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Wednesday, Apr. 19
Haiku: See and Write from the Outside In. Join Haiku expert Scott Mason to learn about, and try your hand at writing Haiku. Beginners and experienced poets will find plenty to learn and enjoy. The class will include lectures, exercises, reading and appreciation, plus there’ll be an opportunity to write your own Haiku. This is a two-session mini course. Participants will attend the second session on Apr. 26. Chappaqua Public Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free. Registration required at email@example.com with Haiku in the subject line.
17th Annual “A Matter of Taste.” The Arc Westchester Foundation, which raises public awareness and financial resources for programs and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families, will host its 17th annual “A Matter of Taste” fundraiser. Back in-person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will feature signature cuisine prepared by the finest chefs in the area, accompanied by a wide assortment of fine wines, specialty cocktails and craft beers. Glen Island Harbour Club, Glen Island Park, Weyman Ave, New Rochelle. 6 to 9 p.m. Info and tickets: https://donate.arcwestchester.org/event/a-matter-of-taste-2023/e460466
Thursday, Apr. 20
Bowling Night. The Kent Democrats have launched a series of local community events starting with a bowling night. These events are designed to get locals out to socialize and connect with neighbors. Includes bowling, shoes and finger foods. Drinks and other games will be available in the lounge. Spins Bowl Carmel, 23 Old Route 6, Carmel. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $20 per person. Info and tickets: Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bowling-night-tickets-612364006227.
Friday, Apr. 21
A Small Obsession: The Intimate Craft of the Dollhouse. The New Castle Historical Society invites the public to discover the historic 19th century summer residence of Horace Greeley. You will be transported into a miniature world filled with intricate details and stunning craftsmanship as you browse through the period rooms. While exploring the exhibit, take a closer look at the tiny furniture, delicate fabrics and miniature accessories that bring each dollhouse to life. They offer a glimpse into the history of the craft and design. Many of the dollhouses in this exhibit were created by skilled artisans and reflect the styles and trends of their time. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 7. New Castle Historical Society, 100 King St., Chappaqua. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $5 to $10. Info: 914-238-4666 or visit www.newcastlehs.org.
Hopp Ground Garden Club’s “And Away We Go” Flower Show. Featuring a beautiful array of flower design exhibits as well as plan and flower specimens. Floral designs, plants and flower exhibits will be judged by The National Garden Club, Districts 4 and 10. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Rd., Katonah. 2:30 to 5 p.m. Free. Also Apr. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, Apr. 22
Kent Cleanup Day. This celebration of Earth Day is organized by the Kent Beautification Committee and offers residents the opportunity to join with the community to pick up roadside litter throughout the town and help keep Kent clean and green. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rain date: Apr. 29. To volunteer, stop by the Kent police station on Route 52 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yorktown Repair Cafe. Volunteer repair coaches are available to help people make all possible repairs free of charge. Lamps, small appliances, bikes, clocks, fabrics, toys, wooden items, crockery, jewelry, computers/electronics are welcome. (Limit two items per person). Advance registration reduces wait time. Grace Lutheran Church, 3830 Gomer St., Yorktown Heights. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info and sign-up: Visit www.repaircafehv.org/yorktown.
“Fool for Love.” Axial Theatre presents a staged reading of this Sam Shepard play. Directed by Rachel Jones. Followed by a post-performance discussion. Light refreshments will be served. St John’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 8 Sunnyside Ave., Pleasantville. 7 p.m. $25. Students: $10. Info and tickets: Visit www.axialtheatre.org.
Sunday, Apr. 23
Sybil Ludington’s Revolutionary Ride: A Bus Tour of Putnam’s Colonial Buildings Along the Heroic Route. Join Histoury as Ludington’s famous ride is re-traced and explore the buildings and places connected to her life and times and her fellow Putnam County patriots. Followed by a reception at the Patterson Historical Society’s Revolutionary War exhibit. 1 p.m. Adults: $75. Students: $49. Info and reservations: 212-683-2027, visit www.histoury.org or e-mail email@example.com.
Author Presentation: Dorothy Longo. Race Amity of Northern Westchester and Putnam has invited Long, co-author of “The Rhythm of Unity: A Jazz Musician’s Lifelong Journey Beyond Black and White,” shaped from the tales, tribulations and teachings of her husband Mike Longo’s mission to promote equality, spirituality, and an understanding of the unifying impact he saw in music. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Somers Library at Reis Park, 82 Primrose St., Katonah. Refreshments at 2 p.m. Program at 2:30 p.m. Free. Zoom option also available.