A scene from “Time Stands Still” at the Armonk Public Library June 5-13. See “Theater” for details.
A scene from “Time Stands Still” at the Armonk Public Library June 5-13. See “Theater” for details.
Benefits/Galas

Fri., June 5

WCC SALON SERIES. At a beautiful Bedford estate. 6 p.m. Guest: Secretary Elaine Chao. In 2001 she became the nation's 24th Secretary of Labor and the first American woman of Asian descent to be appointed to a President's cabinet. She will speak about jobs, employment, trade, workforce and competitiveness issues. Enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. $150 per person. Proceeds help the Westchester Community College Foundation raise funds for student scholarships. For reservations call 914/606-6638.

Sat., June 6

RYE HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL GALA BENEFIT: ANCHORS AWEIGH. At a beautiful waterfront private residence in Rye. 7-10 p.m. Live music, a light supper menu and specialty cocktails to tie in with Rye's nautical heritage. There will also be a live and a silent auction. Guests will have an opportunity to support the Society's mission by making donations to the 2015 Giving Tree which includes underwriting some of the most popular programs presented by the Society. Ticket levels start at $150 per person for members and go to the $500 level. Tickets at the door, if available will be $175. 914/967-7588; www.ryehistory.org.

HIGHLAND FLING: RENAISSANCE BALL 2015. Century Country Club, Purchase. 6:30 p.m. Fundraiser for the Bruce Museum. Event honors Leora and Steven Levy for their exemplary and long-standing support. Theme is a nod to the heritage of the Museum's founder, Robert Moffat Bruce. For tickets and information email jbernstein@brucemuseum.org.

Wed., June 10

THE COLORS OF JUNE 2015: HDSW CELEBRATES MODERN ART. Coveleigh Club, Milton Point, Stuyvesant Avenue, Rye. 6 p.m. Event honors Emily Cohen, for outstanding dedication to HOPE House in Port Chester, HDSW and its mission and the Service Club of Louis M. Klein Middle School. Features cocktail hour, dinner, dancing plus a raffle and art show and sale to benefit HOPE House. 914/835-8906 x1002; nglick@hdsw.org.

Circus

Sun., June 7

CIRCO BELLO. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 2 p.m. Westchester Circus Arts presents its annual student showcase featuring aerialists, acrobats, jugglers, stilt-walkers, wire-walkers and more. Performers are ages 5-18. $18. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Comedy

Sat., June 6

LAUGHING OUT LOUD: A NIGHT OF STAND-UP COMEDY. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. Come see some of Westchester's best comedians and laugh yourself silly. Starring Ophira Eisenberg, the host of NPR and WNYC's "Ask Me Another."$25. 914-698-0098; www.emelin.org.

Mon., June 8

COMEDY NIGHT: A NIGHT OF 1000 LAUGHS. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. Outstanding adult comedy with six of stand-ups best comedians: Joe Larson, Leighann Lord, Tom McTiernan, Angel Salazar, Joey Vega and Greg Warren. Adults only. $84 plus tax per person. 914/592-2222; www.BroadwayTheatre.com.

Fri., June 12

LAUGHING OFF THE NONSENSE AND CELEBRATING TEACHERS IN WHITE PLAINS. White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 8 p.m. Six popular rising comedians will invade Westchester with one mission-to make teachers and their friends, spouses, whatever-laugh off a ridiculous year in which they, as well as their students, were put under a microscope with an emphasis on standardized testing and the Common Core. $24. wppac.com/shows/comedy-the-cure-for-the-common-core/.

Concerts/Music

Sun., June 7

CELEBRATE ISRAEL CONCERT. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 3 p.m. Join Cantor Asa and the Youth & Teen choirs of Temple Sholom in a musical celebration of the Jewish homeland. Musical selections will feature Israeli folk songs, songs of Jerusalem, Matisyahu favorites and much more. $5 suggested donation. All proceeds will support the Amy Lipton z'l Israel Action Fund. For additional information contact Lori Baden, info@templesholom.com or 203/542-7172; www.templesholom.com/celebrate-israel-concert. All are welcome.

CULTIVATE 2015. Copland House, Merestead, 455 Byram Lake Rd., Mt. Kisco. 3 p.m. Six world premieres written by fellows of Cultivate, the organization's flagship emerging composers' institute. $15 general admission; free for members and students. www.coplandhouse.org.

Fri., June 12

GRAHAM PARKER & THE RUMOUR. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. They are one of Britain's top live acts. Special guest: Mike Gent. $38, $48 & $58. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Sat., June 13

WESTCHESTER COUNTY CHILDREN'S CHOIR. St. John's Lutheran Church, 122 Fenimore Rd., Mamaroneck. 3 p.m. Come and witness the harmonious sounds of the newly formed choir.

