MAMARONECK, N.Y. The regional debut of a Broadway hit, the PACE department's annual performance of Soundscapes, a Nate the Great musical and an environmental film festival are some of the events taking place in Mamaroneck this weekend.
- The PACE department presents Soundscapes from March Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. in the PACE Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for the PACE department's only all-music show of the school year. Students write, direct and perform nearly all of the music. Music teacher Bill Derby writes one piece each year. This year it will appear at the beginning of the second act and is titled "Zeus."
- "Next To Normal" made its New York regional premiere last weekend at the Westchester Sandbox Theatre, and continues this weekend. The rock musical debuted on Broadway in 2009, and is about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other. It has won three Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize. Performances are March 2 at 8 p.m. and March 3 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for students or seniors. Call 914.630.0804 for tickets or visit the Westchester Sandbox Theatre website. Parental discretion is advised.
- The Lorax opens in theaters Friday, but there will be a special showing at the Mamaroneck Clearview Playhouse Saturday at 10 a.m. for $5. The special showing is part of the Village of Larchmont and Town and Village of Mamaroneck's Green Screen Film Festival. Children must be accompanied by an adult.??
- Bag It will be shown at the Mamaroneck Library Saturday at 2 p.m., also as part of the Green Screen Film Festival. Sara Goddard, a local activist from Rye, will speak after the film. If you bring in the most clean plastic bags for the food pantry, you will win a prize.??
- Nate the Great comes to the Emelin Theatre Saturday for performances at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for children. This musical, for ages 4 and up, is based on the first volume in Marjorie Weinman Sharmat's classic book series.
- The Mamaroneck Indoor Farmers Market opens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, on 168 W. Boston Post Road.
- Fresh will be shown at the Larchmont Village Center Sunday at 2 p.m. Fresh filmmaker Ana Joanes will speak after the film, followed by a community picnic.?
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