NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- A performance of Celtic music by the Westchester Harp Ensemble for St. Patrick's Day is among events planned for March at the New Rochelle Public Library.
A rundown of all events is below.
New Rochelle Council on the Arts' variety showcase is holding "Through The Decades" on Sunday, March 8 at 3:30 p.m. All are invited to an afternoon of live music and spoken word celebrating the 40th anniversary of New Rochelle Council on the Arts, including performances representing each decade of the council's existence, from the '70s to the present, in the Ossie Davis Theater. A public reception follows, from 5:15-6:30 p.m.
Rinku Bhattacharya, an award-winning food writer, cookbook author and cooking teacher, will reveal the culinary magic and health benefits of Indian flavors at "Spices & Seasons: Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors," a discussion and demo, on Saturday, March 14 at 2 p.m. Enjoy a cooking demo and tasting of some dishes from her cookbooks, which will be available for purchase and signing. Participants will leave with some of her wonderful family-friendly recipes that marry the spices of India with the four seasons of an American backyard. The program is free and registration is recommended; call (914) 813-3706.
As a warm-up to St. Patrick's Day, the Westchester Harp Ensemble returns for another performance of Celtic music that captivates and delights all ages on Sunday, March 15 at 3 p.m. Lois Colin directs the 12 members on Celtic harps in the Ossie Davis Theater. The event is free.
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