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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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SummerDance 2015 Camps

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Jul 1, 2015 - Sep 3, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

Calling All Dancers!  Registration now open for SummerDance 2015 at Steffi Nossen. Whether you want to improve your technique or explore new styles, our dedicated and talented instructors will guide you to new levels and make sure you have fun along the way! Each weekly program is designed to be appropriate for specific ages and abilities. Please call the office with any questions....

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Katonah Art Center's 18th Annual Student Art Show!

Katonah Village Library

Jul 1, 2015 - Jul 2, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

The Katonah Art Center is pleased to announce our 18th Annual Student Art Exhibit from June 6th - July 2nd at the Katonah Village Library. This event has always been a wonderful opportunity for our students to exhibit their work and for Katonah Art Center to showcase the quality of artwork being created in our studios. The show will be open to every student at the art center (yes,...

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Group Exhibition, I am What I am Not Yet, A Survey of Brooklyn's Moment

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

Jul 1, 2015 - Aug 21, 2015 @ 2:45 PM

I am What I am Not Yet, A Survey of Brooklyn's Moment Curated by Diana Buckley  June 25 - August 21, 2015 Public Opening Reception, Thursday June 25, 6-8 pm Madelyn Jordon Fine Art  Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday June 25 from 6-8 pm.  Big things are happening in 2015. In Brooklyn, things are changing fast, and artist Meccas are being...

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Treasures of the Northern and Southern Skies

Pound Ridge Library Exhibition Hall

Jul 1, 2015 - Jul 3, 2015 @ 3:00 PM

Astrophotography Exhibition at Pound Ridge Library – May 23rd to July 3rd  2015   Pound Ridge Library will be having an exhibition of the astrophotography of Scott Nammacher, a Westchester based amateur astrophotographer.  The exhibition opens May 23rd and extends to July 3rd  in the library’s Exhibition Hall.  It is called “Treasures of the...

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Play Tennis Fast!

Solaris Sport & Racquet Club

Jul 1, 2015 - Jul 7, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

INTRO TO TENNIS - NEVER PLAYED OR STARTING OVER - THIS CLASS IS FOR YOU! Other days/times available!

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Jodi's Gym Summer Camp

Jodi's Gym

Jul 1, 2015 - Sep 4, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Join us for a morning of non-stop fun Jodi’s Gym style! Your child will run, jump, tumble, balance, stretch, sing, create, move and groove all under the supervision and care of our well trained and certified staff. Come experience the joys of gymnastics, music and art. It’s a mix that your child is sure to love. Jodi’s Gym camp is offered all summer long (right up to Labor...

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Alexander Rutsch Retrospective at transFORM Gallery

transFORM Gallery

Jul 1, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Join us and Westchester Magazine in celebrating the opening of our new exhibit in New Rochelle on Saturday, June 13th from 6 to 9pm. transFORM Gallery announces their art exhibit for the Summer season, a retrospective of Alexander Rutsch’s work, sponsored by Westchester Magazine at the transFORM showroom and gallery in New Rochelle, NY. The celebrated Austrian artist approached...

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"Color: Untitled" Art Exhibition

Heather Gaudio Fine Art

Jul 1, 2015 - Aug 1, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present its upcoming summer exhibition “Color Untitled” to be held June 3rd through August 1st, 2015.  The group show will consist of paintings and prints by Charles Arnoldi, Madeleine Keesing, Betty Merken and James Nares, showcasing patterns, rhythms and improvisation skillfully expressed through color.  All are invited to...

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Summer Chocolate Factory Tour and Tasting

Scarsdale

Jul 1, 2015 - Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Come stop by for a tour of the factory and get the opportunity to see first-hand how chocolate is made and maybe make some yourself! Come see our chocolatiers in action, making lots of sweet treats with the help of our 175Lb melting machine and our 20ft “I Love Lucy” style enrobing machine! Be sure to try a sample of our signature Belgian truffle, multiple time "best...

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Lady Chatterleys Oyster of the Month at Grand Central Oyster Bar

Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant

Jul 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Contacts: For the Oyster Bar/Cirillo World – John Cirillo, 914-260-7436; johnnycigarpr@aol.com; J.P.'s Shellfish at info@jpshellfish.com, 207-439-6018   From J.P.’s Shellfish to Historic Seafood Restaurant… The Lady Chatterleys Provide the Bivalve Fireworks as July’s “Oyster of the Month” at the Grand Central Oyster Bar...

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