Lizzie & The Makers will be featured performers at Rock the Cure: A benefit for the American Cancer Society at Garcia’s in Port Chester Tues., Sept. 26. See listing for details.
Lizzie & The Makers will be featured performers at Rock the Cure: A benefit for the American Cancer Society at Garcia’s in Port Chester Tues., Sept. 26. See listing for details.

Fri., Sept. 22

CAR-FREE DAY IN PORT CHESTER. The Village celebrates International Car Free Day and invites all interested parties to pledge to travel “car-free” or “car-lite” today by signing up at www.carfreehv.com. Pledges are automatically entered into a raffle for a number of prizes, including dinner for two at Bartaco, free concert tickets at The Capitol Theatre and a $50 gift certificate to Coals Pizza in Port Chester. For additional information contact Cara Politi at 914/893-5703 or cpoliti@511nyrideshare.org.

ANNUAL BREAST CANCER FUNDRAISING DINNER. Knights of Columbus, 327 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Doors open at 6 p.m.; event starts at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus. Dinner, soft drinks and dessert. This evening of inspiration and support includes fun, raffles, prizes and more. $20 per person; reservations must be paid in advance. For reservations and information, call Toni Sacco at 914/939-3818 or Barbara Celestino at 914/937-7130.

MATES OF STATE. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Razor sharp harmonies, shimmering new wave synth melodies, an internal warmth that can only come from a couple (Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner) that has been musically and romantically involved for nearly two decades, and lyrics that speak to both personal and universal concerns. Also performing: Field Mouse, a band that plays rock music, and MORI, a band that delivers punchy, hook-laden alternative rock/pop you can (and should) scream along to in the car. It features Mori Einsidler, a 2009 graduate of Blind Brook High School. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

CLADIES NIGHT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Friday, 7-9 p.m. Ages 18 & over (proof required). BYOB. This is a one-time class for adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Cladies Night is a great date night or girls’ night out. Participants can have fun and get their hands dirty while learning the potter’s wheel. $50 fee includes clay and firing. Registration closes two days before class. Find a full listing by logging on to www.clayartcenter.org.

Sat., Sept. 23

CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY SEAT CHECK-UP. Rye Brook Firehouse, 940 King St., Rye Brook. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. The Village of Rye Brook Police Department along with Safe Kids Westchester will have certified technicians check car seats for proper fit, installation, recalls or expiration. No reservations are required. For additional information, go to the Rye Brook Police Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ryebrookpolice or the Village of Rye Brook website, www.ryebrook.org.

UNUSED PRESECRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY. Rye Brook Firehouse, 940 King St., Rye Brook. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sponsored by the Rye Brook Police. A prescription drug disposal box will be available to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. No reservations required. For additional information, go to the Rye Brook Police Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ryebrookpolice or the Village of Rye Brook website, www.ryebrook.org.

SECOND ANNUAL PETSAFE PORT CHESTER DOG PARK PAWSIVERSARY. Abendroth Park, off Touraine Avenue (South Regent Street to Grant Street, left on Grandview, right on Touraine), Port Chester. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Stop by for giveaways, raffles, music by The Scoundrels, a low-cost microchip clinic and of course dog fun in the dog park. Bring your family and your dog(s) for a great celebration. Rain date will be Sunday, Sept. 24. Sponsored by the Port Chester Dog Park Group and the Village of Port Chester. Donations and sponsorships are still needed for maintenance of approximately 1500 feet of fencing as well as additional park amenities such as steps, shrubbery, landscaping and more. For more information, visit www.portchesterdogpark.com.

CAR WASH. Blind Brook High School, 840 King St., Rye Brook. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The boys’ varsity soccer team will be holding this event with all proceeds going toward the hurricane relief effort. Please come with your dirty cars and help the boys support those who need our help. $10 per sedan; $15 per SUV.

ONE TIME SATURDAY DROP IN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Saturdays thru Dec. 16. 2-4 p.m. Plan a great afternoon with friends, family or just yourself in this fun and messy introduction to clay. Professional ceramic artists guide themed weekly hand building projects. Space is limited. Tickets go on sale each Saturday starting at 10 a.m. To book your spot, call 914/937-2047.

LITTLE STEVEN AND THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Steve Van Zant is a musician, performer, songwriter, arranger, music producer, music supervisor, TV producer, actor, director, Broadway producer, TV and film composer and live event producer, international DJ, activist, historian, teacher, member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and recognized internationally as one of the world’s foremost authorities on both contemporary and traditional rock and roll. $35, $45, $65 & $85 in advance; $40, $50, $70 & $90 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sun., Sept. 24

PIXIES WITH SUNFLOWER BEAN. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Featuring surf-punk riffs, frontman Black Francis' otherworldly screams, Kim Deal's sturdy bass lines and quiet verses that exploded into ear-shredding choruses, the band's sound served as a blueprint for nineties popular rock bands, including Nirvana. $59.50 & $79.50 in advance; $64.50 and $84.50 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Mon., Sept. 25

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA TUTORING PROGRAM. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Mondays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free TASC/GED Tutoring program. No appointment necessary. Tutors are available to help you prepare for the exam. 914/231-3264; TASC@wlsmail.org.

