Patch Picks: 'I Am Carolyn Parker'; See-and-Do at KMA; 'fathermothergod'

There is something for everyone to do this weekend in the Hudson Valley.

. Feb. 5. 1:30 p.m. Kids 3 and up roll up their sleeves at The Katonah Museum of Art during See-and-Do Art Activities. Adults must accompany children on tour of the exhibit, which is followed by a discussion and related hands-on activity. Free., 134 Jay St., Katonah.

.Feb. 6. 6 p.m. Artist Deborah O’Keefe is considered a pioneer of Peekskill's Artist District emergence during the early 1990s. Now visiting after a 15-year stint in Ireland as an art teacher and working artist, O'Keefe is being feted by the Quiet Man Pub for her place in Peekskill's art community. Her work will be on display a the pub during the celebration. Free. , 15 N. Division St., Peekskill.

Feb. 7. 4 p.m. Listen to author Lucia Greenhouse read from her acclaimed memoir, "fathermothergod: My Journey Out of Christian Science." Greenhouse is a former Sarah Lawrence student in the College’s Writing Institute. Free. , 1 Mead Way, Bronxville.

Feb. 7. 4 p.m. Kids ages 7 and up create a colorful and seasonal winter arrangement. Registration is required, space is limited.Free. , 12 S. Astor St., Irvington.

Feb. 8. 8 p.m. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Jonathan Demme, "I Am Carolyn Parker" is a documentary about a woman who was the last to leave her New Orleans neighborhood as Hurriane Katrina hit and the first to return and rebuild her home. $10. , 58 Depew Ave., Nyack.

." Feb. 10. 7 p.m. The works of Michelle Peterson and Bennett Karas are featured. Peterson uses color and reflective metals in her copper, brass, and aluminum art and jewelry. Karas' works are inspired by "fantastical" and historical art and literature. Free. The Studio Around the Corner, 67 Main St., Brewster.

Laura Beth Kerr Gilman February 06, 2012 at 01:39 PM
We live in such a culturally rich area and it is nice to know what is going on right outside my door - and what we can do in just a 30 minutes' drive. We don't HAVE to go to the city... Thank you for making "Patch Picks" so great.


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