Village of Ossining Bicentennial

Sponsored by: Ginsburg Development Companies, LLC

April

2 April

Historic Ossining in Photographs and Maps

Ossining Public Library - 6:30PM - Historic Photos & Maps Reception

Bicentennial Photo and Art Show and Historic Reading Of The Village Of Ossining Incorporation At The Ossining Public Library
Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Historical Society Museum

APRIL 1-29 - ALL ARE WELCOME


2 April

Village Board Meeting

Ossining Public Library - 8:00PM

Village Board Meeting


13April

JCYS Baseball Parade

Roosevelt Sq. to Veterans Park - 9:00AM

Sponsor - Contact - Jesse Collyer Jr Youth Sports


13April

“Ossining in 3D” Bicentennial Photo and Map Art Show Guided Tour

Ossining Public Library - 2:00PM

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Historical Society Museum


20 April

10th Annual Ossining MATTERS Spring Benefit

Ossining High School

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining MATTERS Educational Foundation


20April

Greater Ossining Earth Day 2013 - STASH THE TRASH

Caputo Community Center, Louis Engel Waterfront Park, Jug Tavern & Ossining Historical Society - 11:00AM TO 3:00PM

A day of learning and "green" activities, food, music, crafts, sport swaps, electronic disposal and so much more...
Help clean up Ossining -come out alone as a team or a whole group help clean up the community and celebrate down at the water front at the Earth Day Celebration.
Sponsor - Contact - Green Ossining et al.


20April

“Ossining in 3D” Bicentennial Photo and Map Art Show Guided Tour

Ossining Public Library - 2:00PM

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Historical Society Museum


27April

Beginning of Sculpture installation

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

Ossining will present a six-month juried exhibition of large, outdoor sculptures in the downtown/waterfront areas of the Village that will be free and open to the public.

APRIL 27 - 28


27April

“Ossining in 3D” Bicentennial Photo and Map Art Show Guided Tour

Ossining Public Library - 2:00PM

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Historical Society Museum


May

5May

Sculpture Exhibition Sponsor Reception

Municipal Building - 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Sponsor Sculpture Reception at Municipal Building
Sponsor : Village of Ossining Bicentennial Committee

VIP Reception 1:30PM - 3:00PM


5 May

Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit

Downtown - Waterfront

The intent of this exhibition is to provide direct and free access to art for the thousands of residents and visitors in the Village of Ossining. By siting the sculptures in the center of the Village, the show will be integrated into the daily life of the community, and will be an added attraction for visitors. It will promote the image of the village, encourage creative activities, create community identity, and vitalize the local economy. It will also support the careers of the exhibiting artists and strengthen the local arts organization.

May 5 - Oct 26


5May

Columbus Lodge 10th Annual Car Show

Riverfront

Sponsor : Columbus Lodge - PBA - DreamToys - CarQuest - T&T

Rain Date - May 19, 2013


11 May

Victorian Ossining

Corner of So. Highland & Ellis Place Tour - 1:00PM TO 3:00 PM

This tour will cover several Victorian era houses on Ellis Place and South Highland Avenue. Tickets for an internal tour of the houses are $20 per person. Food and refreshments will be available for sale. Meet at corner of Ellis Place and South Highland Avenue. Ellis place will be closed to traffic. For Reservations please call Ossining Historical Society (914) 941-0001 Norman MacDonald normmacd@aol.com or Miguel Hernandez (914) 815-5842 miguel.hdz@verizon.net
Sponsored by Mahopac Bank

Rain Date: May 18, 2013.


17May

Movies in the Park

Park - TBA

The time is yet to be set.
Sponsor - Contact - PBA and Parks & Recreation


18May

Zumbathon Dance Aerobics Party

Main Street - 2:00PM TO 4:00 PM

A Zumbathon will be held in the center of Main Street, outside. This event is open to the public free of charge. Come join Zumba certified instructors in a dance aerobics party you will never forget. Live music. For more information contact Sulekha Zaug at sulekha.zaug@atriaseniorliving.com Sponsor - Contact - Atria on-the-Hudson

The Bicentennial Health Fair


27May

Memorial Day Parade

Croton Ave to Nelson Park

Sponsor - Contact - Village and Town of Ossining


June

1 June

Rehabilitation Through the Arts Exhibit

Ossining Steamer - June 01, 2013 - July 15, 2013

Sponsor - Contact - RTA and OAC

June 1 - July 15


1 June

Sculpture Tours

Come and take a docent lead tour of the sculptures.

Downtown Sculpture Tour - 81 Croton Ave. 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON

Waterfront Sculpture Tour - Harbor Square 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Location: Tour will start at 81 Croton Ave (Washington School)
Public Tours are free but please register for the tour by May 30th by calling 914-762-6232 or through e-mail at vmonastra@ossbuilding.org.
more info


2 June

OAC Annual Membership Show

Ossining Public Library


8 June

33rd Ossining Village Fair

Downtown

Sponsor - Contact - Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce


8 June

Holy Ossining! Tour

Corner of Main & S. Highland - 1:00PM to 3:00 PM

This tour highlights the lore the history, lore, legends and architecture of several of the Village’s 19th century Victorian-era buildings. There is no charge. This tour will coincide with The Annual Ossining Village Fair. Meet at the “Bank with the Clock”, corner of Main Street and South Highland Avenue. There is no charge. This tour will coincide with the Annual Ossining Village Fair.
For Reservations please call Ossining Historical Society (914) 941-0001 Norman MacDonald normmacd@aol.com or Miguel Hernandez (914) 815-5842 miguel.hdz@verizon.net

Rain Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013.


