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February 2, 2024 at 3:23 p.m.
Demarcus McGaughey is one of the artworks in the exhibit “Black Artists in the Spotlight” at the Rye Arts Center thru Feb. 29. See Exhibits below for details.
Demarcus McGaughey is one of the artworks in the exhibit “Black Artists in the Spotlight” at the Rye Arts Center thru Feb. 29. See Exhibits below for details.

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Federated Conservationists of Westchester County will present Do Oysters Live in the Hudson River? Sat., Feb. 3, 2-3:30 p.m. at 35 Alexader St., Yonkers. Kevin Horbatuk, ambassador for the Billion Oysters Project, will explain how environmental activists are working to restore the native oyster population that once lived in the Hudson River; Grow Your Own Ferns: Growing Class, Sat., Feb. 3, 1-3 p.m. at Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. RSVP to; Lower Hudson Partnership Winter Science Jam, Wed., Feb. 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 35 Alexander St., Yonkers. RSVP via email to [email protected]

Fail Better: The Idea of Sin in Jewish Thought, a lecture by Rabbi Dr. David Bashevkin, will be given Wed., Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd. Free. Register at

Westchester County Executive George Latimer invites residents to a celebration of Black History Month, Mon., Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Michaelian Office Building, 9th Flr., 148 Martine Ave., White Plains. RSVP to [email protected]  by Mon., Feb. 5.

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center, 4W. Red Oak La., White Plains, will offer their Memory Keepers Story Hour featuring HHREC Generations Forward speaker Ann Rolett, Wed., Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. Free. There will be a gathering for family and friends at 6:45 p.m. Register at or call 914/696-0738.

SCORE Westchester will present a workshop, Instagram for Beginners: Crafting, Collaborating and Connecting, Wed., Feb. 7, 6-8 p.m. at SUNY Westchester Community College, Gateway Center, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. Free. Register at

Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye will present Why Did the Internment Camps Happen?: A Conversation with Grant Ujifusa and Kermit Roosevelt, Sun., Feb. 18 at 3 p.m. Free. Seating is limited. Register at

ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains will present a Black History Month event: Race in American Education and the Power of the Presidency: Unpacking the Lessons of School Desegregation and the U.S. Presidents and How the Bully Pulpit Affected Their Decisions, Thurs., Feb. 8, 6-7:30 p.m. $50 general admission. Education leader and historian Dr. LaRuth Gray will speak. Purchase tickets at

ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a sultry night of romantic jazz favorites where you pick the songs, Wed., Feb. 14 at 8 p.m. in Alexs Cole’s Valentine’s Day Juke Box. $40 single; $70 couple. Tickets include glass of wine or soft drink. Limited seating. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; Gallery Nite Out Sip & Paint, Thurs., Feb. 18 & Mar. 21, 7-8 p.m. Enjoy an evening of painting taught by a professional artist while enjoying complimentary light bites, wine or soft drinks. Age will be verified at the door. $35 general admission; $60 two tix package. Register at

Christ Church Greenwich, 254 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, Conn., will present a free talk, breakfast and conversation, Creating Caring Communities with Indra Nooyi, former CEO of PepsiCo., Sun., Feb. 4, 11:15 a.m. Event will also be livestreamed.

The Greenwich Historical Society will offer the following Black History Month events: Wed., Feb. 7, 6:30-8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich, 1 W. Putnam Ave.—a film screening and lecture: The Trials of Constance Baker Motley, Civil Rights Hero and NY Senator who met prejudice with elegance and humor. $20 non-member; Douglass Day 2024: The Correspondence of Frederick Douglass from the Library of Congress National Transcribe-a-Thon Crates Digital Resources for Teaching Black History, Wed., Feb. 14, 12-3 p.m. at the GHS, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob. This event will also be livestreamed. The program will include a presentation on Frederick Douglass’s legacy. Free. Register at

PXB (Parsons Extreme Golf), 100 Nardozzi Pl., New Rochelle, will offer a special Valentine’s Day event designed for couples Tues., Feb. 13, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. For both seasoned golfers and novices alike, it offers an opportunity for couples to enjoy this sport together in a relaxed and comfortable setting. Space is limited and registration in advance is required at

Westchester County Parks is offering Park & Read Mon., Feb. 4, 12 & 26, 11-11:45 a.m. at Muscoot Farm, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah; or 914/864-7282. The program is a captivating read aloud initiative dedicated to instilling a passion for reading in young children. Free. Pre-registration is encouraged; Animal Interactions, Sat., Feb. 10 & Mar. 9, 10-11 a.m. at Muscoot Farm, Somers. 914/864-7282. Get details and pre-register at www.eventbrite,com/e/animal-interactions-tickets-773107303757. For additional information call Westchester County Parks, 914/995-2501.

