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What to Do This Weekend: Your Best Bets

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This Week’s Best Bets

1. 80s Night at Charley’s Pier in Rye (Fri 8/26)

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Cue up your mix tapes, join the party, and take a fun dance down memory lane at 80s night on Charley’s Pier, located next to Rye Playland, right on the water. Enjoy 80s music — pop, rock, new wave, hair bands, and dance from cover band Pour Some 80s On Me. 8 to 11 p.m. Free.
Charley’s Restaurant and Bar
1 Playland Pkwy

2. Rose Hill Car Cruise (Sat 8/27)

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Check out some of the coolest sports, luxury, and vintage cars from around the region. Rose Hill Car Cruise Nights are held at Rose Hill Shopping Center in Thornwood every Saturday Night from 6 to 9 p.m. There is music, a 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and trophies given away at the end of each night. Trophy Free admission.
Rose Hill Shopping Center
600 Columbus Ave
For more info, click here.

3. Military Appreciation Concert (Sun 8/28)

Alyssa Martin as Dawn O’Day will perform a full set of WWII/1940s standards opening for the Yorktown Lions’ final summer concert: Military appreciation night with Class Action on Sunday, August 28, at the Jack Devito Veterans Memorial Field
in Yorktown Heights. Concert begins at 5 p.m. with the singing of the National Anthem, followed by her full set. Free.
208-264 Veterans Rd
Yorktown Heights
For more info, click here.

4. Survive the Wild Camp (Mon 8/29)

Do your kids have a taste for adventure? Send them to Westmoreland Sanctuary to Survive the Wild. For those who love the outdoors, emergency preparedness and wilderness survival skills are essential. Activities include shelter building, knot tying, fire building, outdoor cooking, and orienteering. For kids age 7 and up. Cost: $85 for full day (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.) or $50 for a half day (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
Westmoreland Sanctuary
260 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Mount Kisco
For more info or to register, click here.

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