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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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"The Issues" Exhibtion

Westchester Community College Center for the Arts

Oct 23, 2016 - Oct 31, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Keep an eye out for our next exhibition coming up in the Fall - "The Issues" curated by David Fox This exhibition will be up from September 7 - October 31 OPENING RECEPTION: Wednesday, September 7, 6:00pm - 8:00pm What are the issues currently defining our world? How are artists addressing the current political climate? Whether it is global warming, corporate greed, the threat...

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Oct 23, 2016 - Aug 10, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

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Humane Society of Westchester's 2016 Special Rescues Calendar

Humane Society of Westchester

Oct 23, 2016 - Dec 27, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

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Kidney & Urology Fashion Luncheon

Orienta Beach Club

Oct 23, 2016 - Nov 3, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

The Kidney & Urology Foundation of America will be hosting its 5th annual fashion luncheon on Thursday November 3, 2016 at Orienta Beach Club in Mamaroneck, NY.  Join us for a fun day of shopping from great vendors and dining benefiting a great cause  tickets are $150 and can be purchased via www.kidneyurology.org or tel:212.629.9770 X 211        ...

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Exhibit Ira BARKOFF

Canfin Gallery

Oct 23, 2016 - Nov 6, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

“The beauty of the physical world becomes a metaphor for the capacity of the spirit to reveal itself.” Ira Barkoff Evocation of Light is ever present in the romantic and experiential landscapes of Ira Barkoff. His recent works convey the spontaneity and the maturity of the artist’s hand and dedication to his life’s subject- the landscape. Reveling in nature’s...

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Adult Pottery Class - Beginner/Intermediate

Yonkers Peace Pottery Studio

Oct 23, 2016 - Oct 25, 2016 @ 1:30 PM

Adult Ceramics Class - Pottery Wheel & Handbuilding - Beginner/Intermediate Call to register! 646-316-0554 Meet weekly for 8 weeks. Cost is $280. Cost includes clay, glazes, project storage*, open studio practice time** Missed classes may be made up WITHIN the term. NO EXCEPTIONS. NO REFUNDS after class begins. Firing fees are 6-cents/cubic inch Bring your own tools or...

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The Arts & Craft Beer Fest

Oct 23, 2016 - Nov 5, 2016 @ 6:30 PM

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You Will Remember Me

Whippoorwill Theatre

Oct 23, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

You Will Remember Me - the American premier of the Canadian hit play Westchester's Premier Professional Theatre Edouard's world is slowly changing. The highly respected professor, political figure and ladies' man can recite famous historical dates but can't remember what he ate for breakfast. When a suppressed memory springs to life in the form of a cell phone...

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Croton on Hudson Down to Earth Farmers Market

Lot behind 1 Croton Point Avenue, by train station

Oct 23, 2016 - Dec 4, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

  Join us for Croton on Hudson's Down to Earth Farmers Market every Sunday from 9a-2p through December 4th. The market takes place, rain or shine, in the parking lot behind 1 Croton Point Avenue just across from the train station.   The market features local fresh foods from a variety of vendors, including favorites such as Newgate Farms (fruits & vegetables), Windy...

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