St. Paul’s National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon will present Recognizing Black History Month with Dr. Mark Christian, Sat., Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. Free. Program will also be livestreamed.

Greenwich Hospital will offer Car Seat Safety Checks, Wed., Feb. 7 & 21 at W. Putnam Medical Center, 500 W. Putnam Ave. Free. Call 203/200-KIDS or email [email protected] to schedule an appointment.

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe will offer Venice: The Most Improbable of Cities, Fri., Feb. 9, 6.30 p.m. $25 non-members + service fee; Valentine’s Day Pull Apart Cupcake Heart, Sat., Feb. 10, 10-11:30 p.m. For ages 6-12. General admission. $35 + service fee.

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich, will offer Fred Eiser First Sunday Science: Living with Our Wildlife, Sun., Feb. 4, 2-3 p.m. at the Floren Family Environmental Center at Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich Point Park. Free.; no reservations required; Art Adventure: Valentine Print Making at the museum, Sat. & Sun., Feb. 3 & 4, 1-3 p.m. Kids will get to make simple valentine prints to take home and share with friends; Science and Solvers: Monsters and Mermaids, Sat. & Sun., Feb. 10 & 11, 1-3 p.m. Kids will do a simple activity inspired by at adaptations found in the exhibit Monsters and Mermaids; Unraveling Nature’s Greatest Hoaxes. Free with admission; Date Night at the Bruce, Wed., Feb. 14, 6-9 p.m. Attendees may explore the studio of inaugural artist-in-residence Kimberly Klauss. $30 for adults; 20% discount for members and students. Museum admission: $20 adults; $15 seniors & students; free for children under 5.

Wainwright House260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye offers Tai Chi Thurs. 1-2 p.m.; Sunset Yoga Tues. 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Fonrose Singers, Thurs. 7-8:30 p.m.; Critical Alignment Yoga, Fri., 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 5-6 p.m.; Let’s Swing Dance Class, Sat., Feb. 10, 7-8:30 p.m. $45 non-members; a Valentine’s Jazz Brunch, Sun., Feb. 11, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $85 non-members; $40 for ages 14-20. Register at

The Symphony of Westchester will perform at the 9th Annual Young Artists Competition Showcase Concert Sun., Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. at Iona University, Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium, 715 North St., New Rochelle. $25 general admission adults & seniors; $15 students college age & younger.

Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., will present the Purchase College Latin Jazz Festival, Sat., Feb. 10, 2-6 p.m. $22.50 and A Tribute to Eddie Palmieri at 8 p.m. $55.

Groundworks Hudson Valley will present Teatown Hudson River Eaglefest 2024, Sat., Feb. 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Croton Point Park. 1 Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson. Snow date: Feb. 4. Celebrate the return of the Bald Eagle to the Hudson River Valley. 914/862-5200.

The Westchester, 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains, hosts Mall Walks Fridays & Tuesdays, 8-10 a.m.

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., will present An Evening of Jazz: The Jones Factor featuring Monte Croft, Fri., Feb. 2, 8 p.m. $45 for non-members and Cereal Box Collage, Sat., Feb. 3, 1-3 p.m. for ages 6+ led by renowned artist Michael Albert. $45;

Walkabout Clearwater Coffeehouse, 468 Rosedale Ave., White Plains will present TheSlambovian Circus of Creams Unplugged Trio Show, Sat., Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. $30 at

The Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford, Conn. will present DanceFest 2024, Sun., Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. $20-$37; World Ballet Series: Swan Lake, Thurs., Feb. 8, 7 p.m. For ages 5 & over. $40-$105. or 888/729-4718.

