Bronxville Public Library
The library’s regular fall and winter hours are: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for Columbus Day.
The golden age of radio
and television: a retrospective
The library will be hosting a nostalgia-filled program that will examine a wide range of popular radio and television shows on Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Using a variety of audio and video clips, participants will relive and discuss classic comedies, newscasters and game show hosts, commercials, radio theme songs and famous western and mystery stories.
Health care proxy discussion
The library will be hosting an educational workshop about health care proxies on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants will learn about the importance of having a health care proxy, how to complete a health care proxy and the difference between a health care proxy and a living will. Presentations will take place at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Trained volunteers will be on hand to distribute proxy forms, answer questions and assist with the completion of forms.
The library will be screening “McFarland USA” during their Tuesday matinee on Oct. 13 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Follow the true story of novice runners from McFarland, an economically-challenged town in California’s farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White, a newcomer to their predominantly Latino high school. Rated PG, running time: 129 minutes.
Board of Trustees meeting
The library will host their monthly Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Board Room on the lower level of the library.
Battle of the Books
Volunteers are needed to be judges, room monitors, timekeepers and scorekeepers at the Second Annual WLS Battle of the Books Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Ossining High School. The Bronxville Public Library, the reigning champions, are upping their game and will be entering teams in both the childrens’ and teens’ competition. People interested in volunteering should contact Erin Scirota in the Youth Services Department
at email@example.com or call 337-7680 ext. 34.
Westchester Italian Cultural Center
Italian language classes
The Westchester Italian Cultural Center will be holding Italian language classes for adults in the fall. New students are encouraged to have a phone or in-person interview with the professor to better determine their proficiency level. From the first day, students are fully immersed in the Italian language and culture. Individual students’ requirements are met in a classroom of free expression and differentiated learning. Each class session will be $395 for members and $495 for non-members, with 10 percent discounts offered when students register for more than one session simultaneously. For a class session schedule or for more information, call the Westchester Italian Cultural Center at 771-8700 or visit wiccny.org.
Art Exhibit: Abruzzo and Molise, Yesterday and Today
The exhibit Abruzzo and Molise, Yesterday and Today, represents a journey through the regions of Abruzzo and Molise, a single combined region until 1963, located at the bottom of the Apennine. The exhibit highlights the regions’ natural resources, ancient history, culture, traditions, social history, craftsmanship, literature, and culinary excellence. The exhibit runs from Oct. 8 through Nov. 20, is open to the public and is free of charge (suggested donation: $10).
Bronxville Women’s Club
The Bronxville Women’s Club’s artists of the month are Masako Sato and Kathleen Rehil. There will be an opening reception for the artists of the month on Sunday, Oct. 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Artworks shown will be for sale. Admission is free and open to the public. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Bronxville Women’s Club hosts afternoon entertainment every four weeks running from Wednesday, Oct. 7 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. through May 18. Enjoy a luncheon and stay for table games. Open to club members and their guests.
Midland Music Concert
The Bronxville Women’s Club will be hosting the Midland Music Concert on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. Performers will include Joyce Rasmussen Balint on violin and mandolin, Regan Nikol-Stas on clarinet and Oxana Mikhailoff on piano. Dinner will be provided following the concert at 6 p.m. Ticket costs for non-members are $20 in advance, $25 at the door and $5 for students and children. Ticket costs for members are $15 in advance, $18 at the door, $18 for seniors in advance and $20 for seniors at the door. Tickets for dinner are $30 for members, $35 for non-members and $10 for children under 12. For more information or to order tickets in advance, call 337-3252 or visit bronxvillewomensclub.org.
Tuckahoe Senior Citizens
The Tuckahoe Senior Citizens will host their annual Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 3 at Fr. Fata Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fundraiser will include gift raffles and 50/50 raffles. For more information or to volunteer for the event, call 337-8487.
Masquerade ball fundraiser
Keller Williams Realty will host this year’s Masquerade Ball fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. to benefit Tuckahoe Senior Citizens. Members are invited to attend as Keller Williams’ VIP guests for an evening of dinner, music and raffles. Registration for the event is required. Friends and family are welcome, and tickets for guests are $25 at the door. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 337-8487.
Oktoberfest will be celebrated with lunch and a show at the Villa Roma Resort on Oct. 13. The Alex Meisner Band will be featured and guests will be able to use the resort’s pool, sauna and sports facilities. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 337-8487.
Yazidi Women’s Relief Fundraiser
A fundraiser to help refugees will be held at Broken Bow Brewery on Friday, Oct. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. All proceeds will go to WADI, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women and advancing their political and social equality through community-based projects. Tickets for the fundraiser are $35 per person and can be purchased on the Events tab at brokenbrowbrewery.com. For more information, contact Jean Gismervik-White at 516-698-8683 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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