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Outdoor Movie Night

Thu, July 27, 7:15 PM

Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field, Yorktown Heights

Outdoor Movie Night

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Add to My Calendar 07/27/2017 7:15pm America/New_York Outdoor Movie Night

The Yorktown Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Free Outdoor Movie and Concert on Thursday, July 27, beginning with a DJ Dance Party at 7:15 p.m. “Moana” is the feature film. There will also be giveaways provided by the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK). The event will take place at Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field.

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Jewish Center Movie Night

Thu, July 27, 7:30 PM

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Jewish Center Movie Night

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Add to My Calendar 07/27/2017 7:30pm America/New_York Jewish Center Movie Night

The Yorktown Jewish Center will host a movie night at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27. The movie is “The Ice Age” and the cost is $5 per person, payable at the door.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, as this is not a drop-off event. There will be free popcorn, and ice cream and beverages will be available for purchase.

For more information, please contact: Yorktown ...

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Yorktown Farmers Market

Sat, July 29, 9:00 AM

Jefferson Valley Mall, Yorktown Heights

Yorktown Farmers Market

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Green Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 07/29/2017 9:00am 07/30/2017 9:00am America/New_York Yorktown Farmers Market

The market is back! Shop for fresh, seasonal, local goods while helping your community at the only not-for-profit farmers market in the area.

You'll find fruit, vegetables, milk, cheese, yogurt, eggs, meat, coffee, tea, spices, bread muffins, pastries and more. Please see our website for a list of vendors.

Stop by our Charity Of the Week (COW) table and stay for our Feature At ...

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