Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. will present Story Hour with Jenny, a virtual series starting Sunday, Mar. 14. See listing under “Other Events.”
Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, Conn. will present Story Hour with Jenny, a virtual series starting Sunday, Mar. 14. See listing under “Other Events.”

In-person events

Daylight Saving Time will begin at 2 a.m. Sun., Mar. 14. Turn your clocks ahead one hour Sat. night, Mar. 13.

Elections in the Port Chester and Rye Brook will take place Tues., Mar. 16. Voters in Port Chester will choose a mayor for a two-year term. Candidates are Luis Marino, Rocco Latella and David Matthews. Polls in Port Chester will be open from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. In Rye Brook, polls will be open from 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Susan R. Epstein and David M. Heiser are running unopposed for re-election to the Board of Trustees.

The Village of Rye Brook has announced that the new brochure for spring & summer 2021 activities is now available. www.ryebrook.org.

Westchester Medical Center will be conducting COVID-19 testing for residents in Port Chester at the Salvation Army, 36 Bush Ave. Fridays through March, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made in English or Spanish by calling 914/202-4530 or by going to https://www.westchestermedicalcenter.org/news/coronavirus-update-1401.

A mobile food pantry, a partnership with Port Chester Community Gardens, the Port Chester Housing Authority, Ridgeway Alliance Church and Feeding Westchester, will be at the senior housing apartments, 169 Terrace Ave., Port Chester once a month—Fri., Mar. 19, 9:30 a.m., Fri, Apr. 30, 9:30 a.m., Fri., May 21, 9:30 a.m. and Fri., June 18, 9:30 a.m. There will be two lines, one will be for the Port Chester Housing Authority tenants and the 2nd line will be for all other residents. This will be on a first come, first served basis. CDC guidelines will be followed to ensure community safety. For additional information call Alex Payan at 914/623-3077.

Yoga in the Park with Jamie Maldonado at Crawford Park Mansion, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook, 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.

Rye Walk History will take place Sat., Mar. 20. Pick up your self-guided walking tour between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. at Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. www.wainwright.org.

Clay Art Center is presenting the exhibition Balanced Beauty--Porcelain Works by Martha Grover thru Apr. 12. This in-person and online exhibit features works inspired by orchids in beauty, color, form and functionality. View online at www.clayartcenter.org. In-person by appointment only.

Clay Art Center has resumed its Maker Series. Dates are Fri., Mar. 19, Apr. 2 & 16, 7-9 p.m. Ages 17+. Grab your "plus one" to unplug with mud for a creative night out! Have fun and get messy as they walk you through the basics of throwing on the potter's wheel. Create a unique piece of pottery, then choose a glaze from their studio selection. Fired items can be picked up later. Bring a change of clothes or wear something you don't mind getting dirty. $65; all materials and firing included. Pre-registration is required. One registration per person at www.clayartcenter.org.

CAC Saturday Clay Classes for age 6+ (parent/guardian must also register for class) are 2-4 p.m. Mar. 13, 27, Apr. 10 & 24. $25. Plan a great afternoon with friends or family in this fun and messy introduction to clay! Professional ceramic artists will guide you through themed handbuilding projects that will be glazed and fired at CAC. Projects will be available for pickup approximately 2 weeks after class. All materials and firing included. Pre-registration is required. Tuition fee covers one individual, and you must register for each adult and child attending. www.clayartcenter.org.

CAC has also resumed Family Wheel Night, a one-time class for parents, kids, tweens or teens (ages 9+) interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel. Beginners are welcome and no previous experience is necessary. Dates: Sat., Mar. 13, 27 & Apr. 10 & 21, 6-8 p.m. Parent or guardian must also register at $45 per person. To register, go to www.clayartcenter.org.

Clay Art Center has announced that registration is open for their Summer Camps. Have your kids discover the art of summer and make friends, memories and art at the weekly themed half and full-day summer camps for ages 6-15, running July 6–Sept. 3. Register at https://www.clayartcenter.org/summer-camp-2021-nav?mc_cid=8f7524c930&mc_eid=5c7341d786 before Mar. 15 and receive a 10% discount. For information on camp programs go to www.clayartcenter.org.

Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1214 W. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck and One River School, Larchmont, will present Urban Nature: A Collaborative Exhibition, Fri., Mar. 19-May 2. Fifteen artists will present works in a variety of media that will contrast the urban, suburban and natural environments. There will be an opening reception Sat., Mar. 20, 5-7 p.m. Register to attend for social distancing at www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-nature-tickets-142342874369

Katonah Museum of Art will present Still/Live Beatrice Scaccia: My Hope Chest, The Rothko Room, Beatrice Scaccia: My Hope Chest and Still Life Studio in the Learning Center. Tues., Mar. 16-June 27. Still/Live explores how contemporary artists are reimagining the genre of still life. The artists represented in Still/Live work from within the still life tradition, examining three themes—time, portraiture and trompe l’oeil—with new technologies and from new perspectives. The Rothko Room—experience two masterpieces: Untitled (1969) and Untitled (Still-life with Clock and Vase) (1938/1939) – the second and third in an ongoing series of works by Mark Rothko presented by the KMA. Beatrice Scaccia: My Hope Chest’s exhibition grew from her thoughts about a simple item of furniture: the hope-chest. Used by unmarried women to collect items in anticipation of married life, Scaccia uses the hope chest to explore the social expectations placed upon women. In Still Life Studio learn about what makes a still life and why this genre continues to inspire contemporary artists. Discover an unexpected paper-built still life installation by artist Daniel Gordon. Timed tickets for the Learning Center must be reserved for the same time slot as your main Museum admission. Advance timed entry tickets are required for admission to the Museum galleries and grounds. Tickets are $10; $5 for seniors. For additional information and to purchase tickets go to www.katonahmuseum.org

Pelham Art Center, 144 Fifth Ave., Pelham, is presenting With Every Fiber, thru Apr. 3. Exhibit features the work of artists who all use fiber to create deeply personal works of art. There will be virtual artist talks on the following Thursdays: Mar. 25—Mary Tooley Parker and Apr. 8—Jessica Lagunas. $10 per session. www.pelhamartcenter.org

Kenise Barnes Fine Art in Larchmont is presenting a Pop-Up exhibition of paintings and bronze sculpture by Alexander Rutsch.  The exhibition is on view at the gallery thru Mar. 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily by timed admission. Approximately 45 works spanning several decades of the artist’s career have been selected from the Alexander Rutsch Estate. These include landscapes, figurative subjects and interiors in oil, pastel, and watercolor, and mixed media works, as well as small to medium-sized semi-abstract bronzes cast from welded found materials.  https://www.kbfa.com or 914/834-8077

Westchester Children’s Museum has announced that registration is open for their Exploring Play Summer Program for ages 3-5. The program runs 3 days a week, Mon.-Wed., 9-11 a.m. Tues., July 6-Wed., Aug. 11 The program will be taught by Jeannette, Lisa, and Margie. Children will get to spend their morning exploring the various Museum exhibits and doing developmentally appropriate group activities, including movement games, STEM challenges, story time, singing, and arts and crafts. Please note: Children must be toilet trained and used to wearing face masks. For additional information and to register go to https://discoverwcm.org/summer-program?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=dda97f8d-3089-4f1d-a5a5-56a96ef5b2e3

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, 37 Popham Rd., Scarsdale, is presenting Look Forward, Look Back, a group exhibition thru Mar. 13. The exhibition will reflect on the gallery's past 20 years, as well as the unprecedented year of 2020. For inquiries, please contact info@madelynjordonfineart.com To ensure the health and safety of visitors, face coverings will be worn and social distance maintained during your visit. 914/723-8738.

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, 37 Popham Rd., Scarsdale, is presenting And Something Happens to the Light, a solo exhibition of photographs by New York camera artist Susan Wides, Sat., Mar. 20-May 1. There will be an opening reception Sat., Mar. 20, 12-5 p.m. To ensure the health and safety of visitors, face coverings will be worn and social distance maintained during your visit. 914/723-8738; MadelynJordanFineArt.com

The Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Pkwy., presents the following workshops on Saturdays in March at 11 a.m. There’s something for every age group, interest, and family! Please note that all NYS mandated health & safety precautions will be followed, including social distancing, mask requirements, & increased and rigorous cleaning. Workshops featuring guest educators from Steffi Nossen School of Dance, and Museum educators Doc Harmon, Lisa, and Margie! A new topic each week for children and their caregivers; individual supply kits per class. Mar. 13: Doc Harmon’s Pi Day Palooza; Mar. 20: Fairies & Flowers and Mar. 27: Dino Discovery. For information and to register go to https://discoverwcm.org/weekend-workshops

Other 10573 events

The Blind Brook Coalition and PTA will present the film “The Upstanders” Thurs., Mar. 18 at 7 p.m. It is a documentary about resilience and the power of peers to end bullying.  The film explores cyber bullying, bullying among friends, families, co-workers and the brain science behind it all. It highlights new laws and programs already reducing bullying is schools and shows how we can learn to make a difference together to create systemic change. Due to the content of this film, it is recommended for age 13+. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and experts. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ FqGGU02USlOtumabo3LWlw. For questions email Debra Cohen decohen@blindbrook.org

Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Bilingual Read Alouds in Spanish & English in collaboration with Don Bosco Early Childhood Bilingual Program will take place Thurs., Mar. 18, Apr. 15 & May 20 to listen and participate with a bilingual read aloud with Mrs. Jeannie Oliva-Rivera, Bilingual Preschool Teacher & Martha Sud, Director of the Don Bosco Early Childhood Program. The benefits of reading aloud in your native and/or target language: fosters parent-child relationships, promotes oral language development, enhances reading comprehension and helps with brain development in the early years. If you have any questions, please free to contact Tee at teecotter@yahoo.com.

