All About Goats
Sunday, 1pm - 3pm, Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers
Everybody knows that a lamb says, "baa," a cow says, "moo," and a donkey says, "hee-haw." But what kind of noise does a goat make? You might be able to find out if you go to Muscoot on Sunday where the 4-H Gang will teach all about dairy goats and demonstrate how to make goat cheese.
Phone: (914) 864-7282
Target Picture Stories
Saturday, 10:30am, Katonah Museum of Art Children's Learning Center, Route 22, Katonah
Caldecott Medal winner Jerry Pinkney will read from his 2010 book "The Lion and the Mouse." It is his own adaptation of the Aesop fable. Afterwards there will be a book-signing and hands-on activity. Both the book and its matching puppets will be available for sale.
Phone: (914) 232-9555
Family Drop-In Weekend & Family Art Adventures
Saturday, noon - 5pm, The Aldrich Museum, 58 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT
The Education Center at the Aldrich invites families to drop by, browse around and enjoy a variety of hands-on project for all ages.
"A Flag of my Own, A Flag for Me!" A workshop for the whole family, led by artist Alicenne Reid, will center on designing your own personal flag, based on your own interests and heritage. Materials are provided.
Admission: Adults $7, Seniors and College Students $4, Children under 18, free
Phone: (203) 438-4519
Raising Backyard Chickens
Sunday, 1pm, Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield
A family friendly workshop on the do's, don'ts, pros and cons of raising chickens right outside your back door. The event concludes with a tour of chicken coops!
Phone: (203) 438-2282
Sunday, 11am - 3pm, Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Road, Brewster
Betsy Lewin, illustrator of Click, Clack, Moo - Cows That Type will be on hand to talk about her book and sign copies. You can also make a tour of the farm and wildlife center. There will be pony rides, hay rides and lunch provided. (This event was postponed from an earlier date due to rain.)
Admission: $150 per family
Phone: (845) 279-2995
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