Friday, February 19, 2010

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Kurt Henry Band With a mix of folk, jazz, and Caribbean styles, the Kurt Henry Band has created its own style. Friday, 8:00 pm. Peekskill Coffee House

Lou Volpe Trio A standard of the New York jazz scene, the Lou Volpe Trio performs some well known and some not so well known songs. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

American Indian Sugaring Did you know that maple sugaring was discovered by the American Indians? Find out how they developed the sugaring process that gives us the sweet syrup we all love today. Saturday, 10:00 am. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Winter Wolves Visit the wolves during their favorite time of year and learn about the mythology, biology, and ecology of wolves in North America. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Wolf Conservation Center

Tracking and Tracing Learn how to identify tracks, what they tell us, and where they take us. Kids can make plaster tracks and an animal print booklet, too. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Nature Center

Cold Frame Construction Join the farm carpenter and learn how to build a cold frame so you can get an early start to the vegetable-growing season. Saturday, 2:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

Richard Shindell and Lucy Kaplansky A special double-bill featuring two powerhouse singer/songwriters, Richard Shindell and Lucy Kaplansky. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Bobby Collins Stand-up comic Bobby Collins shares his heartfelt comedy. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

Legends of the Leatherman Join historian and author Dan DeLuca as he reads passages and tells us about the process of creating his book, The Old Leather Man: Historical Accounts of a Connecticut and New York Legend. Sunday, 4:00 pm. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Watershed Address What is your watershed address and why does it matter? With an interactive display and other activities,  explore the dynamics of a watershed and discuss ways to keep our watershed healthy. Sunday, 1:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

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