1.) Puppet Play: The Fisherman and His Wife
Where/When:,530 Colonial Ave, Pelham, NY, Wednesday, July 11, 2 p.m.
Why go: Children ages 4 to 12 are invited to re-enact this famous tale using shadow puppets. Registration is required. Register by calling 914-738-1234.
Where/When: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 92 S. Lexington Ave, White Plains, Thursday, July 12 through Sunday, July 15; 6 p.m. to midnight.
Why go: The community is invited to enjoy an evening of fun featuring live music, games and good food. Entertainment for the children is scheduled nightly from 6:30-8 pm. There will be a stage & dance floor with nightly live entertainment. A procession of Our Lady of Mount Carmel will be held around four city blocks on Sunday. The procession begins at 4 pm.
3.) Calligraphy at the New Rochelle Public Library
Where/When: , 1 Library Plz., New Rochelle, Friday, July 13, 10 a.m to 11 a.m.
Why go: Children ages 8 to 11 can learn the art of handwriting using italic lettering with Mary Jackson. This workshop teaches basic skills to complete greeting cards, invitations, book covers, borders and banners. Certificates are given to those who attend at least four sessions.
Where/When: Saturday, June 14 from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S Columbus Ave, Mount Vernon, Saturday, July 14, 1 p.m.
Why Go: Dr. James Kaplan, an author and New York City history tour guide, examines the life and military career of General Horatio Gates, including the intriguing question of his role in the great American victory at the Battle of Saratoga. Additionally, there's a performance of American Revolution songs, a demonstration about the use of the church as a wartime field hospital, historic children’s games, and tours of the historic cemetery and Church Bell Tower.
Where/When: Waterfront Esplanade, 198 Central Ave., Sunday, July 8, White Plains, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why go: Evolution Arts, a Sunday afternoon of free exhibits of art by emerging artists from Yonkers and beyond—as well as music entertainment—will be held monthly from 1 p.m. to at the Waterfront Esplanade, continuing on July 15, August 19, September 16 and October 21.