Where/When: , 99 Dromore Rd,Scarsdale, NY, on Thursday, April 26 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.; , 210 Boston Post Rd, Rye, Friday, April 27 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Why go: Join the YWCA in White Plains take a Stand Against Racism. The events will feature Iyaba Ibo Mandingo – poet, painter, writer, and playwright – on April 26, 2012 at Greenburgh Nature Center and on April 27, 2012 at the Jay Heritage Center. Stand Against Racism will take place on both dates from 3pm-5pm.
Where/When: , 895 Shore Rd, Bronx, Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why go: The historic Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum needs volunteers for its cleanup day on on Saturday, April 28. The event is sponsored by Consolidated Edison, which will supply light refreshments and supplies. Volunteers should wear sturdy shoes or boots and long sleeves and pants and bring work gloves if they have them. The work is needed in order to prepare the site for its Beauty in the Bronx Open House Weekend on May 4–6. The open house is being held in celebration of National Preservation Month. Registration is requested but not required. Register by calling (718) 885-1461 or e-mailing email@example.com.
Where/When: , 847 Pelham Pkwy, Pelham, Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go: Fairway Market's produce specialist Anthony Romano, cheesemonger Steve Jenkins, fishmonger Tony Maltese and more are scheduled to share their expertise and offer samples on Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where/When: , 311 Huguenot St., New Rochelle, Saturday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m.
Why go: From Opera to Broadway is a concert that benefits two of New Rochelle's food banks:The Brown Bag Lunch Program of Trinity St. Paul's Church and Manna Ministry Love/Feast of Union Baptist Church. At intermission honorary awards will be given to Deacon Hyacinth, founder of Brown Bag Lunch, and Vivian Evans for the more than 20 years of support they have given.
Where/When: 99 Trenor Dr, New Rochelle, Sunday, April 29, 9 a.m.
Why go: Giant Tag Sale to benefit the New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence, the not-for-profit foundation that brings educational enrichment programs into the New Rochelle public schools.