RYE, N.Y. – Here’s a look at events happening around Rye this week, including government meetings and community happenings. See our events listings for more events.
Monday, Aug. 6
Monday Mother Goose – 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Nursery rhymes, songs and play for children ages 6 months to 3 years. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye. Admission is free.
Dream Big at the Rye Library – 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Wii Karaoke and DanceDanceRevolution Mondays through Aug. 27 for ages 5-10. Drop in for Wii fun on the big screen. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye. Admission is free.
Rye City Council Meeting – 7 p.m. Includes a presentation of the capital improvement plan. Rye City Hall, 1051 Boston Post Road, Rye.
Rye City Board of Architectural Review Meeting – 7:30 p.m. Rye City Hall, 1051 Boston Post Road, Rye.
Tuesday, Aug. 7
Spin a Yarn – 2 p.m. Group for those who enjoy knitting, crocheting, embroidery, needlepoint or other handiworks. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.
“Let’s Go to China” Family Fun Nights at the Library – 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Patricia Shih will act as travel guide on an interactive trip to China through history, music, language, festivals, artifacts, clothing and dance. For children ages 6 and up and their parents. Preregistration is required. Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Road, Rye.
Rye City Planning Commission Meeting – 7 p.m. Rye City Hall, 1051 Boston Post Road, Rye.
Rye Brook Parks and Recreation Advisory Council Meeting – 8 p.m. Rye Brook Village Hall, 938 King St., Rye Brook.
Rye Brook Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting – 8 p.m. Rye Brook Village Hall, 938 King St., Rye Brook.
Wednesday, Aug. 8
Fireworks Show at Rye Playland – 9:15 p.m. Playland Amusement Park, Playland Parkway, Rye.
Thursday, Aug. 9
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.
Rye City Recreational Commission Meeting – 7 p.m. Damiano Recreation Center, 281 Midland Ave., Rye.
Rye Brook Planning Board Meeting – 8 p.m. Rye Brook Village Hall, 938 King St., Rye Brook.
Shakespeare at Rye Town Park: 5:45 p.m. William Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” on the lawn by the lifeguard station at Rye Town Park at the east end of Dearborn Avenue. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. Admission is free. Parking after 5 p.m. is $5, free for park season permit holders. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. For more information, visit LawnChair Theatre online.
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