Community Events Calendar 7.14-7.20

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Saturday July 14, 2018

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Summer Saturday hours: 10am-1pm
Closed on Sundays in the Summer

Bilingual Storytime
11am – 12noon | Ages 5-8 | Recurring | Hora de los cuentos bilingües con Tomas. Perfecto para niños aprendiendo inglés, español, o los dos. Para niños de 5 a 8 años. Bilingual storytime with Tomas. Perfect for children learning English, Spanish, or both.

Dungeons and Dragons
3pm | Ages 9-13 | Recurring/alt Saturdays: 7.14, 7.28, etc | This program is currently full. Please email tabt@wlsmail.org to be placed on a waiting list.

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

July Saturday hours: 10am-2pm
Closed on Sundays in the Summer


Garden Rocks!
11am – 12:30 | Family + Grade 3 & up |   Share a meaningful message with painted words or other colorful images. Adults and children of all ages come together to decorate one or two rocks-one to keep and one to place in our rock garden. Rocks and supplies provided.
PLEASE SIGN UP HERE

This workshop is part of the Library’s Summer Reading Program.  Click here for a full schedule of over 20 free workshops and events.  It’s not too late for kids K-grade 5 to sign up and receive a Game Kit to Go

 

LEGOS and More
11am – 1pm. Bring the family to build a LEGO structure, play a board game, assemble a puzzle, or browse the books in the library.

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Summer Saturday hours: 10am-2pm
Closed on Sundays in the Summer

SUMMER ACTIVITIES – detailed information of times and ages are available in our
summer program brochure and on our website: www.bedfordfreelibrary.org

 

Muscoot Farm

Hiking Muscoot Trails
7:00 am – 9:00 am | Adults, Family | Come on a moderate hike at Muscoot Farm and explore the trails.  Wear sturdy shoes and meet in the reception center.  Call (914)864-7286 for additional information or to register.

Outdoor Shakespeare
Romeo & Juliet | Sundays July 15, 22  Wednesdays July 18 and 25 | Gates open at 5pm
6pm |Adults, Family | Fast paced, 105 minutes, uses Muscoot’s haystacks as the backdrop. Tickets $20. 864-7282

 

BEDFORD PLAYHOUSE

Clive Davis Arts Center | 633 Old Post Rd Bedford, NY 10506
4:15, 7:00 |Family | Ant-Man and the Wasp | In the aftermath of ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to re-balance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past. Tickets

 

Katonah Museum of Art

Wine & Watermelon – Click here for advance purchase and free member sign-up.
6-8:00pm | Adults | $20, members free | Join us for this community party with live music from the renowned Mala Waldron Quartet.
Bring a picnic or purchase a Chez Lenard gourmet hot dog. Event co-sponsored with Katonah Village Improvement Society.

Vocalist, pianist, composer Mala Waldron is the daughter and namesake of jazz pianist/composer, Mal Waldron. Mala has performed across the globe in France, Italy, Japan, China, Russia as well as in the U.S. She’s been presented in many festivals including the Port Jeff Jazz Fest (opening for Kenny Rankin), Corinaldo Jazz Fest and Catania Jazz Festivals in Italy, the Jazz XOXO Asian Tour (Hennessy-Moet), The Diet Coke Women in Jazz Festival (Jazz at Lincoln Center) opening for Patrice Rushen and most recently performed with her trio at the highly acclaimed Kennedy Center. Key recordings include He’s My Father, a duo project with her father, Lullabye, a tribute to her godmother, Billie Holiday, and her first U.S. release, Always There, which was named to JazzUSA‘s “Top 20 Jazz CDs of 2006.”

 

 

Sunday July 15, 2018

Bedford Libraries are closed on Summer Sundays

 

Muscoot Farm

Farmers Market
9:30am-2:30pm | Family

Art Show
12:00 -4pm | Adult. Family |FREE
Visit the historic Muscoot Farm mansion and see artwork from Hillary Hostetler and Friends.

 

John Jay Homestead

Thematic Tour: Connecting to Collections- Furniture
2:00 pm–3:00 pm  | Adults, Family |  As part of our thematic tour series, the Homestead’s expert staff offers a special look at the furniture on exhibit in John Jay’s historic Bedford home. Get a glimpse of how the Jays lived, worked, and played during the early nineteenth century while exploring each object’s own biography! Explore the styles, methods of construction, and fine materials of these fascinating artifacts created by artisans in America and Europe. Regular admission fees apply.

