Community Events Calendar

 
 
Saturday, 1/11, 10-11:30am Do-It-Yourself Class at Home Depot. Paint Trends & Tips.
hd paintDiscover the latest paint trends and tips to achieve the room you desire. From selecting your color inspiration in HD's online Color Center to navigating their Project Color app, this workshop will equip you with tools to update your space with the colors that match your style. FREE Register HERE. Home Depot is off I-87 at Stew Leonard's and Ridge Hill's exit.
Saturday, 1/11, 1:30-3:30pm Art Workshop, Stitch Diary at the Hudson River Museum
hrm stitchCreate an embroidered artwork on recycled fabric with Teaching Artist-in-Residence Jia Sung. Practice the basics of working with needle and thread to create an image, playing with color choices that convey mood. This ancient and meditative craft offers a relaxing way to recover after the rush of the holidays, while the native plants and animals of the Hudson River provide a wonderful source of subject matter. Participants are encouraged to bring in their own scrap fabrics, and they'll provide the rest! Recommended for ages 10+. FREE with general admission ($3-$7, members FREE). More info or 914.963.4550. The Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.  
 
 
Saturday, 1/11, 5:30-7:30pm Katori and Evan 20/20 Pop-Show and Retrospective Reception at the Blue Door Art Center
bd katoriThis Yonkers-based creative couple chose the theme "20/20" for this art show to celebrate the clarity of their collective artistic vision. They will have a combination of paintings from their private collections, prints and original art for sale during this exhibition. FREE, donations welcomed. More info or 914.375.5100. Blue Door is at 13 Riverdale Ave. just south of Main St.  
Sunday, 1/12, 2-4:45pm FREE January Movies @ Your Library. See "Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs & Shaw
Rated PG. Lawman Luke Hobbs (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) and outcast Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity. At the Riverfront Library at 1 Larkin Plaza, across the street from the Yonkers Train Station.
 
Sunday, 1/12, 2-3pm Sunday Scholars, The Recursive Landscape-Cole and Beyond
hrm recursiveWilliam L. Coleman, Ph.D, Director of Collections & Exhibitions for the Olana Partnership, speaks on the broader phenomenon of artists who have shown sustained devotion to a specific landscape subject over many different canvases. This talk places Cole's repeated responses to the scenery of Catskill Creek in the context of a long tradition of landscape painters, and shows the particular importance artists' houses have played in this practice. FREEwith general admission ($3-$7, members FREE). More info or 914.963.4550. The Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.
RSVP by 1/13. Tuesday, 1/28, 1-3pmWalk and Workout
ymcaWalk and Workout, a FREE  opportunity at the Yonkers Family YMCA. Space is limited so reserve now: Gladys Alvarez at 914.433.1040. Sponsored by LYFE, Living Your Fullest Everyday. The YMCA is at 17 Riverdale Ave.
 
 
Thursday, 1/16, 6:30-8pmDo-It-Yourself Class at Home Depot. Build a Cube Organizer
hd cubeBring stylish structure to your home when you join their Cube Organizer Workshop. The Store Associates will guide you as you build a chic spot to store small items. The container fits 12" boxes, ideal for quick storage solutions in any mudroom or entryway. Get equipped with new skills and take organization home. The Home Depot Workshops are designed to provide a mix of associate led instruction, demonstration and some hands-on learning. Materials can be purchased to make your own project. FREE. Register HERE Home Depot is off I-87 at Stew Leonard's and Ridge Hill's exit.
 
 
Friday, 1/17, 10-11amFolk Art Fridays
ypl folk art Participants will explore a variety of cultural art techniques and projects like book-making, painting, mosaic, printmaking, and a variety of art forms from around the world. Also on Fridays through 2/28. FREE. Please register by emailing HERE. At the Riverfront Library at 1 Larkin Plaza, across the street from the Yonkers Train Station.

