Community Events Calendar 10.4-10.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday October 4, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Balance with Tai Chi Easy™ Recurring Event (See all)
11:00am | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mahjong | Recurring Event (See all)
1:00pm | Open level play. | Enjoy the comfort of the library and each other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story Seekers
4:00pm | 3rd and 4th grade | Join other 3rd-4th graders to talk about Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate, eat snacks and have fun!  Registration requested.

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LEARN TO SEW: CUDDLY BEARS
4:00pm | Grades 3-5 | Recurring Event (See all) | Learn to cut out and pin a pattern, use a sewing machine, hand sew and embroider the finishing touches.  Bears will be donated to The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Educational and Legal Services in Texas.  The bears will be distributed to children from the immigrant detention centers. Registration requested.  Call the Children’s Room at 914.232.3508.  Must attend both sessions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINECRAFTERS GUILD
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 mrobin@wlsmail.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, October 5, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS TRAIN STATION

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.
bedford2020.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Los Cuentos The Stories

Los Cuentos/The Stories
11am – noon   | 3-5 years | Rachel Izes and Ximena Navarro Claros sing songs and read picture books in both English and Spanish. Rachel Izes y Ximena Navarro Claros cantan canciones y leen libros de cuentos ilustrados tanto en inglés como en español.

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Open-Mic

 

 

4:00pm | Recurring Event (See all) | First come, first served | Sign up at the door for your 5 minutes of fame! Sing – Perform – Dance – Act – Entertain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, October 6, 2019

4th Annual Reach for the Rainbow Run 2018
9:00 am – 10:30 am | The Fox Lane High School, John Jay High School, Horace Greeley High School Reach Leadership clubs proudly present this year’s 2018 Reach for the Rainbow 5K! Participants will race through a rainbow of vibrant hues to support Family Reach and alleviate the financial burden of cancer for families nationwide. Join us for this colorful day filled with laughter as we band together to support families fighting cancer. Register today!
Entry Pricing: Race Registration Only – $30
Race Registration with T-Shirt & Color – $50
Pre-registration will close on Saturday, October 27 at 12pm. You can still register the morning of the race, but ticket prices will be increased by $5.

 

 

 

 

 

Katonah Museum of Art – Opening 10.6.19

Sparkling Amazons: Abstract Expressionist Women of the 9th St. Show
Sparkling Amazons presents the often-overlooked contribution by women artists to the Abstract Expressionist movement and the significant role they played as bold innovators within the New York School during the 1940s and 50s. Through the presentation of some 30 works of art alongside documentary photography, the exhibition captures an important moment in the history of Abstract Expressionism.

Click here to become a Sparkling Amazon online using credit card.
Click here to become a Sparkling Amazon by mail using check or credit card.

 

 

 

 

 

State Senator Shelley Mayer

Noon to 2:00 pm | Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church of Northern Westchester
236 South Bedford Road (Rt 172), Mt. Kisco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Katonah Poetry Series

4:00 pm (doors open at 3:30) | Poet Maggie Smith | Audience Q7A, Book signing.
katonahpoetry.com

 

 

 

 

 

Monday October 7, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Baby Lap Time

BABY LAP TIME  | Recurring Event (See all)
11:00am |infants – 18 months with caregiver | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electronic Media Collection
11:00 am | Adults | Bring your tablets and phones to learn how to download apps to enable access to the massive collection of electronic media available through the library.

No appointment necessary.

Technical expertise offered patiently and clearly by Heather Flournoy.

 

 

 

 

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME W/CRAFT  | Recurring Event (See all)
4:30-5:00pm | ages 3-5 | Stories, songs, and a take-home craft. It takes place weekly and no pre-registration is needed. Drop in!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magic: The Gathering Meetup
6:30 pm | Grades 4-12 | MTG players meetup every Monday 6:30-7:45pm. Bring your deck, we’ll bring pizza.

Recurring Event (See all)

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Build with Legos
3:30- 4:30 | Grades K-4 |

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday October 8, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

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Tech Tuesdays
The Bedford Hills Free Library is offers tech-support and computer basics Tuesday afternoons.  Library patrons interested in learning more about navigating the web, accessing the Westchester Library System’s digital library resources, and creating online profiles for, resume construction, professional development, virtual community participation, and games. Please call or stop in with your questions.

