New Rochelle Strawberry Festival; Help the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center

Here’s what’s happening Today in the 914, according to Westchester Woman:

1.) It’s almost time for the 44th Annual Strawberry Festival. This year’s event includes outdoor activities, music, entertainment and of course lots of amazing strawberry treats.

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The event takes place between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. at The College of New Rochelle. Admission is free but there is a charge for food, games and ride. Enjoy face painting, a photo booth, music by Fourth Generation DJ; vendors to shop with; a bouncy house; obstacle course; skee ball and more!

“The Strawberry Festival, introduced to CNR in 1972, is the single largest event organized with the help of the College’s undergraduates. The concept of the Strawberry Festival originated in the Midwest during the 1890s as an American festival celebrating the ripening ofstrawberries, the blooming of lilacs, and the coming of summer.”

2.) The Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center freshening up their shelter for spring and need your help.  Their mission is to eradicate domestic and sexual violence through education, while helping families affected by it to heal through their  help line, shelter, counseling and skill workshops.

Here are the ways you can help. You can donate items to them on their wish list:

 

You can attend their gala on April 18:

Or make sure you include them when you make purchases on Amazon:

3.) Today’s headlines:

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