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White Plains Rec Dept. Camp Fair, White Plains High School, 10 am - 1 pm

Valentine's Day Events

President's Week Events
Chase the Winter Blues Away.  Activities all week at White Plains Library

Camp Chill, Ebersole Rink, 9 am - noon,  *Registration  & fee required 914-523-1106

Youth Bureau, Performing Arts Benefit Dance, WP Performing Arts Center, 7 pm

Gen. George Washington's 286th Birthday Celebration  at Washington's HQ, Purdy House, 60 Park Avenue, 1 pm
The Governor has issued an Order allowing pharmacists to provide flu vaccinations to those 2 years and older. 
White Plains Partnering with Burbio for  Innovative Calendar Listing & Synching 
The City of White Plains has announced a partnership with Burbio , a free online platform that aggregates community events into a central calendar resource.
Burbio makes it easy to find local events in White Plains. Once signed in on the Burbio website, residents can personalize the events they see by subscribing to calendars published by local businesses, community groups, the school district, not-for-profits, and the City.  Check out the video!

White Plains Not-for-profit profit organizations and businesses interested in participating in Burbio should contact .  Burbio lists not-for-profit events for free.
Up Up and Away! 
City Receives Cockpit Flight Simulator
Long-term city resident and private pilot, James Parker, has donated his
James Parker, right, guides a youngster  through a simulated flight.
custom designed and built cockpit flight simulator to the White Plains Youth Bureau.
The two-seat cockpit is equipped with 9 LCD monitors and 5 purpose built computers.  Its software and hardware are capable of simulating a wide array of aircraft from a single engine Piper Cub to the mighty Boeing 747 along with any weather environment an aircraft might encounter.

The Flight Simulator program will be open to White Plains children and youth first grade through high school.  Students will learn about variety of subjects including map reading,  meteorology, computer usage, navigation and aerodynamics.

Contact the Youth Bureau at 914-422-1378 to schedule your next flight.  Learn more here.

White Plains Offers Help for at Risk Homeowners

Through a grant from the New York State Attorney General's Office, the City of White Plains has partnered with Westchester Residential Opportunities (WRO) to provide outreach, education and counseling services to homeowners at risk of losing their home. 

These are residents who may be concerned about making their next mortgage payment, are in foreclosure proceedings, or are experiencing mortgage default. The purpose of this initiative is to help people stay in their homes and eliminate the creation of zombie homes that may become potential sources of blight in the community. Learn more here.
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