15-year-old author Jacqueline Prata will sign copies of her book at the Rye Ridge Shopping Center in Rye Brook on Sat., Nov. 10. See listing for details.
15-year-old author Jacqueline Prata will sign copies of her book at the Rye Ridge Shopping Center in Rye Brook on Sat., Nov. 10. See listing for details.

Fri., Nov. 9

BOB WEIR AND WOLF BROS. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight & tomorrow. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Features Don Was & Jay Lane. $55, $65, $75 & $95 in advance; $60, $70, $80 and $100 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

CLADIES NIGHT SIP & SPIN WHEEL CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Friday, 7-9 p.m. No class Nov. 23, Dec. 21 & 28. Ages 18 & over (proof required). BYOB. This is a one-time class for adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. 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. Register at www.clayartcenter.org.

Sat., Nov. 10

VETERANS’ LUNCHEON. Knights of Columbus Hall, 327 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 12 p.m. Free to current and former military personnel. If you escort a veteran, your lunch is also free. Luncheon is a thank you in honor of the dedication and service of our military veterans. Please bring your dads, sons, neighbors and co-workers who are veterans. A hearty lunch will be served, and a short presentation will be offered. All Knights and ladies are invited to attend. All are welcome. RSVP to 914/939-4343 or Council@KofC503.org.

BOOK SIGNING: JACQUELINE PRATA. Rye Ridge Shopping Center, in front of former Hamptonite space (near Balducci’s), Rye Brook. 12-3 p.m. Rain or shine. Meet the 15-year-old author of “Fortune Cookie Surprise,” the story of a young girl and her realization that just as a fortune cookie completes a meal, she completes her family. Jacqueline hopes to bring this message to all children: that no matter what their challenge, background or family structure, they are special—the holders of a unique message or gift. Her book is for ages 4-8 and is illustrated by her.

DROP-IN CLAY CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Saturdays thru Dec. 15. 1:30-3:30 p.m. For ages 5-99 interested in playing with clay for the first time.  No class Nov. 24. Dec. 1 & 8: Ornament making projects—session 1: 12:30-2:30 p.m., session 2: 3-5 p.m. Professional ceramic artists guide themed weekly hand-building projects for adults, children, family and friends. No previous experience necessary; beginners welcome. Projects take between 1.5-2 hours. Projects will be glazed and fired and available for pick-up in 2-3 weeks. Class includes materials and firing. Children under 16 must attend with a guardian enrolled in the class. $30 adults; $20 children under 12. Tickets go on sale at the front desk at 10 a.m. each Saturday. Reserve your seat, first come-first served at 914/937-2047 x3; www.clayartcenter.org.

BEGINNING YOUR FAMILY TREE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 2 p.m. Toni McKeen of Toni’s Genealogy will give suggestions for beginners on how and where to start a family research. She will cover important basic websites, helpful materials and how to establish a system. Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library. 914/939-6710.

BOB WEIR AND WOLF BROS. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. See Nov. 9 listing for details.

Sun., Nov. 11

VETERANS DAY CEREMONY. Veterans Memorial Park, N. Regent Street & Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 11 a.m. The emcee will be Port Chester Mayor Fritz Falanka and all elected officials in attendance will be invited to speak. The Westmore News salutes all our veterans living or dead for putting their lives on the line to preserve our freedom.

VOLUNTEER TO CLEAR INVASIVE VINES. Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge Street, Rye Brook. 1-3 p.m. Join the Town of Rye and the Friends of Crawford Park to help free trees of invasive vines. Register at townofryeny.com/Crawford Park or call 914/881-4535 for more information.

Mon., Nov. 12

VETERANS DAY OBSERVED. Government offices in Port Chester, Rye Brook and the Town of Rye will be closed today as will the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library and the Post Office—no mail delivery today. Port Chester and Blind Brook schools will be closed today as will many banks. In Port Chester there will be no change in garbage collections this week. In Rye Brook Mon. garbage will be collected Tues.; Tues. garbage will be collected Wed.; Wed., Thurs. & Fri. garbage and recycling collections are unchanged. There will be no green waste collection this week; however, there will be bulk trash collection.

Tues., Nov. 13

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.

TOURING TUESDAYS. Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School, 135 S. Regent St., Port Chester. Today, Dec. 4, Jan. 8 & 29, Feb. 13, Mar. 5 & 19 and Apr. 9. 9-11 a.m. or by appointment. Hosted by the Archdiocese of NY, these open houses are designed to introduce prospective families to the lifelong benefits and value of a Catholic education, starting with pre-K/UPK and extending through 8th grade. The tours offer a first-hand opportunity to see Catholic schools in action, provide families with an opportunity to learn about the admissions process and meet with principals, faculty and other parents and students at the school. There are 32 schools participating in Touring Tuesdays in Westchester & Putnam counties. For a complete list of participating schools and to make a reservation go to https://catholicschoolsny.org/touring-Tuesdays or call the bilingual parent helpline at 646/794-2885.

