The Truth About Cholesterol

The Cholesterol Bugaboo



Ask the average American what he or she believes is the most common risk associated with heart disease and you’ll likely hear, “high cholesterol.” We’ve heard it from doctors, we’ve read about it in newspapers and magazines, and we’ve seen all the commercials for cholesterol-lowering drugs. With each new study, the accepted safe blood cholesterol numbers are getting lower and lower. It used to be that a total cholesterol count under 300 was acceptable, then 250, and now the American Heart Association recommends it be under 200. This ever-decreasing figure, coupled with evidence suggesting that cholesterol is not the villain it’s been made out to be, has some physicians wondering if we are putting too much emphasis on cholesterol’s role in contributing to heart disease. In fact, some cardiologists and scientists adamantly are campaigning to stop our obsession with cholesterol and look at other factors that they say are being woefully ignored.

CHOLESTEROL DEFINED


Your body needs cholesterol, a soft, waxy substance which it uses to produce hormones, vitamin D, and the bile acids that aid in digestion. Your liver produces about 75 percent of your needed cholesterol, while the remaining 25 percent comes from food containing animal fats. Some people have a genetic predisposition to produce more cholesterol than necessary (each day, the liver produces an average of 600 to 900 milligrams of cholesterol), while eating foods high in saturated fats, trans fats, and dietary cholesterol will also increase your blood levels (for more on fats, see sidebar, “Fats 101”).

Because cholesterol is insoluble in water, it is transported through the blood stream by lipoproteins, which act as carriers for the cholesterol. The two types of carriers are High-Density Lipoproteins (HDL) and Low-Density Lipoproteins (LDL). When you get your “LDL” or “HDL” cholesterol figures checked, it’s the number of these carriers that’s actually being counted in the blood test. The “total cholesterol” figure is derived from the sum of your HDL and LDL counts, plus the triglycerides (another form of fat made in the body), and Lp(a) cholesterol (a genetic variation of LDL).

“THE LIPID HYPOTHESIS”


If cholesterol is so important to the body, why do we fear it so much? The answer goes as far back as 1856, when German pathologist Rudolph Virchow suggested that cholesterol accumulation in the arterial walls causes atherosclerosis, better known as the “hardening” and “clogging” of the arteries (and, of course, the more the arteries are clogged, the greater chance of a heart attack).

Then a study in 1913 by Nikolai Anitschkow demonstrated that feeding rabbits a diet rich in cholesterol led to the rabbits’ development of atherosclerosis. In 1953, scientist Ancel Keys (famous for his “K rations” and Mediterranean diet) claimed a direct causal relationship between the dietary intake of saturated fats and cholesterol and heart disease.

How so? His premise: when excessive amounts of cholesterol circulate in the bloodstream, it can build up in the inner walls of the arteries, which supply blood to the heart and brain. The cholesterol combines with other substances to form hard, plaque-like deposits that narrow and constrict the arteries. When the deposits affect a complete blockage, a heart attack or stroke ensues.

This premise, known as “the lipid hypothesis,” became the focus of further study and research in the last half-century, culminating in a general acceptance of it by the mainstream scientific community. In 1978, 90 percent of 211 prominent researchers in the field agreed that a connection existed between blood cholesterol levels and the development of coronary heart disease (CHD). In 1984, the National Institutes of Health convened a conference on the subject, at which its expert panel unanimously concurred that a causal relationship existed between elevated cholesterol levels and CHD. This assertion was fine-tuned over the years, suggesting that not all cholesterol is alike, and that high levels of LDL—not just cholesterol—was the more precise culprit of heart disease (hence the moniker “bad cholesterol”), while HDL was determined to actually be good at preventing CHD (ergo the “good cholesterol.”) HDL, it turns out, carries cholesterol away from the arteries and other parts of the body back to the liver, where it is disposed of and removed from the body. Some experts believe that HDL actually removes cholesterol from arterial plaque, hindering its buildup. “The name of the game is to try to increase the HDL and at the same time try to lower the LDL,” declares Arthur Fass, MD, chief of cardiology at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow.

THE ROLE OF STRESS


However, not everyone in the scientific and medical communities is convinced that cholesterol plays a role in heart disease. They question the studies, arguing that there is no real proof to establish a causal link between lowered cholesterol levels and a decreased risk for atherosclerosis and vice versa. Take, for example, the rabbit study. Skeptics point out that rabbits are herbivorous animals—they don’t eat meat, as humans do.

Many skeptics have joined to form the International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics. Founded in 2003 by Danish physician and researcher Dr. Uffe Ravnskov, the network seeks to collectively dispute the lipid hypothesis. While its members espouse divergent and even conflicting theories on what causes atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease, they remain united in their belief that cholesterol is not the culprit.

In fact, Dr. Ravnskov’s review of LDL studies suggested that LDL, the “bad” cholesterol, may be protective against infections within the body and their resultant inflammation—which Dr. Ravnskov and others believe may be the underlying catalyst in atherosclerosis.

“Most researchers in this field today agree that inflammation of the arterial wall is the start,” declared Dr. Ravnskov in a 2005 interview. “The crucial question is, ‘What starts the inflammation?’ When arteries become inflamed the body immediately starts a repair process to strengthen the vascular wall….atherosclerosis should therefore be considered as scars, remnants from a long life’s combat with [inflammation].”

Dr. Ravnskov claims that LDL, like HDL, may actually protect against atherosclerosis rather than exacerbate it. In a 2005 interview, Dr. Ravnskov was asked for his opinion on the causes of heart disease. His answer, in part: “All studies of dead people have failed to show an association between their intake of saturated fat, or their serum cholesterol, and the degree of atherosclerosis. People who avoid all saturated fat and who have low cholesterol become just as atherosclerotic as people who gorge in animal food and whose cholesterol is high.” Indeed, Malcolm Kendrick, MD, in an article entitled “The Great Cholesterol Myth,” notes that a massive United States study in which more than 350,000 men at high risk of heart disease were recruited and in which a slew cut their cholesterol consumption by 42 percent, saturated fat consumption by 28 percent, and total calories by 21 percent, found…“nothing—no noticeable dent in heart disease.” In fact, Dr. Kendrick wrote, “no clinical trial on reducing saturated-fat intake has ever shown a reduction in heart disease.”

