CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Looking for something to do this weekend in and around Chappaqua, Mt. Kisco, Bedford or Armonk? The Daily Voice has your back! Here are some events set to take place this weekend around your town. For a more extensive listing, please visit our Events page.
Friday, Mar. 22
Cartooning and Caricature with Laura Craig: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Grades 7-12 are invited to learn how to create and develop your own characters, super or not. Laura Craig is director/owner of Irrelevant Elephant Fine Art Studio in Mount Kisco. 195 South Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua.
Saturday, Mar. 23
Bedford Audubon: Field Trip: Jamaica Bay Birding with Naturalist-in-Residence Tait Johansson: Join this late winter, early spring excursion to see large numbers of waterfowl, raptors, and birds like towhees and sparrows hiding in thickets. Departure is at Bylane Farm at 7am. Register with Ms. Jeanne Pollock at email@example.com or call 914.519.7801. Physical level of difficulty: easy to moderate. Cost: free. Bedford Audubon Society, 35 Todd Rd, Katonah, NY.
Junior Egg Hunt: 10 a.m. Grades 2 and below are invited to meet at the Memorial Pool parking lot for some egg hunt fun in Mount Kisco.
Learn Tai Chi in 2013: 10:30 a.m. Make tai chi your new hobby in 2013 at the North Castle Public Library with certified Feldenkrais movement and tai chi instructor Lawrence Attile. 19 Whippoorwill Road East, Armonk.
Chappaqua Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pick up farm fresh produce, meats, fish, cheese, breads and prepared food. Until the weather warms up, vendors and customers will gather indoors at St. Mary’s Church Chappaqua. 191 S. Greeley Ave.
Mount Kisco and the New York City Water System: 10:30 a.m. For a fascinating look back to the late 1800's as New York City searched for water as a means of quenching the thirst of an ever increasing city population. The presentation and discussion led by Harry McCartney, the MK Village Historian, will highlight the impacts and effect that New York's quest for water had on Mount Kisco years ago and still has today. 100 E. Main Street, Mount Kisco.
Adopt-a-Dog Open House: Noon to 3 p.m. Adopt-a-Dog will host an open house at its Armonk shelter at 23 Cox Ave. on Saturday for the public to tour its facilities and to meet a potential pet looking for a good home. It will feature cats, dogs and, in the spirit of the season, "rows and rows of marshmallow peeps," according to a statement. 23 Cox Ave, Armonk.
Flashlight Egg Hunt: 7:30 p.m. Grades 3-5 are invited to meet at the Memorial Pool parking lot in Mount Kisco. Bring your own flashlight. Rain date is scheduled for Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m.
Steve Liesman & The Mooncussers: 9 p.m. Steve Liesman & The Mooncussers will visit MTK Tavern in Mount Kisco for an electric and acoustic set for those in attendance to dance and rock out. 30 E. Main Street, Mount Kisco.
Sunday, Mar. 24
Learn and Play Mah Jongg: 1 to 2:30 p.m. For those who don’t know how to play Mah Jongg—or don’t even know what Mah Jongg is—this is your chance to find out. Held in the downstairs Children’s Room in the North Castle Public Library, 19 Whippoorwill Road East, Armonk.