Fri., Feb. 8

LAUGHTER YOGA. Gilda’s Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. Today & Feb. 15.11 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Vinodray Shah, MD, Certified laughter leader and retired surgeon will show you how to quiet the chattering mind. Work with support and open the chest and lungs. Sign up required. 914/644-8844.

NYS BUDGET FORUM. Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Rd., Elmsford. 3-5 p.m. Hosted by the Westchester State Senate delegation—Sen. Peter Harckham, Sen. David Carlucci, Sen. Shelley B. Mayer, Sen. Jamaal T. Bailey and Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins. The forum is an opportunity to join other community members, advocates and other interested parties to make your voice heard regarding priorities for the 2019-20 NYS budget. RSVP requested to www.eventbrite.com/e/nys-senate-westchester-delegation-budget-forum-tickets-55526184312.

WESTCHESTER KNICKS V. CANTON CHARGE. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Parking fee. For tickets go to westchesterknicks.com.

Sat., Feb. 9

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.

EAGLEFEST ON THE HUDSON. Croton Point Park, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibits, live birds of prey and eagle walks along with food vendors and kids’ activities. Snow date: Feb. 10. Admission fees. Info and tickets are at www.teatown.org.

VOLUNTEER WORK CORPS DAY. Edith G. Read Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Help with invasive vine cutting, trail work, beach clean-up and more. Weather permitting. 914/967-8720.

FAMILY MAPLE SYRUP TAPPING. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rtes. 35 & 121 S., Cross River. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring your family or a group of friends to learn the ins and outs of maple sugaring. Times must be reserved in advance. $50 per group includes tapping experience, a souvenir photo/frame and a bottle of maple syrup (once the season has ended). 914/864-7322.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH SPEAKER. St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mt. Vernon. Free. 12-4 p.m. At 1 p.m. Michael Crowder, a dissertation fellow at the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies, explores African Americans and the abolitionist movement in the era of the American Revolution. 914/667-4116; www.nps.gov/sapa.

VOLUNTEER WORK PROJECT: REMOVING VEGETATION FROM ALONG THE SHORELINE. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye. 1-3 p.m. Great for all type of service credit hours. Please bring work gloves; all hand tools will be provided. 914/835-4466.

INTRODUCTION TO MODERN CALLIGRAPHY WITH POINTED PEN. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 1-3:30 p.m. With Lillian Liming. Includes a take-home starter kit for each guest. $110 for non-members. Register at www.wainwright.org.

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

YOGA TEACHERS ASSOCIATION WORKSHOP WITH JASON RAY BROWN. Club Fit, 584 N. State Rd., Briarcliff Manor. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Learn the Karma of your yoga cues. $65 non-members in advance; $75 walk-in registration. 914/391-3389.

WESTCHESTER KNICKS V. LONG ISLAND NETS. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. 7 p.m. Parking free. For tickets go to westchesterknicks.com.

Sun., Feb. 10

TAPPIN’ THE TREES. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Learn a brief history of maple sugaring then help tap some of the maple trees. 914/864-7282.

HIGH TEA AND ENGLISH PAPER PIERCING. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial. Rte. 35, Somers. 1-3 p.m. For ages 13 & up. Registration required at lasdonpark.org.

GONG BATH WITH KAT HIGGINS. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Today, Mar. 10 & Apr. 14. 1:30-3:15 p.m. Enjoy light minimal breath work and stretching before lying down for an exceptionally restorative relaxation to the healing sounds of the gong. $60 non-members. Sign up at 914/967-6080 or www.wainwright.org.

Mon., Feb. 11

THE NURSE IS IN. Rye YMCA, 21 Locust Ave., Rye. Today, Feb.18 & 25 9-11 a.m. and at the Greenwich Library, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. A nurse from Greenwich Hospital is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer health questions. 203/863-4444.

AUTHOR TALK: LYNCA COHEN LOIGMAN. Congregation B’nai Yisrael, 2 Banksville Rd., Armonk. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. She will discuss her new book, “The Wartime Sisters,” which tells the story of two estranged sisters, each burdened with her own shocking secret, in the early days of World War II. $45. Registrants will receive a copy of the book. Light refreshments will be served. Dietary laws observed. Registration required to www.usafedny.org/event/view/we-writer-series.

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.

Tues., Feb.12

THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today, Feb. 19 & 26. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. A nurse from Greenwich Hospital is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer health questions. 203/863-4444.

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.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP. Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd., Old Greenwich. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. Today: Learn and Share: Tips for Everyday Living. Feb. 19: Exercise with Miriam Shaw, RPT; caregiver support. Feb. 26: Music Therapy with Amy Zabin, music therapist. 203/863-4444.

