Whether you're in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place to help you make the most of your weekend.
Yorktown: Dance for Joy Workshop
When: Friday, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m.
Where: Dance for Joy Studio, 1893 E Main St. in Mohegan Lake
Cost: Everyone is welcome; there is no admission
Description: 'Dance for Joy' students attending this week's Dance Intensive will perform a variety of dance styles including ballet variations taught by Nicole Graniero, a dancer with American Ballet Theater.
Yorktown: 'Dance 4 a Cause'
When: Friday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.
Where: Yorktown Stage, 1974 Commerce Street, Yorktown Heights
Cost: Suggested donation $20
Description: It's an evening of dance and hope that will benefit Adrenal Cancer Research. There will be special guest performances from Broadway star Craig Schulman, star of Les Miserables, Jekyll & Hyde and the Phantom of the Opera. Guest speaker is Gary D. Hammer, M.D., Ph.D. director of University of Michigan. Yorktown's Ashley Bonner organized the first dance show to help raise money for adrenal cancer research after her aunt Wendy Holman was diagnosed with the rare form of cancer in 2007.
Somers: Storywalk at the Library
When: Friday, Aug. 23; Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25 all day
Where: Somers Library, Route 139 & Reis Park, Somers
Description: Enjoy a story in a new way by reading the pages of a story book posted around the outside of the library. At the end, go inside the library to receive a cookie (during library hours) This activity is self-directed.
Somers: Volunteer Day at Angle Fly Preserve
When: Saturday, Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Angle Fly Preserve in Somers
Description: Volunteers will continue working on the restoration of the Reynolds House as they push to complete the demolition phase.
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Bronxville: Farmer’s Market
Where: 81 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708
When: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Description: Vendors come from all over the Hudson Valley area to sell their fresh fruits, vegetables and other products at the Bronxville Farmers Market. At the Bronxville Farmers Market you can find organic produce, pasture-raised meats and poultry, maple syrup, pickles, cheese, breads, local wines and so much more.
Ossining: Back to School Giveaway
Where: Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway Ossining
When: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Description: Free school supplies, while they last – parents must have a child with them. This project is about giving, empowering children and families across America and promoting the importance of education. Let there not be a child without the tools for a good education.
Sleepy Hollow: Rock da Park
Where: Rev. Sykes Park, Wildey and Cortlandt Streets, Sleepy Hollow
When: Friday, August 23, 3 to 8 p.m.
Cost: FreeDescription: Please join us at our annual “Rock da Park” Outreach Event. With great success Rock of Salvation Church has hosted this event in our local community for over 7 years. There will be food, entertainment, and games for the children, as well as special guest and speakers. There is something for the whole family. For more information please contact Rock of Salvation Church at 914-631-2004 or read here.