What To Do In White Plains This Week

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – The Section 1 playoffs for boys and girls basketball, a meeting on the 2013-14 White Plains School District budget and a job club are a few of the events happening in White Plains this week. 

Monday, Feb. 25

Section 1 High School Basketball Sectional Tournament: 3 p.m. The Section 1 boys Class A, AA, B, C and D and girls Class A, AA, B and C playoffs move to the semi-finals Monday. The various playoffs run Monday through Sunday. Monday's games include:

Class D (championship game is Friday)

  • Biondi School vs Greenburgh Academy, 3 p.m.
  • Martin Luther King vs Clark Academy, 4:45 p.m.

Class C (championship game is Saturday)

  • Palasade Prep vs Haldane, 6:30 p.m.
  • Children’s Village vs Tuckahoe, 8:15

Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children and seniors older than 62 years of age. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave. 

School Budget Meeting: 7:30 p.m. The White Plains Board of Education will discuss the 2013-14 school budget. Education House, 5 Homeside Lane.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

Job Club - White Plains Library: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Career counselors Ginny Ruder and Rose Macom will lead discussions on writing resumes and cover letters, preparing for an interview, using the Internet and Social Media together with the Library's resources to conduct a job search, and tips on developing a strong professional network. You will be able to ask questions and share ideas with the group and career counselor. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.

Mixing In Math - “Gingerbread Man Math”: 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.  Decorate a paper gingerbread man buddy and play some challenging math games. This program is for students in grades two through five. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

Claymation for African-American History: 6 to 7 p.m. Students in grades nine through 11 will tell the life story of three famous African-Americans. Westchester artist Susan Ordahl will discuss the general principles of animation, guide participants through the process of building characters made out of clay, and help participants develop effective story ideas. The finished claymation video will be posted on YouTube. There is a limit of 20 participants. Registration is not required but appreciated and can be online

Thursday, Feb. 28

Video Game Creation: 4 to 5:45 p.m. Students will design and develop a video game about the dangers of distracted driving. Register online or contact Eric Carlson, teen librarian, at 914-422-6923, if you are interested in attending this course, which meets each Thursday in February, in addition to March 7, 14 and 21. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.

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