THE BIOLOGICAL CLOCK: TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR FERTILITY. Long Ridge Medical Center, 260 Long Ridge Rd., Stamford. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free. Lecture by Nora Miller, MD, a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist. Learn why women are choosing to freeze their eggs, who should consider it and expected success rates. Register at 888/305-9253 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

HEART HEALTH AND AGING. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 6-7 p.m. Free. Lecture by cardiologist Joseph Tartaglia, MD. Learn how the heart works and how your heart and blood vessels change with age. Register at 888/305-9253 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

ACCESS TO CAPITAL. Roosevelt Square Professional Building, 11 W. Prospect Ave., Mt. Vernon. 6-8 p.m. Free. This SCORE workshop led by Julieta McPherson, is a great way for small businesses to get an understanding of the loan application process. She will cover sources of capital, compiling a winning loan and how Community Capital can help you. Register at www.scorewestchester.com.

Wed., Feb. 13

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.

STEPINAC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. 950 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. 6 p.m. Innovation will again be the theme of this session for parents and their children. Learn about how Stepinac last fall became the only private high school in the tri-state to offer the AP Capstone Diploma™ program, an innovative program that equips students with the independent research collaborative teamwork and communication skills that are increasingly valued by colleges. Members of the administration and faculty will be on hand to answer questions and tours of the school’s facilities will be led by Stepinac students. Register for the open house at www.Stepinac.org.

OSTEOPOROSIS: PREVENTION, TREATMENT AND MANAGEMENT. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Lecture by Steven Hindman, MD, orthopedic surgeon and Ranee Lleva, MD, endocrinologist. Hear about risk factors, preventive measures to promote bone health and the latest treatments to help slow the progression of osteoporosis. Register at 888/305-9253 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

UJA-FEDERATION WESTCHESTER GUYS’ NIGHT OUT. Westchester Table Tennis Center, 175 Tompkins Ave., Pleasantville. 7 p.m. Talk college sports with CBS’s Adam Zucker, meet club owner, Will Shortz and enjoy some friendly competition playing ping-pong with the pros. The fun continues with a craft beer tasting and BBQ buffet. $100. Registration required at www.usafedny.org/event/view/guys-night-out.

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION LEVEL 2. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Tonight & Feb. 27. 7-8:30 p.m. With Beth Gallos & Jackie Berner. $40 drop in. www.wainwright.org.

Thurs., Feb. 14

THE NURSE IS IN. Greenwich Hospital’s Auxiliary Thrift Shop 199 Hamilton Ave., Greenwich. Today, Feb. 21 & 28. 9-11 a.m. Free. A nurse from Greenwich Hospital is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer health questions. 203/863-4444.

THE NURSE IS IN. YWCA of Greenwich, 50 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 1:45-2:45 p.m. Free. A nurse from Greenwich Hospital is on site to take blood pressure readings and answer health questions. 203/863-4444.

VALENTINE’S DAY LOVE BIRD SPECIAL. Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 6 Lewis St., Greenwich. 6:30-8 p.m. An evening of champagne, strawberries and dancing with friends. $65 cover. 203/769-1800.

Fri., Feb. 15

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.

Sat., Feb. 16

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.

CPR FRIENDS AND FAMILY(INFANT/CHILD). Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Today 9-11 a.m. & Tues., Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m. Covers obstructed airway and is suggested for parents and caregivers. This single-session program is designed for lay rescuers only and meets American Heart Association standards. $65. Register at 888/305-9253 or greenwichhospital.org/events.

SUGAR HOUSE CHAT. Trailside Nature Museum, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Rtes. 35 & 121 S., Cross River. Today & Feb. 23. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Come into the sugar house to chat about the process of making one of nature’s sweetest rewards—maple syrup. 914/864-7322.

AUDUBON BACKYARD BIRD COUNT. Edith C. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Join other citizen scientists and contribute to a real-time snapshot of global bird populations. Count birds for as little as 15 minutes or as long as you wish. Beginners and experts are welcome. Introduction and short presentation precedes the start of the count. 914/967-8720.

GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT. Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street, Yonkers. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A walk around the property tallying the numbers and kids of birds to create an annual snapshot of the distribution and abundance of birds at the preserve. Bring binoculars. 914/968-5851.

SPIN ‘N’ KNIT. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Come gather in an informal atmosphere and be part of a monthly spinning and knitting group. No fee or registration for first time attendees; $5 for each subsequent class. 914/962-2368.

TREASURES OF LOVE: ART, BUILDINGS AND GARDENS. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial. Rte. 35, Somers. 1-2 p.m. Find out which paintings represent love, which buildings across the world were built with love and where the most romantic gardens are located. 914/864-7268.

VOLUNTEER WORK PROJECT: SPREADING GRAVEL ON THE HIKING TRAILS. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye. 1-3 pm. Great for any type of service credit hours. Please bring work gloves; hand tools will be provided. 914/835-4466.

Sun., Feb. 17

SUGARING AT MUSCOOT. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 35, Somers. Today, Feb. 23 & 24. 12-3 p.m. Watch how maple sap is turned into syrup. 914/864-7282.

