Fri., Nov. 9

BIRDERS’ U: WATERFOWL IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson. 7-8:30 p.m. Learn waterfowl identification with experts from Saw Mill River Audubon. 914/862-5297.

THE GREAT JACK O’LANTERN BLAZE. Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 S. Riverside, Croton-on-Hudson. Tonight-Nov. 11; 15-17 & 23-24. Fri., 8-11 p.m., Sat. 7-11 p.m. and Sun., 7-10 p.m. This is the area’s most electrifying Halloween event with more pumpkin power than ever before. Meander through an historic 18th century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display—all made of jack o’ lanterns. For all ages. Advance tickets required and are by timed reservation. Spots sell out quickly. $22 for adults ($27 on Fri. & Sat.), $16 for ages 3-17 ($20 on Fri. & Sat.). For times and to purchase tickets go to historichudsonvalley.org.

Sat., Nov. 10

MORNING FARM CHORES. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 8-9 a.m. Help care for animals and learn about the ones that call Muscoot home. $6 per person; $20 per family of four. Pre-registration required. 914/864-7286.

PROJECT FEEDER WATCH. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson. Saturdays and Sundays thru March. 9-11 a.m. Identify and count birds at the feeders. Projectfeederwatch.org.

VETERANS DAY CEREMONY. African-American Cemetery, 215 North St., Rye. 10 a.m. The ceremony is to remember and honor those buried at the cemetery. This year there will be a project to start the process of cleaning headstones of those interred at the site. To volunteer, contact David Thomas at 914/886-5710 or email afafcemetery@gmail.com.

VETERANS DAY COMMEMORATION. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon 11 a.m. ceremony in the church, followed by laying of wreaths and a tour of the historic cemetery, recalling the lives and service of veterans buried at St. Paul’s. Keynote speaker for the ceremony will be Kristyn Reed, Director of the Mt. Vernon Veterans Service Agency. 1 p.m.: talk about memories of WW I by Prof. Kimberly J. Lemay Licursi of Siena College based on her recently published book. Free. 914/667-4116; www.nps.gov/sapa.

NATURE ORIGAMI. Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard Street, N. White Plains. 1-2:30 p.m. Create your very own frogs, fish, flowers and other plants and animals out of paper. No experience necessary; all ages welcome. 914/428-1005.

ROLL IT OUT: YOGA TUNE-UP FOR SELF-CARE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, Jan. 26, Feb. 9, Mar. 8 & Apr. 13. 1:30-3 p.m. With Darcy Bowman.  $45 non-members. For information go to www.wainwright.org.

THE PRACTICAL WISDOM OF THE YOGIC SCRIPTURES. The Yoga Studio, Club Fit, 584 N. State Rd., Briarcliff Manor. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Led by Jeff Migdow. The yogic scriptures come from millennia of human experience and knowledge and embody basic teachings for all aspects f our daily practice and spiritual life. $65 non-members in advance; $75 at the door. Register at ytayoga.com.

RING IN THE SEASON: HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING & SANTA’S ARRIVAL. Ridge Hill, 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers. 4 p.m. Event will begin with hot chocolate and giveaways for the kids plus a seasonal photo op, candy cane stilt walkers and more. The show will begin at 5 p.m. and will feature live a cappella caroling with The Mistletones and dazzling aerial and cirque artistry followed by the arrival of Santa and the tree lighting. Guests are invited to do some shopping at the Holiday Market presented by Booked Parties featuring unique and handcrafted gifts from a dozen artisans. www.ridgehill.com.

Sun., Nov. 11

VETERANS DAY.

FARMERS MARKET. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100 Somers. Every Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Shop more than 20 unique vendors offering fresh produce, cheese and a variety of local items. 914/864-7382.

ARCHAEOLOGY DAY. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson. 1-3 p.m. Special presentation by the NYS Archaeological Association. Info at lablhc.org.

33RD ANNUAL PRESIDENT’S FORUM: WHERE ARE WE NOW? Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 2:30 p.m. Event features a panel of politicians, journalists, historians and other intellectuals presenting a balanced discussion. Event will begin with a limited pre-event luncheon at 12 p.m. Panel discussion will run from 2:30-4:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Panel discussion will be moderated by Brian Lehrer, host of the Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC radio’s daily call-in program covering politics and life, locally and globally. Panelists will be John Berman, co-anchor of “New Day” on CNN; Ari Fleischer, former White House Press Secretary and Spokesperson for President George Bush; Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science and American Studies at Fordham University; Douglas Harriman Kennedy, National Correspondent for the Fox News channel and Douglas Schoen, former pollster and advisor to President Bill Clinton. All funds raised support the WCC Foundation’s Scholarship and Program Fund. Tickets range from $75-$350. Reserve tickets online at www.sunywcc.edu/presidentsforum.

