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  • SUN., JUNE 7

    RYE DOWN TO EARTH FARMERS MARKET. Theodore Fremd Avenue parking lot behind Purchase Street. Sundays today-Dec. 6. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Market includes foods in season with fish and seafood and specialty foods (pickles, sauces & salsa, chocolate, olive oil, spreads, maple syrup, jams & jelly, salad dressings, pesto). Today: Music at the Market with Deuces Wild, an acoustic duo, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. www.downtoearthmarkets.com.
  • Nearby Events
    38TH ANNUAL GUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND GOLF CLASSIC. Mt. Kisco Country Club, 10 Taylor Rd., Mt. Kisco.
  • FRI., MAY 22

    PLAYLAND OPEN. Playland Park, Rye. Today 5-11 p.m., tomorrow & Sun. 12-11 p.m., Mon. (Memorial Day) 12-10 p.m. $15 May Day: today unlimited rides for everyone. Starting Sat., May 23: $30 unlimited rides; $20 junior (under 48"). Westchester residents with acceptable proof of residence are eligible for a $5 discount on these prices. Spectator admission (no rides) is free for residents; $10 for non-residents. Season passes are $95 for unlimited rides with a $15 discount for county residents. $35 for spectator admission all season (no rides) for non-residents of Westchester County. Parking is $5 weekdays; $7 weekends and $10 on holidays, special events and concert days.
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY'S EARTH DAY CELEBRATION. Croton Point Park, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Informational booths, farmers market, raffles, art show and live music and entertainment...
  • PLAYLAND OPENING DAY. Playland Park Rye. 11 a.m. Rain date: Sat., May 16. Traditional parade with the Port Chester High School Band and entertainment of hit songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s at 1, 3 & 5 p.m. Rides will open at noon...
  • Fri., May 1

    • YONKERS CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS. Art venues throughout the downtown waterfront and Van de Donck river park, Yonkers. Today-Sunday. City-wide celebration will feature grit-pop recording artists Black Taxi, acclaimed graffiti artist Crash, the Color Run, world-famous Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, Grammy nominated jazz saxophonist Tim Armacost, Electric Dance under the pier, live street art, pop-up galleries and art workshops. More than 150 artists and musicians will converge on the city to showcase their work in what will be the largest arts festival in Westchester County. For additional information go to grwoundworkhv.org.
    • TAI CHI AND QI GONG. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Join Margaret Matsumoto to experience Tai Chi and Qi Gong. 914/644-8844; www.gildasclubwestchester.org.
    • LIGHTSCAPES 2015. Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S. Riverside Ave., Croton-on-Hudson. Fri.-Sun. thru May 31. First entry at 8:15 p.m. except 8:30 p.m. the final three weekends. Rain or shine. Timed entry only. LIGHTSCAPES is an immersive, family-friendly walk-through experience featuring sculpture, light, music and special effects. Visitors enter through a rainbow and emerge from a bubbly haze into a dreamland of curiosities spread throughout a historic landscape. Recycled elements serve as eco-friendly building blocks for intergalactic flora and friendly woodland creatures. Otherworldly mushrooms, immense insects and brilliant butterflies are among the thousands of treasures. Path elements to explore include the Colorwheel Castle and enormous Caterpillar Cavern. Larger-than-life elements like a massive mayfly and giant praying mantis join more than 7,500 smaller sculptures including dragonflies, ladybugs and an avalanche of pinwheels. Visitors can enjoy spring-themed sweets including organic sorbet and homemade candy and baked goods. Buy tickets online at www.hudsonvalley.org--$16 for adults; $12 for children 3-17 and free for children under 3. Prices are $2 more on site or on the phone--914/366-6900.

      Sat., May 2

    • SPRING BIRD WALKS. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. Saturdays, 7-8:45 a.m. No charge or RSVP required. For information call Ted at 203/930-1353.
    • JUNIOR LEAGUE OF CENTRAL WESTCHESTER TAG SALE. Wayside Cottage, 1039 Post Road, Scarsdale. 8-9 a.m. early bird admission for $5 and free general admission from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Discover treasures and bargains for babies and children, including clothes, strollers, outdoor play equipment, books, games and bikes, Halloween costumes, women's clothing and accessories, small housewares and baked goods. Proceeds will support the JLCW.
    • MAY GARDENERS MARKET. Garden Education Center, 130 Bible St., Cos Cob. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Rain or shine. Vendors for garden & home. This annual community event helps support the GEC's Outreach Programs. www.gecgreenwich.org.
    • MAKING USE OF MEANINGFUL COINCIDENCES. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Gibbs Williams Ph.D. helps you understand the nature and uses of coincidences and how they can enhance your life by uncoding their deeper meaning. Morning is lecture, break for lunch, afternoon is application. Take away a refreshed and increased meaningful way of living. $125 for non-members. 914/967-6080.
    • TAG SALE. West Center Congregational Church, 101 Pondfield Rd. West, Bronxville. Today 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and tomorrow 12:30-3 p.m. Sale offers a large variety of good quality items including household goods, plants, jewelry, bric-a-brac, gifts-old and new, some suitable for Mother's Day and Father's Day-baked goods, gently used clothing for men and women-some vintage-compact discs, books, linens, handbags, scarves and more. There will also be a special sale table with many good bargains. Proceeds will help support the work of the church. There is no admission charge and all are welcome to browse and shop. www.westcenterchurch.org; 014/337-3829.
    • TREE WALK. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Join Peter Linderoth of the Bruce Museum Science Department on a walk to identify trees. Learn about the physical characteristics that environmental scientists observe during tree identification and about the basics of utilizing a dichotomous key. Following a brief discussion, participants will identify trees during a non-strenuous guided walk around the Museum grounds and Bruce Park. www.brucemuseum.org.
    • SPRING WILDFLOWER ECOLOGY AND PHOTO WALK. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 2-3:30 p.m. Come walk to seek out early spring wildflowers, snap photos and learn about their life histories, ecological niches and inset pollination partners. Ages 5 & up. RSVP to Ted at 203/930-1353 or tgilman@audubon.org.
    • SLOW FOOD POTLUCK & FULL MOON HIKE. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 6:30-9 p.m. A family-friendly potluck dinner then a night hike under the full moon. Guests donate $10 per adult and bring a home-cooked dish for 4-6 people. Ideally ingredients will be mainly organic or local or both, but this is not required. RSVP required. Send with dish info with # of guests by email to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or call Jeff at 203/930-1349.

      Sun., May 3

    • 3RD ANNUAL WALK/RUN FOR HOPE. Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich. 7:45 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. kick-off of children's half-mile Fun Run followed by the 5K at 9:15 a.m. Events raise funds to support Cancer Care's free, professional services provided to anyone affected by cancer. JJ Cassone's Bakery of Port Chester will be providing rolls. This community-based event brings together friends and families to walk or run in memory of those they have lost to cancer, to honor survivors and support those who are currently facing a cancer diagnosis. Registration is $40 for adults; $20 for children 12 and under and $10 for children for the Fun Run only. Individuals and teams can enter by registering at www.cancercare.org/walkgreenwich.
    • ADVANCED BEGINNERS HEBREW. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 9:30 a.m. Taught by Rabbi Andrew Sklarz. You'll develop Hebrew reading proficiency and a better understanding of the Shabbat and holiday liturgy. Plus a basic understanding of biblical and modern Hebrew grammar. Free but donations are appropriate and greatly appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • BICYCLE SUNDAYS. Bronx River Parkway from Westchester County Center in White Plains south to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. Today, May 17 & 31; June 7, 14, 21 & 28; Sept. 13, 20 & 27. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Parking is $7 at the County center lot in White Plains. For additional information call 914/864-PARK or go to westchestergov.com/parks.
    • WISDOM LITERATURE. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 10:30 a.m. appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • SUPERSTRUCTURE SUNDAY: A DAY OF ARCHITECTURAL ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. 12-5 p.m. Free. Event celebrates KMA's two newest exhibitions, Chris Larson: The Katonah Relocation Project and A Home for Art: Edward Larrabee Barnes and the KMA. Activities include Build-a-Village Design Challenge at 12:30 p.m., Treehouse Workshop or Stories of Home at 3:30 p.m. All afternoon get up close and personal with real-life construction trucks, record your memories and thoughts of home in the KMA's Oral History Booth and enjoy delicious soups and sandwiches available for sale.
    • LABYRINTH MONTHLY WALKS. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, June 3, July 5 & Aug. 2. 12:30-2 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Rev. Canon Susan Harris, Rector of Christ's Church, Rye will share teachings about the use of the labyrinth. 914/967-6080.
    • ITALIAN EXPO 2015. Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 1-5 p.m. Free. Come with family and friends to enjoy a taste of Italy and the Italian culture. A variety of cars such as Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis, Alfa Romeos and motorcycles including Vespas will be on display. 914/606-6790.
    • FIRST SUNDAY SCIENCE. Seaside Center, Greenwich Point Park, Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich. 1:30-4 p.m. At 1:45 p.m.: Loons Come First: Understanding Bird Field Guides with Robin Jones. 2:30 p.m.: Purple Martin walk and Talk with Mike Aurella. 3:15 p.m.: Wildlife Rehabilitation and live bird release by Dara Reid of Wildlife in Crisis. 203/413-6756 or cynthiae@brucemuseum.org.
    • 50TH ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS & LAND. Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, 28 Deveau Rd., N. Salem. 3 p.m. Free. Rain or shine. Bring your pets: dogs, cats, horses or other animal friends to share a blessing by a group of ministers of various faiths to celebrate life in the beautiful serenity of the Japanese Stroll Garden. Donations are always welcome and most appreciated. 914/669-5033.

      Mon., May 4

    • NOT-FOR-PROFIT LEADERSHIP SUMMIT XIII. DoubleTree by Hilton, 455 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Summit will unite volunteer and professional leaders in the not-for-profit sector to identify emerging challenges and opportunities, shape new leadership strategies and build organizations that excel. $35 for first reservation and $25 for additional reservations from the same organization; $40 at the door, space permitting. 914/997-6700. www.uwwp.org/summit.shtml.
    • LET'S TALK...ENGLISH! White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. Every Monday & Thurs. at 2 p.m. Adult learners who speak English as a second language are invited to practice English in a conversation group with librarian facilitator. Register at the Reference Desk or by phone at 914-422-1480.
    • SELF-HYPNOSIS SKILLS FOR CANCER PATIENTS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Learn from Kathleen Conway, APRN, a nurse and cancer counselor who has advanced training in hypnosis and is a clinical member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Initial consultation required. Register at 203/863-3704.

      Tues., May 5

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complet25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/864-7077 or www.westchestergov.com/fitness.
    • GIVE LOCAL WESTCHESTER & PUTNAM. Online giving event 12 p.m. today-12 p.m. tomorrow. In addition to donating to the favorite charity, residents will have a chance to win additional funds for the nonprofit of their choice. For a list of prizes, rules and regulations, participating nonprofit organizations and sponsorship opportunities, go to www.givelocalwp.org.
    • WORDS IN THEIR BEST ORDER: A WRITING CELEBRATION. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Led by Susie Aybar, BSN, MFA. An evening of poetry and prose by the members of the "Healing Through Writing" workshop. Through guided visualizations, writing prompts and group discussions, these writers have engaged in expressive writing, a type of writing that explores their own thoughts and feelings. 914/644-8844; www.gilda'sclubwestchester.org.
    • THEN CAME LIFE: BOOK DISCUSSION WITH AUTHOR GERALYN LUCAS. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 7 p.m. An intimate discussion with the author about her book, "Then Came Life: Living with Courage, Spirit and Gratitude After Breast Cancer." All are welcome. 203/542-7172; info@templesholom.com.

      Wed., May 6

    • ITSY BITSY PLAYGROUP. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Moms with babies under 24 months gather to nourish the need for community. Bond with other mommies and babies during music time and gross motor play led by music specialist Sarah Fradkin. Older siblings are welcome. Registration required. 203/869-7191; www.templesholom.com.
    • FRANKLY SPEAKING: YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM AND CANCER TREATMENT. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Speaker is Michael Postow, MD, Assistant Attending, Melanoma and Immunotherapeutic Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC. Dr. Postow will discuss immunotherapy today, eligibility for immunotherapy treatment, the immune system and cancer, side effects and other topics. Sign up required. 914/644-8844; www.gildasclubwestchester.org.
    • BASIC TRAINING FOR START-UPS: A PROVEN PATH TO BUSINESS SUCCESS. Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave., White Plains. Wed.-May 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Presented by SCORE Westchester. A series of interactive workshops, the program is designed to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools and skills essential for the successful launch of their new business. Each workshop will be conducted by a Certified SCORE Mentor, expert in the subject covered and will include interactive exercises. Register at www.scorewestchester.com and click on "Workshops and Events" at the top of the page or call 914/948-3907.
    • LIFE AND DEATH WITH DIGNITY: TAKING CHARGE OF HEALTHCARE DECISIONS. Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave., Chappaqua. 7-9 p.m. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the League of Women Voters of New Castle. Coffee and light refreshments will be available. lwvnewcastle@gmail.com.

      Thurs., May 7

    • JOYFUL BABY MASSAGE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today & May 14. 10-11 a.m. $25 for 1 time audit. Linda Thomas leads the hands-on small group class. Learn strokes and stretches to promote relaxation, build a strong healthy immune system, facilitate weight gain and help develop body awareness and coordination and learn techniques to offer relief from colds, colic, hiccups, constipation, diarrhea and teething irritabilities. Register at www.wainwright.org; 914/967-6080.
    • INTRO TO THE ART OF IKEBANA. Garden Education Center, 130 Bible St., Cos Cob. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. A two-session demonstration and workshop on the ancient art of Ikebana conducted by Barb Kaytes and Frances Wilson. In the first session they will present an overview of the Sogetsu discipline. The second session will be a workshop to create your own elegant Ikebana design. Containers, plant material and instruction provided. Limited to 12. $135 for non-members. Registration required. www.gecgreenwich.org.
    • LIFETIME OF LOOKING: TWO-DIMENSIONAL ARTWORK. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-2:30 p.m. For adults with memory loss and their caregivers. Free with museum admission: $7 for adults; $6 for seniors. Reservations required. kholko@brucemuseum.org or 203/413-6741.
    • THE COMMON CORE: FROM INSPIRATION TO IMPLEMENTATION. Rye High School Library, 5 Parsons St., Rye. 7:30 p.m. Hosted by the Rye, Rye Brook & Port Chester League of Women Voters. The forum will deal with issues that have arisen following the adoption of the Common Core standards several years ago, which represent some of the most pressing public education issues today. Panel includes Dr. Peter D. Salins, Dr. Frank Alvarez and Dr. Edward Kliszus (Port Chester School Superintendent). 914/698-7166,
    • HISTORIC GARDENS AND THEIR CREATORS. Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Program begins with a reception and refreshments and concludes with a book signing. The symposium will focus on two pioneering women landscape artists-Ellen Biddle Shipman and Marian Cruger Coffin-who were both active in designing and developing the historic gardens of many of the great estates of Greenwich. Their contributions will be examined by two experts-Judith B. Tankard and Mac Griswold. Tickets are $55. www.palladiummusicum.org or 203/661-6856.

      Fri., May 8

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complete 25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/231-4645 or www.westchestergov.com/parks.

      Sat., May 9

    • ANNUAL EARLY BIRD WALK & BREAKFAST. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 6:30-8 a.m. Free early morning bird walk; 8-9:30 a.m. annual bird breakfast event ($10 per person and RSVP required); 9:30-10:30 a.m. science demonstration-bird banding (free). For all ages, rain or shine. 203/930-1349 or greenwichcenter@audubon.org.
    • INTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION. Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies, 400 Westchester Ave., W. Harrison. Today, tomorrow, May 30, 31 and June 13 & 14. 9 a.m.-12 p.m./2-5 p.m. (12 hours per workshop). Participants may enroll in one or more workshops, and those completing all 6 workshops will receive a certificate of completion. The workshops are designed for current healthcare middle managers as well as those who have transitioned into healthcare from other industries. Today & tomorrow: Data Analytics provides the participant with an introductory capacity to identify and describe the structure and conduct of quantitative analytical methods. Data will be examined both qualitatively and quantitatively to determine patterns and trends with hands-on experience using typical analytical software packages. May 30 & 31: Navigating the Healthcare System: Who Are the New Caregivers? Introduces the new types of caregiver roles evolving in provider venues with a special focus on MDs. DOs, physician assistants, visiting nurses, CNAs, healthcare navigators and social workers. June 13 & 14: Healthcare Marketing, Social Media and Ethical Advertising offers an introduction to the methods and strategies associated with healthcare marketing and patient information services. Cost is $500 per workshop. Register at 914/367-3301 or email healthcarepcs@fordham.edu.
    • VEGETABLE GARDENING AT LAKE AVENUE FARM. Garden Education Center, 130 Bible St., Cos Cob. 9 a.m. Inter-planting your crops with herbs and flowers that attract beneficial insects and pollinator friends will increase yield while decreasing the need for pesticides in your garden. Local horticulturist Alan Gorkin will demonstrate companion planting., crop rotation, seasonal cover crops, no till methods, mulching & under sowing as well as creating your own beneficial attractant seed mix. Limited space. $45 for non-members. Registration required. www.gecgreenwich.org.

      Sun., May 10

    • JEWISH YOGA. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. 9:30-10:25 a.m. Discover how we can express and deepen our understanding of Jewish spirituality through the practice of yoga. Join certified yoga teacher Naomi Norman to explore the qualities of middot-soul traits. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat if you can, otherwise one will be provided for you. Classes are free but donations are appreciated. Reservations are required. 203/629-0018 or info@grs.org.
    • SHOW & TELL. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 3:30-5 p.m. Astronomical Society of Greenwich lecture by Rick Bria. Free with museum admission: $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students up to 22 years. 203/869-0376 or www.brucemuseum.org.

      For Kids

      Sat., May 2

    • DADDY & ME. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:15 a.m. Fathers can drop in with their kids for this ful-filled animal adventure. $15 for non-members. 914/967-5150; www.ryenaturecenter.org.

      Sun., May 3, 10, 24 & 31

    • FAMILY GALLERY TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10 and their families. A museum educator will lead an interactive discussion-based tour of the museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission: $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students up to 22 years; free for members and children under 5. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

      Mon., May 4, 11 & 18

    • MOMMY & ME. Rye Nature Center, 983 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:45-10:45 a.m. Sing songs, meet animals and learn about the natural world. For children over 18 months accompanied by a caregiver. $15 per session for non-members. 914/967-5150.

      Tues., May 5, 12, 19 & 26

    • TODDLER TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr. Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. For children ages 3-5 with adult. No reservation required. Seeking Sculptures. Free with museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for seniors and free for children under 5. www.brucemuseum.org.

      Wed., May 6, 13, 20, 27 & June 3, 17, 17 & 24

    • NATURE SPROUTS: A MOMMY & ME PROGRAM. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 3:30-4:30 p.m. For ages 18 monhts-4 years. Explore nature with your toddler. Enjoy short hikes, stories, crafts and family fun. Your child will use active and imaginary play to connect to the natural world in developmentally appropriate ways. Discover new ideas to create a healthy home and yard for your family and wildlife. $30 per family per week. Reduced price available for multiple weeks. RSVP required. Contact Susan Matthews at 203/930-1387 ext. 387 or sematthews@audubon.org.

