Teen summer filmmaking workshops
LMC-TV’s summer filmmaking workshops are an opportunity to learn hands-on filmmaking skills, from cinematography to scriptwriting to computer video editing. This program is geared for teens 13 and older. Participants will collectively conceive of, write a script for, shoot, direct and edit a short dramatic film using high definition video equipment, editing and scriptwriting software. Participants can attend one week of workshops for $400 per week or all three for $1,100. Sibling and dual workshop discounts are available. Workshops will be held Monday through Friday, beginning on July 20 and ending on Aug. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LMC-TV is offering an internship program for interested and qualified students from neighboring area schools. The program includes training in field and studio television production, development of documentary video and news projects. The program provides training in Final Cut Pro, and creates promotional clips for series shows, station promos and public service announcements. Interns can learn hands-on production techniques by assisting with the production of existing shows.
‘The Local Live!’
Tune in to LMC-TV’s hyperlocal, interactive news show Thursday nights at 7:30 p.m. on Cablevision Channel 75, Verizon Channel 36. During the show, join the discussion. Call 381-0150, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet @thelocallive.
Mamaroneck Public Library
Babytime: Books, rhythms, and rhymes for 6 to 24 months old with a caregiver on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for 30 minutes in the Program Room, Lower Level. In-person registration begins at 10 a.m., and call-ins are accepted after 2 p.m. at 630-5894.
Stories, Songs and Puppets: For children ages 3 to 5 and their siblings and caregivers on Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m. for 30 minutes in the Program Room, Lower Level.
Toddler Time: Picture book stories, songs and games appropriate for 18 to 36 months. Caregivers are expected to attend and their participation is an important element of the program. Program will be held on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for 30 minutes in the Program Room, Lower Level.
Picnic Stories in the Park: For kids of all ages on Tuesdays at noon for one hour in the Children’s Room, second floor. Pack a picnic and meet in at the library for a lazy hour of stories in the sun. Cold drinks will be provided. No registration required.
Bedtime Stories: For kids of all ages on Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. for one hour in the Children’s Room, second floor. Pajamas, pillows and stuffed animals are welcome. No registration required.
Mamaroneck High School graduate and resident Kyla Ann Seleno has had a lifelong love of art and photography. She has studied at New England College, School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute in NYC. In addition to her photographs, Kyla is an accomplished painter and visual artist. She has been awarded a number of accolades and has been commissioned to photograph various events and celebrations. She founded the Tree Flame Project, an inspirational and international movement of self-awareness and acceptance through art. Her work will be on display through Aug. 9 in the Warner Gallery.
Larchmont Public Library
Bossy Frog Band Concert
On Tuesday, July 21 at 11 a.m., the Bossy Frog Band will provide a concert for infants to children 4 years old. Jeffrey Friedberg from The Bossy Frog Band is an award-winning children’s musician and a board-certified music therapist. He has released eight albums of music for children and families, his last winning a Parents’ Choice Award. Children will love experiencing the joy of making music in this interactive program filled with singing, moving, banjo, guitar and more. Tickets are required, free of charge. Exceptions cannot be made due to space. Tickets are available beginning at 9:15 a.m. on the day of the event and are on a first-come first-served basis.
Amazing Bugs Around Us
Sheldrake Nature Center presents “Amazing Bugs Around Us” on Tuesday, July 21 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. for children ages 6 to 8. An extension of “Blossoms, Bees and Butterflies,” this program will expand beyond the plant-insect relationship to explore other insects and arthropods. Children will examine specimens, living and non-living, of these intriguing animals. The event will include a visit to the garden to see what new flowers and insects have appeared since the previous visit. This program is made possible by the Westchester Library System’s Unlimited Possibilities Mini-Grant for Environmental Sustainability.
Rob Goldstone Presents “The Killers” on Wednesday, July 22 at 2:30 p.m. Goldstone presents this 1946 film noir classic starring Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner and Edmund O’Brien, based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Not rated. Running time: 103 minutes.
Heroes Movie Matinee
“Despicable Me 2” will be screened on Wednesday, July 22 at 3:30 p.m. The film is appropriate for children ages 6 and up. Universal Pictures presents this sequel to the wildly successful 2010 animated picture following Gru, the ex-scheming evildoer-turned-parental figure. Rated PG. Running time: 98 minutes.
Mummies and more
Super Science Series “Ancient Egypt: Mummies and More” on Thursday, July 23 at 4 p.m. for children ages 8 to 11. The event will be a fun and engaging introduction to Ancient Egypt culture and customs. An “egyptologist” will help students explore ancient times complete with artifacts, papyrus, hieroglyphs, cartouche, sarcophagi, paintings and King Tut trivia. Students will also have a chance to stamp their names using the hieroglyphic alphabet and quiz each other on other words they’ve created. This program is history, geography, language, science, art and culture rolled into a one-hour-long experience. Presented by the Westchester Children’s Museum.
Cartooning with Mike Teator
Learn to draw superheroes like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and the Hulk on Mondays, July 20 and 27 at 4:15 p.m. for children ages 8 to 11. Children will be able to create their own superhero from their own imagination. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Larchmont Library. Online registration is required by visiting larchmontlibrary.org.
Three Minute Science
Stock up on your books and come do a science experiment with Library Ambassador Rayaan Ba on Mondays, July 20 and 27 anytime between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. for children ages 5 and up. No registration required.
Managing chronic health conditions
Learn how to manage chronic health conditions on Thursdays, July 23 and 30 and Aug. 6 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Village Center. Do you have a chronic condition or care for someone who does? Registering for these classes will empower you to better manage chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure and you’ll learn how to communicate more effectively with health care professionals. You’ll also realize health care cost savings by avoiding trips to doctors and hospitals and learn to enjoy an enhanced quality of life. Classes are open to residents of Westchester County who are 55 and up. Registration is required. For information and to register, contact Rebecca Bent at 813-6263 or email email@example.com.
Project Linus Knitting
& Crochet Group
Group meets every Tuesday from 10 a.m. until noon in the Upper Level Teen Area. Join this knitting/crochet group and use your talents for a good cause. The group has created and donated several blankets to Sound Shore Hospital for the benefit of local children. No registration required. This group does not meet when the library is closed for Tuesday holidays.
Five-hour prelicensing classes
Formula One Driving School, located at 584 Mamaroneck Ave. in Mamaroneck, has the following five-hour-long prelicensing classes scheduled:
Saturday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, July 22 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday, July 29 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m; Saturday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This class is required by New York State for new drivers before they can take their road test. Call 381-4500 or visit formulaonedrivingschool.com to register for a class or for other services and for upcoming Insurance Reduction/Point Reduction Class dates.
Deadline for our What’s Going On section is every Thursday at noon. Though space
is not guaranteed, we will do our best to accommodate your listing. Please send
all items to firstname.lastname@example.org.