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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 5, 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 5, 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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Julybalaya Brooklyn

The Kymberle Project

Jul 5, 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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The Front Row - 4th of July Fireworks Celebration

THE 34TH STREET HELIPORT, NYC

Jul 5, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015 @ 5:00 PM

Saturday, July 4th, 2015 Joonbug and Eric Virgil presents The Front Row - 4th of July Fireworks Celebration at THE 34TH STREET HELIPORT, NYC 499 East 34th Street New York, NY 10016   Time: 5pm to 2am Fireworks at Approximately 9:20pm   Purchase Tickets: General Admission $30 VIP Access $50 Open Bar ADD ON $50 Firecracker Bottle Package $750...

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Play Tennis Fast!

Solaris Sport & Racquet Club

Jul 5, 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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Alexander Rutsch Retrospective at transFORM Gallery

transFORM Gallery

Jul 5, 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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Martial Arts: Try a Free Aikido Class

Aikido of Westchester

Jul 5, 2015 - Dec 5, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Aikido of Westchester is offering a free introduction to the martial art of aikido every Saturday and Sunday. The class is open to all. You don't need to be physically fit or have martial arts experience. Please bring loose fitting exercise clothing and arrive at least 15 minutes before the class to register. Simply show up with an open mind and we promise you'll have fun. Our senior...

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"Color: Untitled" Art Exhibition

Heather Gaudio Fine Art

Jul 5, 2015 - Aug 1, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present its upcoming summer exhibition “Color Untitled” to be held June 3rd through August 1st, 2015.  The group show will consist of paintings and prints by Charles Arnoldi, Madeleine Keesing, Betty Merken and James Nares, showcasing patterns, rhythms and improvisation skillfully expressed through color.  All are invited to...

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