10573 Calendar of Events

June 14, 2024 at 1:36 p.m.
Gimme Gimme Disco will be featured at Garcia’s in Port Chester Sat., June 15. See 10573 Calendar of Events below for details.
Gimme Gimme Disco will be featured at Garcia’s in Port Chester Sat., June 15. See 10573 Calendar of Events below for details.

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Rye Brook’s 42nd Birthday Celebration will be held Sat., June 15, 12-4 p.m. on the Rye Brook Athletic Field, 830 King St. Party will include Euro Bungee, Giant Swings, Rock Wall, Obstacle Course, Pirate Ride, Bumper Cars, Mini Golf and Water Slide. Food options will include hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, watermelon, steak & cheese with a nominal fee charged for food.

Neptune in June will present live music + poetry Sat., June 15, 3-5 p.m. in the Premier Building, 33 New Broad St., Port Chester. Poets will read their own work and favorite works by other poets that have informed their practice. The event includes music performances by Resistance Revival Chorus and by the collaborative duo Lena Ruth Schwartz and Evan O. Adams. RSVP to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/music-poetry-event; a Short Films Screening Night, Sat., June 22, 7:30-9 p.m. Join filmmakers for a screening of new works, followed by a Q&A including experimental and documentary film. Both events are at the same location and are free and open to the public. RSVP to https://eventbrite.com/short_films-screening-night

Life Chain will be held Sun., June 16, 2-3:30 p.m. at Gateway Shopping Center, (formerly Kohl’s Shopping Center), Boston Post Road, Port Chester. 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.

Juneteenth, officially Juneteenth National Independence Day, is a federal holiday in the U.S. and will be celebrated Wed., June 19. It is celebrated annually on June 19 to commemorate the ending of slavery in the U.S. and was first recognized in 2021. Government offices in the Town of Rye and the Village of Port Chester and Rye Brook will be closed as will Port Chester and Blind Brook Schools, most banks, the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, the Port Chester and Rye Brook Senior Centers and the post office; there will be no mail delivery. In Rye Brook there will be no change in the sanitation schedule this week. In Port Chester garbage & recycling collections are unchanged; however, there will be no bulk or green waste collection June 19.

The Port Chester Historical Society will host a Juneteenth Celebration near the Bush-Lyon Homestead in Lyon Park, 479 King St., Wed., June 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m. All are invited and encouraged to attend this family-friendly event that will feature snacks and cake, music, speeches, displays and interactive crafts for kids. Westchester County Poet Laureate Phylisha Villanueva will perform a poem of her own, and there will be poetry from a Port Chester High School student from the Slam Poetry Club. Through funding from ArtsWestchester, the Historical Society has been able to commission paintings and drawings based on records of slavery they have, and attendees will be able to talk to the artists themselves. There is plenty to learn about, including excerpts shared with the Historical Society from the Purchase Friends Meeting’s investigation into their own connections to slavery between 1773 and 1793. www.pcnyhistory.com

A National Independence Day Juneteenth ceremony hosted by the Town of Rye and The Osborn will be held Sat., June 22, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the African American Cemetery, 215 North St., Rye. The ceremony will be followed by a Volunteer Service Project at the Cemetery. Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. and honoring the culture and achievements of African Americans. Rain date: Sun., June 23.

The Village of Port Chester will present a Pride Day Event Sat., June 22, 9-11 a.m. at Liberty Square. There will be a flag raising, arts & crafts, giveaways and a music performance by Kiah Thomas.

There will be a display and sale of Latin crafts on Adee Street in Port Chester in front of Walgreens Sat., June 22, 12-6 p.m.

The Town of Rye Great Lawn 2024 Summer Series will hold its first event of the season Sat., June 22, 6-8 p.m. at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook with Gil Parris & Friends. Free. www.townofryeny.com

Adoption: Everything You Need to Know, a free information session, will be held via Zoom, Tues., June 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. This event is open to anyone interested in or involved with the adoption process including community members, expectant parents, adoptive or prospective adoptive parents and adoptees. For pre-registration and meeting information go to [email protected] or call 914/939-1180.