Dr. Ravnskov details a wealth of research to support his assertions that cholesterol is not the culprit in heart disease, both on the network’s website (thincs.org) and on his own (ravnskov.nu/cholesterol.htm). He includes a pair of studies comparing the levels of atherosclerosis in Japan and America. At the time of the first study, the average cholesterol level of the Japanese was 170 versus 220 for Americans, and the incidence of heart attacks among Japanese people was similarly smaller than for Americans. While the level of atherosclerosis observed post-mortem increased in all individuals from age 40 upwards, there was hardly any difference in the degree of atherosclerosis compared within each age group: between ages 40 and 60, Americans were slightly more arteriosclerotic; between ages 60 and 80, both groups were the same; and among individuals older than 80 the Japanese were slightly more arteriosclerotic than the Americans. A second study examined the brain arteries among thousands of Japanese and Americans and found that the Japanese were more arteriosclerotic than the Americans in all age groups.

Dr. Paul J. Rosch, president of the American Institute of Stress in Yonkers and a member of the International Network of Cholesterol Skeptics, and others not only believe that a high cholesterol level may not be bad for you—he says that his own
research finds no evidence of elevated cholesterol levels contributing to coronary heart disease—but that a low cholesterol level may do more harm than good. Dr. Kendrick noted in his

“Cholesterol Myth” article that studies show “after the age of 50, the lower your cholesterol level is, the lower your life expectancy.” And he pointed out that 90 percent of heart attacks occur after the age of 50. Dr. Rosch adds that some studies show that low cholesterol levels increase death from respiratory and digestive diseases and lowers resistance to infection.

So, if high serum cholesterol isn’t a major risk factor for heart disease, what is? Dr. Rosch and company point the finger at the body’s hard-wired fight-or-flight response to stress, which releases a hormonal cascade culminating in an adrenaline (epinephrine) rush. Such a rush taxes the heart and, Dr. Rosch maintains, can lead to heart damage. Studies show that severe or sudden emotional stress can lead to heart damage and even death. Dr. Rosch notes that a National Institutes of Health study found that after 2 years of treatment, the mortality rates of 4,000 heart patients with type-A personalities (i.e., they are highly competitive, driven, ambitious), who were on Inderal, a hypertension medication that also is prescribed for anxiety and stress, were reduced by 26 percent.

An article in the April, 2008 issue of the Journal of American Cardiology, written by Dr. Joel Dimsdale, reports that marital or work stress or care-giving duties can lead to heart attacks. Dr. Dimsdale even writes that minor stresses, such as a math quiz, can cause heart-rhythm abnormalities. He also reports that short, severe stressors, such as earthquakes and floods, are often followed by a rise in heart-disease deaths.

The American Heart Association does acknowledge that stress plays a role in heart disease, although it believes that the culprit isn’t stress, per se. Rather, according to the AHA, “stress may cause people to overeat, start smoking, or smoke more than they otherwise would”—all risk factors for heart disease. Nevertheless, if, as some believe, stress—or some other factor other than cholesterol—is the main cause of heart disease, why is it that cholesterol-lowering drugs show a decrease in the number of heart attacks?

Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein, MD, cardiologist and chief medical officer of Clinilabs in New York City, hasn’t a clue. Neither, it seems, has anyone else. “Do people who are overweight, inactive, smokers with high blood pressure, have more heart attacks?” he says. “Yes, absolutely they do. But where is the evidence that getting exercise and losing weight will reduce these risks for a heart attack? Most people will be upset to learn that there is no such proof either. One cannot say from available scientific evidence that lowering LDL means heart attacks will be
prevented.”

As chief of cardiology at Phelps Memorial Hospital, Dr. Fass agrees that no one quite understands how LDL causes “hardening of the arteries.” Nor, he says, how it may prevent heart attacks. “We’re just now beginning to fully understand the biochemical bases of this problem.” But he, like many doctors, contends that cholesterol (specifically LDL) is undeniably bad. “There’s no doubt that high levels of LDL are associated with coronary artery disease,” he says. And he doesn’t particularly care if we don’t know why LDL-lowering statins work. He is just thrilled that they do work. “I treat far fewer heart attacks today than I did when I started in practice more than twenty years ago. The reason, primarily, is the widespread use of statins—and the use of aspirin and, to a degree, the changes in dietary and lifestyle habits.”

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, a division of the NIH, which spearheads research and public education in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, and lungs strongly advises that people at risk for heart disease keep their LDL numbers below 100, with a target of 70. But, some might note, at that rate, nearly 36 million Americans—or one out of every five—would be considered in the danger zone and in need of medication. Besides, the problem with a total cholesterol number below 200 is, what if the majority of that number is made up of a high HDL? “What do you tell a patient with a cholesterol over six-hundred, most of which is good cholesterol?” Dr. Rosch asks. Can someone have too much good cholesterol?

No matter cholesterol’s role (and LDL’s in particular) in atherosclerosis and heart disease, the mainstream medical community continues to strongly advocate lowering your cholesterol level to 200 or less, exercising regularly, eating a low-fat, high-nutrition diet, and, if need be, the preventive use of statins. “Just measuring the LDL alone may be an oversimplification,” concedes Dr. Fass. “But my point is still valid: the treatments we have arrived at for lowering LDL happen to protect against coronary events. Whether they do so mainly by lowering the LDL or by some other effect, we do not yet know. We can debate that all day long. Much of what we do in medicine is unexplained. For a hundred years we didn’t know how aspirin worked. We shouldn’t necessarily omit an effective treatment just because we’re not certain of its mechanism of action.”

Valerie Brooks is a full-time writer who reports on a variety of topics, including health and wellness. She regularly writes book reviews from her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and is a writer and editor for KosmicLife.com.

August 2014

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NATURE SERIES PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (6-week class – 2 sessions available) Children and parents or caregivers come for an hour of nature fun. Dress for outdoor activity. Except...

Cost: $50 for members, $90 for non-members

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
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The Creating Broadway Series will spotlight top-notch Broadway artists showcasing the talents that got them to the Great White Way. The series will be presented in the form of concerts,...

