OSSINING WEEKLY WEB BLAST 6-14-2018

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Make Music Day Ossining Briarcliff 2018
What: Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 800 cities in 120 countries. This year, Mike Risko Music will be hosting the Make Music Alliance event in various locations in Ossining/Briarcliff to celebrate this growing event.  There will be about 25 local musicians performing in pop-up scheduled concerts, including the front lawn of the Ossining Village Hall at noon! 
When/Where: Summer Solstice June 21, 2018, with the event kicking off at Mike Risko Music @ 10 AM and will wrap up with a jam session at the Boat House with all the featured artists at 8:00 PM.  You can view the full schedule here
Info:  The Make Music Day schedule is also avialble via downloading the the app by going here or like and follow Make Music Ossining Briarcliff on Facebook. 
Contact: Mike Risko Music mail@riskomusic.com  914-762-8757 or makemusicossining@gmail.com

Upcoming Programs in the Village and Town of Ossining

Ossining’s Down to Earth Farmers Market
What: This week the Ossining Arts Council returns with Art in the Market, where you can watch local artists make original works inspired by the farmers market. Bring your kitchen knives! Sharper Service will put a fresh edge on them while you shop. We will also have live music by Marc Fleisher and the Pen Pals. Did you get to try the pulled pork and Italian sausage from SVF Kitchen at the Village Fair? They will be doing another pig roast on Saturday! Grab a sandwich to enjoy in our café seating or bring the pulled pork home by the ½ pound and pound. Pulled pork is available starting at 11am. Strawberries are in season! Buy them fresh from the farm or baked into a strawberry-rhubarb pie from Meredith’s Country Bakery. Meredith’s uses locally grown fruit and organic wheat for their traditional recipe and has a gluten-free version too!
When: Saturday from 8:30AM-1PM
Where: Near Market Square at the corner of Spring & Main Streets, Ossining, NY

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June

PTA/OCAA Shoe Collection Fundraiser
What: The PTA and OCAA are turning your no-longer-needed footwear into scholarships for students and grants for our cultural arts teachers.    Please drop off your new or gently used wearable shoes, boots, sandals, sneakers at one of the collection boxes located in each of the schools and at Theater O.
When: Now through June 30
Where:  Ossining Schools and Theater O
Contact: Ossining Cultural Arts Advocates, Joan Dengler, 914 432 2353    ossiningculturalartsadvocates@gmail.com

OSSINING ARTS COUNCIL - CALL TO ARTISTS
What: The Ossining Arts Council is proud to sponsor the 2018 OAC Members’ Show on display from June 2nd through June 25th, 2018 at the Ossining Public Library’s Main Exhibition Hall. This annual event has become one of the biggest and best attended shows of its kind, attracting artists from 34 communities throughout the Hudson Valley. This exhibit is open to all professional, amateur or student
visual artists. Our mission is to give participating artists the greatest public exposure possible. In addition to the June exhibit, each artist will receive a one year OAC membership which comes with a searchable online gallery, space for artworks and biographies available 24/7 along with links and social network integration. A perfect venue for those who want to be seen. Your membership also gains access to our home at the OAC Steamer Firehouse Gallery. With 1500 Square feet of light-filled space, the Firehouse is a promising hub for the arts in downtown Ossining.
When: ​Saturday, June 2nd through Thursday, June 25th, 2018 - OPENING RECEPTION is on Tuesday, June 12th from 6:30-8:30 pm
Where: Ossining Public Library 53 Croton Avenue
Contact:  914.941.2416 Ossining, NY 10562. Visit www.ossiningartscouncil.org for more info

Two-time New England Music Awards Nominee Low Lily Brings Its Unique American Roots Sound to Westchester Collaborative Theater
What: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will host an exclusive area appearance of the Vermont-based American roots band Low Lily, a two-time New England Music Awards nominee that has had two #1 songs on international folk radio and was voted #1 Most Wanted at the annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival (NY), a popular event held at the foot of the Berkshires for close to 30 years. The concert at WCT will celebrate the release of Low Lily’s new album, 10,000 Days Like These, which Folk Radio UK has already dubbed “refreshing and uplifting… an absolute stunner”. 
When: Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 7:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm)
Where: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT), 23 Water Street, Ossining, NY 10562 
Info:  www.wctheater.org Click here for event flyer   
Contact:  Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) wctcompany@gmail.com 

