Greetings to one and all. Please find the time to visit The “Farmer’s & Flea Market” in the heart of Getty Square Yonkers, N.Y. Come every Thursday from 7:00AM – 5:00PM, beginning July 6th through November 16th, 2017, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Hudson Street, Yonkers, N.Y.10701. Located between South Broadway and Riverdale Avenue. For more information contact (914)963-3033, or email email@example.com. There is an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruit. The home baked breads, pastry, and pies are some of the best. Don’t miss the tasty preserves that is made from scratch with loving care & honey. The hearty
blooming flowers are beautiful and come ready to be taken home in their own flower pots, ($5.00 & up). Be sure to come for breakfast, lunch, and stay to enjoy the day with shopping! Thanks And Blessings!
Art of the Northeast is a competition/exhibition highlighting the diversity of work currently being made in the Northeast by emerging and established artists.
Curator: David Kiehl, the Nancy and Fred Poses Curator at the Whitney
On View: July 8th – August 19th, 2017
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 8th 6pm – 8pm
Wednesday – Saturday, 12pm – 5pm
Sunday, 1pm – 5pm
The creative mind and artistic vision of the Round Hill Community Church members will be showcased at Les Beaux Arts Gallery for its first annual members’ exhibit. This juried show opens on Sunday, July 9 and runs through Sunday, September 3, 2017.
Various mediums are featured from watercolors, acrylics and oil, mixed media, photography and sculpture. It also includes endearing pastel color fields. There are dreamy and serene landscapes and seascapes, large abstractions, plants and a stunning detail of an eagle’s head.
Les Beaux Arts Gallery is located at the Round Hill Community Church, 395 Round Hill Road, Greenwich. The Gallery is open Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.; Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; closed Saturday and Monday and Tuesday, July 3 and 4. For more information, call 203-869-1091 or visit roundhillcommunitychurch.org
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Our camps allow children to connect with the natural world via age-specific activities that encourage the spirit of discovery. Each session includes extensive exploration, creative play, and incorporates conservation and sustainability practices. Children bring their own lunches each day; nutritious snacks will be provided. Medical forms must be completed prior to the start of camp.
Bugs & Butterflies (K-1) July 10–14, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Campers explore the roles of naturalist and biologist as they discover the fascinating facts about the forest, its diverse habitats and the variety of animals that call it home. Campers learn about tracking, shelter building and invertebrate sampling. Each day includes animal interaction, crafts and an array of nature-themed activities.
Muddy Sneakers (K-1) July 17–21, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Kick off your summer with good ole fashioned outdoor play; run, jump, climb, giggle, and twirl through our forest and down to our vernal pond. Campers will be introduced to the wonderful world of macro invertebrates and wiggling worms. Get ready for a muddy good time!
Nature Quest (2nd & 3rd) July 24–28, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Your child will go behind the scenes of the Nature Center as they meet and care for the rescued and rehabilitated animals that live on grounds. Children will learn about animal behavior as they spend time with our furry, feathered and scaly friends. Campers will also explore our fields and trails with engaging activities focused on developing fundamental survival skills.
Walk on the Wild Side (2nd & 3rd) July 31–Aug 4, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
What’s the difference between wild and tame? Why do coyotes and dogs look so similar? Take a walk on the wild side with one of our expert naturalists as we traverse our trails and learn about magnificent wild creatures that inhabit our preserve!
Creature Feature (K-1) July 31–Aug 4, 9:30–1:30 pm
Each day we will discover a new featured creature from the animal kingdom in this week of creature fun! We’ll touch the world’s softest animal, find out what hides in our forest during the day and who’s out at night. Get ready to keep on creature adventuring!
Stayin’ Alive (4th & 5th) Aug 7–11, 10 am–4 pm
Campers learn about wilderness survival as they explore our 33 acres of varied terrain and participate in exercises such as fire building, shelter construction, animal tracking and plant identification. Activities foster leadership and critical thinking skills. Campers will also spend time interacting with the Nature Center’s diverse animal population.
Hunters & Gatherers (4th & 5th) Aug 14–18, 10 am–4 pm
Ever wonder what it was like to live off the land? Spend a week with us as we go back in time and learn Native American tips and techniques of survival. We’ll test our structure-building skills, forage for native foods, play traditional games, and much more.
Forest Adventures (K-1) Aug 21–25, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
Who would win in a race: a beetle, a cricket or a butterfly? We’ll find out with the essential entomologist tools -bug boxes and butterfly nets- as we bug-out at the nature center!
Rappin’ Reptiles (K-1) Aug 28–Sept 1, 9:30 am–1:30 pm
What is coldblooded, has scales and lays eggs? Reptiles of course! Your child will spend the week meeting a wide range of our reptilian friends with an expert naturalist. Give a tortoise a bath, feel the scales of a snake, and dive into the wild world of radiant reptiles.
Second Tuesday of the Month at 7:30 pm
July 11th-The New Odyssey: The Story of the Modern Refugee Crisis by Patrick Kinsley
The New Odyssey is a work of original, bold reporting written with a perfect mix of compassion and authority by the journalist who knows the subject better than any other.
August 8th- Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Miller
A thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill’s extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War
September 12th- The Bonus Army: An American Epic by Paul Dickson and Thomas B Allen
at the height of the Depression, some forty-five thousand World War I veterans-whites and blacks together-descended on Washington D.C., to demand the bonus promised them eight years earlier for their wartime service.
October 10th- The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migrations y Isabelle Wilkerson
One of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.
November 14th- Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women’s Rights Movement by Sally McMillen
The book covers 50 years of women’s activism, from 1840 to 1890, focusing on four extraordinary figures–Mott, Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Susan B. Anthony.
December 12th- Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick
A complex, controversial, and dramatic portrait of a people in crisis and the war that gave birth to a nation
Learn Tai Chi and Chi Kung with Sifu Dave Cunniff. Perfect for all ages and all levels of fitness. Class presented by Brewster Community Learning Center and the Brewster Central School District! Classes start July 11 at 7pm and runs for 10 weeks. Registration is required, so sign up today. Residents: $85, Non-residents: $100. Resident Seniors get a 30% discount! Visit http://www.brewsterschools.org/brewster-community-learning-center/ for registration form and more information.
Twenty new paintings by Connecticut artist Jan Dilenschneider will be featured in an exhibition entitled, Eco Visions. The exhibition will be curated by Gail Ingis.
Ms. Dilenschneider’s works have been successfully featured for the last four years at the prestigious Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier in the historic Le Marais district in Paris. Ms. Dilenschneider is the only living American artist to have her work on display at the Grand Palais in Paris. In the past year, her exhibitions have been featured at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Sill House Gallery and at the Bellarmine Museum in Fairfield, Conn, where she broke attendance records. Each of these exhibitions were solo shows.