Patch Picks: Cross Talk; Dream Home; National Food Day

There is something for everyone to do this week in the Hudson Valley.

Cross Talk: Center Stage and Front Page. Oct. 25. Head to the Katonah Museum of Art for CrossTalk, a series featuring two experts who share thoughts on seemingly unrelated topics that ultimately leads to insights. Oct. 25 features 4-time Oscar nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress and former Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts Jane Alexander and New York Times health care, policy, and economics writer Milt Freudenheim. The program is produced by KMA and the Katonah Village Library. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St, Katonah. $20.

TANGO NIGHT!!! - WORKSHOP & PERFORMANCE. Oct. 23. 7 p.m. Learn Argentine tango with Andres Bravo & Carolina Jaurena at Latin Dance Xtreme. Instructors will perform for students after class. LATIN DANCE XTREME, 109 Lake Ave, Tuckahoe$30.

National Food Day EventOct. 21. 1 p.m. Join vendors, health organizations, nutrition experts, and fellow foodies for a National Food Day and learn how to prepare good meals for your family and yourself. Bring a box, bag, or can of non-perishable food for local food pantries as your ticket to the event.

Hadassah Film Festival. Oct. 22. 7 p.m. The Harrison Public Library hosts a film on Jewish women changing their worlds with a discussion after the screening. Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave, Harrison. FREE.

Crafty MondayOct. 22. 4 p.m. Children ages 7 to 10 enjoy an after-school craft fest and can meet author and crafter Marjorie Galen, who will present her latest book, The Fashion Designer’s Handbook. $10.00 fee includes materials and $5.00 toward your book purchase. The Voracious Reader, 1997 Palmer Ave, Larchmont. $10.

College Prep Mondays in October. Oct. 22. 7 p.m. Learn about the college search process including when to start looking for the right college and what does it take to write a good essay. Joshua Marber, MS.Ed., runs the series. Marber has more than 15 years of experience in education, counseling, and college entrance guidance. has over 15 years experience in the education, counseling and college entrance fields working as an admissions and financial aid counselor and academic adviser. Next up: Paying for College with Josh Marber. Nyack Public Library, 59 S Broadway, Nyack. FREE.

Tour Westchester Magazine's American Dream Home 2012. Oct. 20. 10 a.m. Tour Westchester Magazine’s American Dream Home 2012, a luxury townhouse with modern and classical elements. The home features energy-efficient design and a pop-up boutique. 41 Hudson View Way, Tarrytown. FREE.

"Concert of Champions." Oct. 26. 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the "Concert of Champions" featuring the North American and All Ireland champions with special guest GIRSA. Pearl River High School, 275 E Central Ave, Pearl River. $15.

"An Evening of WONDER." Oct. 24. 7 p.m. Participate in ONE SCHOOL, ONE BOOK, a school-wide event discussing R.J. Palacio's book, "WONDER." Dina Zuckerberg and National Foundation of Facial Reconstruction guests will be on hand to discuss cranial facial disorders and their perspective on the book. Brewster High School, 50 Foggintown Rd, Brewster. FREE.

Willson October 20, 2012 at 01:51 PM
William Demarest October 20, 2012 at 06:08 PM
Wilson .... thanks for your comment. If you would like to learn more about the "comments" area on Patch, the "Terms of Use" section below has extensive information about use of the comments area and its intention. By the way, the National Food Day event sounds like a lot of fun.


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