Archives for events in White Plains

After Hours for White Plains Teens in Grades 9-12

As part of a citywide initiative to provide more evening activities for high schoolers, the Library is excited to offer regular evening programming for teens. Monthly, the Library will host After Hours at the Library. This is a special event, when the Library is not open to the general public, from 6:00 – 9:00 pm for high school students who live in the city of White Plains. Teens are invited to just come hang out or take part in one of a number of activities that will change from month to month!  Here's some examples of After Hours events and
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Categories: Featured, Homepage Kids, Homepage Teens, and Teens.

Celebrate 10 Years of the EDGE – After Hours at the Library

On December 1, we will be celebrating 10 years of the Edge for December's After Hours event from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.!  This special evening will be open to all Edge patrons in grades 7-12, as well as former Edge teens!  Come take part in fun activities, celebrate the history of the Edge, and have fun! Did you grow up using the Edge? We want to see you! Events and Activities Open Mic with the White Plains High School Songwriters Club Ice Cream Sundaes and other snacks Earring Making Video games – new games and retro games Board Games ScavEDGEer
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Categories: Library News and Teens.

8/15 2:00p.m. Intro to Opera for Youth

Intro to Opera Ages 3-13 Tuesday, August 15th, at 2:00 p.m. Actors are needed to assist Anne Tormella, Opera Singer and Artistic Director of Manhattan Lyric Opera, to perform in three or four opera scenes! Learn about the opera and take part in the performance! No singing or prior rehearsal required, props and costumes are provided. Children are needed to play the parts of fairies, maidens, pirates, mad scientists, a mechanical doll and more! Parents and teenagers are welcome to participate and help out in scenes as well! This program is made possible with support from the White Plains Library
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Big Shows & Performances in July/August

We have a wide variety of big shows and events for this summer at the Library, including a series of Thursday evening performances! Magic Rocks! with Illusionist Leon Etienne All ages Thursday, 6:30 p.m. – July 13 Illusionist Leon Etienne was a quarter finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, winner of CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us! and SyFy's Wizard Wars, and has astounded audiences on CW’s Masters of Illusion and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Leon has performed at Radio City Music Hall, headlined in Las Vegas, and blown minds at dozens of legendary venues around the globe. Wonka’s
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Traveling Lantern Theater Co. Performance

Rhonda Appleseed & the Tree that Learned How to Speak Performance Children, Families Tuesday, August 8th, at 2:00 p.m. Traveling Lantern Theater Co. presents Rhonda Appleseed & the Tree that Learned How to Speak. Rhonda is a descendant of Johnny Appleseed, and everyone calls her Ronnie. When she learns about her great great uncle's story, she grows fascinated and then proud. Ronnie decides that she wants to follow in his footsteps. She decides she will protect nature and all the creatures on our planet from climate change. But how? She takes a journey to visit one of the beautiful, kind,
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The Jester Jim Show

The Jester Jim Show All ages Thursday, August 10, at 6:30 p.m. The one, the only, Jester Jim returns for a juggling, balancing, beat boxing, astounding show! This program is made possible with support from the White Plains Library Foundation.
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Jumpin’ Jamie Concert

Jumpin’ Jamie Concert Children, Families Thursday, August 3rd, at 6:30 p.m. Kindie rocker Jumpin’ Jamie returns for a super high-energy musical show with puppets and fun! This program is made possible with support from the White Plains Library Foundation.
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Casey Carle’s BubbleMania!

Casey Carle’s BubbleMania! All ages Saturday, August 5th, at 2:00 p.m. BUBBLEMANIA! A bit of comedy, some jazzy music, and superior bubbling make Casey Carle’s one-man show a hit with the whole family. Among his tricks are a cube bubble, bubble Ping-Pong, fog-filled bubble sculptures, and enveloping an audience member inside a gigantic bubble. This program is made possible with support from the White Plains Library Foundation.
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Wonka’s Wondershow

Wonka’s Wondershow Children, Families Thursday, July 20th, at 6:30 p.m. Hilarious entertainer David Engel returns to the Library as the mysterious and eccentric inventor Wonka! Full of laughs, magic, audience participation and zaniness, don't miss Wonka's Wondershow! This program is made possible with support from the White Plains Library Foundation.
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Magic Rocks! with Illusionist Leon Etienne

Magic Rocks! with Illusionist Leon Etienne All ages Thursday, July 13th, at 6:30 p.m. Come be amazed as Illusionist Leon Etienne performs at the Library!  Leon was a quarterfinalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, winner of CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us! and SyFy's Wizard Wars, and has astounded audiences on CW’s Masters of Illusion and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Leon has performed at Radio City Music Hall, headlined in Las Vegas, and blown minds at dozens of legendary venues around the globe. This program is made possible with support from the White Plains Library Foundation.
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Green Golly and Her Golden Flute

Green Golly and Her Golden Flute Performance Children, Families Wednesday, July 26th, at 2:00 p.m. Green Golly, a girl like Rapunzel, is locked in a tower, and is so enthusiastic that everything that whizzes by her window inspires her to sing! Unfortunately, she has a terrible voice –so the witch gives her a golden flute hoping to stop the racket. Being that the girl is stuck in the tower all day long with nothing to do – she practices – until she becomes an amazing flutist! Ultimately she escapes the tower and goes on tour – but not before practicing
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Science Heroes STEM Show

Science Heroes: Saving Earth Together STEM Show Children, Families Tuesday, July 25, at 2:00 p.m. Talewise presents this action-packed story where two unlikely heroes work together to save their town (and the planet) from a super-polluting mastermind! Throughout the adventure, volunteers will help the performer conduct several exciting science experiments that bring this story to life! Together we’ll explore Newton’s Laws of Motion, air pressure, chemical reactions, and more! This program is made possible with support from the White Plains Library Foundation.
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Categories: Events, Featured, Homepage Kids, Kids, and Library News.

Taikoza Japanese Drums and Flutes Performance

Taikoza Japanese Drums and Flutes Performance All ages Thursday, 6:30 p.m. – July 27 Roughly translated, “Taiko” means “big drums” and that’s exactly what this performance brings. Experience the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Japanese Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Hear the 150 lb. Taiko drums give a thunderous voice to traditional and new compositions with big drums, powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thumping energy alongside the Shakuhachi and the Fue (Japanese bamboo flutes).beautiful, kind, wise old apple trees that Johnny planted so long ago to ask how she can help. The tree teaches her that
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