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Sun. 14 May, 2017 - Sat. 20 May, 2017

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Scarsdale Library Closed (Sun. 14 May, 2017 12:00 am - Mon. 15 May, 2017 12:00 am)

The Scarsdale Public Library will be closed on Sunday, May 14, in observance of Mother's Day.

Bronx River Parkway Closed for Bicycle Sunday (Sun. 14 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.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Library Child Programs: Time for Twos and Make-It Monday (Mon. 15 May, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The Scarsdale Public Library is hosting fun events for children all week long. The week begins with Time for Twos, a special program for two year olds with stories and fun on Monday, May 15 at 4 p.m. This is a ticketed program limited to the first 25 children to arrive. Tickets can be picked up from the Children's Room desk a half hour before the start of the program.

Also at 4 p.m., Make It Monday, an advanced crafts program for children ages 7 and up, will meet. Registration is required at the library website, scarsdalelibrary.org.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Library Child Programs: Kiddie Kabaret (Tue. 16 May, 2017 10:30 am - 11:30 am)

The child programs at the Scarsdale Public Library continue on Tuesday with Nancie Schnur and her popular Kiddie Kabaret. She will perform for toddlers ages 1½ to 3½ on Tuesday, May 16, at 10:30 a.m. The program uses puppets and songs, both traditional and original, for the enjoyment of both children and caregivers.

Library Child Programs: Storytime (Tue. 16 May, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

The child programs at the Scarsdale Public Library continue on Tuesday.

At 4 p.m., the weekly Traditional Tuesday Storytime will feature stories and rhymes designed specifically for ages 3½-5.

Chess for Children (Tue. 16 May, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Chess for Children with John Gallagher, the popular hour of instruction and play for those in the first grade and older, will have two sessions in coming weeks at the Scarsdale Public Library. Sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m. on the May 16 and May 23.

Tickets will be given out starting at 6:00 p.m. to the first 30 children who arrive. No exceptions to the age limit.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Nancy's Book Group: Green on Blue (Wed. 17 May, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Nancy's Book Group, led by Nancy Zachary, will discuss "Green on Blue" by Elliot Ackerman at the Scarsdale Public Library on Wednesday, May 17, at 1 p.m. Registration is required at the library's main desk or by calling 914-722-1301.

Set in Afghanistan, "Green on Blue" tells the story of an Afghani youth, Aziz, in the days before the American invasion of his country and during the following years as he joins a US-funded militia and becomes trapped in a conflict both savage and contrived. Aziz struggles to understand his place and whether he will embrace the brutality of war or leave it behind and risk placing those he loves in jeopardy.

Nancy's Group will meet again on June 21 to discuss "Little Red Chairs" by Edna O'Brien.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Scarsdale Forum Holds Meeting on Strengthening Community (Thu. 18 May, 2017 7:30 am - 8:30 am)

Scarsdale Forum invites the community to its Public Forum and Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, May 18th.

Scarsdale Village, May 8 2017 - Scarsdale Forum has invited all Scarsdale residents to attend its May 18th Public Forum and Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday May 18th 2017 at 7:30pm in the Scott Room of the Scarsdale Public Library. This event is free and open to the public.

The Scarsdale Community Support Council will be leading an interactive activity "Strengthening Community: A Round-Table Discussion." Guests will have an opportunity to explore their "ideal Scarsdale" and consider what each and every one of us can do to improve different aspects of our hometown experience.

The mission of the Scarsdale Community Support Council is to establish a network of diverse community service providers who are able to act as an integrated whole to provide comprehensive, efficient crisis intervention, promoting the social and emotional well-being of our community. By fostering connections between community resources, the Council seeks to strengthen those resources and develop a collective capacity that serves our community well in good times and bad.

The Scarsdale Community Support Council includes representatives from the clergy, police, Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service, Scarsdale schools (mental health professionals, the administration, and the PTA), the Village Trustees, the senior community, the Scarsdale Forum and other civic organizations.

