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Sun. 3 Dec, 2017 - Sat. 9 Dec, 2017

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Holiday Boutique at Congregation Kol Ami (Sun. 3 Dec, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

gifts1Congregation Kol Ami will host their Annual Sisterhood Holiday Boutique on Sunday, December 3rd from 9am-3pm. Shop for holiday gifts and support the Women of Reform Judaism's Kol Ami Sisterhood.

With over 40 vendors there will be everything from jewelry, clothing, handbags, knitwear, accessories, handmade crafts, skincare, candles, kitchenware, raffles, food.... and much, much more!

Aging Well: Memory Care at WRT (Sun. 3 Dec, 2017 10:00 am - 11:30 am)

Are you concerned about aging with dignity or caring for elderly family members? This three part series includes panels of experts who will share information, suggestions and advice.

December 3: MEMORY CARE FOR YOURSELF AND YOUR LOVED ONES

Our final session will be a conversation about cognitive issues that can be normal age-related changes or those that reflect a real memory disorder. In addition, an elder law attorney will be discussion how to have those difficult conversations among family members.

Presenting will be Dr. Laurie Posner, Medical Director at Sarah Neuman Center and internist specializing in geriatrics and palliative medicine, Lisa D. Ravdin, Associate Professor and Director of Neuropsychology at Weil Cornell Medicine and Bernie Krooks, Elder Law Attorney.

Programs will take place at Westchester Reform Temple, 255 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale, in the Center for Jewish Life. Temple phone number 914-723-7727.

Westchester Reform Temple
Aging Well
December 3, 2017

Sponsored by WRT's Caring Community
Sundays, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Contact: Joan Frankle
914-713-1250 (home)
917-714-1301 (mobile)

23rd Bet Am Shalom Judaica Craft Show in White Plains (Sun. 3 Dec, 2017 10:00 am - 5:30 pm)

Judaica123rd Bet Am Shalom Judaica Craft Show in White Plains

A dazzling array of Judaic crafts and jewelry will be shown and sold at the 23nd Bet Am Shalom Judaica Craft Show. Saturday, December 2, 8-11 p.m., and Sunday, December 3, 10 a.m-5:30 p.m. This juried show includes hundreds of unique crafts and jewelry from the U.S. and Israel. Works are available in all price ranges, in ceramics, silver, glass, etc. for ritual, decorative and practical use in the home and synagogue.

Admission is $8 per person (Sunday re-entry free if paid Saturday night.) Children under 13 are free. A discount voucher can be found online for those who pre-register with an email address.

At Bet Am Shalom Synagogue, 295 Soundview Avenue, White Plains, NY. For additional information and directions please call 914-946-8851 Mon.-Fri., or visit www.betamshalom.org/judaicacraftshow.

Food Drive at DeCicco's (Sun. 3 Dec, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Food Drive this Sunday December 3 from 10 am - 2 pm outside of DeCicco's market in the village for Lifting Up Westchester.

Lifting Up Westchester: Local non-profit organization helping those in need in Westchester County

Mission Statement: Restoring hope to Westchester County's men, women and children in need by providing them with food, shelter and support– and lifting them to greater self-sufficiency with dignity and respect.

Food Drive for the Holidays:
The goal is to collect key items for the holidays to help families in need.

Lion's Heart Service Organization:
A volunteer service organization for teens that works with local non-profits to find student-friendly volunteer opportunities and send them directly to our Members. Teens have the freedom to choose their favorite places to serve - anything from helping animals at shelters, to supporting our military, to cleaning up beaches or parks, to working at food pantries.

Lion's Heart Boys 2022 Group - 8th graders in Scarsdale Middle School

Creative Gift Wrapping at the Scarsdale Library (Sun. 3 Dec, 2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm)

Some say it is all in the presentation. If so, a program at the Scarsdale Public Library "Creative Gift Wrapping for the Holidays and Every Occasion" will go a long way to making the wrapping pop.

Led by Nancie Schnur, the program will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 11:30 a.m. Attendees will learn how to recycle paper and things at home into beautiful packaging, how to fix mistakes (there are no mistakes, only alternative solutions) and how to use common items in new festive ways to dress up your gifts.

Monday, December 04, 2017

Scarsdale Board of Education Public Forum (Mon. 4 Dec, 2017 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Board of Education of the Scarsdale Union Free School District will hold a Public Forum on Monday, December 4 at 6:30 p.m. to hear comments from community groups and individuals on the proposed Bond Referendum scheduled for February 8, 2018, and the associated SEQR process. The Public Forum will take place at Scarsdale High School, 2 Brewster Road, in Room 170-172.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Freightway Steering Committee Work Session (Tue. 5 Dec, 2017 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

The Freightway Steering Committee will hold a working session scheduled at 6:30 pm on December 5, 2017 at Village Hall. The public is invited to attend and listen to the Committee discussion.

