HARRISON, N.Y. — Here are a few highlights of things to do in Harrison this week. Check out our Events calendar for more items.
Monday, Sept. 16
"Visions of Air and Water" Paintings by David W. Coffin: 9:30 a.m. Harrison Council for the Arts. Air and water in the art, just as in nature, create abstractions of color, shape and pattern. Free. Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Avenue, Harrison.
Tuesday, Sept. 17
Hurricane Warnings: 7 p.m. Taking hurricane warnings issued by authorities and weather forecasters seriously realizing how global climate change will impact the way we look at hurricane threats in the future will be the focus of a lecture at Purchase College by Joel Tenenbaum, research professor of meteorology and scientific computing at the college. Free. Natural Sciences Building, Rm. 1001 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase. purchase.edu
LEGO HOUR: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Play LEGOs at the library. All ages welcome. Make new friends and have fun. Free. Harrison Public Library 2 Bruce Ave., Harrison. harrisonpl.org
Wednesday, Sept. 18
Visiting Lecture Series : 6:30 p.m. Purchase College, SUNY School of Art+Design presents artist Jules de Balincourt, known for his abstract and figurative paintings of utopian, dystopian and marginalized communities as well as American politics. de Balincourt sets his lens to both macro and micro, zooming in and out of physical and psychic realities that comprise individual and collective experiences.. Free. Purchase College Visual Arts Building, Room 1016. 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase. purchase.edu
Thursday, Sept. 19
Lecture on Fiction: 4:30 p.m. Well-known book critic James Wood will present a lecture “Why: Fiction and the Biggest Question” at Purchase College, SUNY as part of the college’s Burt Sachs Memorial Lecture series. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing. Purchase College Neuberger Museum Study 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase. purchase.edu
"Make It & Take It" Crafts Program for Children: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. All children are invited to come to the library to make a craft to take home and share. Sponsored by the friends of the library. Sponsored by Friends of the Harrison Public Library. Free. Harrison Public Library 2 Bruce Ave., Harrison. harrisonpl.org