TWINKLING LIGHTS ON THE HILL. Fountain Plaza, Town Square and at 73 Market St., Yonkers (Ridge Hill). Tonight-Dec. 31, 5-10 p.m. Shows every half hour throughout the center and Santa’s Cottage where families can visit Santa in his home in Town Square that features interactive elements for children. Santa’s library provides a beautiful setting for keepsake photographs. Santa’s Cottage is open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. thru Dec. 24. www.ridgehill.com.

Mon., Nov. 12

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.

MIND, BODY, FERTILITY YOGA. Greenwich Hospital, 38 Volunteer La., Greenwich. Every Monday, 5:30-7 p.m. and Wed., 6-7:30 p.m. Program is ongoing and is aimed at calming the body and mind for women trying to conceive. The class prepares the endocrine and reproductive systems to work as efficiently as possible. $25 drop-in fee per class. Register at 8888/357-2409 or go to greenwichhospital.org/event.

MAH JONGG AND CANASTA GAME NIGHT. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 7-9:15 p.m. Masters and novices alike are invited to join in the ancient game of Mah Jongg and the card game, Canasta. $5 per person; $10 with an instructor. Hosted by Temple Sholom’s Sisterhood. RSVP required. 203/869-7191; www.templesholom.com.

ANNUAL KRISTALLNACHT COMMEMORATION. Spellman Hall, Iona College, 715 North Ave., New Rochelle. 7:30 p.m. Features distinguished lecturer John Roth, PhD. Topic: We Are in This World to do Good: Ethics During and After the Holocaust by Edward J. Sexton, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Claremont McKenna College. Hosted by the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center. Free and open to the public. Registration requested at 914/696-0738.

Tues., Nov. 13

BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. Enjoy some window-shopping as you keep in shape during Mall Walks at The Westchester in White Plains. The program offers indoor walking at Westchester’s premier mall on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 8 to 10 a.m. throughout the year. A special guest speaker is presented on the first Friday of each month providing information on health issues, safety and nutrition. The talk takes place at 9 a.m.at the Level One Nordstrom’s E-bar seating area. Admission and parking are free for all registered members of the mall walk program. To join, sign up at the Horse Fountain Plaza near Crate & Barrel on Retail Level Two, on Tuesday and Friday mornings during the program. 914/231-4645; www.westchestergov.com/mall-walking.

NEW MOM? Online, Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. Bring your bundle of joy with you, join others and begin the process of understanding and navigating your new life. Facilitated by Mary Karlan, CSW and offered by JFS of Greenwich. 203/622-1881.

STRUGGLING WITH FAMILY DYNAMICS. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly La., Greenwich. Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn important strategies for addressing this concern. Facilitated by Lisa Goldberg, Director for Jewish Health and Healing Center. 203/622-1881.

SUPPORT GROUP FOR SEPARATING AND DIVORCING INDIVIDUALS. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. or Wednesdays 5:30-6:45 p.m. In this group for individuals going through separation and divorce, issues such as mourning the loss of your relationship, rebuilding your self-esteem, navigating complex family situations and dating again will be discussed. Using discussion, literature, and by sharing experiences, you will begin the process of emotional healing. Gain support, strength and friendship from this ongoing group of people who can relate to what you are going through. Women and men are welcome. Facilitator: Lisa-Loraine Smith, LCSW, Executive Director of JFS. Fee: $20 per session (sliding scale fees available as needed.) 203/622-1881.

MUSIC AND MEDITATION. Greenwich Hospital Chapel, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Tuesdays 12:45-1:15 p.m. No meditation. A free weekly journey into deep relaxation using crystal singing bowls, flute, guitar and guided imagery. Walk-ins welcome. 203/863-4444.

FRACTURED FAMILIES, HEALING HEARTS. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Tuesdays, 1-2 p.m. This group is designed to give participants an opportunity to talk about strained family relationships—whether with a parent, a sibling, a grandparent, a son or a daughter. This group will help you explore your issues of grief, anger, regret and forgiveness in a safe environment with other people who understand. Register at 203/622-1881 or email llsmith@jfsgreenwich.org.

