What To Do Around White Plains This Week

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A teen advisory group meeting, a film festival and a co-ed volleyball tournament are a few of the events happening in White Plains this week.

Monday, Jan. 7

Teen Advisory Group: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Give your ideas on what you want to see in the library, from movies to music to books. Help the library plan teen events and let them know what you want from the library. Register online. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave. 

Common Council Meeting: 7 p.m. The White Plains Common Council will have its regular meeting at City Hall, 255 Main St.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Hadassah Film Festival: 6:45-8:45 p.m. "Ahead of Time" is a documentary film celebrating the life of Ruth Gruber, journalist, writer, witness and participant in the making of 20th century history. Discussion to follow. This festival is co-sponsored by Westchester Region of Hadassah and the White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave.

Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament: 7-11 p.m. There are two divisions -- power recreation and recreation -- following USVBA rules. Tuesday, there will be round robin play, and Wednesday will be the championship round. The cost to play is $195 per team, and there is a limit of 20 teams. For more information, call Ike Kuzio at 914-328-1542 or 914-995-4050. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

How To Quit Smoking for the Very Last Time: 7-8 p.m. Quit smoking using the visiting Nurse Services in Westchester's tobacco cessation workshops, which are based on the American Lung Association’s "5 A's" approach to tobacco cessation. Learn to choose a quit date, tools designed to help you succeed, to build a plan to support your quit attempt and how to remain smoke-free forever. 

Thursday, Jan. 10 

Intro to Microsoft Publisher 2007: 10:15-11:45 a.m. Learn how to create a simple flier and greeting card using Microsoft Publisher. Register online. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave. 

Lego Club: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Children in grades 1-6 can join the club to design and build their own structures using The Trove's Lego set. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.

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