Fri., Dec. 7

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. Philipsburg Manor Museum, 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Thurs.-Sun., thru Dec. 22. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Browse local wares and support Historic Hudson Valley’s educational programs while checking off your gift list. Dec. 8: s’mores bar and hot chocolate tasting, 12-3 p.m. Dec. 15: artist signing with Drew Macko. 12-3 p.m. www.historichudsonvalley.org.

TWINKLING LIGHTS ON THE HILL. Fountain Plaza, Town Square and at 73 Market St., Yonkers (Ridge Hill). Thru Dec. 31, 5-10 p.m. Shows every half hour throughout the center. At Santa’s Cottage 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.

WINTER WONDERLAND. Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla. Thru Dec. 31. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Westchester Parks Foundation to allow the organization to advocate for and invest in the preservation, conservation, use and enjoyment of the 18,000 acres of parks, trails and open spaces within the Westchester County Parks system. New features this year include: Lights of Wonder, an additional 250,000 eco-friendly LED lights animated to holiday music, magical displays that include angels, snowflakes and elves tossing wrapped holiday gifts; FUNderland Village that includes 10 rides; Magic Show that runs nightly at 5:45, 6:45 & 7:45 plus elves that tell what it’s like working at Santa’s Workshop. Ticket prices allow for unlimited access to 10 amusement rides, ice skating (including skate rentals) as well as Holiday Circus and Magic Show performances, visits with Santa Claus and special characters and much more. General admission is $20 per person; free for children under age 3. For calendar and special events go to www.wwinterwonderland.com.

HOLIDAY POT LUCK. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 6-9 p.m. Bring a dish to share and some family and friends for a great-full evening. 914/962-2368 or hilltophanoverfarm.org.

Sat., Dec. 8

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

HOLIDAYS ON THE HILL HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Rte. 35, Somers. Today, tomorrow, Dec. 15 & 16. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Visits with Santa, food, conservatory exhibit, holiday displays, gift shopping and more. 914/864-7268.

TALES OF THE FAMOUS, THE INFAMOUS & THE UNSUNG. Jay Heritage Center, 210 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Free, but RSVP’s requested. A launch of Revolutionary Westchester 250 with a full day of family-friendly fun. Learn about life during the times of John Jay, Benedict Arnold, Ann Miller, Aaron Palmer and George Washington. Meet CBS anchor Mary Calvi, author of “Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington’s First Live, Mary Philipse.” Lunch can be purchased from one of the food trucks. RSVP to httsp://conta.cc/2QXWOPJ.

HOLIDAY DE-STRESS HIKE. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rtes. 35 & 121 S., Cross River. 1 p.m. Get out of the stores, off the phone/computer and into the woods.

SOUND BATH & YOGA NIDRA WITH MEGAN YOUNG. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6 & May 4. 1-2:30 p.m. Explore every lovable layer of your being from the palpable (physical body) to the subtle (spirit) through a 3-part practice. Gentle asana invites connection between breath and body. A restorative sound bath uses supported postures and sound vibration to calm the nervous system and clear the mind. Finally, a guided yoga nidra meditation encourages the liberation of deep-seated emotional patterning from the unconscious. $45 per session or 6 sessions for $240 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org or 914/967-6080.

VOLUNTEER WORK PROJECT. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye. 1-3 p.m. Spruce up the parking lot. Bring work gloves; hand tools will be provided. Great for any type of service credit hours. 914/835-4466.

WINTER WILDFLOWER ARRANGEMENTS. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 1-3 p.m. Bring your own vase and make a festive centerpiece using dried plants and natural objects from nature for the holidays. $5. 914/995-4050.

YOGA TEACHERS ASSOCIATION WORKSHOP WITH ROBERT RIVEST. Club Fit, 594 N. State Road, Briarcliff Manor. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Participants will learn how to free body and mind so that laughter flows freely, joyfully and spontaneously. Please arrive 15-30 minutes early. $65 non-members in advance; $75 at the door. Register at ytayoga.com.

DICKENS’S “CHRISTMAS CAROL.” Old Dutch Church, 42 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollos. Today, tomorrow, Dec. 15 & 16. 3:30, 4:45 & 6 p.m. Master storyteller Jonathan Kruk with musical accompaniment will regale you with his adaptation of Charles Dickens’s classic tale. $25 adults; $20 children under 20. Advance tickets required. https://websales.historichudsonvalley.org.

