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These Are the Best Things to Do in Westchester This Week

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We round up the best activities of the week for Westchester residents, including a bird walk in Rye and a historical tour in Irvington.

Westchester has always been home to loads of fun things to do. Whether you’re looking for an entertaining weeknight activity or something to do once your day off rolls around, we’ve got your shortlist for must-hit plans to kick off the week.

Saw Mill River Audubon Bird Walk

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Rye
January 25, 8-9:30 a.m.

Enjoy a morning of birding this Wednesday alongside a small group of bird watchers. This is a good event for those with all levels of birding experience, and beginners are always welcome. The walks are for adults and children eight years and older. Shoot an email over to office@sawmillriveraudubon.org if you would like to borrow binoculars for the stroll. Registration for the birding is online.


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Lunar New Year

Scarsdale Public Library
January 25, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Happy Lunar New Year, Westchester! Celebrate the year of the rabbit with a Qi Gong class followed by a special celebratory performance at the Scarsdale Public Library in the Scott Room. There will be a Tai Chi Fan routine performed by Clara Tan and a Taoist Qi Gong led by the Qi Gong instructor, Jian Yang Rong. The celebration will wrap up with a piano performance of Chinese music by Pai Feng Wang. Enjoy the performances with a cup of Chinese tea and sweets. Sign up to attend in person or via Zoom.

Anniversary Party

Wolf & Warrior Brewing Company, Peekskill
January 27, 8 p.m. – late

Wolf & Warrior Brewing Company is celebrating its four-year anniversary this Friday. Join the celebration with a pint of beer in hand! Music will be provided by Factory Fresh Music, and entry is free.


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Cleanup at The Bronx River Reservation

Westchester County Center Lot East, White Plains
January 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

We all love Westchester, so why not help to keep it clean? The Westchester Parks Foundation is seeking volunteers to help pick up litter at the Bronx River Reservation. No experience is needed, and your gloves and tools will be provided by the foundation. Reserve your spot online to help keep Westchester litter-free.

Explore Irvington

Irvington Public Library, Irvington
January 28, 11:20 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Join the New York Adventure Club as they embark on a two-mile guided stroll through both historic Irvington and Tarrytown. Tickets for the tour costs $35 and include rare access onto the grounds of the Belvedere, a chance to peek into the gold-leafed Tiffany Reading Room, and an abundance of info on historical sites. The tour starts in the Irvington Public Library. Be sure to dress comfortably and bring snacks!

*Make sure to call ahead for the latest information on COVID-19 cancelations and protocols at any venue.

Looking for more things to do in Westchester? Browse through our online event calendar here.

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