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Family Listings

through June 26
Opening Reception: Improvisation [link] | Gallery 66 NY, Cold Spring
Featuring works of Ellen Crane (Dobbs Ferry) and Jennifer Woolcock Schwartz, inspired by dance and music.
Exhibit runs through June 26th. Hours: Fri-Sun noon-6pm.

through August 26 from 6:30-8pm
Jazz Forum Arts 2016 Free Summer Concerts 31st Anniversary Season! | All around the Rivertowns
All Concerts 6:30-8pm. info: 914-631-1000 jazzforumarts.org
17th Annual Dobbs Ferry Summer Music Series
Ten Free Wednesday Evening Concerts at Waterfront Park, foot of High Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY (June 22 –
Aug. 24, Indoors at Hudson Social)
7/6: Jackie Gage Group
7/13: Michael Rabinowitz Quartet
7/20: Mala Waldron Group
7/27: Alison Shearer Quintet
8/3: Tessa Souter Quartet
8/10: The New York Jazz Exchange
8/17: Tony Jefferson & Groovocity
8/24: Mike Freeman Zona Vibe

7th Annual Sunset Jazz at
Lyndhurst Concert Series

635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY
Eight Free Thursday Evening Concerts (July 7 – August 25, cancelled by 3pm if rain)
7/7: Pat Bianchi Organ Quartet
7/14: Freddie Hendrix Quartet
7/21: Itaiguara Brandao Quintet
7/28: Django Festival All-Stars
8/4: Ray Blue Organ Quartet
8/11: Nelson Riveros Quartet
8/18: Stephanie Chou Project
8/25: Zoila Pianista Latin Jazz Group

Jazz at Pierson Park, Tarrytown
West Main Street, Tarrytown, NY
Eight Free Friday Evening Concerts at the Hudson River (July 8 – August 26, indoors in new Recreation Center on site if rain)
7/8: Jazmyn
7/15: Clifton Anderson Quartet
7/22: Pablo Mayor & Folklore Urbano
7/29: Joanna Wallfisch Group
8/5: Charged Particles feat. Paul McCandless
8/12: Audrey Silver Quintet
8/19: Danny Mixon Quartet Birthday Celebration!
8/26: Jazz Forum Arts Vocal Winners!

Jazz at Horan's Landing Park
9 River Street, Sleepy Hollow, NY
4 Tuesday Evening Concerts (August 2 – 23, cancelled if rain)
Mark Morganelli & The Jazz Forum All-Stars
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Saturday, July 2 from 8:30am - 1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link] | Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings
Summer Market resumes with longer hours.


Sunday, July 3 rom 9am - 1:30pm
Irvington Farmers Market [link] | Main Street School, Irvington
Find out more about the market at irvmkt.org.


Wednesday, July 6 @ 8pm
The Beach Boys [link] | Westchester County Center, White Plains
The Beach Boys have been responsible for some of the most perfect harmonies and gorgeous melodies in the history of popular music. The group captured the spirit of the 60s with their anthem-like, harmony-filled songs. Celebrate 50 years of Good Vibrations and enjoy such classic hits as "Surfin' U.S.A.," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "I Get Around," "Help Me Rhonda," "California Girls," and of course, "Good Vibrations."

Friday, July 8 @ 8pm
Afro-Peruvian Percussion Ensemble [link] | Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
Modern jazz and Latin standards, waltzes and landos, rooted in Peruvian traditions.
Sponsored by Astoria Federal Savings

Friday, July 8 @ 8pm
Ladysmith Black Mambazo [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley
For over 50 years, South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and charming onstage banter. With a deep respect for both their cultural and personal history, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is ever-evolving with an eye toward their long musical legacy. Over the years, the original members have welcomed a younger generation in their mission, passing along the tradition of storytelling and spreading their message of peace, love, and harmony to millions of people. The newer members, in turn, have infused the group with their youthful energy and the promise of a bright future. Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala looks to these young men to carry on his dream to, "keep South Africa alive in people's hearts" for years to come.

Saturday, July 9, gates open at 11am, 12noon - 9pm
12th Annual Pleasantville Music Festival [link] | Parkway Field, 48 Marble Ave, Pleasantville
Saturday, July 9, the Pleasantville Music Festival, presented by Westchester Medical Center, is gonna be rocking. Thousands of friends, families and lovers of live, world-class rock, setting out their chairs, blankets and tents, going up to the stage and dancing. Food and drink, a beer & wine garden for the adults, fun activities to keep the kids happy, and a zero-waste program to keep the Earth happy. Plus stuff to buy, charities to learn about, and a warm, positive backyard vibe. All combined with world-class headliners, breakout stars and local artists you need to know, hand-picked and brought to our stages by dedicated music fans. Not to mention the dedication of hundreds of volunteers and our long-standing Exclusive Broadcast Spons or, 107.1 the Peak.

