Community Events Calendar 5.24-6.01

Please see Monday May 27 for local events

Friday May 24, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

adult fiction writing springAdult fiction Writing
10:00am – 11:30am | 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.

Register here  More information

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

YA Karaoke

3:30-5:30pm |Recurring Event (See all) | Every other Friday in our judgement-free Meeting Room. High school and middle school students only please.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Laptime for Pipsqueaks Storytime
10:30-11:00am | Newborn-18 months

 

 

 

Saturday May 25, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

GO: A Game of Strategy

11:00am-12:30pm | Grades 3-6 | Try your hand at a centuries-old strategic board game where the goal is to surround more territory than your opponent.  Learn tips from Ying Ku, a High School Junior and Youth Project Manager for the American Go Foundation. Pease sign up to reserve your spot as registration is limited.

 

Family Friendly Hike

10:00-11:30am | Lewisboro Land Trust event, steady rain cancels; Marian Yarrow Preserve, meet parking area on Mount Holly Road; lewisborolandtrust.org

 

 

 

 

Sunday May 26, 2019

LASDON PARK

“What’s in Bloom” Walking Tour

2:00pm-3:00pm | Join Lasdon’s horticulturist for a tour of Lasdon’s spring blooming perennials and shrubs.  General cultural information will be discussed and individual questions will be answered

 

 

 

Monday May 27, 2019

Memorial Day – Parades and Ceremonies

 

Memorial Day Colonial Games

Monday, May 27th after the Bedford Village Parade

Tour the School House, get a lesson with the School Marm, play Colonial Games and enjoy free ice cream compliments of our Board!

 

Tuesday May 28, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises
2:00-2:30pm | All-child | Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required.
Different theme each week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Field Goods Delivery

Field Goods Delivery
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm  |  Pick up fresh produce at the Library every week. Additional items: eggs, cheese, yogurt, pasta and bread are also available.S

Sign up for Field Goods

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Laptime for Pipsqueaks Storytime
10:30-11:00am | Newborn-18 months

Read More 3s & 4s
1:00pm-2:00pm | 3-4 years | Story Time

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

legobricks

Legos with Zach & Bella Recurring Event (see all)
4:00-5:00pm | All-child | Join our local Lego expert Zach for a Lego Free build.
All ages are welcome.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday May 29, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Drop in Tech Help with Charlie

DROP-IN TECH HELP WITH CHARLIE
3:00pm-5:00pm |  Adult | FREE | Come meet Charlie our new student volunteer. He can help you with any technology questions. Please bring your device and any questions you might have. No appointment needed. Free of charge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILS FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

InBeTween Pages

6:30-7:30pm | Grades 5-8
Tweens are invited to join this group for snacks and to talk about what they’re reading. Newcomers welcome any time. Please call if you plan to attend: 914.666.6472.

 

 

Chapter Chatter

6:30-7:30pm | Grades 3-4
Children are invited to join a new 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.

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

mother-goose

Mother Goose  Recurring Event (See all)
11:o0am-11:30pm |Child, Family | 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
May 29 @ 4:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all) | Reading with Tobie, the Reading Dog, and Karen Drop in program Wednesdays (see schedule) to practice your reading with Tobie, who joins us from the Good Dog Foundation with his handler

Find out more »

 

 

 

 

Spanish For Beginners 
May 29 @ 7:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all) | Get Started! A native Spanish-speaking instructor will help you start and develop your vocabulary and conversation skills in Spanish. This program is on the accessible lower level of the library. Find out more »

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Thematic Tour– Homes of the Founding Fathers

2:00pm-3:00pm | On May 18, 1768, Thomas Jefferson began to build Monticello. His home, along with those of the John Jay and the other Founders, allow us to understand the men and women who started our nation as individuals, family members, and homeowners.

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday May 30, 2019

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.

 

 

 

 

Floral Workshop

7pm | “Into the Wild: Sustainable Floral Arrangements” series; Westmoreland Sanctuary

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Thematic Tour– Homes of the Founding Fathers

2:00pm-3:00pm | On May 18, 1768, Thomas Jefferson began to build Monticello. His home, along with those of the John Jay and the other Founders, allow us to understand the men and women who started our nation as individuals, family members, and homeowners.

