OSSINING WEEKLY WEB BLAST 9-6-2018

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Flyer for waterfront Concert Series

Waterfront Concert Series
What: Come to the waterfront to enjoy DJ Catch1’s mix it up at 6:30pm.  The awesome beats and songs that DJ Catch1 plays will be sure to get you dancing.
When: Friday, September 7 @ 6:30 PM
Where: Louis Engel Waterfront Park
Info: www.townofossining.com/concerts

 Rebel Yoga Flow
Mind, Body, Spirit Ossining: Rebel Yoga Flow

What: Join Rebel Yoga Studio founder Tasia Sabatino for her signature "Rebel Flow,"  a fast-paced vinyasa yoga class, as part of the Town's Mind, Body, Spirit Ossining program. Bring your own yoga mat and a bottle of water. All levels are welcome to participate in this free class.
When: Friday, September 7th, 5:15PM- 6:15PM
Where: Louis Engel Waterfront Park
Contact:  Ossining Town Supervisor's Office; (914) 762-6001

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9/11 Remembrance Ceremony in Ossining
Tuesday September 11, 2018 @ 7:00 PM, at the Ossining Riverfront, the Ossining FD will host a 9/11 Ceremony to Remember the tragic events from 17 years ago. Residents of the communities of Ossining/Briarcliff, the Briarcliff Manor FD, Ossining PD, OVAC, and Village & Town Officials will be present.

Upcoming Programs in the Village and Town of Ossining

Ossining’s Down to Earth Farmers Market
What: It’s going to be a busy weekend in downtown Ossining! Our annual free community corn roast is on Saturday from 10am-12pm. Come get an ear of corn grown by our farmers and roasted over a coal fire by Pono “The Corn King.” Let us know if you can arrive early to help shuck corn by emailing info@downtoearthmarkets.com Sharper Service will be back in the market so be sure to bring your kitchen knives, garden tools and scissors to be sharpened while you shop. Be sure to wrap or box everything carefully for safe transport. Our visiting vendors include Buli estate bottled Italian olive oil, Nahmias et Fils Distillery with Yonkers-made Mahia, Rye and Bourbon and Spice Tree Organics with small batch, hand-blended organic spice mixes. All your favorite weekly vendors will be there too! Keep in mind that the Ossining Matters run-walk will also be leaving from the Main Street area at 9am, so you may have to access the market from Spring Street. 
When: Saturday from 8:30AM-1PM
Where: Near Market Square at the corner of Spring & Main Streets, Ossining, NY
Info:  Click here for event flyer

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OPL Book Donation Notice
SEPTEMBER PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS AT THE OSSINING PUBLIC LIBRARY
OCTOBER PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS AT THE OSSINING PUBLIC LIBRARY

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September

Ferry Sloops Summer Music Series: Sarah Browne
What: The popular “Summer Music Series” concludes the season with the music of Sarah Browne. Sarah's debut album, entitled "To You", showcases honest, poetic songwriting that comes from the heart. Inspired by the folk, country and pop genres, this eclectic collage of songs, is in a genre of its own. Her style is characterized by her ability to create tantalizing melodies that take on an integral part of each song. Her lyrics are poetic and honest in a straightforward, unassuming way.  Join us for an evening of music on the shore of the Hudson River. Admission is FREE and open to the public. 
When: Wednesday, September 5 at 7:30pm
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: ferrysloops.org

Ferry Sloops Free Sails at Croton Yacht Club
What: Each year, Ferry Sloops proudly participates in the Hudson River Valley Ramble by offering free sails on the Hudson River. Sail trips depart at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Each sail will be approximately 45 minutes long.  Click here for more details.  
When: Saturday, September 8
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: ferrysloops.org

Lobsterfest
What: 4th Annual Lobsterfest on the Hudson River! Music-Dancing-Lots of Fun!!
When: Saturday, September 8, 2018,  6-10pm
Where: Sing-Sing Prison-QWL building 354 Hunter Street, Ossining, NY
Contact: Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce, 914-941-0009, info@ossiningchamber.orgwww.ossiningchamber.org

