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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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Brand New Race Coming to Team In Training!   The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Connecticut Westchester Hudson Valley Chapter’s campaign, Team In Training (TNT), is the world’s largest endurance sports training program. TNT participants take part in a comprehensive program that helps them to achieve their goal of completing a marathon, half marathon,...

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC) grounds

Oct 10, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Explore and learn  in a safe environment about all types of vehicles (fire, law enforcement, military,construction, farming, etc). Touch, climb, take photos.  Professionals will be available to answer questions about the vehicles. Free face painting,  balloon artists, food available. $5.00 at gate($4.00 advance sale). Proceeds to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society and Cortlandt...

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Marking Wonderland

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Oct 10, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

PRESS RELEASE                                  Kenise Barnes Fine Art is pleased to open the fall art season with two new exhibitions.  In gallery II, our annual drawing show features five contemporary artists whose practice centers on drawing. The show’s title, Marking Wonderland, is...

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Holistic Kids Series (FREE)

Mount Kisco Library

Oct 10, 2015 - Oct 20, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Get Your Children Excited About Health! Join us at the Mount Kisco Library for our three part series teaching 3 and 4 year olds through games, songs, stories and crafts, how to take care of themselves, eachother, and the environment, to create a healthy happy future, to build healthy habits, foster positive relationships, and develop an appreciation for the planet.   ...

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Exhibit Rick STEVENS

Canfin Gallery

Oct 10, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

As the Expressionists before him, STEVENS distils what is quintessential to his subject, and in turn captures in refracted light and tactile form - the forest, discernable, beautiful, and experiential. STEVENS undertakes through his works in paint to discern and replicate those spiritual and essential values as founded and revealed in the quietude of the wilderness. In a language both...

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Revival by Cara Lynch: Public Art in the Courtyard

Pelham Art Center

Oct 10, 2015 - Nov 8, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Pelham Art Center is pleased to present Revival is a site-specific installation inspired by the neighborhood of Pelham, by New York based artist Cara Lynch. Created with stencils and chalk spray, Lynch places patterns of Tudor-revival style architecture beneath the feet of visitors to the center. This lace-like installation will sweep across the courtyard space, eventually fading from...

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Hermann Nitsch "Leviticus"

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Oct 10, 2015 - Dec 6, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

On view: Friday, August 14th – December 6th, 2015 Reception: Saturday, September 12th, 5 – 7 pm HVCCA is honored to present Hermann Nitsch’s one-person installation, “Leviticus.” The installation features Nitsch’s “Leviticus,” his seminal book (52 3⁄4” x 38 1⁄2”) opened to the segment describing the sacrificial...

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Oct 10, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

Pound Ridge Partnership to Hold 5th Annual Harvest Festival in Town Park Soul Asylum to Top Music Line Up Saturday, October 17 from 1PM-6PM, Pound Ridge Town Park The Pound Ridge Partnership will hold its fifth annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 17 from 1PM-6PM (rain date Sunday, October 18) in the Pound Ridge Town Park.  Continuing what has become a beloved Pound Ridge...

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Yonkers Raceway returns famed International Trot with $1 Million Purse on October 10 after 20-Year Absence‎ New York, June 17—The world-renowned International Trot, one of harness racing’s elite stakes, will return to ‎Yonkers Raceway after a two-decade absence on Saturday, October 10, with its richest purse in history at $1 million, it was announced...

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Ives Concert Park

Oct 10, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

Ives Concert Park will hold its first annual Harvest Jam this October! Attendees will indulge in great fall themed vendors, delicious local food and plenty of October brews, ciders and more! Also featuring live music from national recording artist Keith Anderson, rising star Josh Dorr and Jessica Lynn. Purchase tickets at:...

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