Westchester County

2014 - 2015 Calendar of Events

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Some programs require reservations. For more information, call (914) 813-6400. 

December
 1 Older Driver Safety Week Program
Town of Somers
98 Primrose St., Somers
1 – 2 p.m.
Program presented by the Older Driver Coalition of the county’s Department of Senior Programs and Services. Anna Wyganowska of the county Department of Public Works and Transportation will discuss tips, tools and techniques older drivers can use to be on the road as safely as possible for as long as possible. Reservations are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. To sign up, call (914) 232-0807. Participants can also sign up for the Reduced-Fare MetroCard.
2 Older Driver Safety Week Program
Tuckahoe Community Center
71 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Program presented by the Older Driver Coalition of the county’s Department of Senior Programs and Services. Ronni Siegel, OT/L, Clinical team leader of Burke Rehabilitation at United Hebrew will discuss tips, tools and techniques older drivers can use to be on the road as safely as possible for as long as possible. Reservations are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. To sign up, call (914) 337-0390. Participants can also sign up for the Reduced-Fare MetroCard.
3 Older Driver Safety Week Program
Memorial United Methodist Church Chapel
252 Bryant Ave., White Plains
noon – 1 p.m.
Program presented by the Older Driver Coalition of the county’s Department of Senior Programs and Services.  Mary Ellen Burns of the county Department of Public Works and Transportation will discuss discuss tips, tools and techniques older drivers can use to be on the road as safely as possible for as long as possible. Reservations are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. To sign up, call (914) 948-2932, Ext. 12. Participants can also sign up for the Reduced-Fare MetroCard.
 4 Older Driver Safety Week Program
Hugh A. Doyle Senior Center
94 Davis Ave., New Rochelle
1 – 2 p.m.
Program presented by the Older Driver Coalition of the county’s Department of Senior Programs and Services. Dr. Kathleen Golisz, OTD, OTR, associate dean and professor, School of Health and Natural Sciences, Mercy College will discuss tips, tools and techniques older drivers can use to be on the road as safely as possible for as long as possible. Reservations are preferred but walk-ins are welcome.  To sign up, call (914) 235-2363. Participants can also sign up for the Reduced-Fare MetroCard.
4 Medicare Basics
County Office Building
9 S. First Ave., eighth-floor conference room
Mount Vernon
10 a.m. – 12 noon
Free introductory workshop presented by the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services (DSPS). Early registration is advised because the classes fill up quickly. To sign up, call the DSPS year-round Medicare Information Line at (914) 813-6100. For more information, visit the federal government’s official Medicare Web site www.medicare.gov or call their helpline (800) 633-4227.
5 Older Driver Safety Week Program
Joseph Caputo Community Center
95 Broadway, Ossining
11 a.m. – noon
Program presented by the Older Driver Coalition of the county’s Department of Senior Programs and Services. Lawrence Cunningham and Anna Wyganowska, both of the County Department of Public Works and Transportation, will discuss tips, tools and techniques older drivers can use to be on the road as safely as possible for as long as possible. Reservations are preferred but walk-ins are welcome.  To sign up, call (914) 762-1350. Participants can also sign up for the Reduced-Fare MetroCard.
5 32nd Senior Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon
Westchester Marriott Hotel, Tarrytown
11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m
The Senior Hall of Fame honors Westchester residents age 60 and older for paid or volunteer work that has a positive and lasting impact on the community.  Live music.
5 Mall Walk and Home Energy Assessment Talk
Food Court on Level 4
The Westchester, White Plains
9 a.m.
Free admission and parking. Enjoy a walk at the mall and learn how to get a free or reduced-cost energy assessment for your home; sponsored by Westchester County Parks.
 
2015
May
6 47th Annual Salute to Seniors
County Center, White Plains
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 
October
20 16th Annual Senior Law Day
County Center, White Plains
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.