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Family Listings

through May 30
Speak Your Truth Presents Spring Awakenings [link] | Hastings Station Cafe
Speak Your Truth is exhibiting a collection of art work by Christina Thomas. The collection of art exhibited by Christina Thomas is her Spring Awakening. Her work is a testimony to overcoming adversity. Christina was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and in an effort to do daily physical therapy; she created a unique exercise and combined it with art. She sculpted letters out of tissue and dyes them. She applied them to the canvas without adhesive

through November 1
Frida Kahlo [link] | New York Botanical Gardens
This blockbuster exhibition is the first to examine Frida Kahlo's keen appreciation for the beauty and variety of the natural world, as evidenced by her home and garden as well as the complex use of plant imagery in her artwork. Featuring a rare display of more than a dozen original Kahlo paintings and works on paper, this limited six-month engagement also reimagines the iconic artist's famed garden and studio at the Casa Azul, her lifelong home in Mexico City. Accompanying events invite visitors to learn about Kahlo's life and enduring cultural influence through music, lectures, Frida al Fresco evenings, Mexican-inspired shopping and dining experiences, and hands-on art activities for kids. As a complement to your visit, use our new mobile guide to see rare photos and footage, listen to expert commentary, and create your own Frida Selfie to share with friends.

thru December 6
Love: The First of the 7 Virtues [link] | Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, 1701 Main Street, Peekskill
In the HVCCA exhibition, love is depicted in all its wonderful variety, whether heterosexual, homosexual, transsexual, or non-sexual. Love is expressed in artworks in which the adoration of nature and animals is as strong and deep as any human bond. Finally, love is observed as memory, offering, shrine, and celebration.

through June
Tony Woolner, Gayle Gleckler, Cristine Kossow [link] | Artistic Endeavor at Riverfield Studio, Irvington
Gayle Glecker
CEO and owner of "The Whole Enchilada Branding and Marketing Company." She co-wrote, co-produced and cast "The Lords of Flatbush", Sylvestor Stallone and Henry Winkler's first movie. She has a design degree from the U. of Florida, and taught at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. She has twice won a First Prize from the Silvermine Arts Cetner for her acrylic paintings and was featured in a Westport Arts Center solo show.
Tony Woolner Tony is a professional architect who holds a degree from Rhode Island School of Design and did graduate work at Harvard University. He has won numerous awards for his contemporary home designs which have been featured in Architectural Digest and Italian Vogue. As an artist, he has evolved an original monoprint technique using a blend of materials to achieve his unique result. Gayle and her husband Tony, have presented over eight shows together in Connecticut and New York City. This exhibit will feature their images from Portugal, Africa, and Russia. They reside in North Salem, NY.
Cristine Kossow Cristine Kossow has lived her whole life alongside the Hudson River, except for a six year hippie hiatus on a farm in Maine. A Parsons trained designer, she has had a long career in graphic design but now focuses her energy in the direction of pastels—primarily still lifes and animal portraits. Cristine is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and has exhibited in the Hudson River Valley as well as the National Arts Club and the Salmagundi Club in NYC, and the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio.

Friday, May 29 & Saturday, May 30 @ 8pm
Dark Star Orchestra [link] The Capitol Theatre
Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead's extensive catalog and the talent of these 7 fine musicians. On any given night the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show.

Friday, May 29 @ 8pm
Josh Ritter [link] | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation. Special Guest: Barnstar. We are thrilled to welcome Josh Ritter back to Tarrytown for his 4th appearance. Josh is an Idaho born singer-songwriter who has been called one of the "10 Most Exciting Artists Now" by Entertainment Weekly and one of the "100 Best Living Songwriters" by Paste Magazine.

Saturday, May 30 from 8:30am - 1:30pm
SUMMER MARKET RESUMES: Hastings Farmers Market [link] | Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings
Summer Hours: 8:30am to 1:30pm.


Saturday, May 30 from 10am - 1pm
Mobile Shredder [link] | Zinsser Parking Lot (commuter), Southside Ave., Hastings
Shredding personal documents serves a double purpose-- to recycle paper and protect the environment as well as to protect your sensitive information against identity theft. Westchester residents may bring personal documents for shredding to any one of the Mobile Shredder locations listed below. They are conveniently located in different locations throughout the County so that all residents can take advantage of this service. The first location is Saturday, March 28 in Greenburgh. Follow the link for more dates/locations.


