Fri., Aug. 30

BEADING WITH CHRISTINA. Gilda’s Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Facilitator is Christina Santiago. All types of beads to work with and she will help you create lovely projects that will give you hours of pleasure to make. Everyone is welcome—beginners and artisans of every level. Sign up required. 914/644-8844.

PLAYLAND PARK SCHEDULE. Playland Parkway, Rye. Today & tomorrow, 12-11 p.m. Sun., Sept. 1 and Mon., Sept. 2, 12-10 p.m. Sat.& Sun., Sept. 7 & 8, 12-8 p.m. Tonight: Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. “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. Thru 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 Aug. 31: Jessica Lynn at 7 p.m. She treats Playland to her country set list. Free with Park admission. 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.

NY LIBERTY VS. CONNECTICUT SUN. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Parking fees apply. Tickets and information at liberty.wnba.com or ticketmaster.com.

Sat., Aug. 31

HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PULLMAN STRIKE OF 1894. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 1 p.m. Free. Author and historian Jack Kelly will speak. 914/667-4116; www.nps.gov/sap

Sun., Sept. 1

RYE FARMERS MARKET. Parking lot off Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye. Sundays-Dec. 8. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Today: Sampling Stone Fruit, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Compost drop-off and information, 10 a.m.-12 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. 914/864-7282. For a list of vendors go to muscootfarm.org.

Mon., Sept. 2

LABOR DAY.

Tues., Sept. 3

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 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. The talk takes place at 9 a.m.at the Level One Nordstrom’s E-bar seating area. 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.

NEW MOM? Online, Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. Bring your bundle of joy with you, join others and begin the process of understanding and navigating your new life. Facilitated by Mary Karlan, CSW and offered by JFS of Greenwich. 203/622-1881.

THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today, Sept. 10, 17 & 24. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer health questions. 203/863-4444.

FRACTURED FAMILIES, HEALING HEARTS. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Tuesdays, 1-2 p.m. This group is designed to give participants an opportunity to talk about strained family relationships—whether with a parent, a sibling, a grandparent, a son or a daughter. This group will help you explore your issues of grief, anger, regret and forgiveness in a safe environment with other people who understand. Register at 203/622-1881 or email llsmith@jfsgreenwich.org.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP. Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd., Old Greenwich. Today, Sept. 10, 17 & 24. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Today: Exercise with Miriam Shaw, RPT; caregiver support. Sept. 10: Tai Chi exercise class with Ken Dolan. Sept. 17: Exercise with Miriam Shaw, RPT; caregiver support. Sept. 24: Learn and Share: Tips for Everyday Living. 203/863-4444.

NY LIBERTY VS. WASHINGTON MYSTIICS. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Parking fees apply. For tickets and information go to liberty.wnba.com or ticketmaster.com.

Wed., Sept. 4

ITSY BITSY PLAYGROUP. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Today, Sept. 11, 18 & 25. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Come chat and play at this playgroup for parents with children under 2 years old. Connect with other parents over the joys and bumps of parenthood, while engaging your infant/toddler in a group setting through music, motor play and story time. 203/622-8121 or www.templesholom.com.

PARENTS OF LGBTQ. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. First Wednesday each month. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn how to chart the new waters of your child’s identity and help them and yourself to build mutual understanding. Register at 203/622-1881 or email llsmith@jfsgreenwich.org.

TECH WEDNESDAY FOR ADULTS: SOCIAL MEDIA 101. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 12 p.m. Participants will learn about the world of social media and all of the various platforms available. 914/42-1480.

TAX CUTS & JOB ACTS: IMPACT ON CHOICE OF ENTITY & BUSINESS PROVISIONS. SCORE Westchester, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Free. Learn which type of corporate structure makes the most sense for your business, about the Tax & Ownership implications and how to make an informed decision as to which works best for you. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.

CITIZENSHIP CLASS. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 5-9 p.m. Free. This class will prepare participants to take the U.S. Citizenship exam and will cover all parts of the process. Students will review the information needed to pass the exam along with basic test-taking skills. They will receive instruction on the 100 citizenship questions and will also be properly prepared for the English language section of the test. Space is limited. Students must be at least 21 years old. Registration is required. 914/422-1480.

