Fri., July 26

PLAYLAND PARK SCHEDULE. Playland Parkway, Rye. Today, tomorrow, Aug. 2, 3, 9 & 10. 12-11 p.m. Sun., July 28, Aug. 4 & 11 12-10 p.m. Tues-Thurs., July 30-Aug. 1, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Every Friday thru Aug. 30. Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. Tonight & Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m. the Playland Orchestra plays on the boardwalk for free. Additional dates will be listed in upcoming issues. “Laser Nights: Rockin’ Lights,” takes place at the Music Tower Theater evenings at 7:45 and 9 p.m. With the sounds of many genres and from different eras of popular music from ‘70s rock and disco through the decades to what’s new on our playlists this year, everyone in the audience is sure to enjoy the sounds as beams dance overhead and create images on the stage Tonight: Voyage; A Journey Tribute Band at 7:30 p.m. July 27: Brandi & the Alexanders, a soul, funk & rock group performs at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 2: Back to the ‘80s Concert—Jessie’s Girl. Tues.-Sun. Kiddyland shows this year include: Coaster’s Country Jamboree, an old-fashioned hoedown every day. Kids will learn some of: the favorite moves of Playland’s mascot, Coaster the Dragon, play some backyard-style games and jam to some of the best music Nashville has ever produced; Katy the Kat’s Comedy Show will cause giggling, chuckling and LOLing in our comedy show just for kids. Funky Fairytales: Rapunzel. She's unique. She's got style. And she's oh, so colorful…She’s Rapunzel! Join her and her funky crew for an all new theatrical remix that is an ultra-hip rendition of an all-time classic and Play It DJ! For the first time in more than a decade: new ride this year: the Disk’O 24. $20 admission Tues., Wed. & Thurs. thru Aug. 29, 5 p.m.-closing. Boardwalk Memories: Art on the Beach—Floating Forest. South Bathhouse thru the end of summer. Hours vary. Exhibit features jellyfish suspended from the ceiling at varying heights with lights cast down upon them, creating an engaging and interactive piece that adults and children can enjoy. Regular admission: $25 ride wristbands Westchester residents; $30 for non-residents; Junior ride wristbands (under 48” in height) $15 Westchester residents; $20 non-residents; non-rider spectators free for Westchester residents; $10 for non-residents. Parking is $10 weekdays and weekends; $15 holidays thru Sept. 3; $5 senior citizens. For information and complete schedule go to www.playlandpark.org.

BIRDERS U: SHOREBIRD ID. Croton Point Park, 1 Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson. 7-9 p.m. Indoor workshop to learn to identify shorebirds. Materials fee for book and handouts. Register at sawmillriveraudubon.org.

Sat., July 27

CPR FRIENDS AND FAMILY (INFANT/CHILD). Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 9-11 a.m. Covers obstructed airway. Suggested for parents and caregivers, this single session program is designed for lay rescuers only and meets American Heart Association standards $65. Register at 888/305-9253 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

BLOOD DRIVE. YMCA, 21 Locust Ave., Rye. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Download the Red Cross Blood Donor app on the App Store, Google Play or text BLOODAPP to 90999. To schedule an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=Rye YMCA or call the Rye YMCA at 914/967-6362.

HIKE DU JOUR. Croton Point Park, 1 Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson. 9:30-11 a.m. Join the naturalist for an exploration of Croton Point’s ecology, history, pre-history and geology. Meet at the entrance to the RV area. Parking fees apply. 914/862-5290.

MARIANO RIVERA DAY. City Hall, 515 North Ave., New Rochelle. 9:45 a.m.: Pre-parade ceremony. 10 a.m.: Parade begins. The City of New Rochelle will celebrate the former resident and NY Yankees relief pitcher’s unanimous selection into this year’s baseball Hall of Fame. Today’s event will feature a pinstripe parade and will culminate with a celebration at the Hudson Park Band Shell. Baseball fans and the general public are invited to line the streets of New Rochelle to cheer on and celebrate the local baseball legend and soon-to-be Hall of Famer. The 1 ½ mile parade route beings at City Hall and continues to Pelham Road and concludes at Hudson Park.

FAMILY FUN DAY. Sprain Ridge Pool, 149 Jackson Ave., Yonkers. 12-4 p.m. Music, dance, fun and games all afternoon. Free with pool fee. Parking fees apply. Rain date: July 28. 914/231-3450.

A CLASH OF CULTURES: ANNE HUTCHINSON’S BRIEF LIFE NEAR ST. PAUL’S CHURCH. 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 1 p.m. Free. A presentation exploring the interface between the local Lenape Indians, the Dutch commercial colony of New Netherland and the Puritan rebel, exile Anne Hutchinson hear St. Paul’s Church in the 1640s. 914/667-4116; www.nps.tov/sapa.

