Lots of ways to have fun and help out good causes this weekend; and arts and entertainment for the whole family…
BENEFITS & FUNDRAISERS
Help support the Mamaroneck High School soccer team by attending their Fundraiser on Saturday from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at Molly Spillane’s. The U.S.A. vs. England World Cup match will be playing and there will be snack and appetizers available. World Cup balls, jerseys and MHS soccer t-shirts may be purchased. $20 adults; $10 children.
Let’s Help Lick Cancer, the annual ice cream fundraiser in Rye, will take place on Saturday from 12 – 3 p.m. at the Rye Recreation Upper Shelter. $5 admission will get you all the ice cream you can eat and will benefit the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. 220.127.116.11/recreation.htm
The fourth Explore-a-Thon is coming to Rye Playland this Sunday, courtesy of the Westchester Children’s Museum. From 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., the boardwalk will be filled with tons of interactive exhibits for children and their families. All activities are designed to nurture curiosity, enhance knowledge and excite imagination. All proceeds to benefit the campaign for the Westchester Children’s Museum. $75 per family. www.discoverwcm.org
This Sunday, all stylists at Everything’s Hair Salon in Larchmont will be donating 100 percent of their proceeds to Cut Out Mito, as a fundraiser for Mitochondrial Disease. Local merchants will donate raffle prizes and food for the event. Donations may be sent to JDM Fund for Mitochondrial Research at 1333A North Ave. #611 New Rochelle, NY 10804. www.thejdmfund.org
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Scarsdale’s Crossway Park is holding a Movie in the Park this Friday. Don’t forget a blanket and the family to enjoy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, starting at 9 p.m. www.scarsdale.com
Walk Among Live Butterflies, a new exhibit at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale, opens this Saturday and will remain open through September 30. Visitors will be surrounded by tons of butterflies and enjoy close-up encounters with the delicate animals. Exhibit entrance is included in general admission. www.greenburghnaturecenter.org
Justin Townes Earle will perform a concert for Seth Kaplan this Saturday at the Emelin Theatre, 8 p.m. His influences include Kurt Cobain, the Replacements, Ray Charles and others—creating a unique blend of folk-traditional music. $30. www.emelin.org
The Singing Harp will perform The Valiant Little Tailor at the New Rochelle Public Library on Sunday from 3 – 5 p.m. Kids can enjoy a fairytale told in a unique and interactive manner. www.nrpl.org
Globe Bar and Grill in Scarsdale is hosting a Ballroom Bliss Party on Sunday from 6:30 – 10 p.m. Enjoy an evening of ballroom dancing, along with a group lesson from some pros. Drinks and appetizers will be served. $25 in advance at the Dance Link Center; $30 at the door. www.globegril.com
Be sure to check out our June Arts Calendar for more arts happenings and ongoing exhibits this weekend.