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Today is December 10, 2016

Bedford, NY 10506

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

  • | 8:00am - 1:30pm | Local Events, Blood Drive
    - Four inter-faith congregations from Greenwich are hosting a blood drive when blood supplies are low and demand for blood is high. Churches compete for the best deviled eggs. Give something that means something.
    First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich
    One West Putnam Avenue Greenwich CT 06830
    First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich 203.869.8686 mary.aly@fpcg.org
  • | 10:00am - 12:15pm | Arts and Entertainment, music, classical music, family, concert
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    Jolly Saint Nick comes to Caramoor to fill the Rosen House with holiday cheer. The little ones will be in for an adventure with I Spy a Santa or Two in the Music Room, followed by a thirty-minute concert of sing-a-longs when Santa Claus will appear to delight the whole family. Santa’s favorite snack–milk and cookies–will be served in the cloisters. Bring your cameras and begin the festive season with joy!

    Schedule

    10:00am- I Spy a Santa or Two

    10:20am- Music Performance

    10:45am–12:00pm- Meet Santa!
    Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
    149 Girdle Ridge Road Katonah NY 10536
    Caramoor Box Office 914.232.1252 info@caramoor.org
  • | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Local Events, holiday shopping, christmas, donate, Norwalk Historical Society, museum
    - On Saturday, December 10, 2016 stop by the Norwalk Historical Society Museum between10:00am and 6:00pm for some Holiday cheer! Enjoy warm apple cider and holiday cookies as you make your way around the museum exhibits. Spread holiday kindness to those who need it most by donating a canned or non-perishable food item to benefit The Open Door Shelter in Norwalk, CT. Please visit norwalkhistoricalsociety.org for a list of suggested food items. The Open Door Shelter provides shelter, food, clothing as well as other services to the homeless and working poor in the Norwalk community. Museum admission is free. The Museum is located at 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT, next to the Norwalk Health Department, in the red brick house with blue double front doors. Parking is available at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue.

    All exhibits will be available for viewing including the Museum’s latest exhibit, Self and the World: Experiencing Photography in 19th-Century Norwalk curated by Elizabeth Avery with graphic designs by Scott Kuykendall. Other exhibits include: Norwalk Collects: Celebrating Four Historic Collections, Eating off the Landscape: The Farrington Lockwood Dessert Service, curated by Elizabeth Pratt Fox, and Norwalk: Portrait of Diversity, with photography by the late Tony Velez.

    Searching for that unique holiday gift? Shopping for the family member that “has everything”? Look no further than The Norwalk Historical Society Museum Gift Shop which showcases the work of over 15 Connecticut artists and artisans and features an eclectic array of distinctive merchandise: Home decor, paintings, mixed media art, photography, greeting cards, jewelry, ornaments, books, housewares, clothing, accessories, vintage-inspired toys, pottery and more! Plus, you will find the Norwalk Historical Society‘s logo wear, handmade linen tote bags, aprons, dish towels, t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts and custom soaps.
    The gift shop will also have extended Holiday hours on Friday, December 9, 2016 from Noon – 7:00pm.

    For more information visit click for details, e-mail info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org , or call 203-846-0525.

    The Norwalk Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
    Norwalk Historical Society Museum
    141 East Ave. Norwalk CT 06851
    Norwalk Historical Society 203.846.0525 info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org
  • | 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, fashion, illustration, drawing, portfolio
    - Learn to draw like a fashion designer. We are offering workshops for all ages. Our instructors are from the best Colleges in NYC.
    Adults interested to broaden their skills, teens with interest in fashion design, this is your class.

    ArtsWestchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 914.222.5220 trish@sonofashiondesign.com
  • | 3:00pm - 4:30pm | Local Events, concert, music, holiday, community, meeting, chorus, choral, Christmas, singing
    - Connecticut Choral Society to present three Candlelight and Carols Concerts

    Tickets are now available for the Connecticut Choral Society’s three family-friendly Candlelight and Carols concerts on Friday, December 9th, 8 pm (Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street, Newtown), and both Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th, 3 pm (North Congregational Church, 11 Main Street North, Woodbury).

    Under the direction of Eric Dale Knapp, this holiday celebration of the season features music inspired by snow, with styles ranging from traditional to pop to swing. The program begins with a gentle and reflective opening, and builds through bold proclamation and joyous celebration. Highlights include On This Winter’s Night, the 2012 mega-holiday hit from the Grammy-award winning group Lady Antebellum, and Snow on Snow, by Philip Lawson of the world-renowned King's Singers. The audience is invited to join with the ensemble to sing Irving Berlin’s much-loved classic, White Christmas.

    The program will feature the world premiere of Snowflakes Fall, a new work by Southbury resident Ron Dukenski, which is scored for unaccompanied voices.

