Twist of Fate will perform in Lyon Park, Port Chester Fri., Aug. 5. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.
Twist of Fate will perform in Lyon Park, Port Chester Fri., Aug. 5. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester is offering several programs this summer including a Summer Reading Program. Children of all ages can visit the library to sign up. They 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; Summer Storywalk thru Sept. 2. Enjoy walking around the lawn and reading “Smiley Shark” by Ruth Galloway. Go to www.portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org to see and listen to Ms. Tee read the story. Adopt a Stuffed Animal Reading Buddy. Supplies are limited; a Grab & Go Coloring Bookmark. Children will receive a Grab & Go Coloring Bookmark and crayons to take home and keep and Grab & Go Rock Painting Kits for children, tweens, teens, adults, seniors and families. Participants will be given paint, rocks and paintbrushes to take home and keep. Sign up by phone at 914/939-6710 and press 3.

Port Chester Recreation is presenting Concerts in the Park in Lyon Park, 331 Putnam Ave., Fri. nights, 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 5: Twist of Fate (fun summer music) and Aug. 12: Sway (rock ‘n roll). Residents are encouraged to bring a blanket and lawn chairs. Rain date: Aug. 28. For additional information call 914/939-2354.

The Town of Rye Great Lawn Summer Series will continue at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook Wed., Aug. 24 (Funk Salsa Urban), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Event features food trucks and fun. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.

The Village of Rye Brook is presenting the third Music in the Park concert at Pine Ridge Park Wed., Aug. 10, 7-9 p.m. with Downward Spiral. Movie in The Park: “Clifford the Big Red Dog” Fri., Aug. 12, in Pine Ridge Park, Latonia Road, 8:15 p.m. until the end of movie. Bring blankets or lawn chairs.

Rye Brook Seniors will host a Defensive Driving Course with Sam Eskander at Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook, Fri., Aug. 5. Open to all ages. Fee: $30 cash payable day of course; a trip to Arthur Avenue, Wed. Aug. 10. Bus departs AJP at 9:30 a.m. and Arthur Avenue at 2 p.m. Shop and lunch in the Bronx. $2. For additional information and to register call 914/939-7904.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present Dead Meat, Fri., Aug. 5. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; Dogs in a Pile Summerfest, Thurs., Aug. 11. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. Must be 21+ with valid ID. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test is not required for this event. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present the Rock ‘n Roll Playhouse—Music of The Grateful Dead: Jerry Garcia’s 80th Birthday party, Sat., Aug. 6. All ages. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. show at 2 p.m. $15 in advance; $20 day of show. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test is not required for this event.

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; Daytime Adult Summer Workshops include Luster Workshop (Aug. 6). For information and registration go to www.clayartcenter.org.

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 all upcoming shows and to purchase tickets, go to www.thecapitoltheatre.com

Bulk pickup dates for trash and green waste in Port Chester are Wed., Aug. 10, 24 & 31.

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: Rescheduled: Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Mon., Sept. 26 (originally Jan. 24, 2022) and Steve Vai, Thurs., Oct. 27 (originally Feb. 26, 2022). Yet to be rescheduled: Rival Sons, Ripe. 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, The Fab Faux and Devon Allman Band & Samantha Fish Band (previously June 17, 2022). 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.

Exhibits

Ice Cream Social, 40 Merritt St., Port Chester presents "Like Morning Dew," on view thru Aug. 13. Exhibit features the work of eight first-year MFA students at SUNY Purchase--Georgina Arroyo, Theadora Frost, Lacey Hall, Bradlee Hertrick, Fernando Ruíz Lorenzo, Jesse Moy, Anna Victoria Regner, and Lane Sell. A story of de-creation, protection and transformation unfolds via intimate sculptures, dreamy works on paper, eroded salt forms, tabulated drawings, choreographed paintings, and codified installations. By appointment only at icecreamsocialart.com/visit.