Fri., Oct. 18

ST. PAUL’S CHURCH CEMETERY BY CANDLELIGHT. 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 7 p.m. Visit the graves of soldiers and civilians who lived through the American Revolution; hear a performance of 18th century music by Linda Russell & Companie in the historic church. Refreshments served.

HUDSON HORRORS. Playland Park, 1 Playland Parkway, Rye. Fri.-Sun. thru October. Beginning at 7 p.m. each night. Not recommended for children under age 16. This hour-long experience immerses you in three unique haunted experiences--Toy Factory, Hospital and Mansion. It uses elements of live theatre and haunted houses to create physically, emotionally and psychological experiences. Using a blend of terrifying storytelling, a musical score, detailed scenes, scents, Hollywood style makeup FX, climate control, special FX and professional actors, Hudson Horrors creates a truly immersive and interactive experience. No costumes or masks. $39.99.; 914/813-7000.

SCARED BY THE SOUND. Playland Park, 1 Playland Parkway, Rye. Fri.-Sun. thru October. 8-11 p.m. Not recommended for children under age 10. A 12,000 sq. ft. enclosed haunted house and outdoor cemetery loaded with a terrifying cast of characters eagerly await your arrival. $20.; 914/813-7000.

Sat., Oct. 19

REIKI CERTIFICATION LEVEL 1 & 2. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye. Today & tomorrow. 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. $275 for one level; $500 for both levels.

SISTER TO SISTER INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT: THE STATE OF BLACK WOMEN AND GIRLS IN WESTCHESTER. Mercy College Rotunda, 555 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The Summit will feature the announcement of research study findings on major quality of life issues such as health and wellness, including teen pregnancy prevention; maternal health and healthy lifestyles; entrepreneurship, pay equity and economic prosperity; education-related issues and more. Participants will engage in collective impact training and discuss actions to address issues highlighted in the study. Register at

PUBLIC LISTENING SESSION. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 10-11:30 a.m. Come and share your views. Hosted by Westchester County. 914/995-2941.

HAWK WATCH. Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street, Yonkers. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring a chair and binoculars and sit on the lawn behind the mansion to watch majestic hawks and birds of prey migrating along the Hudson River flyway. 914/968-5851.

BATTLE OF PELL’S POINT ENCAMPMENT. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Talks on the American Revolution, musket firing and militia drill, period music and dancing, dramatizations, crafts and cooking, historic children’s games and toys plus dozens of costumed re-enactors representing the armies that fought in the Revolutionary War. Special talk about Westchester County and the American Revolution by Dr. Erik Weiselberg, principal historian of Revolutionary Westchester 250.

MCMICHAEL FALL BOAT SHOW. McMichael Yacht Yards & Brokers. 447 E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Boats on display include MJM, Hanse, Dehler, J. Boats, Arnel and more. At 11 a.m. there will be a boat show workshop on Fiberglass Care & Repair and at 12:30 p.m. a workshop on Diesel Engine Maintenance.

FALL FOLIAGE WALK. Trailside Nature Museum, 11 Reservation Rd., Cross River. 11 a.m. Guided walk. 914/864-7322.

HALLOWEEN TRAIN SHOW. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Rte. 35, Katonah. Today, tomorrow, Oct. 26 & 27. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The event’s principal attraction will be the Main House’s running miniature railroad layout featuring charming Lionel trains with similar scale trains chugging past haunted houses, eerie scenes and whimsical dioramas. Other attractions will be the pumpkin hay maze and the Veteran’s Museum new exhibit Women at War. Visitors will delight in the Spooky Eye-Spy Conservatory Stroll, during which they hunt for Halloween-themed surprises—spiders, pumpkin ghosts and more—that are hidden in plants along the way. Meet a “live” dinosaur, then take a walk in the park’s Dinosaur Garden. $10 for adults; $5 for kids; free for children under age 2. 914/864-7263.

JAMES VAN PRAAGH. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7:30 p.m. The TV personality and author will speak. $35, $58 & $100. $100 ticket includes post-show meet & greet.

Sun., Oct. 20

2019 MAKING STRIDES. Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase. 8 a.m. check-in; 9:30 a.m. walk. Come together with survivors, caregivers and men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. Celebrate your shared efforts. Inspire each other to carry on. And take comfort in the knowledge that because of your dedication, no one walks alone. All will walk together, but event is not a race. Stop whenever you want or need to. You absolutely do not need to complete the entire walk if you are unable. The walk concludes when the final walker crosses the finish line. 800/227-2345.