 

CARAMOOR

Afternoon Tea, Tour, and Garden Stroll

1:30pm, Rosen House | Enjoy delightful tea sandwiches, delicious desserts and a variety of fragrant teas. The Tea service is preceded by a tour of the Rosen House.

 

 

 

 

 

Friday May 31, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

Little Explorers: Nature Arts

11:00-11:30am | Ages 3-5 | Recurring Event (See all )| Explore the wonders of the natural world with hands-on discovery activities and nature inspired arts and crafts. For children ages 3 – 5 with adult caregiver.  Limited spots available.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS LIBRARY

Laptime for Pipsqueaks Storytime
10:30-11:00am | Newborn-18 months

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Thematic Tour– Homes of the Founding Fathers

2:00pm-3:00pm | On May 18, 1768, Thomas Jefferson began to build Monticello. His home, along with those of the John Jay and the other Founders, allow us to understand the men and women who started our nation as individuals, family members, and homeowners.

 

 

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART

Stroller Tours

9:30am-10:30am | Tracing modern descendants who challenge the representation of the landscape, this lecture series connects today’s prominent contemporary figures to the modernists included in LandEscape.  Artists will speak about their practice, their influences, and the legacy of historical figures represented in the exhibition. Wine reception following the lecture.

 

Senior Socials

1:00 pm-2:00 pm | Join neighbors and friends for an afternoon of art and engaging conversation. Enjoy a tour of LandEscape and discuss your favorite works over coffee and treats.

 

Artful After School

3:00pm-5:00pm | Looking for creative afterschool fun or playdate meeting spaces? Activities inspired by the art on view pop up around the KMA campus. Recommended for all ages.

 

 

 

 

Saturday June 1, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Open-Mic

 

Open Mic

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

 

 

 

Spring into Summer Library Benefit Cocktail Party

7:30pm-11:00pm | In the spring, the Library hosts its Spring Into Summer Cocktail Party on the Garden level. Friends and neighbors gather over wine, craft beer, and savory bites to toast the beginning of the summer season.

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

GO: A Game of Strategy

11:00am-12:30pm | Grades 3-6 | Try your hand at a centuries-old strategic board game where the goal is to surround more territory than your opponent.  Learn tips from Ying Ku, a High School Junior and Youth Project Manager for the American Go Foundation. Pease sign up to reserve your spot as registration is limited.

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Jay Walking with the Native Plant Center

9:00am-10:30am | Learn about native and invasive plant species at the Homestead. Meet at the main parking lot. Registration is recommended.

 

 

Farm Market

10:00am-2:00pm | Purchase locally produced food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations, and workshops.

 

On the Farm Dinner

6:30pm-10:00pm | Join us for the third annual On the Farm Dinner. Guests will enjoy seasonal cocktails and farm fresh hors d’oevres before sitting down to dinner at a long table in a picturesque meadow. Purdy’s Farmer and the Fish will cater the evening; dinner will be served family style. Citigrass, a Brooklyn based bluegrass band, will be providing music for the evening.

 

 

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART

Summer of Love: A Night in the 60s

7:00pm-10:00pm | High School students are invited to get groovy and kick back 60s style! Join us for escape room adventures, crafts, movies, food and ice cream! Bring acoustic instruments to jam around the firepit and decade attire is a go-go! Hosted by KMA Teen Council.

 

 

BEDFORD 2020

TIOLI SHED

10:00am-1:00pm | All-volunteer-run waste reduction take-it-or-leave-it shed; Bedford Hills Metro-North station

 

 

 

 

MUSCOOT FARM

Muscoot Farm Market

9:30am-2:30pm | Stroll the grounds and enjoy a number of quality vendors then check out the animals, historic buildings and exhibits.

 

 

 

 

 

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06 01 19 Bird Walk

 

 

 

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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

 

 

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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