 
 
 
 Friday, 1/17, through Sunday, 1/19
Little Radical Theatrics Presents the Westchester Community Theater Premiere of Roald Dahl's Matilda!
matildaInspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning musical revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda is a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination. Performances on Friday at 7pm, on Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm, and Sunday at 2pm and 7:30pm.
 
little radicalsTickets in advance: $22 Kids/Students/Seniors, $25 Regular Admission; Tickets at the door: $25 Kids/Students Seniors and $28 Regular Admission. Purchase tickets HERE or call 800-838-3006. Snow dates 1/24-1/26. At the Joan Pincus Theater at the Will Library at 1500 Central Park Ave, just south of Tuckahoe Rd.
 
Saturday, 1/18, 10-11:30amDo-It-Yourself Class at Home Depot. Easy Bath Updates
hd tildAcquire the skills you need to transform your bath. In this workshop, we provide hands-on tutorials of the materials and tools used to get the project done. Store Associates will show you how to install showerheads, light fixtures and bath hardware to accent and enhance your space. FREE. Register HERE. Home Depot is off I-87 at Stew Leonard's and Ridge Hill's exit.
 
 
Saturday, 1/18, 10am-12pmAdopt-A-Highway Rumsey Road Vine Cutting and Cleanup
adopt a highwayJoin the small and stalwart band of faithful monthly regulars for an hour or two of easy, pleasant public service.  Bring your work gloves, clippers and loppers and help control the invasive vines that threaten to overtake our beautiful old trees and help pick up trash that is a blight on our landscape. Tools, safety vests and garbage bags will be provided.  Sponsored by the Yonkers Land Conservancy.  At the north end of Rumsey Road near the intersection of the Cross County and Saw Mill Pkwys. You can park your car near the entrance to the parkways (northeast side of Rumsey Road). Stop by, even if you can only spare an hour.
 
 
 
 
Saturday, 1/18, 10-11amLenoir History Walk
Join the staff of Lenoir Nature Preserve for a walk around the 39-acre Westchester County Park situated on a ridge overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. The park consists of fields, native hardwood forest, imported specimen trees, dragonfly pond, a large butterfly garden and nature center. You'll learn about the Wightman Mansion and all the treasures Lenoir has to offer. More info: 914.968.5851. FREE. Lenoir Preserve is on Dudley St. off North Broadway just north of Executive Blvd. 
 
Sunday, 1/19, 1:30-2:30pmFamily Fun: Families in the City
hrm family funLearn about the works on view in "Self in the City" at the Hudson River Museum. Create a take-home, mixed-media urban landscape in this interactive gallery program for families. Ages 3+. More info HEREFREE with general admission ($3-$7, members FREE). The Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave. 
 
 
Sunday, 1/19, 1:30-2:30pmFREE January Movies @ Your Library
See crawl movie"Crawl." Rated R. A young woman, while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators. At the Riverfront Library at 1 Larkin Plaza, across the street from the Yonkers Train Station.
 
Sunday, 1/19, 2-5pmCarnelian Ensemble Performance in Collaboration with Riverfront Art Gallery "im MIGRATION" Exhibit
ypl carnelianThe Carnelian Ensemble will be combining their singing with original poetry written read by award-winning poet Nicholas Samaras. FREE. At the Riverfront Art Gallery in the Riverfront Library at 1 Larkin Plaza, across the street from the Yonkers Train Station.
 
Friday, 1/24, 10-11amFolk Art Fridays
Participants will explore a ypl folk artvariety of cultural art techniques and projects like book-making, painting, mosaic, printmaking, and a variety of art forms from around the world. Also on Fridays through 2/28. FREE. Please register by emailing HERE. At the Riverfront Library at 1 Larkin Plaza, across the street from the Yonkers Train Station.
 
