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Mother Goose for Walkers Up to Age Two

Mother Goose for Walkers Up to Age Two will meet on Thursday, May 4, at 10 a.m. This language enrichment program uses rhymes, songs and stories to stimulate listening, learning, speaking and reading skills. Mother Goose for Walkers is limited to the first 20 appropriately aged children. Attendees must have a ticket which are distributed on a first come, first served basis to Scarsdale cardholders in the Children's Room half an hour before the start of each session.

Thursday, May 04, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Needlemania! for grades 3 and up at Scarsdale Library

At 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, Needlemania!, a crochet club for kids in grades 3 and up will meet. Children have an opportunity to learn the basics or show off their existing skills while meeting new friends. Registration is required at the library website,

Thursday, May 04, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mother Goose for Pre-Walkers

Mother Goose for Pre-Walkers, a program of rhymes, songs and stories for infants who are not yet walking will be held Friday, May 5, at 9:30 a.m. Reservations are not required, but attendance is limited to the first 20 babies to arrive.

Friday, May 05, 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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"The Golden Age on the Silver Screen" Coming to the Scarsdale Library

A series of films focusing on the themes of aging in film will begin on Friday, May 5, at 1:45 p.m., with the showing of the 1981 film "On Golden Pond" at the Scarsdale Public Library. The film stars Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda and Katherine Hepburn.
Dr. Steven Hyler, professor emeritus of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, and a Scarsdale resident, will lead a discussion on how perspectives have changed since the film was released.
Registration is required at the library website,, or by calling
(914) 722-1300. Refreshments will be served.
Future films in the series are "Driving Miss Daisy" on June 9 and "About Schmidt" on July 28.

Friday, May 05, 2017 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
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WRT Celebrates Israel Independence Day

Celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day at Shabbat Services with Westchester Reform Temple. This special service will feature Artist-in-Residence Nava Tehila, a dynamic and innovative Israeli ensemble at the forefront of Israeli worship renewal.

Hebrew for "beautiful praise," Nava Tehila has become one of the Jewish world's most innovative musical prayer communities. Their original melodies can now be heard and sung in synagogues across Israel and throughout the globe. Westchester Reform Temple is already familiar with Nava Tehila's interpretations of Oseh Shalom and Shalom Aleichem. WRT invites the community to worship and experience Nava Tehila, while celebrating modern Israel's 69th birthday. The service promises to be a celebratory, meditative, joyful and reflective Shabbat worship.

Friday, May 05, 2017 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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Free Compost and Rainbarrels at the Recycling Center Saturday, May 6

The Village of Scarsdale is once again making high quality food scrap compost and rain barrels available to all residents for FREE on a first come, first served basis! Simply bring a pail, bucket, or other receptacle to the Scarsdale Recycling Center, 110 Secor Road, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 06 and take some compost home.

High quality food scrap compost material is being provided pursuant to the successful Village of Scarsdale residential Food Scrap Recycling program, which now has over 550 pioneering participants that have recycled over 26,000 pounds, or roughly 13 tons, of food waste since the beginning of the program in January 2017.

They would like to reach 1,000 participating households during the program's first year, so don't just simply spread your compost, help spread the word! Bring a friend to the event and s/he will not only learn about the program, but can also get a food scrap recycling kit on-the-spot. Additional program information can be accessed here:

The food scrap compost can be used in one's vegetable garden, flower beds, or to enrich turf in place of chemical fertilizers. As noted above, FREE rain barrels will also be available.

The Village of Scarsdale Food Scrap Recycling program was formed through community collaboration, with program implementation guided by the Committee on Food Scrap Recycling, comprised of the following members: Benedict Salanitro, Public Works Superintendent; Ron Schulhof, resident volunteer; Tyler Seifert, Assistant to the Public Works Superintendent; and Michelle Sterling, resident volunteer.

Saturday, May 06, 2017 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Purchase Sports Camp Open House

Purchase Sports Camp. located on the scenic campus of Manhattanville College in Purchase will offer weekly summer programs from June 26 to August 11, 2017. The camp is a fun and safe place for kids ages 3 to 15 where top-notch coaches help children of all levels feel at home, and bring their game to the next level. The well-rounded camp experience focuses on developing skills, discovering new interests, meeting new friends and most importantly, having fun.

The facilities include 6 Har-Tru tennis courts located right next to the campus's brand new state-of-the-art astro-turf soccer field, outdoor basketball courts, an indoor pool, and an indoor gymnasium that can be used for basketball and volleyball, and will be used during rainy days. While the primary focus of the camp will be tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, cheerleading and flag football, the children will have an opportunity during the day to cool off at the pool, and the option to play other field sports as they like.

Come to our open houses on May 6 from 2-4 pm in the East Room (Benziger Hall) at Manhattanville College.

For more information, visit, email us at or call (914) 315-7507.

