RYE/PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — Here’s a look at events happening around Rye, Rye Brook and Port Chester this week, including government meetings and community happenings. See our events listings for more events.
Monday, Aug. 20
Monday Mother Goose – 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Nursery rhymes, songs and play for children ages 6 months-3 years. Admission is free. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.
“Wii Singing Idol & Dance Dance Revolution” – 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Kids ages 5-10 can stop by the Rye Free Reading room to sing and dance to favorites on the big screen. Admission is free. Community meeting room, Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road.
Village of Port Chester Board of Trustees Meeting – 7 p.m. at Port Chester Courtroom, 350 North Main St., Port Chester.
City of Rye Board of Architectural Review Meeting – 7:30 p.m. Meets in City Hall, 1051 Boston Post Road, Rye.
Tuesday, Aug. 21
Rye Free Reading Room Ice Cream Party Summer Grand Finale – 6 p.m. Participants in the Rye Free Reading Room’s “Dream Big – Read” summer reading program are invited to the finale at the library, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.
Town of Rye Town Board Meeting – 8 p.m. at the Town of Rye Courtroom, 10 Pearl St., Port Chester.
Wednesday, Aug. 22
Rye City School District Special Board of Education Meeting – 6 p.m. On the agenda are fiscal, special education, personnel and business items that ordinarily come before the board. 411 Theodore Fremd Ave., Suite 100S, Rye.
Rye Golf Club Commission – 7 p.m. at Whitby Castle, 330 Boston Post Road, Rye.
Rye Brook Village Board Meeting – 7 p.m. at Rye Brook Village Hall, 928 King St., Rye Brook.
Fireworks Show at Rye Playland – 9:15 p.m. Playland Amusement Park, Playland Parkway, Rye.
Thursday, Aug. 23
Reading Buddies Program - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Enhance reading skills and encourage a love of books by pairing your child with a teen buddy for one-on-one reading time. Sign up in the Children’s Room or call 914-231-3162 to book a 20-minute session. Reading selections may be of the child’s choice or from a school’s required reading list. Please note that the Reading Buddies Program is not tutoring. Free. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.
Teen Acting Workshop at Rye Free Reading Room – 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Rye Free Reading Room invites aspiring teen actors to its “Act Up! Drama Workshop” at the library, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye. To register, call 914-231-3172.
Lomo Saltado Festival – 6 p.m. Knights of Columbus dinner. Admission is $15 per adult, $5 per child and free for kids under age 6. Reservations are required. Call 914-939-4343. 327 Westchester Ave., Port Chester.
The Journey to Success at Wainwright House – 7 p.m. A real-life journey through words and pictures with mountain-climber and entrepreneur Walt Hampton. He will speak about what it takes to succeed in the mountains, school, business and life. Cost is $35 for general admission or $25 for members of the Rye YMCA or Wainwright House. For more information, contact Judi Knispel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-967-6080, ext. 105. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye.
Rye Recreation Commission Meeting – 7 p.m. at Damiano Recreation Center, 281 Midland Ave., Rye.