this weekend

27 Apr, 2012

By Polly Kreisman


 


Looking for things to do? Be sure and check our Events Calendar…. 


a few ideas…

Friday night:





8:00pm – 10:00pm | $55

Tickets starting at $35In the 80’s Suzanne created an international sensation with her poetic stories and exquisite melody in her hit songs, Marlene on the Wall, Luka, and Tom’s Diner, opening doors for Tracy Chapman, Sarah McLachlan and others. With… MORE INFO




Peekskill-Paramount Center For The Arts


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Saturday:








9:00am – 5:00pm | FREE!

Come pick up your map at the Larchmont Library or download it from friendsoflarchmontlibrary.org to go on a literary adventure through Larchmont! In honor of Turn Off TV Week, the books displayed will be “Todd’s TV”, by James Proimos and “The Berens… MORE INFO

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3:30pm – 6:30pm | $20

The love between a father and a daughter is pushed to the limit in Verdis dark tale of betrayal and vengeance. David McVicars immensely popular production, in period costume, brings the 15th-century court of Mantua alive: its womanizing Duke, the cou… MORE INFO




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Sunday:




9:00am – 5:00pm | FREE!

Come pick up your map at the Larchmont Library or download it from friendsoflarchmontlibrary.org to go on a literary adventure through Larchmont! In honor of Turn Off TV Week, the books displayed will be “Todd’s TV”, by James Proimos and “The Berens… MORE INFO


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A study of the films of Alfred

Hitchcock and his genius for

visual storytelling. This mini-course

will trace his career as Master of

Suspense, from early films made in

England to his masterpieces made in

the United States. Join Dr. Eric Goldman to wa… MORE INFO


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11:00am – 1:00pm | FREE!

Come meet our fabulous furry friends looking for a forever home of their own!… MORE INFO


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1:00pm – 3:00pm | FREE!

Come meet the camp director, learn about the different JCC summer camp programs and take a tour….



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2:00pm – 3:00pm | FREE!


An exciting Open Mic event for young writers ages 8 – 18. Bring your poetry, prose or just your curiosity and join our Writopians while they present finished work from our recent writing workshops. Family, friends and writer wannabe’s all welcome! Me… MORE INFO


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The Ins and Outs of Applying to College

7:00pm – 8:30pm | $5 student/ $10 adult

The Ins and Outs of Applying to College

A Conversation with Steve Singer & Jacques Steinberg

Come hear about the college admissions process including: how to start to compose a list and learn about colleges applications including extracurricula… MORE INFO

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And here are some other unusual happenings in the area coming up soon, from our friends at Found in Yonkers:


Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Night Photo Workshop May 2012

SOURCE: http://www.visitsleepyhollow.com A mix of classroom and field sessions, the workshop presents an overview of historical night photography while introducing the latest tools at a photographer’s disposal: high quality digital image capture, RAW file processing, image stacking and HDR imaging, light painting, long exposures, and color management. For complete registration details visit http://www.visitsleepyhollow.com.


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ANDRUS Volunteer Clean Up Day May 5 ~Yonkers~

SOURCE: http://www.andrus1928.org Time: 8:00 a.m. Help beautify ANDRUS’ 107-acre campus! Help rake, prune, plant, weed, and paint our hiking trails, pond, and dam. Community service hour certificate available for volunteers. ANDRUS is located at 1156 North Broadway in Yonkers. RSVP by calling 914-965-3700 extension 1200 or visit http://andruschildren.org/.


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Contemporary Arab Cinema Series at Jacob Burns Film Center May 9-15 ~Pleasantville~

SOURCE: http://www.burnsfilmcenter.org This series celebrates award-winning films from the Arab world, shining a light on the people of this region through the work of the talented directors who are bringing their stories to the screen. Films: Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (2011) Man of HOnor (2011) Caio 678 (2011) Microphone (2010) The Time that Remains […]


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Doubles Tournament at Westchester Table Tennis Center May 5 ~Pleasantville~

SOURCE: http://www.westchestertabletennis.com Registration: $20.00 per person The Westchester Table Tennis Center is offering $2,500 in prizes for our first-ever Doubles Tournament. There are five events: Combined rating Under 2500, Under 3000, Under 3500, Under 4000, and Open. A doubles team’s rating will be the sum of the individual players’ latest USATT ratings or (for players […]


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FREE Ultrabackpacking Basics at REI May 2 ~Yonkers~

SOURCE: http://www.rei.com Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Heavy pack got you down? Here’s your chance to lighten up! Go further and faster when you join our “ultra-light” guru’ for some insight into lightening your load. From head to toe, we’ve got some great tips to make your outdoor adventure more enjoyable and easier. REI […]


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Lasdon Memorial Day Antiques Fair May 28 ~Katonah~

Location: Lasdon Park & Arboretum, 2610 Amawalk Road (Route 35), Katonah Up to eighty-five booths offering top-notch antiques. Plants will also be available for sale. For complete details and vendor information visit http://www.cordshows.com.


