The Angelo Rubino Band will play at Rye Town Park Tues., Aug. 6. See “Concerts/Music” for details.
The Angelo Rubino Band will play at Rye Town Park Tues., Aug. 6. See “Concerts/Music” for details.

Classes

Wed., Aug. 7

SKETCH CLASS. Mamaroneck Artist Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. 6:3-8:30 p.m. Monitor: Sarah Coble. $12 for non-members. Sign up at 914/834-1117.

Comedy

Thru Sat., Aug. 10

YONKERS COMEDY CLUB. 257 Market St., Yonkers. Every Thurs.: Comedy Night. 8 p.m. $10.  Fri. & Sat., Aug. 2 & 3. Greg Stone. 8 & 10 p.m. $25; $35 VIP. Sat., Aug. 10. Dustin Chafin Birthday Celebration. 8 & 10 p.m. $20. Ages 16 + over unless noted otherwise. For ticket information call 914/358-9260 or go to www.yonkerscomedyclub.com.

LUCY’S LAUGH LOUNGE. 446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. $20. Ages 16+; 13+ with parent. Sat., Aug. 3: Empire State Stand-Up Showdown: Second Round. 6 p.m. $25;  Mike Marino at  8 p.m. $20. Every Monday: 7:30 p.m. Open mic comedy night. Free. Aug. 10: Shauna Lane and Friends. 7 p.m. $20. www.lucyslaughlounge.com; 914/200-4812.

Wed., Aug. 7

TOM SEGURA: TAKE IT DOWN TOUR. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. He has been described as having a natural and capable storytelling ability, one that lifts his narratives out of average anecdote fare and plants them firmly in hilarious ground. $45, $55 & $75. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Concerts/Music

Thru Sun., Aug. 11

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. Aug. 2 & 3: NEA Jazz Master Joanne Brackeen Trio. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $20-$25. Aug. 4: Maggie Gould Brazilian Jazz with Full Band & Special Guests. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. Aug. 9 & 10: Direct from New Orleans: Donald Harrison Quartet. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $2-$25. Aug. 11: Ray Blue Quartet featuring Kirk Lightsey. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. www.jazzforumarts.org; 914/631-1000.

Aug. 2

MUSIC IN THE PARK. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Rte. 35, Somers. 7-9 p.m. Food and beverages for sale. Deni Bonet. Tickets are $10 & $25. 914/864-7268.

GALLERY JAM. Schoolhouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. 7-10 p.m. Free. Bring an instrument and play with a group of musicians in an improvisational setting. Equipment such as amps, a drum kit and mics will be available for musicians to use. www.schoolhousetheater.org.

DANIIL TRIFONOV. Venetian Theater, Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah. 8 p.m. The Russian born pianist performs Beethoven’s Andante in F Major, WoO 57 (“Andante favori” and Piano Sonata No. 18 in E-Flat Major, Op. 31 No. 3; Schumann’s “Bunte Blatter, Op. 99 and Presto Passionato WoO 5 and Prokofiev’s Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat Major, Op. 84. $30-$103 for adults; $15-$103 for children. www.caramoor.org.

CHARLIE LAGOND & FRIENDS. Hudson River Museum Amphitheater, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers. 8 p.m. Free. They will serenade you with peace, love and other grooves. 914/963-4550.

Tues., Aug. 6

TWILIGHT TUESDAY CONCERT. Rye Town Park, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. 7:30 p.m. Free. The Angelo Rubino Band. Rain date: Aug. 13. www.townofryeny.com.

Sat., Aug. 10

THE BOYS OF THE BRONX DOO WOP NIGHT. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m., dinner; 8 p.m. show. Featuring Lenny Dell and The Dimensions and John Kuse and The Excellents. $91 plus tax per person for dinner and show; beverages and gratuities are not included. $57 plus tax show only. 914/592-2222;  www.BroadwayTheatre.com.

