One of the works from the exhibition tender/queer at the Clay Art Center online thru June 30. See 10573 Virtual Events for details.
One of the works from the exhibition tender/queer at the Clay Art Center online thru June 30. See 10573 Virtual Events for details.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will host The Dirty Dozen Brass Band with Doctor Lo Faber and Le Band, Fri., June 17. $25; Red Matter (formerly Terrapin), Wed., June 22. $10 in advance/ $15 day of show; Lost Leaders with special guest Western Skies, Thurs., June 23. $18 in advance; $23 day of show; Saturday Saints, Fri., June 24. $10 in advance/ $15 day of show; The Best of the 70's with special guests Dead Show, Sat., June 25. $19.75. 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.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present The Rock and Roll Playhouse plays Music of Bob Marley for Kids: Father’s Day & Juneteenth Celebration, Sun., June 19. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., show at 2 p.m. All ages. $15 in advance; $20 day of show.

The Town of Rye will host National Independence Day Juneteenth, Sat., June 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the African American Cemetery, 215 North St., Rye. The ceremony will be followed by a service project. Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. and honoring the culture and achievements of African Americans.

The Village of Rye Brook will hold a 40th birthday celebration Sat., June 18, 12-4 p.m. at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St. They are looking for adult volunteers from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. to help grill for this celebration. To sign up email Must be vaccinated; please include a copy of your vaccination card. Come for an afternoon of family fun! Again this year, there will be a food drive. Please bring canned goods with you to the celebration which will also include the 1st Annual Adult Pie Eating Contest at 3 p.m. This event is for Rye Brook residents only and only 10 spots are available, first come, first served. For more information, please contact the recreation office at 914/939-3235.

Life Chain will take place Sun., June 19 at Gateway Plaza (formerly Kohl’s Plaza), Boston Post Road, Port Chester, 2-3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Respect Life Ministry, Church of St. John Bosco, Port Chester. Life Chain is a peaceful, prayerful, legal and non-confrontational presence for unborn babies and their mothers. For information, call 914/881-1400.

The Port Chester Historical Society will host a Juneteenth Freedom Day Celebration Mon., June 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bush-Lyon Homestead, 479 King St., Port Chester. For additional information, email

Rye Brook Seniors, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook is hosting Music Appreciation with Amy Ahlert Thurs., June 23 at 12:45 p.m. Free. For information and to register, call 914/939-7904.

SPRYE will present Barry Doherty, Thurs., June 23 at 7 p.m. at 14 Hidden Pond Dr., Rye Brook. He is the author of “How to Do It Standing Up” and “One Hundred Years, A Million Laughs.” Seating is limited. Call the SPRYE office at 914/481-5708 no later than June 19 to RSVP.

The Annual Rye Ridge Shopping Center Sidewalk Sale will take place Thurs.-Sat., June 23-25. Rain or shine. There will be bargains, balloon sculptures, face & body art, cotton candy, popcorn and fun—all compliments of the Rye Ridge Shopping Center merchants.

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester is presenting Concurrent Solo Exhibitions by Artists-in-Residence Abie Broyles, Anny Chen and Breanna Hendricks in the gallery and online Thurs., June 23-Aug. 4.  There will be an in-person opening reception Sat., June 25, 4-6 p.m.

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester offers Maker Night for ages 17+, one-time pottery wheel class. Fridays 7-9 p.m. This is a creative night out for adults. $65 per person; Family Wheel Night for ages 10+. Saturdays, 6-9 p.m. Parent/guardian must also register for class. $45 per person and Saturday Clay for ages 6+, 2-4 p.m. $25 per person including a Father’s Day Weekend One-Time Class Sat., June 18. Registration is open for Summer Term Classes which will run June 26-Aug. 20. For information in classes and to register go to

The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester has announced that advance sale tickets for upcoming shows including Bret McKenzie (Thurs., Oct. 20) can be ordered online now. For information on upcoming shows and to purchase tickets, go to

Bulk pickup dates in Port Chester are Wed., June 22 & July 13.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., is offering a June Grab and Go Craft. Children will be given a bag with all the pieces needed to make an under-the-sea craft and a Grab & Go Coloring Bookmark starting Mon., June 27. Children will receive a Grab & Go Coloring Bookmark and crayons to take home and keep. To register, email or call 914-939-6710 and press 3.

The Port Chester Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester will offer a Summer Reading Program beginning Mon., June 27. Children of all ages can visit the library to sign up for this program. Children will be given a bingo board to record they books they read. Once they get bingo, they can come back to the library with their bingo board for a prize. The Library is also presenting Summer Storywalk Mon., June 27-Sept. 2. Enjoy walking around the lawn and reading “Smiley Shark” by Ruth Galloway. Go to to see and listen to Ms. Tee read the story; Adopt a Stuffed Animal Reading Buddy starting Mon., June 27. Supplies are limited. Additional summer programs will be listed in an upcoming issue. For information call 914/939-6710, press 3.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., is offering English Classes with Westchester Community College. Mon.-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

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

 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

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

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