Community Events Calendar 10.12-10.19

 

 

 

Friday October 12, 2018

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

recommended-read11:00am  |Children with parent/caregiver  | Family Storytime engages children and their parent/caregiver through music, movement and stories. A variety of materials are used for storytelling such as a felt board, puppets, musical instruments and filmstrips.

This program takes place weekly and is a drop in program.

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Rachel ReadingLap Time for Pipsqueaks (Recurring)
10:30am-11am  | 6-18 Months

Read More 3s & 4s
1:00pm – 2:00pm | 3-4 years | Storytime

Led by Rachel Izes

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

adult fiction writing

Adult Fiction Writing
9:30am-12noon | Adult | New and experienced writers will be inspired to write character-driven short stories in this lively 5-week program. Explore new genres of fiction, point-of-view and unreliable narrators through weekly homework assignments and in-class writing. This popular program is led by author and fiction writing teacher, Kim Kovach.
Click  here to register online  or call the Library to register.

 

 

 

 

Saturday October 13, 2018

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Healthy Kids Workshop
10:00am- noon | Children 3-5 | Come Join us for a 4-week Children’s program, every Saturday morning at 10 am starting September 22 – October 13. Whether your child is already a healthy eater or a picky eater this workshop will help your child make better, healthier food choices. Please call the children’s room at 914.232.1233 to register. This program is for a child and their caregiver – together. Sign up today!

Presented by Stephanie Cisco, Certified Health Coach.

 

 

 

Practice Reading with Rosie!
10:30am | Children with an adult| This is a drop in program.
First come, first served. Next session is Nov.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County Legislative Forum
Coffee & Conversation
12 NOON | Adults, students | NY State Senator Shelley Mayer, NY State Assemblyman David Buchwald and Westchester County Legislator Kitley Covill invite you to join your friends and neighbors for a casual conversation over coffee. Come and meet your elected officials and discuss issues of importance to you and your community.

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Everyone Brushes
11am-12 NOON | Ages 1-5 | An entertaining and informative presentation for children and parents. Friendly pediatric dentist, Dr. Gina Lodolini, DDS, will share tips about proper brushing techniques, healthy snacks and what to expect when visiting the dental office.

 

 

 

Books & Bow Wows
11am-12 NOON | Grades K-2 | Halle the yellow lab be hear, waiting to hear kids read to her or show her pictures. 666-6472.

 

 

 

Bedford Historical Society

Walking Tour
11am | Adults, Family | Includes visit to 1829 School House, 1787 Court House. Pre-register 234-9751.

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday October 14, 2018

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY 1-5:00pm

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Monday October 15, 2018

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

storytime-poolPreschool Storytime with Craft

4:00-5:00pm | Ages 3-5 years | This program is for children ages 3–5 years, includes stories, songs, and a take-home craft, and takes place weekly. Drop in!

 

 

 

Creative Writing
4:30pm | 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 will run for 6 weeks and will be led by JJHS student Steph Folger.

 

 

 

 

Sit and Knit Recurring Event (See all)
6:00pm | AdultsCome and enjoy creative company. All levels are welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

legos

Lego’s on Mondays (10.15,22,29 & 11.5)
3:15-4:15pm| Grades K-4 | Bring your imagination and your camera, but not your Legos®, which will be supplied by the Library. Your creations can not be taken home. Call the Library to register. Flyer

 

 

 

Tuesday October 16, 2018

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

legobricks

 

Lego’s with Zach and Bella
4:30pm| Recurring Event | (See all)  Join our local Lego expert Zach for a Lego Free build. All ages are welcome.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Rachel ReadingLap Time for Pipsqueaks
10:30-11:00am  | 6-18 Months

Read More Threes & Fours
1:00p-2:00pm | 3+ Years

Both Led by Rachel Izes

Drop in for Story Times. Please join our mailing list to receive program offerings and schedule changes.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Bedford Babies Fall 2018 | Oct 9-Dec 4 (no session on 10/23)
9:30am-10:30am | babies 11 months or younger and their parents  | This 8 week program is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:

  • Meet other parents
  • Discuss parenting concerns
  • Have a cup of coffee and a snack without having to make it yourself
  • Feel safe and cared for away from the house

If you are the parent with a baby under one year of age, Bedford Babies is an opportunity waiting for you! Click here to register online or call the Library. Flyer

 

 

 

Stories, Songs & SurprisesSTORIES, SONGS & SURPRISES

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Pre-schoolers |Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required. Different theme each week.

