Nearby In-Person Events

February 22, 2024 at 3:19 a.m.
Chris DiStefano will perform at the Tarrytown Music Hall Sun., Mar. 3. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.
Chris DiStefano will perform at the Tarrytown Music Hall Sun., Mar. 3. See Nearby In-Person Events for details.

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Playland Amusement Park will host a job fair on Sat., Feb. 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Cambria Hotel, 250 Main St., White Plains, for over 700 seasonal employee openings. Open May 18 to Sept. 29, the iconic amusement park is the largest summer youth employer in Westchester. Job openings range from ride operators, to lifeguards, beach and pool hosts, admission hosts, retail associates, guest services, IT support, group sales assistants and much more. All applicants must be at least 16 years old to apply. Visit for more. All applicants are recommended to apply online in advance.

A Black History Month and Our Trailblazers Award Ceremony will take place Thurs., Feb. 29 at SUNY Westchester Community College, Gateway Center, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. Reception at 5 p.m., ceremony at 6 p.m. Event will honor Westchester County’s Outstanding African American citizens. RSVP to [email protected]. Visit to view the event.

Playland Amusement Park, Playland Pkwy, Rye has launched a new #PlaylandArt Initiative. The program aligns with Playland’s vision to become a place for exploration, culture and community. They are calling on the community and all artists to make their mark on the park with its first two installments: an open call for Asphalt Artists due Thurs., Feb. 29 (for a cash prize); email submissions to [email protected]m with the subject line Asphalt Art; a community wide Dragon Coaster Art Contest due Mar. 15 for various season passes prizes; email submissions to [email protected] with the subject line Dragon Art Contest. Winners will be selected in the following age groups—up to 9 years old, 10-18 years old and adults 19+. The artwork will be displayed throughout the site during the 2024 season which begins Sat., May 18.

Playland is also introducing a Season Parking Pass available now for $45. The 2024 All Access Season Pass gives guests unlimited admission to the park’s rides and attractions, pool, beach, lake paddle boats, parking and 10% off select products—available for a one-time cost of $150.

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. will offer Instagram for Beginners with Liz Woods Tues., Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $45. Sign up at

Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye, will offer My Naturalist & Me, Fri., Mar. 1, 8, 17, Apr. 5, 12, 25; May 3, 10, 17 & 31 at 9:45 a.m. At this fun-filled hour learn all about nature through fun activities. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. $15 per family per session. Pre-register online at; An Old-Fashioned Winter’s Afternoon, Sat., Mar. 2, 12-3 p.m. Rain date: Mar. 9. $15 for up to three people non-members; $30 for four or more. Pre-register at

Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye will host Lunch & Learn About Black History in New York, Westchester and Rye Thurs. Feb. 29, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Pick up a brochure that highlights the many landmark sites on NY State’s Path Through History and Westchester County’s African American Heritage Trail where the real-life stories of African American women and men, enslaved and freed continue to be researched and shared. This free program will include a tour of JHC’s exhibit Hidden Soldiers; The Odyssey of Phillis Wheatley with David Waldstreicher and Iain Pollock, Sun., Mar. 3 at 3 p.m. Free. Waldstreicher will discuss his work with Pollock, Director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Manhattanville College. Seating is limited. Register at

Christ Church Greenwich, 254 E. Putnam Ave. will host a Women’s Conference: Mind, Body and Spirit, Sat., Mar. 2, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $110 includes breakfast and lunch. Tickets are available online at

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich will offer an Afternoon of Wellness: Exploring How Art Moves Us Tues., Feb. 27, 4-8 p.m. Explore the exhibition Tracing Lineage; Abstraction and its Aftermath with a Bruce Museum Educator. After the aesthetic experience, participants will work with Dance/Movement Therapist, Grace Holden in the exhibition Gayyum Agha: Dualities. Participants will be guided in exercises to help engage with the artwork nonverbally in a safe and supporting setting. The active portions of the program will be followed by a 30-minute group conversation and light refreshments. $20; Fred Eiser First Sunday Science: Ripples of Invasion—Understanding the Spread and Impact of Aquatic Invasive Plants will take place Sun., Mar. 3, 2-3 p.m. at the Floren Family Environmental Center at Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich Point Park. Free; no reservations required. For additional information go to

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund at Pocantico Center, 200 Lake Rd., Tarrytown will host a Celebrate Brazil Carnival, Thurs., Feb. 29, 6:30-7:30 p.m. $15. Register at

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, Connecticut/Westchester Chapter will host a business networking breakfast, Tues., Feb. 27, 8-10 a.m. at MasterCard, 2000 Purchase St., Purchase. Sonia Hounsell, Co-Founder and Co-CE) of FunkkOFF will be the featured speaker. She successfully made a deal on Shark Tank in February 2023 for her product, FunkkOFF. RSVP required; space is limited.

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at The Osborn, 101 Theall Rd., Rye, Tues., Feb. 27, 1-6 p.m. To make an appointment visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS. As thanks for helping, all who give blood in February will get a $20 Gift Card by email.