The portion of the evening dedicated to Forum members will include voting on the newly nominated Directors at Large and Officers as well as voting on a previously released report: "Report of the Education Committee on the Scarsdale Board of Education Proposed 2017-18 Budget." The report is dated April 7th 2017 by the Education Committee and is available on the Forum website www.scarsdaleforum.com.

(Non-members who wish to vote on both reports and nominated officers may join Scarsdale Forum prior to the May 18th meeting.)

Library Child Programs: Mother Goose for Walkers (Thu. 18 May, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

On Thursday, May 18 Mother Goose for Walkers Up to Age Two will meet 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.

Library Child Programs: NeedleMania! (Thu. 18 May, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

At 4 p.m. on Thursday May 18th, children in grades 3 and up can come to Needlemania!, a crochet club at the Scarsdale Public Library. Participants have an opportunity to learn the basics or show off their existing skills while meeting new friends. Registration is required at the library website, scarsdalelibrary.org.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Panel on Academic Stress (Fri. 19 May, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

A panel discussion focusing on academic stress, anxiety, competition and staying level-headed in the high-stakes high school environment will be held at the Scarsdale Public Library on Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m. Registration is required at the library website, scarsdalelibrary.org or by calling 914-722-1302.


The panel will discuss research and offer tools that parents and their children can use.
Panel Members include:
• Dr. Mitch Samet - school psychologist and New York State licensed psychologist in private practice.
• Marcella Moran - A licensed psychotherapist and founder of The Kid Organizer & The College Kid Organizer, and Director at Hudson Learning Lab.
• Dr. Caren Baruch-Feldman - author of the upcoming book, "The Grit Guide for Teens." She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help children and adults with depression, anxiety, and ADHD.
• Dr. Ken Cotrone - former Assistant Principal of Byram Hills High School, and the new Executive Director of Soundview Prep School.
• Randi Silverman - co-founder of a local community Parent-to-Parent Support Group for parents raising children who have issues with anxiety, depression, and/or mood disorders. She produced the award-winning film, NO LETTING GO and founded The Youth Mental Health Project.
• Dr. Suzanne Braniecki - NYS licensed psychologist with specialized training in pediatric neuropsychology, she conducts neuropsychological evaluations at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital at Westchester Medical Center and is an assistant professor at New York Medical College.

Library Child Programs: Mother Goose for Pre-Walkers (Fri. 19 May, 2017 10:30 am - 11:30 am)

Mother Goose for Pre-Walkers, a program of rhymes, songs and stories for infants who are not yet walking will be held Friday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m at the Scarsdale Public Library. The program is limited to the first 20 babies to arrive.

League of Women Voters Spring Luncheon (Fri. 19 May, 2017 10:45 am - 12:45 pm)

Join the League of Women Voters of Scarsdale at the Annual Meeting and Spring Luncheon

Friday, May 19th, 2017

10:45 AM LWVS Business Meeting
11:45 AM Luncheon & Speaker

Scarsdale Golf Club - Club Way - Hartsdale

$40 per person ($45 after May 12)
Special discount rate for students: $20

Featuring: William Grueskin
Professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and career journalist and editor who will speak on the topic: Real News, Alternative Facts, and Journalism's Future

Bill Grueskin has overseen news organizations ranging from a small weekly newspaper to major websites. Bill began his career as a reporter and editor at the Daily American in Rome. He then served as a VISTA volunteer and founding editor of the weekly Dakota Sun on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

He also worked as a reporter and editor in Baltimore and Tampa before moving to The Miami Herald, where he eventually became city editor. On his first day in that post, Hurricane Andrew hit Dade County, and the Herald's coverage of the storm won the Pulitzer Gold Medal for public service. At The Wall Street Journal, he worked initially as a Page One editor and then as managing editor of its online publications. He managed the staff during and after the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Later, at Bloomberg, Bill served as an executive editor, where he oversaw efforts to train the global news staff to reach broader audiences.

