Hey Kids 4 and up! Leave the parents at home this evening and visit Tenafly Nature Center! Children will enjoy the outdoors and participate in fun activities with a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator while parents enjoy some time to relax or have an evening out. Activities each evening will include crafts, a night hike, trail games, and animal encounters.
Walk the woods, read The Raven, and discuss ravens, crows, and vultures as symbols in literature and more. Together we will debunk some common misconceptions about these and other Halloween-related animals. Bring your references and questions for a walk and talk. Afterwards, meet Teatown’s crows and vultures up-close.
The FIT Diversity Comic Con is an annual celebration of multiculturalism and acceptance of all colors, creeds and genders in the sequential arts. Hosted and funded by The Diversity Council at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
Panel Discussions, Q&As, Cosplay, Drawing Contests and more!
The flight of the arctic tern, the multi-generational travels of the monarch butterfly, the return of eels to the streams they hatched in. The arduous journeys of displaced peoples. Data systems in flux. The complex movements of cells, from embryonic origins to developed organisms. This year we seek MIGRATIONS of all kinds.
Q&A with directors will happen immediately after the screenings.
Black people have lived in Scarsdale since Westchester was first settled by Europeans in the 1600s. Through a variety of sources including maps, newspaper articles, photographs, and census records, you will learn about Scarsdale’s important Black community and how it has changed over the past 300 years, from the time of slavery through suburbanization and the civil rights era.
Philipse Manor Hall and downtown Yonkers have both shaped and been shaped by the Saw Mill, or Nepperhan, River. Following the river from its mouth at the Hudson to Chicken Island, patrons will learn about the growth of Yonkers from 1682 to the present and discuss how these changes are connected to larger trends in New York and the United States.
After great success this summer, Irvington Theater will once again offer Videos for Change. Students will work both independently and virtually with a teacher to research and craft a key message and storyboard — then create, edit, and promote a one-minute film about a social justice issue that they care about. Each four-week session culminates in a virtual festival of student films!
This class is open to students in grades 6-10 and runs from October 13 to November 5, meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4pm via Zoom. The cost of the program is $100, and financial assistance is available for qualifying students. The program will culimate with a virtual festival on November 6.
The gaming industry is an exciting, burgeoning field that requires both technical ability and creativity. Dive into interactivity with a multimedia designer. Start programming and designing your own games and learning gaming concepts. Students will work with a game designer to construct board games, design characters, build terrains, and interactive user experiences. For ages 12-17.
Learn to use the latest version of InDesign and take advantage of the integrative power and dynamic nature of its print-to-web solutions. Includes an overview of graphic layout and design, an overview of interface and tools, and a hands-on exercise. No previous experience with InDesign necessary, previous computer experience required.
Feeling confident and polished is a major asset, in both our personal and professional lives. Join Myka Meier, author of Modern Etiquette Made Easy and Business Etiquette Made Easy, as she speaks about the practical, modern, and easily relatable ways to accomplish this goal. Myka is a graduate of Swiss finishing school and trained in London under a former member of The Royal Household Staff of Her Majesty the Queen.
How to Make a Life is a sweeping saga that follows four generations from the tenements of Brooklyn through WWII, from Woodstock to India, and from Spain to Israel. It tells the story of a family who must learn to accept each other’s differences–or risk cutting ties with the very people who anchor their place in the world.
Florence Reiss Kraut is a native New Yorker, raised and educated in four of the five boroughs of New York City. She holds a BA in English and a master’s in social work. She worked for thirty years as a clinician, a family therapist, and the CEO of a family service agency before retiring to write and travel widely.
Grammy Award-winning artist Suzanne Vega will celebrate the release of her new, career-spanning live album, An Evening of New York Songs and Stories (out September 11 via Amanuensis/Cooking Vinyl) with a livestream event from New York’s iconic Blue Note Jazz Club on October 7 and 8. The first of the two performances will be timed for North American audiences and the second for UK and European fans. The full-band set will feature the album’s New York-centric repertoire, honoring Vega’s long musical relationship with her city.