Community Events Calendar

Beginning Tuesday, 1/15, 2-4pm
8 Weeks of Jazz, Blues and Improvisation for the Body, Mind & Soul
young at heartFREE workshop for adults aged 50+. Join jazz vocalist MJ Territo for a fun, fulfilling journey in jazz and blues. Learn jazz standards, explore scat singing and find out how music keeps you young at heart. Meet a professional jazz musician still gigging at 80+. No singing or musical experience necessary. The workshop is 8 Tuesdays from 1/15 through 3/5. To register or more info, email MJ at or 914.318.6667.

Wednesday, 1/16, 6:30pm
Environmental Leadership, Maya Lin and Jeffrey Sachsmaya and jeffMr. Sachs, world-renowned Professor of Economics, Director of Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, an Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, and Ms. Lin, acclaimed artist and deeply committed environmentalist, discuss their shared objectives and unique perspectives. Followed by Q & A and reception. FREE with Museum admission ($3-$7, members FREE). At the Hudson River Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.

Wednesdays, 1/16, 1/23 and 1/30, 7:30-8:45pm Yoga with Berto
yoga bertoLEVEL 1 Hatha yoga. Please arrive a few minutes early to register and get set up and bring your own mat. $20 per class, pay at the door, cash or check made out to Yoga for Bliss. FREE parking. One student says, "I love this class because Berto is teaching the lifestyle of to breathe along with the poses and what the poses mean. He inspires us to use what we have an make it work. It's challenging but very therapeutic!" Questions? email Neem at At the Park Hill Racquet Club at 253 Van Cortlandt Park Ave (corner of Van Cortlandt Park Ave and Lakeside Dr). You do not need to be a Club member to participate; all are welcome!
Thursday, 1/17, 7:30pm See "Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance."koyaaThis 1982 experimental film, directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke, weaves together a variety of striking footage to examine the beauty of our environment and the effect humanity has had on it throughout the ages. It will be shown at Alama Drafthouse as part of The Hudson Riverr Museum's film series inspired by "Maya Lin: A River is a Drawing." After seeing the moie, you can take your ticket stub to the Museum through 3/31 for one FREE planetarium ticket. $10 tickets can be purchased HERE. Alamo Drafthouse is at 2548 Central Park Ave.
Friday, 1/18, Saturday, 1/19, and Sunday, 1/20 Little Radical Theatrics Presents "Mamma Mia!"mamma miaLittle Radical Theatrics Presents "Mamma Mia!", the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA. Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. Advance purchase tickets are from $12-$24 and can be purchased HERE. Tickets at the door are $15-$27 (cash or check only). Shows are Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm, and Sunday at 3pm (now dates are 1/25-1/27). More info: 914.589.1669. At the Will Library at 1500 Central Park Av, just south of Tuckahoe Rd.
Saturday, 1/18, 7-10pm Yofi Encore: Staring at the Sunyofi encoreYoFi Encore is a series to give you a chance to see some great films you may have missed at the Yonkers Film Festival last October or to see a favorite film again! Sometimes the scariest thing in the world is to be completely free. Two teenage Hasidic girls run away from their community across the country to try to find the true freedom they believe must be somewhere in America. "Staring at the Sun" is a festival darling, winning multiple awards including Best Feature Film, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Director, Best Original Score and Best Actor. Director Harry Greenberger will be in attendance for a post screening talk back. Tickets are $15 and include a YBC Craft Brew or Soft Drink & Snack Combo. Purchase tickets on Facebook's Event page HERE. Doors open at 6pm. At YoFi DMAC at 28 Wells St.

