Mary's Yarns: Knitters, Crocheters, and Crafters Group via ZOOM (Registration)

Mary’s Yarns: Knitters, Crocheters, and Crafters Group via ZOOM (Registration)

Thursday, March 11

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A a new program for the Friends of the Dobbs Ferry Library – Mary’s Yarns. We are building a community of Knitters, Crocheters, and Crafters. We will knit or crochet as we get to know each other and share patterns.

If you are interested in supporting us, you can help with any of the following:

  1. If you have yarn you would like to donate, please drop it off at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library.
  2. If you are a young knitter or crocheter, we want to meet you!
  3. If you have any questions, please email us!

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To register for this event and receive the Zoom meeting information, please email dfflmarysyarns@gmail.com or call (914) 693-6614.

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CCMN: I Bought A Vampire Motorcycle

CCMN: I Bought A Vampire Motorcycle

Thursday, March 11

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

I Bought A Vampire Motorcycle (1990/Not Rated/101 min/Comedy, Horror, B-Movie)

“Most motorcycles run on petrol, this one runs on blood! A man inadvertently buys a motorbike that is possessed by a vampire demon which then tries to kill the biker gang that cursed it. In the meantime, the new owner, a police detective, and friends try their hardest to exorcise the bike and stay alive.”

Using your Westchester library card, stream the film for free at 8pm EST (or at your leisure) on Kanopy  here, then group film discussion starts at 9:45pm EST via Zoom —-> email TDeery@wlsmail.org for meeting details. You never know who might show up!

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Race Films / Race Matters Film Discussion via ZOOM (Registration)

Race Films / Race Matters Film Discussion via ZOOM (Registration)

Wednesday, March 24

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Registration is REQUIRED. Register here!

RiverArts, in conjunction with the Hastings and the Dobbs Ferry Public Libraries, is hosting a discussion of the 1933 film The Emperor Jones, based on the play by Eugene O’Neill and starring Paul Robeson.  You are encouraged to watch the film and two short documentaries prior to the discussion – link for the Race Film / Race Matters website and the movie itself here.

Register at RiverArts.org to participate in a discussion about this movie, moderated by Tanya McKinnon, Dobbs Ferry resident, literary agent and former RiverArts Board member.

This program is part of a Humanities New York funded project: Race Films/Race Matters. The film contains some stereotypical dialect, exoticising depictions of the inhabitants of a Caribbean island, use of the n-word – but also includes a bravura performance by Paul Robeson.

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Meet Emilya Naymark: Author of "Hide In Place" via ZOOM (Registration)

Meet Emilya Naymark: Author of “Hide In Place” via ZOOM (Registration)

Wednesday, March 31

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dobbs Ferry Public Library Presents local author Emilya Naymark reading about her new book, Hide in Place.  A Question and Answer about writing suspense thrillers and marketing her stories will follow.

Emilya Naymark’s debut novel, “Hide In Place” was published on February 9, 2021 from Crooked Lane Books. Her short stories have appeared in the Harper Collins anthology, When A Stranger Comes to Town, (April 2021); Secrets in the Water; After Midnight: Tales from the Graveyard Shift; River River Journal, Snowbound: Best New England Crime Stories 2017, and 1+30: THE BEST OF MYSTERY.

She has a degree in fine arts, and her artworks have been published in numerous magazines and books.  When not writing, Emilya works as a visual artist and reads massive quantities of psychological thrillers, suspense, and crime fiction. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her family.

Register with dobref@wlsmail.org to get the Zoom link – please indicate you are registering for this program in the email.

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Spring Stand Up Comedy Showcase at Waterfront Park

Spring Stand Up Comedy Showcase at Waterfront Park

Saturday, May 15

7:00 pm - 9:45 pm

Come join us under the stars this Spring for another Stand Up Comedy Showcase down at Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park’s Concert Stage on Saturday May 15th, 2021 at 7pm.  As space will be limited due to COVID regulation spacing, please pre-register with dobref@wlsmail.org.

bring your own lawn chair • masks required • intended for ages 18+ • seating starts at 6pm

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