The Economic Development Departments of Westchester County and the Westchester Cooperative Network will present an informational workshop on worker owned cooperatives Thurs., Feb. 29, 9-10:30 a.m. at the New York Power Authority, 123 Main St., White Plains. Register at

Federated Conservationists of Westchester County will present Seriously Talking About Food: Session 4 Sun., Feb. 25, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave. They will be discussing Dan Barber’s “The Third Plate.” All are welcome, regardless of having read the book or not. Light refreshments will be provided; PACE Community Climate Change Conference, Fri., Mar. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at PACE University School of Law, 78 N. Broadway, White Plains. Register at

ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains will present Gallery Nite Out Sip & Paint, Thurs., 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 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

Muscoot Farm, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah; is offering Park & Read Fri., Feb. 23 & Mon., Feb. 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; Sugar Shack Chat, Sat. & Sun., Feb. 24 & 25, 12-3 p.m.; Animal Interactions, Sat., Mar. 9, 10-11 a.m. Get details and pre-register at www.eventbrite,com/e/animal-interactions-tickets-773107303757; For additional information call Westchester County Parks, 914/995-2501.

Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River will offer a Sugar House Chat, Sat., Feb. 24, 12-2 p.m. 914/864-7322.

Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Rd., Rye, will offer Who’s Hibernating Here? Sat., Feb. 24, 1-2:30 p.m. 914/835-4466.

The Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye will offer Invasives “R” Us Sat., Feb. 24, 1-2:30 p.m. 914/967-8720.

Lasdon Park and Arboretum in Katonah will offer Pre-School Art and Storytime, Fri., Feb. 23 & Mar. 15, 2-3 p.m. For ages 2-5; Nibble and Learn Lecture Series: The History of Glass Houses, Sun., Feb. 25, 2-3:30 p.m. 914/864-7268.

Cranberry Lake Preserve, N. White Plains, will offer a Naturalist’s Choice Hike, Sun., Feb. 25. 1-2:30 p.m. 914/835-4466.

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich and The Greens at Greenwich will present Afternoon of Wellness: Exploring How Art Moves us Tues., Feb. 27, 4-6 p.m. The active portions of the program will be followed by a 30-minute group conversation and light refreshments. For reservations, go to

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. Register at

Curtain Call, Inc., 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford will present “The Mousetrap” in their Dressing Room Theatre Thurs., Feb. 29-Mar. 24. Performances are Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m. Seating is cabaret-style with a BYOEverything format. Tickets are $44 adults; $34 seniors 65+ and $26 under 21. Prices include fees.

The Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers La., will present “Down in the Depths,” Sat., Mar. 2 at 8 p.m. It is an elevated, erudite exploration of the life and music of Cole Porter. A light snack of cheese, crackers & cookies will be served during the intermission along with wine & water. $35 for adults; $25 for seniors and students.

The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College735 Anderson Hill Rd., will present 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.

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

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

The Picture House, 84 Kraft Ave., Bronxville, will present “In the Whale: The Greatest Fish Story Ever Told,” Sun., Mar. 3 at 3 p.m. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director David Abel. $17 adults; $14 seniors and students.

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 Fun Friday Feb. 23. Mar. 1, 8, 15. 22 & 29 at 4 p.m.; 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.

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown will present The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook: An Evening of Songs & Stories ft Aztec Two-Step 2.0 with 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; Chris DiStefano Live, Sun., Mar. 3 at 5 & 8 p.m. $35-$65.

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present the 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; the Ray Blue Quintet featuring Nat Adderley, Jr., Fri. & Sat., Mar. 1 & 2, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Jamile Staevie Ayres Quartet, Sun., Mar. 3, 4 & 6 p.m. $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, thru Mar. 23. 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. 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 thru Sun., Mar. 3.; An Ode to Textiles: Poetry and Art in the Pollack Family Learning Center, thru Sun., Mar. 3.

Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1987 Palmer Ave., Larchmont is presenting "Inspirations" Group Member Show thru Sat., Mar. 2. 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. 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.

Camps & Summer Programs

Muscoot Farm’s Young Farmers Camp, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah will be offered for youngsters entering grades Pre-K-nine, July 1-Aug. 16, $350 per camper per week, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Campers are allowed one week max. Registration is open now at

Westchester County Parks will offer one and two-week sessions Mon., July 8-Fri., Aug. 16 at the following locations: Cranberry Lake Preserve, N. White Plains, 914/428-1005; Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye, 914/967-8720; Lenoir Nature Preserve, Yonkers, 914;868-5851; Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Rd., Rye, 914/835-4466 and Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, 914/864-7322. Sessions are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for $350 per camper per week and $175 for Pre-K, 9-11:45 a.m.—must be potty trained.

Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye will offer the following summer programs: June Bugs for pre-school and kindergartners, June 10-14, June 17-21 & June 24-28, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m. $450 for morning session; $390 for the afternoon session; Paddle Adventure Camp for children entering grades 8-10 in the fall, July 1 (no camp July 4)-Aug. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $600 per camper per week; Summer Camps, July1-Aug. 16—Explorers for children entering pre-k & kindergarten, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $450; Discoverers for children entering K-6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $475 and Naturalists in Training, for children entering grades 6 & 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $495. For additional information and to register go to

Clocktower Players will offer Summerstage 2024 for ages 6-12 at Hastings American Legion. 215 Farragut Ave., Hastings-on-Hudson. There will be eight sessions for $412 per session (20% off till Mar. 15). Each week explores a show your kids love and concludes with a filmed performance shared digitally with families as a keepsake of the creative and fun week. “Matilda, July 7-12; “Teen Titans Go,” July14-19; “Stranger Things,” July 21-26; “Disney, 21Princess,” July 28-Aug. 2; “Super Mario Bros,” Aug. 4-9; “Percy Jackson and The Olympians,” Aug. 11-18; “High School Musical,” Aug. 18-23 and “Barbie,” Aug. 25-30. Register at


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