NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- From the Harlem Wizards game to art and writing events, there are plenty of events this weekend in New Rochelle.
Friday, March 22
The Harlem Wizards vs. The Jefferson Tigers: 7 p.m. Tickets are available to see the Harlem Wizards play the Jefferson Tigers, an event that features New Rochelle High School Varsity Basketball Coaches Rasaun and Rashiem Young along with some surprise guests, faculty, family and friends. Advance tickets are $12 for students and $15 for adults. Contact Helynn Boughner at email@example.com. New Rochelle High School is located at 265 Clove Road.
Saturday, March 23
Block of Arts Movement: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Multiple New Rochelle artists are mobilizing to create a highly anticipated Block of Arts circuit. Galleries and studios, surrounding Huguenot, Division, Centre and Main will exhibit works in photography, oil painting, graphic design, glass making, sculpting, handcrafted jewelry, sketching, wine making and floral design. Grab a bite while you're at the gallery. The participating galleries and retailers are:
- Gallery ROC – 2 Division St.
Open galleries: SUSADesign, MODHarts,
Louis Riso, Saave Films with artist discussions, nosh bites
- Just Funki – 37 Division St.
Gallery of handcrafted jewelry and book signing event
- AOC Fine Wines – 268 Huguenot St.
The Art of Albarino grape and tasting, 10 percent discounts
- Sutton Florist – 296 Huguenot St.
The Art of Floral Design, Floral Show, 20 percent discounts
- Reverol & Co. – 300 Huguenot St.
Gallery exhibit Emily Cappa; Drawing, Movement, Language and Environment, refreshments
- 81 Centre Ave Art Studios
Open gallery & studios, ArtizFACTS, Faith Goldstein and Marcelo Pittari
- PAC House Theater & Gallery – 311 Huguenot St.
Gallery exhibiting paintings, sculptures and accompanied by a Brunch-raiser with frittatas, pancakes and french toast
Sunday, March 24
An Afternoon of Writers and Poets at the New Rochelle Public Library: 2 p.m. The Westchester Review, the only literary journal of Westchester writers and poets, will present a reading by authors who were published in the 2013 issue. The readers include Clark Cooke, Dylan Gilbert, Brendan Kiernan, Douglas Krohn, Michael Malone, Daphne Carter McKnight, Joan Motyka, Pete Reilly, Susan Walton and Fred Yannantuono. A reception and Q&A will follow. Editors from The Westchester Review will discuss the submission process for the 2014 issue. The event is free and open to the public. The event will take place in the Ossie Davis Theater. The library is located at 16 Lawton St. in New Rochelle.