Rye's HamletHub https://news.hamlethub.com/rye Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:51:45 -0400 HamletHub.com Jacob Burns Film Center Brings Tunes, Drama and Rock 'N' Roll This Summer https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4763-jacob-burns-film-center-brings-tunes-drama-and-rock-n-roll-this-summer4763-jacob-burns-film-center-brings-tunes-drama-and-rock-n-roll-this-summer https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4763-jacob-burns-film-center-brings-tunes-drama-and-rock-n-roll-this-summer4763-jacob-burns-film-center-brings-tunes-drama-and-rock-n-roll-this-summer

Music, dance and theater lovers near and far are invited to join the Jacob Burns Film Center (Pleasantville, NY) this summer for an extensive entertainment line-up filled with tunes, drama, and rock ‘n’ roll.

Sounds of Summer 2018: Music Films, Old and NewGet ready, because the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and other musical legends are coming to the Jacob Burns Film Center. From July 8th – August 23rd guests can enjoy an extensive slate of music films that showcase insightful and intimate documentaries about diverse musicians, young and old, along with brilliant musical performances.

Kicking off opening night with a reception on July 8th, JBFC will be showing the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine. Brimming with peace, love, and hope this 4K restoration provides a happy reminder of the power of music to make the world a better place. Showing July 30th will be the new sing-along version.

On July 11th & 12thguests can rock-out with the showing of the Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge. A special Q&A with filmmakers Alex Gibney and Blair Foster will follow after the 11th. This two-part film chronicles the last 50 years of American music, politics, and popular culture through the perspective of Rolling Stone. The iconic magazine always understood that rock ‘n’ roll was more than music—it was a cultural force that helped shape America and defined generations. An exhilarating visual and musical experience narrated by Jeff Daniels, the film features performances by Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, the Rolling Stones, the Sex Pistols, the Clash, and Ice-T as it showcases the superb, groundbreaking work of the magazine’s many influential writers.

Singer-songwriter and actress Amber Rubarth will be performing her original music at JBFC on August 22nd. Rubarth’s performance will take place after a Q&A with JBFC founder Steve Apkon and the showing of American Folk. In this warm-hearted drama, folk musicians Amber Rubarth and Joe Purdy play Joni and Elliot, a couple of strangers who are thrown together by circumstance in the days after 9/11. Stranded in California, they end up taking a road trip to New York, making music-powered connections with all kinds of strangers along the way.  

JBFC’s World Stage on Screen series brings the best of international theater and fine arts to the silver screen. This series is ongoing throughout the year, but guests can enjoy a unique selection of live recorded Opera, Ballet, Shakespeare’s classic Romeo & Juliet and more this summer.

World Stage on Screen Series

June 14 – Royal Opera House Live: Manon

Time: 2:00pm

Tickets: $20 (members), $30 (nonmembers)

June 21 – McKellen: Playing the Part

Time: 2:00pm

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

July 19 – Royal Opera House Live: Swan Lake

Time: 2:00pm

Tickets: $20 (members), $30 (nonmembers)

August 16 – Royal Shakespeare Company Live: Romeo & Juliet

Time: 2:00pm

Tickets: $20 (members), $30 (nonmembers)

Sounds of Summer Series

Tickets go on sale to the general public at noon Friday, June 22.

Tickets: $9 (members), $14 (nonmembers) unless otherwise noted.

July 8 – Beatles’ Yellow Submarine

Time: 7:00pm

Tickets: $20 (members), $25 (nonmembers) 

July 9 - Chavela

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

July 11 - Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge, Part 1 Q&A with filmmakers Alex Gibney & Blair Foster

Time: 7:00pm

Tickets: $12 (members), $17 (nonmembers)

July 12 - Rolling Stone: Stories from the Edge, Part 2

Time: 7:00pm

July 14 - Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same

Time: 9:30pm

July 16 - Deconstructing the Beatles: The Birth of the Beatles

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

July 17 - May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers Conversation with WFUV Program Director Rita Houston and JBFC Programmer Karen Sloe Goodman

Time: 7:40pm

Tickets: $12 (members), $17 (nonmembers) 

July 18 – Joe Cocker: Mad Dog with Soul

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

July 23 - Festival Express

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

July 25 - Austin to Boston Q&A with cinematographer/editor/producer Ty Johnson

Times: 7:30pm  



July 26- Deconstructing the Beatles: 1963

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

July 30 – Beatles Yellow Submarine

Time (s) 1:00pm, 7:00pm SING-ALONG

July 31 - Stop Making Sense

Time (s): 1:00pm, 8:00pm

Aug. 1 Itzhak

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

Aug. 2 - Keith Richards: Under the Influence Conversation with Radio Personnel Dennis Elsas

Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: $12 (members), $17 (nonmembers) 

Aug. 6 - I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

Aug. 8 - Ruben Blades Is Not My Name

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm 

Aug. 9 - Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Time (s): 2:00pm, 7:30pm