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place (at City Center), 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY  10601
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Telephone: 914-328-1600
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The exhibition explores vast and extraordinary deep-sea habitats by examining both the highly adapted survival strategies used by creatures of the deep and the technology that enables...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Telephone: 203-869-0376
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Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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The Hammond Museum presents three concurrent exhibits: Contemporary Chinese Zen Art Meditations, a group exhibition featuring Du Jianq, Wang Yong, and others; Inhabited, an installation by...

Where:
Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden
North Salem, NY


Telephone: 914-669-5033
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The exhibition displays approxiately 30 works by renowned cartoonist Roz Chast. 

Where:
Bruce Museum
Greenwich, CT


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

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The exhibition brings together a selection of Diao's paintings from 1971 to 2012, presenting a timeline of the artist's sustained dialogue with Modernism, as well as his relationship to...

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield , CT


Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

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Worlds of Wonder, the 2014 edition of the annual Hudson Valley Artists exhibition, highlights new art from the region and focuses on the laboratory-like environment of the artist studio, as well...

Cost: Free

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  1256
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

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Mandy Greer, a Seattle-based artist, showcases her work inspired by ancient myths, fairy tales, and the magical moments of everyday life. 

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers , NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

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The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents a stage musical adaption of the classic film, featuring songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "If I Only Had a Brain."

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
Elmsford, NY


Telephone: 914-592-2222
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The special exhibit lets families into an aviary full of lorikeets; the birds will land on visitors to sip nectar. 

Where:
Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Norwalk, CT


Telephone: 203-852-0700
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September sizzles with a six-day celebration of jazz in downtown White Plains, culminating in an outdoor jazz concert with delicious food from area restaurants on Sunday, September 7. TUESDAY,...

Cost: 0

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY  10601
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Sponsor: ArtsWestchester
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An exhibition and auction to benefit The Preservation Company, Inc. in Peekskill and their continued efforts at assisting the low and moderate income families of Westchester County in meeting their...

Cost: 0

Where:
ArtsWestchester Gallery9
31 Mamaroneck Ave, 9th FL
White Plains, NY
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Sponsor: ArtsWestchester with The Preservation Company, Inc.
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To complement its current exhibition, ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place, the Katonah Museum of Art presents a cinematic meditation on the spirit of Iceland from award-winning...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (under the age of 12) free

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
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Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
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Bring games that you'd like to get to the table or come enjoy some new ones. Our focus is on euro games (Settlers of Catan, Dominion, etc.) and Ameritrash (Betrayal at House on the Hill, King of...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
3rd Universe Comics
35 North Riverside Avenue
Croton on Hudson, NY  10520
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Sponsor: Westchester Gaming Group
Telephone: 914-525-6375
Contact Name: Elliot
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The Aldrich Collection 1964-1974 In honor of the Aldrich’s 50th anniversary, the museum hosts an exhibition that examines Larry Aldrich’s legacy through the works of artists he...

Cost: Free

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Telephone: 203-438-4519
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IN THE GARDEN OF SONIC DELIGHTS Exhibition of 2014 June 8th-Nov 2nd, 2014 noon - 6:00 PM 100-150 N. Water Street, Peekskill, NY 10566 Caramoor in collaboration with HVCCA...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Off Site
100-150 N Water Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
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SUN JUNE 29-SEP 28 Join us for our annual story walk. Naturalist John Mancuso leads you along our woodland trail to enjoy a favorite children’s storybook, entitled Opossum at Sycamore...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
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NATURE SERIES PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (6-week class – 2 sessions available) Children and parents or caregivers come for an hour of nature fun. Dress for outdoor activity. Except...

Cost: $50 for members, $90 for non-members

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
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Jazz Fest 2014 kicks off with an opening reception at Elements Restaurant & Bar featuring a night of Latin jazz with accomplished pianist Gilberto ‘Pulpo’ Colon. The $10 cover...

Cost: $10 cover charge includes food.

Where:
Elements Restaurant & Bar
161 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY  10601
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Sponsor: Jazz Fest is presented by ArtsWestchester, the City of White Plains and the White Plains Business Improvement District.
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The Creating Broadway Series will spotlight top-notch Broadway artists showcasing the talents that got them to the Great White Way. The series will be presented in the form of concerts,...

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place (at City Center), 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY  10601
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Telephone: 914-328-1600
Website »

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The exhibition explores vast and extraordinary deep-sea habitats by examining both the highly adapted survival strategies used by creatures of the deep and the technology that enables...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

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Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

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The Hammond Museum presents three concurrent exhibits: Contemporary Chinese Zen Art Meditations, a group exhibition featuring Du Jianq, Wang Yong, and others; Inhabited, an installation by...

Where:
Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden
North Salem, NY


Telephone: 914-669-5033
Website »

More information

The exhibition displays approxiately 30 works by renowned cartoonist Roz Chast. 

Where:
Bruce Museum
Greenwich, CT


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

The exhibition brings together a selection of Diao's paintings from 1971 to 2012, presenting a timeline of the artist's sustained dialogue with Modernism, as well as his relationship to...

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield , CT


Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

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WeeZee in Chappaqua is offering weekly No Excuse Mom workouts, which encourage moms to prioritize their personal health, friendship and community. The one hour session...

Cost: WeeZee members: FREE Non-members: 5-session pack for $50 (non-members are welco

Where:
WeeZee
480 Bedford Road
Chappaqua, NY  10514
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ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place (June 29 – September 28, 2014 at the Katonah Museum of Art) is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on contemporary...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (Under the Age of 12) Alwa

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street (Route 22)
Katonah, NY  10536
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Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

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Worlds of Wonder, the 2014 edition of the annual Hudson Valley Artists exhibition, highlights new art from the region and focuses on the laboratory-like environment of the artist studio, as well...

Cost: Free

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  1256
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

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Mandy Greer, a Seattle-based artist, showcases her work inspired by ancient myths, fairy tales, and the magical moments of everyday life. 

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers , NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

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This is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on the relationship of contemporary Icelandic artists to the singular geography of their island nation. This...

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
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Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

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The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents a stage musical adaption of the classic film, featuring songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "If I Only Had a Brain."

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
Elmsford, NY


Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Celebrate the Beginning of School With the Chappaqua School Foundation at Kidville    Wednesday, September 3, 2014 10 am to 12 pm   Rockin' Railroad Concert, Balloon Twister,...