Children's Author Dan Gutman at the Scarsdale Library (Tue. 5 Dec, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Dan Gutman, author of the "My Weird School" series of children's books will speak at the Scarsdale Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. The program is for children in grades 2 and up. Registration is required at the library website, scarsdalelibrary.org.

Attendees are encouraged to read a book by Gutman prior to the program.
Books will be available for purchase and signing after the program.

CNC Invites Public to Organizational Meeting on December 5 (Tue. 5 Dec, 2017 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

CNCGraphicScarsdale Citizens Nominating Committee ("CNC") welcomes the ten newly elected members and invites the public to its first meeting Tuesday December 5th 2017 at 8PM at the 3rd floor meeting room at Village Hall 1001 Post Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583. Come to the meeting to learn more about Scarsdale's Non-Partisan System for selecting candidates to run for Village office on the Scarsdale Citizens' Non-Partisan Party. Scarsdale Public Television will record the meeting.

The CNC consists of 30 elected Scarsdale residents who represent their neighborhood election units (Edgewood, Fox Meadow, Greenacres, Heathcote or Quaker Ridge). Ten new members are elected to the CNC each November to serve staggered three-year terms. The volunteer group meets from December to January to seek, interview, and evaluate potential candidates to run for Village office. This year the CNC will nominate individuals to run for three openings on the Scarsdale Village Board. Trustees Marc Samwick and Deborah Pekarek will be finishing their second two-year terms and Trustee Jane Veron will be completing her first two-year term. The General Village Election is at Village Hall on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

Scarsdale's Non-Partisan System has been operating successfully for over 100 years, following a contentious election in 1909. The goal of the Non-Partisan system is to attract qualified citizens who would otherwise avoid campaigning, but would be willing to run for office in elections that are generally uncontested. The CNC's deliberations and due diligence on all potential nominees is kept confidential to further encourage well-qualified volunteers to apply for a spot on the Non-Partisan slate. There are 4 non-elected and non-voting administrative members of the CNC present to insure adherence to the procedural requirements of the Non-Partisan Resolution. Potential candidates also have the option to run for office outside of the Non-Partisan system under provisions of New York State law.

Are you interested in running for Trustee? Do you know someone who would serve the Village of Scarsdale well? Contact any CNC representative listed below; or inform the CNC Chair, ML Perlman, at (917) 679-8779 or themlperlman@gmail.com.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Summer Activities Fair at SHS (Wed. 6 Dec, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

The Summer Activities Fair will be held on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, from 7pm to 9pm in the SHS Cafeteria.

Are you looking for a summer program for your high school student? Please come to the Summer Activities Fair to learn about the numerous options available to students over the summer. More than 40 representatives of established organizations ranging from sports camps to overseas community service trips offering summer programs for high school students will have tables set up where you can find out more about their offerings.

Please email shssummeractivitiesfair@gmail.com with any questions.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Friday, December 08, 2017

Learn About Reiki at the Scarsdale Library (Fri. 8 Dec, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Learn About Reiki at the Scarsdale Library
Andrea Deierlein, a practitioner of Reiki, will lead a program of meditation and conversation about Reiki, a natural healing practice that promotes relaxation and wellness at the Scarsdale Public Library on Friday, Dec. 8, at 11:00 a.m. Registration is required at the library website, scarsdalelibrary.org.
Reiki is said to help restore balance to body, mind and spirit.


Deierlein practices and teaches Reiki in White Plains and New York City. She is a member of the International Association of Reiki Professionals and studies with several teachers and mentors.

Cocoon at Scarsdale Library (Fri. 8 Dec, 2017 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm)

"The Golden Age on the Silver Screen" Presents "Cocoon" at the Scarsdale Library

The series of films focusing on the themes of aging in film continues with Cocoon on Friday, Dec. 8, at 1:45 p.m., at the Scarsdale Public Library.

Cocoon, a sci-fi fantasy-comedy, tells the story of a group of trespassing seniors who swim in a pool containing alien cocoons and find themselves energized with youthful vigor. The 1985 film directed by Ron Howard features Don Ameche, who won an Oscar as best supporting actor.

Dr. Steven Hyler, professor emeritus of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center, and a Scarsdale resident, will lead a discussion on how individual perspectives have changed since the film was released.
Register at the library website, scarsdalelibrary.org, or by calling (914) 722-1300. Refreshments will be served.

Habitat 4 Humanity Gingerbread House Fundraiser -- Friday, December 8th, 4pm (Fri. 8 Dec, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

On Friday, December 8th, from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, Habitat 4 Humanity will hold its annual Gingerbread House Fundraiser in the SHS cafeteria. Each gingerbread house costs $30 and all profits go to Habitat of Westchester. All houses must be bought ahead of time and this event sells out quickly! There are only 250 spaces!

