SCARSDALE, N.Y. Here's a look at events happening around Scarsdale this week, including government meetings and community happenings. See our events listings for more events .
Monday, March 19
Scarsdale League of Women Voters school budget presentation, 9 a.m.
Scarsdale Assistant Schools Superintendent Linda Purvis will talk about the proposed 2012-2013 school district budget. Open to the public. Following the presentation, there will be a members-only discussion about the budget. Village Hall, 1001 Post Road, Scarsdale.
Personnel Committee of the Scarsdale Board of Trustees, 6 p.m.
The committee plans to discuss candidates for village board and councils. It is expected that a motion will be made to convene in executive session to discuss personnel matters. Village Hall, 1001 Post Road, Scarsdale.
Municipal Services Committee of the Scarsdale Board of Trustees, 6:55 p.m.
The committee will discuss land use issues in a continuation of the discussion began Feb. 22 involving residents' concerns about these and building department issues. Village Hall, 1001 Post Road, Scarsdale.
Scarsdale Board of Education meets with high school parents, 7:15 p.m.
The board of education will meet with high school parents and members of the community. The session will provide an opportunity to discuss budget details in a give-and-take setting. Rooms 170-172 in the administration wing of Scarsdale High School, 2 Brewster Road, Scarsdale.
Scarsdale Board of Education meeting, 8 p.m.
The BOE will hold its regular business meeting and will receive verbal responses and questions during public comment time about the budget and other matters. Also on the agenda is a presentation on the progress of the new Mandarin program. Rooms 170-172 in the administration wing of Scarsdale High School, 2 Brewster Road, Scarsdale.
Tuesday, March 20
Village Election, 6 to 9 a.m., noon to 9 p.m.
Election to fill three seats on the Village Board of Trustees and the Village Justice seat. Scarsdale Public Library, Scott Room, 54 Olmstead Road, Scarsdale.
Scarsdale Committee for Historic Preservation, 8 p.m.
The committee will meet to consider properties at 14 Stratton Road (1951), 7 Old Lyme Road (1954), 4 Jefferson Road (1924), 3 Sherbrooke Road (1902), and 3 Meadow Road (1948). Village Hall, 1001 Post Road, Scarsdale.
Wednesday, March 21
Scarsdale Planning Board, 8 p.m.
A public hearing will be held to consider four applications and a code change (see attachment). Village Hall, 1001 Post Road, Scarsdale.
Thursday, March 22 through Saturday, March 24
Midrash: Making the Bible Come Alive for Every Person
Norman Cohen will hold four free learning sessions over three days. Thursday "Miriam and Moses; Songs of Redemption: Finding our own Leadership Voices," examines the practice of Jewish leadership within religious congregations and the wider Jewish community, and leadership relationships within families and the community. Friday, 7:45 p.m. Cohen will conclude the Temple's Shabbat evening services with an interactive learning "Hineini: Responding to Those Whom we Love." Saturday, 9 a.m. "Abraham's Journey from Haran to Moriah: The Journey of Every Family." Saturday, 10:30 a.m. "Cain and Abel: Our Relationships with our Siblings, Children and Parents." Westchester Reform Temple, 255 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale.
Thursday, March 22
Friends of the Library presents Ben Ryder Howe, 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Author of "My Korean Deli: Risking It All for a Convenience Store" will discuss his novel. Scarsdale Public Library, Scott Room, 54 Olmstead Road, Scarsdale.
Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24
Scarsdale High School presents "Summer Brave," 7:30 p.m.
The romantic comedy focuses on a young stranger who drifts into a small Kansas town in the mid-1950s just before the annual Labor Day celebration. His arrival sets off a chain of events that prompts residents to reassess their lives, according to the school. The play is based on Inge's early version of his hit "Picnic." Scarsdale High School, 2 Brewster Road, Scarsdale.
Saturday, March 24
Children's film, "Open Season," 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
As described on the Internet Movie Database : "Boog, a domesticated 900-pound Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters." 11 a.m. showing is especially targeted to kids with special needs. Scarsdale Public Library, Scott Room, 54 Olmstead Road, Scarsdale.
Sunday, March 25
Scarsdale Adult School class - Classical Music in Jeans for Families , 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
This workshop for families with children ages 5-plus is a way for parents to introduce their children to a live performance of classical music. This course offers families an understanding of music making and a deeper understanding of music's importance to the culture of our country and the world. Scarsdale Public Library, Scott Room, 54 Olmstead Road, Scarsdale.
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