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March 22, 2024 at 11:48 a.m.
Author & horticulturalist Marta McDowell will speak at The Osborn in Rye Wed., Mar. 27. See Nearby Events below for details.
Author & horticulturalist Marta McDowell will speak at The Osborn in Rye Wed., Mar. 27. See Nearby Events below for details. (Courtesy photo of Sama Ozola)

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NYS Sen. Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins and State Sen. Shelley Mayer will host A Celebration of Women’s Art and Cultural Expressions, co-sponsored by ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, Sat., Mar. 23, 3-4:30 p.m. Includes art and performances. Free and open to the public, but RSVP is requested to For additional information call 914/934-5250 or 914/423-4031.

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob will offer a Guided Gallery Tour, Sun., Mar. 24, 1-1:30 p.m. Free with museum admission--$10 for adults; $8 for seniors; free for youth under 18, members, active military/BlueStar.

Lasdon Park & Arboretum in Katonah will offer Smartphone Photography and the Landscape, Fri., Mar. 22, 10-11:30 a.m. Register at; Pat’s Chats: Thunder from the Mountain—Missiles in New York State, Sat., Mar. 23, 2-3 p.m. 914/862-5290.

Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains, will host the Sports Card and Memorabilia Show, Fri., Mar. 22, 3-7 p.m. & Sat., Mar. 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Get details at

The Edith G. Read Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye will present Early Bird Migrants, Sat., Mar. 23, 10-11:30 a.m. 914.967-8720.

Lenoir Preserve in Yonkers will offer a Signs of Spring Walk, Sat., Mar. 23, 1-2 p.m. For all ages. 914/968-5851.

Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, will offer a Celebration of the Season, Sat., Mar. 23, 1-2 p.m. 914/864-7322.

Cranberry Lake Preserve, N. White P lains, will offer Early Spring Ponding, Sat., Mar. 23, 1-2:30 p.m. and Waterfowl Watch, Sun., Mar. 24, 9:30-11 a.m. 914/428-1005.

Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson will present Spring Fish on the Hudson: Rock & Roe, Sat., Mar. 23, 2-3 p.m. 914/862-5290.

Solar Eclipse Programs will be offered at the Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers. Including Super Solar Eclipse Saturday, Mar. 23, 11 am.-5 p.m. with a talk by former NASA astronaut Ron Garan. Throughout the day take part in special workshops and story times and observe the sun with telescopes (weather permitting); Expedition Space: Reach for the Stars with Astronaut Ron Garan at 12:30 p.m. Suitable for all ages. $50 for adults; $35 for ages 3-18; The Orbital Perspective: An Evening with Astronaut Ron Garan at 7 p.m. Includes cocktail reception. $125; Moonbase: The Next Step in the Planetarium: The Sky Tonight will be featured on Saturdays & Sundays in March at 2 p.m. with free showings Mon.-Fri., Mar. 25-29 at 2 p.m.; Mar. 23 at 11:30 a.m. & 2 & 3:30 p.m.; Family Art & Science Workshop will be offered Saturdays & Sundays in March, plus Mon.-Fri., Mar. 25-29, 12-4 p.m. Recommended for ages 8+. General admission includes Moonbase in the Planetarium--$13 adults; $8 ages 3-18; $19 seniors and students with ID.

The Yonkers Public Library, 1 Larkin Center will present On Retelling Green Classics: An Exploration of the Modern Epics with Madeline Miller, Mon., Mar. 25, 7-8 p.m. Register at

The Westport Country Playhouse, 1 Powers Ct. will present Kayfabe by Josh Rice: a puppet wrestling entertainment spectacular Sat., Mar. 30 at 2 p.m. Recommended for ages 13 + up. $20.

