May 1, 2019: Below are events that will take place in and around Bronxville from Wednesday, May 1, to Wednesday, May 8, 2019. For the Village of Bronxville calendar, click here. For events at the Bronxville Public Library, click here. For the Bronxville school district calendar, click here.
Wednesday, May 8, 7:00 pm, Parents Against Vaping E-cigarettes Presentation, Concordia College. PAVe (Parents Against Vaping E-cigarettes) will be giving a presentation at Concordia College's Pietruski Auditorium on Wednesday, May 8, at 7:00 pm in which the Juuling/vaping epidemic spreading through middle and high schools will be discussed. The event is sponsored by Stronger Together, Bronxville/Eastchester/Tuckahoe Coalition.
Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 pm, NPC Reception at Bronxville Field Club to Meet School Board Candidates. The Bronxville Committee for the Non-Partisan Nomination and Election of School Trustees will host a reception on Wednesday, May 8, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm at the Bronxville Field Club to meet the nominees it has chosen as its candidates to fill three vacant seats for the Bronxville Board of Education.
Thursday, May 9, 5:30 pm, Destination: College to Screen Film at Bronxville Library. The organization Destination: College, which supports high school athletes at underserved high schools in Westchester, will be screening a film called Personal Statement about low-income students navigating the college admissions process at 5:30 pm in the Yeager Room of the Bronxville Public Library. The film is 52 minutes, and light refreshments will follow the screening. For more information, go to www.bronxvillelibrary.org, send an email to
, or call 914-337-7680.
Thursday, May 9, 6:30 pm, Cancer Support Team Spring Benefit at Bronxville Field Club. The Cancer Support Team will hold its spring benefit from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Bronxville Field Club. Judy Boyle and Bonnie Gould will be honored. For more information, call 914-777-2777 or email
Thursday, May 9, 7:00 pm, Bronxville Board of Education Meeting and Budget Hearing. The Bronxville Board of Education will hold a regular meeting and a budget hearing in the multipurpose room of The Bronxville School. An executive session will begin at 6:00 pm and the public session will begin at approximately 7:00 pm. For more information, click here or call 914-395-0500.
Thursday, May 9, 7:00 pm, Bronxville Library Board of Trustees Meeting. There will be a meeting of the board of trustees of the Bronxville Public Library at 7:00 pm in the library's board room. For more information, go to www.bronxvillelibrary.org, email
, or call 914-337-7680.
Friday, May 10, George McKinnis to be Honored by Reformed Church and Rotary Club at Bronxville Field Club. The Reformed Church of Bronxville and the Bronxville Rotary Club will be honoring Judge George C. McKinnis with a Lifetime of Community Service Award for his decades of service presiding over the Bronxville Justice Court and for his variety of positions in village government, community organizations, and Bronxville Rotary. The event will take place at the Bronxville Field Club on Friday evening, May 10, starting at 6:00 pm for cocktails, dinner, and an auction. Click here to purchase tickets.
Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, 7:00 pm, Bronxville Middle School Musical, Honk!, Jr. The Bronxville Middle School will be performing Honk!, Jr., an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's tale "The Ugly Duckling," in the Bronxville School auditorium at 7:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11. Tickets can be purchased here and at the door.
Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Bronxville Village Safety Awareness Day, Village Hall. The Village of Bronxville Building Department will be hosting a Safety Awareness Day on Saturday, May 11, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in recognition of Building Safety Month. There will be various organizations at the event, including first responders and state and local agencies, and information for residents and business owners. There will be food trucks and a poster contest for the kids. The events will take place behind Bronxville Village Hall. Click here for more information.
Sunday, May 12, Mother's Day.
Monday, May 13, 8:00 pm, Bronxville Village Board of Trustees Meeting, Village Hall. There will be a meeting of the Bronxville Village Board of Trustees at 8:00 pm in Bronxville Village Hall. For more information, go to www.villageofbronxville.com or call 914-337-6500.
Tuesday, May 14, Westchester Health Department Giving Free MMR Vaccine in White Plains. The Westchester County Department of Health will be providing free measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines (MMR) on Tuesday, May 14, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at 134 Court Street in White Plains. You can schedule an appointment online by clicking here or by calling 914-995-5800.
Wednesday, May 15, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Gramatan Village's May Magic Benefit, Bronxville Field Club. Paige Nagle, dedicated Bronxville community member, will be honored at Gramatan Village’s annual May Magic benefit on Wednesday, May 15, at the Bronxville Field Club from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Admission to the May Magic Benefit is $100 per person, of which $75 is tax deductible. To make a reservation or learn more about the event, contact Gramatan Village at 914-337-1338 or email
Wednesday, May 8, to Wednesday, May 15, Seminars, Support Groups, Group Meetings, and Classes at NewYork-Presbyterian. NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital will be holding the following:
On Wednesday, May 8, and Wednesday, May 15, a joint replacement seminar from 9:45 to 11:15 am in the hospital lobby conference room (to register, call 914-787-2119).
On Wednesday, May 8, and Wednesday, May 15, an aphasia support group meeting from 2:00 to 3:00 pm led by a NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital speech therapist in the speech office in the Rehab Department on the first floor of Palmer Hall (to register, call Dahna Stadtmauer at 914-787-3373) and a bariatric surgery support group from 7:00 to 8:00 pm led by the clinical team and a licensed social worker in the hospital lobby conference room (to register, call 914-787-4000).
On Wednesday, May 8, a bariatric surgery support group from 7:00 to 8:00 pm led by the clinical team and a licensed social worker in the hospital lobby conference room (to register, call 914-787-4000).
On Monday, May 13, a breastfeeding support group, free and open to all regardless of location of birth, from 10:00 to noon in the hospital lobby conference room (to register, call 914-787-2141), where new mothers can learn from one another and receive professional guidance from a lactation counselor, and a breastfeeding preparation class from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the third-floor conference room of Palmer Hall (preregistration and prepayment ($35) required; call 914-787-5044 to register).
On Tuesday, May 14, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Lake Isle Country Club, a meet-the-doctor presentation by Dr. Philip Meyers, a nationally renowned professor of radiology, neurological surgery, and neurology at Columbia University and clinical director of the Neuroendovascular Service at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He will discuss the latest trends in stroke treatment, including a new procedure that can dramatically improve outcomes and provide an update on ways to reduce your risk for stroke and what to do in the event of a brain attack (to register, call 914-787-5000).
On Tuesday, May 14, from 4:00 to 5:00 pm a post-treatment cancer support group led by clinical social workers from Gilda's Club Westchester in the cancer center conference room on the hospital's first floor (call 914-644-8844, ext. 133, or email Deborah Vincent at
On Tuesday, May 14, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in the main building of NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division, 21 Bloomingdale Road in White Plains, there will be a free community lecture open to the public presented by NAMI Westchester to discuss the personal stories of those living with mental illness (no registration required; call 914-997-5779 for more information).
Click here for more information about these and other events at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital.
Pictured here: Crane in parking lot at Bronxville School installing new flood mitigation pumps.
Photo by N. Bower
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