September Themes

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday October 17, 2018

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

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 AND KAREN

4:30 pm  | Elementary School grade K and up  | 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.Recurring Event

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BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Rachel ReadingLittle Folks & Friends
10:30a-11:30am | 18 Months-3 Years | Led by Rachel Izes

Drop in for Story Times. Please join our mailing list to receive program offerings and schedule changes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

baby bounce

Baby Bounce and Rhyme Time
Session 1 |  9.26, 10.3,10,17,24
Session 2 | 10.31 | 11.7,14,28  (cancelled 11.21) | 12.5
9:30am-10am | Babies 4-11 months with parent or caregiver |

Registration begins Tuesday, September 4th at 10:00 am. Call (914) 234-3570 to register or stop by the Library. As space is limited, we request that you register for one session at a time. You can join a waiting list for the other session. Flyer

 

 

 

CHILDREN’S REPEATING PROGRAMS

Musical Mother Goose

Musical Mother Goose

Session 1 | September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24
Session 2 | 10.31 | 11.7,14,28  (cancelled 11.21) | 12.5

10:15 am – 11:00 am | Ages 12-30 months with parent or caregiver | With Angeline of Musical Munchkins

Registration begins Tuesday, September 4th at 10:00 am.  Call (914) 234-3570 to register or stop by the Library. As space is limited, we request that you register for one session at a time. You can join a waiting list for the other session. Flyer

 

knitting 2

Adult Knitting Begins 9.26 and will also meet on 10.10; 10.24; and 11.14
1:30pm – 2:30 pm | Adult knitters of all abilities are welcome to join this group facilitated by Margaret. Initial supplies for beginning knitters will be provided. Learn from one another, exchange patterns, techniques and ideas.

The group will meet in the Biography Room. Please call 914-234-3570 to register.

 

 

 

 

Knitwits

Knitwits Fall 2018
Begins on 10.24 | 11.7,28 | 12.5,19
3:30pm – 4:30 pm | Grades 4 and up | Classes are for all abilities. Everyone works at their own level.
NEW MEMBERS/BEGINNERS WELCOME.
Initial supplies provided for beginners.Call the Library
to register. Flyer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday October 18, 2018

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Great Courses: World’s Greatest Geological Wonders
10:00am-12 NOON | Adult | Explore the most dramatic and fascinating structures that nature has created. Three distinct locations will be examined each Thursday session.

The Great Courses program is curated and facilitated by Harry Stanton.

 

 

 

Table Play (Toddlers)
3:00pm-4pm | Young children | Come and explore! Small table activities for young children. Play dough, Rice, Manipulatives, and such.

 

 

 

Color Me In!
4:30pm | Come listen to music and color with a variety of coloring sheets. Some very detailed some with larger images.
All ages welcome.

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Hours: Monday / Thursday / Friday
10am – 6pm

Tuesday / Wednesday
10am – 8pm

To renew items after hours:  please login to your account online or call: TeleCirc: 914-674-4169

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Stories, Songs & SurprisesSTORIES, SONGS & SURPRISES

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday October 19, 2018

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

recommended-read11:00am  |Children with parent/caregiver  | Family Storytime engages children and their parent/caregiver through music, movement and stories. A variety of materials are used for storytelling such as a felt board, puppets, musical instruments and filmstrips.

This program takes place weekly and is a drop in program.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Rachel ReadingLap Time for Pipsqueaks
10:30am-11am  | 6-18 Months

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

adult fiction writing

Adult Fiction Writing
9:30am – 12pm | Adults, new and experienced | New and experienced writers will be inspired to write character-driven short stories in this lively 5-week program. Explore new genres of fiction, point-of-view and unreliable narrators through weekly homework assignments and in-class writing. This popular program is led by author and fiction writing teacher, Kim Kovach.

Click here to register online or call the Library to register.

