WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A concert for kids, a computer skills class and an opportunity to buy or refill your MetroCard outside the White Plains Galleria are a few of the events happening in White Plains this week.
Monday, Aug. 20
The Bierkos: 2 p.m.-3 p.m. The White Plains Library will host The Bierkos, a husband-and-wife duo who will present original songs about summer and children’s books. This program is for children in grades one through six. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Conservation Board: 8 p.m. The city’s conservation board will meet in the council chambers at City Hall at 255 Main St.
TROVE @ The Movies: 7 p.m.-8:45 p.m. The TROVE Summer Film Festival continues at the White Plains Library with the Disney-Pixar animated film “Cars 2.” The 106-minute movie is rated G. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Tuesday, Aug. 21
Westchester Historical Preservation Committee: 4 p.m. This committee will meet in the planning conference room on the fourth floor of the Westchester County office building at 148 Martine Ave.
Storybook Art: 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Donald Crews will introduce children in grades one through five to new art media by focusing on a picture book and the techniques its artist employs; the children will then create their own projects. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Planning Board: 7 p.m. The city’s Planning Board will meet in the council chambers of City Hall, 255 Main St.
Wednesday, Aug. 22
White Plains Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The market is on Court Street between Martine Avenue and Main Street and will be open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 21.
Foreign Film Festival – “1981”: 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Filmmaker Ricardo Trogi recalls the events surrounding his family’s move to a new neighborhood when he was 11 years old and finding his first love. The 102-minute film is directed by Ricardo Trogi and is in French with subtitles. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Mouse and Window Skills: 7:30 p.m.–8 p.m. Learn how to use the computer mouse, including point and click, pull-down menus and scroll bars. Students will also learn basic Windows functions such as opening and closing programs, minimize/maximize and how to start a computer session at the Library. Pre-registration required, and can be done in-person at the Reference Desk or by calling 914-422-1480. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Thursday, Aug. 23
Metro Card Van: 1:30 p.m.-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. White Plains Galleria, near the corner of Main Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
A Story From Puerto Rico: 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. The White Plains Library K-2 Club for children in kindergarten through second grade will hold an afterschool story time, along with a craft and cookie snack. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.