Cost: $25 per child. Children 6 months and under are free.

Where:
Kidville
145 Kisco Avenue
Mt. Kisco, NY  10549
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Sponsor: Chappaqua School Foundation
Telephone: 914.238.1282
Contact Name: Alicia Kalish
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To complement its current exhibition, ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place, the Katonah Museum of Art presents a cinematic meditation on the spirit of Iceland from award-winning...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (under the age of 12) free

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
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Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

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The Aldrich Collection 1964-1974 In honor of the Aldrich’s 50th anniversary, the museum hosts an exhibition that examines Larry Aldrich’s legacy through the works of artists he...

Cost: Free

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

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 Seattle-based artist Mandy Greer installs a fantasy world awash in color, laced with glittering chandeliers, and alive with sumptuous birds and enigmatic figures draped in costume in her first...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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  Farm Stand at Hilltop Hanover Farm – Fridays 1 PM – 6 PM and Saturdays 10 AM – 4 PM Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season! The farm stand will be open every Friday 1...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
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$1 Oysters every Wednesday

Cost: $1

Where:
, NY

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Foster Care Info & Orientation.  Westchester County is in need of more than 40 foster homes to provide the county’s most vulnerable children with temporary housing in a safe and stable...

Cost: 0$

Where:
112 E Post Road
White Plains , NY  10601
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Sponsor: United Way of Westchester and Putnam
Telephone: (914) 997-6700
Contact Name: Pat Anderson
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Every Wednesday night, more than 70 Westchester area restaurants show their appreciation for those who volunteer in the community by offering 20% off your dinner check. (Holidays and alcohol...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY


Sponsor: ThankYouForCaring
Telephone: 914-424-8888
Contact Name: John Higgins
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IN THE GARDEN OF SONIC DELIGHTS Exhibition of 2014 June 8th-Nov 2nd, 2014 noon - 6:00 PM 100-150 N. Water Street, Peekskill, NY 10566 Caramoor in collaboration with HVCCA...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Off Site
100-150 N Water Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

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SUN JUNE 29-SEP 28 Join us for our annual story walk. Naturalist John Mancuso leads you along our woodland trail to enjoy a favorite children’s storybook, entitled Opossum at Sycamore...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
View map »

More information

NATURE SERIES PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (6-week class – 2 sessions available) Children and parents or caregivers come for an hour of nature fun. Dress for outdoor activity. Except...

Cost: $50 for members, $90 for non-members

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
View map »

More information

The Creating Broadway Series will spotlight top-notch Broadway artists showcasing the talents that got them to the Great White Way. The series will be presented in the form of concerts,...

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place (at City Center), 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY  10601
View map »


Telephone: 914-328-1600
Website »

More information

The exhibition explores vast and extraordinary deep-sea habitats by examining both the highly adapted survival strategies used by creatures of the deep and the technology that enables...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The Hammond Museum presents three concurrent exhibits: Contemporary Chinese Zen Art Meditations, a group exhibition featuring Du Jianq, Wang Yong, and others; Inhabited, an installation by...

Where:
Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden
North Salem, NY


Telephone: 914-669-5033
Website »

More information

The exhibition displays approxiately 30 works by renowned cartoonist Roz Chast. 

Where:
Bruce Museum
Greenwich, CT


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

The exhibition brings together a selection of Diao's paintings from 1971 to 2012, presenting a timeline of the artist's sustained dialogue with Modernism, as well as his relationship to...

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield , CT


Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

More information

ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place (June 29 – September 28, 2014 at the Katonah Museum of Art) is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on contemporary...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (Under the Age of 12) Alwa

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street (Route 22)
Katonah, NY  10536
View map »


Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

More information

Inspired by the works of 19th century sculptor Hiram Powers, including the Museum's own Powers' masterpiece Eve Disconsolate, contemporary sculptor Lily Cox-Richard creates six...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

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Every Wednesday night, more than 70 Westchester area restaurants show their appreciation for those who volunteer in the community by offering 20% off your dinner check. (Holidays and alcohol...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NY


Sponsor: ThankYouForCaring
Telephone: 914-424-8888
Contact Name: John Higgins
Website »

More information

Worlds of Wonder, the 2014 edition of the annual Hudson Valley Artists exhibition, highlights new art from the region and focuses on the laboratory-like environment of the artist studio, as well...

Cost: Free

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  1256
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Mandy Greer, a Seattle-based artist, showcases her work inspired by ancient myths, fairy tales, and the magical moments of everyday life. 

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers , NY  10701
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

This is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on the relationship of contemporary Icelandic artists to the singular geography of their island nation. This...

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
View map »


Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

More information

The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents a stage musical adaption of the classic film, featuring songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "If I Only Had a Brain."

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
Elmsford, NY


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

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Create a set of landing pads for your favorite beverage. You'll also learn about the powder printing technique, a screen printing method that uses dry glass powder to create images with rich...

Cost: 125

Where:
Bullseye Glass Resource Center
115 Hoyt Ave
Mamaroneck, NY
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Sponsor: Bullseye Glass Resource Center
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To complement its current exhibition, ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place, the Katonah Museum of Art presents a cinematic meditation on the spirit of Iceland from award-winning...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (under the age of 12) free

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
View map »


Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

More information

The Aldrich Collection 1964-1974 In honor of the Aldrich’s 50th anniversary, the museum hosts an exhibition that examines Larry Aldrich’s legacy through the works of artists he...

Cost: Free

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

More information

 Seattle-based artist Mandy Greer installs a fantasy world awash in color, laced with glittering chandeliers, and alive with sumptuous birds and enigmatic figures draped in costume in her first...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

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Manya & Roumen will be showing their award-winning jewelry collection,

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY  19516
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To thank local volunteers, every Thursday, DeCicco Family Markets in Ardsley, Armonk, Brewster, Harrison and Pelham offer 5% off when you shop.  It is their way to thank those in the community...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ardsley, Armonk, Brewster, Harrison, and Pelham
, NY


Sponsor: ThankYouForCaring
Telephone: 914-424-8888
Contact Name: John Higgins
Website »

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IN THE GARDEN OF SONIC DELIGHTS Exhibition of 2014 June 8th-Nov 2nd, 2014 noon - 6:00 PM 100-150 N. Water Street, Peekskill, NY 10566 Caramoor in collaboration with HVCCA...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Off Site
100-150 N Water Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

SUN JUNE 29-SEP 28 Join us for our annual story walk. Naturalist John Mancuso leads you along our woodland trail to enjoy a favorite children’s storybook, entitled Opossum at Sycamore...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
View map »

More information

NATURE SERIES PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (6-week class – 2 sessions available) Children and parents or caregivers come for an hour of nature fun. Dress for outdoor activity. Except...