The Osborn, 101 Theall Rd., Rye will present author and horticulturalist Marta McDowell, Wed., Mar. 27 at 7:30 p.m. She will discuss her book “Gardening Can Be Murder: How Poisonous Poppies, Sinister Shovels and Grim Gardens Have Inspired Mystery Writers.” Free and open to the public. RSVP by email to [email protected]

The Osborn, 101 Theall Rd., Rye will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt for the community, Sat., Mar. 30, beginning at 11:15 a.m. Free and open to the public; pre-registration is not required. Gates will open at 10:45 a.m. Participants should bring their own baskets to gather eggs.

Hudson Valley Fermented, hosted by the Rotary Club of Pleasantville, will take place Sat., Mar. 23, 12-4 p.m., at Pace University, 861 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville featuring the best craft beer, wine, spirits and ciders from NYS and music all afternoon. $75 general admission; $100 VIP. 

The 2024 Sound Shore St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held Sun., Mar. 24 at 1:30 p.m. on Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck, honoring Grand Marshal Chance Mullen of Pelham. For information go to

ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains will present an Irish House Party with Brian Conway & Friends, Sat., Mar. 30, 7-8 p.m. Suggested donation: $5. Purchase tickets at

The Inaugural Westchester County Clean Energy Careers Job and Resource Fair presented by the Westchester County Office of Economic Development, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains will take place Fri., Apr. 3. The event includes a career fair from 2-7 p.m. designed for a broad audience from middle schoolers to seasoned workforce veterans. The event will also feature a keynote presentation along with two panel discussions covering clean energy training and hiring opportunities.

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd. will present Sing & Swing presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center, Sun., Mar. 24, .5 p.m. Tickets start at $16.25.

Caramoor, 149 Girdle Ridge Rd., Katonah will feature Will Liverman, baritone, and Myra Huang, piano, Sun., Mar. 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets start at $39 for adults; $19.50 for children at

The Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe will present a Member & Guest Cinema Night, featuring “The Gospel According to St. Matthew” by Pier Paolo Pasolini (1964), Wed., Mar. 27 at 6:30 p.m. Non-members may attend for $15. Guests of a member may attend for $10. Complimentary coffee. Registration is required; no walk-ins.

The Strong Smart & Bold Gala for Girls, Inc. of Westchester County will be held Thurs., Apr. 18 at the Glen Island Harbor Club in New Rochelle. Tickets are $350. RSVP by Apr. 1 at

Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye, will offer My Naturalist & Me, Fri., 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

Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., will offer Strategies to Prevent Coronary Artery Disease, Tues., Mar. 26, 6-7 p.m. Cardiologist Joseph Tartaglia, MD will talk about preventing a heart attack; Food for Thought: Brain Health, Wed., Mar. 27, 7-8 p.m. at Perot Memorial Library, 90 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. Denise Addorisio, RDN, will discuss nutrition’s role in improving overall health, including body & mind; CPR Friends and Family (infant/child), Apr. 1, 6, 20 & 22 at 39 Volunteer Lane; Car Seat Safety Checks, Apr. 3 & 17 at W. Putnam Medical Center, 500 W. Putnam Ave. Free. Schedule an appointment at 203/200-KIDS.

Hudson Chorale will perform at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 8 Sunnyside Ave., Pleasantville, Sat. & Sun., Mar. 23 & 24 at 3 p.m. $30 at

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

The Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center Farm Stand will be open Tues., Apr. 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For details, call 914/862-5050.

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.; The Fonrose Singers, Thursdays, thru May 23. If you love to sing, join the Fonrose Singers; Deepening Your Draft: A Revision Writing Group with Karen Dukess & Erica Youngren, Wed., Apr. 3-May 8, 7-9 p.m. For writers of all levels. $660 for non-members. Register at

Curtain Call, Inc., 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford, is presenting “The Mousetrap” in their Dressing Room Theatre thru Mar. 24. Performances are Fri. & 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 Westchester, 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains, hosts Mall Walks Fridays & Tuesdays, 8-10 a.m.

