Friday, April 2, 2010

Weekend Picks

A few things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester—sorry for the short list, but I'm out of commision and this is all I had pulled together

Bob Meyer The Youth Quartet and jazz drummer Bob Meyer perform an evening of John Coltrane. Friday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Breakfast with the Birds Spring migration has already begun! This is a great time to say “goodbye” to lingering winter species and “hello” to our summer birds. Saturday, 9:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Ah, Spring Poetry Take a hike to look for signs of spring as we stop at some of the beautiful areas of the park to hear readings of works from many famous poets and authors. Saturday, 10:00 am. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Calligraphy Workshop Learn the art of calligraphy, an ancient writing technique. Let nature be your guide through this imaginative style of creativity. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Croton Point Park Nature Center

Growing Mushrooms Four-season grower Jack Algiere will lead the group through the basics of growing mushrooms, and participants will help inoculate logs with Shitake and Oyster mushroom spawn. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture

Puppet Show Fred Greenspan's troupe of puppets perform a non-violent Punch and Judy show. Sunday, 1:00 and 2:30 pm. Muscoot Farm

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