Nearby In-Person Events

May 23, 2024 at 4:59 p.m.
Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons will perform at The Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck Fri., May 31. See Nearby In-Person Events below for details.
Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons will perform at The Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck Fri., May 31. See Nearby In-Person Events below for details.

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Playland Park, Rye is open for the 2024 season and will be open 11 a.m.-9 p.m. May 25-27; June 1 & 2. Additional dates will be listed in upcoming issues. Playland Pool and Beach will open Memorial Day weekend with a special ceremony Mon., May 27, at 12 p.m. to salute our service members and the start of summer. Festivities will include special performances and the debut of The Playland Hometown Heroes Banner Program featuring personalized banners that will be displayed along the waterfront thru Veterans Day as a living tribute to those who serve and have served our country. Taking center stage are Stage Variety Shows Sundays at 7 p.m. May 26-Aug. 25 and Sat. in Sept. at 7 p.m. An Access Season Pass is $150 and includes unlimited visits to the amusement park, beach, pool, lake paddle boats, free parking and 10% off select products. A General Admission Pass is $39.99; Junior Admission (48” & under) and Ride Pass is $29.99; 2 years and under are free. Parking is $20 on weekdays and weekends; $30 on holidays; $45 for a 2024 unlimited season parking pass.

The Westchester County Memorial Day Service will be held at Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, 2610 NY 35, Katonah, Fri., May 24, 11 a.m. Watch live at

The Pinkster Festival will be held Sat., May 25, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Philipsburg Manor, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Event will feature spoken word & live music, dance performances, artist-in-residence, Nicole Washington and food trucks to celebrate and commemorates the region’s African American history and culture. $14 per adult; $12 for seniors 65+ and youth 18-25; free for children at

Westchester County’s Salute to Seniors will be held Thurs., May 30, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains with educational workshops, a health and wellness fair and a showcase of services and products for seniors and caregivers. Free admission and free parking. To reserve a lunch, call 914/813-6416 or 914/813-6449.

The Town of Rye, Rye Town Park and pRYEde, will host the Fourth Annual Pride Month Celebration Sat., June 1 in Rye Town Park, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. The day will include Pop-up art, 4:30-6 p.m. at the South Pavilion; Pride Fair, 4:30-6 p.m. at the North Pavilion, Flag raising at 6 p.m. at the Rye Town Park Flagpole; Parade at 6:30 p.m., Rye Town Park Boardwalk to the North Gate and an After-Party at 7 p.m. at Barley Beach House for which reservations are necessary at

An Asian-American Cultural Heritage Celebration will be held Sat., June 1 and an Albanian Cultural Heritage Celebration, Sun., June 2. Both events will be held at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla, 12-6 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Events will be held rain or shine. Seating is informal; bring blankets or folding chairs for seating on the lawn. No coolers will be allowed.

The Science Barge’s 2024 Opening will be Sat., June 1, 12-5 p.m. at 99 Dock St., Yonkers. There will be free tours, giveaways and activities. For additional information go to

Fish Hut: Free Youth Fishing Festival will be held Sun., June 2, 12-1 p.m. at the Marine Education Center, 1 Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck. Fish Hut is a 501c3 nonprofit focused on promoting youth mental health through fishing, one fish at a time. Lots of prizes will be available, and every kid who registers will receive a free cupcake from Nothing Bundt Cakes. Register at Event Registration - Fish Hut Fishing Event at Mamaroneck Marine Education Center (

St. Paul’s National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon will host a Memorial Day Commemoration, Mon., May 27, beginning at 11 a.m. At 1:30 p.m. there will be a talk about the soldiers of the Revolutionary War by historian Eric Chandler and a 3 p.m. music/history presentation by Robert Cohen with Songs of the Civil War.

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob will host a Greenwich Town Party, Sat., May 25, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. featuring Mumford & Sons, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Cameroons and Drews Angus; Music on the Great Lawn: Chasing Romeo, Thurs., May 30. Site opens at 5:30 p.m.; performance at 6:30 p.m. $10; free for children under 18.

An LGBTQ+ Pride Flag Raising will take place Sun., June 2 at 11 a.m. at the Michaelian Office Building, 148 Martine Ave., White Plains.

Bedford2030: Take it or Leave it Shed will reopen for the season Sat., May 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Bedford Hill Train Station, 40 Deport Plaza. It will be open every Sat. thru Oct. Residents can drop off unwanted household items in working condition or pick-up and repurpose items in the shed.

