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What To Do Around White Plains This Week

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A Martin Luther King Jr. celebration, a video game design workshop and a news conference where a police group will address its concerns about The Journal News’ map of gun license holders are a few of the events happening in White Plains this week.

Monday, Jan. 14

“My Brother Martin” : 4:30 to 5 p.m. A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a reading of Christine King Ferris's book "My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up With The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr," and other activities. This program is for school-age children grades kindergarten to sixth grade and their families. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.

County Board of Legislators Meeting : 7 p.m. The Westchester County Board of Legislators will hold its regular meeting on the eighth floor of the Michaelian Building on 148 Martine Ave.

Board of Education Meeting : 7:30 p.m. The White Plains Board of Education will meet for its regular meeting at Education House on 5 Homeside Lane.

Tuesday, Jan. 15,

Police Group Address Journal News Gun License Map : 1 p.m. The Affiliated Police Association (APA) of Westchester County Inc. will hold a news conference to express its safety concerns stemming from The Journal News ’ interactive map of the names and addresses of gun license holders in Westchester and Rockland counties. Westchester County Courthouse, 111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

“Act It Out” : 4:30 – 5 p.m.  This three-session drama workshop includes theater games and script reading for grades three to six. A group performance will be held at the end of the last session on Jan. 29 at 5 p.m.

Planning Board Meeting : 7 p.m. The White Plains Planning Board will meet in the council chambers at City Hall on 255 Main St.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

MetroCard Van : 1:30 p.m. Buy your Metro Cards at the MetroCard Van, which will stop at the White Plains TransCenter between Water and New Street, across from the White Plains train station.

Have a Good Mental Health Day Every Day : 7 to 8:30 p.m. Scott Trefny from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division, will speak on developing a schedule to create a positive mental health day, including sleep, personal needs and recreation time. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Video Game Creation : 4 to 5:45 p.m. Learn the basic challenges of game and interactive design. Students will design and develop a video game about the dangers of distracted driving. Register online or contact the library at 914-422-6923. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.