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Holiday reception dec 4...work session tuesday..fun events...websites...
Release Date: November 19, 2010

Dance performers—central park dance studio and the Theodore Young Community Center
Other musicians to perform…
Contact Town Clerk Judith Beville at 993 1504 for more info…
Town of Greenburgh
 Work Session of the Greenburgh Town Board
Agenda: Tuesday – November 23, 2010 – 9:15 AM
(Work Sessions begin at 9:15AM except where schedule changes are made by the Board.)
(All Work Sessions are Televised Live on Cablevision Channel 76, Verizon 35 and are streamed live.   Work Sessions and Town Board Meetings will be aired each Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 7:02am and 4:45pm.  Each segment will run for approximately 6 to 7 hours,
depending upon the length of the two meetings.)
09:15 AM         Budget Meeting – Planning Department
10:00 AM         Budget Meeting – Department of Public Works
10:30 AM         Motion for Executive Session by_______2nd by______Vote_____
                                                                         Legal / Personnel
11:30 AM         Adjourn
Beginning Today, Thursday, through Saturday!
Thursday, Nov 18, Friday, Nov 19 & Saturday, Nov 20 from 11am - 5pm 
Sample Sale Fundraising Event | 1 Bridge Street, Irvington Profits from the sale will be donated to Pathways School, a small school in Eastchester, NY for kids with autism and neurological disorders. The event is a sample sale featuring high-end women's sweaters and accessories, all at or below whole sale prices.  There will also be a raffle with names such as Bally, Fendi, Bulgari, Wii, as well as Broadway shows tickets, Rangers tickets, and plenty of goodies from local vendors and restaurants.  
News & Info
News from Irvington Farmers Market: 
Join us for our MONTHLY WINTER FARMERS MARKET at the Irvington Senior Center beginning on Wednesday, December 8th!!! Stay tuned for more details…
Give the Gift of Giving…Family-to-Family’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive
December 1 - December 15
Please join us in our efforts to make the Holidays bright for families struggling this Holiday Season. The Hastings-on-Hudson chapter of F-to-F is collecting new unwrapped toys & books for children 2-18, along with wrapping paper, tape and ribbon for families in struggling financially right here in Hastings-on-Hudson & Dobbs Ferry. Help us enable some of our own neighbors to be “the givers”.  When toys, books and wrapping paper are collected our community outreach partners Bill and Jenny will help our sponsored families (and additional families in need, too), find just the right gifts to wrap up, and take home for their kids. Our mission is clear….instead of arriving from an anonymous donor, your gift enables mom and dad to be the “giver” and experience the joy of giving! Please drop your gifts and wrapping supplies off: 6 Circle Drive, Hastings. Leave inside/outside basement door down the driveway, please. When : Anytime…just drop off  your gifts!!!
For more information about Family-to-Family, please visit our website: http://www.family-to-family.org.
Weekend Highlights:
Tarrytown Third Friday: Harvest, Holidays & Chili 
Friday, November 19 from 5pm – 9pm
We will be holding our first (hopefully annual) "Chili Contest" open to all comers with a $100 gift certificate for the winner. Halloween is over for another year, but we encourage you to keep out your cauldron, throw in that extra eye of newt, and brew up your best chili for all to taste at November's Third Friday. We will provide heating and serving trays along with serving and tasting utensils.  
Alternative Gifts Market
HOLIDAY GIFTS FROM NEAR AND FAR @ Grace Episcopal Church, Hastings.
Saturday, November 20 from 12pm – 4pm & Sunday, November 21 from 12pm – 3pm  
Give through a donation to local or international charities, or select from a wide selection of jewelry, crafts and fair trade goods that support cottage industries in developing countries. Cash and personal checks accepted. 914-478-1779. 
ArtsWestchester’s Annual Gala 
Saturday, November 20 at the JPMorgan Chase Hangar at Westchester County Airport
Visit http://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/AuctionHome.action?vhost=artswauction to get a jump on the Silent Auction…. Read more Monday morning http://www.rivertownsguide.com/ 
The Annual Harvest Moon Ball
Saturday, November 20 from 7pm - 10pm 
To Benefit the Hastings High School Award Winning Music Program | Hasting High School Cafeteria |
Driftwood, with special guests, Greetings from Anywhere
Saturday, November 20 @ 7:30 pm | Common Ground Coffeehouse [link] @ First Unitarian Society of Westchester, Hastings | Watch a video [link] "Driftwood is a band with a multi-talented blend of musicians who bring traditional American roots music to a whole new level, creating a truly unique sound by blending old time folk with modern and world music". -Kayla MacLachlan-Upstate Live. 
Greenburgh Hebrew Center: Book Fair and Boutique | Greenburgh Hebrew Center, Dobbs Ferry 
Sunday, November 21 from 9:30am - 1:30pm
The fair features a unique and broad selection of secular and Judaic books for all ages. Main Street Books of White Plains, serving Westchester for 30 years, will provide the book selection. The selection includes hardcover and softcover books. 

