NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Here are some events planned in the Pound Ridge, Lewisboro and North Salem area this weekend.
Friday, April 5
Lewisboro Library: 7 to 9 p.m. The library’s monthly series of films focused on our environment will feature “Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?” The film is concerned with the recent disappearance of bees throughout the world and addresses the problems and possible solutions. The suggested donation is $5 per person. You can reserve a place by calling 914-763-3857 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The library is at 15 Main St., South Salem.
Saturday, April 6
Inventors Club in North Salem: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Children in grades 2 to 5 are invited to learn what inventing is all about in a workshop presented by Eileen Diehl. It’s at the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library, 276 Titicus Road, North Salem. Call 914-669-5161 to register.
Copia Open House: Noon to 5 p.m. South Salem’s Copia Home and Garden is hosting an afternoon of talks and demonstrations related to spring planting and gardening. Among the speakers will be: Donna Simons on organic farming, Melina Brown on chicken-keeping, and Debera Prosek on vegetable gardening. For more information call 914-533-7242 or go to the website . Copia is located at 475 Smith Ridge Road, South Salem.
Book Talk in Pound Ridge: 3 p.m. Pound Ridge resident and author Frank O’Neill will talk about his new thriller, “Georgia Bound,” set in the sleepy Southern town of Pine Hill. For more information, call the library at 914-764-0548 or go to the website .
Pound Ridge Wet-Down: 6 to 11 p.m. Help the Pound Ridge Fire Department celebrate the arrival of its new rescue equipment by attending the wet-down. T-shirts will be on sale at $15 each. Refreshments will be provided. The Pound Ridge Fire House is on Westchester Avenue in Scotts Corners.
Song of the Timberdoodle: 7 p.m. What is a Timberdoodle? The Trailside Nature Museum at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation will host a talk about the unusual looking and acting Timberdoodle, otherwise known as the American woodcock. The bird habitually nests in the reservation and performs a noisy mating display around sundown. For more information, call 914-864-7322. The Ward Pound Ridge Reservation is at Routes 35 and 121 in Cross River.
Sunday, April 7
Schoolhouse Theater: 3 p.m. The theater will present a screening of the documentary, “Beautiful People,” about a group of Irish music enthusiasts who gather weekly at Dempsey’s Pub in Manhattan. A talk-back with the film’s producer/editor will follow the screening. Tickets are $10. For more information, call the box office at 914-277-8477 or go to the website . The Schoolhouse Theater is at 3 Owens Road, Croton Falls.
Lure of Fishing: 3 p.m. The North Salem Improvement Society invites people of all ages to learn about local fishing opportunities. Speakers will include author/fly-fisherman Hoagy Carmichael and Dr. Mark Weigle, president of North Salem Fish & Game. In addition to an art exhibit by Bob Folberth and a dramatic display of fishing lures, there will be a fly-fishing demonstration. Refreshments will be served. It’s at the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library, 276 Titicus Road, North Salem. For more information call 914-669-5161.
Jazz in Pound Ridge: 4 p.m. The Pete Malinverni Trio, headed by Pound Ridge resident, musician, and teacher Malinverni, will present a free concert at the Pound Ridge Library, followed by a reception. For more information, call 914-764-5085 or go to the website .
Jazz in North Salem: 4 p.m. Maggie Seligman and Martin Aronchick will plan an eclectic array of music, with emphasis on jazz standards delivered with fresh interpretations. A wine and cheese reception follows. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children. St. James Episcopal Church is at Titicus and June Roads in North Salem. For further information, call 914-669-5563.
Sunset Photo Op for the Wolves: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Here is your opportunity to get out your camera and photograph the Wolf Conservation Center ’s ambassador wolves, Atka, Alawa and Zephyr, at home under the setting sun. Preregistration is required. The fee is $125 per person.
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