CORTLANDT, N.Y. – It may be cold outside, but there are no shortage of indoor events, including soccer, to stir your interest. Check out the free toddler classes at Happy Feet Soccer this weekend, see some live jazz at the Croton Free Library, or listen to a lesson in living history at the Hendrick Hudson Free Library.
Saturday, Jan. 7
Birding Hike The Sawmill River Audubon will host a birding hike led by birding enthusiast Charlie Roberto. The hike begins at 9 a.m. in Croton, meet at the Croton River Boat Ramp. To pre-register or for more information call (914) 666-6503, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy Feet Soccer Open House This is a free day to bring children between 2 and 4-years-old to play soccer. Classes are divided by age group and time, 2-year-olds at 12 p.m., 3-year-old at 12:30 p.m., and 4-years-old or over at 1 p.m. The classes are located at 255 N. Highland Ave., Ossining. Please pre-register at (914) 401-1771 or email email@example.com
Flatiron Gallery and Paramount Show Running until January 21st, the Flatiron Gallery and Paramount Theater in Peekskill join forces to have a group show in the theater’s upper gallery. The show is curated by Wendy Garber, owner of the Flatiron Gallery. The show is open through the Paramount’s regular weekday hours, and during intermission of live shows. The Paramount is located at 1008 Brown St., Peekskill, N.Y.
Hendrick Hudson High School Chorus POSTPONED The Hendrick Hudson High School Chorus was set to perform at the Hendrick Hudson Free Library Saturday afternoon, but has postponed the event. For more information call the library at (914) 739-5654.
Sunday, January 8
Mark Minkler Quartet This jazz quartet will perform at the Croton Free Library, exploring the musical catalogues John Coltrane, Paule Chambers and possibly a nod to Elvis Presley (the king’s birthday is on Sunday). The quartet is composed of Tony Regusis (piano, Lee Finkelstein (drums), and Gary Keller (saxophone). Music starts at 2 p.m. in the Ottinger Room.
Living History The Hendrick Hudson Free Library will host a book and movie afternoon for adults and seventh graders on up. Read the book, “Eagle of the Ninth” by Rosemary Sutcliffe and watch the film “The Eagle” (PG-13) which centers around Roman occupied Britain, as a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father’s memory by finding his lost legion’s golden emblem. The event is hosted by Blue Mountain Middle School’s living history teacher, Joseph Ryan. This event begins at 1 p.m. and runs until 3 p.m. Call (914) 739-5654 for more information. The Hendrick Hudson Free Library is located at 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose.