Rehearsal of a scene from “Into the Woods” at Stepinac High School in White Plains thru Aug. 10. See “Theater” for details.
Rehearsal of a scene from “Into the Woods” at Stepinac High School in White Plains thru Aug. 10. See “Theater” for details.

Comedy

Thru Sat., Aug. 24

YONKERS COMEDY CLUB. 257 Market St., Yonkers. Every Thurs.: Comedy Night. 8 p.m. $10.  Sat., Aug. 10. Dustin Chafin Birthday Celebration. 8 & 10 p.m. $20. Aug. 17: Mark Demayo. 8 & 10 p.m. $20. Aug. 23 & 24: Jesus Trejo. 8 & 10 p.m. $30; $40 VIP. Ages 16 + over unless noted otherwise. For ticket information call 914/358-9260 or go to www.yonkerscomedyclub.com.

Thru Sat., Aug. 17

LUCY’S LAUGH LOUNGE. 446 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville. $20. Ages 16+; 13+ with parent. Every Monday: 7:30 p.m. Open mic comedy night. Free. Aug. 10: Shauna Lane and Friends. 7 p.m. Aug. 17: 7 p.m. Hard Headed Comedy. Luz Michelle and a comedy lineup TBA. $20.  Ages 16+ or 13+ with parent. www.lucyslaughlounge.com; 914/200-4812.

Concerts/Music

Thru Sun., Aug. 18

JAZZ FORUM ARTS. 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown. 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. Aug. 16 & 17: Jon Faddis Quartet. 7 & 9:30 p.m. $25-$30. Aug. 18: Legendary Organist Reuben Wilson Trio. 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. www.jazzforumarts.org; 914/631-1000.

Fri., Aug. 9

SLIDE ATTACK. Maureen’s Jazz Cellar, 2 N. Broadway, Nyack. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Jazz quintet features Alan Goidel, recently retired Blind Brook High School Band Director and Rye Brook resident Howard Levy, Chuck Zeuren, Hiroshi Yamazaki & Rich Syracuse. $20 cover charge. For reservations call 845/535-3143.

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.  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.

Sat., Aug. 17

TAPESTRY: THE CAROLE KING SONGBOOK. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. $91 plus tax per person for dinner & show; beverages and gratuities not included. $57 show only. 914/592-2222; www.broadwaytheatre.com.

Sun., Aug. 18

RAY BLUE & KIRK LIGHTSEY. The Schoolhouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. 8 p.m. Jazz saxophonist Ray Blue’s music is a fusion of straight-ahead jazz and rhythmic groove. Kirk Lightsey is a jazz pianist. $25. 914/277-8477; www.schoolhousetheater.org.

Fri., Aug. 23

PETER CALO & FRIENDS. The Schoolhouse Theater, 3 Owens Rd., N. Salem. 8 p.m. Celebrating 50 years: 3 days of peace, love & music @Yasgur’s Farm, Summer 1969. An evening of celebration in music and stories about a festival that influenced a generation. $25. 914/277-8477; www.schoolhousetheater.org.

Sat., Aug. 24

THE DUPREES. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. American musical doo wop group. Plus a special guest comedian. $91 plus tax per person for dinner & show; beverages and gratuities not included. $57 show only. 914/592-2222; www.broadwaytheatre.com.

Fri., Aug. 30

SUMMER JAMS AT JAY: CELEBRATING WOODSTOCK 50 YEARS LATER. Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 7 p.m. Rain or shine. Bring a chair, get out your tie-dyed shirt and come to the Mansion for summer tunes, 6 skilled musicians and a talented jam band. Recapture the sights, sounds and energy of Woodstock. Stretch out on the front lawn with your friends and be transported by the music and vibe of those days back in 1969. Part One: 7-8:15 p.m. will be a fast-paced tour of some of the most influential artists to play at Woodstock, including Janis Joplin, The Band, Joan Baez, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker and more. Part Two: 8:25-9:30 p.m. will dive into the music of one of Woodstock’s most famous acts—the Grateful Dead. Deadheads and casual festival-goers alike will groove to this performance. To help capture this evening of Woodstock celebration, the local band, Crazy Otto, will perform jams of the Grateful Dead and other 60s & 70s bands. $25 includes 2 drinks and snacks. 914/698-9275; www.jayheritagecenter.org.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Sat. & Sun., Aug. 10 & 11

