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Ossining

The 411: Ossining has roots that stretch back to 1685, when Dutch immigrant Frederick Philipse bought a large tract of land that included what would become modern Ossining. It was known as Sing Sing—a name derived from a local Native American word—from 1813 until 1901, when it was changed to differentiate the surrounding area from the maximum-security prison it had become synonymous with. The Town of Ossining comprises two villages: the Village of Ossining and part of Briarcliff Manor, the rest of which is part of the Town of Mount Pleasant. One of the county’s Rivertowns, Ossining is perched on a strand of hills overlooking the Hudson, affording, on clear days,views of the Manhattan skyline. The town retains much of its original character and boasts a myriad of historic sites. Single-family homes comprise the majority of the town’s housing options. Outdoor enthusiasts revel in the town’s Cedar Lane Park, Teatown Reservation, and three boating clubs.

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Andrea Kantrowitz: The Daughters of Leucippus

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Jan 28, 2015 - Feb 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Andrea Kantrowitz: The Daughters of Leucippus New paintings   January 10 - February 21, 2015 Opening reception January 10, 2015, 6:30 – 8 PM PUBLIC INVITED   Kenise Barnes Fine Art is pleased to open our 2015 exhibition schedule with a solo exhibition featuring six large oil paintings by Andrea Kantrowitz.   Kantrowitz’s new series of paintings...

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Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Jan 28, 2015 - Feb 21, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Kenise Barnes Fine Art is pleased to open our 2015 exhibition schedule with a group exhibition featuring six contemporary photographers.    Palmer Davis’s Here and Now series is an elegy to his father. The series is about claiming graspable, heightened moments, when life opens up, time expands and essential truths are revealed. The pictures transcend being photographs and...

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Italian Language Courses for Adults

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Jan 28, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

From the first day, students are fully immersed in the Italian language and culture. Individual students’ requirements are met in a classroom of free expression and differentiated learning.  Students are encouraged to audit the first lesson of one or more courses to better determine their proficiency level. Winter Session:  Monday, December 1 – Saturday, March 7; (10...

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"Black, White & Red All Over" Art Exhibition

Heather Gaudio Fine Art

Jan 28, 2015 - Feb 14, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present its upcoming group exhibition entitled Black, White & Red All Over to be held December 5th, 2014 through February 14, 2015.  The show will consist of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture by Paul Bloch, Caio Fonseca, Madeleine Keesing, Raymond Saá, and Donald Sultan.  The public is invited to attend an opening reception to...

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"Luminosity" - Exhibit: the oil pastel works of Jean DUQUOC

Canfin Gallery

Jan 28, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

“Luminosity” - The oil pastel works of Jean DUQUOC ​Exhibit from January 24 to February 22, 2015 Those acquainted with the paintings of Jean DUQUOC, will happily embrace this masterful collection of pastel works on display at the Canfin Gallery. They are beautiful, vivid renderings rapturously applied.  Emphasizing the effects of light on the landscape, and...

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Call for Artist Entries Opens November 1, 2014 Visit www.pelhamartcenter.org/rutsch for details and to apply   Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce a call for entries for the 8th Alexander Rutsch Award and Exhibition for Painting. This juried competition is open to U.S.-based artists aged 19 or older. A $5,000 cash prize and a solo exhibition at Pelham Art Center are awarded to the...

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Half Day for Half Pints: Creative Kids Program

The Rye Arts Center

Jan 28, 2015 - May 20, 2015 @ 09:15 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, creative, and motor skills...

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Wednesday Volunteer Appreiation Nights

Jan 28, 2015 - Dec 30, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Every Wednesday night, more than 70 Westchester area restaurants show their appreciation for those who volunteer in the community by offering 20% off your dinner check. (Holidays and alcohol portion excluded).  Full list of participating restaurants may be found at ThankYouForCaring.com Volunteers must show their ThankYouForCaring cards, which are free to any not-for-profit for their...

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“Confronting Cancer Through Art” at the Katonah Library

Katonah Village Library

Jan 28, 2015 - Jan 30, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

“Confronting Cancer Through Art” at the Katonah Library January 3 -  January 30, 2015 This is a series of paintings and works on canvas exploring the scarring and complexity of emotions once a diagnosis of cancer is given. In the struggle against cancer, art is a tool of survival. This work is the stitching back together or body and soul. 

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Chinese New year Festival 2015

westchester county center

Jan 28, 2015 - Feb 7, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

Announcing the 2015 Chinese New Year Celebration at the Westchester County Center Following an enormous success for the Chinese New Year Celebration held at the Westchester County Center last year, the Westchester Association of Chinese Americans (WACA) will organize its 2015 Annual Event on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 2pm to 6pm at the same place and in an innovative form. For this...

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