Thursday, July 31 @ 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm (Also Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28)
From a Child's Perspective [link]
Washington Irving's Sunnyside, 3 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown

Parents and children are invited to travel back to the 19th century and view the home of Washington Irving through a child’s eyes. Explore Sunnyside as a family home, specially set with period toys and children’s clothing. Stay before or after your tour to play games, race through a scavenger hunt, try on period clothing (photo-op!), and participate in hands-on-activities. This week's theme: Writing and Children's Literature We strongly recommend purchasing tickets for this program in advance as capacity is limited. 
Thursday, July 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 2pm
Stories in the Garden [link]
Wave Hill, Bronx

Each week in July and August, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories, bringing these classics and more to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppets. Ideal for children ages 3 to 6 and their adult companions. Stories in the Garden take place at 2PM, outdoors in good weather. In inclement weather we meet in Wave Hill House. Free with admission to the grounds.
Thursday, July 31 @ 7pm
Theodore D. Young Community Center's Annual Summer Jazz Concert Series
Yosemite Park, behind TDYCC, 32 Manhattan Avenue, White Plains

The series fuses contemporary jazz with urban accents and features talented jazz artists from Westchester County and the tri-state region. Replete with great food, dance space, a children's playground and water sprinkler, the Thursday night series offers summer fun for the entire family. The series is free to the public. Tina P. Harper, Special Events Coordinator 914-989-3631.
Forever Ray - Thursday, July 31
Sherry Winston - Thursday, August 7
Norman Connors - Thursday, August 14
Thursday, July 31 @ 7:30pm
Dick Hyman in Reel Time [link]
Jacob Burns

Playing piano and showing film clips, Dick Hyman will discuss the process of applying music to film—a subject he's mastered as a composer/arranger/conductor/pianist for feature films including Woody Allen's Zelig, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Broadway Danny Rose, Stardust Memories, Hannah and Her Sisters, Radio Days, Norman Jewison's Moonstruck, and Jeremy Kagan's Scott Joplin. LIVE MUSIC and multimedia presentation with jazz legend Dick Hyman. Various Directors. 90 m. NR. Tickets: $20 (members) $30 (nonmembers)
Harlem Street Singer: The Guitar Gospel of Reverend Gary Davis Aug 6
Dennis Elsas' Rock n' Roll Never Forgets Aug 13
Speak the Music: Robert Mann and the Mysteries of Chamber Music Aug 17
The 78 Project Movie Aug 18
Being Alone: A Porches Tour Documentary Aug 20
Brasslands Aug 21
Ndiphilela Ukucula: I Live to Sing Aug 25
Tosca's Kiss Aug 26
Everything is Forever Aug 27
20,000 Days on Earth Aug 28
Thursday, July 31 from 6:30pm - 8pm
Sunset Jazz: Hendrik Meurkins [link]
Lyndhurst

Sunset Jazz returns to Lyndhurst for a fifth summer. Concerts are held outdoors at the Lyndhurst bowling alley hill. $10 per car.
Fridays, beginning June 6 from 10am - 4pm
Dobbs Ferry Farmers Market [link]
Cedar Street
(Fridays thru November 21)
Friday, August 1 from 6:30pm - 8pm
Live Music! [link]
Pierson Park, W. Main St. at the Hudson River, Tarrytown

Presented by Jazz Forum Arts. Five, free Friday evening performances, presented in association with the Village of Tarrytown Parks & Recreation Department at the newly redesigned Pierson Park.
August 1: Michael Pedicin Quartet, (Former Saxophonist with Dave Brubeck)
August 8: Ray Mantilla Group, Latin Jazz! 80th Birthday Celebration!
August 15: Salute To Carmen Leggio! Rick Petrone Quartet
August 22: Claire Daly Quartet. Monk Project & More!
August 29: Bob Mover Quartet, Bird's Birthday Bash!
Travels with My Aunt: Friday, August 1 @ 7pm, & Saturday, August 2 @ 2pm. Show People: Saturday, August 2 @ 7pm & Sunday, August 3 @ 2pm
Carriage House Theater presents Travels with My Aunt [link] and Show People [link]
Lyndhurst
This week is your final chance to liven up your summer and see one of two rollicking comedies presented by our resident theater company. From a Novel by Graham Greene, Travels with My Aunt tells the rollicking story of a sedate English banker taken out of his shell by his unconventional aunt. Show People is Paul Weitz's comedic whodunit that sends up the Hamptons in high style. Enjoy the grounds with a picnic before your matinee or linger in the flower-filled Carriage House courtyard during intermission. Purchase tix [link].
Fridays, August 1 & 8 @ 8pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)
Music Nights in the Amphitheater:
EMEFE [link]

Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

Afro-beat with funk, jazz and hip hop, with rock-and-roll edge
August 8: Community Talent Showcase
Performers from the area — song, dance, drama, and spoken word
Saturdays from 8:30am - 1:30pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link]
Hastings Library Parking Lot, Hastings

Summer Market resumes! Every Saturday through November.
Saturdays from 8:30am – 1pm (thru Nov 22)
Tarrytown Farmers Market [link]
Patriot's Park on N. Broadway (Rt. 9)
Now in its 6th year, the market has expanded with even more vendors!
Saturdays
Hartsdale Farmers Market
DeSanti Plaza, across from the E. Hartsdale
Metro North Train Station

Live Music
Saturday, August 2 @ 12:30pm
Outdoor Sculpture Tour and Q & A with
Artist Ranjit Bhatnagar [link]

Neuberger Museum, Purchase
The Neuberger Museum of Art will host a docent-guided tour of Stone Song, a new sculpture by Ranjit Bhatnagar, on view on the Purchase College campus. Stone Song is a site-specific work, located at the rear of the Museum, that was made in conjunction with In the Garden of Sonic Delights, an innovative open-air sound art exhibition organized by Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. In creating this sculpture, Bhatnagar, a sound artist who works with technology, language, and found materials to create interactive installations, used the dry stone walling technique that echoes the old stone walls used on the farm that once occupied the land where Purchase College is located today. He included sensors and electronics to create sound in his sculpture. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP requested, please call 914.251.6113 or email.
Saturday, August 2 & Sunday, August 3 from 1pm - 4pm
Stars and Moons on a String [link]
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers
Make celestial shapes from yarn décor, buttons, sequins, beads, and mirrors.Teaching Artist here August 3 and September 7! (Also on August 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31, September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28)
Travels with My Aunt: Saturday, August 2 @ 2pm. Show People: Saturday, August 2 @ 7pm & Sunday, August 3 @ 2pm
Carriage House Theater presents Travels with My Aunt [link] and Show People [link]
Lyndhurst
This week is your final chance to liven up your summer and see one of two rollicking comedies presented by our resident theater company. From a Novel by Graham Greene, Travels with My Aunt tells the rollicking story of a sedate English banker taken out of his shell by his unconventional aunt. Show People is Paul Weitz's comedic whodunit that sends up the Hamptons in high style. Enjoy the grounds with a picnic before your matinee or linger in the flower-filled Carriage House courtyard during intermission. Purchase tix [link].
Saturdays @ 7:30pm
Worldfest 2014 [link]
Untermyer Park, 945 N. Bway, Yonkers (just south of the Hastings Border)

The Untermyer Performing Arts Council is proud to announce its summer performance series for 2014, held every Saturday at 7:30 pm in Untermyer Park. Remember to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets, and come by early to tour the garden. Rain Site: Call 914 375-3435 - After 2PM Performance date, Untermyer.org
The events are admission free and open to the public.
08/02 Celebration of Latin Choreographers:Connecticut Ballet
08/09 LOVELIGHT: An Uplifting Gospel Music Journey: GospelTalents
08/16 Georgian Dance Theatre: Dancing Crane
08/23 Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company's "Viva Isadora"
08/30 Sounds of Korea: Korean Cultural Center
09/06 "Broadway on Broadway" Revue: Broadway and Westchester Talents God Bless America!
Saturday, August 2 @ 8pm
Comedy Nights: Hip-hop Shakespeare [link]
Hudson River Museum, Amphitheater, Yonkers
The Bard's rhyme, rhythm, and meter to the beat of rap hits and highlights. Join in!
Saturday, August 2 @ 8pm
Andrew Dice Clay [link]
Paramount Hudson Valley, Peekskill

Andrew Dice Clay is "The Undisputed "Heavy Weight King of Comedy." Over the last few years, he's been going through resurgence; he had a critically acclaimed recurring role on the final season of HBO's Entourage. And last summer, The DiceMan co-starred alongside Cate Blanchett and Alec Baldwin in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine". To this day, he remains the only performer banned for life from MTV. When he released his debut album, DICE, the parental advisory label read "Warning this album is offensive." But despite all the media backlash; Dice has a lot more going for him than being a shocking potty mouth. He's a disciplined, talented and versatile performer/actor.
Saturday, August 2 @ 8pm
Pat Metheny Unity Group (←→) Bruce Hornsby with Sonny Emory / Campfire Tour 2014 [link]
Caramoor, Katonah

Caramoor is proud to present two musical forces on one stage: Pat Metheny Unity Group and Bruce Hornsby with Sonny Emory. Join us for a very special evening of music ranging from jazz to rock and pop, jam bands to bluegrass and blisteringly virtuosic performance.
Sunday, August 3 @ 11am
Tours: Untermyer Gardens Conservancy [link]
Untermyer Gardens , 945 North Broadway, Yonkers

