YONKERS, N.Y. - The Yonkers Police Department's participation in "National Night Out" and the season debut of the Main Street Film Series are among the things happening in Yonkers this week. Check out our calendar listings for more events.
Monday, August 6
Movie Mondays -- “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows”: 2 p.m. The movie series continues at the Yonkers Public Library with a screening of one of the movies in the popular Harry Potter series. The Riverfront Branch of the Yonkers Public Library is at 1 Larkin Center.
Anti-Racist Alliance of Westchester: 5:30 p.m. The anti-racist alliance, a group designed to “to transform social work practice and undo structural racism in the field of human services,” will have its monthly meeting in room 4B of the Riverfront Branch of the Yonkers Public Library, 1 Larkin Center.
Tuesday, August 7
National Night Out: 5 p.m. Join the Yonkers Police Department as it takes part in the 29th Annual National Night Out. The one-night event is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness while strengthening police-community relations and local anti-crime efforts. All four precincts will hosts events, including police demonstrations, children’s activities, entertainment and food.
“The Nerds” live in concert: The Cross County summer concert series continues with a performance by “The Nerds.” Bring your blanket and beach chairs to the Green in the center of the mall. The Cross County Shopping Center is at 8000 Mall Walk.
Main Street Film Series At Dusk: 8 p.m. Watch Captain America as it is projected onto a giant inflatable outdoor screen in downtown Yonkers. Admission is free. The film will be shown between 86 Main St. and the U.S. Post Office.
Wednesday, August 8
Government Procurement For All Small Businesses: 2–4 p.m. Mayor Mike Spano and the Yonkers Department of Planning and Development host a workshop on government procurement for small businesses. The conference is free at the Opal Room at the Royal Regency Hotel, 165 Tuckahoe Road.
Yonkers Planning Board: 5:30 p.m. The board is expected to vote on a number of resolutions and hear public comment on submitted applications in the City Council Chambers, 40 S. Broadway.
Brown Bag Lunch and Round Table: Noon. Bring your lunch and listen to live music followed by audience participation. The Hudson River Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.
“Brass Transit” playing the hits of “Chicago”: 6 p.m. Ridge Hill’s free summer concert season continues with Brass Transit, a Chicago tribute band. Westchester’s Ridge Hill Center is at 1 Ridge Hill Road.
Women In the Army: 1 p.m. Join Morton Ender, professor of sociology at West Point, and get a glimpse into more than two centuries of women’s service in the U.S. military. Listen as Ender shares his observations of Iraq and West Point. The Hudson River Museum is at 511 Warburton Ave.
Thursday, August 9:
St. John’s Farmers' Market: 8 a.m. Come check out the selection of locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers and homemade breads. The market also features a selection of new and used clothing, toys and jewelry and other things. All proceeds from donated items are used to maintain and restore St. John's Church, 1 Hudson St.
Family Movie - “Chipwrecked": 4 p.m. Check out a family movie with the early evening showing of “Chipwrecked,” a tale revolving around the vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes get stranded on a remote island. The Crestwood Branch of the Yonkers Public Library is at 16 Thompson St.