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Harrison

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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1st Annual “Strike Out HD” Bowling fundraiser

Bowlmor Lanes

Apr 19, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

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Sheep-to-Shawl at Philipsburg Manor

Philipsburg Manor

Apr 19, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

From fiber to fashion, this classic spring festival celebrates all things wooly sheep! Visitors are invited to explore each step in the process of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques. Hands-on activities include dyeing wool and weaving. In the site’s Manor House, experience Wearable Wealth: The Value of Cloth and Clothing in the 18th Century. Activities and hands-on...

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Family Fun Day

Lyndhurst

Apr 19, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

We invite you to exhibit your original LEGO® creation at Lyndhurst Mansion! April 18 & 19, 2015 Exhibitors are admitted to the event free, and receive four guest passes. Sculptures must be created in advance and delivered to mansion April 11th or 12th. Deadline to submit is April 3, 2015. 

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Art show

Gallery 18

Apr 19, 2015 - Apr 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

April Artist of the month, Hastings on Hudson photographer Susan Richman, will have a solo exhibition on display at Gallery 18 March 31st through April 29th. The exhibition titled Urban Landscapes features both new and old work that reveal the beauty of urban, industrial and neglected environments to capture overlooked and often-dismissed details. An artist’s reception will be held...

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Art show

Gallery 18

Apr 19, 2015 - Apr 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

April Artist of the month, Hastings on Hudson photographer Susan Richman, will have a solo exhibition on display at Gallery 18 March 31st through April 29th. The exhibition titled Urban Landscapes features both new and old work that reveal the beauty of urban, industrial and neglected environments to capture overlooked and often-dismissed details. An artist’s reception will be held...

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Tiny Dancers Dance Program

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Apr 19, 2015 - Jun 4, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Tiny Dancers Dance Program Spring Session Begins Thursday, April 9, 2015 Tiny Dancers I    (12-21 months) 10:00 -10:45 AM Tiny Dancers II   (22-36 months) 10:45 – 11:30 AM Learn basic ballet positions through creative movement and musical games. Improve motor skills, gain strength, express creativity & make new friends! Family Members and/or...

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Tiny Dancers Dance Program

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Apr 19, 2015 - Jun 4, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Tiny Dancers Dance Program Spring Session Begins Thursday, April 9, 2015 Tiny Dancers I    (12-21 months) 10:00-10:45AM Tiny Dancers II   (22-36 months) 10:45 – 11:30 AM Learn basic ballet positions through creative movement and musical games. Improve motor skills, gain strength, express creativity & make new friends! Family Members and/or...

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Immerse your children in Italian song, rhyme, movement, and stories with a themed craft activity culminating each lesson. Our experienced teacher implements her own curriculum and songs,and has been teaching young children since 2008. Children learn in an age-appropriate, nurturing setting utilizing fun props. Vocabulary lists of childhood topics are provided each session for non-Italian...

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Impariamo Insieme Italian Language Enrichment Course for Children Ages 4 to 12

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Apr 19, 2015 - May 9, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Students are grouped by age and ability level in this full immersion enrichment class. The program is designed to allow students to acquire an understanding and develop basic communication skills in the Italian language, while exploring its culture by engaging directly in interactive learning. They will follow a routine that is meant to reinforce what they have previously acquired and...

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