Sustainable Port Chester Alliance will host a virtual celebration, Our Future, Our Voice, Thurs., Mar. 25 at 7 p.m. via Zoom. The event will honor Lou Sanchez, Olga Santos, Gregg Hamilton and Janete Sucena. Special guest speakers will be Congressman Mondaire Jones and State Senator Jessica Ramos. www.portchesteralliance.org.

Virtual Zumba classes with Martha are offered every Tues., 9 a.m. & 5:30 p.m.; Thurs., 5:30 p.m. and Sat., 9 a.m. via Zoom meeting #390 713 3068. Password is Zumba. Donations are appreciated. Venmo Martha-Oceguera-1 or Zelle Martha.ocegurea@moceguera

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library will offer conversational English classes for intermediate and advanced students online using Zoom Mondays & Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. To register and get the Zoom link contact Mary at mary4443@gmail.com.

STEAM at Home from the library posts new projects weekly. Recent projects have included: Exploring Leaves, making Flying Dragons, Fireworks in a Jar, Programming a Human Robot, and Nature Bracelets. For information go to the library’s website, www.portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org.

"Virtual Singalongs with Chloe" will be offered at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library’s website, http://www.portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org Wed., Mar. 17 & 24. Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grownups can join along with the fun, sing songs and move and groove for free. Each weekly program will feature different songs and video clips.

The library is also presenting Virtual Winter Storytime with Ms. Tee on their website Tues., Mar. 16 & 23. www.portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org.

Clay Art Center is offering Kids Clay Virtual Parties via Zoom for a fun way for your child to celebrate with friends virtually. Let CAC host a virtual get together for an upcoming birthday party, scout meeting, school friends get together or weekly playdate where CAC instructors will guide kids through a fun clay project of your choosing. For ages 7-teen. Curbside clay pickup available at Clay Art Center. You must be able to download Zoom video chat. Clay and supplies where applicable must be purchased separately. For a list of supplies (if needed) for each program and to register, go to www.clayartcenter.org.

CAC is also offering Adult Clay Virtual Parties! Plan a fun upcoming birthday party, work team-building exercise, or creative check-in with your friends. Schedule a party at https://www.clayartcenter.org/group-parties-and-birthdays-adult-virtual?mc_cid=a830855845&mc_eid=5c7341d786.

All shows at The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester are canceled or postponed, and the first postponed show is coming up soon. Following is the current information from The Capitol:

Rescheduled shows in 2021: Sat., Apr. 3-The Beach Boys (originally Sat., Apr. 4, 2020); Fri., Apr. 9-Bela Fleck & the Fleckstones (originally Fri., June 5, 2020); Oct. 15 & 16: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong; Sat., July 10-Hot Tuna Acoustic and Electric w/David Grisman Trio (originally July 11, 2020 Fri., Aug. 27 Nate Bargatze and Sat., Oct. 9-Umphrey McGee presents UMBowl 2021.

Yet to be rescheduled: Phil Lesh, Disco Biscuits, Rival Sons, Blues Traveler, Frankie Valli, The Struts, Ripe and Sheryl Crow.

Canceled shows: Lake Street Drive, Lukas Nelson, Dark Star Orchestra, Bombay Bicycle Club, Michael Franti, Sunrise Day Camp Benefit, Billy Strings, Saving Grace and 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 www.ticketfly.com.

Bingo that usually takes place Tuesdays at Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School Cafeteria has been cancelled until further notice.

Other events

Greenwich Hospital will present Understanding Birth – eClass Mon., Mar. 15, 12-1 p.m. This recorded, online class prepares expectant parents for a healthier & more satisfying birth. Video, 3D animation & birth stories provide knowledge & confidence about labor & delivery. This eClass can be viewed on PC, phone or tablet. Within 72 hours of registration, you will receive login credentials. With this information, the class can be accessed at any time (you don't have to wait for the date / time listed) and as frequently as you like for up to 9 months. Register at https://www.greenwichhospital.org/events/understanding-birth-_-eclass-103780-11-1.aspx; Thurs., Mar. 18—Where to Find Kidney Resources Webinar, 6-7 p.m. Learn about reliable online resources for finding information, nutrition management and treatment options for kidney disease. Adults who are living with kidney disease, those recently diagnosed, or who have been recommended for kidney transplantation are encouraged to attend.https://www.greenwichhospital.org/events/where-to-find-kidney-disease-resources-_-webinar-104308-1-1.aspx.

