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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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Jul 29, 2015 @ 07:30 PM

The Emil Paolucci Summer Sounds Concert Series, created by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, continues this week with the Patterson & Sweeney Blues Band playing rhythm and blues favorites. The Summer Sounds concert series is presented by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, in partnership with the New Rochelle Dept. of Parks and Recreation.  For more information visit the NRCA website at...

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Festival Youth Orchestra Announces Auditions for Strings, Winds, Brass and Percussion

Purchase College, SUNY

Jul 29, 2015 - Jul 31, 2015 @ 8:30 AM

The Festival Youth Orchestra (FYO) will hold its inaugural season in residence at Purchase College, SUNY.  The FYO experience emphasizes intensive musical preparation, with special focus on practice and performance techniques, interpretation, phrasing, and general musicianship. Students will also develop useful communication skills as a result of their musical collaborations, learning the...

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SummerDance 2015 Camps

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Jul 29, 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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Revisiting Arcadia: Contemporary Landscapes

ArtsWestchester

Jul 29, 2015 - Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Diverse artistic approaches by 15 exhibiting artists explore both the beauty and darkness of the natural world and settings around us. Includes traditional Hudson River School-style painting, conceptual photography and video installation. July 16- August 29 artsw.org/arcadia 31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 12-5pm & Sat 12-6pm

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

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

Jul 29, 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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Concert Series- Jill Gioia

Cross County Shopping Center

Jul 29, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

Get ready for the summer's best outdoor concerts at Cross County Shopping Center. With a range of all music genres, a series of live performances throughout the summer. Shoppers can bring their beach chairs and blankets to The Green, in the center of the mall to enjoy these free performances

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The English Beat

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Jul 29, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

The band rushed on to the music scene in 1979 and, with their simple message of love and unity, became an overnight sensation.  Crossing over between soul, reggae, pop and punk, their  infectious dance rhythms made them one of the most popular and influential bands of the British Two Tone Ska movement. 

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Jodi's Gym Summer Camp

Jodi's Gym

Jul 29, 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 29, 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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