FINDING BALANCE FROM THE INSIDE OUT: WHAT INTROVERTS CAN TEACH US ALL. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-8:30 p.m. Michael Alcee, PhD will discuss how the introvert system works, & why understanding it can help a third to a half of the population flourish. Most importantly, he will show how this can help us all establish balance in a world where our internal world is under siege.  $45 for non-members; $50 drop-in. www.wainwright.org.

INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 92 Orchard St., Cos Cob. Tonight & Nov. 27. 7:30-9 p.m. Free. The class, taught by Rabbi Jordie Gerson, will meet two Tuesdays per month until the end of the school year. Class will cover holidays, Jewish values, Jewish history and God and is a refresher course of Jews by birth, a supplemental class for Jews by choice (or those considering conversion) and a chance to ask all the questions you’ve ever wanted to. There will be occasional guest teachers. Classes will be followed by an optional ½ hour adult b’nei mitzvah prep supplement. RSVP to 203/344-1929. For additional information go to www.grs.org.

Wed., Nov. 14

ITSY BITSY PLAYGROUP. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Today & Nov. 28. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. For parents with children under age 2. Connect with other parents over the joys and bumps of parenthood while engaging your infant/toddler in a group setting through music, motor play and story time. 203/622-6121.

EMPTY NESTERS SUPPORT GROUP. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Wednesdays, 12-1 p.m. When your last child leaves home, you may find an opportunity to reinvent yourself, but it can be challenging to find ways to occupy your newfound free time. Sometimes it’s difficult to reconnect with your spouse and adjust to a different relationship with your adult child/children. What can be most problematic is the lack of sympathy from people who believe you should be happy when your children leave. Together find constructive ways to address these challenges through lively discussions and sharing with others who are dealing with similar issues. Facilitator: Lisa-Loraine Smith, LCSW. Fee: $20 per session (sliding scale fees available as needed.) 203/622-1881.

PARENTS OF LGBTQ. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Wednesdays 12-1 p.m. Learn how to chart the new waters of your child’s identity and help them and yourself to build mutual understanding. Register at 203/622-1881 or email llsmith@jfsgreenwich.org.

SOUND MEDITATION. Greenwich Hospital Chapel, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Every Wednesday. 12-12:30 p.m. Free. A weekly sound meditation group using the healing vibrations of the gong and flute. Walk-ins welcome. Greenwichhospital.org/events.

STARTING A NON-PROFIT: UPSIDES, DOWNSIDES AND ALTERNATIVES. SCORE Westchester, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Free. Maurice K. Segall, Director, NY and Fairfield County & Gregory E. Kimble Jr., Equal Justice Fellow, will help you decide whether becoming a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization is the best choice for you. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.

SUPPORT GROUP FOR SEPARATING AND DIVORCING INDIVIDUALS. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Wednesdays 5:30-6:45 p.m. In this group for individuals going through separation and divorce, discuss issues such as mourning the loss of your relationship, rebuilding your self-esteem, navigating complex family situations and dating again. Using discussion, literature, and by sharing experiences, you will begin the process of emotional healing. Gain support, strength and friendship from this ongoing group of people who can relate to what you are going through. Women and men are welcome. Facilitator: Lisa-Loraine Smith, LCSW, Executive Director of JFS. Fee: $20 per session (sliding scale fees available as needed.) 203/622-1881.

AFTER-THE-DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Facilitated by Barbara Lehrman, LCSW. Group will provide a confidential space to reflect on the life you are living and the life you would like to live. It will be an opportunity to grow, develop and learn from others. 203/622-1881.

INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION OF TRAUMA. Jewish Community Center of Harrison, 130 Union Ave., Harrison. 7 p.m. Discussion with Bonnie Pollak, JD, MSW, PhDc and Adjunct Professor, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University. Presented by the Holocaust & Human Right Education Center. Free and open to the public. Registration requested at 914/696-0738.

HELPING TO HEAL THE HOLIDAY BLUES. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Tonight & Dec. 5, 7-9 p.m. With Nancy Howard Cobb. $45 non-members; $50 drop-in. www.wainwright.org.

