What's Happening Around White Plains This Week

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ArtsWestchester will hold a golf tournament at Wykagyl Country Club Monday to raise money for its programs and services.
ArtsWestchester will hold a golf tournament at Wykagyl Country Club Monday to raise money for its programs and services. Photo Credit: https://www.artswestchester.org/

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – A golf tournament to support the arts, an outdoor mega yoga class and a night of ivy-league comedians are some of the events happening around White Plains this week.

Monday, June 18

ArtsWestchester Golf Tournament 2012: 10:30 a.m. ArtsWestchester will raise money for its programs and services by holding a golf tournament at Wykagyl Country Club. Ticket prices are $600 for individual golfers. Wykagyl Country Club, 1195 North Ave.

Mouse and Windows Skills: 10:15 a.m. - 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 914-422-1480. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.

LGBT Pride Month Celebration: 6:30 p.m. The Westchester County Board of Legislators will hold its annual celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month at its regular meeting. Michaelian Office Building, 148 Martine Ave., eighth floor.

Tuesday, June 19

Clases De Computadoras: 10:15 - 11:30 a.m. The library offers Spanish speakers a class to learn the basics of how to use a computer. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave.

Wednesday, June 20

White Plains Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The market is on Court Street between Martine Avenue and Main Street, and will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 21.

Ivy League of Comedy Stand-Up: 2 p.m. Clean stand-up comedians from the Ivy League of Comedy will perform at St. Bartholomew's Church. The line up includes comedians from late-night television and Comedy Central, including Karen Bergreen, Wali Collins, Steve Hofstetter and emcee Shaun Eli. Tickets are $20. St. Bartholomew's Church, 82 Prospect Ave.

Outdoor Mega Yoga Event: 5:30 p.m. People of all experience levels can join celebrity yoga teacher and White Plains resident Gwen Lawrence for a one-hour outdoor yoga class on Court Street, between Martine Avenue and Main Street. Registration is required and costs $10. Register at www.mhawestchester.org/onyourmat/

"Fifty Shades of Grey" Discussion: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. A discussion group will address what everyone is talking about and explore the "Fifty Shades of Grey" phenomenon. Registration is required and can be done online.  White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave.

Thursday, June 21

Wii Fun for Kids: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Join in the Wii Fun Games for Kids competition in The Trove's Galaxy Hall (children's room). The event is for boys and girls in grades one through five. White Plains Library, 100 Martine Ave.

White Plains High School Graduation: 7 p.m. Join the White Plains High School class of 2012 graduation ceremony at Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave.

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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