      Sat., May 9

    • "MISS NELSON IS MISSING." Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. The search is on for Miss Nelson who seems to have vanished. Hopefully her students will find her before it's too late-for them! A lighthearted musical that reminds us to show appreciation for those we value. For ages 4+. $15. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.
    • FAMILY SECOND SATURDAYS: PLASTIC IS ART! Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 1-4 p.m. Free. For kids tots-10 accompanied by an adult. Consider how artists used plastics in the mid-20th century, when it was a brand-new material. Look at the work of Robert Rauschenberg and experiment with plastic artworks of your own. 914/251-6100.

      Every Sat. & Sun.

    • SEE & DO ART ACTIVITIES. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Every Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and every Sunday 12-5 p.m. For children of all ages accompanied by an adult. On weekends children can view and discuss works on exhibit with a Learning Center facilitator, then participate in special art activities. Non-member admission: free for children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for students and ages 60+. www.katonahmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays

    • STORYTIME TUESDAYS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-1:30 p.m. Youngsters and their adults can enjoy stories every week at the farm. 914/864-7282.
    • BEREAVEMENT GROUP JUST FOR KIDS. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. First & third Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Designed to provide peer support to children ages 5-12 who have experienced the death of a family member or friend due to cancer. Members of this group will use expressive activities such as art, poetry, games and stories to help them express their feelings and join with others who have had similar experiences. For additional information, call Jen Scully at 914/644-8844.

      Wednesdays

    • TODDLER TALES. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 9:45, 10:15 and in Spanish at 10:45 a.m. Young children enjoy a story, songs, movement and art activity. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • MUSIC TIME. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 1:30-2 p.m. Exploratory musical play time. Sing, dance and play a variety of instruments. For all ages. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • ZUMBA KIDS, JR. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 2:30-3 p.m. No age limit. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+ and free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Thursdays

    • ART CART. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 2:30-3 p.m. Try out a variety of art materials and techniques while designing a masterpiece of your own. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • KIDS' CANCER CONNECTIONS GROUP. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. Second and fourth Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. An ongoing peer support group for children ages 5-12 who either have a family member living with cancer or have cancer themselves. 914/644-8844.

      Tuesdays & Fridays

    • ZELDA THE ZANY OWL. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 12:15-1:15 p.m. For ages 36 months and younger. Learn your ABCs and 123s with the peppy, purple professor. Free with museum admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays & Saturdays

    • MUTT-I-GREES®. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 11 a.m. All ages. Meet a real dog from PAWS and do pet-themed crafts. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Ongoing

    • ENERGY LAB. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Wet, wild and wonderful way for children under 10 years of age to learn about the science of energy. They'll find a "working lab" that inspires a natural curiosity to imagine and invent. Exhibition includes a Solar Lab, Potential Energy Platforms, a Wind Lab, Water Lab and a Coal, Oil, Natural Gas and Uranium Lab. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • TOT TOWN. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Infants and toddlers have a new place to play. Exhibits include Language Lane, Baby Zone, Home Sweet Home, Wheels on the Bus, Old MacDonald's Farm, Tinkering Tots, Performing Tots, Art & Science Exploration and Book Nooks. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • BUILD IT! Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Exhibit teaches children all about architectural design and construction by encouraging them to grab tools and join the construction team working on the museum's expansion. Children can learn about the building process. $15; $10 ages 62 + over; free for children under 1. www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • HEALTHYVILLE. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT. Ongoing for approximately 5 years. A major new exhibit about the human body. Children will be able to step up their knowledge of nutrition, fitness, hygiene and safety as they explore familiar settings like the home, park, market & café. They'll enjoy role-playing doctors, dentists and TV personalities; master 10 different computer games; drive an ambulance and ride a bike with a human skeleton, among other fun activities. Free with museum admission. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Tues., 1-5 p.m. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      For Seniors

      Tues., May 5

    • SPRYE EVENT: TECH WORKSHOP. Rye High School, 1 Parsons St., Rye. 3-4 p.m. Free. Coaching by Rye Youth Council students. Learn the ins and outs of your latest electronic devices. Become proficient in the latest apps and games. RSVP required. 914/481-5706.

      Fri., May 8

    • SPRYE EVENT: MONTHLY CURRENT EVENTS DISCUSSION/BREAKFAST. Ruby's Oyster Bar, 45 Purchase St., Rye. 9 a.m. Breakfast is a la carte. RSVP required. 914/481-5706.

      Every Tuesday

    • TUESDAY MATINEES. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham. 2:30 p.m. Seniors are free for 2:30 p.m. matinees. For film schedule log on to www.thepicturehouse.org or call 914/738-7337.

      Every Wednesday

    • SENIOR WEDNESDAYS. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, White Plains and Saw Mill Multiplex, Hawthorne. This program provides patrons with a chance to catch new movies at a price that can't be beat. Tickets are $5.50 for ages 60 & up for all shows. For additional information, log on to www.nationalamusements.com.
  • Nearby Events

    Benefits

    Sat., May 2

    WCC CELEBRITY SALON: STATE OF THE KITCHEN. An art-filled Ossining estate. 6 p.m. Guests: Leonard Lopate & Walter Scheib. Barack Obama, the Clinton and Bush families, John McCain, Nelson Mandela and Henry Kissinger are just a few of the high profile guests that Leonard Lopate and Chef Walter Scheib have interviewed and prepared meals for. Hear the sizzling stories and scrumptious details of state dinners honoring world leaders, the 29-hour "day" for the White House Millennial New Year's Eve celebrations and President Bush's tee ball games on the lawn. Get a kitchen-eye view of life in the White House and tuck into food trends with two foodies. Includes cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. $150. Event raises funds for student scholarships. 914/606-6558.

    Wed., May 6

    OPEN STUDIO. Miriam Schulman Studio, 26 Claremont Rd., Scarsdale. 7-10 p.m. Free. Schulman will donate 50% of sales to benefit the friends of Music & Arts in the Scarsdale schools, a nonprofit, parent-run organization that supports arts and music education in all the public district schools. Explore a wide selection of Schulman's artwork from finished mixed media canvases to smaller gift items. 917/750-5664.

    Comedy

    Sat., May 2

    STEVEN WRIGHT. Paramount Hudson Valley, 1008 Brown St., Peekskill. 8 p.m. Comedian with a deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and generally brilliant humor. $49.50/$69.50. www.paramounthudsonvalley.com.

    Sat., May 9

    PAUL REISER. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. Reiser heads back to his stand-up roots with a joyfully funny performance. $56. 914/698-0098; www.emelin.org

    Concerts/Music

    Sat., May 2

    RED HOT & COOL. Irvington High School, 40 N. Broadway, Irvington. 4 p.m. A musical tribute for fans of all ages of enduring Broadway hits to endearing Beatles classics performed by the Westchester Choral Society. Reception and silent auction follow. $25 for adults; $10 for students available at the door or at www.westchesterchoralsociety.org.

    PATTI LUPONE. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. Concert of torch songs by the noted Broadway performer. Ticket packages range from $40-$220. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

    SYMPHONY OF WESTCHESTER. Iona College, 715 North Ave., New Rochelle. 8 p.m. All Brahms program including "Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, op. 102 in A minor," "Academic Festival Overture, op. 80" and "Symphony no. 2, op. 73 in D Major." $50 general admission; $35 seniors 65+ and $15 students. Online ticketing at www.thesymphonyofwestchester.org or by phone at 914/654-4926.

    Sun., May 3

    MANHATTANVILLE COLLEGE COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA CONCERT. Reid Hall, Purchase College, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase. 4 p.m. Program will include "Romanian Folk Dances" by Bela Bartok, "Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85" by Edward Elgar featuring cellist Sasha Ono and "Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88" by Dvorak. Free and open to the public. 914/323-5260.

    THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. Gospel, southern rock and country music. $58, $68, $78 & $88. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

    Mon., May 4

    VIVA EL CANTANTE. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. A tribute to "El Cantante" Hector Lavoe. MTG All-Stars concert orchestra will be performing hits from Lavoe's body of work plus critically acclaimed singers Hector "Papote" Jiminiez, Jose "Pepito" Gomez and Renzo Padilla. Also featured are the MTG All-Stars Dancers and special guest, Rosio Valentin. $80 + tax per person for dinner and show. 914/592-2268.

    Tues., May 5

    CHAMINADE CONCERT. Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central Park Ave., Yonkers. 2 p.m. Two popular jazz artists perform, pianist Sara Cion with vocalist Nicole Pasternack.

    A TRIBUTE TO JOHNNY MAESTRO FEATURING THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE BAND. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. 6:15 p.m. dinner; 8 p.m. show. $80 +tax per person. 914/592-2268.

    PURCHASE NEW MUSIC. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 8 p.m. Free. Concert features new compositions written by Purchase New Music performed by the Purchase Sinfonietta. www.purchase.edu.

    Thurs., May 7

    THE ROBERT CRAY BAND. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. Cray is considered one of the greatest guitarists of his generation. $39, $49 & $60. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

    Fri., May 8

    RUFUS WAINWRIGHT: THE BEST OF RUFUS WAINWRIGHT. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. One of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation. $38, $50, $60, $75 & $85. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

    Sat., May 9

    HUDSON CHORALE: AMERICAN VOICES PART II. Irvington Middle/High School Auditorium, 40 N. Broadway, Irvington. 7:30 p.m. Features American composers who found their inspiration in American writers with accompaniment by a full orchestra. Following the concert, the audience is invited to an informal reception to greet the conductor, the chorus and members of the brass ensemble. $25 in advance; $30 at the door; premium reserved purchased in advance only is $40; Students $10 advanced sales and door only. www.hudsonchorale.org.

    GET THE LED OUT: THE AMERICAN LED ZEPPELIN. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 8 p.m. $30, $37 & $42. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

    BLACKOUT NYC A CAPPELLA. White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 8 p.m. Innovative a cappella twist on hits by Cee Lo Green, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Daft Punk and more plus special guests For Good Measure of Scarsdale High School. $25 adults; $20 students 22 and younger. www.wppac.com; 914/328-1600.

    Sun., May 10

    MUSIC FROM THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. The college's new faculty ensemble performs best-loved music by Bach, Handel, Purcell and Vivaldi. $45. www.artscenter.org; 914/251-6200.

    PINK MARTINI. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 7 p.m. From old-fashioned pop to jazz. $45, $55 & $65. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

    Crafts, Fairs & Festivals

    Fri.-Sun., May 1-3

    CRAFTS AT LYNDHURST. 635 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. Fri. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Rain or shine. Free parking. No dogs. An art and shopping experience for the whole family. Showcases more than 275 modern American makers, artists, designers and craftspeople from around the country-a celebration of all things handmade. A weekend pass is $12; $11 for seniors 62+; $4 for children 6-16 and free for children under 6. www.artrider.com or 845/331-7900.

    SPRING FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS. First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. Artworks in many media will be on exhibit: oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, graphics, mixed media and photography. The public is invited to a free artists' reception at the Gala Art Show opening Fri., at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served. On May 1 at 8 p.m. there will be a chamber music concert featuring the Serio Divertimenti ensemble Tickets are $25. On Sat., May 2 at 8 p.m. the First Church Festival Chorus and Orchestra perform Beethoven's Mass in C and Choral Fantasy with Cullen Bryant on piano and Dr. Craig Scott Symons, conductor. Tickets are $35 & $25. On Sun., May 3 at 4 p.m. "Rock of Ages" Hymns for the Soul" will feature Jolie Rock Browne, vocalist and Joel Martin, piano. Tickets are $25. www.artsocietyofoldgreenwich.com.

    Sun., May 3

    43RD ANNUAL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL. College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle.12-5 p.m. A fun-filled day of outdoor activities, music, entertainment and strawberry treats. Admission is free; however, feels will be charged for food, games and rides. There will be a bounce house and climbing rock as well as an exciting giant slide. In case of rain, the event will take place in The Wellness Center.

    Dance

    Sun., May 3

    RIOULT DANCE NY. PepsiCo Theatre, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Sensual and articulate works of choreographer and company founder Pascal Rioult. $40 & $55. www.artcenter.org; 914/251-6200.

    Films

    Fri., May 1, 8 & 15

    FRIDAY NIGHT FILM SERIES. Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 7:30 p.m. May 1: "Bethlehem." Story of a complex relationship between an Israeli Secret Service officer and his teenaged Palestinian informant. May 8: "A Late Quartet." After a classical string quartet's 25 years of success, Peter, the cellist decides to retire when he learns he has Parkinson's disease. May 15: "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly." Elle France editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, at the age of 43, suffered a stroke that paralyzed his entire body, except his left eye. Using that eye to blink out his memoir Bauby eloquently described the aspects of his interior world. Films will be subtitled in English. $11 per film. 914/723-3186.

    Fri.-Wed., May 1-6

    GREENHOUSE: EMERGING DOCUMENTARY VOICES FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. May 1: "Those Who Said No." 7:30 p.m. with reception. $15 for non-members. May 2: "This Is My Land." 5 p.m. May 3: "The Invisible Men." 3 p.m. with "Not Quite the Taliban." Q&A with filmmaker Fadi Hindash via Skype. May 4: "Duma." 5 p.m. May 4: "Farewell Herr Schwarz." 7:40 p.m. Q&A with visiting artist/filmmaker Yael Reuveny and JBFC Programmer Karen Sloe Goodman. May 5: "On the Way to School." 5 p.m. May 5: "Five Broken Cameras." 7:40 p.m. May 6: "The Dead Cannot Vote." 5 p.m. Free. Q&A with filmmaker Sarra Abidi and Greenhouse partner/mentor Bruni Burres. RSVP by email to Lzakalik@burnsfilmcenter.org with your first and last name, number of tickets requested and the subject line "The Dead." May 6: "10949 Women." 7 p.m. Introduction by Greenhouse partner/mentor Bruni Burres. $12 for non-members unless noted otherwise. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

    Tues., May 5

    WORLD STAGE ON SCREEN: "THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CITY OF MAHAGONNY." Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 2 p.m. New production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's opera satire on consumerism. This unsettling story of a city that attracts the destitute and the disenchanted is Weill at his most brilliant and inventive. $30 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

    Wed., May 6-June 4

    JAZZ SESSIONS: THE GREATS ON CAMERA. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. May 6: Singing with Sinatra. 7:15 p.m. Featuring the John Pizzarelli Quartet and special guests the Jazz House Ambassadors. An evening of clips, storytelling and live performances highlighting the late entertainer's 45-year career in television. Reception with food, drink and merriment $30 for non-members. May 21: Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band. 7:15 p.m. Q&A with filmmaker Carol Bash who will be interviewed by om Staudter. $15 for non-members. May 28: Quincy Jones Presents: Justin Kauflin Trio. 7:15 p.m. The trio will perform live on stage $20 for non-members. June 4: Afro-Cuban Jazz and Beyond with the Ignacio Berroa Quintet. 7:15 p.m. The Ignacio Berroa Quintet will play an hour-long concert featuring the rhythms of the Afro-Cuban legacy. $20 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

    Films

    Wed., May 6, 13 & 20

    EMELIN FILM CLUB. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 7:30 p.m. See critically pre-release films that test and expand the boundaries of cinema. Join in the conversation with Dan Nuxoll, Emelin Curator and Program Director of Rooftop Films as he discusses each film with those intimately involved with its creation. Titles are not divulged prior to showings. To enroll go to www.emelin.org or call 914/698-0098.

    Thurs., May 7-27

    WINE & FILM: THE PERFECT PAIRING. Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. May 7: "Somm." 7:30 p.m. Welcome to the hardest test you've never heard of-the Master Sommelier exam. May 13: "Barolo Boys: The Story of a Revolution." 7:30 p.m. The Barolo Boys were a spirited group of winemakers who dramatically turned their backs on tradition to embrace modern technical innovations. In English/Italian with subtitles. May 20: "You Will Be My Son." 7:30 p.m. The demanding proprietor of his family's prestigious wine estate lacks faith in his own son and dreams of a harder-working, more effective successor. In French with subtitles. May 27: "A Year in Champagne." 7:30 p.m. Martine Saunier is the guide on this tour of the Champagne region in northern France, visiting six houses-from small independent producers to the illustrious Bollinger. $20 for non-members. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

    Fri. & Sat., May 8 & 9

    AFTER DARK: "MOMMY." Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 9:30 p.m. Power look at the lengths a single mother will go for her unpredictable, challenging teenage son. In French/English with subtitles. $12 general admission; $9 for students with valid ID. www.burnsfilmcenter.org; 914/747-5555.

    Readings

    Fri., May 1

    "TOYS IN THE ATTIC." White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 7:30 p.m. Play focuses on the Berniers sisters, two middle-aged spinsters who have sacrificed their own ambitions to look after their ne'er-do-well younger brother Julian whose grandiose dreams repeatedly lead to financial disasters. $10. 914/328-1600; www.wppac.com.

    Theater

    Fri. & Sat., May 1 & 2

    "OUTSIDE MULLINGAR." Whippoorwill Hall Theatre, North Castle Library, Kent Place, Armonk. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sat. May 2 at 3 p.m. Presented by the Hudson Stage Company. In this very Irish story with a surprising depth of poetic passion, tow introverted misfits straddling 40 fight their way towards solid ground and some kind of happiness. $35; $30 for students and senior citizens. 800/838-3006; www.hudsonstage.com.

    "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR." Kweskin Theatre, 1349 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. $32 for adults, $24 for senior citizens and $16 for students and children. 203/461-6358 or www.curtaincallinc.com.

    Thru July 5

    "WEST SIDE STORY." Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Thurs.-Sat. dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m., Sun. dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m., Thurs. matinees and some Wed. & Fri. matinees, lunch at 1l:30 a.m., show at 1 p.m., Sun. matinees lunch at 12 .m., show at 1:30 p.m. Dinner and show prices range between $56 and $84 plus tax depending on the performance chosen. Beverage service and gratuities are not included in the ticket price.

    Fri.-Sun., May 1-3;
    Thurs.-Sat., May 7-9

    "RELATIVE VALUES." Wilton Playshop, 15 Lovers La., Wilton, Ct. Performances are at 8 p.m. except Sun., May 3 which is at 2 p.m. $25; $20 for seniors and students. Lady Felicity Marshwood finds her genteel English manor house in turmoil. She is short-staffed, with one maid ill and another visiting a relative and her son, Nigel, has announced that he is returning home with his new famous fiancée who happens to be a Hollywood star. It's enough to drive a sophisticalted English Lady quite mad. 203/762-7629.

    Fri.-Sun., May 1-17

    "DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE." Axial Theatre, St. John's Episcopal Church, 8 Sunnyside Ave., Pleasantville. Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m., matinees Sat. at 2 p.m. and Sun. at 4 p.m. $25; $20 for students and seniors. All tickets are $40 on opening night, May 2 which will include wine, hors d'oeuvres and sweet treats and a talkback with the actors and director following the performance.

    Sat., May 2

    "RAPUNZEL, RAPUNZEL!: A VERY HAIRY TALE. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 2 p.m. A charming new musical based on the classic fairy tale will delight princes and princesses of all ages. $25 & $35. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

    "DORUNTINE." Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 3 & 8 p.m. Presented by internationally acclaimed physical theater ensemble Blessed Unrest. Based on an Albanian legend of family loyalty and the power of an unbreakable vow, this is a magical tale of a family ravaged by war, an impossible journey on horseback, a marriage that spurns tradition and a brother who defies the grave. $30. 914/698-0098; www.emelin.org.

