Ugly Sweater Christmas Party Potluck
Dec
18
5:00 PM17:00

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party Potluck

It's that time again, time for cold, snow, and holiday spirit, and you know what that means? It's time for Serenity Hobbies' Ugly Sweater Christmas Party Pot Luck and Gift Exchange!!!

Holiday Party Checklist:

Bring a dish to pass. (And share in all the festivities)

Bring a gift to draft. (Around $20 - 30)

Wear an ugly sweater. (Uglier the better)

Have a great time! (No seriously)

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Senior Social
Dec
19
9:00 AM09:00

Senior Social

FREE TO ALL SENIORS at the YMCA
e-mail kmorrissey@oneontaymca.org or call 607-432-0010 to RSVP
EVENTS
9:15 - 10:00 Aqua Arthritis in the pool
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee/ Hot Beverages
10:30-11:30 Silver Sneakers Classic
11:30 - 12:20 Social Hour Luncheon
12:20 - 1:15 Bingo with prizes
1:00 - 2:00 Extended Sr. Swim
1:15 - 3:00 Healthy Refreshments

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Last Minute Holiday Shopping and Clean Water Fundraiser at UA
Dec
23
9:00 AM09:00

Last Minute Holiday Shopping and Clean Water Fundraiser at UA

Come shop for a cause at The Underground Attic's final charity fundraiser shop and sip of the year! We are so close to reaching our fundraising goal for the year, and this event may put us over the edge! Enjoy refreshments and holiday gifts a-plenty! 20% of every purchase from that day will be donated to water.org. Plus all gift certificates will be buy $50 get $15 free! Hope to see you there and thanks for shopping small this holiday season!

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2017 Frostbite 5K
Dec
31
1:00 PM13:00

2017 Frostbite 5K

Race Day Registration & number pick up will be held at the Oneonta Family YMCA 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

RACE STARTS AT 1PM on Market St near The Foothills Performing Arts Center and ends at the Oneonta Family YMCA 20-26 Ford Avenue Oneonta, NY 13820. Timing ends promptly at 1:45PM

COST: 
Kids Ten & Under $18.25 All Others Pre-registration $28.25 After 12/10/17 $33.25*

Race Course has no Railroad Crossings
Runners entering the finish line without a bib will not be timed!!!!
First - Third Place Medals For All Classes

Tee shirts guaranteed only to those registered by 12/10/17. Afterwards it is while supplies last.

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New YEAR New YOU!
Jan
2
to Feb 18

New YEAR New YOU!

NEW YEAR NEW YOU!
6-week challenge program for 2018
Looking to start 2018 off right? Join the Oneonta Family YMCA New Year / New You program and get healthy, get strong and belong!
This 6 week program is designed to guide you through a basic exercise program and healthy eating skills while assisting to keep you accountable to your goals. Each week you will have a chance to earn points for prizes by keeping track of your weekly exercise & healthy eating habits while also participating in other fun activities. 
Included in this program each participant will get:
-A tee shirt
- Mini food storage kit
-Weigh in & weekly meetings
-Fit4me personal training strength training orientation
-Access to over 30 free fitness classes at the Y
Kick off meeting January 2nd @ 7pm and the program runs January 7th – February 17th with weekly meeting/classes on Saturdays at 7am. First Sat weight in is Jan 13th. Pre-registration required by 12/27/17
The price for Y Members is $25 & Non Members $75 (includes 6 week membership to the Y with free access to fitness classes.)
Space is limited so sign up now for this fun program and be part of the Y community to help improve your wellness. Pre-registration required by 12/27/17

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2018 Wedding Expo at Foothills!
Jan
7
12:00 PM12:00

2018 Wedding Expo at Foothills!

The area's absolute BEST DJ's, bakers, caterers, health and fitness experts, venues and MORE all under one roof! These professionals will be meeting and greeting each and every guest so that you are able to choose the businesses and people best suited to make your special day PERFECT!

