1. Somers Holiday Celebration Kicks Off
There are plenty of holiday celebrations scheduled in Somers this Sunday, Dec. 2 – from the tree lighting to holiday music, gingerbread hosue display, free hot chocolate and photos with Santa. Check back with Patch today for more details.
2. Welcome New Blogger and Make up Artist Meredith Hayman
Make up artist and Yorktown resident Meredith Hayman is Patch's newest blogger! She is one of the most recommended bridal makeup artists in the Hudson Valley. Throughout her 12 years of experience, she has worked in all aspects of makeup artistry including, television, print, instruction, retail, and bridal, according to her bio.
Her first blog post on Patch is titled "What’s the Best Brow Filler For You?" Find out why she says that whether you have full brows or invisible ones, it's always a good idea to fill them in where they are sparse.
3. Toys for Tots Collections
Dr. Jeffrey Ginsberg's Pediatric Dentistry office is collecing toys for Toys For Tots until Dec. 14. His office is located at 1974 Maple Hill Street in Yorktown Heights. If you know of other Toys for Tots collections, please tell us in the comments below.
4. Toy Collection at Gymnastics City
Gymnastics City, located 2121 Crompond Rd. in Cortlandt Manor is collecting unwrapped, new toys for children affected by Sandy. Toys will be distributed to children in Breezy Point, Rockaways, Marine Park Brooklyn, Massapequa, Long Beach, Island Park, etc. Call gym city at (914)734-1616 for more information.
The Emerald Isle Immigration Center is picking up volunteers at the Verplanck Schoolhouse, located on Sixth Street in Verplanck, 7 a.m. Saturday Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 to help with storm clean up at Breezy Point. Advanced registration is required. Register by going here.