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Events this Week in Bronxville: March 29 to April 5, 2017 PDF Print Email

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Thursday, March 30
:  There will be a performance at 2:30 at the Bronxville Public Library of songs of Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Dinah Shore, Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich, and others of the Big Band era performed by Ken Lelen. For more information, go to www.bronxvillelibrary.org or call 914-337-7680.

Thursday, March 30:  There will be a budget meeting for the Village of Bronxville at 6:30 pm in Bronxville Village Hall. For more information, go to www.villageofbronxville.com or call 914-337-6500.

Sunday, April 2:  Pianist Raj Bhimani will give a recital in the sanctuary of West Center Congregational Church at 2:00 pm. The performance will include a premiere of a piece written for him by Thérèse Brenet and Jean-Thierry Boisseau as well as works by Brahms and Ravel. For further information, call the church office at (914) 337-3829, send an email to  CLOAKING , or visit its website, http://www.westcenterchurch.org/.   

Monday, April 3:  Gramatan Village will be holding a "gentle yoga" class with Jonalie Korengold from 10:00 to 11:00 am at its office at 85 Pondfield Road. For more information, call 914-337-1338 or email CLOAKING .

Wednesday, April 5:  Gramatan Village will be holding an open house from 10:00 am to noon at its office at 85 Pondfield Road. For more information, call 914-337-1338 or email CLOAKING . All are welcome.

Wednesday, April 5:  The Bereavement Center of Westchester will hold a fundraiser titled Trée Chic at the Bronxville Field Club from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saks Fifth Avenue fashion experts will be featured, and there will be cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, raffles, music, and the Saks at Your Service Van. Tickets start at $150 and can be purchased online at www.thetreehouse.bpt.me or by calling Janet Lyons at the Bereavement Center of Westchester at 914-787-2240.

Wednesday, April 5:  Poet, writer, and teacher Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be the next featured poet in the John and Penny Barr Poetry Reading Series at Sarah Lawrence College. Presented by the college's Graduate Writing Program, the reading is free and open to the public and will take place at 7:00 pm in Slonim House, 915 Kimball Avenue, on the campus of the college. A reception with book sales and signing will follow the public reading. No reservations are required. For more information, contact  CLOAKING  or call 914-395-2412.

Pictured here:  Bronxville Elementary School children's artwork.

Photo by Neely Bower

Editor's note:  As a public service, MyhometownBronxville publishes notices about meetings of village government, the Bronxville Board of Education, and the board of trustees of the Bronxville Public Library. MyhometownBronxville does not independently research other events but will, at its discretion, consider including a notice of an event that will occur in Bronxville if information about the event is received by MyhometownBronxville (managing editor Marcia Lee at CLOAKING ) by noon on the Sunday before the subsequent Wednesday publication. These notices must not be advertisements; please send any requests for advertisements to Sarah Thornton Clifford at CLOAKING .

 

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Bronxville Overview

Bronxville Overview

Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

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Village of Bronxville Administrative Offices
337-6500
Open 9:00am - 4pm excluding holidays and weekends


Bronxville Police Department
337-0500
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Bronxville Parking Violations
337-2024
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793-6400


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