Aug. 11 - Neil Young: Heart of Gold

Time: 10:00pm

Aug. 13 - Gimme Shelter

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

Aug. 15 - Deconstructing the Beatles: The Birth of the Beatles

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

Aug. 21 - Dave Chappelle’s Block Party

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

Aug. 22 - American Folk Q&A with Amber Rubarth and JBFC Founder Steve Apkon

*Performance by Amber Rubarth

Time: 7:30pm

Tickets: $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers)

Aug. 23 - Deconstructing the Beatles: 1963

Time (s): 1:00pm, 7:30pm

kerry@ducey.org (Abbey Ogden) Events Wed, 13 Jun 2018 13:00:00 -0400
Shabbat on the Beach with Congregation Emanu-El https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4759-shabbat-on-the-beach-with-congregation-emanu-el4759-shabbat-on-the-beach-with-congregation-emanu-el https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4759-shabbat-on-the-beach-with-congregation-emanu-el4759-shabbat-on-the-beach-with-congregation-emanu-el

Friday, August 3, 2018

6:00pm Wine & Noshes
6:30pm Shabbat Service

Surround yourself with the sights and sounds of nature at the Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary at Playland Park in Rye, located on the sound shore along a migratory flyway. Our annual Shabbat on the Beach service is a relaxing way to bring a close to your week. Free, family friendly & open to the community.

BYOC: Bring Your Own Chair (or blanket)

For free parking passes and for more information, please contact Abbie at alevitt@c-e-w.org or 914-967-4382 x18.

alevitt@congregationemanuel.org (Abbie Levitt) Events Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:42:48 -0400
Caramoor Opening Night Gala on June 16 https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/places/4762-caramoor-opening-night-gala-on-june-164762-caramoor-opening-night-gala-on-june-16 https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/places/4762-caramoor-opening-night-gala-on-june-164762-caramoor-opening-night-gala-on-june-16

Celebrate the arrival of the 2018 Summer Season at our annual benefit event — Caramoor’s biggest and grandest night of the year!

This year’s Gala festivities honor longtime trustee Susan Freund and her husband John for their 25 years of shared efforts and insights, helping make Caramoor what it is today.

The evening begins with a pre-performance cocktail reception and dinner. Enjoy premium concert seating in the Venetian Theater for the concert. Stay for the After Dark post-performance party for dessert and dancing under the stars!

Tickets for the Gala start at $750, inclusive of the concert. Individual and Table options are available. A portion of the tickets is tax-deductible, as provided by law.

To be part of this great event, contact our Special Events Office at 914.232.1492 or events@caramoor.org.

Caramoor is located at 149 Girdle Ridge Road in Katonah.

kerry@ducey.org (Caramoor) Places Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:21:06 -0400
Swim Across America Long Island Sound Chapter Raises Funds for Cancer Research One Stroke at a Time https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/charities/4761-swim-across-america-long-island-sound-chapter-raises-funds-for-cancer-research-one-stroke-at-a-time4761-swim-across-america-long-island-sound-chapter-raises-funds-for-cancer-research-one-stroke-at-a-time https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/charities/4761-swim-across-america-long-island-sound-chapter-raises-funds-for-cancer-research-one-stroke-at-a-time4761-swim-across-america-long-island-sound-chapter-raises-funds-for-cancer-research-one-stroke-at-a-time


Swim Across America’s Long Island Sound Chapter (SAA-LIS) is once again making waves this summer in the fight against cancer.

SAA-LIS, which last year raised more than $1 million for cutting-edge cancer research, prevention and treatment through swimming events, will offer eight opportunities to swim and volunteer in Westchester this season, says Chapter President Tony Sibio. The non-profit will have its first swim at the New York Athletic Club in Pelham on July 13. The other seven events are scheduled between then and August 4.

“We started SAA-LIS more than a quarter century ago with just a few swimmers and the determination to make a difference in the lives of those fighting cancer,” says Mr. Sibio. “Today we have close to 1,000 swimmers, approximately 300 volunteers and over 4,000 individual and corporate donors, who are committed to helping eradicate all forms of cancer.”

Proceeds from the swims will support immunotherapy research at the Swim Across America Laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, pediatric oncology research at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian and patient services with Westchester-based Cancer Support Team.

The summer program will encompass seven pool swims (with the option of half-mile and one-mile efforts) plus an open-water swim course on Long Island Sound that will offer participants the option of swimming 2K, 5K or 10K. The open-water swim, which starts at Larchmont Yacht Club and ends at Larchmont Shore Club, has been recognized by the World Open Water Swimming Association as one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

The full roster of participating locations, dates and times is as follows:

NYAC Travers Island, Pelham, NY

July 13 -- 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. (night swim and BBQ to follow)

Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY

July 14 -- 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Orienta Beach Club, Mamaroneck, NY

July 21 -- 6:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Chappaqua Swim & Tennis Club, Chappaqua, NY

July 22 -- 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Lakeside Field Club, North Salem, NY

July 22 -- 5:00 p.m. to 8:0 p.m. (night swim)

Coveleigh Club, Rye, NY

July 23 -- 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (members only)

Long Island Sound Open Water, Larchmont, NY

July 28 -- 6 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Lake Isle Country Club, Eastchester, NY

August 4 -- 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Those interested in participating in 2018 Swim Across America-LIS events can register to swim, kayak, volunteer to help, or sponsor a swimmer at www.swimacrossamerica.org/long_island. Donations can be sent to SAA-Long Island Sound, P.O. Box 217, Larchmont, NY 10538.