Cost: $50 for members, $90 for non-members

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
View map »

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  CROTON-ON-HUDSON FARMERS’ MARKET STARTING THIS THURSDAY MARCH 27TH OUTSIDE THE AJNA WELLNESS CENTER, 18 OLD POST RD. 1pm-6pm EVERY THURSDAY!   “Reality is not revealed through...

Cost: 0

Where:
OUTSIDE THE AJNA WELLNESS CENTER
18 OLD POST RD
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY
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Sponsor: DoReMe Farms
Telephone: 917-242-1697
Contact Name: Vanessa Petrossian
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Every Thursday night join us for Lobster Night. Each meal includes a price fixed two course dinner and one glass of wine or beer. 

Cost: $35.95

Where:
Cedar Street Grill
23 Cedar Street
Dobbs Ferry, NY  10522
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Piano Concert   Thursday, September 4 at 7:00pm Acclaimed duo, Antonello D'Onofrio and Claudio Soviero, as part of their 2014 USA tour will present a selection of Italian...

Cost: Members $20, Non-Members $25

Where:
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
One Generoso Pope Place
Tuckahoe, NY  10707
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Sponsor: Westchester Italian Cultural Center
Telephone: 914-771-8700
Contact Name: Patrizia Calce
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Alysa Haas’s approach to cabaret singing includes unique and harmonious jazz interpretations of the standards.  Her background in musical theater is evident in the flair and...

Cost: Admission: $20

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY  10601
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The Creating Broadway Series will spotlight top-notch Broadway artists showcasing the talents that got them to the Great White Way. The series will be presented in the form of concerts,...

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place (at City Center), 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY  10601
View map »


Telephone: 914-328-1600
Website »

More information

What better way to round off a perfect summer season with the perfect band and ease into the fall than with the relaxing rhythms of jazz? Whether you're a long time jazz aficionado or a newcomer to...

Cost: 0

Where:
Renaissance Plaza
Mamaroneck Ave & Main St
White Plains, NY
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Sponsor: The City of White Plains
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The Westchester Italian Cultural Center Presents Piano Concert Thursday, September 4 at 7:00pm Acclaimed duo, Antonello D'Onofrio and Claudio Soviero, as part of their 2014 USA tour will...

Cost: 20

Where:
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
24 Depot Square
Tuckahoe, NY
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Sponsor: Westchester Italian Cultural Center
Website »

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The exhibition explores vast and extraordinary deep-sea habitats by examining both the highly adapted survival strategies used by creatures of the deep and the technology that enables...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

The Hammond Museum presents three concurrent exhibits: Contemporary Chinese Zen Art Meditations, a group exhibition featuring Du Jianq, Wang Yong, and others; Inhabited, an installation by...

Where:
Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden
North Salem, NY


Telephone: 914-669-5033
Website »

More information

The exhibition displays approxiately 30 works by renowned cartoonist Roz Chast. 

Where:
Bruce Museum
Greenwich, CT


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

The exhibition brings together a selection of Diao's paintings from 1971 to 2012, presenting a timeline of the artist's sustained dialogue with Modernism, as well as his relationship to...

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield , CT


Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

More information

The 90th Annual Yorktown Grange Fair is the only remaining true country fair in Westchester, celebrating our agricultural heritage with livestock, poultry, produce and flower competitions and...

Cost: Adults: $9; Children under 12: $4

Where:
Grange Fairgrounds
99 Moseman Road
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Yorktown Grange Association
Telephone: 914-962-7913
Contact Name: David Humphrey
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Cabaret artist Alysa Haas is a native NYer who has been performing in these NYC venues: Metropolitan Room, Don't Tell Mama, Rose's Turn, The Duplex, and Cleopatra's Needle. She received her...

Cost: 20

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY  10601
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Sponsor: ArtsWestchester
Website »

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ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place (June 29 – September 28, 2014 at the Katonah Museum of Art) is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on contemporary...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (Under the Age of 12) Alwa

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street (Route 22)
Katonah, NY  10536
View map »


Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

More information

Inspired by the works of 19th century sculptor Hiram Powers, including the Museum's own Powers' masterpiece Eve Disconsolate, contemporary sculptor Lily Cox-Richard creates six...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

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Join us from 6:30 - 8:30 every Thursday evening to celebrate the summer season. Enjoy the innovative menu from Equus restaurant paired with local beverage producers including - distilleries,...

Cost: $64++

Where:
Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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Sponsor: Equus
Telephone: 914-631-3646
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Come and celebrate the 350th anniversary of Eastchester, Tuckahoe, and Bronxville! Join us for the grand opening of the exhibition on September 4th. Curator Mike Fix will introduce the exhibition...

Cost: 75

Where:
OSilas Art Gallery
171 White Plains Rd
Bronxville, NY  10708
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Sponsor: Mike Fix
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Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
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SuperPuesto is a temporary pavilion by Terence Gower, commissioned by The Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with the Andrew Freedman Home for Beyond the Supersquare, the first...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1125 Grand Concourse between 166th and McClellan Streets
Bronx, NY
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Telephone: 718-681-6000
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Worlds of Wonder, the 2014 edition of the annual Hudson Valley Artists exhibition, highlights new art from the region and focuses on the laboratory-like environment of the artist studio, as well...

Cost: Free

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  1256
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Telephone: 845-257-3844
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Mandy Greer, a Seattle-based artist, showcases her work inspired by ancient myths, fairy tales, and the magical moments of everyday life. 

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers , NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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This is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on the relationship of contemporary Icelandic artists to the singular geography of their island nation. This...

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
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Telephone: 914-232-9555
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The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents a stage musical adaption of the classic film, featuring songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "If I Only Had a Brain."