8 June

Best Slice in Town Pizza Contest

Main Street - 1:00PM to 3:00 PM

Local pizzerias will be invited to the competition and challenge of who has the best pizza in Ossining. There will be a celebrity panel of judges and the competitors will be throwing their hands in the air fighting for the title.
Sponsor - PBA


9June

"Sing Sing Unveiled"

Ossining Steamer Firehouse
117 Main Street - June 08 - 30 2013

Sponsor - Contact - RTA and OAC

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9June

Rehabilitation Through the Arts Exhibit - Reception

Ossining Steamer Firehouse
117 Main Street - June 09, 2013 - 6:00 to 9:00PM

Sponsor - Contact - RTA and OAC

click here for more info



15 June

Portuguese Festival

Main Street

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Portuguese Club


15 June

Maryknoll Sisters Center Tour

10 Pinesbridge Road - 2:00PM to 4:00 PM

Contact - Ms. Susan M. Palmer, Communications Mgr.
phone: (914) 941-7575 ext.5687 cell: (914) 806-0723 spalmer@mksisters.org

click here for more info



21June

Commencement for Ossining High School Class of 2013

TBD

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Union Free School District


July

1 July

Summer Concert Series

Riverfront


TBA

July - August


3 July

Bicentennial Fireworks

Riverfront

Sponsor - Contact - Village and Town of Ossining


5 July

Friday Night Movies
20,000 Years at Sing Sing (1932)–Under the Guard Tower, Louis Engel Waterfront Park Watch this classic movie at Ossining’s beautiful waterfront adjacent to where it was originally filmed, Sing Sing Prison


more info

6 July

Sculpture Tours

Come and take a docent lead tour of the sculptures.

Downtown Sculpture Tour - 81 Croton Ave. 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON

Waterfront Sculpture Tour - Harbor Square 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Location: Tour will start at 81 Croton Ave (Washington School)
Public Tours are free but please register for the tour by May 30th by calling 914-762-6232 or through e-mail at vmonastra@ossbuilding.org.
more info

12July

Friday Night Movies

Riverfront

Bad News Bears – on the Baseball Field at Nelson Park


14 July

“A Grave Situation” Tour

“Dale Cemetery - corner of Claremont & Havell – 1:00PM TO 3:00PM
Dale & Ossining’ Jewish Cemeteries

This tour will take place at Dale Cemetery, 104 Havell St., Ossining. Tickets are $15.00. Dale Cemetery was founded in 1851 and designed by Howard Daniels, a prolific 19th century landscape architect . Dale Cemetery is the final resting place of several Revolutionary and Civil War veterans, elected and appointed officials, a renowned jazz musician, a major league baseball player, other prominent Ossining residents and many others who, though unheralded, made Ossining a better place. In addition, our tour will make a brief stop at Ossining’s little-known Jewish Cemetery, established at the turn of the 20th century. For Reservations please call Ossining Historical Society (914) 941-0001 Norman MacDonald normmacd@aol.com or Miguel Hernandez (914) 815-5842 miguel.hdz@verizon.net

Rain Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013


19July

Friday Night Movies
Miracle Ice – in the Roller Rink at Veteran’s Park


more info

26July

Friday Night Movies
American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky – at Harbor Square A special “American Girl” exclusive showing of this new movie, goodies bags included for young movie goers.
more info

28July

Ossining on the River at Shattemuc - Art Event

Shattemac Yacht Club

This is a one day event whereby a group of artists come together at Shattemac Yacht Club early in the morning and create artwork that day and in mid-afternoon will hold an auction on their pieces. A portion of the proceeds will go to the youth sailing program at the Yacht Club.
For more information please call Commodore Coulter Young (914) 941-8777 or email commodore@shattemucyc.org

Sponsor - Shattemac Yacht Club


AUGUST

2 Aug

Ossining Firefighter's Parade

Croton Ave. to Waterfront - 7:00 PM

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Volunteer Fire Department


2Aug

Friday Night Movies

Nelson Sitting Park

Sponsor - Contact - PBA


more info

2Aug

Ossining Sankofa Homecoming Dinner

QWL

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Sankofa


3 Aug

Sculpture Tours

Come and take a docent lead tour of the sculptures.