Steffi Nossen School of Dance is presenting a curated series of dance films that feature innovative works from acclaimed choreographers thru Sun., Apr. 4.  The program’s latest episode highlights Alison Cook-Beatty’s Central Park Field #4, shot in Central Park during the pandemic. Additional films include This Moment by choreographer Stefanie Batten-Bland, Brothers & Sons by Gierre Godley and Project 44 Dance and more. Each film will only be available for two weeks on Steffi Nossen’s YouTube channel.

SCORE Westchester will present the following free webinars; Social Savviness Wed., Mar. 17, 1-2:p.m. From Facebook to YouTube, TikTok to Instagram, Twitter to Pinterest... your business has plenty of options when it comes to social media marketing opportunities. Do you know about all the platforms that exist and the functions they serve for your business? The webinar will cover social media platforms to consider for your marketing strategy; the demographics of each platform's average users; types of posts that succeed on each platform and how to use social media to grow your business. Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/693893404167038988?source=westchester+blast and Pricing for Profit,

Tues., Mar. 23 | 10-11:30 a.m. After you have done a thorough Competitive Analysis, determined your unique selling proposition, created an effective sales and marketing program, and figured out the cost of your product or service, it's time to price your product or service for success. This is done using Financial Planning. Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wnrFb8csQJe1PboEHdP6eg

Lagond Music School will present Flip the Stage featuring Plane Station Sat., Mar. 13 at 7 p.m. Plane Station is a sibling singer/songwriter duo whose intimate folk sound is driven by harmony and a devotion to honest lyricism. They will be joined by their band members Jesse Melito, Zac Vanacoro and Marc Cocciolillo for this very special event. You name the price of your livestream ticket at http://lagondmusic.org/donate/ After you make your donation, you will be emailed your livestream ticket Sat., Mar. 13 between 3 & 6:30 p.m.

Jazz Forum at Home will offer Jitterbugs Winter Series: New Orleans Jazz, a program on the beginning of jazz for kids 4-9. There will be Zoom sessions Sat., Mar. 13, 20 & 27 at 10 a.m. $20 per session at https://jazzforumarts.org/tickets/

Jazz Forum Arts will present the following live concerts via Facebook at 7 p.m.: Thurs., Mar. 18—Hendrik Meurkens & Paul Bollenback and Thurs., Mar.25—James Weidman Rhythm Keepers with Marvin Horne & Marcus McLaurine. RSVP to https://www.facebook.com/jazzforumclub/live/

Jazz Forum will present Premium Live Stream: Kenny Barron Trio at the Jazz Forum Sat., Mar. 20 at 8 p.m. $15. Buy tickets at https://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=buy.event&eventID=8A356F3D-A344-6039-0107B98A666925F6

The Mamaroneck Artists Guild is presenting a new online show Visions: Creative Possibilities thru Mar. 31.  For information go to https://mamaroneckartistsguild.org/visions-creative-possibilities-group-show/

MAG will offer Preparing Your Portfolio for Exhibition with Patricia Miranda Sun., Mar. 21, 2-4 p.m. via Zoom. This is a professional development program for emerging and established artists . Get creative tips, tools and marketing advice. Cost is $35 for non-members. Register at www.mamaroneckartistsguild.org or call 914/834 1117.

The YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester have announced that registration is open for Racial Equality Workshops that will take place online Mon., Mar. 15, and Tues., Mar. 30. All three workshops will take place 6-8 p.m. Program is designed to be taken as a three-part series with participants engaging in each program in succession, or as standalone workshops, the Racial Equity 100 Series was developed with original content for an interactive learning experience. Racial Equity 102 (Mar. 15) provides participants with a historical foundation of racism displayed through the values, spiritual beliefs, and policies of individuals that have held decision-making power. This session will explore outcomes of racism often conveyed through covert forms of oppression such as biases and microaggressions and will prepare participants to begin to unpack the ways in which our intersectionality is both a barrier and a crucial factor in becoming anti-racist in professional and personal settings. Racial Equity 103 (Mar. 30) closes out the racial justice program by guiding participants through an experience that highlights decision-making and a commitment to anti-racism within their homes, communities, and/or workplaces. Participants will understand the ways that intersectionality includes not only social identities but the relationships that we hold with others. $25 per workshop. Register at https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E144970&id=88

Westport Country Playhouse has been on pause since last March because of the pandemic, but they’ll be up and running in 2021 with the productions originally scheduled for 2020—the groundbreaking musical “Next to Normal”; a new comedy perfect for a post-quarantine world, “Tiny House”; the premiere of “Ain’t Misbehavin’” reimagined by Camille A. Brown; and the seductive drama, “Blues for an Alabama Sky.” New to the schedule is the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning “Doubt: A Parable.” They will be listening to the science and may move the productions outdoors or online. New season ticket packages are now on sale at www.westportplayhouse.org.

