Around Oneonta: October 18, 2022 | Community

Meetings designed to be supportive

ONEONTA – The following online support group sharing meetings will be hosted by Family Resource Network in Oneonta for families of people with special needs.

* 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18. Required registration is available at

* From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 20. Required registration is available at,

The meetings are designed to allow families to bond, learn from experiences shared by others, and ultimately find support.

Call Robin at 607-287-6358 for more information.

Oneonta Ghost Tales to Tell

DOWNTOWN — The Greater Oneonta Historical Society will ring in Halloween with “Haunted History,” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, at its history center at 183 Main St. in Oneonta.

According to a press release, the History After Hours program will include Oneonta ghost stories and unsolved mysteries, Laskaris fudge making, and arts and crafts.

The event is free and open to the public.

Call 607-432-0960 for more information.

A film on the environment will be shown

SUNY ONEONTA – Glimmerglass Film Days will present a free screening of “WindShipped” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 20 in the Hodgdon IRC 5 conference room on the SUNY Oneonta campus.

According to a press release, director Jon Bowermaster will participate in a question and answer period following the documentary which is described as the story of the schooner Apollonia and its captain whose dream is to restart cargo delivery on the Hudson River, by sail, without using fossil fuels.

The event is sponsored by the College Senate Committee on Public Events and sponsored by SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association with financial support from the Fund for Oneonta.

Visit for more information.

Square dance set for Sunday night

WEST END — The Tri-County Dance and Social Club will host a dance from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23 at Elm Park United Methodist Church at 401 Chestnut St. in Oneonta.

The Doc Weismore group will provide round and square dance music for ages 18 and up.

Meatloaf dinner at Elks Lodge

CHESTNUT STREET – A take-out or take-out meatloaf dinner will be served at the Elks Lodge on Chestnut Street in Oneonta at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26.

In addition to meatloaf, the $15 meal will include mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, soup, green salad, rolls, drinks and dessert.

Reservations are requested by Friday, October 21 and can be made by calling 607-432-1312 and leaving a message.

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