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Oct. 24, 2018: Below are events that will take place in and around Bronxville from Wednesday, October 24, to Wednesday, October 31, 2018. For the Village of Bronxville calendar, click here. For events at the Bronxville Public Library, click here. For the Bronxville school district calendar, click here.
Wednesday, October 24, 2:00 pm, Author Joshua Bennett at Sarah Lawrence. Dr. Joshua Benett, author of The Sobbing School, will be holding a craft talk titled "Four Horses: Pursuing the Animal in Black Poetics." The talk will take place at 2:00 pm at Slonim House Stone Room, 911 Kimball Avenue, on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College. For more information, call 914-395-2412 or go to www.sarahlawrence.edu.
Wednesday, October 24, 5:30 pm, Lecture about Art Collection at Pelham Art Center. The Pelham Art Center is hosting a public lecture with Titia Hulst, local collector, art historian, and published author, and Matthew Cluxton, director of valuable articles and personal-lines at The Cincinnati Insurance Co., titled "Living with Art: Insights into Art Collecting" on Wednesday, October 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. This professional lecture will discuss the meaning and joys of collecting art. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Charlotte Mouquin, executive director, at 914-738-2525, ext. 115, or
Wednesday, October 24, 6:30 pm, Jansen Hospice and Palliative Care "Better than Cooking Dinner" Benefit. Enjoy an evening of fine wines and gourmet signature tasting dishes prepared by top country club and restaurant chefs. Popular new restaurants will be joining the Better than Cooking event to benefit Jansen Hospice & Palliative Care. Purchase tickets at betterthancooking.bpt.me. The event will take place from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the Bronxville Field Club. For more information, call 914-787-5001 or go to www.jansenhospice.org.
Thursday, October 25, 7:00 pm, Author Christian Klose at Bronxville Library. The Friends of the Bronxville Public Library is hosting author and Bronxville resident Dr. Christian Klose for an author talk about his book Frack this!: The Untold Story about Earthquakes Caused by Humans at 7:00 pm in the Yeager Room of the Bronxville Public Library. Dr. Klose is a well-known researcher, affiliated with Columbia University, on how humans cause earthquakes. A reception will follow the discussion. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is appreciated. Click here for more information or call 914-337-7680. Click here to register.
Thursday, October 25, 7:30 pm, Concordia President Nunes to Interview Author Rev. Philip Krey, OSilas Gallery. Concordia College president Dr. John Nunes will interview author Rev. Philip Krey, PhD, on justice and human rights in an OSilas Gallery talk on the campus of Concordia College at 7:00 pm on October 25. This talk is being presented in honor of the 70th year of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and as part of Concordia's 2018-19 college theme, Borders and Boundaries. Click here for more information.
Saturday, October 27, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, Recycling Take-Back Day in Bronxville. Paper, e-waste, gently used sports equipment, and old linens will be accepted from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Palumbo Place in Bronxville. Click here for more information.
Saturday, October 27, 7:00 pm, Hoch Chamber Music Series Concert at Concordia. The Hoch Chamber Music Series opens its season with "A Night of Borders and Boundaries," featuring world-renowned violist Lawrence Dutton, guest artists, and Concordia Conservatory faculty. The concert will take place at the Sommer Center for Worship and the Performing Arts on the campus of Concordia College. Click here for more information. Tickets are available at concordiaconservatory.org.
Saturday, October 27, 7:30 pm, Russian Pianists and Russian Music at Bronxville Women's Club. For the first time in the history of the Midland Music Concert Series, two magnificent grand pianos and three illustrious Russian pianists, Vassily Primakov, Natalia Lavrova, and Oxana Mikhailoff, will be featured in a concert at The Bronxville Women's Club. The performance will take place at 7:30 pm in its clubhouse at 135 Midland Avenue. Click here for more information, or call 914-337-3252, or go to www.thebronxvillewomensclubinc.org.
Tuesday, October 30, 1:30 pm, Music Tuesday with Pianist Bennett Lerner at Sarah Lawrence. Pianist Bennett Lerner will be performing at 1:30 pm in the Reisinger Concert Hall at 40 Glen Washington Road on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College. For more information, call 914-395-2412 or go to www.sarahlawrence.edu.
Tuesday, October 30, 2:00 pm, Author Mitchell Jackson at Sarah Lawrence. Mitchell S. Jackson, author of The Residue Years, will examine repetition as a philosophical and craft approach, as well as the role that repetition plays in creating an eloquent voice and how it can inform the structure and organization of what we write. The talk will take place at 2:00 pm at Slonim House Stone Room, 911 Kimball Avenue, on the campus of Sarah Lawrence College. For more information, call 914-395-2412 or go to www.sarahlawrence.edu.
Tuesday, October 30, 7:00 pm, Author Carola Lovering at Bronxville Public Library. The Friends of the Bronxville Public Library is hosting author Carola Lovering on her popular first novel, Tell No Lies, "a winning debut," said Publishers Weekly. A reception and book sale and signing will follow the discussion. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is appreciated to ensure seating. Click here for more information or call 914-337-7680. Click here to register.
Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 pm, Dr. Helen Evans Discusses Met's Armenia! Exhibition at OSilas Gallery. There will be an OSilas Gallery talk at 7:30 pm, when The Met Museum’s Dr. Helen C. Evans will discuss Armenia’s ancient and significant cultural heritage with images from The Met’s exhibition Armenia!, which she curated. Tickets are required. For more information, contact Elizabeth Vranka at
or 914.337.3000, ext. 2173.
Photo by A. Warner
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