St. Paul’s Church, 761 King St., Rye Brook, offers Yoga for Wellness, Tuesdays at 3 p.m., Saturdays at 11 a.m. and the 2nd & 4th Thursdays at 7 p.m. No prior experience necessary. Free-will offering of $10-$20 is suggested. 914/939-8170.

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., 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Wed.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Children’s department: Mon. and Tues., 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Wed.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester is offering a June Grab & Go. Children will be given a bag with all the pieces needed to make a craft. Register in person or call 914/939-6710 and press 3.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester will host the Mobile Passport Office, Tues., June 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Appointments are not required, and walk-ins are welcome. For passport requirements and fees go to https://portchester-ryebrooklibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/0/54thfkiir-23103159opdf or call the library at 914/939-6710.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester is offering an Adult & Teen Summer Reading Adventure, Mon., June 24-Aug. 30. Sign up and receive a gift. For information about the rules of the reading adventure and how to participate, go to www.portchester-ryebrookpubliclibrary.org or call 914/939-6710.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library will present a discussion of their Virtual Film Club feature “Jaws” Thurs., July 11, 7-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. View the movie on DVD or stream on Starz, then join the discussion July 11. Please email Christina at [email protected] for Zoom link.

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library allows library card holders ages 18 & over to borrow free or discounted passes to the Bruce Museum, the FDR Presidential Library & Museum, the Greenwich Historical Society Museum, the Intrepid Museum, the Neuberger Museum, the NYC Transit Museum, Steppingstones Museum for Children and the Westchester Children’s Museum. For information, ask at the Information Desk or 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].


Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, offers the following programs: Maker Night, Fridays, 7-9 p.m. for ages 17+. $65 includes all materials; Family Wheel Night, Saturdays, 5-7 p.m. for ages 10+ with parent or guardian. $50; Saturday Clay for ages 6+ with parent or guardian, 2-4 p.m. $35. For additional information and to register go to www.clayartcenter.org

Bulk trash and green waste will be collected every Wednesday in Port Chester except during holiday weeks. No collection June 19. The next collection will be Wed., June 26.

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will present Roger Daltry with special guest KT Tunstall, Tues., June 18. $95-$245; Silverspun Pickups with Hello Mary, Sat., June 22. $29.50-$99.50. 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, unless noted otherwise. www.thecapitoltheatre.com.

Garcia’s, 145 Westchester Ave., Port Chester will present Roctopus, Fri., June 14. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; Gimme Gimme Disco: A Disco Dance Party Inspired by ABBA, Sat., June 15. $20 in advance. $25 day of show; Shakedown Citi, Wed., June 19. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; Lovesong: The Cure Tribute with First Wave, Fri., June 21. $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, The Music of the Grateful Dead + More, Sat., June 15. All ages. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.; show at 2 p.m. $18.50 in advance; $21 day of show; free for children under 1. www.thecapitoltheatre.com

Information and advance sale tickets for all upcoming shows at The Capitol Theatre are available at www.thecapitoltheatre.com


Neptune in June: If Not a Note, a Chasm, an exhibition that is on view at two sites in Port Chester thru Sat., June 22. Site I: MAPSpace, 6 N. Pearl St.; Site II: 33 New Broad St. If Not a Note, a Chasm is a study on lost narratives and supposed wasted energies. Gallery hours are by appointment. www.neptuneinJune.com/visit

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, is presenting Thice-ening The Narrative, an online Pride exhibition thru June 30 with a live panel discussion Thurs., June 20 at 7 p.m. and Concurrent Artist in Resident Exhibitions, Sat., June 22-Aug. 3 with an opening reception Sat., June 22, 6-8 p.m. Three solo exhibitions in the gallery and online celebrate the artistic achievements of the current Artists in Residence, Evelyn Mtika, Schuyler Forsythe and Jess Levin. Gallery hours: Mon. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.clayartcenter.org

Summer Programs

Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester will offer Summer Camps for children ages 7-15 July 8-Aug. 23. For information, go to www.clayartcenter.org


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