Random Farms Kids’ Theater will present “Mean Girls—High School Version, Fri.-Sun., Feb. 2-4 at the Paramount Hudson Valley Theater, 1008 Brown St., Peekskill. There will be two casts—Cast B will perform Fri., Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 3 at 1 p.m.; Cast A will perform Sat., Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. $20 for children/seniors; $30 adults and $40 for premium seats (first 6 rows of orchestra) at

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct. will present The Playhouse Sings: A Night for Swifties. Fri., Feb. 2, 7 p.m. This is a concert for all Swifties. Portions of the proceeds will go to benefit the Woodward Internship Program at the WCP. $55-$75; A Script in Handing Reading of Lombardi, Mon., Feb. 5, 7 p.m. based on the biography of Vince Lombardi. $30; An Evening with Audra McDonald, Sat., Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. $165-$225.

The Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers La., will present “It’s Only a Play,” Fri.-Sat., Feb. 9-24. Performances are Feb. 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 & 24 at 8 p.m.; Feb. 11 & 18 at 2 p.m. Show contains adult language and content. $30 adults; $25 seniors and students 18 & under.

Clocktower Players will offer Camp Summerstage 2024—Act/Sing/Dance—in one-week sessions beginning July 17 at Hastings American Legion, 215 Farragut Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. For ages 6-12. $412 per session with a 20% discount thru Mar. 15. For dates and show information go to

Curtain Call Inc., 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford, Conn., will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” in their Dressing Room Theatre, thru Sun., Feb. 4. Performances are Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m.; Sun. at 2 p.m. Seating is cabaret-style with a BYOEverything format, so grab some snacks and your favorite beverages. Tickets start at $38 adults; $34 seniors and $26 under 21. Prices include service fee; Arsenic and Old Lace, Fri., Feb. 2-17 in the Kweskin Theatre. Performances are Fri. & Sat., at 8; Sun. at 2 p.m. and Thurs., Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. $41 adult + $3 fee; $31 senior +$3 fee; under 21 $23 + $3 fee.

The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham will offer a Wednesday Night Film Club, Feb. 7, 14, 28; Mar. 6, 13 & 20 at 7 p.m. For information and to join the Film Club go to

Senior Cinema is taking place at The Picture House Regional Film Center ( Moviegoers 65 and older enjoy a great afternoon of film and friends at the theaters in Bronxville and Pelham on Tuesday afternoons at 2:30 p.m. through June 2024. For free admission on Tuesdays, seniors should head to the box office before showtime to pick up their ticket. Annual membership holders ($55 for those 65+) will also enjoy free popcorn every time they visit the theater along with discounted tickets every day of the year. As a reminder, The Picture House Regional Film Center offers half-price tickets on Tuesdays for all other moviegoers.

Westchester Children’s Museum100 Playland Parkway, Rye presents Weekend Story Time every Sat. & Sun10:30 a.m., 12:30 & 2:30 p.m.; Maker May, Sat. & Sun.9 a.m.-5 p.m. Make discoveries at Maker May! Make your own paper, record music with Bach to Rock, and bring your own robotics to life with iCamp! Good for all ages. All activities included with admission—$10 per person; $9 for seniors and free for children under 1 and members. Hours: 7 days a week, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For additional information and registration go to

The White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains will offer Tech Tuesday for Youth, Feb. 6, 13 & 20, 4-4:45 p.m. For Grades 4-12; a Bead Earring Workshop Thurs., Feb. 8, 7-8:30 p.m. for adults & teens; Fun Friday Feb. 9, 16 & 23 at 4 p.m.; Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics, Sat., Feb. 10, 1-2:15 p.m. All ages; Visit the Metaverse through The Igloo, Wed., Feb. 14, 5:15-545 p.m. for adults & teens; Black History Month; African Dance with Amanda Armenteros, Sat., Feb. 17, 2-3 p.m. For all ages; Beginning Stitching, Thurs., Feb. 22, 7-8 p.m. For adults & teens; Seriously Talking About Food in The Igloo, Sun., Feb. 25, 1:30-3:30 p.m. For adults & teens; Igloo Virtual Tour: Visit a College, Mon., Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. for grades 6-12. This session will be a tour of the university or college of your choice via virtual reality without a headset.

