Friday, March 11, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Poetry Reading Poets Peggy Ellsberg and Pamela Hart read from their works. Friday, 7:30 pm. Hudson Valley Writers' Center

Cajun Zydeco Celebrate Mardi Gras with Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Roadrunners who mix traditional Zydeco with their own innovative, funky, hard-driving sound. Friday, 9:30 pm. 12 Grapes Music and Wine Bar

Wildlife Rehabilitator's Workshop Licensed wildlife rehabilitators lead this workshop on the different aspects of working with wildlife and becoming a wildlife rehabilitator in New York State. Saturday, 10:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Boomerangs Build them and throw them! A workshop for kids in grades 3 to 6. Saturday, 2:00 pm. John C. Hart Memorial Library

Princess Monoke This animated adventure by Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, Ponyo) tells the epic story of a young warrior who becomes entangled in a fierce battle between a proud clan of humans and the forces of nature. Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 pm. Jacob Burns Film Center

Sugaring Sunday Stoke up the fire, it’s sugaring time! From tapping to collecting, boiling to bottling, Teatown’s naturalists will be in the sugarhouse sharing facts and folklore. Sunday, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm. Teatown Lake Reservation 

Blue Angel With Live Music Considered one of the most important films in German cinema history, Blue Angel comes to life with music performed by The BQE Project. Sunday, 3:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Performing Arts

Composting Basics Learn how to recycle yard and food waste to produce compost, a valuable soil amendment for the garden and landscape. Sunday, 2:00 pm. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial

Vocal Rising Stars Songs of the Iberian Peninsula, sung by Corinne Winters, soprano, and Wallis Giunta, mezzo-soprano. Sunday, 4:00. Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

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