FEATURED EVENTS

MAKE at HOME: Super Easy MacramĂŠ Keychain for Adults
Aug 15
Somers Library
Somers Library at Make at HOME

Monday, August 15 at 10:00 am

Somers Library

Availability begins August 1st=0D=0APopular in the 1970s, MacramĂŠ is the art of tying knots to create beautifully patterned textiles. This easy project is just right for beginners! Make a beautiful leaf/feather shaped macramĂŠ keychain at home with the supplies and directions supplied by the library. While supplies last. Please register.=0D=0A=0D=0AIMPORTANT: The SAME kit will be given out for the 4 weeks of the month of August. One per patron. Patrons interested in a kit need only register once. Yarn colors may differ. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13005

Retro 3D Wooden Sculpture to Take Home and Make for Teens
Aug 15
Somers Library
Somers Library at Make at HOME

Monday, August 15 at 10:00 am

Somers Library

As part of our summer reading program, Oceans of Possibilities, we are offering this �pick-up, take home� 3D Wooden Marine Animal sculpture to build and/or paint. We have three styles available and it is first come first serve for choice of sculpture. Register to pick up. For extra raffle tickets, participants should check their mission and send photo of completed project. (Note: to register for this, you do not need to be part of the summer reading program, limited to participants should be in grades 6 through 12) http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13011

Mixed Media Mermaid Collage for Adults
Aug 17
Somers Library
Somers Library

Wednesday, August 17 at 10:00 am

Somers Library

Available beginning August 10th=0D=0AWind down, relax and get creative making collage - an artistic composition made of various materials glued on a surface. This mermaid themed project can be done at home on your own time. Simply register and pick up the supplies kit. Once you have your kit, you will receive a video link with directions and visual how-tos. Presenter Anne Zimmerman, an art teacher, who has presented programs in the past like Art for Stress Relief will be leading you on this creative journey. While supplies last. Please register. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13000

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 17
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Wednesday, August 17 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 18
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Thursday, August 18 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Alice Paul, Suffragist, Presentation by Dr. Darla Shaw
Aug 18
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Thursday, August 18 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Ridgefield storyteller and women’s studies scholar Dr. Darla Shaw will take on the role of Suffragist, Alice Paul, who lived less than a mile away from Weir Farm during the same time period as Dorothy Weir Young. This program celebrates women's history on the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote on August 18, 1920.

Westchester Writers Group
Aug 18
Somers Library
Somers Library at Virtual

Thursday, August 18 at 6:30 pm

Somers Library

This ongoing virtual program meets every first, third and sometimes fifth Thursday of each month. Calling all writers and poets! Looking for a writers group to help with that writer's block? Looking for some feedback on your memoir, short story, novel or poem? Need some editing or polishing tips for your texts? Want to share the love of writing with fellow writers? Then Westchester Writers Workshop is the one for you! We are the original peer review writers group with no fees, no dues, and many chances to showcase your talents. Established in 2013, our group has helped many authors and poets prepare their work for reading, presentation, submission and publication. Come join us for our Thursday evening meeting - new members are welcome! Call the library to register (914-232-5717 option #3 - Reference Desk). http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=12479

Threads and Yarns
Aug 19
Somers Library
Somers Library at Reading Room

Friday, August 19 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Somers Library

Join us on Friday mornings with your fiber art handiwork of any kind! Bring your knitting, crochet work, embroidery, cross-stitch, quilting or anything that uses thread or yarn! You'll find good company, craft advice and time to finally work on your project. All levels are welcome from beginner to yarn wizard. No registration needed. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=12816

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 19
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Friday, August 19 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Somers Library Book Group discussing "The Lincoln Highway"
Aug 19
Somers Library
Somers Library at Program Room

Friday, August 19 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Somers Library

August meeting discusses Amor Towles' "The Lincoln Highway." The Somers Library-sponsored book group is lead by Diana Cunningham Librarian who selects the books to be discussed in consultation with Tara Ferretti Head of Public Services with feedback and suggestions from the group. Group is open to any Somers Library user copies of books to be discussed are reserved for the Group. New members are always welcome. Join us! This will be a hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting. Zoom login information will be sent to registered participants prior to the meeting. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=12993

SHARKS!!!!!! Zoom with Marine Biologist Tyler Bowling
Aug 19
Somers Library
Somers Library at Virtual

Friday, August 19 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Somers Library