AUTHENTIC SOUTHERN BBQ. Dock at 4 N. Water St., Norwalk. 5:30 p.m. Hosted by the Seaport Association. Only 49 lucky guests will cruise to Sheffield Island and enjoy a down-home, slow-cooked Southern BBQ in the pavilion with view to die for. Boat will return at 9 p.m. $60 + ticket service fee. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4272904.

Sun., July 28

FARMERS MARKET. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Every Sunday thru October. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Local farmers offer a variety of produce and food goods. 914/864-7282. For a list of vendors go to muscootfarm.org.

RYE FARMERS MARKET. Parking lot off Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye. Sundays thru Dec. 8. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Today: Music by Tom Fabry, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

DRAGONFLY WALK. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 10-11 a.m. Learn all about the farm’s dragonflies from Bedford Audubon naturalist Tait Johansson. 914/864-7282.

Mon., July 29

THE NURSE IS IN. Rye YMCA, 21 Locust Ave., Rye, 9-11 a.m. and at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure and answer health questions. 203/663-4444.

WESTCHESTER COUNTY SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP. Playland Park Pool, Playland Parkway, Rye. Today-Thurs. 4-9 p.m. Registration and fees required. Rain date: Aug. 2. For information go to www.wcsacounties@gmail.com.

Tues., July 30

THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure and answer health questions. 203/663-4444.

CPR FRIENDS AND FAMILY (INFANT/CHILD). Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 6-8 p.m. Covers obstructed airway. Suggested for parents and caregivers, this single session program is designed for lay rescuers only and meets American Heart Association standards $65. Register at 888/305-9253 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

Wed., July 31

A SELLING CLINIC. SCORE Westchester, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Free. In this workshop Paul Katzenstein, MBA in Marketing & Finance with more than 35 years of experience in sales management, will teach you the sales process, how to identify and overcome obstacles with your sales opportunities, how to be more comfortable and effective selling and more. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR EMPLOYEES. Yonkers Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers. 6-8 p.m. Free. Hosted by SCORE Westchester. Natasha Roukos, SCORE Westchester Co-Chair and former IBM executive, will teach you how to hire and retain good employees, how to train and delegate them, how to manage poor performers and more. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.

Thurs., Aug. 1

EASY SELF-HYPNOSIS. Gilda’s Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 2-4 p.m. Free. Scott E. Weiner, Certified Hypnotist teaches and practices the 4 steps of easy self-hypnosis. You will learn how to create effective suggestions and affirmations, how to use imagery and visualization and several simple easy-to-use ways to develop a relaxed and focused state of self-hypnosis. Sign up required. 914/644-8844.

Fri., Aug. 2

BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. Enjoy some window-shopping as you keep in shape during Mall Walks at The Westchester in White Plains. The program offers indoor health walking at Westchester’s premier mall on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 8 to 10 a.m. throughout the year. A special guest speaker is presented on the first Friday of each month providing information on health issues, safety and nutrition. To join, sign up at the Horse Fountain Plaza near Crate & Barrel on Retail Level Two, on Tuesday and Friday mornings during the program. Go to westchestergov.com/parks or call (914) 231-4645.Admission and parking are free for all registered members of the mall walk program. To join, sign up at the horse fountain plaza near Crate & Barrel on Retail Level Two, on Tuesday and Friday mornings during the program. 914/231-4645; www.westchestergov.com/mall-walking.

OPEN ART STUDIO. Gilda’s Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. Today, Aug. 9 & 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Aug. 23, 12-2 p.m. Free. Join members in the art studio and be creative using the supplies they have to offer. Meet others with the same interest and share ideas. Sign up is required. www.gildasclubwestchester.org; 914/644-8844.

Sat., Aug. 3

HISTORY HIKE. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 7-8 a.m. Learn all about the history of the farm during a hike through the back roads. www.muscootfarm.org; 914/864-7282.

TEA TIME IN THE POLLINATOR GARDEN. Edith G. Read Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Stop by for a cup of tea and some cake while exploring the Pollinator Garden and learn about the garden plants that can support pollinators in your backyard. 914/967-8720.

FAMILY FUN DAY.                 Glen Island Park, Weyman Avenue, New Rochelle. 12-4 p.m. DJ, classic games and fun for all ages. Sand Art Competition. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Grab a pail and shovel and put together a team to create your own masterpiece. Rain date: Aug. 4. Free with paid admission to the beach and parking. Westchester residency required. 914/813-6720.

Sun., Aug. 4

RYE FARMERS MARKET. Parking lot off Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye. Sundays-Dec. 8. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Today: Compost drop-off, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. ArtsWestchester Arts Mobile 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

FARMERS MARKET. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Every Sunday thru October. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Local farmers offer a variety of produce and food goods. 1-3 p.m.: Dairy Day. Celebrate Dairy Month with milking demonstrations, crafts and taste tests. Muscoot’s 4-H will be on hand to answer questions. 914/864-7282. For a list of vendors go to muscootfarm.org.

