What’s Going On in Mamaroneck 6-13-14

At Home on the Sound event

Acupuncture: What is the point?

Do you know the multiple benefits of acupuncture? It can help lower blood pressure, reduce insomnia, lessen anxiety, diminish arthritic pain and more. On June, 18 at the invitation of At Home on the Sound, Kathy Casey, licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of Oriental medicine, will discuss how the ancient medicine is supporting health in the modern world. Casey is the owner and healing practitioner at Touchstone Acupuncture in Mamaroneck. Patients receive individualized treatment to alleviate pain, resolve symptoms and create new behaviors to encourage lifestyle changes.

At Home on the Sound is a support service for Larchmont/Mamaroneck residents 60 and over who live independently. The talk is free and open to the public at Sts. John and Paul’s rectory meeting room. Refreshments 3:30 p.m., program at 4 p.m. More info: 899-3150 or
AtHomeOnTheSound.org

Mamaroneck Public Library events

Required reads roundtable

For Hommocks, Rye Neck Middle School, Mamaroneck High School and Rye Neck High School students.

Meets at 4:30 p.m. in the Mamaroneck Teen Library on Thursdays July 10, July 24 and Aug. 7, and on Tuesdays July 15, July 29 and Aug. 12.

Stop into one of the new teen book discussions all about titles you must read and get the help you need with required school notes.

For weekly title schedules and to reserve your spot, contact the Mamaroneck Teen Library at 630-5875.

Light refreshments provided.

Knights of Columbus event

St. Vito’s Annual Festa will be held on Thursday, June 19 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Friday, June 20 from 6p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 21, from 6 p.m to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday June 22 from noon to 10:30 p.m.

There will be games, rides, food, live music, raffles and much more. Four fun-filled nights celebrating faith, family and friends.

Saint Vito’s school parking lot

St. Vito’s Church, Mamaroneck

Intersection of Elliot Avenue  and Ralph Avenue

Westchester Sandbox Theatre events

The Westchester Sandbox Theatre is located at 931 East Boston Post Road in Mamaroneck.

Summer at the Sandbox

The Westchester Sandbox Theatre is an exciting place for your young performer to be this summer. A fantastic performing arts day camp, Summer at the Sandbox is open to campers ages 7 to 13 looking to act, sing, dance and be creative this summer.

Campers will all get a chance to shine. And because it is the summer, there will be field trips to the beach, the Bronx Zoo and even Playland.

Camp sessions run from July 7 to July 25 and July 28 to August 8, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Three week session is $900 and two week session is $600.

For more information and for registration materials, visit our website at wstshows.com.

“Nunsense”

If you’ve ever dreamed of what it would be like to watch a chorus of tap dancing nuns, then the Westchester Sandbox Theatre is the place for you this June.

WST will proudly present the wildly acclaimed musical comedy hit “Nunsense” with one slight twist—the nuns will be played by men.

Come see Tom Beck, George Croom, Chris Pombonyo, Neil Schleifer and WST’s executive director Dan Ferrante pick up new habits in “Nunsense A-men.”

There will be five performances: June 6 through June 14, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

For tickets and information, visit wstshows.com or call 630-0804.

Summer filmmaking workshop for teens

Geared for young people 12 and up, LMC-TV’s summer filmmaking workshops are an opportunity to learn hands-on video and filmmaking skills. From script writing, to cinematography, to computer video editing and more, participants will write, shoot, direct, act and edit their own movie.

Each workshop is held Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for three weeks at LMC-TV’s Studio 2, located at 145 Library Lane, Mamaroneck.

Workshop I runs from June 30 to July 18 and Workshop II from July 21 to Aug. 8. Led by independent filmmaker and LMC-TV staff member Dena Schumacher, the workshop is in its 14th year.

Open enrollment starts now. Space is limited, please visit lmc-tv.org or call Matt Sullivan at 381-2002 ext. 202 to sign up today.

Five-hour prelicensing class

Formula One Driving School, located at 584 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck, has the five-hour prelicensing class scheduled for June 14, at 10 a.m.; Wednesday, June 18, at 4 p.m.;
Saturday, June 21, at 10 a.m.; Wednesday, June 25, at 4 p.m.; Saturday, June 28, at 10 a.m.

This class is required by New York State for new drivers before they can take their road test.

Please call 381-4500 or visit our website at formulaonedrivingschool.com to register for this class or for other services and for upcoming Insurance Reduction/Point Reduction Class dates.

Emelin Theater event

Thank you, Michael Jackson

On June 27, 2014, The Emelin Theater will present The Michael Jackson Experience starring Delisco James. This unique tribute to Michael Jackson is one inspired fan’s way of giving back to the legacy of his idol as well as introducing The King of Pop’s music to a new generation.

With his incredibly talented band, backup singers and dancers, Delisco James recreates some of Michael Jackson’s most electrifying moments including the days with his brothers in The Jackson Five and his groundbreaking performance of “Billie Jean” on Motown’s 25th Anniversary Special.

