Oct. 23. 10 a.m. The Tappan-based artist will display her "small works" to promote art in public spaces. Paintings include local scenes like Hook Mountain, Guilios of Tappan,Tallman Park, The Tappan Zee Bridge, and Piermont at Dusk. Free. Barnes & Noble, 4416 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack, NY.
. Oct. 23. 12 p.m. For children up to 10 years old. Children enjoy games, craft making and entertainment. Everyone wins treats and prizes. Costumes encouraged. $10. 1402 Old Orchard St, White Plains, NY. $10
. Oct. 23. 1 p.m. Get up close and personal with Teatown's animal ambassadors and find out why some have earned a bad reputation. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Call 914-762-2912 ext. 110 to make a reservation. $5. Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY.
. Oct. 23. 1:30 p.m. Pelham Picture House presents the 1959 Brazilian film "Black Orpheus" as part of their Cinema Essentials series. The film won the best foreign-language film Oscar and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or. The film is credited with kicking off the bossa nova craze. RSVP Oct. 17 to firstname.lastname@example.org or at (914) 949-6227 ext. 147 $6. The Pelham Picture House, 175 Wolfs Ln, Pelham, NY.
. Oct. 23. 3 p.m. “Songs and Strings” is the theme for the annual concert celebrating 28 years of hospice services provided to more than 3000 patients and families in the community. Jazz vocalists are backed by a rhythm section, cello and violin. Sheila “Queen of Hang”
Anderson, a WGBO Radio DJ, will emcee. $35. Village of Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main St, Irvington, NY.
Oct. 23. 8 p.m. The Rocky Ledge Swim Club is transformed into a haunted house, complete with a Haunted Dead End Production Crew in full costume entertaining Halloween enthusiasts near and far. Activities for the whole family. Children up to the age
of 10 will enjoy participating in face painting, crafts and much more. $15. 1402 Old Orchard St, White Plains, NY.
. Oct. 24. 6:30 p.m. Girls face difficult challenges in today's world, including self-esteem issues and poor body image. When poverty, racial discrimination and immigration status are added to the mix, growing up can be even harder. Find out how to support today's young women. Free. YWCA, 515 North St, White Plains, NY.
Oct. 24. 6:30 p.m. For 4th- and 5th-graders. Come in costume -- or not -- and enjoy pizza and games. Free. Larchmont Public Library, 121 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont, NY.
. Oct. 24. 7 p.m. Love him or hate him, Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore is coming to White Plains to promote his new book, "Here Comes Trouble: Stories From My Life," about his encounters with the powerful people he has encountered throughout his life. Arrive at 6 p.m. Free. Barnes & Noble, 230 Main St., White Plains, NY.
. Oct. 24. 7 p.m. The Rockland Independent Living Center offers a monthy training and educational series for parents of children with disabilities. Monday's program helps parents understand the CSE process. Free. 873 Route 45, New City, NY.
. Oct. 24. 7:30 p.m. Betty Tisdale created dozens of orphanages, schools and libraries around the world and started H.A.L.O. (Help and Loving Orphans). Watch a short documentary and participate in a Q&A with the 89-year-old. Free. Sarah Lawrence College, 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, NY.
. Oct. 24. 8 p.m. Learn to groove in an hour-long class followed by a half-hour practice session. $15. Gagliardi Studio & Gallery, 39 Hudson Ave, Nyack, NY.
. Oct. 25. 4 p.m. Join the group and meet new friends while enjoying the craft. Free. Rye Free Reading Room (Library), 1061 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY.
. Oct. 27. 5 p.m. Enjoy food, career and lifestyle workshops, shopping, and spa treatments. $25 at the door. $10. Radisson Hotel New Rochelle, 1 Radisson Plz, New Rochelle, NY.
. Oct. 28. 8:30 p.m. Jazz guitarist Wali Ali and his band perform. Free. Watercolor Café, 2094 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont, NY.
Oct. 29. 10 a.m. Enjoy leaf peeping with the Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Free. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Route 35 & N. Salem Rd, Cross River, NY.