UJA-FEDERATION OF NY WESTCHESTER SUPPLIES FOR SUCCESS: GIVE BACK WITH A BACKPACK. Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester, 220 S. Bedford Rd., Chappaqua. 10:30 a.m. Sponsor and assemble backpacks with back-to-school supplies for schoolchildren in grades K-12. $36 per family. RSVP required to https://www.ujafedny.org/event/view/backpack-to-school.

WNBA NEW YORK LIBERTY VS. CONNECTICUT SUN. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 3 p.m. Ticket and information at liberty.wnba.com or ticketmaster.com.

For Kids

Sat., July 27

GOOD DEED OF THE MONTH CLUB. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Pkwy., Rye. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Kindness themed book reading and discussion followed by an art-educator led good deed project. Museum admission: $7.50 per person; $6.50 for seniors; free for children under 1, members and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household. 914/421-5050.

Sun., July 28

SCIENCE SUNDAY: SHARKS—INSIDE AND OUT! Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Pkwy., Rye. 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Learn about sharks with Lead Educator Harmon McAllister who will dissect a real shark. Best for ages 7+. Included with museum admission: $7.50 per person; $6.50 for seniors; free for children under 1, members and active duty military personnel and their families within the same household. 914/421-5050.

Wed., July 31

YOUNG DISCOVERERS: LET’S EXPLORE THE SHORE. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Pkwy., Rye. 11-11:30 a.m. Museum educators will bring out sand and water tables with toys, shells and small toy water animals. Children will dig for treasures and enjoy water play. In the classroom, they will sing a new song, play a movement game and hear the story “On the Edge of the Sea.” For ages 2-5. Free with museum admission: $7.50 per person; $6.50 for seniors; free for children under 1. 914/421-5050.

Sundays

FAMILY GALLERY TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30-12:15 p.m. This tour takes children 5 and up, and their caregivers, through the museum’s current exhibitions. While learning about the different exhibitions, families will be able to engage in conversations about the arts and sciences plus do interactives activities relating to the exhibitions. Free with admission to the Museum: $10; $8 for students ages 5-20 with ID; free for children under 5. www.brucemuseum.org.

Tuesdays

BLOOMING BABIES. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 92 Orchard St., Cos Cob. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Led by JCC Preschool Director Sarah Gregoire. Children from 6 months-2 years will have fun exploring, playing and socializing with other babies and toddlers. $10 per class or $25 for three classes. Register by emailing SGregoire@StamfordJCC or call 203/487-0944.

BRUCE BEGINNINGS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. or 1-1:45 p.m. For children ages 2-5 with caregiver. Bruce Beginnings takes youngest visitors through the museum and gets them exploring the collection. Children will also get to hear a story time and do a hands-on activity related to the program’s topic. Advance registration required. Free with museum admission

STORYTIME TUESDAYS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-1:30 p.m. Youngsters and their adults can enjoy stories every week at the farm. 914/864-7282.

Wednesdays

TODDLER TALES. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Children join in an interactive storytime through song and movement followed by an art project. 10:30 a.m. open to all. 11 a.m. Cuentos para Ninos (Toddler Tales in Spanish). Unlimited participation for all ages. Free with museum admission--$15 for adults and children; $10 for seniors and free for children under 1. www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

Thursdays

MUSEUM MINIS. Westchester Children’s Museum, Playland Park, Rye. 10:30-11 a.m. Toddlers 18-24 months and parents/caregivers are invited for songs, moving and plenty of fun. Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing and story time. Group size is limited—first come, first served. Included with Museum admission--$7.50 per person; $6.50 for seniors; free for children under 1. 914/421-5050.

Saturdays

MULTIGREES. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy a special canine storytime and discussion. Visit with a shelter dog as you learn about social and emotional skills. Shelter dogs courtesy of P.A.W.S. $15 for adults and children; $10 for seniors; free for children under 1. www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

Camps

KIDS CAMP DAYS: I AM A SUPERHERO. Gilda’s Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. Aug. 12-15, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. A special week for children whose lives have been touched by cancer in any way. Monday: Making of a Superhero. Tuesday: Where is My Super Suite? (costume design); Wednesday: Superhero Stories (book making); Thursday: Superfoods for Superheroes (cooking). Space is very limited. Register at 914/644-1844, x104.

