Harrison library events
The Harrison Public Library will be closed for renovations until July 2015.
English conversation group
Let’s speak English, non-native speakers. Practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting and learn about the Harrison library too. There is no need to register or sign up. Group meets on Mondays from 11 a.m. to noon at Uncle Henry’s Bar and Grill, 309 Halstead Ave.
West Harrison library events
This program is a one-on-one, 45 minute session on every Tuesday in June, designed to help with computer-related topics such as email, internet searching, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point), download e-books and audiobooks, Google Drive and Ancestry.com. To sign up, call 948-2092.
Great stories, music and fun for ages 1 to 5. No registration necessary, bring your friends. Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Choo-Choo! Come and play with Thomas and friends. We have sets of toy trains for everyone to enjoy. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon.
Mother Goose Time
Songs, dancing and fun for the little ones ages 3 and under. Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Crochet and knitting club
Come anytime between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays to knit and/or crochet, meet new friends, share your skills and knowledge, and have a good time. No registration needed. Bring hooks, needles and yarn or practice with ours. Walk-ins are welcome. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Story time and craft
Listen to stories and create a fun craft with Manhattanville volunteers. Program for ages
3 to 5 on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Come and develop your child’s swimming skills in preparation of joining the Harrison recreation winter or summer swim team. This program meets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Ron Belmont Pool Complex.
Age: 7 and up
Dates: June 30 to July 30
Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Registration: May 11 to June 12
Check Payable: Town/Village of Harrison
Enjoy swimming laps at the Brentwood Pool during the weekday mornings and evenings from June 29 until Aug. 17. Must have a 2015 Harrison recreation ID card or a senior ID card to participate.
Date: Weekdays from June 29 until Aug. 14
Time: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Junior Soccer League
The Harrison Junior Soccer League is open to boys and girls in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Every child will be assigned to a team through a draft process. Games will start in early September and end in early November. Games will be played at West Harrison Park, Louis M. Klein Middle School and Purchase Elementary School. Teams will be determined by the middle of August. Kindergarten Kickers/1st Grade Division will be determined in September.
Locations: LMK, Purchase, West Harrison Park
Grades: Kindergarten through eighth grade
Registration: Ends Thursday, June 4
Payable to: Town/Village of Harrison.
All applications after June 4 will be $75.
Youth football camp
The Harrison varsity football program will be conducting a non-contact youth football camp for kids entering grades 3 through 8 during the 2015-2016 school year. The camp will take place on June 27 and run through June 29 from 1 p.m. through 3 p.m. at Harrison High School.
Camp instructors are the Harrison High School varsity football staff and players. Players will be divided by age for appropriate instruction. All positions will be coached and taught so this is a camp for every boy, regardless of position. For more information, call 949-5265, 670-3179 or visit harrison-ny.gov.
Four-day camps offering numerous sports, arts and crafts, swimming, music and weekly special events. Grades 1 through 8 are eligible to apply. Registration fee is $475, $250 for a second child and $175 for third and subsequent children. Please make check payable to Town/Village of Harrison. If all spots are filled, campers will be placed on a wait list with no guarantee of a spot. Late fee is $50 per child after May 7 and $100 after June 18. Camp starts on June 29 and runs through Aug. 7.
US Sports Institute
Camp and classes are for boys and girls of all abilities, ages 3 through 14. There are daytime and evening classes, plus full day and half day. The full schedule and specific programs can be found online at USsportsinstitute.com or call 866-345-BALL. All registration is done online.
Available at both the West Harrison Senior Annex and the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Downtown Harrison, the building rental fee for events is $450 per 5 hours with a $300 security deposit. Add on additional space at either center for $100 plus an additional $100 security deposit. For questions and available dates call 670-3035. To rent the facility, you must have a 2015 resident identification card.
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 long, from Monday, July 27 through Friday, Aug. 8, at Purchase College, SUNY. The camp runs Monday through Friday, 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.
In SmarTech, girls will learn about environmental science, computer coding, and other STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, they will have the chance to experience college life and academics on Purchase College’s campus, and they will meet women with amazing careers in STEM fields who are changing the world. Because Girls Inc. runs on contributions, a suggested donation is $250 per participator per week, but Girls Inc. is flexible. Partial or full financial aid is available to families who are unable to afford the full fee.
For more information, contact Girls’ Inc.’s office at 419-0764, visit girlsincwestchester.org or email camp director Tara Penny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 petrescuebricks@gmail.
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