What’s Happening – January Calendar

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Wednesday 2

Israeli Folk Dancing: Every Wednesday in January (except January 9), from 7 to 10 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 27 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. Info: http://ctisraelidance.com.

Thursday 3

Mah Jongg: Meets at 1 p.m., Temple Beth Abraham, 27 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. Also meets Mondays, January 7, 14, and 28. Due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, the January 21 gathering will meet Thursday, January 24. Free for Temple members, $2 per session for guests. Info: adulted@tba-ny.org or call 631-1770.

Friday 4

Bobby Collins Performance: Stand-up comedian Bobby Collins will perform at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390, Ext.100 or tarrytownmusichall.org.

Saturday 5

Schools Fundraiser: The sixth annual Winter Blues fundraiser to benefit the Sleepy Hollow Performing Arts Boosters at Sleepy Hollow Middle School and High School will be held at 7 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390, Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.

Broadway Training Center (BTC) Gala 2019: Chess The Musical at 6 p.m., Irvington Town Hall Theater (ITHT), 85 Main St. One-night-only, fully staged musical to benefit BTC, honoring Gregory G. Allen, ITHT Theater Manager. Live auction, raffles, and special reception for VIP ticket holders. Tickets and info: www.irvingtontheater.com. Proceeds support BTC, its scholarship fund and arts education. (Please consider donating at: www.BroadwayTraining.com/donate.)

Movie Mavens Series: And Then She Arrived at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 27 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. Free for members ($5 for non-members). Info: 631-1770 or tba.org.

Sunday 6

Music And Munchies: The Greenburgh Hebrew Center and PJ Library present Music and Munchies from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Shames JCC on the Hudson, 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. This free event is ideal for children (up to age six) and their families. RSVP to Stacey at PJLibrary@g-h-c.org.

Wednesday 9

Rivertown Films: Rivertown Films will present three films in January: Tea with the Dames on January 9 at 8 p.m. at the Nyack Center; Studio 54 on January 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lafayette Theatre in Suffern; and Shoplifters on January 23 at 8 p.m. at the Nyack Center. Tickets: $12 for the general public, $9 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the door or at: 800-838-3006/ www.rivertownfilm.org.

Environment of Local Breweries: Justin DiNino, owner of Tarrytown-based Nano brewery Duncan’s Abbey, discusses sustainable hop growing, locally sourced ingredients, grain composting and more, 7-9 p.m. at Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd., Scarsdale. Free admission. Info: http://www. greenburghnaturecenter.org or 723-3470.

Invest and Relax: Investment Series with Matt Ludmer, 7-9 p.m. at Shames JCC on the Hudson, 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. Free admission but registration required. For more info, call the Aligned Center at 292-0930.

Thursday 10

Drink & Draw: RiverArts, in association with Brieff Studios, 7:30-10 p.m. at 145 Palisade St., Studio 412A, Dobbs Ferry. All levelswelcome. Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Info: www.riverarts.org/drink-draw.

Friday 11

Neil Young Tribute: The Broken Arrow Neil Young Tribute has been rescheduled from October 12 to January 11 at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390, Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org. Tickets from the original date will be accepted.

Book Club: 10 a.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 27 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. Members will discuss As Close To Us As Breathing by Elizabeth Poliner. Suggested donation: $2. RSVP to 631-1770 or adulted@tba-ny.org.

Saturday 12

Aligned Center Consultations: A Family and Systemic Constellations Workshop will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St., Suite 64, Irvington. $40; registration is required. For more info or to register, call the Aligned Center at 292-0930.

Open Write: Enjoy a creative evening of writing exercises, sharing work and connecting with the community at 7:30 p.m. at the Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow. Refreshments will be served. Free for members; $10 regular admission. Info: 332-5953 or admin@writerscenter.org.

Thursday 17

Financial Cocktail Hour: 6 to 7 p.m. at The Aligned Center, 1 Bridge St., Suite 64, Irvington. Free admission but RSVP is required. Call the Aligned Center at 292-0930.

Friday 18

Open Mic: 7:30 p.m. at the Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow. Open mics provide writers and performers in every genre an opportunity to share their words, music, or comedy in an encouraging community. Suggested donation is $5. Info: 332-5953 or admin@writerscenter.org.

Musical Shabbat: Shabbat services with special music for Shabbat Shirah and featuring songs of social justice in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Day. 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 27 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. Info: 631-1770.

