What To Do In Chappaqua This Week

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Dr. Sam Wang will speak with Chappaqua parents about the development of their children's brains on Monday.
Dr. Sam Wang will speak with Chappaqua parents about the development of their children's brains on Monday. Photo Credit: Provided

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. – A visiting author and a school board meeting are among the events around New Castle this week. For more things to do, check out our Events page.

Monday, Oct. 22

Chappaqua Foreign Policy Discussion Group: 10 a.m. The group will tackle the topic of "Realities in Latin America and U.S. Response." The discussion will be facilitated by Dick Dye and Geoff Kent, with a guest speaker (via Skype) Sergio Bitar, former minister of education, Chile. Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave.

How Well Do You Know Your Child's Brain?: 7:15 p.m.  Dr. Sam Wang, co-author of the book, “Welcome To Your Child’s Brain: How The Mind Grows From Conception To College,” will discuss how to promote the healthy development and learning of all children by upending parenting myths and misinformation with practical advice, surprising revelations and the latest in brain-based research. Robert E. Bell Middle School, 50 Senter St.

Tuesday Oct. 23

Open Book Discussion: 7:30 p.m. Christine Bobkoff, an adjunct professor at Westchester Community College, will lead a discussion of Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively. Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave.

New Castle Town Board meeting: 7:45 p.m. New Castle Town Hall, 200 S. Greeley Ave.

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Author Talk: Sermons In Stone: The Stone Walls Of New England And New York: 7 p.m. Author Susan Allport presents a slide presentation describing the story that began in the Ice Age, shaped by the fencing dilemmas of the 19th century, continued with problems over land use between the Indians and colonists and ending with immigration and suburbanization. The event is cosponsored with the New Castle Historical Society and is free and open to the public. Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave. 

Chappaqua School Board: 8:15 p.m. Horace Greeley High School, Academic Commons, 70 Roaring Brook Road.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Halloween Fun: 4 p.m. The Chappaqua Library will have Halloween stories and songs for children aged four and five. Costumes are welcome but not required. 195 S. Greeley Ave.

New Castle Town Court: 7:30 p.m. Town Court is in session every Thursday at New Castle Town Hall, 200 S. Greeley Ave.

Do you have an event you'd like to publicize? Visit our Events page and add your event to our calendar.

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