What’s Going On in Rye 4-18-14

Rye library events

Movie for teen Austen fans

“Scents and Sensibility,” rated PG, will be shown on Monday, April 21, at 3 p.m. It’s about two modern day sisters find that they have to make their own way in the world after their father is jailed.

Food safety and more

Food activist Dr. Susan Rubin will talk about how we can keep our food, air, water and soil clean and safe on Wednesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m.

A health professional and the mother of three, she will share her experiences with diverse topics including school food advocacy, climate change, building local food systems, composting and radiated food.

For more information about the program, which is hosted by the Holistic Moms, call
914-231-3161 or go to ryelibrary.org.

College seminar

Hear about the strategies that will help your family successfully navigate the college admissions process at the Rye Free Reading Room on Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m.

Find out what admissions officers are looking for, learn the ins and outs of merit money and financial aid, help your child achieve top scores on the college admissions exams and learn how to make a college application stand out.

Register at applerouth.com/signup or call 914-371-8000.

Rye Recreation events


For children grade three and up, and adults.

Session 1: Wednesday, April 23 to June 11, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Session 2: Friday, April 25 to June 20,

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

No session on May 23.

Program site: Rye Recreation Park,

Upper Picnic Shelter

Fee: $90 resident; $115 non-resident

Join certified archery instructor John Wilde, for an exciting eight week archery program. This is a family friendly activity.

Rye Arts Center events

Sweet partnership

Indulge your sweet tooth between April 8 and May 8 at Blue Tulip Chocolate and you get the sweet satisfaction of supporting creativity and innovation, both in the artistry of chocolate and the artistry of creative innovation at the Rye Arts Center.

A percent of proceeds from all chocolate sales during the month will go to supporting the new STEM+Arts programming—science, technology, engineering, math and arts—being developed at the Rye Arts Center.

Celebrate with chocolate and enjoy the sweet feeling of supporting creativity in all its many

Stop by the Rye Arts Center to see a 3D printer and STEAM classes available this spring and summer.

Blue Tulip Chocolates is located at 137 Purchase St., open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For information, visit bluetulipchocolates.com and ryeartscenter.org.

Weekend of learning with Rabbi Steve Greenberg

Community Synagogue of Rye, in partnership with Congregation KTI, will host “Homosexuality and Halakah” on Sunday, April 27, at 12:30 p.m. as part of a weekend-long speaking tour by Rabbi Steve Greenberg.

Community Synagogue of Rye is located at 200 Forest Ave., Rye.

The synagogue’s Men’s Club is kindly providing lunch for this event.

Registration by April 25 is encouraged, but not required.

RSVP to Pat Rind at prind@optonline.net or visit rabbigreenbergatcsr.eventbrite.com.

During the weekend of April 25 to April 27, Rabbi Greenberg will also speak at Temple Israel of New Rochelle, Beth El Synagogue Center of New Rochelle and Temple Israel Center of White Plains in collaboration with the JCC of Mid-Westchester.

Jay Heritage Center events

Daffodil show

Thursday, April 24, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Price: Free.

Adult entries will be received Thursday between 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Judging will take place between 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The show, hosted by the Little Garden Club of Rye, will be open for viewing to the public from
1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Youth entries are encouraged and will be received on Wednesday, April 23, between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Carriage House revival

Saturday, April 26

Doors open at 7 p.m., performance begins at 8 p.m.

An informal and intimate evening of live folk rock featuring the band Poor Old Shine, easy eats and spirited drinks.

Tickets must be purchased in advance at jaycenter.org. $75 includes food and drink.