A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage

Chappaqua Performing Arts Center 480 N Bedford Rd, Chappaqua, NY

Just in time for the holiday season, everyone’s favorite Peanuts holiday special comes to life in A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage, playing Dec. 3 – 19 at Chappaqua Performing Arts Center (480 N Bedford Rd, Chappaqua, NY). Charles M. Schulz’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning story has been a longstanding tradition, warming the hearts of millions of fans since it first aired on television over 50 years ago. Now, the live stage adaptation of the classic animated television special […]

$25

“Help Me Get My Admissions Essays Done!” Virtual Workshop at Dobbs Ferry Public Library

Dobbs Ferry Public Library 55 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry

If you know someone who needs help with crafting, shaping, or editing, a college application essay, "Help Me Get My Admissions Essays Done!" this program with Bruce Jonas may be for you. In this one-hour virtual workshop on Mon. Dec. 6, Jonas will help students find their own voices; craft unique stories; and create authentic personal essays which show why they can make important contributions to the college community of their choice. He knows how to phrase things that will resonate with admissions officers of the schools the students want to attend.   Bring your drafts and your questions and stay […]

Free

A Maryknoll Christmas Experience

Online Event

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers is pleased to announce the debut of A Maryknoll Christmas Experience. Unlike the traditional concerts of previous years, A Maryknoll Christmas Experience will be more representative of the regions where the Maryknoll Missioners serve and spread the word of God’s Good News. This virtual experience will include traditional Christmas carols sung by current Maryknoll Society members, as well as carols from overseas sung by a choir of Maryknoll Seminarians recorded in the 1950s.  The program will […]

Free

Art DecoWith Toni McKeen

Irvington Public Library 12 South Astor Street, Irvington, NY

Art Deco was a new style of architecture that arose in the 1920s and influenced not only buildings but also art, clothing, jewelry and furniture, etc. We shall discuss this new art form as well as its most famous building, the Chrysler Building in NYC (photo above). You may register by clicking here.

Manhattanville Virtual Creative Writing Workshop

Dobbs Ferry Public Library 55 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry

Have you found you have extra time to be creative? Do you like writing stories or poems? Are you working on a novel and want some feedback? If you would like to look for opportunities learn about resources in the area and would like to improve your skills, come join us. This online event is free and open to the public. Register with dobref@wlsmail.org to get the Zoom link -- please indicate the title and date of the program you are registering for!

Free

Town and Gown Literary Discussion Group: “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead

As Whitehead brilliantly re-creates the terrors of the antebellum era, he weaves in the saga of our nation, from the brutal abduction of Africans to the unfulfilled promises of the present day. The Underground Railroad is both the gripping tale of one woman's will to escape the horrors of bondage—and a powerful meditation on the history we all share. To register or request a Zoom link, send your request to dobref@wlsmail.org and indicate title of program, date and your name […]

Free

Movie Mavens: Leona (Zoom)

via ZOOM

Please join us as Temple Beth Abraham's "Movie Mavens" club shares a movie via Zoom. At the conclusion of the film, we will have a moderated discussion. Leona Ariela, a young artist in Mexico City from a Syrian Jewish family is pressured into finding an appropriate partner. She develops feelings for Ivan, a non-Jewish man. She finds herself torn between her family and her forbidden love. SUBTITLED, Brief nudity Fosforscente, 2018, 94 Min. Not Rated Requests for the Zoom link […]

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Yiddish II: Back to the Future with Bernie Tolpin, Adult Education Lecture

via ZOOM

This program will look at how a new generation of Jews and non-Jews spurred a revival of interest in the Yiddish language. Led by the proliferation of Klezmer bands in Europe and throughout the U.S. and the search for information about their own ancestry, students of Yiddish are rediscovering the association of the Yiddish language with Jewish resistance and resilience during the Holocaust, as well as movements for social justice. Click here to register.

Free