Bill began his role at Columbia in 2008, where, as academic dean, he oversaw a dramatic transformation of the Journalism curriculum to give students more flexibility to focus on skills ranging from video to data visualization to long-form digital journalism.

Bill lives in Scarsdale, with his wife, Caryl Yanow, M.D. They have three daughters: Ellie is a high-school student, Caroline is a reporter in North Dakota, and Julia just moved to Auckland, New Zealand.

Tickets are $40 per person through Monday, May 12 and $45 per person after May 12. High school and college students are $20.

To make a reservation, please send a check payable to LWVS, mailed to: Anne Lyons, 82 Greenacres Avenue, Scarsdale, NY 10583 (aulyons@gmail.com) or visit the League website here and click on "Annual Luncheon".

Please contact Deb Morel at moreldeb@gmail.com or 914-723-7364 with questions.

Rock the Dale in Chase Park (Fri. 19 May, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

The Scarsdale Arts Council will host a "Rock the Dale" event on May 19th from 5pm to 7pm in Chase Park. The event will feature a DJ from Scarsdale High School and a Walter's Food truck.

rock the dale

Scholar in Residence Shabbat with Dr. Efraim Chalamish at Shaarei Tikvah (Fri. 19 May, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Scholar in Residence Shabbat with Dr. Efraim Chalamish at Shaarei Tikvah
May 19-20

Join Shaarei Tikvah for an intellectually engaging Shabbat experience as they welcome Dr. Efraim Chalamish to Shaarei Tikvah. Friday, May 19th, 6:00pm services and dinner followed by 7:30pm lecture: "The State of U.S. - Israel Relations: Politics and Economics"
Dessert reception to follow lecture. May 19 dinner: $20 per person/$60 per family

Saturday, May 20th, 9:15am services;
Kiddush luncheon followed by 12:30pm lecture: "The Chinese Revolution: What the Jews and Israel Have to do With It"

Recommended for high school age and older

Click here to RSVP
Shaarei Tikvah
46 Fox Meadow Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Senior Class Musical: Willy Wonka (Fri. 19 May, 2017 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Class of 2017 - Senior Class Production of Willy Wonka.
Tickets are on sale now at this link!
There will be a golden ticket raffle at each of the performances and an opportunity after the show on Sunday to
take photos with cast members.

Please come out and support the Class of 2017!!

Performances:
Friday, May 19th at 7:30pm
Saturday, May 20th at 7:30pm
Sunday, May 21st at 2:00pm (stick around for the cast photos after the show)
Please click here to purchase tickets online.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

SHS Garden Club Volunteer Appreciation Potluck and Workday (Sat. 20 May, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

The Garden Club is having an Annual Volunteer Appreciation Potluck Picnic and WorkDay, May 20 from 10-3 at the SHS Garden and room 2N5. Sign up or get more information by contacting Maggie Favretti, mfavretti@scarsdaleschools.org, 914-721-2567. If you are a Yale alum, please also register through Yale Day of Service online!

Free Appraisals of "Hidden Treasures" (Sat. 20 May, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Do you have hidden treasures in your attic? Find out if you do and what they may be worth on Saturday, May 20, when Helaine Fendelman, a nationally recognized authority on the arts, antiques and collectibles will provide free appraisals at the Scarsdale Public Library from 1 to 3:30 p.m. There will be a limit of two items per individual.


Fendelman is a certified member of the Appraisers Association of America and author of 14 books. She is a specialist in American folk art, American decorative arts and furniture, and a generalist in household appraisals.

Library Child Programs: Meet and Greet a Dog (Sat. 20 May, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Dog lovers of all ages will have a chance to play with man's best friend on Saturday, May 20 at 3 p.m. at Meet & Greet a Dog at the Scarsdale Public Library. The dogs are certified by the Good Dog Foundation, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit organization.

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