Community Events Calendar 11.22-12.1

 

 

 

 

Thursday November 22, 2018

ALL LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Katonah Village Library: The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Wednesday, November 21 at 2pm through Thursday, November 22. We reopen on Friday, November 23.

Bedford Hills Free Library: The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Wednesday, November 21 at 2pm through Thursday, November 22. We reopen on Friday, November 23.

Bedford Free Library: The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Wednesday, November 21 at 1pm through Thursday, November 22. We reopen on Friday, November 23.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday EVENTS around Westchester County

Westchester Parks

Mommy Poppins

NY Metro Kids

 

 

 

 

Friday November 23, 2018

Katonah Museum of Art 

School’s Out/Art’s In
10:am-3:00pm |  Friday, November 23,Wednesday December 26, Thursday, December 27, Friday, December 28 | Drop into the Learning Center on school vacation days to enjoy unique artist-led projects. Inspired by the extreme jewelry on view in Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century, each workshop explores design, decoration and wearable art.
Member price: Adults free, children $5
Non-Member price: Adults regular admission, children $10

Photo credit: Margaret Fox

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

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

Both Led by Rachel Izes

 

 

 

 

Holiday EVENTS around Westchester County

Westchester Parks

Mommy Poppins

NY Metro Kids

 

 

 

 

Saturday November 24, 2018

Bedford Hills Free Library

Legos and more
11:00am-12noon | Children & Adults | Bring the family on Saturdays to build a LEGO structure, play a board game, play with a puzzle, or browse the books in the library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday November 26, 2018

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time
11:00am | | Infants & babies up to 18 months | An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until January 7, 2019

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. 914 232 3508

 

 

 

 

 

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!    914 232 3508

 

 

 

 

Snap Circuits Challenge – 11/5, 12, 19
4:00 pm | Ages 8-12 only, please | Win food, prizes, and bragging rights as you create snap-tastic electrical marvels. Learn some science and have a lot of fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sit and Knit Recurring Event (See all)
6:00pm | AdultsCome and enjoy creative company. All levels are welcome!
914 232 3508

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

A little piece of light

Author Talk
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm | This debut book tells Donna Hylton’s heartbreaking story from a young child living in Jamaica to an inmate at Bedford Hills Correctional for 27 years. It is an inspiring and uplifting story about inner strength, forgiveness and the power of women helping one another.
More information…Click here to register online or call the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday November 27, 2018

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Chair Yoga  – Recurring event (See all)
1:00 pm | Adults | 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. All ages and beginners welcome. Free of charge. Classes will be held in the accessible lower level Garden Room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lego’s with Zach and Bella
4:00pm| 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

Storytime 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
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 November 28, 2018

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

mother-goose

Mother Goose Time
11:00am  | 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 AND KAREN
4:00 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 (See all)

 

 

 

 

 

eleanor oliphant

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
8:00pm | Adults | No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine.  Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is the smart, warm, and uplifting story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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GREATCOURSES: WORLD’S GREATEST GEOLOGICAL WONDERS

10am-12Noon | Adults | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Color me in!
4:30pm | All ages |
Come listen to music and color with a variety of coloring sheets.

Some very detailed some with larger images.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Rachel ReadingLittle Folks & Friends Storytime
10:30am-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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chapter Chatter

6:30pm | Grades 3-4 | Children in grades 3-4 are invited to join a monthly book group. Guided by Willoughby Levesque & Erin Meyer, participants will chat about the chapter books they love to read and share with others. A friendly gathering with snacks provided.

 

 

 

In BeTween Pages

6:30pm | Grades 5-7 | Tweens are invited to join this group led by Susan & Louisa Polos, for snacks and to talk about what they’re reading. Newcomers welcome any time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Musical Mother Goose

Musical Mother Goose

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

 

 

 

 

 

Drop in tech with charlieWeekly Tech Help
3:30-5:00pm | Free weekly Technology help will be available. Library Reading Room.
No appointment is necessary.  234-3570

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 November 29, 2018

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.  November Themes   

December Themes

 

 

 

 

candy houses 2016

Candy House Decorating
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm | Ages 4 and Older *Ages 4-7 must be accompanied by an adult | (One house per family) |This annual tradition is led by Gabriele Burns. All candy and decorating is supplied by the Library. Feel free to bring other items to add to your creation. No fee, however we ask you bring a nonperishable item for the food pantry. Flyer

There is no online registration for this event you must call or stop by to register.

 

 

 

 

 

Friday November 30, 2018

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

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

Both Led by Rachel Izes

 

 

 

 

Coffee Klatch
11:00am-12noon | Grades 4 and up

A Gathering for Parents & Caregivers
Friday, November 30, 11am-noon. An informal gathering directly following Laptime for Pipsqueaks. Share experiences, support, and connect to resources offered by the Library. Refreshments served.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Katie and book

Coffee and Conversation with Katie Sweeney

10 amAdults | Katie Sweeney will read from her debut adult novel.Books will be available for purchase and signing. Coffee and refreshments will be served. Click here to register or call the Library. Flyer

 

 

 

Bedford Village Business Association

Bedford Village Tree Lighting
6:00pm | Family  | Bedford Village Green

 

 

 

Saturday December 1, 2018

BEDFORD DOG OWNER’S GROUP

Family/Canine Photo Shoot Fundraiser
to benefit Bedford’s Dog Park, The Canine Commons

Saturday December 1, 2018 Bedford Hills Memorial House 74 Main Street, Bedford Hills NY

10:00am – 2:00pm | Families with or without dogs | For a minimum donation of $15, professional photographer Marisa Scheinfeld will take a digital photo of you, your dog, or your dog and the whole family on a holiday themed set. Come as you are, or provide your own costumes or special attire. The photo will be emailed directly to you for use with one of the many on-line holiday card websites, where you can create your own card, or print the photo for family keepsakes and gifts.

In addition, a number of local vendors and services will be displaying their wares and products for all your canine gift giving needs. Our Vendor Village will include: Wipe Your Paws, PetValu, Canine Kindergarten, Pet Wants Dog Foods, Rick Sanders K-9 Training and Pawfection Pet Grooming.

Proceeds will be used by BDOG to help enhance Bedford’s Dog Park, The Canine Commons. We hope to see you there!

Website: http://www.bedforddogpark.org/

 

 

 

 

Los Cuentos The Stories

Los Cuentos/The Stories 

11am-noon | 3-5 years | Rachel Izes sing songs and read picture books in both English and Spanish.

 

 

 

 

Bedford Hills Neighborhood Association

Bedford Hills Tree Lighting
5:00pm | Family | Bedford Hills Train Plaza

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

December 2, 2o18

Katonah Chamber of Commerce

Tree & Menorah Lighting
5:30pm | Family | St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Downtown Katonah
December 4, 2018

Chabad of Bedford

Chanukah Village & Menorah Lighting
4:00pm | Family | Bedford Village Green | Bedford Village is transformed into Chanukah Village! Enjoy Chanukah treats and prizes from local stores, latkes and doughnuts at the Historical Hall and Menorah lighting in the Village Green.

December 7, 2018

Katonah Chamber of Commerce

Holiday Stroll
10:00am-8:00pm | Family | Downtown Katonah
December 8, 2018

Bedford Riding Lanes Association

Holiday Sing-A-Long
3:00pm – 5:00pm |  Family | Bedford Village Green | Come in festive attire for singing and a community celebration of the Holiday Season.

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!

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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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