 

Quick Tutorials:
Facebook 101 Learn Free
Learn Free Twitter 101

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Great Decisions | Recurring Event (See all)
10:00am | Adults | Great Decisions meets for intelligent, non-partisan, seminar-style discussions of foreign affairs topics in the Garden Room on the accessible lower level of the library. All are welcome. For more information, contact Harry Stanton at harry1221@optonline.net

 

 

 

 

 

How to access the Library’s Electronic Media Collection
11:00 am | Adults | Bring your tablets and phones to learn how to download apps to enable access to the massive collection of electronic media available through the library.

No appointment necessary.

Technical expertise offered patiently and clearly by Heather Flournoy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Legos with Zach and Bella | Recurring Event (See all)
4:00 PM | All Ages Welcome | Join our local Lego expert Zach for a Lego Free build.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday October 9, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

Science Fiction Book Club presents ” All the Birds in the Sky”
 6-7pm |  Led by Gerardo Mendez. Books are available for checkout at the Main Desk.  New members are welcome! Join in a book club that meets monthly to explore the popular genre of Science Fiction including classic, crossover, and fantasy.

If you are interested please call  666 6472 for more information or join us at our next meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

mother-goose

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Open Bridge | Recurring Event (See All)
1:00pm | Adult | Enjoy playing bridge with an informal gathering of players. No instruction, just serious fun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book discussion group
8:00 pm | Adults | The group talks informally about plot, character, motivation, language, and anything else that comes to mind for about an hour before checking out the author’s biographical facts and what critics have had to say about the book under discussion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday October 10, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

GREAT COURSES: UNDERSTANDING RUSSIA
10:00am – 12:15pm | Recurring Event (See all)  |Presented in the library’s lower level Garden Room from 10 am to 12:15, each week’s session will include three 30-minute video presentations and a 15 minute intermission. The library’s Great Courses series 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 TO SEW: CUDDLY BEARS
4:00pm | Grades 3-5 | Recurring Event (See all) | Learn to cut out and pin a pattern, use a sewing machine, hand sew and embroider the finishing touches.  Bears will be donated to The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Educational and Legal Services in Texas.  The bears will be distributed to children from the immigrant detention centers. Registration requested.  Call the Children’s Room at 914.232.3508.  Must attend both sessions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunny Scientists
4:30 pm | Ages 3-5 | Science fun for preschoolers! Explore life, earth and the physical sciences through hands-on activities with Brigitte Burgler, an elementary science teacher and mother of two little boys. Registration requested.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Create With Christa: Dream Catchers

 

Create With Christa: Dream Catchers

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Grades K-2 |  We will use strings, beads, and feathers to create a dream catcher to display for good dreams in your room.

Register online or call the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Westchester Land Trust

 Grow and Share! Farm Days at Sugar Hill Farm
10:00 am -1:00 pm | We are thrilled to supply our friends and fellow community members at the Community Center of Northern Westchester with fresh  fruits and veggies from our half-acre Sugar Hill Farm headquarters! Over the years, our Sugar Hill Farm garden has produced thousands of pounds of produce that has been distributed to those in need throughout our region. It’s no secret that volunteers are an essential part of the program’s success.

We invite you to join us, as we grow fresh produce for our neighbors in need!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northern Westchester Hospital

400 East Main Street, Conference Room D
Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Medicare Basics – Free Workshop
Register for one of the following dates:
Thursday, October 10, 5:30-7pm
Wednesday, November 13, 10-11:30am
Tuesday, December 10, 5:30-7pm

Northern Westchester Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living is pleased to host “Medicare Basics,” a free workshop where you will receive information about Medicare parts A, B, C and D and how to use Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage (EPIC) for even greater savings. Medigap insurace, cost-sharing, and preventive benefits will also be covered. Light refreshments will be served.
There is a nominal fee for parking.

 

 

 

 

Voters Forum: Meet the Candidates

7:00 pm | Fox Lane Middle School Little Theater
632 S. Bedford Road, Bedford NY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday October 11, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINECRAFTERS GUILD
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 mrobin@wlsmail.org

 

 

 

“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 mrobin@wlsmail.org

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BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Life Sketches – Writing Workshop
10:30-11:00am | Adult  | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MORE EVENTS

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. bedfordaudubon.org/

 

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

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.

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

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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