Friday, July 02, 2010

VETERANS APPRECIATION BARBEQUE.FUN EVENTS...WORK SESSION

TOWN OF GREENBURGH TO HONOR VETERANS AT AN OLD FASHIONED BARBEQUE
THURSDAY, JULY 15 AT AF VETERAN PARK

The Town of Greenburgh & Community Mutual Savings Bank will honor local veterans at an old fashioned Veterans Appreciation Barbeque on Thursday, July 15. The event, which will run from 6:30 – 9 pm, will be held rain or shine in the multipurpose building at AF Veteran Park off Heatherdell Road, Ardsley.

Veterans will have an opportunity to meet members of the Towns Veterans Committee as well as fellow veterans and elected officialsVeterans will also learn about the Town’s exciting “living history” initiative where local veterans are being interviewed on videotape about their experiences serving our country. These taped interviews will be archived at the Greenburgh Public Library and given to local schools. The Town is also exploring the possibility of having these interviews archived at the Library of Congress in Washington. Alan Hochberg, Steve Wittenberg and Frank Musantry have been overseeing this project.
The event is free and open to all veterans who reside in Greenburgh. Please RSVP to ahochberg@greenburghny.com
Work Session Agenda of the Greenburgh Town Board

Tuesday – July 06, 2010 – 09:15 AM
(Work Sessions begin at 9:15AM except where schedule changes are made by the Board.)

(Please note that, although the Work Session Agenda is shared with the public prior to each Work Session, the Agenda may be revised at any point up to the start of the meeting as well as during the meeting, if necessary.)

(All Work Sessions are Televised Live on Cablevision Channel 76, Verizon 35 and are streamed live. Work Sessions and Town Board Meetings will be aired each Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 7:02am and 4:45pm. Each segment will run for approximately 6 to 7 hours,
Depending upon the length of the two meetings.)



09:15 AM Empire Plan
10:00 AM Town Employees and Town Vehicles
10:15 AM Spread Sheet of Legal Cases
10:45 AM Early Retirement
11:00 AM Motion for Executive Session by ________2nd ___________Vote:_______
- Personnel

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Friday, July 2 from 10am - 4pm
Dobbs Ferry Farmers Market [link]
Cedar Street
Locally grown produce, freshly baked goods, local wines, fresh mozzarella, and pickles & olives. For vendor names & links, and for more information about the market, please visit us on Facebook. To become a vendor, contact the Market Manager, email. Fridays through November.



Friday, July 2 @ 8pm
Mary Chapin Carpenter [link]
Paramount Center for the Arts
Over the course of a 10-album recording career to date, celebrated singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards and sold well over 12 million records. She has twelve top ten singles to her credit, including "Passionate Kisses" and "He Thinks He'll Keep Her" which was nominated for a Record of the Year Grammy).


Friday, July 2 @ 9:15pm
Fireworks!
Playland Park, Rye [link]



Friday, July 2 and Saturday, July 3 @ 9:45pm
"Stop Making Sense" [link]
Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville
Part of the "Sounds of Summer" Film Series. Acclaimed filmmaker Jonathan Demme made his documentary debut with Stop Making Sense—an astounding concert film showcasing the seminal bunch of art-school dropouts turned arty new wavers known as the Talking Heads. This landmark film has been digitally remixed and remastered. Jonathan Demme. 1984. 88 m. NR. US. Palm Pictures.




Saturday, July 3 from 8:30am - 2pm
Hastings Farmers Market [link]
Hastings Public Libray Parking Lot
Begining today the markets are every Saturday, rain or shine, in the Library Parking Lot. Please park in the Commuter Lot.


thru July 3
Dualities, Abstract Expressionistic Landscapes by Monique Ford
Irvington Public Library [link]
On display July 3.


