GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- From Earth Day celebrations to reptile shows, heres whats happening in Greenburgh this weekend.
Friday, April 20
Marijuana Prevention Day: 4:20 p.m. Reclaim the Day...It's a "NO Brainer." Teens who choose to be marijuana-free and adults who support their choices will gather on the front steps of the County Center for a news conference to celebrate 4/20 as Marijuana Prevention Day. Admission is free. The Westchester County Center is located at 198 Central Ave., in White Plains.
Edgemont Dance Showcase : 7 p.m. The Edgemont High School Auditorium is located at 200 White Oak Lane in Scarsdale.
Screening of "Return: 7 p.m. Meredith Vieira, Return executive producer (and Irvington resident) and Liza Johnson, writer and director, will be appearing at this screening for an audience Q&A. The story is about a woman named Kelli, returning from her military tour of duty in the Middle East, who has high hopes for resuming her old life in her Midwestern hometown. Her hopes are gradually dashed as her relationships with her family and friends suffer; they have moved on, and she cannot adjust. Irvington Town Hall Theatre is located at 85 Main St. in Irvington.
Saturday, April 21
Greenburgh Central School District 7 Board of Education Special Meeting: 8 a.m. 3 p.m. It is anticipated that the board will adjourn to executive session to interview candidates for the superintendent of schools position. The administration building is located at 475 W. Hartsdale Ave. in Hartsdale.
Mario Kart Tournament: 2:30 p.m. 5 p.m. Children in grades six through 12 can compete in the popular video game tournament. Limited to 32 players. Participants must be present at 2 p.m. Call 721-8224 to register. The Greenburgh Public Library is located at 300 East Main St. in Elmsford.
WHUD Kids' Fair: 11 a.m. 5 p.m. It's fun for children of all ages and their families. The WHUD Kids Fair features hands on activities and games, children's theater and educational activities. The Maria Fareri Children's Hospital booth will have a fun and silly photo station where the children can put their faces in stand-up cut-outs and have their pictures taken. Plus, you will get to check your oxygen levels, play Maria Fareri Children's Hospital guessing games and more. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children. Once inside all activities are free. The Westchester County Center is located at 198 Central Ave., in White Plains.
Sunday, April 22
Earth and Arbor Day Celebration : 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Join the Greenburgh Nature Center for a fun, earth-friendly afternoon as they celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with special guests from the Town of Greenburgh and kick-off our new year-round volunteer campaign. The presentation portion of the program begins at 2 p.m. with the reading of the towns Arbor Day proclamation by Town Forestry Officer Aaron Schmidt. Immediately following is a ceremonial planting of a tree on the Nature Centers grounds with New York State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers). SavATree will then provide a planting demonstration and discussion on root collar disorders. Afterwards, attendees will have an opportunity to visit educational tables courtesy of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County. The first 100 attendees will receive a free tree seedling courtesy of The Care of Trees. The Greenburgh Nature Center is located at 99 Dromore Road in Scarsdale.
New York Metro Reptile Expo : 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Thousands of live pet reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates on display and for sale. 200 + vendor tables. Sorry, no personal pets allowed. All children must be accompanied by an adult over 21. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 7-12 years, children under 7 free. The Westchester County Center is located at 198 Central Ave., in White Plains.
The Sixth Annual Autism Information Fair : 11 a.m. 3 p.m. Parents, therapists, educators, health care professionals and anyone who cares about a child on the autism spectrum are invited to join for a day of education and empowerment. New this year is a panel discussion regarding the proposed changes to the Autism diagnosis. Participate in the discussion, connect with families affected by autism spectrum disorders, network with knowledgeable and encouraging professionals, learn about interventions, services and supports available for all ages, from toddlers to adults. Free admission, families welcome. The Westchester County Center is located at 198 Central Ave., in White Plains.
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