This year we will have a "mock wedding," food tastings and a fashion show courtesy of Rainbow's End Weddings and More! And of course we will have a variety of Mimosas (Orange, Mango, Passion Fruit, Pineapple, Cranberry) available for purchase throughout the day! Yummy!

PLEASE NOTE: Everyone who attends MUST pay the entrance fee. If you pre-register it is only $5 (includes additional fees) per person.

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Mindfulness Book Club: How to sit
Jan
8
6:00 PM18:00

Mindfulness Book Club: How to sit

All are welcome to the Mindfulness Book Club on Thich Nhat Hanh!
Come prepared to discuss 'How to Sit.' Pick up a discounted copy at the Green Toad Bookstore.

"Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered around the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling writings on mindfulness and peace. He is the man Martin Luther King called “An Apostle of peace and nonviolence.” His key teaching is that, through mindfulness, we can learn to live happily in the present moment—the only way to truly develop peace, both in one’s self and in the world."

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Rally for the Y
Feb
1
to Feb 28

Rally for the Y

MAKE YOUR WORKOUT COUNT!
Attention rally bike riders. Expresso will donate $0.10 for every mile you ride in the event, as well as an additional $1000 to the team that raises the most money! PLUS if you raise $100 or more you will be entered into a lottery for a chance to win an extra $1,000 for Oneonta Family YMCA

REGISTER TODAY
1) Go to www.expresso.com/RallyForTheY
2) Click the "join button"
3) Once registered you will receive a #rallyforthey support page link
4)Share this link with your friends and family to gain pledges. Raise $100 in pledges to receive your rally badge!

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2018 Father Daughter Dance
Feb
3
6:00 PM18:00

2018 Father Daughter Dance

This annual event is open to girls ages 3-13 years & that special man in their life. An evening of dressing up, dancing, food, photos, raffles, gifts, flowers, friends, fun & giggling. Dinner buffet includes:
Roast Beef, chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, gravy, baked ziti, macaroni & cheese, corn, rolls, beverages & a wonderful variety of cupcakes for dessert.

WHEN: February 3, 2018 6:00 - 9:00pm

COST: 11/23 - 1/7/18 EARLY REGISTRATION RATES Member Couple $70 + $25 each additional daughter Public Couple $95 + $30 each additional daughter
1/8 - 1/22/18 REGISTRATION RATES CLOSES 1/22/18 Member Couple $80 + $25 each additional daughter Public Couple $105 + $30 each additional daughter

REGISTER: online http://bit.ly/2018yfdd

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I Love The 90's Dance Party w/ DJ Justino at Foothills!
Dec
16
8:00 PM20:00

I Love The 90's Dance Party w/ DJ Justino at Foothills!

  • Foothills Performing Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

8pm-Midnight / $3 in costume / $5 no costume
Cash bar for 21+

Ahhhh the 90's. Just when you thought the brightness and boldness of the 80's couldn't get any crazier, along came the 90's with it's neon colors, "anything goes" fashions and of course the MUSIC! Let's take a nostalgic trip back in time together and get lost in the 90's for a night!

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Santa Visits the Wagon Wheel
Dec
16
1:30 PM13:30

Santa Visits the Wagon Wheel

🎅🏻Bring your kids to visit Santa Claus this Saturday afternoon from 1:30-4 pm to have their picture taken. Santa will be hanging out candy canes & presents to good boys and girls! Complimentary hot cocoa and cookies will be served. ‘Tis the Season to be Merry!!🎄

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Shoeboxes for Seniors Community Gift Collection Holiday Party
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Shoeboxes for Seniors Community Gift Collection Holiday Party

Shoeboxes for Seniors has partnered with the Office of the Aging to distribute shoebox gifts to seniors in need. 
Their food service delivers over 230 meals to homebound seniors once a week within our Otsego community. 
Our community wide collection will run from November 16th through December 16th with several drop off sites throughout the Oneonta area. 
If you don't get the chance to visit one of the sites prior to December 16th, you can bring your shoebox to the holiday reception party on December 16th at the Green Earth in Oneonta. 