MUSCOOT HOLIDAY SHOW. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Today & Dec. 15, 4-5:30 p.m. & 6-7:30 p.m.; tomorrow & Dec. 26, 4-5:30 p.m.  Celebrate the season with favorite holiday songs and scenes. Pre-registration and tickets required at 914/864-7286.

WESTCHESTER KNICKS V. OKLAHOMA CITY BLUES. Westchester County Center, 198 N. Central Ave., White Plains. 7-10 p.m. For tickets go to westchesterknicks.com.

Sun., Dec. 9

A TASTE OF ASHTANGA YOGA. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 1-3 p.m. With Stan Woodman. This workshop will give you a taste of the flowing vinyasa style of Ashtanga while taking a deeper look at the basics behind the asana system, spending time exploring the 3 main concepts—posture, breath and gazing point—of this methodology and how these techniques help us to quiet the mind. $60 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.

ARCHEOLOGY DAY AND HOLIDAY CELEBRATION. Croton Point Nature Center, Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson. 1-3:30 p.m. Special holiday presentation and celebration. For information go to lablhc.org.

DREAM CATCHERS MAKE ‘N’ TAKE. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Rd., Rye. 2-3:30 p.m.  Make a dream catcher out of natural materials to take home with you, while learning about their significance. 914/835-4466.

CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. Today, Dec. 15 & 16. Today 2-4 p.m., Dec. 15, 5-7 p.m. and Dec. 16. 2-4 p.m. 914/864-7282.

Mon., Dec. 10

ESL CLASS FOR BEGINNERS BASIC LEVEL. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave., White Plains. 10 a.m. Learn how to read, write and speak in English. Class activities will prepare you to communicate better. Register 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.

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.

ADOBE APPS FOR ADULTS. White Plains Public Library, 100 Martine Ave.,, White Plains. 6 p.m. Learn about the Adobe Creative Cloud and the various apps available (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, etc.). Test out software and services for creative professionals around the globe. 914/422-1480.

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 of Canasta. $5 per person; $10 with an instructor. RSVP required. 203/869-7191 or www.templesholom.com.

Tues., Dec. 11

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.

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.

LOWER HUDSON VALLEY MOBILITY ADVISORY FORUM: MOBILITY IMPROVEMENTS IN THE HUDSON VALLEY. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 6-8 p.m. Westchester County Bee-Line System First-and-Last Mile Connections Mobility Study; 511NY Rideshare, Discussion: The Future of Mobility. www.countycenter.biz.

INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM. Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 92 Orchard St., Cos Cob. 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 for 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., Dec. 12

ITSY BITSY PLAYGROUP. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Today & Dec.19. 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.

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.

GIFT OF ART HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. Thru Dec. 24. There will be a reception Sat., Dec. 8. Shop in the gallery for unique, one-of-a-kind, handmade items and original artwork. MAG will be open 7 days a week during the month of December. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. www.mamaroneckartistsguild.org; 914/834-1117.

COMPUTER LITERACY FOR ADULTS WITH THE NERDY DUO. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. Today-Fri., 12:30-3:30 p.m. $120 for non-members. Register at pelhamartcenter.org or 914/738-2625.

HELPING WOMEN AND MINORITIES SUCCEED IN SMALL BUSINESS. SCORE, 120 Bloomingdale Rd., White Plains. 1-3 p.m. Free. Malla Haridat, Founder of New Designs for Life, will impart insights on how to start and grow your company. The workshop will teach you to show people why the world needs your company and sell people on your vision and yourself. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.

Thurs., Dec. 13

LIFETIME OF LOOKING: REALISTIC AND IMAGINATIVE. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-2:30 p.m. For adults with memory loss and their caregivers. Registration required. 203/413-6741 or kholko@brucemuseum.org.

RECREATING SPIRITUALITY IN THE WAKE OF A CANCER DIAGNOSIS: A DIALOGUE. Lobby Conference Room, NY-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville. 5-6:30 p.m. Free. Interactive workshop open to people of all faiths facilitated by Stephen Ott, MA, BCC, Director of Pastoral Care, NY-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital and Deborah Vincent, MSW, LMSW, Clinical Support Manager, Gilda’s Club Westchester. Pre-registration required to 914/644-8844.

SEASONAL FLORAL DESIGN. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-9 p.m. Led by Fani Szterenbuch. Create a beautiful, seasonal arrangement to take home while learning some basic floral design principles. Bring your own clippers. $115 non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.

Fri., Dec. 14

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.

