April 23 – 24

We put the ♥ into where you live! Scroll below to find what to do and where to go this weekend in Westchester County. We are looking for one undercover mother in each city and town of Westchester County to help spread the word about our wonderful community resource and to help us find more fun things to do where you live. Inquire today!

Saturday, April 23rd:

10am: Earth Weekend Free Showing of The Jungle Book In honor of Earth Day, the White Plains BID presents a free film screening of Disney’s The Jungle Book. Tickets are first come, first served and available for pick up at the check-in table of the theater on the day of the event. With support from City Center at White Plains, Showcase Cinema de Lux: City Center 15, and Inspiria Media. ~ White Plains

10am: Annual “Pitch-In for Parks” Volunteer Workday It’s spring clean up time at the sanctuary, and all our volunteers are needed as we “spring” into action! A great way to have fun, get some exercise, and be out in nature! ~ Rye

(National) 11am: Where’s the Party? Storytime A heartwarming story with adorable art, this irresistibly charming picture book debut invites readers to meet Georgie and friends and find the answer to the most important question of the day: Where’s the Party? Join us to find out at Storytime featuring Where’s the Party? Activities to follow. ~ Barnes & Noble Stores

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12 – 1:30pm: Children’s Earth Day Celebration Join us in Center Court for an Earth Day Celebration. Come hang out and enjoy: a special gardening presentation from a local farm, a variety of animals to pet and take photos with, Earth Day giveaways, crafts, coloring and more. RSVP. ~ Yorktown Heights

{Reoccurs} 1 – 3pm: ~ Circus Camp Open House Join us for a high-flying summer filled with FUN! Our professional circus trainers are the best in the industry.Circus is not just their job – it’s their way of life! They inspire campers to believe in the idea that anything is possible. Campers are immersed into every aspect of the circus including flying trapeze, juggling, aerial arts, acrobatics, stilt-walking, tightwire, and more. Every 2-week session ends in an exciting show for friends and families to attend. Open House occurs again on Saturday, April 30th. ~ Ardsley

1 – 3pm: Earth Day Celebration Children ages 10-12 will discover orienteering while finding guided waypoints along the trail. Pre-registration required. ~ Cross River

{National} 1 – 3pm: Wilton Tie-Dye Treats Demo In this free demo, our instructors will show you how to use fondant and buttercream icing to decorate tie-dye T-shirt cookies and swirled cupcakes. ~ Michael’s Stores

1:30 – 3:30pm: Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival Join us for fifth annual Cherry Blossom Festival! We’ll hold workshops and explore Ikebana (floral arranging), Saori weaving and a traditional Japanese dance performance. Free and all ages welcome. ~ Pelham

2pm: Hudson River Through the Arts: Art of Theatre – How to Hug a Tree A New Musical by SLC Theatre Outreach An urban Yonkers modern fable featuring the Hudson River, a boy, an oak tree, a coyote, an eel and a family of bald eagles. Includes a special pre-show intergenerational storytelling workshop. Participants are welcome to stay for a special Hudson River environmental education program led by CURB staff that will follow the show. ~ Yonkers

Saturday, April 23rd – Sunday, April 24th:

Saturday at 11am and 2pm and Sunday at 1pm: Cinderella (Prince Street Players Version) is a magical retelling of the most beloved story, created to perform for young audiences. This production, brought to life on stage, is especially appreciated by younger patrons. Add a sprinkle of magic, and a pinch of true love, come watch Cinderella’s life change in this magical rags-to-riches story! Tickets $12- $20. ~ Yorktown Heights

{Reoccurs} Saturday at 6:15pm and Sunday at 11:45am and 5:15pm: Man Of La Mancha Come “Dream the Impossible Dream” with this five-time Tony award-winning musical! Inspired by one of the greatest novels of all time, Man of La Mancha features Miguel de Cervantes who channels the power of storytelling to enact his magical tale of the greatest knight of all. Don Quixote – the slayer of dragons, windmills and defender of ladies in distress. On a quest to restore chivalry to the world and to claim his lady love, Don Quixote and his trusty sidekick Sancho, remind us all to never give up – that miracles happen – and we can reach the stars. Runs until May 1st. ~ Elmsford