    Fri., May 8

    I HAPPEN TO LIKE NEW YORK. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 8 p.m. A new musical celebrates NYC with songs by Berlin, Rodgers, Bernstein, Sondheim and Porter. Written, narrated and directed by Martin Charnin. Show stars Shelly Burch with the David Shenton trio. $40. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

    Sun., May 10 & 17

    "THE LARAMIE PROJECT." Westchester's Theater for Children and Teens, 1 N. Broadway, White Plains. 2 & 7 p.m. Based on direct interviews, this powerful stage event shows Laramie, Wyoming from the eyes of its residents and the national media that descended on this small town in October 1998. It's a breathtaking theatrical collage that explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of compassion of which we are capable. $18 regular admission; $15 for seniors and children under 12. www.pl.aygroup.org or 914/946-4433.

    Tours

    Fri., May 8

    OPEN DOOR FOUNDATION HOUSE TOUR. Private homes in Tarrytown. Day will include a plant & garden boutique and luncheon at Sleepy Hollow Country Club. Event benefits the Open Door Foundation. $150. Patron tickets which include two tickets to the House Tour and Luncheon plus two tickets to an exclusive pre-event Patron Party on May 3 are $500. Purchase tickets online at www.opendoormedical.org/housetour/.

    Exhibits

    11TH ANNUAL SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Thru May 23. Exhibition of works 15" or less in a variety of media created by artists from across the nation. There will be an artist reception Sat., May 9 from 3-5 p.m. 914/834-1117 or mag2120@verizon.net.

  • Fri., Apr. 24

    • 3-D ARCHERY COURSE. Blue Mountain Sportsman Center, 183 Watch Hill Rd., Cortlandt Manor. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and federal holidays that fall on Mon., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The 3-D archery course is a walking path through the woods with 14 shooting stations and targets along the way. No children under 12 are permitted, and children 12 & over must have proof of age. No dogs allowed. Fees: $12 per round with County Park Pass; $15 per round without pass. www.westchestergov.com/parks or 914/862-5280.
    • HEALTH RELATED COOKING WORKSHOP. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 1-3 p.m. Taught by Mary Opfer, MD, RD & CDN, a Culinary Nutritionist. Learn how to cook and eat to address various health issues that could help you and your family. Cooking For Thyroid Disease. $35 for non-members. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

      Sat., Apr. 25

    • SPRING BIRD WALKS. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. Saturdays, 7-8:45 a.m. No charge or RSVP required. For information call Ted at 203/930-1353.
    • RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. St. John's Lutheran Church, 122 Fenimore Rd., Mamaroneck. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor app., visit redcrossblood.org or call 8//733-2767.
    • INTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION. Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies, 400 Westchester Ave., W. Harrison. Today, tomorrow, May 9, 10, 30, 31 and June 13 & 14. 9 a.m.-12 p.m./2-5 p.m. (12 hours per workshop). Participants may enroll in one or more workshops, and those completing all 6 workshops will receive a certificate of completion. The workshops are designed for current healthcare middle managers as well as those who have transitioned into healthcare from other industries. Today & tomorrow: Healthcare Policy and Regulatory Issues examines past and current political, legal, technological and economic healthcare policy developments. May 9 & 10: Data Analytics provides the participant with an introductory capacity to identify and describe the structure and conduct of quantitative analytical methods. Data will be examined both qualitatively and quantitatively to determine patterns and trends with hands-on experience using typical analytical software packages. May 30 & 31: Navigating the Healthcare System: Who Are the New Caregivers? Introduces the new types of caregiver roles evolving in provider venues with a special focus on MDs. DOs, physician assistants, visiting nurses, CNAs, healthcare navigators and social workers. June 13 & 14: Healthcare Marketing, Social Media and Ethical Advertising offers an introduction to the methods and strategies associated with healthcare marketing and patient information services. Cost is $500 per workshop. Register at 914/367-3301 or email healthcarepcs@fordham.edu.
    • ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH FAIR. Thomas Slater Center, 1 Fisher Ct., White Plains. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration ends at 8:30 a.m. Stop by for free screenings, information and exhibits. Screenings include cholesterol, sickle cell, diabetes, breast exam, prostate, blood pressure, HIV, stroke risk, vascular, lung screening and more. For information call 914/681-1119.
    • KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE. Community Synagogue of Rye, 200 Forest Ave., Rye. 9:30-10:45 a.m. Families will enjoy fun and exciting activities, including baking a chocolate chip challah together. RSVP to rs@comsynrye.org or call 914/967-7598.
    • NATIVE PLANT CENTER'S 16TH ANNUAL NATIVE PLANT SALE. Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Edible native plants will be featured among the hundreds of perennials, shrubs and trees available. In addition to edible plants, the sale will offer enduring garden favorites like phlox and coral bells as well as species beloved by songbirds, hummingbirds, butterflies and bees such as chokeberry, beebalm, milkweed and hyssop. Native plant specialists will be on hand throughout the sale to answer questions and assist gardeners in choosing great options for their sites. 914/606-7870.
    • DON'T STIR, YOU'LL AWAKEN THE DRAGON: ACCEPTING THE WISDOM, POWER AND GUIDANCE OF YOUR TOTEM ANIMAL. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Led by Nadine Gordon-Taylor. In this workshop you'll find your animal, bird and/or insect symbols and listen to and interpret what these powerful teachers have to share with you. Then you will meditate, reflect and create your own animal totem mixed media/collage board to help you connect with your personal animal guide. Bring lunch. Materials included.$60 for non-members. 914/967-6114.
    • SUBURBIA ROLLER DERBY. Yonkers P.A.L., 127 N. Broadway, Yonkers. Doors open at 6 p.m., game at 7 p.m. SRD's Suburban Brawl vs. CTRG Connecticut All-Stars. $20 VIP best seats in the house + Skatress service. Ages 18 or older only. $15 general admission; children under 8 are free in general admission.

      Sun., Apr. 26

    • STRENGTHENING FAMILIES ONE STEP AT A TIME WALKATHON. Playland, Playland Parkway, Rye. 9 a.m. Hosted by April's Child. There will be entertainment, food, games and prizes. Children, families, friends and colleagues will have a lot of fun at a 5K walk or a ½ mile stroll. Registered walkers will get a tee shirt, a goody bag, refreshments and prizes. To register walkers, call 914/997-2642.
    • WALK FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH. Glen Island Park, Pelham Rd., New Rochelle. 9:30 a.m. Walk is to raise awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis research. Participants will enjoy the scenic 1.5 mile fully accessible routes around the park with view of the Long Island Sound. Register at www.walkMSnyc.org or call 212/463-9791.
    • ADVANCED BEGINNERS HEBREW. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 9:30 a.m. Taught by Rabbi Andrew Sklarz. You'll develop Hebrew reading proficiency and a better understanding of the Shabbat and holiday liturgy. Plus a basic understanding of biblical and modern Hebrew grammar. Free but donations are appropriate and greatly appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • MONTHLY HOMESTEADER WORKSHOP SERIES. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Today, May 17, June 14, July 19 & Aug. 16. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A look at many of the things you can do at home to increase your food independence and peace of mind by closing the gap between yourself, your food and the land. Today: Lawn to Garden. May 17: Foraging, June 14: Composting 101. July 19: Backyard Greenhouse. Aug. 16: Seed Saving. $35 per class. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.
    • FAMILY FUN DAY. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Music by The Bossy Pants, storytelling, science, arts & crafts, healthy snacks, face painting and more. No tickets required. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.
    • FREE RABIES CLINIC. Stamen Animal Hospital, 61 Quaker Ridge Rd., New Rochelle. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Westchester County residents can bring their dogs, cats and ferrets for free rabies vaccinations. Cats and ferrets must be in carriers and dogs must be on a leash. Aggressive dogs must be muzzled. No examinations will be given and all pets must be supervised by an adult. To schedule an appointment call 914/632-1269.
    • WISDOM LITERATURE. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 10:30 a.m. appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • EDIBLE NATIVE & INVASIVE PLANTS. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. Two-part event. Part 1: Indoor lecture: Preserving Native Plant Knowledge, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This lecture is designed to expose the audience to a wide-range of useful plants that grow in New England landscape. Arthur Haines, Research Botanist, will discuss favorite species while also proposing that our waning use of wild plants is correlated with a decline in health of both our bodies and our local landscapes. $15 for non-members. All ages. RSVP to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or 203/930-1349. There will be a lunch break from 12-1. Part 2: Field Walk: ID & Use of Edible Native Plants. 1-3:30 p.m. Discover southern New England's edible native plants with Arthur Haines. $25 for non-members. Ideal for adults and/or interested youth. RSVP to 203/930-1349.
    • ADVANCE DIRECTIVES WORKSHOP. First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Advance directives, also known as "living wills," are instructions for others to follow when an individual is unable to make his or her wishes known in a medical crisis or as one approaches the end of life. Donna Coletti, MD, Director of Palliative Care and Judy Holding, MAR, Oncology Chaplain will the guides through the process of developing and documenting your plans. Participants will receive materials to begin the process of establishing their own advance directives. Register at 293/863-4277 or 888/305-9253.
    • ROCK AND MINERAL FAMILY DAY. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-4 p.m. Steve Okulewicz presents "Magic of Geology) at 3 p.m. Activities include mineral ID and geode cracking with the Stamford Mineralogical Society. www.brucemuseum.org.
    • NORWALK YOUTH SYMPHONY OPEN HOUSE. Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East St., Norwalk. 1:30-3:30 p.m. All interested parents and students are invited to witness the inside world of the Norwalk Youth Symphony. Conductors, student musicians and board members will be available to give guided tours and answer questions. 203/866-4100; www.norwalkyouthsymphony.com.
    • RHYTHM IS THE CURE: A HEALING DANCE AND PERCUSSION WORKSHOP. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 2-6 p.m. Led by Alessandra Belloni, internationally renowned singer & percussionist. This class is based on the roots of an ancient form of music and dance therapy known as Tarantella. Participants will learn the unique style of tambourine playing, gain the healing and stress-relieving effect of these rhythms and dances and release blockages of emotional and sensual energies expelling feelings of depression and depression. Participants are encouraged to dance in bare feet and wear a skirt. Dress in white clothes if possible. $88 for non-members. www.wainwright.org or 914/967-6080.
    • LOVING OUR ENEMIES. Maryknoll Mission, 55 Ryder Rd., Ossining. 2:30 p.m. Speaker will be peace activist and lay theologian, Jim Forest who will discuss the concept of loving our enemies in a violent world, the message Jesus taught through direct instruction through parables and by example. Free and open to the public. Reservations are required. 914/941-7636 ext. 2445 or email MaryknollSpeakersSeries@maryknoll.org.
    • SOUND OF MUSIC SING ALONG. PepsiCo Theatre, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Part karaoke, part costume contest, this is the mother of all sing-alongs. Best costume competition at 1:30 p.m. Pre-show workshop for kids ages 6-16. Free of charge with the purchase of a ticket. $20 & $15.
    • GREENWICH LANDMARK RECOGNITION RECEPTION. Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Rd., Greenwich. 5-7:30 p.m. Champagne, wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Purpose of the program is to encourage preservation through the recognition of historic and architecturally significant structures. Properties include a backcountry estate, the former Greenwich Post Office, French Farm, a charming Cos Cob Victorian and the Riverside Avenue Bridge. $75 per person. Advance reservations are required. www.greenwichhistory.org or 203/869-6899 ext. 10.

      Mon., Apr. 27

    • THE NURSE IS IN. Rye YMCA, 21 Locust Ave., Rye. 9-11 a.m. and at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • LET'S TALK...ENGLISH! White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. Every Monday & Thurs. at 2 p.m. Adult learners who speak English as a second language are invited to practice English in a conversation group with librarian facilitator. Register at the Reference Desk or by phone at 914-422-1480.
    • SELF-HYPNOSIS SKILLS FOR CANCER PATIENTS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Learn from Kathleen Conway, APRN, a nurse and cancer counselor who has advanced training in hypnosis and is a clinical member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Initial consultation required. Register at 203/863-3704.

      Tues., Apr. 28

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complet25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/864-7077 or www.westchestergov.com/fitness.
    • NAVIGATING WESTCHESTER: THREADING THE NEEDLE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH. Tappan Hill Mansion, Tarrytown. 8-9:30 a.m. Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino will lead a discussion on the county's economic future with leading real estate, government and business leaders. This is a rare opportunity to hear how government, real estate and business can work together to grow a bright economic future for Westchester County. Event features Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Harrison Mayor Ron Belmont and Bronxville Mayor Mary Marvin. $80 for non-members. Space is limited. www.westchesterny.org.
    • THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich Hospital cafeteria, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 10 a.m.-noon; today at the Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich. 12:15-1:15 p.m. today at the Perrot Library, 90 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP. Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd., Old Greenwich. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Education, support, exercise and social activities for people with Parkinson's, their families and caregivers. Learn & Share: Tips for Everyday Living. 203/863-4444.
    • SCORE WORKSHOP: EFFECTIVE SELLING SKILLS. Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Rd., Elmsford. 6-8 p.m. Free. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.
    • THE EVOLUTION AND RECENT EXTINCTION OF "GIANT" LEMURS ON MADAGASCAR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 7 p.m. Lecture by Dr. William Jungers of Stony Brook University Medical Center. Reception at 6:30 p.m. $15 for non-members. For reservations call 203/413-6757.

      Wed., Apr. 29

    • ITSY BITSY PLAYGROUP. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Moms with babies under 24 months gather to nourish the need for community. Bond with other mommies and babies during music time and gross motor play led by music specialist Sarah Fradkin. Older siblings are welcome. Registration required. 203/869-7191; www.templesholom.com.
    • SCORE WORKSHOP: WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE STARTING A BUSINESS. SCORE Westchester, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Free. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.
    • BOOKMAKING WORKSHOP. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Led by Maddie Goldman, Art Educator. Make your own personalized "book." After choosing a theme for your book, you will be introduced to a variety of mixed media techniques including collage, drawing, painting, stamping, printing and stenciling. Choose what appeals to you to create your unique personal book. Bring scissors and anything you fell you might want to include. This workshop is for the beginner as well as the more experienced artist. Sign up required. 914/644-8844; www.gildasclubwestchester.org.
    • CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 5-6:30 p.m. Free. Resource for learning and sharing skills to cope with changes caused by persistent pain. Learn how to regain positive emotional energy, reduce discomfort and enhance the effects of prescribed medications. Facilitated by Joanne Mortimer, MS, BCIAC. Pre-registration required. 203/496-4574.
    • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 6-9 p.m. Hosted by the Whitby School and Ridley College, this panel discussion will feature Tommy Hilfiger, Panetha Ott (Director of Admissions for Brown University), Greg Buckles (Director of Admissions for Middlebury College) and Michael Leshner (Outreach Manager for IB Americas). Through this discussion, attendees will gain a better understanding of the IB program. The panel will also speak about how the IB is providing the framework for students to become global thinkers and equipping them with skills needed to succeed in the 21st century. Space is limited. Register online at whitbyschool.org/ib2015.
    • BASIC TRAINING FOR START-UPS: A PROVEN PATH TO BUSINESS SUCCESS. Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave., White Plains. Wed.-May 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Presented by SCORE Westchester. A series of interactive workshops, the program is designed to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools and skills essential for the successful launch of their new business. Each workshop will be conducted by a Certified SCORE Mentor, expert in the subject covered and will include interactive exercises. Register at www.scorewestchester.com and click on "Workshops and Events" at the top of the page or call 914/948-3907.

      Thurs.,
      Apr. 30

    • VOLUNTEER NEW YORK'S 35TH ANNUAL VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARDS. Westchester Marriott Hotel, Tarrytown. 8-10 a.m. Highlights how important service is to keeping Westchester and the surrounding areas strong and resilient. The Legacy Award will be presented to Markham F. Rollins III, a lifelong Westchester resident and business leader. He is Executive Vice President of Brown and Brown of NY, Inc. dba The Rollins Agency and President of its Westchester office in Rye Brook. $85 per person. 914/227-9307.
    • STRATEGIES FOR DEER MANAGEMENT IN WESTCHESTER'S SUBURBAN COMMUNITIES. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The morning sessions will begin with an overview of the history of deer populations in NYS. The afternoon sessions will introduce regional approaches to deer management. Both morning and afternoon sessions will conclude with a panel discussion and an opportunity for participants to ask questions. Admission is free, but advance registration is required. To register call Jason Klein at 914/864-7322.
    • THE NURSE IS IN. 55 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. 9-11 a.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • COSMIC MEMORY OF FOOD. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. or 6-8:30 p.m. Led by Laura Parisi. This workshop focuses on whole, fresh, organic and local foods. Includes a full set of recipes, hands on instruction and a family style meal. $68 for non-members. Register at 914/967-6080.
    • SPA NIGHT AND EYEBROW CLINIC. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 5-7 p.m. Free. For women undergoing radiation or chemotherapy treatments. A relaxing evening of makeup and fun. Learn how to deal with the loss of eyebrows and get complimentary pampering from the Healing Touch volunteers. Free eyebrow kits, along with step-by-step instructions. Refreshments will be served. Register at 203/863-3627; 888/357-2409 or www.greenwichhospital.org.
    • SCORE WESTCHESTER WORKSHOP: USING QUICKBOOKS FOR YOUR BUSINESS FINANCIALS. Yonkers Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.
    • JOINT SENATE TASK FORCE ON HEROIN AND OPIATE ADDICTION FORUM. Mildred E. Strang Middle School, 2701 Crompound Rd., Yorktown Heights. 7 p.m. Forum will provide an opportunity for Senators to solicit input from stakeholders and experts and use the information collected to develop recommendations for legislative action.
    • LAUGHTER FOR THE SOUL. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7:30 p.m. wine/beer reception; 8 p.m. performance. Features comedians Moody McCarthy and Andy Pitz who are among America's sharpest comedic minds. $42 for non-members. Register online at www.wainwright.org or call 914/967-6080.

      Fri., May 1

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complete 25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/231-4645 or www.westchestergov.com/parks.
    • YONKERS CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS. Art venues throughout the downtown waterfront and Van de Donck river park, Yonkers. Today-Sunday. City-wide celebration will feature grit-pop recording artists Black Taxi, acclaimed graffiti artist Crash, the Color Run, world-famous Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, Grammy nominated jazz saxophonist Tim Armacost, Electric Dance under the pier, live street art, pop-up galleries and art workshops. More than 150 artists and musicians will converge on the city to showcase their work in what will be the largest arts festival in Westchester County. For additional information go to grwoundworkhv.org.
    • 3RD ANNUAL GROW CONFERENCE. Westchester Community College, Gateway Center, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For entrepreneurs and business owners. Learn how to jumpstart your business, accelerate your sales, boost your marketing, fast track your financing and more. Event includes continental breakfast and lunch. $75 in advance; $100 at the door. Westchester grow.com.

      Sat., May 2

    • JUNIOR LEAGUE OF CENTRAL WESTCHESTER TAG SALE. Wayside Cottage, 1039 Post Road, Scarsdale. 8-9 a.m. early bird admission for $5 and free general admission from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Discover treasures and bargains for babies and children, including clothes, strollers, outdoor play equipment, books, games and bikes, Halloween costumes, women's clothing and accessories, small housewares and baked goods. Proceeds will support the JLCW.

