Where/When: , 1324 North Ave., New Rochelle; Thursday, July 19, 7:30 p.m.
Why go: Beth El Synagogue Center is showing a series of exciting Israeli films throughout the summer. Today’s screening will be of the film “Restoration” which was nominated for 11 Israeli Academy Film Awards in 2001 and won best feature film in the Jerusalem Film Festival and best screenplay at Sundance. No pre-registration is necessary, just pay at the door. All films are in Hebrew, with subtitles.
2. Where/When: Yonkers Amphitheatre, 71 Water Grant St, Yonkers, Friday, July 20, 6:30 p.m.
Why go: Jazz performers Annette St. John and DeForest Raphael will share the spotlight Friday. St. John evokes Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughn, but in a style and spark that are uniquely her own. Raphael, a Yonkers own balladeer, will croon about his favorite topic - love.
3. FASTER, HIGHER, STRONGER: THE OLYMPICS ON SCREEN SCHEDULE
Where/When: , Pelham, Friday, July 20; starts at 5:15 p.m.
Why go: The films “China Heavyweight,” “Cool Runnings,” “Walk, Don't Run,” and "Jesse Owens" will be shown as part of the Picture House’s “Faster, Higher, Stronger” seriese. Laurens Grant, director of Jesse Own, will be available for a panel discussion after her films is screened at 7:30 p.m. Check here for showtimes.
Pricing: General admission tickets cost $12 at the door and $9 in advance. Seniors, student and children pay $10 at the door, $8 in advanced purchase.Picture House members pay $5.
Where/When: Beczak Environmental Education Center, 35 Alexander St., Yonkers; Saturday, July 21, White Plains, 7 p.m..
Why go: Falcon Ridge Folk Festival is the Northeast’s biggest American music and dance gathering, and the recent “Most Wanted” artists have included luminaries such as Lucy Wainright-Roche and Red Molly. The 2012 “Most Wanted” tour showcases Pesky J. Nixon, ilyAIMY, Blair Bodine, and Louise Mosrie. Catch these emerging folk artists first at Urban H2O.
Where/When: , Kensico Dam Plaza, White Plains; Sunday, July 22; Noon to 7 p.m.
Why go: Enjoy a day of live music and entertainment, children's games, arts and crafts and vendor booths offering jewelry, clothing and other merchandise. Give salsa dancing a try and sample a variety of dishes from Mexican tacos to Caribbean-style pulled pork to Colombian arepas. Also, learn about the programs and services offered by more than two dozen non-profit agencies.