Nyack: Winter Farmers Market. Thursdays until May 2. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free parking during market hours in the Artopee Way parking lot. Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave. 845-358-2600.
Pleasantville: Pleasantville Garden Club. Program: “The Gardens of Paris” with Kece Haydock, landscape architect and scholar. Free. Membership meeting at 9:30 a.m. Program at 10:15 a.m. in the Social Hall. Free. Presbyterian Church of Pleasantville, 400 Bedford Road. 914-747-4217.
Palisades: Indoor Farmers Market. Everything you need to make delicious seasonal meals. Fish, meat, organic vegetables, fruit, cheese and baked goods. It is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays until May 18. Email PCC@palisadesny.com. Free. Palisades Community Center, 675 Oak Tree Road. 845-359-3988.
Suffern: Winter Farmers Market. Local produce, mushrooms, cheese, baked goods, honey, meat pies and other prepared foods, ketchup, soy candles, poultry, gourmet oils, natural soaps, gifts, crafts and florals. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 and 23; March 9 and 23; April 6 and 20; May 4 and 18. Suffern Community Center, 41 Washington Ave. 845-357-7943.
Yorktown Heights: Beekeeping 101. New bee-keeping series aims at getting you started on the road to bees in your own backyard. Register for one or all three classes. Held in Barn F. $20, online registration required. 1-3 p.m. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, 1275 Hanover St. 914-962-2368.
Yorktown Heights: Planning Your Spring Garden. It’s not too early to plan your spring vegetable garden. Bring a pencil and pad to learn from our farmers on how to plan for a successful vegetable garden. Registration required: 914-962-2368. Held in Barn F. $20 adult, $5 ages 11 and under. 10 a.m.-noon. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, 1275 Hanover St. 914-962-2368.
Ardsley: 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants. A lecture by Ruth Rogers Clausen as part of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Westchester 2013 Home Gardening Lecture Series. Lectures begin at 10 a.m. sharp. In case of inclement weather, call 914-285-3590the afternoon beforefor a prerecorded announcement about possible cancellation. Preregistration must be accompanied by check and received one week before the lecture in order to receive the get preregistration price. For further information, call 914-285-3590. Make checks payable to Cornell Cooperative Extension Westchester County; mail to Home Gardening Lecture Series, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 26 Legion Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595. $15; $18 walk-ins (space permitting). 10 a.m.-noon Anthony F. Veteran Park, 11 Olympic Lane. 914-693-8985.
Briarcliff Manor: Briarcliff Manor Garden Club Meeting: Sustainable Living and Gardening, with Maureen Morgan. Everyone is welcome. With a blizzard on Halloween and rhododendrons blooming in July, it’s pretty clear that something bizarre is going on with our planet. With more than six years writing a bimonthly column titled “Surviving the Future” for “The Westchester Business Journal,” Maureen Morgan has a master’s degree in sacred music from Union Theological Seminary and 50 years of experience in getting people to sing on the same page, an invaluable tool in her new work. Additional information: 914-432-8529. Free. 11:30 a.m. Briarcliff Recreation and Parks Dept./Chilmark Recreation Center, 48 Macy Road. 914-941-6560.
Chappaqua: Saw Mill River Audubon Third Saturday Bird Seed Sale. Our seed shed will be staffed by volunteers every third Saturday over the winter. Bird seed sales benefit the local conservation work of Saw Mill River Audubon. Seed is also available during the week on from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Pruyn Sanctuary, 275 Millwood Road. 914-666-6503.
Spring Valley: Birds in Winter with Lorrie Pallant of Rockland Audubon. She will highlight the species of birds that remain in our area during the winter and how they find food, shelter, and warmth. Free. 10:30 a.m. Finkelstein Memorial Library, 24 Chestnut St. 845-352-5700.
Bedford: Pentimento: Survival Plants From the Last Age of the Dinosaurs. Paleobotanists are still searching for the earliest flowering plants in the fossil record. Christine Cook will talk about plants whose origins have been traced back to the Cretaceous period and how the plants might have survived to the present. Cook is a landscape designer and artist whose company, Mosaics, specilizes in moss garden design, wildlife habitate restoration, water gardens and comteplative gardens. Lectures begin at 10 a.m. sharp. In case of inclement weather, please call 914-285-3590. Preregistration must be accompanied by check and received one week before the lecture in order to receive the preregistration price. For further information, call 914-285-3590. Make checks payable to Cornell Cooperative Extension Westchester County; mail to Home Gardening Lecture Series, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 26 Legion Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595. $15; $18 walk-ins (space permitting). 10 a.m.-noon St. Matthew’s Parish House, 382 Cantitoe St. 914-234-9636.
Yorktown Heights: Starting Seedings. Learn the successful tips of starting your own seedlings, whether vegetable or flower seeds. Registration required. Held in Barn F. $20, and $5 for children under 12. 1-3 p.m. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, 1275 Hanover St. 914-962-2368.
Yorktown Heights: Vegetable Container Gardening. Learn how to grow plants and/or seeds in containers. Registration is required. The event is held in Barn F. $20, and $5 for children under 12. 1-3 p.m. Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, 1275 Hanover St. 914-962-2368.