Check out some of the local events happening in Pleasantville and Briarcliff Manor over the next several days:
Pleasantville Holiday Sing-Along & Tree Lighting
Where/When: Tree Island (Intersection of Manville Road and Great Oak Lane in Pleasantville) on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Why go: After yesterday's wet weather snowed out yesterday's affair, the annual holiday tree lighting and sing-along with the Pleasantville Middle School chorus will go on tonight. There will be hot chocolate and treats provided by the Fancher American Legion Post 77, Pace University and Chamber of Commerce.
Briarcliff HS Sandy Walk
Where/When: Briarcliff High School on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Why go: The high school's student government will be hosting a walk to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims. There will be hot beverages and baked goods for sale.
Pricing: $5 suggested minimum donation
Christmas Tree Sale
Where/When: The United Methodist Church of Pleasantville on Thursday, Nov. 29 and Friday, Nov. 30 from 3:30 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2 from 12 to 6 p.m.
Why go: The United Methodist Church is hosting its annual Christmas tree sale with trees brought in from Quebec, along with wreaths, roping and more. Profits from the sale go to Chappaqua Boy Scout Troop 1 and the Pleasantville High School International Association.
Pricing: Free to browse
Where/When: Pace University's Wilcox Gym (use Entrance 1 on Route 117) on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go: Phi Sigma Sigma is hosting its 8th annual holiday bazaar this weekend to raise funds for the National Kidney Foundation. There will be jewelry, clothing, candles, home decor, cosmetics, handbags, holiday decor and more.
Mr. Dickens Tells a Christmas Carol
Where/When: Mount Pleasant Public Library on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Why go: M&M Productions Acting Company will be bringing Mr. Dickens Tells a Christmas Tale to the library. The production is based on Charles Dickens live performances of A Christmas Carol that took place from 1857 on. Gregg Shults will star in Sunday's one-man show. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
Hurricane Sandy Stress Relief
Where/When: Smatt Family Chiropractic on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 12 to 3 p.m.
Why go: Pleasantville chiropractors Doctors Michael and Lori Smatt are giving back to the community while raising funds for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts this weekend. All new customers are invited to come in for a free adjustment. Donations will be accepted for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Call 769-0900 for more information.
Pricing: Free; donations accepted
Pace University Holiday Open House
Where/When: Pace University's Ann and Alfred Goldstein Health, Fitness and Recreation Center on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Why go: Local families are invited to Pace University's Pleasantville campus for seasonal refreshments, treats, face painting, photos the mascot T-Bone and give-aways. RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also check out the women's (5:30 p.m.) and men's (7:30 p.m.) basketball games versus Southern Connecticut State University.