March 2014

Northern Westchester Hospital will be holding its annual Teddy Bear Clinic & Interactive Health Fair for Children & their Families.  Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8 – 11:00 AM (last tour starts at 10:15).  Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 East Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, 1st Floor Conference Center.  Fun Activities & Stations: Teddy Bear Clinic, Games & Healthy Snacks, Germbusters, Spin the Wheel of Nutrition, Tour a real Ambulance, Visit with local police for bike safety information, Learn important health & safety lessons, Da Vinci robot demo.  The event is FREE but registration is required. Please register online at www.nwher.org.  Park and enter at the North Entrance proceed to the 1st floor Conference Center.

dhImagineLogo200Imagine Candy hosts in store parties for every special occasion.  We specialize in children’s birthdays, sweet sixteen parties, and wine and chocolate parties for adults.  Our Candy Concierge can also assist in personalizing party favors and goodie bags, center pieces and event tables. Visit us at 22 Harwood Court, Scarsdale, New York or give us a call at (914) 723-7887, www.imaginecandy.com

dhImagineLogo200Imagine Candy is a full service specialty candy and chocolate shop.  Our Candy Curators provide customized platters, gift baskets, party favors, business gifts and more. Our Belgian Chocolates and Belgian Chocolate Pretzels have developed quite a following. We provide delights for all with a selection of traditional, gluten/ nut / dairy free, raw, vegan, organic and kosher products. Every Friday and Saturday stop-in for a tasting.  And, we encourage you to use your creativity and enter our Candy Arts Painting Contest. Visit us at 22 Harwood Court, Scarsdale, New York or give us a call at (914) 723-7887, www.imaginecandy.com.

Cokie Roberts Coming to Bedford to “Remember the Ladies”.  Best selling author and celebrated journalist Cokie Roberts will be in Bedford on Saturday, April 5th to share stories from her new children’s book, “Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies.”  Find out how Abigail Adams, Martha Washington, Sarah Livingston Jay and other female patriots of the American Revolution helped forge our great nation. Did you know Lydia Darragh passed along valuable intelligence using coat buttoms to hide messages? Or that Deborah Sampson disguised herself as a man so she could fight in the war?  Ms. Roberts will have a question and answer session after her presentation and sign books which will be for sale courtesy of Little Joe’s in Katonah. There will be light refreshments and tours of the Bedford Museum.  The event is at the 1787 Court House, 615 Old Post Road, Bedford, NY from 1 – 2:30PM. For info or tickets visit: www.bedfordhistoricalsociety.org or call 913-234-9751.

MAABPoster200Final reminder all!  Come to an amazing performance and support our new foundation in the process!   Buy tickets or contribute here.  Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival presents Much Ado About Nothing, A modern twist on a classic tale.  Friday, March 28th, Historical Hall, Bedford, 7:30pm.  Supports the Foundation for Bedford Central Schools.  Kid friendly presentation!

Emperors_New_Clothes_440Alyssa Reit Presents – The Emperor’s New Clothes.  Family program ages 6 to adult.  “The Emperor’s New Clothes” Andersen’s beloved, humorous story with musical accompaniment.  Alyssa Reit has worked as an independent performer, composer and arranger in the New York area for over 30 years.  She is founder, Artistic Director, frequent storyteller, and resident composer for Singing Harp, an arts troupe that presents fairy tales and myths in musical and dramatic forms.  She currently teaches at the Music Conservatory of Westchester, Hunter College and the Pre-college Division of the Manhattan School of Music.  This program is sponsored by the Auxiliary Board of The Rye Free Reading Room.  Date: Saturday Mar 22, 2014, Time:  3:00 PM  –  4:00 PM, Contact: Children’s Reference Desk 914-231-3162.  Location: Meeting Room.

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Join the Foundation for Bedford Central Schools for this fabulous event that you and your teens are sure to enjoy!  We are thrilled to present the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival in a performance of “Much Ado About Nothing.”  Buy tickets — click here.

Saturday, March 29, 2014, 11 AM to 4 PM.  Come celebrate Global Village Day in Armonk, NY!  Taste some Nigerian Suya or Swedish Meatballs; make a Swedish Dala Horse or Brazilian carnival mask; watch Irish step dancing or Moroccan belly dancing; play in our own World Cup Soccer Tournament!  Learn how to say “Hello” in Urdu, Afrikaans, or Igbo and see how we all smile in the same language.  All this and much more!  Byram Hills High School 12 Tripp Lane, Armonk, NY.  914-747-1282. Tickets at the door: Adults $15, Students/Teachers/Byram Hills School District Staff $10, Seniors $5, Children under 4 are free.

CampHIllardLogoCamp Hillard is a summer day camp located in Westchester, NY.  The camp provides an array of educational and fun activities for kids in the age range of 3 – 13.  Camp Hillard provides everything from basketball and swimming to arts & crafts and special events.  We provide pick up opportunities for kids in the New York and Manhattan areas.  Feel free to call us at (914) 949-8857 or visit us at www.camphillard.com.

Inviting local high school students to create a PSA (public service announcement) to raise awareness of United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline. Enter by creating a 60 second written or video 2-1-1 PSA that be featured on WHUD and local media.  The winners can tour the WHUD studio or Westchester County multimedia department.  Register at www.uwwp.org/voices. Through 4/11/14.

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Hackley Summer Programs, June 9-August 18.  Join kids grades K-12 for various awesome summer programs at Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY.  June Hackley Hornet Gap Camp for grades K-9 fills the gap between end of school and beginning of camp.  Courses taught by Hackley faculty include Adventures in Inventing, Pottery, Martha Graham Dance, Soccer, Tennis, Oil Painting, Nature and more.  In June – August, grades 5-12 can enrich their skills in writing, math, law, astronomy, materials science, SAT prep and more.  June 9-August 18, 2014.  www.hackleyschool.org/summer, 914-366-2675, summer@hackleyschool.org.