Solo Acoustic Guitarist and Westchester Native Drew Bordeaux Performs at Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT)
What: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT) will present another world-class musical artist with an appearance by vocalist and guitar soloist Drew Bordeaux. A Mount Kisco native well known throughout the Hudson Valley, the tri-state metro region and beyond, Bordeaux is a singer/songwriter and producer who plays compelling solo acoustic shows rooted in percussive acoustic guitar and earthy/soulful vocals, laced with live loops and violin solos. He has jammed with Lauryn Hill, performed with Dave Bickler (of Survivor), opened for Daughtry and Boz Scaggs, and played at such iconic NYC venues as The Bitter End and Café Vivaldi. 
Where: Westchester Collaborative Theater (WCT), 23 Water Street, Ossining, NY 10562 
When: Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7:30pm 
Info: Click here for event flyer www.wctheater.org 
Contact: Westchester Collaborative Theater wctcompany@gmail.com 

Celebrating Community Partners
What: The Baker-Collyer Christmas Cheer Fund, the Briarcliff Ossining Ministerial Association, IFCA, Loaves and Fish, Neighbor’s Link, Open Door Medical Centers, the Ossining Children’s Center, the Ossining Food Pantry, and REPAIR (Rivertowns Episcopal Parishes Action on Inclusion and Race) will be honored with music, recognition, and a reception as part of our 150th Anniversary. No charge…just please join us to thank those groups that make Ossining the wonderful place it is!
When: September 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Where: Trinity Church, 7 South Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: Trinity Episcopal Church, Tam Hernandez,  914-941-0806, trinityossining@gmail.com

Bike Ossining!
What:  What better way to take action on Climate Action Day, than to ride a bike instead of taking the car to do your errands? Put on your helmet, get on your bike and ride on over to Market Square and join other residents looking to pedal about Ossining.  Pedal Peekskill will have some pedal assist demo bikes on hand to try out on our hills. Cyclists of all stripes are welcome to join together for rides around town, starting at about 11:00 AM
When: Saturday, September 8th at 11 AM
Where: Market Square (corner of Spring and Main Street)
Info: www.greenossining.org or follow us on Facebook

Green Ossining Celebrates National Climate Action Day
What: Join us to work towards reducing negative human-created impact on our planet!  Stop by our booth as we launch Ossining's Resuseable Bag Initiative -- we're looking petition signatures;  how to make a T-shirt to Tote (bring a fave Tee or we'll have some on hand); Ossining's upcoming Lime Bike Pop-Up program on 9/15-9/22; International Car Free Day being celebrated in Ossining on 9/21; join the meet-up Bike Ossining* at 11am! ; and a whole bunch of other things Green Ossining is working on.  We'd love to meet you - or just stop by and say hello!
When: Saturday, September 8th at 8:30 AM - 1 PM
Where: Down to Earth Farmers Market (corner of Spring and Main Street)
Info: www.greenossining.org or follow us on Facebook

Sparta Walking Tour
What: The next-to-the-last walking tour of 2018 of the historic Sparta neighborhood at the south end of Ossining will be held on this Sunday, September 9. The tour will begin at the Jug Tavern at 1 p.m. with a showing of the video “The Battle for Sparta.” Participants will then walk about six blocks through the neighborhood learning about the historic homes in the landmarked district; the tour will end at around 3 p.m. Dr. Alan Stahl, a neighborhood resident and chair of the Village of Ossining Historic Preservation Commission, who teaches in the History Department of Princeton University, will lead the tour.
When: Sunday, September 9, 1 pm
Where: Jug Tavern, Rockledge Avenue and Revolutionary Road (behind the CVS)
Contact: Alan Stahl, alan@jugtavern.org

Theater O Announces OPEN AUDITIONS for its Fall Middle School Production
What: This October Theater O will present an early comedy by David Mamet The Revenge of the Space Pandas or Binky Ruditch and the Two-Speed Clock. Audition signups are on on the Theater O website. This play will showcase middle school actors and is open to all 6th through 8th grade children. It will offer experiences in all aspects of theater. Rehearsals will be held weekday evenings and Saturday afternoons for 6 weeks. Three presentations of the play will run October 25 through 27 at Bethany Arts Community, 40 Somerstown Road, Ossining. Tickets to the show will be available for purchase in early October.
When: Open auditions for all middle schoolers will take place on September 14 and 15
Where: Theater O, 25 State Street, Ossining
Info: Register for an audition time at www.theatero.org   
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

Ferry Sloops Free Sails at Shattemuc Yacht Club
What: Each year, Ferry Sloops proudly participates in the Hudson River Valley Ramble by offering free sails on the Hudson River. Sail trips depart at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Each sail will be approximately 45 minutes long.  Click here for more details.  
When: Saturday, September 15
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: ferrysloops.org

