Editor's note: MyhometownBronxville will take a break next week, and the next issue will be April 26, so events for the next two weeks are listed below.
Wednesday, April 12: NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital will be holding another presentation in its Eat Right, Live Long series from 5:00 to 6:00 pm in the hospital's lobby conference room. Katie Campbell, RD, CDN, CE, will explain how eating fiber, choosing probiotics, and staying physically active can help support healthy gut function. To register, call 914-787-5000.
Wednesday, April 12: The Bronxville Village Planning Board will have a meeting at 7:30 pm at Bronxville Village Hall. For more information, go to www.villageofbronxville.com or call 914-337-6500.
Tuesday, April 18: NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital will hold another in its Meet the Doctor program from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Lake Isle Country Club. OB/GYN experts will discuss preparing for pregnancy, birth plans, trends in fertility treatment, and what you need to know if you're thinking about getting pregnant. Speakers include Anna Burgansky, MD, and Nitasha Jain, MD, Columbia University Medical Center OB/GYNs practicing with NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester, and Rachel McConnell, MD, of ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty practice of Columbia University Medical Center. To register, call 914-787-5000.
Wednesday, April 19: Gramatan Village will be sponsoring a trip from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm to Art Gallery East at Norwalk Community College in Norwalk, CT, to see the exhibition The Women's March; Images from Around the Country. Gramatan Village volunteer drivers will be providing the transportation. For more information, call 914-337-1338, email
, or go to www.gramatanvillage.org.
Thursday, April 20: The Bronxville Women's Club will hold its annual white elephant/bake sale fundraiser from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Anna Lawrence Bisland 1928 House at 135 Midland Avenue. Lunch will be at 12:30, and reservations are required for lunch. For more information, call 914-337-3252 or visit www.bronxvillewomensclub.org.
Thursday, April 20: Megan Fontanella, curator of collections and provenance at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, will give a presentation at OSilas Gallery from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on the six pioneering arts patrons who established the Guggenheim Foundation and contributed the artwork that became the formative collection of the Guggenheim's modern art holdings. For more information, contact Director Elizabeth Vranka at 914-337-9300, ext. 2173, or go to www.osilasgallery.org.
Thursday, April 20: Gramatan Village will be sponsoring tea and poetry in recognition of National Poetry Month in its location at 85 Pondfield Road from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. For more information, call 914-337-1338, email
, or go to www.gramatanvillage.org.
Friday, April 21: The Bronxville Women's Club will be holding a coffeehouse at 8:00 pm in the Anna Lawrence Bisland 1928 House at 135 Midland Avenue. There will be live music by Kelly Flint, Jeff Eyrich, and Dan Zlotnick. Tickets are $5.00. For more information, call 914-337-3252 or visit www.bronxvillewomensclub.org.
Friday, April 21: Pulitzer Prize-winning Supreme Court expert Linda Greenhouse and CBS correspondent and presidential historian Mo Rocca will be the featured speakers at the 19th Annual Brendan Gill Lecture, sponsored by The Bronxville Historical Conservancy, at 8:00 pm in the Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts on the campus of Concordia College. To register for this free public lecture, email
or call 914-961-6790.
Saturday, April 22: The Bronxville Women's Club will host a concert by world-renowned Russian pianist Vassily Primakov and friends Ben Capps on cello, Regi Papa on violin, and Oxana Mikhailoff on piano in the Anna Lawrence Bisland 1928 House at 135 Midland Avenue. Dinner will be provided before the concert, starting at 6:00 pm. Tickets for the concert alone are $20 in advance ($18 in advance for seniors), $25 at the door ($20 in advance for seniors), and $5 for students and children and can be purchased at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2888496. Tickets for dinner require advance reservation, which can be made at 914-337-3252 or www.bronxvillewomensclub.org, and are $30 ($12 for children under 12). For more information, call 914-337-3252 or go to www.bronxvillewomensclub.org.
Saturday, April 22: The next film in the Sluberski Film Series at Concordia College is Do Not Resist, named 2016 Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival, which will be screened at 7:00 pm at the Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts on the campus of the college. The film looks at the militarization of the police in America. The New Yorker calls the film an "eye-opening experience." A panel discussion featuring Margaret Smith from John Jay College, Nash from Black Movement-Law Project, and Concordia security personnel will follow the film. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email
. Reserve tickets at www.concordia-ny.eventbrite.com.
Sunday, April 23: The Bronxville Historical Conservancy will join Friends of the Bronxville Public Library in the Yeager Room at the Bronxville Public Library at 4:00 pm for a poetry reading. Members of FOBPL and BHC boards will read selections from poets who were JFK's contemporaries as well as family favorites by Shakespeare, Tennyson, and Yeats, among others. Organized by FOBPL director and secretary Chris Goff, the program will run approximately one hour and will be followed by a reception. The poetry reading not only honors JFK's connection to Bronxville and the 100th anniversary of his birth but also celebrates National Poetry Month. For more information, email
or call the library at 914-337-7680.
Sunday, April 23: Dr. Sándor Szabó, music director and organist at The Reformed Church of Bronxville, will perform a harpsichord concert titled "The Art of the Harpsichord: From Renaissance to Rock" at 4:00 pm at the GoldenSword International Fellowship Church, 10 Tanglewylde Avenue. Tickets are $15, $10, and $5 in advance and $20, $15, and $10 at the door. For more information, email
or call 908-267-1980.
Monday, April 24: Concordia College will be hosting an extraordinary conversation with Holocaust survivor Alex Rosner at 1:00 pm in the Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts on the campus of the college. For more information, go to www.concordia-ny.edu.
Monday, April 24: The Bronxville Women's Club will be holding a free stress management workshop with Janelle Allbritton at 7:00 pm at the Anna Lawrence Bisland 1928 House at 135 Midland Avenue. For more information, call 914-337-3252 or visit www.bronxvillewomensclub.org.
Tuesday, April 25: The Bronxville Village Zoning Board of Appeals will have a meeting at 7:30 pm at Bronxville Village Hall. For more information, go to www.villageofbronxville.com or call 914-337-6500.
Photo by A. Warner
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