1) Safety Not Guaranteed
Where/When: , Pelham, Thursday, Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. and other showings.
Why go: Director Colin Trevorrow will lead a Q&A after the Thursday screening of Safety Not Guaranteed, a romantic comedy about the search for the meaning behind a classified ad. See the film's Web page for information on other screenings.
2) Music in the Square Presented by the Yonkers Downtown BID
Where/When: 13 S. Broadway, Yonkers, Friday, Sept. 7 at noon.
Why go: Every Friday during Downtown Sidewalk Sales there will be live music in the center of Getty Square for the enjoyment of shoppers from noon to 1:30 p.m.
3) First Friday! at Bartow-Pell
Where/When: , 895 Shore Rd., Bronx, Friday, Sept. 7 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Why go: Enjoy the magic of the mansion at night and the fresh-voiced harmonies of singer/songwriters Hannah & Maggie. Also attend the opening of the new exhibit Shade and Shadow: A Selection of British and American Silhouettes. Tour the mansion, stroll the garden and savor light refreshments. Then hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley to explore City Island.
Pricing: $8, adults; $5, seniors and students; free, members.
4) Tag Sale to Benefit Friends of Karen
Where/When: 53 Alpine Rd., New Rochelle, Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why go: Come to the 19th Annual Tag Sale to Benefit Friends of Karen, a local charity that provides emotional and financial support to families of children suffering from life-threatening diseases. Sponsored by Chi Omega Alumnae Association of Westchester County.
5) A Day of Chesed (kindness), Service and Remembrance
Where/When: , 999 Wilmot Rd., Scarsdale, Sunday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go: In honor of the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, the federally recognized observance, the community is invited to a day of good deeds and charitable service. A number of activities will take place, including a Rosh Hashanah Holiday Package program in partnership with UJA to benefit Bronx Community Services, a children’s clothing drive sponsored by Kids Kloset, a program of Westchester Jewish Community Services, a teen/adult clothing drive to benefit the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (JBFCS) and Jewish Child Care Association (JCCA) and a sandwich brigade and boxed cereal collection to benefit Hope Community Services, which provides meals for the hungry in New Rochelle. There will be a remembrance program at 10:30 a.m. and there will also be age-appropriate activities for young people.