Celebrate Diwali at Chutney Masala!
Diwali is the Festival of Lights, and celebrated every year to spiritually simplify the victory of light over darkness (or good versus evil). In India, millions of lights shine atop housetops and around temples. It is a stunning site.
This year, Chef Navjot Arora has the honor of cooking a very special feast at the James Beard House for Diwali. But we didn’t want to leave those out who couldn’t attend this exclusive event.
October 16th-22nd, swing by Chutney Masala for a very special Festival of Lights experience—a four-course Diwali dinner prepared just for you, inspired by the James Beard House dinner. The menu and details are below. Please call the restaurant to reserve your spot: 914-591-5500
Wild rice Jhaal Moori
Puffed wild rice, wasabi peas, tangy chutneys
Chicken Achari Tikka
Tandoor fired, pickle marinated, chicken thighs with mint chutney
A taste of chefs selection of Butter chicken, lamb nilgiri korma, coconut shrimps, saag paneer, dal makhani, fish amritsari, basmati pulao and naan bread
Double Ka Meetha
Cardamom and pistachio infused Indian bread pudding
$45 per guest
$65 per guest with paired wines
Entire tables participation is required
The evening will highlight the outstanding programs and services of the Grace and Ujamaa Community Development Corporations, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations founded by Grace Baptist Church under the direction of the Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, Senior Pastor.
This year’s honorees include:
Corporate Community Award: Montefiore Medical Center
Humanitarian Award: David Gentner, Wartburg
Leadership & Business Award: Gene Conroy, Community Housing Management
Community Service Award: Reginald A. LaFayette, Chairman, Westchester County Democratic Party and Mt. Vernon Democratic Party
Sponsorship opportunities available.
For more information: Events@TheEventDepartmentNY.com or 914-747-0519
Open to participants of all experience levels, we’ll provide a professional live nude model, supplies, a moderator and wine to help inspire your creativity! Register early for a session or the four-part series as space is limited.
To reserve a slot be sure to register on our Eventbrite:
Sip and Sketch sessions will be held from 5:30 – 7:00 pm on:
Clay Art Center in Port Chester, NY, is celebrating 60 years with their tenth annual fall benefit. The 60th Birthday Bash will be on Thursday, October 19, 2017, 6-10PM at Willow Ridge Country Club, 123 North Street, Harrison, NY.
The evening will feature tastings from local restaurants; signature cocktails; live music and dancing and other festivities; as well as a silent and live auction, featuring one-of-kind ceramic artwork from nationally recognized artists and many other unique items. Join in the festivities with celebrity auctioneer, George Latimer, New York State Senator and Westchester native. Proceeds benefit Clay Art Center’s programs, youth scholarships and Artists-in-Residence.
In honor of our past, present and future, this year we are recognizing Rene Murray, Stephen Rodriguez and Jeff Schlanger, 3 artists who had their start at Clay Art Center; past board member Pricilla Young, who was instrumental in our growth as a non-profit; along with Port Chester Village, our home for 60 years; and ArtsWestchester, whose contributions to the arts in the region makes it possible for us to forge into the future.
For tickets: https://www.clayartcenter.org/events-calendar/2017/10/60th-birthday-bash
Please join us for a Craft Beer & Cider Fest Friday, October 20, 2017 6:00 – 8:30 pm Half Time Beverage 139 Hoyt Avenue, Mamaroneck. Craft Beer & Cider tasting, accompanied by fall-themed appetizers and finger foods. Proceeds benefit the Mamaroneck Schools Foundation. Purchase Tickets here: https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E330859&id=29
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Media Contact: Ruth Lugo
Have Fun- Raising for a Great Cause
Invest in our children and youth as you dine and dance through the night. Come out to the National Council of Negro Women-Westchester Section’s Masquerade Ball on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Stone Manor in Hawthorne, NY. Donations are $100 per person. Proceeds from this event will be used for a college fair and for programs that encourage children and youth to achieve excellence.
The Westchester Section of the National Council of Negro Women sponsors their first annual Masquerade Ball. Section President, Juel Hodge, says this Masquerade Ball promises to be a night of fun, fellowship and fantasy. Come dressed to impress, formal attire. The festivities will include a plated dinner, wine and an auction. Music will be provided by “DJ Mr. Briggs” so wear your dancing shoes. More specifically, the monies raised will be used for a college fair, donations to a domestic violence shelter and an incentive program to recognize the excellence of our children in academics, sports, the arts and community service.
The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) is a coalition comprised of 200 community-based sections in 32 states and 38 national organizational affiliates that work to enlighten and inspire more than 3,000,000 women and men. Founded in 1935 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune and led by Dr. Dorothy I. Height for over 50 years, NCNW continues to pursue its mission to advocate for and empower women of African descent and their families and communities.
The Westchester Section of NCNW was organized in 1955 and has served the Westchester community for over 60 years with programs promoting education, health and economic freedom. For further information please contact Ruth Lugo, 914-426-0163 and visit our website ncnwwestchester.org.
“Apples: The Valley Bounty” Chef Stef (Stefan Fraundorfer) is back for another great cooking demo. This program will feature the cooking with apples from salad to dessert. You’ll come away with some great ideas, and a tasting of all the delicious foods.
The menu for this program is:
Beet, Apple & Goat Cheese Salad
Pork Normandy: Saute Pork in an Apple & Rosemary Cream Sauce
No Bake Apple Pie Minis
Reservations are required for this program, and the cost is $5 per person
New Canaan Land Trust and the Trust for the Public land are holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony and afternoon of outdoor activities on Saturday, October 21, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the new Silvermine Fowler Preserve. Ceremony at 2:30 p.m., followed by guided hikes, campfire with s’mores, live music by Nick Depuy, wildlife release and woodcutting workshop. Free admission. Food trucks, craft wine and beer.
Shuttle from Silvermine Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Rd. starting at 1:30 p.m.
Join us for an exclusive fall event “Block-toberfest” at The Block at Waypointe Hosted by Star 99.9’s Anna Zap of “The Anna & Raven Show”
The Block at Waypointe invites you to “Block-toberfest” on Sunday, October 22 from 1:00p.m. – 4:00 p.m. hosted by STAR 99.9’s Anna Zap of “The Anna & Raven Show.”
With the purchase of a $30 ticket, attend this festival-style food and drink destination event in The Block at Waypointe’s central piazza. Enjoy live music, light bites, signature cocktails in our “beer and wine gardens” and other special promotions from participating merchants including Barcelona Wine Bar, Bobby Q’s Cue & Co., Colony Grill, Sedona Taphouse, Endurance House, Salons by JC for an exclusive immersion of all that The Block at Waypointe has to offer. While you’re here, you can even have a look at the residences at The Waypointe, a range of upscale apartment homes right here at The Block.
Throughout the festival enter to win raffle prizes, giveaways and participate in activities such as corn hole and giant life-size chess game. Also, every attendee will receive an official Block-toberfest collector beer stein.
Please bring your printed ticket to the registration table located in The Waypointe’s Central Piazza | 515 West Ave. Norwalk, CT
For more information on the shops and restaurants at The Block at Waypointe and to stay updated on news, events and happenings, please visit www.theblockatwaypointe.com