participating in family activities, enjoy traditional food, more. Cooperstown Village Library. 607-547-8344 or visit www.facebook.com/VillageLibraryOfCooperstown/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
CONCERT – 3 p.m. Stamford Friends of Music present Pegasus: The Orchestra performing American masterpieces Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland, others. Suggested donation, $12/person. Stamford United Methodist Church, 88 Main St., Stamford. Visit friendsmusic.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, JUNE 9
EXHIBIT – 3 p.m. The exhibit, “Broadway Revealed: Behind the Theater Curtain,” showcases Broadway productions in photographs by Greater Oneonta Historical Society’s members. Free. Anderson’s Foreman Gallery at Hartwick College. 1 Hartwick Dr, Oneonta, Info, www.oneontahistory.org.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, APRIL 28
CONCERT – 2 p.m. Catskill Valley Wind Ensemble, FREE, donations accepted, open to the public, 1st come, 1st serve. First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St, Oneonta, Info, (607) 432-7085.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
FILM SOCIETY – 7 p.m. Returning for a second season, Film Society of Cooperstown presents “There Will Be Blood” (2007). Free, refreshments included. Village Ball Room, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. 607-437-6903 or visit www.facebook.com/FilmSocCoop/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
HARVEST FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Event features music, performances, activities, workshops, meet the animals, learn about old-time trades, participate in the harvest. Entry, $12/adult. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/Harvest-Festival
HARVEST FESTIVAL – 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate the season with vendors, live music, demos, meet & greet with artisans, a tour of Beekman farm, a beer garden, food trucks, more at family friendly events. Sharon Springs. 888-801-1802 or visit beekman1802.com/events/harvest-festival/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
TALKING OPERA – 7 p.m. Director Tomer Zvulun and Conductor Nicole Paiement share perspectives on Pulitzer prize-winning opera “Silent Night.” Parish Hall, Christ Episcopal Church, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-2255 or visit www.facebook.com/glimmerglassfestival/
BOOK SIGNING – 5 – 7 p.m. Get your copy of “Lewis Hine: Photographer and American Progressive,” signed by the author Tim Duerden and enjoy a presentation about the famous photograher. The Green Toad Bookstore, 198 Main St., Oneonta. Call 607-433-8898 or visit www.facebook.com/TheGreenToadBookstore/
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, DEC. 25
CHRISTMAS MASS – 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, 39 Walnut St., Oneonta. Call 607-432-3920 or visit www.stmarysoneonta.org
CHRISTMAS SERVICE – 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist. Christ Church Episcopal, 46 River St., Cooperstown. Call 607-547-9555 or visit www.christchurchcooperstown.org
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SUNDAY, DEC. 10
OPEN HOUSE – 3-5 p.m. Holiday event featuring baked goods, refreshments, a performance by Gerry Falco, Steve Fabrizio & Friends. Also collecting non-perishable items for the food pantry & Susquehanna Animal Shelter. St. James Manor, 9 St. James Pl., Oneonta. Call 607-436-9974 or visit www.facebook.com/St-James-Manor-Retirement-Community-394485027409541/
MEET & GREET – 3-5 p.m. Congressional Candidate Patrick Ryan presents a brief outline of his positions, followed by Q&A session, followed by a meet&greet with the public. Free, space limited. Village Hall Ballroom, Cooperstown. RSVP, 607-547-7011 or e-mail email@example.com
To the Editor:
I’ve been fortunate to work with Kim Jastremski the past few years. In her role as Library Board president, Kim has lead the way in converting the library’s funding structure, spearheading the successful public funding ballot initiative, which has put the library on solid financial footing, and pursuing New York State library construction grants.
These much-needed changes have transformed our much loved library both financially and physically. Residents throughout the school district have shared the benefits of her efforts.
To achieve these things, Kim has worked well with village government, the Hartwick Library Board, the state Department of Education and the Cooperstown Central school board. In an ever-changing, and somewhat frightening, world for public education, we need Kim Jastremski on the school board, fighting for our local interests.
Please join me in voting for Kim for the school board on May 16.
Village of Cooperstown