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Weekend: 'Hot' Car Show, Six Ladders, Poetry

From our neighborhoods in Bedford and Katonah-Lewisboro to the towns around us, if you're looking for something to do this weekend we've got you covered.

Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline for more information of each event that's listed alphabetically by town.

And for more in your hometown, click on our events calendar for a full list of local happenings.

Bedford: Six Ladders Opens at KMA 

When: April 26, museum hours, Sunday: 12pm – 5pm, Tuesday through Saturday: 10am  – 5pm, Closed Monday.

Where: Katonah Museum of Art

Cost: $10

Description: Bright swaths of vibrant colors transform the Katonah Museum of Art’s exterior beginning this Sunday, April 21st with the opening of its newest outdoor exhibition, Six Ladders by artist Andrea Lilienthal.  Lilienthal created a series of giant bamboo ladders for the Museum’s stately Sculpture Garden that are whimsical and enigmatic; their brilliant colors electrifying the natural surroundings.

Katonah: Poetry Outside and Out Loud!

When: Saturday, April 27, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Where: Katonah Village Library

Cost: Free

Description: Bring the family to KVL on Saturday afternoon to hear poetry on the KVL library plaza. Children, teens and adults are welcome to read a favorite poem or recite one of your own.  Don’t have one? A selection of poetry books will be available for you to peruse. We will supply the microphone, you supply the voice!

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ELSEWHERE IN WESTCHESTER:

Croton-on-Hudson: "She Kills Monsters" 

When: Friday, April 26-28 

Where: Croton Academy of Arts, 8 Old Post Rd S # B, Croton on Hudson

Cost: $10

Description: She Kills Monsters, a dramatic comedy romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games and adolescence, will be performed by the Croton Academy of Arts teen acting company on April 26, and 27, 7:30pm and April 28 at 3:00 pm.  The performance will be held in the newly renovated theatre at CAA, 8 Old Post Road South, Croton on Hudson, NY.  Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased on-line at showtix4u.com. 

Briarcliff Manor: Rummage Sale

Where: Briarcliff Congregational Church

When: Saturday, April 27 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free to browse

Description: The Briarcliff Congregational Church's annual rummage sale draws crowds from around the region each year. Items for sale include clothing, books, houseware, toys, appliances, furniture, sporting goods and more. There will be lunch and a bake sale. 

Irvington: RiverArts Studio Tour 

Where: First stop on the Rivertowns tour map is the Sanford White Building at Studio M360, 50 S. Buckhout Street, Irvington. For the complete tour map click here.

When: Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: The RiverArts Studio Tour features the diverse work of over 80 artists in studios and pop-up installations throughout the Rivertowns -- among them: the woodblock prints that comprise the tugboat mural on Tarrytown's C-Town. Discuss the creative process, purchase unique works of art or just relax and enjoy the view. For more information on the Tour, click here.

Mt. Kisco: Hot Cars for a Cooler Tomorrow

When: Sunday, April 28, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Grand Prix New York, Mt. Kisco

Cost: Free

Description: New York State’s First Fuel Efficient Car Show will present the “future,” today. The Bedford 2020 Car show will feature: Ride and Drive - the chance to see, experience and get behind the wheel of brand new Electric, Hybrid and Electric/Hybrid vehicles... an Owner’s Corner where owners of electric, hybrid and electric/hybrid cars can speak about the advantages of their cars…Interactive Demonstrations and Displays of electric charging stations, solar carports, and conversion cars… Displays of Cutting edge Municipal and Corporate Fleet Vehicles - from electric to biofuel with specific data about cost savings… Music, food, entertainment… and more!

Somers: Lions Club Carnival

Where: Somers Firemen's Field on Route 202.

When: April 24 to April 28

Description: The rides open Wednesday through Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m. Parking and admission is free.

Ossining: Backyard Flock Workshop

When: Saturday, April 26, 10 a..m.

Where: Teatown Lake Reservation

Cost: $30 members, $50 non members

Description: Learn the ins and outs of raising a flock of chickens in your own backyard.  Erin Baker, Cliffdale Farm’s chicken queen, will discuss the basic requirements of poultry husbandry from broody hens to rowdy roosters. Please bring a lunch, and wear shoes for walking.  Please note this program is for adults only. Meets at Cliffdale Farm.

Tarrytown: Rotary Duck Derby and YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Where: Patriots Park, 121 N Broadway, Tarrytown

When: Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free, $10 for unlimited kids' rides

Description: Rotary Rubber Duck Derby races 2,000 rubber ducks at Patriots Park with the assistance of Hope Hose and Conquerer Fire Dept. The ducks race in 5 heats. Winners of each heat race in final race for the $1,500 Grand Prize. Meantime, enjoy Healthy Kids Day at the Park with the YMCA. Rides for kids, games, food, music, and so much more. A great day to spend in the Park. Adopt your race rubber duck now at www.tarrytownrotary.org.

Yorktown: Miles for Medals' Walk for Special Olympics

Where: Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown

When: Sunday, April 28, registration at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m.

Cost: Suggested donation of $25

Description: The Vincent Miritello Miles for Medals Walk is a 2-mile walk with beautiful scenery that will benefit the Hudson Valley Special Olympics. All money raised at the Miles for Medals Walk will benefit local programs.

About this column: A guide to weekend events in central and northern Westchester County for you and your family.


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