What’s Happening: September 2015

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Tuesday 1

What Counts in the College Admission Process: Seminar at 7 p.m. for high school students and their parents at the Irvington Public Library. To register call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.com.

Wednesday 2

“Far from the Madding Crowd”: Starring Carrie Mulligan showing at 2 p.m. at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Stump the Historians: At 7:30 p.m. contest with historians Henry Steiner, James Logia, Sara Mascia and Richard Rose, followed by a slide presentation of “Mansions on the Hudson” with Paul Barrett at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 631-8374 or visit www.thehistoricalsociety.net.

Friday 4

Bodies in the Library Book Group: At 12 noon discussion of “A Trick of Light” by Louise Penney at the Ossining Public Library. Call 941-2416 or visit www.ossininglibrary.org.

Saturday 5

CORNucopia: This corn festival features a bevy of corn-related activities including contests, crafts, demonstrations, a kid-size maize maze and much more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow. Call 631-8200 or visit www.hudsonvalley.org. Also Sept.6 & 7.

The Landscape Ramble: At 10:30 a.m. enjoy a tour of the historic grounds at Lyndhurst in Tarrytown. Call 631-4481 or visit www.lyndhurst.org. Also Sept. 13 & 27.

Sunday 6

Nature Story Time: At 2 p.m. children 3-6 years enjoy a story, live animals and a nature-themed activity at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenterorg.

Tuesday 8

Summer Reading Party: At 3:30 p.m. for adult and teen participants in the summer reading program at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Writing the College Essay: Peer-to-peer program for students at 7 p.m. at the Irvington Public Library. Call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.

Rosh Chodesh Women’s Group: At 7:30 p.m. discuss arts, books and current events relating to women at JCC on the Hudson. Call 366-7898 or e-mail lgreen@jcconthehudson.org.

College Financial Aid: At 7:45 p.m. parents and students get their questions answered at the Irvington Public Library. Call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.

Wednesday 9

“The Age of Adaline”: Starring Blake Lively & Harrison Ford showing at 2 p.m. at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Papal Encyclical on the Environment: Sister Kathleen Deignan and Brother Kevin Cawley summarize key points at 7:30 p.m. at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Program co-sponsored by the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group.  Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenterorg.

Thursday 10

Classic Tales of Mystery and Suspense: At 7 p.m. Catherine Wald discusses “Dracula” by Bram Stoker at the Irvington Public Library. Call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.

Book Discussion: At 7 p.m. the Warner Library Book Group discusses “Plainsong” by Kent Haruf. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley: Presentation at 7 p.m. by author Tony Musso at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Social Security Workshop: At 7 p.m. learn how to maximize your social security benefits at the Ossining Public Library. Registration required. Call 941-2416, ext. 327.

Friday 11

Book Club: “My Father’s Paradise” by Ariel Sabar will be discussed at 10 a.m. at Temple Beth Abraham in Tarrytown. Call 631-1770 or e-mail adulted@tba-ny.org to RSVP.

Literary Evening: “Women Reading Women”, poetry by Tchakalian, Marion Brown and Francesca Maxime at 7:30 p.m. at Hudson Valley Writers’ Center in Sleepy Hollow. Call 418-5562 or visit www.writerscenter.org .

Concert: Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot celebrate the music of Billy Joel at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org

Saturday 12

Mushrooms and Fungi: At 10 a.m. learn about the role fungi play in our ecosystem and locate and identify wild mushrooms at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining. To register call 762-2912, ext.110.

College Prep Workshop: At 10:30 a.m. develop your writing skills for the college application at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Registration required. Call 631-7734 or visit the Reference desk.

Kriya Yoga and Yoga Nidra: At 1:30 p.m. the Yoga Teachers Association holds a workshop led by master yogi Glenn Black at Club Fit in Briarcliff. To register visit www.YTAYoga.com.

Meandering Among Historic Millionaires’ Mansions: Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct guided walking tour starts at 2 p.m. from the Irvington Village Hall.  Call 646-303-1448 or e-mail skelsey@aqueduct.org.

