LATEST HAPPENINGS IN WHITE PLAINS
Issue: 475
December 4, 2018
Dear Friends and Members, 
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See you downtown,
White Plains BID Staff
Shop White Plains Featured Discount of the Week

151 East Post Road, Suite 122, 573-4832

• Wednesdays: Chair Massage - $2/minute (10 minutes minimum, 25 minutes maximum)
​• Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays by appointment: 60 Minute Massage for $95 ($125 value) , 90 Minute Massage for $125 ($150 value)
To schedule an appointment visit their website. Client Intake forms must be completed prior to receiving services.
FEATURED EVENT
Chabad of Scarsdale will be doing a FREE Public Menorah Lighting on Wednesday, December 5
at 5:30 pm. Located in Tibbits Park on North Broadway. All are welcome!  RSVP is appreciated.
EVENTS
31 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 428-4220
Thursday, December 6 from 7 pm - 9:30 pm
December Gallery Nite Out: Holiday Networking Mixer
Meet ArtsWestchester after work on the first Thursday evening of every month for a new kind of happy hour in Westchester. Enjoy an evening with people who love the arts as much as you do. All events will include: amazing contemporary art, wine, beer and light bites, art activities inspired by ArtsWestchester’s current exhibition, and a unique art gallery setting.

December is the most wonderful time of the year to party for the arts. Meet ArtsWestchester in their gallery to start the holiday season off right. Join in on the merry-making as you enjoy light bites and cocktails and dance the night away to music by DJ CLAFFMATIC. Ticket includes entrance to the event and exhibition, activity, tastings and 2 drink tickets for the bar. Enjoy a DIY holiday gift-making table as well. First come, first serve while supplies last. Learn more and purchase tickets.
230 Main Street, (914) 397-2420

FOR CHILDREN:

Friday, December 7 at 7 pm
Pajama Storytime and Activities Featuring The Polar Express
Join us for this beloved Christmas story featuring a young boy who is welcomed aboard on a magical trip to the North Pole where he gets to make his Christmas wish. Get free hot chocolate and a cookie from the Café, and don't forget to wear your favorite cozy pajamas. 

FOR ADULTS:

Saturday, December 8 at 10 am
Educator Holiday Shopping Event
Barnes & Noble invites all Educators to come treat themselves to 25% off almost everything in store, and 10% off Cafe treats during this holiday shopping event. While in store you can enter for a chance to win a Pamper Yourself gift basket featuring Barnes & Noble products.
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 prepay. Learn more and view the full schedule.
  • Wednesday, December 5 at 11 am: Macrame with Links
  • Thursday, December 6 at 11 am: Intro Class: Stringing
  • Friday, December 7 at 11 am: Beaded Tassels
  • Saturday, December 8 at 11 am: Superduo Statement Earrings
  • Saturday, December 8 at 2 pm: Free Stretchy Demo Class
  • Sunday, December 9 at Noon: Intro Class: Wire Wrapping
237 Martine Avenue, (800) 315-4000

Tuesday, December 4 at 7:30 pm
Allegiance to Broadway
Fathom Events and Sing Out, Louise Productions present Allegiance to Broadway - The story. The dream. The journey of a musical. Following Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione along with the Broadway musical Allegiance's creative team from page to stage, this event comes to cinemas for one night. The team grapples with the tough subject matter of this shameful period in American history, and their obligation to maintaining and furthering George Takei's legacy. From rehearsals to marketing meetings and everywhere in between, this documentary sheds a light on the tough nature of show business and the creative decisions that all Broadway producers must face when trying to navigate the rough waters of the Great White Way. Learn more and purchase tickets.

Sunday, December 9 at 2 pm and Wednesday, December 12 at 7 pm
White Christmas
This Christmas classic starring Bing Crosby is a romantic tale that takes place in a Vermont lodge- where it is almost always, a "White Christmas." Learn more and purchase tickets.
255 Martine Avenue, (914) 644-8489

Saturdays, December 8, 15, and 22
from 3 pm - 6 pm
Holiday Concerts
Enjoy the sounds of holiday music by Eganam K. Segbefia as it fills the air. Located in the first floor lobby of City Center.
33 Church Street, (914) 949-0384

Wednesdays at 12:10 pm
Concerts at Grace Church
30 minute concerts every Wednesday through May 29. Free admission, donations are greatly appreciated. Learn more.

December 5: Yiying Niu, pianist, Prize Winner of the 2018 New York International Piano Competition. Presented in partnership with the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation. A Downtown Music debut.
169 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 428-3195

Yoga Membership
The team at KOI Creative Space has teamed up with yogi Diana Cusumano of Warrior Mantra to bring you weekly yoga sessions, taught every Saturday, for a low monthly price of $30 per month. No hidden mat rental fees, no essential oil surcharge - your membership gives you access to Saturday classes in our bright, sunny 2nd floor location in downtown White Plains and includes extra mats (and good vibes) in case you are in need. Learn more and sign up.
1 North Broadway, (914) 946-4433
Saturdays, December 8 and 15 at 8 pm and Sundays, December 9 and 16 at 2 pm
The Wind in the Willows
The Wind in the Willows is a riotous comedy based on Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking but lovable menace Mr. Toad, and his insatiable need for speed that lands him in some serious trouble. With a whimsical book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, along with a majestic score by the Olivier Award-winning composers and lyricists George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, we are transported to a world of mystery and adventure. Learn more and purchase tickets.
95 Church Street, (914) 684-1800

