Croton Community Calendar: April 17th Edition (2024)

Thursday,April 18th, 6:30 PM

Five Corners and Vassallo Park

Join the CHHS Student Activism Club for their annual march in solidarity against sexual violence. Meet at Five Corners at 6:30, then march to Vassallo Park for a rally.

Croton Arts Council: 3D Needle Felting Basics

Thursday,April 18th, 7:00 Pm to 8:30 PM

Symphony Knoll, Lower Level -15 Mount Airy Rd. Croton on Hudson

The Croton Arts Council is excited to offer a series of fun and friendly art workshops this spring taught by a local artist. The third workshop in the series is "3D Needle Felting Basics - The Art of Bringing Wool to Life": Come learn about 3D needle felting and have fun transforming fluffy wool roving into a cute miniature penguin that you can take home! It is a two part workshop that will meet on Thursdays: April 18th & April 25th from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Sign up on the Croton Council on the Arts' website. The registration fee is $65 per student which includes all materials. Class sizes are small so sign up early!

Metro North Open House

Saturday, April 20th, 10 AM to 1 PM

Croton-Harmon Station

Metro-North is hosting an Open House at the Croton Harmon station on Saturday, April 20, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for job seekers to learn more about opportunities and open positions. Qualified job seekers will be invited to speak to a recruiter and/or a subject matter expert and they may be scheduled for the Metro-North interview process. The minimum education requirement for these titles is, a High School diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC).

Household Recycling Day

Saturday, April 20th, 9 AM to 3 PM

FDR State Park, 2957 Crompond Rd., Rte. 202, Yorktown

Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities (DEF) will be hosting a Household Recycling Day (HRD) event during Earth Day Weekend,Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at FDR State Park, 2957 Crompond Rd., Rte. 202, Yorktown.The upcoming HRD event will be the first of 2024, giving residents across the County an opportunity to conveniently and safely dispose of household waste.The Mobile Shredder will be on site as well. Bring your documents for secure shredding.For more information on what household waste can be accepted, call (914) 813-5425.

Demystifying MEDICARE and Healthcare Coverage for Seniors

Sunday, April 21st, 1:15 – 4:30 pm

Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive

Demystifying Medicare is perfect for anyone trying to navigate our complicated
healthcare system for older adults. It’s for people who already have Medicare, as well as those soon to be 65, planning their retirement, or assisting relatives and friends with
paperwork and medical decisions. In this engaging interactive session, you will learn about the various parts of Medicare and the costs associated with medical and drug insurance provided by the government and private companies. Topics include:

  • Original Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Prescription drug plans (Part D)
  • Medigaps (supplemental plans)
  • Various cost-saving programs (MSPs, Extra Help, EPIC, etc.)

Registration requested. Call the Library at (914) 271-6612 or sign up online at the library’s Events Calendar.Co-sponsored by the Croton Free Library and Village of Croton-on-Hudson RecreationDepartment.

Mah Jongg Lessons & Free Play for Beginners

Wednesday, April 24th, 10:00 AM to Noon

Croton Free Library

Learn the fun and mentally stimulating game of mah jongg! Sign up for this four-week lesson series for beginners, starting April 24. It's easiest to learn if you can make every session! After the lessons, we will hold a free play session for beginners. Registration is required for lessons & space is limited! Please sign up on our website or call us at 914-271-6612.

Transmission Lines in the Hudson River: What you need to know about the Champlain Hudson Power Express Project and Clean Path Project

Friday, April 26th- 7:30 PM

Croton Yacht Club,6 Elliott Way, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520

In November 2021, New York finalized contracts for Clean Path, NY and Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE) to deliver onshore wind and solar energy from upstate New York and hydroelectric power from Canada to New York City. A significant portion of each transmission line route will be submerged under the Hudson River. On April 26, Riverkeeper's staff attorney Drew Gamils and Habitat Restoration Director George Jackman will provide an overview of the Clean Path and CHPE transmission projects at the Croton Yacht Club. This overview will include a description of each project, status update on each project, and a discussion of the potential environmental impacts and the Champlain Hudson Environmental Trust. This event is free and open to the public.

