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Events this Week in Bronxville: February 14 to February 21, 2018 PDF Print Email


By Staff

Wednesday, February 14, Valentine's Day
: Not a public holiday, but celebrated in many parts of the world.

Thursday, February 15, 6:00 pm, Poet Linda Gregerson Discusses the Craft of Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College:  Poet Linda Gregerson will give a presentation as part of the Craft of Poetry series at Sarah Lawrence College. She will discuss the second person in poetry, the "you," either implicit or named. The event will take place at 6:00 pm in the Slonim House Living Room at 911 Kimball Avenue on the campus of the college. For more information, click here or call 914-395-2412.

Monday, February 19, Presidents Day:  There is no consensus on whether there is an apostrophe in "Presidents Day," and, if there is, where it should be placed. Moreover, there is no national holiday called "Presidents Day" (apostrophe or not). The states determine the name for the holiday that is observed on the third Monday of February. In New York State, it is officially "Washington's Birthday (Observed)," but it is generally referred to colloquially as "Presidents Day" (apostrophe or not), and many places, including various New York State governmental websites, refer to it as "Presidents' Day" or "President's Day." The Bronxville School refers to it as "Presidents' Day" on its calendar, as do Concordia College and St. Joseph School. Note also that Lincoln's Birthday is a holiday in only a few states, including New York State (where it is a floating holiday for some employees).

Tuesday, February 20, 5:00 to 9:00 pm, Grievance Night to Appeal Bronxville Property Assessments: Taxpayers may attend Grievance Night at Bronxville Village Hall from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm to appeal their property assessments. For more information, go to or call 914-337-6500.

Photo by N. 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 sethorntoncliff@aol.

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