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 Mar. 22 & 29 at 4 p.m.; Igloo Virtual Tours: Visit a College, Mon., Mar. 25, 4 p.m. and Celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility Graphic at 5 p.m.; Tech Tuesday for Youth, Mar. 26 & Apr. 2 at 4 p.m.; History of White Plains in the 20th Century, Thurs., Mar. 28 at 5 p.m.; Poetry Slam: 20th Anniversary Celebration, Wed., Apr. 3, 6-9 p.m. with refreshments, featured performances from Rebecca P. Bruckenstein and Nina Balan

The Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck will present Soulshine, Fri., Mar. 22 at 8 p.m. $32-$42 and the John Pizzarello Trio, Sat., Mar. 23. Sold Out on website.

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., will present Kathy Griffin, Fri., Mar. 22. Sold out on website; The Moth: True Stories Told Live, Sat., Mar. 23. Sold out on website; Raul Malo of The Mavericks, Sun., Mar. 24, 7 p.m. $44-$64.

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present the Joe Farnsworth Quintet, Fri. & Sat., Mar. 22 & 23, 7 & 9:30 p.m.$30-$35; Mafalda Minnozzi & Paul Ricci, Sun., Mar. 24, 4 & 6 p.m. $15-$20; Steve Davis Sextet feat. Abeena Koomson-Davis, Fri. & Sat., Mar. 29 & 30, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35. $10 minimum per person on food & drink.


The Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., is presenting Jungle Fool, a large outdoor sculpture, thru June 23; There Is a Body: Legacy of the Ancestral Arts in the 21st Century and Stellar Reverberations: African Masks in Outer Space, both thru June 30. Museum hours: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 12-5 p.m. $12 for adults; $6 for seniors & students; free for children under 1.

The Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 1987 Palmer Ave. Larchmont, is presenting NY NY NY: Exploring NYC through the eyes of three award-winning artists: Lisette Overweel, Sherri Paul, and Marion Schneider thru Mar. 30. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m.

Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob is presenting Life: Six Women Photographers, thru July 7 in celebration of Women’s History Month. Artists include Margaret Bourke-White, Marie Hansen, Martha Holmes, Lisa Larsen, Nina Leen and Hansel Mieth—the only women employed by “Life” as full-time photographers between the late 1930s and early 1970s. Gallery hours: Wed.-Sun., 12-4 p.m. Free with museum admission: $10 for adults; $8 for seniors & students; free for children under 18 and free admission every Wednesday.

Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd. is presenting The Art of Survival, thru Fri., Mar. 22 and Silk Paintings: The Work of Berenice Pilskin, thru Apr. 19. There will be an artist talk Apr. 13 at 2 p.m.  RSVP to

Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., is presenting Meditations II, thru Apr. 14. The exhibition brings together five artists working in painting and sculpture. There will be a closing reception Sat., Apr. 13, 1-3 p.m. featuring a Rock Garden drop-in workshop led by PAC’s Teen Artist Council. Gallery hours: Mon.-Wed. & Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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.

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich is presenting 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; Photographic Revolutionaries of Group f/64: Works from the Bank of America Collection. 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 thru Apr. 28; Harry Bertola: Sculpture for Living, thru Apr. 7; Arms and Armor: Evolution and Innovation, thru Aug. 11. Hours: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $20 adults; $15 seniors (62+) and students; free for children under 5 and members.

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

Friends of Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., will offer a Spring Break Vacation Camp, Mon.-Fri., Mar. 25-29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for children ages 3.5-10. Mar. 25: Claws, Jaws and Paws; Mar. 26: Dinoland; Mar. 27: Nature Art, Mar. 28: Survival and S’mores and Mar. 29: All About Birds. $95 per child per day. Children should bring lunch and dress for the weather. Pre-registration is required.

The Picture House will offer a Spring Break Camp at 84 Kraft Ave., Bronxville, Mon.-Fri., Mar. 25-29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. for kids in grades K-2 & 3-5. $500. Register at

The Tarrytown Music Hall Academy will offer a Spring Break Camp: The Songs & Dances of Wicked for grades 3-8, Mon.-Fri., Mar. 25-29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $400. Register at

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. 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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