Friday, July 31, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester:

Wildlife Management Area Hike Discover the floodplain at the Mianus River, a 200-year-old cemetery, and other areas usually closed to the public. Saturday, 9:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Compass Quest Learn the basics of this wilderness skill in this fun, family activity. Saturday, 10:00 to 11:30 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Midsmmer Night Music The outdoor concert series concludes with “Light Classics,” featuring pieces by composers ranging from Brahms and Rossini to Glenn Miller and Frank Sinatra. Saturday, 6:00 pm. Lasdon Park

Prints and Paintings Tour Join the curator for an up-close look at many of the prints and paintings in the Merestead collection. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Merestead

Pond Study Learn what creatures live in and around the farm pond. Sunday 1:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Slithering Snakes Kids can get up close to some snakes and learn all about these slithering creatures. Sunday, 11:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Harvesting Seeds Learn how to determine if seeds are ready for harvesting and the best method for storing them. Sunday 2:00 pm. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial

Turtle Monitoring Each spring and summer we trap and release water turtles as part of our on-going turtle monitoring project. Learn about and take part in our effort to collect data from the painted and snapping turtles. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Kathleen Pemble
Winner of The New York City Song Slam, Kathleen Pemble sings tunes from her new CD, "Learning to Listen Again." Sunday, 6:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

M. Ward On his seventh album, M. Ward cements his reputation as one of America’s most unique talents. Sunday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Meet the Artist Catherine Cat Chow discusses her career and share her images with the audience. Sunday, 5:30 pm. Katonah Museum of Art

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