Public tours are given by docents on weekend days (see below for schedule). Please join us at the 945 North Broadway Parking lot for a 90 minute tour of the gardens. No reservations are required. We request a ten dollar donation for each individual on the tour. Children twelve and under are free. As the tour goes down the Vista Steps and then back up a woodland path to the Temple of Love, we suggest sturdy shoes. Strollers are not advised for the tours. Dates/times: Aug 10 @ 4pm, Aug 17 @ 11am, Aug 24 @ 4pm, Aug 31 @ 11am.Check website for add'l Fall dates.
Sunday, August 3 @ 12noon
The Raina LIVE [link]
Captain Lawrence Brewery, Elmsford

The Raina is a jam band located in Hastings NY. They have been playing their improvisational rock music for 4 years around the river towns and NYC. They are a band that plays music that sounds like Grateful Dead meets Velvet Underground. Their original jam music keeps their crowd wanting more! No tickets needed for this concert.
Sunday, August 3 from 12:30pm - 6:30pm
Cultural Heritage Celebrations 2014:
Indian
[link]

Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla

Experience a variety of cultures from around the world this summer without leaving Westchester County during the annual cultural heritage celebrations held in county parks.
Jewish Music Festival, August 17 from 12noon - 6pm
Sunday, August 3 from 1pm - 4pm
Stars and Moons on a String [link]
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers
Make celestial shapes from yarn décor, buttons, sequins, beads, and mirrors.Teaching Artist here August 3 and September 7! (Also on August 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31, September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28)
Sunday, August 3 @ 2pm
Carriage House Theater presents
Show People [link]

Lyndhurst
From a Novel by Graham Greene, Travels with My Aunt tells the rollicking story of a sedate English banker taken out of his shell by his unconventional aunt. Purchase tix [link].
Sunday, August 3 @ 3 pm
Monty Python and the Holy Grail [link]
Paramount Hudson Valley
Sunday Movie Classic.
Sunday, August 3 @ 3:30 pm
Puppet Show Hiawatha [link]
Amphitheater, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

Song, dance, and puppets of all kinds for all ages — rod, body, and hand puppets.
Shows by two internationally known puppet theaters that offer original music and plays by professional and emerging artists.
August 3: Hiawatha--A curious boy, talking animals and Native American flute and drum. All ages. Catskill Puppets.
Sunday, August 3 from 7pm - 9pm
Bensen-Scott Big Band [link]
Harbor Island at the Bandstand, Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck

Free Concerts: Summer Nights on the Sound....
August 3: Bensen-Scott Big Band
August 10: Family Fun Night (6-8pm)
August 17/24: Rain Dates
 
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Live Butterfly Exhibit EXTENDED FOR ONE WEEK
Where: Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Now through August 10 from 10AM-3PM (CLOSED FRIDAYS)
How Much: Free for members and children under 2; $9 for adults, $8 for seniors/students, $7 for children ages 2-12.

Music Nights in the Amphitheater @ Hudson River Museum, Yonkers [link]

Fridays, July 25, August 1 & 8 @ 8pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)
August 1: EMEFE
Afro-beat with funk, jazz and hip hop, with rock-and-roll edge
August 8: Community Talent Showcase
Performers from the area — song, dance, drama, and spoken word


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Take Me to the River
Music & Arts Festival
[link]
Draper Park, Hastings
Sat, Sept 6 from 12noon - 10pm
Rain date Sun, Sept 7

Celebrate The End of Summer!
Hudson Valley’s Premier Outdoor
Summer Festival

Two Stages, 21 Bands, Big Art, Fun Kids Activities And Community
Delicious, Locally Sourced Food + Drink from 12+ Vendors
Reducing Carbon Footprint with Solar Stage, Recycling Centers and more


Art & Science Sunday on The Science Barge, Yonkers [link]
Art and Science Sundays, a mainstay of the Barge’s summer activities, runs from 2-4 pm every Sunday at the Yonkers waterfront from July through October. Games and activities are geared towards children aged 4 to 10 and relate to nutrition, botany, the Hudson River, and renewable energy, among other topics. The program is sponsored by the Junior League of Bronxville.
The full schedule is as follows:
August 3: Grow & Go Take-Home Garden & Crabby Creatures Art
August 10: Feed Your Future & Veggie Stamp Printing
August 17: Grow & Go Take-Home Garden with Edible Wild Plants
August 24: Totally Tissue Flourishing Flowers
August 31: Create & Launch Japanese Fish Sock Kites
September 7: Blue Crab Blitz
September 14: Grow & Go Take-Home Garden & Plant Part Puzzle
September 21: Fishy Origami
September 28: Blowing in the Wind—Build Your Own Wind Turbine
October 5: The Bee’s Knees Recycling Art
October 12: Grow & Go Take-Home Garden & Blue Crab Catch
October 19: Real Deal Fish Printing
October 26: Jack-O-Lantern Painting

