10573 Calendar of Events
November 16, 2023 at 3:26 a.m.
Wave Vase with Flowers by Dalia Berman is one of the artworks for sale at the Clay Art Center Holiday Market which runs thru Dec. 23. See 10573 Calendar of Events for details.
Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, is holding its annual Clay Holiday Market in the gallery and online thru 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 family-friendly 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.
Blind Brook High School Drama Club 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. Tickets may also be available at the door.
Port Chester High School Drama Club will present “12 Angry Jurors,” in the high school auditorium, 1 Tamarack Rd., Fri. & Sat., Nov. 17 & 18 at 7 p.m. Appropriate for ages 10+. This play is very dramatic and deals with the social justice system, murder, violence, etc. Tickets are $3 in advance; $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.onthestage.tickets/show/port-chester-high-school/64e8de899cbff10e41e1e8eb
Thanksgiving, a federal holiday, will be observed Thurs., Nov. 23. Government offices in the Town of Rye and the villages of Port Chester and Rye Brook will be closed Thurs. & Fri., Nov. 23 & 24, as will the Port Chester and Rye Brook Senior Centers. Port Chester and Blind Brook schools will have early dismissal Wed., Nov. 22 and will be closed Nov. 23 & 24. The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library will be open Wed., Nov. 22, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and will be closed Thurs., Nov. 23. Most banks and the post office will be closed Thurs., Nov. 23, and there will be no mail delivery. In Port Chester, there will be no garbage or recycling collections Thurs., Nov. 23. Thursday collections will move to Wed., Mon., Tues. & Fri. collections will be unchanged. No bulk/green waste collections this week. In Rye Brook, Thursday collections will move to Wed., Mon., Tues. & Fri. garbage and recycling collections will be unchanged. No green waste collection this week.
The Israel Policy Forum will present Beyond the Headlines: A Closer Look at Israel at War, Mon., Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at KTI, 575 King St., Port Chester. with Israel Policy Forum CEO David Halperin. RSVP required to congkti.org or 914/939-1004.
The Port Chester Middle School Drama Club will present “Into the Woods Jr.” Thurs., Nov. 30 at 5 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., Dec. 1 & 2 at 7 p.m. at the Port Chester Middle School, 113 Bowman Ave., Rye Brook. $15; $12 for students at SHOWTIX4U.COM. Open to the public. Only cash will be accepted at the door beginning 45 minutes before showtime.
Rye Brook Seniors is offering an outing to the Empire Casino in Yonkers, Wed., Nov. 22. Bus departs AJP at 9:30 a.m. $2. Outing to Walmart & Cracker Barrel Wed., Nov. 29. Bus will depart AJP at 9 a.m. $2. For additional information and to register, call 914/939-7904.
Paint for Israel with Marla Beth Enowitz will be offered Thurs., Nov. 30, 7-9 p.m. at K.T.I., 575 King St., Port Chester. It will be an evening of fund raising, community & creativity. RSVP requested to www.congkti.org or 914/939-1004.
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, Parish 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.
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., 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 offer a Holiday Beading and Jewelry Making Program for Teens and Adults, Sat., Dec. 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Create beaded earrings. For each pair of earrings made, another pair will be made to donate to a women’s shelter. Pre-registration is required in person or by phone to 914/939-6710, press e.
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. 29. Bulk & green waste are collected every Wed. except during holiday weeks.
A book reading & signing will be held at KTI, 575 King St., Port Chester, Wed., Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Join author Fern Pessin, author of a series of practical guides for caregivers, for wine & cheese and a celebration of her new book, “When Can We Talk?: A Guidebook for Caregivers Holding Discussion Around Difficult Topics.” She will discuss safe, non-threatening ways to bring up sensitive topics such as ceasing driving, moving, bringing in help and financial and legal matters—all with the goal of collaboration vs. confrontation. A question and answer session will be followed by a book signing. Registration requested to www.congkti.org or 914/939-1004.
The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present Ripe with HOKO, Fri., Nov. 17. $25-$69.50; Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening, Tues., Nov. 21. $47.50-$79.50; Lukas Nelson + POTR, Wed., Nov. 22. $30-$75; Twiddle: Friendsgiving with Kitchen Dwellers, Fri. & Sat., Nov. 24 & 25. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m.; $39.50-$99.50 Twiddle: Friendsgiving, Sun., Nov. 26. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show at 8 p.m. $39.50-$99.50; Let’s Sing Taylor: A Live Band Experience Celebrating Taylor Swift with special guest Let’s Sing Harry, Sat., Dec. 2. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. $45-$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 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; Twiddle pre-show with Baked Shrimp, Fri., Nov. 24. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:40 p.m. Attendees must have ticket to Nov. 24 Twiddle show to attend pre-show; Twiddle pre-show with Marble Eyes, featuring members of Twiddle, Pink Talking Fish & more, Sat., Nov. 25. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 6:40 p.m. Attendees must have ticket to Nov. 25 Twiddle concert to attend pre-show; Summerfeet, Fri., Dec. 1. $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 playing The Music of the Beatles for Kids + More, Sat., Dec. 2. Doors open at 11 a.m., show at 11:30 a.m. or doors open at 1:30 p.m., show at 2 p.m. All ages. $17.50 in advance; $20 day of show. 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