Chamber Music: At 2:30 p.m. David Baranowski, piano, Jennifer Marshall, soprano and Rachael Handman, violin perform at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Concert: At 8 p.m. Shawn Colvin performs at Purpl in Hastings-on-Hudson. Call 231-9077 or visit www.purpl.org.

Sunday 13

Animal Adventures – Scales and Tails: At 10 a.m. children ages 4 and up meet reptiles at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining. To register call 762-2912, ext.110.

Honey Harvest Party: At 2 p.m. learn about all the services honey bees provide and taste local honeys at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Wednesday 16

Cinderella”: Starring Lily James showing at 2 p.m. at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Spanish Film Series: At 6:30 p.m. “Cria Cuervos” starring Geraldine Chaplin and Anna Torrent will be shown at the Ossining Public Library. Call 941-2416 or visit www.ossininglibrary.org.

Iris”: At 8 p.m. this film about fashion icon Iris Apfel will be screened at the Nyack Center, Broadway at Depew. Call 845-353-2568 or visit www.rivertownfilm.org.

Thursday 17

Ossining Library Book Group: At 7 p.m. discusses “One Summer: America 1927” by Bill Bryson with moderator John Hawkins. Call 941-2416 or visit www.ossininglibrary.org.

In Search of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker: At 7 p.m. Mark Michaels discusses his adventures in Louisiana at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining. To register call 762-2912, ext.110.

Thursday Evening Book Club: Meets at 7:30 p.m. to discuss “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand at the Irvington Public Library. Call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.

Comedy Night: Kathleen Madigan performs at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org

Friday 18

Fall Crafts Fair: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lyndhurst in Tarrytown. Call 845-331-7900 or visit www.artrider.com. Also Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. & Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Third Friday in Tarrytown: Come to Main St. & S. Washington from 5 p.m. to celebrate Back to School and enjoy live music, arts and crafts and a bouncy castle. Call 631-8347 or visit www.tarrytownthirdfriday.com.

Circus Latino: At 7 p.m. enjoy circus, dance and art with Brazilian and Ecuadorean music at Edge-On-Hudson, 199 Beekman Ave., Sleepy Hollow.  Call 631-1000 or visit www.visitsleepyhollow.com. Also Sept. 19 and 20 at 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.

An Evening of Classic Cartoons: At sundown in the Artoppe Way Municipal Parking Lot in downtown Nyack. Call 845-353-2568 or visit www.rivertownfilm.org.

Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean”: An evening of dinner theater in JohnnyCakes, Nyack’s downtown diner, to benefit Rivertown Film. Visit www.rivertownfilm.org. Also Sept. 19, 20, 25, 26, 27.

Saturday 19

Chappaqua Flea Market: From 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Metro North train station alongside the Farmers Market.  Call (646) 709-4308 or visit www.chappaquaflea.com.

Friends of the RiverWalk Work Day: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Meet at the end of West Main St., Tarrytown with hand tools for weeding and clipping. Call 419-7229.

Village-Wide Tag Sale: From 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Tarrytown. Maps available at various stores, the Village Hall, the Warner Library and the Chamber of Commerce.  Call 631-8347.

Hudson River Valley Ramble: At 10 a.m. retrace the capture of Revolutionary War spy Major Andre and learn the history of the Old Croton Aqueduct starting from the Sleepy Hollow High School parking lot. Call 646-303-1448 or e-mail skelsey@aqueduct.org.

Discovering Wild Edibles: Join Wildman Steve Brill at 10 a.m. at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining. To register call 762-2912, ext.110.

Southern Westchester Music Festival: 15 artists performing from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. in Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck to benefit Maria Fareri’s Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center. Call 917-733-3900 or visit www.SoweMusicFestival.com.

Meet the Animals: At 2 p.m. get up close and hands-on with some live animals at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Jazz Concert: The Hiroshi Yamazaki Trio featuring jazz singer Laura Rodriguez performs at 2 p.m. at the Ossining Public Library. Call 941-2416 or visit www.hiroshi-yamazaki.com.

Jazz Concert: At 2:30 p.m. the Dixieland Express Jazz Band performs at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats: At 8 p.m. at Westchester Community College in Valhalla. Call 606-6262 or visit www.sunywcc.edu/SmartArts.

