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Family Listings
June 3 - 12
Cider Week Hudson Valley [link] | All over the Hudson Valley
Cider Week Hudson Valley celebrates craft cider by increasing its presence in top restaurants, bars, and retail shops across New York City. CiderWeekHV.com serves as a central hub for the cider-centric tastings, dinners, classes and more taking place during Cider Week.

Friday June 3 from 6pm - 9pm
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.

Friday June 3 from 8pm - 11pm
Bluegrass Jam Session [link] | River Roadhouse, Hastings
All acoustic instruments (of bluegrass type) no sheet music and lots of fun. Come watch. listen, dance, or play.

Saturday, June 4 from 8:30am - 1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link] | Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings
Summer Market resumes with longer hours.

Saturday, June 4 from 12pm - 12am
RiverArts Music Tour [link] | All Around the Rivertowns
Last year we debuted a new multi-village event: The RiverArts Music Tour. This event was enthusiastically received by both the wide diversity of musicians that call the Rivertowns home, and the music going public. Last year's tour included more than 150 musicians and 80 performances at 24 venues. Almost 3,000 people attended this free celebration of the depth and breadth of the Rivertowns music community. 40 minute performances will take place on the hour from 12:00 to 7:00 PM, with a few additional late night slots at 10:00 and 11:00 PM, throughout our villages- in living rooms, on porches, back lawns, cafes and restaurants, places of worship, flatbed trucks… including a special evening gathering at 8:00 PM at Purpl featuring Live Band Karaoke. All genres of music are represented: folk, rock, classical, jazz, country, world, alternative, cabaret, indie, etc. etc. The entire day is free to the public, although donations are encouraged!

Sundays, June 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 10am - 2pm (Weather Permitting)
Bicycle Sundays| Bronx River Parkway
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 Bronx River Parkway will be closed between the Westchester County Center and the Sprain Brook Parkway.

Sunday, June 5 from 10am - 5pm
Tarrytown Craft, Food & Street Fair [link] | Main Street Tarrytown
Presented by the Greater Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber and Sponsored by the Village of Tarrytown. Enjoy a variety of delicious foods from our local restaurants. Over 90 vendors participating Street Performances through the day. Fun for everyone!

Sunday, June 5 from 12pm - 3pm
Rose Day [link] | Lyndhurst, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown

The Garden Club of Irvington and Lyndhurst cordially invite you to Rose Day in the Lyndhurst Rose Garden. There will be fabulous roses in bloom, garden advice from our rose experts, live entertainment and punch and cookies. Admission is free and fun for the whole family. Bring your camera!

Sunday, June 5 @ 4pm
RiverArts presents: Take Better Photos with Your Phone register | Hudson Social in Waterfront Park, Dobbs Ferry (limited parking available)

Learn creative ways to compose, expose, and shoot better photos every day. Join RiverArts and Mohican Studios photographer Dan Sagarin for a 1-hour active class on the banks of the Hudson, followed by a happy hour at
No experience or specific phone model necessary. $10 per person. Class limited to 10

Wednesday, June 8 @ 7pm
Hudson River At Risk: Four short films by Jon Bowermaster and Panel Discussion [link] | Jacob Burns
Jon Bowermaster, one of our most impassioned environmental filmmakers, (Dear President Obama, After The Spill), brings us four new short films that highlight the hazards that continue to loom over our most precious and beautiful resource, the Hudson River. Films include: Bomb Trains on the Hudson: About the trains carrying highly explosive gas and oil that travel the river's edge. The Long Shadow of Indian Point: About the Hudson's 50-year-old, deteriorating nuclear power plant, 39 miles from Times Square. A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: About the rebuilding of the Tappan Zee Bridge, the largest construction project in the country. PCB's: GE's and the EPA's Toxic Legacy: About GE's unfinished clean-up of the country's largest superfund site, the Hudson River.

Wednesday, June 8 @ 7:30pm
An Evening with John Irving [link] | Symphony Space, UWS, NYC

Selected Shorts On Stage. John Irving, the iconic author of The World According to Garp, The Cider House Rules, and most recently, Avenue of Mysteries, hosts and curates an evening of his fiction, along with stories by authors he admires.

Thursday, June 9 from 6pm - 10pm & Saturday, June 11 from 12pm - 5pm
Wine & Food Festival: Burger & Beer Blast & Grand Tasting Village [link] | Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla
Burger & Beer Blast, 6/9: Burgers, beer, music, wine, spirits, food trucks and the best grilling this side of the Hudson River all come together at Westchester's ultimate block party! Top local chefs present their unique take on the all-American burger as they compete for the Blue Moon Best Burger Award.
Grand Tasting, 6/11: The signature event of the Wine & Food Festival, the Grand Tasting Village features feature tastings from 50+ local restaurants and more than 200 wines & spirits. Chef demonstrations and a variety of food trucks create a gastronomic delight for food and wine lovers.

Friday, June 10 @ 8pm
Deni Bonet live [link] | Upstream Gallery
Violinist, Singer, Songwriter and Performer. Styles ranging from Pop to Roots Rock to New Folk. Free Admission.

Friday, June 10
Paul Riser [link] | Paramount Hudson Valley Theater

Star of the acclaimed NBC series "Mad About You" Paul Reiser is back on TV in the Amazon series "Red Oaks," which was just picked up for its second season. Join us on Friday night June 10th at the Paramount for a night of unmatched comedy! He's got no fewer than five new films coming out now and has continued his stand-up tour throughout - very much in keeping with his listing as one of Comedy Central's "Top 100 Comedians of All Time." The stage actor, screenwriter, songwriter and book author is beloved for his film roles in Diner, Bye Bye Love, The Marrying Man, Aliens, One Night At McCools, and Beverly Hills Cop ("I" and "II") has received multiple nominations for Emmy, Golden Globe, American Comedy and Screen Actors Guild awards.

