What To Do In Yonkers This Weekend

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A toy and coat drive at the Empire City Casino is just one of the things happening in Yonkers this weekend. Photo Credit: Flickr user Fort Wainwright Public Affairs Office

YONKERS, N.Y. – Here are some of the top events in the city this weekend. For more events in and around Yonkers, see our expanded events calendar.

Friday, Nov. 23
Charity Coat and Toy Drive: All day. Empire City Casino’s Charity Coat and Toy Drive kicks off Friday. Visitors are encouraged to stop by the Gotham Palace Promotions Booth and donate a new or gently used coat or toy. All proceeds will be donated to catholic charities. Empire City Casino, 811 Yonkers Ave.

Hear A Story, Wear A Story: 2 p.m. Head to the Hudson River Museum where Christopher Agostino will perform stories and illustrate them with paintings on the faces of audience volunteers. Children and adults can enjoy listening and wearing Aesop Fables and global stories like “The Peacock and the Sun Goddess,” “The Tiger that Went to the House of the Sun,” and many more. Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave.

Saturday, Nov. 24
Happy 50th Birthday Will Branch
: 2:30 p.m. Come celebrate the 50th birthday of the Yonkers Public Library's Will Branch with a 1960s-style party. Visitors can play the games and learn the dances of the "Swingin' Sixties." Story Room, Will Library, 1500 Central Park Ave.

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