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Events this Week in Bronxville: Wednesday. February 26 to Wednesday, March 4, 2020, Plus A Look Ahead PDF Print Email


By Staff 

Feb. 26, 2020: Below are events that will take place in and around Bronxville from Wednesday, February 26, 2020, to Wednesday, March 4, 2020. For the Village of Bronxville calendar, click here. For all of the events at the Bronxville Public Library, click here. For the Bronxville school district calendar, click here

Wednesday, February 26, 6:00 pm: Confronting the Coronavirus and Global Epidemics: Epidemiologist and Virus Hunter Ian Lipkin '74, Sarah Lawrence College, Barbara Walters Campus Center, Rooms A & B.  Click here for more information.

Wednesday, February 26, 9:45 am: Joint Replacement Surgery Education Seminar at NYP-Lawrence Hospital. Click here to learn more.

Wednesday, February 26, 2:00 pm: Aphasia Support Group at NYP-Lawrence Hospital. Click here to learn more.

Wednesday, February 26, 4:30 pm: Freedom From Smoking Workshop at NYP-Lawrence Hospital. Click here to learn more.

Thursday, February 27 - Saturday, February 29:  Leap into March Arts Festival in Bronxville to include special events each day. Thursday at 6:30, there is a Open Mic Night at the Bronxville Public Library.  Friday at 5:30, there is a Gallery Night Opening Reception at the pop up shop next to Dobbs & Bishop. Saturday from 10am - 12 noon, there is a "B" Creative Workshop at Art Savenger Hunt at the pop up shop next to Dobbs & Bishop.

Thursday, February 27, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm: Gramatan Village and  NYP-Lawrence Hospital presentation about heart-healthy cooking and eating with registered dietician Lucrezia Scarampi.  Lunch will be provided. To RSVP, please call Gramatan Village at (914) 337-1338.

Thursday, February 27, 11:45 am - 12:30 pm:  Exercise with Evey.  Bronxville Seniors Program.  Takes place in the Edwards Room at the Reformed Church. Click here to go to the Bronxville Seniors website to learn more.

Friday, February 28, 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm: Family Film at the Bronxville Library, featuring Tangled. Rated PG. Bronxville Library, 201 Pondfield Road in Bronxville

Saturday, February 29, 6:00 - 8:30 PM: Gala in the Gallery at the OSilas Gallery at Concordia College.  Click here for tickets.

Sunday, March 1:  New York State ban on single-use bags to take effect. According to the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, "all plastic carryout bags (other than an exempt bag) are banned from distribution by anyone required to collect New York State sales tax." Click here to find out more about the new law.  Also, click here to read a recent article on MyhometownBronxville about the new ban.

Monday, March 2 - Friday, March 13:  Bronxville Teachers' Association Food Drive to benefit Feeding Westchester.  There will be donation boxes located throughout the school. On Saturday, March 7th, from 9am -1pm, Bronxville School teachers and students will be at the ACME in Bronxville collecting nonperishable goods and personal hygiene items

Looking Ahead:

Friday, March 6, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM:  Brendan Gill Lecture featuring award-winning author Jill Lepore. Click here to learn more.

Saturday, March 7, 1:00 PM:  The Anne Hutchinson Chapter DAR will be presenting Richard Forliano, Eastchester town historian, who will speak on “choosing sides/the start of the American revolution in southern Westchester “.  Yeager room - Bronxville Public Library. Open to the public.  For questions, contact Marian Moore   CLOAKING

Wednesday, March 11, 7:00 PM:  The Jacobsen Global Lecture on US-China Relations in the Age of Disruption and Coronavirus" and featuring Scott McDonald. Click here to learn more.

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 (Sarah Thornton Clifford 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   CLOAKING .


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Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

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