Rev. Dr. Anthony Spearman will be the speaker at the Port Chester/Rye NAACP dinner Sat., Oct. 12. See listing for details.
Rev. Dr. Anthony Spearman will be the speaker at the Port Chester/Rye NAACP dinner Sat., Oct. 12. See listing for details.

Fri., Oct. 4

CORY HENRY & THE FUNK APOSTLES. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. They play blues, soul, r&b, Afrobeat, gospel and jazz. Also performing: Ric Wilson. $25 in advance; $28 at the door. 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.

Sun., Oct. 6

MOBILE SHREDDER. Village Hall, 222 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Residents can bring up to four file-size (10”x12”x15”) boxes of confidential papers per household for shredding. Please remove all large binder clips and covers. Papers from businesses, institutions or commercial enterprises are not acceptable and will be rejected as will any junk mail or newspapers. Services at this event work on a first-come, first-served basis. Kinds of documents to shred include expired credit card statements and receipts; old tax returns or any other personal documents containing your name, address or other identifying information; pre-approved credit card applications and licenses. Please call the county’s recycling helpline at 914/813-5425 to check on a cancellation or early closure.

PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. Port Chester Middle School Parking Lot, Bowman 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. The collections underwrite band expenses throughout the year. Event will be held at the PCMS while construction is taking place at the high school.

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS. Parish of St. John Bosco, 260 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 3 p.m. In front of the statue of Our Lady of Mercy, in honor of St. Francis of Assisi.

Mon., Oct. 7

PORT CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETINGS. Bush-Lyon Homestead, 479 King St., Port Chester. Tonight, Nov. 12 & Dec. 10. 7 p.m.

Tues., Oct. 8

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ASSISTANCE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Tuesdays 9 a.m.-3 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.

YOM KIPPUR BEGINS AT SUNDOWN. Jews around the world observe the Day of Atonement beginning at sundown today and ending tomorrow at sundown. 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.

Wed., Oct. 9

DEAD MEAT. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m. They are a Grateful Dead tribute band. Complimentary bagels and schmear will be served. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Thurs., Oct. 10

BUSINESS COUNCIL OF WESTCHESTER ANNUAL DINNER. Hilton Westchester, Westchester Avenue, Rye Brook. 5:30 p.m. cocktails, followed by the program from 7-9 p.m. Keynote speaker will be MGM Resorts International’s Chairman and CEO, Jim Murren. To register or for additional information about the dinner go to thebcw.org.

BILINGUAL MOTHER-DAUGHTER PROGRAM. St. John Bosco Parish, 16 Washington St., Port Chester. Tonight, Oct. 17, 24; Nov. 7, 14 & 21. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Group will be led by Carmen Muñiz Cooper, LMSW—Social Worker & Kemisis Jorquera, M.A., M.S., School Psychologist. Babysitting and light refreshments will be provided. To register, call 914/693-4521.

STEVE LIESMAN AND THE MOONCUSSERS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. They play roots, rock and originals. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. 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. This program is offered by Rye Brook Recreation. For information, call 914/939-3235 or email Martha Oceguera at zumba.w.martha@gmail.com.

Fri., Oct.11

COLUMBUS DAY CELEBRATION COMMITTEE DINNER DANCE. T&J Restaurant, 10 Pearl St., Port Chester. 6 p.m. Wine, beer, soda and hors d’oeuvres; 7 p.m. dinner. Event will honor Grand Marshall Tom Kissner in recognition of his distinguished community service. $65 per person. 914/939-4134.

PARTY ROCK: 80S, 90S, 100S AND TODAY. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Get ready to sing along to your favorite mega-hits from the 80s, 90s, 2000s, and today's top 40! $20 & $35 in advance; $32 & $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. 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.

CRIMSON ROSE. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Grateful Dead music and family songbook along with a dose of Southern rock and a few originals. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sat., Oct. 12

PCHS CLASS OF 1949 70TH REUNION. Pasquale’s Ristorante, 2 Putnam Ave., Port Chester. 11:30 a.m. Meet and greet followed by lunch. $35 per person includes lunch, wine & beer, soft drinks, coffee & tea. For information call Mickey Latella at 203/445-7884, Bruno Ponterio at 914/937-3546 or Sol Schiff at selmate@att.net

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.