Tyler Bowling is the manager for the Florida Program for Shark research and a Ph.D. student in UF zoology. He is trying to determine the circumstances involved in shark attacks and reaching out to people all over the world and learning new behaviors of sharks is incredible. Naturally, due to his involvement with ISAF, his thesis is heavily based around shark attacks. New Smyrna Beach is the �shark bite capital of the world.� They see more bites than anywhere else, and all within a very small geographic area (like smaller than a football field). That�s really weird! Join him on Zoom and learn about sharks, attacks and bites. He has asked for questions to be submitted in advance so he can be prepared with slides to answer all those questions. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=12922

Yoga In The Garden
Aug 19
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Friday, August 19 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join us every Friday evening to unwind, renew and reconnect to nature in the serenity of Weir Farm National Historical Park’s stunning gardens. This weekly outdoor yoga series is part of the Park’s Healthy Parks Healthy People program and is the perfect way to end your week! No registration required! Just bring your yoga mat and water bottle!Experience how the Park can improve your physical and mental wellbeing with yoga instructor Suzan Converse. Suzan has been practicing yoga for almost 40 years and is skilled in leading Amrit Yoga - a meditative practice intended to still the mind as well as give you maximum physical benefits. Suzan’s intention is to reach as many people as she can to reveal the inherent peace that is naturally within each of us.

Civil War Soldier Experience
Aug 20
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial
Lasdon Park, 2610 Amawalk Road, Route 35, Katonah, NY, 10536

Saturday, August 20 All Day

Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial

We are excited to present Battery “B” First Rhode Island Light Artillery to run the Civil War Soldier Experience at Lasdon Park. Each 2 hour session will consist of a number of fun filled, yet educational activities, demonstrations and ending with the firing a real civil war cannon. Children will witness living history while learning about the life of civil war soldiers and their families. Suggested for children ages 7 – 12. This program will be located out of doors, so children will need to come prepared to stay outside during the camp. Participants should bring water, snacks, bug spray, sunscreen, and wear comfortable clothing for outside activities. SELECT ONE OF 4 SESSIONS:Saturday, August 2010 a.m. – 12 noon1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, August 2110 a.m. – 12 noon1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Participation is by registration only, as the program can only accommodate 25 children per session. At the end of each session, each child will receive a personalized certificate of participation as well as an official Lasdon badge. register now

Fungi Walk with Naturalist Zaac Chaves
Aug 20
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Weir Farm National Park

Grab a notebook and join field mycologist Zaac Chaves for the park's first ever Fungi Walk! Develop basic tools to better recognize several species, learn about fungal forensics, and  find insights in the stories a mushroom might tell us about places and things that once happened there. 

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 20
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, August 20 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Civil War Soldier Experience
Aug 21
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial
Lasdon Park, 2610 Amawalk Road, Route 35, Katonah, NY, 10536

Sunday, August 21 All Day

Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial

We are excited to present Battery “B” First Rhode Island Light Artillery to run the Civil War Soldier Experience at Lasdon Park. Each 2 hour session will consist of a number of fun filled, yet educational activities, demonstrations and ending with the firing a real civil war cannon. Children will witness living history while learning about the life of civil war soldiers and their families. Suggested for children ages 7 – 12. This program will be located out of doors, so children will need to come prepared to stay outside during the camp. Participants should bring water, snacks, bug spray, sunscreen, and wear comfortable clothing for outside activities. SELECT ONE OF 4 SESSIONS:Saturday, August 2010 a.m. – 12 noon1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, August 2110 a.m. – 12 noon1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Participation is by registration only, as the program can only accommodate 25 children per session. At the end of each session, each child will receive a personalized certificate of participation as well as an official Lasdon badge. register now

1-Day Impressionist Painting Workshop for All Skill Levels with Dmitri Wright
Aug 21
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, August 21 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Weir Farm National Historical Park is offering a free, one-day Impressionist Painting Workshop with Dmitri Wright! Workshop will include introductory lectures, field demonstrations, and critique of the participant's artwork. This workshop is all outdoors, and open to all skill levels. Classes fill up quickly, so call ASAP to reserve a spot!

