Fri., Jan. 30

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ERICH COLLINS CAREY. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Also performing: The Van Burens. Collins is a roots and folk rock singer and composer. The Van Burens play funk to progressive rock to anything that fits the mood. $10-$15. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Sat., Jan. 31

  • DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSES. Port Chester High School Library, 1 Tamarack Rd., Port Chester. Today & Sat., Feb. 18. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Hosted by Port Chester High School's Parent Teacher Student Association. Courses are presented by the Empire Safety Council and approved by the NYS DMV. A portion of the proceeds will support the work of the PTSA. Save 10% for 3 years on your auto insurance, reduce up to 4 points on your license and earn a free certificate and electronic reporting to the DMV. You must register in advance to participate, as class sizes will be limited. Send your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and choice of class (1/31 or 2/28) and a check ($50 for adults; $45 for students) payable to PCHS PTSA, 1 Tamarack Rd., Port Chester, NY 10573. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided, or you may bring your own. For information contact Michele O'Brien at 718/304-6208 or micheleobryan@hotmail.com.
  • 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.
  • THE B-52S. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $75, $55 & $35. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.
  • EVENINGS OF DANCE. Ballet des Amériques School & Company, 16 King St., Port Chester. Tonight, Feb. 28, Mar. 21 & Apr. 25. 7 p.m. Enjoy an evening of art and cuisine in Port Chester by taking in a performance at Ballet des Amériques. Make a reservation for dinner after the show at one of the many restaurants in Port Chester's Waterfront district. Suggested donation at the door: $20. RSVP to admin@balletdesameriques.com.
  • MUSIC AT THE MANSION. Crawford Park Mansion, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. 8 p.m. Singer songwriter Cosy Sheridan with guest Matt Nakoa will perform in this benefit concert to raise funds for Crawford Park. $20. www.musicatthemansion.org.

    Sun.,
    Feb. 1

  • PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. PCHS gym side of building on College Avenue, Port Chester. Today, Feb. 15, Mar. 1, 15, Apr. 5 & 19. 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.

    Mon., Feb. 2

  • AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ASSISTANCE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Every Monday. 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Representatives from Open Door Family Medical Centers will answer questions and register patrons for the new insurance. Assistance is available in both English and Spanish. Appointments recommended. Drop-in hours from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. 914/939-6710 x110.
  • 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.

    Tues., Feb. 3

  • TOURING TUESDAY. Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School, 135 S. Regent St., Port Chester. 9-11 a.m. Postponed from last Tuesday due to blizzard. Elementary schools throughout the Archdiocese of NY will host an archdiocesan-wide open house event, designed to introduce prospective families to the life-long benefits and value of a Catholic education. Also at Resurrection Grammar School, 116 Milton Rd., Rye. Touring Tuesday offers an exciting way to see Catholic schools in action and provide families with an opportunity to learn about the admissions process and meet with principals, faculty, other parents and students from Pre-K through grade 8. Reservations are required and can be made online at www.buildboldfutures.org or by calling 646/794-2885. For those who cannot attend, school tours can also be arranged by appointment by calling the hotline or making a reservation online.
  • 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., Feb. 4

  • CERAMICS EXHIBITION AND SALE. Mariner Lobby, 21 Willett Ave., Port Chester. 7 p.m. Ceramics by local artist Brett Slavin of Slavin Studios. Enjoy wine, cheese and live jazz. www.slavinstudios.com; 914/671-4252.

    Thurs., Feb. 5

  • DONNA THE BUFFALO. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Feel good, groove-oriented, danceable and often socially conscious music. $15. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.
  • 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., Feb. 6

  • FIRST FRIDAYS. Today and the first Friday of every month, eat a meal and spend quality time together as a family at one of several participating local restaurants. Use your "It Takes a Village" key card to receive a discount on your family's meal. Go to www.portchestercares.org to see a full list of participating restaurants or call 914/255-4856.
  • TRAGEDY: ALL METAL TRIBUTE TO THE BEE GEES AND BEYOND. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Favorite Bee Gees, disco and soft-rock classics reinvented in a heavy metal fashion. $15. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Sat.,
    Feb. 7

  • MOBILE SHREDDER EVENT. Port Chester Village Hall Parking Lot, 222 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The public is invited to bring documents for shredding.
  • HANNIBAL BURESS: THE COMEDY CAMISADO TOUR. The Capitol theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $30. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Upcoming

    Mon., Feb. 9

  • INFORMATION NIGHT. Don Bosco Center gymnasium, 22 Don Bosco Pl., Port Chester. 6:30 p.m. Information about executive action on immigration. It is important to get accurate information and learn how to prepare for the new policies that will start in several months. Don't become a victim of fraud. Get legal information from a reliable source.