Saturday, May 30 from 11am - 12pm
"Garbage to Gold": Composting for Everyone | Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford
Learn how you can turn your food scraps and yard waste into rich compost that will get your garden blooming! The Greenburgh Nature Center leads this hands-on workshop to show you just how easy it is to compost right in your own back yard. Registration is limited. Please register by visiting the Greenburgh Children's Library or calling 914-721-8209.

Saturday, May 30 @ 1pm
Meet the Animals [link] | Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale
Join the herd as a naturalist presents an informative program that allows you to get up-close and hands-on with some of the Nature Center's live animals! What wild fun will you have today? Members $5/person, Non-Members $8/person

Saturday, May 30 from 7:30pm - 10pm
Dance Party with The Rock and Soul Revue [link] | Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Avenue Hastings
Members of the First Unitarian Society of Westchester, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, created the Rock & Soul Revue to play at Common Ground Coffeehouse in the fall of 2005. The initial performance was a wild, joyous success, and since then, the group has taken on a life of its own, growing in size, and inspiring and attracting new members from the congregation.

Saturday, May 30 @ 8pm
Darlingside [link] | Purpl, Hastings
"A powerhouse of vocal, instrumental, and performing talent," Darlingside's expansive sound is "aston­ish­ingly more con­gru­ent than the sum of its parts." The group has no frontman; instead, lead vocals are traded from moment to moment, and each song features a new combination of instruments and textures, pulling heavily from folk, retro-pop, barbershop, and chamber music. Nominated for "Indie/Pop" Act of the Year by the New England Music awards, and winners of Sennheisers' HereIam Competition, they have been gathering esteemed praise everywhere they go.

Saturday, May 30 @ 8pm
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes are a Jersey Shore band that's been recording and performing since 1976. They've always been closely associated with Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band and Jon Bon Jovi has been known to appear at Jukes shows as a surprise guest. Springsteen too has performed with the band on numerous occasions and in 1991 guested on their Better Days album. Back in the day, Steve Van Zandt acted as the band's co-leader, guitarist, songwriter, arranger and producer while other E Streeters including Clarence Clemons, Max Weinberg, Garry Tallent, Ernest Carter, Patti Scialfa and Soozie Tyrell have all performed, toured and/or recorded with the Jukes. The band's horn section – The Miami Horns – has also toured and recorded with Springsteen. Regardless of their association with rock royalty, Johnny and the Jukes are known for their consistency and put on high quality live performances. Without question, there'll be a party in Peekskill when this band hits the stage.

Sunday, May 31 from 9am - 2pm
Opening Day: Irvington Farmers Market [link] | Main Street School Parking Lot
Now on Sundays!

Sunday, May 31 from 10am - 2pm (also on June 7, 14, 21 & 28, September 13, 20 & 27)
Bicycle Sundays [link] | Bronx River Parkway
Starts this Sunday --the 41st year! During Bicycle Sundays, a portion of the Bronx River Parkway is closed to cars for the exclusive use of bicyclists, joggers, walkers, scooters and strollers. The course runs from the Westchester County Center in White Plains, south to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers, a round-trip of 13.1 miles. There are many points of entry and exit along the way. Parking is available at the County Center lot in White Plains for a fee of $7.

Sunday, May 31 @ 10am
Old Croton Aqueduct and Dam Ramble| Meet at Metro North train station in Croton-on-Hudson

A leisurely 7-mile loop starting at the Metro North train station in Croton-on-Hudson, crossing the mouth of the Croton River on the Route 9 bridge walkway, proceeding north on the Old Croton Aqueduct to the historic Croton Dam with return to train station via Village of Croton-on-Hudson trails and shady streets. Highlights include views of the scenic Croton River Gorge with short detours to the river shoreline and perhaps a beaver lodge; vistas of the Croton Reservoir from the top of the Dam; and photo ops at the Dam's unique spillway/natural waterfall. Leader will relate history of the Dam and the Aqueduct (completed in 1842 to bring water to New York City) and local lore along the route. Enjoy lunch (bring your own) in the picnic area of Croton Gorge Park at the foot of the Dam. The return to the train station includes crossing historic Quaker Bridge and options for stops at local coffee/ice cream shops and for Hudson River views. Expected completion time is 3pm. To RSVP and receive train/meeting place details, contact dshure@aqueduct.org.