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
Elmsford, NY


Telephone: 914-592-2222
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The Aldrich Collection 1964-1974 In honor of the Aldrich’s 50th anniversary, the museum hosts an exhibition that examines Larry Aldrich’s legacy through the works of artists he...

Cost: Free

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Telephone: 203-438-4519
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IN THE GARDEN OF SONIC DELIGHTS Exhibition of 2014 June 8th-Nov 2nd, 2014 noon - 6:00 PM 100-150 N. Water Street, Peekskill, NY 10566 Caramoor in collaboration with HVCCA...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Off Site
100-150 N Water Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
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Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
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SUN JUNE 29-SEP 28 Join us for our annual story walk. Naturalist John Mancuso leads you along our woodland trail to enjoy a favorite children’s storybook, entitled Opossum at Sycamore...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
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NATURE SERIES PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (6-week class – 2 sessions available) Children and parents or caregivers come for an hour of nature fun. Dress for outdoor activity. Except...

Cost: $50 for members, $90 for non-members

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
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The Gerry Malkin Jazz Collective is comprised of some of the finest jazz musicians of our day. Malkin has performed with The Temptations and The Four Tops along with Tito Puente and many more....

Cost: Admission: $20

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY  10601
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The Gerry Malkin Jazz Collective is comprised of some of the finest jazz musicians in the area. We are delighted to be back at ArtsWestchester. Gerry Malkin Tenor Sax: Gerry Malkin has studied...

Cost: 20

Where:
ArtsWestchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY  10601
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Sponsor: ArtsWestchester
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The Creating Broadway Series will spotlight top-notch Broadway artists showcasing the talents that got them to the Great White Way. The series will be presented in the form of concerts,...

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place (at City Center), 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY  10601
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Telephone: 914-328-1600
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The exhibition explores vast and extraordinary deep-sea habitats by examining both the highly adapted survival strategies used by creatures of the deep and the technology that enables...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Telephone: 203-869-0376
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Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Telephone: 914-963-4550
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The Hammond Museum presents three concurrent exhibits: Contemporary Chinese Zen Art Meditations, a group exhibition featuring Du Jianq, Wang Yong, and others; Inhabited, an installation by...

Where:
Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden
North Salem, NY


Telephone: 914-669-5033
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The exhibition displays approxiately 30 works by renowned cartoonist Roz Chast. 

Where:
Bruce Museum
Greenwich, CT


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

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The exhibition brings together a selection of Diao's paintings from 1971 to 2012, presenting a timeline of the artist's sustained dialogue with Modernism, as well as his relationship to...

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield , CT


Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

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On May 2, 2014 Lyndhurst's grand Picture Gallery reopens to the public. The gallery features a fine collection of paintings purchased by railroad baron Jay Gould in the 1880's and is a...

Cost: $14 Adults, $13 Seniors, $7 Children 6-16

Where:
Lyndhurst Mansion
635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
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Cost: 0

Where:
Chappaqua Library
195 South Greeley Ave
Chappaqua, NY  10514
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Sponsor: Chappaqua Library
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ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place (June 29 – September 28, 2014 at the Katonah Museum of Art) is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on contemporary...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (Under the Age of 12) Alwa

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street (Route 22)
Katonah, NY  10536
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Telephone: 914-232-9555
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Inspired by the works of 19th century sculptor Hiram Powers, including the Museum's own Powers' masterpiece Eve Disconsolate, contemporary sculptor Lily Cox-Richard creates six...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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Learn or reinforce your basic glass cutting skills. You'll build the skill & confidence needed for our Open Kilnforming Studio, other workshops where glass cutting experience is necessary, or for...

Cost: 30

Where:
Bullseye Glass Resource Center
115 Hoyt Ave
Mamaroneck, NY
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Sponsor: Bullseye Glass Resource Center
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Best-selling fiction and non-fiction, biographies, classics, audio books, dvds, gift books, and more are available for purchase at rock-bottom process. The Book Sales are conducted by the Friends...

Cost: 0

Where:
The New Rochelle Public Library
1 Library Plaza
New Rochelle, NY
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Sponsor: New Rochelle Public Library
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IN SESSION with DR. MARK LERNER featuring Firefighter Bobby Senn, marks the inception of Reality Theatre Productions™. It is an auspicious production in which Dr. Lerner presents as a...

Cost: 20

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place
White Plains, NY
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Sponsor: White Plains Performing Arts Center & Reality Theatre Productions
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If you’re looking for a down to earth experience while buying your favorite groceries, why not try New Rochelle’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. We are open every Friday, rain or shine, from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hugenot Park/Twin Lakes
New Rochelle, NY  10801


Sponsor: Down to Earth Markets
Telephone: 914-923-4837
Contact Name: Frankie Rowland
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To complement its current exhibition, ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place, the Katonah Museum of Art presents a cinematic meditation on the spirit of Iceland from award-winning...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (under the age of 12) free

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
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Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
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 Seattle-based artist Mandy Greer installs a fantasy world awash in color, laced with glittering chandeliers, and alive with sumptuous birds and enigmatic figures draped in costume in her first...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
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Manya & Roumen will be showing their award-winning jewelry collection,

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY  19516
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  Farm Stand at Hilltop Hanover Farm – Fridays 1 PM – 6 PM and Saturdays 10 AM – 4 PM Hilltop Hanover’s farm stand is open for the season! The farm stand will be open every Friday 1...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street
Yorktown Heights, NY  10598
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Sponsor: Hilltop Hanover Farm
Telephone: 914-962-2368
Contact Name: Zack Braunstein
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Premiering at the White Plains Performing Arts Center on September 5 and 7, 2014, prior to the anniversary of September 11, Reality Theatre Productions™ presents, “IN SESSION with DR. MARK...

Cost: Adults $30, Students $20

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place
3rd Floor
White Plains, NY  10601
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Sponsor: White Plains Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 914-328-1600
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Groundwork Hudson Valley’s farmers market in downtown Yonkers features local produce grown within 100 miles of Yonkers, as well as food tastings, free lectures, and entertainment for all...

