TODAY: Today is the celebration of when Christopher Columbus arrived in the Americas, which was on Oct. 12, 1492. Public schools and government buildings, including the post office, are closed.
TODAY: The Rivertown Center for Yoga & Health, located inside the South Presbyterian Church at 343 Broadway in Dobbs Ferry, is hosting its Sound & Singing Circle. The event, which is an opportunity to sing and be sung to with simple, spiritual, takes place at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Participants are asked to contribute donations in lieu of a set fee.
TUESDAY: County Executive Robert P. Astorino announced today that the Westchester County Department of Health will offer free flu shots to residents ages 9 and up on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Westchester Community College in the science building ground floor student lounge on the Valhalla campus. Residents can register in advance for the flu clinic at www.health.ny.gov/Go2Clinic, but walk-ins are welcome, so if the appointments fill up, don’t worry.
TUESDAY: The Junior League of Westchester-on-Hudson's Open House invites prospective new members to its open house, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday. There will be social time from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7:30pm. This is informational only - no pressure to join that night.
WEDNESDAY: The Westchester Jewish Community Services, located at 845 N. Broadway in White Plains, is hosting its “Women-Helping-Women Free Time Management: Boot Camp for Job Seekers Workshop” Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. This workshop will examine apply time management principles to the job search in today’s world, where change is the norm. In this environment, developing strategies for getting everything done, while maintaining balance and quality of life, is more important than ever. Is the job search a ‘full time job?” Presented by: Ettie Shapiro, LCSW, ACC, Principal, Coaching Results. For more information on Women-Helping-Women, contact Director Lenore Rosenbaum, 914-761-0600 x 308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY: New York Life, in partnership with with Hasbro, is hosting the seminar “THE GAME OF LIFE®: New York Life Edition” 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Dobbs Ferry Library. During this free educational seminar and insurance sales presentation, attendees will be walked through “THE GAME OF LIFE®: New York Life Edition” and discuss life’s financial twists and turns. Contact (914) 693-6614 or go to www.dobbsferrylibrary.org for more information.
WEDNESDAY: Robert Cioffi, CEO of Progressive Computing (PCI), a computer consulting and network installation, design and maintenance firm serving clients from offices in Westchester County and Manhattan, is presenting a seminar on IT security Wednesday inside The Microsoft Store, located at 125 Westchester Ave. in White Plains, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.. The event will include a question and answer period. Light refreshments will be served.
THURSDAY: Food Bank for Westchester is hosting “An Evening in Good Taste to End Childhood Hunter” dinner and fundraiser Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Go here for more information.
THURSDAY: Hastings on Hudson Chiropractic and Wellness , located at 603 Warburton Ave. in Hastings, is hosting a group of wellness professionals from around the area to share with the public what they have to offer at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. RSVP for this event by calling (914)274-8530.
FRIDAY: The Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley presents Live In Theater Productions' The Ryan Case of 1873 at Table 9 Restaurant, located at 92 Roa Hook Rd. in Cortlandt Manor Friday. This interactive murder mystery benefit dinner will ask attendees to help crack a crime based on a real unsolved case from the 1870s. The event is from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and costs $95 per person. The event includes appetizers, dinner, dessert, beer, wine, soda, coffee, tea and entertainment. For ticketsvisit:http://www.tix4cause.com/donations/tickets/2134/ or call 914-493-6455.