Saturday, July 3; Sunday, July4 & Monday, July 5 from 1pm on
The Edible Garden: Garden to Table Weekends
Conservatory Kitchen Theme: Berries
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx [link]
Enjoy The Edible Garden and learn how to bring it to your table during these themed weekends that celebrate in-season local vegetables, fruits, and herbs. In addition to everything offered during the Value Weekdays, Garden-to-Table Weekends offer Home Gardening Demonstrations and even more cooking. From tomatoes and eggplants to noted authors and chefs such as Rick Bayless, each weekend brings a new culinary adventure and shows you how to be creative in your own kitchen and garden. Cooking Demonstrations @ 1pm & 3pm. Home Gardening Demonstrations @ 2pm.


Saturday, July 3, all day
New Shoots Bluegrass Festival [link]
Venetian Theater, Caramoor
Caramoor presents its first New Shoots Bluegrass Festival with three groups that are transforming and re-interpreting the traditions of bluegrass and traditional music. The Punch Brothers, featuring virtuoso mandolinist Chris Thile - renowned for his incredible spontaneity and restless imagination - is the hottest group to be creating wide - ranging music out of the worlds of bluegrass, folk, and chamber music. Crooked Still, the hot young alternative bluegrass group whose soaring vocals and high-wire solos have enraptured audiences all over North America, is on a mission to bend the boundaries of traditional music, From Irish, Old-time, and Bluegrass to Swedish folk music, Sandra Wong-fiddle and nyckelharpa-is a veritable encyclopedia of traditional musics from around the globe.


Saturday, July 3 beginning @ 7pm
Independence Day Celebration
Memorial Park, Beacon [link]
Before the pyrotechnics, come listen to music at the Pavilion — 7pm - 9pm, and stop by the concession stand. Fireworks! — 9:30pm (approximately).




Saturday, July 3 @ 9:45pm
"Stop Making Sense" [link]
Jacob Burns Film Center, Pleasantville
Part of the "Sounds of Summer" Film Series. Acclaimed filmmaker Jonathan Demme made his documentary debut with Stop Making Sense—an astounding concert film showcasing the seminal bunch of art-school dropouts turned arty new wavers known as the Talking Heads. This landmark film has been digitally remixed and remastered. Jonathan Demme. 1984. 88 m. NR. US. Palm Pictures.






Sunday, July 4 @ 10am
Fourth of July Independence Hike
Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye [link]
Follow a clue card to discover things at Marshlands that relate to Independence Day. A fun way to learn a bit of history for the whole family.




Sunday, July 4 from 10am – 6pm
Independence Day 1800
Van Cortlandt Manor [link]
Festivities begin with the roar of the cannon and feature a reading of the Declaration of Independence. All visitors are invited to join the Independence Day Parade through the manor along with its costumed residents. Stirring patriotic speeches and songs follow the parade, and military re-enactors invite one and all to drill and muster. Children and adults can experience military camp life through hands-on activities. Food and beverages are available, or visitors can bring a picnic lunch.


Sunday, July 4 from 10am – 6pm
Independence Day 1850
Washington Irving's Sunnyside [link]
Plan for a full day of live entertainment including dramatic presentations, rousing speeches, period music, and traditional country dancing for everyone. Play ¨Town Ball¨ (19th-century baseball) with our costumed guides. Enjoy house tours and ice cream demonstrations throughout the day. Bring a picnic or buy food in the Courtyard Café.


Sunday, July 4 from 1pm – 3pm
Old Fashioned Fourth
Muscoot Farm, Somers [link]
Buy your hot dogs and hamburgers at the Concession Stand or bring a picnic lunch for an afternoon of fun. Play old-fashioned games and try your hand at churning ice cream.


Sunday, July4 & Monday, July 5 from 1pm on
The Edible Garden: Garden to Table Weekends
Conservatory Kitchen Theme: Berries
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx [link]
Enjoy The Edible Garden and learn how to bring it to your table during these themed weekends that celebrate in-season local vegetables, fruits, and herbs. In addition to everything offered during the Value Weekdays, Garden-to-Table Weekends offer Home Gardening Demonstrations and even more cooking. From tomatoes and eggplants to noted authors and chefs such as Rick Bayless, each weekend brings a new culinary adventure and shows you how to be creative in your own kitchen and garden. Cooking Demonstrations @ 1pm & 3pm. Home Gardening Demonstrations @ 2pm.


