Rick Springfield will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Fri., Sept. 30. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.
Rick Springfield will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Fri., Sept. 30. See 10573 In-Person Events for details.

Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, will begin at sundown Sun., Sept. 25 and corresponds to the year 5783 on the Hebrew calendar. Rosh Hashana, which means head of the year, is celebrated for two days by Orthodox and Conservative congregations and for one day by Reform congregations. The holiday is marked by the sounding of the shofar (ram’s horn), eating apples dipped in honey and other sweet foods for a sweet new year. Rosh Hashana begins the 10 days of repentance culminating on Yom Kippur. Area synagogues will hold services in person and livestreamed. Admission to in-person services is by ticket only due to security restrictions. For membership information or ticket availability, call KTI, 575 King St., Port Chester at 914/939-1004; Community Synagogue of Rye, 200 Forest Ave., at 914/967-6262, Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich at 203/869-7191 or Temple Emanu-El, 2125 Westchester Ave., Rye at 914/967-4382.

Blind Brook and Port Chester schools will be closed Mon. & Tues., Sept. 26 & 27 in observance of Rosh Hashana.

The Annual Breast Cancer Dinner, hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary of The Knights of Columbus, will be held Fri., Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 327 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. It will feature food, fun, raffles, prizes and more. $30 per person includes dinner, soft drinks and dessert. Reservations must be paid in advance. Call Toni Sacco at 914/318-6545 or Barbara Celestino at 914/937-7130.

Rye Brook Seniors will present a trip aboard the Bridgeport Ferry to Port Jefferson Wed., Sept. 28. Bus departs AJP at 8 a.m. and returns to Rye Brook at 4 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing 1-hour ride aboard the Port Jefferson Ferry. Upon arrival in Port Jefferson, you can have lunch on your own and do some shopping. At 2 p.m. board the ferry back to the bus. $18. Register at Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. For information call 914/939-7904/

The Columbus Day Celebration Committee Dinner Dance will be held Sat., Oct. 8 at T&J Italian Restaurant, 10 Pearl St., Port Chester. Doors open at 7 p.m., festivities begin at 7:30 p.m. Dinner will honor Grand Marshal Luis Marino in recognition of his distinguished community service. $75 per person. RSVP by Fri., Sept. 30 to Knights of Columbus at 914/939-4343.

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will present The National with special guest Indigo Spark Fri., Sept. 23. Sold out on website; Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets Mon., Sept. 26, $69.50-$125; Rick Springfield, Fri., Sept. 30, $39.50-$99.50. 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 is not required for these events. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave. Port Chester will present The Spadtastics Sat., Sept. 24. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; One Time Weekend & Yam Yam, Thurs., Sept. 29, $15 in advance; $20 day of show; Scarypoolparty (unplugged) with Covey (Solo) Sat., Oct. 1. $22 in advance, $25 day of show. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. unless noted otherwise. Must be 21+ with valid ID. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test is not required for these events. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave. Port Chester will present the Rock ‘n Roll Playhouse featuring the music of Billy Joel for Kids—Back to School Party, Sat., Sept. 24. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., show at 2 p.m. $15. Proof of vaccination and/or a negative COVID-19 test is not required for this event. Thank you for your continued patience and support. Photo ID required for patrons 18 and over. All patrons are encouraged to wear a mask. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

Dashing for Dylan Challenge, a benefit for Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley, will be held at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook Sun., Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Family fun activities will include Rye Children’s Book Fair, balloon twisting, caricatures, music from DJ Johnny G, Rye Nature Center, tie dying and more. Event is free, but $30 donations per family are suggested. RSVP to give.rmh-ghv.org

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester is offering a Grab & Go September Owl Craft. Children will be given all the pieces they need to make the craft which will be distributed thru Sept. 30. 914/939-6710, press 3 or email pcrbchildrens@slsmail.org

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester is offering several programs this fall including Music Fun for babies, toddler & pre-schoolers with musician Kurt Gallagher Wednesdays, Sept. 28, Oct. 5 & 12 at 10 a.m. If the weather is good, bring a blanket or towel to sit on outdoors; if the weather is inclement, program will be held in the Children’s Room. Sign up by phone at 914/939-6710 and press 3.

Free child passenger safety seat checkups will be offered at the Rye Brook Fire Department, 840 King St., Sat., Sept. 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Certified technicians will check car seats for proper fit, installations, recalls or expiration. No reservation required. 914/939-5144.

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester will hold their Annual Benefit & Auction, Hand in Hand, Sat., Oct. 15, 4-6 p.m. It will be a tented event at CAC. Mingle, enjoy good food and celebrate. Supporter tickets start at $185 which includes admission for one to the live outdoor event and online auction and a raffle ticket to win Julia Galloway’s Blue Spotted Salamander Urn and more. The auction opens online Fri., Oct. 7. Preview the works online and in the gallery at CAC starting Sat., Oct. 1. Purchase tickets at https://givergy.us/handinhnad2022/controller=tickets

The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester has announced that advance sale tickets for upcoming shows including Sara Bareilles (Thurs., Oct. 6), Bret McKenzie (Thurs., Oct. 20), Joe Gatto’s Night of Comedy (Wed., Dec. 28), can be ordered online now. For information on these and 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., Sept. 28 and Oct. 12.

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.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester will host English Classes with Westchester Community College. Morning classes—Level 0-2, will meet Mon.-Wed. & Thurs., Oct. 31-Dec. 13. 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Placement exam will be Wed., Oct. 22 at 9 a.m. $22 by credit card at time of registration; Books for all classes are approximately $48. Register at 914/606-6607 or LibraryESL@sunywcc.edu

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.


Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester will present The Family Portrait in the gallery and online thru Oct. 15. The exhibition explores the family unit in contemporary culture and society. The exhibition presents work from artists drawn from across the US and includes emerging and established ceramic artists and Susan Wortman: Winged Woman, Sat., Oct. 1-Oct. 31. She will present 50 pieces of her winged women series of small sculptures. A portion of the proceeds of the sale of each work of art will be donated to the Cancer Support Team. Gallery hours: Mon. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.clayartcenter.org; 914/937-2047

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 761 King St., Rye Brook is presenting Stories from the Southern Border, a photo exhibit by Rolf Larsen, a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Natick, Mass. It will be on display thru Mon., Oct. 3. For additional information and exhibit hours, call 914/939-8170.