HOW DID I GET HERE? GOVERNMENT & POLITICS CAREER PANEL. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Free. For teens only. NYS Sen. Shelley Mayer and Westchester County Executive George Latimer will discuss their careers and how they got to the positions they are in today. 914/422-1489.

AN EVENING WITH CNN’S DAVID GREGORY AND AUTHOR TAL KEINAN. Congregation Kol Ami, 252 Soundview Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Open to all. Topic: Can Judaism Survive the 21st Century? They will discuss new ideas to ensure a strong and bright future for the global Jewish community. $20 in advance; $25 at the door; free for students with valid ID. Register at https://nyjewi.sh/2DkZXv1

TALMUD STUDY. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 92 Orchard St., Cos Cob. 7:30 p.m. Discover how the Rabbis in the Talmud experienced, explained, combatted and found meaning in anti-Semitism. Take a fascinating journey through the first two millennia of Jewish history, experience and thought. Taught by David Rappaport. RSVP to 203/629-0018.

Thurs., Nov. 15

ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DIVERSITY BREAKFAST. Manhattanville College, 2900 Purchase St., Purchase. 7:30-10 a.m. Topic: Opening Our Hearts and our Minds. Event brings together religious and civic leaders to celebrate diversity and intends to create a space of peace and unity and celebrate diversity among all faiths. Open to the public. $16 in advance; $25 at the door. Register at https://Eventbrite.com/e/thanksgiving-diversity-breakfast-opening-our-hearts-and-minds-tickets-51045554628.

3D 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.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. An ongoing weekly support group for those who have lost a loved one within the past year. 203/622-1881.

COPING MINDFULLY WITH CANCER. Smilow Cancer Hospital Center, Greenwich Hospital, 77 Lafayette Pl., Greenwich, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. A psychologist will lead the group training where participants will learn Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, a clinically effective program to reduce fatigue, pain and anxiety, as well as improve overall well-being for patients living with cancer. This is a billed service provided by a clinical psychologist; most insurance accepted. Register at 203/863-2939.

914INC’S WOMEN IN BUSINESS LUNCHEON. Double Tree by Hilton, 455 S. Broadway, Tarrytown. 11:30 a.m. pre-luncheon cocktail reception; 12:15-2 p.m. luncheon. Keynote speaker will be Catherine Rinaldi, President of Metro-North Railroad. Event will honor Women in Business Award winners. These awards pay tribute to a select group of female executives and entrepreneurs who are nominated by their supervisors, peers and co-workers. To purchase tickets go to westchestermagazine.com/womeninbusiness.

APPLE TASTING. Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob. 1 p.m. Free. Mike Geller from Mike's Organic Delivery will offer samples of a wide variety of delicious local apples.Try new kinds of apples and learn about the history of apple growers in the Hudson Valley. Also Pomeline-Greenwich Happy Hour Jewelry Trunk Show from 4-7 p.m. Free.; no reservations required. Enjoy a glass of wine, meet designer Kirsten Rothe and check out the gorgeous jewelry from her Pomeline 2018 line. The Greenwich native of Danish descent is known for clean Scandinavian lines and shapes, to which she adds color and whimsy. 203/869-6899.

LIVING WELL IN LATER LIFE SUPPORT GROUP. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. Thursdays, 2:30-3:45 p.m. A group for individuals who would like the opportunity to talk with peers about the opportunities and challenges they face at this stage of life. Topics will include, but are not limited to, maintaining and managing health, managing independence with family members including adult children; continuing to be involved in meaningful activity and coping with mourning and loss. 203/622-1881.

COPING WITH CANCER DURING THE HOLIDAYS. NY-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville. 5-6:30 p.m. A workshop to help you survive and thrive during the holidays. Pre-registration required to Gilda’s Club Westchester at 914/644-1844. X109.

TRANSGENDER RIGHTS COMMUNITY CONVERSATION. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 6 p.m. Hosted by the library and the League of Women Voters of White Plains. People of all viewpoints are welcome to participate in an atmosphere that is safe for everyone who attends. It will be a place to share experiences, opinions and solutions to understand how people in our area are actually affected by the policies, issues and events that we hear about in the news and media. 914/422-1480.

RAISING BOYS: PARENT SUPPORT & STRATEGY GROUP. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7:30-9 p.m. www.wainwright.org.