Sunday, July 4
Fireworks!
Memorial Park, Nyack [link]
Fun-filled day of activities for the entire Family!! Food, games,


Sunday, July 4 from 7:15 – 9pm
July 4th Concert
Manor Park, Larchmont [link]
Enjoy the festivities as Dixie Dandies perform at Manor Park in


Sunday, July 4 from 7:30pm - 9:30pm
4th of July Fireworks!
Riverfront Green, Peekskill [link]
Celebrate the 4th of July at Riverfront Green. Peter Spink and his band will kick off the festivities with a concert beginning at 7:30 and the Peekskill Fire Department will be hosting a grand Fireworks Display after the Concert.


Sunday July 4 @ 8pm
Pops, Patriots & Fireworks [link]
Caramoor, Katonah
Music: Classical, Family & Kids, Festival, Instrumental. Fireworks Display to Follow the Concert (for ticket holders only)


Sunday, July 4 @ 9pm
Dobbs Ferry Fireworks
Waterfront Park, Dobbs Ferry
There will be music and games for the kids throughout the day ending with fireworks at around 9pm.


Sunday, July 4 @ 9pm
Tarrytown / Sleepy Hollow Fireworks
Fireworks will be atthe former GM plant and visible from Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Waterfronts


Sunday, July 4 @ 8pm
July 4th Fireworks Party
Science Barge, Yonkers
Join us on the barge to enjoy the sunset on the Hudson River. We will be serving root beer floats. We will be able to see fireworks all along the river and at 9:20 we will watch the fireworks over Manhattan. You are welcome to bring desserts to share. For More Information: Call us at 914-375-2151 or send an e-mail to bob@groundworkhudsonvalley.org.



Sunday, July 4 from 9pm – 9:20pm approx.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks! [link]
Over the Hudson River
The Fireworks will be simultaneously set off from 6 barges located between 24th and 60th Streets. Visit the website for viewing areas and street closures.


Sunday, July 4 from 9pm – 9:30pm (rain date July 5)
4th of July Fireworks! [link]
Matthiessen Park, Irvington
Plan to arrive by 8:30pm. Park Pass required.
From Hudson Independent calendar…
Saturday 3
Garlic Weekend: Enjoy garlic-themed programming, tastings and hands-on farm activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills. Call 366-6200 or visit www.stonebarnscenter.org. Also July 4.
Open Mic: Hosted by musician/comic Jim Cirrin at 6 p.m. at the Black Cat Café in Irvington. Call 231-9060 or visit www.blackcatchef.com.
Sunday 4
Tarrytown Fireworks Display: Starting at 9 p.m. Call 631-8347.
Picnic on the Farm Day: Celebrate July 4th with a picnic at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills. Call 366-6200 or visit www.stonebarnscenter.org.
Independence Day 1800: Join the parade and experience military life through hands-on activities from noon to 6 p.m. at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson. Call 631-8200 or visit www.hudsonvalley.org.
Independence Day 1850: From noon to 6 p.m. enjoy live entertainment including dramatic presentations, rousing speeches, period music and traditional country dancing at Washington Irving’s Sunnyside in Tarrytown. Call 631-8200 or visit www.hudsonvalley.org.
Tuesday 6

THINGS TO DO. CHECK THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES:
www.rivertownsguide.com ( frequently updated calendar of fun events happening in our area)
www.thehudsonindependent.com for news and activities.
www.tarrytownpatch . com for more news and activities.
www.scarsdale10583.com news about Edgemont and Hartsdale
www.intervillage.org (non profit adult education programs)
www.volunteer-center.org (the volunteer center can provide you with hundreds of volunteer opportunities.