News for the City of White Plains aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa JUNE 2021
Hats off to the
Class of 2021!
All Month
All Month
Farmers Market every Wednesday on Court Street between Main Street & Martine Avenue. 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM.
All Month
StoryWalk at Bryant-Mamaroneck Park - Enjoy Bronco and Friends: A Party to Remember by Tim Tebow  (Author), A. J. Gregory Jane Chapman (Illustrator) on display until July 11th.
All Month
All Month
Kayaks at Liberty Park, Seasonal Permits Required. Season May 15 through October 17th, 2021. Contact Rec & Parks @ 422.1336.
Tues. 1st
Juneteenth Countywide Kick-off. Free, Virtual event. 7pm- 9pm.
Thurs. 3rd,
10th, 17th
& 24th
Every Thursday in June Music in Motion. Enjoy live music as strolling musicians serenade diners at outdoor cafes throughout the downtown. 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM.
Fri. 4th
Last Day to submit application for YB Summer Youth Employment Program.
Fri. 4th
Sat. 5th
Take it or Leave It (TILI ) Shed Opening Day @ Gedney Recycling Yard, 87 Gedney Way - Run by Eco Neighbors. Saturdays 9 a.m.- Noon and Wednesdays 2 pm - 4pm.
Sat. 5th
Outdoor Movie Screening at White Plains High School - "Are We There Yet?" 7:30 PM Advance tickets required. Cost: $10 per car.
Sat. 5th &
Sun. 6th
A White Plains Community Tradition returns. Free Event!
Pop Up Vaccine Clinic at Festival on 6/5. See below for details.
Sun. 6th
White Plains Public Library hosts meteorologist Joe Rao to discuss "Sunrise Scimitar" - Annual Solar Eclipse - Register in advance.
Sun. 6th
White Plains Hospital Virtual Answer to Cancer Month-long 5K to benefit White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care.
Sun. 6th
Westchester Pride Kick-off Ceremony, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Virtual & FREE. Westchester Pride 2021 is a virtual, month-long celebration!
Sat. 12th
WP Youth Bureau 9th Annual Fatherhood Awards. To make a nomination complete the attached form and return to the Youth Bureau by 6/4.
Sat. 12th
White Plains Juneteenth Virtual Ceremony. Available for viewing on Fios channel 47, Optimum channel 75 and streamed live on Facebook @ “White Plains Juneteenth Heritage, Inc"
12th, 13th
19th & 20th
Free Kayaks at Liberty Park 10 AM - 1 PM. WP residents only. Make reservation in advance. Reservation list opens June 1st. Call Rec & Parks @ 422.1336.
Sat. 19th
Gardella and Kittrell Pools open through August 29th. CWP Pool Pass required. For additional info call 422.1339.
Sun. 20th
Celebrate Dad at the Father's Day Concert. " A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett." Turnure Park 7 PM.
Mon. 21st
Summer Solstice Yoga @ Turnure Park, 7 pm. Bring your own mat. Free! No advance registration required.
Take it from the Knicks -
Getting Vaccinated is a Slam Dunk & the Best Line of Defense Against COVID-19
Immanuel Quigley (in video at right), Obi Toppin and Coach Tom Thibodeau of the NY Knicks urge everyone to step up and get vaccinated. "The more people who get vaccinated, the faster we can get back to normal times." It's time for your shot!
It's Back!!
Don't Miss the
White Plains Outdoor
Arts Festival
Tibbits Park
Main & Broadway
June 5 & 6
10 am-5 pm
GREAT NEWS! The City of White Plains will offer a Pop Up Vaccine Clinic at the Arts Festival on Saturday, June 5th, 10:00 - 4:00 PM.
All 3 Approved Vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, J & J) will be available.
FREE. Walk-Up. No appointment required.
Get your shot and enjoy the Arts Festival!

Thank you to Sunshine Pharmacy in WP for running this clinic!
Feel the Rhythm of the City
Strolling Musicians Downtown ~ Thursdays in June!
Every Thursday in June, between 5:30 and 7:30 pm, musicians will be strolling the sidewalks of Downtown White Plains to entertain those enjoying our sidewalk cafes.
There will be a different group every week, each offering a different musical style and a lively accompaniment to your outdoor dining experience!
Courtesy of the White Plains Business Improvement District.
213 East Post Road

during the 2021 Downtown
White Plains Wing Weeks. 
The White Plains Rec & Parks Sounds of Summer Brochure is available now. Your Guide to Summer Events in the Parks.
White Plains Cited as a Sustainable Energy Model
How can local government lead in energy efficiency solutions? An article on the Alliance to Save Energy website by Sangeeta Ranade, VP of Clean Energy Solutions at the New York Power Authority, explains how the City of White Plains is taking a holistic approach to its sustainability agenda.
Many new restaurants, hotels and retailers have opened in White Plains recently. There's a link from each name for further information. More establishments will be listed in future issues. If you know of a new business in WP, please let us know.
250 Main Street
38 Westchester Avenue
14 Martine Avenue
235 Main Street
23 Mamaroneck Avenue
174 Martine Avenue
Do you have a favorite White Plains Tree?
The Arbor Day Foundation has recognized WP as a Tree City for many years. Show us your favorite! It could be in your backyard or in a park around town.
Email a photo to
We'll post a selection of photos in the next issue.
In-Person Live Theater, Music and Comedy returns! 
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