Sunday, May 31 @ 1pm
Wild Mosaics [link] | Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale
Feeling creative? Come make your own wild mosaic using natural materials. Let nature be your guide and see what type of masterpiece you are inspired to create. Members $5/person, Non-Members $8/person

Sunday, May 31 @ 2:30pm
Dewey Explores the Hudson: Talk #4 flyer | Hastings Library
"Dewey Explores the Hudson," a new, four-part series presented by the Friends of the Hastings Library, concludes with Kenneth W. Maddox, PhD, art historian at the Newington-Cropsey Foundation, talking about "Cropsey's Hastings: Paintings of the Village, 1885-1900." Artwork by Ed Young, featuring views of the Hudson River, will be sold through silent auction, with winners announced at the end of "Ed-centricity," a party in honor of Ed Young at the Library on June 6.

Monday, June 1 (also Monday, June 30)
Spoken Interludes [link] | Riverview, One Warburton Avenue, Hastings
Produced by DeLauné Michel.
Supper Buffet arrive anytime between 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (Catered by Chutney Masala, Irvington)
Spoken Interludes 7:30 – 8:30 writers read with a Q&A
Book signing 8:30 - 9:00
$25.00 in advance (up to 48 hours before the show)
$30.00 at the door
Ticket price goes to Chutney Masala & Riverveiw. However, tickets must be paid for to see the show.
Mon, June 1: Best-selling writer Chris Bohjalian reads from his new novel, The Light in the Ruins. Bestselling writer Marisa de los Santos reads from her new novel, The Precious One. Poet and short story writer Lynn Schmeidler reads from one of her stories, Plural Like the Universe.
Mon, June 30: American diplomat, politician, & commentator Gary Hart reads from his new book,
The Republic of Conscience. Award-winning writer, New York Times columnist & founder of Jezebel Anna Holmes reads from her essay from the new book, Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: 16 Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids.

Thursday, June 4 from 6pm - 10pm (through June 30)
Opening Reception: Boundaries- Prints and Photographs by Pepe Coronado |
Hastings-on-Hudson Village Hall
Presented by the Village Arts Commission. Curated by Daniel Markham & Margaret Moulton. Pepe Coronado's work exhibited in Boundaries presents an artist's effort to balance a life between two countries and cultures. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Coronado has lived all of his adult life in the United States, and the tension between cultural heritage and contemporary life constantly shapes his work. On his own and as part of an extensive Dominican artist community in New York City, Coronado explores the equilibrium between his country of origin and his country of residence.


Thursday, June 4 from 6pm - 10pm
Burger and Beer Blast [link] | Kensico Dam Plaza
Bigger, better and juicier than ever! With burgers from haute to hearty, top beers, wine & spirits and a rockin' band, the Burger & Beer Blast is a rollicking good time.

Friday, June 5 from 8pm - 10pm
SEEGER SONGS: An In-the-Round Musical Celebration to Benefit Clearwater [link] | Common Ground Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Avenue Hastings
Join songleaders  Mel & Vinnie, Joe Kaminsky, Dan Einbender, Melissa Ortquist, and Travis Jeffrey at Common Ground for an in-the-round musical celebration of songs wriiten by, popularized by, or inspired by Pete Seeger.

Saturday, June 6 @ 11am & 1:30pm
Tim Kubart and the Space Cadets [link] | Emelin Theatre
Bravely exploring the full spectrum of childhood emotion, the Brooklyn-based Kubart and his Space Cadets write songs about the important things in life: pizza parties, parades, and summer vacations. Songwriters Tim Kubart and Matt Puckett weave their own childhood memories through textured pop tunes, rockers, and lullabies, with lyrics that bridge the gap between innocence and wisdom in a way for listeners of all ages to appreciate and understand.

Saturday, June 6 from 12noon - 5pm
Hudson Valley Etsy Pop-up Artists [link] | 925 South Street, Peekskill
Performing and Literary Artists.

Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7 from 12noon - 5pm
Peekskill Open Studios [link] | All Around Peekskill
Over 20 artist’s studios open, 21 different Art Venues, 5 artists at Truck Stop Gallery
Maps, Tours, Transportation - Meet us at the GAZEBO, Central & N. Division St.