“We are now in our 26th year and have come a long way in helping to find a cure for cancer, but there is still much work to be done,” adds Mr. Sibio. “We look forward to another great swim season, knowing that with every swimmer’s stroke we are helping those afflicted with the disease and moving closer to our ultimate goal of ridding the world of cancer.”

About Swim Across America

Swim Across America, Inc. was founded in 1987 and has raised over $70 million for cancer research and prevention programs at the country’s finest hospitals and managed-care facilities. Since Swim Across America’s inception, it has grown from having a single event in Nantucket, MA, to 15 open water benefit swims across the country and 100 annual pool swims.

The Long Island Sound chapter was started in 1992 and has grown to be the largest in the organization, having raised over $17 million since its inception and over $1 million in 2017 alone.

For more information about Swim Across America Long Island Chapter, please call 914-769-8411 or visit www.swimacrossamerica.org/long_island.


annaleder@yahoo.com (Jeannette Boccini) Charities Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:27:43 -0400
Westchester County-Wide Shared Service Public Hearings on June 14 in Yonkers and Mt. Kisco https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/politics/4758-westchester-county-wide-shared-service-public-hearings-on-june-14-in-yonkers-and-mt-kisco4758-westchester-county-wide-shared-service-public-hearings-on-june-14-in-yonkers-and-mt-kisco https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/politics/4758-westchester-county-wide-shared-service-public-hearings-on-june-14-in-yonkers-and-mt-kisco4758-westchester-county-wide-shared-service-public-hearings-on-june-14-in-yonkers-and-mt-kisco

Join the conversation, Westchester!

County Executive George Latimer hopes you will participate in the upcoming public hearings on June 14, 2018 to discuss and share your thoughts on Westchester County-Wide Shared Services. He is asking residents to work together by joining the conversation of generating savings and government efficiencies. 

The Public Hearings will take place from 3 to 5pm at Yonkers Riverfront Library, Yonkers Room, 1 Larkin Center and from 7-9pm at Mt Kisco Library, Community Room, 100 Main Street.

Read the flier for all the details

kerry@ducey.org (George Latimer) Politics Tue, 05 Jun 2018 02:29:00 -0400
Stamford Downtown Rocks on Make Music Day, June 21 https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4757-stamford-downtown-rocks-on-make-music-day-june-214757-stamford-downtown-rocks-on-make-music-day-june-21 https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4757-stamford-downtown-rocks-on-make-music-day-june-214757-stamford-downtown-rocks-on-make-music-day-june-21

On Thursday, June 21st, 2018; Stamford Downtown will join hundreds of cities around the globe as we mark the beginning of summer with Make Music Day

Turning the downtown into a massive stage throughout the day offers a full spectrum of performers the opportunity to display their musical skills.

All are welcome to participate- no experience necessary! Join a diverse community of musicians and help fill every neighborhood with music.

Make Music Stamford Downtown will be:

  • Performed by Anyone, Enjoyed by Everyone.
  • A way for all to celebrate the summer solstice, enjoying the longest day of the year, while sampling a buffet of musical merriment.
  • A DIY city-wide celebration when almost any way to make music can and will happen.
  • Make Music Stamford Downtown is open to music makers of all ages, skill levels, and musical persuasions. 

The official Make Music website states, "Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music is open to anyone who wants to take part. Every kind of musician — young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion — pours onto streets, parks, plazas, and porches to share their music with friends, neighbors, and strangers. All of it is free and open to the public."


kerry@ducey.org (Make Music Stamford) Events Mon, 04 Jun 2018 10:30:00 -0400
24 Things to Do In Westchester This June https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/life/4756-24-things-to-do-in-westchester-this-june4756-24-things-to-do-in-westchester-this-june https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/life/4756-24-things-to-do-in-westchester-this-june4756-24-things-to-do-in-westchester-this-june

I cannot believe it’s June tomorrow! With summer in our view, there are TONS of events going on in and around Westchester that you won't want to miss! I've carefully selected 24 things to do that will keep you busy all month. If you go, let me know how it was! If you'd like to see an event added for next month, send me the details! And if you're thinking of buying, renting or selling a home, give me a ring! Enjoy your month!

xo Nicole




Nicole Capuano Ball

Associate Real Estate Broker, Houlihan Lawrence

M: 201-452-8293



Facebook: @NicoleBallWestchesterRealEstate

Instagram: @NicoleBallRE 



June 2

Superhero Figure Drawing Event

at Rye Arts Center, Rye, NY

1:00 – 3:30 pm

Come practice your poses, expressions and cape drawing skills at an event that is both kid-friendly challenging enough for adults!

