Road Runners, Musical Entertainment and a Talk With the Tiger Mother – Bedford-Katonah, NY Patch


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Second Annual Run for The Hills

When & Where:  Saturday, April 2, 8:30am, beginning at the Bedford Hills Train Depot

Why Go:  Coordinated by the Bedford Hills Neighborhood Association, this 5K run celebrates the lovely hamlet of Bedford Hills and also will benefit the Community Center of Northern Westchester, with organizers collecting rice and pasta on the day of the race.  Read more about the neat new timing system, where each runner will get a chip that uniquely identifies them as they pass mile-markers.

Price: Runners and walkers (no strollers) may pre-register for $20 at or the morning of event at 8 a.m. for $25.


When and Where: Saturday, April 3, 1:00pm at the Yorktown Stage, 1974 Commerce St, Yorktown Heights

Why Go:  A classic production of this family favorite will entertain all ages—and there is no need to travel far. A few local children are are part of the cast, too.

Price: Adults $26, Yorktown residents $24, Seniors and students $21, Children under 12 $19


Zumbathon “Party Hearty” Charity Event

When and Where: Saturday, April 2 at the Melrose School in Brewster, NY from 9:30am-11am

Why Go:  Have lots of fun with top Zumba instructors in a heart-pumping workout. Ticket sales will benefit the American Heart Association and bring awareness to living a heart-healthy lifestyle.  

Price:  $15.00 in advance or $25.00 at the door


Open House—Free Art Day at the Katonah Art Center

When and Where: Sunday, April 3 from 12:00m-3:00pm at the Katonah Art Center, 131 Bedford Rd, Katonah

Why Go: Check out all different kinds of art: drawing (from a model in costume), painting, pottery, sculpture, animation, cartooning, crafts and music.There will be workshops, tours, on-site instruction and staff will be there to answer questions about classes and camps. Refreshments will be served.

Price:  Free and no registration is required


A Woman’s Work is Never Done

When and Where:  Sunday, April 3 from 1:00-3:00pm at Muscoot Farm

Why Go: To take a break from our high-tech world and step back in time. Visitors can experience what household chores that were once part of every homemaker’s daily routine were like during the early 1900s.

Price:  Free


Tiger Mom” Amy Chua and bestselling author Jed Rubenfeld to speak

When and Where:  Sunday, April 3, 5:00pm, at the New Canaan Library in the Lamb Room

Why Go:  To see the husband and wife authors, each talented writers. Amy Chua, who has received plenty of press around “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” and Jed Rubenfeld, bestselling author of “The Interpretation of Murder” will be presenting their books and entertaining your questions.

Price:  Free


Family Day at the Katonah Museum of Art

When and Where: Sunday, April 3 from 1:00-4:00 at the Katonah Museum of Art

Why Go:  The museum invites families and visitors of all ages to enjoy an afternoon of abstract exploration. Children will delight in artful, mark-making activities; learn about the art on-view in Drawn/Taped/Burned: Abstraction on Paper; and meet author/illustrator Peter H. Reynolds via Skype.

Price:  Free/members; $5/non-members (ages 3 and up)


Boz Scaggs – Spring Gala

When and Where: Sunday, April 3 at 7:00pm at The Tarrytown Music Hall

Why Go: An old favorite, Grammy award-winner Boz Scaggs is performing in Tarrytown.He first gained fame in the 1970s with several Top 20 hits including “Lowdown,” “Lido Shuffle,” “What Can I Say” and “We’re All Alone.”

Price: Tickets start at $50.00


Editor’s note: We’ve merged our Grab & Go Kid’s Planner and our Get Out Planner, into the Weekend Planner column. We’ll feature a mix of kid-friendly ideas in with a few for the grown-ups too. Post your events to Patch and they just may end up featured in our planner, to run every Thursday morning.

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