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New Rochelle

The 411: Settled by Huguenots from La Rochelle, France, in 1688, New Rochelle is the second largest city in Westchester, and the seventh largest in New York State. New Rochelle, nicknamed Queen City of the Sound for its 2.7 miles of Long Island Sound shoreline, is just two miles from the Bronx border and 25 miles from downtown Manhattan. The densely developed former industrial downtown consists of condominiums, high-rises, offices, shopping centers, affordable housing complexes, a medical center, nursing homes, and two college campuses (including the largest Catholic women’s college in the U.S.). The remainder of the city consists of sprawling, residential neighborhoods and country, yacht, and beach clubs. The city operates a 300-slip marina with 150 moorings. Points of interest include the Thomas Paine Historical Site, Execution Rocks Lighthouse, Huckleberry Island, Leland Castle, a 19th-century Gothic Revival castle, the 105-acre Glen Island Park, 60-acre park Sheldrake Lake, the Wykagyl Country Club, and New Roc City, an entertainment complex that features a 19-screen movie theater, an IMAX theater, an ice hockey arena, mini-golf, go-karts, and an arcade. The city has been referenced/showcased repeatedly in myriad media including The Dick Van Dyke Show, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), Goodfellas, Michael Clayton, Burn After Reading, Guys and Dolls, Ragtime, and Starting Over.

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SummerDance 2015 Camps

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Jul 3, 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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Group Exhibition, I am What I am Not Yet, A Survey of Brooklyn's Moment

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

Jul 3, 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 3, 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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Julybalaya Brooklyn

The Kymberle Project

Jul 3, 2015 - Jul 6, 2015 @ 4:00 PM

Friday, July 3, 2015 at 4:00 PM at The Kymberle Project 1332 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, NY 11216   Ticket price: $25 - $40 Get tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/julybalaya-brooklyn-tickets-16917031296 For more information contact: music@julybalaya.com   Julybalaya (bah-lie-ah) got its name at the intersection of the traditional dish jambalaya – a...

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Play Tennis Fast!

Solaris Sport & Racquet Club

Jul 3, 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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Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Jul 3, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

To celebrate Grateful Dead's distinguished 50-year career, the four original members, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, and Bob Weir will reunite this summer to play five final shows. Few bands in the history of music have embodied community and transported free-spirited music to the masses, like Grateful Dead. Furthermore, no fan base bears resemblance to the determined and,...

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Percussionist Tony Pastrana, the ultimate bandleader, brings us a host of smooth, high energy Latin grooves as 10 piece Orchestra Pastrana plays Joey Pastrana's greatest hits.  Orchestra Pastrana includes Tony Pastrana (timbales), Brendan Tacon (bongos), Felix Cruz (congas), Gus Colon (trumpet), Mike Irwin (trumpet), David White (trombone), Michael Jake (piano), John Goldberg...

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Tango Night at ALvin & Friends

Alvin & Friends Restaurant

Jul 3, 2015 @ 9:30 PM

On Friday, July 3rd it’s Tango Night in Roscoe’s Room: Come join us for a beautiful evening of tango dancing, fine dining and live music. (And help us celebrate the birthday of the lovely Tanguera, Mayte Vicens!) Enjoy a performance by Mayte Vicens and Eduardo Goytia (2007 World Tango Champion) and live music by the acclaimed musicians Pedro Giraudo (Bass), Maurizio Najt...

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Jodi's Gym Summer Camp

Jodi's Gym

Jul 3, 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 3, 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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