The Cult: A Sonic Temple will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Sat., Dec. 7. See listing for details.
The Cult: A Sonic Temple will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Sat., Dec. 7. See listing for details.

Fri., Nov. 29

DOGS IN A PILE. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m. Pre-show for Twiddle at The Capitol Theatre (see listing below). Free for Twiddle ticket holders. Dogs in a Pile is the culmination of a love of music born from the deepest American roots of psychedelia, jazz, fusion, funk, traditional, and rock & roll. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

TWIDDLE. 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. They are a rock band. $36.50 & $56. 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., Nov. 30

CLAY HOLIDAY ANNUAL SALE AND STUDIO TOUR. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Dec. 21. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Shop local and handmade. Studio tour features fine, 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. www.clayartcenter.org; 914/937-2047.

DROP-IN CLAY CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Saturdays thru December. 1:30-3:30 p.m. No class today or Dec. 28. 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.

EGGY. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:45 p.m. Pre-show for Twiddle concert. Free for Twiddle ticketholders. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

TWIDDLE. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. See Nov. 29 listing for details.

Sun., Dec. 1

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 and beer cans, plastic and glass beverage or beer bottles eligible for deposit refund will be collected. Proceeds from the collections underwrite band expenses throughout the year. Event will be held at the PCMS while construction is ongoing at the high school.

WELCOME HOME TO CRAWFORD. Crawford Mansion Community Center, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. 3-6 p.m. Holiday open house at the newly renovated mansion. Fun for all ages featuring musical performances, storytime, craft projects, sing-alongs, family games and a tree lighting ceremony. Refreshments will include hot chocolate, warm cider and doughnuts. 914/881-4532.

Tues., Dec. 3

TOURING TUESDAYS. Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School, 135 S. Regent St., Port Chester. Today, Jan. 7 & 28, Feb. 11 & 18 and Mar. 3 & 24, 9-11 a.m. or by appointment. Tours offer a first-hand opportunity to see Catholic schools in action, providing families an opportunity to learn about the admissions process and meet with principals, faculty and other parents and students at the school. Reservations are required and can be made online at https://catholicschool.ny.org/visit-a-aschool or by calling 646/794-2885.

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ASSISTANCE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Tuesdays 9:15 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.

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.

KIWANIS CLUB OF PORT CHESTER/RYE BROOK HOLIDAY DINNER. Pasquale Ristorante, 2 Putnam Ave., Port Chester. 6 p.m. $40 per person plus a new unwrapped toy for a child 5-12 years old or a gift card (Kohl’s, Target, Visa or Amazon) for the Foster Teen Employment Network, a foster child program here in Port Chester/Rye Brook. RSVP to Kathy Casino at 94/937-0413. Checks should be payable to Kiwanis Club of PC/RB.

ADOPTION: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FREE INFORMATION SESSION. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 6-7:30 p.m. Open to anyone interested in or involved with the adoption process, including professionals, community members, expectant parents, adoptive or prospective adoptive parents and adoptees. Come and learn about the domestic adoption process and meet the staff of Forever Families Through Adoption. 914/939-1180.

PORT CHESTER’S CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY. Downtown at the Police booth. 6 p.m. The Mayor will light the tree and there will be music by the Port Chester High School brass ensemble. Free hot chocolate. Rain date: Dec. 4. For additional information call 914/939-2354.

EDISON SCHOOL WINTER CONCERT. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 7 p.m. Third grade singers, 4th & 5th grade glee clubs and 5th grade band. Directors are Michael Johnson and Anthony Sabia. Snow date if needed: Dec. 16.

Wed., Dec. 4

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Today and the first Wednesday each month, 9:15-11 a.m. Offered by Community Health at Greenwich Hospital. No appointment necessary. 914/939-6710 ext. 110.

2020 CENSUS JOB FAIRS. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Today & Dec. 18. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Eligibility requirements: U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, a valid Social Security number, valid email address, complete an application and assessment questions (for some positions, the assessment questions may be available in Spanish; however, an English Proficiency Test may also be required), registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959; pass a criminal background check and a review of criminal records (including fingerprinting) as part of the Census Bureau’s hiring process; do not engage in any partisan political activity while on duty; current employment (including law and regulatory enforcement jobs) is compatible with Census Bureau employment (reviewed on a case-by-case basis); available to work flexible hours including days, evenings and/or weekends and commit to completing training (if offered a job you will be paid for this training at a training pay rate). Most jobs required employees to have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available and have access to a computer with internet and an email account (to complete training). For additional information, call 914/939-6710.

