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It isn’t too late to purchase tickets to OKTOBERFEST 2019 hosted by the Friends of Rye Nature Center.

Date: Friday, October 4th
Time: 7:30-10:30pm
Location: Rye Nature Center – 873 Boston Post Road in Rye

Come celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Rye Nature Center and enjoy live music, hops, vines and delicious eats.

For more information and to purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

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Date: Sunday, September 22nd
Time: 11:00-3:00pm
Address: 210 Boston Post Road – Jay Heritage Center
Ticket Prices: $40 Family | $15 Individual

To learn more about the event and to purchase tickets CLICK HERE.

  • Free Crafts, Music and Activities (Pony Rides, Face Painters, Ring Toss, A Cappella Sets, Guided Tours, Balloon Twisters, etc…)
  • Purchase Lunch in the Meadow and on the Veranda (Melt Mobile, Road Grub, Mobile Pie Pizza and More)
  • Walk & Shop (Local Artists, My Twirl, Circle 7 Framing, Hometown Love and More)

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Are you planning on selling your home this spring or just doing some winter cleaning? If you find yourself with boxes/bags of unwanted clothing or other household items please consider donating them to a local charity.

  • Big Brother Big Sister – Allows you the option of picking up gently used books, toys, small yard toys, bikes and other items that you no longer need or use from your home.
  • Goodwill – Goodwill will happily accept donations of things like gently worn children’s clothing, sporting goods, bicycles, books, DVDs and more.
  • The Sharing Shelf – Collects seasonal children’s clothing (new socks and underwear year-round), umbrella strollers, infant car seats, pack-n-plays and more.
  • Please Pick Up/Vietnam Veterans of America – They accept most clothing, shoes, accessories, household items, small electronics, toys and books.

Check out the Joan O’Meara and Team WEBSITE for links to more charitable organizations in our area.

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BOOK DRIVE
Give A Book to a young neighbor in need. This Friday (11/9) Houlihan Lawrence will be kicking off its company-wide Children’s Book Drive. Donations of new children’s titles for preschool to middle school-ages readers will be accepted through 11/28 at the Rye office at 16 Elm Place in Rye. Help us ensure that every child can bring a book home.

COAT DRIVE
Please consider donating gently used or new children’s and adults coats to The Children’s Collective. These coats go directly to families in need. Collection dates and locations on the flyer below.

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DROP & DASH ZERO WASTE DAY

Date: Saturday, November 3rd (Rain or Shine)
Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: Rye Playland Parking Lot

Opportunity for residents to protect the environment, support nonprofit organizations and recycle a large variety of household items.

Mobile Shredder
Up to four file-sized boxes of papers per household.

EWaste & Electronics
Computers, printers, TVs, VCRs, cameras, speakers and more.

Items That Don’t Qualify for Curbside Drop Off
Fire extinguishers, batteries, propane tanks, car tires, pharmaceuticals and more.

Donate to Local NonProfit Organizations
Items from beds to bicycles  – all gently used household items.

This is just an overview of items that can be dropped off. Please check out specifics and restrictions at www.zero-waste-day.org before Saturday. Thank you.

 

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Friends of Rye Town Park (FRTP) Movie Night

Celebrate the last day of school with the entire family at an outdoor movie and picnic next week.

Day: Thursday, June 21st
Time: 6:00pm (movie begins at sundown)
Location: Rye Town Park
Movie: Coco
Food: Bring you own picnic dinner.

To purchase tickets to this event CLICK HERE. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of Rye Town Park.

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Taste of Harrison

Date: Sunday, June 10th
Time: 11:30-3:00pm
Location: Downtown Harrison

A wonderful Harrison event is this Sunday! Visit participating restaurants at your own pace and enjoy a delicious sample of their specialties. Enjoy great food and other attractions with your friends and family.

  1. Purchase wristbands online, in person prior to the event at the Halperin Building or West Harrison Branch, or on the day of the event at our information booth.
    Cost: Adults: $25 in advance/$30 day of event | Children (5-12): $15 in advance
  2. Get your wristbands and map. You can pick them up the day prior to the event (Saturday, June 9) at the Halperin Building or on the day of the event at our information booth
  3. On Sunday, June 10th (11:30am-3:00pm), put on your wristband and follow our map to visit participating restaurants (marked with a balloon) in Downtown Harrison and enjoy their delicious specialties.

Click HERE for participating restaurants and link to order wristbands. All proceeds will support the Harrison Public Library.

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