WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. A math adventure at the library, a Common Council meeting and a computer skills workshop are just a few of the events going on in White Plains this week.
Dream Big Math Adventures : 4:30 to 5 p.m. Celebrate the TROVE summer theme of "Dream Big" with its Monday afternoon series of fun activities for second- through sixth-graders. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
TROVE @ the Movies : 7 to 8:45 p.m. The TROVE Summer Film Festival continues this week with "Happy Feet 2." The 99-minute film is rated PG for some rude humor and mild peril. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Common Council Meeting : 7:30 p.m. The Common Council will schedule a public hearing for Sept. 4 on an application by Sunrise Detox for a special permit to open a new location on 37 DeKalb Ave., the former site of Nathan Miller Nursing.
Tuesday, Aug. 7
Cyber Security Workshop : 11 a.m. Are you concerned about protecting your privacy online? The Digital Arts Experience staff will hold a free workshop covering safe Internet usage, privacy protection and a number of other topics that will teach you how to protect yourself, your company and your family. You can RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 914-644-8100. Digital Arts Experience, 170 Hamilton Ave.
Time for 2s and 3s : 11 to 11:30 a.m. Songs, games, activities and stories centered around "Sea Stars & Other Sea Animals" for 2- and 3-year-olds. A parent or caregiver must be present. This program will be held again from 1 to 1:30 p.m. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
6-5-4 Let's Explore : 4:30 to 5 p.m. Students in fourth, fifth and sixth grades can put their personal touch on two unique art projects. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Wednesday, Aug. 8
Stories & Stuff - "Join the Circus": 10:30 to 11 a.m. Preschool story time, including a craft activity, for ages 4 and 5. Literacy connections are made at "Stories & Stuff" where stories are centered around a theme and children listen and interact with corresponding rhymes, songs and finger plays. A final craft project ties in with the topic fostering a sense that stories are imaginative, yet lasting. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Foreign Film Festival : 2 to 4 p.m. "The Human Resources Manager" is a tragi-comedy centered on the HR manager of Israels largest industrial bakery, who sets out to save the reputation of his business and prevent the publication of a defamatory article. The 103-minute film made in 2010 is directed by Eran Riklis and is in Hebrew, Romanian, French and English with subtitles. It will be screened again at 7 to 9 p.m. at the White Plain Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Pajamarama - "Night Owls": 7 to 7:30 p.m. Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend for stories, songs, activities and a bedtime snack. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
Thursday, Aug. 9
Mouse and Window Skills : 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Learn how to use the 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 in-person at the Reference Desk or call 422-1480. White Plains, 100 Martine Ave.
Crafts for Teens - Spa Time : 3 to 4:30 p.m. Make scented soaps and bath bombs at the White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.
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