Eastchester Public Library
“The Ugly Duckling” Puppet Show
Join The PuppeTree for an award-winning performance featuring humorous and unique twists on the traditional tale. For ages 5 and up, participating in one of the reading games. Online pre-registration is required and will begin on Monday, July 6 at 9 a.m. The show is on Monday, July 13, at 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Teresa Chang at 721-8105 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bronxville Public Library
For more events and information, visit bronxvillelibrary.org. Library is closed on Sundays for the summer.
Family Film Friday
Next week’s film is “The Incredibles,” screening July 17 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The following week, “Sky High” will be screened at the same time on July 24.
Test your superhero speed and strength in this fun activity. Relay races and silly games for ages 3 and up. Registration required, visit the library website to do so and for more information.
Join us for a knitting and crochet hour every Wednesday, 11 a.m. to noon. Chat and socialize while making beautiful items which will be donated to the Visiting Nurse Serivice of New York. For more information, call 337-7680 or email email@example.com.
Comic book crafts
Teens will be making all sorts of DIY crafts out of recycled comic books. Make anything from bracelets to wallets—anything you can set your mind to. Grades five and up. Wednesday, July 15, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you miss this session, a similar craft will be on Friday, July 17 in the Teen Room from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. No registration required.
Tuckahoe Public Library
For the kids
Registration is required for all programs.
Reading Buddies: Do you need some help keeping up with your summer reading? Make an appointment to read with our Learning Ambassadors Renz and Morgan. Tuesdays, July 14, 21 and 28, at 2 p.m.
Babytime Storytime: Join Miss Ellen for stories and songs for babies. Open to ages birth to 2. Thursdays, July 16, 23 and 30, at 11 a.m .
Computer Buddies: Do you like to play games online? Need someone to play with? Looking for a research buddy? Sign up for a time slot with a Learning Ambassador. Thursdays, July 16, 23 and 30, at 1 p.m.
LEGOS in the Library: Come to the library and create a masterpiece to display. Open to ages 5 to 10. Fridays, July 17 and 31, at 4 p.m.
Preschool Storytime: Join Miss Ellen for stories and songs for preschoolers. Open to ages
2 to 6. Fridays, July 17, 24 and 31, at 11 a.m.
Calling teen gamers
Video games for teens will be offered at the library on Wednesday, July 15, at 4 p.m. Call 961-2121 or visit tuckahoelibrary.org
for more information.
Learn about Shakespeare
“Getting to Know…William Shakespeare” with Gloria Piraino. Saturday, July 18 at 11 a.m. Call 961-2121 to register and for more information.
Knit & Crochet Group
Every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Be sure to register by calling 961-2121.
Tuckahoe Senior Center
The Tuckahoe senior citizens is an active vital community made up of men and women, 55 years of age and older, who gather Tuesdays and Thursdays from September through July at Father Fata Hall at the Assumption Church in Tuckahoe.
In July, members enjoy a wide range of activities including two line-dancing classes and two Zumba Gold classes, bingo, cards and games, as well as presentations on topics of particular interest: health, legal issues, history, music, culture, and more. Donations are being accepted for jewelry and most gently-used White Elephant items. Also this month, volunteers are sought for the annual bazzar in October.
All of these programs are included in the $20 annual membership fee. Seniors also enjoy monthly luncheons and day trips for an additional fee. The Center will be closed in August and will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 8.
Membership is open to all who consider Tuckahoe and Eastchester their community, including some who live nearby in adjacent areas of Yonkers, Mount Vernon and Scarsdale.
Referrals to important services for older adults are provided by a professional director. The Tuckahoe Senior Center’s operations are overseen by the Senior Citizens Council, a community-based organization established in 1970 to provide professionally-run programs and services for elderly residents of Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville. For more informan, call 337-8487.
Outdoor film festival
The Westchester Italian Cultural Center will host the Cinema Sotto le Stelle Italian Film Festival at Depot Square in Tuckahoe Thursday nights at 8:30 p.m., July 16 through July 30. The Italian Cultural Center will show “Song’e Napule,” “Matrimonio all’Italiana” and “Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana/Leoncavallo: Pagliacci.” These films are will be shown in Italian with English subtitles. This is a free event and all are welcome. Please bring your own chairs. In case of rain, screenings will be held at the center located at 1 Generoso Pope Place in Tuckahoe. For more information, call 771-8700 or visit wiccny.org.
Bronxville Women’s Club
The Bronxville Women’s Club is located at 135 Midland Avenue in Bronxville.
Friday nights on the patio
Evenings on the patio July 17, 24, and 31 with live entertainment. In case of inclement weather, the evenings will be held inside; no cancellations. For a $5 cover charge for adults, children under 12 free, bring your own picnic. The BWC has tables and chairs. No advance reservations necessary, unless you have a party of more than eight and need a large table. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the entertainment will begin around 7:45 p.m. Donations will be accepted for the performers. For more information, call 337-3252. Lineup of entertainment:
July 17: Before the Bridge: Guitarist Chris Funke joined by friends for an evening of Celtic music.
July 24: The Trans Fran Sisco & Friends Show: Club member and emcee Fran Sisco heads an evening of comedy and music.
July 31: Peter C. North: Mr. North (guitar, ukulele, vocal) performs popular songs from the ‘30s and ‘40s. Joining him for a few numbers will be Joyce Balint (violin).
The Bronxville Women’s Club will be holding film classes on Mondays July 20 and Aug. 10. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the movie begins at 7:15 p.m. Instructor Collin Simon, co-director of PiPE DREAM Theatre and composer who writes music for movies and commercials, will lead a discussion about the movie following its showing. No charge, but donations are accepted. Movie on July 20 is “Jaws,” celebrating its 40th year. Movie on Aug. 10 is to be announced. No advance reservations needed. The BWC’s auditorium is air conditioned.
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