Friday, January 15, 2010

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Karma Get moving to the sounds of Karma, a self-described "five-piece rock, dance, party powerhouse." Friday, 10:00 pm. Lucy's Lounge

Alexis Cole Jazz vocalist Alexis Cole sings tunes from her CDs. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe 

Winter Ecology Hike Take a walk around the reservation to explore winter ecology and the methods of survival for our important biodiversity. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Ward Pound Ridge

Bird House Building Join the park naturalist for a chance to make your own bird houses. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center

Winter Soups Come into the farm's kitchen to learn some fantastic recipes for comforting winter soups made with farm fresh ingredients. Saturday, 2:00 pm. Hanover Hilltop Farm 

Tracking Learn to interpret clues left behind by birds, mammals, and insects and make the forest come alive. Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Westmoreland Sanctuary 

Meet the Farmer Four-season grower Jack Algiere Brassicas leads a tour of the farm's vegetable operation. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture 

Tristan Clopet The unique alternative/funk sound of Miami-based Tristan Clopet is quickly catching on. Saturday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Saviors in the Nigtht The Westchester premiere of Saviors in the Night, the film that tells the real life drama of a Jewish family that found refuge among German farmers during WWII. After the screening, Marga Spiegel, the film's 97-year-old subject, Ludi Boeken, the director, and actress Lia Hoensbroech answer questions. Sunday, 10:00 am and 12:30 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center.

Animal Encounters: Turtles Come meet and learn about some of the reservation's turtles. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

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