NON COMMERCIAL EVENTS only. Readers who wish to list an event in What’s Happening should email information to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, MAY 3
CLASS: Basic SKYWARN, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Morris Conference Center, Craven Lounge, State University College at Oneonta. To register: 729-1597, ext. 4.
FRIDAY, MAY 4
EVENT: Public observation nights, sunset, SUNY Oneonta Observatory. For info: 436-2620 or Jason. Smolinski@oneonta.edu. SALE: Spring Rummage Sale of Christ Church, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 69 Fair St., Cooperstown.
DANCE: Otsego Dance Society contra dance, 8 to 11 p.m., Presbyterian Church, Cooperstown. For info: 965- 8232 or (315) 272-6110.
SATURDAY, MAY 5
SALE: Spring Rummage Sale of Christ Church bag sale, 10 a.m. to noon, 69 Fair St., Cooperstown.
HIKE: Basswood Pond State Forest, 1 p.m. Presented by OCCA. For info: 547-4488, email@example.com.
EVENT: Woodmen’s Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hanford Mills Museum, intersection of county routes 10 and 12, East Meredith. For info: 278- 5744, wwwhanfordmills.org.
SUNDAY, MAY 6
MEAL: Spring donation pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, Fly Creek Area Historical Society.
EVENT: Spring cleanup day at Brookwood Point, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Otsego Land Trust. For info, signup, www. otsegolandtrust.org, 547- 2366, firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIKE: Birding trip on Susquehanna Greenway, 8 to 10 a.m., presented by Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society. For info: 434-4880 or Oneontagreenway.org.
TUESDAY, MAY 8
EVENT: Meet the Candidates Night, 7 to 9 p.m., middle/high school cafeteria, Cooperstown Central School. Presented by the League of Women Voters of the Cooperstown Area.
MEAL: Mother’s Day potluck dinner, 6 p.m., Fly Creek Methodist Church.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 9
TALK: ‘Through the Heartland on U.S. 20,’ talk by Bill and Mary Lewis, 7 p.m., Springfield community Center, county Route 29A, sponsored by the Springfield Historical Society.
EVENT: Women’s Club of Cooperstown, spring luncheon and fashion show, 1 p.m., Otesaga Hotel. For tickets: 547-9269.
LECTURE: ‘Our Rural Community: Central New York in Words and Photographs,’ 7 p.m., Louis C. Jones Center, The Farmers’ Museum. For info: farmersmuseum.org.
THURSDAY, MAY 10
MEETING: Roundtable discussion for cheese and value-added dairy producers, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. To register by May 7: call 547-2536, ext. 226.
MEETING: Meet the Candidate Night, 7 p.m., Cherry Valley-Springfieldauditorium.
FRIDAY, MAY 11
EVENT: Paint the Town Purple, in support of Cooperstown/ Northern Otsego County Relay for Life, Cooperstown and Richfield Springs.
EVENT: Slumber Party for Girls, 5 p.m., The Farmers’ Museum and Fenimore Art Museum. To register: Sara DeSalvatore, 547-1461.
CONCERT: ‘Messiah,’ 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Presented by the Catskill Choral Society.
DANCE: Doubleday Dancers Western Square Dance Club of Cooperstown May Dance, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Cooperstown Elementary School.