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Family Listings
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 December 22
Holiday Art Show and Boutique [link] | Blue Door Gallery, Yonkers
There will be a wide range of gifts to choose from; jewelry, scarves, notecards and more.

through January 18
NYBG Train Show [link] | New York Botanical Garden, NYC
Enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural materials—all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. This year's exhibition features 3,000 square feet of additional exhibition space, making room for dozens of new trains, bridges, and tracks. Marvel at G-scale locomotives humming along among familiar sights such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty, and Rockefeller Center—surprising at every turn—on a quarter-mile of track.

through January 3
Westchester's Winter Wonderland [link] | RangersTown Rink, Kensico Dam Plaza
All new pay-one-price admissiom. Includes unlimited skating, rides and fun!

Saturday, November 28 from 11am - 3pm
First Annual Sleepy Hollow Tarrytown Chamber of Commerce Chamber Games, Two Villages - One Community [link] | OnTrack Sports Center, Tarrytown
A day of fun & games, food, music, and shopping.

Saturday, November 28 from 5pm - 9pm
Grand Opening: The Fitness Gallery [link] | The Fitness Gallery, 5 Main Street, Hastings
The Fitness Gallery's opening event features an art show of paintings, collages and photography by the internationally renowned artist, Scott Stallard ( All are invited to meet Scott in person and enjoy his award winning works of art. The Gallery and its' motto - "Sculpting the Ultimate Piece of Art", was created by Jodi DeCrenza. Jodi has fused a Fitness Studio with an Art Gallery. Unique multi-dimensional fitness programs are instructed in soothing and inspirational surroundings, populated with works of art and photography by world renowned artists.

Sunday, November 29 from 10am - 4pm
New York Metro Reptile Show [link] | Westchester County Center
Thousands of live pet reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates on display and for sale. Books, supplies, cages, and more! 200 + vendor tables. Buy breeder direct and save! Sorry, no personal pets allowed. All children must be accompanied by an adult over 21.

Sunday, November 29 @ 7pm
Dark Star Orchestra [link] | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation
Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience.  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.

Monday, November 30 @ 7:30pm
Macbeth [link] | Jacob Burns, Pleasantville
SPECIAL MEMBERS-ONLY PREVIEW SCREENING! Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs) and Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night) tackle "The Scottish Play," as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth in this classic story of all-consuming passion and ambition. Directed by Justin Kurzel (Snowtown), this visceral and compelling adaptation is a thrilling reimagining of Shakespeare's most famous tragedy. Fassbender and Cotillard deliver unforgettable performances in what is one of the most highly anticipated films of the season. Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2015! Exclusively for JBFC Members! Members entitled to 1 or 2 tickets, depending on membership level. Join online today or call 914.773.7663, ext. 6 to join before the next Members-Only screening (see details about our current membership promotion below)!
Tickets: $12 (members)

Thursday, December 3 @ 8pm
Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings [link] | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation. Special Guest: Saun & Starr. While other artists have ridden the waves of passing fads, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have bypassed the hype-and-hit superhighway and taken a detour straight to the hearts of their listeners, delivering a visceral rhythm and soul sound to an ever-expanding fan base.

Friday, December 4 from 6pm - 10pm
Destination Hastings Pub Crawl and Holiday Lights [link] | All Around Hastings
Part of the proceeds of the night goes to the Hastings Food Pantry.

Friday, December 4 from 6:30pm - 9:15pm
Spoken Interludes [link] | Mercy College, at the Rotunda, Dobbs Ferry
Bestselling author, screenwriter, and playwright Delia Ephron reads from her book, Do I Have to Say Hello?
Bestselling author Sloane Crosley reads from her debut novel, The Clasp
Writer Jamie Brickhouse reads from his memoir, Dangerous When Wet
Produced by DeLauné Michel. Supper Buffet 6:30 – 7:45 pm . Spoken Interludes 7:45 – 8:45 pm (writers read from their work with a Q&A). Book signing 8:45– 9:15 pm. $30.00 at the door - no prepayment. Full price of ticket goes to the catering company for the dinner. Spoken Interludes receives no money for these shows. Reservations RSVP@SPOKENINTERLUDES.COM. Books sold by The Village Bookstore of Pleasantville

Friday, December 4 @ 8pm
Vienna Boys Choir-Christmas in Vienna [link] | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation. Special Guest: TBA. The world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir returns to Tarrytown with their celebrated holiday program. No group of child musicians has won more acclaim than the incomparable Wiener sangerknaben, founded by Emperor Maximilian I in 1498. Six centuries later, the famed Vienna boys choir continue to delight music-lovers across the globe with their purity of tone, distinctive charm and a diverse, crowd pleasing repertoire that encompasses holiday favorites, Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical masterpieces, beloved pop songs, and medieval chant.