S UMMER MARKETS:
Visit our Seasonal page [link] for start dates for the Rivertown Farmers Markets

15th Annual Dobbs Ferry
Summer Music Series [link]

Wednesdays from 6:30pm - 8pm
Estherwood Mansion at The Masters School, Clinton Avenue, Dobbs Ferry

Presented by Jazz Forum Arts, in association with the Village of Dobbs Ferry & The Masters School, and co-sponsored by RiverArts. Due to ongoing construction at Waterfront Park this year, our ten, free Wednesday evening concerts will be held on the lawn in front of the beautiful Estherwood Mansion at The Masters School, Clinton Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Indoors at Estherwood in event of rain. Estherwood is a late 19th-century mansion located on the campus of The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States. It was the home of industrial tycoon James Jenning McComb, who supported Masters financially in its early years when his daughters attended. The house's octagonal library was the first section built. It had been attached to McComb's previous home, but he had felt it deserved a house more in keeping with its style and so had architect Albert Buchman design Estherwood built around it. 10 Free Wed Evening Concerts 6:30-8pm.
August 6: Quarteto Moderno feat. Richard Boukas
August 13: Maucha Adnet & Trio (Brazian Jazz)
August 20: Peter Brainin & Talking Drum
For the complete list of Summer Concerts, download their calendar here or visit their site [link].

Music Nights in the Amphitheater [link]
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers

Fridays, July 25, August 1 & 8 @ 8pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)
August 1: EMEFE
Afro-beat with funk, jazz and hip hop, with rock-and-roll edge
August 8: Community Talent Showcase
Performers from the area — song, dance, drama, and spoken word

Sunset Wednesdays
Wave Hill [link]

Experience summer at its best—concerts by Bronx-based musicians on the Great Lawn while the sun sets over the Hudson River and Palisades, an expansive landscape of rolling lawns and gorgeous formal gardens, fresh river breezes, yoga, guided walks and cutting-edge art in Glyndor Gallery. Order dinner from exclusive caterer Great Performances, and you have the makings of a superb summer evening. Gardens open until 8:30PM. Glyndor Gallery, Perkins Visitor Center, The Cafe and The Shop at Wave Hill open until 7:30PM.
Please note that the grounds will close at 8PM Wed, August 13.

Outdoor Movie Series at
Hudson River Museum [link]

Sat, August 9
This summer we are thrilled to co-present three movies - all with a little something extra - at the outdoor amphitheater of the Hudson River Museum.
And finally - what is summer without JAWS? Come out to see it on August 9, and hear from marine biologist Andrea Falotico who will introduce the screening. For details on the location, click here.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival [link]
Boscobel House and Gardens
through August 31
** Othello by William Shakespeare
Directed by Christopher V. Edwards
Othello, newly married to Desdemona, is appointed leader of a major military operation. Iago, passed over for promotion by Othello in favor of the younger Cassio, persuades Othello that Cassio and Desdemona are having an affair, with devastating consequences. The Two ** Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare.
Directed by Eric Tucker.
Shakespeare's take on friendship, young love, constancy and fickleness, this romantic comedy takes us from the courtly world of Verona and Milan to the wildness of the forest where, it seems, anything can happen.
** The Liar by David Ives
Adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille. Directed by Russell Treyz
Take one young man who cannot tell the truth, his manservant who cannot tell a lie, add two beautiful young women, a jealous lover and then sit back to enjoy the hilarious consequences in David Ives' brilliantly witty adaptation of this classic comedy.

Tours: Untermyer Gardens Conservancy [link]
Dates/times: Aug 3 @ 11am, Aug 10 @ 4pm, Aug 17 @ 11am, Aug 24 @ 4pm, Aug 31 @ 11am.Check website for add'l Fall dates.
Untermyer Gardens , 945 North Broadway, Yonkers
Public tours are given by docents on weekend days (see below for schedule). Please join us at the 945 North Broadway Parking lot for a 90 minute tour of the gardens. No reservations are required. We request a ten dollar donation for each individual on the tour. Children twelve and under are free. As the tour goes down the Vista Steps and then back up a woodland path to the Temple of Love, we suggest sturdy shoes. Strollers are not advised for the tours.

FALL COMMUNITY MUSIC WEEK
September 6th-13th, 2014

The Music Conservatory of Westchester will offer tours of its facility, free classes, and group lesson observations. Classes included Music Skills (K – 3rd grade), Adult/Youth Chorus, Jazz and Rock Jam, Brass Ensemble, World Percussion, Intro to Piano, Musical Theatre (Teen/Youth), String Ensemble, and Chamber Strings.

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