Community Events Calendar 10.11-10.19




Friday October 11, 2019


Laptime for Pipsqueaks
10:30am-11am | Storytime – Newborns-18 months








Balance with Tai Chi Easy™ | Recurring Event (See All)
11:00am -12noon | All Ages Welcome | Protect your well being. Developing balance is a necessary practice especially as we age. This is a gentle practice, no experience necessary. This class is generously offered by Eileen Allman, certified and experienced Tai Chi Easy™ and Qigong teacher.








YA Karaoke Party
3:30pm | Middle & High School students | In our judgment-free Meeting Room | Recurring Event (See all)








4:30 pm | Ages 9-12  | Recurring Event See all | Make new friends! Share tips while you build your masterpiece! A drop-off program for ages 9-14 only.

Please bring your own device. Questions? 232-3508×6 or




“Board” Meeting

4:30 pm | Ages 9-12 | What’s your game? Risk! Scrabble! Battleship! Sorry! Connect 4 & more! A drop-off program. Registration required at 232-3508×6 or

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Saturday, October 12, 2019


Take it Or Leave It Shed
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | All volunteer. Re-purposed home goods, children’s toys, sporting equipment, and other items to take or leave for others.









Homework Helpers


Homework Help
11am-12NOON | Members of the Library’s Teen Team offer help with Math and other subjects on a drop-in basis or by appointment on Saturday mornings.








Farm Market
10:am-2:00pm | Purchase locally produced food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations, and workshops.






Monday October 14, 2019

Columbus Day / Indigenous Persons Day.

Libraries are closed.



Tuesday October 15, 2019

Stories, Songs, and Surprises | Recurring Event (Tuesday Afternoons)
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Preschoolers with Adult | No registration required. Different theme each week.









Laptime for Pipsqueaks
10:30am-11am | Storytime – Newborns-18 months

Read More 3s & 4s
1pm -2pm






Wednesday October 16, 2019


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








MOTHER GOOSE | Recurring Event (See all)
11:00am | 18 months-3 years with parent/caregiver | 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.








READ WITH TOBIE | Recurring Event See all
4:00pm | ages 4-8 | Practice your reading with Tobie and Karen!  This is a drop-in program – first come, first served!



















Wordcrafters  Recurring Event (See all)

4:30 | Calling all 1st – 2nd graders! Want to read books you love and write or draw your own characters?  Join us for 6 sessions facilitated by Anastasia Guadron, a poet,…

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Fall Baby Bounce and Rhyme
9:30am – 10:00am  | Babies 4-11 months accompanied by an adult | Led by Angeline of Musical Munchkins | As space is limited, we request that you register for one of the three-week sessions only.
You can join a waiting list for the other. More information

Session #1
Sept 25 & Oct 2, 16, 23, 30

Session #2
Nov 6, 13, 20 & Dec 4, 11

Fall Musical Mother Goose
10:15am – 11:00am | Baies 12-30 months accompanied by an adult | Led by Angeline of Musical Munchkins. More information

Session #1
Sept 25 & Oct 2, 16, 23, 30

Session #2




Knitwits Fall 2019


3:30pm – 4:30pm | Grades 4 and over | Usually every other Wednesday 6-class session: October 2, 16, 30, November 13, December 4, 18
Classes are for all abilities, everyone works at the own level | NEW MEMBERS/BEGINNERS WELCOME | Initial supplies provided for beginners | Registration required, including for prior participants | Call 914-234-3570 to register. LEARN MORE HERE








Thursday October 17, 2019

Share the love! 

Special day to shop and visit Katonah with your friends.
Specials, giveaways and discounts all day long.


Read more here.












Stories, Songs, and Surprises | Recurring Event (Every Thursday Morning)
11:15am – 11:45am | Children’s Programs | Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required. Different theme each week.







Art with Robin: Aluminum Action Figures

Art with Robin: Aluminum Action Figures
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Grades 3-5 | Come make action figures out of aluminum with Robin Bedford, a local artist.
Robin is a graduate of Pratt Institute and received her Masters Degree in Art Education from Lehman College. Robin taught art in the New York City Public Schools and recently retired after 30 years
of teaching at Riverdale Country School in the Bronx. She encourages creativity and allows students to explore and develop their potential through many medians such as drawing, painting, ceramics and collage.

Register Here





Friday October 18, 2019


Laptime for Pipsqueaks
10:30am-11am | Storytime – Newborns-18 months






Little Owls Book Club

4:30pm – 5:30pm | Grades k-2 | Kids are invited to join a 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. Please let us know if you will attend.







Life Sketches 10.4,11,18, 25 and November 1
10am-11:30am | Adults | Life Sketches use life experiences as inspiration for short stories and personal essays in this five-week writing program.  Channel your thoughts in a new direction by putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboards!) as a positive outlet for self-expression.  New and experienced writers will be inspired to create narrative nonfiction, fiction or poetry.

Register here












4:30 pm | Ages 9-12  | Recurring Event See all | Make new friends! Share tips while you build your masterpiece! A drop-off program for ages 9-14 only.

Please bring your own device. Questions? 232-3508×6 or



4:30 pm | Ages 9-12  | Unleash your imagination with a printing pen! A drop-off program for ages 9-12 only. Registration required at 232-3508 x 6 or





Saturday 19, 2019

Bedford Hills Elementary School
5th Grade Pancake Breakfast
7:30-11:30am | Families and Pancake fans | Come and support the 5th grade Class Trip, as their parents cook breakfast for the town.










English Conversation Practice

English Conversation Practice
11am – noon |  Adults| Led by Barbara Bethea | Have you studied English but want more practice speaking with others? The Library offers adults an opportunity to practice and improve everyday communication skills in a friendly group.




11:00am-12:NOON | Young Children and families | Flor Bromley presents stories, music, movement, puppetry, and drama in a bilingual (English/Spanish) program for young children.









10am – 5pm | Child and Adult









Celebrate Katonah !

Katonah Art Stroll
5pm – 8 pm  | Families | The Stroll includes a tour of the Sparkling Amazons Exhibit at the Katonah Museum of Art. Arrive at the Museum at 4PM Sharp for the tour!

























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Bedford Audubon

Bylane Farm  |  35 Todd Road  | Katonah, New York 10536
Cultivating a love of nature in northern Westchester and eastern Putnam counties and beyond.


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.




Clive Davis Arts Center
633 Old Post Road, Bedford NY
914 234 6704

Series begins on September 24

Lunch & A Flick
A special monthly series on Tuesday Afternoons.
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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 >


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.




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!



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





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


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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