Community Events Calendar 11.1-11.10

Reminder! November 3:
Turn back time an hour!

 

 

 

Friday November 1, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

3Doodlers 

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

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MINECRAFTERS GUILD
4:30 pm | Ages 9-14 | 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

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, November 2, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

English Conversation Practice

11:am-12:00pm | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Quilt Show
11:am-4:00pm | Vintage and Contemporary Quilts on display. The Bedford Quilters will have its 2019 “40th Anniversary Quilt” on display.

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Open-Mic

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Benefit Cocktail Party and Auction
Honoring: Gail Ames

7:30-11pm   |   Ticket Purchase Form

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday November 4, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Mahjong-Beginners Series

Mahjong-Beginners Series

10:00 am – 12:00 pm |This this 3 week course gives an introductory overview of the rules and strategy to playing Mahjong.  You will learn the basics of the game and continue learning through supervised games. At the end of the series you will feel confident enough to play with friends and organize games of your own. MUST COMMIT TO ALL SESSIONS, NO EXCEPTIONS!

This series is full please call the Library to put your name on waitlist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build With Legos®

 

Build With Legos®

Six-week series on Mondays: 
10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Grades K-4

(come to one or all)

Bring your imagination and your camera, but not your Legos®, which will be supplied by the Library.
Your creations cannot be taken home. Register online or call the Library.
Register Here
More Information

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS COMMUNITY HOUSE
74 Main Street, Bedford Hills

 

Chair Yoga
11:00am | Adults all levels | Easy, low risk activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Baby Lap Time

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

Recurring Event (See all)

 

 

 

 

 

 

storytime-pool

 

 

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME W/CRAFT

4:30 pm | |Recurring Event(See all)

This program, for children ages 3–5 years, includes stories, songs, and a take-home craft. It takes place weekly and no pre-registration is needed. Drop in!

 

 

 

 

 

Sportswriters Bootcamp

4:30 pm | Ages 9-14 | Recurring Event (See all)
Learn how to find the story behind the score with sportswriter (and JJHS coach) Richard Finn. Ages 9-14 only.
Register at 232-3508 ext 6, or mrobin@wlsmail.org
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MAGIC: THE GATHERING MEETUP

6:30 pm | Grades 4-12 only please | Recurring Event (See all)
MTG players meetup every Monday 6:30-7:45pm. Bring your deck, we’ll bring pizza.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday November 5, 2019

Bedford Babies Fall 2019 – October 22 – December 17

9:30-10:30 am | For babies 11 months or younger with a parent.This is the perfect opportunity for new parents and their babies to:
-Meet other parents
-Have a cup of coffee and a snack without making it yourself
-Discuss Parenting concerns
-Feel safe and cared for away from the house

Please call the library for more information.

 

 

 

 

Canasta for Beginners

Canasta for Beginners

10am – 12 NOON |  Adult | This four week course gives an introductory overview of the rules and
strategy to playing Canasta. Through open and supervised games, students
learn the art of playing and have fun while doing it. At the end of the series
students will feel confident in their abilities to play a game with friends on
their own. This series is full please call the Library to put your name on waitlist.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

PARENTING INFANTS AND TODDLERS
10:30-11:30am | 
Being a parent of an infant or toddler can be exhilarating but also a bit daunting.  Join with others sharing the same experiences to discuss feeding questions, discipline, sleep issues, health care, work/home balance, and much more!  No registration required.

Marlene Carneiro Vranich will facilitate the group. She is a Registered Dietitian, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and mother of three young children!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair Yoga | Recurring Event (See all)

1:00pm  | All ages and beginners welcome | Join Toni Russo for Chair Yoga, one of the gentlest forms of yoga available. This approach uses the support and safety of a chair to adapt yoga positions. Emphasis will be on breathing, balance, and finding your own pace. Free of charge.

Classes will be held in the accessible lower level Garden Room

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LEGOS WITH ZACH
4:00pm | All ages welcome | Recurring Event (See all)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday Novemer 6, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

Join in the Fox Read
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon.
7:00pm – 8:00pm | Everyone is invited to participate | Come to explore themes, issues, and ideas inspired by the novel at events held at the Bedford Hills Free Library: A Literary Discussion,  led by Claire McDonnell, Michelle Zaino and Diane Sarna.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

1:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all)

Enjoy playing bridge with an informal gathering of players. No instruction, just serious fun.
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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) 

11/13; 11/20; 12/4

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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Tech Time Drop-In
5:30pm | Adults | Bring a phone, laptop or tablet with questions for tech
expertise offered patiently and clearly by Heather Flournoy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish Conversation

Recurring Event (See all)

6:00pm | Adults | Practice your Spanish language skills in lively and fun conversation with others! Meetings are on the first Wednesday evening of each month. All levels welcome! An instructor will be reviewing… [Read More]

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HEALTHY YARDS: KIDS, PETS, AND PESTICIDES
6:30pm | Adults | Join us for a panel discussion about the impact of commonly-used backyard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

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 | Babies 12-30 months accompanied by an adult | Led by Angeline of Musical Munchkins. More informationAs 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.
Session #1  Sept 25 & Oct 2, 16, 23, 30
Session #2  Nov 6, 13, 20 & Dec 4, 11

 

 

 

 

 

Knitwits Fall 2019

 

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 November 7, 2019

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: Totem Pole Building

Create With Christa: Totem Pole Building

3:3opm – 4:30pm | Grades K-2 | We will decorate various sized containers with paper, feathers, markers & beads to build a mini totem pole for you to take home.

Register online or call the Library.

Register Here
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An Evening with Author Laura Schroff

An Evening with Author Laura Schroff


7:00pm -8:00pm | Adult | Laura Schroff, a #1 New York Times and international bestselling author and keynote speaker, is a passionate and compelling voice on the power of small acts of kindness and mentorship. Laura has fully committed herself to advocating and inspiring others through her books, “An Invisible Thread,” “An Invisible Thread Christmas Story,” “Angels on Earth” and “An Invisible Thread Young Readers’ Edition,” released in May, 2019.
Register here

More information

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KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

GREAT COURSES: UNDERSTANDING RUSSIA
10am | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

LEGEND OF THE UNICORN
4:30pm | Grades K-5 with an adult | Dress up in handmade costumes and embark on an epic adventure in this interactive storytelling play by Middle-Earth Studios. In The Legend of the Unicorn, knights, princesses and forest animals must work together to save their kingdom from a wicked Serpent and his trolls.  Come join the fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday November 8, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

YA Karaoke Party

Recurring Event (See all)
4:00 pm | Middle school and high school students only please.  In our judgment-free Meeting Room.  Questions? 232-3508×6 or mrobin@wlsmail.org

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MINECRAFTERS GUILD
4:30 pm | Ages 9-14 | 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 for ages 9-12 only. Registration required at 232-3508×6 or mrobin@wlsmail.org

Recurring Event (See all)

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Katonah Native and Artist John Donohue and “All the Restaurants in New York”

7:30pm | Adults | John Donohue will present slides from All the Restaurants in New York and talk about his work with Julia Sexton, the editor-in-chief of Edible Westchester. The evening is cosponsored by… [Read More]

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BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, November 9, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Books and BowWows
11am – 1pm | Grades K-2 | Children 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.

 

 

 

 

Homework Helpers

Homework Help

11am – 1pm | Grades 2-5 |  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.

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

11;00am | Ages 12-18 |All materials repurposed from the TIOLI Shed. Wear old clothes! Presented in cooperation with Bedford 2020. Register at mrobin@wlsmail.org or 914-232-3508 ext 6

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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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