Hasan Minhaj will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Sun., May 15. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.
Hasan Minhaj will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Sun., May 15. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.

Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress will hold a listening session in Port Chester for a housing needs assessment to gather information about local housing needs Fri., May 13 at the Metro-North Station, 7-9 a.m. Researchers will have a table at the train station to talk with commuters and other community members. For additional information call 845/565-4900.

Election Day for school boards and budgets in the Blind Brook and Port Chester school districts will be Tues., May 17, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Voters in the Port Chester school district will vote at their local elementary school. Voters in the Blind Brook school district will vote in the Old Gym in front of the BMP-Ridge Street School, 390 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook.

The Village of Port Chester will hold a Town Hall Meeting Wed., May 18 at 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 327 Westchester Ave. Topics will include Parks & Recreation, Police & Traffic Control and Quality of Life Initiatives. All are welcome to attend. For additional information, call the mayor’s office at 914/939-5201.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Rotary Club will host their 100 Year Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser Thurs., June 16. They are asking for sponsorships and/or items and gift cards to be donated for a silent auction. There are three sponsorship levels—Platinum $1,000, Gold $500 and Silver $250. Donations will be acknowledged on their website and at Rotary events; however, anonymous donations are welcomed also. Event tickets are $100 which includes wine tasting, food, music, silent auction and raffle. https://rotary7230.org

Rye Brook Seniors is offering “Stops Along the Way” presented by the M&M Library Theatre Sat., May 21

at 12 p.m. $5 for pizza & salad. For information and to register call 914/939-7904.

The Village of Port Chester’s Birthday will be celebrated Sat., May 14, 1-6 p.m. in Lyon Park. This new event will include live music, food trucks, kids’ rides, free hot dogs for kids and more. Entertainment will include Jorge Cané—El Ultimo Romantico, FDRDrive and Les Reyes Del Austro. For more information, call Port Chester Recreation at 914/939-2331 or go to www.portchesterny.gov

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Mon., May 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Schedule an appointment at 800/RED CROSS.

The 71st Annual Memorial Mass & Breakfast to honor the Port Chester Fire & Police Departments will be held Sun., May 15. Firefighters and police from Port Chester will remember their comrades with a Mass at St. John Bosco Parish (Our Lady of Mercy) at 7:30 a.m. followed by breakfast at the Port Chester Senior Center at 8:45 a.m.

Rye Brook Recreation will host a cornhole tournament Sat., May 14 at Pine Ridge Park on the main lawn in front of the playground 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Brackets will be broken down by age group: 12 & under; 18 & under and +40. Teams will have a maximum of 4 players on their roster with a maximum of 8 teams per division. For additional information go to www.ryebookrec.org

There will be a Spring Planting Day at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook Sat., May 14, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Volunteers should bring gardening tools and a smile. RSVP by emailing info@friendsofcrawfordpark.org.

Colorblast, a family fundraiser for pancreatic cancer research and Ukraine war relief, will take place Sat., May 14, 1-3 p.m., in Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. There will be a celebration of colors with DJ entertainment, Dhol, Bollywood Zumba, raffle, games and more. $25 ticket price includes snacks and organic colors (extra food and color available for purchase). Venmo@Colorblast or Facebook@Colorblastryebrook

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present the Dark Star Orchestra Playing the Grateful Dead’s performance from Lille, France--5/13/72—50 Years Later, Fri. & Sat., May 13 & 14, $35-$49.50; Hasan Minhaj, Sun., May 15, $29.50-$64.50; Primus--A Tribute to Kings with special guests Battles, Fri., May 20, $49.50-$99.50; Turn Back The Cap: 1980s Jessie's Girl, Sat., May 21, $27.50 - $49.50. The event organizer is requiring all attendees of this event to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have received a negative COVID-19 test within 48-hours prior to entering the venue. These regulations will apply to all members of your party before they are allowed to entry to the event and to any users of the tickets purchased by you. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. unless noted otherwise. 18+ unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Children under 8 years of age are not permitted. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test are not required unless noted otherwise. www.thecapitoltheatre.com

