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Release Date: October 02, 2009

This weekend is going to be AMAZING!  Scroll down. The village of Hastings on Hudson is introducing Friday night live tonight. Ardsley is dedicating their new renovated library Sunday (at 2 PM). The village of Ardsley is sponsoring Ardsley day on Sunday afternoon. The Greenburgh Nature Center is sponsoring a Green Magic Party at the grounds of the nature center on Sunday, October 4th from 4 to 6:30 PM ($60 donation). If you’re a hiker/cyclist/walker stop by at the aquefest in Hastings/Dobbs Ferry on Sunday. 
It’s great to live in a community that is so much fun!
This Weekend
- Farmers Markets
- Really "Big" Book Sale in Hastings
- Hastings Friday Night LIVE
- Indigo Girls in Tarrytown
- Free Music in Dobbs Ferry, Ardsley, Irvington,             
- Aquefest in Yonkers, Hastings and Dobbs Ferry
- Sixth Annual Harvest Fest at Stone Barns
- “Peter and the Wolf” in NYC
- Camp-A-Palooza! In Scarsdale
- “Click Clack Moo” in Mamaroneck
- Music Conservatory of Westchester 80th Kick-Off Event in White Plains
- Self-Portraits at the Neuberger
- The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze
- Harley Night @ Warner Library
- Gala Benefit Dinner: Celebrating the Axial Theater in Pleasantville
- The New York Times Great Children's Read at Columbia            
- Ardsley Day!
- The 21st Annual Eco-Fest in Central Park featuring Solar Punch
- Fall Poetry Readings in Tarrytown
- Fall Celebration “The Magic of Nature” @ GNC
Go to http://www.rivertownsguide.com
for more information on these and many more events this weekend.
LEO LIEBESKIND (5:00-5:25)

SOLAR PUNCH (5-5:40)
RIK MERCALDI (5:50-6:20)
SCOTT URGOLA (6:25-7:05)
BOKU (7:10-7:45)
AVALANCHE (7:10-7:40)
The inaugural Friday Night LIVE will be held October 2nd and it is the first in a series of first Fridays that will help to promote our local merchants, restaurants and our talented artists.
The event will run from 5:00 to 9:00 pm and take place in a number of venues around the downtown. Shops will stay open late and are encouraged to hold special promotions or feature local artists. For the October 2nd event, musicians are being booked for several venues, both indoors and out. Local groups will be playing at VFW Park and in front of the Community Center, a noted singer-songwriter will be performing at the Community Center and a jazz group will be playing at Comfort. In addition, we are planning an open-mike night for teens next to the library and ball-room dancing lessons in front of Station Café.
Please send a link to your friends and help spread the word about this exciting new Hastings Event!
Appearing at the Community Center @ 8pm
Suggested Donation: $5.00 or Free Admission if you present your
receipt from any Hastings restaurant.
KJ Denhert
At the Community Center @ 8pm
KJ Denhert
is a unique artist, singer, guitarist and songwriter who calls her music Urban Folk and Jazz. Her voice is powerful, her lyrics full of intelligent insight, and her musicianship is impeccable. Her eclectic yet unified performances reach out to many different types of audiences without compromising her music and beliefs. She is heard at her best on her most recent recording, Lucky 7 and is known to be especially good live. She performs the unusual feat of being both highly individual and quite accessible.
The following musicians will be playing at various venues throughout Hastings at no charge!
The Andy Polay Duo, featuring Rahn Burton
At Comfort Restaurant from 7pm - 9pm
Andy Polay and Rahn Burton play a tune list ranging from Monk, Miles, Coltrane, Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, and original material. Bandleader Drummer Andy Polay leads his own, multi-faceted jazz ensemble. Rahn Burton is a stellar pianist whose extensive credits include Stanley Turrentine, Rassan Roland Kirk, and countless others.
At VFW Stage from 7:10pm - 7:40pm
Avalanche is a four-person Westchester band that plays and sings original rock and pop--featuring hooks and tight harmonies--with a driving bass, keyboard and guitar.
At Community Center from 7:10pm - 7:45pm
Inspired by African, Latin and Middle Eastern percussion, Boku World Percussion Ensemble blends traditional rhythms and songs to create original pieces. With musical backgrounds ranging from folkloric to rock to classical, the members have individually performed with Ubaka Hill, Bill Laswell, John Zorn, and Philip Glass. Boku has performed at community events and benefits in the Westchester area and has upcoming engagements in Manhattan. Anna Maria Mejia Epstein, Ted Epstein, Iris Hiskey Arno and Karen Cumbus will be performing for Hastings Friday Night Live.
Greetings From Anywhere
At VFW Park from 6:35pm - 7:05pm
Greetings From Anywhere is what happens when you blend the musical resonance of a classically trained string section with the gritty, impromptu riffing of a good-old-time garage band. Based along the shores of the Hudson River in Dobbs Ferry, New York, the band first got together as the Pumpkin Seeds in 2007 for a one-time Halloween gig. They loved the music, so they just kept on playing, and as time went on they began to cultivate a loyal following.
Adam Hart and Ken Tucillo