RYE FARMERS MARKET. Parking lot off Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye. Sundays-Dec. 8. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Today: Community Table—Tie the Town Pink, 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. 914/864-7286. For a list of vendors go to

FREE RABIES VACCINE. Humane Society of Westchester, 70 Portman Rd., New Rochelle. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Westchester County residents can bring their dogs, cats and ferrets for free rabies vaccinations. Walk-ins welcome; no appointments needed. Cats and ferrets must be in carriers and dogs must be on leashes. Aggressive dogs must be muzzled. No examinations will be given and all pets must be supervised by an adult. 914/632-2925.

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLAYBOOK: WHAT TO EXPECT AND WHEN NOT TO WORRY. The Lofts at Wall St., 64 Wall St., Norwalk. 1-3 p.m. Learn what highly selective college and universities want from their applicants. Free and open to the public. This event is mainly for students in grades 8-11 and their parents. Registration required to 203/788-5971.

UNITED NATIONS DAY: OUR PLANET, OUR FUTURE. Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 468 Rosedale Ave., White Plains. 3-5 p.m. Free and open to the public. This is a county-wide showcase of student projects and campaigns that respond to the climate crisis. Register at

Mon., Oct. 21

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

ADULT COOKING CLASS: CANNOLI. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 6:30 p.m. Presented by Carlo Pollicina from Sal & Dorn’s Pastry Shop. The emphasis will be on making the perfect crispy shell along with the secret for the perfect cream. Enjoy the company while sharing a glass of wine and antipasto. $75 for non-members. Register at

Tues., Oct. 22

MINDFULNESS AT WORK SUMMIT. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Includes a continental breakfast. Summit will give participants the opportunity to explore the facility and learn about Wainwright House leadership and wellness offerings. Morning will include three 45-minute interactive group session that will teach meditation and mindful practices to enhance one’s leadership capabilities. There will also be breakout sessions where participants can meet the facilitators and sample course offerings. Registration fee: $40.

SPIRITUALITY DISCUSSION GROUP. Gilda’s Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. Today, Oct. 29 & Nov. 5. 10:30 a.m.12 p.m. This series is for those who have a cancer diagnosis or who have a family member living with cancer. Attendance at each session is strongly encouraged. Sign up is required at 914/644-8844 x133.

FOSSIL FREE SOLUTIONS TO HEAT AND COOL 21ST CENTURY BUILDINGS. Yonkers Riverfront Library, 4th Floor, Yonkers Room, Yonkers. 12-2 p.m. Sponsored by Yonkers IDA, ConEd, Sustainable Westchester and NYSERDA. A great opportunity to learn about clean heating and cooling options for large multifamily, mixed-used, commercial and industrial buildings as well as recent regulations, policies and programs that reduce capital investments, operating costs and emissions. You’ll hear firsthand about increased incentives available to Westchester building developers, owners and managers. You will also learn about third party ownership models that may dramatically reduce the cost associated with adopting heat pumps while improving your building performance. Free. Registration required, limited seating.

WELLNESS: MEDICAL CANNABIS 101. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Dr. Stephen Dahmer will provide an overview of our body’s Endocannabinoid system and explain how cannabis chemical constituents may influence physiological processes such as appetite, regulation of mood and anxiety and the perception of pain. 914/422-1480.

Wed., Oct. 23

BULLYING: A MEDICAL PERSPECTIVE. Renaissance Westchester Hotel, 80 W. Red Oak Lane, W. Harrison. 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch will be served. Hosted by physicians from NY-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center for medical professionals and the local community. They will discuss latest insights and research on the medical effects of bullying and the science behind resilience, as well as communications strategies and therapeutic approaches for medical professionals to incorporate into their practices. The conversation will be moderated by Dr. Max Gomez of CBS News. RSVP to

THE GENETICS OF BREAST CANCER. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 6-7 p.m. Hosted by Westmed Medical Group and the Rye YMCA with Dr. Michael Suzman, plastic surgeon; Dr. Rand Stack, diagnostic radiologist; Dr. Annie Oomen, breast surgeon and Rachel Ratner, MS, geneticist. This is a free panel discussion with time for Q&A with the panel experts and refreshments. Registration is required at

HOW DID I GET HERE?: CAREERS IN CODING AND COMMUNICATONS. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Andy Thompson from Spotify will talk about his career in creating communication platforms for musicians and filmmakers. Snacks will be served. 914/422-1480.

Thurs., Oct. 24

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. or 914/862-5280.

WESTCHESTER RESIDENTIAL OPPORTUNITIES DINNER. Vintage Lounge and Restaurant, 171 Main St., White Plains. 6 p.m. Dinner honors Leah Caro and features special guest, Korey Wise of the Central Park Five. Tickets start at $75.

