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Patch Picks: Ang Li Concert; Oasis Spa Week; Lederle History

There is something for everyone to do this week in the Hudson Valley.

Pianist Ang Li Concert to Benefit United Way of Westchester & Putnam. Oct. 17. 7 p.m. Listen to the world-renowned music of virtuoso Ang Li in a concert she will perform benefiting United Way of Westchester and Putnam. The concert includes classical and contemporary compositions. Tickets are $50; $15 for students with ID. Go to www.uwwp.org/50th-anniversary to learn more or register. Music Conservatory of Westchester, 216 Central Ave, White Plains$50.

Nature Hike at Hunt-Parker Sanctuary with Bedford Audubon. Oct. 18. 8 a.m. Naturalist Tait Johansson takes you on an exploration of fall beauty at the Bedford Audubon. Learn about fall's beauties, Sugar Maples and Little Bluestream, while looking for kinglets, sparrows, and more. Pre-register with Jeanne Pollock at jpollock@bedfordaudubon.org or 914-519-7801. Bedford Audubon Society, 35 Todd Rd, Katonah. FREE.

Oasis Week October 15-19. Oct. 15. All day. Treat yourself to some relaxation and rejuvenation at Oasis in Dobbs Ferry at 15 percent off through Friday. In addition to 15 percent off many services, enjoy 20 percent off Microdermabrasion, IPL services, and a free haircut with any full-priced color service at Maximus Clark Salon. Call 914-409-1900 to book. Some exclusions apply. Oasis Day Spa, 50 Livingstone Ave, Dobbs Ferry.

Iona Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. Oct. 14. Experience the two- and three-dimensional works of Iona Visual Arts faculty members Chapman, Kriemelman, Lapa, Seslow, and Tedesco at the Br. Kenneth Chapman Mon. - Thur., Noon - 5 p.m.; Thur., 6:30 - 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 - 5 p.m. Iona College, 715 North Ave, New Rochelle.

Lederle History Book Author. Oct. 16. 7 p.m. Author George Potanovic Jr. will discuss his book, Honoring Our Heritage: Celebrating the People, Science and Innovation at Pearl River, at the Nanuet Library on Oct. 16. The book traces the 105-year history of Lederle Laboratories in Pearl River from its founding by Dr. Ernst Lederle to the present. Potanovic's work was well received, winning a Historical Preservation Citation from the Historical Society of Rockland County at the Historical Society Preservation Merit commemoration in May 2012. Contact Kristen McInerney at kward@rcls.org or call the library at 845-623-4281 x 150 for more information. 149 Church St, Nanuet.

2nd Annual JCC Rockland Jewish Cultural Arts Festival. Oct. 14. All day. Head to JCC Rockland's 2nd Annual Jewish Cultural Arts Festival for fun with movies, books, comedy performances and more. JCC of Rockland, 450 W Nyack Rd, West Nyack$10.

Photojournalist Frank Becerra Opens at Brewster's Studio Around the CornerOct. 19. 7 p.m. Award-winning photojournalist Frank Becerra showcases his works at the Studio Around the Corner. Becerra has covered everything from the Summer Olympics to the terrorist attacks on 9/11. Becerra also likes to photograph the natural beauty of Putnam County, covered bridges, hot air balloons and more. Becerra’s photos are on display for the public to see at 67 Main St, Ste. 101 in Brewster on Fridays, Oct. 19 and 26, from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, Oct. 20 and 27, from Noon to 2 p.m. Studio Around the Corner, 67 Main St, Brewster. Free.


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