Ballet des Amériques will perform “Peter & the Wolf” at the Play Group Theatre in White Plains Sun., May 21. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.
Ballet des Amériques will perform “Peter & the Wolf” at the Play Group Theatre in White Plains Sun., May 21. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.

Celebrating Preservation Month in Westchester: A Bus Tour of Historic Buildings in Mamaroneck, Port Chester and Rye will take place Sun., May 21 at 1 p.m. The tour will take approximately 4 hours. Bus will depart from the Mamaroneck commuter lot at the corner of Station Plaza and Jefferson Avenue. $75; $49 for students. Go to book a ticket.

Soul Ryeders will host a Half Marathon and 5K Sun., May 21. The course will run through Rye with the Long Island Sound and Playland Park as backdrops. All participants get free entry into Playland Park on race day. Event is sponsored by White Plains Hospital and EMS Port Chester-Rye-Rye Brook. The Half Marathon is open to anyone 12 & older; the 5K Walk/Run is open to all ages and the Virtual Race ($50 registration) can be done anywhere/anytime during the month of May. Register at

Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye, offers Chakra Sound Bath Meditation with Gary Posner, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. $30; Tai Chi, Thursdays, 1-1:45 p.m. $30-$35. They will host a beauty & wellness event Sun., May 21, 12-7 p.m. in celebration of the grand opening of the Rose Room. Free. Come for a night of dancing and small bites. BYOB. Register at

Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye, will present Stephen Kellogg in Concert on the Lawn, Sun., May 21 at 4 p.m. Spread a blanket or bring a folding chair. He’ll be joined by special guest Devon Nikoles. Food trucks will provide tasty bites and beverages or bring your own picnic. Concert is free, but registration is required at or by phone to 914/698-9275.

Old Salem Farm presents their Spring Horse Shows thru Sun., May 21 that feature the nation’s best in equestrian sport. Family fun activities include pony rides, weekend face painting and an ice cream party on Saturday hosted by the Wolf Conservation Center, a New Chance Animal Rescue on May 20 and the Animal Embassy on May 21, along with an ongoing presence of HEART Equine Ambulance on May 20 and the EQUUS Foundation. For event information and tickets go to

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, will hold their 38th Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival, Sat. & Sun., May 20 & 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The festival features fine contemporary handmade crafts in jewelry, wearable and decorative fiber, glass, furniture and housewares, pottery and more all available for purchase along with demonstrations and food. Free.

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe will host Ravioli Dolce with Tina Ziccardi Tues., May 23. 6:30 p.m. Make Italian cookies filled with assorted jams or chocolate hazelnut spread that are shaped just like your favorite savory ravioli. Antipasto and wine are included. $65 and Saint Pio of Pietrelcina’s birthday, Thurs., May 25, 4 p.m. Saint Pio photo gallery and devotional items, 5:30 p.m. mass in honor of Saint Pio, 6:30 p.m. I Met Saint Pio, a conversation with Msgr. Hilary Franco, former adviser at the Holy See Mission to the UN.

The Westchester County Memorial Day Service will be held at Lasdon Park and Veterans Memorial, 2610 NY 35, Katonah, Fri., May 26 at 1 p.m. Watch the event live at

The Pinkster Festival will take place at Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, Sat., May 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. It will be a day filled with art, poetry, live music, dance, and storytelling that celebrates and commemorates the region’s African American history and culture. Hear a spoken word performance, dance to the beat of African drums, listen to a jazz band, participate in a call-and-response song, and more. $14 for adults; $12 for seniors 65+ and ages 18-25 and free for ages 3-17. For tickets go to

Bicycle Sundays will take place on the Bronx River Parkway May 21, June 4, 11, 18, 25, Sept. 10 17 & 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Events begin at Westchester County Center in White Plains and continue to Exit 22 at Scarsdale Road, Yonkers. The Parkway is closed during Bicycle Sundays.

