OPEN TO THE PUBLIC….bring friends, family and help save a life by donating your blood! Your donation can save up to THREE lives.
All presenting donors will be entered to win a $50 VISA gift card to use towards their Holiday feast! One winner each day in November.
New donors NEEDED! Walk ins welcome!
Greenwich (November 4, 2019) Is your neck pain caused by a cervical condition, stress or do you just look at your handheld device too much? The causes and non-surgical and surgicalwill be the topic of discussion with Orthopaedic Spine expert, Heeren Makanji, MD, of Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) at a free seminar at Greenwich Hospital on Wednesday, November 13, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.
There are many causes of neck pain and a range of symptoms of both common and uncommon cervical disorders. Dr. Makanji will outline the non-surgical options and discuss the circumstances when surgical procedures make sense. He will be joined by the director of physical therapy at ONS in Greenwich, Tanya Kalyuzhny, who will demonstrate some simple neck exercises that can be done at home. Q & A will follow the presentations.
Heeren Makanji, MD is an orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in the operative and non-operative treatment of spinal disorders. His expertise and clinical interests include complex cervical and lumbar reconstruction and minimally invasive, robotic navigation-assisted spine surgery. He has experience treating degenerative conditions as well as tumors, trauma and infections. Dr. Makanji currently sits on the editorial board for Clinical Spine Surgery, a peer reviewed publication, and is an author and reviewer for Orthobullets, an online platform used by thousands of residents and attending physicians for orthopaedic content and training.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Call 888-305-9253 to register, or register online at greenwichhospital.org.
Celebrate the Arts with the Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation’s Fall Into the Arts – Engage your senses in an evening of dance, music, food and drink
Join us on Thursday, November 14th from 7-9 PM at ArtsWestchester’s Sally and Melvin Shenkman Gallery, 31 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains to Celebrate the Arts with Dance, Music, Food, craft beers and wine!
• See a site specific dance especially choreographed for the occasion and performed by the Steffi Nossen Dance Company.
• Hear tunes played by Cary Brown at the piano.
• Sample tasty bites by Westchester restaurants BUON AMICI, PAX ROMANA, LITTLE DRUNK CHEF, and LE JARDIN and desserts by THE DESSERTIST, SUSAN LAWRENCE ? all accompanied by specialty cocktails by WHISKEY TASTING?, and craft brew from SING SING KILL BREWERY .
• Then, put on YOUR dancing shoes and polish your Latin dance steps with instructor Michael Innocenzi of ARTHUR MURRAY Studios.
Contribution $75. All proceeds benefit the financial aid and outreach programs of the Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation.
Official Selection – Competition – Festival de Cannes 2019.
Roubaix, Une Lumiere, starring Roschdy Zem, Lea Seydoux, Sarah Forestier.
Screening in French with English subtitles.
Complimentary glass of wine and macarons after the film.
Christmas night in Roubaix. Police chief Daoud roams the city in which he grew up. Burned-out cars, altercations… At the station, Louis Coterelle is the new arrival, fresh out of the academy. Daoud and Louis will be confronted with the murder of an old woman. Two young women are questioned. Claude and Marie – destitute, alcoholic, lovers…
Celebrating 125 years of Normal Rockwell with fun coloring activities based on a Norman Rockwell Coloring Book, proceeded by a short discussion on his life. Supplies will be provided. Light refreshments. All ages welcome.
Norman Percevel Rockwell was an American author, painter and illustrator born on February 3, 1894 in New York City. His family moved to Prospect Avenue, New York when he was nine years old. Norman attended Mamaroneck High School until he dropped out to enroll in art classes at the New York School of Art. His works have a broad popular appeal for their reflection of American culture.
After a hilarious performance last season, headliner Joe Matarese, (“America’s Got Talent,” “Letterman,” Comedy Central) returns to the Emelin. A New Rochelle resident, Joe will perform with two of New York’s top comics, Preston Gitlin and Daniel Laitman, to deliver two back-to-back shows of raucous stand-up. The shows will also raise awareness and support for The Mental Health Association of Westchester, which promotes mental health through advocacy, community education and direct services.
