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Rivertown Libraries
Ardsley Library [link]
Dobbs Ferry Library [link]
Hastings Library [link]
Irvington Library [link]
Warner Library, Tarrytown [link]

Take the Kids
Greenburgh Nature Center [link]
Hudson River Museum [link]

Live Performance
Capitol Theatre, Port Chester [link]
Irvington Town Hall Theater [link]
Paramount, Peekskill [link]
Purpl, Hastings [link]
Tarrytown Music Hall [link] Westchester County Center [link]

Art Film Houses
The Picture House, Pelham [link]
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville [link]

through April 28
Clayworks | Blue Door, Yonkers
FREE. 30 Artists, 70 Works on View Be prepared to challenge your ideas about pottery. Live entertainment, wine, and light refreshments Add to your collection or create a new one.

through May 6
 “City Lives, Country Living,” Photographs by Jeffery Friedkin | Donald Gallery, South Church, Dobbs Ferry
“City Lives, Country Living” in Dobbs Ferry features photographer Jeffery Friedkin’s photographs of New York life and the lush rural landscapes of the Hudson River Valley region.

through April 15
Opening Reception: Cecily Spitzer & Paul Greco | Upstream Gallery, Hastings
Cecily Spitzer’s radiant abstractions are alive with natural forms and strong emotive brushwork.  Paul Greco’s sense of the spiritual world comes to the surface in all his work, as does his energy and quirky sense of humor.  Though very different, both are closely connected by their deep sensitivity to nature.

April 

Wednesday, April 25 @ 6pm
Mercy College 37th Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Dinner | Glen Island Harbour Club, New Rochelle
This year the College honors Joseph P. Carlucci, Esq., Vice Chairman of the Mercy College Board of Trustees and Partner at Cuddy & Fedder, LLP for the Community Leadership Award; Johnson & Johnson for the Community Partnership Award; Cynthia A. Rubino ’82, President and CEO of YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester for the Alumni Achievement Award; Nicoll Baez ’18 for the Inaugural Award for Student Achievement; and Mercy College Assistant Professor Gary Bernstein, retired Vice President of Finance, IBM for the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Wednesday, April 25 @ 7pm 
Researching Colleges: Selecting Your Best Fit | Greenburgh Library
During this workshop, participants learn to prioritize various criteria, e.g. size, location, school setting, course offerings, etc. that make a particular set of colleges a good fit. In addition, we will look at multiple online tools and resources for researching colleges and learn how certain factors at each college, e.g. selectivity, retention, and graduation rates, can guide a student’s decision whether or not to apply to or attend that school. Presented by Jeffery Hirsch Founder of College Starter. No registration required.

Wednesday, April 25 @ 7pm
Ballet de Ameriques | Tarrytown Music Hall
Presented by Ballet des Amériques. “Established in 2011 under the directorship of French-American choreographer Carole Alexis, Ballet des Amériques, as its name implies, inserts itself into the French cultural heritage of the Americas. Composed of classically trained dancers of diverse backgrounds, the young company has already danced the choreography of Carole Alexis in over 50 public performances beginning with its debut at the Festival de Fort-de-France in Martinique in 2011.

Thursday, April 26 @ 6pm
Oxfam Hunger Banquet | Hastings High School Cafeteria
Please come support HHS Amnesty International Club at our Oxfam Hunger Banquet in the HHS Cafeteria. Through this engaging event for community members of all ages, we hope to raise awareness about ongoing worldwide hunger and raise money for two very important causes. All proceeds from the night will be donated to Oxfam and the NYC Fund for Public Housing. There will also be live performances by HHS Music Ensembles! For more information about Oxfam: https://www.oxfamamerica.org/ For more information about the Fund for Public Housing: https://www.fundforpublichousing.org/ Tickets are $10 for Adults and $5 for Students. We will also be accepting additional donations!

Friday, April 27 @ 6:30pm
“An Inconvenient Sequel” | Ossining Public LIbrary
The Ossining Documentary & Discussion Series. Click the link for details.

Friday, April 27 @ 8pm
Beatles to WIngs, The McCartney Years | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation, supported by WFUV There are many Beatles tributes. But there’s only one show that celebrates the genius of Paul McCartney at the height of his career.  And this is it! Hailed by the original Beatles promoter as ‘THE BEST ON THE SCENE’, The McCartney Years is a period-true, technically stunning and explosive live concert show that performs the music of Paul McCartney spanning two decades from The Beatles to Wings.