Green Ossining ***SPECIAL EVENT:*** E-Waste Drive AND Repair Cafe!
What:  Got E-Waste?  Got beloved but broken items that need repair?  We're here to help!  The Green Ossining E-Waste Drive and Repair Cafe happening together on one day! The Repair Cafe provides an opportunity for community-sourced repair of broken items, reducing contributions to the waste stream and building a sense of community through skill sharing. Coaches are expected to be on-hand to provide free assistance with repairing/advising on: Fabric Repair: seams, cuffs, hems, patches, buttons, pockets, etc/Wood Repair/Electrical Appliances/Toys/Tech Support for Computers & Mobile Devices/Plants: Advice & How-Tos/Ceramic Repair/Bikes (including tires)/Kids Table: learning circuitry & how stuff works/Costume Jewelry.  Gasoline power tools cannot be used or repaired at the Cafe. Melrose Lumber has offered to provide lamp parts at cost that will be available at the Repair Café.  If needed and upon advisement of Repair Cafe coaches, all other parts needed will need to be purchased by the owner.  To learn more about the Repair Café: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=gVjU1ydAUlQ The E-Waste Drive  provides an opportunity for you to conveniently drop-off specific types of electronic waste providing assistance in keeping such waste out of the waste stream.  All collected materials will either be reused or recycled responsible . PLEASE SEE FLYER FOR IMPORTANT EXCLUSIONS AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Accepted items: Computers (laptops & desktops, servers, mainframes)/Printers, scanners, fax-machines, copiers, etc./Network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.)/Peripherals (keyboards/mice/cables/cords/chargers)/Tablets and e-readers, iPod/Components (hard drives, CD-ROMs, circuit boards, power supplies, etc.)/VCRs, DVRs, DVD & Blu-ray Players/Digital Converter Boxes, Cable/Satellite Receivers/Portable music players/Audio-visual equipment/Video-games/Cell phones, pagers, PDAs/Telecomm (phones, answering machines, etc.)/Ink and Toner Cartridges
When:  Saturday, September 15 @ 11 AM to 3 PM
Where: Joseph Caputo Community Center/Recreation Center.  Recreation Room (Lower-Level)
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: Please visit our website (www.greenossining.org) or Facebook page for more information.  Any Repair Cafe inquiries can also be sent to  mstonepeaceworks@gmail.com

Ossining Girl Scout Jamboree
What: Do you have a daughter interested in joining Ossining Girl Scouts?  Then the Ossining Girl Scout Annual Jamboree is for you!  This is a free event for brand NEW Girl Scouts, Kindergarten to 12th grade who have not yet participated in a troop.  Stop by at an point during the afternoon to see what Girl Scouting is all about!  It will be fun-filled afternoon of activities, crafts, and fun!
When: Sunday, September 16th between 1-5 pm
Where: Lower Level of the Ossining Public Library-53 Croton Avenue
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: Ossining Girl Scouts; join@ossininggirlscouts.org

The Ossining Documentary & Discussion Series, screening of CAPTURING THE FLAG
What: CAPTURING THE FLAG: As the 2016 National Election unfolds around them, a diverse team of charismatic voter protection volunteers travel from New York City to Fayetteville, North Carolina, where they learn their skills at the polls - years in the making - are no match for the insidious game of modern-day voter suppression. How will they continue in the fight for democracy's most sacred promise to its citizens: the right to vote?
When: Thursday, September 20th at 630pm
Where: Ossining Public Library's Budarz Theatre
Info: Click here for event flyer. View the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WoyENC32I

Tom Chapin in Concert at Campwoods
What: Join us for a great evening of music at Ferry Sloops' 7th annual "Concert for the River" fundraiser, featuring 3-time Grammy winner Tom Chapin and The Greg Jacquin Band. All proceeds from the benefit will be used towards maintenance and restoration of the Ferry Sloops boat, educational programs, and the organization’s continued effort to keep the Hudson River clean and safe for future generations. Click here for tickets 
When: Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:00pm
Where: Campwoods Grounds Auditorium in Ossining
Contact: www.ferrysloops.org

Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers International Film Festival
What: Children of Heaven Description: The September film in the 2018-2019 International Film Festival sponsored by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers is a 1997 Iranian family drama film written and directed by Majid Majidi. It deals with a brother and sister and their adventures over a lost pair of shoes. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1998. The film festival provides nine monthly offerings on Friday evenings from September to May. The current series -- “Family” -- includes an introduction by a Maryknoll missioner and a brief discussion after the screening. 
When: Friday, September 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, 55 Ryder Road, Ossining
Info: Free event Click here for event flyer
Contact: Visit www.maryknollsociety.org/filmfest or call 914-941-7590

Live @ The Steamer featuring KJ Denhert
What: Friday evening at the Steamer - join us for an intimate concert
When: Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8 PM
Where: OAC Steamer Firehouse Gallery, 117 Main Street 2nd Floor, Ossining, NY 10562
Info: $15 OAC Members  --- $20 General Public - Doors OPEN @ 7:15 PM
Contact: harboryoung@ossiningartscouncil.org

TreeHuggers Ball: A Benefit for Mariandale 
What: Join us on September 23, at 4:30pm for the first Mariandale TreeHuggers Ball, as we gather to celebrate trees in all their strength, beauty, and splendor.  This reception will take place in our lovely courtyard with a Hudson River view, where we’ll honor our volunteers who work to preserve our trees, and toast to the first day of Autumn.  Enjoy music, light fare, and local seasonal beverages, take in our tree-themed presentations and surprises, share in Mariandale news, and take a candlelit Labyrinth Walk.
When: Sun., September 23 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm, Tickets on Sale August 1st!
Where:  The Mariandale Center, 299 N. Highland, Ossining, NY 10562
Info:  Click here for event flyer
Contact:  The Mariandale Center, 914 941 4455 or http://mariandale.org/event/treehuggers/

Words & Music concert series: An Evening with Kenny White
What: The Words & Music concert series will present a concert featuring Kenny White with his acoustic trio & special guest Angela Reed as part of the Ossining Public Library's 125th anniversary celebration. The net proceeds from this concert will be donated to the Library to support the free programs that they provide to the community. Kenny White has been very well known in the NYC recording scene for decades as a pianist, singer-songwriter, producer and arranger.
When: Friday, September 28 @ 8:00 PM
Where: Budarz Theater at the Ossining Public Library
Info: https://budarztheater.brownpapertickets.com/  Click here for event flyer
Contact: Alan Marzelli  olfmusic@optimum.net

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

Ossining Food Pantry 30th Annual Celebration Event
What:  The Ossining Food Pantry is holding its 30th annual Celebration event.  This year, the annual fundraising event will be held on the grounds of a private home in Briarcliff Manor. Proceeds from the event will go toward the purchase of food to help feed the needy in our Greater Ossining area.  Tickets are $75 per person for light fare, libations, music, raffle prizes and more. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE  Walk-in guests are also welcome. Cash or check will be accepted, if paying at the door. Thank you to our loyal donors and volunteers for helping our neighbors in need. We hope to see you for this important event. 
When:  Sunday, September, 30th @ 4-7PM
Info: www.OssiningFoodPantry.org
Contact:  Ossining Food Pantry, P.O. Box 869, Ossining, NY  10562 or call 914-762-5510 and leave a voicemail message. A volunteer will return your call.

October

Ferry Sloops Fall Lecture Series: Hudson River Stories
What: Join us for a special screening of films from the "Hudson River Stories" series by director Jon Bowermaster. The films examine a handful of serious and growing threats to the Hudson River, the positive efforts to preserve the river, and the opportunity to learn about how we can better serve our region and environment. The screening will be followed by a short Q&A session with Jon Bowermaster. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Click here for more details.
When: Wednesday, October 3 at 7:30pm
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: www.ferrysloops.org

Smart Driver Course
What: Drivers education course.  Take the six hour safe driving course and receive a certificate to allow up to 4 points reduced on you license and 10% off your car insurance.
When: Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Where: St. Augustine Church, Parish Hall.  381 North Highland Ave
Info:  Click here for event flyer
Contact: Golden Eagles from St. Augustine Church.  Email golden.eagles@staugny.org  or contact Instructor Neville Horne at 914-762-4753.