Sunday, April 24th:

7:30 – 10am: Birdwalk Come to the farm early and go on a birdwalk with Naturalist Paul Lewis. Dress for the weather and bring your binoculars. ~ Katonah

8am: Rye Derby and Healthy Kids Day A fun, active day for the whole family!  Races start at 10:15am; fun run starts at 12:15pm.  Healthy Kids Day activities start at 10:30am. Bring the whole family for complimentary food, festivities and fun! Day of race registration starts at 8 am at the Rye Y ~ Rye

8:30 – 10am: Tracking Muscoot has more than just farm animals. Come on a hike and look for signs of the other animals that call Muscoot home. Suggested donation $5. ~ Katonah

9am – 1pm: Seventh Annual Charity Car & Bike Show This is the first car and bike show of the season in Westchester County. We are proud to kick off the season with a charity show that donates all proceeds to the charities we support. Our charities this year are Petchester Pet Rescue. They are a team of dedicated veterinarians, vet techs and staff that help all the rescue efforts in Westchester. We also support Greenburgh Nature Center, a 33 acre oasis of green space located in the heart of Westchester off Central Park Avenue. The birds of prey, lizards, snakes, tortoise and other rescued residents are given a home and a safe environment to live in. It is an opportunity to see nature up close and know that this is home to those who are unable to survive in the wild ~ White Plains

10am – 2pm: Family Fun Day The Tarrytown Music Hall is pleased to announce our fifth semi-annual open house event! Please join us for a fun-filled day of circus acts, dancing, music, and storytelling. You and your children will also enjoy a variety of hands-on arts & crafts activities such as decorating a birdhouse, creating a bird feeder, making spring-themed jewelry, coloring, and more! There will be healthy snacks to enjoy. This event will be free and open to the public. No tickets required. Spring is here! Bring the energy you’ve stored all winter and join us for a date on the stage with Westchester Circus Arts, Y Dance Academy and the jamming high energy of FunikiJam World Music! ~ Tarrytown

11am and 2pm: Celebrate Wings and Wolves The WCC is celebrating Earth Day a little late with an exciting bird of prey experience presented by TALONS! Guests will meet beautiful feathered ambassadors – European Owl, Barred Owl, Barn Owl Lanner Falcon, Ring Necked Raven, and Harris’s Hawk – during the educational and interactive bird of Prey experience. “Talons!” promises a high level of audience participation and helps to teach visitors how birds fly and interact with their environment during controlled flying demonstrations. Guests will also enjoy visiting WCC Ambassador wolves and behold the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican wolves too. Pre-registration is required. $20 per adult and $15 for children under 12. ~ South Salem

12 – 5pm: Sky and Earth Sunday from 1-4pm view the sun with Coronado SolarMax II 60. See solar prominences, faculae, and granulation – not just sunspots. A telescope with multiple filters and safety features, it is safe to point at the sun. at 12:30 and 3:30pm view the new star show. From colonies of tiny microbes to massive whales to humans, Habitat Earth shows what it means to live in a world connected by vastly different forms of life. All ages ~ Yonkers

1 – 3pm: Recycle Crafts In honor of Earth Day, stop by our activity building and create some one of a kind crafts made from recycled material. ~ Katonah

2pm: Hike and Seek Play the traditional game on our 33 acres of open land and trails! Strategize with your teammates until you find everyone on the other team. Suggested for ages 8 and up. $8 per person. ~ Greenburgh

{National} 2 – 3:30pm: Coloring Time For Adults Try your hand at the most relaxing trend in arts and crafts. We’ll provide the supplies; all you have to do is show up and color! ~ Michael’s Stores

7pm: Kathy Griffin Two-time Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin is a towering figure on television, on tour and in publishing. She breaks through the entertainment clutter with her universally recognized brand of pull-no-punches comedy. Kathy made history with her 6th consecutive Grammy nomination and first win for Best Comedy Album, joining Whoopi Goldberg and Lily Tomlin as the only other female comedians to ever win Grammy awards for Best Comedy Album. ~ Tarrytown

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