Saturday, April 28  from 9am–1pm
Irvington Farmers Market | Main Street School Auditorium
Last winter market. Summer Market opens June 3.

Saturday, April 28 from 10am–4pm
Mother’s Day Artisan Market | Ossining Library
Shop for exceptional quality handcrafted gifts for Mom directly from the artisans and makers of the Northeast Etsy Artists Association. Featuring colorful jewelry, pottery, all-natural skincare products and soaps, felt dolls, fabric accessories, fine art prints, cards, journals, and much more, all perfect for Mother’s Day gift-giving! Kid’s Make‘n Take art activity table where children can create a special card for mom. Yummy treats! Music! A percentage of your purchases goes to benefit the Friends of the Ossining Public Library, a non-profit group of volunteers who support the goals and activities of the library.

Saturday, April 28 from 11am–3pm, races start at 11:15 am
2018 Rotary Rubber Duck Derby with YMCA Healthy Kids Day | Patriot’s Park, Tarrytown
Join us for our 11th Year! Celebrating 30 years of Women in Rotary with a special race of up to 50 ducks for the Girl Scouts of the Tarrytown to raise monies for their troops.

Saturday, April 28 from 10am–2pm
Prescription Drug Take-Back | Irvington Town Hall, 85 Main Street
Safely dispose of unused or expired medication!

Saturday, April 28 from 10am–3pm
Jazz Forum Spring Pop-up | Jazz Forum, Tarrytown
Don’t miss the Jazz Forum Spring Pop-Up Shop! Find the perfect gifts for Mother’s Day from a wide range of local artists. There will be jewelry, throw pillows, vintage items, paintings, photographs and much more for sale! Free Admission. Follow the link to see artists and vendors.
For more information please call 914-631-1000

Saturday, April 28 from 2pm–5pm
Workshop In Homeopathic And Flower Remedies For The Home | Sacred Spirit Yoga @ South Church, Dobbs Ferry
Join Jeff Migdow MD for an informative workshop regarding the home use of homeopathic and flower remedies for illness, injury and stress release. These natural medicines are useful for all ages, speeding the body’s healing process and uplifting our ability to avoid and overcome disease.

Saturday, April 28 from 5pm–8:30pm
Rockin’ Rave & Family Fun Night | Westchester Children’s Museum
Join the WCM for Rockin’ Rave, a family-friendly special night out to benefit the museum!  It’s a get-your-boogie-on, dance the night away, glow fest. Enjoy music under the strobes, explore interactive sound and light activities and experiments; take a break for mocktails and munchies, and enjoy special after-hours access to the Museum’s exhibits and MakerSpace programs. Recommended for ages 5 to 12, all children must be accompanied by an adult and all adults accompanied by a child

Saturday, April 28 @ 7:30pm
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams | Irvington Town Hall Theater
Irvington FACE Committee (Fundraising And Community Events) is sponsoring a performance by Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, with Divining Rod Band as the opening act.

Saturday, April 28 @ 8pm
Brooklyn Rider | Sleepy Hollow High School
This breakout ensemble, whose performances attract legions of fans from classical and world music, has been hailed by some as “the future of chamber music.” Said the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “They are four classical musicians playing with the energy of young rock stars….”

Sunday, April 29 from 12:30pm–4:30pm
Spring Fest | Andrus on Hudson, Hastings
Spring Fest is family fun for all ages with free admission! We’ll have a traditional maypole dance, live music, food, bouncy castle, potato sack races, petting zoo, arts & crafts, vendors and more.

Sunday, April 29 @ 2pm
“Operating and Maintaining the Greatest Waterworks in America” | Warner Library, Tarrytown
Adam Bosch will describe how New York City operates, maintains and protects the largest municipal water supply in the United States, with a special look at the largest repair project, currently underway, in the 175-year history of the City’s water supply. Its reservoirs and aqueducts supply more than 1 billion gallons of water daily to 8.5 million people in New York City and to another 1 million in surrounding counties, including Westchester.

Sunday, April 29 @ 7pm
Madeleine Peyroux Quintet | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation, supported by WFUV. Special Guest: Carsie Blanton
The acclaimed jazz and blues vocalist returns to the Music Hall with her quintet! Twenty years after her recording debut, Dreamland, Madeleine continues her musical journey of exploring beyond the ordinary with Secular Hymns, a spirited and soulful masterwork of loping, skipping, sassy, feisty and sexy tunes delivered in a captivating mélange of funk, blues and jazz.