Walking Tour of Easy Care Plants
Aug 21
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial
Lasdon Park, 2610 Amawalk Road, Route 35, Katonah, NY, 10536

Sunday, August 21 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial

Join a walking tour to look at perennial plants that come back each year and require very little maintenance. We will see interesting foliage plants, plants that need minimal deadheading after flowering is over and plants that have low water needs. Many of these plants are native plants that have adjusted to local conditions. A beautiful garden does not have to be one that requires a lot of care. Call 914 864-7264 for more information. Free

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 21
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, August 21 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Watercolor and Landscape Painting Instruction with Bobbi Eike Mullen
Aug 21
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, August 21 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Want a little help creating a masterpiece? Weir Farm Art Instructor Bobbi Eike Mullen provides informal instruction on painting with watercolors and landscape painting as part of our Take Part in Art program. Stop by and ask Bobbi for some pro tips anytime between 1:00 to 4:00 pm and remember free-to-use supplies are always available during visitor center hours!

Varsity /JV Sports Begin
Aug 22
North Salem Middle/High School
230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Monday, August 22 All Day

North Salem Middle/High School

MAKE at HOME: Super Easy MacramĂŠ Keychain for Adults
Aug 22
Somers Library
Somers Library at Make at HOME

Monday, August 22 at 10:00 am

Somers Library

Availability begins August 1st=0D=0APopular in the 1970s, MacramĂŠ is the art of tying knots to create beautifully patterned textiles. This easy project is just right for beginners! Make a beautiful leaf/feather shaped macramĂŠ keychain at home with the supplies and directions supplied by the library. While supplies last. Please register.=0D=0A=0D=0AIMPORTANT: The SAME kit will be given out for the 4 weeks of the month of August. One per patron. Patrons interested in a kit need only register once. Yarn colors may differ. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13006

Retro 3D Wooden Sculpture to Take Home and Make for Teens
Aug 22
Somers Library
Somers Library at Make at HOME

Monday, August 22 at 10:00 am

Somers Library

As part of our summer reading program, Oceans of Possibilities, we are offering this �pick-up, take home� 3D Wooden Marine Animal sculpture to build and/or paint. We have three styles available and it is first come first serve for choice of sculpture. Register to pick up. For extra raffle tickets, participants should check their mission and send photo of completed project. (Note: to register for this, you do not need to be part of the summer reading program, limited to participants should be in grades 6 through 12) http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13012

Varsity/JV Athletic Open House
Aug 22
North Salem Middle/High School
230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Monday, August 22 at 7:00 pm

North Salem Middle/High School

6th Grade Orientation
Aug 24
North Salem Middle/High School
230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Wednesday, August 24 All Day

North Salem Middle/High School

Mixed Media Mermaid Collage for Adults
Aug 24
Somers Library
Somers Library

Wednesday, August 24 at 10:00 am

Somers Library

Available beginning August 10th=0D=0AWind down, relax and get creative making collage - an artistic composition made of various materials glued on a surface. This mermaid themed project can be done at home on your own time. Simply register and pick up the supplies kit. Once you have your kit, you will receive a video link with directions and visual how-tos. Presenter Anne Zimmerman, an art teacher, who has presented programs in the past like Art for Stress Relief will be leading you on this creative journey. While supplies last. Please register. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13001

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 24
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Wednesday, August 24 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Make Your Own Art Bear! Family Art Workshop
Aug 25
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Thursday, August 25 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

The Friends of Weir Farm recently opened a new outdoor art installation in the park called Art Bears with bear silhouettes that feature contemporary art, including the work of former Artist-in-Residence Alissa Siegal, the instructor for this fun new class perfect for children and families! Students will sketch a Weir Farm scene, then be given their own mini art bears to decorate - just like the 8 artists featured in the outdoor exhibit! Please note parents/guardians must remain in the park while the child is participating - no drop offs.

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 25
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Thursday, August 25 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 26
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Friday, August 26 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Yoga In The Garden
Aug 26
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Friday, August 26 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join us every Friday evening to unwind, renew and reconnect to nature in the serenity of Weir Farm National Historical Park’s stunning gardens. This weekly outdoor yoga series is part of the Park’s Healthy Parks Healthy People program and is the perfect way to end your week! No registration required! Just bring your yoga mat and water bottle!Experience how the Park can improve your physical and mental wellbeing with yoga instructor Suzan Converse. Suzan has been practicing yoga for almost 40 years and is skilled in leading Amrit Yoga - a meditative practice intended to still the mind as well as give you maximum physical benefits. Suzan’s intention is to reach as many people as she can to reveal the inherent peace that is naturally within each of us.

