10573 Calendar of Events

November 10, 2023 at 2:13 p.m.
Ripe will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Fri., Nov. 17. See 10573 Calendar of Events for details.
Ripe will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Fri., Nov. 17. See 10573 Calendar of Events for details. (Courtesy photo of Leonardo Mascaro)

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Veterans Day is Sat., Nov. 11, but the federal holiday honoring military veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces will be observed Fri., Nov. 10. Government offices in the Town of Rye and the Villages of Rye Brook and Port Chester will be closed Fri., Nov. 10 as will the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, Blind Brook and Port Chester schools and the Rye Brook and Port Chester senior centers. Most banks and the post office will be closed Sat., Nov. 11, and there will be no mail delivery that day. The library will be open Sat., Nov. 11. In Port Chester, there will be no garbage or recycling collections Friday, Nov. 10 and no bulk or green waste collection this week. In Rye Brook, there will be no sanitation collections Fri., Nov. 10 and no green waste collections this week.

A Veterans Day ceremony will be held Sat., Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Westchester Avenue and N. Regent St., Port Chester. All local and county officials have been invited to participate.

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, will be observed Nov. 10-15, with the main day considered to be Sun., Nov. 12. It symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. During the festival, the celebrants illuminate their homes, temples and workspaces with oil lamps, candles and lanterns.

Bands Together for Vets Tunnel to Tower Fundraiser will be hosted by Joey’s Sports Bar & Grill, 583 Willett Ave., Port Chester, Fri. & Sat., Nov. 10 & 11, 5 p.m.-midnight in support of veterans and first responders. It will feature two days of live music from 10 talented local bands. Ticket purchase is required—$25 for a 2-day weekend pass. Tickets are available at Eventbrite (search Bands Together for Vets) and at Joey’s Sports Bar and Grill. Limited availability.

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Mon., Nov. 13, 12-5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, 761 King St., Rye Brook. For information call 914/939-8170.

Blind Brook High School will present “Radium Girls” in the George C. Trautwein Theatre at the high school, 840 King St., Rye Brook, Fri. & Sat., Nov. 17 & 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 at showtix4u.com, search Blind Brook.

An In-Person Discussion and Support Group led by Kimberly Wolfson-Lissak, LCSW, Chief Program Officer at JFS of Greenwich (Jewish Family Services) will take place Thurs., Nov. 16, 4-5:30 p.m. at Congregation K.T.I., 575 King St., Port Chester. It will be an opportunity to come together, support one another and process feelings and thoughts about the war in Israel and current events. RSVP required to 914/939-1004 or www.congkti.org

Rye Brook Seniors is offering a trip to Uncle Guiseppe’s Italian Market & Lunch, Wed., Nov. 15. Bus departs from the Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl. at 10 a.m. $2 and a trip to the Empire Casino in Yonkers, Wed., Nov. 22. Bus departs AJP at 9:30 p.m. $2. For additional information and to register call 914/939-7904.

ArtsWestchester will hold The Arts Rock Gala, Tues., Nov. 14 at The Capitol Theater, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. 6 p.m. reception & buffet, 8 p.m. entertainment & program. Emcee will be Tony Aiello, WCBS-TV reporter. Event will honor NYS Sen. Majority Leader Andrea Cousins and Westchester County Executive George Latimer. Enjoy the rocking performance of Neil Berg’s Tribute to Rock ‘n’ Roll. For tickets and event details, go to artsw.org/gala

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester will hold its annual Clay Holiday Market in the gallery and online Thurs., Nov. 16-Dec. 23. Shoppers can enjoy browsing for ceramic gifts, ornaments, cultural items, contemporary tableware and sculptures. Shop local and give handmade this season! The annual event celebrates the hard work and creativity of regional and nationally recognized artists, current and past Artists-in-Residence, emerging artists and CAC artists. The works are all individually handmade with creativity, talent and love. Take your time, soak up the atmosphere of the season, and enjoy choosing gifts for your family, friends…or yourself! Shop in-person at the gallery at Clay Art Center Mon. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or online anytime throughout the season. Enjoy two special outdoor shopping days complete with sweet treats, clay activities for families, and holiday flavors: Sat., Nov. 18 and Sat., Dec. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Your purchase directly supports the artist and helps fund Clay Art Center. Direct shipping or pick-up available after online purchase.

Life Chain will be held Sun., Nov. 19 in Gateway Plaza (formerly Kohl’s Plaza), Boston Post Road, Port Chester, 2-3:30 p.m. Sponsored by Respect Life Ministry, Church of St. John Bosco, Port Chester. Life Chain is a peaceful, prayerful, legal and non-confrontational presence for unborn babies and their mothers. For information, call 914/881-1400.