Cost: the cost of locally-grown vegetables, fruit, and herbs

Where:
Across the street from the Yonkers Train Station
Yonkers, NY  10701


Sponsor: Groundwork Hudson Valley
Telephone: (914) 375-2151
Contact Name: Curt Collier
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SuperPuesto is a temporary pavilion by Terence Gower, commissioned by The Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with the Andrew Freedman Home for Beyond the Supersquare, the first...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1125 Grand Concourse between 166th and McClellan Streets
Bronx, NY
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Telephone: 718-681-6000
Website »

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Worlds of Wonder, the 2014 edition of the annual Hudson Valley Artists exhibition, highlights new art from the region and focuses on the laboratory-like environment of the artist studio, as well...

Cost: Free

Where:
Samuel Dorsky Museum
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  1256
View map »


Telephone: 845-257-3844
Website »

More information

Mandy Greer, a Seattle-based artist, showcases her work inspired by ancient myths, fairy tales, and the magical moments of everyday life. 

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers , NY  10701
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

This is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on the relationship of contemporary Icelandic artists to the singular geography of their island nation. This...

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
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Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

More information

The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents a stage musical adaption of the classic film, featuring songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "If I Only Had a Brain."

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
Elmsford, NY


Telephone: 914-592-2222
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Celebrate the end of summer at the 8th Annual Take Me to the River Festival Music and Arts Festival at Draper Park in Hastings-on-Hudson, September 6th 12:00pm - 10:00pm. More than 2,000...

Cost: $18 in Advance

Where:
Draper Park
4-07 Broadway
Hastings on Hudson, NY  10706
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Sponsor: 12 Miles North
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Cost: Bikes: $10 Cars/trucks: $20

Where:
Newburgh Mall
1401 Route 300
Newburgh, NY  12550
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Telephone: 845-838-6000
Contact Name: Pat Mckeon
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The Connecticut  Westchester Hudson Valley Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will hold its annual Leukemia Cup Regatta at the Larchmont Yacht Club (LYC), 1 Woodbine Ave Larchmont,...

Cost: $75 adults, $35 children

Where:
Larchmont Yact Club Pandemonium
1 Woodbine Avenue
Larchmont, NY
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Sponsor: The Leukemia & Lmyphoma Society
Telephone: 914-821-8270
Contact Name: Frank Longinotti
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Enjoy a trip back in time as Frankie Sands re-creates the sounds of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Bobby Darin with uncanny accuracy at this venerable, family run Yonkers establishment.Frankie will...

Cost: NO COVER CHARGE!

Where:
San Martino Ristorante
12 Young Ave
Yonkers, NY  10710
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Sponsor: San Martino Ristorante
Telephone: 914-779-5300
Contact Name: Al LoParo
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Check It Out! Fee: $50 (includes clay & firing) Saturday, September 6, 1:30-4:30pm Check clay out in this one-day three-hour clay class for adults who are interested in experimenting with...

Cost: 0

Where:
Clay Art Center
40 Beech Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
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Sponsor: Clay Art Center
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Bullseye Resource Center NY Gallery is pleased to present Uncommon Beauty, a group exhibition featuring kiln-glass work from Rachel Rader, Ted Sawyer and Amanda Simmons, on view August 23 -...

Cost: 0

Where:
Bullseye Glass Resource Center
115 Hoyt Ave
Mamaroneck, NY
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Sponsor: Bullseye Glass Resource Center
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Clay Art Center Open House   Clay Art Center, located in the heart of Port Chester on 40 Beech Street announces a free afternoon of fun for all ages.  On Saturday, September 6 from 3 - 6 pm,...

Cost: 0

Where:
Clay Art Center
40 Beech Street
Port Chester, NY  10573
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Sponsor: Clay Art Center
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The Westchester Italian Cultural Center Presents Sweet or Savory Taralli Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 2:00pm Taralli are the go-to snack food for most of Southern Italy. Similar to a...

Cost: 30

Where:
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
24 Depot Square
Tuckahoe, NY
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Sponsor: Westchester Italian Cultural Center
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The Music Conservatory of Westchester, a not-for-profit community music school in White Plains, celebrates community music with FREE CLASSES and tours of the facility from September 6th - 13th....

Cost: 0

Where:
Music Conservatory of Westchester
216 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY
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Sponsor: Music Conservatory of Westchester
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Karen Bergreen     Shaun Eli           J-L Cauvin See these brilliant regulars of late-night TV, Comedy Central, The Adam Carolla Show, Nick Mom and The View. Laughs are...

Cost: 20

Where:
The Schoolhouse Theater & Galleries
3 Owens Road
Croton Falls, NY  10519
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Sponsor: The Schoolhouse Theater
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If you’re looking for a down to earth experience while buying your favorite groceries, why not try Larchmont’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. We are open every Saturday, rain or shine, from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Parking Lot off Chatsworth Ave - enter Myrtle Blvd
Larchmont, NY  10538


Sponsor: Down to Earth Markets
Telephone: 914-923-4837
Contact Name: Frankie Rowland
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If you’re looking for a down to earth experience while buying your favorite groceries, why not try Ossining’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. We are open every Saturday, rain or shine, from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Parking Lot on the corner of Spring & Main Streets
Ossining, NY  10562


Sponsor: Down to Earth Markets
Telephone: 914-923-4837
Contact Name: Frankie Rowland
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If you’re looking for a down to earth experience while buying your favorite groceries, why not try Tarrytown’s Down to Earth Farmers Market. We are open every Saturday, rain or shine, from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Patriots Park on N. Broadway (Rt. 9)
Tarrytown, NY  10591


Sponsor: Down to Earth Markets
Telephone: 914-923-4837
Contact Name: Frankie Rowland
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Celebrate Community Music Week with FREE CLASSES at the Music Conservatory of Westchester, a not-for-profit community music school in White Plains. Attend free classes, tour the facility, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Music Conservatory of Westchester
216 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY  10606
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To complement its current exhibition, ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place, the Katonah Museum of Art presents a cinematic meditation on the spirit of Iceland from award-winning...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (under the age of 12) free

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
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Sponsor: Katonah Museum of Art
Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

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 Seattle-based artist Mandy Greer installs a fantasy world awash in color, laced with glittering chandeliers, and alive with sumptuous birds and enigmatic figures draped in costume in her first...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
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Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

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Manya & Roumen will be showing their award-winning jewelry collection,

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Concept Gallery
125 Main St.
Cold Spring, NY  19516
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Female Only Vet2Vet Peer Networking Meetings are held every Saturday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Participation and parking is FREE. This Vet2Vet meeting is led by...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Asbury Crestwood Methodist Church
167 Scarsdale Road
Yonkers, NY  10707
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Sponsor: Family Services of Westchester
Telephone: 914 872 5269
Contact Name: Kevin Grundig
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Sculptors of the Renaissance Giorgio Vasari, the Uffizi Gallery, and the History of the Swiss Guards Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:30am Giorgio Vasari was a classic renaissance man,...