Saturday, May 06, 2017 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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cinco de mayo at Scarsdale Library

The Scarsdale Public Library will celebrate Cinco de Mayo, the Mexican holiday that celebrates the country's culture and heritage, with stories as told by LuAnn Adams, on Saturday, May 6, at 2 p.m.

Saturday, May 06, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Bronx River Parkway Closed for Bicycle Sunday

Event: Bicycle Sundays co-sponsored by Con Edison, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Where: Bronx River Parkway from Westchester County Center in White Plains, south to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers.

When: Sundays in May, June and September

Presented By: Westchester County Parks

Sponsors: Westchester Parks Foundation, Con Edison, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Danny's Cycles and Organic Pharmer, with support from radio station 100.7 WHUD.

For more information click here or call (914) 864-PARK.

Sunday, May 07, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Every Week until May 21, 2017

SEE Israel

see israel"SEE" Israel: Support-Educate-Engage -- Beth El Synagogue Center to Host Israel Showcase Celebrating its People and Achievements Through Education, Engagement and Discussion


New Rochelle, NY- April 17, 2017 - Beth El Synagogue Center will celebrate the continually growing and impactful contribution of Israel's science, technology, religious diversity, education and medicine to Israelis and the world at large with its "SEE Israel" Day, Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2-6pm (doors open at 1:30).

"SEE Israel" will provide attendees with the opportunity to hear and experience the lives and work of dedicated professionals and leaders in their fields and how their activities have been transformative for so many in Israel and beyond.

The day will showcase how communities, private industry and not-for-profit enterprises have created an environment of economic growth, scientific discovery, educational opportunity and challenges to the status quo in religious practice that has changed the lives throughout the world in the true spirit of Tikun Olam.

The event consists of panel discussions presented by a variety of organizations including: Israel Bonds, the Jewish National Fund (JNF), The Lone Soldier Center, Friends of Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), Israel Cancer Research Fund, Untold News, United Hatzalah, Stand With Us, Students & Parents Against Campus Anti-Semitism (SPACA), Alexander Muss High School in Israel, Masorti, ARZA and the Jewish Religious Equality Coalition (JREC).

Throughout the event there will also be an "Israel Forum," where each of the participating organizations will host exhibits and attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about their important work, engage in discussion, make donations and contribute to their success. The "Israel Forum" will also host activities for the whole family to show their support for Israel.

"We want our community to experience the energy and enterprise of the Israeli people and their contribution to the growth of their country and the benefit of people all over the world," according to Mark Seidenfeld, Co-Chairman of Beth El's Israel Affairs Committee, organizer of the event. "Our hope is to enable the greater Westchester community to witness and learn about the optimism and creativity in Israel today and to see how Israel continues to contribute to the well being and growth of people throughout the world."

"SEE Israel" activities will conclude with a keynote speaker – IDF Colonel (Ret) Kobi Marom. Col. Marom served in an elite combat unit and led numerous missions, including the rescue of Ethiopian Jews in the Sudan desert as part of Operation Moses. He rose to become IDF Brigade Commander for the Eastern Front in South Lebanon and the Hermon Brigade and is considered one of the leading experts on the situation along Israel's northern border.

Sunday, May 7th, 2-6pm, doors open at 1:30. Registration/Donation is $25/adult and $18 children 13 – 18 and seniors 65+; children under 13 free. Net proceeds to be donated to participating organizations.

For more information, click here for the offical website or click here for the facebook page.

Sunday, May 07, 2017 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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30th Anniversary Cantor's Concert at Shaarei Tikvah

SHAAREI TIKVAH, 30th Anniversary Cantor's Concert
Sunday, May 7, 7:00 pm Celebrating Cantor Gerald Cohen on his 30th Year at Shaarei Tikvah

Cantor Gerald Cohen, Ilana Davidson,
Cantor Magda Fishman, Cantor Asa Fradkin,
Cantor Natasha Hirschhorn,
HaZamir Westchester High School Choir,
Linda Hall Gerson, pianist

Performing Jewish, Classical, and Broadway music,
including compositions by Cantor Cohen
General Admission: $36, $20 students
Champagne and dessert included

Pre-concert sponsorship: Benefactor $500 (6 tickets plus signed CD);
Patron $360 (4 tickets plus signed CD);
Friend $180 (4 tickets); Donor $100 (2 tickets)
RSVP by May 2 in order to have your name listed in program.
Questions? Call 472-2013 or
Shaarei Tikvah, 46 Fox Meadow Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583

Sunday, May 07, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fourth Grade Book Club

The 4th Grade Book Club will meet on Monday, May 8, at 7 p.m., to discuss "Rump: The True Story of Rumplestilskin" by Liesl Shurtilff , a witty view of the classic fairy tale told from the point of view of Rumplestilskin. The book to be discussed will be available in the children's room after participants register on the library website,

Monday, May 08, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fifth and Sixth Grade Book Club

