Fri., Mar. 13

  • 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.
  • AN EVENING WITH GOV'T MULE. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight & tomorrow. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Special guest: John Scofield, American rock guitarist and composer. Gov't Mule is a southern rock jam band. $35-$175. 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.
  • CABINET. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at show at 11:59 p.m. The band has its roots firmly planted in the Appalachian tradition. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Sat., Mar. 14

  • 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.
  • FREE CLAY WORKSHOPS. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Today & Apr. 18. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. 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.
  • AN EVENING WITH GOV'T MULE. See Mar. 13 listing for details.

    Sun., Mar. 15

  • PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. PCHS gym side of building on College Avenue, Port Chester. Today, Mar. 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.
  • INTRODUCTION TO CLAY. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Today-May 3 (no class Apr. 5 or 26). 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Instructor is Ron Geibel. Create unique handmade pots, vessels and sculpture while learning the fundamentals of hand building and wheel throwing. $195 for non-members. www.clayartcenter.org; 914/937-2047.
  • 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.
  • PINK TALKING FISH. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open and show at 11:59 p.m. They play a fusion of Pink Floyd, The Talking Heads and Fish music. Free for ticketholders of the Phil Lesh concert (sold out); $10 for non-ticket holders at the door as space permits. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Mon., Mar. 16

  • 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., Mar. 17

  • ST. PATRICK'S DAY FLAG RAISING CEREMONY. Liberty Square, Westchester Avenue and North Main Street, Port Chester. 8 a.m. Annual ceremony performed by the Port Chester Irish American Association. Flag will be raised in memory of Emilia (Millie) Mitchell, a native of Killishandra, County Cavan, Ireland, who died Jan. 25, 2015. She and her husband, Thomas, were early members of the organization. Everyone is invited to attend the brief ceremony.
  • 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., Mar. 18

  • PORT CHESTER AND RYE BROOK VILLAGE ELECTIONS. Polls are open 6 a.m-9 p.m. in Rye Brook, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. in Port Chester. Port Chester residents will vote for mayor, choosing between Democrat Dennis Pilla and independent Gene Ceccarelli, who is running on the Republican, Conservative and Independence lines. Pilla is also on the No Municipal Center line. In Rye Brook, David Heiser and Susan Epstein are running uncontested on the Rye Brook Together line for three-year terms as trustee.
  • YOU CAN GO TO COLLEGE. Port Chester Middle School, 113 Bowman Ave., Rye Brook. 6 p.m. For students and families in grades 6-8. In English and Spanish. Presented by Port Chester Cares. For information call 914/255-4856 or log on to www.latinoUcollege.org.
  • PHIL LESH 75TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Celebration of the years, cheers, music and happiness Phil has brought into the lives of so many over the course of his life and career. He will be joined by Warren Haynes, Barry Siess, Rob Barraco and John Molo. $59.50-$179.50. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.
  • AMERICAN BABIES. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight & tomorrow night. Ages 21 & over. Doors open and show at 11:59 p.m. They play outlaw country, Motown and Grateful Dead music. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Thurs., Mar. 19

  • "WEST SIDE STORY." Blind Brook High School Auditorium, 840 King Street, Rye Brook. Tonight-Mar. 21.Tonight at 7 p.m., tomorrow & Sat. at 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in the lobby of BBHS beginning Sat., Mar. 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and continuing Mar. 16-21 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-3:30 p.m. each day. If available, tickets can also be purchased the day or evening of the performance. Tickets are $15; $12 for senior citizens and children under 12. 914/937-3600 ext. 3171.
  • "RENT." Port Chester High School Auditorium, Tamarack Road, Rye Brook. Tonight-Mar. 21. Today at 4:30 p.m., tomorrow and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door at $12 for students and seniors, $15 for adults. To purchase tickets in advance for $10, send an email to jtenzer@portchesterschools.org.
  • AMERICAN BABIES. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. See Mar. 18 listing.

