Events: Kid’s Korner in March 2013

Sample maple syrup, watch Irish dancing, and celebrate the circus this month

Sugar High

The Valley’s maple trees are bursting with sap, so let the sugaring season begin! Three local venues host maple madness this month, where experts teach you all about tapping, collecting, boiling, and bottling this sweet treat:
Mar. 3 & 10: Sugaring Sundays at Teatown Lake Reservation 1, 2, & 3 p.m. $5. Preregistration required. • 1600 Spring Valley Rd. Ossining. 914-762-2912 or
Mar. 9: Maple Fest at Randolph School 11 a.m. • 2467 Rte. 9D, Wappingers Falls. 845-297-5600 or
Mar. 10: Maple Sunday Pancake Breakfast at Clarence Fahnestock State Park 8:30 a.m. $8, $6 children. • 75 Mountain Laurel Ln., Cold Spring. 845-265-3773 or

Celebrate the Isles

Mar. 9: Celtic Heels Irish Dance With St. Paddy’s Day right around the corner, there’s no better time to get your fix of Celtic music. Join the Celtic Heels Irish Dance troupe as they skip on the Rhinebeck Center for Performing Arts’s stage and perform choreographed jigs, reels, and hornpipes. 11 a.m. $9, $7 children. Mar. 30: The Legend of King Arthur The Hampstead Stage Company brings this mythical medieval man to life as he and Merlin battle evil sorceresses and knights while on their quest to remove the sword from the stone. 11 a.m. $9, $7 children. • 661 Rte. 308, Rhinebeck. 845-876-3080 or

Funny, Furry Faces

Mar. 17: Comedy Pet Theatre Circus master Gregory Popovich and his four-legged friends take to the stage at the Egg. The felines and canines — who are all rescue animals — perform comedic acrobatics. The performing pets are joined by crazy clowns who are experts at juggling and slapstick comedy. 3 p.m. $15, adults free when accompanying a child. • Empire State Plaza, Albany. 518-473-1845 or

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Awesome Amphibian

Mar. 14: The Bossy Frog Band Bossy the Frog and his band of musical buddies are very excited to perform. Banjoist and guitarist Jeffrey Friedberg leads the musicians in silly songs while the six-foot tall Bossy engages the audience in dances and fun antics. 5:30 p.m. • The Rose Memorial Library. 79 East Main St., Stony Point. 845-786-2100 or

Contortion Artists

Mar. 24: Funky Family Acro Yoga Discover the strengthening effects of yoga with the whole family. This CircusYoga workshop teaches the basics of the workout while playing games that turn people into human pyramids. 1 p.m. $12. • The Arts Center of the Capital Region. 265 River St., Troy. 518-273-0552 or

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