Dark Star Orchestra will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Fri. and Sat., May 29 & 30. See listing for details.
Dark Star Orchestra will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Fri. and Sat., May 29 & 30. See listing for details.
FRI., MAY 29

1ST ANNUAL SHRED DAY. Customers Bank, 102 South Ridge St., Rye Brook. 2-5 p.m. Get rid of all those files and documents too sensitive to throw in the trash or recycle bin. A big shredding truck will be coming. Free. Maximum 8 banker boxes per person. Christian Sanchez: 914-908-4529 or ryeb@customersbank.com.

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.

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA. 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. The band continues The Grateful Dead concert experience. $35 & $45. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

SAILIN' SHOES. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 11 p.m., show at 11:30 p.m. Dark Stars Orchestra after show. Free for Dark Star ticketholders; $10 for non-ticketholders. www.thecapitoltheatere.com or www.ticketfly.com.

SAT., MAY 30

WEBER COMMUNITY GARDENS WORKSHOP. Weber Drive, Port Chester. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn the basic how-to's of starting a garden in this free workshop presented by WESPAC Foundation, a leading organization supporting food justice and access to fresh and affordable food for all. The workshop will cover the importance of creating healthy soil, what types of vegetables and herbs to grow in different seasons, garden plot layouts and design, how to maintain the garden by weeding, watering and pruning; how to harvest the vegetables and herbs and how to use the produce and prepare healthy meals. Sponsored by Port Chester Cares. For additional information, call 914/255-4856.

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.

UNITY MOSAIC. Community Room, 45 Traverse Ave., Port Chester. Today, June 6 & 20. 2-4 p.m. Free. Residents of the Purdy Avenue, Traverse Avenue and Weber Drive housing sites are invited to express themselves creatively with the help of professional teaching artists from the Clay Art Center in Port Chester. During these workshops adults, teens, seniors and children will create unique clay tiles celebrating unity, family, community and home. Residents carve, stamp and glaze 6"x6" tiles with images of family members, spring flowers and their homes. The tiles will be installed in a ceramic mosaic beautifying the Purdy Avenue building in 2015. 937-5550.

DARK STAR ORCHESTRA. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. See May 29 listing.

CATS UNDER THE STARS. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 11 p.m., show at 11:30 p.m. Dark Star Orchestra's after show. Free for Dark Star ticketholders; $10 for non-ticketholders. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

SUN., MAY 31

3RD RELAY FOR LIFE. Port Chester Middle School, Bowman Avenue, Rye Brook. 12-8 p.m. The Port Chester-Rye Brook communities will come together for this event. Start or join a team. Relay for Life is the signature fundraising event of the American Cancer Society. Port Chester-Rye Brook is one of more than 5,000 communities across the U.S. taking part in this event. Relay for Life is a place where friends, families, neighbors and cancer survivors and their caregivers can find hope and healing all while supporting one another and rallying around this common cause. All members of the community are invited to come and check out this event. www.relayforlife.org/PortChesterRyeBrookNY.

MON., JUNE 1

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Free. Today and the first Monday each month. 9:15-11:15 a.m. Offered by Community Health of Fairchester. No appointment necessary 914/939-6710 x110.

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.

HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA PROGRAM. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. Mondays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free TASC/GED Tutoring program. No appointment necessary. Tutors are available to help you prepare for the exam. 914/231-3264; TASC@wlsmail.org.

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.

LIVE MUSIC FOR NEPAL: A BENEFIT FOR CHARITY-WATER. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Features Teddy Midnight. $15. 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.

TUES., JUNE 2

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.

STUDENTS' TOOLS FOR CHANGE PRESENTATION. Port Chester Senior Center, 220 Grace Church St. (rear of 222 Grace Church St.), Port Chester. 6:30-8 p.m. Dr. William Tobin, Visiting Research Fellow at the Social Science Research Institute at Duke University and students from the public high schools in Port Chester, Rye Brook, and Rye Neck will present the results of their efforts researching the possibility to have 16- and 17-year-olds vote in off-cycle elections in the Village of Port Chester, the Village of Rye Brook and the Port Chester, Blind Brook and Rye Neck school districts in order to increase voter turnout and appreciation of citizenship among young people. Sponsored by the Town of Rye and the League of Women Voters of Rye, Rye Brook & Port Chester.

WED., JUNE 3

STELLA BLUE'S BAND. Garcia's. 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight, June 10, 17 & 24. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

SOUL CYCLE RIDE. Soul Cycle, 21 Rye Ridge Plaza, Rye Brook. 7:30 p.m. Event benefits the Blind Brook Enrichment Program's Hub Renovation project to turn the Ridge Street School library into a hub of learning. 914/713-1201.

THURS., JUNE 4

STRANGEFOLK. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight-June 6. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $30/$40/$90. 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., JUNE 5

STRANGEFOLK. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight-June 6. See June 4 listing.

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.

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.

VILLAGE SINGERS OF WESTCHESTER SPRING CONCERT. Crawford Park Mansion, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. 8 p.m. The music of Mozart's "Mass in C minor" and Beethoven's "Hallelujah Chorus" from the "Mount of Olives." Musical director John Federico and accompanist Barbara Orwick will help you travel down memory lane with selections from Bacharach to classic TV jingles and more. Light refreshments will be served following the concert. Tickets are $15; $10 for students and can be purchased at the door. 914/937-5212; www.thevillagesingers.com.

SAT., JUNE 6

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.

STRANGEFOLK. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight-June 6. See June 4 listing.

SUN., JUNE 7

PORT CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND BOTTLE AND CAN COLLECTION. PCHS gym side of building on College Avenue, Port Chester. Today & June 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.

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.

FOR SENIORS

Wed., June 3

TANGER OUTLETS, WESTBROOK CENTER, CT. Rye Brook Seniors. Enjoy the day out shopping with friends. Lunch on your own. $2/$4 for non-residents. Sign up at 914/939-7904.

Sun., June 7

MAGNANINI FARM WINERY LUNCHEON AND WINE TASTING. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 10 a.m. for Wallkill, NY. Enjoy a wine tasting followed by a delicious lunch with musical entertainment and dancing. Menu includes assorted antipasto, homemade soup, home tagliatelle with a tomato/basic cream sauce, mixed garden salad with a homemade balsamic dressing, rolatini with a Swss chard and ricotta filling and marinated broiled chicken, vegetable of the day, rosemary baked potato, dessert, coffee and tea. $54. 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.