Friday, January 21, 2011

Weekend Picks

My picks for activities and things to do this weekend in Northern Westchester

Tree ID Learn how to identify trees from their bark and markings in the dead of winter. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Winter Colors While many think winter is mainly white, colors abound in the field and forests. Take a walk to see the different colors and discuss their importance to the creatures. Saturday, 2:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Full Moon Hike Everything changes when the sun goes down and the full moon rises. Hike to the Pine Forest to see who is about on a winter’s night. Saturday, 7:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation

Bald Eagle Survey Join two naturalists and eagle survey volunteers to see Bald Eagles as they return from their day of hunting to their roosts along the  Croton Reservoir. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Bedford Audubon Society 

Winter Woolies Visit the woolly sheep and try your hand at carding, spinning, and weaving with real sheep wool. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm
Steel Passion, Drum Band A small band with a big sound, Steel Passion plays global music with an island cadence: calypso, pop, jazz, classical and liturgical. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Croton Free Library

Sarah Blacker Folk-rock singer/songwriter Sarah Blacker (left) sings tunes from her just released second album, "Come What May." Sunday, 4:00 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

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