    Tues., Feb. 10

  • SCHOOL SUCCESS: THE FUTURE OF YOUR CHILD. John F. Kennedy Magnet School, 40 Olivia St., Port Chester. 7 p.m. For families and students in grades K-5. This information session will offer a presentation on U.S. education system, how to help your child excel in school, financial aid and types of colleges. Event is sponsored by Port Chester Cares. 914/255-4856.

    Wed., Feb. 11

  • KICKIN' NASH. Port Chester Hall & Beer Garden, 3 Broad St., Port Chester. 8-10 p.m. This live music event features modern country music at the venue's first foray into live music. All Kickin' Nash band members are from this area. Lead singer Kat Werlinich is from Rye Brook.

    Thurs., Feb. 12

  • COMMUNITY CONVERSATION. Blind Brook High School Library, King Street, Rye Brook. 7 p.m. Led by Superintendent William Stark.

    Upcoming

    Sat., Feb. 14, Mar. 14 & Apr. 18

  • FREE CLAY WORKSHOPS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 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.

    For Kids

    Wed., 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. 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.

    Tues., Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 7 & May 5

  • STORIES AND SONGS IN SPANISH. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 11 a.m. For ages 2-5. Children will participate in stories and songs in Spanish. Pre-registration required by phone to 914/939-6710 x108 or in person.

    Tues.-Fri., Feb. 17-20

  • MINI-CAMP. King Street School, Upland Street, Port Chester. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For boys & girls in grades 1-5. Offered by Port Chester Recreation Department. Children will participate in various activities. Please, no portable gaming devices. $65. Make checks payable to Port Chester Recreation and mail to 222 Grace Church St., Port Chester, NY 10573.

    For Seniors

    Wed., 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.

    Wed., Feb. 11

  • HAWTHORNE MOVIES. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 10:45 a.m. Enjoy an afternoon movie and lunch on your own. $2; $4 for non-residents. Sign up at 939-7904.

    Fri., Feb. 13

  • MAKE & EAT CHICKEN EGG ROLLS FROM SCRATCH WITH LIZ. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Learn to make delicious homemade chicken egg rolls using fresh ingredients. Class is limited to 10. Fee $10. Sign up at 939-7904.

    Tues., Feb. 17

  • MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Enjoy a delicious Cajun inspired lunch and special dessert. $3.50; $7 for non-residents. Sign up at 939-7904.

    Mon.-Wed., Mar. 9-18

  • EASTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE. Port Chester Seniors. Norwegian Line cruise from New York to San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Tortola, British Virgin Islands and back to New York. Prices start at $699 per person. For reservations and information call 914/939-4975.

    Every Tues. & Thurs.

  • FREE GENERAL FITNESS AND STRENGTH TRAINING. Rye Brook Seniors, Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 9:30 a.m. Free for Rye Brook Senior Center members; $2 for non-residents. Treat your body to an aerobic workout concentrating on building muscle mass and stronger bones. To register, call the Rye Brook Senior Center at 914/939-7904.

    First Mon. every month

  • MONDAYS WITH SOLE RYEDERS. Beauty Bar & Salon, 8 Bowman Ave., Port Chester. By appointment 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tri-state women undergoing cancer treatment will receive complimentary pre-chemo haircuts, wig styling, massages, reflexology, manicures, make-up consultations, relaxation and emotional support from survivors and other women going through cancer treatment. All clients will receive a special bag filled with practical and pampering items such as soft chemo hats, beauty products, comfort items and more. Homemade snacks will be provided. To make an appointment call 914/412-4884 or email mondayswithsoleryeders@gmail.com.

    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.