Community Events Calendar 11.9-11.16

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“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

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

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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KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART
ARTISTS OPENING RECEPTION

3:00-4:3pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday November 11, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

ELECTRONIC MEDIA COLLECTION
11:00 am | Recurring Event (See all) |

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.

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time
Recurring Event (See all)
11:00 am | 18 months and 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.

 

 

 

 

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME W/CRAFT

4:30pm | 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!

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday November 12, 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

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIWALI FAMILY FUN
2:30 | Join local residents and library staff in a celebration of The Festival of Lights.  Learn about the holiday, have some treats, and make a craft to take home.  For kids ages 4 – 9 and their families

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday November 13, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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 14, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Fox Read Film and Discussion

November 14, 7-9:30pm. Temple Grandin, a film and discussion presented at the Bedford Playhouse is the final event of the Fox Read. Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science and autism spokesperson, provides a context for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Books are still available for checkout at the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

SUNNY SCIENTISTS
4:30pm | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday November 15, 2019

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 | 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 mrobin@wlsmail.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday November 16, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Northeast Etsy Holiday Market

10am-3pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Fiesta

Fiesta

Saturday, November 16, 11am – noon. Families. Flor Bromley presents stories, music, movement, puppetry, and drama in a bilingual (English/Spanish) program for young children.

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Chowder and Marching Fall Dinner Dance
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

 

 

 

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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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