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 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: 547-2536, ext. 226.
MEETING: Meet the Candidate Night, 7 p.m., Cherry Valley-Springfield auditorium.
EXHIBIT: Faces Against Fracking, 4:30 to 7 p.m., Smithy Center for the Arts, Pioneer St. Sponsored by Otsego 2000 and NYPIRG.
PROGRAM: Lesley Diehl, 7 p.m., Village Meeting Room, 22 Main St. Presented by Friends of Village Library.
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 ElementarySchool.
SATURDAY, MAY 12
SEMINAR: ‘The Vaccine Controversy _ What Everyone Needs to Know About Canine Vaccines and Vaccination Programs,’ 9 a.m., Fenimore Art Museum. Presented by The Healthy Dog Project. To register: email@example.com.
CONCERT: ‘Messiah,’ 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 66 Chestnut St., Oneonta. Presented by the Catskill Choral Society.
FUNDRAISER: Cooperstown/ Northern Otsego County Relay For Life luminaria sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Cooperstown Farmers’ Market.
WORKSHOP: Container gardening and other alternative methods, 10 a.m. to noon, Cooperative Extension Education Center, 123 Lake St., Cooperstown. To register by May 9: 547-2536, ext. 0.
MARKET: Cooperstown Farmers’ Market opening day, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pioneer Alley. For info: www.otsego2000.org/farmersmarket.
FUNDRAISER: Bottle drive, 9 a.m. Held by Cooperstown Boy Scout Troop 1254.
TRIP: Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society birding trip to Onderdunk Road, 5 p.m., meet at Stewart’s in Sharon Springs. For info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONDAY, MAY 14
EVENT: Talking Opera, 7 p.m., Christ Church Parish Hall, 69 Fair St. Ithaca College student to give presentation on French baroque instruments. Series presented by Glimmerglass Opera Guild.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
MEETING: Lions Club of Cooperstown, 6:30 p.m., Tunnicliff Inn.
LECTURE: ‘Backyard Chicken Keeping,’ 7 p.m., Louis C. Jones Center, The Farmers’ Museum. For info: farmersmuseum.org.
THURSDAY, MAY 17
WALK: Jean Miller Memorial Wildflower Walk, 10 a.m. to noon, Gilbert Lake State Park. Presented by Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society. For info: 988-7805.
FRIDAY, MAY 18
SALE: Church of Christ United rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Church Street, Richfield Springs. Bag sale from 5 to 7 p.m. For info: (315) 858-1553.
SATURDAY, MAY 19
COLLECTION: Final book collection for summer book sale, 10 a.m. to noon, Cooperstown Library.
MEAL: Fly-in breakfast, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cooperstown/ Westville Airport. Presented by Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department and Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1070.
SUNDAY, MAY 20
EVENT: Native American Artisan Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., The Tepee, 7632 U.S. Highway 20, Cherry Valley.
MONDAY, MAY 21
MEETING: Springfield Historical Society, 1 p.m., Springfield Community Center Historical Room, tea for those who participated in the Wardwell Sisters’ Sewing School. For info: (315) 858-0707.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23
LECTURE: ‘Rhetorical Leadership in the Organic Food Movement,’ 7 p.m., Louis C. Jones Center, The Farmers’ Museum. For info: farmersmuseum.org.
EVENT: Kid Garden spring festival, 2:30 to 6 p.m., Cooperstown Central School. For info: email@example.com.
THURSDAY, MAY 24
EVENT: Scholarship award dinner, 5 to 6:30, Brewery Ommegang. Presented to Rachael Fort by the Chamber of Commerce. For info: 547-9983.