FRI., MAY 8

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 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.

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.

BIRD WALKS. Marshlands Conservancy, Boston Post Road, Rye, Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River. 7:30 a.m. At Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1509 Old Orchard St., N. White Plains at 8 a.m. At Croton Point Park in Croton at 9 a.m. Rain or shine. All levels of birders are welcome. Free, but parking fees apply at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation.

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. Cost is $500. 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.

PLAYLAND OPENING DAY. Playland Park Rye. 11 a.m. Rain date: Sat., May 16. Traditional parade with the Port Chester High School Band and entertainment of hit songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s at 1, 3 & 5 p.m. Rides will open at noon. Special opening day admission is $15 which is good for unlimited rides until the park closes at 7 p.m. Admissions go on sale at 11 a.m. $15 May Days: today, May 10, 16, 17, & 22 with unlimited rides for everyone. Starting Sat., May 23: $30 unlimited rides; $20 junior (under 48"). Westchester residents with acceptable proof of residence are eligible for a $5 discount on these prices. Spectator admission (no rides) is free for residents; $10 for non-residents. Season passes are $95 for unlimited rides with a $15 discount for county residents. $35 for spectator admission all season (no rides) for non-residents of Westchester County. Parking is $5 weekdays; $7 weekends and $10 on holidays, special events and concert days.

RIVER HOUSE DESIGNER SHOWCASE. Hudson Harbor, just north of the Tappan Zee Bridge, near the Metro-North Station, Tarrytown. Sat. & Sun. thru May 17. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. No pre-registration required. Walk-ins welcome to view the designer showcase vignette condominiums in this latest addition to the Hudson Harbor community. Today at 3 p.m.: Benjamin Moore's 2015 Color Trends presented by Wallauers. May 17, 12-4 p.m. River House Clam Bake. Tickets are $25 and are available at westchestermagazine.com.

MEDICINE WHEEL TEACHINGS: AN EDUCATION IN NATIVE AMERICAN WAYS. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. Workshop #1, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Who is Mother Earth? Workshop #2, 6-8 p.m. Ways of Communicating to Mother Earth. Each workshop is $40 for non-members; both workshops are $60. Facilitated by Susan Wright and taught by Evan Pritchard. In this workshop you will use journeying techniques to open yourselves to communication with the living spirit of Mother Earth (Gaia) to help better understand the true nature of the Medicine Wheel Teaching as the Circle of Life itself. www.wainwright.org.

MOTHER-DAUGHTER YOGA AND CREATIVITY. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 1-4 p.m. Led by Sherri Snyder-Roche. This 3-hour workshop is filled with playful and creative ways to connect and communicate. Kundalini Yoga, creative, arts, relaxation and meditation will be woven through the workshop providing verbal and non-verbal approaches to deepen your connection and compassion. Art materials will be provided. $100 for non-members. www.wainwright.org.

SUN., MAY 10

BIRD WALK. Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street, Yonkers. 8 a.m. Rain or shine. All levels of birders are welcome. Free.

BICYCLE SUNDAYS. Bronx River Parkway from Westchester County Center in White Plains south to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. Sundays in May, June & September weather permitting. 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.

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.

MON., MAY 11

DON'T WORRY-BE HAPPY. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Led by Rheba Rosenbluth, MS. LMHC. Learn some techniques to lift the veils that inhibit us from becoming the person we would like to be filled with creativity, love, conviction and ultimate meaning. This is an interactive class in which you share you relationship to life and relationships with ourselves and others in a welcoming accepting environment. Sign up is required. 914/644-8844.

SELF-HYPNOSIS SKILLS FOR CANCER PATIENTS. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Rd., Greenwich. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Learn from Kathleen Conway, APRN, a nurse and cancer counselor who has advanced training in hypnosis and is a clinical member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis. Initial consultation required. Register at 203/863-3704.

GAME NIGHT: MAH JONGG & CANASTA. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 7 p.m. Masters and novices alike are invited to play and learn mah jongg and canasta. Meet new people, develop lasting friendships and have some fun. $5; $10 with an instructor. All are welcome. RSVP required to Laurie Siegel at LAS8808@aol.com.

TUES., MAY 12

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. Mamaroneck Public Library, 136 Prospect Ave., Mamaroneck. 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. To donate download the American Red Cross Blood Donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800/RED CROSS to make an appointment. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

BETTER BONE HEALTH. Gilda's Club Westchester, 80 Maple Ave., White Plains. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Randy Stein, MD, endocrinologist, Westmed Medical Group, will discuss the latest in bone health monitoring, bone loss prevention and bone health awareness. Learn about current treatments for osteoporosis/osteopenia and how they are tailored to the individual patient and get a view about what is on the horizon. Sign up is required. 914/644-8844.

