Where/When: 600 N. Broadway, Yonkers, Monday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m.
Why go: Rising Stars PAC is holding open auditions for children ages 8-18 Sept. 10 and 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for the Tony Award-winning best musical Hairspray. Performances will be held in the theater of Yonkers Riverfront Library Auditorium in Dec. 2012.
2) Sons of Anarchy Kickoff Party with Chuck Zito
Where/When: Empire Harley-Davidson, 8 Industrial Ln., New Rochelle, Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m.
Why go: Come to Empire Harley-Davidson when Chuck Zito is here giving autographs before he rides down to New York City for the Sons of Anarchy premiere. There will be food trucks, copies of Chuck Zito's issue of Easy Rider, his book Street Justice, t-shirts and the original Marlboro Man Harley-Davidson. Zito will be escorted by police to Jaguar 3 in Brooklyn for the Sons of Anarchy premiere party.
3) 9/11 Memorial and Candlelight Vigil
Where/When: , 112 North Ave., New Rochelle, Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Why go: The event, which is sponsored by the United Veterans Memorial & Patriotic Association of New Rochelle, will be an opportunity to remember those fallen brothers and sisters who died on or because of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The program will include short prayers from multiple religions, patriotic songs and remarks from those who lost loved ones.
4) New Rochelle City Council Committee of the Whole
Where/When: 515 North Ave., New Rochelle, Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 3:45 p.m.
Why go: City Council meeting begins at 3:45 p.m. with a public hearing starting at 7:30 p.m. and Citizens To Be Heard immediately following. The agenda includes a presentation by the Citizens' Committee on Sustainable Budgets. The entire meeting is simulcast on Cablevision and Verizon FIOS.
5) Free Workshop: What to Consider Before Going into Business
Where/When: 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains, Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 1 p.m.
Why go: The discussion during the free workshop includes personal considerations including necessary skills and experience, countless hours owner must devote, risks that must be assumed—both financial and personal. Business considerations discussed include the products and/or services you plan to sell, marketing and competitive challenges, money needed for successful start-up and where it is coming from, various legal structure options to consider and introduction to preparing essential elements of a business plan with emphasis on marketing and finance.