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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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Women’s Leadership Institute Workshop: Balanced Leadership for Women: Live Life Inspired!

Reid Castle at Manhattanville College

Mar 30, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

This interactive one-day workshop, hosted by the Women’s Leadership Institute at The Manhattanville School of Business, will define and articulate enhanced methods of leading, working, being, and contributing more holistically in the workplace. The program will individually coach women leaders on ways to leverage their experiences as they take control of their career development. The...

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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

Mar 30, 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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Kids Camp is back at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, celebrating cherished children's films with Free Admission for the whole family. This month, it’s The Neverending Story from March 30 through April 2.  All shows are at 11:00 am. This classic '80s adventure is about a boy who reads a magical library book that leads him into a wondrous fantasy world with many timeless and...

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Art by Whit

The Lionheart Gallery

Mar 30, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

The Lionheart Gallery Debuts Art by Whit Conrad from March 7 – April 26 Solo Exhibition Features a Collection of Whimsical Portraits of Daily Life   The Lionheart Gallery, located at 27 Westchester Avenue in Pound Ridge, New York, is hosting a new exhibition, Art by Whit, on March 7 through April 26, 2015 with a breakout collection of satirical painted commentaries by...

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Crossing Borders: Memory and Heritage in a New America

ArtsWestchester

Mar 30, 2015 - May 2, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

An upcoming contemporary art exhibition that highlights the work of new and first-generation American artists within New York’s immigrant community. Each artist uses his or her autobiography and family history as an artistic tool to explore universal concerns of memory, heritage and identity.   FREE 31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10601 Contact 428-4220 x330...

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Half Day for Half Pints: Creative Kids Program

The Rye Arts Center

Mar 30, 2015 - May 20, 2015 @ 9:15 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

September 15, 2014 - May 20, 2015 Monday & Friday Mornings: 9:15am-12:00pm Tuesday & Wednesday afternoons: 11:45am-2:30pm   To register or for more information call (914) 967-0700. Offered by semester. Fees vary.   Half day creative arts immersion program designed specifically for the Pre-K child to explore the arts while developing cognitive, social,...

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Snowbird

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Mar 30, 2015 - Apr 11, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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

Press Release                                        February 12, 2015   Snowbird Charles Clary, Jenny Kemp, Michiyo Ihara and Josette Urso   February 28 – March 11, 2015 Opening reception February 28 2015, 6:30...

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