1. Rye Golf Club's Whitby Castle Restaurant Opens March 22
The interim general manager of the Rye Gold Club told Patch yesterday that the club restaurant at Whitby Castle will open on Friday, March 22. Check back with Patch for a full story about the GM, Jim Lopolito, and his plans for the club and restaurant this week.
Also, all Westchester County Golf Clubs will open this Friday, March 15.
2. St. Patrick’s Day
Happy St. Patrick’s Day weekend! This Sunday, March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, a cultural and religious holiday that commemorates the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Happy celebrating!
3. Extra Trains Running for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations March 16
The MTA will have extra half-hourly trains running on the New Haven line on Saturday, March 16, the day of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade. Also, no alcohol will be allowed on trains, platforms or stations and MTA Officers will be checking.
4. One Day University Program on Lincoln Comes to The Osborn
The public is invited to attend a One Day University program at The Osborn on March 16 from 10am to 12pm, “Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’: Fact or Fiction”. The program will be presented by Professor Louis P. Masur of Rutgers University, a leading authority on the subject. Read more here.
5. Rye Brook Youth Soccer Spring Kickoff
The huge annual event will take place on March 16-17 at the King Street Athletic Fields. Read all about it here. If you snap a good shot of your kid on the field, text it to 914-486-0542 to have it featured on the front page of Rye Patch next week.
This article has been changed from its original version to reflect that Whitby Castle will open March 22, not the whole club.