The community calendar includes events that are free and/or sponsored by nonprofit organizations. To submit an event for the calendar, email firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 432-5707 or write to Community News, c/o The Daily Star, P.O. Box 250, Oneonta, NY 13820. Changes to an existing listing can be made as above, or by calling 432-1000, ext. 259.
First Thursday soup dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Franklin, Main Street.
New Visions Pre-Engineering open house, 6 to 7:30 p.m., ONC BOCES Northern Catskill Occupational Center, Jump Brook Road.
‘Dollars and Sense’ budget forum, 6:30 p.m., Jefferson Central School, 1332 State Route 10. To RSVP: 652-7821, ext. 103.
Pre-school story time, 11 a.m., Fairview Public Library, 43 Walnut St.
P.E.O. lunch and meeting, 11:30 a.m., St. James Manor, 9 St James Place.
Retirement program by W. Jeffrey Weinell, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St. For info: 674-6090.
Inspirational lecture by author John Robinson, 5 p.m., Shineman Chapel, Hartwick College.
The Lord’s Table, 4:30 to 6 p.m., 18 Elm St., next to St. James’ Episcopal Church. A feeding program, serving a full dinner. For info: 432-3558.
Catskill Area Hospice Thrift Shop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 261 Main St., Suite 2. For info: 432-5335.
Otego Community Food Pantry, 3:15 to 5:15 p.m., Unatego Community Church, 290 Main St. For info: 988-9081.
Punch needle and rug hooking, 1 to 3 p.m., The Country Crock, 9245 St Highway 23. For info: 278-5215.
Free rabies clinic, 6 to 8 p.m., Richfield Town Barn, Town Barn.
Afterschool craft program, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m., Sidney Memorial Public Library, 8 River St. For children in fourth through sixth grades.
Sidney Historical Museum, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Civic Center, Room 218, 21 Liberty St. For info: 563-1425.
Digital mammography breast cancer screening, West Winfiield Health Center, 544 E. Main St. For info, appointment: (888) 416-3409.