The 44th Annual Polish Heritage Festival will be held Sun., May 21, 12-6 p.m. at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla. Free. Rain or shine. The festival will showcase Polish American cultural exhibits, polka music and dancing featuring a children’s Polish school performance. Meet the 2023 Parade Marshall and Miss Polonia, sample authentic Polish foods and baked goods while browsing a variety of vendors selling Polish crafts. Seating is informal; bring blankets or folding chairs for seating on the lawn. No coolers will be allowed. Parking is free.

The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford, will present the World Ballet Series—Cinderella, Fri., May 19 at 7 p.m. $129-$249 and Dru Hill Sat., May 20 at 7 p.m. $110-$231. Limited availability for these performances.

The Picture House Regional Film Center’s Voice & Vision Film Festival, a new festival dedicated to connecting artists with audiences, emerging filmmakers with established artists and communities with voices that build bridges and make them stronger, will be held Fri.-Sun., May 19-21. Topic for the festival is The Earth Speaks. There will be a workshop “Collaborating Thinking and the Amazon,” Fri., May 19 at 3 p.m. with filmmaker Murat Eyuboglu, composer Paola Prestini, and author William deBuys at TPH, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. The film “Colorado” will be screened Fri., May 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Bronxville at 54 Kraft Ave. There will be a Q&A with filmmaker Murat Eyuboglu, composer Paola Prestini and author William deBuys. The film will be shown in Pelham, Sun., May 21 at 6 p.m. There will be a post film Q&A with filmmaker Murat Eyuboglu, composer Paola Prestini and author William DeBuys at 7:30 p.m. $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and students. For additional information on the festival and to purchase tickets go to

Sat., May 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Rochambeau Park/Yorktown Grange, 99 Mamaroneck Rd., Yorktown Heights, the Yorktown Heritage Preservation Commission/Yorktown 250 in partnership with the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association and the Yorktown Grange will commemorate the role that French General Count de Rochambeau and the French Army played in aiding General Washington and the Continental Army in the fight for freedom from British rule. Visitors will be able to discuss with a Rochambeau national scholar, French dignitaries and living history teachers the French army’s role in winning our independence. Guests will interact with members of the French, Continental and British forces in uniform and observe drills and firing of muskets. Adults and kids will participate in an encampment setup and drill with model muskets under the leadership of a sergeant. Free.

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Putnam County and master gardener volunteers will create a Small Space Kitchen Garden with Companion and Square Foot Gardening Techniques Sat., May 20, 2-3 p.m. at Sedge Garden, 1 Geneva Rd., Brewster. $10 per person. Register at

The Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services will hold its 55th Annual Salute to Seniors event Wed., May 24 at Glen Island Park, Weyman Avenue, New Rochelle, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Attendees will enjoy a complimentary boxed lunch, music and information on programs, services and products targeted to the senior community. Parking and admission are free. Reservations are required at 914/218-3968.

Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob, will hold a Tavern Garden Market Wed., May 31, June 14, 28, Sept. 6, 20, Oct. 4 & 19. Free. Future Market events will be listed in upcoming issues. Register at

Ballet des Amériques: Carole Alexis Ballet Theatre will present “Peter and the Wolf and Divertissements,” Sun., May 21 at 2 & 5 p.m. at the Play Group Theatre, 1 N. Broadway, White Plains. Tickets are $25-$75 at

Random Farms Kids’ Theater will present “Spring Awakening” Fri.-Tues., May 19-23 at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown St., Peekskill. Performances will be May 19 & 22 at 7:30 p.m., May 20 & 21 at 1 p.m., May 20 at 7 p.m. and May 23 at 6 p.m. The are three casts performing on different dates. $20 for children & seniors; $30 for adults and $40 for premium seats (first six rows center orchestra). Tickets are available only at

Clocktower Players will present “Peter and the Star Catcher,” Fri., May 19 at 7:30 p.m. This teen production will be at the JCC of Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Rd., Scarsdale. If you ever wondered how Captain Hook lost his hand, how Peter Pan got his name and how Neverland came to be, this is the show for you. $26 at

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport, Ct., will present Pout Pout Fish, a musical adventure Sun., May 21, 1 & 4 p.m. Features whimsical puppets and liver performers in a sweeping oceanic adventure. Appropriate for grades PreK-2. $25.

