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.
Center for Continuing Education’s fall programs approach
The Center for Continuing Education’s fall program begins the first week of October. Register for classes now to avoid the disappointment of a class being filled or cancelled. The full catalog features a broad range of course offerings, including computer training, writing and literature, art, fitness, cooking, foreign languages, finance and much more. New trips are featured this fall include a visit to the Dia: Beacon Museum and lunch at the Culinary Institute on Dec. 6. For the first time, the center is offering online classes for those who prefer to learn at their convenience in their home or office. Partnering with ed2go, the industry leader in online learning for adults, you’ll take classes on your own computer, offering you a flexible and convenient way to learn. To register for all classes, visit www.LMCCE.org or call
914-698-9126 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,
You Can Get There from Here!
10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16
Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street, Yonkers
914-968-5851. A 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, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson,
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,
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
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.
Deadline for our What’s Going On section is every Friday at 12 p.m. Though space is not guaranteed, we will do our best to accommodate your listing. Please send all items to firstname.lastname@example.org.