Community Events Calendar 1.5.19-1.12.19

 

 

 

Friday January 4, 2019

For events calendars please follow the links below:

Bedford Playhouse
1st Fridays Series
6:00-8:00pm | Adults | Drinks and lite fare with music by Josh Karas

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

John Jay Homestead

Katonah Museum of Art 

 

 

 

Bedford Hills Free Library

Laptime for Pipsqueaks Storytime
10:30-11:00am | Newborn-18 months

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday January 5, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Open-Mic

 

Open Mic
4:00-5:00pm | Adult, teen | Sign up at the door for your
5 minutes of fame! Sing – Perform – Dance – Act – Entertain First-come, first sign-up. the public.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bedford Hills Free Library

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English Conversation Practice
11:00am-Noon | Adults | For adults learning English, this is an opportunity to practice and improve everyday communication skills in a friendly group. Topics include conversations when shopping, visiting the doctor, on the job, meeting with your child’s teacher, and more.
Los Cuentos/The Stories
11:00am-Noon | For ages 3-5 | Rachel Izes and Ximena Navarro Claros sing songs and read picture books in both English and Spanish.

 

 

Monday January 7, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

11:00-11:30am | Adult with child | Baby Lap Time combines stories, songs and finger plays for infants and babies up to age 18 months with parent/caregiver.

It takes place on a weekly basis and is led by a professional musician/educator.

 

 

 

 

storytime-pool

 

Pre-School Storytime with Craft
4:30-5:15pm | Adult with child | Baby Lap Time combines stories, songs and finger plays for infants and babies up to age 18 months with parent/caregiver. It takes place on a weekly basis and is led by a professional musician/educator.

 

 

 

 

 

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Creative Writing
4:30-5:15pm | Ages 8-11| Do you like to write? Do you have fun creating with words? Come and write for FUN! No pressure, no testing, no stress. Just relax and write! This program is drop in led by JJHS student Steph Folger.

 

 

 

 

 

sit and knitSit & Knit (recurring event – click for dates)
6:00-8:00pm | Adults| Come and enjoy creative company.
All levels are welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday January 8, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY
legobricks

Legos with Zach & Bella Recurring Event (see all)
4:00-5:00pm | All-child | Join our local Lego expert Zach for a Lego Free build.
All ages are welcome.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Stories, Songs & Surprises

 

Stories, Songs & Surprises
2:00-2:30pm | All-child | Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required. Different theme each week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bedford Hills Free Library

Laptime for Pipsqueaks Storytime
10:30-11:00am | Newborn-18 months

Read More 3s & 4s
1:00-2:00pm | Storytime for 3-4 year olds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday January 9, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

NoRoom_Peres

World Affairs Book Club 
10:00-Noon | Adult |No Room for Small Dreams: Courage, Imagination and the Making of Modern Israel by Shimon Peres | Published September 2017 | 235 pages | The final words of the last of the founding generation of Israeli leaders. But indefatigable dreamer that Mr. Peres was, his book also delivers a pointed, if veiled, message from the grave about the apparent dearth of vision in the present, and it looks to the future. —New York Times

 

 

 

mother-goose

Mother Goose Time
11:00am | 18months-36 months | Mother Goose Time introduces children ages 18 months–36 months with parent/caregiver to stories, songs, finger plays, and movement activities. This program is led by a professional musician/educator.
This is a drop in program.

 

 

 

 

Open Bridge      Recurring Event (See all)
1:00p-2:30pm  | Adults  |
Instructor Shirley Kessel will teach at the Advanced Beginner/Intermediate level, but those who just need a refresher or practice will enjoy it too! The classes will be held in the Meeting Room on the accessible lower level. On the other Wednesdays, an informal Open Bridge is played. This program is free and open to everyone.

