Hawthorne

The 411: Hawthorne, an unincorporated hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located in the Town of Mount Pleasant, is a middle-of-the-road kind of place—literally. Situated smack-dab in the center of Westchester County, it is blessed with an enviable location, great access, nearby parks, restaurants, and shopping, a close-knit community, and more affordable housing than some of its neighboring towns. Originally known as Hammond’s Mills, the hamlet changed its name to Unionville after the Revolutionary War. By the late 19th century, Unionville, previously a farming community, had been subdivided into small parcels of land. In 1901, Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, daughter of author Nathaniel Hawthorne, founded Rosary Hill Home, to care for terminally ill cancer patients, in neighboring Thornwood, where it still operates. In her honor, Unionville was rechristened Hawthorne. The hamlet is sandwiched between Thornwood and Valhalla and bisected by the Sprain Brook Parkway. Just to the west lies Route 9A (Saw Mill River Road) and its main north-south thoroughfare is Route 141 (Commerce Street), which houses a number of small businesses and restaurants and runs parallel to the Metro-North train tracks.

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Jun 29, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014

In the Beitzel and Righter Galleries June 29 - September 28, 2014 Tuesday through Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm Closed Monday The austere, beguiling landscape of Iceland functions as muse and material for its artists. Innately attuned to dramatic physical changes and extreme solar rhythms, Icelandic artists carry within them a heightened awareness of the environment as a...

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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 Scandinavian-American filmmaker Eric Heimbold. Heimbold captures epic experiences of Iceland's volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls, and Northern Lights interspersed with the indigenous flora, fauna, and human faces that...

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Clay Art Center presents TWO VIGILES: Bruce Dehnert and Shawn O'Connor In Caesar Augustus' ancient Rome there were teams of men called vigiles whose mandate was to enter burned buildings in order to determine the cause of the blaze   Cla Art Center is proud to present TWO VIGILES: Bruce Dehnert and Shawn O'Connor an exhibition featuring two potters who have distinctly different...

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Audition for the Conservatory, Pre-Professional and Post-Graduate Programs

Ballet des Amériques School & Company, Inc.

Sep 13, 2014 - Sep 27, 2014

Ballet des Amériques is holding auditions for its three signature programs: Conservatory Program Daytime schedule for home and cyber schoolers Pre-Professional Program Afternoon and evening schedule Post-Graduate Program Daytime schedule for students age 18 and up who have completed high school and are beginning professional careers in dance Pre-registration is required. Please...

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Week of Dance Open House

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Sep 15, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014

Steffi Nossen School of Dance will open its doors to the community for a free week of dance, September15 - 20. All classes are available at no charge. With studios centrally located in White Plains and Chappaqua, Steffi Nossen appeals to the needs of a variety of dance students.  We are delighted to announce a roster of new classes: Contemporary, Tiny Dancers, Improvisation/Composition,...

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STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF LOVE: THE ALDRICH COLLECTION

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Sep 19, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

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 championed early in their careers.  Round-trip Shuttle Bus Fare · $20.00 Member Event Admission · FREE Non-member Event Admission · FREE

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Lyndhurst Mansion Tours

Lyndhurst Mansion

Sep 19, 2014 - Nov 2, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

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Visionaries SEERS of the SOUL exhibit opening

Blue Door Gallery

Sep 19, 2014 - Oct 11, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

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