Issue: 512 | August 20, 2019
Dear Friends and Members,

Join us today for Free Outdoor Yoga at White Plains Plaza from 5 pm to 7 pm. Don't forget to save the date for the White Plains JazzFest, September 11 to 15.

See you downtown,
White Plains BID Staff
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147 East Post Road, (914) 400-2004
  • 10% off any monthly membership for the first month
Tuesday, August 20 from 5 pm - 7 pm
Free Outdoor Yoga
Located in White Plains Plaza, One North Broadway. Instructor Diana Cusumano leads a free outdoor yoga class in White Plains Plaza. All experience levels are welcome. No RSVP necessary, just show up. Receive a complimentary chair massage from Elements Massage.
Sign-up: 5 pm - 5:30 pm
Yoga: 5:30 pm - 7 pm

Bring your own yoga mat. Limited mats available.

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Thursdays, July 11 through September 12, see free music at City Center in the courtyard on City Place, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Rain location in 3rd floor lobby inside City Center. Learn more.
Thursday, August 22 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jazz for a boozy backyard barbecue.

Lincoln Center’s Emerging Artist of 2019 and Detroit native Endea Owens is a vibrant up and coming bassist. She has been mentored by the likes of Marcus Belgrave, Rodney Whitaker, and Ron Carter. She has toured and performed with Jennifer Holliday, Jazzmeia Horn, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Steve Turre, and Lea Delaria.

Owens’ has written compositions for the Lansing Film Festival. She has also been featured on “The Indie Beat” with the Manhattan Neighborhood Network. Endea has the cover of Japan’s “The Walker’s” magazine and was featured in The Wall Street Journal and Billboard Magazine.
230 Main Street, (914) 397-2420


Saturday, August 24 at 11 am
Storytime and Activities Featuring Dog Breath and Where's Waldo?
Join Barnes & Noble for a special Storytime celebrating the 30th anniversary of Where's Waldo? and featuring a hilarious new book from Dav Pilkey, with activities to follow.

Sunday, August 25 at 11 am
Baby & Me Storytime Featuring ABCs of Biology
Baby & Me Storytime continues for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join Barnes & Noble as they read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones.


Thursday, August 22 at 7 pm
Escaping Gilead: The Handmaid's Tale Fan Discussion
Join Barnes & Noble for the final event of their monthly series, meet other fans and discuss the acclaimed book and TV series The Handmaid's Tale.
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, August 21 at 6 pm: Intro Class: Wire Wrapping
  • Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25 at 2 pm: Gem Talk Forum
  • Monday, August 26 at 11 am: Intro Class: Stringing
19 Mamaroneck Avenue, (800) 315-4000

Tuesday, August 20 at 7:30 pm
RiffTrax Live: Giant Spider Invasion
Fathom Events and Rifftrax have joined forces to bring you a new take on the MST3K favorite - Giant Spider Invasion. This special two-night event will be riffed live in theatres. When a fiery meteor lands in the woods, strange things begin to happen in this small Wisconsin town. While the townspeople are picked off by spiders of varying sizes, two esteemed scientists ramble around the countryside in a late model sedan, where they find friendship, romance and a big mechanical spider built on a Volkswagen Beetle chassis. Learn more and purchase tickets.

Wednesday, August 21 at 4 pm
A Boy Named Charlie Brown
In this first animated feature film based on Charles M. Schulz's ever-popular Peanuts® comic strip, we see the pint-sized hero step up to the challenge, face his fears and show the world what he is truly made of. Learn more and purchase tickets.

The City of White Plains Recreation & Parks Department offers a full array of music options with their annual Sounds of Summer program. View the brochure for this year's Sounds of Summer.

Thursdays at Noon
Noon Day Concerts in Renaissance Plaza
August 22: River of Dreams 
August 29: Alive & Kicken
147 East Post Road, (914) 400-2004
Court Street between Main Street and Martine Avenue
Please note that the Farmer's Market will no longer be operating on Saturdays.
100 Martine Avenue, (914) 422-1400

Wednesdays, August 7 - August 28 from 2 pm - 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm - 9 pm
International Film Festival
White Plains Public Library's annual festival returns with four films. Upcoming films include:
  • August 21: Tsotsi (South Africa)
  • August 28: 102 Not Out (India)
15 South Broadway, (914) 285-0900
Wednesdays at 7 pm
Cherko County Line Dancing
No experience necessary; Don't know how to dance; come take lessons. Know how to dance; request your favorites. Don’t want to dance; come watch and if you just want to have a few drinks, come drink and watch. Drink specials and tapas menu available.

No sign-up required. $10 per person at the door. Music starts at 7 pm, and lessons start at 7:30 pm in the VIP Area.  Learn more.
161 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 607-2476

Thursday, August 22 from 8 pm - 11 pm
Live Music
Join Freebird Kitchen and Bar for a night of live acoustic music. This week, hear Damian - Duke.
154 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 761-0272
Thursday, August 22 at 8:15 pm
DJ Trivia
With DJ Trivia you and your team play live trivia against other teams. There's a wide variety of categories such as music, sports, movies, history, science and many more. You can have as many team members as you want to get a good mix of expertise. Free to play. Winning teams typically get a $10, $20 or a $30 gift certificate. Sign up starts at 8:15 pm and game starts at 8:30 pm.
181 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 358-5811

Wednesday, August 21 from 9 pm - 12:30 am
The Wednesday Night Jam
Always a fine house band; full back-line for players, kitchen open late, no cover charge. Jam is open to all, sign up and play or just hang and listen. With Jon Cobert, keys/voc, and Kip Sophos, bass
100 Martine Avenue, (914) 422-1400

Wednesdays from 12:15 pm - 1 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
Put down your digital devices, sit, and breathe...
The White Plains Public Library hosts a weekly Meditation program starting promptly at 12:15 pm with the first few minutes devoted to beginning instruction. No registration or experience necessary.
169 Mamaroneck Avenue, (914) 428-3195

Wednesdays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 10 am
Weekly 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 the rest of your week. There is a limited supply of extra mats, so please bring your own if you have one. Learn more and register.

Yoga memberships are available. Learn more.
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147 East Post Road
(914) 400-2004
25 minute introductory
stretch $29 ($49.00 value)
50 minute introductory
stretch $49 ($95.00 value)

Wednesday Chair Massages
$2 per minute
(10 minutes minimum,
25 minutes maximum)

Client Intake forms must be completed prior to receiving services.

151 East Post Road, Suite 122
(914) 573-4832
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