A 'CommUnity' Conversation on MLK Day of Service

Find out what's happening this week in Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow.

Get involved and stay informed with this round-up of the week's events in our villages.

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Monday, Jan. 20 

_Schools are closed in honor of Martin Luther King Day as well as village offices, the post offices, and banks. There is no trash pick-up on Monday, resuming instead on Tuesday in both villages. Enjoy the holiday.

Still have to commute? Metro-North Railroad will operate on a Saturday schedule with 36 additional trains as indicated in the current Harlem, Hudson and New Haven Line timetables. Off peak fares apply all day. Schedules here. (The subway system will operate on a weekday schedule as usual.)

Tuesday, Jan. 21

_Public hearings will be held in Sleepy Hollow Village Hall at 7 p.m. 

  • on the proposed adoption of a local law "prohibiting the operation of barber shops, haircutting salons, beauty parlors and other similar types of establishments between the hours of 10pm and 7am." 
  • and "regarding a request to the New York State Legislature to enact a statute enabling the Village of Sleepy Hollow to implement permit parking for the following public streets: Valley Street (south of College Avenue); Beekman Avenue (west of Hudson Street); and River Street."

What do you think? 

_On Tuesday, the Tarrytown Village Board will meet and among their agenda items is awarding a bid to help maintain the RiverWalk Park. 

Thursday, Jan. 23

_Save the Date/Place: Ardsley Middle School at 7 p.m., the region is invited to hear from a panel of Public Education Advocates talk about recent education reforms, the impact on our students and schools, and actions you can take as a concerned parent or community member. Click here for flyer and additional information. 

_Turkish Cultural Center will be hosting a Community Conversation on Martin Luther King at 6 pm for residents of Westchester County. The topic of the discussion will be Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service. 

Community Conversations provides an opportunity for people to come together for thoughtful discussion and dialogue about their shared values as Americans— past, present, and future. Focused on central themes in American life such as service, freedom and democracy, Community Conversations allows New Yorkers to join in discussions that offer an alternative to received wisdom and provide the chance to take part in a shared national dialogue.

Click here for more information.

Friday, Jan. 24

_Greenburgh Library's Conservation Café presents “From Garbage to Black Gold: Realizing the Value of Food Waste” from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.


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