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.

ARE VIDEO GAMES, SOCIAL MEDIA AND JUULING HARMING YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN? Blind Brook Middle School/High School Library, 840 King St., Rye Brook. 6 p.m. Stephen Dewey, PhD will discuss the data and science behind the relationship between children’s digital activity and addiction. He will also discuss the impact vaping, juuling, monq, welling—all inhaling activity—have on young people’s brains. Free child supervision provided—sign up required at https://m.signupgenius.com/#!showSignUp’20f90c48a4ae29a4ff2-drdewey.

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.

TYLER RAMSEY. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. He is a multi-instrumentalist equally at home playing guitar, piano, keyboards, bass, and percussion, but is best known as a talented fingerstyle guitarist and singer-songwriter. Also performing: Cal Kehoe. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Wed., Nov. 14

VILLAGE OF RYE BROOK AND AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 2-7 p.m. Download the Red Cross Blood Donor App on the App Store, Google Play or text BLOODAPP to 90999. Schedule an appointment, get rewards and invite friends to join you on a lifesaving team.

JIM JONES SOLO TOUR. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Jones has spent the better part of almost two decades as the lead singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist of My Morning Jacket. Also performing: Alynda Segarro from Hurray for the Riff Raff. She has been spreading a new kind of roots-conscious folk music across the country from her adopted hometown of New Orleans. $36, $40.50 & $46 in advance; $41, $45.50 & $51 day of show. Prices include $1 donation to the Waterfall Project powered by RPM. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Thurs., Nov. 15

YOUR WELCOME. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. They are a powerhouse rock cover band. $10. 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., Nov. 16

SLIGHTLY STOOPID. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Age 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. They are a versatile musical ensemble. Also performing: HIRIE, the frontwoman of the exhilarating reggae band HIRIE. $35 & $45 in advance; $40 & $50 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

CLADIES NIGHT SIP & SPIN WHEEL CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Friday, 7-9 p.m. No class Nov. 23, Dec. 21 & 28. Ages 18 & over (proof required). BYOB. This is a one-time class for adults interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. 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. Register at www.clayartcenter.org.

BLIND BROOK HIGH SCHOOL FALL MUSICAL: A CHORUS LINE-HIGH SCHOOL EDITION. Blind Brook High School, King Street, Rye Brook. Tonight & tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. $12 for ages 12 & under and senior citizens; $15 all others. Tickets may be purchased in the lobby of BBHS Tues.-Fri., Nov. 13-16, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. No email or phone orders will be accepted; all tickets are non-refundable. Credit card purchases may only be made from Sat., Nov. 10 at 9 a.m.-Thurs., Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. There is a service fee—adult tickets will be $16.52; child/senior tickets will be $13.41. To make a credit card purchase go to http://bbhs.brownpapertickets.com.

Sat., Nov. 17

CLAY HOLIDAY: ANNUAL SALE & STUDIO TOUR. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Today-Dec. 22. Opening reception tonight 6-8 p.m. Shop local & give hand-made! The sale features hundreds of pieces of functional pottery and ceramic sculpture by local and nationally recognized artists. It is an opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind clay art for holiday gift-giving as well as for one's own use. Discover the area's only ceramic center, where sculptors and potters work in a cooperative environment. Visitors are welcome to tour artists' studio spaces and meet the artists. Don’t miss the ornament wall with hundreds of hand-made ceramic holiday keepsakes. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.clayartcenter.org.

DROP-IN CLAY CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Saturdays thru Dec. 15. 1:30-3:30 p.m. For ages 5-99 interested in playing with clay for the first time. No class Nov. 24. Dec. 1 & 8: Ornament making projects—session 1: 12:30-2:30 p.m., session 2: 3-5 p.m. Professional ceramic artists guide themed weekly hand-building projects for adults, children, family and friends. No previous experience necessary; beginners welcome. Projects take between 1.5-2 hours. Projects will be glazed and fired and available for pick-up in 2-3 weeks. Class includes materials and firing. Children under 16 must attend with a guardian enrolled in the class. $30 adults; $20 children under 12. Tickets go on sale at the front desk at 10 a.m. each Saturday. Reserve your seat, first come-first served at 914/937-2047 x3; www.clayartcenter.org.

THE COMPLETE LAST WALTZ. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. SOLD OUT on website. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

BLIND BROOK HIGH SCHOOL FALL MUSICAL: A CHORUS LINE-HIGH SCHOOL EDITION. Blind Brook High School, King Street, Rye Brook. 7:30 p.m. See Nov. 16 listing for details.

