Your Weekend: Village Easter Egg Hunts; Passover on the Farm

A sampling of events in Briarcliff Manor and Pleasantville this weekend.

Check out some of the local events happening in Pleasantville and Briarcliff Manor this weekend:

Where/When:  in Pleasantville and in Briarcliff Manor on Saturday, March 31 at 10 a.m. and in Briarcliff Manor on Sunday, April 1 at 12 p.m.

Why go: In Pleasantville, the Recreation Department/Lions Club sponsored event is geared toward kids ages two to nine. Bags will be provided for children to collect their eggs—please return plastic eggs at the end of the hunt.

The Briarcliff Manor egg hunt is for toddlers through second graders and will include a musicial performance in the pavilion by Zev Haber before the hunt begins. Bags will be provided. Parents are not permitted to assist in the hunt.

Egg hunt for all ages, bunny hop races, an egg toss and other spring activities will be held at St. Theresa School on Sunday.

Pricing: Free in the villages; $5 at St. Theresa School

Passover on the Farm

Where/When: on Sunday, April 1 from 1 to 3 p.m.

Why go: Celebrate spring and rebirth with Rainbeau Ridge Farm at the JCC. There will be live baby chicks to pet, spring crafts and a chance to learn about green farming. The event includes a pre-Passover bagel lunch chametz fest. Register online at www.rosenthaljcc.org/passover.

Pricing: $25 members; $30 nonmembers

Where/When:  on Sunday, April 1 at 3 p.m.

Why go: The church's choir will be joined by La Spiritata Recorder Quartet for a special Palm Sunday concert this weekend. The La Spiritata Recorder Quartet will be directed by Karen Snowberg, while the choir of Emanuel Lutheran Church will be directed by W. Michael Brittenback, the church’s Music Director.

Pricing: Free; donations to Emanuel’s fund for buying a new organ will be accepted

Where/When: on Wednesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Why go: Briarcliff Manor's own horticulturist, Dawn Orza, will be hosting a workshop for planning a summer garden. Methods for using native and local plants, finding deer-resistant species and staying organic will be shared. Brooke Beebe, former director of Westchester Community College's Native Plant Center, will also share her expertise and answer questions. Register by calling Shelley Glick at 941-7072 or emailing sglick@wlsmail.org.

Pricing: Free

Where/When:  on Saturday, March 31 at 7 p.m.

Why go: Food, drink and dance with live professional swing dancers will be featured in this event, as well as music sung by the Swingin' Canary Duo. There will live auctions, featuring a trip to the Bahamas and tickets to Broadway shows.

Pricing: $35


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