Sunday 20

“Under One Log”: At 10 a.m. read the book and see what’s hiding under logs and other forest debris at Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining. To register call 762-2912, ext.110.

Music on a Sunday Afternoon: At 4 p.m. the Hudson Valley Chamber Singers will perform at the Irvington Public Library. Call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.

Words &: Celebrate Indian food and culture as Joanne Dobson reads from “The Kashmiri Shawl” at 4:30 p.m. at Hudson Valley Writers’ Center in Sleepy Hollow. Call 418-5562 or visit www.writerscenter.org.

Hastings Flea Market: From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Metro North train station parking lot.  Call (646) 709-4308 or visit www.hastingsflea.com.

Monday 21

Volunteers New York: At 7 p.m. learn about volunteer opportunities in Westchester at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Why Do Diets Fail: At 7 p.m. explore successful diet strategies at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

Thursday 24

Concert: Steve Earle & the Dukes perform at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Friday 25

Tune-Up Chorus: At 7:30 p.m. enjoy this group sing experience, an Irvington Town Hall Theater fund-raising event. Visit www.irvingtontheater.com.

Guitar Concert: Tommy Emmanuel performs at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Saturday 26

Haunted Halloween Mini-Golf: From 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. play real miniature golf through the stacks at the Warner Library in Tarrytown.  Call 631-7734 for tickets.

Practice ACT Exam: College prep for high school juniors and seniors at 10:30 a.m. at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Registration required. Call 631-7734 or visit the Reference desk.

Discovering the Hidden Kingdom: At 2 p.m. discover the fascinating world of yeast, mushrooms and mold at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Jazz Concert: The Roy Assaf Trio performs at 2 p.m. at the Ossining Public Library. Call 941-2416 or visit www.royassaf.com.

Gornucopia”: At 2 p.m. M&M Acting company presents four quirky comedies by Albi Gorn at the Irvington Public Library. Call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.

Chamber Music: At 8 p.m. the Emerson String Quartet performs at Sleepy Hollow High School. Call 861-5080 or visit www.friendsofmusicconcerts.org.

Sunday 27

Poetry Readings: At 1:30 p.m. prominent local poets read from their work, facilitated by Dr. George Kraus, at JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown. Pre-registration appreciated. Call 366-7898 or visit www.jcconthehudson.org.

Get Outta Town: At 2 p.m. walk the trails and see which birds are visiting on their migration south at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Cabaret on the Hudson: At 3 p.m. enjoy an intimate afternoon of song mixed with wonderful stories at the Irvington Town Hall Theater. Visit www.irvingtontheater.com.

Concert: Joan Armatrading performs at 7 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Wednesday 30

“Arsenic and Old Lace”: Starring Cary Grant showing at 2 p.m. at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

$5 Movie Night: At 8:30 p.m. silent double feature, “Grandma’s Boy” and “Upstream” with musical accompaniment at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 631-3390 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Saturday, October 3

Harvest Fest: From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. enjoy hayrides, food-crafting activities, farm demonstrations, live music and more at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills. Tickets required. Call 366-7905 or visit www.stonebarnscenter.org.

Ongoing

Literacy Volunteers Tutor Training Workshop: Six Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 12 noon, Sept. 12 & 19, Oct. 3, 10, 24 & 31 at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Sign up by calling 488-4250 or visit www.lvtarrytown.org.

“Backward in High Heels”: The story of Ginger Rogers through Sept. 27 at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford. Dinner at 6:15 p.m. & show at 8 p.m. Call 592-2222 or visit www.broadwaytheatre.com

Contemporary Arab Cinema: Sept. 9-15 at Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville. Call 747-5555 or visit www.burnsfilmcenter.org

Classic French Cinema: Sept. 17 – Oct. 8 at Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville. Call 747-5555 or visit www.burnsfilmcenter.org

Exhibit: “Autumn Colors”, oil paintings by Suad Barghout on display at the Irvington Public Library. Reception Sept. 5 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.

Exhibit: See mosaics by Pauline Rockett-Dietz, sculpture by Richard Ross and photography by Irene Hunter at the Warner Library in Tarrytown.  Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.

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