Join us for a fun time at our Holiday Reception Party on December 16th at the Green Earth in Oneonta. 
Come Enjoy a hot cocoa, warm cookies and visit with Santa!

This is a way we can give back to those who have humbly taken care of us and taught us so much, for so many years.

How to contribute: 

1. Find an empty shoebox (or box). 
2. Decide whether the item will be for a male, female, or non-gender.
3. Fill the box with new unopened gifts. Please do not include items that may leak, melt or may break.

Suggestions: calendar, stamps, slippers, socks, scarf, gloves, magazines, books, puzzles, crossword, lotions, personal hygiene products, shampoos, body wash, flashlights, *Walgreens, Rite Aid or Walmart gift card. 

4. Wrap the box.
5. Label the box what gender and attach it to the top of the wrapped box.

Participants may bring their box or boxes prior to the holiday collection party to any local project partner drop-off points between November 16th and December 16th. 

Drop Off points can be found at:
1. The Green Earth
2. The Working Kitchen
3. The New York Skin and Vein Center
4. The Southside Mall

Please share and spread the word! 
Like 👍 the Shoeboxes for Senior
Group page on facebook~

Fill your heart with love this holiday season by providing joy to our homebound senior citizens. Some are in need of just this littlest things this Christmas

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Saturday Shopping Spectacular
Dec
16
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Shopping Spectacular

**Jingles, mingles, and holiday fun, Saturday is for shopping, find something for everyone!** 

Come join in and open house style event with many Oneonta businesses as they extend their shopping hours and invite you to enjoy their holiday sales, snacks, and sips! 

Businesses Participating in our Saturday Shopping Spectacular 

Teleky Jeweler: 10am-5pm - will have Refreshments

Hanniebee Lane: 10am - 7pm Special: $10 off of $50

Theresa's Emporium: 10:00am - 7pm  Special :Tea /Cookies/Mrs. Claus/ Pictures with Frosty the Snowman $5

Oneonta History Center 10am - 4pm

Shakedown Street -Regular Hours

J&D's Wagon Wheel: 11am -  2am

McLaughlin's Shoes: 10am - 7pm 

McLaughlin's Clothing: 10 am - 7pm

The Artisans' Guild: 10am - 7pm - Will have Refreshments

The Green Toad Bookstore:  9am - 7pm - Stop by their Holiday Book Party 

 Denim and Diamond: 10am-7pm

Nina's Pizzeria: 11am - 10pm Deal: Free Soda w/ any 2 Slices 

The Underground Attic will have live music, refreshments, 20% off accessories and are open 10am-7pm

Monkey Barrel: 10am -7pm

Transitions Boutique: 10am-7pm, Stop by and spin the wheel of savings! 

Roots Brewing Company : 12noon -11pm 

Dietz and Wall Wines: 11am-9pm Join them for a wine tasting and 10% off total purchase! 

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J&Ds Wagon Wheel 2 year Anniversary Party!
Dec
15
to Dec 16

J&Ds Wagon Wheel 2 year Anniversary Party!

Join J&D for 2nd Year Anniversary Party on Friday, December 15!!! To start   the night with Rylee Lum playing from 8-9pm. The Jason Wicks Band will then perform from 9pm-1am ($5 Cover Charge). “Jack Fire” Girls will be joining them from 9-11pm with samples & giveaways! Great specials on food & drinks all night! Lots of FUN to be had so grab a friend or two and don’t miss out on this event!!!

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Cookies and Coloring
Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

Cookies and Coloring

nplug this holiday season with a little coloring time. Join us for this fun adults only coloring program that is sure to reduce your stress and relax your mind during the holiday season. The Library will provide all the materials, but bring your favorite drawing tools if you like. Cookies by 221 Bakery. No registration necessary.

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The Nutcracker
Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

The Nutcracker

The 30th annual production of the Fokine Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker" will be held December 8th and 9th at the Goodrich Theater at SUNY Oneonta. Show times are 7:00 PM Friday, December 8th and 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM on Saturday, December 9th. Tickets go on sale November 1st. Call the studio at (607) 432-6290 to buy tickets ($20 general admission, $15 seniors/students). See you at the show!

