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From Ossining Patch: Ossining Welcomes all of Westchester to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Vance Gilbert Plays at Ossining's Louis Engel Waterfront Park, 7pm Wednesday, August 28th
Special musical guest Vance Gilbert performs during a night of fruitful words and music commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with members of the Ossining community and the Star of Bethlehem Mass Choir. The Boston Globe says of Vance, "He is that rare performer for whom people lean forward in their seats as eagerly between songs as they do during them."
Check out the concert and more here.
From Pleasantville Patch: Top Table Tennis Players Compete for Cash
Come to the Westchester Table Tennis Center this weekend, Aug 24 - 25 to compete or to watch - for free- some of the best table tennis in the world being played right here in Pleasantville. Every event has a cash prize even those for children under 14 and those over 50. Details found online:www.westchestertabletennis.com.
Read the whole post here before you go.
From Tarrytown Patch: Is Facebook Ads Getting Too Invasive
Generally, we seem to have accepted Facebook’s transgressions as a whole. Sure, its often questionable stances on individual privacy and user information have infrequently stirred the pot but, for the most part, we have accepted Facebook for what it is — a massive social network that grants us the ability to easily connect with our close friends. Oh, and it’s free.
Read the post and check out the comments here.
From Rivertowns Patch: Midnight Run Seeks Clothing for New York City's Homeless Suitable for Wearing to Job Interviews
Midnight Run Executive Director Dale Williams said today that his organization needs "men's suits suitable for homeless individuals to wear to employment interviews." He also mentioned "when September arrives, we'll have a huge demand for sweatshirts and light jackets."
Learn more here.
From White Plains Patch: Corn Basics
Fresh sweet corn is one of life’s pleasures indeed. While corn is available all year-round here in America its true peak season is July through September. This is when corn is at its best.
There are great sweet corn tips here.