Fri., Jan. 16

  • DROP IN BASKETBALL. John F. Kennedy Magnet School gym, Olivia Street, Port Chester. Thru March. 6-8 p.m. Free. For young men aged 13-22. Offered by the Village of Port Chester Recreation Dept. and open to any young man wishing to learn and play the game of basketball. 914/939-2354.
  • NESHAMA BODY AND SOUL L'SHABBAT. K.T.I., 575 King St., Port Chester. 6 p.m. Free. A unique hour of prayer and movement that will integrate prayer, exercise, music and meditation to form pathways toward spirituality. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or beach towel and a bottle of water. 914/939-1004.
  • CLADIES NIGHT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Friday, 7-9 p.m. No class Mar. 27, Apr. 3 or May 2. Ages 18 & over (proof required). BYOB. This is a one-time class for adults interested in learning to use the potter's wheel. Cladies Night is a great date night or girls' night out. Participants can have fun and get their hands dirty while learning the potter's wheel. $50 fee includes clay and firing. Registration closes 2 days before class. Find a full listing by logging on to www.clayartcenter.org.
  • STELLA BLUES BAND. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight & tomorrow. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Grateful Dead tribute band. $10-15. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Sat., Jan. 17

  • FREE CLAY WORKSHOPS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Today, Feb. 14, Mar. 14 & Apr. 8. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Port Chester residents are invited to participate in free clay workshops. Residents will work with a teaching artist to craft a creative piece of clay artwork to take home and enjoy. Workshops are open to families, teens, adults and seniors. Children under 12 must attend with an adult. You must sign up to attend. Contact Ariel Edwards at communityarts@clayartcenter.org or call 914/937-2047 x240.
  • SATURDAY DROP-IN CLAY CLASSES. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Saturday. 2-4 p.m. No class Mar. 28 or Apr. 4. A fun afternoon for ages 5-99. Spend an afternoon with friends, family or just for you while exploring your inner artist in this fun and messy introduction to clay. Professional ceramic artists will guide featured weekly projects. Space is limited. Tickets, $25 for adults; $15 for children under 12, go on sale at the front desk 30 minutes prior to each session--first come, first served. There is also a $5 firing fee per piece. 914/937-2047.
  • STELLA BLUES BAND. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. See Jan. 16 listing.

    Sun., Jan. 18

  • PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. PCHS gym side of building on College Avenue, Port Chester. Today, Feb. 1, Feb. 15, Mar. 1 & 15. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Additional dates will be listed in future issues. Aluminum soda or beer cans, plastic and glass beverage bottles eligible for deposit refund will be collected. Remember that water bottles carry the deposit, too. The collections underwrite band expenses throughout the year.
  • GAY/STRAIGHT ALLIANCE SPAGHETTI DINNER. All Souls Presbyterian Parish, 55 Parkway Dr., Port Chester. 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Gay/Straight Alliance at Port Chester High School. There will be a freewill offering. 914/939-4300.
  • LIFE CHAIN. Kohl's Plaza, Boston Post Road, Port Chester. 2-3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Holy Rosary Parish Right to Life Committee. Life Chain is a peaceful, prayerful, legal and non-confrontational presence. For information, call 914/939-0547.
  • WINSTON WOLFE BAND. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Blues rock band. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Mon., Jan. 19

  • MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY. Village and Town offices, schools and most banks in Port Chester and Rye Brook, the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library and the post office are closed today and parking is free in downtown Port Chester. In Rye Brook Monday garbage will be collected Tuesday; Tuesday garbage will be collected Wednesday; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday collections are unchanged. No bulk trash or green waste collections this week. In Port Chester there is no change in the garbage collection schedule this week.
  • TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS). 900 King St., Rye Brook. Every Monday. 12:30-1:30 p.m. Through weight monitoring, mutual support and education about healthy lifestyle choices, TOPS members work to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Sponsored by Community Health at Greenwich Hospital. Log on to www.tops.org or call 203/863-4444.
  • DROP-IN CLAY CLASS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 2-4 p.m. Spend this school recess day being creative in clay with friends, family or just yourself (ages 5-99), Registration opens at 1:30. First come, first served. Clayartcenter.org.

    Tues., Jan. 20

  • CLAY ART CENTER CLASSES BEGIN. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Make your own set of dishes in Dinner Time. Try out clay in Introduction to Clay or learn to use the potter's wheel in Wheel Throwing 101. There's still room to register. Clayartcenter.org.
  • BINGO. Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School Cafeteria, 136 S. Regent St., Port Chester. Every Tuesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo begins at 6:45 p.m.

    Wed., Jan. 21

  • DEAD CENTER FEATURING REFLECTIONS. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Grateful Dead tribute band. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Thurs., Jan. 22

  • LIFE CHAIN 2015 IN WASHINGTON, DC. Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 22 Don Bosco Pl., Port Chester. 5:30 a.m. Mass; bus leaves at 6 a.m. and returns to Port Chester at 11 p.m. $45; $20 for students. Send check to Westchester Right to Life, c/o Alan Mehldau, P.O. Box 157, Katonah, NY 10536. For information call Rosemary Tirone at 914/937-3273.
  • CPR FRIENDS AND FAMILY (INFANT/CHILD). 900 King St., Rye Brook. Tonight 6-8 p.m. and Jan. 24, 9-11 a.m. This 2-hour course covers obstructed airway and is suggested for parents and caregivers. This single-session program is designed for lay rescuers only and meets American Heart Association standards. $65. Register at 203/863-4277, 888/305-9253 or www.greenwichhospital.org.
  • OPEN JAM. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Hosted by Roadhouse Orchestra. Open to musicians of all types. $10. www.thecapitoltheater.com or www.ticketfly.com.
  • SHARING OUR FAITH. All Souls Presbyterian Parish, 55 Parkway Dr., Port Chester. 7 p.m. Free. Evening will explore what the Presbyterian Church is all about and follows previous sessions about the faith traditions of Conservative Judaism at K.T.I., the Anglican Church development at St. Peter's and the history of the Lutheran Church at St. Paul's. Refreshments will be served.
  • ZUMBA. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Every Thursday. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Instructor: Martha Oceguera, who also teaches at the Rye YMCA. Your first class is free. Classes will continue every Thursday. Come for a fun, exciting, high calorie-burning workout that feels like a party. Classes are open to the public and walk-ins are welcome. No dance experience required. Bring friends and meet new ones. For information, write to Martha Oceguera at zumba.w.martha@gmail.com.

