Belly Dancing, Backyard Chickens and More over the Weekend

Find a few fun activities on our list or in our Events Calendar and beyond.

Belly Dance Bootcamp & Moroccan Tea

Where/When: Sunday, February 24, 2013, 11 pm, Josie's International School of Dance, 125 Main St, Ossining, NY

Why Go: Moroccan Tea @ 11:00-11:45 with Josie, Nahara (Belly Dance Instructor) and new and current students for tea by the fire!  Then enjoy a wonderful 2 hour absolute beginner belly dance workshop from 12-2 p.m. 

Price:  $25 - RSVP Josie @ 914-332-8670

Anime Festival

Where/When: Friday, February 22, 2013, 3:30 p.m., Chappaqua Library.

Why Go: For kids and teens, it's a place for anime enthusiasm, along with Japanese treats, a movie and origami. The film is called "Millennium Actress" and will start at 7 p.m.

Whooo's on Their Nest?

Where/When: Teatown Lake Reservation on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 10:30 a.m. 

Why go: Learn about great-horned owl families and more this weekend at Teatown Lake Reservation, which straddles New Castle, Yorktown and Cortlandt.

Pricing: $5 

Dance Open House

Where/When: Arc Stages (147 Wheeler Ave. Pleasantville) on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Why go: World Heritage Cultural Organization, a local non-profit, is hosting a day of cultural refreshments, classes and more for all members of the family. Dance workshops will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. free of chrage.

Pricing: Free

Balloon Workshop

Where/When: Mount Pleasant Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Why go: Learn how to shape balloons into hats, animals and more. Recommended for grades two through six. Register at the library.

Pricing: Free

Purim Banquet

Where/When: Briarcliff Manor Recreation Center on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 4:30 p.m.

Why go: The annual Chabad of Briarcliff Manor and Ossining Purim celebration will feature a Megilah Reading at 4:30 p.m., followed by an Israeli feast and entertainment at 5 p.m. There will be music, L'chaim, dancing, masquerade and a performance by Marc Hayward, a professional yo-yo master and juggler. RSVP in advance here.

Pricing: $30/adult, $18/child, $85/family

Meet the Stone Barns Animals

Where/When: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. 

Why go: Get up close and personal with the animals of Stone Barns and get a glimpse of how they are cared for in Pocantico Hills.

Pricing: Free

Backyard Chickens 101

Where/When: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 1:00 pm

Why Go: Interested in farm-fresh eggs sourced straight from your backyard? Our head farmer Brett Alcaro will walk you through all you need to know to start your own brood of backyard chickens. Topics will include breed choice, housing, feed, healthcare, and much more. Registration is required. Call (914) 962-2368 or register online at www.HilltopHanoverFarm.org/events

Pricing: $20 per person, $5 for children under the age of 12. 


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