Westport Country Playhouse is introducing Story Hour with Jenny, interactive readings of social justice-themed picture books. These books are centered around the four pillars of their education department — empathy, collaboration, activism and literacy — and are written and illustrated by BIPOC artists. All readings take place over Zoom and are limited to 10 children or families per session. All ticketholders will receive an email with a Zoom link for their session two hours prior to the start of each reading. All books are purchased from People Get Ready, a Black-owned community bookspace in New Haven, and will be mailed to each participant. The first book will be “Please Louise” by Tomi Morrison & Slade Morrison, Sun., Mar. 14 at 10 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. To make this a reality for the interactive reading series, in addition to the regular ticket price of $40 per family, they’ve included a pay-what-you-can ticket ($10 minimum). And, for those who are able, please consider adding a donation towards the cost of providing a book for another child. All tickets include the reading, one copy of the book, and an activity packet. Purchase tickets at https://tickets.westportplayhouse.org/overview/storyhour?sourceNumber=5427

Westport Country Playhouse has launched From Concept to Curtain, a virtual documentary series of 30-minute films offering a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process of putting together a Playhouse production. The premiere episode “In the Heights: Beyond el Barrio” can be viewed on their website, www.westportplayhouse.org and YouTube channel, WestportPlayhouse, free of charge. The documentary explores mounting the Playhouse production through interviews with members of the creative team. The video includes short clips from the production.

The Picture House Education at Home March Film Study will feature Women in Film: The Difficult Kind via Zoom. This film study program for adults honors Women's History Month. The class will be taught by Picture House Marquee Night 2019 Honoree Clara Bingham, a journalist, author, and documentary film producer whose work has focused on social justice and women’s issues.  She will discuss important films, including North Country, and the trail-blazing career of Frances McDormand. More films to be announced soon! Classes will meet online on Thursdays, Mar. 18, and 25. For more information and registration go to https://thepicturehouse.org/education/athome/march-film-study-women-in-film/

The Picture House has announced that their Digital Screening Room 2021 Spring Film Club with Marshall Fine will begin Apr. 7. The fee is $140. For information and to purchase tickets go to www.thepicturehouse.org.

Hudson Stage Company will present short commissioned one-act virtual stage readings—Sat., Mar. 20 at 8 p.m. The Parrot Trap by Brenda Withers.  It examines our attachment to privilege and how hard it can be to let go of something that was never really ours. Future readings will be Sat., Apr. 17 at 8 p.m. directed by Mark Shanahan and Sat., May 15 at 8 p.m. directed by Margarett Perry. A link will be provided in advance of each event. A live Q&A will follow each performance. Free but support is welcome. www.HudsonStage.com.

The White Plains Public Library has suspended their browsing policy in response to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Westchester County. This means there will be no access to their first floor collections or the Trove. They will continue to offer reference services via phone, text, and email. Their online programs and services remain unaffected. Mobile HotSpots and Museum Passes will still be available and must be reserved at least one day in advance of your pickup date. To reserve either, please call 914/422-1400.

Grab & Go service has begun again. Items can be picked up outside the library only.

The White Plains AARP Tax-Aide program at the library will not be able to offer the kind of in-person service taxpayers have become used to for so many years. The primary concerns remain the health and safety of taxpayers and preparers, and the protection of confidential taxpayer information. Instead, AARP will operate a no-contact, electronic service, which involves the transmittal of instructions, forms, permissions, and scans of tax documents using email, and consultations between volunteers and taxpayers via Google Meet, which is similar to Zoom. For information go to https://whiteplainslibrary.org/2021/02/aarp-foundation-tax-aide/

The White Plains Public Library is offering online programs on Zoom including: Morning Storytime, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11-11:30 a.m., stories and songs for ages 2-6 with a Trove Librarian. Attend the program by accessing Zoom with the date of the program. Evening Storytime, Tues. & Thurs., 6:30-7 p.m., stories and songs for ages 2-6 with a Trove Librarian. Attend the program by clicking the Zoom link for the specific date you wish to attend. Register through Zoom at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/uZwpdOCvrzsvalU6-m55WsxuK8vjdZ_hmQ; Mon., Mar. 15: Remember the Ladies: Genealogy for Women, 7-8 p.m. Sign up at whiteplainslibrary.evanced.infoeventsignup.asp?ID=77852. Wed., Mar. 17: Irish Lore and Enchantment, for grades K-3 at 4 p.m. This event is in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and is a celebration of Ireland, its culture, its people with some traditional Irish tales. Register at whiteplains.library.evanced.info/eventsignup?ID77983. Wed., Mar. 24: Virtual Tech Help, 11-11:30 a.m.  Beginner or an advanced user, all are welcome. Register for the date you want at www.whiteplainslibrary.org and provide your email.

The White Plains Library Foundation will present A Conversation with Mara Gay Sun., Mar. 21, 3-4 p.m. via Zoom. She is a New York Times Editorial Board member who writes about politics and New York and also an MSNBC political analyst. Her journalism career began at White Plains High School where she served as editor-in-chief for The Orange. She will be interviewed by Bill Falk, editor-in-chief of The Week, a weekly news magazine with editions in the United Kingdom and United States. The subject will be What’s It Like Working as a Journalist Today? Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fnDZ5m0LRh6vWKdqUDrc1w to receive a Zoom link unique to your email address.

