What’s going on in New Rochelle 6-6-2014

Downtown farmers market

Saturday, May 31, marked the opening of the New Rochelle’s Downtown Farmers Market. The market will be held every Saturday through Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Library Green next to the New Rochelle Public Library on Huguenot Street between Memorial Highway and Lawton Street.

This festive neighborhood market features more than 30 weekly and guest vendors selling local farm-fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods and other specialty foods. The market will also showcase artisanal products and community organizations. Shoppers can join friends and dine on the green with prepared foods from an assortment of Dine Downtown restaurants.

To make this a great community happening for the entire family, there will be free children’s activities and live music every Saturday.

New Rochelle Public Library events

“Sing Your Heart Out” performance

The New Rochelle Public Library will host a “Sing Your Heart Out” culmination concert on Saturday, June 7,at 2 p.m., in the Ossie Davis Theater.

The free performance will feature an ensemble and choral numbers by students who have been attending “Sing Your Heart Out” voice lessons at the library over the past several months.

The students, 55 years and older, have discovered their voices and performance talents under the guidance of artist-in-residence Eric Jennings, a popular performer and lecturer in the southern Westchester area. Professor Jennings will accompany the vocalists on the piano.

This program has been made possible by the Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library. Donations will be accepted at the door.

Multi-family tag sale

Pelham Jewish Center annual tag sale event

Furniture, bike, toys, books, housewares, electronics, sports and exercise equipment, baby equipment and kids’ stuff.

Sunday, June 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 451 Esplanade Pelham.

Second annual North Avenue
Mile road race

Sunday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The course is Westchester’s only USA Track and Field certified one mile course, starting at Paine Cottage and continuing to City Hall.

There will be electronic timing bibs and wave starts.

Awards will be given to the top three overall men and women and age categories.

Register at northavenuemile.com.

Cost: Adults $25, children 18 years and younger $15. Family, group and school discounts available.

This year’s charitable beneficiary is  New Rochelle’s own Hope Community Services.

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 914-937-3800 ext. 215 or by email at Joan.Colangelo@cpwestchester.org.

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

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 914-698-0098 or visit emelin.org.

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