Patch Picks: 'Looking for Louie'; Scrabble Game Workshop; Superstorm Sandy Lecture

There is something for everyone to do this week in the Hudson Valley.

Notre Dame-Alabama "Tail-gate Party." Jan. 7. 8 p.m. Watch Notre Dame take on Alabama in the national college football championship at the Quiet Man in Peekskill. A $35 cover helps support the 2013 St. Patrick's Parade in Peekskill. Cash bar. The Quiet Man Public House, 15 N Division St, Peekskill. $35.

SCRABBLE Game Workshop. Jan. 9. 9:30 a.m. Three-time Scrabble national champion Joe Edley shares insider tips on how to improve your game at the JCC in Scarsdale. Bring your own complete Scrabble set. Register at JCC front desk. Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Rd, Scarsdale. $25.

 Jan. 8. 10 a.m. Now through Jan. 31 view the oil on paper works of Irvington resident Susan Ordahl at her show, "The End of One Hundred Broken Shells, Metaphors and Muses," at the Irvington Public Library. Irvington Public Library, 12 S Astor St, Irvington. FREE.

Stacie Chaiken's "Looking for Louie." Jan. 13. 2 p.m. The critically acclaimed one-woman show, "Looking for Louie," comes to West Nyack. Stacie Chaiken performs the story of a second-generation Russian Jewish American woman who goes on a search for a mysterious great-grandfather about whom nobody would speak. Chaiken has performed the story in the US and abroad. Rockland Center for the Arts, 27 S Greenbush Rd, West Nyack$15.

Clarkstown SEPTA presents Dr. Monks - Nutrition and Neurobehavioral Disorders. Jan. 10. 7:30 p.m. Dr. James Monks, a biology professor at area colleges presents a lecture on the relationship between nutrition and neurobehavioral disorders including movement disorders and autistic spectrum disorders. All are welcome to attend. For more information please contact Louise at louise.ohare@yahoo.com or 845-267-8778 Denise at septa2@verizon.net. Felix Festa Middle School, 30 Parrott Rd, West Nyack. FREE.

Bedford Audubon Lecture: Superstorm Sandy - Impacts on the Hudson River Estuary. Jan. 9. 7 p.m. Riverkeeper's Hudson River Program Director Phillip Musegaas gives a lecture on the long term impacts of Superstorm Sandy on the Hudson River ecosystem. 26 Bedford Rd, Katonah. FREE.


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