Stella Blues Band will perform at Garcia’s in Port Chester Wed., June 10, 17 & 24. See listing for details.
Stella Blues Band will perform at Garcia’s in Port Chester Wed., June 10, 17 & 24. See listing for details.
FRI., JUNE 5

STRANGEFOLK. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Tonight & tomorrow. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. $30/$40/$90. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

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

PORT CHESTER CLEAN-UP DAY. Train station parking lot. 9-11 a.m. Please be sure to dress appropriately in long pants, long shirt, hats & gloves. Garbage bags will be provided. Come out and help beautify the village and gather with your neighbors to clean up your streets. beautification@portchesterny.com.

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 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.

STRANGEFOLK. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. See June 5 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.

5TH ANNUAL TASTE OF PORT CHESTER. Downtown Port Chester. 12-3:30 p.m. Stroll downtown Port Chester and sample "tastes" from 35 great restaurants. Taste of Port Chester signs will be placed on participating restaurant windows. Bus transportation will be provided along the route. Purchase your wristband at the registration site in the Port Chester Marina Parking Lot across from Copacabana on the day of the event, or you can email edeequinn@hotmail.com or call 914-906-5627. Hosted by Tamarack Tower Foundation. Benefits Port Chester public schools and students. $25 adults; $15 children ages 5-12; free for children under 5. www.TasteofPortChester.com.

THE STOOGES BRASS BAND. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Tonight, June 14, 21 & 28. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Elite New Orleans brass band. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

MON., JUNE 8

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 TUTORING 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.

TUES., JUNE 9

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., JUNE 10

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

THURS., JUNE 11

BUSINESS COUNCIL OF WESTCHESTER 2015 CLASS OF RISING STARS. RPW Group, 800 Westchester Ave., Rye Brook. 5-8 p.m. Event recognizes individuals who work with some of Westchester County's most vital companies, institutions and organizations. 914/948-2110.

KJ DENHERT & THE NEW TAROT. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Urban folk and jazz 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., JUNE 12

BALBOA NIGHT. Knights of Columbus, 327 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 6-9 p.m. $20 per adult; $5 per youth 6-16; under 6 free. 914/939-4343.

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.

SAT., JUNE 13

COFFEE AND CONVERSATION WITH GEORGE AND STEVE. Port Chester Senior Center, 222 Grace Church St., Port Chester. 10-11:30 a.m. Meet your elected officials, State Sen. George Latimer and Assemblyman Steve Otis, to discuss State and County issues and concerns. Coffee and donuts are on them.

PORT CHESTER FEST: 7th ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY FESTIVAL. Lyon Park, Putnam Avenue, Port Chester. 12-5 p.m. Event celebrates arts & culture in Port Chester, Town of Rye & Rye Brook and showcases musicians from around the world, while providing various fun-filled, creative workshops. As part of the event, the 2nd Annual Medication Take Back Day will take place from 12-5 p.m. Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal. www.council10573.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.

1ST ANNUAL PUB CRAWL. Port Chester. 6-11 p.m. Event benefits the Food Bank for Westchester. Enjoy discounts on food & drinks, free t-shirt and shuttle service to all venues. Donation included in price. Advance tickets are $10. Must be 21+. Participating locations include Port Chester Hall & Beer Garden, River House Bar & Grill, Sam's Bar & Grill, Garcia's at The Capitol Theatre, Davy Byrnes and Coals Pizza with more to be announced. To register go to www.914PUBCRAWL.com.

THE WAILERS & RUSTED ROOT. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 18 & over. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Also performing: Adam Ezra Group. The Wailers play Jamaican music. $25/$45. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

SUN., JUNE 14

THE STOOGES BRASS BAND. Garcia's, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Ages 21 & over. Tonight, June 21 & 28. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Elite New Orleans brass band. $10. www.thecapitoltheatre.com or www.ticketfly.com.

UPCOMING

Mon., June 15

BLOOD DRIVE. Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester. 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The American Red Cross seeks eligible donors to give blood donors to give blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14. Download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App. From redcrossblood.org or call 800/RED Cross (800-733-2767). All blood types are needed. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individual who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weight at least 110 lbs. and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate.

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.

Thurs., June 18

CONFRONTING HATE: ADDRESSING ANTI-SEMITISM ON TODAY'S COLLEGE CAMPUSES. K.T.I., 575 King St., Port Chester. 6:30 p.m. pizza dinner; 7:30 p.m. program with guest speaker Yoav Cohen, Westchester's Israel emissary who has served in the IDF (Israel Defense Forces). Open to all. RSVP by June 8 to 914/939-1004.

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

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 Swiss 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.

Thurs., June 11

ACCOUNTABLE AGING: PREPARATION FOR THE ELDER YEARS & PLANNING FOR LONG-TERM CARE COSTS. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. 11 a.m. Learn how to best organize your affairs, ensure all necessary documents are in order (from last wills, trusts and advance directives to insurance policies and bank records) as well as what estate end elder care planning options are available to you and your loved ones. 939-7904.

Wed., June 17

CITY ISLAND STROLL AND LUNCH. Rye Brook Seniors. Bus departs AJP at 10:30 a.m. and City Island at 3:30 p.m. Enjoy a leisurely day in City Island, starting with a delicious lunch at one of the many restaurants followed by time to shop and explore.$2; $4 for non-residents. Sign up at 939-7904.

Thurs., June 18

FATHER'S DAY BBQ & CELEBRATION. Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. Delicious bbq lunch at an outside location to be announced. $3.50/$7.50 for non-residents. For information and reservations call 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.