A Westmoreland Sanctuary Memorial Day Hike will take place Mon., May 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 260 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Mt. Kisco. Learn about nature in spring, forest and lake ecology, Westchester history and native plants and animals. Register at

Living the Dream: The Old Mill Singers Annual Spring Concert will be held Sat., June 1 at 7 p.m. and Sun., June 2 at 3 p.m. at the Clear View School, 480 Albany Post Rd., Briarcliff Manor. $20 for adults; $15 for seniors and $5 for children 12 & under. Tickets are available at the door. For additional information go to

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund will host a Japanese Garden Tour and Tea Ceremony Demonstration, Fri., May 31, at 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. at Kykuit, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. For information go to

The Tiny Mess Clubhouse, 520 Bedford Rd., Pleasantville will host its Grand Opening Sun., June 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Clubhouse provides sensory play experiences where tiny ones can explore, create, imagine and most importantly—make a mess. For additional information call 561/676-9393.

Friends of Lasdon Park & Arboretum, 2610 Amawalk Rd., Katonah, will host the Lasdon Green Squad, every Sat. thru Nov., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, will host a Morning Hike, Sat., June 6 & 22, 9-11 a.m. for ages 6 & up. 914/862-5290.

Bicycle Sundays will be held every Sunday in May, June, July, September & October, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., starting at Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave. White Plains. Bike the Bronx River Parkway which will be closed to traffic from exits 2-4 at Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. For additional information go to

The Rye Down to Earth Farmers’ Market 2024 will be held every Sunday thru Nov. in the parking lot on Theodore Fremd Ave. behind Purchase Street, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Market features fruit, veggies and fun for the whole family. For information go to https;//

Farmers Markets will be held at Muscoot Farm, 51 Rte. 100, Katonah Sundays thru Nov. 17, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Farmers Markets will be held in White Plains on Court Street between Martine Avenue and Main Street, Wednesdays thru Nov. 27, 8:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. By purchasing their produce, customers help support the network of local farmers. Additionally, farmers who sell their produce at farmers markets are able to pick their produce at the very peak of its flavor.

Friends of Kensico Cemetery will offer the Tree and Landscape Tour, Thurs., May 30, 5:30-7 p.m. Free, but reservations are required at and a Pre-Memorial Day Service honoring Westchester soldiers killed in The Global War on Terrorism, Fri., May 24 at 2:30 p.m. at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla. The ceremony will take place adjacent to the Administration Building and will include placement of a wreath, the raising of the American flag, scripture readings and guest speakers. To confirm your attendance, contact [email protected]

Wainwright House260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye offers Balance Your Hormones, Fri., May 24, 9:30-10:30 a.m. $25; Critical Alignment Yoga, Fri., 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 5-6 p.m. $25; Tai Chi with John, Thurs. at 1 p.m. $25 non-members. Register at

Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., will offer The Nurse is In at the YWCA-Greenwich, 259 E. Putnam Ave., Mon., May 27, 10-11 a.m.; at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. Register at 888/305-9253 or

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Ave., Cos Cob will host Six Women Photographers, Sun., June 2, 16 & 30, 1-1:30 p.m.; gallery tours Sun., June 2, 16 & 30, 1-1:30 p.m. Both events are free with museum admission--$10 adults; $8 seniors; free for youth under 18, members, active military/Blue Star. Register at

The White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains will offer Fun Friday May 24 & 31 at 4 p.m.; Tech Tuesday for Youth, May 28, 4 p.m. for grades 4-12; Igloo Virtual Tour: Visit a College, Thurs., May 30 at 4 p.m.

The Picture House Pelham, 175 Wolfs Lane, is holding a Spring Film Club May 29 & June 5. Subscriptions to the Film Club are open to members of The Picture House who will have the opportunity to see upcoming films in advance of their release date. For information and to join, go to

Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye, will offer My Naturalist & Me, Fri., May 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. Pre-register online at

The 2024 Toonerville Music Festival will be held Sept. 21, 12-10 p.m. at 195 Sparks Ave., Pelham featuring a mix of global, national, regional and local acts for audiences of all ages. There will be two stages, pop-up food activations and family-friendly activities. Headlining the festival will be 10,000 Maniacs. Advance pre-sale tickets are available for $55 at

Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport, Conn., will present “This Story May Save Us”: A celebration of girls’ power to remake the world, presented by Girls Rising, Wed., May 29 at 7 p.m. $25 general admission; A Night for Swifties + More, Sat., June 1, 7 p.m. $75, $65 & $55. Mike Birbiglia: Please Stop the Ride, Fri., June 7 at 7 p.m. $70. Tickets are on sale now.

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 Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck will present Greg Fitzsimmons: The Everyday Challenges of Being a Modern Man, Fri., May 31 at 8 p.m. for adults 18+. Tickets start at $40; “Charlotte’s Web,” Sun., June 2 at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. for ages 5-10.  $24 for adults; $19 for children.

Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., will present The Machine performs Pink Floyd, Fri., May 24 at 8 p.m. $42-$58; John Hiatt with special guest Mark Erelli, Fri., May 31, .8 p.m. $54-$84.