The 5th and 6th Grades Book Club will discuss "The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones" by award-winning author Wendelin Van Draanan on Monday, May 8, at 7 p.m. The novel is a funny and poignant story about a boy finding the courage to get to know the real characters all around him—and to let them know him. The book to be discussed will be available in the children's room after participants register on the library website,

Monday, May 08, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Big Truck Days Coming to the Scarsdale Library On May 9 and 23

The annual Big Truck Days are coming to Scarsdale in May. One of the village's most popular programs for children, they will be held on Tuesday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 23, at 4 p.m. at the Scarsdale Public Library. Big Truck Days are for children ages 2 and up.
On May 9, children will be able to see and climb aboard trucks seen around town everyday including the large trucks from the village's Department of Highways. On May 23, they can explore the vehicles of the village's police and fire departments.
The popular events draw large crowds and parents are encouraged to share a ride with a friend as parking is limited. Parking is available on Brewster Road and attendees can walk through the Audrey Hochberg Pond Preserve.

Tuesday, May 09, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Every 2 Weeks until May 16, 2017

SHS PTA Annual Luncheon

The annual PTA luncheon meeting will take place on
Wednesday, May 10th in Rooms 170-172 at 11:30 AM.

Please click here to RSVP.

The following business will be discussed:

  • The election of a new slate of officers
  • The election of two new Compact Team members
  • A review and adoption of our by-laws as well as PTA budget for 2017-18

The agenda will also include STEP representatives bringing awareness about this important program as well as faculty wellness co-chairs reporting results from a recent homework study.

The main program will focus on honoring thirteen retirees this year. Join your fellow PTA-ers for a delectable celebration of the year that was. All are welcome!

SHS PTA 2016-17 Proposed Slate of Officers:
President - Beth Zadek
President-Elect - Karen Ceske
Vice President - School Events & Membership - Melissa Berridge
Vice President - Volunteers, Committees & Programming - Eileen Donovan
Recording Secretary - Kathleen Campbell
Corresponding Secretary - Aileen Burke
Treasurer - Nancy Brady
Compact Candidates: Beth Cukier, Elizabeth Hoexter, Tracy McCarthy

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Not Your Kids Book Club for Adults

Not Your Kids Book Club for Adults, the monthly session for adults interested in what young adults are reading, will discuss "Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass" by Meg Medina on Wednesday, May 10, at 1 p.m. The recently released novel tells the story of a Latina teen who is targeted by a bully at her new school — and must discover resources she never knew she had.

The group is led by Scarsdale resident Sheela Chari, whose debut children's novel, VANISHED, was a 2012 APALA Children's Literature honor book, an Edgar Award nominee for best juvenile mystery and was featured on the Today show with Al's Book Club for Kids.

To register and reserve a copy of the book, go to the library website,, or call the Reference Desk at 914-722-1302.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Mother's Day Trunk Show Party

Hosted by Cindy Iver, Licensed Real Estate Agent, William Raveis

1 Palmer Avenue, Scarsdale

An evening of wine, cheese and shopping

Free gift for first 25 guests from SpaceNK/Bloomingdales


Sharon Lavonne Skin Care Products

Wine Not Candles

Three Gems Unlimited Active Wear Tops, Accessories and Handbags

Come Wine with Us Wine and Home Goods Accessories


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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College Panel Night for Juniors

College Panel Night

The SHS Counseling Department and PTA invite juniors and their parents to a special evening on:
College Admission: The Myth, the Hype, and the Reality
Thursday, May 11, 2017
7:00 PM
SHS Auditorium

This program features a panel of admission professionals who will address specifics of college admission. Be prepared for a provocative discussion. Audience questions will be encouraged.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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"Gaslight" Next Film in Library's Movie Series

"Gaslight," the 1944 movie starring Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer, will be the next offering in the afternoon Movie for Adults series at the Scarsdale Public Library on Friday, May 12, at 1:45 p.m.
The mystery-thriller about a woman whose husband slowly manipulates her into believing that she is going insane introduced the term "to gaslight" into common usage.
Attendees can bring their own lunch and light refreshments will be provided.

Friday, May 12, 2017 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
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Parties in the Park

The Scarsdale Recreation Department will host its first "Parties in the Park" of the season on Friday, May 12th at Hyatt Park from 6pm-8pm.

Parties in the Park will be a fun night of entertainment for all ages to enjoy. Experience Live Music from DJ Jerry and something for the kids to enjoy as well with Face Painting, Balloon Animals and a visit from Mister Softee. Families are encouraged to partake in what is going to be a great time had by all. Bring a chair or a blanket, and sit back and relax with family and friends. Best of all, admission is FREE, and open to the public! In the case of severe weather, the event will be cancelled by 4:00pm that day. A notification will be on the Recreation Department website. Any further questions about the event please give the Recreation Department a call at (914) 722-1160.

Friday, May 12, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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