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Your Weekend: Yorktown Summer Concert, Youth Football Clinic, Animal Adventures

Here is what's happening around the region this weekend.

Show Time Dance Band - Summer Concert at the Gazebo

When/Where: Sunday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. Jack DeVito Gazebo on Veterans Road in Yorktown

Why Go: The Yorktown Lion’s Club and the Yorktown Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual summer concert series at the John “Jack” De Vito Gazebo on Veterans Road. The headliners for 2012 will capture the audience with a variety of renditions from Rock to Soul. The rain location is the located adjacent to the Gazebo at the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center.

Price: Free

 

It's Turtle Time

When/Where: Saturday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Teatown Lake Reservation

Why Go: Meet Teatown’s turtle ambassadors, and all that’s involved in proper turtle care from enclosure size, design, heat, lights, diet etc. Come with questions or curiosity. You'll even head outdoors together for some enrichment with Clifford the tortoise.

Price: Members free, non-members $5.

 

When/Where: Saturday, Aug. 25 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Shrub Oak

Why Go: The Mohegan Volunteer Fire Association is holding a fundraiser at in Shrub Oak in support of its 90th Anniversary Parade.

The parade will take place on Sept. 15. The Lake Mohegan volunteer firefighters have been holding fundraisers, organizing and planning for the last year to hold the parade, which will feature 30 fire departments, bands, classic cars from  and others, and to have the honor of hosting the Westchester County Volunteer Fireman’s Association Convention on its 106th Anniversary. to read more about it.

 

Animal Adventures

When/Where: Sunday, Aug. 26 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 

Why Go: Become a scavenger and decomposter as you meet a few of Teatown’s animal ambassadors in this program. 

Price: Members free, non-members $5.

 

When/Where: Washington Irving's Sunnyside, 89 West Sunnyside Lane, Tarrytown. Sunday, August 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Why Go: Parents and children are invited to take a specially tailored tour of the home of Washington Irving, presented with a child's eye view of the 19th century in a highly engaging, educational program. Enjoy tales of Sunnyside's young residents, an interactive scavenger hunt, hands-on activities, and displays of period toys. A new craft activity is offered each week in this ongoing series that ends this weekend. Call 914-591-8763 for more information.

Price: $12 admission; $10 for seniors; $6 for children 5-17. Free for members and children under 5


Where/When: Captain Lawrence Brewing Company (444 Saw Mill River Rd. Elmsford) on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.

Why go: Check out Black Taxi at the first NEXT Charity Concert taking place at its new Elmsford venue. Captain Lawrence will be serving beer brewed on premise. Proceeds from the concert are donated to charity. See footage from a past charity concert .

Pricing: $10

 

Where/When:  on Sunday, Aug. 26 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Why go: Players ages six to 12 are invited to the annual clinic named for late Setters football player Danroy "DJ" Henry. The clinic involves drills taught by the Division II team and coaches. Read more.

Pricing: Free

 

Where/When:  on Friday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m.

Why go: Weather permitting, this summer's free concert series continues Friday evening with Teri Lamar & the New Company. Enjoy riverviews, fresh food and community spirit at this weekly event (ends Friday, Aug. 31) across from the Ossining train station.

Pricing: Free

 

6th Annual Jazz & Blues at Dusk Concert Series at the Yonkers Waterfront

When/Where: Friday, Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m.; 71 Water Grant St., Yonkers NY

Why Go: Enjoy a free concert by Vanessa Flabella courtesy the Yonkers Downtown Waterfront Business Improvement District. The native Brazilian will perform her contemporary pop, jazz and R&B hits in English and Portuguese.

Price: Free

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