ArtsWestchester’s ArtsMobile Is Streaming Into Your Home every Wednesday. Participate in a creative and fun art-making activity. Using items commonly found in your home, families, youth and adults can work on literary, performing and visual art workshops led by professional teaching artists. For the complete streaming library of ArtsWestchester’s ArtsMobile program go to the video playlist available on YouTube. Watch at https://artswestchester.org/the-artsmobile/

ArtsWestchester’s Teen Tuesdays & Thursdays has gone digital! Join every Tuesday to participate in a new creative and fun art-making activity. Using items commonly found in your home, youth and their families can work on literary, performing and visual art workshops led by professional teaching artists. For the complete streaming library of ArtsWestchester’s Teen Tuesday/Thursday program go to the video playlist available on Youtube. Watch Teen Tuesdays & Thursdays at https://artswestchester.org/teen-tuesdays/

Wainwright House in Rye is offering online classes including the following: Monday (online) 9:30-10:30 a.m.--Virtual Therapeutic Yoga; Mon., 6-7:15 p.m.--Qi Gong; Mon. 7:30-8 p.m.--Virtual Meditation; Thurs., 6-7 a.m.--New Sunrise Vinyasa Flow; Thurs., 10-11 a.m.--Virtual Therapeutic Yoga and Thurs., 11:30-12:30 p.m.--Qi Gong.

They will also offer in person Flow Yoga Fri. 9:30-10:45 a.m. All Movement Classes are $10, and Meditation Classes are $5. To purchase an online class, go to www.wainwright.org and click Daily Schedule under Weekly Classes, click on the day of the class, then click “book now” on the class. You must select the class time. Then click “next” with class price (not buy a pricing plan), then hit Next, register and pay.

SPRYE events, which are open to members only unless noted otherwise, will take place via Zoom until further notice. SPRYE members can join Current Events with Arthur Stampleman Fri., Mar. 12 at 10:30 a.m. For information go to www.sprye.org or call 914/481-5706.

ArtsWestchester’s Teen Tuesdays and Thursdays program has gone digital and offers art-making workshops led by professional teaching artists each week. All workshops are available on ArtsWestchester’s YouTube channel. Go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsK4qxsHO4U&feature=youtu.b

ArtsWestchester is presenting a virtual photography exhibit, a showing of the Color Camera Club’s competition of magnificent photographic entries from around the world thru May 3. www.artswestchester.org.

The Westchester Children’s Museum in Rye is presenting daily programs online as follows: Mondays at 11 a.m. Animal Mondays on Facebook Live; Tuesdays at 4 p.m., Tuesdays with Dr. Harmon on YouTube; Wednesdays at 4 p.m., Pop in to Play on Facebook Live; Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Museum Minis on YouTube and Fridays at 4 p.m. Kindness Story Time on Facebook Live. For information on each program go to https://discoverwcm.org/online-programs?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=6b145c42-9116-420b-b53f-25ced5a1df86. For all WCM programs go to www.discoverwcm.org.

WCM is also offering virtual birthday parties with an educator-lead program over Zoom, activity kits for either Scribble Bots or Slime and a discounted dessert add-on from The Snackery Bake Shop in Larchmont. For information go to https://discoverwcm.org/virtual-birthday-parties?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=d53f33e2-aaf0-457e-b278-f55c6e1bbbb8.

The Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College is offering Wellness Wednesdays to provide a bit of relaxation during these unprecedented times. The Museum is partnering with meditation and yoga instructor Janelle Berger to digitally deliver a series of guided meditation events. New content will be added weekly; live via Zoom events will take place each Wednesday at 1 p.m. For information go to www.neubeger.org or www.artscener.org.

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College is closed; however, they have introduced virtual offerings via the PAC in Your Living Room. You can listen to the music of Black Violin on Spotify, see dancer Kyle Abraham / A.I.M. thanks to the Joyce Theatre. His evening-length program When the Wolves Came is available for free viewing from now until the end of April. Enjoy a theater performance of NT Live at Home. London's National Theatre invites audiences to stream much-loved NT Live productions, free on YouTube. A new play, plus bonus content including cast and creative Q&As and post-stream talks will be released each week, available for seven days and Family Fun with Hatched, a Treehouse Shakers' awarded performance for ages 0-6 about life on the farm. For information go to www.artscenter.org.

DIY Shadow Puppet Theatre video, the first in PAC’s Bringing Backstage Forward series, Purchase PAC Lighting Designer Peter Wylie shows you how to make your own shadow puppet theatre, complete with cool lighting effects. A super fun project for all ages! (Ask an adult to help with cutting things out.) We'd love to see what you come up with. Share a video or still of your shadow puppet theater with us on social media by tagging @PurchasePAC and using the hashtag #PACShadowPuppets.