MIND, BODY, FERTILITY YOGA. Prescott House, 38 Volunteer La., Greenwich. Today, Sept. 11, 18 & 25, 6-7:30 p.m. and Mon., Sept. 9, 16, 23 & 30. 5:30-7 p.m. For women trying to conceive. It is aimed at calming the body and mind and prepares the endocrine and reproductive systems to work as effectively as possible. $80 for four classes or $20 drop-in fee per class. Register at 888/357-2409 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

Thurs., Sept. 5

THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich Hospital’s Auxiliary Thrift Shop, 199 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich.  Today, Sept. 12, 19 & 26. 9-11 a.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer health questions. 203/863-4444.

3D ARCHERY COURSE. Blue Mountain Sportsman Center, 183 Watch Hill Rd., Cortlandt Manor. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and federal holidays that fall on Mon., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The 3-D archery course is a walking path through the woods with 14 shooting stations and targets along the way. No children under 12 are permitted, and children 12 & over must have proof of age. No dogs allowed. Fees: $12 per round with County Park Pass; $15 per round without pass. www.westchestergov.com/parks or 914/862-5280.

A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO WEIGHT LOSS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd. Greenwich. Free 12-week course, 12-1 p.m. Learn how nutritional and psychological counseling create a one-two punch for making lifestyle changes to maximize weight-loss efforts. Register at 888/305-9253 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today & Sept. 19. 1-2:15 p.m. Free. This group provides support for adults who care for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. Individual meet to talk with caregiving peers about common difficulties and challenges. Register at 888/305-9253 or www.greenwichhospital.org/events.

Fri., Sept. 6

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. Today: Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body—Tips from the Latest Research. Talk will cover lifestyle habits associated with healthy aging—cognitive activity, exercise, diet/nutrition and social engagement. Speakers will be Jessica Flores and Abby Salzman. 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.

THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich YMCA, 50 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 8:30-9:30 a.m. and at The Hill House, Riverside today & Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.8 Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer health questions. 203/863-4444.

ARTS AFTER DARK PARTY. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham.7-10 p.m. Ages.21+. Community is invited to come create, mingle and enjoy refreshments with friends. Guests will see their creativity come alive during art demos throughout the evening. A Faculty Exhibition will be on view in the Art Center gallery, where partygoers can view work in a variety of media by the Art Center’s distinguished instructors. Event will include a gourmet gin tasting provided by Pomp & Whimsy. There is a $20 donation cover charge. 914/738-2525.

NY LIBERTY VS. INDIANA FEVER. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Parking fees apply. For tickets and information go to liberty.wnba.com or ticketmaster.com.

Sat., Sept. 7

MUSCOOT HIKE. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 7-8 a.m. A hike to learn more about the farm and its trails. 914/864-7282.

CPR FRIENDS AND FAMILY (INFANT/CHILD). Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today & Sept. 21. 9-11 a.m. Covers obstructed airway. Suggested for parents and caregivers, the course is designed for lay rescuers only and meets American Heart Association standards. $65. Register at 888/305-9253 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

REVOLUTIONARY WAR RE-ENACTMENT: THE BURNING OF BEDFORD. Bedford Village Green. 11 a.m. Family friendly and wheelchair accessible. Commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Burning of Bedford encampment. Re-enactors, cavalry demonstrations, musket drills, colonial games, food trucks, ice cream and more with grand finale bonfire on the green. Sponsored by the Bedford Historical Society. All activities and water are free; food is not. 914/234-9751.

SPECIAL PLACES, SPECIAL INSECTS. Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 1-2:30 p.m. Scout the meadows, gardens and their margins for these tiny creatures with entomologist Harry Zirlin. 914/967-8720.

VOLUNTEER WORK PROJECT. Marshlands Conservancy, Rte. 1, Rye. 1-3 p.m. Great for any type of service credit hours. Bring work gloves; hand tools will be provided. 914/835-4466.

PONDING EXPLORATION. Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., N. White Plains. 1-2 p.m. Come for ponding and look for aquatic critters up close. 914/428-1005.

Sun., Sept. 8

RYE FARMERS MARKET. Parking lot off Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye. Sundays-Dec. 8. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Today: Community Table: Shred Fitness. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Music by DJ Jonny G, 10 a.m.-12 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. 914/864-7282. For a list of vendors go to muscootfarm.org.

BICYCLE SUNDAYS. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. Sundays in September. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. In the event of rain, the program will be cancelled. Bike, jog, ride, walk or skate the parkway from the County Center down to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers—a 13-mile round trip. There are various points of entry and exit along the road. Fee for parking at County Center. 914/995-4050.

