Friday, March 12, 2010

Weekend Picks

Activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Evolve Dance Festival The 4th annual Evolve Dance Festival presents an evening of visionary professional dance, featuring an eclectic array of guest artists. Friday, 7:30 pm. Tarrytown Music Hall

The Big Takeover Keeping alive the tradition of roots, ska, and reggae, the The Big Takeover is refreshingly upbeat and original. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Animated Shorts This year's animated shorts program includes five Oscar-nominated films, and three bonus films from the Academy shortlist. Saturday, 12:15 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center

LEGO Builders Kids in grades three to six can create LEGO masterpieces with thousands of bricks, parts, and mini figures. Saturday, 2:00 pm. John C. Hart Memorial Library

Amphibians Learn about the natural history and ecological connections of our local amphibians. Saturday, 2:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Sugarfest 2010 Enjoy an all-you-can-eat home-made Pancake Feast served with 100% New York Maple Syrup and then discover the evolution of maple syrup.  Saturday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Bluebird Box Workshop The Eastern bluebird is the state bird of New York, and a beautiful resident which relies on human help for its breeding. Make bluebird boxes to take home. Saturday 10:00 am. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Earth's Touch Toddlers can learn about shapes, colors, and sizes while making nature crafts and going on a nature hike. Saturday, 11:00 am.  Croton Point Park Nature Center

The Sweetest Path Part of Caramoor`s Vocal Rising Stars program, singers perfrom songs from the fathers of French mélodie to its 20th century innovators. Songs by Fauré, Saint-Saëns, Bizet, Ravel, Satie, and others. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Miss Julie A performance of August Strindberg’s ground-breaking play. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Saltbox Theatre Workshop

The Frog Prince Singing Harp performs this classic tale. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Field Library

Erin Hobson Singer/songwriter Erin Hobson sings tunes from her first CD, "Talk Radio." Sunday. 5:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

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