53RD ANNUAL MOON VIEWING CONCERT. Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden, N. Salem. 6:30-10 p.m. The Japanese Stroll Garden, lit by paper lanterns, is a magical setting for this ancient custom that brings together people and traditions of the East and the West. There will be a tea ceremony demonstration, dinner and live Japanese concert. $20 for non-members. Bento box dinners are $25 and must be ordered before Aug. 5. www.hammondmuseum.org.

Sat., Aug. 10, Thurs., Aug. 22 & Sat., Sept. 14

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART BLOCK PARTY. 134 Jay St., Katonah. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 10: Peter & The Four26, “Fan Favorites.” Aug. 22: Foxanne, Indie Singer Songwriter. Sept. 14: Mark Morganelli & The Jazz All-Stars—American Popular Songbook. $25 for non-members. www.katonahmuseumofart.org/programs-and-events/blockparty.

Sun., Aug. 11

CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT. Pelham Art Center Gallery, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 2-4 p.m.  Andrew Pak, Annaliesa Place and Diego Garcia will perform chamber and solo pieces by Brahms, Grieg, Piazzola and Chopin. Open to the public. $10 suggested donation. www.pelhamartcenter.org.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Sun., Aug. 4

HERITAGE OF INDIA FESTIVAL. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. 12:30-6:30 p.m. Cultural performances, cuisine, merchandise and art, as well as children’s arts & crafts. Free admission and parking. 914/231-4033.

Sun., Aug. 11

JEWISH MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. 12-6 p.m. Music, entertainment, crafts and food vendors. 914/231-4033.

Films

Fri., Aug. 2

“HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 3: THE HIDDEN WORLD.” Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla. An Entergy Screening Under the Stars. Entertainment begins at 6 p.m.; movie starts at dusk. Admission and parking are free; refreshments are available to buy, In the event of rain, the movie will be canceled. In this PG-rated comedy, Hiccup discovers that Toothless isn’t the only Night Fury. Hiccup must then seek “The Hidden World”—a secret Drago Utopia—before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first. www.parks.westchester.com or 914/974-PARK.

Thru Aug. 31

SUMMER LATE NIGHTS. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Aug 3: “Aliens.” On their long journey back to Earth, the crew of the Nostromo are brought out of hyper-sleep early when their ship detects what is believed to be a distress signal coming from a nearby planet. While investigating the source of the distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a creature that latches to—or “hugs,” wink, wink—his face. While rushing back to the ship for medical attention, Ripley warns that her injured colleague shouldn’t be brought back on board due to quarantine regulations. Her orders are ignored, inadvertently bringing the Nostromo under threat from a mysterious extraterrestrial life form with violent and lethal survival instincts. Aug. 17: “Police Story.” Jackie Chan’s breathtakingly inventive martial-arts comedy, a smash hit that made him a worldwide icon of daredevil action spectacle. The director/star/one-man stunt machine plays Ka-Kui, a Hong Kong police inspector who goes rogue to bring down a drug kingpin and protect the case’s star witness  from retribution. Packed wall-to-wall with charmingly goofball slapstick and astoundingly acrobatic fight choreography. Aug. 31: “Rock ‘N’ Roll High School.” High school punk/cheerleader/human cartoon character Riff Randall just wants to slack off, have fun, and listen to the Ramones in her bedroom. Her dream is to someday have Queens’ most famous leather jacket-wearing quartet play a show at her school, Vince Lombardi High. But when the school administration installs the oppressive and fascistic Miss Togar  as the new principal, Riff and her friends, including high school “fixer,” Eaglebauer, have to stand up and fight to either take their school back—or knock it right to the ground. All films are shown at 9:15 p.m. and are $15 unless noted otherwise.  www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Thru Aug. 21

