Friday, October 22, 2010

Weekend Picks

What to do and where to do it this weekend in Northern Westchester

Bird Walk at Croton Point Park This walk will focus on the many species of migrating songbirds, including sparrows, that frequent the point. Saturday, 7:30 am. Bedford Audubon

Soap Making Adults can learn to make soap bars using herbs, colorants, and essential oils. Saturday, 12:30 pm. Muscoot Farm

Fall Foliage Hike Come see the trees at their peak of color. Hike with an educator to learn about color change and enjoy the beautiful autumn landscape. Saturday, 10:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Special Effects and Make-Up Kids ages 8 to 9 years can lean how to create fake wounds, invent characters and creatures, and use the green screen and the sound stage to create magical illusions.  Saturday, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center

Backyard Beekeeping for Beginners Join bee specialists in this informative workshop about how to get started with beekeeping. Saturday, 3:00 pm. Hilltop Hanover Farm

The Fred Smith Jazz Ensemble Renowned trumpeter Fred Smith and his accomplished group of musicians,light up the night with Swing. Saturday,  7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Music from Copland House The musicians perform Native American Portraits and other works. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Copland House 

Family Day Enjoy an afternoon of map-related activities. Meet Caldecott Medal-winning author/illustrator Uri Shulevitz, who will read from his autobiographical book How I Learned Geography. Tour Mapping: Memory and Motion in Contemporary Art, and then participate in map-inspired activities. Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Katonah Museum of Art 

The Richard Thompson Band Named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the Top 20 Guitarists of all-time, the iconic British folk rock legend Richard Thompson is one of the world's most critically acclaimed and prolific songwriters. Sunday, 7:30 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

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