Sun., Nov. 18

PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. PCHS, gym side of building on College Avenue, Rye Brook, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.  Aluminum soda or beer cans, plastic and glass beverage or beer bottles eligible for deposit refund will be collected. Remember that water bottles now carry the deposit too. The collections underwrite band expenses throughout the year.

For Kids

Sat., Nov. 10

MUSIC OF THE BEATLES FOR KIDS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. All ages. Two shows: doors open at 11 a.m., show at 11:30 a.m. and doors open at 2:30 p.m. & show at 3 p.m. Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, the Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out. It is an early and often first introduction to a child's lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll. $15 in advance; $17 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Tues., Nov. 13

SINGALONGS WITH CHLOE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 9:30 a.m. Free. Babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers will have fun with songs, instruments, bubbles & more! No pre-registration required. For information call 914/939-6710 ext. 108.

Sat., Nov. 17

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PLAYHOUSE: THE MUSIC OF THE BAND FOR KIDS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. All ages. Two shows: doors open at 11 a.m., show at 11:30 a.m. or doors open at 2:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. The Playhouse allows kids to move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon. Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, it offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out and is an early and often first introduction to a child's lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll. $15 in advance; $17 day of show; free for children under age 1. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.tickefly.com.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL LEAGUE RATING SESSION. Blind Brook H.S. gym, 840 King St., Rye Brook. 3-4 p.m. For girls in grades 8-10. Games will be played on Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Varsity girls will be coaching this league to familiarize the girls with high school plays. For 8th grade girls only. In order to be eligible for the County Center Tournament Team, players must make 60% of the Rec games. Then the varsity coaches and the Rec Department will choose the team that will represent Rye Brook in the tournament. For information call Rye Brook Rec at 914/305-2947.

For Seniors

Fri., Nov. 9

WESTCHESTER BROADWAY THEATRE: “PHANTOM.” Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 11 a.m. Enjoy a delicious lunch prior to the show. “Phantom” is the epic and passionate tale of murder, intrigue and romance. $56; $59 for non-members. Register at 914/939-7904.

VETERANS DAY LUNCHEON. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 1 p.m. Musical performance of “This is America.” Open to all veterans. Please call 914/939-4975 to make a reservation.

Wed., Nov. 14

KING KONG ALIVE ON BROADWAY. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 10 a.m.; lunch on your own in NYC followed by a 2 p.m. matinee. The world’s most epic modern myth comes alive on Broadway through an innovative mix of animatronics, puppetry, music and stagecraft.  It follows the ambitious your actress Ann Darrow and maverick filmmaker Carl Denham as they voyage from the bustling streets of 1930s New York to an island to capture the world’s greatest wonder. At the center of this 21st century theatrical reimagining: a 2,000 pound, 20’ high gorilla and the woman who risks everything to help him. $99. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

Fri., Nov. 16

FALL CARD PARTY & CHINESE RAFFLE. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 12-4 p.m. A yummy lunch of salad, baked ziti, meatballs and garlic bread followed by cards and games. Bring your friends. Transportation is available, but you must make a reservation to let Angie know you need a ride. $10. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

Mon., Nov. 19

COME PAINT WITH US. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Kathy Pasquale will teach how to paint a holiday wreath. $10 for members, $20 non-members—includes dinner, paint supplies, canvas and instructor. 914/939-4975.

Tues. Nov. 20

ANNUAL THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 12 p.m. For information call 914/939-4975.

THANKSGIVING PARTY. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 12 p.m. Enjoy a pre-holiday luncheon of turkey with gravy, stuffing and cranberry sauce, sweet potato, green bean casserole, soda, coffee, tea and dessert with an assortment of freshly baked pies. There will be a special raffle and more. $4; $8 for non-residents. Reservations required by Nov. 16. 914/939-7904.

Wed., Nov. 21

GREENBURGH MULTIPLEX MOVIE THEATRE. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 11:15 a.m. Enjoy an afternoon movie and lunch on your own. $2; $4 for non-members. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

Mondays

YOGA. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m. 914/939-4975.

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.

TAI CHI. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester.10:30 a.m. 914/939-4975.

Mon., Tues. & Thurs.

GENERAL FITNESS/STRENGTH TRAINING. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 9 a.m. Free for members. Treat yourself to an aerobic workout concentrating on building muscle mass and stronger bones. Includes stair exercises. Taught by Tiffany Mon. & Tues. and by Jodi Thursdays. 914/939-7904.

Mondays & Fridays

MAH JONG FOR ALL LEVELS. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 9:30 a.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.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

COMPUTER INSTRUCTION WITH JOSH BROWN. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 4-5 p.m. Free. By appointment only—1/2-hour appointments. 914/939-7904.

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

ZUMBA. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m. For information call 914/939-4975.

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

PAINTING CLASS. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30-11:45 a.m. With instructor Kathleen Pasquale. 939-4975.

YOGA. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 10 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.