September 14, 2023 at 3:42 a.m.
Australian Pink Floyd will perform at The Capital Theatre in Port Chester Thurs., Sept. 21. See 10573 Calendar for details.
Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year which corresponds to the year 5784 in the Hebrew calendar, will begin at sundown Fri., Sept. 15. Rosh Hashana, which literally means “head of the year,” features services in person in local synagogues by ticketed admission only for security reasons and via livestream. The holiday celebrates the birth of the world and is a time for introspection, reflection and to look back on mistakes of the past and contemplate changing for the better. It features the blowing of the shofar (ram’s horn), eating apples dipped in honey and other sweet foods for a sweet new year. Rosh Hashana begins the 10 days of repentance culminating with Yom Kippur which begins at sundown Sun., Sept. 24. For ticket availability or membership information, call KTI, 575 King St., Port Chester. 914/939-1004; Community Synagogue of Rye, 200 Forest Ave., 914/907-6202; Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, 203/869-7191 or Temple Emanu-El, 2125 Westchester Ave., Rye, 914/967-4382. A sweet New Year to our readers who celebrate this holiday.
Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement, begins at sundown Sun., Sept. 24. It is the holiest day on the Jewish calendar and is primarily centered on atonement and repentance. The day's main observances consist of fasting, accompanied by long prayer services in the synagogue, as well as sin confessions. Yom Kippur ends at sundown Mon., Sept. 25 with the sounding of the shofar (ram’s horn). Area synagogues will hold services Sunday evening and Monday.
Life Chain will be held at Gateway Plaza, (formerly Kohl’s Plaza), Boston Post Road, Port Chester Sun., Sept. 17, 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 Port Chester Fire Department 200th Anniversary Car Show will take place on Abendroth Avenue Fri., Sept. 22, 6-11 p.m. The show will feature cars, motorcycles and antique fire trucks of all years and makes. There will be live bands, vendors, a 50/50 raffle and trophies awarded.
The Port Chester Fire Department 200th Anniversary Grand Dress Parade will take place on Westchester Avenue Sat., Sept. 23, kicking off at Hawthorne Avenue in Rye Brook at 3 p.m. and processing down the Avenue, taking a left on North Main Street, right on Adee Street and ending in the Marina Parking Lot. Held in conjunction with the Westchester County Volunteer Firefighters Association, it will feature about 25 departments and 100 apparatuses.
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 host The Nurse is In, Wed., Sept. 20, 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 203/883-4444.
The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester will offer Fall Storytime with Ms. Tee, Wednesdays, Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25; Nov. 1 & 8 at 10 a.m. Children will participate with songs, fingerplays, stories, and more! 914/939-6710; press 3.
The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester will offer Music Fun with Kurt Gallagher Thursdays, Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19 & 26; Nov. 2 & 9 at 10 a.m. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers will make music as they sing, clap, and flap. 914/939-6710; press 3.
Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester will offer a Solar Eclipse Craft Program, Thurs., Sept. 28 at 3:30 p.m. Children ages 5 & up can celebrate the upcoming solar eclipse and make a solar eclipse craft. Pre-registration is open now and is required in person or at 914/939-6710, ext. 108.
Adopt a Stuffed Animal Reading Buddy. Supplies are limited. Sponsored by the Klein Foundation. 914/939-6710.
The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library Film Club will feature “Like Water for Chocolate” via Zoom Wed., Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. Please watch the film on your own before the session. A limited number of copies are available at the library. The youngest daughter of her family, the beautiful Tita is forbidden to marry her true love, Pedro. Since tradition dictates that Tita must care for her mother, Pedro weds her older sister, Rosaura, though he still loves Tita which creates tension in the family. The film is also available for streaming on AmazonPrime and Hoopla. For the Zoom link, email [email protected]
The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., will present Defensive Driving, Sat., Sept. 30, 9:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Learn how to drive cautiously and stay safe on the road. Free. Registration is required and space is limited. Call 914/939-6710, press 5 or email [email protected]
The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., will present Understanding Medicare Wed., Oct. 4 & 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., Sept. 20. Bulk & green waste are collected every Wed. except during holiday weeks.
The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present comedian Pete Davidson Live, Fri. & Sun., Sept. 15 & 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 7:30 Fri.; doors open at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Sun. $38-$88; The Australian Pink Floyd, Thurs., Sept. 21. $39.50-$85; Let’s Sing Taylor: A Live Band Experience Celebrating Taylor Swift, Fri., Sept. 22. (sold out on website); Oteil & Friends with Melvin Seals, Steve Kimock, Duane Betts, Jason Crosby, Johnny Kimock + Lamar Williams Jr., Sat., Sept. 23. $39.50-$79.50. 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.
Advance sale tickets for all upcoming shows at The Capitol Theatre are available at www.thecapitoltheatre.com
Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present The Side Cars Band: Pete Davidson After Party, Fri., Sept. 15. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Attendees must have ticket to 9/15 concert to attend after-show; Get Poison'd & Cruecified: "A Poison & Motley Crue Tribute Party!", Sat., Sept. 16. $20 in advance; $30 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 the Grateful Dead for Kids + more featuring Summerfeet: Back to School Bash, Sat., Sept. 23. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.; show at 2 p.m. All ages. $18.50 in advance; $21 day of show. Free for kids under 1. www.thecapitoltheatre.com
SPRYE’s Gentle Chair Yoga will resume at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook, Wed., Sept. 27-Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. For additional information, call 914/481-5706/
Cerebral Palsy of Westchester will host its third annual Moonlight Soiree at Crawford Park Mansion, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook, Thurs., Sept. 28, 6-9 p.m. The evening will be hosted by stand-up comedian Regian DeCicco with live music provided by the band Trifecta. Cocktails and wine pairings will be sponsored by Aries Wine & Spirits with appetizers, little plates, culinary offerings, desserts from local caterers and bakeries. $200. www.cpwestchester.org
A Fall Fling to benefit St. Paul’s Child Care Center will be held at 761 King St., Rye Brook Sat., Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Rain date: Sat., Oct. 7. There will be pumpkin painting, games, prizes, food trucks & fun. For additional information go to www.stpaulsryebrook.com or call 914/939-8170.
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
Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, is presenting Functional Fall--A Seat at the Table: CAC National Juried Exhibition thru Oct. 16 in the gallery and online. The exhibition is comprised of functional ceramics from more than 40 artists across the U.S. and brings everyone to the table through ceramics that serve. Vick Quezada: Remains to be Seen runs thru Sept. 30. Exhibit features 10 ceramic hand pressed stylized trays that are replicas of the cafeteria trays found at the Fort Hood Base in Texas and are presented at Clay Art Center to invite critical dialog through clay, speaking to the significance of the culture and contributions of the American Latino community in the U.S. today. Gallery hours: Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.