    Fri., Mar. 20

  • FEST FOR BEATLES FANS. Hilton Westchester, 699 Westchester Ave., Rye Brook. Today-Sun. Today, 5 p.m.-midnight; Sat., 12 p.m.-midnight & Sun., 12-10:30 p.m. One of the largest gatherings of Beatles enthusiasts in the nation. Numerous guests and an eclectic group of musicians, all of whom have performed with different members of the group, will make appearances at the convention, including Cary Wright, Laurence Juber and producer Russ Titelman. Also attending will be Newlywed Game Show host Bob Eubanks. For additional information and to purchase tickets go to thefest.com/2015-fests-new-york-metro-march-20-22-2015/.
  • MOODY BLUES. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight & tomorrow night. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $65-$125. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Sat., Mar. 21

  • FEST FOR BEATLES FANS. See Mar. 20 listing.
  • EVENINGS OF DANCE. Ballet des Amériques School & Company, 16 King St., Port Chester. Tonight and 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.

    Sun., Mar. 22

  • PORT CHESTER/RYE BROOK KIWANIS CLUB ANNUAL YOUTH BREAKFAST. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 9 a.m.-noon. Event supports the Port Chester Life Skills Program/Rye Brook D.A.R.E. and the Port Chester Anthony Foust Mentoring Program. $5 per person; free for children 5 or under. For information call Raymond Sculky at 914/469-8889 or Nicholas Mecca at 914/939-2409.
  • FEST FOR BEATLES FANS. See Mar. 20 listing.
  • CLASSICAL MUSIC PROGRAM. Crawford Park, N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. 3 p.m. Presented by the Friends of Crawford Park. The Furuya Sisters will perform. $15 for adults; $9 for children 16 & under in advance. At the door, tickets are $20 for adults; $14 for children. Doors open at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be available at the show, including coffee, tea and baked goods. Parking is free. www.musicatthemansion.org.

    For Kids

    Fri., Mar. 13

  • RUMBA FOR THE ROJASES. Port Chester Middle School Gymnasium, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 6:30-9:30 p.m. All academies and grades. Dancing, wallflowering, food and fun. $7 per student. All proceeds go to the Rojas family (same as Heroes for Brandon). Presented by the PCMS Student Council.

    Sat., Mar. 14 & 21

  • KARATE TRIAL FOR KIDS. Carver Center, 400 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 10:30-11 a.m. Your family can try an introductory class; learn to show respect, follow directions, kicking, punching, blocking and the art of not fighting. $10 per family. Age 5 & up boys and girls. 914/565-1332, 914/305-3585 or email guenentaekwondo@hotmail.com.

    For Kids

    Wed., Mar. 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. Mar. 18 & 25; Apr. 8, 15, 22 & 29
    & May 6 or Thurs., Feb. 26; Mar. 5, 12 19 & 26; Apr. 9, 16, 23 & 30 & 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.

    Sat., Mar. 21

  • EASTER IN THE PARK. Lyon Park, Putnam Avenue, Port Chester. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For children from toddler to 10 years old. Meet the Easter Bunny, receive free tickets to play carnival games, enter the jelly bean counting contest (prizes awarded). Parents: please bring your own cameras to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Rain date: Sat., Mar. 28. For additional information call 914/939-2354.

    Beginning Mar. 23

  • YOUTH CLASSES. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Creatures in Clay, Clay Kitchen, Tween Wheel and Teen Wheel. For information go to www.clayartcenter.org.

    Sat., Mar. 28

  • LUNCH WITH THE BUNNY. Posillipo Center, Garibaldi Place, Rye Brook. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch, entertainment and a visit from a special friend. Jonathan Kruk, storyteller. For 3-9-year-olds. Please bring a camera for pictures with the bunny. The deadline to sign up is Mar. 13. Registration is free and limited. Register online through Community Pass. Questions: Call Kyle Thornton at 305-2948.

    For Seniors

    Tues., Mar. 17

  • ST. PATRICK'S DAY. Port Chester Senior Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 12 p.m. For information call 939-4975.
  • ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARTY & LUNCH. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Arrive by 11 a.m. to get a seat and hear the chorus and jazz band perform. For lunch enjoy traditional corned beef & cabbage, boiled potatoes, Irish soda bread, special dessert and musical entertainment to be provided by the Blind Brook Middle School musicians. Dress in green. $3.50; $7 for non-residents. Sign up at 939-7904.

    Wed., Mar. 18

  • ARTHUR AVENUE. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 11 a.m. Hop on the Senior Bus for a day of shopping and lunch on your own at one of the many delicious restaurants on Arthur Avenue. If you are shopping for meats and cheeses, bring a cooler and ice packs to keep your items fresh. $2; $4 for non-residents. Sign up at 939-7904.

    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.

    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