Croton Point History & Nature Hike

Saturday, April 27th - 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Croton Free Library

Croton Point Park Naturalist John Phillips and Village of Croton Historian Marc Cheshire will lead a hike on Saturday, April 27, at 9 a.m. to explore Croton Point’s history, natural history, archaeology and geology. The hike will last roughly 1.5 to 2 hours. This event is free. Meet at the gate to the RV park, where parking is available. Ages 6 and up; wear sturdy shoes.

Community Blood Drive

Saturday, April 27th - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Croton Free Library

The New York Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive at theCroton Free Library,171 Cleveland Drive, on Saturday, April27th, 2024from 10 AM to 4 PM. Appointments preferred, but walk-ins welcome if drive capacity permits. To sign up, call 1-800-933-2566 or register online

Earth Day Celebration 2024

Saturday, April 27th- 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Senasqua Park, Elliot Way, Croton-on-Hudson, NY, 10520

Rain Date: Saturday May 4th, 2024

Join the Croton Conservation Advisory Council for theAnnual Croton Earth Day Celebrationon Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 10 AM to 4 PM at Senasqua Park! This exciting event offers a blend of fun and eco-friendly learning opportunities for the whole family. Withover 20 vendors, including local environmental groups and community organizations, attendees can explore valuable resources and information on environmental conservation. Don't miss the beloved tree giveaway and the inaugural "Vote for Croton’s Flower" contest! Entertainment features Master StorytellerJonathan Kruk, Janette Aiello fromLittle GeniiPuppets, Funny Fish withChris Letts,Yoga with Cassie, and live music byBobby G. and The Bohemiansfrom 10:00 AM onwards. Food options will be available from theKinwichfood truck.

National Drug Take Back Day

Saturday, April 27th- 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Croton Commons, 171 South Riverside Avenue

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Turn in your unused or expired prescriptions for safe disposal at Croton Commons, 175 S. Riverside Drive.

CLEAN 100 Yard Trash Challenge to Celebrate Earth Day

Saturday, April 27th - Sunday, April 28th

In conjunction with the Village's Earth Day celebration on 4/27, CLEAN Croton challenges you to finish the 100 YARD TRASH. The challenge is simple - outside your home, business or favorite spot in the village, clean up every piece of trash you can find within 100 yards. Send a picture of your haul that weekend to, along with the details of where you cleaned up and how much your haul weighed.

Signs of Spring and Tree ID Walk

Sunday, April 28th, 2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

10 Fox Road

JoinCraig Stevens and Peter Strom (Certified Arborists) at the Croton Arboretum for a "Signs of Spring" Tree ID Walk! Families welcome. Meet at10 Fox Road. Rain or Shine!

Celebration of Local Authors

Sunday, April 28th, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Croton Free Library

Each year, the Croton Free Library honors published authors hailing from, working in, and/or writing about Croton-on-Hudson and its neighboring towns and villages. Stop in, hear short readings, and meet authors in your community! Free and open to all. Readers of all ages are welcome. Books will be available for purchase and signing. A portion of book sales will benefit the Library.

Village Housing Forum

Wednesday, May 1st - 7:00pm

Harmon Fire House,30 Wayne St, Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520

The Village is organizing a Housing Forum on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, starting at 7:00 PM. The event will take place at the Harmon Firehouse located at 30 Wayne Street. Representatives from the Westchester County Planning Board, Pace Land Use Law Center, Village Housing Task Force, and Village Board will participate. This forum aims to expand on the discussions held during the2018 Housing Charetteand the2021 Housing Needs Assessment Forum.

Weekly Art Workshops at Croton Free Library

Thursday, May 2nd, 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Croton Free Library

Join artist Aindrila Mukherjee to create beautiful projects with acrylic paint! Topics will include mandala design, Indian folk art, one-stroke painting techniques, and bird and flower painting. All supplies provided. No experience necessary. Free and open to anyone age 12+! This series meets every Thursday in May, but participants do not need to be able to attend every session. Please register for each session you want to attend by going to the Library's website or calling 914-271-6612.

Please note that all board meetings are being held in-person at the Stanley H. Kellerhouse Municipal Building, unless stated otherwise:

Recordings of the statutory board meetings (Board of Trustees, Planning & Zoning) are available under the Village’s live stream channel.

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