Saturday, June 6 from 12noon - 8pm
RiverArts Music Tour [link] | All Around the Rivertowns
Join us for the first ever RiverArts Music Tour-a celebration of the depth and breadth of the Rivertowns music community. Musicians will give performances on the hour from 12:00 to 7:00 PM throughout our villages- in living rooms, on porches, back lawns, cafes and restaurants, places of worship, flatbed trucks… with a final gathering at 8:00 PM at Purpl, Main Street, Hastings. Visit the RiverArts website for more details.

Saturday, June 6 from 12noon - 5pm
Grand Tastings Village [link] | Kensico Dam Plaza
The white tents of The Grand Tasting Village are the place to revel in the white hot Westchester food and wine scene and its special focus on farm to table cuisine. Come experience this sprawling celebration of innovation, artistry of fresh-from-the-farm picks.

Saturday, June 6, begins@ 5:30pm - sunset
Ed-centricity: An Evening Under the Spell of Storyteller Ed Young [link] | Hastings Library
A cocktail party and silent auction in honor of prize-winning illustrator/author, t'ai chi master and all-around Hastings resident extraordinaire Ed Young. Follow th elink for more details.

Saturday, June 6 from 8pm - 10pm
Solar Punch - CD Release Party [link] | Upstream Gallery, Hastings
Latest cd 'Saura Yatra'

Saturday, June 6 @ 8pm
Laughing Outloud: A Night of Stand-Up Comedy [link] | Emelin Theatre
The Emelin's annual LOL night of comedy stars New Rochelle native and national headliner Erik Rivera. With quick wit, commanding stage presence, charisma and an infectious smile, Rivera has become a favorite act at NYC and LA comedy clubs and just last year made his Late Night debut on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Erik is joined by Ophira Eisenberg the host of NPR and WNYC's weekly trivia, puzzle and game show Ask Me Another, and the NYC comedy club star, Carrie Gravenson who will be the emcee for the evening.

Saturday, June 6 @ 8pm
Alan Parsons Live Project [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill
Hear all the greatest Alan Parsons hits LIVE: 'Sirius,' 'Eye In The Sky,' 'Time,' 'Damned If I Do,' 'Don't Answer Me,' 'I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You,' 'Games People Play,' 'Dr. Tarr & Professor Fether' and more! A revered classic progressive rock producer, music engineer, songwriter, and performer, Alan Parson's work with The Beatles and other megastars, his groundbreaking recording techniques on Dark Side Of the Moon, and his multi-platinum albums by The Alan Parsons Project have made him a music icon!

Saturday, June 7 from 10am - 5pm
28th Annual Tarrytown Craft, Food and Street Fair [link] | Main Street, Tarrytown
Presented by the Greater Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber and Sponsored by the Village of Tarrytown.

Sunday, June 7 @ 12pm
The Art of Discovery Book Signing [link] | Recologie, 49 Lawton St. New Rochelle
Join Robin Bronk, CEO of The Creative Coalition, and Nancy Rouemy, Principal of We Live Type & Design, for a book signing of The Art of Discovery. The event is Free -- please RSVP to Madeline Kelley at email.

Saturday, June 7 @ 2pm & 6pm
LIVE: The Wizard of Oz [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill
Antonia Arts presentsThe Wizard of OZ. Directed by Melodie Wolford. Starring…Gabrielle Sansone as Dorothy. Like so many girls her age, little Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy's imagination.

Tuesday, June 9 from 7pm - 8:30pm (through June 30)
Opening Reception: Virginia Shafer Cox (1924 - 2006): A Retrospective | Irvington Library
wenty paintings will be on exhibit, spanning Cox's artistic career from Abstract Expressionism of the 1940's to the Color Field Movement of the 1960's.

Tuesday, June 9 from 7pm - 10pm
Matt Turk [link] | The Mill, Hastings
with Gary Schreiner (keyboards, chromatic harmonica and accordion)


Thursday, June 11 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Poetry Live with Suzanne Cleary [link] | ArtsWestchester, White Plains
To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, ArtsWestchester recognized 50 artists this year, among them poet Suzanne Cleary, who will be reading from her recent book, "Beauty Mark," along with new poems, at a special reading at ArtsWestchester. Come early and enjoy the exhibition, "50 for 50: New Works," showcasing the work of the "50 for 50" honorees.