More information at https://www.ryeartscenter.org/workshops-1/2018/6/2/superhero-figure-drawing-event


June 3

Spring Migration Bird Walk

at Marshlands Conservancy, Rye, NY

7:30 – 9:00 am

Bring your binoculars to observe these feathered wonders in action for the final migratory bird walk of the spring.

More information at http://events.westchestergov.com/eventdetail/21798/11/final-spring-migration-bird-walk


Art & Science Workshop

at Science Barge, Yonkers, NY

2:00 -4:00 pm

After touring the Corning GlassBarge visit the Science Barge for an on-deck free Art Workshop for your kids.

More information at http://www.groundworkhv.org/event/art-science-workshop/


Weekend Escapes Open House Tour

at various homes available for sale throughout Westchester County (see link below)

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Go out and take a look at the beautiful homes on the market, and pick up some great summer giveaways!

More information at http://houlihanlawrence.com/blog/open-houses-6-3-18.html 


June 5

Marilyn’s Musical Maracas

at the Rye Free Reading Room, Rye, NY

11:00 – 11:30 am

Bring your toddler or preschooler, and join in the fun for a blast of culture, music, and language in Spanish!

More information at https://www.ryelibrary.org/


June 7

Burger and Beer Blast

at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla, NY

6:00 – 10:00 pm

Burgers, beer, music, wine, spirits, food trucks come together for Westchester’s ultimate block party!

Tickets and more information at http://events.westchestergov.com/eventdetail/21520/11/burger-and-beer-blast  


June 9

Morning Farm Chores

at Muscoot Farm, Somers, NY

8:00 – 9:30 am

Children aged 8 and older can help the farm staff do their morning chores with the animals. To register, call (914) 864-7286

More information at http://muscootfarm.org/events/list/?tribe_paged=2&tribe_event_display=list


June 10

Bicycle Sundays

at Bronx River Reservation, White Plains, NY

10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bike, walk or jog at 13.1 mile loop of the Bronx River Parkway, from White Plains to Yonkers.

More information at http://events.westchestergov.com/eventdetail/21299/11/bicycle-sundays


Farm Fest

at Fable, Ossining, NY

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Healthy fun for the whole family! Guests can purchase farm fresh goodies, shop at local artisan vendors, tour our greenhouse, feed the chickens, and more all while enjoying live music from Julie Corbalis.

More information at http://fablefoods.com/farmfest/


June 12

2018 Westchester Parks Foundation Golf Classic

at Westchester Hills Golf Club, White Plains, NY

10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Hit the course for a day of fun with upscale golfing, cocktail reception, dinner, and auction.

More information at http://www.thewpf.org/events/


June 14

Tour Kykuit, The Rockefeller Estate

in Sleepy Hollow, NY

9:00 am – 5:15 pm

Take an inside look at the home of  four generations of Rockefellers!

More information at https://hudsonvalley.org/historic-sites/kykuit-the-rockefeller-estate/#info


June 16

Volunteer Corps Workday

at Edith Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Rye, NY

10:00 am

Help with trail work, beach clean-up and more! Have fun, get exercise and give back to the earth!

More information at http://www.friendsofreadwildlifesanctuary.org/news-and-events/saturday-june-16th-1000-a-m-volunteer-corps-workday/


June 17

Family Concert: The Knights perform

at the Venetian Theater, Caramoor, Katonah, NY

1:00 – 2:00 pm

This hour-long family-friendly concert is the perfect opportunity for a younger audience to engage with and get excited about music both familiar and new. Brooklyn-based orchestral collective The Knights and steel pan virtuoso Andy Akiho interact with the audience to inspire curiosity, encourage musical discoveries, and — of course — have fun.

More information at https://www.caramoor.org/events/the-knights-family-concert/


June 19

Spoon + Grizzly Bear perform

at the Capitol Theater, Port Chester, NY

Doors open 6:00 pm

Come out, and have some fun with great live music on a Tuesday night!

More information at https://www.thecapitoltheatre.com/


June 21

Summer Solstice Jazz Night

at The Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

4:30 – 7:30 pm

Kick off summer with a jazz concert and opening reception for a hot new exhibit.

More information at https://www.neuberger.org/events.php?type=monthly&yy=2018&mm=6&monthname=June


June 22

All Westchester County-owned pools and beaches open for full summer schedule through Labor Day

at various locations throughout Westchester (full list of locations and times in link below)

11:00 am – 6:30 pm

It’s officially summer in Westchester! Get out there and enjoy our beautiful pools and beaches!