Sun., June 14

CANTA LIBRE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE. Lyndhurst, 635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. 4 p.m. Program: Astor Piazzolla's Oblivion, Jean Cras's Quintet for Harp, Flute and Strings, Marcel Grandjany's Aria in Classic Style, Villa Lobos' Bachianas Brasillieras No. 5 and Ginastera's Impresiones de la Puna. $25. 914/631-4481.

Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

Sat., June 6

WESTCHESTER MAGAZINE'S WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL. Features new venues as well as new and expanded events, programs and activities. All events are sold out except for Grand Tasting Village. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. 12-5 p.m. Chef Demos at 12:15, 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m. Revel in the Westchester food and wine scene and its special focus on farm-to-table cuisine. $75. For tickets go to www.westchestermagazine.com/winefood.

Dance

Fri., June 12

LATIN AND BALLROOM NIGHT OPEN HOUSE DANCE PARTY. Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 451 E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck. 8-10 p.m. Free. Group lesson, student/teacher demonstrations. Enjoy great music, fun people. Beginners to experienced dancers welcome. No partner necessary. 914/381-2562.

Sat. & Sun., June 13 & 14

"PETER AND THE WOLF." Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 3 p.m. Performed by Ballet Des Amériques of Port Chester. Ballet by Carole Alexis based on the well-known story and music of Sergei Prokofiev. Preceding the performance, there will be an opening program danced by the pre-professional students. Program will include "Bolero" by Ravel and "Jeux d'enfants," a set of 12 miniatures by Georges Bizet. For tickets go to www.balletdesameriques.com/peter-and-the-wolf.

Sun., June 14

CINZIA'S 9TH ANNUAL RECITAL. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 11 a.m. Presented by Cinzia's Dance Studio. $20. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

"ROCK OF AGES." Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 3:30 p.m. Presented by Putnam Dance Center who perform to music of the 80s. $22. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Films

Fri.-Mon., June 5-8

THE MEDITATIVE LIFE. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 7:30 p.m. June 5: "The Song of the New Earth: Tom Kenyon and the Power of Sound. June 6: "Manakamana." June 7: "Awake: The Life of Yogananda." June 8: "Death by Shorts" with Brian Ackerman. $12 general admission; $7.50 kids under 12. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

Sat. & Sun., June 6 & 7

"PINK PANTHER CARTOON SHORTS." Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 1 p.m. $12 general admission; $7.50 children under 12. June 6: Kids come early or stay late for hands-on activities inspired by the cartoon program. Drop-in sessions are 12-12:45 p.m. and 2-2:45 p.m. and are led by JBFC educators. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

Thurs., June 11

BABY PICTURES. Cinema de Lux, City Center 15. 19 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 12 p.m. Baby Pictures offers discounted admission to enjoy a current movie in a convenient, baby-friendly setting on select Thursdays each month. Amenities include dim lighting to allow for easy child care in the auditorium; lowered movie volume for babies' sensitive hearing; baby changing stations and stroller area. Today: "Spy." $6.50 www.nationalamusements.com.

"RUBBLE KINGS." The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. 7:30 p.m. Advance screening of the documentary about the NYC gang culture in the 1970s and its influence on the birth of hip hop. Post-film discussion with the film's director, Shan Nicholson and subjects from the film. $12 general admission; $10 for student/seniors. www.thepicturehouse.org or at the box office.

Fri. & Sat., June 12 & 13

"ROAR." Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 9:30 p.m. A movie so outlandish that it's hard to fathom how it can exist. It's a fever dream of an African thriller in which dozens of wild lions and tigers "improvise" alongside Tippi Hedren, Noel Marshall and their four children who are in mortal danger throughout. $12 general admission. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

Readings

Sat., June 6

"THE SALONNIERES." Hudson Stage Company, Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Dr., Croton-on-Hudson. 7:30 p.m. Staged reading of a new play based in pre-revolutionary Paris. Free to the general public; no reservations necessary. Q&A with participating artists immediately following. 914/271-2811.

"MAYBE NEVER FELL." ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 8 p.m. Presented by Axial Theatre. This staged reading of a new play is about an American-Jewish man and a young German woman who attempt to forge a lasting connection despite personal and collective ghosts. $10 general admission. www.axialtheatre.org.

Thurs., June 11

POETRY LIVE. ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 6:30 p.m. reception and book signing, 7 p.m. program. Suzanne Clearly will be reading from her recent book, "Beauty Mark," along with new poems. Reservations are encouraged. 914/428-4220 ext. 316.

Theater

Thru July 5

"WEST SIDE STORY." Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Thurs.-Sat. dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m., Sun. dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m., Thurs. matinees and some Wed. & Fri. matinees, lunch at 1l:30 a.m., show at 1 p.m., Sun. matinees lunch at 12 .m., show at 1:30 p.m. Dinner and show prices range between $56 and $84 plus tax depending on the performance chosen. Beverage service and gratuities are not included in the ticket price.

