What’s going on in Eastchester

Bronxville Library events
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.
Oktoberfest for kids at the library
Saturday, Oct. 5, 1 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pretzels, root beer, apple cider and donuts. Cider relay race, pass the pumpkin, polka freeze dance, German chocolate cupcake decorating and more.

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.

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: 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.
Assumption School reunion
Calling all  Assumption School‑in Tuckahoe‑alu­m­ni for a reunion to be held on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. Alumni mass will be held at The Church of the Assumption in Tuckahoe at 7 p.m. followed by a reunion of all classes at 7:30 p.m. at the Father Fata Church Hall. Please contact Maria Alfonzetti Cocucci, Lee Mirra Perini or Maria Cocchiarella Castellano at assumptionreunion@gmail.com or join our Facebook page, “Assumption School Reunion Tuckahoe, NY” for more information.
Westchester Italian Cultural Center events
Tarantella & Karaoke Night
with Mariuccia Romano
Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at 2 p.m.
“Tarantella Anyone?” Ever wish you really knew how to tarantella? Want to be ready for that next wedding? Do you love everything Italian and long to experience the culture first hand? This is your chance. “Ballando Con le Stelle.” Join in as we learn to tarantella, and other Italian folk dances and have fun singing Italian songs that will make you happy. Light reception will follow. Must register in advance and prepay. Members $20, mon-members $30
Evening Film: “Ricordati di Me
(Remember Me)”
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Winner of three Nastro d’Argento Prizes, the movie revolves around the Ristuccia family, an apparently normal and close-knit middle-class family. All of the family members however are hiding something. Carlo, the head of the family, would like to become a writer rather than continue working in an insurance company. Giulia, his wife, is a professor of literature who aspires to become an actress. Paolo is an insecure teenager having trouble finding his identity and Valentina desires to become a television showgirl at any cost. This silence is broken when Carlo meets his old love Alessia, with whom he starts an extra-marital affair. As a result, Giulia falls into total despair, destroying the family’s balance and losing control over their children. In Italian with English subtitles. 125 minutes, 2003. Must register in advance and prepay. Members $20, non-members $25
Culinary Presentation: Pasta:
The long & the short of it
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. Talk and tasting by Francine Segal. Pasta—hands-down Italy’s most famous food—comes in hundreds of shapes and is served in thousands of ways. Join Francine Segan, author of “Pasta Modern,” for an amusing talk on its tantalizing history, interesting regional dishes, and what’s cutting edge in Italy today. Learn about Felicetti and Garofalo, two of Italy’s most renowned pasta companies. Talk includes tastings of several pasta dishes, free box of Felicetti and Garofalo pasta for each guest, pasta lover’s tour of Italy, trivia contest with prizes about modern and antique pasta making equipment. Must register in advance and prepay. Members $15, non-members $25.
Deadline for our What’s Going On section is 12 p.m. every Friday. Though space is not guaranteed, we will do our best to accommodate your listings. Please send all items to news@hometwn.com.