Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1156 1288 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont, NY10538 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1156 is the local post for the national organization. It is a veterans' organization that…More offers a variety of services to the community. These include organizing events and charitable programs. It currently hosts the Larchmont Mamaroneck Senior Center.
Memorial Park covers approximately 11 acres on Myrtle Boulevard between Maple Street and Baldwin Avenues near Plates…More Restaurant. The park offers a variety of recreational activities, and features four tennis courts and a toddler playground with two jungle gyms, a tire swing and a sand area. The playground, designed for children ages 2 to 5, features a rubberized surface under the jungle gyms for added safety.</p>
<p>Under the Murray Avenue Bridge, there are two large blacktop spaces that can be used for skating and scooter riding, or a game of hopscotch or shuffle board. With large expanses of hills and rocks, there are plenty of places to climb and explore, and there are walking paths and benches throughout the park. Restrooms and a handicap-accessible water fountain are also available.</p>
<p>On a more serious note, the park gets its name from a prominent war memorial that is dedicated to area residents who lost their lives during both World Wars, the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Memorial Day services take place here annually, and there are two benches flanking either side of the memorial wall for solemn contemplation.</p>
Bonnie Briar Country Club 808 Weaver St, Larchmont, NY10538 This club boasts a championship 18-hole golf course, Olympic-size swimming pool and 6 tennis courts. Founded in 1921,…More the course sits on 150 rolling acres winding through the woods and natural rock formations of an old Revolutionary War encampment. The closing holes are set along and over the Sheldrake River. Bonnie Briar has approximately 500 regular golf members comprised of individuals and families from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds.
Located inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars building on 1288 Boston Post Road, the Larchmont Mamaroneck Senior Center…More serves residents who are over 60 years old and live in Larchmont, Mamaroneck and the unincorporated area. Some non-residents are current members, but the center is no longer accepting non-resident applications. The center provides several recreational activities, including Italian conversation and Tai Chi classes, board games, film screenings, book discussions and day trips. The staff also accommodates daily door-to-door transportation, weekly grocery shopping trips and medical appointments, for a nominal contribution.</p>
<p>The Larchmont and Mamaroneck senior centers merged and moved to their present location in January 2009. The former centers were in the Town Center and in the Larchmont Public Library, respectively.</p>
Founded after World War II, Westchester Day School is a co-ed Yeshiva school (nursery through 8th grade) that serves…More Jewish children in Westchester County, neighboring Connecticut communities and New York City.</p>
<p>Located in the Orienta section of Mamaroneck, the school occupies a 27-acre property on the shores of the Long Island Sound.</p>
<p>The curriculum offers religious, educational and cultural instruction to Jewish children, as well as support services for those in need of remedial instruction in Judaic, language and mathematics studies. Also available to students and parents are services provided by a clinical psychologist, social worker (CSW), and speech and language pathologist.</p>
St. John's Lutheran Church is located on Fenimore Road at Cortlandt Avenue in Mamaroneck. The Church's rich…More history dates back to 1907, when members would meet in each other's homes for prayer. The building itself was built in 1913. Interestingly, the Skirmish of Heathcote Hill, a battle George Washington won during the Revolutionary War, occurred here and is represented by a historic plaque outside.</p>
<p>The church features several outstanding community outreach programs, including a food pantry, which collects food donations for distribution to local families. The Red Chair Project, as featured in the Larchmont Gazette, "transforms homes for the needy" in similar fashion to home-remodeling reality shows, except that all furniture, materials and labor is acquired through local donations and volunteering.</p>
<p>Another yearly program St. John's features is the Christmas Angels seasonal gift-giving program, which provides gifts for families who would otherwise be without. There are also a number of small interest/spiritual-based groups that meet regularly in the church throughout the year, and are open to the parish. These include: Prayer Chain Ministry, Shepherd's Staff, Usher's & Greeter's Ministry, Music Ministry, Soul Shine, Women's Prayer Group and Sews 'n Sews.</p>
<p>For more information on assisting any of these outreach programs, or for learning more about the small groups, please visit the church's Web site above.</p>