Saturday, June 11 @ 7:30pm
The Mountain Music Project [link] | Common Ground Coffeehouse, 25 Old Jackson Avenue, Hastings
A Musical Adventure from the Appalachian and Himalayan Mountains to Benefit Music Education Programs for Kids in Nepal. Don't miss what happens when musicians from Appalachia and the Himalayas come together to blend two traditions in a benefit concert supportung music education programs in Nepal. This fundraiser concert will benefit the programs that The Mountain Music Project has been running in Nepal. The Mountain Music Project has been working in Nepal for about a decade to preserve and promote traditional music and providing music education programs. Follow the link to read more.....

Sunday, June 12 from 10am- 4pm (also on July 10, 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! The Hastings Flea brings together local vendors, entertainment, food, community and so much more. This season, the Hastings Flea kicks it up a notch with exceptional new and loved vendors selling vintage finds, antiques, furniture, clothing, jewelry, crafts, comics, candles and other specialty items that you can’t find anywhere else. Plus, live music for children and families is performed by talented local musicians from 11am-4pm.

Sunday, June 12 from 5pm - 8pm
SUEperiotity: A salute to honor Sue Feir and Sue Smith flyer | Hastings Public Library
A party hosted by the Friends of the Library, to honor Sue Feir and Sue Smith. Cocktails & silent auction.
Tickets are on sale now at the Hastings Library. Download the flyer for details.

Wednesday, June 15 from 6pm - 9pm
Barge to Bridge Sunset Cruise [link] | Leaves from Science Barge, Yonkers
Board the Majestic Princess Yacht from the Science Barge on Yonkers' waterfront for a round trip cruise up the Hudson River to the Tappan Zee Bridge. A representative of the Tappan Zee construction team will share the inside story of this massive project. En route, learn about Groundwork Hudson Valley's latest endeavors to revitalize Yonkers. Cruise includes buffet dinner, wine, beer, and soda. Must be 21 or older. THANKS TO THE GENEROSITY OF VISTA YACHT CRUISES, ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT GROUNDWORK HUDSON VALLEY'S SCIENCE BARGE.

Thursday, June 16 @ 6pm - sunset
Summer Solstice Sunset Soiree [link] | Untermyer Gardens, Yonkers

The time is fast approaching for our Summer Solstice Sunset Soirée. Our most important fund-raiser of the year, it raises nearly a third of our annual budget. Our honoree is Ann Carmel, the new Chair of the Untermyer Gardens Conservancy and a great-granddaughter of Samuel and Minnie Untermyer.

Satruday, June 18 @ 2pm
Magician THE AMAZING MAX [link] | White Plains Performing Arts Center
Max Darwin earned the moniker "The Amazing Max" for his extraordinary skills as a magician and also for his ability to entertain adult audiences while keeping the little ones spellbound. Max combines magic and comedy, making objects appear and disappear and generally defying the laws of physics inches from theatergoer's faces. This high-energy, interactive and all-around silly show is appropriate for audiences of all ages (recommended 3 & up).

Satruday, June 18 @ 5:30pm
Opening Night Gala: Kelli O'Hara with Orchestra of St. Luke's & Rob Fisher [link] | Caramoor, Katonah
Usher in a summer of exceptional music with this annual benefit event, celebrating Caramoor's Young Artist Programs and recognizing the generous donors who have endowed them. This year's Gala festivities include a pre-performance cocktail reception and dinner, premium concert seating in the Venetian Theater, and an After Dark post-performance party with desserts, specialty cocktails, and dancing.

Saturday, June 18
NTL: THE AUDIENCE [link] | Performing Arts Center, PepsiCo Theater
All hail the Queen! If you missed Dame Helen Mirren's Tony Award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth on Broadway – a standing room only follow-up to her movie role – don't miss this "International Encore Screening" of Peter Morgan's play, directed by Stephen Daldry. From London's West End Recorded in 2013

June 18 @ 8pm
Emergent [link] | Purpl, Hastings
In a culture that has grown increasingly restless with the status quo, and in a global society that is slowly waking up to their own personal and collective strength, Emergent's arrival in the music scene couldn't have happened at a better time.

Saturday, June 18 @ 8pm
Melissa Etheridge - M.E. Solo [link] | Paramont hudson Valley
Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For several years, her popularity grew around such memorable originals as "Bring Me Some Water," "No Souvenirs" and "Ain't It Heavy," for which she won a Grammy® in 1992.

Begins June 22 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 Embassy Community Center, 60 Palisade St. if rain)
6/22: Orange Julius & The Big Beat
6/29: Brian Charette Organ Quartet
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

Saturday, June 25
American Roots Festival [link] | Caramoor, Katonah
Pack a picnic and join us for our annual romp exploring an eclectic mix of folk, country, bluegrass, gospel, blues, creole, singer/songwriter, string band, old time, and everything in-between. Enjoy memorable tunes, great eats, good friends, comfortable bathrooms, free parking, and 90 acres of historic gardens and architectural treasures ripe for exploration. Venetian Theater Evening Artists: Hurray For The Riff Raff & John Fullbright
D aytime Artists: Sara Watkins, The Lowest Pair, Man About A Horse, Dennis Stroughmatt et l'Esprit Creole, Silver City Bound, Spuyten Duyvil, And more!

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."

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.

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.

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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