More information at http://parks.westchestergov.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1849&Itemid=3375


June 23

Food Truck Festival

at Rye Recreation, Rye, NY

1:00 – 5:00 pm

Who doesn’t love a food truck festival! Come on out and taste some of the best!

More information at http://www.ryeny.gov/specialevents.cfm


The Chain that Saved the Colonies

At Croton Point Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson

1:00 – 3:00 pm

During the Revolutionary War, American colonists blocked the Hudson River with a mighty chain, preventing the British from sailing north and cutting the colonies in two. Doc Baynes, expert on the subject, will discuss its history and recent discoveries.

More information at http://events.westchestergov.com/eventdetail/21816/11/the-chain-that-saved-the-colonies


June 24

Twist of Fate performs beside the beach

at Rye Town Park, Rye, NY

7:30 –  9:00 pm

Feel the spirit of the summer, as you lounge on a blanket or dance to the tropical sounds of steel drums.

More information at https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/places/4754-rye-town-park-summer-concert-series-announced


African American Heritage Festival

at Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla, NY

12:00 - 7:00 pm

Enjoy music, dance, entertainment, vendors and food!

More information at http://events.westchestergov.com/eventdetail/21367/11/african-american-heritage-festival


June 25

Fourth Monday Bird Walk

at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson, NY

7:30 - 9:30 am

Bring binoculars and join experts from Saw Mill River Audobon for a walk through Croton Point Park to see the birds of the season.

More information at http://events.westchestergov.com/eventdetail/21724/11/fourth-monday-bird-walk


June 26

$15 Night Admissions at Playland!

at Playland Park, Rye, NY

5:00 – 10:00 pm

Ride the iconic Dragon Coaster for a special $15 admission!

More information at http://playlandpark.org/


June 27

Sunset Yoga in the Park

at Playland Beach, Rye, NY

6:45 – 8:00 pm

Free and open to all levels. Meet great instructors, fellow yogis, and fun vendors, while you enjoy giveaways and refreshments!

More information at http://www.thewpf.org/event/sunset-yoga-park-series-playland-beach/2018-06-27/


June 28

Summer Matinee, “Sherlock Gnomes”

at Rye Free Reading Room, Rye, NY

1:00 – 2:35 pm

Take a midday break from the heat and swing by the library for a fun movie showing! Rated PG.

More information at https://www.ryelibrary.org/


June 29

Watch the New York Liberty take on the Chicago Sky

at the Westchester County Center, White Plains, NY

7:30 pm

Come check out some awesome women’s basketball!

More information at http://www.countycenter.biz/events/upcoming_events.html

Nikkicaps@yahoo.com (Nicole Ball) Life Thu, 31 May 2018 14:18:26 -0400
RiverFest Coming Up! https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4753-riverfest-in-riverdale-on-june-9-10-celebrates-hudson-river-and-supports-bronx-link-of-the-hudson-valley-greenway4753-riverfest-in-riverdale-on-june-9-10-celebrates-hudson-river-and-supports-bronx-link-of-the-hudson-valley-greenway https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4753-riverfest-in-riverdale-on-june-9-10-celebrates-hudson-river-and-supports-bronx-link-of-the-hudson-valley-greenway4753-riverfest-in-riverdale-on-june-9-10-celebrates-hudson-river-and-supports-bronx-link-of-the-hudson-valley-greenway

RiverFestBX is an annual community festival to celebrate the Hudson River and support the Bronx Link of the Hudson Valley Greenway that is under development. It takes place each June on the banks of the Hudson River, on the scenic grounds of the College of Mount Saint Vincent.

RiverFest will take place on June 9 and June 10 from noon to 6:00 pm at the College of Mount St. Vincent, 6301 Riverdale Avenue in Riverdale, NY.

RiverFestBX 2018 Will Feature…

Visit RiverFest online here for additional information.

View the RiverFest program book for details here.

kerry@ducey.org (Sarah) Events Tue, 29 May 2018 13:31:00 -0400
Looking for a Resort Lifestyle Everyday? https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/life/4755-looking-for-a-resort-lifestyle-everyday4755-looking-for-a-resort-lifestyle-everyday https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/life/4755-looking-for-a-resort-lifestyle-everyday4755-looking-for-a-resort-lifestyle-everyday

One of the best kept secrets in our area is the beautiful private beach and mooring area offered by the Greenhaven Rye Association. And the only way to get access is to own one of the homes in Greenhaven with Association rights. Right now, one of these sought-after homes is available for you to make your own!

Check out this unique opportunity to live in Rye AND get a mooring for your boat! It's like having a home and vacation home in one!



24 Greenhaven Road

Rye, NY 10580



Nikkicaps@yahoo.com (Nicole Ball) Life Tue, 29 May 2018 10:14:01 -0400
Rye Town Park Summer Concert Series Announced https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/places/4754-rye-town-park-summer-concert-series-announced4754-rye-town-park-summer-concert-series-announced https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/places/4754-rye-town-park-summer-concert-series-announced4754-rye-town-park-summer-concert-series-announced

Rye Town Park is hosting a series of seven free concerts at the Park’s south pavilion this summer. The concerts feature the music of high quality, local-area bands playing a wide range of popular music ideal for singing and/or dancing along.