      Sat., May 2

    • TREE WALK. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. join Peter Linderoth of the Bruce Museum Science Department on a walk to identify trees. Learn about the physical characteristics that environmental scientists observe during tree identification and about the basics of utilizing a dichotomous key. Following a brief discussion, participants will identify trees during a non-strenuous guided walk around the Museum grounds and Bruce Park. www.brucemuseum.org.
    • SPRING WILDFLOWER ECOLOGY AND PHOTO WALK. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 2-3:30 p.m. Come walk to seek out early spring wildflowers, snap photos and learn about their life histories, ecological niches and inset pollination partners. Ages 5 & up. RSVP to Ted at 203/930-1353 or tgilman@audubon.org.
    • SLOW FOOD POTLUCK & FULL MOON HIKE. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 6:30-9 p.m. A family-friendly potluck dinner then a night hike under the full moon. Guests donate $10 per adult and bring a home-cooked dish for 4-6 people. Ideally ingredients will be mainly organic or local or both, but this is not required. RSVP required. Send with dish info with # of guests by email to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or call Jeff at 203/930-1349.

      Sun., May 3

    • 3RD ANNUAL WALK/RUN FOR HOPE. Greenwich Point Park, Old Greenwich. 7:45 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. kick-off of children's half-mile Fun Run followed by the 5K at 9:15 a.m. Events raise funds to support Cancer Care's free, professional services provided to anyone affected by cancer. JJ Cassone's Bakery of Port Chester will be providing rolls. This community-based event brings together friends and families to walk or run in memory of those they have lost to cancer, to honor survivors and support those who are currently facing a cancer diagnosis. Registration is $40 for adults; $20 for children 12 and under and $10 for children for the Fun Run only. Individuals and teams can enter by registering at www.cancercare.org/walkgreenwich.
    • BICYCLE SUNDAYS. Bronx River Parkway from Westchester County Center in White Plains south to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. Today, May 10, 17 & 31; June 7, 14, 21 & 28; Sept. 13, 20 & 27. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Parking is $7 at the County center lot in White Plains. For additional information call 914/864-PARK or go to westchestergov.com/parks.
    • ITALIAN EXPO 2015. Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 1-5 p.m. Free. Come with family and friends to enjoy a taste of Italy and the Italian culture. A variety of cars such as Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis, Alfa Romeos and motorcycles including Vespas will be on display. 914/606-6790.
    • FIRST SUNDAY SCIENCE. Seaside Center, Greenwich Point Park, Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich. 1:30-4 p.m. At 1:45 p.m.: Loons Come First: Understanding Bird Field Guides with Robin Jones. 2:30 p.m.: Purple Martin walk and Talk with Mike Aurella. 3:15 p.m.: Wildlife Rehabilitation and live bird release by Dara Reid of Wildlife in Crisis. 203/413-6756 or cynthiae@brucemuseum.org.

      For Kids

      Fri.-Sun. thru Apr. 26

    • NY INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL WESTCHESTER. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. Best new films from around the world for ages 3-18. The closing ceremony will take place Sun., Apr. 26 at 6:30 p.m. Festival will end with a screening of "Belle and Sebastian." A full schedule of screenings and film synopses can be found at www.thepicturehouse.org. Tickets are $12 general admission; $10 students and seniors. Tickets will be available at www.thepicturehouse.org or at the box office.

      Sat., Apr. 25

    • PAPERMAKING FOR CHILDREN. Square House Museum, 1 Purchase St., Rye. 1-2:30 p.m. Children ages 7-11 will learn about the history of paper and how to create their own using newspapers and other paper scraps. $15 per child includes all supplies. Reservations are suggested. 914/967-7588.

      Mon., Apr. 27 and May 4, 11 & 18

    • MOMMY & ME. Rye Nature Center, 983 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:45-10:45 a.m. Sing songs, meet animals and learn about the natural world. For children over 18 months accompanied by a caregiver. $15 per session for non-members. 914/967-5150.

      Tues., Apr. 28, May 5, 12, 19 & 26

    • TODDLER TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr. Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. For children ages 3-5 with adult. No reservation required. Seeking Sculptures. Free with museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for seniors and free for children under 5. www.brucemuseum.org.

      Sun., May 3, 10, 24 & 31

    • FAMILY GALLERY TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10 and their families. A museum educator will lead an interactive discussion-based tour of the museum's current exhibitions. Free with admission: $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and students up to 22 years; free for members and children under 5. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

      Wed., May 6, 13, 20, 27 & June 3, 17, 17 & 24

    • NATURE SPROUTS: A MOMMY & ME PROGRAM. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 3:30-4:30 p.m. For ages 18 monhts-4 years. Explore nature with your toddler. Enjoy short hikes, stories, crafts and family fun. Your child will use active and imaginary play to connect to the natural world in developmentally appropriate ways. Discover new ideas to create a healthy home and yard for your family and wildlife. $30 per family per week. Reduced price available for multiple weeks. RSVP required. Contact Susan Matthews at 203/930-1387 ext. 387 or sematthews@audubon.org.

      For Seniors

      Every Tuesday

    • TUESDAY MATINEES. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham. 2:30 p.m. Seniors are free for 2:30 p.m. matinees. For film schedule log on to www.thepicturehouse.org or call 914/738-7337.

      Every Wednesday

    • SENIOR WEDNESDAYS. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, White Plains and Saw Mill Multiplex, Hawthorne. This program provides patrons with a chance to catch new movies at a price that can't be beat. Tickets are $5.50 for ages 60 & up for all shows. For additional information, log on to www.nationalamusements.com.
  • Fri., Apr. 17

    • GIVE THE GIFT OF KINDERGARTEN TO YOUR CHILD. Community Synagogue of Rye, 200 Forest Ave., Rye. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Special information session for parents to learn more about the kindergarten religious school program. RSVP to rs@comsynrye.org or call 914/967-7598.
    • 3-D ARCHERY COURSE. Blue Mountain Sportsman Center, 183 Watch Hill Rd., Cortlandt Manor. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and federal holidays that fall on Mon., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The 3-D archery course is a walking path through the woods with 14 shooting stations and targets along the way. No children under 12 are permitted, and children 12 & over must have proof of age. No dogs allowed. Fees: $12 per round with County Park Pass; $15 per round without pass. www.westchestergov.com/parks or 914/862-5280.
    • THE NURSE IS IN. Hill House, Riverside. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. White Plains Presbyterian Church, 39 N. Broadway, White Plains. 11:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative. To make an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800/733-2767.
    • CANCER SUPPORT TEAM'S CELEBRATE SPRINGTIME EVENT. Larchmont Yacht Club, 1 Woodbine Ave., Larchmont. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Event honors Betty Kelly. For information call 914/777-2777.

      Sat., Apr. 18

    • SPRING BIRD WALKS. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. Saturdays, 7-8:45 a.m. No charge or RSVP required. For information call Ted at 203/930-1353.
    • INTRO TO THE HEALING QUALITIES OF CRYSTALS. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Workshop led by Patricia Nast, MPH, L.Ac. and Natalie Kasdan, LMT, CST is an introduction to the magical world of crystals. In this highly experiential workshop you will be invited to open up all your senses to choose the stones you will work with and truly experience what they can do. All you need to bring is your belief in magic, miracles and healing. $148 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.
    • BIRDING BY EAR. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Indoor discussion of how and why birds vocalize, introduction to useful bird sound recordings and outdoor walk to practice birding by ear skills. For adults and interested youth. $12 for adults; free for youth. RSVP to Ted at 203/930-1353 or tgilman@audubon.org.
    • EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE INFORMATION SESSIONS. 210 N. Central Ave., Hartsdale. 11 a.m. Information sessions about the college's associate and bachelor's degree programs. 914/948-6206.
    • ADULT LEARNER INFORMATION DAY. College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and at CNR campuses in Co-op City, South Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Information available on bachelor's degree program specifically for adults. Advisors will answer questions, and attendees are invited to tour the campus, meet faculty and students and talk to academic and financial advisors. At this event, applicants will have the opportunity to complete the entire registration process in one stop. Register at http://www.cnr.edu/web/school-of-new-rochelle/visit.
    • DON'T STIR, YOU'LL AWAKEN THE DRAGON: ACCEPTING THE WISDOM, POWER AND GUIDANCE OF YOUR TOTEM ANIMAL. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today & Apr. 25. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Led by Nadine Gordon-Taylor. In these workshops you'll find your animal, bird and/or insect symbols and listen to and interpret what these powerful teachers have to share with you. Then you will meditate, reflect and create your own animal totem mixed media/collage board to help you connect with your personal animal guide. Bring lunch. Materials included.$60 per workshop for non-members. 914/967-6114.
    • HAMMOND MUSEUM AND GARDEN OPENING DAY. 28 Deveau Rd., N. Salem 1-3 p.m. Reception for the artists of the exhibition Brush With Nature (see Exhibits) with eclectic jazz by Chick's Candy Outlet. Refreshments. Free admission. 914/669-5033.
    • THE HEALING KITCHEN: REMEDIES FROM NATURE'S PHARMACY. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 2-4 p.m. Andrea Candee, Master Herbalist, discusses transforming the contents of your kitchen's pantry in to a natural pharmacy. Using common fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, learn how to create remedies that are safe, natural and effective. Learn how to heal sprains, bruises, joint pain, insect bites, bleeding cuts, headaches, constipation and help enhance or detoxify your system. $52 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.
    • SOUND OF MUSIC SING-ALONG. PepsiCo Theatre, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Today at 8 p.m., tomorrow at 3 p.m. Part karaoke, part costume contest, this is the mother of all sing-alongs. $20 & $15. For tickets, go to artscenter.org.

      Sun., Apr. 19

    • ADVANCED BEGINNERS HEBREW. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 9:30 a.m. Taught by Rabbi Andrew Sklarz. You'll develop Hebrew reading proficiency and a better understanding of the Shabbat and holiday liturgy. Plus a basic understanding of biblical and modern Hebrew grammar. Free but donations are appropriate and greatly appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • JEWISH YOGA. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Today & May 10. 9:30-10:25 a.m. Discover how we can express and deepen our understanding of Jewish spirituality through the practice of yoga. Join certified yoga teacher Naomi Norman to explore the qualities of middot-soul traits. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat if you can, otherwise one will be provided for you. Classes are free but donations are appreciated. Reservations are required. 203/629-0018 or info@grs.org.
    • EARTH DAY & ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION. Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Rd., Greenburgh. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Roll up your sleeves and make a difference. Learn how to gather fresh rainwater for your gardens and turn your food scraps and garden waste into rich compost that will build up your soil. Join in the planting of a tree in recognition of Arbor Day. Enjoy sun-powered music and a solar cooking demonstration by Solar Punch. 914/723-3470.
    • WISDOM LITERATURE. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 10:30 a.m. appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • EARTH DAY. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Native & Pollinators, plant sale. Attract birds, bees and butterflies. 914/967-6080 www.wainwright.org.

      Mon., Apr. 20

    • THE NURSE IS IN. Rye YMCA, 21 Locust Ave., Rye. Today & Apr. 27. 9-11 a.m. and at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • LET'S TALK...ENGLISH! White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. Every Monday & Thurs. at 2 p.m. Adult learners who speak English as a second language are invited to practice English in a conversation group with librarian facilitator. Register at the Reference Desk or by phone at 914-422-1480.
    • MUSIC & MEDITATION. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 2-3 p.m. Free. Led by Madeline Rhinehart, Certified Meditation Facilitator and Coach, This workshop will provide a guided meditation along with soothing music to help relieve stress and anxiety. Sign up required. 914/644-8844.
    • SELF-HYPNOSIS SKILLS FOR CANCER PATIENTS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Learn from Kathleen Conway, APRN, a nurse and cancer counselor who has advanced training in hypnosis and is a clinical member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Initial consultation required. Register at 203/863-3704.
    • BARIATRIC SURGERY: THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOU? Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 4:45-5:45 p.m. Free. Find out if you are a candidate for weight-loss surgery and what types of procedures are available at Greenwich Hospital. Led by bariatric surgeon Harold Neyra, MD. Bring your questions. Light refreshments will be served. 203/863-3646.
    • BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 6:15-7:15 p.m. Free. If you have had or are planning to have gastric bypass, lap band or sleeve gastrectomy surgery, get ongoing support and information. Guest speakers will address a variety of medical, nutritional and lifestyle topics to help you achieve the best possible outcomes. Register at 203/863-3646.
    • BACKSTAGE LEGENDS AND MASTERS AWARD. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase.7 p.m. The 4th annual Award will be given to Technical theatre legend Gene O'Donovan. Free and open to the public.

      Tues., Apr. 21

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complet25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/864-7077 or www.westchestergov.com/fitness.
    • 2015 CELEBRATING WOMEN'S ACHIEVEMENT AWARD BREAKFAST. Eileen Fisher Learning Lab, 50 Buckhout St., Irvington. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Hosted by Westchester Women's Agenda, the event honors three women as unsung (s)heroes who have made outstanding contributions on behalf of women in Westchester. Recipients of this award are Ronda Billig, Sheila Klatzky and Patricia Ryan. $20 general admission; $10 students. Westwomensagenda@gmail.com.
    • CONTENT MARKETING SEMINAR. River Park Office Complex, Conference Room, 800 Connecticut Ave., Norwalk, Ct. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This professional seminar features main presenter BBHS grad Carrie Schmelkin Majewksi. Designed as an educational and networking event, this comprehensive seminar provides marketers the opportunity to learn about content marketing test practices in the burgeoning content marketing arena. The complimentary workshop is open any professional seeking to improve their content marketing practices and campaigns. 203/852-6800.
    • THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich Hospital cafeteria, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today & Apr. 28. 10 a.m.-noon; today at the Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich. 12:15-1:15 p.m. today at the Perrot Library, 90 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP. Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd., Old Greenwich. Today & Apr. 28. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Education, support, exercise and social activities for people with Parkinson's, their families and caregivers. Today: Exercise with Miriam Shaw, RPT; caregiver support meeting. Apr. 28: Learn & Share: Tips for Everyday Living. 203/863-4444.

      Wed., Apr. 22

    • ITSY BITSY PLAYGROUP. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Moms with babies under 24 months gather to nourish the need for community. Bond with other mommies and babies during music time and gross motor play led by music specialist Sarah Fradkin. Older siblings are welcome. Registration required. 203/869-7191; www.templesholom.com.
    • SORTING THROUGH THE HEADLINES: LEARNING THE FACTS ABOUT CANCER. Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmstead Rd., Scarsdale. 1 p.m. Dr. Joshua Raff, Director of the Digestive Cancer Program at White Plains Hospital, will help sort through the truth behind recent headlines. Reservations required. 914/681-1119.
    • ADVERTISING: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY AND HOW YOU CAN KNOW. SCORE Westchester, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Free. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.
    • EARTH DAY CELEBRATION: HIKE AT WARD POUND RIDGE RESERVATION. 4 Reservation Rd., Pound Ridge. 1-3 p.m. Meet at the end of Michigan Road. Free. This will be a moderate intensity hike around 3 miles long. The focus of the hike will be on the importance of biodiversity in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. Registration required. 914/422-4053.
    • CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today & Apr. 29. 5-6:30 p.m. Free. Resource for learning and sharing skills to cope with changes caused by persistent pain. Learn how to regain positive emotional energy, reduce discomfort and enhance the effects of prescribed medications. Facilitated by Joanne Mortimer, MS, BCIAC. Pre-registration required. 203/496-4574.
    • JOINT REPLACEMENT SYMPOSIUM. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Learn about symptoms that suggest replacement is an option to consider. Hear about available procedures, individual care that each patient receives before and after surgery and how physical therapy can help hasten your return to an active and comfortable life. Panel includes moderator Anna Cerra, RN, Surgery Program Director, orthopedic surgeons Francis Ennis, MD, Brian Kavanagh, MD, Seth Miller, MD; anesthesiologist Mark Chrostowski, MD, nurse navigator Tori Kroll, RN and physical therapist Ann Nardi, PT, DPT. Register at 203/863-4277, 888/305-9253 or www.greehwichhospital.org.
    • BASIC TRAINING FOR START-UPS: A PROVEN PATH TO BUSINESS SUCCESS. Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave., White Plains. Tues. tonight-May 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Presented by SCORE Westchester. A series of five interactive workshops, the program is designed to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools and skills essential for the successful launch of their new business. Each workshop will be conducted by a Certified SCORE Mentor, expert in the subject covered and will include interactive exercises. Register at www.scorewestchester.com and click on "Workshops and Events" at the top of the page or call 914/948-3907.

      Thurs., Apr. 23

    • THE NURSE IS IN. 55 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Today & Apr. 30. 9-11 a.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • JOYFUL BABY MASSAGE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, May 7 & 14. 10-11 a.m. $110 for non-members for 4 sessions; $25 for 1 time audit. Linda Thomas leads the hands-on small group class. Learn strokes and stretches to promote relaxation, build a strong healthy immune system, facilitate weight gain and help develop body awareness and coordination and learn techniques to offer relief from colds, colic, hiccups, constipation, diarrhea and teething irritabilities. Register at www.wainwright.org; 914/967-6080.
    • FROM THE WHITE HOUSE TO YOUR HOUSE. Garden Education Center, 130 Bible St., Cos Cob. 10 a.m. Ruth Loiseau, a nationally recognized master floral designer, will design eight fresh flower arrangements, while talking about her experiences at the White House. She will bring a wonderful slide show presentation from all five administrations for your enjoyment. $45 for non-members. Registration required. www.gecgreenwich.org; 203/869-9242.
    • COSMIC MEMORY OF FOOD. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. or 6-8:30 p.m. Led by Laura Parisi. This workshop focuses on whole, fresh, organic and local foods. Includes a full set of recipes, hands on instruction and a family style meal. $68 for non-members. Register at 914/967-6080.
    • GOOD COUNSEL ACADEMY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSION. 52 N. Broadway, White Plains. 6 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn about the school's new Valhalla home and a general information session about the school. 914/761-4423; goodcounsel#gcaelem.net.
    • STRATEGIES FOR FINANCING YOUR GROWING BUSINESS. TD Bank, 1820 Central Park Ave., Yonkers. 6-8 p.m. Free. Presented by SCORE Westchester. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.
    • BIRDING WITH YEATS: A DISCUSSION WITH LYNN THOMSON. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 6:30-8 p.m. Join noted author Lynn Thomson for a book signing and conversation with Audubon Connecticut Executive Director Stewart Hudson. Reception after the discussion. Suggested donation: $10. RSVP to 203/930-1349.
    • BASIC TRAINING FOR START UPS: A SERIES OF 5 INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS. Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave., White Plains. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Presented by SCORE Westchester. Free. Sign up at www.scorewestchester.com.
    • THE AGING EYE: MACULAR DEGENERATION AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE. Byram Shubert Library, Byram, Ct. 7-8 p.m. Free. Opthomologist Jerry Tsong, MD, will provide an overview of this disease, which is the leading cause of blindness among Americans age 65 and older. He will highlight new treatment breakthroughs and include ways for healthy people to protect their eyes and prevent eye diseases. Register at 203/863-4277, 888/305-9253 or www.greenwichhospital.org.
    • BREAST CANCER RISK REDUCTION & UPDATED APPORACH FOR BREAST CANCER SCREENING. Pelham Public Library, 530 Colonial Ave., Pelham. 7:30 p.m. Dr. Sara Sadan and Dr. Pamela Weber will discuss breast cancer risk reduction, 3D mammography, 3D ultrasound and an updated approach to breast cancer screening. For reservations call Denise Kansella at 914/684-8100.

