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MLK Breakfast; Irvington Fields; St. Christopher’s Super Bowl

Irvington Superintendent Kristopher Harrison gave the latest field and facility update Tuesday, Jan. 7 in a special meeting. / Photo credit: Michael Nocella
Irvington Superintendent Kristopher Harrison gave the latest field and facility update Tuesday, Jan. 7 in a special meeting. / Photo credit: Michael Nocella

Irvington Field and Facilities Discussion Continues

A Special Board of Education Work Session to discuss facility and field enhancements will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Presentation Room. In the second of a series of meetings, Dr. Harrison will provide the BOE and community with an overview of options for making enhancements to our school buildings with a mind to energy conservation and for the improvement of East Field and Meszaros Field. This meeting will also detail estimated expenses and outline a process for decision making. Additionally, the board and administration will discuss the search process for the employment of the next Assistant Superintendent for Instruction. For a recap of its last meeting, click here

Hastings MLK Breakfast

On Monday, Jan. 20, the village of Hastings-on-Hudson will have its 2nd annual Martin Luther King breakfast down at the Community Center from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year, the Community Service honoree is Suzanne Smith, and the guest speaker is civil rights lawyer and professor Randolph McLaughlin. Breakfast is served from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Adults who reserve in advance pay $12 (drop an email to geraldjer@optonline.net or call at 914-231-5286), $15 at the door. Kids ages 5-12 pay $5, and under 5 are free.

St. Christopher’s Marching Band Preps for the Super Bowl

When you think of the Super Bowl, you think of great food, good company and one amazing football game. But, for the students at St. Christopher's in Dobbs Ferry, only one thing is on their mind this year: the NFL Experience Parade in Times Square.

Fifteen students from St. Christopher’s will join with the 70-piece Marching Cobras of New York band on Jan.29 to march up 33rd St. to 43rd St., leading the Vince Lombardi trophy.

On Thursday, Jan. 23 at 9:15 a.m. at St. Christopher’s, the band will perform and will receive a special proclamation from Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.

TJay Peforms Live at Cedar Street Grill in Dobbs Ferry

Singer/songwriter and guitarist, TJay, incorporates rock/pop with jazz and funk to create an independent sound that Cedar Street Grill loyalists love. Tjay travels to Dobbs Ferry from the nearby town of Stormville, NY and will perform Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. Cedar Street Grill is located at 23 Cedar Street in Dobbs Ferry, for more information please call 914-674-0706 or visit www.cedatstreetgrillny.com.

Vik Muniz's Waste Land at The Jacob Burns Film Center

Filmed over nearly three years, Waste Land (2010) follows artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home in Brooklyn to his native Brazil, and the world's largest garbage dump located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of “catadores”—self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. His collaboration with these inspiring characters as they recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage reveals both the dignity and despair of the catadores as they begin to re-imagine their lives. Jacob Burns Film Center will show this film Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, click here.

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