What To Do Around Briarcliff This Week

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The Ossining Public Library will show the movie "Red Tails" Thursday as one of the highlights of this week's events. Photo Credit: Courtesy Internet Movie Database

OSSINING, N.Y. — Here are The Daily Voice's staff picks of the top family activities and community events in and around Ossining and Briarcliff Manor this week. For more happenings, see our Events page.

Monday, Feb. 4

Resume Help At Ossining Library: 2-4 p.m. Free, half-hour appointments are available to help you prepare or improve your resume. Call the reference desk at 941-2416 extension 320 to sign-up. By appointment only. Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave.

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Sharing Our Travels At Briarcliff Library: 10:15 a.m. The new arts program for adults 55+ at the Briarcliff Manor Public Library is "Sharing Our Travels: Bookmaking and Visual Journaling." Explore different methods to make your own books, altered books and visual journals on the theme of travel. Learn about design components (composition, balance, color, etc.) and experiment with different types of media, including collage, paint, and color pencil. Incorporate writing and even a sound recording to create a unique book reflecting on a powerful moment in your own life. Please commit to all eight sessions. Sessions are from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on the following dates: Feb/ 5, 12, 14, 19, 26, 28, March 5 and 12. Registration is required. Space is limited. Contact Melinda Greenblatt at mgreenblatt@wlsmail.org or 914-941-7072. Briarcliff Manor Public Library, 1 Library Road.

Town of Ossining Work Session: 7:30 p.m. The items on this week’s agenda are scheduled to be available on the town’s website. 16 Croton Ave., Ossining.

Wednesday, Feb. 6

Ossining Environmental Advisory Council Meeting: 7:30 p.m. The Ossining Operations Center, 101 Route 9A, Ossining. The individual items from this month’s agenda can be viewed on the village’s website.

Thursday, Feb. 7

“Red Tails” at Ossining Library: 6:30 p.m. The film, "Red Tails" showcases a crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.  Open discussion will follow the film.  This film is free and 125 minutes. Starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Terrence Howard. Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Ave.

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