 

CARAMOOR

2nd Annual Chamber Feast @4:00 PM                                                                                                                                     We invite you to this year’s Chamber Feast, featuring a host of exceptional musicians and Caramoor familiars. Come to the Caramoor grounds by 2:00pm to hear performances by the National Youth Orchestra of the USA and NYO2, two incredible programs built to select and sustain talented and diverse musicians for the future (Free).

Summer Season is now on Sale!

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BEDFORD PLAYHOUSE

Clive Davis Arts Center | 633 Old Post Rd Bedford, NY 10506
4:15, 7:00 |Family | Ant-Man and the Wasp | In the aftermath of ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to re-balance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past.Tickets

Lasdon Park

Walking Tour of the Lasdon Memorial Garden

2:00 pm3:00 pm | Adult, Family | Join Lasdon’s horticulturist on a walk through a fragrance garden, a synoptic shrub border, and a formal garden. The tour begins at 2pm at the Shop at Lasdon. For more information call 914-864-7264.Find out more »  2610 Amawalk Road, Route 35  Katonah, NY 10536 United States
FREE

 

 

Monday July 16, 2018

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Bilingual Storytime
11:00 am | For kids ages 5-8 | Recurring Event (See all). Hora de los cuentos bilingües con Tomas. Perfecto para niños aprendiendo inglés, español, o los dos. Para niños de 5 a 8 años. Bilingual storytime with Tomas. Perfect for children learning English, Spanish, or both.

Baby Lap Time
11:00 am-12:00 pm | Parent/caregiver. | Baby Lap Time combines stories, songs and finger plays for infants and babies up to age 18 months with

Preschool Storytime w/craft
4:30-5:15 pm | Ages 3-5. Join us for a story and a craft. This is a drop in program. Please call 914.232.1233 for more information.

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

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Book Buddies
3:30-5:30 pm  | Ages 3 and older | Read with or be read to by a Book Buddy. Sign up for 30 minute sessions. Adult must stay in the Library with young children. To register, call the Library at 914-234-3570

 

 

 

Build with Legos
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. | Grades K-4. (come to one or all) Bring your imagination and your camera, but not your Legos®, which will be supplied by the Library. Your creations can not be taken home. Registration helpful – call (914) 234 3570 or register online. flyer Read more

 

 

Tuesday July 17, 2018

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Lunch Bunch & Storytime at the Bedford Hills Town Pool
1-2:00pm | 3+years | Grab your lunch and join Rachel Izes for delightful summer stories in the shade by the Kiddie Pool. A perfect way to dry off and refresh after Little Dolphin swim lessons. Must have Town pool pass.

Tech 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. Please call or stop in with your questions.

Lego Animation
4-5:00pm | Grades 3-5 | Stop motion animations are created by taking lots of individual pictures
and playing them back at a certain speed to create movement. Bring along your imagination and learn how movies like “Chicken Run” were made. Explore stop motion by creating stories with Legos.

For more information, please visit www.bedfordhillsfreelibrary.org or call (914) 666-6472

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Lunch Bunch Story Time at the Pool
1:15-1:45pm | Children 3 and over | Join us for our popular themed storytime at the Bedford Village Pool. Bring a lunch or you may purchase one at the concession stand. The Library will provide a dessert. Must have a valid pool pass to attend. Read flyer

 

Stories, Songs & Surprises
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Preschoolers | Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required. A different theme each week.

 

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Book Buddies
3:30-5:30 pm  | Ages 3 and older | Read with or be read to by a Book Buddy. Sign up for 30 minute sessions. Adult must stay in the Library with young children. To register, call the Library at 914-234-3570

 

 

 

Tuesday Rock and Craft on the Back Porch
4:-5:00 pm  | Preschool with an adult | Join us on the back porch to play and make a musical instrument. Supplies and directions will be provided for this self-directed activity. There will be a new instrument each week. Come to one or all. To register, click here, or call the Library at 914-234-3570

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY


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Manage Chronic Pain Workshop
Free 6 Week Workshop: July 10, 17, 24 (no class 7.31), August 7, 14, 21
10:00am-12:30pm | Adults 55+ | Plan to attend this six-week workshop if you have to manage a chronic condition, or care for someone who does. Tools and techniques will be explored for better management of chronic health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure; ways to communicate effectively with health care professionals and family members; health care savings; and ways to enjoy an enhanced quality of life. These sessions are open to Westchester residents age 55 and over at no charge. For more information please contact Marikay Capasso at 914 813 6427 or mqcq@westchestergov.com

 Chair Yoga
1:00 pm | Adults | Recurring Event (See all)  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

 

CANCELLED for JULY 17:
Lego’s with Zach and Bella
4:30-5:15pm. | Recurring Event | (See all)  Join our local Lego expert Zach for a Lego Free build. All ages are welcome.

