Check out some of the local events happening in and near Pleasantville and Briarcliff Manor this weekend:
Briarcliff Summer Reading Pizza Party
Where/When: on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 4:30 p.m.
Why go: Everyone who participated in the Dream Big Summer Reading Program is invited to celebrate the end of summer with a pizza party, scavenger hunt, craft and raffle. All participants will also receive certificates for completing the programs. Teens are welcome to help (call 941-7072 or email email@example.com if interested).
Where/When: Captain Lawrence Brewing Company (444 Saw Mill River Rd. Elmsford) on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.
Why go: Check out Black Taxi at the first NEXT Charity Concert taking place at its new Elmsford venue. Captain Lawrence will be serving beer brewed on premise. Proceeds from the concert are donated to charity. See footage from a past charity concert .
Where/When: on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.
Why go: Kids ages four and up can join Author Jason Edwards in a madcap adventure. Registration requested.
Where/When: Trinity Church (7 S. Highland Ave. Ossining) on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Why go: The Taghkanic Chorale is commemorating Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebration with a special concert. Celebrate all things royal and British with anthems including G.F. Handel's The King Shall Rejoice and C. Hubert/H. Parry's I Was Glad.
Where/When: on Sunday, Aug. 26 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Why go: Players ages six to 12 are invited to the annual clinic named for late Setters football player Danroy "DJ" Henry. The clinic involves drills taught by the Division II team and coaches. Read more .
Where/When: on Friday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.
Why go: Weather permitting, this summer's free concert series continues Friday evening with Teri Lamar & the New Company. Enjoy riverviews, fresh food and community spirit at this weekly event (ends Friday, Aug. 31) across from the Ossining train station.