Here's a few activities you can check out this weekend:
Local Author Spotlight- Andrew Nagorski, Thursday, January 17, 7:30 p.m. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 Shore Rd., Bronx, NY. Cost $10. Award-winning journalist Andrew Nagorski discusses his recent book Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power, soon to be made into a television series. A foreign correspondent and editor at Newsweek for three decades, Nagorski is now vice president and director of public policy at the EastWest Institute, a New York-based international affairs think tank. “Andrew Nagorski, a deft storyteller, has plumbed the dispatches, diaries, letters, and interviews of American journalists, diplomats and others who were present in Berlin to write a fascinating account of a fateful era.” —Henry Kissinger. Book-signing and reception after the presentation. Registration requested. Cost $10 adults; $7 seniors and students; members free
Exhibition of “Masks and More” in the Kanner-Kurzon Museum Room, Thursday, January 17- February 13, Beth-El Synagogue Center, 1324 North Ave., New Rochelle, NY. From January 12th through February 17th, Kate Schmeidler, who lives and works in Larchmont, will present “Masks and More” in the Kanner-Kurzon Museum.
Paint Residence Halls With the YMCA, Saturday, January 19, 9:30 a.m. White Plains YMCA, 250 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY. Help the White Plains Family YMCA paint their residence halls. This is a great project for teens 14 and up. Volunteers should wear clothing that can get dirty. Lunch will be provided. Volunteers are needed from 9:30am to 12:00pm. Be a part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Projects and registration on our website: www.volunteer-center.org or call (914) 948-4452.
New Indoor Flea Market, Sunday, January 20, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. New Rochelle Precision Grinding, 945 Spring Rd., Pelham, NY. Indoor flea market on Sundays.
Charity Knitting Bee, Saturday, January 19, 10:30 a.m. Chocolations, 607 E. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck, NY. New knitting opportunity that will be social and fun! This group will be meeting on a monthly basis starting on 1/19 at Chocolations in Mamaroneck. The yarn will be used to make items to be donated back to My Sisters' Place clients and their children. (No need to bring yarn, just needles) The best part is that Chocolations has amazing yummy treats to be enjoyed while you are knitting or to bring home to share! Hope to see you there. For more information, call 914-683-1333.