 

 

Wednesday July 18, 2018

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Mother Goose
11:45am-12:45 |Recurring Event thru Aug. 1 (See all). Mother Goose Time introduces children ages 18 months to 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.

Bridge Instruction for intermediate players with Shirley Kesselman
1:00-2:30pm | First Wednesday of every month | Call to register as space is limited:  914-232-3508

 

Storytime at the Katonah Wading Pool
2:00pm | Recurring event thru Aug 1 | Join Miss Stephanie at the Katonah Wading Pool for Storytime! Note: You must have a valid Town of Bedford pool membership or be a guest of a member to attend. Pool telephone #: 232.9349

 

 

Sharpie Tie Dye
4:00p-5:00pm | Ages 9-12 | Recurring event thru July 25 |  Let your imagination (and colors) run wild!
Please bring your own white cotton t-shirt or alternative.

 

Reading with Tobie and Karen
4:30pm | 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, Karen. For elementary school students, kindergarten and up. First come, first served. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

 

Book Discussion
8:00pm | Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
….So here we are. My name was Eileen Dunlop. Now you know me. I was twenty-four years old then, and had a job that paid fifty-seven dollars a week as a kind of secretary at a private juvenile correctional facility for teenage boys. I think of it now as what it really was for all intents and purposes—a prison for boys. I will call it Moorehead. Delvin Moorehead was a terrible landlord I had years later, and so to use his name for such a place feels appropriate. In a week, I would run away from home and never go back. This is the story of how I disappeared…

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Story Time with Rachel Izes, Laptime for Pipsqueaks Tuesdays and Fridays:
10:30-11am | 6-18 months | May 14, 22, 25, 29

Lunch Bunch & Storytime at the Bedford Hills Town Pool
1-2:00pm | 3+years | Grab your lunch and join Rachel Izes for delightful summer stories in the shade by the Kiddie Pool. A perfect way to dry off and refresh after Little Dolphin swim lessons. Must have Town pool pass.

Wacky Wednesday – Nocturnal Animals, presented by the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.
4-5:00pm | Grades K-2 | Discover the world of night animals. From
excellent hearing to silent flight, we explore how they live under the cover of darkness and meet some live animal members of the
“night crew”.

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Baby Bounce & Rhyme – Session 1 July 11, 18, 25     Session 2 August 1, 8, 15
9:30-10am  | Ages 4-11 months with an adult | Join Angeline of Musical Munchkins for this popular children’s program. To register, call the Library at 914-234-3570. Registration begins June 1@10:am.

 

Musical Mother Goose
10:15-11am  | Ages 12-30 months with an adult | Join Angeline of Musical Munchkins for this popular children’s program. To register, call the Library at 914-234-3570.
Registration began June 1@10:am.

 

Adult Knitting
1:30-2:30pm | Adults | Adult knitters of all abilities are welcome to join this group facilitated by Margaret. Initial supplies for beginning knitters will be provided. Learn from one another, exchange patterns, techniques and ideas. The group will meet in the Biography Room. Please call 914-234-3570 to register.

 

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Book Buddies
3:30-5:30 pm  | Ages 3 and older | Read with or be read to by a Book Buddy. Sign up for 30 minute sessions. Adult must stay in the Library with young children. To register, call the Library at 914-234-3570

 

 

 

Tech Help with Wynter Schnell
3:30-5:00pm | Adult | No appointment required. Bring your device and any questions you have.

 

 

watermelon volcano

Let’s Explore Science!
3:30-4:30pm | Ages 4-entering 2nd grade |

Ever wonder how a volcano works? We can make a volcano using a watermelon. We will also make and enjoy a watermelon volcano snack. Click here to register online or call the library. Please alert us of any food allergies.

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Thursday July 19, 2018

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Straw Structures, presented by the Bruce Museum
4-5:30pm | Children Grades 3-5 | Build a structure out of Plastic
Straws. Learn simple engineering concepts like tensile strength and balance. Presented by the Bruce Museum.