Fri., Nov. 16

BE FIT MALL WALKS. The Westchester, Bloomingdale Road, White Plains. Enjoy some window-shopping as you keep in shape during Mall Walks at The Westchester in White Plains. The program offers indoor health walking at Westchester’s premier mall on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 8 to 10 a.m. throughout the year. A special guest speaker is presented on the first Friday of each month providing information on health issues, safety and nutrition. To join, sign up at the Horse Fountain Plaza near Crate & Barrel on Retail Level Two, on Tuesday and Friday mornings during the program. Go to westchestergov.com/parks or call (914) 231-4645.Admission and parking are free for all registered members of the mall walk program. To join, sign up at the horse fountain plaza near Crate & Barrel on Retail Level Two, on Tuesday and Friday mornings during the program. 914/231-4645; www.westchestergov.com/mall-walking.

NEW TO TOWN? Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly La., Greenwich. Fridays, 9-10 a.m. Group where you can process the experience of transitioning to a new town. Hear how others are adjusting to life here and how to be even happier and more fulfilled than from whence you came. Facilitated by Jan Mittleman, LCSW. 203/622-1881.

6TH ANNUAL GROW YOUR BUSINESS CONFERENCE. Gateway Center, Westchester Community College, 75 Grasslands Rd., Valhalla. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Event is in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Event celebrates innovators and job creators worldwide with activities and resources that will guide them to take the next steps on their entrepreneurial journey. Amirah Kassem, the founder of Flour Shop, a NYC bakery, will deliver the keynote address. Open to the public. Tickets are $99 and can be purchased online at growyourbusiness.eventcombo.com.

HAITIAN ART SALE. Second Congregational Church, 139 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Today-Sun. Tonight 6:30-9 p.m. (opening wine reception); Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; panel discussion 2-3 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Vassar Haiti Project event features a Haitian art and handcraft sale. There will be affordable, unique handcrafts and more than 200 original paintings from Haitian artisans on sale accompanied by authentic kampa music. Sale will celebrate Haitian art and culture while raising funds for the relief efforts. www.thehaitiproject.org.

RIVERLOVERS POT LUCK SUPPER AND FILM. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Film will be “What Darwin Never Knew.” All are welcome. 914/862-5297.

PRESEPIO UNVEILING: HISTORY AND CREATION. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. Explore this Neapolitan art through photographs showing how presepio structures and figures are made. After learning about the traditional presepio Napolitano, the grand presepio will be unveiled. Presented by Anita Sanseverino. $25 for non-members. Register in advance at 914/771-8700 or www.wiccny.org.

Sat., Nov. 17

BLACKSMITHING WORKSHOP. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Take a class with master blacksmith Bill Fitzgerald and make something to take home with you. Pre-registration and fee required. 914/864-7286.

SPIN ‘N’ KNIT. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Beginners and experienced spinners and knitters gather in an informal atmosphere in this monthly group. No fee or registration required for first time attendees; $5 for each subsequent class. 914/962-2368.

HISTORIAN WILLIAM HOGELAND: THE WHISKEY REBELLION. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 1 p.m. Free. His talk will be based on his book “The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America’s Newfound Sovereignty,” exploring the uprising of farmers in western Pennsylvania in the 1790s. 914/667-4116; www.nps.gov/sapa.

PREDATOR AND PREY. Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard Street, N. White Plains. 1-2 p.m. Learn all about predator and prey species and their relationships together, followed by some hands-on activities. 914/428-1005.

FEEDER WATCH AND DIY BIRD FEEDERS. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rtes. 35 & 121 S., Cross River. 1-3 p.m. Watch the feeders, get a closer look out our feathered friends and make your own feeder to take home. 914/864-7322.

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-3 p.m. Catch the holiday spirit and make your own decorations with the junior volunteers. Pre-registration required at 914/864-7286.

VOLUNTEER WORK PROJECT. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye. 1-3 p.m. Painting inside the visitor center. Bring work gloves; hand tools provided. Great for any type of service credit hours. 914/835-4466.

RELAX, RECEIVE & RESTORE: RESTORATIVE YOGA REIKI. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today &  Dec. 15. 1-3 p.m. $45 non-members; $50 drop-in. www.wainwright.org.

THE POWER OF DECISION. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 1-4:30 p.m. With Jon Mundy, PhD. $50 non-members; $55 drop-in. www.wainwright.org.