The concerts will be held on Tuesdays starting on June 19th. Two rain dates have been set aside in case of severe thunderstorms. Otherwise they will be held rain or shine. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and end at about 9 p.m. Admission to the concerts is free, and regular parking fees apply. Some seating will be available, but people are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. Picnicking is welcome.

Here’s the lineup of bands that will be performing:


June 19th - Grooves R Us, led by drummer Tom Giorgi, this Rye Brook based band features several lead vocalists and hot musicians that will make you get up and dance. They cover a wide range of rock, bebop, pop and light jazz.


June 26th – Twist of Fate

Led by Adam and Dayna Reist, this five member band is built around the tropical sounds of the steel drums. And they’re about as local as you can get – Dayna teaches second grade at nearby Milton School.


July 3rd – Reddy Valentino Orchestra

This swing orchestra began back in 1938 at New York’s Hotel Edison. By the late 1990s lead alto sax and male singer, Rye’s Scott Wenzel took over. The band features trumpets, trombones and reeds.


July 10th – The Urban Coyotes This band of Rye-based musicians has been a howling success since they formed their group a few years back. They cover popular songs from the eighties up to right now - as well as some songs they’ve written!


July 17th   – Billy & The Showmen

Founded by Billy Frenz, this Greenwich-based band has earned its reputation as one of the most enduring Rhythm & Blues bands Their revue features the soulful vocals of the best singers in the Northeast, along with a strong horn section and a tight rhythm section.


July 24th -- The Derivatives

These Derivatives are definitely not “toxic assets.” The Rye-based six-member band has been part of the Rye Town Park Concert Sunset Series for many years, and this will be no exception. You can bank on it.


July 31 – Make Up Date In Case of Storm Cancellation


August 7th   The Angelo Rubino Band - The six-member band features lead singer and sax player Angelo Rubino. Thy performs wide range of musical styles from the 1940’s to the 90’s – everything from “In The Mood” to “I Will Survive”.


August 14th -- Make Up Date In Case of Storm Cancellation


More information about the concerts can be found at www.townofryeny.com/rye-town-park-and-beach

or call 914 967-0965.

Nikkicaps@yahoo.com (Nicole Ball) Places Tue, 29 May 2018 08:00:35 -0400
TGDogs opens in New Rochelle, swing by for swag on June 2 https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4751-tgdogs-opens-in-new-rochelle-swing-by-for-swag-on-june-24751-tgdogs-opens-in-new-rochelle-swing-by-for-swag-on-june-2 https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4751-tgdogs-opens-in-new-rochelle-swing-by-for-swag-on-june-24751-tgdogs-opens-in-new-rochelle-swing-by-for-swag-on-june-2

Tailgate Dogs & Sausages, Inc. (“TGDogs”) introduces the most mouthwatering and tastiest way to Tailgate, with its inaugural location opening at 766 North Avenue in New Rochelle, New York.

In celebration of its grand opening, TGDogs - recognized for its one-of-a-kind gourmet hot dogs, sausages, and sides at a tremendous value – is inviting the New Rochelle and nearby community to swing by on Saturday, June 2, 2018 for free swag including shirts, hats, free food samples, loyalty card information and more. In addition, Tailgate Dogs & Sausages is very excited to announce that it will join Mayor Noam Bramson and the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce at 3:30 pm on May 30th for TGDogs’ formal ribbon cutting ceremony to recognize the official opening of its doors for business! TGDogs is also donating a percentage of its grand opening weekend sales to Iona College Sports Department and New Rochelle High School’s Athletic Programs.

“We are huge fans of the product, customer experience and the amazing brand culture that has been born at TGDogs. Bringing TGDogs to New Rochelle has been a dream of our founding team for quite some time, so we can’t wait to open our doors and start serving the amazing people of the New Rochelle community,” said Tod A. Nestor, one of the five co-founders and CEO of the company. “While the high quality of our food will always be our top priority, we also offer a fun and exciting environment for family, friends and classmates at our store. We will offer HD-TV streaming local sports in our store, along with customized social media feeds.”

Herb Ruetsch, COO of TGDogs and another key founder has spent the last 6 months getting to know the folks in New Rochelle. Ruetsch says, “We already feel right at home in New Rochelle and are passionate about serving one-of-a-kind amazing product to our customers at a tremendous value that is so mouth-watering you will no doubt want to return.”

Customers can dine daily at TGDogs during its hours of operation which are Sunday through Wednesday between 10am - 11pm, as well as Thursday through Saturday between 10am - 2am while enjoying one of the best Beef, Frank (Beef/ Pork combo), Organic Beef, Chicken and Veggie hot dogs that they have ever tasted!

