Do sparrows confuse you? Trouble telling Downy from Hairy? A program for those who enjoy watching birds and want to know more about them, covering basics, along with suggestions on equipment and good local birding spots.
In his newest popular history, West Like Lightning: The Brief Legendary Ride of the Pony Express, New York Times Bestselling author Jim DeFelice, a local resident, recreates the sweeping drama of the American frontier's most audacious enterprise: the legendary Pony Express. A meticulous researcher, DeFelice drove the entire, nearly two thousand mile stretch of the original Pony Express trail from Sacramento, California to St. Joseph, Missouri in 2016.
Keeping a nature journal is a wonderful way to deepen your experience of nature and sharpen your artistic skills. Jim Van Gelder will cover materials and techniques and then put them to practice on a variety of plant and animal subjects
Circus Family Fun Day - Westchester Circus Arts: drop by anytime between 1:30 and 3:00 to learn some fun circus activities. Juggling, tightrope walking, balancing and more. Register beginning April 28 online or in person at the Children's Desk. We ask that you register so we may know how many to expect, but drop-ins are welcome!
Rescheduled From May 20:
Wire Choir is a pops youth orchestra comprised of students from 5th grade to 12th grade. They play a variety of music from Pachelbel’s Canon to Stairway to Heaven, Michael Jackson and more. Weather permitting, this is an outdoor performance, so bring a lawn chair if you would like.
In the case of inclement weather, the performance will be moved inside, and the first 80 people registered will be seated.
Tuesday Night Book Club will meet to discuss A Personal History by Katharine Graham.
Tuesday Night Book Club will meet to discuss Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.
Tuesday Night Book Club will meet to discuss The Year of Living Dangerously by C.J. Koch.
May 1st book discussion: American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, and the Birth of Hollywood by Howard Blum
Food Matters examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics that include organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.
View the film and stay for the discussion afterwards led by Susanne Meyer-Fitzsimmons. The documentary Food Matters adds to our understanding of health and healing, and shows what a crucial role food plays in this conversation.