Open Call Auditions for One-Day-Only Talent Search
When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Westchester Marriott, 670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown
Why Go: Think you or your kid (ages 4 and up) has talent? Actors, singers, dancers, and models will perform in front of top scouting agents in this event hosted by D&D Talent and the International Model and Talent Association (IMTA). The scouts will be looking for the brightest and best new talent to be featured in television commercials, broadway, magazines, and movies.
Price: Free. You can pre-register either online at ddtalentinc.com or by calling (914) 481–2226.
Readings: Sunday @ the JCC with George and Friends
When/Where: Sunday, Feb. 26, 1:30 pm at the Jewish Community Center, 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown.
Why Go: Spend a mellow Sunday afternoon listening to the works of accomplished local authors. This week the JCC presents Emil Draitser reading a chapter from Shush! Growing up Jewish under Stalin: A Memoir and George Kraus, reading new works of poetry.
Price: $5. Email email@example.com for additional information. Call 366.7898 to register.
Circle Line Sightseeing: Naked Polar Bear Cruise
When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25. Boarding time: 10:30 a.m., sailing time: 11 a.m.–12 noon at Pier 83, West 42nd Street
Why Go: Not a local event, but a fun one. In its fourth annual Polar Bear Cruise, Circle Line is teaming up with The Coney Island Polar Bear Club to raise money for the Wildlife Conservation Society, which oversees The Bronx Zoo and The New York Aquarium. Passengers are encouraged to strip down to bathing suits and enjoy a winter ride to the Statue of Liberty. Giveaways will be awarded to those who withstand the cold the longest. All “naked” participants are asked to seek individual sponsorships to help raise money. Anyone can bundle up inside the warm vessel and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, when the cold gets to be too much.
Price: Spectators can purchase tickets for $20 and participants ride for free
Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
When/Where: Thursday, Feb. 23-26, 6:15 p.m. at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford
Why Go: The Westchester Broadway Theatre presents Big River, a theatrical adaptation of Mark Twain's classic novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Free Craft Fun
When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, 11a.m.-3 p.m. at Lakeshore Learning Store in Scarsdale.
Why Go: Continuing its Free Crafts for Kids series on Saturdays, the Lakeshore Learning Store invites kids to unleash their creativity by doing a craft that honors Dr. Seuss's birthday—by designinng a super-silly stick puppet.
The Movies: "Rio"at The White Plains Library
When/Where: Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. at the Trove White Plains Public Library
Why Go: This highflying animated comedy (from the makers of Ice Age) tells the story of Blu, a rare domesticated macaw who believes he's the last of his kind. But when his owner learns about Jewel, Blu's female counterpart in Rio de Janeiro, they set out on an adventure of a lifetime. Rated G, 96 mins.
Suburbia Roller Derby Season Opener
When/Where: Saturday, Feb, 25, 6 p.m. at Yonkers Police Athletic League, 127 North Broadway, Yonkers
Why Go: Westchester County’s premiere roller derby league, Suburbia Roller Derby, will host the first bout of its 2012 season. It will feature Suburbia’s all-star travel team, the Suburban Brawl who host upstate New York’s Hellions of Troy for an evening of hard-hitting derby.
Price: General admission is $10; $20 for VIP seating. Military discount $2 per ticket at the door with military ID.
Free Eating Disorder Screenings
When/Where: Sunday, Feb. 26 (through March 3), 9 a.m. at 67 S. Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco
Why Go: Feb. 26-March 3 is Eating Disorder Awareness week. Cedar Associates will be offering free eating disorder screenings to the general public throughout the week. "Eating disorders are difficult to understand and treat psychologically, psychiatrically, and medically" stated Executive Director of Cedar Associates Judy Scheel, Ph.D., LCSW. Anyone who is interested can speak with a licensed mental health professional who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders. Contact Kristin Lore, LCSW, at (914)244-1904x2 to schedule a screening appointment.
Jet Ski-Boat-ATV Spectacular Seminar
When/Where: Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Cove Restaurant in Peekskill
Why Go: This full-day seminar is for boating and jet-skiing aficionados. At this event, hosted by John Vargo and Lex of Boating on The Hudson Magazine, you will hear from experts, guest speakers and see boats, jet-ski's and ATV's on display. Learn more about the sport, how to maintain or modify your machine, and find out about secret great new places to ride.
Price: $20, click here for more information.
Beekeeping Workshop with Gunther Hauk
When/Where: Sunday, Feb. 26, 1-4 p.m. at Greenwich Audubon
Why Go: The workshop: Toward Saving The Honeybee: An Introduction to Sustainable & Biodynamic Beekeeping Practices and Principles is for current beekeepers and those who are interested in learning more about beekeeping with natural approaches, including biodynamic beekeeping..
Price: Space very limited. $50 workshop fee will be donated to the Spikenard Honeybee Sanctuary efforts for bees and to Audubon Greenwich’s conservation and education initiatives. RSVP: 203-869-5272 x239
Tappin’ the Farm’s Maple Trees
When/Where: Sunday, Feb. 26, 1– 3 p.m. at Muscoot Farm
Why Go: Join the staff at Muscoot Farm as they explain the procedures for tapping the maple trees-weather permitting.
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