The band Widespread Panic will perform three shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Mar. 22-24. See Mar. 22 listing for details.
The band Widespread Panic will perform three shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Mar. 22-24. See Mar. 22 listing for details.

Fri., Mar. 15

PORT CHESTER SOFTBALL FUNDRAISING DINNER. Copacabana Restaurant, 29 N. Main St., Port Chester. 6 p.m. For information call Lynn Yusi at 914/391-5464.

DEADGRASS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m. Attendees must have a ticket to tonight’s Phil & Friends concert (sold out on website) in order to attend pre-show + post-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. 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., Mar. 16

DROP-IN CLAY CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 1-3 p.m. or 3:30-5:30 p.m. For ages 5-99 interested in playing with clay for the first time. Professional ceramic artists guide themed 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 12 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.

BETWEEN THE LIGHT AND DARK: THE GRATEFUL DEAD PHOTOGRAPHY OF JAY BLAKESBURG. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; show at 4:45 p.m. A storytelling presentation about Jay’s 40-year journey photographing the Grateful Dead experience. This is a FREE PRE-SHOW for tonight’s Phil Lesh & Friends ticketholders only. You must have Phil Lesh & Friends ticket to attend the pre-show (sold out on website). There are no tickets for sale. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

DEADGRASS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m. Attendees must have a ticket to tonight’s Phil & Friends concert (sold out on website) to attend pre-show + post-show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sun., Mar. 17

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.

LIFE CHAIN. Kohl’s Plaza, Boston Post Road, Port Chester. 2-3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Respect Life Ministry, Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary Parish, Port Chester. Life Chain is a peaceful, prayerful, legal and non-confrontational presence. For information, call 914/939-3169.

THE FRITZ: A ST. PATTY’S DAY FUNKATHON. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 2 p.m., show at 3 p.m. The Fritz is a soul-driven dance rock band hailing from Asheville, NC. Also performing: The Phryg, a four-piece progressive funk band with deep pockets and tremendously original music and Escaper, a space rock band that strives for sounds and grooves without limits. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Mon., Mar. 18

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.

MAKE ART, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, ADVOCACY ART SHOW. King Street School, 697 King St., Port Chester 6-8 p.m. Presented by the King Street School PTA. For information, call Jody Helmle at 425/248-9820.

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.

CITIZENSHIP CLASS. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Mondays thru Mar. 25. 7-8 p.m. Space ls limited, and pre-registration is required at 914/939-6710 ext. 110 or in person at the Information Desk.

Tues., Mar. 19

PORT CHESTER AND RYE BROOK VILLAGE ELECTIONS. Regular polling places. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. In Port Chester, voters will elect mayor and six trustees using cumulative voting on new touch-screen voting machines. Call 939-5202 with any questions. In Rye Brook, voters will elect mayor and two trustees. Call 939-1121 with any questions.

TOURING TUESDAYS. Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School, 135 S. Regent St., Port Chester. Today & 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.

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.

CELTIC IRISH MUSIC. Westchester Burger Co., 275 S. Ridge St., Rye Brook. 3-4 p.m. Free. Presented by SPRYE and Westchester Burger. Stars Ian Gallagher and his band playing many beloved Irish tunes. Refreshments will be served. RSVP requested to 914/481-5706. In case of inclement weather, this event will be rescheduled.

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.

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., Mar. 20

SOUL SHINE. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Pot Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open and show at 8 p.m. Celebrating the Allman Brothers Band's historic run of shows at New York’s Beacon Theater, the band will perform the "Brothers and Sisters” record in its entirety for the first time. There will be featured guests sitting in and other musical surprises all night. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Thurs., Mar. 21

SOULE MONDE. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Soule Monde is instrumental, organ-driven funk in its purest form. Also performing: Kudu Stooge, a 5-piece rock group dedicated to putting on heavy hitting live shows and writing original music. $17 in advance; $20 day of show. 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., Mar. 22

CLADIES NIGHT SIP & SPIN WHEEL CLASS. 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. 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.

