HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO: Art Exhibits Open at Cooperstown Art Association 5/20/22


Opening of art exhibitions
At Cooperstown Art Association

OPENING RECEPTION – 5:00-7:00 p.m. Celebrate the opening of 3 popular shows “ESSENTIAL ART”, the 31st Annual Regional Juried Art Fair, “Into The Light” with acrylic paintings by Mimi George, and the 55th year of the annual leather brush and palette club. Fine Art Exhibit featuring works by artists from Otsego County. Cooperstown Arts Association. 607-547-9777 or visit www.cooperstownart.com

WALKING CLUB – 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun walk on Mondays and Fridays with friends old and new and listen to music from the 70s. Free for members, non-members aged 50 and over . Clark Sports Centre, Cooperstown. 547-2800, ext. 109 or visit www.clarksportscenter.com

BLOOD COLLECTION – 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. West Oneonta Fire Department, 2865 Co. Hwy. 8 West Oneonta. 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org

CHICKEN DINNER – 4:30 – 6:00 pm Enjoy a Brooks Chicken Dinner on the 3rd Friday of every month. Will include half the chicken, baked potato, coleslaw and all for $13/dinner plus convenience fee if paying by Paypal. Pre-order by Wednesday strongly encouraged. Cooperstown First Baptist Church, 21 Elm St., Cooperstown. Contact baptistcooperstown@gmail.com

NERF NIGHT – 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Teens, ages 12 to 25, are invited to the ultimate nerf battle. Mandatory masks. The Oneonta Teen Center, 4 Academy St., Oneonta. 607-441-3999 or visit www.facebook.com/oneonta.teencenter

THEATER – 7:30 pm Come see a new version of “The Diary of Anne Frank” by Wendy Kesselman, based on the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. Anne Frank’s Diary chronicled her life as her family went into hiding in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam from 1942 to 1944. Material may not be suitable for children. Tickets, $20/adult. Presented by Bigger Dreams Productions at the Production Center, Foothills Performing Arts Center, Oneonta. Visit www.facebook.com/biggerdreamsproductions

William E. Bennett