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March 9, 2012

What's Happening: March 9, 2012


— NON COMMERCIAL EVENTS only. Readers who wish to list an event in What’s Happening should email information to crier@csdsl.net, mail to the Cooperstown Crier, 21 Railroad Ave., Cooperstown, NY, 13326, or fax to 547-1109 at least 10 days before the event. More information may be obtained by calling 547-9493.

THURSDAY, MARCH 8

EVENT: Kindergarten registration, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cooperstown Elementary School. For appointment, info: 547-9976.

EVENT: Community Art Night, 6 to 8 p.m., The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St. Stamp Block making. CLASS: Easter Basket making, children’s pottery workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St. 1 of 2. Cost: $50. To register: 547-8671.

EVENT: True-crime writer Nate Hendley, 7:30 p.m., Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center, State University College at Oneonta. Part of the Red Dragon Reading Series.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

CLASS: Books We Love to Watch class: ‘O Brother Where Art Thou?’ 6:30 p.m., The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St. For info: www.smithyarts.org.

CLASS: Composting for the home garden, 1 to 3 p.m., Extension Center, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. Register by March 7: 547-2536, ext. 0. Fee: $5.

EVENT: Use, implementation and impact of conservation easements on landscape and community, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Milford Historical Association, 7 N. Main St., Milford. Presented by Otsego Land Trust. To register by March 9, call marcie@otsegolandtrust. org, 547-2366.

EVENT: Cooperstown Ropers Reunion, 1:30 p.m., Cooperstown High School Gym; 1:30 p.m., former Redskin Ropers; 2:30, former Red Hot Ropers; 3 p.m., current Red Hot Ropers. For info: cherzig@cooperstown.org.

EVENT: Catskill Region History Day, 11 a.m., Unadilla Valley Central School.

FUNDRAISER: Boy Scout Troop 1254 bottle drive, 9 a.m. Leave returnable bottles at church, sidewalk or porch steps visible from the street.

FUNDRAISER: Fly Creek United Methodist Church auction, 7 p.m., country Route 26 near state Route 28/80. MEAL: Lasagna dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m., St. john’s Episcopal Church.

MEAL: Pancake breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Pioneer Street.

EVENT: March Musical Madness, 10 a.m. to noon, Anderson Hall, Hartwick College, Oneonta. Presented by Oneonta World of Learning and the Hartwick College Music Department.

SUNDAY, MARCH 11

BOOK GROUP: ‘The Hunger  Games, 2 to 3 p.m., VillageLibrary, 22 Main St.

TUESDAY, MARCH 13

MEETING: The Women’s Club of Cooperstown, 2 p.m., Christ Church Parish House, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown. Program: `Writing A Novel After Penning Weekly Columns’ by Jim Atwell. For info: 547-9269. EVENT: Safe Kids of Otsego County showcase, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bassett Medical Center’s Clinic Lobby.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14

WORK SESSION: Cooperstown Central School, 7 p.m., budget work session.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15

CLASS: Easter Basket making, children’s pottery workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St. 2 of 2. Cost: $50. To register: 547-8671.

CONCERT: Kim Hayashi to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3, 7:30 p.m., Anderson Center for the Arts Center, Hartwick College.

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

MOVIE: ‘Green Fire,’ 7  p.m., Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. Presented by Otsego Land Trust and the Environmental Advocacy Club. For info: 547-2366.

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

MARKET: Cooperstown Farmer’s Market featuring fresh vegetables and fruits, plants, baked goods, meats, cheese, local crafts and more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is behind Key Bank, at 101 Main St. in Cooperstown.

For information, call 547-6195. Class: Books We Love to Watch class: ‘Double Indemnity,’ 6:30 p.m., The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St. For info: www.smithyarts. org.

DINNER: St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, 4 to 7 p.m., St. Mary’s Parish Center, 31 Elk St. Presented by the Knights of Columbus of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Council #10968. Irish Step Dancers to perform at 6:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

PROGRAM: Rabbit Goody of Thistle Hill Weavers, 2 p.m., village meeting room, 22 Main St., Cooperstown. Presented by the Friends of the Village Library.

MONDAY, MARCH 19

SCREENING: Digital mammography breast cancer screenings, Richfield Springs Health Center, 8550 state Highway 28. For appointment, info: (888) 416-3409.

EVENT: Free spaghetti dinner and food drive, 4 to 8 p.m., Templeton Hall, Pioneer Street. Presented by the Cooperstown Democratic Party to benefit Cooperstown Food Bank.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

MEETING: Lions Club of Cooperstown, 6:30 p.m., Tunnicliff Inn.

PRESENTATION: Cooperstown Central School, 7 p.m., budget presentation during regular school board meeting.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

EVENT: Victim Impact Panel, 7 p.m., Council of the Arts Building, 27 W. Main St, Norwich. Registration begins a 6:15 p.m. To register, 432-0061, ext. 102.

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

DANCE: St. Patrick’s Day Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Cooperstown Elementary School. Presented by Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Club,

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

CLASS: Books We Love to Watch class: ‘The Painted Veil,’ 6:30 p.m., The Smithy, 55 Pioneer St. For info: www.smithyarts.org.

TUESDAY, MARCH 27

EVENT: Safe Kids of Otsego County showcase, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bassett Medical Center’s Clinic Lobby.