What’s Happening – December Calendar
Israeli Folk Dancing: Israeli Folk Dancing with Leng will be held on Dec. 5, 19 and 26 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 27 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. No prior experience is necessary. For more information call 631-1770 or visit http://tba-ny.org/.
Drink & Draw: RiverArts, in association with Brieff Studios, will hold Drink & Draw from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at 145 Palisade St., Studio 412A, Dobbs Ferry. All levels are welcome. Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Info: https://riverarts.org/drink-draw/.
Stand-Up Comic: Stand -up comic Maria Bamford will perform at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.
A Motown Christmas: The music and magic of A Motown Christmas comes to Tarrytown just in time to get you into the holiday spirit. The program will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.
The Nutcracker: The Nutcracker will be performed by the New York Ballet Theatre at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.
Chamber Music: A Chamber Music Fundraiser for RiverArts, hosted by the Cropsey Foundation, will be held at 2 p.m. at the Newington-Cropsey Foundation, 49 Washington Ave.,
Hastings. The program will feature music by Brahms and Dvořák. To purchase tickets, visit https://riverarts.org/2018-chamber-music-fundraiser-tickets Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Hanukkah Party: For the first time, synagogues and havurot in Hastings, Dobbs Ferry, Tarrytown and Greenburgh have joined with the Shames JCC to offer an all-community Hanukkah Party on the last day of Hanukkah, from 3 to 5 p.m. The Shames JCC is located at 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. Special ticket pricing at $5 per person is available online at www.shamesjcc.org . Tickets at the door will be $10.
Coping With Loss: “Coping With Loss,” a panel discussion moderated by author and journalist Jay Michaelson, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St., Suite 64, Irvington. Admission is $15, and registration is required. Info: https://thealignedcenter.com/.
Elf: The Christmas family film Elf will be screened at 7 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org. Tickets are $5.
Rivertown Film: In the Mouth of the Wolf — A Celebration of Verdi and Italy’s Opera-Crazed Town is Rivertown Films’ Annual Year-End Celebration and Thank You to Members. The film will be presented at 8 p.m. at the Nyack Center. Tickets are $25 for the general public and $15 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance from 800-838-3006 or www.rivertownfilm.org.
Dickens Christmas: Mr. Dickens Tells a Christmas Carol will be held from Dec. 14 through 30 at Lyndhurst, 35 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. This theatrical production is a recreation of Charles Dickens’ own readings of the classic tale. Visitors will follow Dickens as he strolls through the beautifully decorated rooms on the first floor of the Lyndhurst Mansion as he recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge. Info: www.lyndhurst.org.
A Bronx Tale: A Bronx Tale starring Chazz Palminteri will be performed at 8 p.m.at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. It is a one-man stage version of the hit film and Broadway musical. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org. Tickets are $5.
Music From Big Pink: The Weight performs The Band’s Music From Big Pink at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.
Music Hall Holiday Market: The Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., will hold a Holiday Market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is a curated event that highlights the best in handcrafted goods from local and regional artist and makers, indie pop-up shops and local/homegrown businesses. Admission is free. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.
Fiber Artist Exhibit: The Donald Gallery at South Presbyterian Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, is hosting The Evolution of a Fiber Artist through Jan. 27. It features Carolyn Bloom’s knitted and crocheted items, patterns, and photographs. A free opening reception will be held today from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Info: 693-0473 or http://www.southpres.org/the-donald-gallery.
A Celtic Christmas: Cherish the Ladies will perform A Celtic Christmas at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.
Wonderful Life: The Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life will be screened at 7 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org. Tickets are $5.
Women’s Circle: Celebrate, study and explore Jewish Women’s issues and history. At 5:45 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham in Tarrytown. Members and guests are welcome to the free program. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Van Morrison Tribute: Moondance – A Tribute to Van Morrison will be performed at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.
New Year’s Eve Comedy: This New Year’s Eve unwind with Nick Di Paolo and guests for a night of unfiltered, unapologetic, stand-up comedy at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.
Modern Dance Classes: RiverArts modern dance classes are now in session. The classes are taught by Mary Ford-Sussman. Classes are being provided on Thursdays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Hastings Yoga, 34 Main St., Hastings. Individual classes are $25 and multiple dance cards are available. Register on line at https://riverarts.org/educational-programs/dance-lessons/modern-dance-lessons.
Free Tai Chi: Drop-in Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., Mondays from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. & Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at Shames JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown. Call 366-7898 or visit www.ShamesJCC.org.
Jazz Forum Club: Shows Fridays and Saturdays at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m., Sundays at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at One Dixon Lane in Tarrytown. Call 631-1000 or visit http://jazzforumarts.org/.
Pirate Quest: On Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. children ages 5-8 hunt through the grounds to load precious cargo onto their digital pirate ships at Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow. Call 366-6900 or visit www.hudsonvalley.org.
Drop Your Pants’ Denim Recycling Initiative: Bring your worn denim clothes to the Tarrytown Music Hall lobby collection box for recycling into insulation and keep textile waste out of landfills. Visit http://bluejeansgogreen.org.
Wine and Jazz Wednesdays: From 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. featuring bassist John Lang at La Chinita Poblana in Irvington. Visit www.chinitapoblanany.com.
Irvington Indoor Farmers Market: Held every 2nd and 4th Saturday starting December 8th, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( ending April 27th ) at Irvington’s Main Street School auditorium.www.irvmkt.org.
Ossining Farmers’ Market: Open Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. through Dec. 17 at Spring & Main Sts. Call 923-4837 or visit www.downtoearthmarkets.com.
Irvington Running Meetup: Group meets multiple times per week to keep fit, keep in touch and have fun. Beginning runners always welcome. Visit www.meetup.com/Irvington-running-Meetup/.
Mah Jongg: Mondays at 1 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham in Tarrytown. Call 631-1770 or e-mail email@example.com to ensure there are enough players for a game.
Men’s Club: Meets every Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. at JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown. Meetings have varied speakers and are open to the public free of charge. Call 366-7898 or visit www.ShamesJCC.org.
Chess Club: The Warner Library Chess Club meets on the second, third and fourth Thursday of the month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.
Healthy Life series: Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow offers the community a wide range of programs on health-related subjects as well as health screenings and support groups. Visit www.phelpshospital.org.
Torah Study: Torah Study is held on Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at Temple Beth Abraham
25 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. Classes are also conducted on Saturdays at 9 a.m. for a discussion of this week’s Torah reading during conservative services. Info: 631-1770. No class on Dec. 26.
Rivertown Runners: The Rivertown Runners group runs multiple times throughout the week. The weekend group runs on the Rockefeller State Park Preserve carriage trails. For more information please visit www.rivertownrunners.org or follow us on Facebook. All are welcome.