Artmaking for Wellness with Art in Common
Aug 27
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, August 27 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join us for some outdoor collage-making and to learn more about the benefits of creating art in nature. Licensed Art Therapist Aimee Jette with Art in Common will lead a nature-focused artmaking activity and provide insights on how you can use artmaking to increase your personal wellness.

Special Sessions! Somers Tech Teens - Tech Help for Seniors
Aug 27
Somers Library
Somers Library at Program Room

Saturday, August 27 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Somers Library

Rising Somers High School seniors Jay Wilkinson and Nicholas Maurantonio are back to help seniors with their tech problems this summer. The teens who formed The Somers Tech Teens as sophomores back in 2020, held zoom sessions to help seniors navigate through the tech world during the pandemic. They are now available to offer in-person help at the Somers Library on the above dates. No registration is needed. Drop by with your tech problems (phones/computers/tablets) and the teens will try their best to assist. Please Note: The library also has ongoing tech support on Thursdays and every other Saturday by appointment. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=12998

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 27
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, August 27 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Women and Art
Aug 27
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, August 27 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Weir Farm National Historical Park will offer a one-hour program focused on the women and art. Join Ranger Amanda T. for this special tour that celebrates Women's Equality Day. This special Ranger program will examine the evolving role of women in the arts, including the lives of the three generations of women that called Weir Farm home. These extraordinary women were scholars, humanitarians, homemakers, writers, historians, community organizers, and preservationists as well as artists. This educated, independent, and passionate group of women made a lasting impact on their community for over 135 years and ensured the preservation of Weir Farm's legacy. Weir Farm NHP celebrates and honors the effort, creativity and vision of all women.

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 28
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, August 28 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Make Your Own Art Bear! Family Art Workshop
Aug 31
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Wednesday, August 31 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

The Friends of Weir Farm recently opened a new outdoor art installation in the park called Art Bears with bear silhouettes that feature contemporary art, including the work of former Artist-in-Residence Alissa Siegal, the instructor for this fun new class perfect for children and families! Students will sketch a Weir Farm scene, then be given their own mini art bears to decorate - just like the 8 artists featured in the outdoor exhibit! Please note parents/guardians must remain in the park while the child is participating - no drop offs.

Mixed Media Mermaid Collage for Adults
Aug 31
Somers Library
Somers Library

Wednesday, August 31 at 10:00 am

Somers Library

Available beginning August 10th=0D=0AWind down, relax and get creative making collage - an artistic composition made of various materials glued on a surface. This mermaid themed project can be done at home on your own time. Simply register and pick up the supplies kit. Once you have your kit, you will receive a video link with directions and visual how-tos. Presenter Anne Zimmerman, an art teacher, who has presented programs in the past like Art for Stress Relief will be leading you on this creative journey. While supplies last. Please register. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13002

Retro 3D Wooden Sculpture to Take Home and Make for Teens
Aug 31
Somers Library
Somers Library at Make at HOME

Wednesday, August 31 at 10:00 am

Somers Library

As part of our summer reading program, Oceans of Possibilities, we are offering this �pick-up, take home� 3D Wooden Marine Animal sculpture to build and/or paint. We have three styles available and it is first come first serve for choice of sculpture. Register to pick up. For extra raffle tickets, participants should check their mission and send photo of completed project. (Note: to register for this, you do not need to be part of the summer reading program, limited to participants should be in grades 6 through 12) http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13013

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Aug 31
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Wednesday, August 31 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Superintendent Conference Days
North Salem Middle/High School
230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Thursday, September 1 through September 2

North Salem Middle/High School

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 1
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Thursday, September 1 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Westchester Writers Group
Sep 1
Somers Library
Somers Library at Virtual

Thursday, September 1 at 6:30 pm

Somers Library

This ongoing virtual program meets every first, third and sometimes fifth Thursday of each month. Calling all writers and poets! Looking for a writers group to help with that writer's block? Looking for some feedback on your memoir, short story, novel or poem? Need some editing or polishing tips for your texts? Want to share the love of writing with fellow writers? Then Westchester Writers Workshop is the one for you! We are the original peer review writers group with no fees, no dues, and many chances to showcase your talents. Established in 2013, our group has helped many authors and poets prepare their work for reading, presentation, submission and publication. Come join us for our Thursday evening meeting - new members are welcome! Call the library to register (914-232-5717 option #3 - Reference Desk). http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=12480