Emelin Theatre, 132 Library La., Mamaroneck, will present Livingston Taylor, Fri., Feb. 2, 8 p.m. $37-$45 + applicable fees; The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Sat., Feb. 10 at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. $24 adults; $19 kids + applicable fees; Ladies of Laughter at 8 p.m. feat. Tara Canistracci, Joanna Briley Alyce Chan & Erin Maguire. $37-$47 + applicable fees.

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown will present the Music of CSN & Y feat. Laurel Canyon & Broken Arrow, Fri., Feb. 9, 8 p.m. $38-$61; Big Head Todd and The Monsters: Winter Tour 2024, Sat., Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. $51-$81; Westchester Symphonic Winds: Monuments, Sun., Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. General admission—adults $20; students $15; free for children under 10.

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present George Garzone & Jerry Bergonzi, Fri. & Sat., Feb. 2 & 3, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Lauren Kinhan Brazilian Quartet feat. Marcello Pelliteri, Sun., Feb. 4, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20; Jam Session at 8 p.m. $5-$10. Tickets at door only; John Patitucci Trio feat. David Virelles & Adam Cruz, Fri. & Sat., Feb. 9 & 10, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; the Hendrik Meurkens Quartet feat. Portinho, Sun., Feb. 11, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20. $10 minimum per person on food & drink.


Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1987 Palmer Ave., Larchmont is presenting Young Artists on the Rise 2024 thru Sun., Feb. 11. It is an exhibit of artwork in all media from local high school students at Mamaroneck High School, New Rochelle High School, the French American High School of NY and Maria Regina High School; "Inspirations" Group Member Show”, Thurs., Feb. 14-Mar. 2. The reception for the show will be Sat., Feb. 17, 3-5 p.m.; MAG will open  the submission for the 19th Annual Open Juried Small Works Show, Mon., Feb. 19. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. For additional information call 914/834-1117.

The Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. is presenting Black Artists in the Spotlight: Currents of Creativity in honor of Black History Month thru Feb. 29. There will be an Artist Chat Sat., Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, will present Rachel M. Mac: What Dreams May Come, thru Mar. 1. featuring works in acrylic, pencil, ink and oil pastel on canvas. Gallery hours by appointment: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and open hours Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave. is presenting their Faculty Exhibition 2024 thru Feb. 25 featuring artwork in a variety of media ranging from drawings, oil paintings, ceramics, mixed media, computer-generated work, collage and more. Gallery hours: Mon., Wed. & Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 914/738-2525.

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich will present Anila Quayyum Agha; Dualities, Sat., Feb. 3-Apr. 21. This multidisciplinary artist uses light to transform space into immersive visual spectacles that inspire a sense of wonder; Hockney/Origins: Early Works from the Roy B. and Edith J. Simpson Collections. This ongoing exhibition features rarely displayed works on loan from the Bank of America Collection, thru Apr. 28; Photographic Revolutionaries of Group f/64: Works The exhibition celebrates the dawn of photography as fine art and features seminal works by Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Willard Van Dyke, Brett Weston and Edward Weston; Tracing Lineage: Abstraction and its Aftermath, thru Mar. 17; Harry Bertola: Sculpture for Living, thru Apr. 7; Monsters and Mermaids: Unraveling Natural History’s Greatest Hoaxes, thru Feb. 7. Encounter “monsters,” “giants” and “lost civilizations” that confounded scientists and the public; The William L. Richter Collection, thru Apr. 21. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $20 adults; $15 seniors (62+) and students; free for children under 5 and members.

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob in conjunction with Clay Art Center, Port Chester, is presenting Radical Pots & Cooperative Hands, thru Feb. 24. It is a dynamic exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of the late ceramic artist Katherine Choy, visionary co-founder of Clay Art Center. Gallery hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-4 p.m.

Westchester Children’s Museum100 Playland Pkwy, Rye, is presenting A World of Possibilities organized by The Arc Westchester. It is an exhibit of vibrant original works of art made by children with developmental disabilities supported by The Arc Westchester’s Children’s School for Early Development and adult artists participating in programs at The Arc Westchester. The colorful canvas designs represent each student’s individual creativity, fostered in a nurturing setting. Museum hours: Wed.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $10 per person; $9 for seniors and free for children under 1 and members.


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