FREE HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY MATH TUTORING. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free math tutoring for the TASC (formerly GED). No registration is required for this drop-in service. 939-6710.

MARGARET MENDEL. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 7 p.m. Meet the author of “Fish Kicker,” a novel in which Sharon Wolf must overcome alcoholism and being homeless in Alaska to gain back custody of her daughter. To complicate matters, she is stalked by a murderer who believes she witnessed him kill an associate. 914/939-6710.

Tues., Sept. 26

BLIND BROOK COMMUNITY COALITION MEETING. BBMS Cafeteria, 840 King Street, Rye Brook. 8-9 a.m. At this meeting, they will identify goals for the coming year and organize committees to shape and implement those goals. www.BlindBrookCoalition.org.

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ASSISTANCE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Tuesdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. by appointment only to 914/813-5192. Representatives from the Westchester County Department of Health will answer questions and register patrons for this insurance. Assistance is available in both English and Spanish.

BINGO. Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School Cafeteria, 136 S. Regent St., Port Chester. Every Tuesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:45 p.m.

ROCK THE CURE: A BENEFIT FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY FT. LIZZIE & THE MAKERS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Coach from 107.1 The Peak hosting, music provided by Lizzie & The Makers and Stella Blue's Band, and tons of great items to be auctioned off! Raffle items include fine jewelry, gift certificates to a variety of restaurants, concert tickets and so much more! A portion of the proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society and a portion will go directly to a family in need. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

DROP-IN VOLLEYBALL. Carver Center, 400 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Adults only. This is a great way to socialize and network. $4 per person. www.Carvercenter.org.

Wed., Sept. 27

FUTUREBIRDS W/PARKER GISPERT. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Southern rockers. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Thurs., Sept. 28

PEARL JAM: LET’S PLAY TWO. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., film at 7 p.m. A concert film that chronicles Pearl Jam’s legendary performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs historic 2016 season. With Chicago being a hometown to Eddie Vedder, Pearl Jam has forged a relationship with the city, the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field that is unparalleled in the world of sports and music. From Ten to Lightning Bolt, the concert film shuffles through Pearl Jam’s ever-growing catalog of originals and covers, spanning the band's 25-year career. $19.95. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

ZUMBA. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Every Thursday. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Instructor: Martha Oceguera, who also teaches at the Rye YMCA. Your first class is free. Come for a fun, exciting, high calorie-burning workout that feels like a party. Classes are open to the public and walk-ins are welcome. No dance experience required. Bring friends and meet new ones. For information, write to Martha Oceguera at zumba.w.martha@gmail.com.

Fri., Sept. 29

YOM KIPPUR BEGINS AT SUNDOWN. Jews around the world observe the Day of Atonement beginning at sundown today and ending at sundown tomorrow. The holiday is marked by fasting, prayer and repentance. Area synagogues will have services this evening and tomorrow ending tomorrow evening with the sounding of the shofar (ram’s horn) marking the conclusion of the holiday.

SOUND TRIBE SECTOR 9. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. They are an instrumental electronic rock band. Also performing: SunSquabi, a band that effortlessly transitions between synth-bass heavy vibes to smooth jam-like grooves. $30 & $45 in advance; $35 & $50 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

CLADIES NIGHT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Friday, 7-9 p.m. Ages 18 & over (proof required). BYOB. This is a one-time class for adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Cladies Night is a great date night or girls’ night out. Participants can have fun and get their hands dirty while learning the potter’s wheel. $50 fee includes clay and firing. Registration closes two days before class. Find a full listing by logging on to www.clayartcenter.org.

Sat., Sept. 30

YOM KIPPUR. See Sept. 29 listing.

SEPTEMBERFEST. Tarry Market, 179 N. Main St., Port Chester. 12-5 p.m. Family-friendly beer tasting of Italian and local brews for the adults and a Bavarian inspired lunch for the entire family. For information call 914/253-5680.

THANK YOU DINNER HONORING FR. LARRY NASKAR. Knights of Columbus Hall, 327 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Salad, entrée buffet, dessert. $20 per person, $5 youth 6-16. For reservations, call Phyllis Maguire at 690-0517 or Charlie Sacco at 907-4068.

