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February 8, 2024 at 3:02 p.m.
Frederick Douglass will be celebrated by the Greenwich Historical Society Wed., Feb. 14 in a Black History Month event. See Nearby In-Person Events below for details.
Frederick Douglass will be celebrated by the Greenwich Historical Society Wed., Feb. 14 in a Black History Month event. See Nearby In-Person Events below for details.

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The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Ave., Cos Cob will offer the Black History Month event: Douglass Day 2024: The Correspondence of Frederick Douglass from the Library of Congress National Transcribe-a-Thon Crates of Digital Resources for Teaching Black History, Wed., Feb. 14, 12-3 p.m. This event will also be livestreamed. It will include a presentation on Frederick Douglass’s legacy. Free. Register at

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. will present School’s Out Art, Mon.-Fri., Feb. 19-23. Drawing, Painting & More for ages 5-7, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; ages 8-12, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Ceramics Week, ages 8-12, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; ages 5-7, 12:30-2:30 p.m.; Stop Motion Animation, ages 8-12, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. All classes are $275.

The Picture House Bronxville, 84 Kraft Ave., will host the upcoming holiday week-long kids' camp Feb. 19-23 for grades K-5. Get behind the camera to create the trailer for a feature film in this 5-day camp. Working both as a whole class and in small groups, campers will come up with the idea for a new feature film — and then make a movie trailer for that film. Camp is a fun and collaborative environment where students learn about genre, character development, camera work, acting, and directing. $500 for non-members. Register at

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. will offer Figure Drawing with Live Model, Sat., Feb. 17, 1-4 p.m. for adults. $95.

Soul Ryeders, 1091 Boston Post Rd., Rye will host a Sip n Stitch, Thurs., Feb. 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. No experience necessary. RSVP to

Federated Conservationists of Westchester County will present Escape from Sing Sing Plunge, Sat., Feb. 10, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Louis Engel Park, Secor Road and Westerly Rd. This is a Riverkeeper charity event to raise money for different causes. Register at; 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]; Twin Lakes/Nature Study Woods Winter Walk, Sat., Feb. 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Flandreau Ave. and Webster Ave., New Rochelle. Amelia Zaino will lead the tour and speak about the Hutchinson River and its history. Register at

The MetroCard Van will be at the following location: TransCenter, Water St. & N. Lexington Ave., White Plains Wed. & Thurs., Feb. 14 & 15, 1-2:30 p.m. Cash transactions only. The Van is staffed by MTA NYC Transit Authority customer service representatives who will answer questions and help with any issues you may have.

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

The Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Rd., and the NY Historical Society will present Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, Thurs., Feb. 15, 3-4 p.m. in person and online. Explore Black Americans' struggle for equality under the law from 1865 through World War I. Learn about this dark chapter of our history as well as Black New Yorkers’ organizing and community-building in the face of discrimination. Register 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 a glass of wine or soft drink. Limited seating. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; Afghanistan Arts & Culture Day, Sat., Feb. 14, 2-5 p.m. Free; and Concert: Heart of Afghanistan feat. The Fanoos Ensemble, 8-9:30 p.m. $20 general admission; $15 seniors, students & members; Gallery Nite Out Sip & Paint, Thurs., Feb. 15, Mar. 21 & Apr. 18, 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

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, 29 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, will present a history lecture, The Romances of Philipse Manor Hall, Wed., Feb. 14, 7 p.m. $3-$6 in person; free online; Historian & A Movie, Fri., Feb. 23, 7 p.m. Free. For tickets go to

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch will take place Sun., Feb. 25, 12-3 p.m. at VIP Country Club, 600 Davenport Ave., New Rochelle. Free for brides & grooms; $16.75 for guests at

PXG (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; Free Yoga for Golfers session with Cindy Fritz, Wed., Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m. Register at https;//

Muscoot Farm, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah; is offering Animal Interactions, Sat., Feb. 10 & Mar. 9, 10-11 a.m. Get details and pre-register at www.eventbrite,com/e/animal-interactions-tickets-773107303757; Winter Festival. Sat. & Sun, Feb. 10 & 11, 12-3 p.m. Register at; Park & Read Mon., Feb. 12 & 26, 11-11:45 a.m. The program is a captivating read aloud initiative dedicated to instilling a passion for reading in young children. Free. Pre-registration is encouraged at or 914/864-7282. For additional information call Westchester County Parks, 914/995-2501.

Lasdon Park & Arboretum, 2610 NY 45, Katonah will offer a Valentine Workshop Sat., Feb. 10, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. for ages 6-10; Sip, Nibble and Learn Lecture Series: The Story of Flower Pots, Sun., Feb. 11, 2-3:30 p.m. For ages 21+. Register at

Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, 4 Reservation Rd., Pound Ridge will offer a Sugar House Chat, Sat., Feb. 10, 12-2 p.m. For additional information call 914/864-7322.

Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley St., Yonkers will host Invasive Removal Volunteer Day, Sat., Feb. 10, 1-2:30 p.m. for ages 12+. Bring gloves; all tools will be provided. For additional information call 914/968-5851.

Marshlands Conservancy, 19 Harbor Lane, Rye will present Fire-building and s’mores Sat., Feb. 10, 1-2:30 p.m. for ages 8 & older. Register

Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains will host the Westchester Knicks vs the Birmingham Squadron, Fri., Feb. 9, 7-9 p.m. 914/995-4050.

The Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Playland Pkwy., Rye will present Winter Mammal Spotlight: Minks, Sun., Feb. 11, 10-11:30 a.m. Learn how minks survive over the winter. 914/967-8720.

Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., N. White Plains will offer a Feeder Watch, Sun., Feb. 11, 10-11:30 a.m. Study which birds are at the feeders from the comfort of the indoor nature lodge. 914/428-1005.

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.; In recognition of President’s Day, author and Prof. Laurence Jurdem will explore themes from his recent book “The Rough Rider and the President: Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge and the Friendship that Changed American History, Mon., Feb. 19, 1 p.m. Free. Programs will also be livestreamed.

Greenwich Hospital will offer Car Seat Safety Checks, Wed., Feb. 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 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; Bertola: The Science of the Sonambient with Dr. Marin Sullivan, Thurs., Feb. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Wainwright House260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye offers Tai Chi with John, 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; Soothing Sound Bath, Tues., Feb. 20, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $40 non-members. 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.

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College735 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; Urban Bush Woman, Sat., Feb. 24, 8 p.m. $13.75-$55

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

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

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport, Conn., will present An Evening with Audra McDonald, Sat., Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. $165-$225.

The Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers La., Wilton, Conn., 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., is presenting “Arsenic and Old Lace” thru Sat., Feb. 17 in the Kweskin Theatre. Performances are Fri. & Sat., at 8 p.m.; 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. 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. 13 & 20, 4-4:45 p.m. For Grades 4-12; 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 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; The Spectre Bridegroom & Other Valentine’s Ghost  Stories by Peter Royston, Sun., Feb. 11 at 5:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 13 at 8 p.m., Wed., Feb. 14 at 5:30 & 7:30 p.m. $36 adults; $56 VIP; Dave Brighton’s David Bowie Experience: Space Oddity, Fri., Feb. 16. $55.50-$75.50; Dance Fantasy: A Magical Ballroom Dance Show, Sat., Feb. 17, 7 p.m. $36; Pinkalicious; The Musical, Sun., Feb. 18, 1 p.m. $39 adults; $34 kids; Justin Willman: Magic for Humans In Person Tour, Thurs., Feb. 22, 8 p.m. $45.50-$55.50; . The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook: An Evening of Songs & Stories ft Aztec Two-Step 2.0 w narration by Tony Traguardo, Sat., Feb. 24, 8 p.m. $48-$54; Sing Along Movie Event: The Greatest Showman, Sun., Feb. 25. 2 p.m. $31.

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present the 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; Valentine’s Day: Roseanna Vitro Group, Wed., Feb. 14. 7 p.m. $25; Jesse Davis Quartet feat. Spike Wilner, John Webber & Willie Jones III, Fri. & Sat., Feb. 16 & 17, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Christian Sands Quartet, Fri. & Sat., Feb. 23 & 24, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Gerson Galante Quartet feat. Eddie. Monteiro, Roni Ben-Hur & Nanny Assis, Sun., Feb. 25. $15-$20. $10 minimum per person on food & drink.


The Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Playland Pkwy., Rye is presenting the Second Art Exhibit of Read Sanctuary, Sat., Feb. 10-Mar. 23. There will be a reception Sat., Feb. 10, 1-4 p.m. 914/967-8720.

Riverfront Art Gallery, Yonkers Public Library, 1 Larkin Center will present a Solo Exhibition: Beyond the Physical feat. Rashan Houshmand, thru Mar. 15. There will be an opening reception Sat., Feb. 10, 2-5 p.m. The exhibit explores how spirituality intertwines with Eastern inspired art practices to heal loss and foster both reflection and compassion.

The Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St. is presenting Young Artists 2024 Sun., Feb. 11-Mar. 3.; An Ode to Textiles: Poetry and Art in the Pollack Family Learning Center, Sun., Feb. 11-Mar. 3.

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: Black Artists in the Spotlight: Currents of Creativity, Sat., Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. Sign up at 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, thru 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; 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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