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The Nutcracker
Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00

The Nutcracker

The 30th annual production of the Fokine Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker" will be held December 8th and 9th at the Goodrich Theater at SUNY Oneonta. Show times are 7:00 PM Friday, December 8th and 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM on Saturday, December 9th. Tickets go on sale November 1st. Call the studio at (607) 432-6290 to buy tickets ($20 general admission, $15 seniors/students). See you at the show!

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The Nutcracker
Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

The Nutcracker

The 30th annual production of the Fokine Ballet Company's "The Nutcracker" will be held December 8th and 9th at the Goodrich Theater at SUNY Oneonta. Show times are 7:00 PM Friday, December 8th and 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM on Saturday, December 9th. Tickets go on sale November 1st. Call the studio at (607) 432-6290 to buy tickets ($20 general admission, $15 seniors/students). See you at the show!

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Gingerbread Jubilee & Festival Of The Trees
Dec
2
11:30 AM11:30

Gingerbread Jubilee & Festival Of The Trees

  • Foothills Preforming Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Following the Home for the Holidays Parade, join Destination Oneonta for a fun filled afternoon of events! 

Our 2nd Annual Gingerbread Jubilee & Gingerbread Contest will take place in the Atrium. The theme of this year is Oneonta:Yesterday and Today! Vote for The Best of the Best Gingerbread Creation! Visit with Santa! Fun activities for all! The Gingerbread houses will be on display in local stores such as Theresa's Emporium, History Center, Edward Teleky Jewelers! Other stores tbd. They will be displayed from December 4th to after Christmas. We can't wait to see everyone there! 

Our Inaugural Festival of the Trees will be held in the Production Room! Decorate a 6ft tree and share the magic of the season with the community! Trees will be raffled off and other trees will be donated to local families. Come to Foothills Production room and see over 20 trees displayed! 

Our 2017 Cookie Swap co-hosted by Ten Fold Plus will also take place in the Production Room during the events! Bring two dozen cookies(4 bags of 6) and leave with the same amount! We can't wait to see everyone involved
 

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Community Cookie Swap
Dec
2
11:30 AM11:30

Community Cookie Swap

  • Foothills Performing Art Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our 2017 Cookie Swap will be co-hosted by Destination Oneonta. This will take place after the Home for the Holiday Parade, in the Foothills Performing Arts Center Production Room, where the Festival of the Trees event will also be held. Share your favorite holiday cookies with the community. Please bring at least 4 bags (with at least 6 cookies in each bag) to exchange. Please label the bags with name of cookie, ingredients (for allergy purposes) and feel free to include your name :)

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Home for the Holidays Parade
Dec
2
11:00 AM11:00

Home for the Holidays Parade

  • Main Street Oneonta, NY, 13820 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come celebrate the Holidays with Destination Oneonta. The "Home for the Holidays" Parade will be on December 2nd, join local businesses, organizations and more at 11 for the parade. There will be mascots and street entertainers there along with pictures with Elsa and Anna at 10! We can't wait to see everyone there! 

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December craft night {personalized sign}
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

December craft night {personalized sign}

Join us for a fun craft night! We will be making personalized wooden signs perfect for giving as a gift or for keeping for yourself:-). The craft night costs $25 and includes all supplies. These signs are 12 inches tall and 18 inches long. We can't offer refunds but if you can't come we can make your craft or you can have a friend come in your place. 
We hope you can join us!

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Art Exhibit – Leah Frankel & Nick George
Dec
1
to Dec 17

Art Exhibit – Leah Frankel & Nick George

Opening Reception Friday, Dec. 1st, 5-8 pm.
Exhibition displays through Dec. 17th
Gallery hours: Thurs & Fri: 2pm – 6pm, Sat & Sun: 11am – 3pm

Leah Frankel & Nick George – “Silver”

A collaborative exhibit featuring Leah Frankel’s sewn works & linoleum prints, amd Nick George’s silver gelatin photographs.

