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Valhalla

The 411: Valhalla's name was inspired by Richard Wagner's opera, Der Ring des Nibelungen, and the hamlet sometimes lives up to its dramatic namesake. The Kensico Dam Plaza, for example, offers 98 acres of parkland with the jaw-droppingly theatrical backdrop of the 300-foot-tall stone dam. It's no surprise that this park is a favorite among bikers, skaters, picnickers, and hikers, and it's often the site of county festivities including ethnic festivals, concerts, and outdoor movies. Valhalla is also home to other county institutions, such as the 1.3-million-square-foot office park the Summit at Westchester, the Westchester Medical Center, Westchester and Community College. These things tend to remain on their own, spread-out campuses, so Valhalla's downtown remains small. However few, there are venues for socializing, such as The Valhalla Crossing, a pub/restaurant located in the historic train-station building. A (less historic) Metro-North station and its location near the Sprain Brook Parkway and the Bronx River Parkway make Valhalla easy to get in and out of, but the well-kept cul de sacs lined with split levels, raised ranches, and Cape Cods keep the suburban vibe.

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SummerDance 2015 Camps

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Jul 6, 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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Madelyn Jordon Fine Art

Jul 6, 2015 - Aug 21, 2015 @ 2:45 PM

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Julybalaya Brooklyn

The Kymberle Project

Jul 6, 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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Solaris Sport & Racquet Club

Jul 6, 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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Jodi's Gym Summer Camp

Jodi's Gym

Jul 6, 2015 - Sep 4, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Join us for a morning of non-stop fun Jodi’s Gym style! Your child will run, jump, tumble, balance, stretch, sing, create, move and groove all under the supervision and care of our well trained and certified staff. Come experience the joys of gymnastics, music and art. It’s a mix that your child is sure to love. Jodi’s Gym camp is offered all summer long (right up to Labor...

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Alexander Rutsch Retrospective at transFORM Gallery

transFORM Gallery

Jul 6, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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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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"Color: Untitled" Art Exhibition

Heather Gaudio Fine Art

Jul 6, 2015 - Aug 1, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

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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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M I R A G E: New Paintings by Jackie Battenfield

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Jul 6, 2015 - Jul 11, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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Jul 6, 2015 - Aug 31, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

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Come stop by for a tour of the factory and get the opportunity to see first-hand how chocolate is made and maybe make some yourself! Come see our chocolatiers in action, making lots of sweet treats with the help of our 175Lb melting machine and our 20ft “I Love Lucy” style enrobing machine! Be sure to try a sample of our signature Belgian truffle, multiple time "best...

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Lady Chatterleys Oyster of the Month at Grand Central Oyster Bar

Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant

Jul 6, 2015 - Jul 31, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

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Contacts: For the Oyster Bar/Cirillo World – John Cirillo, 914-260-7436; johnnycigarpr@aol.com; J.P.'s Shellfish at info@jpshellfish.com, 207-439-6018   From J.P.’s Shellfish to Historic Seafood Restaurant… The Lady Chatterleys Provide the Bivalve Fireworks as July’s “Oyster of the Month” at the Grand Central Oyster Bar...

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