What’s Going on in Mamaroneck 2-14-2014

Mamaroneck Public Library events 

Ebook downloads from the library

On a rainy day, isn’t it nice to know that you can stay home and download a free e-book from the Mamaroneck Library? Go to our homepage, www.mamaronecklibrary.org and click on the “Download eBooks & eAudio” icon on the lower right side of the homepage. Please have your library card number on hand.

Paws a while to read

Readers of all ages are invited to this free program. Bring your book in, or choose one of librarian Lori Friedli’s picks and read to the dogs. New session: Sundays, March 2, May 4 and June 1.This program will be held at 2 p.m. in the program room of the library. No registration necessary.136 Prospect Ave., Mamaroneck, 10543
914-698-1250 mamaronecklibrary.org.

Documentary on Oysters

All welcome.

Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the community room of the Mamaroneck Public Library.

The Marine Education Center at Harbor Island Park & the LISoundfest proudly present this special screening and presentation of SHELLSHOCKED.

Join us for this 40-minute, award-winning documentary about oysters and their importance to our shores. Hands-on tanks will be available for exploration, there will be Q&A sessions with our local marine experts and more.

This program is a sneak peek of the upcoming Long Island Sound Science Festival to be held this fall.

Call the teen room of the Mamaroneck Library, 914-630-5875 for further information.

136 Prospect Ave. Mamaroneck, 10543

914-698-1250, mamaronecklibrary.org.


Five-hour pre-licensing class

Formula One Driving School located at 584 Mamaroneck Ave. has the five-hour prelicensing class scheduled for: Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m., Saturday Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. and Wednesday Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. This class is required by New York State for new drivers before they can take their road test. Please call 914-381-4500 or visit our web site at formulaonedrivingschool.com to register for this class or for other services and for upcoming insurance reduction/point reduction class dates.


Westchester Sandbox Theater events

February Break A Leg, Make A Show Camp

Open to aspiring theatre stars ages 7 to 13. Feb, 17 to 21, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Looking for something to do this mid-winter break? WST announces its first-ever February Break A Leg, Make A Show Camp for young performers.

Campers will work with members of the WST staff to create, write and stage their very own musical to be performed for family and friends at the end of the week.

Camp will meet Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will culminate in a performance Friday evening.

While creating their own show, campers will also be receiving instruction in improvisation, vocal technique, dance and so much more.

Registration is extremely limited, so don’t wait.

The camp registration fee is $300, but register by Feb. 7 and pay only $250.

Make this the best February break ever and register today.

New improv workshop

With Westchester Sandbox Theatre staff members Jovan C Richards and Ricky Romano The Drop Your Jaw Improv Troupe, a part of the Sandbox family since last fall, invites all teen performers interested in comic improv to join their super awesome improv workshop. Learn from a skilled group of trained actors all the secrets, skills and super powers you need to be great at improv.

This is a one day only workshop: Located at 931c E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck

Saturday, Feb. 22 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Open to performers in grades 7 to 12. Call

914-630-0804 to register for the low registration fee of $100, you get all of the following:

-the awesome three-hour workshop working alongside members of the Drop Your Jaw Improv Troupe.

-a complimentary ticket to Drop Your Jaw’s Family Friendly Improv Show that night at 7 p.m.

-a t-shirt to commemorate your work with Drop Your Jaw.

Don’t miss this opportunity. Limited room, so register now.


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.”


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