$5 of every ticket sold to this event will be donated to The Mental Health Association of Westchester.
Turkeys are a symbol of Thanksgiving, but Wild Turkeys are so much more than just dinner. Did you know that these huge, heavy birds can fly? And even swim? Why do they have that strange flap on their neck? Come take a walk around Sheldrake and learn how these important birds play a role in our ecosystem, and how we can show we are thankful for the birds, critters, and plants around us. After our walk, we will think about all of the things we are thankful for in the natural world and bring home what we learned on a placemat craft so it can be shared at Thanksgiving dinner! Space is limited; register in advance.
Larchmont Historical Society Archivist Lynne Crowley, will review the history of Women’s Suffrage in this country and take a look at the coverage of this subject in the old local weekly newspaper, The Larchmont Times. In 1913 the paper committed to give up a certain amount of space weekly to the cause of Women’s Suffrage. In so doing the publishers have provided us with a fascinating array of arguments, both Pro and Con on the matter of suffrage. Lynne Crowley has been LHS Archivist for the past twelve years. She has presented several programs for the community including the popular “Then & Now” photo shows. She has found the digitization of The Larchmont Times to be a tremendous assistance in exploring local history.
Your personal data is big business. Google, Facebook, and Amazon have become extremely wealthy from your personal data by selling predictions of your behavior and in many cases by actually changing your behavior. Our ignorance is key to this whole methodology, threatening both democracy and personal autonomy. Learn how Blockchain technology will help restore data control to citizens by empowering us to determine who has access to our information online. Terrance Jackson is the director of Genius Farm, an educational non-profit that teaches computer coding and other skills.
Join Elena Falcone, Director of Public Innovation and Engagement with Westchester Library System, for an in-depth look at online resources offered through the library system. Essential Online Health Information for Older Adults reviews current online resources that can be used to research health topics and evaluate and manage health services. In addition to demonstrating how to use each resource, tips on Internet privacy and tools for managing online information will be discussed.
Spices can be a creative and natural way to help achieve good health and wellness. Susheela Raghavan will discuss different spices and their historical use by various cultures around the world for flavoring and healing. She will focus on the various forms and properties of spices and discuss many spices that can be used for flavor as well as tools for healing.
Susheela Raghavan has worked with spices for many major spice, flavor and food and beverage companies to create seasonings/spice blends/flavor blends and teaches cooking classes on spices and healing at numerous culinary institutions.
Handmade artisan creations and affordable artworks on sale all season at Pelham Art Center! Artisan Boutique and Collectibles is open November 22-January 4th Mon.-Fri. 10AM-5PM & Sat. 10AM-4PM. Support local economy and local arts with uniquely personal gifts by skilled artisans; find collectible artwork all under $2,500 by mid-career and emerging artists.
Free opening reception Friday, November 22nd 6-8PM
Artisan Boutique includes quality, affordable handmade items for sale. Skilled artisans will be showcasing: ceramics, silver works, jewelry, glass, leather, and more.
Collectibles includes the work of 10 artists selected by Executive Director Charlotte Mouquin. This annual exhibition is the perfect collecting opportunity to take home affordable artworks.
Accompied by live birds, pigs, lizards and other Animal Embassy will lead
adults and kids of all ages to hand-on connection to the fascinating diversity
of the natural world. Registration is required. Please call 914-630-5888
to reserve your space.
This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Mamaroneck Library.
Family Wheel Night (Ages 9 – 99)
Saturdays, 6 – 8pm, Oct. 5 or 26 or Nov. 23 or Dec. 21
$45 per person
Have fun in this one-time class for parents, tweens and teens interested in learning to use the potter’s wheel.
Fun for the Whole Family (Ages 9 – 99). Plan a great evening and bond with your family while receiving a lesson from experienced and dedicated ceramic artists. Choose your favorite glaze colors and return in 2 – 3 weeks to pick up your masterpiece. No previous experience necessary! Beginner’s welcome. For more information and to register: https://www.clayartcenter.org/youth-families-classes/family-wheel-10-12-semfb-nzs4z-ypfws