Jazz Forum Arts, 1 Dixon La., Tarrytown, will present the Alex Bugnon Quartet, Fri. & Sat., May 24 & 25, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $30-$35; Livio Almeida Quartet, Sun., May 26; Paquito D’Rivera Quintet, Fri. & Sat., May 31 & June 1, 7 & 9:30 p.m. $45 & $50; Guilherme Monteiro Quartet, Sun., June 2, 4 & 6 p.m. $20 & $15; Jam Session at 8 p.m. $10 for Listeners or $5 for Players. Tickets are only available at door. $10 minimum per person on food & drink.


Rye Arts Center and The Rotary Club of Rye have unveiled the Rye’sAbove Public Art Project featuring large and medium-sized aluminum butterflies, as well as small steel butterflies, aimed at uplifting the community through the arts while supporting educational programs in the region. The large butterfly is located on Village Green, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye; smaller butterflies are located along Purchase Street and throughout Rye. These mesmerizing sculptures will be on display throughout the summer with an auction thru Sept. 19. For information about the auction, which is open now, go to

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, 37 Popham Rd., Scarsdale, will present Wosene Worke Kosrof: Beyond Configuration thru June 7. The solo exhibition features select new works. Gallery hours by appointment: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and open hours Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 914/723-8738,

ArtsWestchester, 31 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains is presenting Open Call thru May 26, featuring 22 artists who represent the breadth of art being made in Westchester County. Gallery hours: Wed.-Fri. & Sun., 12-5 p.m.; Sat., 12-6 p.m.

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich is presenting Arms and Armor: Evolution and Innovation thru Aug. 11; Andy Warhol: Small is Beautiful, thru Oct. 13. Experience up-close encounters with some of the Pop art movement’s most iconic works and the sculpture King Nyani which has taken up ongoing residence at the Bruce. King Nyani, named for the Swahili word for gorilla, is a bronze sculpture created by the husband-wife artist team of Gillie and Marc Schattner. The sculpture is a behemoth, clocking in at nearly 5,000 pounds and stretching 23 feet long and 8.5 feet high. Museum 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 Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., is presenting 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 a Solo Show: Linda Negrin & Luis Fonseca: Attraction of Opposites thru May 25. 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.

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

Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave. will offer Summer 2024 classes, camps and workshops for youth and adults beginning July 13. Week-long camps and class offerings invite younger students to learn the basics of sculpting for 3D painting, create their own jewelry, go on an Archaeology Dig, try a hand and handbuilding and more. Both full and half-day camp options are available as is a “supervised lunch” option to extend your child’s day at PAC. For information on all offerings, to

Rye Arts Center. 51 Milton Rd. will offer the following camp programs this summer: Follow Your Groove; Today’s Music for ages 8-13. 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Stop Motion Animation, July 15, 19, Aug. 19-23, 26-30, 12:30-2:30 p.m. for ages 8+. $245/week; Create Your Own Animation Cell, for ages 8+, July 22-26, 2:45-4:45 p.m. $245/week; Manga Cartooning for ages 8+, July 1-5, 22,-26, Aug. 26-30, 2:45-4:45 p.m.; Game Design Using Scratch for ages 11-14, July 1-5, 29-Aug. 2, 12-16, 12:30-2:30 p.m. $245/week; Afternoon Making, Engineering, Building, Coding + more for ages 7-10, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Afternoon Visual Arts, Drawing, Painting + Mixed Media for ages 7-10, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; STEAM It Up with Sculpture for ages 9-12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Plein Air Painting & Drawing, for ages 8+; $245/week; Young Performers for ages 4-6. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Exploring Digital Photography for ages 8+ July 8-12; July 29-Aug. 2, 2:45-4:45 pm. $245/week; Morning Ceramics/Sculpture for ages 8-11, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Fashion Drawing & Illustration for ages 8+, Aug. 5-9; 12-16. 2:45-4:45 p.m. $245/week; Graphic Design for ages 8+, July 8-12; Aug. 5-9, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Camps run July 1-Aug. 30 and are $345/week unless note otherwise.

The Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Ave., Cos Cob will offer Art & History Camps with enhanced programs that provide engaging and interactive STEAM experiences for school-age children. Historical Happenings for grades 5-8 will run July 8-12, Colonial Connections for grades 2-4 will run July 15-19 for grades 2-4, all 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and Family Fridays for all ages, July 8-26. Campers set up an art show to display their masterpieces to friends and family and stage a play that they have written, produced and set designed. Children can attend one week at $450 or two weeks at $800. A sibling discount is offered at $800 for two weeks. 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, July 1-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; Paddle Adventure Camp, July 1-Aug. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $600/weekWeekly adventures with the thrill of kayaking, hiking and excursions for campers entering grades 8-10 No camp July 4. 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,” July 14-19; “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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