Saturdays from 9am - 1pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link] | Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings
December 5 & 19 (12/19: 9-12) -- Outside, Library Lot
Jan 9 & 23, Feb 6 & 20, March 5 & 19 -- Indoors, Community Center
April2 & 16, May 14 & 28 -- Outside, Library Lot
Summer Market resumes June 4th

Saturday, December 5 from 8am - 6:30pm
Christmas Tree Sale and Boutique [link] | Transfiguration School, Tarrytown
More than 20 vendors including jewelry, skin care products, American Girl Doll clothes. Hot Food, Bake sale and a FREE VISIT FROM SANTA with photo opportunity!

Saturday, December 5 @ 10:15am
Annual Holiday Family Day [link] | ​Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
Holiday spirit abounds at this fun-filled day. Children (and parents) will delight in holiday storytelling and crafts, professional photographs with Santa, shopping, and more. Storytelling at 10:15 a.m. (author Sonia Manzano at 10:15 a.m. reading only) and noon; holiday crafts and photos with Santa are ongoing.
Space is limited, registration required, 718.885.1461 or Cost $20 children one year and up; member children $15 (adults and children under one year free). Photos with Santa additional $20 fee.

Saturday, December 5 & December 19 from 9am - 5pm
Holiday Giftique & Bake Sale [link] | Hastings Library
Featuring holiday books, jewelry, small gifts, and delicious homemade baked goods.

Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6 from 12pm - 5pm
Holiday Market [link] | Hudson River Museum, Yonkers
Two Days a Shoppin', Live Holiday Music, and Crafts at the Museum. The Hudson River Holiday Market has one-of-kind gifts and items from top local vendors selling handmade jewelry, vintage jewelry, natural soaps and candles, skin care and cosmetics, books from Westchester Indie Authors, soy candles, bags, clothing, totes and wallets, art and photography, vintage finds and so much more! Also, sweets, crepes, hot chocolate available for purchase! Brought to you by the organizers of the Hastings and Chappaqua Fleas. FREE Museum Admission

Saturday, December 5 @ 8pm
Dar Williams with special guests The Nields [link] | Irvington Town Hall Theater
DAR WILLIAMS’ growth as an individual over her two-decade career has gone hand in hand with her evolution as an artist. This is perhaps best typified by the release of “Emerald,” a timely and brilliant album of new songs and collaborations with friends such as Jill Sobule, Richard Thompson, the Hooters, Jim Lauderdale, Lucy Wainwright Roche and her mother Suzzy Roche. Opening the evening are The NIELDS, whose albums are often an eclectic mix of ideas and music styles, but clear themes emerge. Love and China (2002) was  about the fragility of love and relationships. The Full Catastrophe (2012) exploredthe messy experience of raising a family.

Sunday, December 6 @ 3pm
The Nutcracker Performed by New York Theatre Ballet [link] | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation. An enchanting hour-long production of The Nutcracker, created for younger audiences, yet sophisticated enough for adults! Founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, New York Theatre Ballet has earned national attention for its artistry and elegant restorations and revivals of masterworks by great choreographers.  It is equally committed to performing innovative hour-long ballets based on children's literature for family audiences.

Monday, December 7 from 8pm - 11:30pm
Monday Jazz Sessions [link] | Turning Point Cafe, Piermont
Hosted by Saxophonist John Richmond, with:
Mon Dec 7-Rob Reich, guitar, Bill Moring, bass,
Ron Vincent, drums, JR saxophone
Mon Dec 14-Vinny Valentino, guitar, Tomoko Ohno, keys,
Bill Moring, bass, Colby Inzer, drums, JR saxophone
Mon Dec 21-Our last session of 2015- Bob DeVos, guitar, Harvie S, bass, Eliot Zigmund, drums, JR saxophone
These have been great OPEN sessions. All Music PATRONS,
Jazz instrumentalists, Jazz vocalists welcome.
$5/ no minimum.

Tuesday, December 8 @ 7pm
Screening: " The Day the 60's Died: the Kent State Shootings" | Hastings Library
We have a showing of the documentary "The Day the 60s Died." For the post-screening discussion we will have Jon Halperin, Hastings resident and the writer and director, Anna Bowers, producer and writer, AND scholar Tim Naftali, former head of the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and now at NYU.

Wednesday, December 9 @ 4pm
Identity Theft and Scams | Dobbs Ferry Library Community Room
A talk by Bronce Perez Matos. Community Relations Specialist and Outreach Educator of the NYS Department of State, Division of Consumer Protection
Learn about:
· What to do when your identity or financial accounts have been compromised.
· How to spot a scam and know when you've been victimized.
· How scams work and how to avoid them.

