What’s Going On in Eastchester 2-7-14

Bronxville Public 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 cardholders only. Kindles have been provided through the generous support of the Friends of Bronxville Public Library.

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.

The 2014 Winter Olympics at the Bronxville Public Library

Mark your calendars, Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m.

A fun afternoon of activities and crafts for children. Look for flyers in the children’s room in January.

Tuckahoe Library events


Join Miss Ellen for stories, songs and rhymes especially for babies.

Open to ages birth to two years.

Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Registration is required.

Tuckahoe Public Library

71 Columbus Avenue Tuckahoe



Computer assistance

Set up an email workshop: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2 p.m.

Memoir writing class

Thursday, Feb. 6, 1 p.m.

Trusts, trusts and more trusts:

A program offering free legal and financial advice

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 3:30 p.m.

New York health insurance exchange for small businesses

Thursday, Feb. 27, 1:30 p.m.

Knit and crochet group

Wednesday nights, 7 p.m.

Paws & Tales: Therapy Dogs in the Library

Are you a beginning reader who wants to practice reading aloud? Then try reading to a therapy dog.

Friday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m.

Please call the library to register for a specific date and time for your child to read to the dog.

Bilingual/Spanish storytime

Join Miss Roxana for stories in Spanish and English. Open to ages 2 to 6 years.

Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 11:30 a.m.

Kid’s craft

Join Miss Ellen as we make a Chinese New Year craft!

Tuesday, February 11th  at 4pm. Open to ages 5-10 years.

Kid’s Sing-a-long with Miss Elaine

Join Miss Elaine & her guitar as she sings some of our favorite songs.

Saturday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. Open to ages birth to 6 years.

Legos in the Library

Play with our Legos and make a small creation to put on display in our glass case.

Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. Open to ages 5 to 10 years.

Kid’s movie: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

Thursday, Feb. 20 at 2 p.m., open to kids ages 4 to 10 years.

Family Storytime

Join Miss Ellen for an afternoon storytime.

Monday, Feb. 24 at 4 p m. Open to ages 3 to 8 years.

Babytime Storytime

Join Miss Ellen for stories and songs for babies.

Thursdays, Feb. 13, 20 and 27. Open to ages birth to 2 years.

Preschool Storytime

Join Miss Ellen for stories and songs for preschoolers.

Fridays, Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 11 a.m. Open to ages 2 to 6 years.

Registration is required for all programs

February program at the Bronxville Women’s Club

Sunday, Feb. 9. 3 p.m. A Mostly Italian Afternoon. The second concert on the Midland Music Series, Joyce Rasmussen Balint, mandolin, and Oxana Mikhailoff, piano, will present a delightful afternoon of music for the mandolin at the Bronxville Women’s Club, 135 Midland Ave. Both Balint and Mikhailoff are members of the Bronxville Women’s Club.

Joyce Balint is the mandolin soloist with the Metropolitan Opera and has performed as a recitalist and with orchestras both as a member and soloist throughout the United States, in Europe, and Japan. Balint teaches both the violin and the mandolin at the Mozartina Musical Arts Conservatory in Tarrytown and her private studio.

Oxana Mikhailoff is a concert pianist who also maintains an active teaching schedule.  This Russian-born American pianist has won many awards at Piano Competitions including the Martha Argerich International Piano Competition.  She teaches at the Crestwood Music School in Eastchester.

Ticket donations are Adults: $20; Seniors: $15; Students $5 (includes college with ID). Tickets may be reserved by calling the club at
914-337-3252 or at the door.

There will be a reception immediately following the concert. For more information, visit

The final concert on the series will be Friday evening, April 25, at 8 p.m. Performing will be the Bardekova Ensemble: flute, oboe, viola, and double bass.

Mamaroneck high school students sponsoring furniture drive

On Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., students from Mamaroneck High School’s Furniture Sharehouse service club will hold a drive to benefit Westchester’s furniture bank. They will be collecting items, which Furniture Sharehouse redistributes, free of charge, to families in need. The drive will take place in the parking lot at Mamaroneck High School,
1000 W. Boston Post Road, rain or shine. Only basic home furniture in good condition will be accepted, so before you load up your car, please go to
www.furnituresharehouse.org to make sure your furniture meets the donation guidelines. Furniture Sharehouse helps you “recycle with a difference.”

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.

Shop for fresh produce all winter long

Westchester residents will be able to buy farm-fresh local produce, cheeses and other dairy products, meats, baked goods and wine directly from farmers and producers at the indoor farmers market to be held on the last Sunday of each month from November through March, at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.

Dates are Sundays Feb. 23 and March 30, 2014. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This year’s market will consist of a variety of vendors who are farmers and food producers, all from the tri-state area. And, to tempt shoppers and to help them make selections, vendors will offer samples of their foods.

To add to the fun, each month will feature live entertainment provided by local musicians from the Hudson Valley and surrounding area.

Admission is free. Parking at the County Center lot is $5.

The farmers market is sponsored by Westchester County Parks and Friends of Westchester County Parks, Inc.

The Westchester County Center is located at 198 Central Park Ave. in White Plains.

For a list of vendors, go to countycenter.biz.

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