Saturday, July 9 @ 8pm
Little River Band [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley
Little River Band is considered to be one of Australia's most significant bands. Worldwide album and CD sales now top 30 million. They also set a record for having Top 10 hits for 6 consecutive years…the first band to achieve that mark. And according to BMI, Reminiscing has garnered rare status with over 5 million airplays on America radio…and Lady is close behind with over 4 million airplays. LRB was rightfully inducted into the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Hall of Fame at the 18th Annual ARIA Music Awards of 2004.

Saturday, July 9 @ 8pm
National Comedy Theatre [link] | Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
Fast-moving, hilarious “show on the spot,” as you all it. Sponsored by Astoria Federal Savings

Sunday, July 10 from 10am- 4pm (also on Aug 14, Sept 11, Oct 9 & Nov 13)
Hastings Flea [link] | Hastings Train Station
The Hastings Flea, Westchester’s best outdoor, curated market and monthly community event begins on their fourth season! Join us by the river in the beautiful and charming Hastings-on-Hudson on July 10th for the Hastings Flea, Westchester's best outdoor market from 10am-4pm. New and loved vendors selling unique, locally made and collected items. Find vintage and antique treasures, home goods, mid-century modern furniture, records, comics, classic posters, up cycled goods, hand crafted clothing, jewelry, crafts and much more! P lus, food trucks, cool drink giveaways, yoga for kids, face painting, entertainment for kids and live music all day! Highlights include: - Weinberg Nature Center's resident animals -- a variety of slimy, scaly, fury and feathered critters for you to meet! - Children's Concerts -- starting at 11:00am with puppeteer and singer Flor Bromley, then Preschool of Rock, Joannas 'n Bananas, Andrea Saposnik voice singers and Songs of Seed!
- Yoga Trainer and Fitness Expert Meghan shares yoga with kids at 2:45.

Friday, July 15 @ 8pm
The Cintron Brothers [link] | Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
World, Latin, and Flamenco sound, with the rhythms of the gypsies.

Saturday, July 16 from 7pm- 10pm
"Alexander Hamilton: America's Indispensable Founder and Visionary" [link] | Nevis Labs Columbia University, 136 South Broadway, Irvington
AHA Society President Rand Scholet presents "Alexander Hamilton: America's Indispensable Founder and Visionary" a talk comparing the contributions of seven key Founding Fathers for establishing the key foundations of the United States - the Constitution; Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches; and the Economic and Financial Systems.  A portion of this evening's talk will also focus on the life and times of Col. James Alexander Hamilton, who lived for many years in his estate located in historic Irvington, NY. This EXCLUSIVE talk will be held at the “Nevis” mansion -the home site of Alexander Hamilton's son, Col. James Alexander Hamilton. The home was named in honor of Alexander Hamilton's birth island and today is called "Nevis Laboratories" as part of Columbia University and was previously owned by the DuPont Family.  The talk will be given in the Lecture Hall to be followed by a wine and cheese reception in Col. Hamilton’s home.  

Saturday, July 16 @ 8pm
Guardians of the Galaxy [link] | Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
Intergalactic criminals halt a universe takeover by a fanatic warrior. PG-13    2 hours

Sunday, July 17 from 1pm - 4pm
Mother Shucker 2016 [link] | Captain Lawrence

Join The Cookery Restaurant & Captain Lawrence Brewing Company for an Oyster & Beer Fest like no other!  Our 5th Annual MOTHER SHUCKER will be filled with copious amounts of oysters, wood-roasted sea creatures of many varieties, and that Cookery-style feast you've heard about with lots of carnage!  And let's not forget that cold Captain Lawrence beer you love so much!  Plus Live Music and our annual Shuck & Swallow contest.
Included in ticket price:  Admission, unlimited oysters, Cookery-style feast (other creatures of the deep, carnage and much more!), plenty of Captain Lawrence Beer and Live Music!

Friday, July 22 @ 8pm
Cherish the Ladies: Irish Music Band [link] | Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
The sound of Eire in Yonkers by this Grammy nominated group that played the White House.

Saturday, July 23 @ 8pm
Shakespeare on Demand [link] | Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
Pick your Shakespeare play and Knighthorse Theatre Company serves up the Bard’s famous scenes and speeches in an instant.

Friday, July 29 @ 8pm
Stooges Brass Band starring Trombone Shorty [link] | Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
High energy! New Orleans brass, modern jazz, hip-hop beat.

Saturday, July 30 @ 8pm
Singin’ in the Rain [link] | Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
From silent to sound production for a film company. Not rated. 1 hr 43 min

Friday, November 11 @ 8pm
Colin Hay [link] Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
Colin Hay is familiar to millions as the frontman, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work ("Down Under," "Overkill," "Who Can it Be Now?"). Hay is justifiably proud of his place in pop history, but since moving to Los Angeles in 1989, he's made 11 critically-acclaimed solo albums, including the highly successful Man at Work, and has recently announced the release of his new album Next Year People on Compass Records.

