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Mount Vernon

The 411: With one of the fastest growing economies in the area, Mount Vernon is one of the largest cities in the state—the third largest in Westchester—and is home to about 70,000 people in neighborhoods that range from the quaintly suburban to the densely urban. In fact, to observers, Mount Vernon can be seen as two cities: one a quiet, suburban shell surrounding a more active, populous downtown that shares a border with the Bronx. One of the county’s most diverse communities, with many of its homes dating back to the Roaring ’20s, Mount Vernon has a majority African American population and ethnicities from every corner of the globe. The city holds annual events like the Arts on Third Street Festival, Ben Gordon Day, the Summer Breeze Concert Series, and go-cart races through downtown. The city is also known for the largest library system and only athletic stadium in the county.

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Mount Vernon, Gramatan Avenue, circa 1948. Photo courtesy of Mount Vernon Public Library. This is our current featured photo for Mount Vernon. Submit your own pictures, below, and perhaps yours will become the featured image on our Mount Vernon page.

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4 Seasons Construction & Design

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Feb 22, 2017 - Mar 7, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

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Spin It! Youth Classes at Clay Art Center

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Feb 22, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

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Paintings by Regina Gelfer at the Larchmont Public Library

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Feb 22, 2017 - Feb 27, 2017 @ 09:45 AM

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February Break: Drawing and Painting Week

The Rye Arts Center

Feb 22, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Ages 5 – 7 Young artists experiment with color and texture through drawing and painting, and will be encouraged to develop their own approach while exploring a different medium each day (acrylics, pencil, watercolor, charcoal, and more.) With hands-on instruction by our teaching artist, students will explore concepts such as composition and color, as well as learn a little art history along...

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February Break: Ceramics Week

The Rye Arts Center

Feb 22, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

February 20 – 24, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Ages 8 – 11 In this specialized week-long workshop, students learn to work with clay through hand building and pottery wheel techniques while focusing on independent projects. Students work at their own pace, creating pieces that interest them, while receiving individual attention in a small class environment. Please have students dress...

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February Break: Drawing and Painting Week

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Feb 22, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

February 20 – 24, 12:30 – 2:30 pm Ages 8 – 11 Young artists experiment with color and texture through drawing and painting, and will be encouraged to develop their own approach while exploring a different medium each day (acrylics, pencil, watercolor, charcoal, and more.) With hands-on instruction by our teaching artist, students will explore concepts such as composition and color, as...

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Gordon Parks: Back to Fort Scott

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Feb 22, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

The Gordon Parks Foundation announces the opening of a new exhibition of photographs. Back to Fort Scott opens Saturday, February 4 after traveling to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. On assignment for Life magazine in 1950, Gordon Parks returned to his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas after twenty years away; the resulting body of work...

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Regency Home Remodeling

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Feb 22, 2017 - Apr 5, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

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February Break: Ceramics Week

The Rye Arts Center

Feb 22, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

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