    Tickets are $25 for adults (add $5 at the door), and $20 for seniors and youth). Buy tickets at click for details, by calling 888-927-2933, or at the door.
    North Congregational Church
    11 Main Street North Woodbury CT 06798
    Connecticut Choral Society 888.927.2933 info@ctchoralsociety.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by November 4, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
     
           

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

  • | 9:00am - 10:00pm | Local Events, Family and Friends
    - Mark your calendars right now!! This Sunday, December 11th only shop all day in store until 10pm and if the weather outside happens to be frightful you can shop all day online at sears.com! Please note hours may vary by store so check your local store for their Family & Friends hours. You’ll find a great opportunity to save big at Sears locations during this very important Family & Friends event! Everyone gets 5-20 percent off throughout the store and online including an extra 10 percent off Tools. Get an extra 20 percent off on Clothing and Footwear for the Family plus Fine Jewelry too! Plus Members get 10 percent in points on qualifying purchases with Sears Card throughout the store and online. Plus Members get 5% in points on qualifying purchases made in the Sears app. Plus get 16-week Layaway with lower payments. Valid on new in-store layaway contracts of $200 or more. See the attached flyer for more details.
    And there’s more! For this great event we’ll be extending the Family and Friends offers in store thru Tuesday in Home Appliances, Mattresses, Home Fashion, Tools, Lawn & Garden, Seasonal, Patio Furniture ,Grills, Footwear ,Fine Jewelry, Watches, Floor care, Fitness, Game Room, Sporting Goods and Optical.

    Sears, Yorktown Heights
    600 Lee Blvd. Yorktown Heights CT 10598
    Michael Ferdinand 203.939.3688 michael.ferdinand@searshc.com
  • | 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Ballet holiday
    - Join us for a special family performance of Nutcracker Suites and a Children's Holiday Party hosted by Broadway actor Frank Mastrone with stories, crafts, dancing , and sweets!
    The Old Town Hall
    175 Atlantic Street Stamford CT 06901
    Renee or Marti 203.358.8853 renee@balletschoolofstamford.org
  • | 3:00pm - 4:30pm | Local Events, concert, music, holiday, community, meeting, chorus, choral, Christmas, singing
    - Connecticut Choral Society to present three Candlelight and Carols Concerts

    Tickets are now available for the Connecticut Choral Society’s three family-friendly Candlelight and Carols concerts on Friday, December 9th, 8 pm (Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street, Newtown), and both Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th, 3 pm (North Congregational Church, 11 Main Street North, Woodbury).

    Under the direction of Eric Dale Knapp, this holiday celebration of the season features music inspired by snow, with styles ranging from traditional to pop to swing. The program begins with a gentle and reflective opening, and builds through bold proclamation and joyous celebration. Highlights include On This Winter’s Night, the 2012 mega-holiday hit from the Grammy-award winning group Lady Antebellum, and Snow on Snow, by Philip Lawson of the world-renowned King's Singers. The audience is invited to join with the ensemble to sing Irving Berlin’s much-loved classic, White Christmas.

    The program will feature the world premiere of Snowflakes Fall, a new work by Southbury resident Ron Dukenski, which is scored for unaccompanied voices.

    Tickets are $25 for adults (add $5 at the door), and $20 for seniors and youth). Buy tickets at click for details, by calling 888-927-2933, or at the door.
    North Congregational Church
    11 Main Street North Woodbury CT 06798
    Connecticut Choral Society 888.927.2933 info@ctchoralsociety.com

Monday, December 12th, 2016

  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com
  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon.
     
           

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com
  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1791, the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill Of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia.
     
           

Friday, December 16th, 2016

  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com
  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1773, the Sons of Liberty, some disguised as Native Americans, boarded three British vessels at Griffin's Wharf, Boston Harbor. Contents of 342 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor as a protest against the Tea Act of 1773 by the American Colonists.
     
           

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

  • | 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, fashion, illustration, drawing, portfolio
    - Learn to draw like a fashion designer. We are offering workshops for all ages. Our instructors are from the best Colleges in NYC.
    Adults interested to broaden their skills, teens with interest in fashion design, this is your class.

    ArtsWestchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 914.222.5220 trish@sonofashiondesign.com
  • | 5:00pm - 6:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, music, classical, concert, family, kids and families, date night,
    - Continue your excitement for the holiday season with us as we present Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite with members of the Norwalk Metropolitan Youth Ballet performing segments of this favorite ballet. Also on the program are "Farandole" from Bizet's L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2, "Winter" from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and songs performed by the Seabury Academy of St. Paul's on the Green. Sing your favorite holiday songs and Handel's Hallelujah Chorus from the Messiah!

    Tickets are available now through our website: click for details and the Buy Tickets link. Other performance dates this season include: HEROES! Music for All Ages on March 12, and our Season Finale: Mahler's Symphony No 2 with the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut on May 20.
    Norwalk Concert Hall at Norwalk City Hall
    125 East Avenue Norwalk CT 06851
    Kate Altman 203.956.6771 info@norwalksymphony.org
  • - On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.
     
           

Monday, December 19th, 2016

  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com
  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com
  • | Kids, After School, Fashion Design, Fashion classes, Sewing, Illustration, Patterns
    - Students will participate and not be a bystander in this After-School Fashion program. They will acquire the desired fundamental skills to bolster their already creative thinking. It will wet their appetite and test their passion for fashion while creating their own designs in a professional fashion studio.
    Arts Westchester
    31 Mamaroneck Avenue Room 512 White Plains NY 10601
    Trish McQuillen 203.222.5220 worldfashioncouncil@gmail.com
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