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Issue: 420
November 11, 2017
Dear Friends and Members,

This weekend, there are two exciting performances at the White Plains Performing Arts Center! On Friday, see the hilarious Off-Broadway hit, Girls Night: The Musical. On Saturday, see The Langston Hughes Project, a unique show that combines jazz music, spoken word, and visuals to tell the story of Black Arts in the 1960s.

Scroll down to Save The Dates to learn about Small Business Saturday, a website building workshop at KOI Creative Space (with a special discount for Discover White Plains subscribers), and the 2nd Annual Moms of White Plains Holiday Boutique.

See you downtown,
White Plains BID Staff  

Great times for all.

31 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 428-4220

Now - Saturday, January 27
Give Us The Vote
ArtsWestchester's "Give Us The Vote" is inspired by the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York State. This contemporary art exhibition in downtown White Plains examines the state of voting rights in America today. Learn more.

Gallery hours:
Tuesdays - Fridays from Noon - 5 pm
Saturdays from Noon - 6 pm

Tuesday, November 14 from 4 pm - 5:30 pm
Teen Tuesdays
Students will work with hip hop musician Cornell Carelock and create beats, rhythms and rhymes. This session is designed for students from 12-16 years of age. Learn more

Wednesday, November 15 from 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Shop & Sip Gallery Event
Join ArtsWestchester in their gallery for Shop & Sip, a pop-up shopping experience that is a part of ArtsWestchester's Get Over the Hump Wednesday Series. Every third Wednesday through January 17 artists and designers will have their handmade items on display and for sale in ArtsWestchester's gallery. Visitors will be able to enjoy a glass of wine while indulging in this special opportunity to shop.
230 Main Street, (914) 397-2420


Saturday, November 18 at 11 am
Bear Says Thanks Storytime
Join Barnes & Noble for this special Storytime in celebration of Thanksgiving. When Bear decides to throw a feast to thank his friends, they show up one by one with different platters of delicious food to share. There's just one problem: Bear's cupboards are bare. What is he to do? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow.
175 East Post Road, (914) 644-8191

Bead Everything Classes
Bead Everything offers classes for every skill level. Call (914) 644-8191 to register and pre-pay. Learn more and see the full schedule.

Wednesday, November 15 at 6 pm: Intro Class: Wire Wrapping
Friday, November 17 at 11 am: Intro Class: Knotting With Silk
Saturday, November 18 at 11 am: Frost Necklace
Sunday, November 19 at 11 am: Diamond Crescent Necklace
33 Church Street, (914) 949-0384

Wednesdays at 12:10 pm
Noonday Concerts at Grace Church
30 minute concerts every Wednesday. Free admission, donations are greatly appreciated.

November 15:
Called by Marilyn Horne, "A pioneer for his age," Thomas Bagwell is well known as a pianist in song recital and chamber music. His appearances as a collaborative pianist have taken him to New York's Carnegie Hall, London's Wigmore Hall, the Musikverein, the Concertgebouw, and numerous halls across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Japan. Bagwell has been a participant at the Marlboro Music Festival and has performed recitals with violinists Midori, Miranda Cuckson and Scott St. John, with whom he made a critically acclaimed CD. He plays an all Bach program which includes Three Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier, the French Suite in G Major, and the Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue. A Downtown Music debut.
1 North Broadway, (914) 946-4433

Saturday, November 18 at 8 pm
Sunday, November 19 at 2 pm
The Crucible
Fear of the Other. Public shaming. Law and leadership absent of moral judgement. This stirring allegory has never hit more hauntingly close to home. A compelling re-imagining of this revolutionary play, brought to life for the first time on the PGT Mainstage. Learn more and purchase tickets.
7 City Place, (914) 686-8071

Saturday, November 18 from 10 am - 11 am
Baby's First Christmas Event
Join Babies 'R' Us in store for a festive celebration in anticipation of your little one's first visit from Santa. Be a part of the fun with holiday activities, photo ops, giveaways and more. Plus, create Baby's First Wish List and find great gift ideas for every age and stage. Reserve now.
179 E Post Road, (914) 682-0637

Thursdays at 6:15 pm
Free Group Run
Join Westchester Road Runner every Thursday night for their free group run, a 2.5 mile run through the streets of White Plains. The run will start and finish at the store. Use their facilities to change or go dressed to run. Your personal belongings will be safe at the store.

Wednesdays, Now - November 22 from 8 am - 4 pm
Local farmers and vendors offer a wide assortment of fresh produce, plants, home baked goods, breads, honey, fish, and prepared foods. Located on Court Street between Main Street and Martine Avenue.
11 City Place, 3rd Floor, (914) 328-1600

Thursday, November 16 at 7 pm
Saturday, November 18 at 10 am
and Sunday, November 19 at 10:30 am, 1 pm, and 6:30 pm

Willy Wonka JR.
Performed by kids in grades K through 5 from Westchester Sandbox Theatre. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder in addition to a host of fun new songs. Learn more and purchase tickets.

Friday, November 17 at 8 pm
Girls Night: The Musical
A touching and hilarious 'tell-it-like-it-is' look at the lives of a group of female friends, Girls Night: The Musical promises to have audiences laughing, crying and dancing in the aisles. Follow five friends as they re-live their past, celebrate their present, and look to the future on a wild and hilarious karaoke night out. Learn more and purchase tickets.

Saturday, November 18 at 8 pm
The Langston Hughes Project
The Langston Hughes Project is a multimedia concert performance of Langston Hughes's kaleidoscopic jazz poem suite, Ask Your Mama - Hughes's homage in verse and music to the struggle for artistic and social freedom at home and abroad at the beginning of the 1960s. A joyous celebration of music, spoken word and visuals, The Langston Hughes Project is performed by the impressively versatile Dr. Ron McCurdy (as narrator and on trumpet) and his talented group of musicians (on piano, bass and drums) who make heads bob, fingers snap and feet tap throughout. Learn more and purchase tickets.
100 Martine Avenue, (914) 422-1400


Now - December 31
Faces of Burke
Faces of Burke is a traveling photography exhibit conceived to showcase the individuality of the patients treated at Burke every day. Patients with physical and cognitive impairments resulting from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, cardiac disease, pulmonary disease and orthopedic issues come to Burke to regain their mobility and independence. The compelling photographs in this exhibit will illustrate their experience. Learn more.

Wednesdays, from 12:15 pm - 1 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
A weekly Meditation program at the library. No registration or equipment necessary. Starts promptly at 12:15 pm with the first few minutes devoted to beginning instruction.

30 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 993-6358

Now - December 24
St. Jude: Thanks and Giving
The Melting Pot is a proud supporter of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign. Donate $10 to St. Jude and receive a Donate and Dine card valid for $20 off a future purchase of $50 or more. Learn more.



169 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 428-3195

Tuesday, November 28 from 6 pm - 9 pm
Website Builder | Build-To-Launch Workshop
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to use the Squarespace platform to build the functional, beautiful, easy to update website you've always wanted. Learn more and purchase tickets.

Discover White Plains subscribers receive 15% off this workshop! Enter the code "BUILDBID17" when purchasing your tickets to apply the discount.
8 Church Street, (914) 948-3281

Thursday, November 30 from 6:30 pm - 10 pm
2nd Annual Moms of White Plains Holiday Boutique
Have dinner and a drink, then do some shoping for the upcoming holidays. Raffle proceeds will go to B Strong Disaster Relief. Dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by recent disasters.