Adam and Ken are longtime bandmates in Riverrun and Acoustic Riverrun, and can also frequently be founding sharing their eclectic mix of blues, folk rock, rock 'n' roll, and original material.
At VFW Park from 5:30pm - 6pm
The Hastings Blues Mothers

The Hastings Bluesmothers
were founded in the friendship of a few Hastings women who shared a love of music and performing. The group has been enjoying a run at festivals, clubs and coffeehouses, harmonizing on originals and covering artists from Jimi Hendrix to Yip Harburg with inspired arrangements
At VFW Stage from 6:05pm - 6:35pm
Leo Liebeskind
At VFW Stage from 5pm - 5:25pm
Leo is a sixteen-year-old junior at Hunter College High School in NYC. He sings, plays the piano, guitar, and harmonica and writes his own music. Free.
Open Mike
At the Library Parking Lot from 7pm - 9pm
Young musicians take over Village Hall Plaza for a concert with Caleb Goldstick, Zach Hart, Tom Daugustino, Deanna Gondek, Gabe Gabler, Ryan Smith, Goods and Services, and Spencer Fox.
Rik Mercaldi
At Community Center from 5:50pm - 6:20pm
A guitarist for over 25 years, Rik Mercaldi’s influences range from rock, R&B, country, folk, progressive & world music. He was also the primary songwriter/singer in the NYC based band "The Subterraneans" for over 10 years.
Town of Greenburgh
  Work Session Agenda of the Greenburgh Town Board
Tuesday – October 6, 2009 – 2:00PM
(As of September 15, 2009 – Work Sessions will begin at 9:00AM
Except where schedule changes are made by the Board)
(Please note that, although the Work Session Agenda is shared with the public prior to each Work Session, the Agenda may be revised at any point up to the start of the meeting as well as during the meeting, if necessary.)
(All Work Sessions are Televised Live on Cablevision Channel 76, Verizon 35 and are streamed live.   Work Sessions and Town Board Meetings will be aired each Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 7:02am and 4:45pm.  Each segment will run for approximately 6 to 7 hours,
depending upon the length of the two meetings.)
02:00PM:        Executive Session – Personnel
02:45PM:        Budget Meeting – Comptroller
03:30PM         Budget Meeting – Tax Receiver 
04:00PM         Budget Meeting – Community Development & Conservation (CD&C) and Energy Conservation  
05:00PM         Hotel Tax – Tax Assessor and Commissioner, CD&C
05:30PM         Adjourn Meeting
Greenburgh Town Hall
This note is being written to invite you to attend (and to spread the word) about an important symposium on bullying and cyberbullying that will take place on October 27th between 7-10 PM at Greenburgh Town Hall.
Jenna, Jacque & Jake Williams are triplets. They are also Valhalla High School students who have been victimized by bullying in the past. The moderator of the panel will be Harry Phillips, a member of the Board of Regents for the State of New York.
I hope that the end of the symposium that some recommendations could be made to the state education dept on ways to deal with bullying problems. We hope to see you.

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