Check before Heading out, many event will be canceled
CANCELED due to weather
Tuesday, January 27 @ 7pm (Series continues: 2/24, 4/14, 5/12)
Harlan Jacobson's Talk Cinema [link]
The Performing Arts Center, Purchase
Don't wait for the release date, join Westchester's hottest film club and say you saw it here first. Renowned critic Harlan Jacobson hand-picks only the best — the selection of the night may be a quirky indy comedy, a provocative foreign film, or the next breakout hit. We can't reveal the titles just yet, but we can tell you they're all films you'll be talking about. Plus, each screening features a guest speaker; you'll rub elbows with critics, scholars, and filmmakers during the post-film discussions. In recent seasons, audiences have previewed films such as Obvious Child, The Broken Circle Breakdown, Silver Linings Playbook, and The Artist. What future hit will you see?
Tuesday, January 27 @ 7pm
Workshop on Emergency Preparedness
Town Hall, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh
On Tuesday, January 27 the Red Cross, collaborating with New York State, will offer a workshop on how to prepare for, respond to and recover from a natural or man-made emergency. Community resources can become scarce when disaster strikes; the more citizens can care for themselves and their loved ones, the better and more quickly the community can return to smooth functioning. Come learn from a trained Red Cross leader; take home the beginnings of your own Emergency Go-Kit, a gift to each participant from the Red Cross.
Wednesday, January 28 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm
A Dialogue on Solar Technology
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Jaguar Room, 123 Main Street, White Plains
Perspectives on Current & Future Use of Solar Energy.
Thursday, January 29 from 10am - 11:30am
15th Annual Winter Lecture Series:
Louis Benech: The Graceful Garden [link]

Botanical Gardens, Bronx

Renowned landscape designer Louis Benech has carried out some 300 park and garden projects around the world. In this lively presentation, he shares his approach to garden creation and restoration, which combines French formalism with a loose naturalism, in designs coaxed almost intuitively from the existing landscape. While focused on projects in his native France—including his spectacular and celebrated reimagining of Louis XIV's four-acre Water Theater grove at Versailles—examples will also include some of Benech's designs for private homes in the U.S., all with a distinctly French touch.

Thursday, January 29 @ 7:30pm
Movie: She's Beautiful When She's Angry [link]
Irvington Town Hall Theater

SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women's movement from 1966 to 1971. The film does not shy away from the controversies over race, sexual identity and leadership that arose in the women's movement. SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY captures the spirit of the time -- thrilling, scandalous, and often hilarious.
Thursday, January 29 @ 7:30pm
No No: A Dockumentary [link]
Jacob Burns
“Smart and sympathetic... Dock Ellis didn’t need a no-hitter, stoned or otherwise, to define himself; he was his own best work.” (New York Times)
On June 12, 1970, Pittsburgh Pirate Dock Ellis threw a no-hitter, one of only 276 recorded in 136 years of baseball history—and he’s the only pitcher ever to claim he did so while high on LSD. An engaging profile of one of the most intimidating pitchers of the 1970s, a true original who was as outspoken about racial prejudice during his career as he was frank about his addictions after. with Dock Ellis & The LSD No-No: Ellis provides his own moment-by-moment account of the historic day in this animated short. Jeff Radice. 2014. 100 m. NR. USA. The Orchard.
Friday, January 30 @ 7pm
Community-Wide Spelling Bee [link]
Irvington Town Hall Theater

Back by popular demand and celebrating its ninth year, the Friends of the Irvington Library Annual Spelling Bee. The Bee has become a favorite community-wide event, featuring teams composed of friends and neighbors from all walks of life representing their neighborhoods, schools, churches, organizations, employers, or just themselves. Moderated by Jon Scott and judged by local "dignitaries" the evening also includes live music, entertainment and refreshments. This event usually sells out, so order tickets now! All proceeds go to support the Irvington Public Library.
Friday, January 30 @ 7pm
Latin Jazz : Conservatory Artist Series [link]
Music Conservatory of Westchester, 216 Central Ave., White Plains

