June 10. 10 a.m. Proceeds go to The ALSO Association of Greater New York chapter. Families can enjoy face painting, live music, cheering mascots, refreshments, and other activities before and after the walk. Contact Allison Lardner at (212) 720-3042 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Visit the Westchester Walk to Defeat ALS online at: http://bit.ly/Westchester2012 to create a team or donate. 1 Midland Ave., Yonkers.
. June 10. 10:30 a.m. Temple Shaaray Tefila in Bedford Corners hosts Spring Fling Carnival from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Families can enjoy bounce castles, face painting, music, crafts and ice cream. The Temple’s rabbis and staff will be on hand to give tours and meet families who are considering participating in the Temple’s High Holy Day services and religious school in the coming year. Free. , 89 Baldwin Rd., Bedford Corners.
. June 10. 10:30 a.m. Participate in this introduction to the movement and philosophy of the ancient Chinese martial art practiced both for its defense training and its health benefits. Sessions are led by Steve Hahn, M.D. No prior experience needed. Register in advance. $10. , 134 Jay St., Katonah.
. June 10. 3 p.m. Celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday with an author visit and cupcake decorating courtesy of co-sponsor Sweetooth. Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child is an illustrated biography. For ages 7–100. Free. , 25 Katonah Ave., Katonah.
. June 14. 12:30 p.m. Get answers to your biggest questions like how to get your newborn to sleep and what all the new car seat regulations mean. Learn how to interview a pediatrician and how to raise a financially responsible child. Click here to register. Expectant and new moms welcome. $25. 777 Post Rd., Scarsdale.
. June 11. 11 a.m. Author Alison Formento, who wrote This Tree Counts, and Mrs. Nitzberg, principal at Harrington Park School will read. Meet Corduroy Bear, the teddy bear with the green overalls. Free. , 4416 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack.
June 10. 3 p.m. A community workshop that teaches participants how to use props, create characters, improvise and more. Final creations are for the enjoyment of the group and/or a possible future Open Mouth. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a couple of props. Open to all levels of experience from much to none. Public admission is $5. There is no charge for students or members of Arts on the Lake. Those who plan to attend should email email@example.com, call 845 228-2685 or click "Buy Tickets" below. $5. 640 Route 52, Carmel.