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 towards 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.
Workshop 1: Filmmaking
Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 17
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Workshop 2: Filmmaking
Monday, July 20 to Friday, Aug. 7
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LMC-TV is offering an internship program for interested and qualified students from neighboring area schools. Our program includes training in field and studio television production, development of documentary video and news projects. We also provide training in Final Cut Pro, and create 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 hyper-local, 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
holds free practice tests
Summit’s free practice tests expose students to standardized testing under realistic conditions before the real SAT or ACT on Saturday, July 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Community Room. Summit will score the test and provide a detailed analysis and score report to each student within ten days. The score analysis will pinpoint each student’s strengths and areas in need of improvement.
To register for a practice test, visit mytutor.com/practicetest or call a Summit program director at 1-800-MYTUTOR (698-8867). If you are unable to attend a practice test in your community, contact the Summit office at 1-800-698-8867 for further assistance.
Buy a brick to help Pet Rescue
build its forever home
A walkway of personalized, engraved red bricks will soon lead to the front door of Pet Rescue’s new home in Harrison.
Purchase a brick and add the inscription of your choice to honor, remember or celebrate a special pet or person or to express support for Pet Rescue. Your words will create a lasting memorial that will greet visitors to Pet Rescue for years to come.
This path will be a reminder of the generosity and love for Pet Rescue’s rescues. The path will also fund upcoming renovations to Pet Rescue’s home and further their mission to save helpless animals and find them safe, loving homes.
The size and cost of bricks are:
4” x 8” brick can be inscribed with up to 3 lines/18 characters per line at $150.
8” x 8” brick can be inscribed with up to 6 lines/18 characters per line at $300.
Array of four 8” x 8” bricks can be inscribed with up to 12 lines/36 characters per line at $1,000.
Payment can be by PayPal, or you can mail a check to Pet Rescue, P.O. Box 393, Larchmont, NY 10538.
Pet Rescue is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible as allowed by law. Proceeds will go to Pet Rescue’s Building Fund.
For more information on how to place an order, send an email to email@example.com or visit ny-petrescue.org.
Free driving permit practice test
Afraid you will not pass the New York State Permit Test on your first try? There is no better way to get prepared than taking a free sample New York Permit Practice Test online. You will be surprised how close it is to the real exam and while practicing, you will polish your knowledge of basic road rules and traffic signs in New York. You’ll be asked to answer 40 questions with four response options to select from. Isn’t that the perfect way to study? Need to practice more? No problem. Just re-take this New York DMV Permit Practice Test as many times as you feel necessary. It is absolutely free of charge and the questions are randomized each time, to secure your knowledge. For more information, visit mmrpl.driving-tests.org.
Mamaroneck Artists Guild
The Mamaroneck Artists Guild Gallery welcomes summer with a new exhibition called “Color! Color! Color!” continuing through Saturday, July 11.
The exciting group exhibition features works bursting with colorful imagery in a variety of media: photography, oils, acrylics, printmaking, mixed media, fiber and jewelry. All works are affordably priced for sale.
Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Meet the artists at the opening reception on Saturday, June 27, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Established in 1953 by seven local artists, the Mamaroneck Artists Guild is the oldest artist cooperative maintaining its own gallery in Westchester County. For more information, contact gallery director Suzanne Montresor at 834-1117 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit mamaroneckartistsguild.org.
Village seeks ad-hoc parking committee volunteers
The Village of Mamaroneck Board of Trustees is seeking volunteers to serve on the Ad-Hoc Parking Advisory Committee to review and advise on alternative policies and regulations in the central business district.
The committee will consider changes under consideration, including the following:
Implementing Pay-by-Space vs. Pay-by-Plate
Upgrading technology on Mamaroneck Avenue
Extending meter hours
Setting meter rates by time of day and/or length of stay on Mamaroneck Avenue
Upgrading technology for parking lots and on-street spaces elsewhere in the CBD.
The Parking Advisory Committee will be composed of residents, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce, business owners and members of Village volunteer committees.
Residents and business owners interested in serving on the committee should submit their resume as soon as possible to the clerk-treasurer’s office, email@example.com, and to the board, firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEM summer camp for girls
Girls Inc. of Westchester is now accepting applications for their summer science camp, SmarTech. This year’s camp is two weeks, from Monday, July 27 through Friday, Aug. 8, at Purchase College, SUNY, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Applications will be accepted for girls entering seventh and eighth grade. Girls applying must be able to commit to attending camp for the full two weeks.
Girls will learn about environmental science, computer coding, and other STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, will have the chance to experience college life and academics on Purchase College’s campus and will meet women with amazing careers in STEM fields who are changing the world.
Partial and full financial aid available to families who are unable to afford the full fee. As Girls Inc. runs on contributions, a suggested donation per participant is $250 per week, but Girls Inc. is flexible.
If you have any more questions or want to register your girl, please feel free to contact their office at 419-0764. You can also visit girlsincwestchester.org, or email camp director Tara Penny at email@example.com.
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