SCARSDALE, N.Y. There's plenty for kids to do around Scarsdale on Saturday if snow doesn't cause cancellations.
- From 10 a.m. to noon, the National Scholastic Chess Foundation is offering its Saturday Chess Club for Children at the Girl Scout House, 34 Wayside Lane. The club is open to students grades one through six and to all levels of play. Register with the National Scholastic Chess Foundation. The cost is $90 for the season, $140 for non-residents.
- Interested in the Chinese New Year? Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave., Pelham, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Chinese New Year is explored with two free art workshops and papermaking crafts to honor the Year of the Dragon. Meanwhile, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Scarsdale Public Library, children early elementary school age and younger can celebrate the Chinese New Year with arts, crafts, stories and a light snack.
- For grown-ups, Yoga Haven will hold its grand opening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at its Scarsdale location, 91 Montgomery Ave. The studio offers a range of classes in a variety of styles.
- Sunday, the Red Monkey Theater Group is presenting an abridged production of Hamlet, directed by Tal Aviezer. The company opens its 13th season with Shakespeare's greatest tragedy, at the Bendheim Performing Arts Center at JCC Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Road. The scaled-down production is the culmination of the group's decade-plus exploration of Shakespeare's work, and aims to remove as many barriers as possible between the Bard's words and the audience. Performances are at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors.
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