February 2013
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Have Those Heirlooms Appraised!

Finance: Do you think you have a valuable antique gathering dust in your home? Bring your vases, paintings and candlesticks and find out if they’re trash or treasure at this event featuring a panel of well-known and highly qualified appraisers of art, jewelry, glass items and more. Noon-4pm March 10. $10 per item. Greenburgh Hebrew Center, 515 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry. 693-4260. g-h-c.org. Read more…

EILEEN FISHER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE

Hot Topics: The Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute (EFLI) is proud to announce the opening of the application process for the 2013 summer session. Now in its fourth year, EFLI promotes leadership in young women through self-empowerment, connection with others and activism in Westchester County, NY.  Read more…

Mommy to Bee

Pregnancy: Expectant moms, new moms and mothers of toddlers can learn about essential products and services. You can also sample products and shop; childcare is available for older children. Dads, grandparents, aunts and uncles are also welcome. 11am-3pm. Sunday, March 10, 2013$10. Reservations suggested. Villa Barone Manor, 737 Throggs Neck Expressway, Bronx. 718-828-2880. mommytobeeny.com. Read more…

A Sensory Sensitive Performance

Special Needs: The Downtown Cabaret Children’s Theatre is staging Freckleface Strawberry – The Musical in Connecticut’s first-ever sensory sensitive performance. To make the live stage experience […] Read more…

The Learning Lounge

Technology: Parents, technology is here to stay and rather than just worry about how to safeguard your children against unseen predators, educate yourself to stay up-to-date on all the wonders that growing up with technology can offer. Read more…

‘Trailblazers’ Honored as Part of Black History Month

Education: Westchester County will honor five African Americans, including one posthumously, for their professional and civic accomplishments, at the annual Black History Month and Trailblazers Award ceremony on […] Read more…

Children's Carnival for Charity

Hot Topics: Harvey Community Service sponsores this important and fun-filled fundraiser for Make-A-Wish and Pencils of Promise. This is the third annual Carnival that includes much student participation. Enjoy food, crafts, games and a fun slide. Saturday March 9th from noon to 4 p.m. at the Harvey School, 260 Jay St., Katonah. 845-677-0491. www.harveyschool.org. Read more…

A Healthy New Trend: Recess for Grown-Ups!

Health: Jennifer Yruegas knew her that playing time was paying off when she beat all of her 10-year-old son’s friends at “four square.” Not the social media check-in platform – the playground game. And she didn’t perfect her four-square skills during school recess like the third-graders she’d bested; she learned to play during recess – at work!  Read more…

How to Help Your Child Stop Procrastinating

Behavior: It’s Sunday night, and once again your child has put off a big school project - due tomorrow - until the last minute. It is possible to help your student change, however. Here are a few ideas to help. Read more…

Angelina Ballerina

Entertainment: Angelina Ballerina is dancing into Mamaroneck!  The off-Broadway hit, Angelina Ballerina® The Musical,  comes to Mamaroneck on Fb. 16 and 17, 2013. Read more…

Westchester Circus Arts

Entertainment: For anyone who’s ever wanted to wear a red rubber nose or fly through the sky, this new facility offers classes, workshops and school break programs to teach children and adults trapeze arts, clowning, juggling, acrobatics and more! This February brings a special event: Circus Cares for your Kids, a drop-off program to give parents an evening to themselves while children learn to walk a tightrope and ride a unicycle. 6-9pm Feb. 15. $35. Westchester Circus Arts Center, 105 Wildey St., Tarrytown. 275-5711. westchestercircusarts.com. Read more…

A Chinese New Year Toy

Holidays: Clever Duck a Westchester-based company is owned and operated by Jennifer Segal, Ngina Shulman and Jennifer Echlov. Recently these entrepreneurs launched a beautifully stylish, heirloom quality, Chinese to English Zodiac Animals wooden puzzle. Read more…

CD Giveaway

Entertainment: Two acclaimed veterans of the family music genre, Bil Harley and Keith Munslow, have collaborated to bring you a new collection of songs that poke gentle fun at the follies and foibles […] Read more…

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