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Bronxville Library events

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Cabaret singer Diana Templeton

Sunday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m.

Kiss the boys good-bye including songs:

“Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy”

“White Cliffs of Dover”

“When the Lights Go On Again”

“Jukebox Saturday Night”

“It’s Been a Long, Long Time”

Ms. Templeton’s performance includes songs and memories of the 1940s and WWII and her career in show business including TV, radio work and Manhattan nightclubs.

Made possible through the generous fund of the FOBPL.

Halloween week at the library

Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.

Halloween pajama story time

Ages 3 and up

Children’s room.

Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 3:30 p.m.

Halloween face painting

Ages 3 and up

Children’s room

Thursday, Oct. 31, all day

Trick-or-treat throughout the library

Pokemon tournament

Saturday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. in the children’s room. Ages 7 and up. Bring your own 60-card deck. No fake cards or giant cards permitted. Any HP cards allowed. Must have energy. Trainers, supporters and stadiums allowed. Must know tournament play rules. Register by email or call 914-337-7680 x34.


Tuckahoe Library events

Book sale

Saturday, Nov. 2 and Sunday,

Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hard covers $2

Trade paperbacks $1

Children’s books $.50

Paperbacks $.50

DVDs $2 CDs $1

Sale will take place at the Tuckahoe Community Center 71 Columbus Ave.

Please drop off book donations at the Commu-nity Center

Oct. 19, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Oct. 20, 1 pm to 5 p.m. Books/items wanted: fiction, non-fiction, children’s books. DVDs, CDs, textbooks/workbooks published 2007 to 2013 only, grade school, middle school, high school, college. Please, no encyclopedias or damaged or musty books.


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.


Vocalist Alayne Faraone to perform at West Center Church

Vocalist, Alayne Faraone, along with jazz trio Michika Fukumori on piano, Paul Francis on drums and Aidan O’Donnell on bass and special guest vocalist David Coss will perform in the sanctuary at West Center Congregational Church, 101 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, on Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m.

The concert, “All God’s Chillun’ Got Swing,” will feature the cool tunes of Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer, Cole Porter and more. A wine and hors d’oeuvres reception will follow after the concert, which is to benefit the Akwamu D/A Primary and Kindergarten School in Swedru, Ghana and West Center Congregational Church.

Alayne Faraone has been praised in Opera News for her “powerful soprano” and has performed extensively in opera and on the concert stage. She made debut as Musetta in “La Bohème” with the El Paso Opera and has also appeared with the Los Angeles Opera, the San Diego Opera Ensemble, the Pacific Repertory Opera, the Taconic Opera and others. She has been featured as a soloist with the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra and Chorale at Carnegie Hall as well as with the Debussy Trio, the Halcyon Trio, the Santa Fe Symphony, the Tacoma Civic Chorus and other ensembles. A graduate of the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. with a bachelor of music, Faraone also has her master of music degree from USC. She is a section leader in West Center’s Chancel Choir.

There is a suggested donation of $15 to benefit the school and church. The sanctuary is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers and there is parking available on the street. For further information, please call the church office in the morning at 914-337-3829, send an email to or log on to its website,


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