What To Do Around Bedford/Mount Kisco This Weekend

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The Eclipse Theatre Company presents Broadway musical "Legally Blonde" this weekend at the RIppowam Cisqua School.
The Eclipse Theatre Company presents Broadway musical "Legally Blonde" this weekend at the RIppowam Cisqua School. Photo Credit: Eclipse Theatre Company

BEDFORD, N.Y. — Performances of the hit Broadway musical "Legally Blonde," an open house for the Harvey School's summer camp and Kabbalah yoga are among the events happening in the Bedford/Mount Kisco area this weekend.

Friday, Jan. 11

Rippowam Cisqua School Foundations of Education Lecture Series: 10 a.m. Rippowam Cisqua School's Foundations of Education Series continues with a return visit from Dr. Michael Thompson, bestselling author and psychologist specializing in children and families. Thompson will give a talk titled "Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Friendship Development, Popularity and Social Cruelty in Childhood." The lecture is free and open to the public. Sky Room, Rippowam Cisqua School Lower Campus, 325 West Patent Road, Mount Kisco.

Energize Presentation to Seniors: 11 a.m. Somers resident Flo Brodley will give a short presentation about how local homeowners can take advantage of New York State incentives and income-qualified subsidies for energy-efficient improvements to their homes, as well as benefits by the local Energize Bedford program. These benefits include access to an independent energy coach and application assistance. Brodley has first-hand experience with the Energize Somers program and will answer questions. State incentives and subsidies are available until March. Bedford Hills Community House, 74 Main St., Bedford Hills.

"Legally Blonde": 7:30 p.m. The Eclipse Theatre Company presents its production of "Legally Blonde," a Broadway musical based on the novel "Legally Blonde" by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name. The show tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend, Warner. She discovers how her knowledge of the law can help others, and successfully defends exercise queen Brooke Wyndham in a murder trial. Tickets are $12. Rippowam Cisqua School, 439 Cantitoe St., Bedford.

Saturday, Jan. 12

Zumba with Rachel: 10:30 a.m. Combat holiday weight gain with Zumba. Check out Rachel Borne's Zumba profile and get information on classes or visit her web site for contact information and additional class information. Cost is $10 to drop in, and a 10-class pass is $90. Cash or check only. Northern Westchester School of Dance, 260 Katonah Ave., Katonah.

MKCCC Winter Stories and Crafts: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Join the Mount Kisco Child Care Center for stories, crafts and fun Saturdays, every two weeks until Feb 23. This activity series is free, but participants must register in advance either by email to hbock@mkccc.org or by phone at (914) 241-2135. This is a parent participation activity. Mount Kisco Child Care Center, 95 Radio Circle, Mount Kisco.

Harvey Cavalier Camp Open House: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Harvey School holds its first winter open house for its six-week day camp for children entering pre-K through ninth grade. The camp runs July 1 through Aug. 9. The Harvey School, 260 Jay St., Katonah.

Westchester Photographic Society Exhibit: All day. Visit the Westchester Photographic Society's member photo exhibit in the Cancer Treatment and Wellness Center. The theme is "Favorite Things." Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 E Main St., Mount Kisco. 

Breakfast with the Birds: 10 a.m. Join the folks at the Westmoreland Sanctuary on Saturday morning to enjoy some breakfast with the birds. Learn about bird behavior, feeding habits and using bird feeders to attract birds to your yard. RSVP by Jan. 10. Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco.

"Legally Blonde": 7:30 p.m. The Eclipse Theatre Company presents its production of "Legally Blonde," a Broadway musical based on the novel "Legally Blonde" by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name. Tickets are $12. Rippowam Cisqua School, 439 Cantitoe St., Bedford.

Sunday, Jan. 13 

"In The Beginning": 1:30 p.m. Hear Blue Sky artists and directors discuss the ins and outs of story development, model making, set design, lighting and directing animated feature films. Talks are free with museum admission. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Museum members and children younger than 12 always enter free. Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St., Katonah.

Mammals: 2 p.m. This hands-on program will explore the world of the mammal. Meet the sanctuary's resident animals and learn what makes mammals so successful by examining different examples of skulls, teeth, bones and fur. RSVP by Jan 11. Westmoreland Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Road, Mount Kisco.

Kabbalah Yoga: 4 p.m. The class, taught by Judy Fuhrer, is appropriate for all levels of fitness, and no previous experience is necessary. Suggested donation is $15 per class for temple non-members. Call 914-666-3133 for more information and to enroll. Temple Shaaray Tefila, 89 Baldwin Road, Bedford Corners.

"Legally Blonde": 1 p.m. The Eclipse Theatre Company presents its production of "Legally Blonde," a Broadway musical based on the novel "Legally Blonde" by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name. Tickets are $12. Rippowam Cisqua School, 439 Cantitoe St., Bedford.

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