YONKERS, N.Y. – Here are some of the top events in the city this week. For more of what's going on in and around Yonkers, see our expanded events calendar .
Wednesday, Dec. 26
Comedy Night : 8 p.m. Join Empire City Casino for Comedy Night. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Wednesday’s headliner is Pete Correale , a veteran stand-up comedian who has appeared on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” and “Late Show With David Letterman.” The show also features Marion Grodin. Tickets are $15 for non-members, $5 for Empire members, free for Elite members. Good Time Room, Empire City Casino, 810 Yonkers Ave.
Schools Out, Stars Are In : 1 p.m. School’s out but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop. Students and parents are invited to explore their neighborhood in the lower Hudson Valley with the Hudson Riverama gallery. With various projects, students can learn how the area was formed, about changes in the winter and how to protect it. There also will be a planetarium show, “Holiday Rocket” at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave.
Projects begin at 1 p.m. and continue for three days during Christmas Break.
- Dec. 26: Make a “glacier”
- Dec. 27: Make “ice” sculptures.
- Dec. 28: Learn about pollution on the river and make a “watershed.”
Thursday, Dec. 27
Movie Marathon : 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. An all-day movie screening event that features “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” (9:30 a.m.), “Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2: Roderick Rules” (11:15 a.m.), and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3: Dog Days” (1 p.m.). Riverfront Branch, Yonkers Public Library, 1 Larkin Center.
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