When/Where: Friday, April 6, 6 to 10 p.m. at 106 N. Division Street
Why Go: It is an art opening in an empty storefront in the middle of downtown Peekskill, with beer and some light snacks. Check out some of the young local artwork while also enjoying the indie rock band This Old Ghost.
Price: The event is free, pay cash for beer. And of course, the artwork is for sale.
Breakfast with the Bunny
When/Where: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. at the .
Why Go: Take a photo with the Easter Bunny and enjoy a pancake breakfast, raffles and giveaways. Seating is limited so register at the Parks Office. Registration will not be accepted at the door.
Price: Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children.
Peeps on the Farm
When/Where: Saturday, April 7, 10-11 a.m. at Cliffdale Farm,
Why Go: It is all about eggs this weekend. Enjoy spring at Cliffdale Farm, where the roosters are strutting, hens are laying and chicks may be peeping about. Gather eggs and discover the many varieties of eggs and chickens at the farm. For children ages 3 – 5 accompanied by adult.
Price: Free for members; $5 for nonmembers. Call 914-762-2912 x110 to make a reservation.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
When/Where: April 7, 8, 14 and 15, 12 noon, at
Why Go: In the classic film, the eccentric, lovable Caractacus Potts (Dick Van Dyke) invents a car with amazing magical powers and then, with his family, has to keep the bad guys at bay. Roald Dahl wrote the screenplay for this lavish musical fantasy.
Price: Ticket prices on website
International Gem and Jewelry Show
When/Where: Friday, April 5, 12 noon-6 p.m., Saturday, April 7, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, April 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the
Why Go: Exhibitors from around the world will offer a huge selection of quality jewelry of all kinds including loose colored gemstones, fine finished jewelry, fashion jewelry, beads and more at The International Gem and Jewelry Show.
Price: Admission is $8.
The Orchid Show
When/Where: Saturdays and Sundays, March 3-April 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden
Why Go: This is the nation’s largest exhibition of orchids. Learn about the mystery of these spectacular flowers.
Price: Admission is $20. Also, for $30, Orchid Evenings, starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturdays during the show.
Seed Starting for Kids
When/Where: Saturday, April 7, 2012, 1 p.m. at Cranberry Lake Preserve 1609 Old Orchard St, West Harrison.
Why Go: Staff at Cranberry Lake Preserve will show kids how to start seeds at home. Each child will get started with seeds, soil and a planter to transplant to their backyard.
When/Where: Saturday, April 7, 3 p.m. at in Mount Kisco
Why Go: Learn about the native turtle species in our area and residing on the wildlife preserve. Live turtles will be on hand for identification and observation. Staff will also explain the scope of their annual turtle monitoring program and set out the live traps in our pond.