Enjoying The Holiday Weekend

Dear friends and neighbors,

September arrives this weekend and with it the unofficial end to the summer. Don’t fret, though. There are plenty of exciting things to do and see in the cities, towns and villages of the 88th Assembly District to help drive away those summer-ending blues. Enjoy the weekend and the holiday responsibly.

Here’s a closer look at some of the events that are taking place in the 88th. Have a good weekend and remember that if you have an event you’d like me to include in the coming weeks, send the information to Paulina@Assembly.State.NY.US.


  • Ricardo Gautreau will perform at noon in Renaissance Park (Mamaroneck Avenue and Main Street, White Plains) as part of the city’s Noon Day Concert series. Visit cityofwhiteplains.com for more information.
  • St. Paul’s Church and National Historic Site (897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon) will host a presentation about World War I and explore America’s entry into it. Visit www.nps.gov/sapa for more information.
  • The Westchester Italian Cultural Center (24 Depot Square, Tuckahoe) will host lecture about artist Amedeo Clemente Modigliani at 6:30 p.m. A light reception will follow. Visit wiccny.org for more information.

    Amedeo Clemente Modigliani

    Amedeo Clemente Modigliani

  • The Iona College Council on the Arts will host an opening entitled “psalmsIMAGEand” beginning at 6 p.m. at the Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery (665 North Avenue, New Rochelle). Visit iona.edu/artscouncil for more information.


  • The New Rochelle Down To Earth Farmer’s Market will take place from 8:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Huguenot Park/Twin Lakes. Visit  http://tinyurl.com/jsbomn4 for more information.
  • The Westchester International Children’s Film Festival will kick off at The Picture House (175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham) and run through Tuesday. A celebration of John Hughes films will be the focal point of the festival but there will also be films from around the world. Additionally, food trucks from around Westchester will be on hand throughout the festival. Visit thepicturehouse.org for more information. 16candles
  • The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park) will host its “First Friday Music & Trolley” program from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective will perform while the trolley will make hourly trips from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station. The Mansion will also host its Garden Centennial Exhibition Opening from 5-6 p.m. Visit bartowpellmansionmuseum.org for more information.


  • The New Rochelle Downtown BID Grand Market will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on the New Rochelle Library Green. Visit newrochellegrandmarket.com for more information.
  • The Bronxville Farmer’s Market will take place from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Stone Place and Paxton Avenue, Bronxville. Visit bronxvillefarmersmarket.com for more information.
  • Jazmyn will return to Alvin & Friends Restaurant (14 Memorial Highway, New Rochelle) for a 7:30 p.m. concert. Visit alvinandfriendsrestaurant.com for more information.
  • The thrift shop at White Plains Presbyterian Church (39 North Broadway, White Plains) will be open from 9:30-1 p.m. All proceeds will go to local philanthropies. Visit womansclubofwhiteplains.org for more information.


  • The Tuckahoe Farmer’s Market will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Depot Square, Tuckahoe. Visit tuckahoe.com for more information.
  • Alvin & Friends Restaurant (14 Memorial Highway, New Rochelle) will host “Sunday Jazz Brunch” beginning at 11:30 a.m. There will be live music and an extensive menu. Visit alvinandfriendsrestaurant.com for more information.
  • The Scarsdale Pool (311 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale) will host “Pirates at The Pool” from noon to 5 p.m. Visit scarsdale.com for more information.

For information about these and other events in our area, please visit http://www.burbio.com/lists/district-88-events.