What To Do In White Plains This Weekend

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The Westchester County Center will host a baseball card show this weekend. Photo Credit: Sarina Trangle
A collection of celebrity photos, including one of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, are on display at ArtsWestchester. Photo Credit: ArtsWestchester

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A baseball card show at the Westchester County Center, an exhibit of rare celebrity portraits, and library activities are a few of the events happening in White Plains this weekend. For more to do, visit our Events page.

Friday, Oct. 5

“The Fall Classic” Baseball Card Show: 2 to 8 p.m. This event costs $7 for adults while children under the age of 12 are free. It also takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains.

Celebrities – We Remember Them Well: Noon to 5 p.m. ArtsWestchester is displaying 150 rare, vintage photos of iconic celebrities. Some of the last photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono as a couple before Lennon’s death are featured. Other photos of artists, actors, politicians and authors — Marilyn Monroe, Louis Armstrong and President Barack Obama among them — will all be showcased. Gallery hours will be noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, through Nov. 10. ArtsWestchester’s The Art Exchange, 31 Mamaroneck Ave.

Saturday, Oct. 6

GED Class: 10 a.m. to noon. Students 16 years and older can prepare for the GED test in this White Plains Library class. Space is limited in the first-come, first-served class. Contact Kathy Degyansky at 914-422-6965 to sign up. 100 Martine Ave., White Plains.

Puzzle Days in The Trove: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parents and their kids can enjoy independent, creative playtime together with puzzles. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains.

Financial Workshop: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kids in grades 6 through 8 can learn the basics of how to handle finances and obtain a basic understanding of the stock and bond markets. Refreshments will be served. Registration for the multiweek event is not required but is appreciated. Contact Erik Carlson at 914-422-6923 to register. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains.

Sunday, Oct. 7

"Maria Full of Grace": 2 to 4:30 p.m. As part of the Spanish and Hispanic Film Series, viewers will watch this movie about a pregnant 17-year-old Colombian girl who works as a drug transporter to support her family. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains.

“The Pirates! Band of Misfits:” 2 to 3:30 p.m. This animated kids movie stars Hugh Grant and Selma Hayek. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains.

Do you have an event you’d like to publicize? Visit our Events page and add your event to our calendar, or email the information to White Plains reporter Brian Donnelly.

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