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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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Kensico Trees, submitted by Ari Miller. This is our current featured photo for Valhalla. Submit your own pictures, below, and perhaps yours will become the featured image on our Valhalla page.

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Country Bank Presents Faces of Burke Photo Exhibit

Country Bank

Aug 19, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Country Bank in Scarsdale (80 Garth Road) will be presenting Faces of Burke, a traveling photography exhibit designed to showcase the individuality and courage of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s patients. The compelling photographs and stories of the subjects illustrate a diverse and inspiring group of patients who have succeeded in regaining mobility and independence through their...

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FREE YouthSpark Summer Camps

Microsoft Store - The Westchester

Aug 19, 2017 - Sep 1, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Free YouthSpark Summer Camps show kids how to have fun and find inspiration through creativity and technology. From telling amazing stories or launching a business, to working in 3D or creating digital art, they’ll enjoy a fun and supportive learning environment at Microsoft Store. We will be running Summer Classes all summer long at Microsoft in The Westchester Mall....

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Free tours for Tarrytown Residents

Lyndhurst Mansion

Aug 19, 2017 - Sep 22, 2017 @ 10:45 AM

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY CLASSIC TOURS ARE FREE FOR TARRYTOWN RESIDENTS WITH PROOF OF RESIDENCE. This spring, Lyndhurst mansion will continue to offer free classic mansion tour admission to Tarrytown residents from April through September. The program, which was first introduced in 2016, will be expanded this season to include both Thursdays, and Fridays. For individual admission, Tarrytown...

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Elisa Pritzker Selknam: Spirit, Ceremony, Selves

HVCCA

Aug 19, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

May 3- September 17, 2017 Opening reception and performance: Saturday May 13, 2017, 2:00-5:00 PM, Performance 5:00PM The Selknam, an extinct aborigine tribe of Tierra del Fuego, is the inspiration for Elisa Pritzker’s installation at the HVCCA. Over ten years ago when Pritzker visited Patagonia, she felt an urgency to discover the people who had lived in Tierra del Fuego...

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Peekskill Farmers Market

Bank Street between Main and Park Streets

Aug 19, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017 @ 8:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

PEEKSKILL FARMERS MARKET RETURNS FOR SUMMER SEASON JUNE 3 The Peekskill Farmers’ Market returns to its outdoor location on Bank Street, between Main and Park Streets in Downtown Peekskill, beginning Saturday, June 3rd continuing weekly through November 18th. Market hours are 8AM – 2PM, rain or shine.  Bursting with nearly thirty farm stands and food producers, the market...

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Push Run Club (5k)

Push Fitness of Westchester

Aug 19, 2017 - Oct 7, 2017 @ 8:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Join the Push Run Club at 8:30 am on saturday mornings to run a 5k! It's free and runners of all level are welcome. Our goal is to motivate others and provide a fun and friendly workout environment. Push Fitness of Westchester is a fitness studio located in Mamaroneck. We offer flexible programs that blend both individualized personal training and small group classes in a...

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Gentle Martial Arts for Kids - AIKIDO

Aikido of Westchester

Aug 19, 2017 - Dec 28, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

  Give Your Child the Gift of Aikido Aikido is a gentle martial art that teaches children how to resolve conflicts in a non-violent way and practice self-defense techniques that help develop focused, calm minds and strong bodies. Aikido helps increase children's coordination, flexibility and balance while learning a practical skill that extends to everyday life. ...

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Summer of Love

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Aug 19, 2017 - Sep 1, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

New exhibition: July 13 – September 1, 2017 Reception: Thursday evening, July 13, 6:30 – 8:00, Public Invited Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 5:30 Summer of Love (50 years after 1967) Kenise Barnes Fine Art is pleased to celebrate the summer of 2017 with a tribute to the legendary summer of 1967: The Summer of Love. In the words of Abbie Hoffman,...

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Classic Tours of Lyndhurst

Lyndhurst Mansion

Aug 19, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Thursday –  Monday Tours on the hour from 10:00 am, last tour at 4:00 pm Perfect for first time visitors, the mansion tour lasts approximately one hour. On the mansion tour you will see the majestic vestibule and entrance hall, reception room, parlor, library, cabinet room, Jay Gould’s private office, and the sumptuous Victorian dining room. The second floor centers around...

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