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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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3RD Anual ValWalk

Shiloh Baptist Church

Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

All Are Welcome to the 3rd Annual ValWalk, a 1 mile and 2.5 mile fun run and walk in loving memory of Valerie Murray and in support of those affected by Cancer. The run/walk will be Saturday, April 25, 2015 and will start at Shiloh Baptist Church located at 15 Marble Place in Tuckahoe, New York. The walk starts at 8 am. There will be a breakfast following the walk from 10 am to 11:30 am. Cost...

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NY State Safe Boating Class

Coast Guard Auxiliary Building

Apr 25, 2015 @ 8:00 AM

Take this NY State approved 8-hour boating class taught by the Coast Guard Auxiliary and be prepared for boating season.  This class is now required for everyone born on, or after 1 May 1996 wishing to operate a motorboat; and everyone over 14 years old wishing to operate a personal watercraft (jet ski).   It's recommended that new boat owners take this course as well....

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Art show

Gallery 18

Apr 25, 2015 - Apr 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

April Artist of the month, Hastings on Hudson photographer Susan Richman, will have a solo exhibition on display at Gallery 18 March 31st through April 29th. The exhibition titled Urban Landscapes features both new and old work that reveal the beauty of urban, industrial and neglected environments to capture overlooked and often-dismissed details. An artist’s reception will be held...

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Art show

Gallery 18

Apr 25, 2015 - Apr 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

April Artist of the month, Hastings on Hudson photographer Susan Richman, will have a solo exhibition on display at Gallery 18 March 31st through April 29th. The exhibition titled Urban Landscapes features both new and old work that reveal the beauty of urban, industrial and neglected environments to capture overlooked and often-dismissed details. An artist’s reception will be held...

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Tiny Dancers Dance Program

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Apr 25, 2015 - Jun 4, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Tiny Dancers Dance Program Spring Session Begins Thursday, April 9, 2015 Tiny Dancers I    (12-21 months) 10:00 -10:45 AM Tiny Dancers II   (22-36 months) 10:45 – 11:30 AM Learn basic ballet positions through creative movement and musical games. Improve motor skills, gain strength, express creativity & make new friends! Family Members and/or...

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Tiny Dancers Dance Program

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Apr 25, 2015 - Jun 4, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Tiny Dancers Dance Program Spring Session Begins Thursday, April 9, 2015 Tiny Dancers I    (12-21 months) 10:00-10:45AM Tiny Dancers II   (22-36 months) 10:45 – 11:30 AM Learn basic ballet positions through creative movement and musical games. Improve motor skills, gain strength, express creativity & make new friends! Family Members and/or...

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Immerse your children in Italian song, rhyme, movement, and stories with a themed craft activity culminating each lesson. Our experienced teacher implements her own curriculum and songs,and has been teaching young children since 2008. Children learn in an age-appropriate, nurturing setting utilizing fun props. Vocabulary lists of childhood topics are provided each session for non-Italian...

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Impariamo Insieme Italian Language Enrichment Course for Children Ages 4 to 12

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Apr 25, 2015 - May 9, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

Students are grouped by age and ability level in this full immersion enrichment class. The program is designed to allow students to acquire an understanding and develop basic communication skills in the Italian language, while exploring its culture by engaging directly in interactive learning. They will follow a routine that is meant to reinforce what they have previously acquired and...

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RISK Storytelling Workshop & Story Slam

The Center@862

Apr 25, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Ranking 1 MILLION in downloads per month, this widely popular podcast is coming to Scarsdale! Taught by RISK! instructors this workshop consists of exercises that will help you identify and refine a story to tell to the audience. Open to all adults, no experience required. This one-day workshop will end in a live Storytelling Slam!  

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