Community Briefs

Bronxville Library events
Borrow a Kindle today
BPL Kindles are pre-loaded with content, no downloading necessary. New titles will be added monthly. 14 day borrowing period. Bronxville library card holders only. Kindles have been provided through the generous support of the FOBPL.

2013 teen summer reading game
For grades 5-12. Don’t delay! Sign up at the children’s reference desk. The TSRG ends Aug. 31. Complete quick and easy book reviews and win a prize. One book equals one prize.

Pizza and a flick
See “Jack The Giant Slayer” Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 3:30 p.m. and munch on yummy pizza while you watch. Open to pass holders only. Rated PG-13, 114 minutes
For more information,
call 914-337-7680 x34
or email brokids34@gmail.com. Funded with the generous support of the FOBPL.

Special program
Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 3:30 p.m.
Sundae Station
Children who read 50 books or more will earn a ticket to make their own ice cream sundae treats. Lots of special toppings. Only ticket holders may participate. Advanced registration is required. To register or for more information, call 914-337-7680 x34 or email brokids34@gmail.com. Funded with the generous support of the FOBPL.

Download e-books from the library for free
Do you own an iPad, Kindle, Nook, or tablet? Download ebooks and audio books directly to your laptop, PC, tablet, mp3 player, or smartphone. Download ebooks using a token system.

2013 Book Swap
Week of Sept. 16. Drop off books Sept. 16 and Sept. 17. Swap on Sept. 19 and Sept. 20. Time to clear off the shelves at home and exchange your previously-read books for others.

Would you score better on the SAT
or the ACT?
While many students try their hand at both the SAT and the ACT, most still only take one of the two tests.

But how do you decide which to take?
Try Kaplan’s SAT/ACT Combo Sample Test
Kaplan’s 90-minute sample test provides 10 practice questions from each section of both tests. This gives students a taste of what to expect on test day whether they decide to take the SAT, ACT, or both. The sample test is followed by answers & explanations. Scores are given to provide a general indication of potential performance on each test.
Kaplan SAT/ACT Combo Test
Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. in the
Young Adult Room
Reserve a spot today
914-337-7680 x34
or email brokids34@gmail.com.
Tuckahoe Library events

Preschool storytime
Join Miss Ellen for stories and songs
for 2 to 6 year olds.
Fridays at 11 a.m.
Aug. 2 and 9
Registration is required

Children’s book club
We pick the type of book, you pick the actual book. Bring your favorite book and share it with the group. Maybe you will find a new favorite.
Tuesday, Aug. 13
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Open to ages 5 to 10 years.
Refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

Events at the Lutheran Church
Prayer services
Held regularly on the last Saturday of the month. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. following the regular Saturday service, these brief moments for meditation and prayer offer personal prayers at the altar and the ancient tradition of anointing with oil.

Future prayer service will be held on Aug. 31, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.

Good News Christian Coffee House
Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, when Bob Stanhope will take center stage. The Coffee House opens at 7 p.m. with gourmet coffee and pastries, and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students. Children $3, ages 5 to 12.

Summer art classes at
Greenburgh Nature Center
Enjoy a five-class series of art instruction. Learn, explore and create in the beautiful outdoor setting of the nature center. Students work independently and in groups, learning to use a variety of basic supplies, as well as simple sketching, painting and more. Each class focuses on a new technique, ranging from landscapes to portraits, cartoons to still-lifes. Instructor Jake Hurwitz is a fun, outgoing and experienced art teacher who relates well with young students.
Session Dates:
Saturdays to Aug. 10
Sundays to Aug. 11
Class Times:
Group 1, ages 7 to 10:
Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon
Group 2, ages 7 to 10:
Sundays 10 a.m. to noon
Group 3, ages 11 to 14 plus:
Saturdays 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Classes run for two hours and are held outdoors, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, class held indoors.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required online. See website to register and pay. Classes start promptly, so please arrive on time. Dress appropriately for outdoor activity.
Session Fee, which covers five classes
and all supplies:
Members $150
Non-members $175

Kitten and cat adoption day
Saturday, Aug. 24
12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kohl’s Shopping Center
421 Boston Post Road
Port Chester 10573

The Town of Eastchester presents:
Summer Sounds 2013 concert series
On the great lawn at Eastchester Town Hall
All concerts are free and begin at 7 p.m.
Bob Larro Orchestra
Wednesday, Aug. 14
Rain date: Aug. 15 Sponsored by
Tri-Crest Realty
Bob Larro and his band will perform timeless songs from Tony Bennett, Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra and many more. Enjoy nostalgic songs of the 40’s and 50’s, Motown and disco hits from the 60’s and 70’s and the contemporary sounds of today. An evening of great music and fun.

Hounds on the Sound
Join us for our fifth annual dog walk at Glen Island Park. Sunday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Proceeds will benefit the animals of the New Rochelle Humane Society and Pet Rescue of Larchmont with a portion of the profits to go to the Mt. Vernon Shelter. For more information, to register as a walker, to become a sponsor or donor, to register as a vendor or to make a donation please visit our website: http://www.houndsonthesound.com.

Joyful baby massage
Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave. Rye, N.Y. is offering weekly baby massage sessions. There are many good reasons to massage your baby. It is healthy for mother and baby. There are many other powerful emotional and physical benefits. You can begin baby massage at any time, as soon after birth as you feel ready. Oil and laminated take-home massage notes are provided‑all you need to bring is yourself, your baby and a couple of soft towels, big enough to wrap around your baby.

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