SOUNDS OF SUMMER 2019: MUSIC FILMS OLD AND NEW. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd. Pleasantville. Aug. 7: “Fiddlin.’” 1 & 7 p.m. Every summer, musicians converge on the small Virginia city of Galax to show their skill, learn, and compete for cash prizes at the Old Fiddler’s Convention, which has been held there since 1935. This lively, optimistic, and surprisingly moving film provides upfront views of some of the festival’s off-the-charts pickin’ and fiddlin’ and more than a little suspense as the finalists are announced in the ultra-competitive guitar competition. Winning awards and getting toes tapping all around the festival circuit, Fiddlin’ is a celebration of Americana, the power of artistic expression, and music’s uncanny ability to transcend time and generations. Aug. 8: “Say Amen, Somebody.” 1 & 7:30 p.m. An infectiously joyous, funny, deeply emotional celebration of African American culture, featuring the father of gospel, Thomas A. Dorsey, pioneering singer Mother Willie Mae Ford Smith, the Barrett Sisters, and the O’Neal Twins. Aug. 9: “David Crosby: Remember My Name.” For times go to website. In this unflinchingly upfront portrait of the singer-songwriter who cofounded the Byrds and then Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young), he expounds on busted love affairs, drug addiction, political activism, regrets, family, stardom, music, his recent creative rebirth, and his fervent wish not to die.  9:30 p.m. “The Cure: Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park.” On Saturday July 7, 2018, legendary band The Cure took to the stage in London’s Hyde Park to celebrate 40 years of playing live.  Featuring performances of classic songs including, “Pictures of You,” “Lovesong,”, “Friday I’m in Love,” “Boys Don’t Cry,” and much, much more. All films are $15 unless noted otherwise. Additional films will be listed in upcoming issues. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Mon., Aug. 5

“GO FOR LANDING.” White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 2 p.m. A riveting new Apollo 11 documentary starring NASA’s Gene Kranz, Glynn Lunney, Steve Bales and Dick Koos, that reveals the decisive role of NASA’s pre-mission simulations and takes viewers inside Mission Control to relive the fear-filled, frantic final minutes of Apollo 11’s lunar descent on July 20, 1969. Filmmaker Kevin Stirling will be on hand to take questions following the 22-minute film. 914/422-1480.

MOVIE MONDAY. South Lawn, Ridge Hill, corner of Market Street and Lembo Drive, Yonkers. Free. Snacks will be available for purchase and Manhattan Beer will be in attendance offering a sampling of beverages for those 21 & over. Guests are invited to bring chairs and blankets. “Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse.” Film will begin at sunset and start time will vary.

Wed., Aug. 7

WORLD STAGE ON SCREEN: NT LIVE’S THE LEHMAN TRILOGY. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 2 & 7:15 p.m. From a cold morning in 1844 when an ambitious young man from Bavaria sets foot on a New York dock to a time 163 years later when the firm he cofounded spectacularly collapses, this critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award–nominated play tracks the rise and fall of Lehman Brothers. $30 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

FAMILY FILM FRENZY SERIES: “INCREDIBLES 2.” Sprain Ridge Park, 149 Jackson Ave., Yonkers. 7 p.m. Enjoy an evening swim and a great family movie. $5 per person over age 5. Rain date: Aug. 8. 914/231-3450.

SUMMER FILM CLUB. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7:30 p.m. Critically acclaimed independent films prior to their release. Join in a Q&A with film programmer, David Schwartz and special guest(s) and enjoy a complimentary beverage of your choice (beer, wine or soft drink) at the screening. $22.50. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

Wed., Aug. 7, 14, 21 & 28

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 2 & 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7: “The Chorus” (France). Aug. 14: “Life is Beautiful.” (Italy). Aug. 21: “Tsptsi” (South Africa). Aug. 28: “102 Not Out” (India). 914/422-1480.

Fri., Aug. 9

MUSCOOT MOVIES: “JURASSIC PARK.” Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 7:30 p.m. Visit the park for some pre-historic action and watch the movie. $6 per person. Registration is required. 914/864-7286.

“KINKY BOOTS.” Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge, Ridgefield, Ct. 7:30 p.m. Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit is on the big screen in HD. After the screening, hear a live talk back with the man who came up with the concept and wrote the book for the show, Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein. $25. www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org.

