WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A toy giveaway and holiday meal for children, a high school basketball tournament and a rock opera based on The Who's 1969 album/rock opera "Tommy" are a few of the events happening in White Plains this week.
Monday, Dec. 24
Batty’s Kids Toy Giveaway and Holiday Dinner : 4 to 8 p.m. Batty’s Kids will give away more than 500 gifts to children of all ages, followed by a holiday dinner for Westchester families. For more information on Batty’s Kids contact Shanlander Drake at (347) 855-1593 or visit its website . Thomas H. Slater Center, 2 Fisher Court.
Tuesday, Dec. 25
Bet Am Shalom Hosts Dinner and Movies : 4 p.m. Bet Am Shalom Synagogue invites the community to movies and dinner on Christmas Day. Two movies will be shown: “Spy Kids” for family and “Arranged” for adults; free popcorn for all. At 6 p.m., there's a home-cooked vegetarian feast, with wine and soda. Non-members are welcome. 295 Soundview Ave. (near Old Mamaroneck Road/ Route 125.
Wednesday, Dec. 26
Slam Dunk Basketball Tournament : 11 a.m. This high school basketball tournament will take place Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with the first games starting at 11 a.m. Admission costs $5 per day. Tickets are onsale at the County Center Box Office. www.countycenter.biz Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.
Thursday, Dec. 27
“The Who’s Tommy” : 8 p.m. The White Plains Performing Arts Center presents “The Who’s Tommy,” a rock musical by Pete Townsend and Des McAnuff based on The Who’s 1969 double album rock opera “Tommy.” Recommended for ages 16 and over for mature subject matter. Tickets are $30 to $35. White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Place.