ARTISAN BOUTIQUE. Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Rd., Rye. Today & tomorrow, 1-5 p.m. Cocktail reception today, 5-8 p.m. Discover handmade and unique treasures for the home and gifts for the holidays. Proceeds will benefit the Rye Art Center’s outreach programs. www.ryeartscenter.org.

Sun., Nov. 18

FARMERS MARKET. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Every Sunday, 9:30-2:30 p.m.. Shop more than 20 unique vendors offering fresh produce, cheese and a variety of local items. 914/864-7382.

THANKSGIVING STORY CRAFT. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-2 p.m. Listen to a Thanksgiving story followed by a small craft. Pre-registration required. 914/864-7286.

GONG BATH. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye.1:30-3:15 p.m. Led by Kat Higgins. Enjoy light minimal breath work and stretching before lying down for exceptionally restorative relaxation to the healing sounds of the gong. Physical & mental benefits include: pain relief, deep relaxation, reduced stress and anxiety, increased function in various body systems and more! $60 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.

CONSERVATORY TOUR. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Rte. 35, Somers. 2-3 p.m. Tour of the tropical rainforest exhibit led by Lasdon’s horticulturalist. Admission: $7 for adults; $3 children 12 & under. Tour is free. Purchase tickets in the Shop at Lasdon. 914/864-7268.

TRACKS ‘N’ TRACES MAKE ‘N’ TAKE. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Rd., Rye. 2-3:30 p.m. Explore the trails for animal prints, then make some casts to take home with you. 914/835-4466.

WESTCHESTER KNICKS V. ERIE BAYHAWKS. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Purchase tickets at westchesterknicks.com.

Upcoming

Tues., Nov. 20

ADULT COOKING CLASS: TIMBALLO DI MACCHERONI. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 1 p.m. Presented by Cathy Blanco. $60 non-member fee. Register at www.wiccny.org.

For Kids

Sat., Nov. 10

LENAPE OF WESTCHESTER. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rtes. 35 & 121 S., Cross River. 1 p.m. Children of all ages will learn what life was like for people who lived in the area before European settlement by exploring their food, tools, toys and a traditional wigwam. 914/864-7322.

Sun., Nov. 11

BUTTER AND BREAD. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-2 p.m. Make some bread and butter and learn how these chores used to be done on the farm. Ages 6+. This is a drop-off program. $5 per person; Pre-registration required. 914/864-7286.

SCIENCE SUNDAY: CONNECTICUT FORESTS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-3 p.m. For children ages  4 & up and their families. No registration required. Free with museum admission-- adults $10; $8 students 5-22 with valid ID and seniors 65 & up; members and children under 5 are free.

Sun., Nov. 11, 18 & 25

FAMILY GALLERY TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Best for children ages 6-10 and their families. An interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions led by an educator. Free with museum admission-- adults $10; $8 students 5-22 with valid ID and seniors 65 & up; members and children under 5 are free. www.brucemuseum.org.

Mon., Nov. 12

SCHOOLING ANIMALS. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet RNC’s animals and learn how they stick together, how fish know which way the school is swimming and what you call a group of skunks. Hike the trails in search of schooling creatures. Dress for the weather and bring lunch. $80 per child for non-members. Register at 914/967-5150 or www.ryenaturecenter.org.

Tues., Nov. 13, 20 & 27

BRUCE BEGINNINGS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. & 1-1:45 p.m. For ages 2 ½-5 and their caregivers. Explore the museum through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics: Forest Friends, Seeing Sculptures, Woodland Indians, Healthy Start. Free with museum admission-- adults $10; $8 students 5-22 with valid ID and seniors 65 & up; members and children under 5 are free. Space is limited. See the Visitor Services desk upon arrival. www.brucemuseum.org.

Thru Wed., Nov. 20

“DISNEY’S HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL, JR.” Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. For ages 3 & up. Presented by Random Farms Kids Theater. Mon., Nov. 12 & 19; Tues., Nov. 13 & 20 at 6:16 p.m., Wed., Nov. 14;  Sat. & Sun., Nov. 17 & Nov. 18 at 11:15 a.m. $10; $14 premium. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Thurs., Nov. 15

DESIGN TIME. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-2 p.m. For children ages 2 & up and their caregivers. For children to develop spatial reasoning and engineering through block play. Free with museum admission-- adults $10; $8 students 5-22 with valid ID and seniors 65 & up; members and children under 5 are free. www.brucemuseum.org.