Thursday, June 11 @ 7pm
Matt Turk [link] | The Tapp, TT

Friday, June 12 from 6pm - 9pm
HFNL: Destination Hastings Outdoor Adventure [link] | Warburton Avenue, Hastings
Outdoor Adventure (a "streets closed" FNL featuring a35' rock climbing wal, Bike Rodeo, Live Music, Food.... More info coming soon.

Friday, June 12 @ 8pm
A Special Night With Judy Collins [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill
Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 50-album body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline to thrive in the music industry for half a century.

Saturday, June 13 from 11am - 6pm (also on July 11, August 8)
Playland MarketFest [link] | 1 Playland Pkwy, Rye
Join us at Playland Park for a fun-filled day of arts, crafts, food and fun! The MarketFest is located at the Fountain Plaza and along the Boardwalk. Interested in beign a vendor? Visit their website for the application

Saturday, June 13 @ 8pm
Battle of the Teen Bands [link] Purpl, Hastings
Come to see these talented individuals perform onstage for our renowned panel of judges for the chance to win the 2015 title and a free session of recording with a professional audio engineer. Veterans of the music industry offer a great gift to the competing bands by contributing their insight and experience to help these young musicians develop.

Saturday, June 13 @ 8pm
Urban H2O: Clearwater Preview [link] | Beczak, Yonkers
Clearwater Preview featuring Fred Gillen Jr., Donna and Rick Nestler, Sing Like You Mean It! with Linda Richards and Clearwater's Power of Song & Matt Turk.

Sunday, June 14 from 10am - 4pm (also July 12, August 9, Sept 13, October 11, November 15)
Hastings Flea [link] | Metro North Train Parking Lot, Hastings
Hastings Flea vendors sell everything from vintage furniture and finds, clothing, jewelry to art and crafts. Hastings Flea vendors are local craft makers and collectors selling one-of-a-kind items. The Hastings Flea also features food trucks, live music and entertainment throughout the day.

Sunday, June 14, doors open for potluck dinner @ 4pm, music @ 5pm
House Cocert Series: Radoslav Lorković [link] | Hastings. Concert address will be provided when reservation is confirmed.
Our House Concert Series presents the best in  Americana, folk and bluegrass in an intimate setting in a private home in Hastings. All Shows – Suggested donation: $20 in advance ($20.88 after PayPal processing fee) or $22 at the door if tickets available, 100% goes to the musicians.

Sunday, June 14 from 4pm - 7pm
3rd Annual Farm to Table [link] | Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale
Dinner and Wine Tasting Fundraiser & 40th Anniversary Celebration.

Tuesday, June 16 @ 7pm
Author Appearance | Irvington Library
Charli Devnet will discuss her memoir, The Snow Queen's Daughter, My Life with Asperger's at the Irvington Public Library . Although Asperger's Syndrome was first recognized as a medical condition in 1944, few people in the 1960's, when Charli Devnet was growing up, had ever heard of it. Children who seemed odd, even if highly intelligent, simply fell through the cracks. No one understood that they needed help, and so no help was provided. Devnet has written a courageous book that will help us recognize and empathize with people who struggle with "being different." Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing.

Friday, June 19 from 5pm - 9pm
Tarrytown Third Friday [link] | Main Street
Check back for details.

Friday, June 19 @ 8pm
The Bacon Brothers [ink] | Ridgefield Playhouse
Michael and Kevin Bacon grew up playing music together, and formed The Bacon Brothers band 20 years ago. Their trademark gritty rock incorporates a roots–folk-country vibe that's won them an ever growing following. Their infectious music has fans dancing in their seats and singing along at every show! Coming back to Ridgefield this summer! Michael Bacon on vocals, guitar, and cello; Kevin Bacon on vocals, guitar, and percussion; Paul Guzzone on bass guitar and backing vocals; Joe Mennonna on keyboards and accordion; Frank Vilardi on drums; and Ira Siegel on lead guitar, mandolin, and backing vocals.

Friday, June 19 @ 9pm
"OMG I love that Movie" Series: Revenge of the Nerds [link] |The Picture House, Pelham
All OMG movies are $5 and start at 9pm on every third Friday of the month.
At a big campus, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self respect.

Saturday, June 20 from 9am - 1pm (also June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17 & November 21)
Chappaqua Flea Market [link] | Chappaqua Train Station Lot
The Chappaqua Flea begins May 16th and is a festive, curated outdoor market featuring local vendors on the third Saturday of every month from May to Nov of 2015.