May

Thursday, May 3  from 5:30pm–7:30pm
First Thursday Gallery Hop | Around Yonkers
Walking map + restaurant vouchers of galleries and local restaurants providing discounted food and drink specials will be available at any of the four galleries.

Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5 from 10am–6pm, and Sunday, May 6 from 10am–5pm
Spring Crafts | Lyndhurst
Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst, a celebration of all things handmade, returns to Tarrytown, New York, on May 4, 5, 6, 2018, just in time for Mother’s Day shopping! Featuring 300 modern American artists, designers and craftspeople, it is Westchester County’s most beloved arts event and favorite shopping experience at one of its most popular landmarks. It is a perfect day for the entire family!

Friday, May 4 @ 8pm
An Evening with the Cowboy Junkies | Tarrytown Music Hall
A Music Hall/Music Without Borders Co-presentation, supported by WFUV. For more than 20 years, Cowboy Junkies have remained true to their unique artistic vision and to the introspective, quiet intensity that is their musical signature, creating a critically acclaimed body of original work that has endeared them to an audience unwavering in its loyalty.

Saturday, May 5 from 9am–1pm
Hastings Winter Farmers Market | Outside Hastings Library Parking Lot.
Download the schedule here. May 19: Outside Hastings Library Parking Lot. Weekly Summer Market resumes June 2

Saturday, May 5 from 9am–2pm
Garden Club of Dobbs Ferry PLANT SALE | Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park
Let this be the year your garden fantasies become a reality. Come to our Plant Sale for inspiration, advice, and every kind of annual or perennial you’ve been dreaming of. PLUS heirloom veggie seedlings from Homegrown Kitchen Garden Nursery!

Saturday, May 5
7th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep | 100+ waterfront locations from Brooklyn toTroy, with over 20 locations in Westchester and Rockland
The Riverkeeper Sweep is an annual day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries. Over the last 6 years, Riverkeeper volunteers have worked at 495 projects across hundreds of miles of shoreline from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks.Since the 2011 inception of the Riverkeeper Sweep, 10,000 volunteers have removed 191 tons of debris, planted 2,228 trees and native grasses, and removed tons of invasive species.

Saturday, May 5 & Sunday, May 6 from 12pm–5pm
15th Annual YOHO Artists Open Studio Weekend | 578 Nepperhan Ave, Yonkers
This FREE event is a unique opportunity to tour the YOHO Artists’ Studios, which will be a part of this year’s Yonkers Arts Weekend. Come see where and how the artwork is created and visit with these artists in their studios while walking the halls of the historic Alexander Smith Carpet Mills factory building, and newly designated Carpet Mills Arts District (CMAD)!

Tuesdays, May 8 & June 5
Spoken Interludes | Riverview, Hastings
Produced by DeLauné Michel. Free parking across the street.
Dinner 6:00 – 7:30 pm (arrive anytime)
Spoken Interludes 7:30 – 8:30 pm (writers read with Q&A)
Book signing 8:30 – 9:00 pm
Dinner & Reading – $30.00 cash at the door
Admission price goes to restaurant and venue; Spoken Interludes makes no money from events
At 7:15, if seats are still available, you may attend the reading without dinner for $10.00, but we are unable to take reservations for those seats. Books sold by The Village Bookstore of Pleasantville, NY

Tuesday, May 8 @ 7pm
iAsk about our iCommunity Series – Dr. Dewey presentation & Vaping Workshops | Dows Lane School, 6 Dows Lane, Irvington
Featuring Dr. Stephen Dewey, the first part of the evening will use actual PET images to show how alcohol and drug use affects the developing adolescent brain. The discussion will include information about energy drinks, caffeine, vaping, marijuana, prescription medications and other drugs. Learn the science!

Thursday, May 10 from 1p  2 pm
Lecture:  The Westchester Land Trust « The Mead House:  12 Elm Street, Dobbs Ferry
A representative from the Westchester Land Trust will explain how they work with public and private partners to preserve land in perpetuity, and to protect and enhance the natural resources in our communities.  Presented by the Garden Club of Dobbs Ferry.  Free and open to the public.

