LEWISBORO/POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – There’s a lot going on at the local libraries this weekend: Play chess, check out a documentary film series or take in a hooked rug folk art exhibit. If you’d rather get outside, the Wolf Conservation Center has some fun events on tap.
Check out these events:
Friday, Feb. 1
Fun with Music: 11 a.m. The Pound Ridge Library presents “Fun with Music” featuring Laura D’Amico for children ages 5 and under. Registration is required. For more information, call the library at 914-764-5085. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge
Chess at the Library: 3:30 p.m. The Pound Ridge Library presents chess for all ages. Call the library for details at 914-764-5085. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge
Environmental Film Series: “Bag It”: 7 p.m. This is the first in a monthly series of environmental-themed films with discussions at the Lewisboro Library. "Bag It" has been garnering awards at film festivals across the nation. What started as a documentary about plastic bags evolved into a wholesale investigation into plastics and their effect on our waterways, oceans, and even our bodies. The film will be followed by discussion. The event is sponsored by the Lewisboro Sustainability Committee, Lewisboro Library and Energize NY. Registration is required. Call the library at 914-763-3857. 15 Main St., South Salem
Saturday, Feb. 2
Gossett Brothers Farm Market : 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Gossett Brothers Farm Market features fresh produce, meats and cheese, as well as seafood. The market is at 1202 Route 35, at Gossett Brothers Nursery in South Salem.
Hooked Rugs Folk Art Exhibit: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Pound Ridge Library presents “Hooked Rugs by Mary Parker: An American Folk Art Goes Local,” a display of hooked rugs, which runs through Feb. 13 in the library’s art gallery. The display is open during regular library hours. 271 Westchester Ave., Pound Ridge
Winter Wolves: 11 a.m. Join the Wolf Conservation Center to learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why this season is such a magical time for packs in North America. Guests will visit ambassador wolves Alawa and Zephyr, as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. Hot beverages are available in the woodstove-heated classroom. Dress for the cold weather. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for kids under 12. Pre-registration is required. Visit www.nywolf.org . 7 Buck Run, South Salem
Winter Wonderland Wolf Photo Session: 3 p.m. Join the Wolf Conservation Center for an opportunity to photograph its ambassador wolves: Atka, Alawa and Zephyr, in their winter glory in the warm glow of the sunset. Guests will also be given access to photograph the WCC critically endangered Mexican wolves and red wolves from vantage points not generally available during regular visits. Pre-registration is required. Hot beverages will be served. Cost is $125 per person. Visit www.nywolf.org to register. 7 Buck Run, South Salem
Blue Öyster Cult: 8 p.m. The legendary hard rock band Blue Öyster Cult returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse. Known for cult classics such as “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper,” “Godzilla,” and “Burnin’ for You,” the band's science fiction-influenced music has lasted longer than three decades. Tickets are $70. Go to http://www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org/event/blue-%C3%B6yster-cult or call 203-438-5795. 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield, Conn.
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