THE MOLECULAR ECOLGY OF MADAGASCAR'S LEMURS. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 7 p.m. Dr. Andrea Baden, Hunter College, CUNY will speak. There will be a reception at 6:30 p.m. $15 for non-members. For reservations call 203/413-6757.

WED., MAY 13

STROLLER TOUR. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. 9-10 a.m. New moms, dads and caregivers with babies are welcome for a guided tour of museum exhibitions. No registration needed. Free with museum admission: $7 for adults; $6 for students up to 22 years and seniors; Free for children under 5 years old. www.brucemuseum.org.

TASTE OF STONE BARNS TOUR & LUNCH. Stone Barns, 630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills. 11 a.m. Hosted by Garden Education Center of Greenwich. Get an intimate, behind-the-scenes view of the farm with a 1-hour in-depth tour. Learn about the Center's methods of raising livestock and growing vegetables sustainably. Walk through the greenhouse, growing fields and meet the animals raised on the farm. Enjoy a buffet lunch provided by Blue Hill Café. $90 for non-members. Registration required. www.gecgreenwich.org; 203/869-9242.

8TH ANNUAL WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT. Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., game starts at 6 p.m. Free. Hosted by Cerebral Palsy of Westchester. CPW's Barrier Breakers vs the Wildcats from the Westchester School for Special Children. The NY Rollin' Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets will play an exhibition game which starts at 7 p.m. www.cpwestchester.org.

NETWORKING ESSENTIALS: MAKE AN IMPRESSION! MAKE A CONNECTION! IT'S ALL ABOUT THE BACK STORY. FNEW meeting, The Norwalk Inn, 99 East Ave., Norwalk, Ct. 6 p.m. Julienne Ryan, professional coach and trainer, will show why developing and using your back story and personal narratives effectively helps engage your listeners in interviews in both private and professional settings. Learn to communicate better at work, in a job search or in a new private setting. $35 for non-members in advance. Walk-ins are welcome for a $5 surcharge. RSVP by May 11. fnew.org@gmail.com or call Elizabeth Simonetti at 770/845-6779.

BASIC TRAINING FOR START-UPS: A PROVEN PATH TO BUSINESS SUCCESS. Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside Ave., White Plains. Wed.-May 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Presented by SCORE Westchester. A series of interactive workshops, the program is designed to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge, tools and skills essential for the successful launch of their new business. Each workshop will be conducted by a Certified SCORE Mentor, expert in the subject covered and will include interactive exercises. Register at www.scorewestchester.com and click on "Workshops and Events" at the top of the page or call 914/948-3907.

THURS., MAY 14

JOYFUL BABY MASSAGE. Wainwright House, 260 Stuyvesant Ave., Rye. 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.

HEALTHIER HABITS FOR A HEALTHIER YOU. Wartburg Conference Center, 1 Wartburg Pl., Mt. Vernon. 4:30-6:30 p.m. An education program by the Alzheimer's Association in partnership with Wartburg. Light refreshments will be served. Limited seating. RSVP by May 8 to 914/513-5330 or kthomas@wartburg.org.

COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE GRADUATE PROGRAMS OPEN HOUSE. Sweeny Student Center, 29 Castle Pl., New Rochelle. 6-8 p.m. Register at www.cnr.edu or by calling 800/933-5923. Learn about the College's master's degree and certificate programs in Education, Human Services, Art and Communication Studies and Nursing including master's programs in Public Administration, Art Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Family Nurse Practitioner and many others. A financial aid representative will be available to answer questions.

OVERCOMING THE ODDS AWARDS DINNER. Tappan Hill Mansion, 81 Highland Ave., Tarrytown. 6:30 p.m. Event honors deserving Westchester students who have known extreme adversity in their young lives. Rebecca Newman of Rye Brook is one of the honorees. Rebecca is a teenager afflicted with a rare genetic condition, Familial Dysautonomia, for which there is no cure. Rebecca plans to go to college in the fall. For additional information about the dinner, call 914/347-7039 ext. 119.

STARFISH GALA. Glen Island Harbour Club, 299 Weyman Ave., New Rochelle. Cocktails & dinner by Lite Bite 6:30-8 p.m. Program at 8 p.m. Honorees include Aldo Vitagliano of Port Chester for his pro bono legal work for the Elinor Martin Residence for Mother & Child. Event includes a silent auction, raffle and music. $250 for individual tickets. Reserve by May 11 to 914/235-0505.