POND AND STREAM EXPLORATION. Marshlands Conservancy, Rte. 1, Rye. 2-3:30 p.m. Explore life within the pond and stream ecosystem. Wear clothing that you won’t mind getting wet. 914/835-4466.

Upcoming

Mon., Sept. 9

SELF-HYPNOSIS SKILLS FOR CANCER PATIENTS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Learn from Kathleen Conway, APRN, a nurse and cancer counselor who has advanced training in hypnosis and is a clinical member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Initial consultation required. Register at 203/863-3704.

FREE WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY INFORMATIONAL SESSION. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 5-6 p.m. For people 60 pounds or more overweight and concerned about developing obesity-related conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and gastric reflux. Register at 888/305-9253.

MIND, BODY, FERTILITY YOGA. Greenwich Hospital, 38 Volunteer La., Greenwich. Every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m. and Wed., 6-7:30 p.m. Program is ongoing and is aimed at calming the body and mind for women trying to conceive. The class prepares the endocrine and reproductive systems to work as efficiently as possible. $25 drop-in fee per class. Register at 8888/357-2409 or go to greenwichhospital.org/event.

MAH JONGG AND CANASTA GAME NIGHT. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 7-9:15 p.m. Masters and novices alike are invited to join in the ancient game of Mah Jongg and the card game of Canasta. $5 per person; $10 with an instructor. RSVP required to 203/869-7191 or www.templesholom.com.

Tues., Sept. 10

“SHTISEL”: BEHIND THE SCENES OF THE UNORTHODOX ORTHODOX DRAMA. Westchester Reform Temple, 255 Mamaroneck Ave., Scarsdale. 7-8:30 p.m. Join cast members Doval’e Glickman, Neta Riskin and Ayelet Zurer along with writer and co-creator Ori Elon hosting an insider’s panel discussion that will include showing clips from the Israeli series.”Shtisel,” which airs on Netflix, is a sensitive, loving portrayal of a multi-generational family living in Jerusalem that lifts the veil on family life in the Orthodox community, long hidden by its insularity. Tickets: $50 (sold out); $118 preferred seating and $200 VIP seating & reception/ cast photo. www.ujafedny.org/shtisel-westchester.

For Kids

Sat., Aug. 31

STORY CRAFT. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-2 p.m. Listen to a story and make a craft. $5 fee. Registration required to 914/864-7286.

Fri.-Sun., Sept. 6-8

WESTCHESTER INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. Best new films from around the world for ages 3-18.  $12 general admission; $10 students and seniors. For a full schedule of screenings, film synopses and to order tickets, go to www.thepicturehouse.org.

Sat., Sept. 7

EXPLORING ART THROUGH ARTISTS: A SPECIAL SERIES OF WORKSHOPS INTRODUCING KIDS TO ARTISTS AND ART. Westchester Children’s Museum, Playland Park, Rye. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1-2:30 p.m. Featured artist today: Michael Albert, a renowned collage artist who will guide us through the creative process. Take home your own colorful epic collage. Included with Museum admission--$7.50 per person; $6.50 for seniors; free for children under 1. 914/421-5050.

SURVIVAL SKILL. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. 1 p.m. Learn skills including how to build a waterproof shelter and how to create fire. For kids ages 10 & up with their parents.914/864-7322.

Sat., Sept. 7-Oct. 26

POTTER-THON. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Saturdays at 12 p.m. Sept. 7: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Recommended for ages 7+; some scary moments and mild language. Additional films will be listed in upcoming issues. $15 for non-members; $10 for students and $8 for children 13 & under. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Sun., Sept. 8

SCIENCE SUNDAY. Westchester Children’s Museum, Playland Park, Rye. 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. An exciting and dynamic lesson that reviews a new scientific concept, complete with hands-on activities, awesome experiments and fun facts presented by the museum’s science educator. Sign up when the museum opens. Enrollment is limited to the first 10 children, first come-first served. Included 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.

For Seniors

Fri., Sept. 6

SPRYE EVENT: CURRENT EVENTS LUNCH. Ruby’s Oyster Bar, Purchase Street, Rye. 12 p.m. SPRYE members only discuss interesting and timely subjects over lunch. Pay for own lunch. www.sprye.org.

Tuesdays

SENIOR CINEMA. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. Free screenings every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Main Hall. Made possible with support from Con Edison and NEA. For film schedule, log on to www.thepicturehouse.org or call 914/738-7337.

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 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.