Countess & Friends: Luann de Lesseps – Countess & Friends will be performed at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Countess Luann is a reality television star, author, actress, singer, mother and an original cast member of Bravo’s hit TV show The Real Housewives of New York. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.

Saturday 19

Remembering Dr. King: Join the Foster Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church Steward Board as they host the annual All-U-Can-Eat breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the church, 90 Wildey St., Tarrytown. $15 donation. On January 21, the church will celebrate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther. King Jr. through song. This free program begins at noon.

NYC Comedy in the IRV Featuring Lenny Marcus: Irvington Town Hall Theater (ITHT) Benefit, at 7:30 pm, 85 Main St., Irvington. Veteran stand-up comics Lenny Marcus, Buddy Fitzpatrick, and Karen Bergreen perform to benefit Friends of the ITHT, the non-profit that supports the theater. Two free beers included for each ticket holder (21 or over). Tickets: www.irvingtontheater.com.

Dancespiration: Dancespiration will be performed by the students and teachers of the Tarrytown Fred Astaire Dance Studio at 7 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Celebrate the magic of ballroom dance with an extravaganza of foxtrots, salsas, rumbas and show dances. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or tarrytownmusichall.org.

Monday 21

Dr. King Volunteer Program: Shames JCC on the Hudson, Tarrytown, volunteers will sort, decorate and put together 600 Blizzard Boxes, emergency kits of non-perishable food, which will be distributed to various senior centers and food pantries. 10 a.m. to noon. Visit www.shamesjcc.org to sign up.

Comedy And Conversation: An evening of stand-up comedy and conversation with Ophira Eisenberg, host of NPR’s Ask Me Another, and stand-up physicist Saad Sarwana, of the Science Channel’s Outrageous Acts of Science, 7:30 p.m. at Jazz Forum, 1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown.

Friday 25

Writers Center Readings: Readings by Rachel Hadas, Safia Jama, and Gardner McFall at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Valley Writers Center, 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow. Info: 332-5953 or admin@writerscenter.org.

Bye Bye Birdie: Presented by Clocktower Players, Jr. Teen Troupe at Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main St., Irvington at 7:30 pm. Also on Saturday, January 26 at 7:30 pm. For tickets and info, visit: www.irvington.theater.com.

Saturday 26

Puppet Show: The Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites at 11 a.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St. Info: 631-3390 Ext.100 or http://tarrytownmusichall.org.

Canfin Gallery Exhibit: New Works, an exhibit of the art of Cecil Touchon through Feb. 17 at the Canfin Gallery, 39 Main St. Tarrytown. Info: 332 4554 or www.CanfinGallery.com.

Sunday 27

Bike Tarrytown Meetings: Bike Tarrytown holds general meetings on the last Sundays of the month in January, February and March from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Warner Library, 121 N Broadway, Room B, Tarrytown. Info: https://biketarrytown.org.

Adult Education Discussion: Reproductive Freedom and Judaism will be discussed from 4 to 6 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 27 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown. Panel discussion moderated by Allison Fine, co-founder of Underwire: A Community of Elected Women, and featuring Rabbi David Holtz, Info: 631-1770.

Thursday 31

Jazz & Soul Night: Benefit Concert at the Jazz Forum, 1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown, 7-10 p.m., to support Community Voices Heard (a grassroots non-profit organization that addresses economic, racial and social justice issues in low-income communities in the lower/mid-Hudson Valley and NYC). Featuring delectable food, drink, and music by three-time “Live at the Apollo” winner Petawane. Visit https://CommunityVoicesHeard.nationbuilder.com/JAZZNIGHT for tickets or to become a sponsor.

ONGOING:

Modern Dance Classes: RiverArts modern dance classes, taught by Mary Ford-Sussman. Thursdays from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Hastings Yoga, 34 Main St., Hastings. Individual classes are $25; multiple dance cards are available. Register online 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. and 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 7 p.m. and 9:30 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:  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 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/.

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: Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, 25 Leroy Ave., Tarrytown.  Classes also conducted on Saturdays at 9 a.m. for a discussion of this week’s Torah reading during conservative services. Info: 631-1770.

Rivertown Runners:  The Rivertown Runners group runs multiple times throughout the week. The weekend group runs on the Rockefeller State Park Preserve carriage trails. Visit www.rivertownrunners.org (or follow on Facebook) for more info. All are welcome.

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