Weekend Planner: ArtsFest and More

Get out and enjoy the weekend! Check out the ArtsFest in New Rochelle and Pelham and other activities.


Looking for fun things to do? Check out these events this weekend. 

1) Mamaroneck Shares Block Party, Molly Spillane's, Mamaroneck, NY, Friday, September 21, 2012, 7 p.m. Come to the beautiful Village of Mamaroneck for an open Block Party right in the heart of the village! Music, food, games + fun for all ages. This event supports the Village of Mamaroneck, as well as 4 local charities: keep aBreast, a local team dedicated to raising funds for the fight against breast cancer, Mamaroneck EMS, our local voilunteer ambulance corp, Mamaroneck-Larchmont Student Aid Fund, helping Mamaroneck High School students with scholarships, and Westchester Pancreatic Cancer Walk, raising awareness + funds to support research efforts through the Lustgarten Foundation.  Come out for a great time! Location: Molly Spillane's, 211 Mamaroneck Ave, Mamaroneck, NY. 

2) ArtsFest, Pelham and New Rochelle, Saturday, September 22, 2012. Check out the opening of the DMA Gallery and visit the Pelham Art Center's "Anywhere but Here" exhibit in which 15 artists explore concepts of maps and journeys. Click here for a list of events and venues, and a full calendar. Riding the trolley is the easiest way to get around!

3) Fall Feathered Migrants, Marshlands Conservancy, Rye, NY. Saturday, September 22, 2012, 7:30 a.m. Catch our fall feathered friends on the move and seek out warblers, hawks, herons and others.

4) 2012 Wheelchair Games, Saturday, September 22, 2012, 9 a.m. - 5p.m. Burke Rehabilitation Center, 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY. Burke Rehabilitation Center hosts its annual Wheelchair Games giving those with physical impairments an opportunity to stay fit, enjoy sports and compete. Events include table tennis, a slalom obstacel course, javelin, and races. For more information or to sign up, download the registration form. If you would like to volunteer, download this volunteer form. Location: 785 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY. (914) 597-2850. To sponsor an athlete, call Colleen Borrelli at (914) 597-2849.

5) Bicycle Sundays, Bronx River Parkway, Sunday, September 23, 2012, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Joyride on the Bronx RIver Parkway. Access starts at the Westchester County Center, White Plains to exit at Scarsdale Rd, Yonkers (13.1 miles). Open to bicyclists, in-line skaters, scooters, walkers and joggers. Contact: (914) 995-4050.


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