Sun., Aug. 11

“HARRY POTTER & THE SORCERER’S STONE.” Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 12 p.m. Free family fun movie. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Thurs., Aug. 15

“MY ITALIAN SECRET: THE FORGOTTEN HEROES OF THE HOLOCAUST.” Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 7 p.m. Narrated by Isabella Rossellini. Documentary tells the story of courageous Italians who carried out ingenious schemes to rescue and protect Jews in Nazi-occupied Italy. Discover how 80% of Jews in Italy survived this continent-wide genocide with the help of Italian citizens who risked their lives to save others. Film will be followed by a question and answer session with Vincent Marmorale, the driving force behind the film. $25 for non-members. Register at www.wiccny.org or 914/771-8700.

Readings

Fri., Aug. 2

“STARTER PISTOL.” Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Somewhere in the dying small town Midwest of our Brave New America, Karen James—wife, mother and breadwinner—has enough venison chili to survive the approaching winter but is being pushed to the edge by her husband’s work injury and her son’s misbehavior. A visit from a stranger promises relief but only if Karen and her family can survive secrets from the past and the buried conflicts they reveal. For times and prices go to www.westportplayhouse.org.

Theater

Thru Aug. 4

ON YOUR FEET.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Some Fri. matinees—11:30 a.m. lunch; 1 p.m. show; Sun. matinee 12 p.m. lunch; 1:30 p.m. show. Fri. & Sat. 6:30 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. Sun. 5:30 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. show. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, On Your Feet takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and the groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. $59-$89 plus tax depending on performance chosen. Beverage service and gratuities are not included in ticket price. Check website for special offers.  www.broadwaytheatre.com.

Thru Aug. 3

HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Fri. at 8 p.m., Sat. at 3 & 8 p.m. Show is a one-man musical tribute to Irving Berlin. It celebrates him  and reveals the inspiration for his countless hit songs. Berlin’s uplifting immigrant story, from Czarist Russia to NY’s Lower East Side to Broadway, epitomizes the American dream. Tickets start at $30. www.westporplayhouse.org, 203/227-4177 or 888/927-7529.

Fri. & Sat., Aug. 2 3

“MATILDA THE MUSICAL.” Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. Presented by Random Farms Kids Theater. $20 & $25. For times go to www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Thru Sat., Aug. 10

“MATILDA THE MUSICAL.” Curtain Call Inc., 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m.; Sun. at 2 p.m. This is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. This is Curtain Call’s Summer Youth Theatre production, packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs. $35 for adults; $25 senior citizens and $17.50 for children. Thrifty Thursday tickets are $27.50. www.curtaincallinc.com; 203/461-6358 x36.

Fri.-Sun., Aug. 2-11

“TUCK EVERLASTING.” White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. Aug. 2, 3 9 & 10 at 8 p.m., Aug. 4 & 11 at 2 p.m. This is a heartwarming, evocative musical about living life to the fullest. $27 & $37. 914/328-1600; www.wppac.com.

Sat., Aug. 3

THE SCOTTISH TATTOO.” The Schoolhouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. 6-10 p.m. Fundraiser for The Schoolhouse Theater. Features the world-renowned Highland Divas, three amazing artists who will take you on a musical journey that spans the folk music of Scotland and New Zealand. The event will also feature guitarist Peter Calo as well as Scottish dancing and bagpipes. There will be delicious food with a Scottish flair as well as flights of whiskey, wine and brew. Tickets priced $100-$1000 are available at www.schoolhousetheater.org.

Thurs.-Sat., Aug. 8-10

“INTO THE WOODS.” Stepinac High School, 950 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. There will be a matinee performance for kids 12 & under at 2 p.m., Sat., Aug. 10. It will be preceded at 1:15 p.m. by a pre-show arts workshop. Children will have the opportunity to create a fairy tale inspired art project with some special storybook characters, some of whom including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and his magic beans might pay a surprise visit. $20 general admission; $15 for seniors and children under 12. 914/946-4800 ext. 385 or at the door.