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Message Circle with Psychic Medium Priscilla Keresey at Opal Moon May 3 ~Croton-on-Hudson~

EDITOR’S NOTE: I have participated in Priscilla’s message circles and have had the opportunity to connect with loved ones and ancestors. I highly recommend attending! Admission: $40.00 SOURCE: http://www.opalmoon.net A Message Circle is a recent term for what used to be called a séance, a word derived from the old French, meaning “sitting.” Like nationally […]


 


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2:00pm – 3:00pm | FREE!


An exciting Open Mic event for young writers ages 8 – 18. Bring your poetry, prose or just your curiosity and join our Writopians while they present finished work from our recent writing workshops. Family, friends and writer wannabe’s all welcome! Me… MORE INFO


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The Ins and Outs of Applying to College

7:00pm – 8:30pm | $5 student/ $10 adult

The Ins and Outs of Applying to College

A Conversation with Steve Singer & Jacques Steinberg

Come hear about the college admissions process including: how to start to compose a list and learn about colleges applications including extracurricula… MORE INFO

 


 


And here are some other unusual happenings in the area coming up soon, from our friends at Found in Yonkers:


Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Night Photo Workshop May 2012

SOURCE: http://www.visitsleepyhollow.com A mix of classroom and field sessions, the workshop presents an overview of historical night photography while introducing the latest tools at a photographer’s disposal: high quality digital image capture, RAW file processing, image stacking and HDR imaging, light painting, long exposures, and color management. For complete registration details visit http://www.visitsleepyhollow.com.


ANDRUS Volunteer Clean Up Day May 5 ~Yonkers~

SOURCE: http://www.andrus1928.org Time: 8:00 a.m. Help beautify ANDRUS’ 107-acre campus! Help rake, prune, plant, weed, and paint our hiking trails, pond, and dam. Community service hour certificate available for volunteers. ANDRUS is located at 1156 North Broadway in Yonkers. RSVP by calling 914-965-3700 extension 1200 or visit http://andruschildren.org/.


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Contemporary Arab Cinema Series at Jacob Burns Film Center May 9-15 ~Pleasantville~

SOURCE: http://www.burnsfilmcenter.org This series celebrates award-winning films from the Arab world, shining a light on the people of this region through the work of the talented directors who are bringing their stories to the screen. Films: Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story (2011) Man of HOnor (2011) Caio 678 (2011) Microphone (2010) The Time that Remains […]

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Doubles Tournament at Westchester Table Tennis Center May 5 ~Pleasantville~

SOURCE: http://www.westchestertabletennis.com Registration: $20.00 per person The Westchester Table Tennis Center is offering $2,500 in prizes for our first-ever Doubles Tournament. There are five events: Combined rating Under 2500, Under 3000, Under 3500, Under 4000, and Open. A doubles team’s rating will be the sum of the individual players’ latest USATT ratings or (for players […]

 


FREE Ultrabackpacking Basics at REI May 2 ~Yonkers~

SOURCE: http://www.rei.com Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Heavy pack got you down? Here’s your chance to lighten up! Go further and faster when you join our “ultra-light” guru’ for some insight into lightening your load. From head to toe, we’ve got some great tips to make your outdoor adventure more enjoyable and easier. REI […]

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Lasdon Memorial Day Antiques Fair May 28 ~Katonah~

Location: Lasdon Park & Arboretum, 2610 Amawalk Road (Route 35), Katonah Up to eighty-five booths offering top-notch antiques. Plants will also be available for sale. For complete details and vendor information visit http://www.cordshows.com.


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Message Circle with Psychic Medium Priscilla Keresey at Opal Moon May 3 ~Croton-on-Hudson~

EDITOR’S NOTE: I have participated in Priscilla’s message circles and have had the opportunity to connect with loved ones and ancestors. I highly recommend attending! Admission: $40.00 SOURCE: http://www.opalmoon.net A Message Circle is a recent term for what used to be called a séance, a word derived from the old French, meaning “sitting.” Like nationally […]
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