Community Events Calendar 5.31-6.08

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

Los Cuentos/The Stories
11:00am-12:00pm | Children 3-5 years. Rachel Izes and Ximena Navarro Claros sing songs and read picture books in both English and Spanish.

 

 

 

 

English Conversation Practice
11:00am-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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

WESTMORELAND

Bedford Conservation Board Hikes
10:00am and 12:00pm | Rain or shine hike lead by naturalists

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD 2020

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

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Sunday June 2, 2019

 

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART

Plein Air Workshop

12:00-4:00pm | Working with a professional artist, Quincy Egginton and a naturalist from Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, participants will experience painting the environment in a picturesque setting. The four-hour workshop is designed for people of all skill levels.

 

 

 

 

 

The Lions Clubs of Bedford Hills, Bedford Village
Mt. Kisco and Somers

Pasta Dinner for Local Nursing Scholarships
5:00pm-7:00pm | Family | The American Legion Hall in Mt. Kisco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday June 3, 2019

 

Baby Lap TimeBaby Lap Time
11:00-11:30am | Adult with child | 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.

 

 

 

YA Power Grab

3:30-4:30pm |Recurring Event (See all) | High school and middle school students interested in seizing control of Katonah Village Library’s young adult department are invited to share ideas, energy and snacks at our monthly brainstorm. It’s your library too… join us and claim what’s yours!

 

 

 

Magic: The Gathering Meetup
Recurring Event (See all)

6:30pm | Grades 4-12 only| MTG players meetup every Monday 6:30-8:00. Bring your deck, we’ll bring pizza.!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday June 4, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beginning Canasta Series

10:00am-12:00pm | 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.

 

 

 

 

Field Goods Delivery

Field Goods Delivery
3:00pm-6:00pm  |  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

 

 

 

child HeadTech 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.

 

 

 

 

2019 Spring Gala Benefit

At Wit’s End: A One Woman Show and Cocktail Reception
6:00pm-9:00pm | All are invited to attend our 2019 Spring Gala presented at the theatre at Rippowam Cisqua. This special evening features a performance of Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End, an homage to this beloved humorist. The play by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel, is directed by David Esbjornson and features actress Barbara Chisholm.

The event also includes a cocktail reception and live music.

 Click Here for Tickets

 

 

 

Bedford Police Department Awards
6:00pm | 307 Bedford Road Bedford Hills, NY

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

New Parent Support Group
10:00am | You’re not alone!  Join other new parents for support and information. Your little one(s) are welcome to join you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair Yoga

1:00pm | 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.

 

 

 

 

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 June 5, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Adult Knitting 
1:30pm-3:00pm | Adult | Classes are for all abilities. Everyone works at their own level.
NEW MEMBERS/BEGINNERS WELCOME. Initial supplies provided for beginners. Call library to register. 914 234-3570

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Knitwits
3:30pm-4:30pm | Usually every other Wednesday 4.10, 4.24, 5.8, 5.22, 6.5 | Classes are for all abilities. Everyone works at their own level. NEW MEMBERS/BEGINNERS WELCOME. Initial supplies provided for beginners. Call library to register.

 

 

 

 

 

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 @ 4:00pm |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 Conversation

7:00-8:30pm |Recurring Event (See all) | Practice your Spanish language skills in lively and fun conversation with others! Meetings are on the first Wednesday evening of each month. Please rsvp to katinfo@wlsmail.org the prior Monday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 June 6, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Stories, Songs & Surprises
11:15am–11:45am | Preschoolers | Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required. Different theme each week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

Minecrafters Guild

4:30 pm |Recurring Event (See all) | Make new friends! Share tips while you build your masterpiece! A drop-off program for ages 9-14 only.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD AUDUBON

Exhibition Opening
5:00-7:00pm | Audubon photography awards show

 

 

 

 

Friday June 7, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Movie Theater Popcorn

7:00pm | The Best Teen Movies of all-time… chosen by you! Plus an abundance of piping-hot popcorn! For teens only, please. Find out more »

 

 

 

 

International Orange in Concert

7:00pm | Worlds of Music at the Katonah Village Library presents International Orange. Guitar-driven musical sunshine dancing to a global beat. Todd Isler—drums; David Phelps—guitar, vocals; Leo Traversa—bass; Adam Morrison—keyboards. Find out more »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday June 8, 2019

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Coffee with a Cop

10:00am-12:00pm | The popular community program “Coffee with a Cop” will be back on the Saturday during sidewalk sale days. Stop by and meet a local officers and talk to them about any concerns you may have.
Free coffee is provided!

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Books & BowWows
11:00am-12:00pm | Grades K-2 | Children in kindergarten through second grade 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.

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

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.

 

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

The Gala

6:00pm | Salem Golf Club, 18 Bloomer Road, North Salem, NY 10560 | Please Join The Katonah Museum of Art Board of Trustees and Executive Director Michael Gitlitz in honoring Deborah Mullin.

Tickets

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE

Dedication Ceremony

 

AWARD CEREMONY invite

 

 

 

 

Rain Location: The Katonah Firehouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Westmoreland Sanctuary
June 12, 2019
4:30pm-7:oopm

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Adults welcome to try out.

To Sign up for Auditions:
Call: 914-666-8448

 

 

 

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

 

 

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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