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.