NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – The North Salem Ambulance Corps Winter Gala and a special appearance at the library by musician Phil Rosenthal are among the weekend events.
Friday, Feb. 22
Caregivers Coffee & Chat: 10:30 a.m. Nannies, au pairs, moms, dads, grandparents and other caregivers are invited to get together for coffee or tea and meet other caregivers. Ruth Keeler Memorial Library, 276 Titicus Road, North Salem.
Patricia Adams: 6:30 p.m. Jazz musician/songstress Patricia Adams entertains at Mamma Rosa’s Ristorante. Call (914) 232-8080 for reservations. 252 Route 100 in Somers.
Girl Scout Talent Show: 7:15 p.m. Celebrate Girl Scout World Thinking Day with North Salem Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and Cadettes. Troop photos start at 6:30 p.m. followed by the talent show at 7:15 p.m. General admission is $5 per person; reserved premium seating is $10 per person. Email premium seat requests to Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org. The event takes place in the North Salem Middle/High School auditorium, 230 June Road.
Saturday, Feb. 23
Northern Star Quilters' Guild: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual Super Saturday event will be held at Kennedy Catholic High School, Route 138, Somers. See the website for a list of teachers and classes.
Inventors’ Club: 10 a.m. Learn about the design process, solve problems creatively and see what inventing is all about. The program, led by Eileen Diehl, is geared to children in grades two to five. Ruth Keeler Memorial Library, 276 Titicus Road, North Salem. Registration is required. Call (914) 669-5161.
Candle Making Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon. Join Mia Camacho-Fitzgerald from the Clean Ridge Soap Company to learn how to make candles at home. Registration is required. Materials are provided. The fee is $20.The workshop is at Muscoot Farm, Route 100, 1½ miles south of Route 35, Somers.
Soap Making Workshop: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Join Mia Camacho-Fitzgerald from the Clean Ridge Soap Company to learn how to make soap at home. Registration is required. Materials are provided. The fee is $45. If you sign up for both workshops, the combined fee is $60. Muscoot Farm, Route 100, 1½ miles south of Route 35, Somers.
Morris the Therapy Dog: 1 p.m. Morris is coming to the Ruth Keeler Library and hopes many children, from grades one through four, will want to come and read to him. Bring your favorite book. Call (914) 669-5161 to reserve a 10-minute reading slot. The Ruth Keeler Memorial Library is at 276 Titicus Road, North Salem.
Ambulance Corps Winter Gala: 6 to 11 p.m. Help buy a new ambulance for the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps. The cocktail hour starts at 6 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. Dancing, music, entertainment and a silent auction will fill out the night. It takes place at Salem Golf Club, 18 Bloomer Road in North Salem. Click here to buy tickets.
Sunday, Feb. 24
Tapping the Sugar Maples: 1 to 3 p.m. Join the farmers of Muscoot Farm and learn how to tap the maple trees that provide the sweet sap for maple syrup. Route 100, 1½ miles south of Route 35, Somers. (Weather permitting.)
Starting Seeds Indoors: 2 p.m. Get a head start on your spring planting and save money by learning about the timing and techniques for starting annuals, perennials, vegetables and herbs indoors, for later transplanting to your garden. Participants will plant seeds and take them home. Lasdon Park & Arboretum, Route 35, Somers.
Phil Rosenthal: 3 p.m. Thanks to the Friends of the Library and a grant from M&T Bank, the singer, songwriter, recording artist and record producer will make a personal appearance at the Ruth Keeler Library, 276 Titicus Road, North Salem.
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