The best things to do in and around North Salem the weekend of January 7 - 9


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It’s a relatively quiet weekend in our area. With the holidays over, many people in quarantine or isolation, and winter weather descending, it’s a marked shift from the holiday madness. Nevertheless, there are still things to do for those looking to while away some weekend hours. Before you head out, be sure to check with event organizers in case of any weather-related cancellations.

Harness an artist’s creativity
Artist and entrepreneur Frances Palmer will host a Zoom author talk co-sponsored by the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library and Lewisboro Library. Her book, “Life in the Studio,” provides lessons on inspiration and creativity.
Sunday, January 9; 4:00 p.m.

Get the littles outside
Any parent of a young one knows that kids need to get outside, no matter the weather. The Lewisboro Land Trust is hosting a preschool nature walk and bonfire at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Cross River.
Friday, January 7; 1:30 p.m.

Watch the puck drop
The Brewster/Yorktown/Somers/North Salem varsity ice hockey team, otherwise known as #theherd, is scheduled to take on Greeley Friday night at the Brewster Ice Arena. Cheer on your Tigers in the high skates action.
Friday, January 7; 7:00 p.m.

Go disco skating
The Winter Garden Ice Arena in Ridgefield is hosting disco skate night Fridays from 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. Entrance fees are $15. Not up for a late night? The Arena also hosts public skate sessions Sundays from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Friday, January 7; 9:00 p.m.

Cozy up with a good read
With snow in the forecast, there’s no better time to stock up on some good books. Just in time, the Friends of the Ridgefield Library is hosting their monthly book sale.
Saturday, January 8; 9:00 a.m.

Get in an eco state of mind
The North Salem Open Land Foundation is moderating a Zoom discussion on invasive species. Attendees will discuss the film “Uninvited: The Spread of Invasive Species.”
Sunday, January 9; 2:00 p.m.

Discover the power of personal stories
Storytellers who have appeared on the Moth Radio Hour will speak about their own experiences navigating immigration and American identity at a special Katonah Museum of Art event this Sunday. The event is co-presented with the Katonah Village Library and is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Click here for tickets.
Sunday, January 9; 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

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