10573 Calendar of Events

May 17, 2024 at 3:27 p.m.
Comedian Tim Dillon will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Fri., May 24. See 10573 Calendar of Events for details.
Comedian Tim Dillon will perform at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester Fri., May 24. See 10573 Calendar of Events for details. (Courtesy photo of Netflix/Jackson Davis)

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Budget votes and School Board Member elections will be held Tues., May 21, 7 a.m.-9 p.m. for both Blind Brook and Port Chester school district residents. Voters in the Blind Brook school district will cast their votes in the BMP Ridge Street School old gym. Port Chester residents will vote at their assigned school district polling locations at one of the four elementary schools. Voters will vote “yes” or “no” on the 2024-25 budget. School board elections are uncontested in both districts.

A Blind Brook High School Science Research Symposium will be held Thurs., May 23, 7-9 p.m., 840 King St., Rye Brook. At 7 p.m. in the Auditorium there will be a slide presentation of original research by four award-winning seniors. At 8 p.m. in the Commons there will be poster presentations by Honors Science Research students (grades 10-12) & Introduction to Science Research students (grade 9). www.blindbrook.org

Blind Brook and Port Chester schools will be closed Fri.-Mon., May 24-27 for the Memorial Day weekend.

The Rye Brook Seniors, 32 Garibaldi Pl., is offering an outing for lunch and a stroll on City Island, Wed., May 22. Bus will depart AJP at 11 a.m. $2. To register, call 914/939-7904.

DPW Day 2024 will take place Sat., May 18, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 82 Fox Island Rd., Port Chester. There will be demonstrations, education, giveaways, activities, tours, touch-a-truck and more. The first 100 children who visit will receive an official DPW water bottle while supplies last; limit one per child.

Colorblast 2024 will be held Sat., May 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. outdoors at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. The event supports pancreatic cancer research and is a celebration of color with DJ entertainment, games, raffles, henna and vendors with food to purchase. Tickets are $25 (color and snack box provided) at Venmo@ColorBlast; Zelle: 914/434-5759

Port Chester’s 156th Birthday will be celebrated at an Open House Sat., May 18, 1-4 p.m. at the Bush-Lyon Homestead in Lyon Park, 479 King St. There will be tours of the Homestead, paintings from the book “Painting 10573” by Alison Nicholls, a mini exhibition about High Point Hospital, high school yearbooks, a “please touch these items” table of historical objects and snacks.

The Village of Rye Brook will host a Scavenger Hunt in Pine Ridge Park, Latonia Road, Sat., May 18, 5-7 p.m. for 5- to 12-year-olds. Participants will receive a Scavenger Hunt t-shirt at the conclusion of the hunt. Pre-register on CommunityPass. For additional information, go to www.villageofryebrook.org or call 914-939-3235.

A Port Chester Community Blood Drive will be held Sun., May 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Congregation K.T.I., 575 King St. All donors will receive a box of Girl Scout cookies. Register at 800/953-2566 or www.nybc.org/donate

The Port Chester Hispanic Advisory Board will host a Resource Fair on Adee Street between North Main Street and Abendroth Avenue (in front of Walgreen’s parking lot), Sun., May 19, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will bring together various organizations from the Village and County that provide services to Hispanic residents. Rain location will be the South End Firehouse, 53 Grace Church St. For more information, call Linda Turturino at 203/249-2311 or email [email protected]

The Friends of Crawford Park Spring Planting Day will be Sun., May 19, 9-11 a.m. in Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. Rain date: June 2. Volunteers are needed. To volunteer, email friendsofcrawfordpark.org

The 73rd Annual Village of Port Chester Memorial Breakfast to honor Port Chester Police & Firefighters will be held Sun., May 19—Mass & breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at the Port Chester Senior Center, 222 Grace Church St. For additional information, call Frank at 203/531-7513.

Life Chain will be held Sun., May 19, 2-3:30 p.m. in front of 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.

SPRYE is offering a Gentle Chair Yoga Class at Crawford Mansion Community Center, 422 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook Wednesdays thru June 3, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Indoors in inclement weather. $20. www.sprye.org

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 will offer a May Grab & Go Craft. Children will be given a bag with all the pieces needed to make a craft. To register, call 914/939-6710 and press 3.

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, 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester will present Winter/Spring Music Fun for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers with musician Kurt Gallagher at 10 a.m. Thurs., May 23 and 10 a.m. Sat., May 18. Children will have a blast moving, giggling and making music as they sing, stomp and clap along to Kurt’s interesting songs. For additional information call 914/939-6710, press 3. 

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. The next collection is Wed., May 22.

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will The Rocket Man Show starring Scotsman Rus Anderson, Elton John's official 70’s body double, Fri., May 17. $29.50-$59.50; Tommy Emmanuel with special guest Chris Jacobs + Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Sat., May 18. $35-$99.50; Tim Dillon: American Royalty, Fri., May 24. $45-$79.50. 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 Dave Chiapetta and Steadfast Charlie with Field Service, Wed., May 22. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; Fungkshui and Jelly, Thurs., May 23. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; Emo Night Brooklyn, Sat., May 25. $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

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


Clay Art Center, 40 Beech St., Port Chester, will present Lydia C. Thompson: Transitions, thru June 7. It is a solo exhibition of ceramic sculptures that blend the narratives of urban and rural human migration. Gallery hours: Mon. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

MAPSpace (Miranda Arts Project Space), 8 N. Pearl St., Port Chester, is presenting Ephemeral Bloom thru May 19. The exhibit celebrates the emergence of spring and Earth Month by showcasing 10 artists who draw inspiration from nature’s ephemeral blooms, including Carol Bouyoucos, Charles Clary, Jared Deery, Loren Eiferman, Jeila Gueramian, Natalya Khorover, Christina Massey, Donna Namnoum, Jessica Smolinski, Lisa B. Woods; with Guest Curation by Ellen Hawley. There will be a closing reception Sun., May 19, 4-6 p.m. View and purchase artwork through the exhibition website: www.mirandaartsprojectspace.com/exhibitions/ephemeral-bloom. MAPSpace is open Saturdays 12-5 p.m., some Sundays and by appointment at 914/318-7178.

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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