Monday, December 10 at 6:30 pm
Dinner With The Doctor
You and up to 4 guests are invited to a Complimentary Evening of Health and Wellness with Dr. Anthony Sayegh. This is a special dinner event is held once a month for the community. Whoever is in your heart that you wish knew they can have victory in their health and future - this is one of the best ways you can spread the good news to them on how that has happened for so many people and how it can happen for them. Located at La Bocca Ristorante, 8 Church Street. To reserve your seats, call (914) 413-4263.
100 Martine Avenue, (914) 422-1400

Now - December 29
Art Exhibit: "No Longer Hidden Being — without — being Sickle Cell" by Akimie Worrell
No Longer Hidden: Being—without—Being Sickle Cell, is an exhibit comprised of mixed media art portraying the perils, small comforts, and life one faces when navigating the world with the horrific pain of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). Learn more.
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FOR CHILDREN:

Wednesday, December 5 from 7 pm - 7:45 pm
Family Hannukah program with Author Amalia Hoffman
Join award winning author/illustrator, Amalia Hoffman and her adorable cat puppets in a fun Family Hannukah program featuring her book Dreidel Day. Follow cat and dreidels as they spin, bounce, hop and much more and see how much fun counting could be. Amalia will demonstrate how she created the cut-up paper illustration for the book and children will decorate dreidel designs to take home. For children ages 1-6 and entire families. Space is limited.

FOR ADULTS:

Wednesday, December 5 from 6:30 pm - 9 pm
Poetry Slam & Open Mic
The library's exciting "1st Wednesday" series continues with Open Mic, SLAM competition and feature performances from guest poets Ryan J and Nate Mask. Nate Mask and Ryan J are nationally touring spoken word artists based in Atlanta and are members of the 2018 National Poetry Slam Group Piece Champion Art Amok Slam Team. Throughout their work, both poets use humor and passion to draw audiences in, while providing insightful and scathing commentary on both social and personal issues. Their work touches on topics ranging from race, politics, relationships, mental health, driving in Atlanta traffic, and more. To take part in the open mic or slam, please register between 6:30 pm and 7 pm. Slam poets should bring at least one original poem of up to 3 minutes. Registration closes promptly at 7 pm, and the program starts shortly thereafter. Co-hosted by local poet and slam-master Eric ZORK Alan.

Tuesday, December 11 at 6 pm
Free Workshop: Strategies to Accelerate Revenue
The Acceleration Project is offering a workshop in conjunction with the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (GS 10KSB) program at the White Plains Public Library. This workshop, Strategies to Accelerate Revenue, is free, and provides a taste of the longer GS 10KSB program. Goldman Sachs provides full scholarships to all business owners accepted to the program, which provides education, access to capital, and business support services to small business owners. To date, it has served over 6,700 small business owners across all 50 states, and has contributed to immediate and sustained business growth for the alumni of the program. Learn more and register.
19 Court Street, (914) 644-8224
SAVE THE DATES
198 Central Avenue, (914) 995-4050
Friday, December 14 at 10 am
Saturday, December 15 at 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm
Sunday, December 16 at 2 pm
Westchester Ballet Company Presents The Nutcracker
The Westchester Ballet Company (WBC) celebrates their 33rd season of The Nutcracker at The County Center in White Plains. Let your holiday spirit soar with this festive production, professionally staged against a backdrop of enchanting scenery and featuring world-renowned guest dancers, in addition to over 90 magnificent young dancers from the WBC. Experience the thrill of the Nutcracker Prince and Clara as they battle the Mouse King and magically journey to the Land of Sweets accompanied by the Sugar Plum Fairy. Tickets on Sale now at the County Center Box Office or through Ticketmaster.
Wednesday, December 19 - Sunday, December 23
Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday from 11 am - 7 pm, Friday & Saturday from 11 am - 9 pm
Monday, December 31 from 10 pm - 12:30 am
ONGOING EVENTS
31 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 428-4220

Now - Saturday, January 19
"Brick by Brick"
The Erie Canal & the Building Boom
A contemporary art exhibition inspired by the shared story of the Erie Canal and the Hudson Valley brickyards. Powerful, large-scale installations and photographs commissioned especially for the exhibition are presented alongside historical artifacts, archival photographs and personal narratives related to the region's once vital brick industry. Learn more.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday - Friday from Noon - 5 pm
Saturday from Noon - 6 pm
169 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 428-3195

Saturdays at 10 am
Saturday Morning Yoga
Join Instructor Diana Cusumano as she leads you through a sunny, relaxed hour of open level vinyasa (yoga 101). What you can expect- a fun flow with music, laughs, and to leave feeling more centered and ready to take on your weekend. There is a limited supply of extra mats, so please bring your own if you have one. Learn more.
RESOURCES
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Shoppers:
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Now offering Chair Massages
on Wednesdays:
$2 per minute
(10 minutes minimum,
25 minutes maximum)

To schedule an appointment visit relax.ncbcertified.com.
Client Intake forms must be completed prior to receiving services.

151 East Post Road
Suite 122
(914) 573-4832
Sunday, December 9
12 pm - 4 pm

Please bring a new unwrapped toy to The Westchester’s Savor Dining Hall on Level 4,
125 Westchester Avenue

Enjoy free activities with your donation of an unwrapped toy. Learn more.
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