Friday, October 9, 2009

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Kazi Oliver Enjoy the African drumming of Kazi Oliver. Friday, 8:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

Leaves for Little Ones Kids can collect and create collages with different sizes, shapes, and colors of leaves. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Nature Center

How the Algonquins Discovered Henry Hudson Author Evan Pritchard, discusses his new book Henry Hudson and the Algonquins of New York. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Scarecrow Invasion Walk among 500 scarecrows representing famous artists and historical figures. Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. Lyndhurst

Anne of Green Gables Film and Discussion Watch the classic film about a spirited red-headed girl—and then join a talk about the movie and the book that inspired it. Bring a copy of L. M. Montgomery’s novel and receive a free child’s ticket. Saturday, 12:00 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center

Autumn Leaves Kids can learn what happens to leaves to make them change color as they hike on the Waterfall Trail. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Great Big Sea The sea shanty tradition of Newfoundland is fused with the spirit and energy of contemporary rock and popular music by Great Big Sea. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Mala Waldron Enjoy a night of soulful jazz with the Mala Waldron. Saturday, 7:30 pm. Beanrunner Cafe

Rain Gardens Rain gardens are an environmentally friendly way of dealing with storm-water runoff and wet areas in your yard. Join the horticulturist on this tour. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial

Pumpkin Pickin' Take a hayride to the farm's pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin. Sunday, 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Farm to Table Learn how to use the freshest farm grown, sustainable food available to prepare delicious, beautiful dishes that excite the senses! Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

ArtCollective An exhibition and sale of paintings and photographs by an international group of young and dynamic artists. Sunday, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ArtCollective

World View in a Paper Cut Artist Dylan Graham discusses his two-dimenional paper-cut sculptures. Sunday, 4:00 pm. Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

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