SUMMER CAMP AT THE PICTURE HOUSE. 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. Around the World of Filmmaking. Ages 4-7. Aug. 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. A fun exploration of film for the youngest students. Kids are invited to learn about all aspects of filmmaking in a relaxed and positive environment. Students will begin the week with a reading of “Young Charlotte, Filmmaker” for inspiration and continue with exercises in improv, acting, camera technique and storytelling. Daily screenings of animated short films from around the world will allow students to experience different cultures through the art of film. $275. High School Intensive-Documentary Filmmaking. High school students. Aug. 12-16, 1-4 p.m. Camp takes place at the Satellite Film Lab, 253 Wolfs La. Students will explore meaningful topics and important social issues while learning all aspects of documentary filmmaking. $525. Steam into Green Screen. Satellite Film Lab, 253 Wolfs La., Aug. 19-23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for grades 3-5 and 1-4 p.m. grades 6-8. This camp is designed with special effects in mind. Students will create their own adventure stories with special effects and graphics. $275. Page to Screen with Pelham Public Library’s ‘Pelham Reads.’ Aug. 26-30. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Grades K-2 & 3-5. A short, age-appropriate script will be adapted from the original story. Kids in grades 3-5 will take on the leading roles, while kids in grades K-2 will fill out the supporting cast. $275. www.thepicturehouse.org.

ART AND HISTORY CAMP. Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob. July 22-Aug. 2 for grades 2-4. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For information call 203/869-8899.

TARRYTOWN MUSIC HALL ACADEMY SUMMER PROGRAMS. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. Disney’s The Lion King. Aug. 5-9. Grades 2-5. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $420. Circus Week. Aug. 12-16. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Grades K-12. $420. Adventure Week. Aug. 19-23. Grades 2-5. Monkey King Rocks. 1-5 p.m. $280. Adventure Week: Greek Myths Come to Life! Grades 5-8. Aug. 19-23. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $280. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

SUMMER CAMP. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. July 29-Aug. 2 and 5-9. Camp provides adventure and ecological exploration for preschool-7th grade. Must be at least 3.5 years of age to attend. Week 5: Small Bugs, Big Power; Week 6: Wacky Weather. For fees and to register, go to ryenaturecenter.org.

PADDLE ADVENTURE CAMP. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. July 29-Aug. 2; 5-9 and 12-17. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For campers entering 8, 9 or 10th grade in the fall. This all levels camp is designed to introduce campers to the joys of kayaking throughout Westchester County. Goal is for participants to build paddling skills, confidence and an appreciation for the beautiful area where we live while maintaining a safe, exciting and fun atmosphere. $575 per session. Register at www.ryenaturecenter.org or 914/967-5150.

MUSCOOT FARM’S YOUNG FARMERS. Rte. 100, Somers. For children in grades 1-8. Provides a unique experience that teaches children what life on a farm was like in the early 1900s in Westchester County. Plus there’s a Wranglers Camp for 4- & 5-year-olds. Programs are held in 1-week sessions in July & August. For information go to parks.westchestergov.com.

SUMMER NATURE CAMPS. Cranberry Lake Preserve in N. White Plains, Lenoir Preserve in Yonkers, Trailside Nature Museum in Cross River and Marshlands Conservancy and Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, both in Rye. For children in grades 1-12. Program focuses on weekly themes to teach about animals, insects and plants. Sessions are offered in July and August. For registration and information go to parks.westchestergov.com.

For Seniors

Tuesdays & Thursdays

TAI JI QUAN. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St., White Plains. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Practice and eventual mastery of 7 individual Tai Ji Quan forms adapted from traditional Chinese forms to enhance balance, strength, stability and ease of movement. 10-week session is $225 for non-members. For additional information call Angela Katz at 914/949-6227 ext. 208 or send an email to skatz@ywcawpcw.org.

Every Tuesday

TUESDAY MATINEES. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham. 2:30 p.m. Seniors are free at 2:30 p.m. matinees. For film schedule log on to www.thepicturehouse.org or call 914/738-7337.

Every Tues., Thurs. & Fri.

LIMBERCISE & ZUMBA. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 1 p.m. Free. Tues. & Thurs.: 45-minute Limbercise. Fri.: Zumba. Under the guidance of a certified Rye YMCA instructor. Register at 914/967-6363.

Every Wednesday

SENIOR WEDNESDAYS. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, White Plains. This program provides patrons with a chance to catch new movies at a price that can’t be beat. Tickets are $6.50 for ages 60 & up for all shows plus $3.50 for popcorn and soda. For additional information, log on to www.nationalamusements.com.

First Tuesday of each month

OUR PLACE MEMORY CAFÉ. North Street Tavern & Wood Fired Pizza, 1128 North St., White Plains. 2-4 p.m. Thru April except for November when it will be on the first Wednesday. Hosted by The Bristal Assisted Living for residents in Westchester suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and other memory loss as well as their family members and caregivers. Light refreshments and entertainment will be provided in a support group atmosphere. For information call The Bristal at 914/681-1800.