The City of New Rochelle will hold its annual Fourth of July fireworks display at New Rochelle’s waterfront.
This July 4th, cap off your holiday evening with a viewing of the grand fireworks dispaly at the New Rochelle waterfront. Produced by the famous Grucci family, the City of New Rochelle's annual "Spark the Sound" extravaganza will start at 9:30 pm, rain or shine. Optimum viewing locations include Hudson and Five Island Parks and waterfront restaurants.
NOTE: On the Waterfront has re-opened just in time for the Fourth of July; there is also a new Tiki Bar at Hudson Park.
Parking on the waterfront will be limited, so, if you’re driving, consider parking downtown and taking a short walk to the shore.Read more
One of New Rochelle Public Library’s most popular series, International Music and Dance performances bring the sounds and movements of global cultures to New Rochelle this summer, thrilling and delighting all ages. The 28th season of the free performances runs six Tuesday evenings, beginning July 5th. All performances begin at 7:00 pm, and seating is on a first-come/first-served basis, to the capacity of the library’s 145-seat Ossie Davis Theater. Doors open at 6:45 pm.
July 5 Korean Drums and Dance with Vongku Pak
A stunning performance with the sounds, costumes and movement of Korea. Percussionist Vongku Pak and his troupe fuse contemporary Korean drumming styles with elements of traditional dance into dynamic musical performances. Unique rhythm patterns define the salmulnori performance, which includes two sets of drums and brass gongs, and the sulchanggu, which showcases the most distinctive drum of Korea.
July 12 Brazilian CapoeiraRead more
The Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library will be conducting a Used Book Sale on Friday, July8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the library’s lobby. A selection of terrific summer “reads” for the beach, audiotapes for long car rides, and a varied assortment of cookbooks, gift books and other items will be available for purchase at bargain prices. The Friends’ popular and highly successful book sales fund the library’s extensive public programs,equipment, and other needs not included in the library’s operating budget.
The Friends of the Library Bookstore is open every Tuesday from 1 pm to 3:00 pm and every Saturday (except July 2) from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm in July and August. The Bookstore is located next to the Community Relations Office on the first floor of the library.Read more
Milwaukee metal and hardcore masters Cause For Revelation are coming to WVOX this Friday at 8:10pm for some mayhem with Matt O'Shaughnessy only on 1460 am and wvox.com worldwide!
An unyielding ferocious assault of metal and hardcore fury, Cause For Revelation trek onward playing a vicious hardcore-fueled blend of American heavy metal. Constantly blurring the lines of heavy music, Cause For Revelation incorporate many styles from groove to thrash, uptempo to beatdown. All of these elements combined, have earned the band a reputation of being "straight forward", "technical", and "tight".
Cause For Revelation formed in Milwaukee, WI in 2003, with a focus on combining the elements of a death metal assault and a vicious hardcore attack. Featuring past and present members of several prominent midwest acts, the band's current line-up is as powerful and destructive as ever, featuring Austin Thomas (vocals), Kevin Forsythe (guitar), Ryan Baxter (bass), and Jim Garcia (drums).Read more
Feel Never Real To Guest on WVOX's Metal Mayhem This Friday!
Matt O'Shaughnessy will feature Dallas, Texas hard rockers - Feel Never Real - at 8:10pm this Friday on 1460 am and wvox.com worldwide. The band was formed in 2004 and is comprised of Tim Jones on vocals and guitar, Matthew Cass on bass, and shea Lange on drums and backup vocals.
2010 saw the re- release of the group's first full length album with the track "A Taste Of Truth" being the most requested song on active rock stations in the U.S.
"Feel Never Real is one of the most innovative and superior hard rock bands I have ever had the great honor of playing on WVOX. This band will be a household name in the years to come!" Says Matt O'Shaughnessy.
Fans can call into the show at 914-636-0110.Read more
St. Anthony’s Feast and Bazaar today 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. through Sunday at St. Joseph's Church located at 280 Washington Avenue. At 4 pm there is a mass followed by a procession at 5 pm. The feast features carnival games, raffles, face painting, live musical performance and delicious food. The speciality is sausage and peppers but other food includes cheesesteak sandwiches, meatball wedges, hamburgers, hot dogs and treats like chocolate covered bananas and zeppole. Admission is free.
This is the 9th annual Soap Box Derby where two winners will qualify for the World Championships in Akron, OH. The first race will kick-off at 9 am. The race course runs from the top of Quaker Ridge Road near the Ward Elementary School and ends towards the bottom near the overpass at Pinebrook Boulevard. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers and cold drinks. The finals are expected to be run between 2 and 4 pm. The event is organized each year by the members of the New Rochelle United Fire Firefights Association Local 2773. Admission is free.
Direct from Israel, the Israeli Scouts Friendship Caravan will perform a high-energy song and dance routine at the Beth El Synagogue Center. The Scouts, or Tzofim, are cultural ambassadors who energize their audience with the spice and spirit of Israel. These teens will perform at 6:15 p.m., following a barbecue at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 per person or $72 per family. The first 50 kids who register will get a free Maccabi Tel Aviv t-shirt.Read more
Our friends at AOL Patch have a good article up on the Feast going on this weekend at St. Joseph's Church in the West End of New Rochelle. This is a great event each year especially if you have young children, like Italian sausages or my favorite, zeppoles. Yum!
The Roman Catholic Church of Saint Joseph is holding the St. Anthony’s Feast and Bazaar, an annual staple of New Rochelle’s West End, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. through Sunday.
The outdoor fair, located at 280 Washington Ave., features games, prizes, raffles, arts and crafts, live music and, of course, food. Menu items include sausage and peppers, Philly cheesesteak, chicken cheesesteak, meatball wedges, burgers, hot dogs, ice pops, pastries, chocolate covered bananas, cotton candy and zeppole. Admission is free.
Read the entire article here.Read more
A fun-filled celebration is in store to celebrate our country’s Independence Day, with rousing American patriotic music followed by a spectacular fireworks display, during the annual Kensico Dam Music Fest on Sunday, July 3, at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla.
Pre-concert entertainment begins at 6 p.m. with the band The Wanderers, performing music from past decades. The Gerard Carelli Orchestra takes the stage at 8 p.m.; fireworks will follow at approximately 9:15 p.m.
Admission and parking are free. Carpooling is suggested. Concert-goers should bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
The Music Fest is presented by Westchester County Parks and sponsored by Come Home - TheDailyWestchester.net, with assistance from radio station 100.7 WHUD and the Friends of Westchester County Parks, Inc.
The Kensico Dam Plaza is located at the north end of the Bronx River Parkway in Valhalla.
Go to www.westchestergov.com/parks or call (914) 864-PARK.Read more