Cost: Members $15, Non-Members $25

Where:
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
One Generoso Pope Place
Tuckahoe, NY  10707
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Telephone: 914-771-8700
Contact Name: Patrizia Calce
Website »

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The Aldrich Collection 1964-1974 In honor of the Aldrich’s 50th anniversary, the museum hosts an exhibition that examines Larry Aldrich’s legacy through the works of artists he...

Cost: Free

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT  06877
View map »


Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

More information

IN THE GARDEN OF SONIC DELIGHTS Exhibition of 2014 June 8th-Nov 2nd, 2014 noon - 6:00 PM 100-150 N. Water Street, Peekskill, NY 10566 Caramoor in collaboration with HVCCA...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Off Site
100-150 N Water Street
Peekskill, NY  10566
View map »


Sponsor: HVCCA
Telephone: 914-788-0100
Website »

More information

SUN JUNE 29-SEP 28 Join us for our annual story walk. Naturalist John Mancuso leads you along our woodland trail to enjoy a favorite children’s storybook, entitled Opossum at Sycamore...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
View map »

More information

NATURE SERIES PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (6-week class – 2 sessions available) Children and parents or caregivers come for an hour of nature fun. Dress for outdoor activity. Except...

Cost: $50 for members, $90 for non-members

Where:
Greenburgh Nature Center
99 Dromore Road
Scarsdale, NY  10583
View map »

More information

Sweet or Savory Taralli Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 2:00pm Taralli are the go-to snack food for most of Southern Italy. Similar to a breadstick, these rings can be found in two...

Cost: Children’s Fee: Members $30, Non-Members $40

Where:
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
One Generoso Pope Place
Tuckahoe, NY  10707
View map »


Telephone: 914-771-8700
Contact Name: Patrizia Calce
Website »

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A convergence of great talents will celebrate the music of one of jazz’s greatest musicians, Miles Davis, whose ground-breaking sounds and styles played a major role in the evolution of...

Cost: $25

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Pl
White Plains, NY  10601
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Cost: free

Where:
yonkers
1 larkin park plza
yonkers , NY  10701
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Sponsor: yonkersdowntown and domino
Telephone: 914-969-6660
Contact Name: daniel
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The Creating Broadway Series will spotlight top-notch Broadway artists showcasing the talents that got them to the Great White Way. The series will be presented in the form of concerts,...

Where:
White Plains Performing Arts Center
11 City Place (at City Center), 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY  10601
View map »


Telephone: 914-328-1600
Website »

More information

The exhibition explores vast and extraordinary deep-sea habitats by examining both the highly adapted survival strategies used by creatures of the deep and the technology that enables...

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
View map »


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

The Hammond Museum presents three concurrent exhibits: Contemporary Chinese Zen Art Meditations, a group exhibition featuring Du Jianq, Wang Yong, and others; Inhabited, an installation by...

Where:
Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden
North Salem, NY


Telephone: 914-669-5033
Website »

More information

The exhibition displays approxiately 30 works by renowned cartoonist Roz Chast. 

Where:
Bruce Museum
Greenwich, CT


Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

More information

The exhibition brings together a selection of Diao's paintings from 1971 to 2012, presenting a timeline of the artist's sustained dialogue with Modernism, as well as his relationship to...

Where:
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield , CT


Telephone: 203-438-4519
Website »

More information

Join the Pace University School of Education's Center for Literacy Enrichment in White Plains for Saturday morning tutoring for 4- and 5 year olds.

Cost: Please call for pricing

Where:
The Center for Literacy Enrichment
Education House at the Pace University Law School Campus
52 North Broadway
White Plains, NY  1060
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Sponsor: Pace University Center for Literacy Enrichment
Telephone: 914-422-4135
Contact Name: Sr. St. John Delany
Website »

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On May 2, 2014 Lyndhurst's grand Picture Gallery reopens to the public. The gallery features a fine collection of paintings purchased by railroad baron Jay Gould in the 1880's and is a...

Cost: $14 Adults, $13 Seniors, $7 Children 6-16

Where:
Lyndhurst Mansion
635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY  10591
View map »

More information

ICELAND: Artists Respond to Place (June 29 – September 28, 2014 at the Katonah Museum of Art) is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on contemporary...

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Seniors & Students, Members & Children (Under the Age of 12) Alwa

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street (Route 22)
Katonah, NY  10536
View map »


Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

More information

Inspired by the works of 19th century sculptor Hiram Powers, including the Museum's own Powers' masterpiece Eve Disconsolate, contemporary sculptor Lily Cox-Richard creates six...

Cost: Free with Museum admission

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY  10701
View map »


Sponsor: Hudson River Museum
Telephone: 914-963-4550
Contact Name: Tara Dawson
Website »

More information

SuperPuesto is a temporary pavilion by Terence Gower, commissioned by The Bronx Museum of the Arts in collaboration with the Andrew Freedman Home for Beyond the Supersquare, the first...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1125 Grand Concourse between 166th and McClellan Streets
Bronx, NY
View map »


Telephone: 718-681-6000
Website »

More information

Mandy Greer, a Seattle-based artist, showcases her work inspired by ancient myths, fairy tales, and the magical moments of everyday life. 

Where:
Hudson River Museum
511 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers , NY  10701
View map »


Telephone: 914-963-4550
Website »

More information

This is the first museum exhibition in the United States to focus exclusively on the relationship of contemporary Icelandic artists to the singular geography of their island nation. This...

Where:
Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street - Route 22
Katonah, NY  10536
View map »


Telephone: 914-232-9555
Website »

More information

The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents a stage musical adaption of the classic film, featuring songs like "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "If I Only Had a Brain."

Where:
Westchester Broadway Theatre
Elmsford, NY


Telephone: 914-592-2222
Website »

More information

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