THE FOXFIRES. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. The Foxfire's sound was forged by the ethereal and sometimes dark nature of post-punk and shoegaze bands. Also performing: Strawberry Blonde, an alternative rock band from the basement of the SUNY Purchase music conservatory and All My Friends, a punk band from Ossining. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sun., Oct. 1

PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. PCHS, gym side of building on College Avenue, Port Chester. Today, Oct. 15, Nov. 5 & 19. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Additional dates will be listed in future editions. Aluminum soda or beer cans, plastic and glass beverage bottles eligible for deposit refund, including water bottles, will be collected. The collections underwrite band expenses throughout the year.

THE JUKEBOX ROMANTICS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Jukebox Romantics are in your face, fun, soulful punk. Also performing: American Pinup. They offer a rousing blend of punk rock and powerpop with seasoned songwriting at its core and From Parts Unknown, a rock and roll trio and Babe Patrol, a female fronted punk band. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Upcoming

Mon., Oct. 2

CREATING YOURSELF IN RETIREMENT: THE EMOTIONAL ASPECT. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 7 p.m. Presenters will include Michael Amoroso, BBA, MBA, who ran his own marketing research firm and Ingrid Gillespie, BS, MS, the executive director of Communities4Action, a regional action council. Program is for retirees and soon-to-be-retirees and showcases various options for enhancing the quality of life in retirement. For information call 914/939-6710 ext. 110.

Tues., Oct. 3, 10, 17 &24

DECADE OF ASSASSINATIONS. Rye Brook Senior Center, 32 Posillipo Center, Rye Brook. 1-3 p.m. All welcome. Registration required. Instructor is David Fruci of Westchester Community College. To sign up contact Liz or Angie at 914/939-7904.

For Seniors

Wed., Sept. 27

EMPIRE CITY CASINO. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 9:30 a.m. and Yonkers at 3:15 p.m. Join your friends for a day at the casino; lunch on your own. $2; $4 for non-members. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

PAINT NITE & PIZZA PARTY. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Dinner at 5 p.m., painting begins at 5:30 p.m. Event blends artistic painting, fun, friendship, food and drink while creating a beautiful piece of artwork step-by-step. Pizza, salad and soft drinks will be provided. Feel free to bring a bottle of wine. Kathy will teach you what you need to know. Open to people of all ages. Space is limited. Dress appropriately to work with paint. Fee: $20. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

Mondays

TAI CHI. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 1 p.m. $42 or $5 drop in for members; $70 or $8 drop in fee for non-members. 914/939-7904.

Tuesdays

PAINTING INSTRUCTION. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Taught by Kathleen Pasquale. This class is for the beginner as well as accomplished painters. Free for members. 914/939-7904.

Every Tues. & Thurs.

A STITCH IN TIME. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 9:30 a.m. Instructor is Anita Penchina. Free. Join the group and work on knitting and crocheting projects together in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Donations of yarn are needed. For information call 939-7904.

First Mon. every month

MONDAYS WITH SOLE RYEDERS. Beauty Bar & Salon, 8 Bowman Ave., Port Chester. By appointment 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tri-state women undergoing cancer treatment will receive complimentary pre-chemo haircuts, wig styling, massages, reflexology, manicures, make-up consultations, relaxation and emotional support from survivors and other women going through cancer treatment. All clients will receive a special bag filled with practical and pampering items such as soft chemo hats, beauty products, comfort items and more. Homemade snacks will be provided. To m8ake an appointment call 914/412-4884 or email mondayswithsoleryeders@gmail.com.

Every Thursday

ZUMBA. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m. For information call 939-4975.

Every other Monday

MUSIC SINGALONGS. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 1-2 p.m. For information call 939-4975.

Mondays & Fridays

MAH JONG FOR ALL LEVELS. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Join Rye Brook resident Anita Penchina and either learn to play this age-old game or be paired with some fellow players and learn or perfect your skill. For information call 939-7904.

1st & 3rd Tuesday

TAI CHI. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Instructor is Domingo Colon. Open to Port Chester seniors. 939-4975.

3rd Tuesday

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. For information call 939-7904.

Every Wed., Thurs. & Sat.

BINGO. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 1 p.m. For information call 939-4975.

Every Thursday

SENIOR BENEFITS INFORMATION CENTER. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Trained counselors are available to help adults 55 and over and those caring for the elderly achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage. Please bring your Medicare card as well as any other insurance card you may have. 914/269-7131.

Every Friday

ART CLASSES. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m. Oil and acrylic painting with instructor Kathleen Pasquale. 939-4975.

YOGA. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 10:30 a.m. Class is limited to 12 and is on a first come, first served basis. Join instructor Pat Gleason on an exploration in the practice of Yoga. $45 for $5 drop in for members; $75 of $8 drop in for non-members. 914/939-7904.