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Looking Ahead: Open Mic on Main Street, Lego Party, History Lesson on Lincoln

Take a look at Patch's picks for great weekend activities in-and-around town.

1. Be Part of a 

When/Where: Noon Sunday/Studio Around the Corner at  (on Main Street)

Why go: Southeast councilwoman  is hosting this chat, which will allow folks to discuss their biggest concerns for the town in an informal manner. Other officials are slated to attend, too. The event generally lasts about an  hour.

Pricing: Free

2. Take the Kids to a Lego Party

When/Where: 3 p.m. Sunday/ (on Peaceable Hill Road in Southeast)

Why go: Brewster Cub Scout Pack 1 is hosting this event, which is guaranteed to be loads of fun for the whole family. Legos will be provided, and attendees will have the chance to enter raffles, too. Reservations are requested, so for more information.

Pricing: $5

3. Learn about Lincoln's Secret Visit to West Point

When/Where: 2 p.m. Saturday/ (on Union Avenue in Peekskill)

Why go:  President Abraham Lincoln made a clandestine trip to the U.S. Military Academy in June 1862, the middle of the Civil War, on his longest journey away from the White House. It was his only trip to New York State during his entire presidency. New, original research reveals why Lincoln came to West Point, what he did during his three-day stay in the Hudson River Valley. Learn how history changed as a result of his secret visit.

Pricing: $5 (suggested donation)

4.

When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday/ (on Federal Hill Road in Southeast)

Why go: The Brewster Theater Company's presentation of Blithe Spirit promise to be a great show! for a sneak preview.

Pricing: $15

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When/Where: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday/ (on Main Street in Brewster)

Why go: This is the second session of "Saturday Scribes" at the Studio, and it's set to include a reading by a public author, followed by time for open mic.

Pricing: Free

Still looking for something to do this weekend? Don't forget about in Mahopac or the in Kent (both on Sunday), or these other events in our calendar.

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