The Sting, the play
What: Theater O is delighted to return to Bethany with our production of The Sting. With gender-blind casting (seventh-grader Audrey Schnecker plays Johnny Hooker, the Robert Redford role), this show encapsulates the slick and sassy world of the 1930s con.  Working with unique staging (audience on two sides) and fun choreography and music, the play will delight audiences of all ages.
When: Thursday, Friday and Saturday June 21 through 23 at 7pm
Where: Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining
Info:  Tickets are $10 and are available for purchase starting June 1st at www.theatero.org Click here for flyer  
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

Storm Drain Stenciling  Anti-Pollution Project hosted by Riverkeeper/Green Ossining/Village of Ossining's DPW
What: Help us make a dent in some of the 2k storm drains we will be painting with one of six stencils to help draw attention to the fact that what goes down the drain goes into the Hudson. This will run from 10a-Noon. Limited spots available so please sign up and find out more information here: https://www.volunteersignup.org/HWJH3 
When: Saturday, June 23rd from 10a-Noon.  Must arrive by 10a to participate.
Where: TBD 
Info:  Volunteers will be notified info@greenossining.org

Sunset Qigong: Aligning Mind, Body, and Spirit with Universal Energy
What: Sunset Qigong: Facing West over the Hudson River!  Join us on Friday evenings during the month of June. Qigong, a moving meditation is a practice that has been used for thousands of years to promote vitality and longevity. Sometimes referred to as Chinese or Daoism Yoga, it combines breath practice with moving meditation. 
Where:  The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  The Mariandale Center, 914 941 4455 or www.mariandale.org

Ossining  PTA Color Run 
What: My School Color Run is an untimed fun run featuring a 2 mile course. Throughout the course participants will experience color splash zones where they will be doused in color. There will also be a final color toss celebration. This is a fundraiser for the Ossining PTAs.
When: Sunday June 24, 2018 / Check in starts at: 7:30am Race Starts at: 9:00am
Where: AMD 100 Van Cortlandt Ave Ossining NY 
Contact: Beth Sniffen PTA President for more info and to register to run bsniffen.opta@gmail.com

Book launch with Ossining author Robert J. Stava
What: Come join Robert J. Stava for the release of his latest novel, “The Lost World of Kharamu”, from Severed Press. Copies of the book will be available at the event.
When: June 30th, 2018 3-5 p.m.
Where: 6 Degrees of Separation, 35 Main St, Ossining, NY 10562
Info: A one-hour interactive presentation on the inspirations and research behind the novel including locations, latest developments in dinosaur paleontology and where fact becomes fiction in his latest Science Fiction-horror tale set on a remote island in the South China Sea. Q&A will be followed by a book signing. More information available at www.wyvernfalls.com & www.severedpress.com
Contact: Robert Stava robertstava@verizon.net 

July

Campwoods Annual Summer Services - Erik Lawrence - Sound Sanctuary
What:  World class musician Erik Lawrence returns to Campwoods for his annual SOUND HEALING visit Erik Lawrence has traveled the world with Levon Helm, Bob Dylan, Joan Osborne, Elvis Costello, Jackson Browne and countless others. Still touring with Little Feat, Henry Butler and Tony Levin he has developed a practice of Sound Guidance, healing and encouragement, both private and in large group settings, using many sound and vibrational modalities.
When:  Sunday, July 1 at 7:00 pm
Where:  Campwoods Auditorium, Campwoods Grounds, Ossining NY
Info:   All events are free - donations accepted for historic preservation and maintenance of the Auditorium.  Please find parking outside of Campwoods Grounds
Contact:  OCMA (Ossining Camp Meeting Association)  For questions and or more information visit our website www.campwoodsgrounds.com or email OCMA at ocmamail@gmail.com

Rock Band Camp and/or Musical Theater Camp at Mike Risko Music
What: Mike Risko Music offers 2 amazing camp programs each summer. Join us for a week of Rock Band Camp or Musical Theater Camp. Learn skills to play with a band or perform in a musical. Study an instrument, write music and have fun with friends. Work on art projects, study acting, singing and more. There is even a big performance at the end of the week. Ages 5 and up through middle school welcome.
When: Week of 7/9-7/13 and/or Week of 8/20-8/24 9am-3pm
Where: Mike Risko Music 144 Croton Ave Ossining NY 10562
Contact: Mike Risko Music 914-762-8757 mail@riskomusic.com