The Fall Green Ossining Community-Wide Tag Sale is Saturday, October 6th.  Registration is Open!
What: Sick of the summer clutter? Registration has opened for the Green Ossining Fall Community Tag Sale on Saturday, October 6. For $25, receive a double-sided sign to post on your lawn three days before the sale; additional signs to hang around your neighborhood; a link to your home and items for sale on our Google map; and promotion in the Pennysaver, local press, bulletins, and assorted social media outlets. Don't forget to tell your neighbors—block and multi-family sales save on registration costs! Registration ends September 24th . Happy de-cluttering! 
Info: Click here for event flyer   
Contact: For more information and to sign up, please go to http://www.greenossining.org/tagsale.  Also remember to follow our FB page at Green Ossining Town-Wide Tag Sale (Ossining & Briarcliff Manor) to discover what great things are for sale.

November

Ferry Sloops Fall Lecture Series: Wintering Birds at Croton Point Park
What: The popular "Fall Lecture Series" concludes the season with "Wintering Birds at Croton Point Park" presented by naturalist, Charlie Roberto. Charlie of the Saw Mill River Audubon, is a self-taught naturalist who educates people about wildlife. He can identify over 500 species of birds on sight and 100 simply by sound. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Click here for more details.
When: Wednesday, November 7 at 7:30pm
Where: Shattemuc Yacht Club
Contact: www.ferrysloops.org 

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Green Ossining Launches ‘Green Ossining Sustainability Partnership’

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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  Click here for flyer
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

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Ossining Athletic Booster Club
 

What: The Ossining Athletic Booster Club is a not-for-profit volunteer organization established in 2001 to promote the athletic programs of the Ossining School District, recognize their achievements, and support Ossining's student-athletes and coaches by funding items not in the school budget and awarding scholarships to worthy graduating seniors of Ossining Athletic Booster Club members and donors.
When: Full school year 
Info: Click here to donate
Contact: info@ossiningboosters.org

Soccer skills private training (ages 4-15), group classes for kids (ages 2-10)
What:  Soccer skills training, individual, partner or group training sessions available for all ages and skill levels. Soccer classes provided for ages, provide instruction in soccer fundamentals via a fun and supportive environment! Your child will be motivated from creative, high energy and level appropriate activities, serving as a great introduction to soccer, and helping your child master developmental milestones. Our specially designed soccer curriculum is age-appropriate, and incorporates individual, partner and team activities. We keep our classes small, so that every child receives the attention they need to thrive.  In addition to soccer skills such as dribbling, passing, trapping and shooting on target, your child will learn discipline, sportsmanship and teamwork, in a personalized setting where all children are valued. 
Where: At a nearby field, or your home!
When:  To be scheduled for a time that works for you
Info:  Click here for flyer
Contact: GO TEAM! Soccer Academy, Caroline Turner President carolinegoteam@gmail.com or 914-329-5716.

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 for 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

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/

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 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

Mike Risko Music now accepting Fall 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 fall session music lessons.
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. 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

Be a part of the musical Once on this Island jr this fall!
What: Kids ages 6 and up can be a part of our fall musical theater production of Once on this Island Jr. Rehearsals start in September in the evenings, shows are in December. Rehearsals are one or two night each week and include vocal caching, acting and movement. We are accepting cast members and crew members.
When: September 2018
Where: Mike Risko Music 144 Croton Avenue Ossining
Info: www.mikeriskomusicschool.com
Contact: Mike Risko Music School 914-762-8757 or email mail@riskomusic.com for more info and production fees.

Jazz at the Lodge
What: Jazz at the Lodge enters its 3rd year of live jazz performances featuring Hudson Valley and New York area Jazz performers. Scheduled on selected Saturdays, the Ossining Elks invite you to enjoy established and up and coming Jazz performers in a listening room environment where you truly engage with this uniquely American art form. The $10 cover charge goes to the musicians. Like our Facebook page or request to be on our mailing at Jazzatthelodge@gmail.com
When: Selected Saturdays from September 2018 through June 2019
Where: Ossining Elks Lodge 1486, 118 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562
Info: Click here for event flyer
Contact: John Codman, Series Curator;  jazzatthelodge@gmail.com, Facebook page; Jazzatthelodge, 917-488-8178

