Guided Shamanic Journeys with Mikki Davis, Thursday, March 7, 1 p.m. Gilda’s Club of Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains, NY. A journey is a vision meditative tool that has been utilized by shamans and lay people for centuries. Come join our circle to gain insight and access spiritual guidance. For more information, call 914-644-8844.
From Page to Stage: Storytelling through Playwrighting, Friday, March 8, 10 a.m. Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave., Pelham, NY. This free program is for ages 55+. It is an 8 week series on Friday mornings starting March 1. Registration is required & limited to 14 participants. Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Please call the Library at 738-1234 to register or for more information.
Songs That Made the Movies, Friday, March 8, 7 p.m. The Pelham Picture House, 175 Wolfs Ln., Pelham, NY. Tickets: $20. To celebrate the movie awards season, The Picture House presents a live music and audio-visual show on the theater’s Community Stage showcasing Oscar-nominated songs, from the big musicals of the 30s and 40s through today. Pelham musical group Mary and The Boys are joined on stage by a cavalcade of guest performers, adults and teens, bringing to life classic movie tunes including “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “Moon River,” “Mrs. Robinson,” “Pretty Woman,” “Man of Constant Sorrow” and “Live and Let Die.” An audio-visual commentary will preface each iconic song and shed light on the movie it came from; the stars, directors, singers and songwriters. For more information, call 914-738-3161.
Eleanor Roosevelt and Ballet, Saturday, March 9, 1 p.m. St. Paul’s Church, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon, NY. In recognition of March as Women's History Month, at 1:00 enjoy a dramatic presentation by the indomitable Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who visited St. Paul’s Church in the 1930s. At 2:00, the world renowned Ajkun Ballet Theatre presents a special dance sequence evoking the lives of three prominent women from American history associated with St. Paul’s -- Anne Hutchinson, Abigail Adams and Eleanor Roosevelt. Call 914-667-4116 for more information.
Organic Abstracts: Exhibition Talk, Sunday, March 10, 4 p.m., Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 Shore Rd., Bronx, NY. Enjoy a walk and talk with artist Dianne Smith as she discusses her works at Bartow-Pell. Smith will ask attendees to question the impact and resonance of the recycled materials used in the creation of the sculptures. “What stories do they tell? What memories do they hold?” For more information, call 718-885-1461.