OSSINING, N.Y. -- Looking for things to do over the weekend? Here's a list of family-friendly outdoor activities that will be happening around Ossining:
Saturday, June 25
- Ossining Boat and Canoe Club Summer Solstice Regatta Tour, 9 a.m.
Waterfront club house, next to Louis Engel Waterfront Park
Boaters take their boats out and race around buoys in the Hudson River. The winner gets his or her name put on a plaque. Spectators are welcome.
- Ossining Water Filtration Plant Tour, 12 p.m
25 Fowler Ave.
The tour begins at the village of Ossining's water filtration plant and continues to the Indian Brook Reservoir in Crotonville, where the filtration plant's chief operator Stephen Ho (a.k.a. Steve H20) will explain how he and his staff produce the "elixir of life" for Ossining and surrounding communities.
- Briarcliff Youth Soccer Club SoccerFest Celebration, 11 a.m. 3 p.m.
Law Park field
Join Briarcliff youth soccer players for three-on-three mini games, demos, skills contests and prizes, amusement rides, music, food, drinks and more.
- Croton Point Park Fish Tales, 10 a.m.
Croton Point Park Nature Center
Join Croton Point naturalists on a walk along the river's edge in search for artifacts that lead to interesting stories.
- Lenape Life, 1 2:30 p.m.
Meet at Cliffdale Farm on Teatown Road
Visit Teatown Lake Reservation's wigwam and longhouse to experience what a day in the life of the Hudson Hills and Highlands indigenous people would have been like 400 years ago. Play games using replicated tools and artifacts.
- Butterflies of Teatown, 10 a.m.
Teatown Lake Reservation
Explore Teatown's fields and forests with Charlie Roberto in search of butterflies.
Sunday, June 26
African American Heritage Celebration, 12 p.m. 7 p.m.
Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla
Enjoy ethnic food, music, dance, entertainment, arts and crafts.
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