The Rye Brook Seniors Holiday Party will be held Fri., Dec. 1, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Zody’s 18th Hole Restaurant, 451 Stillwater Rd., Stamford. $45 per person. Menu: appetizers, salad, pasta, choice of three entrees, coffee, tea, dessert. Soda included; cash bar. Full menu can be viewed at Posillipo Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl. RSVP to Angie by Wed., Nov. 22 at 914/939-7804. Bus transportation is available; bus will depart AJP at 11 a.m.

Hamas’ War on Israel and the Spike in Global Antisemitism will be the subject of a discussion Wed., Dec. 13, 7:30-9 p.m. at Congregation K.T.I., 575 King St., Port Chester with Shaya Lerner, ADL Director of Israel Affairs. She will bring the current situation in the Middle East into clearer focus. A question & answer period will follow the discussion. Event has been rescheduled from an earlier date. RSVP to https://congkti.org/event/hamas-war-on-Israel-and-the-spike-in-global-antisemitism.html

SPRYE’s Gentle Chair Yoga takes place in Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook, Wednesdays thru Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. For additional information, call 914/481-5706

Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Events

Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library hours are as follows: Adult Dept.—Mon., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Children’s department: Mon., 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat., 9 a.m.-12 p.m. www.portchesterryebrooklibrary.org

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., will host The Nurse is In, Wed., Nov. 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. A Greenwich Hospital nurse will be on site to take blood pressure and answer health questions. For information call 203/863-4444.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester will offer free Medicare counseling Mon., Nov. 20 & 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Counselors will explain what plans are available to you. Drop-ins are welcome; however, if you would like to make an appointment call 914/939-6710 ext. 103 or email [email protected]

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., will present Understanding Medicare Wed., Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. This 60- to 90-minute program will offer accurate and practical information about Medicare. For information, call 914/939-6710 press 5.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Art of English conversational ESL class meets Mondays and Tuesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. Classes continue to meet via Zoom. To sign up, email [email protected]

Health Insurance Navigation Help, offered by the Westchester County Department of Health, takes place at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. by appointment, but drop-ins are welcome. Free. Questions and requests will be kept confidential. To make an appointment, call 914/995-6350 or email [email protected].


The next pickup of trash and green waste in Port Chester will be Wed., Nov. 15. Bulk & green waste are collected every Wed. except during holiday weeks.

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present Grateful Shred, Fri., Nov. 10. $29.50-$99.50; Lettuce with Carrtoons, Sat., Nov. 11. $35-$69.50; Teton Gravity Research: Legend Has It, Wed., Nov. 15. $20-$50. This show is all ages. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian; Ripe with HOKO, Fri., Nov. 17. $25-$69.50. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. unless noted otherwise. 18+ unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Children under 8 years of age are not permitted. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present the Grateful Shred pre-show with Sean Thompson’s Weird Ears, Fri., Nov. 10, doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:40 p.m. Attendees must have ticket to Nov. 10 Grateful Shred concert to attend pre-show; Lettuce pre-show with Waiting on Mongo, Sat., Nov. 11. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:40 p.m. Attendees must have ticket to Lettuce show to attend; Especially Everyone: An Inclusive Sensory-Friendly Celebration of Life Through Live Music, Sun., Nov. 19. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., show at 3 p.m. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. unless noted otherwise. Must be 21+ with valid ID. www.thecapitoltheatre.com

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present the Rock ‘n’ Roll Playhouse for Kids featuring the Music of Bruce Springsteen for Kids + more: Veterans Day celebration, Sat., Nov. 11—two shows—doors open at 11 a.m., show at11:30 a.m. and doors open at 1:30 p.m., show at 2 p.m. All ages. $17.50 in advance; $20 day of show; free for kids under 1. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

Advance sale tickets for all upcoming shows at The Capitol Theatre are available at www.thecapitoltheatre.com

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, offers the following weekly programs: Maker Night, Fridays, 7-9 p.m. for ages 17+. $65 includes all materials; Family Wheel Night, Saturdays, 6-8 p.m. for ages 10+. $50; Saturday Clay for ages 6+. $35; Adorned: Ceramic Jewelry with Jess Palmer, Mondays, at 10 a.m. Discover the possibilities of ceramic jewelry in the 7-week course. Students will learn to make unique ceramic jewelry components including necklaces, earrings and other wearable art. For additional information on classes and to register go to www.clayartcenter.org


MAPSpace, 6 N. Pearl St., Port Chester will present A Pot Nudged into Oblivion, on view thru Nov. 11. It is a continuation of the curatorial & community project formerly known as Ice Cream Social. Open by appointment only. Contact [email protected] to schedule a visit.


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