Saturday, June 20 & Sunday, June 21
Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival [link] | Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson
We're excited to announce just confirmed artists to our already amazing line-up at Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival on June 20 & 21. Joining us will be Guster, Neko Case, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Bettye LaVette, Delhi 2 Dublin, Tom Paxton and C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band and many more! 
The Early Bird period ends on March 23 so make sure to purchase your tickets now!

Sunday, June 21
Celebrate Irvington [link] | All Around Irvington
Enjoy a day of family-friendly activities, to "Celebrate Irvington" a small, walkable nationally recognized historic village on the Hudson River. Relaxing by the river, hiking The Old Croton Aqueduct State Park trail, or riding the trolley - this celebration day is a great choice for Father's Day fun! Walk to all activities. Rain or shine. Old-fashioned, free, jump-on, jump-off trolley tours sponsored by Sunnyside Federal Saving and Loan highlights Irvington's history including the Historic Main Street District, village founders and landmark sites. Guided walks in town, on the waterfront and on The Old Croton Aqueduct National Historic Park. Local docents describe the past and present life in this small rivertown community known for its magnificent Main Street views of the Hudson. Tours of the (Louis Comfort) Tiffany Reading Room in the landmark 1902 Village Hall. Visit historic 1853 McVickar House for birthday cake to celebrate 10th anniversary as home to the Irvington Historical Society, and take photos in period costumes. See Irvington Unfolds: A Village History in Maps exhibit. Fresh & prepared foods at the Irvington Farmers Market, open shops on Main Street, music, waterfront parks with views of the Palisades. Choose casual or up-scale restaurants or take-out for outdoor picnics.

Sunday, June 21 @ 7pm
Gilberto Santa Rosa [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill
Gilberto Santa Rosa's musical elegance and style has made him one of the most prominent figures in popular music. His countless accolades in the recording industry reaffirm his validity through the years, among them the 2002 ASCAP Latin Heritage Award, Premio Lo Nuestro Premio a la Trayectoria in 2002 and 5 GRAMMY® awards including the 2010 Latin GRAMMY® award for "Irrepetible" as Best Salsa Album, a 2006 Latin GRAMMY® award and a 2007 GRAMMY® award for his album, "Directo al corazón". However, there is no better award for an artist than that of the constant support of their fans.

Saturday, June 27 from 11am - 11pm
Caramoor Roots Festival [link] | Caramoor, Katonah
Folk. Blues. Bluegrass. Country. Swing Bands. String Bands. The Roots of American Music.

Saturday, June 27 from 2pm - 4pm (thru July 31, 2015)
Opening Reception: Reflections on Life, Love and Loss | Greenburgh Library
Art Exhibit of Paintings by Donna Faranda. "The technique that I utilize, pointillism, has allowed me to me indulge in my love affair with color. Through my experimentation with this technique, my paintings had evolved into non-representational compositions, worlds of vague, nebulous forms. Most recently, these compositions have taken on a life of their own. Striving to make sense of the world, these compositions allow me the means by which I can wrestle with ideas and beliefs, while plotting out connections and interrelationships between things."

Saturday, June 27 @ 8pm
Marshall Tucker [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill
Celebrate the Paramount's 85th anniversary with The iconic multi-platinum selling Marshall Tucker Band brings all their hits to Peekskill!"Heard It In A Love Song", "Can't You See", "Fire On The Mountain" and "Take The Highway" and a dozen m ore favorites will all be featured. Their distinctive sound is instantly recognizable and you'll be singing along from beginning to end.

Saturday, June 27 @ 8pm
The Garcia Project [link] | Ridgefield Playhouse
With Acoustically Speaking. Note for note – a recreation of an actual Jerry Garcia Band show! The Garcia Project faithfully channels and projects the feelings, emotions and music that propelled the Jerry Garcia Band and the fans through many years of musical bliss. Set lists could include "Struggling Man," "Stir It Up," "Deal" and "I Shall Be Released." The Garcia Project performs actual, full, classic Jerry Garcia Band shows from the 70's, 80's and 90's – creating the Jerry Garcia Band experience for old fans to relive or new fans to enjoy for the first time!