Greenwich Hospital will offer The Nurse is In at the YWCA of Greenwich 259 E. Putnam Ave., Mon., May 22, 10-11 a.m. A nurse will be on site to take blood pressure and answer health questions. Free. For information call 203/863-4444.

The Westchester Chordsmen will celebrate their 70th anniversary Sat., May 20 with a special concert at 7 p.m. at the Chappaqua Arts Center, 480 Bedford Ave. Concert will also feature a guest quartet, Gimme Four. Tickets are $25 at https;//

The Westchester Chorale Society and Hudson Chorale will present a concert at Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase Fri., May 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Sat., May 20 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $30; $15 for students at

Common Ground Coffeehouse at South Presbyterian Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, will present Joe Crookston Sat. May 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Front row is sold out.

The David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center in Pocantico Hills is presenting visual artist Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski working onsite in their studio thru May 27. She is the recipient of a $25,000 grant and this two-month residency as the winner of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund Awards 2023 Pocantico Prize for Visual Artists. For additional information go to

Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights, will offer a Tomato Master Class Series Sat., June 24 & Aug. 26, 9-11 a.m. $20 per person; free for children 5 & under. Each class will focus on a different aspect of tomato growing. All ages are welcome; children under age 14 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Register at 914/862-5050.

The Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck will present Ted Sperling & Friends: A Broadway Romance, Fri., May 19 at 8 p.m. Broadway/cabaret. $97, $92 & $87; The Queen Meets the Kings, Thurs., May 25 at 8 p.m. $27-$32.

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., will present City Center’s Dance’s 21st Annual Student Showcase, Sun., May 21, 12 & 3:30 p.m. $25.

Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, presents Weekend Story Time every Sat. & Sun, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 & 2:30 p.m.; Maker May, Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Make discoveries at Maker May! We’ll be making our own paper, recording music with Bach to Rock, and bringing our own robotics to life with iCamp! Good for all ages. All activities included with admission—$10 per person; $9 for seniors and free for children under 1 and members. Hours: 7 days a week, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For additional information and registration go to

White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., will offer Drop-In Tabletop Games for teens in grades 7-12, Mon., May 22, 4 p.m. No registration required. Tech Tuesday for Youth: Coding Art, May 23, 4 p.m.; How to Keep Your Home in Tip-Top Shape for adults 55 & over, Wed., May 24, 6:30 p.m. Register at

The Yonkers Public Library will offer Seedling Sage, Wed., May 24 at 3 p.m. at the Crestwood Library, 16 Thompson St., Yonkers. Join the Crestwood crew to discuss different ways to have eco-friendly celebrations for special occasions. 914/779-3774.

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present the NEA Jazz Master Billy Hart Quartet, Fri. & Sat., May 19 & 20, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Laura Anglade Quartet, Sun., May 21, 4 & 6 p.m. $ 15-$20; Michael Rodriguez Quartet, Fri. & Sat., May 26 & 27, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Steve Sandberg Brazilian Quartet, Sun., May 28, 4 & 6 p.m. $35-$40. $10 minimum in food or drink per person.

Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience is at FDR State Park, 2959 Crompond Rd., Yorktown Heights thru Oct. 22. This outdoor interactive event is for all ages. It is a nighttime woodland trail experience filled with magical creatures and wizarding wonders from the Harry Potter ™ and Fantastic Beasts ™ films. Set in a beautiful woodland, this experience has been brought to life by award-winning theatrical designers and experiential creators. Limited availability in Dec. & Jan. Tickets for ages 16+are $46 + booking fee; ages 5-15 are $35 + booking fee. Parking if booked online is $8; $10 if purchased on site. Admission includes standard entry to the forest trail inspired by the wizarding world + access to the Village where you can find magical food and drink to add to your experience. For tickets go to

The Historic Jay Gardens at the Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye is open for self-guided tours Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed on holidays. For additional information go to


Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. is presenting Sherri Paul: Manhattan Moments in Gallery B thru June 21. Showcases 20 paintings that capture fleeting moments in people’s lives. In addition, the exhibit features a new series entitled "Women Look at Women" and The Ground Glass: 47th Annual Photography Exhibition, thru June 10. A portion of the exhibit is devoted to the display of the 2nd Annual Ground Glass Student Photography Invitational highlighting juror selections by local high school students. Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. thru May. Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June-Aug.