Exhibits

ART SHOW: WORKS BY THE NORTHERN WESTCHESTER WATERCOLOR SOCIETY. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Weekends during August. 12-4 p.m. 914/864-7282.

THE EMOTIONAL ANIMAL. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru Sept. 14. The exhibit explores how animals can be a metaphor for our human nature. Animals are often used anthropomorphically to reveal, reflect and elaborate upon our own human nature. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. www.clayartcenter.org.

ART OF WOODSTOCK: 30 DAYS OF PEACE, LOVE AND ARTWORK. C. Parker Gallery, 409 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. Thru Aug. 30. Exhibit brings the “art” back to the Festival with 30 days of love featuring works from many of the original Woodstock performers such as Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Santana and The Who, plus an original painting from Graham Nash. Exhibit also includes a special collection of fine art photographs from Woodstock official photographer Baron Wolman who documented the festival for Rolling Stone magazine. All works are available for purchase. www.cparkergallery.com. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 12-4 p.m.

ARTS IN PARKS. WPA Gallery, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rtes. 35 & 121 S., Cross River. Thru Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The exhibition showcases art in a variety of media by local artists Joanne D. Ponzo and Sally Franklin, who have been painting together for the past eight years. Admission to the gallery is free. Parking is $5 with a Westchester County Park Pass; $10 without a pass. www.parks.westchestergov.com.

ASSEMBLING ART: WORKS BY VIN GIULIANI. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Sat., Aug. 3-Sept. 15. Creations by the Greenwich native who transformed scrap wood, trinkets and a colorful variety of found objects into artistic assemblages that represent everything from kitschy Americana to questions about the human psyche. He combined everyday objects to illustrate economic, social and political issues of the 1960s and 1970s. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 for adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under age 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseum.org.

COOL & COLLECTED ’19. Kenise Barnes Fine Art, 1947 Palmer Ave., Larchmont. Thru Sept. 8. This is a group show features contemporary artwork, painting, photography, sculpture and work on paper in a multitude of media by six artists. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and by appointment.  914/834-8077; www.KBFA.com.

STUDENT SHOWCASE EXHIBITION. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Thru Aug. 11. Features new work in a variety of media by the Art Center’s students. Exhibited works range from charcoal to oils, photographs to collage and ceramics to animation project reels. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. www.pelhamartcenter.org.

THE EDGE EFFECT. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Thru Sept. 22. Exhibit describes an ecological phenomenon in the border area between disparate habitats, such as a meadow and forest, which results in exponentially greater biodiversity. Exhibition includes works in all media and subject matter submitted by artists from all over the U.S. and 13 countries around the world. katonahmuseum.org.

ILLUSTRATED ANIMALS IN CONVERSATION. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Thru Sept. 22. Original picture book art is on display in the Learning Center, highlighting animal characters in conversation with each other and inspiring conversations with the viewer. A variety of styles are on view from books written and illustrated by Nick Bruel, Eric Carle, Carson Ellis, Jerry Pinkney, Giselle Potter, Marisabina Russo and Mo Williams. www.katonahmuseum.org.

SUMMER WITH THE AVERYS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. Features landscapes, seascapes, beach scenes and figural compositions as well as rarely seen travel sketchbooks. The exhibition takes an innovative approach to the work produced by the Avery family. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 for adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under age 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseum.org.

HILDRETH MEIÈRE: THE ART OF COMMERCE. Fairfield University Art Museum, 1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, Ct. Thru Sept. 21. Meière was a prolific naturalist who discovered the frescoes and mosaics in Florence, Italy that were to inform her craft. www.fairfield.edu/museum.