Friday May 11 from 10am–5pm & Saturday May 12 from 10am–3pm
Thrift Sale | Church of St. Barnabas, 15 N. Broadway, Irvington
FANTASTIC BARGAINS! White elephant & household items.
Clothing, shoes & accessories. Cafe with homemade treats!

Friday, May 11 @ 7pm
Cult Classic Movie Night | Dobbs Ferry Library
Cult Classic Movie Night 2 Year Anniversary w/ Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Rated R/118 min)
In order to help us celebrate our 2 Year Anniversary of Cult Classic Movie Night, we have partnered with our friends at Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. (Elmsford) for the event.  All are welcome!

Saturday, May 12 from 10am–2pm
Annual Pre–Mother’s Day Plant Sale | The Lyndhurst Greenhouses, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown
The Garden Club of Irvington, The Hudson Valley Rock Garden Society, Care of Trees and Homegrown Nurseries and Farms cordially invite you to our annual pre- Mother’s Day Plant Sale. You will find unique plants for your gardens and containers, deer-resistant plants, expert gardening advice as well as a raffle for a specimen tree. We now take credit cards!!

Saturday, May 12 from 12pm–4pm
10th Anniversary Science Barge Opening | The Science Barge- 99 Dock Street Yonkers
Join us on Saturday, May 12th from 12:00-4:00 to celebrate the Science Barge’s 10th year in Yonkers! Ribbon cutting at 1pm by city officials. The Science Barge has been a revelation on the Hudson and a beacon of sustainability education! Come aboard for a grand day of celebration and FREE family fun, including: Live performances by GreenHeart, Museum Theater by Jonathan Ellers, On-shore games and kite flying by Flyin’ Brian Cavallaro, Live Animals, Robotics Club, food trucks, giant puppets, science experiments and more!

Saturday, May 12
Walkabout Clearwater Chorus and Coffeehouse: Emma’s Revolution | Memorial United Methodist Church, 250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains
Emma’s Revolution is the award-winning activist power duo of Pat Humphries and Sandy O. “Inspiring, gutsy, and rockin’,” their songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger, and covered by Holly Near. With beautiful harmonies and genre-defying, Beatles-esque eclecticism, Emma’s Revolution delivers the energy and strength of their convictions, creating new standards in the art and culture of justice.

Sunday, May 13 from 10am–4pm
Hastings Flea | Commuter Lot, Hastings
Live music, face painting, and more.

Sunday, May 13 from 11am–2pm
Opening Reception: Exhibit: “Rites of Passage: Spiritual Collages” | Donald Gallery, South Church, Dobbs Ferry
“Rites of Passage: Spiritual Collages” in Dobbs Ferry features artist Debra Friedkin’s narrative mixed media collages. May 13 – June 24, 2018. Free opening reception on May 13, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm daily.

Saturday, May 19 & Sunday, May 20  from 10am–4pm
Plant Sale & Garden Show | Lasdon Park, Katonah
Rain or Shine.

Saturday, May 19 from 11am–6pm
GARNER Arts Festival | GARNER Arts Center
GARNER Arts Festival celebrates visual & performing arts with contemporary exhibitions, installations, performances, open studios, workshops and demonstrations spread throughout 14 acres of pre-Civil War industrial spaces. Food trucks, kids’ art workshops, Creekside dining gardens and on on-site craft brewery round out the weekend’s offerings. Kids under 14 free, group passes available for pre-sale!

Saturday, May 19
Battle of the Teen Bands | Purpl
Talented teen bands will perform onstage for our renowned panel of judges for the chance to win the 2018 title and a mix and mastered recording of their live performance from the event. (Originally scheduled for April 7)

Sunday, May 20  
HFNL: Spring Thing | Warburton Avenue, Hastings
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June

Saturday, June 2, all day
RiverArts Music Tour | All Around the Rivertowns
Interested in Registering? Follow the link above.

Sunday, June 3 from 10am–5pm
31st Annual Tarrytown Craft, Food and Street Fair | Main Street Tarrytown
Tarrytown Merchants have priority for spaces in front of their store until April 15, 2018.

June 8
Sinatra and Sextet | White Plains Performing Arts Center
Recent inductee into the World Famous “Friars Club”, Frankie Sands is one of the top Frank Sinatra Tribute Artists on the East Coast and will re-create “Mr. Sinatra’s 1962 World Tour for Children’s Charities.”