‘Herbs de Provence’ to be topic

ROXBURY — At  1 p.m. Tuesday, the Roxbury Library Association Tuesday Forum attendees will participate in an informative program titled “Making Your Own Herbs de Provence” at the Roxbury Library, 

It will be led by RLA Tuesday Forum Coordinator Susan Whittenburg, who will provide participants with dried summer herbs.

Each attendee should bring a container for the seasonings.

Regular RLA Tuesday Forum attendees will provide refreshments following the program, which is free and open to the public.

The library is at 53742 State Highway 30, opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For more information, call Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Helen Faraci at 326-7901.

Bird club to present golden eagle data 

The Chenango Bird Club will present “Local Golden Eagle Research” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Rogers Environmental Education Center’s Visitor Center. 

According to a media release, Tom Salo of the Delaware Otsego Audubon Society has been conducting research for the past several winters. His talk will discuss camera trapping, the actual trapping and tracking of four new eagles, data gathering on known roost locations, and winter raptor counts DOAS has organized in Delaware County. Photos from the past two seasons of research will be included.

Salo has been involved with the Franklin Mountain Hawk Watch since 1989. He leads a research effort on wintering golden eagles conducted by the Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society, and is the state coordinator the Appalachian Eagle Project. 

Refreshments will follow the presentation, and a short business meeting will precede the program. All are open to the public. 

The club presents monthly programs (except January, February and March), which are open to the public at no charge. Rogers Center is west of Sherburne on state Highway 80. Attendees are asked to park in the employee parking lot next to the Visitor Center.

Call Club President Charlene LaFever at 334-9112 for more information.

Worcester school board meeting changes

WORCESTER — The regular meeting of the Worcester Central School Board of Education scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the library at the school.

Hops industry to be topic of talk

HARTWICK — The Otsego County Historical Association will host an evening with Al Bullard, a local historian and expert on hops and the local hops industry, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Kinney Memorial Library on county Route 11 in Hartwick. The presentation, which will launch the program season, will feature elements of his most recent book, “A Hop Farmer’s Year.” He will have extra books for sale.

According to the 2013 Greater Otsego County Hops Feasibility Report, by the 1880s, New York was growing 21 million pounds of hops. Otsego County accounted for one-third of all the hops produced in the state.

The event is free and open to all. Light refreshments will follow the program.

Otsego LEICC to meet Wednesday

COOPERSTOWN — The Otsego County Early Intervention Coordinating Council will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the county office building.

The office building is at 140 County Highway 33W, south of Cooperstown.  

Church dinner to focus on potatoes 

DELHI — The Delhi Alliance Church will serve a baked and sweet potato dinner “with all the fixins” from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 15. 

Admission will be by free-will offering, to benefit the church youth group’s trip to an upcoming conference. Takeouts will be available. 

‘Coming Home’ conference planned

COOPERSTOWN — The 70th Anniversary Celebration and Arts Exhibition sponsored by the Historical Society of Early American Decoration Inc. will be held April 15 to April 17 at The Otesaga Resort Hotel at 60 Lake Street in Cooperstown.

“Coming Home” is the theme of this year’s conference. The society, headquartered at The Farmers’ Museum since 1958, has a long and rewarding association with the New York State Historical Association.

HSEAD, established in 1946, is a nonprofit national organization with affiliated chapters whose mission is to maintain a membership of participating guild artists who research, preserve, teach and reproduce historically authentic Early American decoration. The Cooperstown conference showcases original antiques and their juried authentic recreations by guild artists.

Demonstrations of gold leaf application, country tin painting, watercolor theorem painting and pen and ink will take place throughout the day on Saturday, April 16.

The exhibit is free and open to the public from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 15, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 16, and 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 17.

Church dinner to focus on potatoes 

DELHI — The Delhi Alliance Church will serve a baked and sweet potato dinner “with all the fixins” from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 15. 

Admission will be by free-will offering, to benefit the church youth group’s trip to an upcoming conference. Takeouts will be available. 

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