Otego establishes Halloween curfew
OTEGO — A Halloween curfew of 9 p.m. will be in enforced Wednesday in the Village of Otego. Call 607-988-9093 for more information.
Donor drive to be held at college in Delhi
SUNY DELHI — Fraternities and sororities at SUNY Delhi will sponsor a donor registry drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in Farrell and Sanford halls for Be the Match and Icla da Silva Foundation. Call 607-222-0221 for more information.
Teenage drug use to be addressed
DELHI — “Delaware Academy Parent Night: Hiding the High” will be presented from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the school at 2 Sheldon St. in Delhi. According to a media release, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Delaware County will present an interactive experience for adults only. No one younger than 21 may attend. The program has been designed to help parents and caregivers recognize signs and symptoms of teenage drug use, approach someone they care about suspected of using and teach strategies that restore trust. Call 607-746-8300 for more information.
Laurens Key Club plans blood drive
LAURENS — The Laurens Central School Key Club will host a Red Cross blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday in the school cafeteria. Appointments may be made at www.redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins will be welcomed.
Tour and lecture set at monastery
JORDANVILLE — A free self-guided tour and lecture on “The Lintern Archive: Photographs from the Last Days of the Tsar” by Nicholas B. A. Nicholson will be presented from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Holy Trinity Monastery at 1407 Robinson Road in Jordanville. According to a media release, Nicholson lectures on Russian topics and has more than 20 years of auction and art advisory experience.
His lecture is In conjunction with the monastery’s Russian History Museum’s Last Days of the Last Tsar exhibit, that tells the story of a long-lost photograph album of Russia’s last imperial family. The photographs show Tsar Nicholas II and his family before the Revolution and their life in exile in the Siberian city of Tobolsk. Call 315-858-2468 or visit www.russianhistoryfoundation.org for more information.
Ghostly phenomena to be investigated
SCHENEVUS — The Worcester Free Library will host a post-Halloween event from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Schenevus Valley Lodge at 47 Main St. in Schenevus. Participants will investigate ghosts and hauntings and hear theories on ghostly phenomena and ghost-hunting techniques. Instructor Ron Cain will shed light on famous haunted houses and legends, including tales from Hollywood and the White House. Attendees will be encouraged to share their own ghost stories. Organizers advise that the program is recommended for those 16 and older. Call 607-397-7309 for more information.
Bazaar at church to include meals
SIDNEY — A “Celebrate the Season” bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Sidney United Methodist Church at 12 Liberty St. in Sidney. Lunch will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday. Breakfast will be available from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday.
School auditorium to be site of market
GILBOA — Members of Gilboa-Conesville Central School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter will host a Pop-up Market featuring merchandise vendors and craftspeople from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the school auditorium and the Class of 2022 will host a haunted house from noon to 3 p.m. Admittance to the fair is free. The entry fee for the haunted house is $5. The house is recommended for third-graders and up and goodie bags will be awarded to all who make it through to the end. Refreshments will be sold in the cafeteria. Call 607-588-7541 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Society to present letters from soldiers
MARGARETVILLE — “Middletown in World War I,” an illustrated talk with readings from letters that soldiers sent home will be presented by the Historical Society of Middletown and the Open Eye Theater at 2 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 216 at 904 Main St. in Margaretville. Admission is free. Donations may be made to the sponsoring organizations.
Day of the Dead to be celebrated
COOPERSTOWN — A Day of the Dead program will be presented for families from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Village Library of Cooperstown at 22 Main St. in Cooperstown. Participants will make paper flowers, learn about Mexican traditions, listen to a Day of the Dead story and more. Those wishing to remember deceased loved ones may bring their photographs to the program. The event is designed for children 4 to 12 and their families. Call 607-547-8344 or visit www.villagelibraryofcooperstown.org for more information.