NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – A holiday lighting ceremony, meetings and parent teacher conferences are some of the events in the New Rochelle and Pelham area this week.
Monday, Nov. 26
New Rochelle Gift Drive: Residents can donate gifts to this gift drive until Dec. 5. The gifts will then be given to New Rochelle families in need during the holiday season. Those interested in sponsoring a gift can call co-coordinator Michelle Oliveros at 914-654-2048 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Residents also can contact Oliveros or co-coordinator Bruce Daniele at 914-576-4186 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. The drive is supported by the city's school district, police association, youth council, senior center and parks and recreation department.
Tuesday, Nov. 27
New Rochelle City Council Budget Meeting: 5 p.m. The council meets to further discuss the city’s proposed 2013 budget. This is a continuation of its first budget session Nov. 14 so the city can discuss the parks and recreation department’s part of the budget. New Rochelle City Hall conference room, 515 North Ave., New Rochelle.
New Rochelle 325th Anniversary Committee Meeting: 7 p.m. The 325th Anniversary Committee has its next community meeting to give an update on planning for the city's 325th anniversary year in 2013, as well as detail events and opportunities. New Rochelle City Hall, 515 North Ave., New Rochelle.
New Rochelle School Board Meeting: 7 p.m. The board meets to discuss a variety of agenda items during this committee of the whole session. Isaac Young Middle School. 270 Centre Ave., New Rochelle.
Wednesday, Nov. 28
New Rochelle High Financial Aid Night: New Rochelle High School students and parents can attend this event to learn about financial assistance opportunities available for their children as they move on to the next level of their educational careers. New Rochelle High School, 265 Clove Road, New Rochelle.
Thursday, Nov. 29
New Rochelle Holiday Lighting: 5:30 p.m. The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce has its annual holiday lighting ceremony with the illuminating of a Christmas tree and menorah at the intersection of Main street and Memorial Highway. Memorial Plaza. Downtown New Rochelle.
Pelham Middle and High School Parent Teacher Conferences: 6 to 9 p.m. Both schools have meetings with parents to discuss their child’s performance so far this school year.