What to do in North Salem this President's Day Weekend: Friday, Feb 17 - Sunday, Feb 19


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It's a holiday weekend and for many, the start of a week off. Schools are closed next week beginning with President's Day and many events are paused or canceled beginning this weekend. While it's a quieter time than usual, there are still things to do for those who are staying local. Gardeners are invited to a chat at the Ruth Keeler Library, The Aldrich museum in Ridgefield is hosting its monthly free day of programming, and North Salem's varsity girls basketball team is kicking off the first round of playoffs with an away game at Bronxville. How will you spend your time this winter weekend?

8 things to do this weekend: Friday, Feb 17 - Sunday, Feb 19

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Ridgefield Running Co: Saturday Shop Run - Sat Feb 18 8:00 am

Ridgefield Running Company’s Saturday Shop Runs: Happening every week, with options for everyone. We will not have pace leaders (unless posted), and all paces are welcome.Winter start times:~8 AM Main Run (Note: Course will not be marked.)~8:15 AM Guided Interval Run **The Guided Interval Run is a workout guided by a representative from RRC, featuring walk-run intervals. Perfect for beginners and those coming back from injury. [more details]

Keeler Library: Conversation with Local Gardeners - Sat Feb 18 10:00 am

Conversation with Local Gardeners meets monthly on the second Saturday of the month at 10:00 am. Bring your questions and ideas to this informal group of local expert garden enthusiasts. Please check the web page to see if it is meeting by zoom or in person. This group is free, open to all. [more details]

The Aldrich Museum: 3rd Saturdays - Sat Feb 18 10:00 am

Visit the Museum for FREE the third Saturday of every month. Participate in a Story Time at 10:30 am, an all-ages Discovery Tour of our current exhibitions at 1 pm. [more details]

Keeler Library: Create Your Own Graphic Novel with Finn Northshield - Sat Feb 18 11:00 am

If you’re looking to explore the world of graphic novel creation, then the Create Your Own Graphic Novel class taught by Finn Northshield is the perfect opportunity. This three-part program will walk you through creating a graphic novel from concept to completion. The program is capped at 10 participants, so you’ll get plenty of personalized attention from Finn.   [more details]

North Salem HS Varsity Girls Basketball - 1st Round Playoffs - Sat Feb 18 11:00 am

Varsity Girls Basketball - 1st round playoff @ Bronxville HS Saturday, February 18.Tip off is at 11:00 am.[more details]

Trailside Nature Museum: Sugar House Chat - Sat Feb 18 12:00 pm

As long as the sap is running, we will be making one of nature's sweetest rewards: maple syrup. Come into the sugar house and chat with us! [more details]

Ridgefield Library: Artist's Reception for H. Lloyd Weston's Retrospective Art Exhibition - Sat Feb 18 2:00 pm

This day celebrates the opening reception for H. Lloyd Weston's painting exhibition titled: Color, Concept Creativity: The H. Lloyd Weston Retrospective Art Exhibition. Weston is a internationally known Jamaican-born artist and his work is in significant private collections in New York, Rome, Tokyo, London and Paris. This exhibition chronicles a large body of his artwork from 1989 to 2019. [more details]

Ridgefield Library: Ridgefield Folk Presents Too Blue - Sun Feb 19 2:00 pm

Too Blue is a quartet whose members hail from CT & NY state. They have been performing in the area for over 20 years. As individual musicians, they've won numerous instrumental awards, and as a group are noted for being one of the top bluegrass bands in the area. Banjo, mandolin, guitar and upright bass are all acoustic, and the band sparkles with drive and energy.Too Blue will entertain you with a unique blend of bluegrass old & new, flavored with country & swing. [more details]

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