 

 

DeadlyWriting Retreat Weekend

Friday, October 19 – October 21  | All Day
Sharpe Reservation, Fishkill, NY

Writing Facilitator:  Julie Chibbaro
Author of three novels:  Redemption, Deadly, and Into The Dangerous World. Contact Diane Sarna from the FLHS Englsih Department for more details and registration packet, dsarna0977@bcsdny.org

Flyer

 

 

 

MORE EVENTS

BEDFORD PLAYHOUSE 

Clive Davis Arts Center
633 Old Post Road, Bedford NY

914 234 6704

 

Bedford Historical Society

Upcoming Events
HOPPFEST on the Village Green Saturday, October 13th at 6:30 pm
Bedford’s version of Oktoberfest with live music with DogHouse, Bedford Brew, seasonal beers
from Captain Lawrence and Broken Bow, wine by Gonzalez Byass, hearty appetizers, Lucky Draw
raffle and more all included in your ticket price. For more info visit our Events page.

Tickets on sale now with priority parking in front of the tent for our “Friendly Pint Patrons!”

 

William Abranowicz Talk & Book Signing
Thursday, October 25th
– Historical Hall
Join us for a talk by renowned photographer and Bedford resident Bill Abranowicz as he discusses his recently published book “American Originals : Creative Interiors.”

Purchase your tickets and pre-order a book which will be signed by Mr. Abranowicz on the 25th. All proceeds benefit our Preservation Fund.

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

Ongoing Events:

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: 914-232-3508 or email: katref@wlsmail.org

 

 

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!

 

 

 

Bedford Community Farmers’ Market

Saturdays 10- 2:00m | Breads & Baked Goods, Fresh Vegetables, Seafood, Jewelry and more.
2 Depot Plaza, Bedford Hills

 

 

 

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 through October 2018.
Some events require advanced registration.

 

Play Days @ Jay
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. | All ages | Through Oct 26, 2018 | 400 Jay Street Katonah.
Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead; explore our 6 Discovery Centers and visit our chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1:00pm.

 

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.

 

Farm Market
10-2pm | All Ages | The 2018 John Jay Homestead Farm Market will operate on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm, May 12 through November 17. The purveyors of John Jay Homestead Farm Market are local farmers, bakers & craftsmen who seasonally provide a variety of fruit, produce, meats, fish, dairy products, baked goods, prepared foods and handcrafted products. The market also features local musical talent, activities for children, and information about local non-profit organizations.  For more information about our Farm Market, please contact the Market Manager at marketmanager@johnjayhomestead.org

http://johnjayhomestead.org/wp-content/uploads/JJHFM-Vendor-List-hyperlinked-2018.pdf

 

 

 

Katonah Museum of Art 

 

 

Lasdon Park

2610 Amawalk Road, Route 35
Katonah, NY 10536

 

OCTOBER

Halloween Train Show and Fall Fest

October 6 at 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn more

|Recurring Event (See all)
NOVEMBER

Special Conservatory Tour

November 4 at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Muscoot Farm 

51 Route 100  Katonah, New York 10536

SUNDAY Farmers Market |Recurring Event (See all)
9:30am-2:30pm | Family |Shop and Eat Local.  Visit our famers market and see goods from over 20 unique vendors.

Find out more »

 

 

 

 

The Main House Gallery
Exhibit through October 28
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Family | . Visit the historic Muscoot Farm mansion and enjoy the “Art at the Farm” featuring artists Peg Kafka Sackler • Cindy Sacks • Sharon Linsker • Judy Challis • Mara Van Fleet • Joanne Ponzo • Chrissanth Gross • Luis F. Perez • Judika Lieberman • Sally Franklin •Robyn Field • Lesia Prokopiv-Borovik •
Ekaterina Piskareva      Phone:914-864-7282    Email:info@muscootfarm.org

 

 

Morning Farm Chores
8am – 9am| Recurring Event (See all)   | Come to the farm before we open to the public for this hands-on farming experience!   At Morning Farm Chores, children ages 8 and up along with their grown-ups get to learn the morning routine at Muscoot and help feed cows, collect hen eggs, and more! The program lasts about an hour and a half. Step right up, there’s a chore for everyone! You will get a chance to work up close and personal with our animals–chickens, cows, sheep, pygmy… Find out 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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