Chanukah Gift & Book Fair
Sunday, November 21 from 10am - 4pm at Temple Beth Shalom, Hastings 
Visit our Fundraising column on the Home Page to download flyer. Everyone welcome, children's entertainment begins at 2pm. Great gifts for teachers!
Fall Carnival Fundraiser
Sunday, November 21 from 11am - 4pm 
Lagana Park, 171 Sheldon Avenue, Tarrytown | Parents' Community of Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center Fall Carnival for the Playground at Lagana Park. Silent Auction, American Girl Doll Raffle, Bake Sale, Musical Performance by Matt Turk (12-1), Jilly Puppets, Lizzie the Clown, Crafts, Games and Fun! $3 admission/12 and older
Friday December 3 from 5:30pm - 9pm 
Hastings Friday Night Live: Holiday Celebration 
[link] | James Harmon Community Center, Hastings | Check the website [link] for details.
Saturday December 4 from 10am - 5pm (preview sale for Friends Members only Friday December 3 @ 7pm) 
Holiday Book Sale and Vintage Jewelry Sale at The Dobbs Ferry Public Library
The Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library cordially invite everyone to their annual Holiday Book Sale. Find the perfect holiday gift of newly published, gift books, current fiction and non-fiction children’s books, cook books, CD’s and so much more at amazing prices. 
Call for Entries!
The Donald Gallery in Dobbs Ferry, NY is seeking 2D works for its upcoming exhibit, “Just Desserts.” This is a juried show of works by River Town artists, smaller than 24’ x 36” in any media. Exhibit will run from December 19th, 2010 through January 23rd, 2011. Submit pieces to the gallery beginning November 27th through December 15th.
The Donald Gallery 343 Broadway Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522 questions/comments: hajjar1@optonline.net

WJCS Working to Grant Wishes Again This Holiday Season
For its annual Have-a-Heart for the Holidays Gift Drive Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is collecting toys, CDs, gift cards and clothing to be distributed to consumers at the agency’s 70-plus programs throughout Westchester. Last year, more than 1,000 wishes were fulfilled. The agency’s goal this year is to reach out to even more of its consumers. Anyone interested in providing a gift or contributing to the Have-a-Heart for the Holidays Gift Drive can contact Meryl Lewis at 761-0600, ext. 222. Donations can also be made on line at www.wjcs.com.
Call for Artists
Ossining Public Library Gallery Wunderlich Art & Collectibles, in conjunction with the Ossining Arts Council, invites all artists to be part of the upcoming exhibit, “A Tribute to the Hudson: Current Expressions” at the Ossining Public Library Gallery. Proceeds from this exhibition are generously being donated by John Wunderlich to the Ossining Arts Council. Opening Reception: A Tribute to the Hudson on Sunday, December 12 from 1pm - 4pm | Exhibit: December 8 - December 28
A Call for Artists/Craftspeople: Holiday Gift Boutique -- Arts, Crafts and more…
Wednesday ~ December 15th ~ 10:00 to 4:00 
EILEEN FISHER Café’ on the Hudson ~ Irvington
The Caring Committee will be sponsoring the 4th Annual Holiday Gift Boutique on Wednesday, December 15th between 10:00-4:00p.m.  We can accommodate 20 vendors.  We are requesting a donation fee of $50 per space or 20% from the proceeds of your merchandise sale(s).  This must be decided upon prior to December 15th.  As it is a charity event, your donation is tax deductible.  Sales tax reporting is the responsibility of the vendor. If you are in a different location other than Irvington and would like to have a table-sitter, members of the Caring Committee have volunteered to table-sit.  We have a limited number of volunteers; this service will be a first come, first serve basis.  Of course, it is always better to be present selling your own goods. Set-up is between 9:00-10:00 Wednesday morning unless you have made other arrangements with Joanne Lawson.  We hope that you will be as festive as possible in displaying your goods.  The Caring Committee will sponsor a Salad & Soup Kitchen and beverages for purchase while you enjoy your holiday shopping experience.  If you are interested in participating in the Holiday Gift Boutique, kindly respond to this email as to what you will be selling and remember we have only a limited amount of spaces.  For further information or if you have questions, please contact Joanne Lawson at JLawson@EileenFisher.com or Johanne Read (JRead@EileenFisher.com).  Outside arts and craft vendors will also be participating.  The event will be open to employees and residents of Irvington and will be advertised on WHUD.  We hope you will join us!  Happy Holidays!  The Caring Committee
Recycle Furniture to Help Needy Families 
Furniture Sharehouse Collection at Woman’s Club on November 21
Our Lady of Sorrows Church and the Woman’s Club of White Plains are teaming up with the Furniture Sharehouse to collect unwanted furniture that is in good condition to help needy Westchester families. The collection will be held on Sunday, November 21 from 9:00 AM. to 1:00 PM at the White Plains Woman’s Club, 305 Ridgeway.  Donated furniture is redistributed free-of-charge to those in need. Upholstered items must be free of stains, rips, fraying, pet hair and odors. Wooden case goods must be in good repair without excessive staining, watermarks or other we
News from the Hudson Independent. Com
Saturday 20

