A night of music to support young talent
When/Where: , Yorktown Heights; Friday, Sept. 16, 7-10pm
Why Go: Violinist Daisy Jopling performs in the fundraising event that she produced which will also feature a showcase of young Yorktown musicians as they open up for the Pink Floyd tribute band, Beyond the Wall. Proceeds from the event will go to benefit the Justin Veatch Scholarship, and towards the development of programs that support the musical talent of local youth.
Circa 1986: An opening reception for HVCCA’s latest exhibition
When/Where: , Peekskill; Sunday, Sept. 18, 4-7pm
Why Go: Circa 1986, the latest show to come to HVCCA, will feature over 65 pieces of art from more than 40 international artists who emerged between 1981 and 1991. The show will focus on artists who created “inventive and important” art during this period. At the reception, saxophonist Ray Blue will lend his musical talents to the event as part of the evening’s entertainment.
Pricing: Adults- $5, seniors and educators- $4, students and children, $2
Contact: 914-788-0100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wine Tasting: An event to benefit the 9/11 Remembrance Memorial at Croton Landing
When/Where: Monteverde at Oldstone Manor, Cortlandt Manor; Sunday, Sept. 18, 2-5pm
Why Go: The event will host a variety of wines from Marco’s Vino and Spirits of Cortlandt Manor, which will compliment the light appetizers, cheeses and fruit that will also be served throughout the evening. Attendees can look forward to an enjoyable night of fundraising activities, including the chance to bid on silent auction items and participate in a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds from the event will go to support the 9/11 Remembrance Memorial at Croton Landing.
Pricing: Advance tickets are $100 per person and $150 per couple. At the door: $125 per person
Contact: 914-734-1101 or 914-271-8222
Jr. Scientists: Fun and learning at the Field Library
Where/When: The Peekskill Field Library, Peekskill; Saturday, Sept. 17, 12 p.m.
Why go: The Field Library’s own teen scientist, Priya, will be leading an afternoon of fun and learning. Kids will love making new discoveries as they explore all the wonders the world of science has to offer. Children ages 5 and up are welcome, but must be accompanied by a helping adult. Registration is NOT necessary for this activity.
Michele & Virginia Croft: A flute and violin duet at the Hendrick Hudson Library
When/Where: Hendrick Hudson Free Library, Montrose; Sunday, Sept. 18, 2-3pm
Why Go: Join this talented duo for a free concert in the Constance Dyckman Community Room, and enjoy the relaxing melodies as you kick back in the comfort of the Hendrick Hudson Library.
Contact: 914-739-5654 or email email@example.com
: Underhill Shopping Center celebrates its 40 anniversary
When/Where: Underhill Shopping Center, Yorktown Heights; Sunday, Sept. 18, noon-5pm
Why Go: Underhill Shopping Center is turning 40and they have invited the community to come celebrate the occasion with great food, shopping, and family entertainment. There will be a DJ, rides and goody bags for the kiddies. While there check out the 17 stores that make up the shopping center.
Howling Wolf Family Folk Festival: Featuring Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of Dreams
When/Where: Irvington; Sunday, Sept. 18, 7pm-9:30pm
Why Go: The 2nd Annual Howling Wolf Family Folk Festival returns to Irvington to benefit The Wolf Conservation Center of South Salem, NY. Kicking off the evening of music will be The Matt Turk Band and Hope Machine. The folk/country headliners of the event, Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, have been described as a “hillbilly Pink Floyd,” are known for their fantastic live shows and never seem to leave their fans disappointed.
Contact: 914-693-1065 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Teen Dance Night: A night of dancing and karaoke at Nellie’s with guest, DJ Sphere
When/Where: Nellie’s Café, Peekskill; Friday, Sept. 16, 8pm-midnight
Why Go: This Friday night guests 13 and older are invited to come party at Nellie’s Café’s DJ Night. DJ Sphere will return to the café to spin live in the café’s back room for your dancing pleasure. For those who’d rather sing themselves, Karaoke will be available downstairs and in the main dining room as always. The cover charge includes a scoop of Gelato/Sorbetto and light snacks.
Where/When: Teatown Lake Reservation, Ossining; Sunday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m.
Why Go: Teatown invites adults and children of all ages to use their imaginations, along with the natural materials found on the reservation’s grounds, to build homes and shelters for both real and make believe creatures. Spend your day enjoying the fresh fall air while you roam the grounds in search of suitable housing materials. The squirrels and fairies will thank you. Participants must re-register for this event.
Pricing: Free for Members; Non-members $5
Contact: 914-762-2912, ext. 110
Spin/Knit In: An afternoon of crafting with other spinners and knitters
Where/When: , Building A, Yorktown Heights; Saturday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Why go: Whether you are new to the craft or a pro, spinners and knitters of all levels are invited to the farm to spend an afternoon making new friends, sharing tips and of course, spinning and knitting. Attendees are asked to register before the event, and bring a bagged lunch. While at the farm make sure to check out their Farm Stand and U-Pick Vegetable Garden too.
Pricing: $5 per person
Contact: 914-962-2368 or contact Teresa at Hayslope@optonline.net