WIDESPREAD PANIC. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight-Sun. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. American southern rock band from Athens, Georgia. $59.50, $79.50 & $150 in advance; $64.50, $84.50 & $155 day of show. www.thecapitotheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sat., Mar. 23

CREATICON. Blind Brook Middle/High School, 840 King St., Rye Brook. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Students show off their creative side of learning. See the great work our students are doing. Exhibits will include work from 4th grade science, 4th grade art, 5th grade art, 5th grade STEAM, Middle School technology, Middle School digital media, Middle School art and High School art. The Destination Imagination teams will be displaying their materials with a live performance by a team at 12:30 p.m. Take part in interactive activities such as virtual explorations and solar observatories! The Blind Brook High School Robotics team will be giving live robotics demonstrations and will be engraving pens and phone cases! Food and drinks will be available for purchase courtesy of the High School Robotics Team. Come and see the wonderful work that is going on in our schools! www.blindbrook.org.

DROP-IN CLAY CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 1-3 p.m. or 3:30-5:30 p.m. For ages 5-99 interested in playing with clay for the first time. Professional ceramic artists guide themed 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 12 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.

JAZZ AMBASSADORS: THE U.S. ARMY FIELD BAND. Port Chester Middle School Auditorium, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 2 p.m. Free concert by the military’s most traveled musicians. 1:15-1:45 p.m.: Port Chester High School Jazz Band opener. This is the final event of the yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the Village of Port Chester. General admission. For tickets call 914/939-2354.

WIDESPREAD PANIC. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight-Sun. See Mar. 22 listing for details.

Sun., Mar. 24

WIDESPREAD PANIC. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. See Mar. 22 listing for details.

Upcoming

Sat., Mar. 30 & Apr. 27

FAMILY WHEEL NIGHT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 6-8 p.m. For ages 9-99. Children age 9-18 must attend with a parent/guardian enrolled in the class. Adults and kids can get messy and play with clay in this one-time class to learn how to use the potter’s wheel. Receive a lesson from experienced and dedicated ceramic artists. Choose your favorite glaze colors and return in 2-3 weeks to pick up your masterpiece. No previous experience necessary. $50 per adult; $40 children ages 9-18. www.clayartcenter.org.

Sat., Apr. 6

FIRST EVER COLONY GRILL ONE MILE Starts at Port Chester Police Station, 350 N Main St., Port Chester. 8 a.m. Run will benefit local nonprofits including MAC Angels Foundation, Don Bosco Community Center and Caritas and is a great opportunity to raise awareness about nonprofits in the community while generating revenue for these respective organizations. Colony Grill is hosting an after-race event at their restaurant for participants. All levels of runners and walkers are encouraged to participate. Families especially are encouraged. For more information, go to www.macangels.org.

Thurs., Apr. 11

THE FRIENDS OF THE PORT CHESTER-RYE BROOK PUBLIC LIBRARY HONOR ROBIN LETTIERI, LIBRARY DIRECTOR AND TEE COTTER, YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN, Rye Grill and Bar, 1 Station Plaza, Rye. 7 p.m. Robin and Tee are being honored for their combined 63 years of service to the library and our community. Buffet dinner, cash bar and gift basket raffle. $55 per person. RSVP by Mar. 18. Email Anne Verrastro at franjoelvee@aol.com or register at the library.

For Kids

Wednesdays thru March

DROP-IN BASKETBALL. Kennedy Magnet School, Port Chester. 6:30-8:30 p.m. For ages 13-22. Run by Brian Griffin, this is a free program open to any young man wishing to learn and play the game of basketball. Presented by Port Chester Recreation. 914/939-2354.

Thursdays thru June

KARATE (TAE KWON DO). Park Avenue School, Port Chester. 6-7:30 p.m. Presented by the Port Chester Recreation Department. Taught by Master Rico Dos Anjos, this program is open to all citizens ages 6 & up. 914/939-2354.

Sun., Mar. 17

PURIM CARNIVAL. K.T.I., 575 King St., Port Chester. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All welcome. Come in costume if you like. Bounce castle, face painting, games & prizes, cotton candy. Bring a box of pasta to use as a grogger (noisemaker); it will then be donated to the Port Chester Soup Kitchen. RSVP required to 914/939-1004.