PUTNAM COUNTY WINE & FOOD FEST. Manor’s Park, 61 Fair St., Cold Spring. Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. A family fun day in the park. A tasting ticket gets you  a souvenir tasting glass, program guide sampling of ciders, spirits and wines. Rock to the beat of live music while dining on food as well as shopping at the various vendors. You can also have a cold glass of beer in the Beer Garden. There will be face painting and more for kids. $20 1 day wine tasting in advance; $30 at the door. For tickets go to www.putnamcountywinefest.com. Use promo code wag19 for 20% off tasting tickets.

Sun., Aug. 18

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.

Sun., Aug. 25

MUSLIM HERITAGE FESTIVAL. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. 12-7 p.m. Music and entertainment; crafts and food vendors. 914/231-4033.

Films

Thru Aug. 31

SUMMER LATE NIGHTS. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 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. 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. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Thru Aug. 21

SOUNDS OF SUMMER 2019: MUSIC FILMS OLD AND NEW. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd. Pleasantville. Aug. 9 & 10: “David Crosby: Remember My Name.” 12:05, 2:15, 5, 5:35, 7:10 & 9:15 p.m. 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.  Aug. 9:  “The Cure: Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park” at 9:30 p.m. 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. Tues., Aug. 13: “Stop Making Sense.” 1 & 8 p.m. Annual screening in memory of Jonathan Demme who made his documentary debut with this euphoric showcase for the Talking Heads, exploding from the stage just after their big mainstream success with the album Speaking in Tongues and the single “Burning Down the House.”  Aug. 14: “Wattstax.” 2 & 7:30 p.m. In 1972 Stax Records organized a benefit concert to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the riots in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. The epochal “black Woodstock,” held at LA’s Memorial Coliseum, featured incendiary performances by Stax artists Isaac Hayes, Albert King, Rufus and Carla Thomas, the Staple Singers, the Emotions, the Bar-Kays, and other greats of soul, R&B, and gospel—plus biting humor from a then little-known Richard Pryor. Wattstax is more than a concert film. It also captures a heady moment in mid-1970s African-American culture, when the community came together to celebrate its survival and renewed hope in its future. Aug. 19: “Deconstructing the Beatles’ Abbey Road Side 1.” 1 & 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21: “Side 2.” Q&A with Scott Freiman at 7:30 p.m. each night. Take a track-by-track journey into their inspiration and evolution in the studio with the man who’s been presenting his beloved, exhilarating multimedia deep dives into the band’s work here for years. All films are $15. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

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.

Mon., Aug. 12

TALKING DOCS: “JAY MYSELF.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Talking Docs series celebrates the world of nonfiction filmmaking and features all kinds of documentaries. 7 p.m. Q&A with filmmaker Stephen Wilkes and JBFC Senior Programmer Andrew Jupin via Skype. Through the intimate lens of Jay’s protégé, noted artist, filmmaker, and photographer Stephen Wilkes, the viewer is taken on a remarkable journey through Jay Maisel’s life as an artist, mentor, and man--a man grappling with time, life, change, and the end of an era in New York City. $17. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Wed., Aug. 14, 21 & 28

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

Thurs., Aug. 15

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE’S “ROMEO & JULIET.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 2 p.m. Pre-recorded live broadcast from the series World Stage on Screen. $30. www burnsfilmcenter.org.

“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.