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) has launched a mobile app for smart devices to provide visitors and prospective visitors useful information about the variety of destinations and activities available throughout the Empire State’s parks and historic sites. The New York State Parks Explorer App is a free, user-friendly resource for visitors to plan outdoor adventures while staying connected to long-time favorite parks and sites. Users can learn more about top destinations and discover new must-see locations with rotating curated content, and will enjoy quick access to park information, including directions, hours, amenities, fees and rates, trail maps, helpful know-before-you-go details, and the ability to receive important updates and alerts.

Visitors can also link directly to online camping reservations and easily access select State Parks’ social media channels to share their experiences. The New York State Parks Explorer mobile app is available at no cost for download for iOS and Android devices. To download, visit https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.ny.its.nysparks or https://apps.apple.com/us/app/ny-state-parks-explorer/id1496803341

Ann Magalhaes and the folks at The Parent Practice are working together to bring parents support as they navigate their families through these changes. These 45-minute coffee & chat sessions are designed for everyone to learn helpful tips to feel calmer during this time of isolation and take place Mondays & Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Register for all classes at www.wainwright.org.

Westchester Library System (WLS) has announced a “Virtual Library Events in Westchester” program featuring a complete resource of online programs created by member libraries across Westchester County in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The combined calendar located at burbio.westchesterlibraries.org features dozens of events a week hosted across WLS member libraries and highlights a variety of activities. Children’s programming examples include “Doodlers Online” (Katonah) and “Virtual Sing Along with the Librarians” (Greenburgh); Teen programming such as “Dungeons and Dragons” (Yonkers), adult programming like “A Skeptic’s Guide to American History” (Larchmont), family entertainment such as “Neighborhood Game Night” (Rye) and “Online Senior Fitness” (Pound Ridge). Residents can learn languages ranging from Spanish (Pelham) to Italian (New Castle) to English (Yonkers). Lifelong learning programs include improv comedy, dance classes, folk art, and more.

The Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck will present virtual performances including The Gibson Brothers, Fri, Mar. 12, 8 p.m., recorded live at The Gibson Brothers’ Studio, exclusively for the Emelin. Livestream tickets are $25 at https://emelin.org/book-online/2601/

The Emelin Theatre has announced the following schedule: Red Molly is postponed. New date TBD. Joan Osborne: postponed to Nov. 11, 2021; Peking Acrobats postponed, date TBD.; Mark Morris Dance Group postponed to 2022; Hey 19, Tribute to Steely Dan postponed until Fall 2021; The Sweet Remains is canceled; Artie Tobia Band and Kevin McIntyre and the Lawn Wranglers postponed until Fall 2021; The Sixties Show postponed to June 11, 2021 and Lisa Loeb Solo postponed to Oct. 14, 2021. Existing ticketholders for above rescheduled events have been moved to the new dates. For information on all shows go to www.emelin.org.

Tarrytown Music Hall will present the following livestream performances: Wed., Mar. 17 –Kate Purcell: A Celebration of Irish Music at 4 p.m. via Zoom. Register at https://tickets.tarrytownmusichall.org/eventperformances.asp?evt=2448&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Register%20For%20Zoom%20Here%20-%20Space%20Limited&utm_Wed., Mar. 24--Belle-Skinner Live from the Music Hall Stage at 7 p.m. Belle-Skinner is a singer-songwriter based in New York. With a hauntingly beautiful, lilting soprano and innate sense of melody she crafts tales of songbirds, sirens and desert nomads – nuanced and layered stories which bridge the gap between past and present. Livestream via YouTube and Facebook. For information go to tarrytownmusichall.org.

Tarrytown Music Hall has rescheduled the following previously announced events:

Peter Wolf & The Midnight Travelers postponed date TBD

The Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour postponed date TBD

Lucy Kaplansky & Richard Shindell postponed date TBD

Puddles Pity Party is cancelled

Shovels & Rope is cancelled.

Martin Sexton & KT Tunstall postponed date TBD

The Machine Performs Pink Floyd postponed to Nov. 19, 2021.

Red Hot Chilli Pipers postponed to Mar. 11, 2022

Lunasa postponed date TBD

The High Kings postponed to Oct. 2, 2021

Tommy Emmanuel postponed to Dec. 12, 2021

Rick Thomas postponed to Apr. 23, 2022

Whose Live Anyway postponed date TBD

One Night of Queen postponed date TBD

In Conversation with The Sopranos postponed date TBD

Melissa Etheridge postponed date TBD

Legends of British Rock Dave Mason with special guest John Mayall postponed date TBD

Paula Poundstone postponed date TBD

The Righteous Brothers postponed date TBD

Marc Broussard is postponed date TBD

Judy Collins & Arlo Guthrie is cancelled

Bumping Mikes with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell is postponed to Aug. 28, 2021.

