Neighborhood Know-It-All: Salon Week, Garbage Pick-Up Pilot Program, Volunteer in Honor of Sept. 11

Find out what is happening this week in White Plains in the Neighborhood-Know-It-All

Let’s face it—everyone likes being a know-it-all. Arm yourself with knowledge and find out what’s happening this week in White Plains


The is sponsoring the first White Plains Salon Week, from Mon. Aug. 8 through Sat. Aug. 13.

Participating city salons will offer great deals on services, like 50 percent off a haircut, blow-dry or color! Discounts are by appointment only.

New and old clients welcome, though current clients must have a new client referral to confirm an appointment.

Click on the PDF for a list of participating salons.

2.) Westchester to the Bahamas

Westchester County Airport and Jet Blue will start non-stop flights to the Bahamas starting in the fall. Click here for more information.

is holding a summer concert series at noon on Sundays: Aug. 7, 14, 21. This Sunday’s concert features Miss Otis Regrets, and blues/pop duo Barbara Warnke and Norine Castine. Click on the PDF to see who is playing next Saturday.

4.) Volunteer in Honor of Sept. 11

In honor of Sept. 11, Westchester County and The Volunteer Center of United Way will promote the national “I Will,” on Friday Sept. 9 at the , in order to recruit volunteers and match them with agencies that need their help.

The free event—also dubbed, “Serve and Learn: Westchester Remembers 9/11”—will take place from 2-7 p.m. You’ll also be able to serve on the spot by participating in a blood and food drive, and creating care packages for soldiers.

Nonprofit agencies that would like to participate should call The Volunteer Center as soon as possible at (914) 948-4452 or e-mail Brenda Wilkins brenda@volunteer-center.org. If you plan to attend, please RSVP at www.volunteer-center.org.

5.) Garbage Pick-Up Pilot Program Coming to Some Neighborhoods

White Plains will launch a pilot program for automated side loader garbage and recycling pick-up later this summer.

The affected neighborhoods include: Colonial Corners, Prospect Park, Rocky Dell/Reynal Park and Soundview.

A public information session will be held at the headquarters on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. Click on the PDF for more information

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