    Fri., Jan. 23

  • A-SIDES 3RD ANNIVERSARY SHOW WITH JON CHATTMAN. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Features Dreamers, Ionia, Emily Angell, Nore Davis, Simon Cadel, comedian Carlos Gonzalez and the Noisy Tenants. $12 in advance; $15 at the door. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Music Conservatory of Westchester. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.
  • JOEY TOURI MEMORIAL DINNER. Knights of Columbus Hall, 327 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. This fundraiser will help the Touri family with Joey's final expenses, contribute to the Port Chester High School Baseball Booster Club and benefit the Butterfly Fund (Hanna's Helpers) to help find a cure for childhood cancer. Bread, salad, entrée buffet, soda. Cash bar for beer and wine will also be available. Many raffle baskets and a 50-50 prize. $25 per person, $15 per youth (12-20), $5 under 12. For reservations, call Chas Sacco at 914/907-4068.

    Sat., Jan. 24

  • CPR FRIENDS AND FAMILY (INFANT/CHILD). 900 King St., Rye Brook. 9-11 a.m. See Jan. 22 listing.
  • POET ROBERT BURNS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. All Souls Parish, 55 Parkway Dr., Port Chester. 6:30 p.m. All Souls will celebrate the birthday of the great Scottish poet. There will be a bagpiper, Burns' address to the haggis, wonderful potluck fare and fellowship. All are invited.
  • COUGAR MAGNET. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Acoustic band. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Sun., Jan. 25

  • VENISON & GAME DINNER. Knights of Columbus Hall, 327 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 5 p.m. Family style dinner: Italian cold cut & cheese antipasto, roasted hot peppers, assorted Italian breads & butter, sloppy bambies on potato rolls, scungilli salad, venison cutlets Milanese with lemon wedges, deep fried quail, rigatoni Bolognese, tossed garden salad, crispy roast duck, rabbit cacciatore with ziti, venison scaloppini marsala, rabbit & venison sausage scarpariello, trippa a la Romana, venison meatloaf, oven browned potatoes, mixed vegetables and cookie trays. $40 per person includes beer, wine & soda. Paid reservations for free raffle. Call Nate Casterella at 914/939-4651 or ncasterella@snet.net.

    For Kids

    Tues., Jan. 20

  • CLAY ART CENTER CLASSES BEGIN. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Join us after school and on the weekends in Creatures in Clay, Advanced Clay After School, Tween Wheel and Teen Wheel. 20% off Sunday morning Clay Kitchen now until Jan. 25. Use coupon code Kidsclay at checkout. Clayartcenter.org.

    Wed., Jan. 21, 28; Feb. 4, 11
    & 25; Mar. 4, 11, 18 & 25;
    Apr. 8, 15, 22 & 29 and May 6

  • TODDLER TIME. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 11 a.m. For ages 2-3. Parents and children will participate in fingerplays, songs, stories, musical instruments and other parent-child activities. Pre-registration is required by phone to 914/939-6710 x108 or in person.

    Wed. Jan. 21 & 28; Feb. 4, 11 & 25; Mar. 4, 11, 18 & 25;
    Apr. 8, 15, 22 & 29 and May 6 or Thurs., Jan. 22 & 29, Feb. 5, 12 & 26; Mar. 5, 12 19 & 26; Apr. 9, 16, 23 & 30 and May 7

  • PRESCHOOLER STORYTIME. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 1:30 p.m. For ages 3-5. Children will listen to stories and participate in songs, fingerplays, movement and an occasional craft activity. Pre-registration is required by phone to 914/939-6710 x108 or in person.

    For Seniors

    Wed., Jan. 21

  • DANBURY MALL. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus leaves AJP at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a day out shopping with friends. Lunch on your own. $2; $4 for non-residents. Sign up at 939-7904.

    Wed., Jan. 28 & Feb. 4

  • EMPIRE CITY CASINO. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus leaves AJP at 10 a.m. and Yonkers at 4 p.m. Join your friends for a day at the Casino; lunch on your own. 20 person limit. $2; $4 for non-residents. Sign up at 939-7904.

    Every Monday

  • ZUMBA. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 1-2 p.m. For information call 939-4975.

    Every other Monday

  • MUSIC SINGALONGS. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 1-2 p.m. For information call 939-4975.

    1st & 3rd Tuesday

  • TAI CHI. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Instructor is Domingo Colon. Open to Port Chester seniors. 939-4975.

    Every Wed., Thurs. & Sat.

  • BINGO. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 1-3 p.m. For information call 939-4975.

    Every Thursday

  • SENIOR BENEFITS INFORMATION CENTER. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Trained counselors are available to help adults 55 and over and those caring for the elderly achieve a better understanding of Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage. Please bring your Medicare card as well as any other insurance card you may have. 914/269-7131.

    Every Friday

  • ART CLASSES. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 939-4975.
  • MAH JONG CLASSES. Port Chester Senior Community Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 1-2 p.m. 939-4975.