Friday, April 1, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Frog Music The sounds of spring begin with a chorus of frogs. Explore a vernal pool and watch and listen. Saturday, 10:00 am. Teatown Lake Reservation

Dance a Story The classic children’s book Caps for Sale comes to life with music, props, and engaging activities. Saturday, 11:00 am. Croton Free Library

Herbal Healing Garden Design Learn effective basic garden design techniques for creating your own healing herb garden. Saturday, 2:00 pm. Hanover Hilltop Farm

Dream Catchers A craft workshop for kids in grades 3 to 6. Saturday, 10:30 am. John C. Hart Memorial Library

Spring Bird Walk Take a walk with a naturalist and learn how to identify birds by sight and sound. Saturday, 8:00 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

April Fools Hike! Celebrate hilarity on a hike around the Reservation. Hear some strange stories and try to figure out which are true. Saturday, 1:00 pm. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Meta-Four Saxophonist Eric Person and his dynamic band Meta-Four present a special program, "The music of McCoy Tyner." Saturday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe

Kathleen Madigan Chances are you’ve seen Kathleen Madigan on one of her many television specials or guest appearances. If not, it’s time you enjoy her razor sharp stand-up. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Make a Mark! Local artists lead drawing explorations around the museum. Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Katonah Museum of Art 

Celebrate Spring! Go on an art treasure hunt, enjoy fairy tales and story telling for all ages, along with egg decorating and stick puppets. Sunday, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

A Woman's Work Is Never Done Step back in time and experience household chores that were part of every homemaker’s daily routine during the early 1900’s. Sunday, 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

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