What To Do Around Bedford, Mount Kisco This Weekend

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On Saturday at the Bedford Hills Historical Museum, Missy Wolfe will speak about her new book "Insubordinate Spirit: A True Story of Life and Loss in Earliest America 1610-1665." Photo Credit: Amazon

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. —  A free SAT test from Kaplan, a book signing and reading at the Bedford Hills Historical Museum and a pet adoption extravaganza are among the events happening around the Mount Kisco and Bedford area this weekend.

Friday, Feb. 15

Toddler Time: 10:30 a.m. Children 2 1/2-3 1/2 years old can enjoy songs, stories and a craft at this play group. Caregiver must be present. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road, Katonah.

KBGS Softball Registration: All day. Spring is right around the corner and that means softball is as well.  Katonah Bedford Girls Softball registration is now open for girls in grades 1-9. The season typically is from the beginning of April to the middle of June. If interested, register by clicking here. For more information, contact Marc Altneu at kbgstravelteam@gmail.com.

Saturday, Feb. 16

Free SAT Practice Test from Kaplan: 9 a.m. The Katonah Village Library will host free SAT practice tests provided by Kaplan. The test ends at 12:30 pm. Registration is required so call (914) 232-3508 or email katref@wlsmail.org. Students also can register for the test review and strategies session at 7 p.m. Feb. 27. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road, Katonah.

"My Furry Valentine" Adoption Event (Rescheduled from 2/9 and 2/10): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For two days this weekend, adoptable dogs, cats and rabbits from Pets Alive Westchester temporarily will take over the former Purple Passage storefront at 41 S. Moger Ave. behind Churchills clothing store, Mount Kisco.

Great Backyard Bird Count: 10 a.m. Celebrate winter birds with the Westmoreland staff by observing and counting birds visiting the feeders at the nature center. Warm drinks will be provided. All ages are welcome. No RSVP is required. Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco.

Book Signing at the Bedford Hills Historical Museum: 12:30 p.m. Author Missy Wolfe will speak about her new book "Insubordinate Spirit: A True Story of Life and Loss in Earliest America 1610-1665." Join local historians Tony Godino and John Stockbridge and others at the museum for this special reading event, which will feature a Q&A, book signing and refreshments. "Insubordinate Spirit" explores one woman’s life in 1600s America with the English Puritans, the merchant Dutch, and the native Munsee. RSVP to Stan Telega at tanariinc@aol.com  or 914-396-8488. Bedford Hills Historical Museum, 321 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills.

Sunday, Feb. 17

"My Furry Valentine" Adoption Event (Rescheduled from 2/9 and 2/10): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adoptable dogs, cats and rabbits from Pets Alive Westchester take over the former Purple Passage storefront at 41 S. Moger Ave. behind Churchills clothing store, Mount Kisco.

Learn to Ice Dance Classes: 10:30 a.m. The Hickory Hill Figure Skating Club is offering a weekly learn-to-ice-dance class for adults and children. The cost for the six-week session is $120 and includes a half-hour group lesson followed by a half-hour of practice time. Bring your own ice skates. Maxwell Evarts Memorial Rink at the Harvey School, 240 Jay St., Katonah.

Bluebird House Construction: 1 p.m. Create your own wooden bluebird house to provide a nesting location for your backyard birds. All materials to construct bird houses are provided. This program is suitable for ages 6 through adult. Cost is $5 for members and $8 for non-members. RSVP by Friday. Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco.

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