TODAY: The Harrison Public Library is hosting Storyland today at 10:30 a.m. Miss Bonnie will read stories for children ages 3 to 5. The event is free and open to the public.
TODAY: Dr. Samantha Slotnick is hosting ADD Just Doesn't Add Up!, a workshop designed to help parents find visual difficulties that could be hampering their child's learning experience. The workshop begins at 7 p.m. at Central Eyes Optical, located at 161 S. Central Park Ave. in Hartsdale. Please RSVP with Jane at 845-519-3521.
TODAY: The Microsoft Retail Store located inside The Westchester in White Plains is hosting a launch event for the video game Grand Theft Auto V from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Customers can enjoy food, swag and raffle prizes. The game can be pre-ordered at any Microsoft retail store. Customers can pick up copies of the starting 12:01 a.m. Check out the Microsoft retail store Facebook and/or Microsoftstore.com/events for more information.
TUESDAY: Purchase College is hosting “Wolf, Wolf? Hurricane Sandy, Weather Forecasting and Global Climate Change,” at 7 p.m.Tuesday in Room 1001 of its Natural Sciences Building. Lecturer Joel Tenenbaum, research professor of meteorology and scientific computing at the college, will focus on how to get the public to take hurricane warnings issued by weather forecasters seriously and realize how global climate change will impact the way we look at hurricane threats. Purchase College is located at 735 Anderson Hill Rd. in Purchase.
WEDNESDAY: SCORE Westchester is hosting a workshop with four leading business experts who will present unique points of view on sales growth, financial control, business asset protection, and employee retention. The workshop will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Register here. SCORE Westchester is located at 120 Bloomingdale Rd. in White Plains.
WEDNESDAY: Artist Jules de Balincourt will give a talk Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series being conducted this fall by Purchase College, SUNY’s School of Art+Design in the college’s Visual Arts Building, Room 1016. de Balincourt is known for his abstract and figurative paintings of utopian, dystopian and marginalized communities as well as American politics. de Balincourt sets his lens to both macro and micro, zooming in and out of physical and psychic realities that form individual and collective experiences. Purchase College is located at 735 Anderson Hill Rd. in Purchase.
THURSDAY: The Harrison Town/Village Board will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. inside the municipal building, located at 1 Heineman Pl. in Harrison. Here is a copy of the night's agenda.
FRIDAY: The Jewish Community Center of Harrison is holding a “Blessing of the Animals” service Friday at 5:30 p.m. People are invited to their pets and Experience the joy of blessing them. Volunteers from local Animal Rescue groups will also be at the service. The JCC of Harrison is located at 130 Union Ave. in Harrison.