WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Here are some of the things going on in White Plains and the surrounding area this week.
Monday, Oct. 15
Cover Letters That Get Interviews and Interviews That Get Job Offers: 7–8 p.m. Bless Vaidian, career coach, will show you why cover letters are important and how they help set you apart from other applicants. Learn strategies on how to ace your interview. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Day of the Dead Workshop: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Following ancient Day of the Dead traditions, children in grades two through six and their families will make an altar to honor the lives and times of beloved deceased family members. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave. Registration required, call 914-422-1476.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Metro Card Van: 1:30-3:30 p.m. MetroCards can be bought and refilled at the MetroCard Van, provided by the Westchester County Department of Transportation in conjunction with the MTA New York City Transit Authority. For more information on the MetroCard Mobile Van and other MetroCard locations, call the Bee-Line Hotline at 914-813-7777. Water Street and Lexington Ave.
College Admission 101: 6:30–8:30 p.m. This workshop will answer common questions families have about the admissions process and take them behind the scenes of the admissions offices. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Pianist Ang Li Concert: 7 p.m. Ranked among the top 30 pianists in the world by The 2009 Cliburn Competition, Ang Li will perform classical to contemporary pieces in a concert benefiting the United Way of Westchester and Putnam. Tickets costs $50; $15 for students with ID. Learn more or register online. Music Conservatory of Westchester, 216 Central Ave.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Senior Law Day In Westchester: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attorneys, certified financial planners and others lead more than a dozen free workshops on elder law issues, such as wills vs. trusts, making medical decisions and the nuts and bolts of financial planning. They also offer seniors free, one-on-one, 15-minute consultations. Register by calling 914-813-6400 or going online. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.
IL Volo Concert: 8 p.m. Three Operatic Italian Talent Show Winners have taken Europe by storm. Their PBS special has launched a string of sold out dates around the country. Tickets can be purchased at the Westchester County Center Box Office for $62.50, $82.50, $102.50, and $149.50 (VIP package). Call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or purchase tickets online. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.