      Fri., Apr. 24

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complete 25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/231-4645 or www.westchestergov.com/parks.
    • LWV-RYE, RYE BROOK AND PORT CHESTER SPRING LUNCHEON. Orienta Beach Club, 1054 Walton Ave., Mamaroneck. 12-2 p.m. Featured speaker will be Prof. Zephyr Teachout, a former candidate for NY Governor and an Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University. Prof. Teachout will discuss democracy and political corruption. $60. 914/381-8509 to RSVP.
    • HEALTH RELATED COOKING WORKSHOP. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 1-3 p.m. Taught by Mary Opfer, MD, RD & CDN, a Culinary Nutritionist. Learn how to cook and eat to address various health issues that could help you and your family. Cooking For Thyroid Disease. $35 for non-members. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

      Sat., Apr. 25

    • RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. St. John's Lutheran Church, 122 Fenimore Rd., Mamaroneck. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Donors will all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor app., visit redcrossblood.org or call 8//733-2767.
    • INTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION. Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies, 400 Westchester Ave., W. Harrison. Today, tomorrow, May 9, 10, 30, 31 and June 13 & 14. 9 a.m.-12 p.m./2-5 p.m. (12 hours per workshop). Participants may enroll in one or more workshops, and those completing all 6 workshops will receive a certificate of completion. The workshops are designed for current healthcare middle managers as well as those who have transitioned into healthcare from other industries. Today & tomorrow: Healthcare Policy and Regulatory Issues examines past and current political, legal, technological and economic healthcare policy developments. May 9 & 10: Data Analytics provides the participant with an introductory capacity to identify and describe the structure and conduct of quantitative analytical methods. Data will be examined both qualitatively and quantitatively to determine patterns and trends with hands-on experience using typical analytical software packages. May 30 & 31: Navigating the Healthcare System: Who Are the New Caregivers? Introduces the new types of caregiver roles evolving in provider venues with a special focus on MDs. DOs, physician assistants, visiting nurses, CNAs, healthcare navigators and social workers. June 13 & 14: Healthcare Marketing, Social Media and Ethical Advertising offers an introduction to the methods and strategies associated with healthcare marketing and patient information services. Cost is $500 per workshop. Register at 914/367-3301 or email healthcarepcs@fordham.edu.
    • ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH FAIR. Thomas Slater Center, 1 Fisher Ct., White Plains. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration ends at 8:30 a.m. Stop by for free screenings, information and exhibits. Screenings include cholesterol, sickle cell, diabetes, breast exam, prostate, blood pressure, HIV, stroke risk, vascular, lung screening and more. For information call 914/681-1119.
    • KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE. Community Synagogue of Rye, 200 Forest Ave., Rye. 9:30-10:45 a.m. Families will enjoy fun and exciting activities, including baking a chocolate chip challah together. RSVO to rs@comsynrye.org or call 914/967-7598.
    • NATIVE PLANT CENTER'S 16TH ANNUAL NATIVE PLANT SALE. Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Edible native plants will be featured among the hundreds of perennials, shrubs and trees available. In addition to edible plants, the sale will offer enduring garden favorites like phlox and coralbells as well as species beloved by songbirds, hummingbirds, butterflies and bees such as chokeberry, beebalm, milkweed and hyssop. Native plant specialists will be on hand throughout the sale to answer questions and assist gardeners in choosing great options for their sites. 914/606-7870.

      Sun., Apr. 26

    • STRENGTHENING FAMILIES ONE STEP AT A TIME WALKATHON. Rye Playland, Rye. 9 a.m. Hosted by April's Child. There will be entertainment, food, games and prizes. Children, families, friends and colleagues will have a lot of fun at a 5K walk or a ½ mile stroll. Registered walkers will get a tee shirt, a goody bag, refreshments and prizes. To register walkers, call 914/997-2642.
    • WALK FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH. Glen Island Park, Pelham Rd., New Rochelle. 9:30 a.m. Walk is to raise awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis research. Participants will enjoy the scenic 1.5 mile fully accessible routes around the park with view of the Long Island Sound. Register at www.walkMSnyc.org or call 212/463-9791.
    • MONTHLY HOMESTEADER WORKSHOP SERIES. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Today, May 17, June 14, July 19 & Aug. 16. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A look at many of the things you can do at home to increase your food independence and peace of mind by closing the gap between yourself, your food and the land. Today: Lawn to Garden. May 17: Foraging, June 14: Composting 101. July 19: Backyard Greenhouse. Aug. 16: Seed Saving. $35 per class. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.
    • EDIBLE NATIVE & INVASIVE PLANTS. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. Two-part event. Part 1: Indoor lecture: Preserving Native Plant Knowledge, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This lecture is designed to expose the audience to a wide-range of useful plants that grow in New England landscape. Arthur Haines, Research Botanist, will discuss favorite species while also proposing that our waning use of wild plants is correlated with a decline in health of both our bodies and our local landscapes. $15 for non-members. All ages. RSVP to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or 203/930-1349. There will be a lunch break from 12-1. Part 2: Field Walk: ID & Use of Edible Native Plants. 1-3:30 p.m. Discover southern New England's edible native plants with Arthur Haines. $25 for non-members. Ideal for adults and/or interested youth. RSVP to 203/930-1349.

      Sun., Apr. 26

    • ADVANCE DIRECTIVES WORKSHOP. First Congregational Church of Greenwich, 108 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. Advance directives, also known as "living wills," are instructions for others to follow when an individual is unable to make his or her wishes known in a medical crisis or as one approaches the end of life. Donna Coletti, MD, Director of Palliative Care and Judy Holding, MAR, Oncology Chaplain will the guides through the process of developing and documenting your plans. Participants will receive materials to begin the process of establishing their own advance directives. Register at 293/863-4277 or 888/305-9253.
    • ROCK AND MINERAL FAMILY DAY. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-4 p.m. Steve Okulewicz presents "Magic of Geology) at 3 p.m. Activities include mineral ID and geode cracking with the Stamford Mineralogical Society. www.brucemuseum.org.
    • NORWALK YOUTH SYMPHONY OPEN HOUSE. Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East St., Norwalk. 1:30-3:30 p.m. All interested parents and students are invited to witness the inside world of the Norwalk Youth Symphony. Conductors, student musicians and board members will be available to give guided tours and answer questions. 203/866-4100; www.norwalkyouthsymphony.com.
    • RHYTHM IS THE CURE: A HEALING DANCE AND PERCUSSION WORKSHOP. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 2-6 p.m. Led by Alessandra Belloni, internationally renowned singer & percussionist. This class is based on the roots of an ancient form of music and dance therapy known as Tarantella. Participants will learn the unique style of tambourine playing, gain the healing and stress-relieving effect of these rhythms and dances and release blockages of emotional and sensual energies expelling feelings of depression and depression. Participants are encouraged to dance in bare feet and wear a skirt. Dress in white clothes if possible. $88 for non-members. www.wainwright.org or 914/967-6080.
    • LOVING OUR ENEMIES. Maryknoll Mission, 55 Ryder Rd., Ossining. 2:30 p.m. Speaker will be peace activist and lay theologian, Jim Forest who will discuss the concept of loving our enemies in a violent world, the message Jesus taught through direct instruction through parables and by example. Free and open to the public. Reservations are required. 914/941-7636 ext. 2445 or email MaryknollSpeakersSeries@maryknoll.org.
    • SING ALONG SOUND OF MUSIC. PepsiCo Theatre, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Part karaoke, part costume contest, this is the mother of all sing-alongs. Best costume competition at 1:30 p.m. Pre-show workshop for kids ages 6-16. Free of charge with the purchase of a ticket. $20 & $15.
    • GREENWICH LANDMARK RECOGNITION RECEPTION. Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Rd., Greenwich. 5-7:30 p.m. Champagne, wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Purpose of the program is to encourage preservation through the recognition of historic and architecturally significant structures. Properties include a backcountry estate, the former Greenwich Post Office, French Farm, a charming Cos Cob Victorian and the Riverside Avenue Bridge. $75 per person. Advance reservations are required. www.greenwichhistory.org or 203/869-6899 ext. 10.

      For Kids

      Fri.-Sun., Apr. 17-26

    • NY INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL: WESTCHESTER. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. 6:30 p.m. opening celebration and screening of the animated French film "Mune." Best new films from around the world for ages 3-18. The closing ceremony will take place Sun., Apr. 26 at 6:30 p.m. will end with a screening of "Belle and Sebastian." A full schedule of screenings and film synopses can be found at www.thepicturehouse.org. Tickets are $12 general admission; $10 students and seniors. A family pass (family of 4) to all screenings will be available for $200 for non-members. Tickets will be available at www.thepicturehouse.org or at the box office.

      Sat., Apr. 18

    • "THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR" AND OTHER ERIC CARLE FAVORITES. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. $15. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.
    • COOKING CLASSES FOR CHILDREN. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 2 p.m. Appropriate for all ages. Learn how to make crostata di frutta, a popular and timeless baked tart typical of the Italian culinary tradition. Space is limited; early registration is suggested. $40 for non-members; $55 for parent & child. Advance registration and pre-payment required. 914/771-8700; www.wiccny.org.
    • POND EXPLORATION. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 3 p.m. Come to the Nature Center and learn about pond animals. Look at frogs at every stage of their life cycle and see what other types of pond life you can find. $8 for non-members. 914/967-5150; www.ryenaturecenter.org.

      Sun., Apr. 19

    • CREATIVE CREATURES FAMILY DAY. College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Children learn arts and crafts while adults view the exhibit. A fun-filled day of creative family activity. Children will use toilet paper rolls, markers, decorative paper and other materials to create something new, whether it is a bracelet, race car or creature. Children will be challenged to be creative. In addition tours of the Castle Gallery's current exhibition Not Really: Fictive Narratives in Contemporary Art will be available for adults. 914/654-5423.
    • FAMILY GALLERY TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10 and families. Museum educator will lead an interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum's current exhibitions. No reservations required. Free with Museum admission, $7 for adults; $6 for students up to age 22 and seniors and free for members and children under age 5. www.brucemuseum.org; 203/869-0376.

      Mon., Apr. 20, 27
      and May 4, 11 & 18

    • MOMMY & ME. Rye Nature Center, 983 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:45-10:45 a.m. Sing songs, meet animals and learn about the natural world. For children over 18 months accompanied by a caregiver. $15 per session for non-members. 914/967-5150.

      Tues., Apr. 21 & 28

    • TODDLER TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr. Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. For children ages 3-5 with adult. No reservation required. Apr. 21: Exploring Madagascar. Apr. 28: Seeking Sculptures. Free with museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for seniors and free for children under 5. www.brucemuseum.org.

      Sat., Apr. 25

    • PAPERMAKING FOR CHILDREN. Square House Museum, 1 Purchase St., Rye. 1-2:30 p.m. Children ages 7-11 will learn about the history of paper and how to create their own using newspapers and other paper scraps. $15 per child includes all supplies. Reservations are suggested. 914/967-7588.

      Every Sat. & Sun.

    • SEE & DO ART ACTIVITIES. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Every Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and every Sunday 12-5 p.m. For children of all ages accompanied by an adult. On weekends children can view and discuss works on exhibit with a Learning Center facilitator, then participate in special art activities. Non-member admission: free for children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for students and ages 60+. www.katonahmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays

    • BEREAVEMENT GROUP JUST FOR KIDS. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. First & third Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Designed to provide peer support to children ages 5-12 who have experienced the death of a family member or friend due to cancer. Members of this group will use expressive activities such as art, poetry, games and stories to help them express their feelings and join with others who have had similar experiences. For additional information, call Jen Scully at 914/644-8844.

      Wednesdays

    • TODDLER TALES. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 9:45, 10:15 and in Spanish at 10:45 a.m. Young children enjoy a story, songs, movement and art activity. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • MUSIC TIME. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 1:30-2 p.m. Exploratory musical play time. Sing, dance and play a variety of instruments. For all ages. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • ZUMBA KIDS, JR. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 2:30-3 p.m. No age limit. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+ and free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Thursdays

    • ART CART. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 2:30-3 p.m. Try out a variety of art materials and techniques while designing a masterpiece of your own. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • KIDS' CANCER CONNECTIONS GROUP. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. Second and fourth Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. An ongoing peer support group for children ages 5-12 who either have a family member living with cancer or have cancer themselves. 914/644-8844.

      Tuesdays & Fridays

    • ZELDA THE ZANY OWL. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 12:15-1:15 p.m. For ages 36 months and younger. Learn your ABCs and 123s with the peppy, purple professor. Free with museum admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays & Saturdays

    • MUTT-I-GREES®. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 11 a.m. All ages. Meet a real dog from PAWS and do pet-themed crafts. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Ongoing

    • ENERGY LAB. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Wet, wild and wonderful way for children under 10 years of age to learn about the science of energy. They'll find a "working lab" that inspires a natural curiosity to imagine and invent. Exhibition includes a Solar Lab, Potential Energy Platforms, a Wind Lab, Water Lab and a Coal, Oil, Natural Gas and Uranium Lab. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      For Seniors

      Wed., Apr. 22

    • THE OSBORN SANDWICH GENERATION CONFERENCE. The Osborn, 101 Theall Rd., Rye. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Sponsored by Heard in Rye, SPRYE and The Osborn. Dr. Sandra Haymon will present The Sacred Journey of Caregiving-A Transformational Approach to Life. 914/481-5706.

      Every Tuesday

    • TUESDAY MATINEES. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham. 2:30 p.m. Seniors are free for 2:30 p.m. matinees. For film schedule log on to www.thepicturehouse.org or call 914/738-7337.

      Every Wednesday

    • SENIOR WEDNESDAYS. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, White Plains and Saw Mill Multiplex, Hawthorne. This program provides patrons with a chance to catch new movies at a price that can't be beat. Tickets are $5.50 for ages 60 & up for all shows. For additional information, log on to www.nationalamusements.com.
  • Fri., Apr. 10

    • 3-D ARCHERY COURSE. Blue Mountain Sportsman Center, 183 Watch Hill Rd., Cortlandt Manor. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and federal holidays that fall on Mon., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The 3-D archery course is a walking path through the woods with 14 shooting stations and targets along the way. No children under 12 are permitted, and children 12 & over must have proof of age. No dogs allowed. Fees: $12 per round with County Park Pass; $15 per round without pass. www.westchestergov.com/parks or 914/862-5280.
    • HEALTH RELATED COOKING WORKSHOP. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Today & Apr. 24. 1-3 p.m. Taught by Mary Opfer, MD, RD & CDN, a Culinary Nutritionist. Learn how to cook and eat to address various health issues that could help you and your family. Today: Diabetes-Friendly Kitchen. Apr. 24: Cooking For Thyroid Disease. $35 for non-members. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.
    • SASSY LADIES SHOPPING NIGHT OUT. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 455 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. 5:30-10 p.m. A night of shopping, fashion and tips by celebrity NYC stylist Blane Charles plus food, sweet treats, chocolate martini and wine samplings, DJ and goody bags. In addition to shopping, Sassy Ladies will enjoy team photos in the photo booth and pick up 2015 fashion trends and tips at the Pink Carpet Fashion Show. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. The first 200 women to purchase tickets will receive a Sassy Ultra Chic-Eco Friendly Goody Bag. www.sassyladiestarrytown2015.eventbrite.com.
    • LE MARCHE. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 6:30 p.m. A multimedia presentation and screening of the unedited documentary "The Genius of March" by Dr. Mauro Peroni. Complimentary travel guides and maps plus tasting of regional wine and cheese. $35 for non-members. Pre-registration and payment in advance required. 914/771-8700.
    • DRUMMING FOR WELLNESS: Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-9 p.m. Led by Damon Jackson. Learn how to use different timbal instruments (drum, shaker, bell, etc.) in a circle of rhythm & soul while you reduce stress & boost the immune system. Group drumming offers a very powerful tool for combating the effects of cumulative stress. Playing music "in the moment" is a fun and engaging activity that naturally lends itself to joy and release, a perfect antidote to the stressful workplace. Increase joy through laughter, community and fun. A Community Drum Circle is a place for individuals to express themselves through the use of drums and percussion instruments. $22 for non-members. www.wainwright.org; 914/967-6080.

      Sat., Apr. 11

    • SPRING BIRD WALKS. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. Saturdays, 7-8:45 a.m. No charge or RSVP required. For information call Ted at 203/930-1353.
    • INTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION. Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies, 400 Westchester Ave., W. Harrison. Today, tomorrow, Apr. 25, 26, May 9, 10, 30, 31 and June 13 & 14. 9 a.m.-12 p.m./2-5 p.m. (12 hours per workshop). Participants may enroll in one or more workshops, and those completing all 6 workshops will receive a certificate of completion. The workshops are designed for current healthcare middle managers as well as those who have transitioned into healthcare from other industries. Today & tomorrow: Healthcare Information Systems and Data Security provides an understanding of technology-based methods used for vital functions in various aspects of the healthcare delivery system. Participants gain a working knowledge of the cyberspace landscape and emerging global and local cyber threats. Apr. 25 & 26: Healthcare Policy and Regulatory Issues examines past and current political, legal, technological and economic healthcare policy developments. May 9 & 10: Data Analytics provides the participant with an introductory capacity to identify and describe the structure and conduct of quantitative analytical methods. Data will be examined both qualitatively and quantitatively to determine patterns and trends with hands-on experience using typical analytical software packages. May 30 & 31: Navigating the Healthcare System: Who Are the New Caregivers? Introduces the new types of caregiver roles evolving in provider venues with a special focus on MDs. DOs, physician assistants, visiting nurses, CNAs, healthcare navigators and social workers. June 13 & 14: Healthcare Marketing, Social Media and Ethical Advertising offers an introduction to the methods and strategies associated with healthcare marketing and patient information services. Cost is $500 per workshop. Register at 914/367-3301 or email healthcarepcs@fordham.edu.
    • MASTERING THE ART OF SELF-HYPNOSIS. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today & tomorrow, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Led by Janice Matturo. Participants will explore the differences between the conscious and subconscious minds, understand the benefits and cautions of self-hypnosis and learn the three-step process of self-hypnosis. $74 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.
    • DON'T STIR, YOU'LL AWAKEN THE DRAGON: ACCEPTING THE WISDOM, POWER AND GUIDANCE OF YOUR TOTEM ANIMAL. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, Apr. 18 & 25. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Led by Nadine Gordon-Taylor. In these workshops you'll find your animal, bird and/or insect symbols and listen to and interpret what these powerful teachers have to share with you. Then you will meditate, reflect and create your own animal totem mixed media/collage board to help you connect with your personal animal guide. Bring lunch. Materials included.$60 per workshop for non-members. 914/967-6114.
    • PONDS AND VERNAL POOLS. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 2-3:30 p.m. For all ages., Brief, indoor talk and then walk to nearby vernal pool and the teaching pond to look and listen for breeding wood frogs, spring peepers, spotted salamanders and other pond life. RSVP to Ted at 203/930-1353 or tgilman@audubon.org.
    • COME PARTY WITH THE PLAYHOUSE: 2015 SEASON KICK-OFF BLOCK PARTY. Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct. Westport, Ct. 4-7 p.m. Fun, party-like atmosphere with food trucks, games and activities, prizes, special ticket offers and a look at the Playhouse's backstage experience. Free and open to the public. 203/227-4177; www.westportplayhouse.org.

