1. , hosted by the Calabria Society, will be held on Monday at , by the Columbus statue. The ceremony will begin approximately at 3:30 p.m. after the marchers return from the NYC parade. Before the ceremony, traditional Italian music will be performed beginning at 2 p.m.
2. On Tuesday, the will host an informational and interactive workshop for seniors and caregivers, . This is part two of a three-part series. The free workshop will feature segments such as A Proactive Workshop for Good Health, Contributions to your Own Health, a bilingual presentation by Ingrid Figueroa, program coordinator of the Encore Plus Program, and Warning Signs and Screenings. Registration is required. Please call 914-368-5506.
3. Curious about the history of the Broadway musical? Well, come over to the on Friday at 2 p.m. for a presentation titled . This will be the first session of a two-part lecture that will focus on the American musical theater through a historical perspective. Lecturer Ed Pressman will discuss how Broadway musicals have dealt with critical historical and social issues of the post-World War II period. Video clips of revered shows will be interspersed throughout the lecture. The second part of this series will be held Oct. 28, at the same time and location.
4. will host a on Friday at 7 p.m. This cultural tribute will feature fun activities for all, including poetry, songs, dance performances and more.
5. In celebration of Columbus Day week, the begins on Friday at . Five films will be shown during the festival, including Weddings and Other Disasters, Corpo Celeste, Happy Family, 20 Cigarettes and Love & Slaps. The festival will run through Monday, Oct. 17. A festival pass is $40 to the general public and $30 for Picture House members. Individual tickets are $9 for general admission, $8 for seniors/students/children and $6 for members. Click here to purchase tickets and passes.
Be sure and check our other weekly features to help you plan activities. On Wednesday, we have Grab & Go Kids Planner, and on Thursday, see our 5 Things to Put in Your Weekend Planner.