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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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Young Artists, an annual program for local student artists in its 32nd year, gives aspiring artists an opportunity to participate in all aspects of a museum exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art. The exhibition features artwork by more than 400 local high school seniors from more than 40 high schools in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, and Fairfield counties (see addendum for list of...

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Italian Language Courses for Adults

Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Mar 6, 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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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 6, 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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Women for Women

Beckwith Pointe

Mar 6, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Join us for an evening of shopping and cocktails—all for a good cause! Guests will have the opportunity to shop with nearly 20 vendors, participate in a raffle, and mix and mingle with community members and PCC supporters. The Pregnancy Care Center offers programs, services, and shelter to distressed pregnant women in need.

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Blondes vs. Brunettes Kickoff Party

Beechmont Tavern

Mar 6, 2015 @ 6:00 PM

Help us TACKLE Alzheimer's! The Hudson Valley/Rockland/Westchester, NY Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association is excited to announce the second annual flag football fundraiser, Blondes vs. Brunettes, scheduled for April 25th. If you are excited about a little friendly competition and want to be  Bold and Beautiful for Brain Health… Join us on March 6th for an...

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DANCE CLASS FOR ADULTS

Steffi Nossen School of Dance

Mar 6, 2015 - Mar 11, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

Adult Dance Program Winter Session Begins on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Open Adult classes are appropriate for previously experienced dancers looking to sharpen their technique Fun and engaging classes offered in a non-competitive and supportive atmosphere. Beginner Workshop is perfect for new dancers as well. Great classes to get back into shape! 8 Weeks of Modern Dance -...

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Kaitlyn's Wish

The Coliseum

Mar 6, 2015 @ 7:30 PM

Kaitlyn’s Wish “Making Wishes Come True” Fundraiser Kaitlyn’s Wish is hosting a benefit to raise money to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation Hudson Valley.  The evening will include food, silent auction and dancing. The Coliseum. White Plains. (917) 952-7784. http://www.kaitlynswish.com/    

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Larchmont BrickFest - a Festival of LEGO® Bricks Tickets Now On Sale

Larchmont Village Center

Mar 6, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

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

Come Explore a World Created out of LEGO(R) Bricks! http://larchmontbrickfest.org February 28th and March 1st March 7th and 8th Limited Timed Entry Tickets Now on Sale!  $5 ages 3 and Up For tickets and information visit http://larchmontbrickfest.org/ Last year this fun family event sold out! This 300 square foot display will entertain people of all ages!  Along...

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