Sunday, June 28 from 12pm - 8pm
5th Annual Beacon Riverfest [link] | Riverfront Park, Beacon
The Valley Table is proud to join Beacon Riverfest to present this annual rock and world music festival, featuring three music tents and fabulous local food vendors, as well as a family-friendly tent with high-energy performers, games, hula hoops and some big-time bubble-making. Bring the whole family to celebrate music and community on the banks of the Hudson River. Food vendors include Beacon Pantry, Drink More Good, Flammkuchen, Gracie's Food Truck, Lekker Food Truck, Lemon Love, My Lucky Noodles, Sweet Central, Tas Kafe and Zora Dora. With music from Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Tracy Bonham, Sidewalk Chalk and many more. $15 early-bird tickets (purchased before May 31st); $25 regular tickets (purchased June 1-27). Follow the link for details/tickets.

Monday, June 29, registration begins at 10am
Music Conservatory of Westchester's 14th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic [link] | Whippoorwill Club, Armonk
Following a day on the greens and courts, an awards dinner will honor future MLB Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera and his wife Clara, who will receive Conservatory’s Community Vision Award for their outstanding philanthropic work - specifically for their rehabilitation and restoration of a New Rochelle church, which now houses a vibrant congregation where music plays an important role.

Thursday, July 9 @ 6pm (Reception & auction from 6–7:30pm, Live Auction @ 8, with concert immed following)
Summer Gala: The Beach Boys [link] | Ridgefield Playhouse
Come share in the "Good Vibrations" at our Annual Summer Gala. xfinity Rock Series. Join the "Fun, Fun, Fun" at The Ridgefield Playhouse with an unforgettable Beach Boys performance! Get your summer groove on with hits like "Surfin'," "I Get Around," "Help Me Rhonda," "California Girls," "Good Vibrations" and "Kokomo." To these guys, the beach isn't just a place where the surf comes to play—it's where life is renewed and made whole again. Break out your flip-flops and summer attire and don't miss Ridgefield's ultimate summer party with founding Beach Boy Mike Love (lead vocals), Beach Boy-vet Bruce Johnston (vocals/keyboards), Christian Love (guitar/vocals), Randell Kirsch (bass/vocals), Tim Bonhomme (keyboards/vocals), John Cowsill (percussion /vocals) and Scott Totten (guitar/vocals). Cocktails * Tropical Tastes from local restaurants * Silent and Live Auction * Live Music. Live auction to begin at 8pm with the concert immediately following.

Mondays, July 13, July 27 & August 10 @ 7pm
FREE Outdoor Movies [link] | Ridge Hill, Yonkers
With Spring in the air, Ridge Hill is starting the planning for those summer days – and summer nights. Mark your calendars and get your beach chairs and blankets ready to celebrate the summer at Ridge Hill with Movie Mondays. This FREE, family-friendly film series will be held at 7pm, beginning on July 13 with a screening of Paddington. The full schedule is as follows: July 13 - Paddington, July 27 - Big Hero 6, August 10 - Maleficent.

Saturday, July 18 @ 8pm
Urban H2O [link] | Beczak, Yonkers
The Tall Trees featuring Tim Grimm and Ben Bedford.Tim Grimm has spent years on stage performing in movies, TV series and plays. He brings an actors feel of storytelling and drama to his songs and paints portraits of the strength, determination and resolve of our midwest neighbors.

Saturday, July 18 @ 8pm
Wynonna & The Big Noise [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley, Peeskill
A five-time Grammy® winner and New York Times bestselling author, Wynonna's career has always revolved around telling stories. Whether she's using her rich, commanding voice to sing one of her countless hits or sitting down for a bold, sincere television appearance, Wynonna always gets her point across with unflinching honesty and wisdom gained over the course of her very public life.

Wednesday, July 29 @ 8pm
The English Beat [link] | Ridgefield Playhouse
The ska-punk fusion of The English Beat returns to the Playhouse! With their ska beats and punk rock energy they hit the charts with songs like "Save It For Later," "Mirror In The Bathroom," and "I Confess." They also did ska-flavored covers of 60s soul classics - the Miracles' "Tears of a Clown" and Andy Williams' "Can't Get Used to Losing You" – and introduced these songs to a new generation! Come see Dave Wakeling and the Beat as they once again take the Playhouse stage!

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Kids and Toddlers & Parents/Caregivers
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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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