Things to do in Westchester / New York the weekend of Feb 22-23, 2014
1) Elmo Makes Music
Date/Time: Feb 22-23 10:30am, 2pm, 5:30pm
Location: Madison Square Garden Theater, New York
Jenny, an enthusiastic new music teacher, arrives on Sesame Street only to discover that her instruments are missing. Jenny's new Muppet friends quickly come to the rescue and discover 'instruments' they never knew existed...rubber duckies, trash can lids and even cookie jars. Elmo and friends teach children that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together.
2) Hansel and Gretel Musical
Date/Time: Feb 22 Saturday 11am or 1:30pm
Location: Emelin Theatre, Mamoroneck, NY
Times are tough for modern-day Hank and Gretchen, ‘til they find themselves deep in the wondrous Wildwood world of Hansel and Gretel. The Missoula Children's Theatre proudly presents an original musical adaptation of the Brothers’ Grimm age-old tale of a journey, a secret and a grand adventure. Poor Hank and Gretchen!
3) Meet the Instruments! Family program presented by the Music Conservatory of Westchester
Date/Time: Feb 23 Sunday 2pm-3pm
Location: White Plains Library Auditorium
The Music Conservatory of Westchester will conduct an interactive workshop and presentation by the faculty and students. Each workshop will focus on a variety of instruments and styles of music. Bring the family to learn about the strings, woodwinds, brass, drums, guitar and voice. Don’t forget the piano!
4) Greenburgh Nature Center Events this weekend
Date/Time: Feb 22-23
Location: Greenburgh Nature Center
22 SAT 2PM WILDLIFE IN WINTER - Come for an hour of fun as a naturalist shows off some of our favorite animals. This entertaining and informative program allows visitors to hear, see, and touch many of our fascinating furry, feathered, and scaly friends. Best for ages 5 and over. Members $5, Non-Members $8
23 SUN 11:30AM TEACHING TRAILS: A COMMUNITY PATH FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION (with support from Con Edison) - Guided Trail Experience through the woodland forest. Discover who left that track, which tree makes the best animal home, or which mushrooms make the best dinner. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!
23 SUN 2PM THE BARE BONES - Have you ever read a skull? Bones can reveal secrets about the animal to which they once belonged. The skeleton holds many of the clues. Discover how to read some 'Bone-a fide' animal bones. Get an up-close visit with some of our coolest predators and prey. Best for ages 5 and over. Members $5, Non-Members $8