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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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Family History

Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Jan 5, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015

Working one-on-one with a professional writer specializing in family history, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and begin working on your family's history book. Focus on writing detailed biographies, research, structure and style. For further details please call the Writers Center office at (914) 332-5953. This course is offered as a customized one-on-one tutorial, contact the...

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Blogging for Beginners Tutorials

Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Jan 5, 2015 - Jun 30, 2015

Launch and maintain a blog using Google's Blogger platform! In this class, we will explore effective design, including use of templates and images. Whether your goal is to keep relatives and friends up to date, or to promote your work or cause, this class will help you frame your content to achieve a captivating blog. Students will also learn to network their new blogs through social media. All...

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International Prints, Posters, and Etchings

transFORM Gallery

Mar 14, 2015 - Jun 7, 2015

International Prints, Posters, and Etchings Opening Reception: Saturday, March 14th from 5 - 8 pm. Times: Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM transFORM Gallery is excited to announce its next art exhibit. Join us at the Opening Reception of International Prints, Posters, and Etchings on March 14, 2015, from 5:00-8:00 pm, sponsored by Westchester Magazine. The exhibit will...

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Chris Larson: The Katonah Relocation Project

Katonah Museum of Art

Mar 22, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015

The Katonah Relocation Project fills the garden, as well as the museum's two rooms. Multi-media artists ad sculptor Chris Larson recreates local architect Edward Larrabee Barnse' Mt Kisco home to scale-with a few of the museum's enormous spruce trees piercing through the base and the roof. New and never-before-seen works by Larson, one of the artists featured in the 2014 Whitney Biennial,...

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Chris Larson: The Katonah Relocation Project

Katonah Museum of Art

Mar 22, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015

The Katonah Relocation Project fills the garden, as well as the museum's two rooms. Multi-media artists ad sculptor Chris Larson recreates local architect Edward Larrabee Barnse' Mt Kisco home to scale-with a few of the museum's enormous spruce trees piercing through the base and the roof. New and never-before-seen works by Larson, one of the artists featured in the 2014 Whitney Biennial,...

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Chris Larson: The Katonah Relocation Project  In the Beitzel Gallery and Sculpture Garden When artist Chris Larson heard the fantastic tale of Katonah's relocation in the late 19th century, he knew he had stumbled upon a strange and inspiring story. Forced from their original location by the building of the Cross River Reservoir, the townspeople came up with a plan-they would lift their...

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In the Courtyard: Fugitive Color by Kristen Rego

Pelham Art Center

Apr 11, 2015 - Jun 12, 2015

Pelham Art Center is thrilled to announce the new public art installation Fugitive Color by New York artist Kristen Rego. This solo sculpture exhibition is open to the public April 11 - June 12, 2015, 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week in Pelham Art Center's outdoor courtyard. An opening will be held in conjunction with the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival on April 11, 2015, 1:30-3:30PM. The...

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Yoga, Movement & Meditation: Spring Series

Wainwright House

Apr 14, 2015 - Jun 12, 2015

Experience a 6 week series of yoga and/or tai chi. Let the experts guide you in a series of whole body movements helping you to integrate breath and form. Release stress and worry and gain flexibility, strength and vitality as you begin or wind down your day. Mondays: Empower Hour Yoga; 6 weeks, Start April 27, 9:30-10:30am Mondays: Tai Chi For Health; 6 weeks, Start April 27, 11:00-12:00noon...

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Spring Guest Artist Series

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Apr 18, 2015 - Jun 6, 2015

Wondering what to do Saturdays this spring? Join us for a fantastic series of master class workshops in ballet and modern dance. Open to intermediate and advanced level dancers in grade 7 and up. the series starts on April 18 with Nick Nagel's ballet class and follows on April 26th with Nathalie Jonas who comes to us from 11 years on the faculty of the Barnard Dance Department. On May 2nd...

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