Lobsterfest
What: 4th Annual Lobsterfest on the Hudson River! Music-Dancing-Lots of Fun!!
When: Saturday, July 14, 2018,  6-10pm
Where: Sing-Sing Prison-QWL building 354 Hunter Street, Ossining, NY
Info:  Click here for event flyer
Contact: Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce, 914-941-0009, info@ossiningchamber.org, www.ossiningchamber.org

The Handless Maiden
What: This play, for students ages 12 and up, is based loosely on a Grimm fairy tale which weaves together three stories, that of a miller and his wife who have fallen on hard times and whose story includes devils, wizards, and cross-country treks; that of an ambitious New York lawyer who decides to give it all up and travel to Seattle to see Bill Gates' mansion, her magic castle; and that of a man who is about to be married in Seattle but decides he must first see an old lover. Their stories ultimately converge in an enchanted diner.
When: Rehearsals run from July 16 through 26 from 5 – 9pm. Performances are set for Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28 at 7pm.
Where: Theater O, 25 State Street, Ossining
Info:  Limited spots are still available. Register online now at www.theatero.org   
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

St. Augustine Parish’s 41st Italian Festival
What:  St. Augustine Church will have their 41st Annual Italian Festival * There will be a fireworks display presented by “Garden State Fireworks” on Wednesday, July 18 (raindate Thursday, July 19).  Come and enjoy the delicious food, rides provided by All Star Midway, fireworks, casino, games, and much, more. 
When:  Tuesday, July 17 ~ Sunday, July 22, 2018
Where:  St. Augustine Church, 381 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY  10562
Info:  Click here for event flyer  FESTIVAL WRISTBANDS FOR THE RIDES ~ VALID TUESDAY, THURSDAY & SUNDAY NIGHTS ONLY ARE NOW ON SALE: Pre-purchase a Wristband Ticket for $20 (CASH ONLY) in the Parish Office between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM NOW through July 16th for unlimited rides all night on Tuesday, July 17; Thursday, July 19; and Sunday, July 22.  Wristbands purchased at the Festival will be $25 each on Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday evenings. The price for wristbands on Friday and Saturday nights will be $30 and Wednesday night will be $25.
Contact:  For further information, please visit our website at StAugNY.org or call the Parish Office at (914) 941-0067. 

The Camp of Witchcraft & Wizardry
What: Housed on the beautiful Bethany Arts Community campus in Ossining, CoW&W is open to muggles ages 8-14. Staffed by Theater O, the camp will explore the magical world through theater, art, music, puppetry, storytelling, games and more. For fans of The Boy who Lived and all things fantastical and magical! Live in a world of imagination. Make friends and memories that will last a lifetime. Attend one, two or three weeks.
When: July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-August 3
Where: Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining
Info:  Limited spots are still available. Register online now at www.theatero.org
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

The Stinky Cheese Man
What: This production, for students ages 8 – 11, presents a new look at familiar tales. Though the characters may be familiar, each of your favorite storybook fables is uproariously derailed in this adaptation of Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith's quintessential children's book of fractured fairy tales. Everything from "Chicken Little" to "The Gingerbread Man" gets a complete makeover. Fun music and witty narration accompany the likes of ineloquent giants, sassy barnyard animals, colossal cow pies, and enough stinky cheese to go around.
When: Rehearsals run from June 27 through July 12 from 5 – 9pm, Shows will be presented on Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14 at 7pm
Where: Theater O, 25 State Street, Ossining
Info:  Limited spots are still available. Register online now at www.theatero.org.  
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

August

WHEN MUPPETS COME ALIVE
What: This play for ages 5 – 7, will be an original production, Jessica & Andrew Irons will write a play specifically for the participants! Muppets we know and don't, from all across pop culture, will come alive in this play with music.
When: Rehearsals run from August 6 – 16 from 12 – 3pm. Performances are set for Friday, August 17 and Saturday August 18 at 7pm.
Where: Theater O, 25 State Street, Ossining
Info:  Limited spots are still available. Register online now at www.theatero.org   
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

September

Maryknoll Sisters Fall Festival-VENDORS WANTED
What: Vendors wanted for the Maryknoll Sisters Annual Fall Festival, all proceeds will benefit the Sisters worldwide mission work to help those in need. A great day of fun for the whole family, games, activities, entertainment, food, vendors etc.
When: Saturday, September 29th 11am-4pm (Rain Date-Sunday, September 30th)
Where: Maryknoll Sisters Center-Ossining
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: Maryknoll Sisters, Christina Mead, events@mksisters.org, 1-866-662-9900

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Adopt a Tree Well Program
The Recreation & Parks Department is excited about the downtown beautification program "Adopt a Tree Well". This program, brought to the community by the Downtown Economic Development Fund Council, allows individuals, organizations or businesses to "adopt" a tree well for a contribution of $199.00.  Click here for more information and access to the application.