Saturday, 1/19, 10-11:30am Easy Bath Updates Workshop at Home Depot
bath updatesAcquire the skills you need to upgrade your bathroom in this workshop including a hands-on tutorial of the materials and tools you'll need to quickly refresh your space with ease. Led by an expert Store Associate, you'll leave knowing how to install a shower head and various bathroom hardware to accent and enhance your bathroom. FREEbut you must register HERE. Home Depot is off 1-87 at the Ridge Hill exit.
Saturday, 1/19, 10am-12pm Creative String Painting Workshop at the Blue Door Art Centerbdac stringJoin instructor Evan Bishop for a fun workshop in Junk Construction for kids ages 7-12. Kids learn how to paint using string. All children's workshops are FREEbut registration HERE is requested as class sizes are limited according to each instructor. More info or 914.375.5100. The Gallery is at 13 Riverdale Ave, just south of Main St.    
Saturday, 1/19, 4-7pm Yofi Encore: Primasyofi encoreYoFi Encore is a series to give you a chance to see some great films you may have missed at the Yonkers Film Festival last October or to see a favorite film again! "Primas" is an evocative portrait of two cousins, Rocío and Aldana, Argentinian teenagers who, in the wake of heinous acts of violence that interrupted their childhoods, will free themselves from the shadows of their past. Nominated for several Best Documentary and International Documentary Awards, and chosen by Women Make Movies as one of two new films about resilient young women to be shown at the UN WOMEN 16 Days of Activism, a campaign to end violence against women and girls around the world. A post screening talk back with director Laura Bari will follow via Skype. Laura is currently in Europe promoting the theatrical release of the film. Purchase $10 tickets on Facebook's Event page HERE. At YoFi DMAC at 28 Wells St.
Saturday, 1/19, 2:30pm Family Tour, Watersheds and Rivers at the Hudson River Museumfam tourEngage in a guided tour and activities inspired by the exhibition "Maya Lin: A River is a Drawing." Learn about the Hudson River watershed, explore natural patterns in the exhibition, and create your own version of a watershed system to take home. Ages 3+. FREE with Museum admission ($3-$7, members FREE). At the Hudson River Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.
Sunday, 1/20, 2-4:30pm Weekend Movies at Your Libraryincredible 2FREE Weekend Movies at Your Library. See "Incredibles 2." (Rated PG-13 Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. At the Riverfront Library across the street from the Yonkers Train Station.
Sunday, 1/20, 2pm Pirate Songs & Storieshrm jim keyesWere there pirates on the Hudson River? You bet! Teaching Artist-in-Residence at the Hudson River Museum Jim Keyes spins traditional and modern tales about pirates on the high rivers in a humorous, interactive concert FREE with Museum admission ($3-$7, members FREE). At the Hudson River Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.

Recurring Events:

Every Wednesday through Sunday, 1-2pm and 3-4pm Glenview Tours GlenviewWalk through Hudson River Museum's historic home travel back in time to 1876! The home reflects the lifestyle of its residents, the Trevor family, and is full of fine woodworking, furnishings and decorative objects, paintings, and sculptures. More info or 914.963.4550. The Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.
Every Friday, 3:30-5pm The Riverfront Art Gallery's High School Teen Art Club, Neo, Meets riverfront art galleryThe Riverfront Art Gallery's High School Teen Art Club, Neo, Meets to create and discuss art and the Gallery provides support for teens interested in the arts and to plan for the spring multi-media fashion, film and visual art showcase. FREE. On 4th floor of Riverfront Library, across the street from the Yonkers Train Station.
Every Saturday, 11am-12:15pm:
Chair Yoga and Meditation at Philipse Manor Hall
chair yogaSimple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer and sleep better. $10 per class; no reservations needed. FREE parking. At 29 Warburton Ave.

What's Happening at the Racquet Club:

The Racquet Club is a year-round private membership organization nestled in the Park Hill section of Yonkers. Established as the Park Hill Country Club in 1892, it is a family club beautifully situated on 2+ acres, welcoming members from many diverse backgrounds. The Club has 4 clay tennis courts, a pool, vintage bowling lanes, kids' playgroup, and social events year-round (see upcoming events below). Interested in joining? Check out the website or contact the Membership Committee at Most events are members only but non-members are welcome at specific events and will be noted as such.  Details are on website. 
Saturday, 1/12, 7-10pm: Adult Paint Nite
Saturday, 1/26: Karaoke Night

Calendar Compiled by Jane McAfee


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