10573 Calendar of Events

May 30, 2024 at 5:01 p.m.
A youngster at last year’s Port Chester Arts Festival. This year’s event will be held Sat., June 1 throughout Port Chester and at a few locations in Rye Brook. See 10573 Calendar of Events below for additional information.
A youngster at last year’s Port Chester Arts Festival. This year’s event will be held Sat., June 1 throughout Port Chester and at a few locations in Rye Brook. See 10573 Calendar of Events below for additional information.

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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 and at Crawford Park in Rye Brook. 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

The Blind Brook Middle School Drama Club will present “From the Page to the Stage,” Fri., May 31 at 7 p.m. at 840 King St., Rye Brook. It is an evening of original theatre created by the Drama Club Ensemble. Admission is free. www.blindbrook.org

The Port Chester/Rye Brook Girl Scouts will have an Open House for girls interested in becoming a Scout, Sat., June 1, 4-6:30 p.m. at the Girl Scout House in Lyon Park, 39 Parkway Dr., Port Chester. Enjoy Camping in the Park, a campfire dinner, crafts, games and campfire smores.

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

A Pride Celebration will be held at Rye Town Park, Dearborn Avenue, Rye, Sat., June 1 sponsored by the Town of Rye and pRYEde. Artist Festival and Pride Fair with music, art and information at 4:30 p.m.; Flag raising at 6 p.m., parade at 6:30 p.m. and After Party at 7 p.m. at Barley Beach House with a live DJ and food on the beach. $10. For After Party tickets go to Tickets @ pRYEde.org or TownofRyeNY.com

The Port Chester Council of Community Services will hold their annual meeting & fundraiser Wed., June 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the AJP Community Center, 32 Garibaldi Pl., Rye Brook. The event will honor Hope Vespia and the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library. There will be food, drinks (wine etc.) and a raffle. Tickets are $50 at www.council10573.org; $55 at the door.

A Celebrate the Arts Alumni and Supporter Party will be held Sun., June 9, 4-6 p.m. at Crawford Park Mansion, 122 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook. There will be drinks and lite bites. $50 per person 18+. Venmo@PCCFA or cash. Please write your name in the Venmo memo.

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 has announced that Learn English with Westchester Community College courses, Levels 3 & 4 will be offered virtually Tues.-Thurs., June 12-Aug. 8, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Placement exam will be Thurs., June 6 at 9 a.m. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. with the placement exam at 8:30 p.m. $25 by credit card at registration. Books are approximately. $45. 914/606-5656.

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. The next collection will be Wed., June 5.

The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester, will present Joss Stone with Nic West, Sun., June 2. $50.50-$110.50; the Charley Crockett $10 Cowboy Tour, Thurs., June 6. $45-$99.50; Get the Led Out: A Celebration of “The Mighty Zep,” Fri., June 7. $36.50-$59.50; Hasan Minaj: Off with His Head, Sat., June 8. $87.50-$107.50; Theresa Caputo Live!: The Experience, Sun., June 9. $65.50-$125.50. 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 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; Soulshine: An Allman Brothers Experience, Wed., June 5. $25 in advance; $30 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


Neptune in June: If Not a Note, a Chasm, a two-site exhibition in conjunction with the Port Chester Arts Festival on view at two sites in Port Chester Sat., June 1-Wed., June 22. Site I: MAPSpace, 6 N. Pearl St., June 1 hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with an opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Site II: The Premier Building, 33 New Broad St. June 1 hours: 3-9 p.m. with a closing reception 6-9 p.m. If Not a Note, a Chasm is a study on lost narratives and supposed wasted energies. Gallery hours are by appointment. www.mirandaartsprojectspace.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; Thice-ening The Narrative, online June 1-30 with a live panel discussion Thurs., June 20 at 7 p.m. 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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