Pelham Art Center, at 155 Fifth Ave., will present the winner of its 12th Biennial Rutsch Award, Haley Hasler in a solo exhibition Wed., May 24-July 16. There will be an opening reception Wed., May 24 (open to the public), 6-8 p.m. Gallery hours: Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1987 Palmer Ave., Mamaroneck is presenting Nature’s Palette, a members group show featuring work in all media thru Sat., June 3. There will be an opening reception Sat., May 20, 3-5 p.m. Gallery hours: Fri. & Sat., 12-5 p.m.

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich has reopened with the exhibition Lois Dodd: Natural Order, on view thru May 28. The title refers to the artist’s enduring interest in nature and to the underlying geometry that structures her work. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free on Tues., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Regular admission is $20; $15 for seniors and students and free for members and children under 5. Reservations recommended.

Yonkers Riverfront Art Gallery, 1 Larkin Center, will present the Hasna Muhammad: “Breathe in the Sky” exhibition thru May 25. It is a solo show featuring photographs by the daughter of renowned civil rights activists Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis. Gallery is open during library hours. [email protected]

The Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St. is presenting Miniature Worlds: Joseph Cornell, Ray Johnson, Yayoi Kusama thru June 25. Exhibit explores the relationships between Joseph Cornell and two pioneering artists—Ray Johnson and Yayoi Kusama—and brings their works together for the first time. Special events include: Fri., May 18 Creative Community Friday; Stroller Tour, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Artful Families, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and Senior Seminar, 1-2 p.m. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 12-5 p.m. $12 adults; $6 seniors and students; free for members and children under 12. For tickets go to

Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Pkwy, Rye, is presenting A World of Possibilities organized by The Arc Westchester. It is an exhibit of vibrant original works of art made by children with developmental disabilities supported by The Arc Westchester’s Children’s School for Early Development and adult artists participating in programs at The Arc Westchester. The colorful canvas designs represent each student’s individual creativity, fostered in a nurturing setting. Museum hours: Wed.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $10 per person; $9 for seniors and free for children under 1 and members.

Pelham Art Center at 155 Fifth Ave. is displaying a new public art installation, “The Conversation Sculpture” by Brooklyn artist Musa Hixson. It is a 9 ft. x 6 ft. x 6 ft. steel sculpture that mimics a blooming flower with three seats enclosed in its frame. The interactive piece intends to facilitate new connections and encourage people to think differently about public space. The installation will be on display thru June 20.

Summer Camps & Programs

HEAT Baseball Camp will be offered by Westchester County Parks at V.E. Macy Park in Ardsley this summer. Session 1: July 10-14; Session 2: July 17-21: Session 3: July 24-28 and Session 4: July 31-Aug. 8. Sessions run 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Players must be 8-13 years old as of May 1, 2023. Players will be divided into two groups by age—8-11 and 12-15. HEAT Basketball Camp will cover all areas of the game including fielding, pitching, hitting, base running, strength and conditioning, game situations and baseball IQ. The early bird registration fee is $300 per camper, per week through May 31. On June 1, the fee increases to $325 per camper per week. For additional information go to or call 914/231-4673

Summer Camps at The Picture House in both Pelham and Bronxville will begin July 31 featuring Documentary Intensive for High School Students, July 31-Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $500 for non-members; Green Screen Camp for Middle School, July 31-Aug. 4; July 7-11 (Bronxville), 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration is available for one or both weeks. $900 non-members for 2 weeks; $500 for 1 week; Page to Screen for K-8, Aug. 7-11; Aug. 14-18 (Pelham) and Aug. 14-18; Aug. 21-28 (Bronxville), 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $900 for 2 weeks non-members; $500 for 1 week. Registration is available for one or both weeks. The films made at camp will premiere at the Student Showcase—a special red carpet event in the fall., where filmmakers get to see their work on the big screen. Use the grade your child will be entering in the fall to determine which camp session they’re eligible for. For additional information go to

