CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Here are some of our picks for events happening in the area this weekend.
Friday, June 29
Pick A Craft: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Drop in at the Hendrick Hudson Free Library any time in the late afternoon and choose something to make from a large assortment of craft kits. Choices range from tooth-fairy boxes to Hawaiian leis and holiday crafts. This event is for children 5 to 9 years old. Call (914) 739-5654 for information. The Hendrick Hudson Free Library is at 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, N.Y.
Second Wind and Guests: 7 p.m. Croton's Summer Concert Series in Senasqua Park hosts Second Wind, a band that performs both unplugged and classic rock. Contact the Croton Recreation Department for more information at (914)-271-3006.
Saturday, June 30
Pond Life: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Grab a net and join in as kids scoop to find what’s mucking about at Teatown Lake Reservation. For children ages 6 to 10 and accompanied by an adult. Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. Call to make a reservation at (914) 762-2912 ext. 110, Teatown Lake Reservation is located at 1600 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, N.Y.
Pirates of the Hudson: The Siege of Sleepy Hollow: Timed entry begins at 2 p.m. Gangs of swashbuckling pirates will take over Philipsburg Manor. Musical pirates and scallywags of all sorts roam the grounds, looking to pick a pocket or two. Kids can take part in the Pieces of Eight Treasure Hunt, wiggle their way into a pirate shipwreck, trade barbs with a clever, talkative parrot and learn to speak and act like a pirate, among many other activities. Adults can enjoy beer from Elmsford's Captain Lawrence Brewery. Purchase tickets in advance online at HudsonValley.org, or call (914) 631-8200. This event runs also runs on July 1, and July 4 through 8. Philipsburg Manor is located at 381 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
Sunday, July 1
Movies for Kids: Ghostbusters: The Jacob Burns Film Center presents "Ghostbusters" at 12 p.m. Admission is $11 for adults, and $6.50 for children 12 and younger. The theater is located at 364 Manville Road, Pleasantville, N.Y. Call (914) 747-5555 for more information.
Music at West Point - "The Magic of Broadway:" 7:30 p.m. Selections will be performed from some of the most legendary musicals ever to grace Broadway stages. The concert will take place at West Point’s scenic outdoor Trophy Point Amphitheater; however, Eisenhower Hall Theatre will serve as the site in case of inclement weather. This concert is free and open to the public. For concert information, cancellations and updates, call (845) 938-2617, West Point is located at 685 Hardee Place, West Point, N.Y.//