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THE BORSCHT BELT

Westchester Community College FINE ARTS GALLERY

Feb 17, 2019 - Feb 20, 2019 @ 11:30 AM

  TUESDAY JANUARY 22 – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 22 Marisa Scheinfeld:  The Borscht Belt Based on her widely acclaimed book, The Borscht Belt:  Revisiting the Remains of America’s Jewish Vacationland (Cornell University Press), this traveling exhibition features Marisa Scheinfeld’s large-scale color photographs of the abandoned remains of the once famous resort hotels of the Catskill Mountain...

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CareMount Medical To Host Free Educational Medicare Meetings

Feb 19, 2019 - May 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

CareMount Medical will be hosting free, educational Medicare meetings throughout the Hudson Valley from February 19, 2019 through May 23, 2019. Each seminar will discuss the basics of Medicare and your coverage options.   If you need help understanding your Medicare options, come join us at a meeting! You’ll learn about the choices you have such as: Medicare Prescription Drug Plans...

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Visual and Studio Arts Lecture by Ajay Kurian

Heimbold Visual Arts Center

Feb 19, 2019 @ 01:30 PM

Sculpture artist Ajay Kurian will be presenting a lecture at Sarah Lawrence College. This lecture is free to attend and open to the public. It will be held in room 208. For more event updates and details, www.sarahlawrence.edu/news-events/events/detail/7226

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The Edge of Alchemy: Animator Stacy Steers

Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller Lecture Hall

Feb 20, 2019 @ 06:00 PM

Animator Stacy Steers will present four short animated films from across 20 years of filmmaking. Known for her process-driven, labor-intensive animated films composed of thousands of handmade works on paper, Steers experiments with new forms of animation to create provocative narratives that undercut cultural biases and reposition the place of women in film. Her mesmerizing work moves with a...

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Historians of the era generally portray the period between the Garvey movement of the 1920s and the Black Power movement of the 1960s as one of declining black nationalist activism but in this talk, Keisha N. Blain reframes the Great Depression, World War II, and the early Cold War as significant eras of black nationalist—and particularly, black nationalist women's—ferment. For more event...

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"Designer Babies" (You Say That Like it's a Bad Thing)

Heimbold Visual Arts Center

Feb 25, 2019 @ 07:15 PM

This panel discussion, featuring Dr. James Grifo, Laura Hercher MS'01, and Josephine Johnston, contemplates the effect of IVF and preimplantation testing on those who use it, and on those who don't. Almost 2% of babies born in the United States today begin as embryos conceived in the lab via IVF. The growth of reproductive medicine has benefited millions and its potential continues to expand as...

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Vegetables: The Taste of Summer

St Matthew"s Episcopal Church Parish House

Feb 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am

Jacqui Bergonzi will show how to bring a smile to your lips when you savor the taste of summer vegetables that you grew yourself. Her talk will cover soil prep, including raised beds and containers. She will discuss watering, fencing and staking. Seasonal maintenance, essential tools and putting the garden to bed will be covered. Jacqui will touch on organic gardening practices, pollinators and...

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“The World of Chamber Music: Rational (and Irrational) Conversations” with Michael Boriskin at Music Conservatory of Westchester First Event in Musical Masters Lecture Series for Adult Music Lovers in Spring 2019 The Music Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains presents the first of four events in its new Musical Masters lecture series for adult music lovers on Sunday, March 3rd,...

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Soil Health & Its Impact on Climate Change!

Greenwich Botanical Center

Mar 5, 2019 @ 06:30 PM

Soil Health is one of the five pillars of sustainability. Often overlooked or under recognized, soil health is a key factor impacting climate change. Come listen to Agricultural Economist and Sustainability Expert Lilian Ruiz, Executive Director of CT Council on Soil and Water Conservation, explain elements critical to professionals and property owners alike as she applies soil science...

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Critical Insights on Childhood Obesity and Nutrition

Renaissance Westchester Hotel

Mar 6, 2019 @ 11:15 AM

Columbia University's Department of Pediatrics and NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital are hosting a lunch event on need-to-know information around childhood obesity and nutrition. Max Gomez of CBS News will lead an engaging Q&A discussion with leading Columbia specialists as they share nutritional advice for parents and pediatricians, useful tips for identifying early...

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