BRONXVILLE, N.Y. From last-minute tax help to fundraisers and concerts, there's plenty to do this weekend around the Bronxville area. See our events calendar for more activities in the region.
- AARP Tax Help, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Get free last-minute help preparing your tax return. Tuckahoe Public Library, 71 Columbus Ave., Tuckahoe, N.Y.
- Dessert Bridge, 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Anne Hutchinson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution annual spring fundraiser to raise money for scholarships and donations for local schools. The event includes a silent auction, white elephant sale, raffle, money hat, Chinese auction, bridge and tea. Tickets are $8 each, $30 bridge table (for four). Reformed Church, Pondfield Road, Bronxville, N.Y.
- Spring Open Concert, 7 p.m.
The musical showcase is open to all students and all musical styles. Sarah Lawrence College's Marshall Field Music Building, 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, N.Y.
- Service of Responsibility, 7:45 p.m.
Author and illustrator Kathryn Otoshi will be the guest speaker for the Westchester Reform Temple's annual Service of Responsibility, which commemorates the Holocaust and urges the community to end genocide. Otoshi's best-known books, "One" and "Zero," promote respect and encourage compassion and kindness. Westchester Reform Temple, 255 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale, N.Y.
- A Cappella Singing Festival, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Yale Westchester Alumni Association together with The Masters School will host a spring fest of a cappella singing. The concert will feature the Masters School's Dobbs 16 followed by Yale's New Blue and Alley Cats. There will be a brief intermission with refreshments, as well as a Q-and-A session with the singing groups following the performance. Masters School Auditorium, 49 Clinton Ave., Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
- The Science Barge, Yonkers, 2p.m. 6 p.m.
Enjoy childrens activities, free food and entertainment at the season opening of The Science Barge, an environmental educational center. See fresh vegetables grow in hydroponic greenhouses and learn more about sustainable urban farming using solar and wind power, biofuel, rainwater and purified river water. The hourly tours are free. The barge is located at 99 Dock Street in Yonkers, near the Yonkers train station.
- Pitch In For Parks, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join with the Junior League of Central Westchester to help clean up the Bronx River Parkland in the largest single-day volunteer activity of the year in Westchester County, in coordination with the Bronx River Parkway Reservation Conservancy. The reservation is a significant natural feature along its 12.5 miles from the Bronx border to Kensico Dam. It provides valuable green space, passing through densely populated urban areas like Yonkers, Mount Vernon and White Plains, as well as the hamlets, villages and towns of Bronxville, Tuckahoe, Crestwood, Eastchester, Scarsdale and Hartsdale. Volunteers are asked to meet at the location, on the pathway just north of the Harney Road entrance in Eastchester.
- Exhibit, The Mind and Brain and Drawing, noon 5 p.m.
This is the last day to view art showing "Drawing the Mind: Neural Networks and the Emergence of Complexity" in which artists depict mental states and patterns through drawings at Concordia Colleges Osilas Gallery. There is no charge to visit. The college is located at 171 White Plains Road.
- Yiddish Theater Comes Alive, 4 p.m.
Westchester Reform Temple welcomes Zalmen Mlotek, artistic director of The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. Mlotek will perform Yiddish songs in concert with Cantor Robert P. Abelson. This free, family-friendly concert will be in Mameloschen (Yiddish) with English subtitles. Westchester Reform Temple, 255 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale, N.Y.
- Roger McGuinn and John Sebastian, 7:30 p.m.
Singer-songwriter-musicians, Roger McGuinn and John Sebastian, perform at Irvington Town Hall Theater. In 1964, Roger McGuinn co-founded the group that became the Byrds. Their first No. 1 hit was the blockbuster "Mr. Tambourine Man." As a soloist, McGuinn has ventured into rock and folk. John Sebastian was lead singer of The Lovin' Spoonful. His performances on "Do You Believe in Magic," "Summer In The City," "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind" and more are considered classics. In 2000, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Tickets cost $55-$85. Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main St., Irvington, N.Y.
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