The show’s finale, a recreation of the epic video “Thriller” will remind you why Michael will forever be “The King of Pop.”

A lifelong performer, Delisco has starred in three Broadway musicals as well as a national tour playing the role of Judas in “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Headlining the music of Michael Jackson around the globe, he’s played to sold out audiences in Macau, Berlin, Malaysia and Singapore. Delisco has returned home to launch his personal tribute to this musical icon.

For tickets and information, call the Emelin box office at 698-0098 or visit emelin.org.

Corporations tee-up support for people with developmental disabilities

On Tuesday, June 24, Cerebral Palsy of Westchester will host their 13th annual golf classic at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale.

Corporate sponsors and individual players will enjoy a day of golf and have a shot at the hole-in-one and other competitions. After the tournament, participants will take part in the evening’s festivities, which include dinner, silent auction, raffle and a presentation of the tournament winners.

Cerebral Palsy of Westchester would like to thank the sponsors and supporters that contribute to CPW’s efforts in raising money for programs and services that thousands of children and adults with disabilities benefit from each year.

Location: Quaker Ridge Golf Club; 146 Griffen Ave., Scarsdale

Time: Registration at 10 a.m., shot gun start at noon.

For more information or to participate in the event please contact Joan Colangelo at
937-3800 ext. 215 or by email at Joan.Colangelo@cpwestchester.org.

Westchester Broadway Theatre shows

“The British Invasion Tribune”

June 16

The group has shared the stage with legendary recording artists such as The Beach Boys, Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band, Herman’s Hermits and many, many more.

Experience this nostalgicjourney through the 1960s, as the band pays homage to the music, which helped shape an entire generation.

Comedy night

July 22

Enjoy a night of adult humor with six popular stand-up comics. Featuring Richie Byrne, Mark DeMayo, Mike Gaffney, Steve Marshall, Gregg Rogell and Mike Speirs.

Call for artists and writers

The Blue Door Art Gallery in Yonkers is currently seeking submissions for its inaugural issue of the Blue Door Quarterly Journal’s a new literary and art publication.

The Journal, which will be available in print and online, will feature work from new and established artists working across various mediums:

• Fiction

• Nonfiction

• Poetry

• Photography

• Fine art

Each issue of the publication will have a
different theme. For our inaugural issue, the theme is community

Show us your community and what it means to you. How do you define community?

Submission deadline: Aug. 10, 2014

Submission guidelines:

•  Three submissions per artist.

• Word count limit for fiction/nonfiction work: 2,000

• Previously published work not acceptable.

• All submissions must be original work of artist.

• We accept the following formats: PDF, DOC,DOCX, PNG, JPG.

Please send all submissions to: BlueDoorJournal@gmail.com

Include the appropriate category of your submission in the subject line.

Additionally, please include your name, phone number and other methods of contact, should we publish your work. All decisions will be made by Sept. 1. If your work submitted to the Journal becomes published elsewhere, please notify us immediately.

For more information about the Blue Door Quarterly Journal, please email BlueDoorJournal@gmail.com.

The Harrison Players present Open Mic Night

Great entertainment for just $5 per person

Got a dance routine you’re dying to try out? Wrote a poem, or did you read one that you want to share? Do you love to sing, and want to do it on stage? Got a guitar or other instrument solo to test out?

Well, come on down and show us what you’ve got. All we ask is that you keep it clean and appropriate for all audience members. Bring your family and friends; it’s going be fun. Come even if you’re not performing.

$5 admission for all.

Performers must arrive at 7 p.m. to sign-in

Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Saturday, June 28

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The Veterans’ Memorial Building

210 Halstead Ave.

698-4599

harrisonplayers.org

harrisonplayers@yahoo.com

Rye Arts Center events

STEM + Arts classes

Full STEAM ahead with creativity and innovation at The Rye Arts Center. Check out the full array of STEM+Arts creative programs at the RAC this summer. In addition to the below, we also offer music lessons, drawing, photography, and more. Call 967-0700 for more information, or check our website www.ryeartscenter.org.

3D printing and modeling

21st century design and sculpture has arrived. In this week-long class, learn to create and model whatever your imagination can conceive and print out your design as a 3D object. Once printed, your designs can be assembled and painted and brought to life. Return students welcome, each week brings new projects.

Programming concepts for kids using Scratch

Learn the basics of programing with Scratch, a language that allows you to create integrative animations and games without having to learn syntax. With Scratch, you program with building blocks–a bit like programing with Legos. In this class, you will build your own game. Once you have the basics of programming, you can move on to languages like Javascript, Ruby or Objective-C!

3D animation using Blender

Learn the basics of computer animation, the backbone of movies, games and mobile entertainment. Class covers modeling, animating, lighting and rendering in 3D to create fun and snappy animations from scratch.

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