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Yonkers

The 411: With almost 200,000 people living within its borders, Yonkers is Westchester County's largest city, and the fourth most populous city in the state—trailing only New York City, Rochester, and Buffalo. The city's residents are diverse, coming from a multitude of ethnic and racial backgrounds. The city is also large geographically, comprising a very urbanized downtown, densely suburban neighborhoods, and surprisingly green and wooded, less populous suburbs, especially towards its northern border. The city is in the throes of a full-scale revitalization campaign that started years ago with the redevelopment of its formerly blighted waterfront. Four-star restaurants, luxury lofts, and a shining public library now stand where abandoned industrial properties once languished. With much of the waterfront redevelopment nearing completion, the city has turned its attention inward. Buoyed by the success of its Empire City “racino,” the city is moving forward with plans for a downtown ballpark and multi-use complex, and ground already has broken on the mammoth Ridge Hill mixed-used development.

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Wellness Weekends at Hidden Realms Wellness

951 E Boston Post Rd

Oct 15, 2019 - Dec 22, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

Beginning in January, Hidden Realms will be offering "Wellness Weekends"  comprised of a variety of classes & workshops as well as guest speakers and special events.  Modeled after schedules at The Lodge at Woodloch, Kripalu & Canyon Ranch, we're planning Saturday & Sunday schedules packed with information to show you all the health & healing modalities available right here in our Sound...

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SPARKLING AMAZONS: ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONIST WOMEN OF THE 9th ST. SHOW

Katonah Museum of Art

Oct 15, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

 OCTOBER 6, 2019 – JANUARY 26, 2020 Sparkling Amazons presents the pioneering contribution by women artists to the Abstract Expressionist movement and the significant role they played as bold innovators within the New York School during the 1940s and 50s. This show brings together for the first time since 1951 works by the 11 women artists who participated in the groundbreaking 9th St....

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Irving’s ‘Legend’

Philipsburg Manor

Oct 15, 2019 - Nov 3, 2019 @ 11:30 AM

Master storytellers offer dramatic performances of Washington Irving’s classic tale, featuring the Headless Horseman, Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, and Katrina Van Tassel. Flavored with live spooky music, the spellbinding storytelling captivates all audiences. Parking is at Philipsburg Manor and the event takes place across the street at Old Dutch Church. October 4-6; 11-14; 18-20; 25-27; 31;...

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The Chair Show

ArtsWestchester Gallery

Oct 15, 2019 - Oct 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The Chair Show explores the creativity, forms and traditions of seating. At center stage is the chair, endlessly recast as luxurious or austere, regal or intimate, straightforward or ironic. Chairs give shape to the ways in which we rest and recreate ourselves in private, or inhabit ‘seats of power’ in public. As supporting players of day-to-day existence, focal points of ceremonies, or...

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Saturday Drop In

Clay Art Center

Oct 15, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019 @ 01:30 PM

Unplug with mud in this one-time class for families & friends interested in playing with clay! Every Saturday adults & children explore their inner artist in this 2 hour introduction to clay. Professional ceramic artists guide themed weekly hand-building projects, no previous experience necessary. Children under 12 must attend with a guardian enrolled in the class. Tickets go on sale at...

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Rotem Reshef: Arcadia

Katonah Museum of Art

Oct 15, 2019 - Jan 26, 2020 @ 02:00 PM

OCTOBER 6, 2019 – JANUARY 26, 2020 In Arcadia, Israeli artist Rotem Reshef has collected organic materials, some from the KMA grounds, to paint monumental rolls of unstretched canvas that are suspended from the walls. The marks and vibrant palette which saturate the entire surface reference the natural world, and the gesture of pouring paint reveals her unconventional artistic process that...

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VLAICU IONESCU Avant-Garde Paintings and Drawings

Irvington Public Library

Oct 15, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 @ 02:30 PM

A retrospective exhibition of the Avant-Garde paintings and drawings by Romanian-born artist, Vlaicu Ionescu will be on view at the Irvington Public Library from September 6 to October 30, 2019.  An opening reception will be held on Saturday, September 7, from 2-4:45 p.m.  This exhibition will display Ionescu's work from his middle artistic period (1960-1980), which Dr. Doina Uricariu, in her...

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Survival Guide to the Sandwich Generation

Scarsdale High School

Oct 15, 2019 @ 03:30 PM

As life expectancies continue to grow, middle aged adults are increasingly supporting both an aging parent and a child simultaneously. This single-session course will cover ways to organize and help manage personal finances for an aging parent, how to help them make sure their estate plan is up to date, options to pay for long term care and where to turn for help, and how to protect against...

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Weekly Youth Classes

Clay Art Center

Oct 15, 2019 - Dec 5, 2019 @ 03:45 PM

Have your kids Unplug with Mud at Clay Art Center’s award winning weekly youth classes starting Oct. 3rd. In the classroom, aspiring young artists will have fun and develop their imaginations while working in the transformational medium of clay. Your child will develop creative problem solving skills while building confidence and creating something with their own hands. Hand-building classes...

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Feeding The Empty Nest and Your 50+ Body

St. John’s Episcopal Church

Oct 15, 2019 @ 04:00 PM

Join Nutritionist Valerie Green, MS, RDN, CDN as she provides tips on how to shop, cook and eat as our households and bodies changes.  She’ll provide tips and recipes to start you off on a the track to health and wellness in this next phase.  Part of the Center for Continuing Education’s WIT (Women, Ideas, Transitions) series on change and reinvention inside and out.

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