Downtown Sculpture Tour - 81 Croton Ave. 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON

Waterfront Sculpture Tour - Harbor Square 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Location: Tour will start at 81 Croton Ave (Washington School)
Public Tours are free but please register for the tour by May 30th by calling 914-762-6232 or through e-mail at vmonastra@ossbuilding.org.
more info

3Aug

Ossining Sankofa Barbecue & Ceremony

QWL and Market Square

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Sankofa


3Aug

Sankofa Sunset Finale

Riverfront

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Sankofa


4Aug

Regatta

Shattemac Yacht Club

Sponsor - Contact - Shattemac Yacht Club


9Aug

Friday Night Movies
Jaws – on the beach at Louis Engel Waterfront Park
more info

16Aug

Friday Night Movies

Riverfront

Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) – Under the Guard Tower, Louis Engel Waterfront Park Watch this classic movie at Ossining’s beautiful waterfront adjacent to where it was originally filmed, Sing Sing Prison
more info

23Aug

Friday Night Movies

Riverfront

Sponsor - Contact - PBA


more info

30Aug

Friday Night Movies

Riverfront

Sponsor - Contact - PBA


more info

September

7Sept

Regatta

Shattemac Yacht Club

Sponsor - Contact - Shattemac Yacht Club


7Sept

Sculpture Tours

Come and take a docent lead tour of the sculptures.

Downtown Sculpture Tour - 81 Croton Ave. 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON

Waterfront Sculpture Tour - Harbor Square 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Location: Tour will start at 81 Croton Ave (Washington School)
Public Tours are free but please register for the tour by May 30th by calling 914-762-6232 or through e-mail at vmonastra@ossbuilding.org.
more info

16Sept

Iron Chef Competition

Atria-on-the-Hudson – 7:30PM TO 9:30PM

This event will take place at the Atrium on the Hudson, 321 North Highland Ave., Ossining. Come watch four celebrity local chefs battle it out to create unique and delicious meals on the spot with secret, surprise ingredients given to the Chefs without their prior knowledge. This event is free to the public. Judges will decide the winner who will be crowned “Culinary Master of the Year.”
Sponsor - Contact - Atria-on-the-Hudson


20Sept

Celebration of Ossining Heritage Concert Under the Tent

Riverfront

Sponsor - Contact -


21Sept

SEAS Program Small Boat Regatta

Ossining Boat & Canoe Club

Contact - Fred Korz


21Sept

Harborfest

Harbor Square

Sponsor - Contact - Bicentennial Comm. & Village of Ossining

more info
Click here to get a PDF with HARBORFEST FLYER - POSTER - Hudson Rising @ Ossining


21Sept

Plein Air Art Show

Shattemac Yacht Club

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Artist Painting
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Public Viewing
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Auction of Work

Sponsor - Contact - Shattemac Yacht Club


21Sept

Ossining MATTERS 5K Run / 2K Walk

Riverfront

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining MATTERS


21Sept

From Shore to Shore: Boat Builders and Boatyards of the Lower Hudson Valley

Ossining Boat & Canoe Club

Sponsor - Contact - ArtsWestchester Folklife Program & Ossining Boat & Canoe Club

more info


22 Sept

“Mad Men Places” Tour

Meet at Ossining Historical Society 1:00 PM -3:00 PM

This tour will cover some of the real and fictional Ossining locations of the Mad Men TV program. Bus tickets are $40 per person. There will be refreshments at the Ossining Metro-North Station Waiting Room. DJ will play 60s music and a few 60s era cars will be on display in the parking lot. Guests will be encouraged to wear 60s attire. Reservations required: Ossining Historical Society (914) 941-0001 Norman MacDonald normmacd@aol.com or Miguel Hernandez (914) 815-5842 miguel.hdz@verizon.net

Rain Date: September 29, 2013


October

5 Oct

Sculpture Tours

Come and take a docent lead tour of the sculptures.

Downtown Sculpture Tour - 81 Croton Ave. 10:00 AM to 12:00 NOON

Waterfront Sculpture Tour - Harbor Square 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM


Location: Tour will start at 81 Croton Ave (Washington School)
Public Tours are free but please register for the tour by May 30th by calling 914-762-6232 or through e-mail at vmonastra@ossbuilding.org.
more info

11Oct

Columbus Day Festival

Veterans Park

Sponsor - Contact - Christopher Columbus Lodge

October 11, 2013 - October 12, 2013


12Oct

Fall Family Fun Day

Market Square - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Parks & Recreation


18Oct

Ossining Historical Society Museum Annual Dinner

Sleepy Hollow Country Club

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Historical Society Museum


31Oct

D.A.R.E. Halloween

Caputo Community Center - 6:00 PM

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Parks & Recreation


December

3Dec

Holiday Tree Lighting

Market Square - 6:30PM

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Parks & Recreation


3Dec

Breakfast with Santa

Caputo Community Center - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Sponsor - Contact - Ossining Parks & Recreation

Reservation Required


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The Ossining Story: A Bicentennial Celebration 1813-2013


The Ossining Bicentennial Committee is pleased to announce that The Ossining Story: A Bicentennial Celebration 1813–2013 is now available for purchase. This special-edition souvenir journal commemorates Ossining’s 200th birthday, honoring its past and present. Ossining became the first incorporated village in Westchester County in 1813, when it was still known as Sing Sing.

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