“DOUVAN JOU KA LEVÉ.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 7:30 p.m. A film in the series Remix: The Black  Experience in Film, Media & Art. Based on her own experience and interweaving poetic narration with interviews, this personal documentary by Haitian filmmaker/actress Gessica Généus—the title translates as The Sun Will Rise— investigates the “disease of the soul” consuming her homeland. Taking on mental illness, Haiti’s history of turmoil, and the fraught divide between Voodoo and Christianity, it’s is a moving meditation like no other. $14. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

MOVIE NIGHT: “BIG.” Playland Park, Playland Parkway, Rye. 8:15 p.m. The 1988 Tom Hanks blockbuster, part of which was filmed on Playland’s boardwalk. Visit the exact spot on the boardwalk where Josh Baskin locates the magical Zoltar machine that he, with the help of his friend Billy Kopecki, has searched for ever since Josh’s original Zoltar wish. Playland’s Zoltar machine will be positioned at the beach entrance, selfie-ready. Bring your own picnic or buy food and refreshments from the concession stand. Bring blankets and chairs for seating. Tickets are  $5 per person ages 5 & older and go on sale at 7:30 p.m. Parking fees apply. 914/813-7000.

Fri.-Thurs., Aug. 16-22

“PAVAROTTI.” The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. Features never-before-seen-footage, concert performances and intimate interviews. Filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of the famed opera tenor, Luciano Pavarotti. For times and prices go to www.thepicturehouse.org.

“LATE NIGHT.” The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. A legendary late-night talk show host’s world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. For times and prices go to www.thepicturehouse.org.

Opera

Tues.-Sat., Aug. 20-24

NEW YORK OPERA CONSERVATORY FREE AUGUST CONCERT SERIES. Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Dr., Croton-on-Hudson. 7 p.m. Opera is “La Bohème.” The Taconic Opera summer program for emerging opera singers offers an opportunity to hear the upcoming generation of professional singers as they gain experience perfecting their craft. www.newyorkoperaconservatory.com.

Theater

Thru Sat., Aug. 10

“MATILDA THE MUSICAL.” Curtain Call Inc., 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. 7:30 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. www.curtaincallinc.com; 203/461-6358 x36.

“INTO THE WOODS.” Stepinac High School, 950 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. There will also be a matinee performance for kids 12 & under at 2 p.m. today that  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.

Thru Sun., Aug. 11

“TUCK EVERLASTING.” White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. Aug.  9 & 10 at 8 p.m., Aug. 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.

Thru Sept. 29

MAMBO ITALIANO.” Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Wed. & Thurs. matinees: lunch at 11:30 a.m.; show at 1 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat. evenings: dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m.  Sun. matinees: lunch at 12 p.m., show at 1:30 p.m. and Sun. evenings: dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Follow the dominating but lovable matriarch, Maria Barbieri, as she and her devoted husband Gino struggle to keep the family restaurant afloat while adjusting to the newly found independence of their New Jersey-born adult grandchildren who they have raised since birth. The show is family friendly and laugh-out-loud funny with clever humor and universal themes of adjusting and adapting and what it takes to keep a family together. Matinees: $71 plus tax lunch & show; $64 for seniors; $61 per child. Evenings: $91 plus tax for dinner & show; $82 for seniors; $66 per child. Beverages & gratuities not included. Show only is $52 + tax for matinees; $57 + tax for evenings. www.broadwaytheatre.com; 914/592-2222.

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.

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.

STUDENT SHOWCASE. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Thru Aug. 11. This annual exhibition features new work of all media created within the past year by the Pelham Art Center’s passionate students. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. www.pelhamartcenter.org; 914/738-2525.

FACULTY ARTWORK EXHIBITION. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Thurs., Aug. 22-Sept. 7. There will be a free opening reception Thurs., Aug. 22, 6-8 p.m. This annual exhibition features work in a variety of media by the Art Center’s  distinguished instructors. Artworks range from drawings and oil paintings to ceramics and collage. Sept. 6: Arts After Dark, 7-10 p.m. Come create, mingle and enjoy refreshments and a gourmet gin tasting by Pomp & Whimsy. For ages 21+. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. www.pelhamartcenter.org; 914/738-2525.

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.

ASSEMBLING ART: WORKS BY VIN GIULIANI. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Thru 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.

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.