10573 Calendar of Events

May 23, 2024 at 5:02 p.m.
Chris Berardo will perform at Garcia’s in Port Chester Thurs., May 30. See 10573 Calendar of Events below for details.
Chris Berardo will perform at Garcia’s in Port Chester Thurs., May 30. See 10573 Calendar of Events below for details.

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The Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Rye Town’s African American Cemetery will be held Sat., May 25 at 10 a.m. at the cemetery behind Greenwood Union Cemetery, 215 North St., Rye.

Memorial Day, a federal holiday in the U.S. to honor and mourn the U.S. military personnel who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, will be observed Mon., May 27. Government offices in the Town of Rye and the Villages of Port Chester and Rye Brook will be closed as will the post office, most banks, the Port Chester and Rye Brook Senior Centers and the post office; no mail delivery May 27. The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library will be closed Sat. & Mon., May 25 & 27. In Port Chester, Mon. garbage will be collected Tues.; Tues. garbage and recycling will be collected Wed.; Wed.-Fri. collections are unchanged. There will be no bulk trash or green waste collection this week. In Rye Brook, Mon. collections move to Tues.; Tues. collections move to Wed.; Wed.-Fri. collections are unchanged. No green waste collection this week.

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

There will be Memorial Day ceremonies in Port Chester Mon., May 27 as follows: 8 a.m. at the Port Chester Marina; 8:35 a.m. at William James Park; 8:55 a.m. at Lyon Park Vietnam Memorial; 9:15 a.m. at Summerfield Park, Spanish American War Memorial; 9:40 a.m. at the Pearl Street Civil War Memorial; 10 a.m. at the American Legion, 78 Pearl St.; 10:15 a.m. at Fire Department Headquarters, Westchester Ave.; 10:45 a.m. at Crawford Park Korean War Memorial and the main ceremony at 11 a.m. at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Westchester Ave. and N. Regent St.

A parade down Westchester Avenue to New Broad Street will follow the 11 a.m. ceremony.

A Village of Port Chester Town Hall Meeting will be held Tues., May 28 at the Knights of Columbus, 327 Westchester Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be a discussion about Village Parking Concerns: Commercial Parking and Parks & Recreation: Park Operations & Quality of Life Initiatives. Open to the public. For additional information, call 914/939-4343.

The Rye Brook Seniors, 32 Garibaldi Pl., is offering an outing to Empire State Casino in Yonkers Wed, May 29. Bus will depart AJP at 9:30 a.m. $2. To register, call 914/939-7904.

Corpus Christi Holy Rosary School invites friends to bless their scholars by recognizing Father Louis Molinelli, SDB, Michael Guarnieri & Peggyann and Kenneth Munnick as their honorees at the 13th Annual Father Peter M. Rinaldi Awards Dinner, Sat., June 1 at 6 p.m. at Tamarack Country Club, 55 Locust Rd., Greenwich. All proceeds directly benefit the students of CCHRS. Tickets start at $175 at https://friends-of-corpus-christi-holy-rosary-school.com

Clay Art Center and Neptune in June will present the Second Annual Port Chester Arts Festival Sat., June 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. throughout Port Chester. It is a celebration for all ages of makers, designers, doers and dreamers who call Port Chester home. All events will be free and open to the public including exhibitions, open studios, workshops, performances and pop-up installations. Local participating schools include the Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District, Rye Neck High School and Blind Brook High School. At 6 p.m. at Crawford Park, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook, Lawn Chair Theatre will present a free performance of “Alice.” This is “Alice” unplugged without sets and lights, but with costumes, props and a beautiful original score. They will offer Workshop #1 at 2 p.m.: Acting for Anyone and Workshop #2, at 3 p.m. Introduction to Breath and Body Song-work. For additional information, go to www.portchesterarts.com

Pride celebration at Rye Town Park, Dearborn Avenue, Rye, Sat., June 1 starting at 4:30 p.m. sponsored by the Town of Rye and pRYEde. 4:30 p.m.: Artist Festival and Pride Fair with music, art and information. 6 p.m.: Flag raise and parade. 7 p.m.: After Party with a live DJ and food on the beach. Tickets @ pRYEde.org

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 is offering 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 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 Wed., May 29. The next collection will be Wed., June 5.

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will present Tim Dillon: American Royalty, Fri., May 24. $45-$79.50; Joss Stone with Nik West, Sun., June 2. $50.50-$110.50. 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 Emo Night Brooklyn, Sat., May 25. $20 in advance; $25 day of show; Finders Keepers, Wed., May 29. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; Chris Berardo with the Albino Tree, Thurs., May 30. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; Red Grenadine, Fri., May 31. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; The Station Agents, Sat., June 1. $15 in advance; $20 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.

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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