Fri.-Sun. thru June 7

"DOUBT." Shrub Oak United Methodist Church, 1176 E. Main St., Shrub Oak. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. matinees at 2 p.m. Presented by YCP TheaterWorks. "Doubt" tells of Father Brendan Flynn, a reform-minded Catholic priest and teacher who becomes locked in a battle with an imperious, old-school nun and Principal named Sister Aloysius Beauvier. Sister James, a young impressionable nun finds herself in the middle of this battle, as does Mrs. Muller, the mother of a young boy attending St. Nicholas Catholic School. www.ycptw.org or call 800/838-3006.

Sat. & Sun., June 6 & 7

"MISS SAIGON." Westchester Sandbox Theatre, 931c E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck. June 6 at 8 p.m., June 7 at 2 & 6 p.m. Young People's Theatre/Teen Production. $15. Same day tickets are not available online. Same day tickets may be purchased at the box office ½ hour before the show. www.wstshows.com; 914/630-0804.

Fri.-Sun. thru June 27

"FOLLIES." Kweskin Theatre, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. plus Thurs., June 18 & 25 at 8 p.m. "Follies" uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years. $32 for adults; $24 for senior citizens and $16 for students and children. Thrifty Thursday-all seats are $22. 203/461-6358; www.curtaicallinc.com. Sun., June 14 is sold out.

Sun., June 7, Thurs., June 11, Fri. & Sat., June 12 & 13

"TIME STANDS STILL." Whippoorwill Hall, Armonk Public Library, 19 Whippoorwill Rd., E., Armonk. Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 4 p.m. Story of a journalist and a photographer who share a passion for documenting the realities of war. But when injuries force them to return home to NY, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life. $20 for adults; $10 for students 18 & under. www.armonkplayers.org.

Sun., June 7 & 14

"LOVES, LABOURS, LOST." Mainstage Theater, 1 N. Broadway Suite 111, White Plains. 2 & 7 p.m. Presented by Westchester's Theater for Children and Teens. Romance and revelry abound in this musical adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy. $18 regular admission; $15 for seniors and children under 12. www.playgroup.org or 914/946-4433.



"LEGALLY BLONDE, JR." Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. June 8-10; 15 & 17 at 6 p.m., June 13 & 14 at 8 p.m. and June 20 & 21 at 11 a.m. Presented By Random Farms Kids' Theater. Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside-down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard Law. At school, she struggles with peers, professors, and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world. A fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical Jr., follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. $8; $13 premium. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Tues., June 9-June 27

"AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG." Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. Tues. at 7 p.m., Wed. at 2 & 8 p.m., Thurs. and Fri. at 8 p.m., Sat. at 3 & 8 p.m. and Sun. at 3 p.m. A love story surrounding a working class British family during World War II, it is a moving portrait of the perseverance and growth of the human spirit during times of personal and historic unrest. Single tickets start at $30. www.westportplayhouse.org; 203/227-4177 or 888/927-7529.

Fri., June 19

CHAZZ PALMINTERI: A BRONX TALE. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. His one-man version of the hit movie based on his childhood memories. $48, $65 & $80. www.thetarrytownmusicahall.org.

Fri.-Sun. & Wed., June 19-28

"SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN." Lyndhurst, 635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. 7 p.m. Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are called upon to solve an odd case. Mr. Hilton Cubitt is baffled when childish drawings of little dancing men mysteriously appear in and around his beautiful country estate. $35 for adults; $30 for seniors and children 16 & under, www.lyndhurst.org; 888/71-TICKETS.

Tours

Sat., June 20

MAHOPAC HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Event benefits United Way of Westchester and Putnam. Three houses: The Massaro House on Petra Island, inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Choose a tour time when you register: 10am, 11am, 12pm and 1pm. Boat transportation included; the Freight House-historic ice house. Built in 1872 as a storage facility for the New York Central Railroad, this site was used to package cargo to ship south to NY City. Blocks of ice were cut from Mahopac Lake in the winter and stored in sawdust at the Freight House for shipments year-round. The site has been newly restored and renovated for use as a café and historic site. Historian on site 10am-3pm.; the Whipple House. The house was built circa 1900. It has been meticulously restored as originally built replete with horsehair plaster. The home is filled with artifacts reflecting the Whipple family's four centuries in America. The home also contains an extensive collection of material relating to Putnam County's history. Tours including garden croquet and light refreshments are offered starting at 10am. Last tour starts at 2:30pm. $85 for all three locations. Parking instructions will be sent prior to date of tours. Register at www.uwwp.org/tour.

Exhibits

FARRADAY NEWSOME: UNSEEN DRIFT. Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester. Thru July 4. A solo exhibition of work by Arizona artist Farraday Newsome. Her subject matter is drawn primarily from nature and the emotional allusions and metaphors found in nature. Her color work celebrates the light and exuberance of day, while her black and white work delves into the shadowy, more emotionally complex realm of night and darkness. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment. 914/937-2047.