Theater O fall class registration
What: It is time to make plans with Best of Westchester’s “2018 Readers Choice Best Children’s Theater” Theater O for the upcoming Fall / Winter semester. Theater O offers classes for Pre K to 2nd graders, elementary school-aged children, middle school students and high schoolers. From Musical Theater and Acting to Improv and Voice Over to Directing and Playwriting and more, there are classes for all theater interests. All Theater O instructors are theater professionals and have worked all over the country. Check out the new schedule online at www.theatero.org to see how every age group will have its own time to shine with staggered productions throughout the fall / winter semester. Productions and classes do not occur at the same time for the same age group.  
When: Registration is open now. 
Where: Theater O, 25 State Street, Ossining
Info: Register at www.theatero.org  
Contact: Theater O / Jessica Irons (Artistic Director) / 25 State Street, Ossining / 914.487.4322 /  www.theatero.org

Sing Sing Prison Museum Kickstarter Campaign
What: YOU CAN HELP TO CROWDFUND FOR THE MUSEUM’S NEW PREVIEW CENTER Guess what? The Sing Sing Prison Museum has just launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign!  Our goal is to raise at least $30,000 to get us started on building a Preview Center in the former Power House at Sing Sing, soon to be the Museum’s home. To date, we’ve raised $7000!
When: From now until September 8, 2018
Where: Please Click Here To Donate or visit kickstarter.com and search for "Sing Sing"
Info: In order to raise the funds needed to build the Museum, we need a way to give potential donors and sponsors a sense of what the Museum will exhibit and the impact it will have on visitors.  The Preview Center is the key to unlocking the Museum’s potential and making it a reality – and you can help make it happen! What can you do?  Successful crowdfunding campaigns are built by everyone reaching out to others via email contacts and social media.  With your help, we can raise the money we need to put  the Preview Center into a
Contact: Sing Sing Prison Museum Project Office, 127 Main Street, Ossining, New York 10562

The Lantern Gift Shop:  Fall Re-Opening
What: The Lantern Gift Shop at St. Paul’s on the Hill in Ossining will be re-opening for its fall season.  Visit this special little shop to choose from our many unique gifts and handicrafts, as well as new silk florals, vintage values and sale shelves.  And, new merchandise still arriving.  The Lantern Gift Shop stocks gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, baby gifts and other special occasions.
When:   Saturday, September 15, 2018, 10 AM to 3 PM.  (Regular Saturday shop hours September 24 from 10 AM to 1 PM)
Where:  40 Ganung Drive, Ossining, NY 10562 (Just east of Rt. 9A, off of Rt. 133)
Info:  Click here for event flyer
Contact:  The Lantern gift Shop: 914 941-4434 or St. Paul’s Church Office: 914 941-6627; stpaulsganung@gmail.com

LOVE TO SING? JOIN THE OLD MILL SINGERS
What: The Old Mill Singers is a community choral group for singers at all levels. If you are an experienced singer, or just love to sing in the shower, then this is the choral group for you! Lots of fun, good people, all different genres of music! You don’t have to read music or go through an audition. Our Director is terrific...the very talented Danny Gray. We do two formal concerts a year and also provide a number of concerts at other venues and nursing homes around the area throughout the year.
When: Our first meeting for the Fall 2018 Season will be Tuesday, September 4 at 7:30 PM. Just show up to check us out. Regular rehearsals are on Tuesdays from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, September through June.
Where: Parish Hall, St. Paul's on the Hill, 40 Ganung Drive. Ossining 10562
Info:  Click here for event flyer  Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/jv6PBRkEeu62 Website: https://theoldmillsingers1.godaddysites.com/  Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheOldMillSingers/ Director: Danny Gray: http://www.dannygraymusic.com
Contact: Old Mill Singers/Amanda Curley, tabdsc@gmail.com

ST. PAUL’S YOUTH MUSIC PROGRAM
What: Register now for St. Paul’s after-school Youth Music Program, which provides small group music lessons for children (between the ages of 4 and 17) in  *SINGING *RUDIMENTAL and HAND DRUMS *GUITAR The program serves young people from the community as a whole and does not include religious content.
When: Friday, Oct. 15 – Friday, Dec. 7, Fridays and Mondays, 3 PM to 5 PM
Where:  St. Paul’s on the Hill’s Parish Hall, 40 Ganung Drive, Ossining, NY 10562
Info: Click here for event flyer COST:  $50 per family per 10-week session. DOWNLOAD a registration form:  https://stpaulsonthehill.org/music/youth-music/
Contact:  Call St. Paul’s on the Hill’s Church Office at 914 941-6627 (between 10 AM and 2PM, Mon. -Thurs.).  Email:  stpaulsganung@gmail.com

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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

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