SHARKS! Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. Visitors to this interactive science exhibition will get up close and personal with life-sized models of a great white, hammerhead and some of their living and extinct cousins. Watch live sharks developing within eggs and compare and contrast jaws from nearly 20 different species. Exhibit will also address climate change. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free for members and children under 5. Individual admission is free on Tuesdays. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

FROM BUTTERFLIES TO BATTLESHIPS: SELECTIONS FROM THE MUSEUM’S PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru Sept. 1. The exhibition showcases the diversity of artistic and documentary approaches taken by photographers in the 20th century and demonstrate how they expanded on earlier experiments in portraiture, scientific record and photomontage. Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors and students with ID; free to all on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseum.org.

A SPECIAL ROLE: ST. PAUL’S CHURCH AND WORLD WAR II. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. Free. Thru Jan. 2021. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The exhibit uses original artifacts, documents, images, sound recordings and photographs to explore the story of World War II, in the context of the history of the church and the local community. At the time, the historic significance of St. Paul’s as an originating point of America’s most prized national values, enshrined in the Bill of Rights, gave the church a special role in the broader struggles of the war. 914/667-4116.

HISTORY IS…SEVEN WAYS WE CONNECT TO HISTORY. Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob. Thru Sept. 7. Exhibit encourages visitors to reflect on the role history plays at different stages in their lives and explores the ways individuals look at, define and interpret history. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-4 p.m. $10 adults; $8 seniors & students; free for members, children under 18 and for all on the first Wednesday each month. www.hstg.org; 203/869-6899.

BRETT SLAVIN EXHIBITION AND SALE. Slavin Studios, The Mariner, 21 Willett Ave., Port Chester. Ongoing. Ceramic sculpture and functional wares.  914/671-4252. www.slavinstudios.com.

COASTAL SCENE. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Permanent. The Bruce Museum has acquired and installed this painting by Alfred Thomas Bricher, a well-known 19th century American landscape artist. The painting, which currently hangs behind the information desk in the front lobby of the Museum, is a fine example of luminist painting. www.brucemuseum.org.

CHINESE FOLKTALE: KAI AND THE DRAGON. Rye Town Park Administration Building, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. Permanent installation. Clay Art Center invites individuals and families of all ages to celebrate this mural installed on the wall surrounding the historic buildings in Rye Town Park. This mural project was created and installed during the summer of 2009 by local ceramic artist Sarah Coble who created the clay tiles with elements sculpted in relief so that the mural seems to move and flow like the waterfront it faces. The tiles narrate a folktale about a young boy named Kai who fights against adversity to save his town and outwit a fearsome dragon. The vibrant tiles also reference the historic Dragon Coaster of Playland amusement park and the inspiring waters of Long Island Sound. It was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Rye Town Park. It was made possible by ArtsWestchester’s Municipal Challenge Grant, funded by Verizon and in partnership with the Rye Town Park Commission and the Clay Art Center. www.clayartcenter.org or 914/937-2047.

HOPE MURAL. Café Brazil Courtyard, North Main Street between Westchester Avenue and Adee Street, Port Chester. Sponsored by Hope House and the Westchester Arts Council.

SCULPTURE FOR PERMANENT EXHIBIT. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. The Museum has acquired a                                                                 major sculpture by the French/American artist Gaston Lachaise titled “Man Walking (Portrait of Lincoln Kirstein).” Lachaise was one of the pioneers of modern art in the early decades of the 20th century. The sculpture depicts author, impresario and patron of the arts, Lincoln Kirstein, who with George Balanchine established the School of American Ballet which later became the NYC Ballet. “Man Walking” is the finest piece of 20th century sculpture in the Bruce collection and is currently on view in the entrance rotunda of the Museum. Admission is $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., 1-5 p.m. 203/869-0376 or www.brucemuseum.org.

CHANGES IN OUR LAND. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Permanent exhibit. Exhibition addresses environmental history from global to local perspectives and from ancient times to the present. This visual display of the environmental and historical development of the area includes a mineral gallery, wigwam, life-size woodland habitat and a live-animal marine tank. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 1-5 p.m. Admission: $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students and free for children under 5 and members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. www.brucemuseumorg; 203/869-0376.