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Big Buddy Paint & Sip FUNdraiser in November
Nov
28
6:00 PM18:00

Big Buddy Paint & Sip FUNdraiser in November

Come join us put the FUN in FUNdraiser as we paint "Christmas Mason Jars". This Fundraiser will help raise funds and awareness of the Delaware Opportunities Big Buddy Program. 

Mason jars have become a timeless and inexpensive decorating prop. What better way to display Christmas florals than a set of them painted in warm, Christmas colors. This design would make a great gift for a loved one for the holidays.

One drink from the bar is included per guest. A delicious menu will be available to purchase from the restaurant.

Don't forget that you can bring along that person that's telling you they want to try one of these Paint & Sip Parties! But Reserve soon as SEATS ARE LIMITED... tickets available at www.TheArtfulSpirits.com under Linda's Events

$40 includes professional step-by-step instruction and Everything you need to paint this 16" x 20" canvas to take home that day!
Games, Snacks and Prizes too!!! Aprons provided too but please wear appropriate clothing. 

CANVAS SIZE: 16" x 20"

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Aromatherapy Workshop: Natural Body Wash
Nov
26
6:15 PM18:15

Aromatherapy Workshop: Natural Body Wash

Make Your Own Natural Body Wash and Why You Should!

Do you like to give DIY gifts? The holidays are quickly approaching and this class will teach you how to make your own natural body wash. 

We will discuss what is in store-bought body wash and soap and the reasons why you should not be using it. We will finish by making our own body wash with scents of your preference. You will take home the recipes so you can make your own at any time. We will also be talking about essential oil safety with a brief Q&A time at the end. 

Sponsored by Huntington Memorial Library
Please register by stopping in the Library.
Materials Fee: $7.50 due at time of registration.

Facilitator - David Kropp, CA
David is a Certified Aromatherapist. After receiving his certification he started Essentials by DK. He makes and sells aromatherapy products at markets and vendor shows in the Oneonta and surrounding areas. All of his products are natural with no added synthetics or additives. One of his passions includes teaching essential oil safety whenever he can.

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OFO Fundraiser 80's Bingo & Chance Auction
Nov
26
5:30 PM17:30

OFO Fundraiser 80's Bingo & Chance Auction

'Tis the spirit of giving and we are hosting a very special 80's Opportunities for Otsego Bingo Fundraiser & Chance Auction. No worries- Bingo will be as fun (and slightly sassy) as ever. 

Come a little early to check out the Chance Auction items, then join us at 6pm for Bingo. Suggested donation is $3 to play. Cash donations will be accepted as well. 

Dress in 80's apparel & win a free ticket to put into one item's bag for the Chinese Auction! 

All proceeds go towards Opportunity for Otsego's General Needs/Unmet Needs funds.

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Mice on Main Scavenger Hunt
Nov
25
11:00 AM11:00

Mice on Main Scavenger Hunt

Mice from The Nutcracker will be stationed around town and shoppers will be given a punch card with riddles clueing them in on where to go to find a mouse. Get your card stamped each time you find a mouse. A full punch card may be returned at the end of the event for a free ticket to a Nutcracker performance and a chance to win additional tickets.

Held by Fokine Ballet Company 

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Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot for Hospice
Nov
23
9:00 AM09:00

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot for Hospice

  • Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot for Hospice is the perfect way to start your day and holidays on the right foot! Its a 5K run or 2.5K walk. It's a fun event with "delicious prizes" for all category winners! Thanksgiving is a time for family, a time to be grateful, a time to honor/remember loved ones.

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Bingo at Roots!
Nov
19
6:00 PM18:00

Bingo at Roots!

Not Your Grandma's Bingo at Roots! Join us for a little sassy fun and test your skills at B-I-N-G-O;) 

Starts at 6pm. 9 rounds of awesomeness. No experience needed, no fee to play. Everyone is welcome. No outside food or drink, please. Beer there or beer square.

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