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May 3, 2012

What's Happening: May 3, 2012

— NON COMMERCIAL EVENTS only. Readers who wish to list an event in What’s Happening should email information to, 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.


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.


EVENT: Public observation nights, sunset, SUNY Oneonta Observatory. For info: 436-2620 or Jason. 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.


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,

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,


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., 547- 2366,

HIKE: Birding trip on Susquehanna Greenway, 8 to 10 a.m., presented by Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society. For info: 434-4880 or


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.


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:


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.


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.