PORT CHESTER/RYE ANNUAL NAACP ROBERT S. BROWN/M. PAUL REDD FREEDOM FUND SOUL FOOD DINNER. Port Chester Senior Center, 222 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 4 p.m. Joseph Durney, Port Chester Deputy Superintendent; retired educators Rev. Gerald Washington and Mrs. Cheryl Washington, Youth Advocate Derek Vincent and civic proponent Zeltzin Sanchez will be recognized for their contributions to our community. Port Chester native Rev. Dr. Anthony Spearman of the AME Zion Church and President of the North Carolina NAACP Conference of Branches will be the speaker. The public is invited. Donation is $60 with proceeds going to the scholarship fund. For reservations call 914/937-6613; Checks can be sent to NAACP, Box, 630, Port Chester, NY 10573.

NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS. The Capitol Theatre. 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Soul & r&b music. Special guest will be Israel Nash, a rock ‘n’ roller. $65, $69.50 & $99 in advance; $70, $74.50 & $104.50 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

For Kids

Sat., Oct. 5, 12, 19 & 26

SATURDAY SINGALONGS WITH CHLOE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 11: 30 a.m. Babies, toddlers and preschooolers will have fun with songs, instruments, bubbles and more. No pre-registration required. 914/939-6710 x108.

Mon., Oct. 7, 21 and Nov. 4

SING, DANCE AND HAVE FUN WITH DAWNY DEW. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester.11:30 a.m. Babies, toddlers and preschoolers will sing songs and rhymes, listen to stories and meet puppets Sonny, Goo Goo and Gaga. No pre-registration required. For information call 914/939-6710, x108.

Tues., Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5 & 12

SINGALONGS WITH CHLOE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 9:30 a.m. Babies, toddlers and preschoolers will have fun with songs, instruments, bubbles & more! No pre-registration required. For information call 914/939-6710, x108.

Wed., Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30 & Nov. 6

TODDLER TIME WITH MS. TEE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 9:30 a.m. For ages 2-3 years. Parents and children will participate with fingerplays, songs, stories, musical instruments and other related parent-child activities. Pre-registration is required by phone to 914/939-6710; press #3 or in person.

PRESCHOOLERS WITH MS. TEE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m. Parents and children will participate with fingerplays, songs, stories, musical instruments and other related parent-child activities. Pre-registration is required by phone to 914/939-6710; press #3 or in person.

Sat., Oct. 19

BUBBLEMANIA. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester.2:30 p.m. Casey Carle will show children ages 5 & up and their grownups with an amazing bubble show. Children are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes. 914/939-6710, press #3.

For Seniors

Mon. & Fri., thru Dec. 20

CHAIR YOGA. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Mon. at 12:30 p.m., Fri. at 11:30 a.m. Hosted by SPRYE and led by member Joan Gibbons. Wear comfortable clothes. No registration required. Free and open to the public. www.sprye.org.

Tues., Oct. 8

RYE BROOK SENIORS: “JEFFERSON IN PARIS.” Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville. Free. Bus departs AJP at 11:15 a.m. Lunch on your own at a local spot followed by 1 p.m. film screening. Free popcorn and soda are included. Limited to 20. This program was made possible by a grant from the Samuel Freeman Charitable Foundation. Register at 914/939-7904.

Wed., Oct. 9

RYE BROOK SENIORS INTERNATIONAL DIDNING CLUB: TREDICI NORTH, PURCHASE. Bus departs AJP at 11:45 a.m. Enjoy a delicious lunch at this great Italian eatery. Menu is posted at the Senior Center. $30. Register at 914/939-7904.

Thurs., Oct. 10

OVER 90S CELEBRATION. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 12 p.m. Event will honor all over 90s with a very special luncheon and birthday party with reservations required for those over 90. Lunch will be free for those over 90, and there will be special award recognitions for those nonagenarians who dare to admit their age. $4; $8 for non-residents. Reservations required. 914/939-7904.

Thurs., Oct. 17, Nov. 7 & Dec. 5

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.

Mondays or Wednesdays

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. Seven classes for $21 or $5 drop in for members. Instructor is Domingo Colon. 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.

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. 10:30 a.m. Class is limited to 12 and is on a first come, first served basis. Instructor is Deb von Glahn on an exploration in the practice of Yoga. Learn breathing techniques that will help to put you into a state of well-being in body and mind. 16 classes are $48 or $5 drop in fee. 914/939-7904.