What To Do In Rye This Weekend

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Author Nelson DeMille will give a special guest lecture at the annual meeting of the Rye Free Reading Room on Sunday in Rye.
Author Nelson DeMille will give a special guest lecture at the annual meeting of the Rye Free Reading Room on Sunday in Rye. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Rye Free Reading Room

RYE/PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Friday fun flick, a nature lecture, the annual meeting of the Rye Free Reading Room, "Yo Gabba Gabba Live!" at The Capitol Theatre and a library visit from a children’s book author are among events planned in Rye and Port Chester this weekend. For more things to do, visit our Events page.

Friday, Jan. 25

Wiggle and Giggle Time:
9:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11 a.m. Children will wiggle to music, giggle to funny rhymes and pretend to be wild animals in this lively program. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.

Friday Fun Flick “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days”: 3:30 to 5 p.m. Everybody’s favorite wimp, Greg Heffley, is back in the latest film based on the book series. Rated PG. For ages 5 and up at the Rye Free Reading Room Meeting Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.

Aqua Zumba at Carver Center: 5 p.m. Join  Carver Center’s weekly Aqua Zumba class at 400 Westchester Ave., Port Chester. Free for members; $10 per class for nonmembers.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Preschool Story Time: 11 a.m. to noon. Children listen to age-appropriate stories and participate in fun games, rhymes and other activities to develop pre-literacy skills and an interest in books and reading. A craft project is designed around the story times theme or a seasonal topic. Parents and caregivers are asked to assist younger children using scissors, glue and other art materials. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.

“Coping With Deer In The Garden and Landscape”: 3 p.m. The Committee to Save the Bird Homestead hosts a lecture and book signing by horticulturalist and garden writer Ruth Rogers Clausen at the Meeting House, 624 Milton Road in Rye. Admission is $5 per person at the door.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo at The Capitol Theatre: 8 p.m. Doors for all shows open at 6:30 p.m. and music begins at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $50 to $90. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester.

Sunday, Jan. 27

"Yo Gabba Gabba Live!" at the Capitol Theatre: 2 p.m and 5 p.m. Tickets are $26, $51 and $61. This event is for all ages. All children 1 year or older must have tickets. Doors open at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. for each show. The Capitol Theatre, 149 Westchester Ave., Port Chester.  

Rye Free Reading Room Annual Meeting of Members: 3:30 p.m. Join the Rye Free Reading Room for a conversation about being a best-selling author and the process of crafting novels that resonate with the news of the day. CBS correspondent and Rye Free Reading Room trustee Anthony Mason talks to author Nelson DeMille about his book, “The Panther.” Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.

Meet the Naturopathic Doctor Lecture: 7 to 9 p.m. Meet Dr. Shelese Pratt, who specializes in classical homeopathy, nutrition, botanicals and hydrotherapy. She also cares for patients with traumatic brain injury, learning difficulties, sensory processing disorders, autistic spectrum disorders and mood disorders. For more information, please contact: Eileen Iorio at eileeniorio@gmail.com. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye. 

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