Don't miss the fabulous sounds of Latin fusion. Recording artist, composer and guitarist Greg Diamond will be featured, along with drummer Ed Fast and other members of our jazz faculty. Greg Diamond has appeared at such notable jazz venues as the Blue Note and Iridium, and has shared the stage with such jazz greats as Michael Mossman, Seamus Blake, Jon Benito. FREE.
Saturday, January 31 from 9am - 1pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link]
James Harmon Community Center, 44 Main Street

Monthly Winter Market 2015. Now every other week:
Saturdays, February 14 & 28, March 14 & 28
Indoor at the James Harmon Community Center, 44 Main Street, Hastings
Saturdays, April 11 & 25, May 9 & 23
Outside at the Library Lot, 7 Maple Ave., Hastings
Weekly Summer Market resumes May 30, 2015, Summer Hours: 8:30am to 1:30pm
Saturday, January 31 @ 2:30pm
Warner Library, Tarrytown

Gospel Choir.
Saturday, January 31 @ 7pm
Tenth Annual DANCE Benefit [link]
White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Place, White Plains

This year, the White Plains Youth Bureau celebrates 45 years of service to the City of White Plains. It kicks off this milestone with its 10th Annual Dance Benefit at the White Plains Performing Arts Center. Honorees include: Community Honoree Dorothy Schere, Education Honoree Thomas Eaton and Artistic Honoree, world renowned dancer Desmond Richardson who will also perform. Other performers include ALEEArts, O'Rourke Irish Dancers, Keen Dance Theater and Dancers Supreme.
Saturday, January 31 @ 7:30pm
Rivertowns Rock the Temple [link]
Mishkan Ha'am Reconstructionist, 18 Farragut Ave, Hastings

Hosted by Mishkan Ha'am and Temple Beth Shalom. Produced by Peter Shafran/River Spirit Music. FREE BEER.
Cover $5. Wine and food will be available.
Saturday, January 31 @ 8pm
The B-52s [link]
The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester

This event is 18 and over.
Saturday, January 31 @ 8pm
Willie Nile [link]
Emelin Theatre, Mamaroneck

Willie Nile is a musician's musician. He was personally asked by Pete Townshend to tour alongside The Who and has been invited onstage with Bruce Springsteen (he joined the E Street Band for their last two shows at Giants Stadium in 2003), Ringo Starr, Tori Amos, Elvis Costello, Ian Hunter, and Barenaked Ladies; his confirmed fans include Bono, Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Graham Parker, Jim Jarmusch, Adam Duritz, Little Steven, and Lucinda Williams, who once remarked, "Willie Nile is a great artist. If there was any justice in this world, I'd be opening up for him instead of him for me."
Saturday, January 31 @ 8pm
The Knights with Béla Fleck [link]
Performing Arts Center, Purchase

You will want to be in the audience as the NYC-based Knights, an open-minded and innovative chamber orchestra dedicated to transforming the concert experience, join forces with virtuoso banjo player Béla Fleck. Together, they promise to deliver an evening of bold musical explorations, a thrilling cross-genre program that will stretch the boundaries of classical music.
Sunday, February 1 from 9am - 1pm
Annual Bood Drive [link]
Greenburgh Hebrew Center, Dobbs Ferry

A benefit for White Plains Hospital. All eligible donors -- 16 years old and over -- are welcome to participate.  Donors under the age of 18 must have parental consent. Find the consent form here.
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January 27, 2015

throughout the Fall
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. Check website for add'l Fall dates.

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We Got Game: Sports on Film [link] - through February 25
Jacob Burns, Pleasantville
Presenting an array of new films and discussion on all things sports—from pioneering women athletes to Penn State football to a passion for baseball that thrives in a remote corner of India. Plus a special evening of new short films about the allure of sports (including some you may not have heard of). Tickets: $7 (members), $12 (nonmembers) unless otherwise noted.
Happy Valley Jan 22
The 12th Man: Football, Film, and Fandom Jan 26
No No: A Dockumentary Jan 29
Maidentrip Jan 31
The Only Real Game Feb 5
Why Sports?: A Shorts Program Feb 12
Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist Feb 18
Back on Board: Greg Louganis Feb 25

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