[NY] Things to do in Westchester / NY the weekend of March 14-15, 2015

Saturday Events:
St. Patrick's Day Parade @ White Plains, NY
When: Saturday March 14, 2015, 12Noon
Where: Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY
Details: The parade begins at Noon at the intersection of Mamaroneck Avenue and Old Mamaroneck Road and proceeds along Mamaroneck Avenue to Main Street to the reviewing stand at City Hall. The parade features 22 marching bands, 7 floats and 80 community groups and organizations celebrating the contributions of the Irish.

Family Art Program: Sculpture in Motion @ Neuberger Museum
When: Saturday March 14, 2015 1-4pm
Where: Neuberger Museum, 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY
Details: Free family art workshop for kids tots to ten. Explore the principles of balance that sculptor Alexander Calder mastered by making a stabile, or a standing but mobile sculpture.

Wild Mosaics @ Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Saturday March 14, 2015 2pm
Where: 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Details: Feeling creative? Come make your own 'WILD' mosaic using natural materials. Let nature be your guide and see what type of masterpiece you can create. Members $5/person, Non-Members $8/person

Pinocchio @ New Victory Theater
When: Saturday and Sunday, March 14 to March 22, 2015
Where: New Victory Theater, 42nd St, Manhattan, NYC
Details: Presented by Windmill Theatre / State Theatre Company of South Australia from Adelaide, Australia. With bold ballads, angsty anthems and a plot knotted with tabloid twists, Carlo Collodi's classic tale about a wooden boy with a nose for trouble gets remastered in this psychedelic rock musical. Tenderly tooled by the lonely Gepetto, Pinocchio takes a walk on the wild side when the need to belong gives way to temptations of fun, fame and the dream of becoming a real boy.

Sunday Events:
Winter Water @ Greenburgh Nature Center
When: Sunday March 15, 2015 2pm
Where: 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Details: Is there any life in a pond during the winter? Join us on an easy hike to our pond to explore if, and what, is going on beneath the surface. You might just be surprised! Members $5/person, Non-Members $8/person

Sugarin' Off @ Muscoot Farm
When: Sunday March 15, 2015 11am-2:30pm
Where: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY
Details: Join the fun with maple-inpired activities on the final day of sugaring and enjoy some sweet snacks.

Sugaring Sundays @ Teatown Lake Reservation
When: Sunday, March 15, 2015 1-4pm
Where: 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, NY 10562
Details: Stoke up the fire, its sugaring time at Teatown! From tapping to collecting, boiling to bottling, Teatown’s naturalists will be in Warren’s Sugar House sharing facts and folklore about this sweet time of year!

St. Patrick's Day Parade @ Eastchester
When: Sunday March 15, 2015 3pm
Details: The Parade starts from Immaculate Conception School and proceeds north on Main Street, Eastchester.  At the White Plains Road intersection, it continues north to Lake Isle Country Club.

Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
When: Now till March 22, 2015
Details: http://www.hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com/home.php

On-Going Events
Orchid Show @ New York Botanic Garden
When: Now through April 19, 2015
Where: New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY
Details: The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other. Explore an expanded showcase of hanging designs inside the Haupt Conservatory before stepping outside to enjoy a complementary schedule of events and activities.

The Little Prince @ The Pearl Theater
When: Now through March 22, Sunday - Thursday matinees @ 10:30am, Sunday & Monday evenings @ 7pm, Friday matinees @ 2pm
Where: The Pearl Theater, 555 West 42nd Street, NYC
Details: A pilot is stranded in the desert with no hope of survival.  His life is forever altered by a small and mysterious visitor from another planet.  A classic of French literature, Antoine de Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince is a timeless tale of love and friendship, appropriate for any age of theatregoer.

Tours for Fours @ MOMA
When: Saturday and Sundays 10:20-11:15am
Where: Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Details: Free Art Program for Four-year-olds and their caregivers. Look, listen, and share ideas while you explore modern and contemporary art. Kids must be four years old to attend this program. Younger siblings are allowed to accompany the group, but the participating child must be four.**This program is free for individual families of up to two adults and up to three kids. Programs begin in The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, at 4 West 54 Street (near Fifth Avenue)

A Closer Look for Kids @ MOMA
When: Saturday and Sundays 10:20-11:30am
Where: Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Details: Free Art Program for five to ten year olds and their caregivers. Engage in lively discussions and fun activities while looking closely at modern masterpieces and cutting-edge contemporary art. A new theme is introduced each month. *This program is free for individual families of up to two adults and up to three kids. Programs begin in The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, at 4 West 54 Street (near Fifth Avenue)

Jack and the Beanstalk Puppet Show @ Central Park
When: Now through June 26, 2015  Saturday and Sunday 1pm
Where: Swedish Cottage Theater in Central Park
Details: Based on the classic English fairytale, this fresh retelling of the Swedish Cottage original production takes Jack on an enchanting adventure up a magical beanstalk. In this starry new world, Jack encounters the notorious Giant, Milford, whose thieving ways have brought misfortune upon Jack and his mother. Determined to make life better for his family, Jack, with help from friends old and new, risks his life to take back what the Giant stole. Buy Tickets at

On the Horizon:
Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales
When: March 26-29, 2015
Where: Westchester County Center, White Plains, NY
Details: Prepare to step into a world of wonder where wishing is only the beginning and dreams really do come true in Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales.Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy as they bring the timeless fairy tale adventures of Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life in a live theatrical experience that is pure magic. This enchanting journey features more than 25 Disney characters in an unforgettable theatrical experience for all families.

Pinkalicious the Musical @ Tarrytown Music Hall
When: April 11, 2015 2pm
Details: Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.
Tickets: https://tickets.tarrytownmusichall.org/eventperformances.asp?evt=1571

Magician Sammy Cortino @ White Plains
When: Saturday March 21, 2015 8pm
Where: White Plains Performing Arts Center
Details: Magician Sammy Cortino comes to The White Plains Performing Arts Center with his spellbinding acts of magic with a side of rock n’ roll. Think never-before-seen feats like cutting and restoring a cable on a working guitar before jamming to bluesy rock tunes. Tickets start at $25.

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