      Sun., Apr. 12

    • ADVANCED BEGINNERS HEBREW. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 9:30 a.m. Taught by Rabbi Andrew Sklarz. You'll develop Hebrew reading proficiency and a better understanding of the Shabbat and holiday liturgy. Plus a basic understanding of biblical and modern Hebrew grammar. Free but donations are appropriate and greatly appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • WISDOM LITERATURE. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 10:30 a.m. appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • SOUL VISION WORKSHOP SERIES: DISCOVER PURPOSE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 1-5 p.m. Led by Linda Richichi. All participants receive a free intuitive Soul Portrait sketch from national award-winning intuitive artist, Linda Richichi. Class begins with a guided meditation to access your inner muse. Topic: A Life (or Career) with Purpose Workshop. Non-member is $66. www.wainwright.org.
    • SCALES AND SLIME: REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS. Seaside Center, Greenwich Point Park, Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich. 2-4 p.m. Free. Live animals presented by Stamford Museum & Nature Center.
    • EXOPLANETS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 3:30-5 p.m. Lecture by Nick Stone, PhD, Columbia University presented by the Astronomical Society of Greenwich. Free with museum admission $7 for adults; $6 for students up to 22 years and seniors; free for members and children under 5. www.brucemuseum.org; 203/869-0376.

      Mon., Apr. 13

    • THE NURSE IS IN. Rye YMCA, 21 Locust Ave., Rye. Today, Apr. 20 & 27. 9-11 a.m. and at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • HOW TO LEAD A MEANINGFUL LIFE. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Led by Mimi Leibman, Ph.D. Begin the process of examining your life plans and begin to set meaningful goals and actions to achieve them. Sign up required. 914/644-8844.
    • LET'S TALK...ENGLISH! White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. Every Monday & Thurs. at 2 p.m. Adult learners who speak English as a second language are invited to practice English in a conversation group with librarian facilitator. Register at the Reference Desk or by phone at 914-422-1480.
    • SELF-HYPNOSIS SKILLS FOR CANCER PATIENTS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Learn from Kathleen Conway, APRN, a nurse and cancer counselor who has advanced training in hypnosis and is a clinical member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Initial consultation required. Register at 203/863-3704.
    • DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP: NEW DIABETES MEDICATIONS-WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW THEY WORK. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Group meets monthly to discuss a variety of diabetes topics to help keep you informed and feeling your best. Led by Nancy Ryan, BC-ADM, diabetes educator. No registration necessary. For information call 203/863-3929.

      Tues., Apr. 14

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complet25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/864-7077 or www.westchestergov.com/fitness.
    • THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich Hospital cafeteria, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today, Apr. 21 & 28. 10 a.m.-noon; today at the Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich. 12:15-1:15 p.m. today at the Perrot Library, 90 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP. Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd., Old Greenwich. Today, Apr. 21 & 28. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Education, support, exercise and social activities for people with Parkinson's, their families and caregivers. Today: Depression and Parkinson's: How to Deal With Depression led by Luann Murphy, Outpatient Behavioral Health Department. Apr. 21: Exercise with Miriam Shaw, RPT; caregiver support meeting. Apr. 28: Learn & Share: Tips for Everyday Living. 203/863-4444.
    • WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE PANEL DISCUSSION: BEING THE BOSS. Reid Hall, Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase. 5:30-8 p.m. Moderator: Janine Rose of News 12 Westchester. Features a panel of powerful female leaders form the YWCA, MasterCard, USI Insurance Services and the Client Attraction Business School who will share their experiences and lessons learned on topics such as risk-taking, negotiation, asking for help, self-confidence and building relationships. $40 per person. Space is limited and advance registration is required. https://community.mville.edu/msb.
    • SCORE WORKSHOP: DELIVERING A GREAT DIGITAL EXPERIENCE TO YOUR CUSTOMERS. TD Bank, 1289 Boston Post Rd., Larchmont. 6-8:30 p.m. Free. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.
    • HEART HEALTH EDUCATION: STRENGTH TRAINING FOR THE HEART. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Presentation and discussion for people with heart disease and their loved ones as well as anyone at risk for heart disease (high blood pressure, abnormal cholesterol, diabetes, etc.). Learn from Elizabeth Fraser, exercise specialist, about strength training, also called resistance training, exercises that require muscles to exert a force against some form of strength resistance. Learn more about using elastic bands and free weights to strengthen bones, increase metabolism, decrease body fat and strengthen the heart. Register at 203/863-4277, 888/305-9253 or www.greenwichhospital.org.

      Wed., Apr. 15

    • BREAKFAST WITH FRANK BRUNI-CELEBRATING WESTCHESTER LIBRARIES. Tappan Hill Mansion, Tarrytown. 8-10 a.m. breakfast followed by an author signing. Event celebrates the National Library Week theme Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library. Special guest speaker Frank Bruni is Op Ed columnist for the NY Times and an accomplished author. $80 general admission. Purchase tickets at 914/231-3241 or www.westchesterlibraries.org.
    • ITSY BITSY PLAYGROUP. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Moms with babies under 24 months gather to nourish the need for community. Bond with other mommies and babies during music time and gross motor play led by music specialist Sarah Fradkin. Older siblings are welcome. Registration required. 203/869-7191; www.templesholom.com.
    • BEADING WITH BETTY. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Come for a beaded napkin ring class. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Sign up required. 914/644-8844.
    • SCORE WORKSHOP: A WINNING BUSINESS PLAN. SCORE, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Free. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.
    • CHRONIC PAIN SUPPORT GROUP. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today, Apr. 22 & 29. 5-6:30 p.m. Free. Resource for learning and sharing skills to cope with changes caused by persistent pain. Learn how to regain positive emotional energy, reduce discomfort and enhance the effects of prescribed medications. Facilitated by Joanne Mortimer, MS, BCIAC. Pre-registration required. 203/496-4574.
    • EARTH DAY, EVERY DAY. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 6:30-9 p.m. Special celebration with Denis Hayes and Jonathan Edwards, singer and songwriter who will perform live. Reception and book signing at 6:30 p.m., main show at 7:30 p.m. Seating is very limited and advance tickets are required. $40 for reserved seating; $60 for preferred seating (front third of room) and $100 for preferred seating and 6 p.m. intimate cocktail party and book signing with Denis Hayes. Register online at http://greenwich.audubon.org/events.

      Thurs., Apr. 16

    • THE NURSE IS IN. 55 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Today, Apr. 23 & 30. 9-11 a.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • CONNECT 2 INNOVATE 2 GROW. Serendipity Labs, 80 Theodore Fremd Ave., Rye. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Hosted by Ivy Eisenberg, a leading innovation consultant and found of Our Idea Works, LLC. Eisenberg will provide tools and hands-on activities that help businesses grow and increase productivity-all presented in a clear, concise and fun way. Prices start at $199 per person. Go to connect2innovate2grow.eventbrite.com or endlessstaircasepr@gmail.com.
    • JOYFUL BABY MASSAGE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, Apr. 23, May 7 & 14. 10-11 a.m. $110 for non-members for 4 sessions; $25 for 1 time audit. Linda Thomas leads the hands-on small group class. Learn strokes and stretches to promote relaxation, build a strong healthy immune system, facilitate weight gain and help develop body awareness and coordination and learn techniques to offer relief from colds, colic, hiccups, constipation, diarrhea and teething irritabilities. Register at www.wainwright.org; 914/967-6080.
    • FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 1-2:15 p.m. Free. This group provides support for adults who care for a family member with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia. Individuals meet to talk with caregiving peers about common difficulties and challenges. Led by a clinical social worker with expertise in family counseling and caregiver concerns. Group size is limited to 10 members. Pre-register at 203/863-4375.
    • MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Families of individuals affected by severe mental illness may feel less alone at this support group facilitated by trained volunteers from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. 203/428-6864.
    • SEXUAL INTIMACY AND CANCER. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Pat Walbeck, LCSW, certified sex therapist and James Rosoff, MD, Chief of Urology discuss common challenges and provide suggestions for supporting your spouse or significant other during this time of treatment or recovery. Appropriate for patients and partners individually or as couples. Register at 203/863-4277, 888/305-9253 or at www.greenwichhistory.org.
    • AN EVENING WITH ANNA HOLMES. College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle. 7 p.m. The writer, editor and founder of the popular website Jezebel.com will be interviewed by Daniel Smith, bestselling author and Mary Ellen Donnelly Critchlow '69 Endowed Chair in English. Holmes will sign books at a reception following the event. RSVP to www.cnr.edu/annaholmesevent.

      Fri., Apr. 17

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complete 25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/231-4645 or www.westchestergov.com/parks.
    • THE NURSE IS IN. Hill House, Riverside. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. A nurse is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer your health questions. 203/863-4444.
    • RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. White Plains Presbyterian Church, 39 N. Broadway, White Plains. 11:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative. To make an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800/733-2767.
    • CANCER SUPPORT TEAM'S CELEBRATE SPRINGTIME EVENT. Larchmont Yacht Club, 1 Woodbine Ave., Larchmont. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Event honors Betty Kelly. For information call 914/777-2777.

      Sat., Apr. 18

    • INTRO TO THE HEALING QUALITIES OF CRYSTALS. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Workshop led by Patricia Nast, MPH, L.Ac. and Natalie Kasdan, LMT, CST is an introduction to the magical world of crystals. In this highly experiential workshop you will be invited to open up all your senses to choose the stones you will work with and truly experience what they can do. All you need to bring is your belief in magic, miracles and healing. $148 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.
    • BIRDING BY EAR. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Indoor discussion of how and why birds vocalize, introduction to useful bird sound recordings and outdoor walk to practice birding by ear skills. For adults and interested youth. $12 for adults; free for youth. RSVP to Ted at 203/930-1353 or tgilman@audubon.org.
    • EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE INFORMATION SESSIONS. 210 N. Central Ave., Hartsdale. 11 a.m. Information sessions about the college's associate and bachelor's degree programs. 914/948-6206.
    • ADULT LEARNER INFORMATION DAY. College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and at CNR campuses in Co-op City, South Bronx, Brooklyn and Manhattan. Information available on bachelor's degree program specifically for adults. Advisors will answer questions, and attendees are invited to tour the campus, meet faculty and students and talk to academic and financial advisors. At this event, applicants will have the opportunity to complete the entire registration process in one stop. Register at http://www.cnr.edu/web/school-of-new-rochelle/visit.
    • HAMMOND MUSEUM AND GARDEN OPENING DAY. 28 Deveau Rd., N. Salem 1-3 p.m. Reception for the artists of the exhibition Brush With Nature (see Exhibits) with eclectic jazz by Chick's Candy Outlet. Refreshments. Free admission. 914/669-5033.
    • THE HEALING KITCHEN: REMEDIES FROM NATURE'S PHARMACY. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 2-4 p.m. Andrea Candee, Master Herbalist, discusses transforming the contents of your kitchen's pantry in to a natural pharmacy. Using common fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, learn how to create remedies that are safe, natural and effective. Learn how to heal sprains, bruises, joint pain, insect bites, bleeding cuts, headaches, constipation and help enhance or detoxify your system. $52 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.
    • SING ALONG SOUND OF MUSIC. PepsiCo Theatre, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. Today at 8 p.m., tomorrow at 3 p.m. Part karaoke, part costume contest, this is the mother of all sing-alongs. $20 & $15.

      Sun., Apr. 19

    • JEWISH YOGA. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Today & May 10. 9:30-10:25 a.m. Discover how we can express and deepen our understanding of Jewish spirituality through the practice of yoga. Join certified yoga teacher Naomi Norman to explore the qualities of middot-soul traits. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat if you can, otherwise one will be provided for you. Classes are free but donations are appreciated. Reservations are required. 203/629-0018 or info@grs.org.
    • MONTHLY HOMESTEADER WORKSHOP SERIES. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Today, May 17, June 14, July 19 & Aug. 16. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A look at many of the things you can do at home to increase your food independence and peace of mind by closing the gap between yourself, your food and the land. Today: Lawn to Garden. May 17: Foraging, June 14: Composting 101. July 19: Backyard Greenhouse. Aug. 16: Seed Saving. $35 per class. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.
    • LOVING OUR ENEMIES. Maryknoll Mission, 55 Ryder Rd., Ossining. 2:30 p.m. Speaker will be peace activist and lay theologian, Jim Forest who will discuss the concept of loving our enemies in a violent world, the message Jesus taught through direct instruction through parables and by example. Free and open to the public. Reservations are required. 914/941-7636 ext. 2445 or email MaryknollSpeakersSeries@maryknoll.org.
    • SING ALONG SOUND OF MUSIC. PepsiCo Theatre, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 3 p.m. Part karaoke, part costume contest, this is the mother of all sing-alongs. Best costume competition at 1:30 p.m. Pre-show workshop for kids ages 6-16. Free of charge with the purchase of a ticket. $20 & $15.
    • GREENWICH LANDMARK RECOGNITION RECEPTION. Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Rd., Greenwich. 5-7:30 p.m. Champagne, wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Purpose of the program is to encourage preservation through the recognition of historic and architecturally significant structures. Properties include a backcountry estate, the former Greenwich Post Office, French Farm, a charming Cos Cob Victorian and the Riverside Avenue Bridge. $75 per person. Advance reservations are required. www.greenwichhistory.org or 203/869-6899 ext. 10.

      Upcoming

      Fri., May 1

    • 3RD ANNUAL GROW CONFERENCE. Westchester Community College, Gateway Center, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For entrepreneurs and business owners. Learn how to jumpstart your business, accelerate your sales, boost your marketing, fast track your financing and more. Event includes continental breakfast and lunch. $50 for registration before Apr. 15; $75 after Apr. 15 and $100 at the door. Westchester grow.com.

      For Kids

      Sat., Apr. 11

    • TUKULA: KUBA TIE DYE WORKSHOP. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 1-4 p.m. For kids tots-10 years old accompanied by an adult. Free. The people of the Kuba Kingdom used plants and minerals from their environment to color their clothing for special occasions. With special guest, textile conservator Tatiana Verdom, explore the Kuba tie-dye techniques and the colors they used when dying their precious cloths. Roll your sleeves up and create your own tie-dye cloth that you can take home. 914/251-6113.

      Sun., Apr. 12 & 19

    • FAMILY GALLERY TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10 and families. Museum educator will lead an interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum's current exhibitions. No reservations required. Free with Museum admission, $7 for adults; $6 for students up to age 22 and seniors and free for members and children under age 5. www.brucemuseum.org; 203/869-0376.

      Mon., Apr. 13, 20, 27 and May 4, 11 & 18

    • MOMMY & ME. Rye Nature Center, 983 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:45-10:45 a.m. Sing songs, meet animals and learn about the natural world. For children over 18 months accompanied by a caregiver. $15 per session for non-members. 914/967-5150.

      Fri.-Sun., Apr. 17-26

    • NY INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL: WESTCHESTER. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs La., Pelham. 6:30 p.m. opening celebration and screening of the animated French film "Mune." Best new films from around the world for ages 3-18. The closing ceremony will take place Sun., Apr. 26 at 6:30 p.m. will end with a screening of "Belle and Sebastian." A full schedule of screenings and film synopses can be found at www.thepicturehouse.org. Tickets are $12 general admission; $10 students and seniors. A family pass (family of 4) to all screenings will be available for $200 for non-members. Tickets will be available at www.thepicturehouse.org or at the box office.

      Sat., Apr. 18

    • "THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR" AND OTHER ERIC CARLE FAVORITES. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. $15. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.
    • COOKING CLASSES FOR CHILDREN. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 2 p.m. Appropriate for all ages. Learn how to make crostata di frutta, a popular and timeless baked tart typical of the Italian culinary tradition. Space is limited; early registration is suggested. $40 for non-members; $55 for parent & child. Advance registration and pre-payment required. 914/771-8700; www.wiccny.org.

      Sun., Apr. 19

    • CREATIVE CREATURES FAMILY DAY. College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Children learn arts and crafts while adults view the exhibit. A fun-filled day of creative family activity. Children will use toilet paper rolls, markers, decorative paper and other materials to create something new, whether it is a bracelet, race car or creature. Children will be challenged to be creative. In addition tours of the Castle Gallery's current exhibition Not Really: Fictive Narratives in Contemporary Art will be available for adults. 914/654-5423.

      Tues., Apr. 21 & 28

    • TODDLER TOURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr. Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. For children ages 3-5 with adult. No reservation required. Apr. 21: Exploring Madagascar. Apr. 28: Seeking Sculptures. Free with museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for seniors and free for children under 5. www.brucemuseum.org.

      Every Sat. & Sun.

    • SEE & DO ART ACTIVITIES. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Every Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and every Sunday 12-5 p.m. For children of all ages accompanied by an adult. On weekends children can view and discuss works on exhibit with a Learning Center facilitator, then participate in special art activities. Non-member admission: free for children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for students and ages 60+. www.katonahmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays

    • STORYTIME TUESDAYS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-1:30 p.m. Youngsters and their adults can enjoy stories every week at the farm. 914/864-7282.
    • BEREAVEMENT GROUP JUST FOR KIDS. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. First & third Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Designed to provide peer support to children ages 5-12 who have experienced the death of a family member or friend due to cancer. Members of this group will use expressive activities such as art, poetry, games and stories to help them express their feelings and join with others who have had similar experiences. For additional information, call Jen Scully at 914/644-8844.

      Wednesdays

    • TODDLER TALES. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 9:45, 10:15 and in Spanish at 10:45 a.m. Young children enjoy a story, songs, movement and art activity. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • MUSIC TIME. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 1:30-2 p.m. Exploratory musical play time. Sing, dance and play a variety of instruments. For all ages. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • ZUMBA KIDS, JR. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 2:30-3 p.m. No age limit. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+ and free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Thursdays

    • ART CART. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 2:30-3 p.m. Try out a variety of art materials and techniques while designing a masterpiece of your own. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • KIDS' CANCER CONNECTIONS GROUP. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. Second and fourth Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. An ongoing peer support group for children ages 5-12 who either have a family member living with cancer or have cancer themselves. 914/644-8844.

