Members of club to share hobbies
WORCESTER — The Worcester Woman’s Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, in the club rooms at 168 Main St. in Worcester. Members will share their hobbies, crafts and collections.
Water main break causes road closure in Otego
OTEGO — Flax Island Road in Otego will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 5 and 6, because of a water main break. There will be no thru traffic according to Highway Superintendent Arlu Whitaker.
Call 697-988-6332 for more information.
Library to present solar system tour
DELHI — A virtual journey through the solar system is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Cannon Free Library.
According to a media release, planets, dwarf planets and moons will be visited through the “eyes” of Intrepid spacecraft cameras. Images and discoveries will be projected through a “Magic Planet,” a spherical projector that can instantly become a globe of any world the Intrepid has buzzed by.
The Spacecraft Planetary Imaging Facility sponsored by Cornell University and NASA is bringing the program to the library.
Lego Club will meet from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
“Story Laurie” McIntosh will visit the library at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, with songs and stories in her “Wild, Wonderful Universe” tour. She will blend animal tales from around the world with songs about the sun, the moon and the stars.
Immediately following the program, a free lunch will be served to all those 18 and younger.
The library is at 40 Elm St. in Delhi.
Call 607-746-2662 for more information.
Museum to offer kids geocaching
EDMESTON — The Edmeston Museum’s summer youth programming will continue with Geocaching for Kids, a free program for those 9 to 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 7 and 8, at the museum at 1 North St. in Edmeston.
Described as treasure hunting, geocaching uses GPS trackers to locate the cache. The first night will be spent learning about geocaching and how to use GPS trackers. Participants will create small tokens to leave at sites. The second evening will feature a modified geocache trail to locate treasures within walking distance of the museum.
Registration is required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Deb at 607-293-6635 for more information and to register.
Cornhole players wanted for tourney
AFTON — Participants are wanted for a cornhole tournament scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, as part of Afton Sidewalk Day. Proceeds will benefit Afton Boys Basketball and Baseball Booster Clubs. The fee is $40 for double elimination teams or $20 per person. Call Trevor Beames for more information and to preregister at 607-639-1239.
Service academy nominations sought
U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-Rhinebeck, is accepting applications from high school students from New York’s 19th Congressional District for nomination to United States Armed Services Academies for the fall 2020 class.
According to a media release, students interested in applying are advised to visit Delgado’s website to learn more about the process and download an application. Instructions are provided on the website about accompanying forms and required documents, including an application form, essays, high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores, and letters of recommendation. The deadline for submitting a completed nomination packet to Delgado’s office is 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22.
Delgado may nominate up to 10 applicants for attendance at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point; U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point.
Visit https://delgado.house.gov/services/military-academy-nominations for an application packet and more information.
Students may also contact the Service Academy Coordinator at 845-443-2930 for more information.