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The 411: The members of this town’s exclusive Westchester Country Club hosted the Westchester Classic stop of the PGA Tour for many years. And Jean Harris dispatched her lover, “Scarsdale Diet” creator Dr. Herman Tarnower in his home here, the gatehouse of an old estate. But lots of different types of people—not just those with deep pockets—including the proprietors of its many Italian delis and second-generation contractors, call Harrison home. The town attracts a wide variety of residents to its different neighborhoods. Some, like the super-wealthy hamlet of Purchase and the Westchester Country Club area, are dotted with stone walls and gated multi-million-dollar homes and estates; others, like the working-class areas close to its two downtowns, are characterized by sidewalks, basketball hoops, and more affordably priced clapboard houses. The town comes together through its kids, schools, and spirited sports leagues, three active community centers, and much-used parks, like the one in downtown West Harrison sporting an elaborate water park-like swimming pool. CEOs and sub-contractors alike cheer on the Columbus Day parade during the town’s wildly popular “It’s Great to Live in Harrison” celebration, sampling authentic ethnic goodies from homemade sausage to sushi afterwards. Also calling Harrison home—and helping to offset residents’ taxes—are such corporate giants as MasterCard and PepsiCo; the lush compound of the latter features a spectacular, open-to-the-public outdoor sculpture garden.

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Wellness Weekends at Hidden Realms Wellness

951 E Boston Post Rd

Feb 21, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Beginning in January, Hidden Realms will be offering "Wellness Weekends"  comprised of a variety of classes & workshops as well as guest speakers and special events.  Modeled after schedules at The Lodge at Woodloch, Kripalu & Canyon Ranch, we're planning Saturday & Sunday schedules packed with information to show you all the health & healing modalities available right here in our Sound...

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February Break: Draw & Paint Week & More

The Rye Arts Center

Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Rye Arts Center offers morning and afternoon week-long sessions during the February School Break (Feb 18-22) including: Drawing and Painting Week Available for ages 5-7 (Mornings) and 8-12 (Afternoons) Ceramics Week Available for ages 5-7 (Afternoons) and 8-12 (Mornings) Lamp Making with the Glowforge Ages 10 & up (Afternoons) S.T.E.A.M. It Up Fun Week! Ages 7-9 (Late Afternoons)

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February Break: Ceramics Week & More!

The Rye Arts Center

Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Rye Arts Center offers morning and afternoon week-long sessions during the February School Break (Feb 18-22) including: Drawing and Painting Week Available for ages 5-7 (Mornings) and 8-12 (Afternoons) Ceramics Week Available for ages 5-7 (Afternoons) and 8-12 (Mornings) Lamp Making with the Glowforge Ages 10 & up (Afternoons) S.T.E.A.M. It Up Fun Week! Ages 7-9 (Late Afternoons)...

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Celebrate The LEGO Movie 2 at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

LEGOLAND© Discovery Center Westchester

Feb 21, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Everything is (still) awesome in the world of LEGO©! Fans of The LEGO© Movie 2: The Second Part, which opens in theatres nationwide on February 8, can continue their theatre experience at LEGOLAND© Discovery Center Westchester (the ultimate indoor playground) from February 15 to April 28.   Boasting 10 LEGO© build & play zones, a 4D cinema, and two rides all geared for families with...

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CareMount Medical To Host Free Educational Medicare Meetings

Feb 21, 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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Watercolor Painting

Keeler Library

Feb 21, 2019 - Jun 13, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Friday mornings from 10:30 to 12:30. Free, no registration. Open to adults and older teens. Participants are asked to bring their own supplies in, but some basic supplies will be provided by the library. This program is facilitated by local resident Nina Bertolino. Nina is an accomplished artist and has exhibited her work in many shows. For questions, you can email the library at...

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February Break: S.T.E.A.M. Week & More!

The Rye Arts Center

Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 22, 2019 @ 02:30 PM

The Rye Arts Center offers morning and afternoon week-long sessions during the February School Break (Feb 18-22) including: Drawing and Painting Week Available for ages 5-7 (Mornings) and 8-12 (Afternoons) Ceramics Week Available for ages 5-7 (Afternoons) and 8-12 (Mornings) Lamp Making with the Glowforge Ages 10 & up (Afternoons) S.T.E.A.M. It Up Fun Week! Ages 7-9 (Late Afternoons)

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Angry Orchard's Trivia Night

Angry Orchard

Feb 21, 2019 @ 05:30 PM

"And that, kids, is how I met your mother." - Ted MosbyLadies and gentlemen, grab your yellow umbrella and blue french horn for our upcoming How I Met Your Mother Trivia on Thursday, February 21st at the orchard! Arrive at the orchard by 5:30pm to register your team and choose from a variety of exclusive hard ciders available on draft, including our newest release Rosé! Make sure to get to the...

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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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