      Tuesdays & Fridays

    • ZELDA THE ZANY OWL. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 12:15-1:15 p.m. For ages 36 months and younger. Learn your ABCs and 123s with the peppy, purple professor. Free with museum admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays & Saturdays

    • MUTT-I-GREES®. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 11 a.m. All ages. Meet a real dog from PAWS and do pet-themed crafts. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Ongoing

    • ENERGY LAB. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Wet, wild and wonderful way for children under 10 years of age to learn about the science of energy. They'll find a "working lab" that inspires a natural curiosity to imagine and invent. Exhibition includes a Solar Lab, Potential Energy Platforms, a Wind Lab, Water Lab and a Coal, Oil, Natural Gas and Uranium Lab. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • TOT TOWN. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Infants and toddlers have a new place to play. Exhibits include Language Lane, Baby Zone, Home Sweet Home, Wheels on the Bus, Old MacDonald's Farm, Tinkering Tots, Performing Tots, Art & Science Exploration and Book Nooks. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • BUILD IT! Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Exhibit teaches children all about architectural design and construction by encouraging them to grab tools and join the construction team working on the museum's expansion. Children can learn about the building process. $15; $10 ages 62 + over; free for children under 1. www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • HEALTHYVILLE. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT. Ongoing for approximately 5 years. A major new exhibit about the human body. Children will be able to step up their knowledge of nutrition, fitness, hygiene and safety as they explore familiar settings like the home, park, market & café. They'll enjoy role-playing doctors, dentists and TV personalities; master 10 different computer games; drive an ambulance and ride a bike with a human skeleton, among other fun activities. Free with museum admission. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Tues., 1-5 p.m. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      For Seniors

      Wed., Apr. 15

    • SPRYE EVENT: LECTURE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 3-4:40 p.m. Free. Popular lecturer and Rye resident Paul Hicks will present his latest work "The History and Natural History of Manursing Island." 914/481-5706.

      Wed., Apr. 22

    • THE OSBORN SANDWICH GENERATION CONFERENCE. The Osborn, 101 Theall Rd., Rye. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. Sponsored by Heard in Rye, SPRYE and The Osborn. Dr. Sandra Haymon will present The Sacred Journey of Caregiving-A Transformational Approach to Life. 914/481-5706.

      Every Tuesday

    • TUESDAY MATINEES. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham. 2:30 p.m. Seniors are free for 2:30 p.m. matinees. For film schedule log on to www.thepicturehouse.org or call 914/738-7337.

      Every Wednesday

    • SENIOR WEDNESDAYS. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, White Plains and Saw Mill Multiplex, Hawthorne. This program provides patrons with a chance to catch new movies at a price that can't be beat. Tickets are $5.50 for ages 60 & up for all shows. For additional information, log on to www.nationalamusements.com.
  • Fri., Mar. 27

    • 3-D ARCHERY COURSE. Blue Mountain Sportsman Center, 183 Watch Hill Rd., Cortlandt Manor. Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and federal holidays that fall on Mon., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The 3-D archery course is a walking path through the woods with 14 shooting stations and targets along the way. No children under 12 are permitted, and children 12 & over must have proof of age. No dogs allowed. Fees: $12 per round with County Park Pass; $15 per round without pass. www.westchestergov.com/parks or 914/862-5280.
    • AEROSOLES EVENT. Lord & Taylor, 750 White Plains Rd., Scarsdale. All day. All attendees who try on a pair of Aerosoles will receive a free gift-Aerosoles' Plus Set which includes cozy socks and foot lotion. One per customer while supplies last.
    • CLUB DISCOVERY 2015: A SPRING WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN WHO ARE CANCER SURVIVORS. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. A series of meaningful and fun activities regarding health and wellness presented by Gilda's Club Westchester and Mercy College. Space is limited. Sign up at 914.644-8844 x106 or mdold@gildasclubwestchester.org.

      Sat., Mar. 28

    • VOLUNTEER WORKSHOP. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 1-3 p.m. Meet volunteer coordinator Sue Hubbard and receive an overview at the farm. Refreshments will be served. Online registration required. Hilltophanoverfarm.org.
    • FUNDRAISER FOR DON BOSCO SUMMER CAMP. Scarsdale Golf Club, Club Way, Hartsdale. 7 p.m. Latin American Women of Scarsdale and Friends give back to Latino and minority youth of Port Chester at this fundraiser. To purchase tickets call Claudia Uribe at 917/697-2541.
    • EARTH HOUR: TURN OUT THE LIGHTS. Sponsored by Friend of Rye Nature Center. 8:30 p.m. Earth Hour began in 2007 in an effort to raise awareness of the environmental issues threatening the planet. Since then it has spread to 162 countries and millions of people have participated by shutting off their lights for one hour at the designated time. Participants register online at www.earthhour.org so that a count of people supporting the cause can be made and used to influence politicians.

      Sun., Mar. 29

    • ADVANCED BEGINNERS HEBREW. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 9:30 a.m. Taught by Rabbi Andrew Sklarz. You'll develop Hebrew reading proficiency and a better understanding of the Shabbat and holiday liturgy. Plus a basic understanding of biblical and modern Hebrew grammar. Free but donations are appropriate and greatly appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • MONTHLY HOMESTEADER WORKSHOP SERIES. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Today, Apr. 19, May 17, June 14, July 19, Aug. 16. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A look at many of the things you can do at home to increase your food independence and peace of mind by closing the gap between yourself, your food and the land. Today: Backyard Chickens. Apr. 19: Lawn to Garden. May 17: Foraging, June 14: Composting 101. July 19: Backyard Greenhouse. Aug. 16: Seed Saving. $180 for non-members; $35 per class. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.
    • WISDOM LITERATURE. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 10:30 a.m. appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • PSYCHIC FAIR. Greenwich Hyatt, 1800 E. Putnam Ave., Old Greenwich. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Integrating the mind, body & spirit. Spirit Circle Evening, 6:30-9 p.m. $30. Limited to 20 people. In this special post-fair evening, guest mediums will open themselves up to receive messages from your deceased loved ones. Pre-registration and payment required. For information call 203/470-1806 or email spiritcircles@ctpsychics.com.
    • ALL ABOUT BUNNIES. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-3 p.m. The Westchester Rabbiteers will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about rabbits. 914/864-7282,

      Mon., Mar. 30

    • BALANCED LEADERSHIP FOR WOMEN: LIVE LIFE INSPIRED. Reid Castle, Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. A Women's Leadership Institute Workshop will define and articulate enhanced methods of leading, working, being and contributing more holistically in the workplace. The program will individually coach women leaders on ways to leverage their experiences as they take control of their career development. Co-facilitated by Kathy D'Agostino, CVI-Certified/Trainer and Certified Professional Coach and Kathy Meany, director, Women's Leadership Institute. $125 includes assessment, materials and lunch. 914/323-5150 or email Kathryn.meany@mville.edu.
    • LET'S TALK...ENGLISH! White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. Every Monday & Thurs. at 2 p.m. Adult learners who speak English as a second language are invited to practice English in a conversation group with librarian facilitator. Register at the Reference Desk or by phone at 914-422-1480.
    • SELF-HYPNOSIS SKILLS FOR CANCER PATIENTS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Learn from Kathleen Conway, APRN, a nurse and cancer counselor who has advanced training in hypnosis and is a clinical member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Initial consultation required. Register at 203/863-3704.

      Tues., Mar. 31

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complet25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/864-7077 or www.westchestergov.com/fitness.
    • SHARING SECRETS: PASSOVER RECIPE SWAP. Greenwich Reform Synagogue. 10 a.m. Come to breakfast and leave with lunch ideas at this fun morning of shared ideas from kid-friendly meals to appease the fussiest palate to elegant adult repasts as well as other tips for getting through the week. Bring recipes of your own and be ready to take others with you. All are welcome. RSVP for location information to 203/629-0018 or info@grs.org.

      Wed., Apr. 1

    • ITSY BITSY PLAYGROUP. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Moms with babies under 24 months gather to nourish the need for community. Bond with other mommies and babies during music time and gross motor play led by music specialist Sarah Fradkin. Older siblings are welcome. Registration required. 203/869-7191; www.templesholom.com.

      Thurs., Apr. 2

    • NYS NEW INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES REGULATIONS: IMPACTS AND HOW TO ADAPT. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration at 8 a.m. Workshop will address the portion of the state's new regulations intended to help control invasive plants by reducing the introduction or spread of new and existing populations of these species. The workshop, geared towards landscape architects and professionals in nursery and garden center management, landscape management, garden design and property management and development, will also be relevant to homeowners and gardeners. $10 workshop fee includes a continental breakfast and the program materials. Advance registration and payment is required by Mar. 31. 914/995-4423 or rrd1@westchestergov.com.
    • RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. Pace Law School, 78 N. Broadway, White Plains. 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month (April) and make a difference in the lives of patients in need. To make an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App at redcrossblood.org or call 800/733-2767.

      Fri., Apr. 3

    • GOOD FRIDAY.
    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complete 25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/231-4645 or www.westchestergov.com/parks.
    • PASSOVER BEGINS AT SUNDOWN.

      Sat., Apr. 4

    • BIRDING 101 WORKSHOP: BIRD WATCHING BASICS. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 9:30 a.m.-noon. An introduction to ornithology and the tools/skills used in bird study. Enjoy a walk, learn how to use binoculars, guides and other print and on-line resources that make birding so much fun. Ideal for adults and interested youth. $12 for adults; no charge for youth. RSVP requested by email to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or call 203/930-1353.
    • ECO GARDENING WORKSHOP. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Today & May 23. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Create your own backyard Garden of Eden while providing sanctuary for creatures large and small. Taught by Kim Eireman. Today: Backyard Habitat. May 23: Native Gardening for Beneficials. $40 per class. www.HilltopHanoverFarm.org.
    • OLD FASHIONED EASTER EGG HUNT. The Osborne, 101 Theall Rd., Rye. 11:15 a.m. Free and open to the public. Snow date: Sat., Apr. 11. $4 hot dog + drink+chips meal available until 12:30 p.m. For additional information call 914/925-8200.
    • THE HISTORY OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY. Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Wood Pavilion, 785 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 4:30 p.m. Speaker will be Claudine Bogosian, MHA, OTR/L, assistant director of neurorehabilitation programs at Burke. She will discuss the history of occupational therapy and how Burke has furthered the success and research in the field. 914/597-2500.
    • SPRINGTIME SUNSET AND MOONLIGHT WALK. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 7:45-9:15 p.m. Seek out the sights, sounds and smells of a spring evening visiting field, pond, forest and lake in search of wildlife. Also listen overhead and look up at the moon in search of silhouettes of night-flying springtime bird migrants. Ages 7 & up. Registration limited. RSVP requested by email to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or phone to 203/930-1353.

      Sun., Apr. 5

    • EASTER SUNDAY.

      Thurs., Apr. 9, 16, 23, May 7 & 14

    • JOYFUL BABY MASSAGE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 10-11 a.m. $110 for non-members for 4 sessions; $25 for 1 time audit. Linda Thomas leads the hands-on small group class. Learn strokes and stretches to promote relaxation, build a strong healthy immune system, facilitate weight gain and help develop body awareness and coordination and learn techniques to offer relief from colds, colic, hiccups, constipation, diarrhea and teething irritabilities. Register at www.wainwright.org; 914/967-6080.

      Fri., Apr. 10 & 24

    • HEALTH RELATED COOKING WORKSHOP. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 1-3 p.m. Taught by Mary Opfer, MD, RD & CDN at Culinary Nutritionist. Learn how to cook and eat to address various health issues that could help you and your family. Apr. 10: Diabetes-Friendly Kitchen. Apr. 24: Cooking For Thyroid Disease. $35 for non-members. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

      Fri., Apr. 10

    • DRUMMING FOR WELLNESS: Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-9 p.m. Led by Damon Jackson. Learn how to use different timbal instruments (drum, shaker, bell, etc.) in a circle of rhythm & soul while you reduce stress & boost the immune system. Group drumming offers a very powerful tool for combating the effects of cumulative stress. Playing music "in the moment" is a fun and engaging activity that naturally lends itself to joy and release a perfect antidote to the stressful workplace. Increase joy through laughter, community and fun. A Community Drum Circle is a place for individuals to express themselves through the use of drums and percussion instruments. $22 for non-members. www.wainwright.org; 914/967-6080.

      Sat. & Sun., Apr. 11, 12, 25, 26, May 9, 10, 30, 31 & June 13 & 14

    • INTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION. Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies, 400 Westchester Ave., W. Harrison. 9 a.m.-12 p.m./2-5 p.m. (12 hours per workshop). Participants may enroll in one or more workshops, and those completing all 6 workshops will receive a certificate of completion. The workshops are designed for current healthcare middle managers as well as those who have transitioned into healthcare from other industries. Apr. 11 & 12: Healthcare Information Systems and Data Security provides an understanding of technology-based methods used for vital functions in various aspects of the healthcare delivery system. Participants gain a working knowledge of the cyberspace landscape and emerging global and local cyber threats. Apr. 25 & 26: Healthcare Policy and Regulatory Issues examines past and current political, legal, technological and economic healthcare policy developments. May 9 & 10: Data Analytics provides the participant with an introductory capacity to identify and describe the structure and conduct of quantitative analytical methods. Data will be examined both qualitatively and quantitatively to determine patterns and trends with hands-on experience using typical analytical software packages. May 30 & 31: Navigating the Healthcare System: Who Are the New Caregivers? Introduces the new types of caregiver roles evolving in provider venues with a special focus on MDs. DOs, physician assistants, visiting nurses, CNAs, healthcare navigators and social workers. June 13 & 14: Healthcare Marketing, Social Media and Ethical Advertising offers an introduction to the methods and strategies associated with healthcare marketing and patient information services. Cost is $500 per workshop. Register at 914/367-3301 or email healthcarepcs@fordham.edu.

      Sun., Apr. 12

    • SOUL VISION WORKSHOP SERIES: DISCOVER PURPOSE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 1-5 p.m. Led by Linda Richichi. All participants receive a free intuitive Soul Portrait sketch from national award-winning intuitive artist, Linda Richichi. Class begins with a guided meditation to access your inner muse. Topic: A Life (or Career) with Purpose Workshop. Non-member is $66. www.wainwright.org.

      Sun., Apr. 19

    • 1ST ANNUAL STRIKE OUT HD BOWLING FUNDRAISER. Bowlmor Lanes, 47 Tarrytown Rd., White Plains. 1-3:30 p.m. To help find a cure and support families with Huntington's Disease. $50 per bowler includes 2 ½ hours of bowling, shoe rental, pizza, soft drinks, cake and meet & greet NY Rangers alum or $25 for non-bowler includes pizza, soft drinks, cake and meet & greet with NY Rangers. Space is limited. Deadline for registration is Apr. 6. Everyone needs a bracelet to enter. http://hdsa.donordrive.com/event/whiteplainsbowl.

      For Kids

      Sat., Mar. 28

    • "THE UGLY DUCKLING" AND "THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE." Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. $15. www emelin.org; 914/698-0098.
    • "THE GREATEST PIRATE STORY NEVER TOLD!" White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 2 p.m. An improvised, interactive, musical pirate adventure filled with boatloads of laugh-out-loud moments for both kids and grownups. $18. www. Wppac.com; 914/328-1600.

      Sun., Mar. 29

    • FAMILY GALLERY TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10 and families. Museum educator will lead an interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum's current exhibitions. No reservations. Free with museum admission: $7 for adults; $6 for students up to age 22 and seniors and free for children under 5. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.
    • "CURIOUS GEORGE." Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. 1 & 4 p.m. Recommended for grades K-3. The inquisitive, lovable little monkey of books, movies and TV is the star of this new musical. $20. 203/227-4177, 888/927-7529 or www.westportplayhouse.org.

      For Kids

      Tues., Mar. 31

    • TODDLER TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5 with adult. Fossil Finds. Free with museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for seniors & students; free for children under 5. No reservations required. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

      Tues.-Thurs., Mar. 31-Apr. 2

    • CHILDREN'S SPRING VACATION WORKSHOPS. Square House Museum, 1 Purchase St. Rye. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For children ages 7-11. Programs are inspired by the Rye Historical Society's Immigration in Rye Exhibit. Learn where local families have come from and the experiences of families from different cultures. Mar. 31: Family History and Genealogy. Learn how to discover and preserve family history by creating a family tree, journal or scrapbook using stories and images from a family's past. Children should bring photos or copies of photos, lists of family members, stories, recipes or heirlooms for discussion. Apr. 1: An American Tail. Movie time at the Square House, popcorn included. Children will view and discuss the 1989 animated classic movie which follows the adventures of Fievel Mousekewitz and his family as they emigrate from Russia to the U.S. for freedom. Apr. 2: Food From Around the World. Children will learn about the origins of some favorite foods and the immigrants who brought them to American followed by a brief cooking demonstration. Program includes food tasting and beverage. $15 per child per program; $35 per child for all three programs. 914/967-7588.

      Mon., Apr. 13, 20, 27 and May 4, 11 & 18

    • MOMMY & ME. Rye Nature Center, 983 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:45-10:45 a.m. Sing songs, meet animals and learn about the natural world. For children over 18 months accompanied by a caregiver. $15 per session for non-members. 914/967-5150.

      Every Sat. & Sun.

    • SEE & DO ART ACTIVITIES. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Every Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and every Sunday 12-5 p.m. For children of all ages accompanied by an adult. On weekends children can view and discuss works on exhibit with a Learning Center facilitator, then participate in special art activities. Non-member admission: free for children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for students and ages 60+. www.katonahmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays

    • STORYTIME TUESDAYS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-1:30 p.m. Youngsters and their adults can enjoy stories every week at the farm. 914/864-7282.
    • BEREAVEMENT GROUP JUST FOR KIDS. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. First & third Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Designed to provide peer support to children ages 5-12 who have experienced the death of a family member or friend due to cancer. Members of this group will use expressive activities such as art, poetry, games and stories to help them express their feelings and join with others who have had similar experiences. For additional information, call Jen Scully at 914/644-8844.

      Wednesdays

    • TODDLER TALES. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 9:45, 10:15 and in Spanish at 10:45 a.m. Young children enjoy a story, songs, movement and art activity. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • MUSIC TIME. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 1:30-2 p.m. Exploratory musical play time. Sing, dance and play a variety of instruments. For all ages. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • ZUMBA KIDS, JR. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 2:30-3 p.m. No age limit. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+ and free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Thursdays

    • ART CART. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 2:30-3 p.m. Try out a variety of art materials and techniques while designing a masterpiece of your own. Free with museum admission: $12; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • KIDS' CANCER CONNECTIONS GROUP. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. Second and fourth Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. An ongoing peer support group for children ages 5-12 who either have a family member living with cancer or have cancer themselves. 914/644-8844.

      Tuesdays & Fridays

    • ZELDA THE ZANY OWL. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 12:15-1:15 p.m. For ages 36 months and younger. Learn your ABCs and 123s with the peppy, purple professor. Free with museum admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays & Saturdays

    • MUTT-I-GREES®. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 11 a.m. All ages. Meet a real dog from PAWS and do pet-themed crafts. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606; www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      Ongoing

    • ENERGY LAB. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Wet, wild and wonderful way for children under 10 years of age to learn about the science of energy. They'll find a "working lab" that inspires a natural curiosity to imagine and invent. Exhibition includes a Solar Lab, Potential Energy Platforms, a Wind Lab, Water Lab and a Coal, Oil, Natural Gas and Uranium Lab. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • TOT TOWN. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Infants and toddlers have a new place to play. Exhibits include Language Lane, Baby Zone, Home Sweet Home, Wheels on the Bus, Old MacDonald's Farm, Tinkering Tots, Performing Tots, Art & Science Exploration and Book Nooks. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • BUILD IT! Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Exhibit teaches children all about architectural design and construction by encouraging them to grab tools and join the construction team working on the museum's expansion. Children can learn about the building process. $15; $10 ages 62 + over; free for children under 1. www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.
    • HEALTHYVILLE. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk, CT. Ongoing for approximately 5 years. A major new exhibit about the human body. Children will be able to step up their knowledge of nutrition, fitness, hygiene and safety as they explore familiar settings like the home, park, market & café. They'll enjoy role-playing doctors, dentists and TV personalities; master 10 different computer games; drive an ambulance and ride a bike with a human skeleton, among other fun activities. Free with museum admission. Hours: Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Tues., 1-5 p.m. Admission: $15; $10 for seniors 62+; free for children under 1. Free parking. 203/899-0606 or www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

      For Seniors

      Sat., Mar. 28

    • SPRYE EVENT: "ELEVATED THINKING: THE HIGH LINE IN NEW YORK CITY." Rye Free Reading Room, 1061 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 3 p.m. Free. Screening of documentary narrated by Susan Sarandon. RSVP to 914/481-5706.