Westchester County’s Learn to Swim Program for children ages 3-14 is open for registration. New this year are sessions for adults beginning at age 15. The program will take place at all four county-owned pools—Saxon Woods in White Plains, Sprain Ridge and Tibbetts Brook, both in Yonkers. A later date will be announced for registration at Willson’s Woods in Mt. Vernon. Learn to Swim for children will be held in two sessions—Tues.-Thurs., with Session 1 Mon., July 3 (no class Thurs., July 4)-Thurs., July 20. Session 2 will run Tues., July 25-Thurs. Aug. 10. Class times are 9-9:50 a.m. and 9:55-10:15 a.m. for both sessions. Learn to Swim for ages 15 & older will be held in two sessions—Sat. & Sun., Sat., July 8-Sun., July 23 and Sat., July 29-Aug. 13. Times for both sessions are 9:15-10 a.m. Each session is $80 per person for both age groups. For additional information and registration call 914/231-4556.

Westchester County Sports Camp enrollment for Slam Dunk Basketball Camp, JustinTime Baseball Summer Camp, HEAT Baseball Camp and Hole-in-One Jr. Golf Camp are open now. Slam Dunk Basketball Camp will be held at Westchester County Center for children entering grades 3-9 as of Sept. 2023. Four week-long sessions run Mon., July 10-Fri., Aug. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $375 per camper per session (includes lunch). JustinTime Baseball Summer Camp provides half-day instruction for children ages 5-15 at Scout Field in Bronxville with six four-day sessions Mon., June 26-Thurs., Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $400 per camper per session. HEAT Baseball Camp for children ages 8-15 as of May 1, 2023 will be held at VF Macy Park, Ardsley. Four-week sessions run Mon., July 10-Fri., Aug. 4, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $300 per camper per session. Hole-in-One Junior Golf Camp will be held at all six Westchester County golf courses for campers ages 10-17. Two-week sessions at Dunwoodie and Sprain Lake, Yonkers; Hudson Hills, Ossining, Maple Moor, White Plains; Mohansic, Yorktown Heights and Saxon Woods, Scarsdale will run Mon., July 17-Fri., Aug. 3. Times vary. $75 per camper per session. For additional information go to or call 914/231-4673.

Rye Arts Center at 51 Milton Road has announced that registration is open for their Summer Musical Theater for age 8-13. Camp will run Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. featuring the following shows: Aladdin, July 24-28; Beauty & the Beast, July 31-Aug. 4; Lion King, Aug. 7-11 and Seussical Aug. 14-18. $475/week. Registration is also open for their Pre-K Summer Warm-Up for Creative Kids ages 3.5-5. Camp will run Mon.-Fri., 9:15 a.m.-12 p.m. June 12-16 $375 and June 20-23 (no camp June 19) $300. Register at

Camp Summerstage 2023 offered by the Clocktower Players at the Hastings American Legion, 215 Farragut Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. For ages 6-12, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. $375. Program features Zombies, Aug. 15-18; Encanto Aug. 21-25 and The Addams Family Aug. 28-Sept. 1.

Friends of Rye Nature Center announces that online registration is open for their Summer Program. At this time, they are limiting registration to four weeks per child for day camp and three weeks for Paddle Adventure Camp. Full payment due upon registration. Summer Day Camp includes Explorers (preschool and K), Discoverers (grades K-5) and Naturalists in Training (grades 6 & 7). Paddle Adventure Camp is for campers entering grades 8, 9 or 10 and runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fee for Explorers is $425; for Discoverers fee is $450; for NIT fee is $495 and for Paddle Adventure Camp fee is $600. For additional information and to register go to

Muscoot Farm’s Summer Program and Trailside Nature Camp registration is taking place now. Registration for these programs can be done via webtrac. Muscoot Farm’s Young Farmer is for children grades 1-8, July 3-Aug. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Young Wranglers is for children ages 4 & 5. 1-week programs are June 19-23, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. and June 21-25, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. $179 per camper per week. Trailside Nature Camp at Ward Pound Ridge Resevation is for pre-K-grade 8. For dates, date information and all camp registrations, go to