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Bronxville Library events

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Tuckahoe Public Library events

Paws & Tales: Therapy dogs in the libraryTuckahoe-public-library

Are you a beginning reader who wants to practice reading aloud? Then try reading to a therapy dog. Friday, Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m.

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

Baby Time

Join Miss Ellen for stories, songs and rhymes especially for babies. Open to ages birth to 2 years.

Thursdays at 11a.m.

Nov. 14 and 21 and Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26.

Registration is required.

Tuckahoe Public Library

71 Columbus Ave.

Tuckahoe, NY 10707

914-961-2121 www.tuckahoelibrary.org

Preschool story time

Join Miss Ellen for stories and songs

for 2 to 6 year olds.

Fridays at 11 a.m. Nov. 8, 15 and 22.

Dec. 6, 13, 20 and 27.Registration is required.

Tuckahoe Public Library 71 Columbus Ave.     Tuckahoe, NY 10707 914-961-2121



A storytelling festival

Nov. 23, 2013 at 11 a.m.

Join us as our special guest storytellers share some of their favorite stories. Open to children and adult listeners. Registration is required please.

Tuckahoe Public Library 71 Columbus Ave.

Tuckahoe, NY 10707914-961-2121



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.

Tuckahoe School Foundation to host 11th annual Casino Night

The Tuckahoe School Foundation will host its 11th annual Casino Night on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the New York Athletic Club on Travers Island in Pelham Manor.

Tickets to this evening of fun, food and prizes are $90 in advance or $100 at the door, which includes a cocktail hour, dinner buffet and an evening of Las Vegas-style table games. For more information, please log on to www.tuckahoeschoolfoundation.com.

The Tuckahoe School Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The annual fundraising event is the foundation’s only fundraiser and provides the largest means of support for all the programs and grants they provide each year. The Tuckahoe School Foundation awards non-school budgetary grant requests from Tuckahoe teachers for key academic items to enrich the education of the children in the Tuckahoe schools. Some of the grant recipients include the science fair at the Cottle School, listening stations for the ESL program and SMART Slates for the English and Social Studies departments.


Assumption School reunion

Calling all Assumption School‑in Tuckahoe‑alum-ni 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.


Upcoming nature centers events around Westchester

Presentation: “Art and Photography of the Civil War” by historian

Cynthia Andersen. All are welcome. riverlovers.org. Friday, Nov. 15

Croton Point Nature Center, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson 914-862-5297

Riverlovers pot luck supper and program, 6:30 p.m.

You Can Get There from Here!

10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16

Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street, Yonkers 914-968-5851A walk to the Croton Aqueduct, the Hastings farmers market and back.

Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard Street, North White Plains, 914-428-1005

In Search of Blue

1 p.m. Nov. 16 A hike to explore the waterways at the preserve.

Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, 914-864-7322

It’s for the Birds: Creating backyard feeders for kids

1 p.m. Nov. 16  Kids can make their own backyard feeder from common household materials that will last all winter long.

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye, 914-967-8720

“The First Thanksgiving”

1 p.m. Nov. 16 Storyteller Jonathan Kruk recounts the true story of this event, based on historical journals.

Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye 914-835-4466

Volunteer work project: Removing Vines

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Bring work gloves; hand tools provided.

Sunday, Nov. 17 Croton Point Nature Center, Cr-oton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson, 914-862-5297

Archaeology Day

1 p.m. Nov. 17 Demonstrations and discussions about regional history and prehistory with the New York State Archaeological Association, lower Hudson chapter. Info at lablhc.org.

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye, 914-835-4466

Survival Series: Tracking and orienteering

2 p.m., Nov. 17 Learn how to survive in the wild by learning basic skills. For more information, go to westchestergov.com/parks or call 914-864-PARK.


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, Nov. 24 and Dec. 29, 2013, and Jan. 26, 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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