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June 2003, Sunday
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Bike, Skate and Scooter Sundays
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Bronx River Parkway in White Plains
A portion of the Bronx River Parkway closes to vehicular traffic and opens for bicycles, skates and scooters between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., excluding holiday weekends, in May and June. In the event of rain, the Bike, Skate & Scooter Sundays will be cancelled.

Admission is free; parking at the Westchester County Center is $4.



African-American Heritage Celebration
Time: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla
The cultures of Africa and the Caribbean come to the heart of Westchester during the African-American Heritage Celebration, featuring a variety of great traditional foods, musical styles and awards to community members who have made a difference, Sunday, June 29.

The festival will also feature colorful costumes, lively dancing and activities for children, along with displays of cultural arts and crafts and health and educational exhibits.

The festival's keynote speaker will be the-renowned poet and community activist Camille Yarbrough, who is also an author, radio host and is considered by many as a modern-day griot (storyteller).

The entertainment for the festival will include jazz trumpeter Fred Smith, the rhythm and blues group Mabu's Arch Band, blues musician Rocky Lawrence and the Kozi Oliver African Drummers and Dance Troupe. The Thomas H. Slater Center Drum Corps will lead a processional which will include stilt-walkers, reggae and gospel artists.

About 100 vendors will offer beautiful arts, crafts and delicious health, soul and Caribbean cuisine. Fraternal, civic and social organizations will also offer valuable health and educational information. There will be many activities for children.



Butterfly program at Muscoot
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Muscoot Farm in Somers
The beauty and colorful wonder of the butterfly will be explored during a program dedicated to one of nature's most graceful creatures, Sunday, June 29. The program will begin with a slide show by naturalist Beth Herr examining the butterflies that inhabit Westchester, including Pearly Crescents, Monarchs, Hairstreaks and Swallowtails.

The highlight of the day will be an observation walk to explore butterfly habitats at the farm and, if conditions are just right, to observe some of the beautiful creatures in action (butterflies only come out on sunny days).

The program is free and registration is not required. Bring a field guide and butterfly binoculars.



Jill Clayburgh to star in "The Crazy Girl"
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Susan Shiva Stein Theater, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie
Jill Clayburgh, a movie, television, and theater veteran whose talent and élan have kept audiences enthralled for over thirty years, will perform with her daughter, actress Lily Rabe, in the opening production of the Powerhouse Theaterıs special presentation line-up, ³The Crazy Girl.²


This season Clayburgh will star in playwright Frank Puglieseıs ³The Crazy Girl,² a story that follows a young New Yorkerıs retreat to her motherıs suburban home during the aftermath of the World Trade Center attack. The daughterıs sanctuary, however, becomes shrouded with disillusion as she finds enemies disguised as lovers, family, and her own self. Jill will play ³Stacey,² a mother struggling with the failures and disappointments of an unfulfilled life, but still attempting to repair a severed relationship with her emotionally disturbed daughter.

³The Crazy Girl² will be the first special presentation of the 2003 Powerhouse Summer Theater season. Written by renowned playwright Frank Pugliese, the show will be performed at the Susan Shiva Stein Theater and runs June 27-29. Shows June 27 and 28 at 8pm and June 29 at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets are $18 and may be purchased by calling (845) 437-7235 or (845) 437-5599, or by visiting the Box Office at Vassar College in person.



Jill Clayburgh to star in "The Crazy Girl"
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Susan Shiva Stein Theater, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie
Jill Clayburgh, a movie, television, and theater veteran whose talent and élan have kept audiences enthralled for over thirty years, will perform with her daughter, actress Lily Rabe, in the opening production of the Powerhouse Theaterıs special presentation line-up, ³The Crazy Girl.²


This season Clayburgh will star in playwright Frank Puglieseıs ³The Crazy Girl,² a story that follows a young New Yorkerıs retreat to her motherıs suburban home during the aftermath of the World Trade Center attack. The daughterıs sanctuary, however, becomes shrouded with disillusion as she finds enemies disguised as lovers, family, and her own self. Jill will play ³Stacey,² a mother struggling with the failures and disappointments of an unfulfilled life, but still attempting to repair a severed relationship with her emotionally disturbed daughter.

³The Crazy Girl² will be the first special presentation of the 2003 Powerhouse Summer Theater season. Written by renowned playwright Frank Pugliese, the show will be performed at the Susan Shiva Stein Theater and runs June 27-29. Shows June 27 and 28 at 8pm and June 29 at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets are $18 and may be purchased by calling (845) 437-7235 or (845) 437-5599, or by visiting the Box Office at Vassar College in person.


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