Community Events Calendar 6.21-6.29

 

 

Friday June 21, 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 »

 

 

 

 

AUTHOR LAUREN ACAMPORA LAUNCH PARTY!

6:00pm | The Katonah Village Library will host a Launch Party for the release of Katonah author Lauren Acampora’s new novel, The Paper Wasp on Friday, June 21 at 6pm.

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Thematic Tour– The War of 1812
2:00pm-3:00pm | On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America.

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday June 22, 2019

Bedford Hills Train Station Parking Lot
(off 117 and at the end of Railroad Ave.)

Take It or Leave It Shed
10am-1pm from May until October | Residents of the Town of Bedford | Reuse and Reduce Waste!
Drop off unwanted household items that are still in good/working condition, or pick up and repurpose some.

Come join the fun! Volunteers run this program from 9:30am-1:30pm on Saturdays from May-October. Contact us to volunteer.

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Summer Reading Program 2019
Kickoff Festival
11:00am-1:00pm | Blast off into the Summer Reading game with Danna Banana’s interactive show about astronauts, asteroids, planets, stars – all the amazing wonders of Space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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– The War of 1812
2:00pm-3:00pm | On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America.

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Death Cafe
10:30am-12:30pm | Adult | Conversations about death and end of life concerns.
232-3508

 

 

 

A PANEL OF THRILLER WRITERS
2:00pm | Join acclaimed authors A.F. Brady, Wendy Corsi Staub and Wendy Walker, who will offer compelling insight into what makes for a riveting psychological thriller!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD PLAYHOUSE

Woodstock Party!
Run Time: 180 min.

7:00pm | Peace, Love and Playhouse! Live Music – Fab Food – And Lots of LOVE.
Get Your Tickets For Our Biggest, Grooviest and Most Exciting Party of The Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday June 24, 2019

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

 

 

 

Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time
11:00am | Children up to 18 months | 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.

 

 

 

storytime-pool

PreSchool Storytime w/craft
Recurring Event (See all)

4:30pm | Ages 3-5 | This program  includes stories, songs, and a take-home craft, and takes place weekly. Drop in!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday June 25, 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
10:00 am – 12:00 pm | 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
3:00 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

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday June 26, 2019

BEDFORD HILS FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Mother Goose
11:00am | Children 18 months-36 months | Mother Goose Time introduces children with parent/caregiver to stories, songs, finger plays, and movement activities. This program is led by a professional musician/educator.
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 for Beginners
June 12 @ 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Thematic Tour– The War of 1812
2:00pm-3:00pm | On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America.

 

 

 

 

HeatSmart Presentation

Let’s TACO’BOUT Heat Pumps!
7:00-8:30pm | Join us for Tacos and Energy Savings at Bedford Village Historical Hall. Heat Pumps cool in the summer and heat in the wintertime. Learn how heat pumps can help you save on your energy bill and improve the comfort of your home, all while reducing your greenhouse gas emissions! Meet the contractors and get pumped!

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday June 27, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS LIBRARY

SHORTS: Listen, Talk, Go…
Guest Reader: Clare Murray
7:00pm-8:00pm | Do you like a good story? Too busy to commit to a book club? Short stories, for adults, read aloud. Join us at the Bedford Hills Community House. Hosted by Heide Shilstone.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Frizzle Space Party Summer 2019
3:30pm-4:30pm | Entering Grades K-5 | We will jump into Miss Frizzle’s world and read aloud one of her magical space adventures and end with a short video and popcorn.

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Thematic Tour– The War of 1812
2:00pm-3:00pm | On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America.

 

 

 

Play Days @ Jay
12:00-2:00pm | Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead and explore our Discovery Centers. Education staff will lead a short hands on activity at 1:00pm.

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

Cuentos y Canciones

2pm | Children aged 2-4 | Bilingual (Spanish/English) storytime including stories, songs, rhymes in both languages and a craft.  Designed for English Language Learners but all are welcome.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday June 28, 2019

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 LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Thematic Tour– The War of 1812
2:00pm-3:00pm | On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America.

 

 

 

Saturday June 29, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

SUMMER READING KICK-OFF WITH TURTLE DANCE MUSIC
11:00am | Children’s Summer Reading Program Kick-Off!  Join Turtle Dance Music for Space!  The Cosmos for Kids, a lively, interactive musical program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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– The War of 1812
2:00pm-3:00pm | On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America.

 

 

 

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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