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Ossining Food Pantry Asking for Your Support
What:  Please consider making an on-line donation to help Ossining Food Pantry feed our neighbors in need.  A one-time or reoccurring monthly donation will be greatly appreciated.  We are 100% volunteer organization.  Virtually all of your donation will go toward the cost of food for the needy.
Info:  Follow this link to our web site:  www.OssiningFoodPantry.org
Contact:  Ossining Food Pantry, P.O. Box 869, Ossining, NY  10562 or call 914-762-5510 and leave a voicemail message and a volunteer will return your call.

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Ossining’s Museum in the Streets (MITS)

What: MITS is a free, self-guided walking tour and consists of 25 numbered panels with images and explanatory text about the architecturally and historically significant buildings within the Downtown Ossining Historic District. 
When: On a 24/7 basis
Where: The tour starting point is located on the north side of the Ossining Open Door Medical Center at 247 Main St. in Downtown Ossining. However visitors one can also begin at any of the numbered panels and take as few or as many panels as desired.
Info:    Click here for more information
Contact:  miguel.hdz@verizon.net for further information

Theater O Classes and Auditions!
What: Classes are enrolling for the Spring 2018.  Classes in all things theater for ages 3+ - from acting to playwriting, improv to design, musical theater to directing, and more! Check it out at www.theatero.org! Join the Play!
When:  M-F 3pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm
Where: Theater O 25 State Street Ossining NY 10562
Contact: Theater O, info@theatero.org, 914-487-4322, Jessica Irons Artistic Director

Want to Get a High School Equivalency Diploma?
What:  Let us help you plan, study, and get the diploma so you can get a better job, go to college, and help your family.  Take the first step toward your goal.  Attend an orientation to find out about ways you can get a diploma, classes and tools that can help you, and assessing your skills and outlining a study plan.  We can even connect you with a tutor who will provide personalized support.  
When: 1st Thursday of the Month; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave, Ossining
Info: Click here to see event flyer 
Contact:
  TASC@wlsmail.org  (914) 231-3264

Briarcliff Library's Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
What: This group of high school students makes fun events happen for their peers at the public library and take part in everything from brainstorming, to planning, to advertising, to setting up and finally to enjoying the great event! Also help us serve you and your peers better by recommending what you think we should have at the library. We are always open to any new projects that you think TAB and the library should take on so that the library is a welcoming place for high school students. Meetings are held at the library on the first Sunday of the month from 4 - 5 PM. Shorter meetings are held on Thursdays after school in the cafeteria at Briarcliff High School. You do not need to attend all meetings to be a member. Come to what you can and let your voice be heard!
When: First Sunday of Every Month 4:00 - 5:00 PM, some short meetings on Thurs at 2:20 PM
Where: Briarcliff Manor Public Library, Thursday meetings at Briarcliff Manor High School
Contact: Amy Kaplan, abgkaplan@gmail.com

Therapeutic Foster Parents NEEDED
What: Family Services of Westchester is looking for individuals who are interested in learning about becoming a Therapeutic Foster Care Parent! We are looking for loving people willing to open their homes and hearts to a child in need of a stable, safe home environment. 
Info: Click here for flyer 
Contact:
Please contact Karen Fink, program supervisor at (914) 305-6842

Volunteers Needed - English-Spanish Translators  
What: The Ossining School District needs volunteers! Volunteering offers an opportunity to serve the community and can be a rich, rewarding experience. The district is seeking bilingual English-Spanish volunteers to serve as translators at district and school events. These events include but are not limited to, parent-teacher conferences, parent engagement nights and college fairs. We are dedicated to ensuring all members of our diverse community have equal access to Info and can fully participate in the educational life of their children. An Infoal flier is attached. Please kindly share this Info with members of your agency and/or community. Individuals with some time to serve as a translator and who are interested in making a difference may fill out an online form to be added to the district’s translator database. We welcome and greatly appreciate your help! 
When: Ongoing 
Where: Ossining Union Free School District 
Contact: Ms. Ferzeen Shamsi at (914) 762-5830, ext. 4309