EDUCATIONAL FORUM. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 10 a.m. Free. Forum to commemorate the 227th anniversary of the adoption of the Bill of Rights. 914/667-4116; www.nps.gov/sapa.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 7-10 p.m. Enjoy the beautifully decorated mansion and cocktails & dinner by Corner Stone Caterers, silent auction and music. $75 for non-members. RSVP to 914/967-6080 or www.wainwright.org.

Sat., Dec. 15

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

PROJECT FEEDER WATCH. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rete. 35 &121 S., Cross River. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Stop by for light refreshments and learn about the birds that frequent the feeders at this time of year. 914/864-7322.

SPIN ‘N’ KNIT. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Join this monthly spinning and knitting group. No fee or registration required for first-time attendees; $5 for each subsequent class. Hilltophanoverfarm.org.

HOLIDAYS ON THE HILL HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Rte. 35, Somers. Today & tomorrow, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Visits with Santa, food, conservatory exhibit, holiday displays, gift shopping and more. 914/864-7268.

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA CEREMONY. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. 12 p.m. Join in the ceremony honoring military service members buried at St. Paul’s. 914/667-4116; www.nps.gov/sapa.

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

WINTER ECOLOGY WALK. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 1-2 p.m. A leisurely stroll to learn about how plants, trees and animals survive the freezing winter months, followed by refreshments. 914/967-8720.

VOLUNTEER WORK PROJECT. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye. 1-3 p.m. Help beautify the historic stonewalls by removing some of the debris that is on them. Bring work gloves; hand tools provided. Good for any type of service credit hours. 914/835-4466.

CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100 Somers. Today, 5-7 p.m. and tomorrow 2-4 p.m. Experience Christmas on Muscoot with decorations in the main house and many of the farm buildings. 914/864-7282.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING. Rye Town Park, 95 Dearborn Ave., Rye. 5-6:30 p.m. Rain date: Sun., Dec. 16. Hot chocolate, cookies, holiday carols and visit from Santa. 914/881-4535.

Sun., Dec. 16

MUSIC HALL MARKET. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. A curated event that highlights the best in handcrafted goods from local & regional artist and makers, indie pop-up shops and local/homegrown businesses. Stop by for delicious seasonal snacks, kids' activities, chances to win great raffle prizes & tickets to Music Hall shows, and to shop handmade goods from over 30 artists & makers! www.musichallmarket.com.

ANIMAL TRACKING IN THE SNOW. Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard Street, N. White Plains. 1:30-3 p.m. Discover the secret lives of animals by following their tracks in the snow. Weather and snow permitting. 914/428-1005.

PRE-HOLIDAY PARTY. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye. 2-3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served, followed by drawings for prize giveaways. 914/835-4466.

A BEARY HAPPY HANUKKAH. Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester, 2125 Westchester Ave., Rye. 2 p.m. All ages. Sponsored by UJA Federation New York. Gather with Westchester Young Families for a fun-filled day, celebrating Hanukkah and the miracle of giving back! Make and decorate stuffed bears to donate to the children of The Jewish Board. If you'd like, please bring a pair of new young adult or adult size pajamas to be donated to the young residential clients. www.ujafedny.org/we-holiday-happenings.

For Kids

Thru Dec. 31

WORLDWIDE COMMUNITY LIGHTS CELEBRATION. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. From dusk to midnight. An awe-inspiring journey that engages all the senses. The Museum will be transformed by a spectacle of lights that will warm hearts, illuminate minds, evoke wonder, tickle whimsy and ignite the skies. Every surface of the museum’s exterior becomes a canvas for animated projections, glowing LEDs and an explosion of color. This nighttime display is paired by day with interdisciplinary STEAM adventures, interactive storytelling and hands-on art making taking place indoors. The celebration includes the introduction of Light Nights, a special schedule of extended, evening hours filled with holiday hijinks and brain-building fun. For information go to www.steppingstonesmuseum.org/lights.

Sat., Dec. 8

DADDY & ME ANIMAL SHOW. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:15 a.m. Fathers can drop in with their children for this fun-filled animal adventure. For ages 3-7. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. No pre-registration required. $15 non-family members. www.ryenaturecenter.org.

FAMILY HOLIDAY POP-UP CARDS WITH SUSAN KAUFMAN. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For ages 7+. $45 for non-members. Register at www.pelhamartcenter.org.

