Daylight Saving, St. Patrick’s Parades, Enchanted Dolls

Five things you need to know for the weekend, March 9-11.

1.    St. Patrick’s Parades

Peekskill’s Ancient Order of the Hibernians St. Patrick’s events start tonight (See schedule ) and the parade is Saturday at 3 p.m.

Buchanan will have a parade on Sunday at 2 p.m. Read more on both .

*Editor's note: The original publication of this article had the parade times reversed. The correct start times are now posted above.

 2.    Enchanted Doll Forest Opens Saturday

Suzanne Kraus Mancuso’s Enchanted Doll Forest grand opening is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. She has a doll for everyone, including the Star Wars fans and historians. Read more .

3.    Fukushima Anniversary

The anniversary of the Japanese tsunami, earthquake and nuclear explosion at the Fukushima nuclear energy plant is this Sunday, March 11. The Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition is holding a day of events to commemorate the anniversary on Sunday. Read more .

Also this weekend we will feature articles that explain where Indian Point is in its relicensing process, the cooling tower versus wedge wire debate and what the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Indian Point has done to make nuclear energy safer in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster.

4.    Live from Hen Hud It’s Still Saturday Night

Gamble, drink, eat and enjoy some comedy at the Mansion at Colonial Terrace this Saturday at the Hendrick Hudson School District’s annual fundraiser. All proceeds from the event will go back into the district. Check out information on the many other great activities going on this weekend .

Don’t forget to spring your clocks forward an hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11.  The sun will set an hour later starting Sunday night, which means a 7 p.m. sunset that will only get later and later. Happy almost Spring! 

Liz Giegerich March 09, 2012 at 03:13 PM
I accidentally mixed up the times on this article's original publication. Peekskill's parade is at 3 p.m. Saturday. Buchanan's parade is at 2 p.m. Sunday. The article now shows the correct times....sorry about that!


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