Doug B with kids at last year’s Clay Art Center Spring Fest and Super Seconds Sale. This year’s event will take place Sat., May 2. See listing for details.
Doug B with kids at last year’s Clay Art Center Spring Fest and Super Seconds Sale. This year’s event will take place Sat., May 2. See listing for details.

Fri., May 1

  • 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.

    Sat., May 2

  • TAG SALE. St. Paul's Church, 761 King St., Rye Brook. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit St. Paul's high school students who are raising money to travel to the ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit this summer. For information call 917/912-4123.
  • ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE REGISTRATION. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Today, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and Wed., May 6, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. There will be two groups: Wed. & Fri., 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. May 13-Aug. 19 or Sat., 9:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m. May 9-June 27. Classes are free; $39 for textbook. Begin the process of learning and actively practicing basic vocabulary, grammar, speaking and listening skills necessary for daily living, employment and post-secondary education. 914/939-6710.
  • FUNDRAISER AT DUSTY ROSE. Rye Ridge Shopping Center, Rye Brook. All day. 10% of the day's sales will be donated to the Purple Dancers against Cancer and the Rye Brook Revolution Relay for Life teams.
  • CLAY ART CENTER 5TH ANNUAL SPRING FEST AND SUPER SECONDS SALE. 40 Beech St., Port Chester. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Rain or shine. Clay artists from all over the tri-state area have donated their artwork and one-of-a-kind pieces for this annual fundraising and community event. Admission and activities are free. Family activities will include face painting, tile painting and hands-on clay opportunities. Everyone will have the opportunity to throw a pot on the potter's wheel and participate in a large-scale collaborative sculpture. An eclectic mix of live music and cultural performances will be featured throughout the day on the Port Chester Show Stage. A selection of food, drinks and snacks will be available and Port Chester Hall will be sampling a variety of beers from 12-7 p.m. www.clayartcenter.org.
  • SATURDAY DROP-IN CLAY CLASSES. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Saturday. 2-4 p.m. 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 KIDS IN THE HALL. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Take no prisoners comedy of Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney & Scott Thompson. $49.50. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Sun., May 3

  • PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. PCHS gym side of building on College Avenue, Port Chester. Today, May 17, June 7 & 21. 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.
  • ROLLER DERBY. St. Paul's Church, 761 King St., Rye Brook. 11 a.m. The Church's Sunday School will be raising money for a variety of their favorite charities. Sponsor a child on roller blades, scooter or bike. 914/939-3079.

    Mon., May 4

  • 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.
  • MIKE LOVE. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. One of reggae music's rising stars. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.
  • SOUND SHORE TOASTMASTERS. One World Headquarters, 163 N. Main St., Suite 203, Port Chester. First & third Monday each month, 7-8:30 p.m. Participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. Open to non-members. Soundshoretoastmasters.org.
  • EDISON SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 7 p.m. Third grade singers & recorders; 4th & 5th grade glee clubs. Director is Michael Johnson; 5th grade band. Director is Anthony Sabia.

    Tues., May 5

  • 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., May 6

  • ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE REGISTRATION. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. There will be two groups: Wed. & Fri., 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. May 13-Aug. 19 or Sat., 9:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m. May 9-June 27. Classes are free; $39 for textbook. Begin the process of learning and actively practicing basic vocabulary, grammar, speaking and listening skills necessary for daily living, employment and post-secondary education. 914/939-6710.
  • KING STREET SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 7 p.m. Third grade singers & recorders, 4th & 5th grade glee clubs and 5th grade band. Director is Kristin Fleming; 5th grade band. Director is Michael Miceli.

    Thurs., May 7

  • THE BASEBALL PROJECT. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. The rock band approaches baseball from a variety of intriguing angles. $15. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.
  • PARK AVENUE SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 7 p.m. Third grade singers & recorders, 4th & 5th grade glee clubs. Director is Kristin Fleming; 5th grade band. Director is Anthony Sabia.
  • 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., May 8

  • NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK ROUNDTABLE BREAKFAST. Rye House, 126 N. Main St., Port Chester. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Network with local politicians and civic leaders while learning about resources from government agencies like the IRS, Small Business Administration, Empire State Development, NYS Dept. of Taxation & U.S. Labor Dept. This is also an opportunity for the government to hear your concerns and identify the needs of the small business community. Sponsored by the Greater New York Chamber of Commerce. RSVP for free admission-www.chamber.nyc; 212/686-7220.
  • CLADIES NIGHT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Friday, 7-9 p.m. 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.
  • PAT BENATAR AND NEIL GIRALDO. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Performance has been rescheduled from Dec. 5. Tickets purchased for that performance will be honored. $45, $59.50 & $79.50. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

    Sat., May 9

  • RYE TOWN PARK COMMISSION 6TH COMMUNITY CONVERSATION. Pavilion, Rye Town Park, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to obtain direct feedback from Rye Town Park stakeholders regarding current operations and future directions. In particular, the agenda will include the newly enacted leash law for Rye Town Park, the construction of a new ramp for beach access at the middle gate and the impact of the County's proposed agreement with an independent management corporation to operate Playland. The Commission intends to use feedback from the meeting to help it design a more focused strategic plan for the park going forward. For additional information call 914/939-3075 ext. 101.
  • SATURDAY DROP-IN CLAY CLASSES. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Every Saturday. 2-4 p.m. 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.

    For Kids

    Ongoing

  • 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.

    Tues., 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., May 5, 12 & 19

  • H IS FOR HEALTHY HABITS. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 10-10:30 a.m. For children ages 3-5 years. Co-sponsored by Open Door Family Medical Center. Children will sing songs, play games and listen to stories about healthy food and exercise. Enrollment is limited. Pre-registration is required. 914/939-6710 x108 or in person.
  • E IS FOR EXERCISE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 10:30-11 a.m. For children ages 3-5 years. This dynamic movement program gets children active through creative movement, fun and great music. Enrollment is limited. Pre-registration is required. 914/939-6710 ext. 108 or in person.

    Wed., 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. May 6 or Thurs., 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

    Tues., May 5

  • CINCO DE MAYO PARTY. Port Chester Senior Center, 220 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 12 p.m. 914/939-4975.

    For Seniors

  • CINCO DE MAYO PARTY. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Enjoy traditional Mexican fare, special dessert and Super Bingo. $3.50; $7 for non-residents. 914/939-7904.

    Wed., May 6

  • SANDS CASINO. Rye Brook Seniors. Enjoy a day at the casino with friends. Bus departs Posillipo Center at 8 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. Lunch on your own. Package includes $30 slots free play and $5 meal coupon. $25; $30 for non-residents. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

    Fri., May 8

  • CARD PARTY & CHINESE RAFFLE. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 12-4 p.m. Enjoy a yummy pizza lunch, cards and games. Bring your friends. Transportation is available but you must make a reservation and let Angie know that you need a ride. Volunteers are needed to get prizes. Fee for members and guests: $10 which includes lunch. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

    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.

    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.