FINANCIAL PLANNING. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 6-8 p.m. Hosted by SCORE Westchester. Free. In this workshop learn how to price for profit through financial planning, as well as how to price products for profitability. Register at

FORUM FEATURING THE RYE CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES. Rye Middle School, Parsons Street, Rye. 7 p.m. Presented by the League of Women Voters of Rye, Rye Brook & Port Chester. Candidates: Richard Mecca, Carolina Jaramill-Johnson and Pam Tarlow (Assistant to the Port Chester Village Manager). Come hear the candidates discuss local issues and answer questions. Send questions for the candidates to

INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH MYSTICISM. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Tonight, Nov. 7 & 14. 7-8:30 p.m. With Daniel Gropper in partnership with Community Synagogue of Rye. Free for members. Sign up at

Fri., Oct. 25

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 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;

Sat., Oct. 26

MOVEMENT AS MEDICINE: FIVE ELEMENT QUIGONG, CALLIGRAPHY AND SHIATSU. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Lorelei Chang & Nine Melvin have created unique ways of blending movement, breath, touch and artistic expressions of Chinese calligraphy to facilitate healing. They are inspired to share this healing journey. $160 for non-members. Register at

THE STORY OF SYBIL LUDDINGTON. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 1 p.m. Free. Author and historian Vin Diaquino explores the story of the young girl who helped summon the militia to resist a British invasion in New York in 1777. Based on a new book about the subject. Also hear some tales about “Hauntings of the Hudson River Valley.” 914/667-4116;

Sun., Oct. 27

4TH ANNUAL 5K RUN/WALK TO BENEFIT ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION HUDSON VALLEY CHAPTER. Kensico Cemetery, 273 Lakeview Ave., Valhalla. 8:30-11 a.m. Includes a full catered breakfast, the awarding of medals for the top times and the opportunity to win baskets of raffle prizes. It is a 3.1-mile runner’s route and a 1.7 mile walker’s option that begins and ends around Mineola Lake. Registration fee is $50 for runners and walkers which includes $10 in raffle tickets. Fee for children 12 & under is $15. 888/536-7426.

RYE FARMERS MARKET. Parking lot off Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye. Sundays-Dec. 8. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Today: Tie the Town Pink.

WISDOM + WELLNESS INTEGRATIVE CANCER SYMPOSIUM. Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. The symposium was created for patients who want to heal from cancer and thrive with it—health professionals, advocates and caregivers, patients who want to heal from cancer and those interested in prevention.

FARMERS MARKET. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Today is the last market this year. 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

STEPINAC OPEN HOUSE. 950 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 1 & 2 p.m. Parents and prospective students will see the new learning centers and the cutting-edge classrooms. To register go to

RESTORATIVE YOGA, REIKI & ESSENTIAL OILS. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, Nov. 24 & Dec. 29. 4-6 p.m. With Jody Raso. $55 for non-members. Register at


Tues., Oct. 29

UJA-FEDERATION WESTCHESTER EMERGING PROFESSIONALS HAPPY HOUR. Captain Lawrence Brewing Company, 444 Saw Mill Rd., Elmsford. 6 p.m. Join high-level Westchester professionals to enjoy a beer tasting, open bar and light bites. $36. Registration required at

Thurs., Oct. 31

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 6-8 p.m. Free. Hosted by SCORE Westchester. This workshop will examine the cases previously studied by asking what sort of systems and processes need to be in place in any business to track its performance, get early warning of potential deviations from the plan and timely correct any related issues. It will in part also focus on the role and use of a business plan for a healthy business. Register at

Fri., Nov. 1

UJA WESTCHESTER BUSINESS & PROFESSIONALS FALL BREAKFAST: BREAKING NEW GROUND—AN INSIDE LOOK AT AFFORDABLE HOUSING. Willow Ridge Country Club, 123 North Ave., Harrison. 7:45 a.m. Ron Moelis, CEO and co-founder of L + M Development Partners, will share insights about the affordable housing market. $60 per person. Registration required at

Sat., Nov. 2

HUDSON VALLEY ROMANCE WRITERS OF AMERICA EVENT. Palisades Mall, 4th Flr. 1000 Palisades Center Dr., W. Nyack. 11:45 a.m. Author D.C. Stone will describe life as a criminal investigator. He is a romantic suspense author whose daily work revolves around organized crime and major case investigations. $5 for guests which will be credited to annual membership dues of $25 if one chooses to join. Registration required at

For Kids

Sat., Oct. 19 & 26

POTTER-THON. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. Saturdays at 12 p.m. Oct. 19: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I. The first installment of the two-film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows follows Harry, Ron and Hermione as they leave school behind in order to take up the quest to search for pieces of Voldemort’s soul, hidden in objects spread far and wide. If the trio is unable to locate and destroy them all, Voldemort will remain immortal and seize control of the entire wizarding world. Despite their long friendship, a combination of dark forces, romantic tensions, and long-held secrets threaten to sabotage the trio and their mission. Oct. 26: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. The final adventure in the Harry Potter film series. In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war on the Hogwarts campus. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe, but it’s Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Voldemort. Alliances will be tested, abilities and powers will be pushed to the limit, lives will be lost, and yes, tissues will be required. It all ends here. All films are for ages 10+. $15 non-members; $10 students and $8 for ages 13 & under.