SPEAKING TORAH: HASIDIC TEACHINGS ON THE TORAH PORTION. K.T.I., 575 King St., Port Chester. Today & Dec. 18; Thurs., Jan. 2, 22, Feb. 5 & 19 and Mar. 4. 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Taught by Rabbi Ben Goldberg. Feel free to bring your own nut-free, dairy or pareve lunch. Free and open to the community. Hasidim, a great movement of spiritual revival within Judaism, began in 18th century Eastern Europe and continues to have a great influence on Jewish life today. A key tool of this revival was the oral sermon, using novel mystical readings of the Torah to open people’s minds to thinking more profoundly about the texts and how the wisdom relates directly to their own lives. RSVP requested to 914/939-1004.

THE SPADTASTICS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Grateful Dead cover band that creates lysergic-laced interstellar jams. $15 in advance; $18 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Thurs., Dec. 5

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., Dec. 6

RYE BROOK WINTER FEST. Pine Ridge Park, Latonia Road, Rye Brook. All day until 11:59 p.m. Free. Rye Brook will bring in the holiday season with this Christmas tree and Menorah lighting ceremony. A special guest from the North Pole will be in attendance. Ice sculptures will be carved and there will be other events scheduled in the park including Reindeer Games: a Christmas Radio Adventure. Imagine the Hunger Games played by reindeer, where the winner earns a spot pulling Santa’s sleigh. That’s how it is until Rudolph becomes a resister and reminds everyone, including Santa, of the true meaning of this holiday. Enjoy this family fun Christmas parody, created by LawnChair Theatre’s Mat Young. Cast includes Jeremy Funke, Nova Hall, Nikki Niurohr, David Ryan, Alison Soderquist and Mat Young. Bundle up and come on out.

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.

GRATEFUL BRO. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Grateful Dead music. Also performing: Ronald Reggae, a 5-piece improve-based rock & funk unit. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

Sat., Dec. 7

DROP-IN CLAY CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 1-3 p.m. or 3:30-5 p.m. Today & Sat., Dec. 14: Ornament Making Clay Workshop. For ages 5-99 interested in playing with clay for the first time. Handmade with Heart for the holidays. Create a handmade personalized ornament that your family will treasure forever. 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.

THE CULT: A SONIC TEMPLE. 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. Visceral and textured music. Also performing: Spirit Animal, a genre-bending quartet. $35, $45 & $65 in advance; $40, $50 & $70 day of show. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

MUSIC AT THE MANSION BENEFIT CONCERT. Crawford Mansion, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Progressive rock band IZZ will perform. Refreshments will be available, including beer and wine. Presented by the Friends of Crawford Park. Net proceeds will benefit the park. $20 in advance; $24 at the door. 914/417-9151; www.friendsofcrawfordpark.org.

For Kids

Sat., Dec. 7

PLAYHOUSE PLAYS MUSIC OF THE TALKING HEADS FOR KIDS. Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. All ages. Doors open at 11; show at 11:30 a.m. or doors open at 1:30; show at 2 p.m. $15 in advance; $17 day of show; free for children under 1. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

“FROSTY THE SNOWMAN.” Corpus Christi Gym, 135 S. Regent St., Port Chester. 7 p.m. Parish of St. John Bosco’s 2nd annual Christmas play. Special alumni performances by Kim Maguire & Robbie Mickatavage. Cast: Alyssa Asiain, Laura Asiain, Alexa Budde, Natalie Budde, Keyla Guayllasaca, Skylar Kucera-Kondi, Milena Martinez, Gage Saresky, Itian Saresky, Xander Tamucci, Nicole Tenecela, Mariana Tenecela, Sergio Toledo, Anthony Trezza, Emily Trezza and Anastasia Wojdyla. Suggested donation: $2 per person. 914/881-1400.

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.

Wed., Dec. 4

RYE BROOK SENIORS: HOLIDAY PARTY AT CASTLE ROYALE, YONKERS. School bus departs AJP at 11:15 a.m. Enjoy a great afternoon celebrating the holiday season with friends. Enjoy a delicious buffet-style lunch, soft drinks, coffee, tea and dessert and dance to the music of DJ Anthony Radice. There will be a cash bar. Please bring a $10 wrapped gift if you would like to participate in the gift exchange. Fee: $35. Register at 914/939-7904.

Thurs., 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. 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.