Thursday, January 18, 7:00 am, Concordia Business Breakfast: The owners of three successful, well-known local businesses in Bronxville will discuss what it takes to thrive over the long-term as a community favorite at the Concordia College Business Breakfast in a program titled "Building and Marketing a Community Business." This talk will feature Nicole Pushkal of Nicole Interior Designs, Claudio Iaccarino of Park Place Bagels, and Edward Park of Saveway Cleaners. The presentation will take place in the Pietruski Auditorium on the campus of the college. Breakfast will be served at 7:00 am, and the presentation will begin at 7:30 am. For more information, contact Joyce Kennedy, senior director of community relations, at 914-337-9300, ext. 2195.
Thursday, January 18, 7:00 pm, Bronxville Board of Education Meeting: The Bronxville Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 7:00 pm in the multipurpose room of The Bronxville School. For more information, go to www.bronxvilleschool.org or call 914-395-0500.
Sunday, January 21, 2:30 pm, LEGO workshop at Bronxville School: The Bronxville Historical Conservancy in partnership with architect Stephen Schwartz, founder of Building Blocks Workshops will host an afternoon of exploring Bronxville's rich history by recreating village homes and public buildings with LEGO. The event is from 2:30 to 5:30 pm at The Bronxville School and is for students in grades 3 to 5. Registration can be made through SignUpGenius at the school. For more information, go to www.bronxvilleschool.org or call 914-395-0500.
Sunday, January 21, 3:00 pm, Recital at Bronxville Library: The Friends of the Bronxville Public Library present a recital at 2:30 pm in the Yeager Room of the library with violist Kathryn Lockwood and pianist Jon Klibonoff playing sonatas by Brahms and Poulenc; Fantasiestucke by Schumann; and a zen and programmatic piece by Japanese composer Somei Satoh. The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.bronxvillelibrary.org or call 914-337-7680.
Monday, January 22, 7:00 pm, Lecture on the Well-Balanced Student at Bronxville School: At 7:00 pm at The Bronxville School, Dr. Denise Pope, co-founder of Challenge Success and an education professor at Stanford University, will give a talk at the school focusing on the heightened academic and social pressures children are facing and how, as parents, we can best support our children’s development and well-being in this performance-based culture. To register for this free event, go to goo.gl/ER6C94. For more information, go to www.bronxvilleschool.org or call 914-395-0500.
Tuesday, January 23, 1:30 pm, Recital at Sarah Lawrence: Sarah Lawrence College's Music Tuesday series presents the Ulysses Quartet playing Schubert's String Quartet No. 15 in G Major, D. 887, at 1:30 pm in the Reisinger Auditorium of the Performing Arts Center, 40 Glen Washington Road, on the campus of the college. For more information, call 914-395-2412 or go to www.sarahlawrence.edu.
Tuesday, January 23, 7:00 pm, Author Talk with Min Jin Lee at Concordia: There will be an author talk with Min Jin Lee, author of Pachinko, a National Book Award finalist that is on the New York Times's 10 Best Books of 2017, at 7:00 pm at the Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts on the campus of Concordia College. The talk is free and open to the public, but registration is required at https://pachinkobxv.eventbrite.com. The event is hosted by the Friends of the Bronxville Public Library.
Next Week: Memorial Service for George Yeager
Friday, January 26: There will be a memorial service for George Yeager at 10:00 am in the sanctuary of The Reformed Church of Bronxville. A reception in the Edwards Room will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mill Reef Fund, 487 Goodwyn Street, Memphis, TN 38111.
Pictured here: Bronxville Boy Scouts preparing honor guard at the Martin Luther King, Jr., breakfast at The Reformed Church of Bronxville.
Photo by N. Bower
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