Stars of the Sixties postponed to Oct. 3, 2021.

Vince DeBitetto is postponed; Nov. 5 & 6, 2021

Aaron Neville is postponed to Dec. 3, 2021

Dead on Live is postponed date TBD

Eaglemania is postponed date TBD

Dates above are subject to change. For a complete listing of upcoming shows and to purchase tickets, go to www.tarrytownmusichall.org

Spring Crafts at Lyndhurst will take place Apr. 30-May 2, 2021; Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst will be Sept. 17-19, 2021.

All adult weekly and monthly support groups at Gilda’s Club Westchester in White Plains will be facilitated via teleconference. Children’s, teens and family programs, as well as their healthy lifestyle programs and educational lectures/workshops, will be suspended until they resume onsite facilitation again. www.gildasclubwestchester.org.


The Rye Brook AJP Senior Center has reopened. Many safety precautions are in place, including pre-registration for any visits to the center, temperature checks upon entry, maintaining separation within the facility, limits on attendance, etc. For additional information about the center and available programs and activities, please visit call (914) 939-7904.

The Picture House at 175 Wolfs Lane in Pelham has reopened.  For information go to www.thepicturehouse.org.

The Westchester County Clerk’s Office is now open to the public by appointment. Appointments may be made by phone at 914/995-3080 or online using the office's new appointment scheduling software at https://www.westchesterclerk.com/appointments. When scheduling an appointment online, the customer will select the specific service they require. An appointment will be reserved for the appropriate amount of time for the service needed. For certain services, the scheduling software will request additional information, which will allow staff to prepare documents in advance of the customer's visit, guaranteeing the public's appointments will be as brief as possible. While scheduling appointments, the software will also provide information to the customer so that they know what documents, payments, identification, or other materials are required.

Historic Hudson Valley welcomes visitors back to Washington Irving's Sunnyside for a special outdoor-only experience and limited capacity self-guided tours of Union Church of Pocantico Hills. For information and to purchase tickets go to www.hudsonvalley.org.

Storm King Art Center, located at 1 Museum Rd., New Windsor, N.Y., has reopened its 500-acre site to the public in an outdoor experience with limited capacity. There will be new outdoor presentations by Kiki Smith and Martha Tuttle. As a condition of entry, visitors will be required to book tickets online for a timed entry in advance of their visit, adhere to physical distancing guidelines while on site, and wear a face covering in areas where physical distancing cannot be maintained. The Museum Store and Outdoor Café will remain temporarily closed and the tram and bike rental will not be available in the first stage of opening. Timed-entry tickets can be booked online a www.stormking.org.

The Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Greenwich has reopened. There are a few changes in the way they are conducting the lessons as well as keeping the studio safe for all students and staff. They will be conducting only private lessons at this time at the studio but continue group classes online. To schedule lessons or for any questions please contact them via email at info@arthurmurraygreenwich.com.

The Lagond Music School in Elmsford has officially reopened its doors. In addition to increasing the frequency and thoroughness to their already meticulous cleaning procedures, they have implemented additional changes until further notice. For detailed information go to www.lagondmusicschool.com.

The Hudson River Museum has reopened to the public. Visitors will be able to experience the special exhibitions currently on view: Derrick Adams: Buoyant and Adams’ We Came to Party and Plan; Collection Spotlight: Derrick Adams Selects; Self in the City: Highlights from the Collections of the HRM and Art Bridges; and Frances Hynes: Constellations, as well as the permanent installation The Bookstore by Red Grooms. The Museum Courtyard will be open, and visitors are invited to enjoy the lawn by bringing their own mat or blanket. The reopened Museum will allow guests to experience the HRM while taking measures to ensure the safety of our staff and visitors. Museum hours this summer will be Thurs.–Sun., 12–5 p.m. On Saturday evenings the HRM will be open until 7 p.m. Advanced, timed-entry tickets and reservations will be required. Visitors will be able to choose from various slots per day. Capacity is strictly limited, and visitors must arrive and depart from the Museum within their reserved time slot. The Museum has reduced capacity to 40 visitors per time slot, until further notice. Face masks will be required for visitors older than two years old, and for all staff members. All visitors and staff will also be asked to adhere to social-distancing guidelines and use hand sanitizer upon entry to the Museum. Timed tickets are on sale at hrm.org/visit or call 914/963-4550. Tickets are nonrefundable. Questions can also be e-mailed visitorserv@hrm.org.

Their free Summer Amphitheater series is coming to an end. The performances take place in the outdoor theater adjacent to the Museum and overlooking the Hudson River. For this year’s season, the HRM will present one performance each weekend on Saturday evenings in August and September, with socially distanced seating and a limited capacity of 50 guests at each performance. All performances are free and begin at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required through hrm.org/amphitheater.