CONSERVATORY TOUR. Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Rte. 35, Somers. 2-3 p.m. Join Lasdon’s horticulturalist for a conservatory tour featuring the tropical rainforest exhibit. Learn about rainforests and colorful tropical plants. $7 for adult; $3 for children 12 & under park admission includes the tour. Tickets are sold at the Shop at Lasdon where the tour begins. 914/864-7268.

BLUEBIRD NESTING BOXES MAKE ‘N’ TAKE. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye. 2-3:30 p.m. Build a box and put it up in your yard. All tools provided. One nesting box per family. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 914/835-4466.

BIRD WALK. Croton Point Park, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson. 3-5 p.m. Bring binoculars and join the experts from Saw Mill River Audubon for a bird watching hike. All levels welcome. Meet at ballfield parking near main entrance. 914/862-5297.

For Kids

Sat., Feb. 9

“THE CAT IN THE HAT.” Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck. 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sold Out on website. That funny, mischievous cat is back in this fun-filled musical based on the Dr. Seuss classic. Ages 5+. $20 adults; $15 kids. www.emelin.org; 914/698-0098.

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN: CAVATELLI. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 12:30 p.m. Presented by Cathy Blanco. $40 for non-members; $70 for adult & child non-member. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. wiccny.org; 914/771-8700.

VALENTINE’S DAY STORY AND CRAFT. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 100, Somers. 1-2 p.m. A reading of “Pete the Cat: Valentine’s Day is Cool” followed by a craft. Registration required. 914/864-7286.

Sat., Feb. 9, Mar. 2 & 30

DANCE MAKER WORKSHOPS. Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main St., Tarrytown. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9: Grades 2-4. Theme: I Love Dance. Come celebrate Valentine’s Day. Using Valentine themed stories, music, sound, objects and costumes, students will create their own unique dance performances to be presented for an invited audience. Come with your love of dance and your desire to have fun, explore, and move! Mar. 2: For grades 5-7. Theme: Winter Windup. Celebrate the last days of winter. Shed your puffy winter coats and come search out and explore stories of winter using dance, movement, music, and found objects. Get out of the cold and get moving in the Music Hall Dance Studio. Mar. 30: Grades 8-12. Theme: Spring Fling. Celebrate and welcome the beginning of spring. Dance off the winter cold and jump into spring in this one day only creative movement workshop. Join the teatolocal team as we break out of the studio and explore site specific, and multimedia performance making in and around the Music Hall spaces. Spring is in the air. Be a part of this fun day of exploration and discovery. Each session is $85. www.tarrytownmusichall.org.

Sun., Feb. 10

SLIMY SCIENCE SUNDAY. Westchester Children’s Museum, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye. 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Appropriate for ages 6+. Children will concoct different types of slime while learning about polymer chains and viscosity and use the scientific method to explore states of matter and non-Newtonian fluids. Space is limited. Price is included with Museum admission: $7.50; $6.50 for seniors. 914/421-5050.

Sun., Feb. 10, Mar. 17 & 31

SCIENCE SUNDAY. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 1-3 p.m. For ages 4 & up and their families. Participants will explore simple science concepts and subjects while partaking in fun, kid-friendly experiments , projects and crafts inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions. Feb. 10: Winter Pals. Mar. 17: The Human Body. Mar. 31: Structural Design Challenge. 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.

Sun., Feb. 10, 17 & 24

FAMILY GALLERY TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Designed for children ages 6-10 and their families. This program will provide an interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions. 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.

Tues., Feb. 12, 19 & 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19 & 26

BRUCE BEGINNINGS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 11-11:45 a.m. and 1-1:45 p.m. For children ages 2 ½-5 and their caregivers. Free. Topics: Cartoon Time, Spy, Trading Art, Your Body, Our Backyard, Buildings Around Us, Silly Comic Strips, World Travelers and Tail Time. Children are encouraged to explore the Museum’s collections and exhibitions through picture books and hands-on activities. Space is limited. www.brucemuseum.org.

Thurs., Feb. 14 & Mar. 14

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 inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions. 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.-Fri., Feb. 18-22

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Artistree, 114 W. Boston Post Rd., Mamaroneck for grades K-3 and Emelin Theatre, 153 Library La., Mamaroneck for grades 4-9. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Presented by Artistree Performing Arts. Learn the songs, dances and scenes from this incredible movie musical. Students will cycle through different classes each day including acting improve, dance, singing, set design and more. $425 for the week or $125 per day for grades K-3; $475 for grades 4-9. Enroll at artistreeearts.com.

FARM SKILLS CAMP FOR KIDS. Muscoot Farm, Rte. 35, Somers. 12-3 p.m. Kids in grades 4-6 can learn many new skills at the farm every day this week. Sign up for one or all five classes. $30 per day or $125 for entire week. Registration is required at 914/864-7286. Feb. 18: Maple sugaring. Feb. 19: Sewing. Feb. 20: Build a Fairy House. Feb. 21: Cooking. Feb. 22: Farm chores. 914/864-7282.

For Seniors

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.