MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. Here are some of the events going on in Mount Kisco this weekend.
Friday, April 20
Literacy Adventure at the Tea House: 6:30 p.m. The Tea House in Leonard Park will host a literacy adventure program to kick off the National Association for the Education of the Youngs "Week of the Young Child." There will be a reading of Rainbow Fish by Mark Pfister, and a light dinner will be served. Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to participate in an art activity.
Saturday, April 21
Mount Kisco Recreation Departments Annual Fishing Derby: 9 a.m. - 12 pm Come to Wallace Pond in Leonard Park and bring a fishing pole. This event for 5-14 year olds will be held rain or shine. Bait and refreshments will be supplied.
Birds and Blooms Hike: 10 a.m. Westmoreland Sanctuary, located at 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, will have a spring hike to celebrate the arrival of spring and its attendant birds and flowers. Bring boots for the mud. Register by April 20. Fee is $5 to participate.
Cycle for Survival at Saw Mill Club East: 12 p.m. The Saw Mill Club East, located at 333 North Bedford Road, invites the public to join them for an indoor cycling event to raise money to fund clinical cancer research trials at Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City. Please sign up on the website cycleforsurvival.com. There will be three one-hour sessions led by seven Saw Mill spin instructors. Suggested minimum donation to ride is $50 per hour.
Sunday, April 22
Earth Day Picnic for the Planet at Arthur Butler Sanctuary: 11 a.m. Bring your own green picnic to 265 Chestnut Ridge Road. There will be a live performance by 8 Foot River, a family-friendly nature treasure hunt, a gardening activity for the kids, tours of the preserve and prizes.
Earth Day Pond Discovery: 2 p.m. Westmoreland Sanctuary will give a tour of Bechtel Lake. Kids can explore the lakes aquatic ecosystem and learn about where their clean drinking water comes from. Register by April 20. Fee is $5 to participate.
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