HOLDING ON THROUGH LETTERS: JEWISH FAMILIES DURING THE HOLOCAUST. Temple Sholom, 300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 7:30 p.m. Free. Letters were censored and could not be sent during wartime in Nazi Europe. Renowned historian and professor Deborah Dwork will explain the ingenious ways people kept in contact and will trace how letters became threads stitching loved ones into each other's constantly changing daily lives. 203/542-7172.

FRI., MAY 15

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. White Plains Presbyterian Church, 39 N. Broadway, White Plains. 11:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. To donate download the American Red Cross Blood Donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 800/RED CROSS to make an appointment. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

SAT., MAY 16

BIRD-A-THON 2015: MORNING BIRD WALK. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd., Greenwich. 7-8:45 a.m. Search for bird species during a statewide, weekend-long fundraising bird watching event. For each species spotted, sponsors donate towards Audubon's bird conservation mission. Meet at 7 a.m. in the lot. To sponsor or help with Bird-a-Thon events contact Jeff at 203/930-1349 or greenwichcenter@audubon.org.

WESTCHESTER /ROCKLAND WALK4HEARING. FDR State Park, 2957 Crompond Rd., Yorktown Heights. 10 a.m. registration and pre-walk activities; 11 a.m. walk begins. Festivities feature children's activities, state-of-the-art technology including captioned announcements via smartphones, giveaways, refreshments, prizes and more. Walk teams and individual walkers are welcome. For information and to pre-register go to www.walk4hearing.org.

ROLLER DERBY. Yonkers Police Athletic League, 127 N. Broadway, Yonkers. Doors open at 6 p.m., game at 7 p.m. Suburban Brawl vs PRD Rhode Island Riveters. $10 pre-sale; $15 general admission at the door; $20 VIP best seats in the house + skateress service (18 or older only). Children under 8 are free in general admission with paying adult. Beer for sale for those 21 & over; ID required. Free parking. www.SuburbiaRD.com.

SUN., MAY 17

BICYCLE SUNDAYS. Bronx River Parkway from Westchester County Center in White Plains south to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. Sundays in May, June & September weather permitting. 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.

MONTHLY HOMESTEADER WORKSHOP SERIES. Hilltop Hanover Farm, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights. Today, June 14, July 19 & Aug. 16. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. A look at many of the things you can do at home to increase your food independence and peace of mind by closing the gap between yourself, your food and the land. May 17: Foraging, June 14: Composting 101. July 19: Backyard Greenhouse. Aug. 16: Seed Saving. $35 per class. Online registration required. HilltopHanoverFarm.org.

PSYCHIC FAIR. Greenwich Hyatt, 1800 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 203/470-1806.

SPRING FLING. French Farm, 516 Lake Ave., Greenwich. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Rain or shine. Sheep shearing, spinning and beekeeping demonstrations, an heirloom vegetable plant sale and music by bluegrass/swing band Too Blue (from 1-3 p.m.) Stroll the magnificent gardens where, with Mother Nature's cooperation, the exquisite peonies will be in bloom, visit the farm animals and learn about the exotic heritage poultry that call French Farm home. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket and enjoy a rare chance to explore a living work of art. Non-members: $15 for adults; $10 for children; no charge for children 2 and under. Reservations required. www.greenwichhistory.org or 203/869-6899 ext. 10.

FOR KIDS

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.

COOKING CLASS FOR CHILDREN. Westchester Italian Cultural Center, 1 Generoso Pope Pl., Tuckahoe. 2 p.m. Appropriate for all ages. Class is 1 ½-2 hours long. Space is limited.$40 non-member child; $55 non-member parent & child; $40 each additional person. Pre-registration and payment in advance required. 914/771-8700; wiccny.org.

Sun., May 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 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 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 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 16

ART WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN. Mamaroneck Artists Guild, 126 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For children in grades 5 & up. Inge Pape Trampler presents a painting workshop where children will learn how to do reverse paintings using Plexiglas and paint. Participants will trace designs and paint them on the back of pieces of Plexiglas creating a finish work reminiscent of a piece of stained glass. $30 includes all materials and supplies. Reservations are required. 914/834-1117 or mag120@verizon.net.

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

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.

Tues., May 12

SPRYE EVENT: YALE ART GALLERY. Yale University, New Haven. Leave Rye by 11 a.m. Docent led tour of selected highlights. Free entrance to museum. Rides to New Haven are for SPRYE members only. 914/481-5705.

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.