Friday, 1/24, 5-8pmFourth Friday at the HRM
Hudson River hrm 4th fridayMuseum lights up the night after hours with all it has to offer: the special exhibition galleries, the historic Glenview home, and permanent collections. Cash bar and music in the lobby. Enjoy pay-what-you-wish admission. Held the fourth Friday of every month. More info or 914.963.4550. The Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.  
 
 
 
Friday, 1/24, 6-8pmPaint Night, My "Self in the City."
Join Yonkers artist Teresa Pereira for Paint Night and create a cityscape inspired by "The Walls," a 1954 oil painting by Hughie Lee-Smith, on view in the exhibition "Self in the City," while sipping a glass of wine. Tickets: $20; Members $15, which includes one drink. Find out more HERE and purchase tickets HERE. The Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave. 
 
 
Saturday, 1/25, 10-11:30amDo-It-Yourself Class at Home Depot. Installing Tile Backsplash
Prepare to tackle your tile backsplash hd backsplashproject. In this workshop, get best practices from their Store Associates to cut, grout and seal. Learn about tile trends and options, alternatives for installation and how to measure how much you'll need. Take on your backsplash with more know-how. FREE. Register HERE. Home Depot is off I-87 at Stew Leonard's and Ridge Hill's exit.
 
 
 
Saturday, 1/25, 10-11:30amSaturday Family Movie at Philipse Manor Hall
pmh aristocatsThe winter series of the Saturday Family Movie kicks off with a story about a family of wealthy cats in "The AristoCats!" All set to inherent their master's fortune, the family of cats is kidnapped and abandoned by a jealous butler seeking to get all the family's wealth for himself! With the help of a fast-talking ally cat, will Duchess be able to get back to her home in time? Will the butler get away with the crimes? Saturday Family Movies are rated PG and FREE to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. In the Gothic Chamber of Historic Philipse Manor Hall at 29 Warburton Ave.
 
 
Sunday, 1/26, 1:30-3:30pmFollow the Flute, Music Responds to Art
hrm follow fluteAward-winning flutist Adam Ray, principal flute for the Lehman College Symphony Orchestra and second flute and piccolo for the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra, will play a selection of songs inspired by the landscapes of Thomas Cole, James McElhinney, and Janelle Lynch, along with the cityscapes of "Self in the City." At the Hudson River Museum. FREE with general admission ($3-$7, members FREE). More info or 914.963.4550. The Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.
 
 
Sunday, 1/26, 1-3:45pmFREE January Movies @ Your Library
it chapter 2See "IT Chapter 2." Rated R.  Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back. At the Riverfront Library at 1 Larkin Plaza, across the street from the Yonkers Train Station.
 
  
 

 

Recurring Events:

Tuesdays & Fridays, 3-5pm
Job Readiness Workshop
childrens villageJob Readiness Workshop for youths ages 16-24 at The Education and Employment Center Children's Village at 45 South Broadway. FREE. More info HERE or contact Jamalya Smith at 914.693.0600.
 
 
 
Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am
Tent Tales for Tykes
tent talesStorytime at LL Bean. Recommended for children ages 3-6. FREE you must register each participant HERE. At 1 Ridge Hill Blvd in Ridge Hill off I-87 or Tuckahoe Rd at the Ridge Hill exit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Every Wednesday through Sunday, 1-2pm and 3-4pmGlenview Tours
GlenviewWalk through Hudson River Museum's historic home and 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thursdays 6:30-8pmEvery Saturday, 11am-12:15pmChair Yoga and Meditation at Philipse Manor Hallchair 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. More info or email info@yogaforbliss.netFREE parking. At 29 Warburton Ave. 
 


What's Happening at the Racquet Club:

PHRC logoThe 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 ParkHillRacquetClub@gmail.com. Most events are members only but non-members are welcome at specific events and will be noted as such. Details are on website.
 
Sunday, 2/2: Super Bowl Party 
Saturday, 2/8: Karaoke Night! 
 
Calendar Compiled by Jane McAfee
 


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