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 2
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Friday, September 2 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Yoga In The Garden
Sep 2
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Friday, September 2 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join us every Friday evening to unwind, renew and reconnect to nature in the serenity of Weir Farm National Historical Park’s stunning gardens. This weekly outdoor yoga series is part of the Park’s Healthy Parks Healthy People program and is the perfect way to end your week! No registration required! Just bring your yoga mat and water bottle!Experience how the Park can improve your physical and mental wellbeing with yoga instructor Suzan Converse. Suzan has been practicing yoga for almost 40 years and is skilled in leading Amrit Yoga - a meditative practice intended to still the mind as well as give you maximum physical benefits. Suzan’s intention is to reach as many people as she can to reveal the inherent peace that is naturally within each of us.

Nature, Stories, & Art: a new mixed media workshop led by former Artist-in-Residence Alissa Siegal
Sep 3
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, September 3 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Teens and adults are encouraged to register for this new workshop, where Artist Alissa Siegal empowers you to share stories through mixed media art-making. Create a narrative tapestry, inspired by the powerful story quilts of artist Faith Ringgold. Siegal will introduce participants to the flora and fauna of Weir Farm, using nature, biodiversity, and the fragility of the natural world as inspiration. Siegal will guide participants through sketching, painting, and fabric work to create a narrative tapestry that highlights personal connections to the natural environment.

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 3
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, September 3 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Art and Agriculture Tour
Sep 4
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, September 4 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Weir Farm National Park

This guided tour explores the agricultural history of Weir Farm, including the tenant farmers, historic barns, landscape and the artwork inspired by them.

Walking Tour of the Lasdon Memorial Garden
Sep 4
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial
Lasdon Park, 2610 Amawalk Road, Route 35, Katonah, NY, 10536

Sunday, September 4 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial

There is so much to see on a walking tour of the Memorial Garden. The garden is in memory of Mildred and William Lasdon who once owned this estate. It was designed to incorporate three different types of gardens within one acre. The first area is a fragrance garden highlighting seasonal plantings with fragrant flowers. The second area is a shrub border containing manyinteresting shrubs for the landscape. The shrub border winds around the third area which is the formal garden with a beautiful fountain at its’ center. The tour meets at the Green Kiosk entrance gate off the upper level of the parking lot. For moreinformation call 914 864-7264. Free

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 4
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, September 4 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Watercolor and Landscape Painting Instruction with Bobbi Eike Mullen
Sep 4
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, September 4 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Want a little help creating a masterpiece? Weir Farm Art Instructor Bobbi Eike Mullen provides informal instruction on painting with watercolors and landscape painting as part of our Take Part in Art program. Stop by and ask Bobbi for some pro tips anytime between 1:00 to 4:00 pm and remember free-to-use supplies are always available during visitor center hours!

Labor Day - All Offices Closed
Sep 5
North Salem Middle/High School
230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Monday, September 5 All Day

North Salem Middle/High School

Photography Contest: Oceans of Possibilities
Sep 5
Somers Library
Somers Library

Monday, September 5 All Day

Somers Library

From Friday, July 1st to September 5th midnight=0D=0ATweens, teens and adults are invited to submit their photos of oceans, seas, marine life, pirates, lighthouses, or the beach. The possibilities are endless! http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=12860

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 7
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Wednesday, September 7 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Virtual: Books and Bridles: the Story of the Horse Back Librarians
Sep 7
Somers Library
Somers Library at Virtual

Wednesday, September 7 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Somers Library

The Roosevelt era�s Works Progress Administration (WPA) is known for its many huge infrastructure projects and improvements. But it also consisted of a little known program called the Packhorse Librarians. This presentation tells the story of the Packhorse Librarians, a relatively small group of women, whose mission was to deliver and distribute reading materials to the far-off corners of Appalachia during the darkest hours of the Great Depression. This will be a shared virtual program with the Pelham Public Library, Irvington, Harrison, Somers and Tuckahoe Public Libraries.=0D=0A=0D=0APresented by: Jeff Urbin, FDR Museum & Natasha Gross, Pelham Library http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13008

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 8
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Thursday, September 8 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 9
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Friday, September 9 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

Yoga In The Garden
Sep 9
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Friday, September 9 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join us every Friday evening to unwind, renew and reconnect to nature in the serenity of Weir Farm National Historical Park’s stunning gardens. This weekly outdoor yoga series is part of the Park’s Healthy Parks Healthy People program and is the perfect way to end your week! No registration required! Just bring your yoga mat and water bottle!Experience how the Park can improve your physical and mental wellbeing with yoga instructor Suzan Converse. Suzan has been practicing yoga for almost 40 years and is skilled in leading Amrit Yoga - a meditative practice intended to still the mind as well as give you maximum physical benefits. Suzan’s intention is to reach as many people as she can to reveal the inherent peace that is naturally within each of us.

