What To Do In Pelham This Week

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Check out our list of things to do around New Rochelle and Pelham this week.
Check out our list of things to do around New Rochelle and Pelham this week. Photo Credit: Anna Helhoski

NEW ROCHELLE/PELHAM, N.Y. – Here’s a look at what's happening around New Rochelle and Pelham this week, including government meetings and community events. See our Events page for more things to do this week.

Monday, Feb. 18 – Presidents Day
Holiday Closings: New Rochelle City Hall, City Court, the public library and the Huguenot Children’s Library will be closed.
In Pelham, all municipal buildings, including Village of Pelham, Town of Pelham and Village of Pelham Manor offices and the town library, are closed Monday.
All New Rochelle schools and Pelham schools are closed this week for February break.

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Free Tax Help:
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Trained AARP volunteer counselors will be available to file taxes electronically. Be sure to bring all tax-related materials. Free. New Rochelle Public Library Community Gallery, first floor, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

Music & Movement: 9:45 a.m.-10 a.m. A fun-filled introduction to songs, finger plays and movement. New Rochelle Public Library Children’s Room, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

New Rochelle Council on the Arts Presents “Freedom” Exhibition Opening: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The opening reception is 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free. Rotunda Gallery at City Hall, 515 North Ave., New Rochelle.  

BID Goes Global for the 325th Anniversary: Chinese New Year: 10:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. To celebrate the Year of the Snake, a children’s craft workshop for kids in pre-k through fifth grade will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Make a dragon puppet and red Chinese lantern at the Meeting Room at the New Rochelle Public Library, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle. Then, see a live performance by the New York Chinese Cultural Center from 2 p.m. to 2:45 pm. at the Ossie Davis Theater, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

Tuesday Story Time: 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Story time for children ages 3-5 years old. Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave., Pelham.

Steps To Success Free Homework Help: 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Homework help from college students and volunteers to assist elementary and middle school students at New Rochelle Public Library Children’s Room, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

Libr’Anime: 4 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Society for the Appreciation of Anime, a place for teen connoisseurs of Japanese animation and its related arts and culture, meets to discuss and view anime and manga. Japanese snacks will be served. Open to students in grades six through 12. New Rochelle Public Library Teen Area, second floor, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

New Rochelle City Council RLM Meeting: 7 p.m.-9 p.m. New Rochelle City Hall, 515 North Ave., New Rochelle.

Village of Pelham Board of Trustees Meeting: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 195 Sparks Ave., Pelham.

Wednesday, Feb. 20
Wednesday Story Time: 10:05 a.m.-10:35 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Story time for babies through 2 years old. Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave., Pelham.

Toddler Time: 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Lively sessions engage children and their parents or caregivers through music and games. Huguenot Children’s Library, 794 North Ave., New Rochelle.

Screening of “Mighty Mouse” short and “The Great Mouse Detective”: 11 a.m. For ages 3 and up at the Ossie Davis Theater, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

Lunchtime Yoga: 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Conquer stress and fatigue and return to work with renewed energy and focus with a gentle 30-minute session of yoga with Nora LeMorin. Free. New Rochelle Public Library Meeting Room, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

Vacation Movie Screening: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Screening of “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” at the Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave., Pelham. 

Screening of “The Ice Age: Continental Drift”: 2 p.m. For ages 5 and up. Ossie Davis Theater, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

Steps To Success Free Homework Help: 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Homework help from college students and volunteers to assist elementary and middle school students at New Rochelle Public Library Children’s Room, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.
New Rochelle Civic Service Commission Meeting: 3 p.m. 515 North Ave. New Rochelle.

Thursday, Feb. 21
Free Tax Help:
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Trained AARP volunteer counselors will be available to file taxes electronically. Be sure to bring all tax-related materials. Free. New Rochelle Public Library Community Gallery, first floor, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

3, 4 & 5’s Stories & Crafts: 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Seasonal and picture book themes include fun stories, songs and a take-home craft for children ages 3-5 at Huguenot Children’s Library, 794 North Ave., New Rochelle.

Teen Movie Screening: 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Screening of “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” for middle and high school students at the Town of Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave., Pelham.

Bilingual Story Time: 3:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Children in kindergarten through third grade are invited to listen to stories and songs in Spanish and English. Snacks are provided. Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave., Pelham.

Steps To Success Free Homework Help: 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Homework help from college students and volunteers to assist elementary and middle school students at New Rochelle Public Library Children’s Room, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

Crafts from Wintry Books: 10:30 a.m.-noon. Make a mitten-shaped book to fill with animals or create a cotton ball snowman. All materials are provided. Free. New Rochelle Public Library Meeting Room, 1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle.

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