Friday, June 26, 2009

Weekend Picks

What to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Macro-invertebrate Mayhem A naturalist teaches about the stream life that can only be observed with keen eyes, wet hands, and an inquisitive mind. Saturday, 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Z Costa-Gavras' story of a Greek politician’s assassination forever changed the way thrillers are made. Saturday and Sunday, multiple showings. Jacob Burns Film Center

Bluebird House Monitoring Check on the status of the many nesting boxes and view different nest types, eggs, and young. Saturday, 10:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Farm Open House and Tour Come visit the farm and learn about the projects, crops, and our sustainable efforts. Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Summer Reading Kick Off A magician and ventriloquist combines comedy, magic, juggling, and puppets with a message that encourages readers to keep those pages turning. Saturday, 11:00 am. Croton Free Library

Kevin Sardine Enjoy the Caribbean and Reggae vibes of Kevin Sardine. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

George Benson Grammy winning George Benson sings tunes from his four-decade career. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Performing Arts

Keller Williams Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Keller Williams puts on a one-man show. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

The Melvin Taylor Blues Band Groove to the sounds of Chicago blues musician Melvin Taylor and his band. Saturday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Pond Study Learn which creatures live in and around the farm pond. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Tour the Perennial Gardens Join the horticulturist in welcoming summer with a walk through the perennial gardens. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial

Tiempo Libre The two-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre opens the third year of Sonidos Latinos with a scorching concert of crazy rhythms and infectious energy. Sunday, 4:30 pm. Caramor Center for Music and the Arts

Farm to Table Cooking Classes Come pick from the crops, bring the goodies back to the kitchen, and prepare and share the creations inspired by nature. Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Carl Bethge Singer, songwriter Carl Bethge performs bluegrass tunes. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

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