Honor Band Rehearsal
Sep 10
North Salem Middle/High School
230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Saturday, September 10 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm

North Salem Middle/High School

(In Person) Special Sessions! Somers Tech Teens - Tech Help for Seniors
Sep 10
Somers Library
Somers Library at Reading Room

Saturday, September 10 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Somers Library

Rising Somers High School seniors Jay Wilkinson and Nicholas Maurantonio are back to help seniors with their tech problems this summer. The teens who formed the Somers Tech Teens as sophomores back in 2020, held zoom sessions to help seniors navigate through the tech world during the pandemic. They are now available to offer in-person help at the Somers Library on the above dates. Please register by calling the reference desk or emailing the reference desk via somers@wlsmail.org. First come first served with no more than 8 sign-ups per day. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=13028

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 10
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, September 10 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

2022 Playwright Festival
Sep 10
The Brewster Theater Company
Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Saturday, September 10 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Brewster Theater Company

Audition for our Playwright Festival featuring original one-act plays from playwrights all around the country! Bring your 5 minute or less monologue. We will also have sides from the shows for you to read. New actors welcome. This is the perfect chance for you to get on stage! Email BrewsterTheater https://www.facebook.com/events/1495855717541060

Sunset to Moonlight Impressionist Painting Workshop with Dmitri Wright
Sep 10
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Saturday, September 10 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Night painting was a favorite of Impressionist painters of Weir's time and still is today. Taught by Impressionist artist and master instructor Dmitri Wright, this workshop will feature en plein air painting during the latter part of the day and early part of the night. Wright will lecture and demonstrate how to capture inspired moments between sunset and sunrise from an impressionist's perspective.

Artmaking for Wellness with Art in Common
Sep 11
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, September 11 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join us for some outdoor collage-making and to learn more about the benefits of creating art in nature. Licensed Art Therapist Aimee Jette with Art in Common will lead a nature-focused artmaking activity and provide insights on how you can use artmaking to increase your personal wellness.

Weir House and Studios Informal Tours
Sep 11
Weir Farm National Park
735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Sunday, September 11 from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Weir Farm National Park

Join knowledgeable Park Rangers and volunteer docents anytime between 12:30 and 3:00 pm for short informal tours that interpret the Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio. Visitors can peek inside the buildings and chat with staff and volunteers to learn more about these wildly artistic historic spaces. Please note that information is provided outdoors, with short indoor peeks of the House and Studios. No registration required, first come first served.

2022 Playwright Festival
Sep 11
The Brewster Theater Company
Sunday, September 11, 2022 at 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Sunday, September 11 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Brewster Theater Company

Audition for our Playwright Festival featuring original one-act plays from playwrights all around the country! Bring your 5 minute or less monologue. We will also have sides from the shows for you to read. New actors welcome. This is the perfect chance for you to get on stage! Email BrewsterTheater https://www.facebook.com/events/1495855717541060

Race Amity We are all One Human Family!
Sep 11
Somers Library
Somers Library

Sunday, September 11 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Somers Library

We are all One Human Family! All are welcome to our monthly discussions that are aimed at educating one another on who we really are. http://host5.evanced.info/somers/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=12851

Fall Middle School Sports Begin
Sep 12
North Salem Middle/High School
230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Monday, September 12 All Day

North Salem Middle/High School

Modified Open House
Sep 12
North Salem Middle/High School
230 June Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Monday, September 12 at 6:00 pm

North Salem Middle/High School

Bylane Book Club: The Nature of Oaks by Douglas W. Tallamy
Sep 12
Bedford Audubon Society
Bedford Audubon Society 35 Todd Rd, Katonah, NY 10536

Monday, September 12 at 7:00 pm

Bedford Audubon Society

Details We have loved his previous books so our September read is sure to be a popular choice. With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the… More https://www.facebook.com/events/1126074188266345

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