      Every Tuesday

    • TUESDAY MATINEES. The Picture House, 175 Wolfs Lane, Pelham. 2:30 p.m. Seniors are free for 2:30 p.m. matinees. For film schedule log on to www.thepicturehouse.org or call 914/738-7337.

      Every Wednesday

    • SENIOR WEDNESDAYS. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, White Plains and Saw Mill Multiplex, Hawthorne. This program provides patrons with a chance to catch new movies at a price that can't be beat. Tickets are $5.50 for ages 60 & up for all shows. For additional information, log on to www.nationalamusements.com.
  • Fri., Mar. 20

    • FRIDAY NIGHT POTLUCK & FILM SERIES. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 6-9 p.m. Bring a healthy meal to share and watch a film, meet new people and help celebrate the farm. $5 charge at the door per family. Online registration required. Hilltophanoverfarm.org.
    • WOODCOCK WATCH. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 6:45-7:45 p.m. Rain date: Mar.21. The cryptic plumage and low-profile behavior or the American Woodcock make it hard to find except in the springtime at dawn or dusk when the males show off for the females by giving loud, nasal peent calls and performing dazzling aerial displays. Join Audubon naturalists in search of their unique flight patterns and listen for their crepuscular calls as well as the calls of any newly emerged Spring Peeper tree frogs. For ages 6 & up. $5 for non-members. RSVP requested by email to greenwichcenter@audubon.org or call 203/930-1353.

      Sat., Mar. 21

    • FINANCIAL EDUCATION DAY. Gateway Center, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free and open to the public. Features 13 personal finance workshops taught by some of Westchester's top financial professionals. Private one-on-one consultations will be offered throughout the day. Keynote speaker will be Joseph Sassano of Macro Wealth Management who will share his perspective on financial issues that people confront on a daily basis. Continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. followed by the keynote address at 9 a.m. and three one-hour workshop sessions at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. & 12 p.m. Advance registration is recommended. Seminar schedule can be found at www.mysunywcc.org/2015fed.
    • SPRING EQUINOX WALK. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:30 a.m. Celebrate the arrival of spring with a morning hike. Join an FRNC naturalist to explore the forest looking for the many signs that spring has arrived. $8 for non-members. 914/967-5150.
    • METROCARD MOBILE VAN. Forever 21, Galleria Mall, Main Street & MLK Blvd., White Plains. 1-3:30 p.m. Regular MetroCards will be available for purchase and existing cards may be refilled. Riders will also be able to apply for reduced rates if they are 65 and older or have qualifying disabilities. For information call 914/813-7777.
    • JOHN FRIAS BOOKSIGNING. Masala Kraft Café, 206 E. Hartsdale Ave., Hartsdale. 2-4 p.m. "My Smiles Became My Shield" unpacks the realities of a man's heart through the veil he uses to hide the true struggle within. Frias captures the truth of a person's heart through a poetic and personal approach.
    • 5TH ANNUAL FR. PETER M. RINALDI AWARDS DINNER. Willow Ridge Country Club, 123 North St., Harrison. 6:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School in Port Chester. Cocktail hour, sit-down dinner, silent and live auctions and awards presentation featuring a performance by the student choir of Corpus Christi-Holy Rosary School. 914/937-4407.
    • INTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION. Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies, 400 Westchester Ave., W. Harrison. Today & tomorrow, Apr. 11 & 12; 25 & 25; May 9 & 10, 30 & 31 or June 13 & 14. 9 a.m.-12 p.m./2-5 p.m. (12 hours per workshop). Participants may enroll in one or more workshops, and those completing all 6 workshops will receive a certificate of completion. The workshops are designed for current healthcare middle managers as well as those who have transitioned into healthcare from other industries. Mar. 21 & 22: Leadership and Critical Thinking in Healthcare covers critical areas of managing a healthcare organization including negotiation, organization management styles and methods of decision making with practical exercises with an executive management case study focus. Apr. 11 & 12: Healthcare Information Systems and Data Security provides an understanding of technology-based methods used for vital functions in various aspects of the healthcare delivery system. Participants gain a working knowledge of the cyberspace landscape and emerging global and local cyber threats. Apr. 25 & 26: Healthcare Policy and Regulatory Issues examines past and current political, legal, technological and economic healthcare policy developments. May 9 & 10: Data Analytics provides the participant with an introductory capacity to identify and describe the structure and conduct of quantitative analytical methods. Data will be examined both qualitatively and quantitatively to determine patterns and trends with hands-on experience using typical analytical software packages. May 30 & 31: Navigating the Healthcare System: Who Are the New Caregivers? Introduces the new types of caregiver roles evolving in provider venues with a special focus on MDs. DOs, physician assistants, visiting nurses, CNAs, healthcare navigators and social workers. June 13 & 14: Healthcare Marketing, Social Media and Ethical Advertising offers an introduction to the methods and strategies associated with healthcare marketing and patient information services. Cost is $500 per workshop. Register at 914/367-3301 or email healthcarepcs@fordham.edu.

      Sun., Mar. 22

    • JEWISH YOGA. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Today, Apr. 19 & May 10. 9:30-10:25 a.m. Discover how we can express and deepen our understanding of Jewish spirituality through the practice of yoga. Join certified yoga teacher Naomi Norman to explore the qualities of middot-soul traits. All levels are welcome. Bring a mat if you can, otherwise one will be provided for you. Classes are free but donations are appreciated. Reservations are required. 203/629-0018 or info@grs.org.
    • FIRE BUILDING. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visit the new environmental education center and learn how to build a fire in any situation. $40. Pre-registration required at 914/864-7286.
    • MAIN STREET MARKET. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Local foods such as cheeses, pickles, meats, baked goods and wine as well as products like handmade jewelry, soaps and body butters. Food vendors will offer samples of their products. While shopping enjoy live music performed by studio musician/pianist/singer Jon Cobert. Free admission; parking fees may apply. A list of vendors and valuable coupons are available at www.countycenter.biz. 914/995-4050.
    • WISDOM LITERATURE. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. Every Sun. 10:30 a.m. appreciated. Register at 203/629-0018.
    • CREATING A HAGGADAH WORKSHOP. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 1037 E. Putnam Ave., Riverside, Ct. 10:30 a.m. Rabbi Andy Sklarz will explain the structure of the Haggadah, create a basic outline and show you how to give the Haggadah your own personal flavor. A variety of professional and homemade Haggadot will be available to share and study. Open to all. RSVP to 203/629-0018 or info@grs.org.
    • DAVID N. WEISS. Doubletree Hotel, 455 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by Chabad of the Rivertowns. Weiss wrote the animated blockbusters Shrek 2, the Rugrats movies, Jimmie Neutron, Boy Genius and All Dogs Go To Heaven. He will draw on his rich, unlikely past and whacky adventures and speak about how his faith journey led to a greater understanding of the importance of identity and how the daily, practical tools of Judaism can help anyone achieve a sense of peace and meaning in life. $20 in advance; $25 at the door; $10 for teens. For tickets call 914/693-6100.
    • JAZZ BRUNCH: PETER HAND TRIO. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $45 for non-members; $15 for children under 12. Includes food and drink. Only tables of 8 reserved. Register at www.wainwright.org or 914/967-6080.
    • FRESH FOOD TALK FOR PETS. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 1-3 p.m. Join holistic veterinarian Nancy Ying for information to help improve the health of your pet. $25 for non-members. Online registration required. www.HilltopHanoverFarm.org.
    • DIANE W. DARST FAMILY DAY. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-4 p.m. This program is designed especially for families and children to foster appreciation and understanding of art related to current Museum exhibitions and based on the Learning to Look® curriculum developed by Diane W. Darst and Sue Ann Massey Williamson. The lessons will be led by a Learning to Look instructor at 1:15 and 2:15 p.m. Suitable for people of all ages and abilities. All activities are free with Museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for students 5-22 and seniors 65+; free for children under 5. www.brucemuseum.org.
    • GREENWICH ST. PATRICK'S PARADE. 2 p.m. Starts at Greenwich Town Hall on Field Point Road, processes up Field Point Road to Route 1, then up Route 1 to the top of Greenwich Avenue and then all the way down Greenwich Avenue. Grand Marshal will be Brian O'Connor, a 46-year Greenwich resident. Sponsored by the Greenwich Hibernian Association. Port Chester High School will be represented by its marching band. Local police and fire departments will also march in the parade. Additional information and updates will be listed on the Greenwich Hibernian website, www.greenwichhibernians.org.
    • LARCHMONT-MAMARONECK SUSTAINABILITY EXPO. Larchmont Temple, 75 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. 2-5 p.m. You can test drive a Tesla and win an adult bike from Miller's bikes. Event includes kids' crafting with recycled materials and refreshments from local businesses. There will be speakers, vendors and community resources designed to provide practical advice on what you can do now to live a more sustainable life at this fun, educational event for the whole family. Register at greensteps.eventbrite.com.

      Mon., Mar. 23

    • HOUSEPLANT REMEDIES. Garden Education Center, 130 Bible St., Cos Cob. 10 a.m.-noon. Bring in your favorite plants for some TLC. A new pot with fresh soil is the perfect remedy. Please advise if your pot is over 8". $15 for non-members plus $10 materials fee. Registration required. www.gecgreenwich.org; 203/869-9242.
    • SELF-HYPNOSIS SKILLS FOR CANCER PATIENTS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Learn from Kathleen Conway, APRN, a nurse and cancer counselor who has advanced training in hypnosis and is a clinical member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Initial consultation required. Register at 203/863-3704.

      Tues., Mar. 24

    • FINANCING YOUR BUSINESS: DIFFERENT OPTIONS FOR DIFFERENT STAGES. SCORE workshop at Greenburgh Library, 300 Tarrytown Rd., Elmsford. 6-8 p.m. Free. Led by Tamara Underwood. Focuses on the different financing options available for startups and businesses at different stages as well as the programs of the NYBDC. Register at scorewestchester.org.
    • CONTINUING THE CONVERSATION: PARTIES, PROMS, PARENTING & PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. YMCA, 250 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 6:30 p.m. Join the panel of medical experts, first responders, counselors and community leaders to discuss what the research tells us about alcohol use among youth in the U.S. Youth are receptive to clear, consistent, no-use messages from parents and other adults who touch their lives. Light refreshments will be served. Register at 914/681-1119.
    • NICOLE KEAR. College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle. 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. The author of "Now I See You" will tell her story of living life to the fullest in spite of being declared legally blind and of how she faced denial and gained acceptance of her situation while following her dreams. For additional information email rlafleur@cnr.edu.
    • HEALING POWER OF MINDFULNESS: CULTIVATING RESILIENCE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-9 p.m. Speaker: Dr. Paul Epstein. In this practical and experiential talk and workshop, you'll learn the healing power of mindfulness, stress and the mind-body connection, contemplative medicine and explore the traits and benefits of cultivating resilience. $42 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.

      Wed., Mar. 25

    • FOSTER TEEN EMPLOYER/MENTOR PROGRAM. Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Network for foster teens forging connections with adults who will become their employers/mentors and will stick with them through the ups and downs of growing up. To make a difference in the life of a teen, contact Michael S. Goldstein at 914/939-1111 or FTEN@AdoptGold.com.
    • 4 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF GETTING A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN. SCORE Westchester, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Free. Led by Holly Perlowitz. Learn what banks look for when reviewing your application, how to avoid serious missteps during the application process, what documents you'll need to provide and more. Register at www.scorewestchester.org.
    • ARIANA HUFFINGTON. Manhattanville College, Reid Castle, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase. 7 p.m. She will share her unique take on the Changing Landscape of Media and Journalism. Future events: Dan Rather (June 24), Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson (Sept. 9( and Doris Kearns Goodwin (Dec. 2). For information about a subscription to Castle Conversations ($250 for the series of four events) call 914/323-1277 or go to CastleConversations.org.
    • PREVENTION: ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA WORKSHOP. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-8:30 p.m. Led by Jacqui Bishop and Lisa Feiner. Come see the Sharp Again Naturally presentation of the evidence, highlighted in dramatic video clips from documentary filmmakers Patricia Tamowski and Alan Scott Douglas. Learn about seven major causes of dementia that can be tested for and treated, some of them right in your own kitchen; ways to protect yourself from misdiagnosis and preventive measures for stopping a process before it becomes a problem. $30 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.

      Thurs., Mar. 26

    • JOYFUL BABY MASSAGE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, Apr. 9 & 16 and Apr. 23, 30, May 7 & 14. 10-11 a.m. $110 for non-members for 4 sessions; $25 for 1 time audit. Linda Thomas leads the hands-on small group class. Learn strokes and stretches to promote relaxation, build a strong healthy immune system, facilitate weight gain and help develop body awareness and coordination and learn techniques to offer relief from colds, colic, hiccups, constipation, diarrhea and teething irritabilities. Register at www.wainwright.org; 914/967-6080.
    • LEGAL SERVICES HUDSON VALLEY 2015 EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE DINNER. Ritz-Carlton Westchester, White Plains. 6 p.m. cocktails; 7 p.m. dinner. Event will honor awardees Hon. Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. and the law firm of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. This year's Advocate for Justice Award will be given to the Westchester Community Foundation and its Executive Director Catherine Marsh. Tickets start at $275. 914/761-7111.

      Thurs., Mar. 26

    • ART & SOLE. Bloomingdale's La Provence Restaurant, 4th Floor, 175 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Presented by Hadassah Westchester Business & Professional Club. Speaker: Jane Weitzman, businesswoman, author, philanthropist and Hadassah Life Member. Her book "Art & Sole" is a selection of more than 150 Fantasy Art Shows from the Stuart Weitzman Collection. Jane Weitzman was the executive vice president of Stuart Weitzman and founding vice president of Stuart Weitzman Retail. $50 includes dinner. Books will be available for purchase. 914/937-3151.
    • ANIMAL WISDOM: SPIRITUAL LIVES OF ANIMALS. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-8:30 p.m. Author Linda Bender, DVM, combines scientific training with the wisdom of a mystic. She shares stories from her globe-spanning career healing and rescuing wildlife and domesticated animals. $34 for non-members which includes price of her book. Register at www.wainwright.org.

      Fri., Mar. 27

    • BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. This walking club holds walks Tuesdays and Fridays from 8-10 a.m. Walkers meet at the horse fountain on retail level 2 (near Crate and Barrel). Westchester County's Be Fit program members get free pedometers and logbooks to track the number of miles they have walked. The mall is offering prizes to walkers who complete 25, 50 and 100 miles at the mall. Free parking is available to registered walkers between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. on club days only. 914/231-4645 or www.westchestergov.com/parks.

      Sat., Mar. 28

    • VOLUNTEER WORKSHOP. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 1-3 p.m. Meet volunteer coordinator Sue Hubbard and receive an overview at the farm. Refreshments will be served. Online registration required. Hilltophanoverfarm.org.
    • FUNDRAISER FOR DON BOSCO SUMMER CAMP. Scarsdale Golf Club, Club Way, Hartsdale. 7 p.m. Latin American Women of Scarsdale and Friends give back to Latino and minority youth of Port Chester at this fundraiser. To purchase tickets call Claudia Uribe at 917/697-2541.

      Sun., Mar. 29

    • MONTHLY HOMESTEADER WORKSHOP SERIES. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Today, Apr. 19, May 17, June 14, July 19, Aug. 16. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A look at many of the things you can do at home to increase your food independence and peace of mind by closing the gap between yourself, your food and the land. Today: Backyard Chickens. Apr. 19: Lawn to Garden. May 17: Foraging, June 14: Composting 101. July 19: Backyard Greenhouse. Aug. 16: Seed Saving. $180 for non-members; $35 per class. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.
    • PSYCHIC FAIR. Greenwich Hyatt, 1800 E. Putnam Ave., Old Greenwich. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Integrating the mind, body & spirit. Spirit Circle Evening, 6:30-9 p.m. $30. Limited to 20 people. In this special post-fair evening, guest mediums will open themselves up to receive messages from your deceased loved ones. Pre-registration and payment required. For information call 203/470-1806 or email spiritcircles@ctpsychics.com.
    • ALL ABOUT BUNNIES. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-3 p.m. The Westchester Rabbiteers will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about rabbits. 914/864-7282,

      For Kids

      Sun., Mar. 22 & 29

    • FAMILY GALLERY TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For children ages 6-10 and families. Museum educator will lead an interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum's current exhibitions. No reservations. Free with museum admission: $7 for adults; $6 for students up to age 22 and seniors and free for children under 5. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

      Sun., Mar. 22

    • "FLY GUY & OTHER STORIES." Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Fly Guy has met his match and her name is Fly Girl. $15. Introduce your child to the excitement of live performance. www.emelin.org or 914/698-0098.

      Mon., Mar. 23; Apr. 13, 20, 27
      and May 4, 11 & 18

    • MOMMY & ME. Rye Nature Center, 983 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:45-10:45 a.m. Sing songs, meet animals and learn about the natural world. For children over 18 months accompanied by a caregiver. $15 per session for non-members. 914/967-5150.

      Tues., Mar. 24 & 31

    • TODDLER TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. Ages 3-5 with adult. Mar. 24: What Is a Painting? Mar. 31: Fossil Finds. Free with museum admission--$7 for adults; $6 for seniors & students; free for children under 5. No reservations required. 203/869-0376; www.brucemuseum.org.

      Sat., Mar. 28

    • "THE UGLY DUCKLING" AND "THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE." Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. $15. www emelin.org; 914/698-0098.
    • "THE GREATEST PIRATE STORY NEVER TOLD!" White Plains Performing Arts Center, 11 City Pl., White Plains. 2 p.m. An improvised, interactive, musical pirate adventure filled with boatloads of laugh-out-loud moments for both kids and grownups. $18. www. Wppac.com; 914/328-1600.

      Sun., Mar. 29

    • "CURIOUS GEORGE." Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Ct., Westport. 1 & 4 p.m. Recommended for grades K-3. The inquisitive, lovable little monkey of books, movies and TV is the star of this new musical. $20. 203/227-4177, 888/927-7529 or www.westportplayhouse.org.

      Every Sat. & Sun.

    • SEE & DO ART ACTIVITIES. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah. Every Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and every Sunday 12-5 p.m. For children of all ages accompanied by an adult. On weekends children can view and discuss works on exhibit with a Learning Center facilitator, then participate in special art activities. Non-member admission: free for children under 12; $5 for adults; $3 for students and ages 60+. www.katonahmuseum.org.

      Tuesdays

    • STORYTIME TUESDAYS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-1:30 p.m. Youngsters and their adults can enjoy stories every week at the fa