Mon., Mar. 18; Apr. 1, 8, 15 & 22; May 6, 13 & 20

SING & DANCE WITH DAWNY DEW. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 11:30 a.m. Babies & up. Sign up at 914/939-6710. www.portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org.

Tues., Mar. 19 & 26; Apr. 2, 9, 16 & 30; May 7, 14 & 21

SINGALONGS WITH CHLOE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 9:30 a.m. Babies & up. Sign up at 914/939-6710. www.portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org.

Wed., Mar. 20 & 27; Apr. 3, 10 & 24; May 1 & 8

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Toddler Time with “Ms. Tee.” 9:30 a.m. For ages 2-3 years Preschoolers with “Ms. Tee” 10:30 a.m. For ages 3-5 years. Parents and children will participate with fingerplays, songs, stories, musical instruments and other related parent-child activities. Pre-registration required at 914/939-6710 or in person.

CAMPS

CAMP CARVER. Carver Center, 400 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Camp runs from Mon.-Fri., July 1-Aug. 9 (no camp July 4), 8 a.m.-4 p.m. It is open to children who are between 4 and 13 years of age (as of July 1). Campers will enjoy themed weeks, age-appropriate field trips, swimming or water play and more. Summer reading support will be provided. $750 per child for 6-week session; $700 for each additional sibling. www.carvercenter.org.

PORT CHESTER RECREATION DAY CAMP. Location to be determined. July 1-12; 15-26 & 29-Aug. 9 for ages 5-12 (child must have completed Kindergarten), 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Children will swim at the Saxon Woods Pool. They will participate in a variety of activities: sports, games, arts & crafts, trips and special events, Several entertainers will visit camp. Immunization record must accompany payment. For each 2-week session: $200 for first child; $180 for second child and $160 for third child; $250 non-resident before May 10. Rates go up after that date. Register Sat., Apr. 6 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Port Chester Recreation Office, 222 Grace Church St., Port Chester. $100 deposit is required for early registration with full payment due by the first day of camp.

RYE BROOK RECREATION DAY CAMP AND TEEN TRAVEL CAMP. July 1-Aug. 9. Day Camp for boys and girls entering K-6th grade will run from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Travel Camp for boys and girls entering 7th-10th grade will have a schedule with a few earlier starts and a few later ending times to be determined after the trips are booked. Otherwise Travel Camp is also 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Early bird 6-week discounted rate ends Apr. 30--$960 for 1st child ($1110 after that date); $760 each additional child ($860 after early bird date). Travel Camp 6-week early registration is $1690 ($1790 after Apr. 30). Non-residents can start to sign up after May 1. For additional information about Day Camp, call Rocky at 914/305-2948; for Teen Travel Camp call Janice at 914/305-2947.

CLAY ART CENTER SUMMER CAMP 2019. 30 Beech St., Port Chester. July 1-Aug. 28. Half-and full-day summer camps for ages 6-15. For information on programs and fees, go to www.clayartcenter.org. Registration is now open and for registration before Mar. 15 there is a 10% discount. There is also a 10% discount for each additional child’s registration and 20% off for Port Chester public school students.

For Seniors

Wed., Mar. 20

WHTE PLAINS CITY CENTER MOVIE THEATRE. Rye Brook Seniors Bus departs AJP at 11:15 a.m. Enjoy lunch on your own followed by a movie of your choice at the special senior discount price of $7.50. $2/$4 for non-members. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

Thurs., Mar. 21

SHEN YUN AT SUNY PURCHASE. Rye Brook Seniors. Waitlist only. Bus departs AJP at 1:15 p.m. Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance and see legends come to life. Shen Yun makes this possible by pushing the boundaries of the performing arts with a unique blend of stunning costuming, high-tech backdrops and an orchestra like no other. You can have lunch at the Center first and then hop on board our bus to head over for the 2 p.m. performance. $92.50. 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.