A Week in White Plains: April 16-20

Here are the things you need to know for the five days of the week in White Plains.


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It's Earth Week 2012 in White Plains, click for the full schedule of events.

Monday, April 16

White Plains students head back to school today after spring break. The schools will be closed on May 25 and May 29, as a give back day for the lack of snow days

The White Plains Common Council will discuss expenditures for public work department in regards to the proposed 2012-13 city budget at a special meeting at 6 p.m. at . The meeting taped and posted on the City’s website and public access channel. Click for the budget meeting schedule and here for information on the currently proposed budget and follow White Plains Patch’s coverage of the budget here.

The White Plains Board of Education will vote to a adopt a proposed budget for the 2012-13 school year, which will be put before voters in May, at their regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at in room B-1. 

FASNY, the Salvation Army and requests from various religious institutions for expansion will be on agenda for tonight's meeting of the White Plains Conservation board at 8 p.m. at city hall, 255 Main St. Click for the agenda.

Tuesday, April 17

Last day to file your taxes

Superintendent Dr. Christopher Clouet will hold evening hours from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

New York State ELA Exams at 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. for White Plains Schools

The Westchester County chapter of MoveOn.org will hold a “tax the 1 percent day” day event at the to protest the 1 percent who they say do not pay their fair share of taxes. The event starts at 2 p.m. Click for details.

A screening of the film “First Generation” will be held at the of White Plains Middle School at 7 p.m. Click for details.

Enjoy a Zumba class while helping Ridgeway Elementary School raise funds for a new playground. Click for details 

Wednesday, April 18

New York State ELA Exams 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. for White Plains Schools

The district-wide early release for White Plains Public Schools is canceled

Watch a screening of “Revenge of the Electric Car” and meet director Chris Paine, who will discuss why he was compelled to create this film. White Plains Mayor Tom Roach will also discuss electric car initiatives in White Plains. The film will be shown at 6 p.m. Click for ticket prices and details.

Church Street Elementary School PTA will hold Zumba class at 7:30 p.m. Click for details.

Thursday, April 19

New York State ELA Exams at 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. for White Plains Schools 

Friday, April 20

Report cards go home for second school students in White Plains Public Schools 

Parents are invited for coffee at White Plains Middle School’s Highlands campus at 9 a.m.

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