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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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Disaster Volunteer Institute

Yonkers Riverfront Library - Community Room

Apr 18, 2015 @ 9:15 AM

Put your compassion into action with this one-day fast track training to become a Red Cross disaster volunteer. Help families when they are displaced from fires, floods and other disasters by providing food, shelter and comfort. Red Cross volunteers have helped over 200 people in Westchester since the start of this year. Here’s your chance to help your neighbors when they need it...

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Blue Rock School Huge Multi-Family Yard Sale

Blue Rock School

Apr 18, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

"Huge Multi-Family Yard Sale in West Nyack to Benefit Scholarship Fund" West Nyack, NY—  Great finds and super deals to be had at very large, multi-family yard sale to be held Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 10-3 (rain date Sunday April, 19) at the Blue Rock School campus located at 110 Demarest Mill Road in West Nyack. Come browse the amazing selection of good quality...

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Healthy Kids Day

White Plains YMCA

Apr 18, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year. In fact, research shows that kids are prone to gain more weight and fall behind in studies. On Saturday April 18th from 10:00AM to 2:00PM the White Plains YMCA will celebrate Healthy Kids Day®, our national initiative to improve the...

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Sheep-to-Shawl at Philipsburg Manor

Philipsburg Manor

Apr 18, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

From fiber to fashion, this classic spring festival celebrates all things wooly sheep! Visitors are invited to explore each step in the process of turning wool into cloth using 18th-century techniques. Hands-on activities include dyeing wool and weaving. In the site’s Manor House, experience Wearable Wealth: The Value of Cloth and Clothing in the 18th Century. Activities and hands-on...

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Family Fun Day

Lyndhurst

Apr 18, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

We invite you to exhibit your original LEGO® creation at Lyndhurst Mansion! April 18 & 19, 2015 Exhibitors are admitted to the event free, and receive four guest passes. Sculptures must be created in advance and delivered to mansion April 11th or 12th. Deadline to submit is April 3, 2015. 

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Art show

Gallery 18

Apr 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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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