TGDogs has built its hot dog and sausage offerings by selecting the most popular and best- tasting flavor profiles from around the world, while also offering customized choices for a New Rochelle favorite hot dog, sausage, side, beverage and dessert. 

In addition to the 11+ hot dog choices, TGDogs also offers a full menu that includes 7+ signature handcrafted sausages. Asmallsamplingof TGDogs’ sausage favorites include The Ragin’Cajun, which features a grilled andouille sausage, caramelized onions, bread & butter pickles and creole spread on a po'boy roll; and The Classic Brat, which features a bratwurst with your choice of beer mustard, ketchup and sauerkraut on a pretzel roll.

Not happy with just offering the best hot dogs and sausages available, TGDogs will also serve additional incredible tasting delectables such as its mouth-watering beef burgers, the world-famous non-beef Impossible Burger™; incredible sides you would find at the best tailgate just a few of which include its award-winning famous homemade TGChips, various flavors of mac-n-cheese; premium shakes, desserts, and an extensive beverage menu!

The fast-casual concept, which will eventually have a footprint located near colleges and universities nationwide, is designed to elevate the quality of the hot dog and sausage-eating experience. TGDogs will serve up delicious meals in a friendly, modern and super high-tech atmosphere. The brand has been designed to appeal to Millennials and Generation-Z consumers, but still maintains a traditional feel of a tailgate celebration and experience that the entire family can enjoy!

For more information, including a complete menu, visit tgdogs.com.


kerry@ducey.org (Jennifer Lanser) Events Thu, 24 May 2018 01:50:42 -0400
Westchester filmmakers present new IMAX movie Backyard Wilderness on Thursday at the Maritime https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4752-westchester-filmmakers-present-new-imax-movie-backyard-wilderness-on-thursday-at-the-maritime4752-westchester-filmmakers-present-new-imax-movie-backyard-wilderness-on-thursday-at-the-maritime https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/events/4752-westchester-filmmakers-present-new-imax-movie-backyard-wilderness-on-thursday-at-the-maritime4752-westchester-filmmakers-present-new-imax-movie-backyard-wilderness-on-thursday-at-the-maritime

The local filmmakers behind the new IMAX movie “Backyard Wilderness” will reveal secrets of how the gorgeous film was made – working with wild ducks, raccoons, mice and other creatures – at a special evening screening on Thurs., May 24 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.

Filmmakers Andy Young and Susan Todd of Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., will show outtakes and behind-the-scenes footage following the special screening of “Backyard Wilderness” at 6 p.m.

“Everyone who sees ‘Backyard Wilderness’ comes out of the theater asking, ‘How did they get those incredible shots?!’” said Aquarium spokesman Dave Sigworth. “If you’ve seen ‘Backyard Wilderness,’ here’s your chance to find out. If you haven’t seen it yet, come see it on May 24 because you too are going to wonder how they made it.”

The May 24 screening, and the “making of” presentation, is free to Maritime Aquarium members, who can reserve their tickets now at www.maritimeaquarium.org.

Beginning May 7, tickets will go on sale to the public: $11.50 adults, $10.50 seniors (65+), and $9 for children (3-12).

“Backyard Wilderness” is a gorgeous movie that Young and Todd filmed literally in their backyard in Croton-on-Hudson. The story of “Backyard Wilderness” follows a young girl and her modern family, who are blind to the real-life spectacle around them; who instead are absorbed by an array of electronic devices in their busy lives. When the girl gradually discovers the intricate secrets that nature has hidden so close to her front door, audiences experience the joy she finds in her interactions with this new world.

Young and Todd are Academy Award-nominated, Emmy-Award-winning filmmakers whose Archipelago Films is based in Ossining, N.Y. Additionally, they formed a non-profit company, Arise Media, to make innovative media about the most urgent social and environmental challenges facing our planet, and to inspire an appreciation for our own interconnected role in nature.

Learn more about “Backyard Wilderness,” view a trailer, and reserve your tickets for the May 24 event featuring Andy Young and Susan Todd at www.maritimeaquarium.org.

kerry@ducey.org (Dave Sigworth) Events Wed, 23 May 2018 20:03:11 -0400
2018 Greenwich Polo Club Season Kicks Off June 10! https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/neighbors/4748-2018-greenwich-polo-club-season-kicks-off-june-104748-2018-greenwich-polo-club-season-kicks-off-june-10 https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/neighbors/4748-2018-greenwich-polo-club-season-kicks-off-june-104748-2018-greenwich-polo-club-season-kicks-off-june-10

2018 Greenwich Polo Club Season Kicks Off June 10!

Established in 1981, Greenwich Polo Club is the venue for high-goal polo in the Northeast. Nestled in the beautiful backcountry of Greenwich, CT and internationally recognized for its rosters of legendary teams and players, Greenwich Polo Club hosts public high-goal polo matches on Sundays throughout the summer June 10th – Sept. 9th (some dates excluded).