 

 

Reading with Tobie, the Reading Dog, and Karen  Recurring Event (see all) 
4:00-5:00pm | Children with adult | Drop in program Wednesdays to practice your reading with Tobie, who joins us from the Good Dog Foundation with his handler, Karen. For elementary school students, kindergarten and up. First come, first served. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bedford Hills Free Library

Little Folks and Friends Storytime
10:30-11:30am | 18 months -3 years

 

 

 

Sci-Fi Book Club
6:00-7:00pm | Adults | Join an adventurous book club that explores the increasingly popular genre of Science Fiction, including classic, crossover, and fantasy. We are currently reading: The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin. Books are available at the Library. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Musical Mother Goose

Baby Bounce & Rhyme
9:30am-10:00am | Ages 4-11 months with an adult | Sing and play with
Angeline of Musical Munchkins
Session 1: Jan 30; Feb 6,13, 27; March 6
Session 2: March 13, 20, 27; April 3, 10

Musical Mother Goose
10:15am-11:00am | Ages 12-30 months with an adult | Sing and play with
Angeline of Musical Munchkins
Session 1: Jan 30; Feb 6,13, 27; March 6
Session 2: March 13, 20, 27; April 3, 10

Registration began Tuesday, January 2nd at 10:00 am.
Register in the Children’s Room or call the Library: 234-3570.

 

 

Drop in tech with charlie

DROP-IN TECH HELP WITH CHARLIE
3:00pm-5:00pm |  Adult | FREE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knitwits Winter 2019REGISTER NOW FOR KNITWITS
WINTER/SPRING 2019 SESSION

3:30-4:30  Every other Wednesday and begins 1.16.19 | Grades 4 and older |  Classes are for all abilities. Everyone works at their own level. NEW MEMBERS/BEGINNERS WELCOME.
Initial supplies provided for beginners. Call library to register.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday January 10, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises

11:15 am – 11:45 am | Preschoolers | Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required. Different theme each week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Great Courses: Mozart   |   Recurring Event (See all)
10:00am – 11:00 am | Adults | Mozart—He composed his first symphony at the age of 8. This course is a biographical and musical study of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791), who composed more than 600 works of beauty and brilliance in just over 20 years.

The Great Courses screenings are in the Garden Room on Thursday mornings at 10:15am on the lower level of the Library building. It is free and open to all. The program is curated by Harry Stanton.

This course is part of the Great Courses series of CDs and DVDs that are available from the library.

 

 

 

 

LEARN AND PLAY CANASTA!  |   Recurring Event (See all)
1:00pm – 2:30pm | Adults | Learn this fun game that’s sure to flex your smarts and strategy muscle. Instructor Helen Carroll has been teaching Canasta for ten years.

This program is free and open to everyone. Please call the library to reserve your spot. The classes will be held in the Meeting Room of the library which is on the easily accessible lower level. It is important to arrive promptly by 1pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday January 11, 2019

Bedford Hills Free Library

Laptime for Pipsqueaks Storytime
10:30-11:00am | Newborn-18 months

 

 

 

 

 

Little Owls Book Group
4:30-5:30pm | Grades K-2 | Kids Grades K-2 are invited to join a new program that combines a book club with a story time. Listen to a story, Talk about it, and engage in a fun activity. Meets Monthly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS
10:00am | Adults | January 11 is Wear Blue Day. Show your support by wearing blue. Since seating for the screening must be limited to 50 persons, priority access will be given to persons wearing an item of blue.

INVISIBLE HANDS, exposes child labor and trafficking within the supply chains that provide products for some of the world’s biggest companies. This award-winning 2018 documentary shows the harrowing business of using children as young as six being forced to make the products we use every day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday January 12, 2019

Bedford Hills Free Library

Books & BowWows
11:00am-Noon| Grades K-2 | Children in kindergarten through second grade are invited to read a few pages from a favorite book or show their favorite illustrations to certified therapy dogs accompanied by their owners. Halle is a certified Therapy Dog with Pet Partners and will be accompanied by her owner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

CORINNE LAPIN-COHEN:
ONCE UPON A TIME, ART OPENING RECEPTION
2:00pm-4:00pm | Family | This abstract story evokes one’s own journey.

The exhibit will be up through January.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MORE EVENTS

Bedford Chamber Concerts

We welcome you to experience “the standards of Lincoln Center in the heart of Bedford.”
Bedford Chamber Concerts presents great music of the baroque, classical and romantic eras, spiced occasionally with music of the twentieth century or new music composed by our Music Director, Anthony Newman.

