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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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Family Studio: Science Projects

Hudson River Museum

Oct 11, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

Come to Family Studio and join in on the fun of the Arts and Science Projects, creative activities inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and Science Educators offered on weekends at the Museum.  On Saturdays explore the shape, materials, gravity, and birth of the Solar System's smaller bodies. Ages 7+, can be adapted for younger children. FREE...

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Glenview Tours

Hudson River Museum

Oct 11, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

Take a tour of Glenview, led by a Glenview Explainer.  See highlights from our collection including items once owned by the Trevors, the family that built Glenview.  Learn about life in the Gilded Ages.  Tours at 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm.  2 pm tour geared to families. Free with Museum admission.

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Family Studio: Art Projects

Hudson River Museum

Nov 1, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

Come to Family Studio and join in on the fun of the Arts and Science Projects, creative activities inspired by the Museum's collections and exhibitions, led by Junior Docents and offered on weekends at the Museum.  On Saturdays and Sundays in November, make a peacock with paint and colored pencils.  Artist Brian Keith Stephens who's work you can see in Strut: The Peacock and Beauty in...

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Student Exhibition

Westchester Community College Center For The Arts

Nov 3, 2014 - Nov 28, 2014

This year's show will highlight the accomplishments of our students working in the media of drawing, painting and jewelry. Please join us for an opening reception on Thursday, November 6 from 6:30pm- 8:30pm, as we celebrate our students. This reception is also an opportunity to find out more about our facility and the classes we offer.

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CRAFT-TASTIC: An Exhibition and Sale of the Handmade @ Pelham Art Center

Pelham Art Center

Nov 27, 2014 - Jan 3, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

CRAFT-TASTIC An Exhibition and Sale of the Handmade November 14, 2014 – January 3, 2015   Free opening reception and all-age hands-on craft workshop: Friday, November 14, 6:30-8:00PM   15% Member Discount Sale: December 2 – December 6, 2014     Set aside some time this holiday season to enjoy the vibrant world of handmade...

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Jylian GUSTLIN Exhibit - CANFIN Gallery

Canfin Gallery

Nov 27, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

The eloquent images of Jylian GUSTLIN are the thankful reminder of better worlds. Her prolific and creative works are the rare jewel - rich in abstracted narrative and exuberant palettes. A fusion of explorations rooted within the perspicacious mind of the artist and combined with a deep and insistent beauty - both human and spirited.  Always recognizable with her signature resin finish,...

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Reception for New Art by David Tobey

Private Home

Nov 27, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014 @ 3:00 PM

         All art lovers, museum staff people, art council/arts organization members, critics, gallery owners/art dealers and educators are cordially invited to a reception for an exhibition of new and unique paintings by New Rochelle NY painter, sculptor, Westchester Philharmonic Orchestra violinist and teacher David Tobey at a private home in New...

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Annual Thanksgiving Eve at Highline Ballroom

Highline Ballroom

Nov 27, 2014 - Nov 27, 2014 @ 9:00 PM

Venue Information: Eric Virgil presents Wednesday, November 26th Annual Thanksgiving Eve at Highline Ballroom located at 431 W 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011 Tickets start at $20 General Ticket Prices go up as the date gets closer To purchase tickets go to http://thedreamvine.com/evspecial/annual-thanksgiving-eve-at-highline-ballroom Doors Open at 9pm to 4am Music Type:...

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Thanksgiving Eve at Gilded Lily 2014 : NYC's Newest Hotspot

Gilded Lily

Nov 27, 2014 - Nov 27, 2014 @ 9:00 PM

Venue Information: E&R Group (Eric Virgil & Rob Diesel) presents Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 Thanksgiving Eve at Gilded Lily at Gilded Lily 408 W 15th Street, New York, NY, 10011 Tickets start at $20 General Ticket Prices go up as the date gets closer To purchase tickets go to http://thedreamvine.com/evspecial/gilded-lily-thanksgiving-eve Doors Open at...

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GALLERY I Dates: November 8 – December 22, 2014     Opening Reception: November 8, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Public Invited THE BEST OF 2014:  Cecile Chong, David Collins, Ruth Hiller, David Licata, Joanne Mattera, Jill Parisi, Kristen Thiele Kenise Barnes Fine Art is delighted to announce our Best of 2014 exhibition.  Every fall, gallery director Kenise Barnes heads out for a fresh round of...

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