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Sunday, May 07, 2017

Bronx River Parkway Closed for Bicycle Sunday (Sun. 7 May, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

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.

SEE Israel (Sun. 7 May, 2017 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

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.

30th Anniversary Cantor's Concert at Shaarei Tikvah (Sun. 7 May, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

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

Monday, May 08, 2017

Fourth Grade Book Club (Mon. 8 May, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

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,

Fifth and Sixth Grade Book Club (Mon. 8 May, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

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,

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Big Truck Days Coming to the Scarsdale Library On May 9 and 23 (Tue. 9 May, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

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.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

SHS PTA Annual Luncheon (Wed. 10 May, 2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm)

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

Not Your Kids Book Club for Adults (Wed. 10 May, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

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.

Mother's Day Trunk Show Party (Wed. 10 May, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

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


Thursday, May 11, 2017

College Panel Night for Juniors (Thu. 11 May, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

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.

Friday, May 12, 2017

"Gaslight" Next Film in Library's Movie Series (Fri. 12 May, 2017 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm)

"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.

Parties in the Park (Fri. 12 May, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

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.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Earth Day Celebration at Kensico Dam (Sat. 13 May, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Westchester County Celebration in Observance of Earth Day 2017

Join Westchester County for a celebration of
green, sustainable living, including FREE parking and admission! The ever-popular Westchester County mobile shredder will also be at the event

Westchester County's departments of Environmental Facilities and Parks are holding an Earth Day 2017 celebration event at Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla, NY, on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 9:00AM to 3:00 PM.

Activities will include:

•Westchester County Mobile Shredder
•Westchester County 2017 Earth Day Awards
•Live Music and Entertainment for All Ages
•Local Environmental Exhibitors
•Outdoor Market Featuring Earth-Friendly Products and Ready-to-Eat Foods
•Free Giveaways

The Village of Scarsdale will receive an award for their new Food Scrap Recycling Program at 10 am.

"Words Around the World" Book Club (Sat. 13 May, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

The book club that discusses books with the theme "Words Around the World" will meet on Saturday, May 13, at 11 a.m. Led by Wendy Archer, the library's Adult Services Manager, the group will discuss "In the Woods" by Tana French, a best-selling mystery novel about a pair of Irish detectives and their investigation of the murder of a twelve-year-old girl and its relationship to a 20-year old crime where one of the detectives was a victim.

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

The group will meet again on June 17 to discuss "The Imposter" by Damon Galgut.



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