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present "The Capitol Theatre, Volume 1 Coffee Table Book Signing and Release Party, Sat., May 14. Doors open and event at 4 p.m. Free; Pluck & Rail Record Release Party with special guests! Sun., May 15. Doors open at 4 p.m., show at 5 p.m. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; DeadCenter Cosmic Jerry Band, Wed., May 18, $10 in advance; $15 day of show; Stand Up NY: Josh Adam Meyers, Mike Finoia, Myka Fox, Don Jamieson, Thurs., May 19. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. $25 in advance; $30 day of show; School of Rock Spring Houseband Tour, Sun., May 22. Doors open at 1 p.m., show at 2 p.m. $20. This is an all ages event. Must be 21+ with valid ID unless noted otherwise. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. unless noted otherwise. General admission. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test are not required for these events. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester has announced that advance sale tickets for upcoming shows including The Best of the 70’s & The American Pink Floyd Experience (Sat., June 25) can be ordered online now. For information on upcoming shows and to purchase tickets, go to www.thecapitoltheatre.com

Clay Art Center will present a fundraiser, Empty Bowls Sun., May 22, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Rye Presbyterian Church, 882 Boston Post Rd. Fight hunger in Westchester by purchasing a beautifully crafted bowl made by CAC artists, staff, residents and volunteers. All proceeds will be donated to the Carver Center and Meals on Main Street in Port Chester to help families in need. For additional information go to www.clayartcenter.org.

Bulk pickup dates in Port Chester are May 25 & June 8.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., is offering a May Grab ‘n Go. Children will be given all of the pieces needed to make a bee craft. To register, please email pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org or call 914-939-6710 and press 3.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library is offering English Classes with Westchester Community College. Mon.-Wed. & Thurs., July 5-Aug. 15, 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Online placement exam will be June 28 at 9 a.m. Cost is $22 by credit card at the time of registration. Cost of books is approximately $45. 914/929-6710.

All shows at The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester during the height of the pandemic have been canceled or postponed. Following is the current information from The Capitol: Yet to be rescheduled: Rival Sons, Ripe. Postponed: Pink Floyd Drummer Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets. Canceled shows: Bella Fleck & The Fleckstones; Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Lake Street Drive, Bombay Bicycle Club, Michael Franti, Sunrise Day Camp Benefit, Billy Strings, Saving Grace and The Fab Faux. Refund at point of purchase. Original tickets will be honored on the new date and tickets for all performances can be purchased at www.ticketfly.com.

Health Insurance Navigation Help, offered by the Westchester County Department of Health, takes place at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. by appointment only. Free. Questions and requests will be kept confidential. To make an appointment, call 914/995-6350 or email hnav@westchestergov.com.

Yoga in the Park with Jamie Maldonado at Crawford Park Mansion, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook takes place every Sun., 9:30-10:30 a.m. All levels welcome. Jamie is a native of Rye Brook and a Port Chester High School graduate. Please bring a yoga mat and towel. Fee: $20 suggested amount by cash or check at Venmo@JMalYoga. For information and registration, email JMalYoga@gmail.com.7

Bingo that usually takes place Tuesdays at Corpus Christi Holy Rosary School Cafeteria has been cancelled until further notice.

Rye Brook Recreation will offer a 6-week Summer Day Camp and Teen Travel Camp, July 5-Aug. 12, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Registration is open. Day Camp--$1150 for first child; additional child is $900. Travel Camp: $1,900. You can send your child/children for as many weeks as you like also. Day Camp is for boys and girls entering K-6th grade; Teen Travel Camp is for boys and girls entering 7th-10th grade. For Day Camp information call Kathy at 914/305-2948. For Teen Travel Camp information call Janice at 914/305-2947.

Cerebral Palsy Westchester, 1186 King St., Rye Brook will offer the Jimmy Vejar Summer Day Camp June 27-Aug. 12. It is an inclusive camp for children, teens and young adults with all abilities, ages 5-21. Campers will take part in a variety of activities including swimming, sports, arts & crafts, festive barbeques, field trips and special events. Online registration is open now at cpwestchester.org/camp

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester will offer a Summer Camp Program for ages 7-15, June 27-Aug. 19.  Have your kids unplug with mud in our half and full day weekly themed camps. Campers will learn a variety of techniques on and off the wheel and will craft everything from mythical creatures, animals and world culture artifacts to handmade cups, bowls and plates. For additional information and to register, go to www.clayartcenter.org.