Saturday, August 6 @ 8pm
Dead on Live [link] | Paramont Hudson Valley
Dead On Live celebrates the life and music of the Grateful Dead's spiritual leader Jerry Garcia, by presenting an evening of music that digs deep into to his incredible, stylistically-diverse career. From his bluegrass roots, psychedelic 60s, to his amazing artistic development of the 70's, both as a songwriter and musician, DOL pays tribute to his legacy, taking you on a sonic journey that faithfully recreates the touch and tone, the heart and soul of this American music icon.

Saturday, August 20 @ 8pm
Dave Attell [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley
He was named one of the "25 Funniest People in America" by Entertainment Weekly Magazine. His caustic wit, rapid-fire delivery and his choice of material that can best be described as "very adult" has earned him the reputation as a "comic's comic." But if you ask Attell, he'd say, "I'm just trying to get some laughs and sell some drinks."

Thursday. August 25 @ 7pm
Toad The Wet Sprocket & Rusted Root [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley
Toad The Wet Sprocket pairs soulful, insightful lyrics with melodic rock-pop. While most will feel the comforting familiarity of the Billboard-charting hits, "Walk on the Ocean," "All I Want," "Something's Always Wrong," and "Fall Down," new fans will also be well familiar with their new hits such as "California Wasted" which continues to climb the charts.

Friday, August 26 @ 8pm
Boz Scaggs [link] Paramount Hudson Valley Theater
Boz Scaggs released his 21st album, A Fool To Care, in March of 2015 and to no ones surprise RollingStone magazine named it one of the top 50 albums of the year, Number 18 to be exact. And we are delighted that he will be bringing his music to the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater for the first time! Fans who have followed Scaggs' remarkable career dating back to the late Sixties, know all about him with the Steve Miller Band and Toto as well as his solo triumphs. His soul is effortless and deeply felt, never making a show of itself, but unmistakably evident in every lyric he delivers. "I'm at a point where I'm having a lot of fun with music, more than ever," Boz Scaggs says about his spellbinding new album, A Fool to Care. "It's like I'm just going wherever I want to go with it."

September 16, 17, 18
Fall Crafts [link] | Lyndhurst
Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst, now entering its fourth decade, ushers in the fall with the rose garden in bloom and the autumn leaves beginning to change along the majestic Hudson River. 300 artists fill the grounds of the Neo-Gothic Lyndhurst estate offering the first taste of fall shopping as well as exciting activities for the entire family such as tours of the Lyndhurst mansion, live music and craft demonstrations. Children's activities such as a still walker, balloon animals, face-painting, storytelling and our special Fairy Ladies, are ongoing. It's a great day for the entire family at one of America's most beautiful landmarks.

Saturday, October 15 @ 1pm
2016 Fare Walk for Food Allergy [link] | Glen Island Park, Weyman Ave, New Rochelle
The FARE Walk for Food Allergy, raises critical funds and awareness each year to create a safer, more inclusive world for the 15 million Americans with food allergies. This year, tens of thousands of people will gather at walks in more than 50 communities nationwide to support their loved ones, friends, co-workers and neighbors living with life-threatening food allergies.

Sunday, October 23
12th Annual 5K Lindsey Run/Walk [link] | Purchase College
The Lindsey M. Bonistall Foundation, is dedicated to promoting peaceful and safe living environments in college communities. Through our programs we empower students and their families to be proactive in safeguarding themselves against crime.

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Kids and Toddlers & Parents/Caregivers
Please confirm all events before heading out. RivertownsGuide.com is not responsible for venue schedule changes.

Quick Links for Events, Outings & Venues:
Ardsley Library [link]
Dobbs Ferry Library [link]
Hastings Library [link]
Irvington Library [link]
Warner Library, Tarrytown [link]
Chappaqua Library [link]

Barnes & Noble, Central Avenue, Yonkers [link]
Citibabes, Scarsdale [link]
Greenburgh Nature Center [link]
JCC on the Hudson [link]
Kids Unplugged [link]
Mothers & More [link]
The Rivertown Play Group [link]
WestchesterMommy.com [link]

Mommy and Me Classes / Play Groups (Please check with venue before heading out)
A Nu Toy Store [link]
Greenburgh Hebrew Center [link]
Groove (Music for Aardvarks) [link]
Hastings Recreation Department [link]
Hastings Station Café [link] Hastings, 205-3423
JCC of Midwestchester [link]
Mommy and Me with Bobby Doowah [link]
Music Together [link]
Musical Munchkins [link]
Over the Moon and More [link]
Toddler Messy Art [link]

Weekly Programs at the Libraries:
Irvington Public Library: [link]
Dobbs Ferry Public Library [link]
Ardsley Public Library [link]
Warner Public Library, Tarrytown [link]
Hastings Public Library [link]
Follow the links for Days & TImes.


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