Weekends thru Oct. 27

BRICK OR TREAT. Legoland Discovery Center Westchester, 39 Fitzgerald St. Yonkers. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Features 6’ tall LEGO vampires, scare-venger hunts, LEGO pumpkin patches, giveaways and more. A new addition this year is the “Hidden Side” event that will allow families to explore the unknown sides of LEGO through an immersive ghost-hunting app. For information and tickets go to or call 844/740-9223.

Sat., Oct. 19

DADDY & ME ANIMAL SHOW. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:15 a.m. Fathers (or other caregivers) and children are invited to come for this fun-filled animal adventure. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. No pre-registration required. Suggested for ages 3-7. $15 per family for non-members.

ANIMAL EMBASSY: ANATOMY OF FEAR. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Kids ages 4 & up can meet incredible live exotic “animal ambassadors” from around the globe. Registration and fee required. 914/864-7282.

“THE HIGHWAY RAT” AND “ZOG.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 12 p.m. Reel Talk with JBFC Curator Emily Ohara. Recommended for ages 3+. “The Highway Rat” tells a tale of a ravenous rat who steals to satisfy his craving for cupcakes, candy, and everything sweet. In “Zog,” an eager but accident-prone young dragon tries his very best to learn how to fly, roar, and breathe fire at Dragon School. $15; $8 for kids 8 & under.

Sun., Oct. 20

RYE TOWN PARK FALL FESTIVAL. 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Pumpkin painting, face painting, live music, petting zoo, hay rides, bouncy jack o’lantern, craft activities, raffle, food and beverages. $10 per child; free for children 3 & under. Free parking.

SCIENCE SUNDAYS. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye. Best for ages 7+. Chem-Palooza. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Come kick off the start of National Chemistry Week and jump from station to station to experiment with different chemistry concepts! The first 50 chemists-in-training will take home a National Chemistry Week surprise! Included with museum admission----$7.50 per person; $6.50 for seniors; free for children under 1. 914/421-5050.

Mon., Oct. 21

MOMMY & ME. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:45-10:45 a.m. A drop-in fun-filled hour to make crafts, meet animals and learn about the natural world on a short hike. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Suggested for ages 18 months-4 years. No pre-registration required. Dress for the outdoors. $15 per family for non-members.

Fri., Oct. 25

PUMPKIN CARVING AND FALL WALK. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 4-5:30 p.m. An afternoon of fall fund. Search the forest for seasonal changes. Program will end with pumpkin carving and a chance to create a spooky or silly face. Suggested for ages 5 & up. Pre-registration required. $10 per pumpkin.

Sat., Oct. 26

HALLOWEEN BOO BASH. Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., N. White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Come dressed in costume for a candy scavenger hunt and Halloween crafts and refreshments. Call the park to register at 914/428-1005.

Sun., Oct. 27

BOO WALK. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-3 p.m. A non-scary Halloween-themed scavenger hunt around the farm geared to the younger set with a Halloween treat as a prize at the end. 914/864-7282.

PRE-HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye. 2-3:30 p.m. Halloween fun with treats and stories for kids. Costumes optional. 914/835-4466.

Sat., Nov. 2

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN: ITALIAN DESSERTS. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 12:30-2 p.m. Presented by Chef Tara Ciannella. $40 per child non-members; $60 for adult and child. Register at


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

For Seniors

Sat., Oct. 19

SPRYE EVENT: “RASHOMON.” Rye Library, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 3:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Movie is a riveting psychological thriller that investigates the nature of truth and the meaning of justice told in a series of flashbacks.

Sun., Oct. 20

DEMYSTIFIYING MEDICARE AND HEALTHCARE COVERAGE FOR SENIORS. Halperin Building, 7 Bruce Ave., Harrison. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Free. This presentation is perfect for anyone trying to navigate their way through the complicated healthcare system for older adults. Topics include Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, Prescription drug plans (Part D), Medigaps (supplemental plans) and various cost-saving programs. Walk-ins are welcome but registration is requested at 914/835-0324, ext. 3 or online at

Tues., Oct. 22

SPRYE EVENT: CHINESE LUNCH. 12:30 p.m. Frank Woo will select an authentic area restaurant and help member choose Chinese food that is shared family style. Restaurant to be determined. Reservations required. Call the office at 914/481-5706.

Tues., Oct. 29

GOLDEN HARVEST DANCE AND TALENT SHOW FOR SENIORS. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Come for a festive get-together filled with free entertainment, live music, dancing and more. The event is open to all Westchester seniors age 60 & older. Free parking will be available, but seating reservations are required to 914/813-6449.


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 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

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

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.