We supply pre-made gingerbread houses, decorative frosting, and candy! Come on by and listen to holiday songs, both live and recorded, and join in the fun! Click on this link to buy tickets:

*Please check your calendars before booking as NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN past November 23rd.*

Discover Greenhook Ginsmiths at Zachys (Fri. 8 Dec, 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

greenhookDiscover Greenhook Ginsmiths at Zachys
Friday, December 8 ˑ 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Join Zachys Friday, December 8 from 4 to 7pm to taste what the Wall Street Journal has dubbed "one of the boldest, most interesting Gins out there." Greenhook Ginsmiths American Dry Gin is made from organically grown New York State Wheat, Tuscan Juniper, Coriander, Chamomile, Elderflower, Citrus, Thai Blue Ginger, Ceylon Cinnamon, Orris Root and Elderberry. Greenhook's unique 300-liter Copper Pot Still was custom engineered to work under a vacuum, which allows them to distill at lower temperatures. This process preserves the delicate aromas and makes for a lively yet elegant gin. This isn't your typical pine tree gin, it is bright and complex and makes the perfect gin and tonic. Come taste for yourself!

Featured Selection(s):
Greenhook Ginsmiths American Dry Gin

Learn more

Holiday Hustle: Dance Class to Support Habitat for Humanity (Fri. 8 Dec, 2017 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Habitat for Humanity of Westchester invites you to use your hands – and feet – to do good this holiday season. For a tax-deductible donation of $25 or more, please join us for a fun 45-minute DANCE CLASS featuring hustle, salsa and rumba to benefit Habitat for Humanity's "Homes for the Holidays" campaign.

When: Friday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m.

Where: Fred Astaire Dance Studio Mamaroneck, 451 East Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck

Cost: $25 minimum donation to Habitat for Humanity. Cash or checks (made payable to "Habitat for Humanity") will be accepted at the door. All donations are tax-deductible. We thank you for being as generous as possible.

Questions or RSVP: Call Fred Astaire Mamaroneck at 914-775-7402 for questions or to RSVP. However, it is not necessary to RSVP. All are welcome.

Habitat for Humanity Westchester works toward creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Through shelter, Habitat for Humanity empowers people to build a better future for themselves and their families.

In Westchester County since 1988, Habitat for Humanity brings together people from all walks of life to help with house building projects, in partnership with families in need. Through this collaboration, Habitat for Humanity has introduced people from more privileged backgrounds to the housing crisis that exits in or near their own communities. While joining together to eliminate local poverty and homelessness, and to make decent, affordable shelter a matter of conscience and public action, Habitat for Humanity volunteers have become active and vocal advocates for policies that support poverty elimination and affordable housing.
Habitat for Humanity houses are affordable for local low-income families because there is no profit built into the sale price and no interest charged on the mortgage. Habitat for Humanity acquires properties in various ways and works closely with local municipalities. In this way, the local municipality buys into the process of creating and maintaining affordable housing in its community.

Habitat for Humanity Westchester also supports healthy Green initiatives in construction and operates resale shops that keep donated furniture and housewares out of landfills, for families to use.

Casino Night in Support of Scarsdale Library (Fri. 8 Dec, 2017 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

casinonightCasino Night will feature a full open bar, food and dancing and gambling at Fenway Golf Club.

Click here for more information and tickets.

Proceeds from Black, White and Read All Over will benefit the Campaign for the Scarsdale Library as we seek to transform the Library into an accessible, vibrant and flexible space for the Scarsdale community.

Saturday, December 09, 2017

Holiday Values: Kosher Wines for Hanukkah & Beyond at Zachys (Sat. 9 Dec, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

ZachysHolidayValuesHoliday Values: Kosher Wines for Hanukkah & Beyond at Zachys
Saturday, December 9 ˑ 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Zachys is here for your holiday wine and spirits needs! Join us this Saturday as we present quality values all under $25!

Kosher Wines Hanukkah
Hanukkah is around the corner! In preparation, we will be featuring a variety of Kosher wines from Dalton Winery of Israel, as well as other producers from around the globe. Dalton was established in 1995 by Mat and Alex Haruni in the heart of Galilee. The father and son team worked closely with local farmers and international winemaking consultant John Worontschak, and this initial care and preparation of the vineyard guaranteed its rapid success and acclaim. Dalton now has 80 hectares under vine and constantly fine-tuning its winemaking practices in order to consistently provide the best quality they can at extremely competitive prices.

In addition to Kosher wines, we'll be featuring other holiday favorites all under $25. Ranging from Cava, to Riesling, to Pinot Noir, there is something for every palate.

Learn more and see featured wines:

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