 

 

BEDFORD PLAYHOUSE 

Clive Davis Arts Center
633 Old Post Road, Bedford NY

914 234 6704

 

 

Bedford Historical Society

The unique character of Bedford Village is largely a result of the Historical Society’s preservation efforts since its founding in 1916. We maintain ten historic properties around the Village Green, operate museums at the 1787 Court House and 1829 School House, and offer a variety of educational programs and events. Please visit and return often to share in Bedford’s distinct history and timeless charm.  Read More >

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Field Goods

4:15-7:30 pm. Enjoy an order of fresh produce delivered to the library each week. Produce is delivered on Tuesday afternoons.
Click here for more details

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Field Goods

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm. Enjoy an order of fresh produce delivered to the library each week. Produce is delivered on Tuesday afternoons. Click here for more details

 

 

 

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is a destination for exceptional music, captivating programs, spectacular gardens and grounds, and wonderful moments with friends and family. It enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music.

Audiences are invited to explore the lush grounds, tour the historic Rosen House, enjoy a pre-concert picnic, and discover beautiful music in the relaxed settings of the Venetian Theater, Spanish Courtyard, Music Room of the Rosen House, and the magnificent gardens.

The story of Caramoor, the Rosens, Lucie’s Theremin, the Art Collections and our History is rich and diverse.

Caramoor looks to a distinguished and passionate Board of Trustees, Advisory Council, Staff, and Artistic Directors to protect the legacy and nurture growth so Caramoor continues to thrive as a vibrant cultural resource and source of inspiration for all.

Caramoor is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a not-for-profit organization.

 

 

 

KATONAH BEDFORD HILLS VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS

EMS Classes
KBHVAC regularly hosts continuing medical education classes for EMS providers. We offer public First Aid and CPR classes by request, and we are often available to provide stand-by services at community sporting events and gatherings. Please contact us to learn more

 

 

 

Museum Passes at the Libraries

Museum passes are available to adult Town of Bedford library cardholders in good standing (fines less than $10). The Town of Bedford includes the Katonah Village Library, Bedford Village Library and Bedford Hills Free Library.

Only one pass per family may be borrowed at a time. The maximum loan period for passes is 3 days: one day to check out the pass, one day to visit the museum and one day to return the pass.
Passes may not be renewed.

A fee of $10.00 will be charged each day that the pass is late. Passes must be returned in person to the circulation desk during library hours. Passes may not be returned in the book drop. There will be a fine of $5 for passes left in the book drop.

Passes may be reserved up to two weeks in advance. To reserve or for more information, please phone the library.

Bedford Hills Free Library 914 666 6472
Bedford Village Free Library   914 234 3570
Katonah Village Library  914 232 3508

 

 

WESTCHESTER LAND TRUST

To discuss volunteer opportunities at Westchester Land Trust, please contact us! Send us an email here or call us at 914-234-6992, ext. 21 Click here to fill out our volunteer questionnaire!

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

While at the Homestead, farm market shoppers can also enjoy a walk, sight see and explore flower, herb and vegetable gardens or picnic on the historic grounds of John Jay Homestead.

From movie nights, to food trucks, live music and dancing under the stars, there is always something fun and educational going on at the Homestead!

View our full schedule of events
Some events require advanced registration.

 

Thematic Tours

This tour is offered at 2pm, Wednesday – Saturday (Thursday – Saturday beginning October 15th)

We are excited to announce that beginning August 1st our 2pm tour will always be a thematic tour. On Wednesday through Saturday (Thursday through Saturday beginning October 15th) we will be exploring historical topics relevant to John Jay, his family, and Jay’s relationships with other Founders. On Sundays through October 15th the thematic tour will be an in-depth look at objects from our collections. Standard house tours will be available at 1pm, 3pm, and 4pm (through October 15th). Check our calendar of events for more information.

 

 

Katonah Museum of Art 

134 Jay Street – Route 22
Katonah, NY 10536
914 232 9555

info@katonahmuseum.org

 

Westchester Library System
Movie streaming with Kanopy

 

 

The Town of Bedford is pleased to provide this free listing of community events and other offerings in our community. We hope that this service is helpful to our residents, businesses and visitors.

Civic groups, not-for-profit and charitable organizations are welcome to submit announcements for inclusion in the calendar to pcohen@bedfordny.govPlease submit your announcement by Thursday noon and include your contact information.

Please note that the Town reserves the right to decline submissions promoting commercial, political, religious or private activities. We also are not responsible for inaccurate information, including but not limited to incorrect dates, times, and locations, posted in the calendar. Please refer to the Town’s website for official announcements and notices. Thank you!

 

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