Sat., Nov. 17

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN: CROSTATINE ALLA MARMELLATA. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 12:30 p.m. Presented by Cathy Blanco. $40 non-member child; $55 non-member parent & child. Register at www.wiccny.org.

LIVING OFF THE LAND. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 1 p.m. Suggested for ages 5 & up. A lesson on how the Woodland Indians lived off the land and used materials for shelters, tools, hunting and agriculture. Sample a few foods like cornmeal, squash soup and maple syrup. $8 per person non-members. Register at 914/967-5150 or www.ryenaturecenter.org.

Sat. & Sun., Nov. 17 & 18

“THE BIG BAD WOLF AND OTHER TALES.” Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Rd., Pleasantville. 12 p.m. A hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits. The three stories offer a sensitive and beautiful portrayal of family and the anxieties of modern life. $14 for non-members; $7.50 ages 13 & under. www.burnsfilmcenter.org.

Sun., Nov. 18

ART ADVENTURES: MINIATURE SCULPTURES. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-3 p.m. For children ages 4 & up and their families. Free with museum admission-- adults $10; $8 students 5-22 with valid ID and seniors 65 & up; members and children under 5 are free. www.brucemuseum.org.

ENGINEERING FOR KIDS AND THEIR PARENTS. Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard Street, N. White Plains. 2-3:30 p.m. For children ages 7-12 and their parents. Work as a team with your child to create engineering feats out of nature that challenge young minds and inspire big goals. Activities will include acorn catapults and miniature nature boats. 914/428-1005.

For Seniors

Fri., Nov. 9

SPRYE EVENT: MONTHLY CURRENT EVENTS DISCUSSION/LUNCH. Ruby’s Oyster Bar, 45 Purchase St., Rye. 12 p.m. Pay for your own lunch. www.sprye.org; 914/481-5706.

Sat., Nov. 10 or 17

SPRYE EVENT: SATURDAY NIGHT OUT. Time to be determined. Depending on interest and what is available in local movie houses, there will be an offering of movie and dinner. If interested in attending call 914/481-5706.

Wed., Nov. 14

SPRYE EVENT: AUTHOR MITCHELL SILVER. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 3-4:30 p.m. Political thriller author Silver will talk about his writing process and his latest novel, a history-based thriller “The Bookworm” that is a collage of time periods—the 16th century, the 1940s and today. Open to the public. www.sprye.org; 914/481-5706.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

TAI JI QUAN. YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester, 515 North St., White Plains. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Practice and eventual mastery of 7 individual Tai Ji Quan forms adapted from traditional Chinese forms to enhance balance, strength, stability and ease of movement. 10-week session is $225 for non-members. For additional information call Angela Katz at 914/949-6227 ext. 208 or send an email to skatz@ywcawpcw.org.

Every Tuesday

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

Every Tues., Thurs. & Fri.

LIMBERCISE & ZUMBA. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 1 p.m. Free. Tues. & Thurs.: 45-minute Limbercise. Fri.: Zumba. Under the guidance of a certified Rye YMCA instructor. Register at 914/967-6363.

Every Wednesday

SENIOR WEDNESDAYS. City Center 15: Cinema de Lux, White Plains. This program provides patrons with a chance to catch new movies at a price that can’t be beat. Tickets are $6.50 for ages 60 & up for all shows plus $3.50 for popcorn and soda. For additional information, log on to www.nationalamusements.com.

Every Thursday

LIVING WELL IN LATER LIFE. Jewish Family Services of Greenwich, 1 Holly Hill La., Greenwich. 2:30-3:45 p.m. For individuals 70+ to talk with peers about the opportunities and challenges this stage of life presents. Topics covered include how to maintain and manage health; manage independence with family members, including adult children; continue to be involved in meaningful activity and cope with mourning and loss. Facilitated by Barbara Lehrman, LCSW. 203/622-1881; www.jfsgreenwich.org.

First Tuesday of each month

OUR PLACE MEMORY CAFÉ. North Street Tavern & Wood Fired Pizza, 1128 North St., White Plains. 2-4 p.m. Thru April except for November when it will be on the first Wednesday. Hosted by The Bristal Assisted Living for residents in Westchester suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and other memory loss as well as their family members and caregivers. Light refreshments and entertainment will be provided in a support group atmosphere. For information call The Bristal at 914/681-1800.