Friday, December 11 from 2pm - 8pm, Saturday, December 12 from 10am - 4pm, and Sunday, December 13 from 10am - 4pm
Dobbs Pop-up [link] | 75 Main Stree, Dobbs Ferry
The Dobbs Ferry Chamber of Commerce is proud to host its first POP UP located at the heart of Dobbs Ferry; a couple minute walk from the Metro-North Hudson Line and nestled amongst some of Dobbs Ferry's best restaurants.  

Friday, December 11 from 7:30pm - 11pm
Open Mic [link] | Purpl, Hastings
This is not your average open mic! The big stage, amazing acoustics, high-end equipment, and experienced sound engineer create a concert-like experience in Purpl's friendly, laid-back environment. Come to play or just to watch! Two songs per artist, limit of three musicians per act. One cover per set is allowed (we love to hear your origina ls!) Adults and teens welcome. To keep the flow of the event, no drum sets, amps or electric keys are allowed. Grand piano and a guitar amp are available and hand drums are ok.

Saturday, December 12 @ 7pm
Unforgettable Fire with The Sweet Cash [link] | Irvington Town Hall Theater
A Concert Fundraiser for ITHT. Irvington Mayor Brian Smith will present an evening of two incredible cover bands: Unforgettable Fire with opening act The Sweet Cash. Come out and celebrate the holidays with a great party!

December 18 – January 10, 2pm & 7pm performances
Tarzan: The Stage Musical [link] | White Plains Performing Arts Center
The king of the apes swings onto the stage in this powerhouse musical adaptation of the Disney film. Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan features heart-pumping music by rock legend Phil Collins and a book by TONY Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. High-flying excitement and hits like the Academy Award winning "You'll Be in My Heart" as well as "Son of Man" and "Two Worlds" make Tarzan an unforgettable theatrical experience.
7:00 pm Performances: December 18, 19, 26, 28, 29, January 2, 8, 9
2:00 pm Performances: December 19, 20, 26, 27, 30, January 2, 3, 9, 10

Thursday, December 31 @ 11am & 4pm
The Harlem Globetrotters [link] | Westchester County Center
The Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their most epic tour in history, as the world famous team celebrates its 90th Anniversary World Tour. A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans of all ages.

Thursday, December 31 @ 8pm
Purpl's Kara-Rocking New Year's Eve [link] | Purpl, Hastings
Raise your glass, raise your voice and raise the roof at Purpl's blow-your-mind, yes-its-back-by-popular-demand, sing-and-dance-your-butt-off, best-party-in-town New Year's Eve Live Band Karaoke dance party and fundraiser. This is not your mother's gala. The drinks will flow, the band will rage, the karaoke will, well, karaoke, and we will all help support lower Westchester's best-loved music venue and people incubator.

Sunday, January 10 @ 4pm
River Spirit Music Series: The Levins [link] | Hastings (exact location to be sent after ticket purchased)
Our House Concert Series presents the best in Americana, folk and bluegrass in an intimate setting in a private home in Hastings. Doors open/Potluck dinner at 4:00 PM - Bring a dish! Music starts promptly at 5pm. All Shows – Suggested donation: $20 in advance (plus processing fee) or $25 at the door, 100% goes to the musicians. Add'l Shows: February - TBA; Mar. 13 - Matt Nakoa; April - TBA

Saturday, January 30 @ 7:30pm
Joseph Arthur [link] | Common Ground Coffeehouse at The First Unitarian Society of Westchester
25 Old Jackson Avenue Hastings

Growing up in the '70s and '80s in Akron, Joseph Arthur's musical life started off like many others, with mandatory piano lessons. But once he realized he could use the piano to conjure up his own musical worlds, he took to the instrument and began writing songs, eventually playing in bands while in high school. Days after graduation, he moved to Atlanta with a band, playing bass and supporting himself with day jobs at a music store and tattoo shop.

Saturday, January 30 @ 8pm
Itzhak Perlman [link] | Westchester County Center, White Plains
Reserve the best seats now for an evening with violin impresario Itzhak Perlman accompanied by pianist Rohan De Silva. The reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. The 2015-16 season commemorates Itzhak Perlman's 70th birthday with three album releases and worldwide concert tours. His recordings have garnered 16 GRAMMY® Awards and as a major presence in the performing arts on TV, Mr. Perlman has been honored with four Emmy Awards. Don't miss this first ever
appearance at the Westchester County Center!

Saturday, June 4
RiverArts Music Tour | All Around the Rivertowns

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Kids and Toddlers & Parents/Caregivers
Please confirm all events before heading out. 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] [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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Adult Listings

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