Croton Point Migration Walk: Starting at 8:30 a.m. find the last migrants as they leave the area before winter sets in. Call 762-2912, ext. 110 or visit www.teatown.org.
Nature and Architecture Workshop: At 10 a.m. children ages 8 to 11 will be introduced to the amazing world of biomimicry at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Preregistration required. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenterorg.
Excursion for Disabled: Westchester Network for People with Disabilities invites friends to join them at 10 a.m. at the New Rochelle Thanksgiving Day Parade. Call 366-7898, ext. 144 or visit www.jcconthehudson.org.
Movie: At 2 p.m. “Step Up 1”will be shown at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.
Using Facebook, Twitter and Word Pad: At 2 p.m. get tips on promoting your business or non-profit at the Irvington Public Library. Call 591-7840 or visit www.irvingtonlibrary.org.
Sunday 21
The 2nd Annual Elizabeth Mascia Childcare Center's FALL CARNIVAL
sponsored by The Parent's Committee. Sunday November 21st
11am to 4pm At E.M.C.C. 171 Sheldon Ave. Tarrytown, NY 10591
Tel. 914-631-2126
Indoor Crafts, Food and Fun! Raffle and Silent Auction!
Musical Performance by Matt Turk @ 12pm
Puppet Show by Jilly Puppets @ 2pm
Balloons and Face Painting by Lizzie the Clown
Entrance fee $3. All proceeds to be benefit the rebuild of the community playground at Lagana Field, Tarrytown!
Music: David W. Jacobsen performs at noon at the Black Cat Café in Irvington. Call 231-9060 or visit http://davidwj.com.
Peter Oley Turkey Trot: 2.5 mile race for adults and youth starting at 1:30 p.m. from the Dows Lane School in Irvington. Registration required. Call 591-7736 or e-mail mdep...@irvingtonny.gov.
Literary Afternoon: At 4:30 p.m. enjoy readings by Jean Hanff Korelitz and excerpts from the work of the late Beverly Jensen at Hudson Valley Writers’ Center in Sleepy Hollow. Call 332-5953 or visit www.writerscenter.org.
Monday 22

Chamber Music: At 1 p.m. Hudson Valley Music Club will present flutist Carol Wincenc and guitarist Tali Roth at the Dobbs Ferry Woman’s Club, 54 Clinton Ave. Call 591-6851.
Comedy Night: Dinner & show starting at 6:15 p.m.at the Westchester Broadway Theater in Elmsford. Call 592-2222 or visit www.broadwaytheatre.com.
Movie: “Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World” will be screened at 6:30 p.m. at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.
Tuesday 23

“Rope”: Hitchcock’s first color film will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.
Wednesday 24

“Meeting Today’s Challenges”: Maureen Petry, Director of the Warner Library, will speak at 9:45 a.m. at the Men’s Club meeting at JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown. Call 366-7898 or visit www.jcconthehudson.org.
Songs & Stories: At 11 a.m. Nora Maher will entertain children at the Warner Library in Tarrytown. Call 631-7734 or visit www.warnerlibrary.org.
Friday 26 to Sunday 28

Gateway to the Holiday Season: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. take tours focusing on historic traditions of the winter holidays at Washington Irving’s Sunnyside in Tarrytown and Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton. At Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow enjoy colonial-era games and special interactive kid-centric house tours. Call 631-8200 or visit www.hudsonvalley.org.
Saturday 27

Feeding Fun: Visit the live animal museum at 2 p.m. and see what the critters consider a gourmet meal at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale. Call 723-3470 or visit www.greenburghnaturecenter.org.
Music: At 6 p.m. Cliff Mays will host the SuperTonic Songwriters Circle at the Black Cat Café in Irvington. Call 231-9060 or visit www.blackcatchef.com.
Concert: Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer will perform “Side By Side” at 8 p.m. at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Call 877-840-0457 or visit www.tarrytownmusichall.org.
Monday 29

The Dorsey Brothers: At 10:30 a.m. take a nostalgic trip with recordings, facts and anecdotes at JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown. Call 366-7898 or e-mail i...@jcconthehudson.org.
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