Society to present Iroquois Farm talk

FLY CREEK — The Fly Creek Area Historical Society will present “David Jackson and his Memories of Iroquois Farm and the late F. Ambrose Clark” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Fly Creek Methodist Church at 852 County Road 26 in Fly Creek.

According to presenters, Jackson lived and grew up on the portion of Iroquois farm that still stands.

His father was herdsman of the dairy operation on River Road outside Cooperstown now cared for by The Farmers’ Museum.

It is also the site of The Farmers’ Museum Junior Livestock Show held every year in July.

The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will follow.

Documentary to be presented at college

SUNY DELHI — A free documentary screening and question-and-answer panel will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Alumni Hall at SUNY Delhi.

According to a media release, the documentary to be screened, “A Fine Line” by Joanna James, explores inequality women may face as chefs in the culinary industry.

The film has been described as an uplifting American success story about perseverance, family, and food and features interviews with female chefs.

Oxford preparing for annual dinner

OXFORD — The 34th annual free Thanksgiving dinner for residents of Oxford and McDonough will be served from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 28.

According to a media release, the Church Women United of Oxford and St. Joseph’s Church have sponsored the holiday dinner at St. Joseph’s Church at 3 Scott St. since 1984. 

Elaine Sherman and Annie Simpson will entertain diners by playing live acoustic music in the dining room.

Calls to any of the following individuals should be made by Monday, Nov. 25, for dinner reservations and to request deliveries to shut-ins. Requests for deliveries to shut-ins should be restricted to the Oxford area only.

Call Barbara A. Lawton at 607-843-9329; Sue Hubbard at 607-843-9635; or Joyce Ardron at 607- 843-9747. McDonough residents should call Donna Robb at 607-647-5659.

Volunteers are also needed to assist with serving and in the kitchen. Contact Audrey Johnson at 607-843-6249 to volunteer.

Any free-will donations for the dinner will be accepted at NBT Bank in Oxford.

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