Tickets can be purchased online and range from $40 per car for East lawn seating, $60 per car for grandstand seating, $100 per car for West lawn seating, $300 for box seats (seats 4), $600 for VIP private cabanas (seats up to 16/4 parking passes) and $150 for two tickets to the VIP Players’ Lounge – the BEST ticket to polo where fans can meet & greet with players, enjoy live music and premium bar. Gates open at 1:00 p.m. and matches start at 3:00 p.m.

The field address is 1 Hurlingham Drive, Greenwich, CT 06831. Dogs on leashes are allowed.

For more information, images, player information and team stats about Greenwich Polo Club, please visit greenwichpoloclub.com, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook.

kerry@ducey.org (submitted) Neighbors Wed, 23 May 2018 17:37:50 -0400
White Plains Performing Arts Center 15th Anniversary Mainstage Season Announced! https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/places/4750-white-plains-performing-arts-center-15th-anniversary-mainstage-season-announced4750-white-plains-performing-arts-center-15th-anniversary-mainstage-season-announced https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/places/4750-white-plains-performing-arts-center-15th-anniversary-mainstage-season-announced4750-white-plains-performing-arts-center-15th-anniversary-mainstage-season-announced

Live On Stage in White Plains

White Plains Performing Arts Center is proud to announce its 15th Anniversary Mainstage Season.  WPPAC begins the 15th Season in October with the New York Regional Premiere of FUN HOME; followed in December by the timeless family favorite DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and the season will conclude in April with another New York Regional Premiere, THE BODYGUARD based on the 1992 hit movie and featuring the music of Whitney Houston.

Subscriptions to all three productions are now available.  In honor of this 15th Anniversary Season discounted subscriptions are available until May 31.    


Fun Home

October 12, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Book and lyrics by Lisa Kron

Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel

When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. The winner of five 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, FUN HOME is based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic memoir. This groundbreaking production introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of her uniquely dysfunctional family that connect with her in surprising new ways.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

December 21, 2018 - January 13, 2019

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice

Book by Linda Woolverton

A timeless family favorite, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. All of the fanciful characters, such as Cogsworth, Lumiere and Mrs. Potts are also trapped in this spellbound form until the Beast can learn to love and have his love returned.

The Bodyguard

April 26, 2019 - May 12, 2019

A breathtakingly romantic thriller based on the 1992 Oscar-nominated film that stared Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. This dazzling production is about a former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, who is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. THE BODYGUARD features a host of chart-topping Whitney Houston’s greatest hits including: “I Have Nothing”, "One Moment in Time”, “Run to You”, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and one of the biggest selling songs of all time, “I Will Always Love You”.


Save up to $15.00 from May 15  – May 31

In honor of our 15th anniversary, for 15 days ONLY save $15.00 per ticket when you purchase a 3-show subscription for premium and preferred section seating. That's a saving of up to 29%!

Subscription Benefits

  • 15% off Presented Event tickets (up to 2 Tickets/event)
  • 15% off additional Mainstage tickets (up to 4 tickets/event)
  • Pre-sale access to all events 
  • FREE ticket exchange up to 24 hours in advance (based on availability)

Single tickets and regular subscriptions for the 3-show Mainstage Season go on sale May 31.


The White Plains Performing Arts Center is located on the third level of City Center off Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains, minutes from the White Plains Metro North Station. For tickets visit the theatre box office Monday-Friday (11am-6pm), purchase the tickets online at wppac.com or call 914-328-1600. For Group Sales, please contact boxoffice@wppac.com.

*WPPAC Mainstage Productions are professional productions featuring Actors’ Equity Union members and non-union actors from Broadway, national tours and regional theatre across the country. These productions are created from scratch, staffed with professional production teams (directors to designers), large LIVE orchestras and boast high-quality sets and costumes.

kerry@ducey.org (WPPAC) Places Tue, 22 May 2018 11:59:43 -0400
Submission Deadline Extended for Prospector's STOP MOTION Film Festival https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/life/4749-submission-deadline-extended-for-prospector-s-stop-motion-film-festival4749-submission-deadline-extended-for-prospector-s-stop-motion-film-festival https://news.hamlethub.com/rye/life/4749-submission-deadline-extended-for-prospector-s-stop-motion-film-festival4749-submission-deadline-extended-for-prospector-s-stop-motion-film-festival

The Prospector Theater is excited to announce the 15th Prospector Film Festival! The screening will be held on Saturday, June 2nd at 11am. The submission deadline has been extended to Monday 5/27 at midnight to give you extra time to put the finishing touches on your film. 

The theme for this festival is STOP MOTION.

Submitted films must be:

- Family Friendly

- 1 to 4 minutes in length

- Must use Stop Motion in at least one scene

Submit your films to jeff.bonistalli@prospectortheater.org by Sunday, May 27th @ midnight.

kerry@ducey.org (The Prospector Theater) Life Tue, 22 May 2018 10:55:45 -0400