Apr. 11, 2018: Below are events that will take place in Bronxville from Wednesday, April 11, to Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
Wednesday, April 11, 5:15 pm, Conversation with Tonya Lewis Lee, Sarah Lawrence. Tonya Lewis Lee, producer of the Netflix original She's Gotta Have It and head of Tonik Productions, will speak at Sarah Lawrence College about being a black woman in the film industry, her voice in the revival of She's Gotta Have It, and her recent film, MONSTER at 5:15 pm in the Heimbold Visual Arts Center's Donnelley Film Theatre on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College, 917 Kimball Avenue. For more information, call 914-395-2412 or go to www.sarahlawrence.edu.
Wednesday, April 11, 7:00 to 10:00 pm, Tree Chic fundraiser for Bereavement Center of Westchester's Tree House Program, Bronxville Field Club. The Tree Chic fundraiser for the Bereavement Center of Westchester's Tree House Program will feature Saks Fifth Avenue fashion experts presenting the latest spring trends in ready-to-wear apparel and accessories. There will be cocktails, hors-d'oeuvres, and music. The event will take place from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the Bronxville Field Club. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Thursday, April 12, 3:30 to 5:00 pm, Dialogues: Social Justice and Inequality Through My Eyes, Concordia College. Concordia College is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a month-long series of events around issues of civil rights and social justice. The series will unfold through dialogues, panel discussions, interactive art installations, a prayer wall, a concert, photo contests, and screenings of historical footage from protests, marches, and Dr. King’s speeches. At 3:30 pm in the Donald A. Krentz Academic Center (201) on the campus of Concordia College, a panel of Concordia students and staff will speak to the issue of civil rights from their perspective and topics related to the late 1960s Civil Rights and Social Justice Movements. Panelists: Elizabeth Geiling, Ovan Oakley, Jason Francis, Shanalise Rodriquez, Cindy Tiendrebeogo, Roshny Roy, and Tadi Mrewa. Click here for more information.
Thursday, April 12, 7:00 pm, Author Georgia Hunter to Speak, Concordia College. Author Georgia Hunter will discuss her book We Were the Lucky Ones, a New York Times bestseller, at 7:00 pm in Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts on the campus of Concordia College. Hunter was 15 years old when she learned that she came from a family of Holocaust survivors. As she grew, she began unearthing her family’s history and discovered stories she knew were too remarkable to remain untold. Written as a novel, the book follows the Kurc family of Radom, Poland, whose efforts to survive after the 1939 German invasion leave them scattered from Brazil to Siberia. To register, click here.
Thursday, April 12, 7:30 pm, Bronxville Library Board Annual Meeting. The board of trustees of the Bronxville Public Library will hold its annual meeting at 7:00 pm in the board room of the library. For more information, go to www.bronxvillelibrary.org or call 914-337-7680.
Friday, April 13, 8:00 pm, Annual Brendan Gill Lecture with Michael Beschloss in Conversation with Mo Rocca, Sarah Lawrence College. Television and radio personality Mo Rocca will return to Bronxville for a conversation with award-winning presidential historian Michael Beschloss at the 20th Annual Brendan Gill Lecture on April 13 at 8:00 pm at Sarah Lawrence College. To register, email
or call 914-961-6790.
Sunday, April 15, 3:00 pm, The Edna Project, Bronxville Library. The Edna Project presents Renascence, the seminal work of poet Edna St. Vincent Millay set to music by Liz Queler. This epic work is operatic in dramatic scope. The Friends of the Bronxville Public Library is sponsoring this event. The event is free and open to the public and will be at 3:00 pm in the Yeager Room of the Bronxville Public Library. For more information, go to https://fobpl.org/.
Tuesday, April 17, 2:00 pm, Disability Culture Movement: The Asylum Project with Petra Kuppers, Sarah Lawrence. Petra Kuppers, a wheelchair dancer and disability culture activist, invites us to explore our embodied selves and our political labor through movement, writing, meditation, and social sculpture at 2:00 pm in the Performing Arts Center's Reisinger Auditorium on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College, 40 Glen Washington Road. For more information, call 914-395-2412 or go to www.sarahlawrence.edu.
Tuesday, April 17, 5:30 pm, Jerome Cohen – Has Xi Jinping Brought China the Inquisition with Chinese Characteristics? Sarah Lawrence. Jerome Cohen will discuss law and legal reform in President Xi Jinping's China, bringing insights from Cohen's decades of legal experience in, and scholarship on, China at 5:30 pm in the Titsworth Marjorie Leff Miller '53 Lecture Hall on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College, 1 Mead Way. For more information, call 914-395-2412 or go to www.sarahlawrence.edu.
Tuesday, April 17, 7:00 pm, Parenting Expert Tammy Gold at Reformed Church Nursery School. Parenting expert Tammy Gold, author of Secrets of the Nanny Whisperer, will lead an interactive discussion about caregivers at 7:00 pm at The Reformed Church Nursery School.
Tuesday, April 17, 7:30 pm, Civil Rights & Social Justice: Has Anything Changed in 50 Years?, Concordia College. Concordia College will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a month-long series of events around issues of civil rights and social justice. The series will unfold through dialogues, panel discussions, interactive art installations, a prayer wall, a concert, photo contests, and screenings of historical footage from protests, marches, and Dr. King’s speeches. At 7:30 pm in the Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts, This event will bring together the following panelists to discuss the topics related to the Civil Rights Movements of the past and today. Joe Chappel, activist; Maxene Kupperman-Guinals, educator and writer; Monique Nunes, educator; Philip R. Kane, banker, military family member. Click here for more information.
Pictured here: The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden; closes April 22.
Photo by N. Bower
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