Friday, May 6, 2011

Weekend Picks

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

Warbler Walk Once again these small, beautiful birds are traveling through the area on their way to their breeding grounds. Come listen to them sing. Saturday, 8:00 am. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

Telpochcalli A group comprised of children will perform traditional Mexican dances including a humorous Michoacan "Dance of the Old People" and "The Dance of the Chinelo," a Tlayacapan carnival dance. Saturday, 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Neuberger Museum of Art

Bird Banding Presentation Observe wild song birds being captured, banded, and released and learn how you can participate. Saturday, 10:30 am. Westmoreland Sanctuary

Across the Universe The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for this film depicting a romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist. "Across The Universe" is set in the 1960s and used a combination of live action and animation. Saturday, 8:00 pm. Paramount Center for the Arts

Peter Calo Most recognized for his work with Carly Simon, Peter Calo is an accomplished guitarist, composer, and songwriter. Saturday, 7:30 pm. Bean Runner Cafe 

Sheep Shearing Bring mom and grandma to watch the sheep get their spring haircuts. Sunday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Muscoot Farm

Reptiles and Turtle Monitoring Learn about the group of organisms known as reptiles and how they are different from other animals. Then take a walk to the pond to check the traps for turtles. Sunday, 2:30 pm. Westmoreland Sanctuary

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