Around Town

Celebrating the Arts in Constitution Park

On Saturday, October 1st, the Larchmont Arts Committee and the Village of Larchmont will hold its annual Larchmont Arts Festival at Constitution Park in Larchmont from 12pm to 5pm. (Rain date is October 2nd.) 

“The Joy of Art” Exhibit in the Oresman Gallery

The Joy of Art is a celebration of all the happiness and delight that art brings into our lives. Featuring artists, Linea App and Elaine Drohan, the exhibit spotlights life’s many pleasures, from majestic nature to evocative depictions of the human form.

Do Good This 9/11 Day: Serve and Remember

Volunteer New York! urges people to join the community for the 12th Annual 9/11: Serve + Remember region-wide day of service on Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11. There are over 25 family-friendly opportunities through Volunteer New York! to volunteer in memory of those lost on September 11, 2001, taking place across 2 hubs, 16 cities, 1 weekend, and all in support of a diverse range of 18 local nonprofits and causes. There’s an opportunity for everyone to serve. 

James Staudt of Larchmont to be Honored by United Hebrew of New Rochelle

Larchmont resident James Staudt, a partner in the law firm of McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP (MGS) in White Plains, will be honored on September 12, 2022, at United Hebrew’s Annual Golf Tournament and dinner. The ceremony will take place at the Westchester Country Club in Rye.

NYBG Fall-O-Ween at The New York Botanical Garden Brings Fun Programming for All Ages Celebrating the Autumn Season

From September 17 through October 30, 2022, The New York Botanical Garden presents NYBG Fall-O-Ween, a celebration of the autumn season with an array of attractions and activities for all ages. Visitors can experience pumpkins and gourds galore, an NYBG Beer Garden, and a self-guided tour of disappearing plants. 

Emelin Film Club Launches its 18th Season

The Emelin Theatre kicks off its eminent FILM CLUB series beginning September 28 with a slate of five critically acclaimed, pre-release independent films – and a sixth “bonus film.” One of the Emelin’s signature programs, Film Club provides members with an early look at some of the most distinctive and exciting films of 2022 and takes them “behind the scenes” in post-film interviews with directors, writers, actors, producers, critics and other guests. The series is curated and moderated by film industry executive Sarah Lash.

Alzheimer’s Educational Conference Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will host a free Alzheimer’s educational conference for New Yorkers on Wednesday, September 14, at the Harvard Club of New York City (35 W. 44th Street, Manhattan) from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. The free conference, part of AFA’s national Educating America Tour, is open to everyone and will allow participants to learn from experts in the field of Alzheimer’s disease, brain health, and the legal concerns associated with the disease.  To register, go to www.alzfdn.org/tour.  Space is limited on a first come, first served basis.

Solo Exhibition Tackles Contemporary Social and Political Issues at the Neuberger Museum of Art

On September 7th, the Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College, SUNY, opens its doors to Nicolás De Jesús: A Mexican Artist for Global Justice, a retrospective solo exhibition featuring more than three decades of the artist’s work. Curated by Patrice Giasson, the Neuberger Museum’s Alex Gordon Curator of Art of the Americas, with the assistance of curatorial intern Alexandra Hunter, the exhibition is an amalgamation of iconic graphic works alongside easel paintings and powerful political street banners. Throughout the galleries are works from a recent series of monumental American paintings addressing the disasters of COVID 19, the repression faced by migrants and African Americans, and the storming of the US Capitol.

Clay Art Center Presents Juried Exhibition

Clay Art Center will present The Family Portrait, a juried exhibition that explores the family unit in contemporary culture and society. The opening reception will be held Thursday, September 15th, 6 – 8 PM in the Gallery and online September 1 – October 15.

LM Lions & Sedona Make Donation to Cancer Support Team

The Larchmont Mamaroneck Lions teamed up with Mamaroneck’s Sedona Taphouse’s Mondays Dine Out for Charity in support of The Cancer Support Team.  Sedona dedicates a full month of Mondays throughout the year in support of local charities and service groups. In the month of June, Sedona raised $1324 in support of CST. The Lions contributed $1000, making a combined total donation of $2324.

Anna Jennifer McCann Passes Away in Connecticut

Anna Jennifer McCann (Rehnberg), 69 years old, of Old Saybrook, passed away on August 18th, 2022, in Old Saybrook, CT. Jennifer was born in Larchmont, to Harry and Metta Rehnberg, on December 2nd, 1952. She went to school at Mamaroneck High School (‘70) and on to graduate from the University of New Hampshire, B.S. Zoology (‘82), Antioch New England, M.S. Environmental Science (‘96), Purdue University Global, B.S. Nutrition (‘20, Magna Cum Laude); and obtained HNCB board certification as a holistic nutrition therapy provider. 

Swim Across America Long Island Sound’s 30th Anniversary Events

Hundreds of swimmers made even greater waves this summer at Swim Across America Long Island Sound chapter’s open-water and seven pool events, raising a record-breaking $1.64 million for local cancer research, prevention and treatment. 

Rye’sAbove Completed Butterfly Sculptures on Exhibit

The Rotary Club of Rye and The Rye Arts Center have announced the unveiling of the “Rye’sAbove” butterfly sculptures on the Village Green in Rye. The sculpture display will help beautify and uplift the Rye community while supporting educational programs in the region. More than two dozen artists from around the area and across the U.S. have transformed blank, aluminum alloy sculptures (three different sizes) into original works of art. These works of art will adorn the local area throughout the summer. The program will culminate in an on-line, auction where the butterflies will be available for bidding and ultimately purchase.