BRUNCH WITH SANTA. Westchester Broadway Theatre, 1 Broadway Plaza, Elmsford. Two seatings: Doors open at 10 a.m. and at 1:45 p.m. Share a memorable time with your kids in a fun-filled atmosphere of Christmas excitement. Join the North Pole crew for a terrific family gathering featuring a delicious brunch buffet with scrambled eggs, bacon, sliced turkey, macaroni & cheese and assorted baked goods. Musical entertainment sets the mood, including a good, old-fashioned sing-along. $$27 per person plus tax for ages 13 & under; $40 per person plus tax for adults. 914/592-2222; www.Broadwaytheatre.com.

ORNAMENT MAKING-UP-CYCLED TREES WITH SUSAN SAAS. Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham. 1-3 p.m. For ages 8+. $45 for non-members. Register at www.pelhamartcenter.org.

Sun., Dec. 9

RAINBOW FISH. Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 11 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. For ages 2+. Performed by the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia, this is an original stage adaptation of Marcus Pfister’s colorful book, incorporating innovative puppetry, striking visual effects in black light and original music. $20 for adults; $15 for kids. 914/698-0098; www.emelin.org.

ART ADVENTURES: CREATING ART WITH TOOLS. 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. www.brucemuseum.org.

“THE NUTCRACKER.” Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 1 & 4 p.m. A 1-hour kid-friendly version of the classic holiday ballet. $35. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Sun., Dec. 9, 16, 23 & 30

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.

SCIENCE SUNDAY: TURKEY PALS. 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. www.brucemuseum.org.

Mon., Dec. 10 & 17

MOMMY & ME MONDAYS. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 9:45-10:45 a.m. Ages 18 months-4 years. Stop by this fun-filled hour with your little one. Make crafts, meet animals and learn about the natural world. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. No pre-registration required for this drop-in class. $15 for non-members. www.ryenaturecenter.org.

Tues., Dec. 11 & 18

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: Build It Up, Snowy Days & Arctic Adaptations. Space is limited. See the Visitor Services desk on arrival. 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.

Thurs., Dec. 13

BRUCE BEGINNINGS, JR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 9:45-10:45 a.m. For toddlers ages 10-24 months and their caregivers. Hands-on play and exploration. 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., Dec. 15

GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING EVENT. Citarella Market, 600 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. Junior pastry chefs ages 3-12 will receive an expertly assembled cookie house and plenty of edible decorations to craft their own sugary masterpiece. $25 per participant. Limited seating. Register at 203/861-6900.

CANDLE MAKING. Rye Nature Center, 873 Boston Post Rd., Rye. 1 p.m. Ages 5 & up. Create wonderful decorations for the holiday season. Children and families will make their own colorful candles to light up the holidays. $8 per person for non-members. Register at www.ryenaturecenter.org.

Sun., Dec. 16

SCIENCE SUNDAY: MEDICAL SKETCHING. 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. www.brucemuseum.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.

Wednesdays

TODDLER TALES. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Children join in an interactive storytime through song and movement followed by an art project. 10:30 a.m. open to all. 11 a.m. Cuentos para Ninos (Toddler Tales in Spanish). Unlimited participation for all ages. Free with museum admission--$15 for adults and children; $10 for seniors and free for children under 1. www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

Thursdays

MUSEUM MINIS. Westchester Children’s Museum, Playland Park, Rye. 10:30-11 a.m. Toddlers 18-24 months and parents/caregivers are invited for songs, moving and plenty of fun. Meet up in Toddler Beach for social play, muscle and brain builders, tumbling and jumping, music and instruments, dancing and story time. Group size is limited—first come, first served. Included with Museum admission--$7 per person; $6 for seniors and free for children 12 months old and younger. 914/421-5050.

Saturdays

MULTIGREES. Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enjoy a special canine storytime and discussion. Visit with a shelter dog as you learn about social and emotional skills. Shelter dogs courtesy of P.A.W.S. $15 for adults and children; $10 for seniors; free for children under 1. www.steppingstonesmuseum.org.

For Seniors

Wed., Dec. 12

SPRYE EVENT: CLASSIC HOLIDAY TUNES. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 3-4:30 p.m. Performed by Gary Adamson. Open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Register at www.sprye.org.

Thurs., Dec. 13

SPRYE’S ANNUAL HOLIDAY LUNCHEON. Shenorock Shore Club, 475 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 12-2 p.m. Yuletide entertainment. $30 per person. Register at 914/481-5706.

Fri., Dec. 14

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

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.

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.