The PTSA Spring Senior Class Fashion Show
When/Where: Friday, March 16, 7:30-9 p.m. at the Cafeteria
Why Go: Every year, the Hendrick Hudson High School PTSA sponsors a fashion show featuring clothing modeled by members of the senior class. See the latest spring fashions come down the catwalk—all proceeds benefit the HHHS PTSA scholarship fund. The evening will include music, raffles, baskets, desserts and more.
Price: Cost is $20 per adult and $10 per student.
Celtic Fiddle Virtuoso Eileen Ivers at the Paramount
When/Where: Saturday, March 17 at 8 p.m. at the in Peekskill
Why Go: In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, come listen to a spectacular artist and master of the Celtic fiddle, whose recording credits include over 80 contemporary and traditional albums and numerous movie scores. Eileen Ivers is hailed as one of the great innovators and pioneers in the Celtic and World music genres.
Price: Tickets $25-$45
Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
When/Where: March 18 -March 31, throughout the Hudson Valley
Why Go: Sunday, March 18 is the kick-off to the largest and most popular culinary event in the Hudson Valley. During the two-week event, participating restaurants in area cities and towns will offer prix-fixe, three-course dinners at $29.95 (beverage, tax and gratuity not included).
Many will also offer three-course lunches at $20.95. To see the list of restaurants, and for more information, visit www.HudsonValleyRestaurantWeek.com
Ides of March
When/Where: , March 15-16 7 to 8 p.m. and March 18 3 to 4 p.m.
Why Go: The show is a compilation of short plays and poems by nine writers from the Hudson Valley. These written works were inspired by HVCCA's exhibition CIRCA 1986. Writers took on the challenge of writing in response to the art, highlighting the political and social tensions evident in the exhibition. HVCCA provides the setting for the theatrical presentation, performed by the authors and professional actors. Each piece will be sited in full view of the artwork that inspired the words. The audience will move through the space as the narrative unfolds, adding a dynamic component.
Price: Admission $12 members, $15 non-members
Audience limited to 35, reserve now with credit card or check.
Call 914-788-0100 or Jbrody@hvcca.org.
When/Where: Saturday, March 17, 8 a.m. with seatings at 8:30am, 9:45am, 11:00am & 12:15pm at in Ossining
Why Go: In the annual Teatown tradition, stacks of pancakes will be served this Saturday. Start your day off with stacks of hotcakes smothered in maple syrup, hot coffee and sausages, and more. Then visit the sugarhouse to watch a demonstration about how ‘liquid gold’ is produced.
Price: Adults members $10, nonmembers $12, children under 12 years members $5 per child, nonmembers $7 per child
St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt
When/Where: Saturday, March 17, 10 a.m. at in Mount Kisco
Why Go: Feeling lucky? Try your luck and map reading skills to locate 7 different treasures hidden on the wildlife preserve. A special map with some helpful clues will be given to each family/group.
Price: $5/person, $10 family
Think Fit for Kids
When/Where: Sunday, March 18, 25 p.m. at in Briarcliff and Jefferson Valley from 2-3:30 p.m. 3:30 – 5p.m. Family Fun Festival with music and entertainment for the whole family
Why Go: Join the fight to cure children's brain tumors. Participate in family yoga and family Zumba (open to all ages), Family Spin (participants must be at least 12 years old and a minimum of 4'8"), access to workout facilities (must be 18+ years old) teen basketball, games and relays (5-11 year olds) Mommy and Me Classes (4 months - 4 year olds).
Price: Suggested minimum donation: $100 per adult participant, $50 per child participant
“Unsinkable Women” in Croton
When/Where: Sunday, March 18, 3:00 p.m. at
Why Go: Marking the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic and Women’s History Month, the Croton Free Library presents Deborah Jean Templin’s “Unsinkable Women.” Based on actual diaries, letters and interviews, “Unsinkable Women” brings to life five famous figures from the Titanic: Molly Brown, Ida Straus, Eleanor Widener, Violet Jessop, Daisy Spedden—as well as the composite character of Nora, the music hall performer. The show’s musical staging is by Broadway veteran Ron Schwinn with musical accompaniment by C. Colby Sachs.
Price: Free and open to the public.
Evolve Dance Festival 2012
When/Where: Friday, March 16, 7:30 p.m. at
Why Go: Enjoy an evening of visionary professional dance by innovative choreographers from New York and beyond.
Price: General admission $25, students/seniors $15, professional dancers $15, groups of 10 or more, $10
Open Mike Night for Hudson Valley Writers
When/Where: Friday, March 16, 8 p.m. at 300 Riverside Drive in Sleepy Hollow
Why Go: The Hudson Valley Writers Center invites you to come and share what you've been working on. Poets, fiction writers, essayists, musicians, singers, and other writers and performers – all are welcome at this monthly event.
Price: $3, coffee is free
Movies for Kids (And Their Families) at Jacob Burns Film Center
When/Where: Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18, 12 noon at
Why Go: Check out “Top Hat,” a classic Fred Astaire and Gingers Rogers film when they were at their graceful, elegant, romantic best. Featuring such unforgettable numbers as Irving Berlin's Cheek to Cheek, Isn't This a Lovely Day? and Top Hat, this is considered a perfect introduction to their signature magic.
Price: Adult non-member tickets $11, children’s tickets $ 6.50.
Inaugural Concert of the New Westchester Symphony Orchestra
When/Where: Sunday, March 18, 3 p.m. at Arts Westchester in White Plains
Why Go: This is the debut performance of the New Westchester Symphony Orchestra with Jane Buchi, Elizabeth Thorne and Peter Buchi. The New Westchester Symphony Orchestra (NewWSO) offers amateur instrumental musicians in and around Westchester County an opportunity to build musicianship in a supportive, non-competitive setting while practicing and performing significant orchestral and ensemble works. Its founder and conductor is Benjamin Niemczyk.
Price: Cost $10 at the door, kids under 10 are free