Free Online Full-length Diagnostic ACT or SAT
What: In-Home Tutoring Services is offering a free online diagnostic ACT or SAT to all Ossining and Croton high school students.  Upon completion of the diagnostic test students will be given a comprehensive score assessment, pinpointing areas of strength and weakness.  Following the test, for 30 days students will have access to video tutorials for all diagnostic test questions. 
When: Personalized schedule, based on student's request
Where:  Ossining - student's home or library
Contact: Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services, 914-236-4650 or jmori@clubztutoring.com

Math Workshop for incoming 6th graders
What: Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services will be holding a math review workshop for upcoming 6th graders at the Ossining Chamber of Commerce office.  Each week students will work on increasing their math fact fluency, as well as reviewing math topics from 5th grade, including fractions, geometry and word problems.  Class size limited to 8 students per week. 
When: Session 1:  July 10-12;  4:00 - 5:30pm   Session 2:  July 17-19;  4:00 - 5:30pm   Session 3:  July 24-26;  4:00 - 5:30pm
Where: Ossining Chamber of Commerce office, 2 Todd Place,  Ossining
Info: $100/week + $25 registration fee;  PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED;  10% discount if registered by 6/22
Contact: Workshop hosted by Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services.  Call Jennifer Mori at 914-703-9303 or email jmori@clubztutoring.com for more information or to register.  

Trivia Night with "Let's Go Trivia!" 
What:  Grab your friends, co-workers or family and come down to 6 Degrees of Separation Restaurant & Brewery to test your general knowledge. It's FREE to play!  Join us for a night of fun, friendly competition, awesome craft beer and amazing food.  "Let's Go Trivia" consists of 5 rounds with 10 questions per round. One point is given for every correct answer and the team with the most overall points after 5 rounds is that night's winner. If there's a tie after any round, a game of Rock 'em Sock 'em Robots will determine the winner. Prizes are awarded to each round's winner and to the team with the most overall points. Trivia Night is presented by Bar-A-Cudas.
When:  Every Wednesday at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where:  6 Degrees of Separation Restaurant & Brewery 35 Main Street, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  http://www.6degreesbp.com/

LIVE Music at 6 Degrees Brewery
What: 
Come down and enjoy music from some of the best local talent with live music performances on Tuesdays & Thursdays. FREE Admission.
When:  Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Where:  6 Degrees of Separation Restaurant & Brewery  35 Main Street  Ossining, NY 10562 
Contact:  http://www.6degreesbp.com/

Ossining Jazz at the Lodge
What: Ossining Jazz at the Lodge takes place at the Elks Lodge in Ossining, local jazz musicians will be performing. All door proceeds go to the band. Cash bar and food provided by the Lodge. A separate $10 buffet starts at 6pm.
When: Regular performances through the month of June 2018
Where: Ossining Elks Lodge, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562
Info: Click here for event flyers  or on Facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/JazzattheLodge/
Contact: John Codman III, john@johncodman.com, 917-488-7187

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR NEIGHBORS LINK:  Ossining Site
What:  Neighbors Link is recruiting volunteers for its Ossining Site. Programs include ESL tutoring and a Parent Child Together class. We are planning on this programming beginning the week of March 12th!  We offer great training to our volunteers as well.
When: MONDAYS:  10-12: ESL tutoring 1-3: Parent Child Together Class FRIDAYS: 10-12: ESL tutoring
Contact:  Amy Werner, Volunteer Manager at awerner@neighborslink.org if you are interested in becoming a part of our volunteer team. https://www.facebook.com/NeighborsLink/  https://www.neighborslink.org/

Free Online Full-length Diagnostic ACT or SAT
What: Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services​ is offering a free online diagnostic ACT or SAT to all Ossining and Croton high school students.  Upon completion of the diagnostic test students will be given a comprehensive score assessment, pinpointing areas of strength and weakness.  Following the test, for 30 days students will have access to video tutorials for all diagnostic test questions.  
When: Personalized schedule, based on student's request
Where: ​ Online
Contact: Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Services, 914-236-4650 or jmori@clubztutoring.com

Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) Acting Classes Spring Semester: Scene and Monologue Study, Acting For Camera II: Web Series and Improvisation begin soon! 
What: Scene and Monologue Study, a deeper study of the craft of acting designed for intermediate and advanced actors. Mondays 4/30/18 - 6/25/18 Acting for Camera II: Web Series is an advanced acting for the camera class centered around the creation of an original web series, featuring scripts written for participants by WCT playwrights. Tuesdays 5/1/18 - 6/19/18 Improvisation for Theater and for Fun is designed  to help experienced actors, new actors and non-actors trust their instinctive creativity through a fun and inventive avenue of expression. Wednesdays 5/16/18-6/20/18 
Where: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT)  23 Water Street, Ossining, NY 10562 
When: Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, April 30 through June 25, depending on the class. 
Info: Click here for event flyer    www.wctheater.org/classes  
Contact: Westchester Collaborative Theater wctheater@gmail.com 914.236.4297

Mike Risko Music now accepting Summer Registration
What: Mike Risko Music, just named a Top 100 Music School/Store in the world by NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) is now accepting registration for summer session music lessons and all summer programs including Rock Band Camp, Musical Theater Camp and a summer production of the musical Mulan Jr.
When: Call or email today to schedule a free trial and/or find out about our programs
Where: All programs are offered at Mike Risko Music right here in Ossining.
Info: Design your own schedule and take music lessons on any instrument or voice in our state of the art studios. Join us for a week long Camp which focus on Rock Band or Musical Theater. If your child wants to star in a musical this summer, ask us about Mulan Jr which rehearses in the evenings. All ages, levels and instruments are welcome! We even have programs for adults.
Contact: Mike Risko Music  Mail@riskomusic.com www.mikeriskomusicschool.com 144 Croton Avenue Ossining NY 10562 914-762-8757

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Religious Organizations

Contemplative Prayer Thursday
What: Each Thursday, from 11:30 am until noon, we gather as spiritual companions seeking God’s guidance. Come join us in prayer for peace, for yourself, for others, and for the world. Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the main chapel at the Mariandale Center.
When: Every Thursday, 11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Mariandale Center, 299 North Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY
Contact: Mariandale Center, 914-941-4455, www.mariandale.orgmariandale@ophope.org

Healing Service with Eucharist
What: Healing Service at Trinity Church sponsored by area Episcopal Churches, beginning October 3rd.
When: Tuesdays at noon
Where: Trinity Episcopal Church, 7 South Highland Avenue, Ossining
Contact: Trinity Episcopal Church, Mo. Cooper Conway, 914-941-0806, trinityossining@gmail.com

Dances of Universal Peace
What:  The Dances of Universal Peace (DUP) set scriptures and sacred phrases from the world’s spiritual traditions to music and movement. The Dances evoke a unified experience of movement, sound, breath, and sacred phrase. No musical or dance experience of any kind is required and everyone is encouraged to join in.
When:  July 3 & Aug. 7, 2018 from 7 to 8:30 pm
Where: The Mariandale Center, 299 North Highland, Bldg. 5, Ossining, NY 10562
Contact:  The Mariandale Center, 914 941 4455 or www.mariandale.org

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Ossining Prison Ministry, Inc.
What: Volunteers for a hospitality program at the Sing Sing Correctional facility that is held
When: Saturdays, Sundays, and most major holidays; from 8am to 11 am or 12pm to 2:30pm.
Where: Sing Sing Correctional Facility 354 Hunter Street, Ossining NY 10562
Info: Our organization provides hospitality to the visitors who come to visit their loved ones. We also provide toys, puzzles, and games to the people in the facility to help normalize the visiting time.
Contact: Dorothée Caulfield, Director, Ossining Prison Ministry, Inc. deaconfee@gmail.com

Meet characters of five old testament stories at BCC Vacation Bible School
What:  Interactive morning Bible camp Ages 5-10 yrs
When: August 20th- 24th  8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where:  Briarcliff Congregational Church- Parish Hall, 30 So. State Rd., Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510 (corner of Pleasantville/So State and Elm Rds)
Info: This program will take your children on a different adventure each day where they will hear stories and meet characters from five Old Testament stories. This program will be fun and interactive. There will be singing, arts and crafts, cartoons, and games. It will be run by Rev. Todd Farnsworth and the staff and volunteers of BCC. While this program is for 5-10 yr olds, older children may attend as 'no fee' volunteer counselors. This program is open to the community so bring a friend! Both breakfast and a snack will be served each day. Cost is $20 per child with a max of $40 per family. Scholarships available.
Contact: For more information, please visit our website: https://briarcliffchurch.org/children-youth/vbs/    www.briarcliffchurch.org  or call 914-941-4368