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Coffee Klatch
11:00am-12NOON | This group meets on the third Thursday of each month to discuss books and and more. Silvia Ohler is the facilitator and shares her recommendations for good reads. No registration required. Light refreshments are served.

 

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

 

Instrument Show & Tell
4:-5:00pm | Entering grades 2-5 | School of Rock will bring various instruments for you to see, learn about, and play Registration necessary.
Click here to register online or call the library 914-234-3570

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Town of Bedford Parks Summer Concert Series
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Friday July 20, 2018

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Family Storytime
10:30 am-11:30 am | Parent/caregiver + child | Family Storytime engages children and
their parent/caregiver through music, movement and stories. Through August 17, 2018.

 

Family Movie Time
3:30-5:00pm | Adult/caregiver + child | Come in and beat the heat!
Bring a light snack, a blanket/pillow and a friend!  See you then!

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Laptime for Pipsqueaks with Rachel Izes
10:30am | (6-18 months | May 14, 22, 25, 29; June 1,8,15,29 (Coffee Klatch follows: 11-noon)

 

BEDFORD PLAYHOUSE

Clive Davis Arts Center | 633 Old Post Rd Bedford, NY 10506
4:15, 7:00 |Family | Ant-Man and the Wasp | In the aftermath of ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ Scott Lang grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to re-balance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past. Tickets

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Outdoor Summer Movie – Back to the Future
7:00 pm–10:00 pm | Celebrate summer vacation at the Homestead’s Family Outdoor Movie Night featuring Back to the Future. Enjoy dinner from popular food trucks.  Kids activities by Breezemont Day Camp. Bring a chair or blanket to eat, play, watch and relax! Presented by Friends of John Jay Homestead. Food and activities begin at 7pm, movie starts at 8:30pm. Admission: $10/car. Food, beer, wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Get Tickets

 

 

 

LASDON PARK

Music in the Park

Back To The Garden

7-9:00pm | Family | BACK TO THE GARDEN 1969” is a group of musicians who have come together to celebrate the music and spirit of the Woodstock Era. The band is presenting the great variety of classic sounds associated with Woodstock, including acoustic and electric rock, acid rock, folk music, and soul. The musical performances are a tribute to the artists who made Woodstock great, and are authentically performed in the style of those artists, including Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Joe Cocker, Sly And The Family Stone, The Who, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Richie Havens and many more.  So… break out your tie-dye, put on your sandals, and don’t forget to wear some flowers in your hair.
2610 Route 35 Katonah.

GENERAL ADMISSION: $10 PER PERSON . GATES OPEN AT: 5 P.M.  SHOW STARTS AT: 7 P.M.

 

 

MORE EVENTS

 

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

 

Muscoot Farm

51 Route 100 | Katonah, New York 10536

BirdWalk – June 4, July 2, August 6
7-9:30am | Adult/Family | FREE | Join Anne Swaim on a bird walk to see what birds call Muscoot home.  Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars.  Walk meets in parking lot. 51 Route 100  Katonah, New York 10536 | 914-864-7286

Morning Farm Chores – June 9, July 14, August 11
8-9:30am | Ages 8+ | Have what it takes to be a farmer?  Come by and help the farm staff do
farm chores  | Pre-register | Fee | Call (914)864-7286 for additional information or to register. REGISTER NOW.

Farmers Market – June 9-August 26
9:30am-2:30pm | Adults/Family | Shop and Eat Local.  Visit our farmers market and see goods from over
20 unique vendors.

Dr. McDonald – Saturday June 16
1-2:30pm | Ages 10+ | Learn all about science and do some hands on experiments with Old McDonald’s (the one who had a farm) brother Dr. McDonald.

 

 

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

 

Ongoing Events:

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.

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.

Farm Market

10-2pm | All Ages | The 2018 John Jay Homestead Farm Market will operate on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm, May 12 through October 27. The purveyors of John Jay Homestead Farm Market are local farmers, bakers & craftsmen who seasonally provide a variety of fruit, produce, meats, fish, dairy products, baked goods, prepared foods and handcrafted products. The market also features local musical talent, activities for children, and information about local non-profit organizations.  For more information about our Farm Market, please contact the Market Manager at
marketmanager@johnjayhomestead.org

http://johnjayhomestead.org/wp-content/uploads/JJHFM-Vendor-List-hyperlinked-2018.pdf

 

Events at 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.

 

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 Historical Society

Bringing History to life. 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. We hope you enjoy your visit and return often to share in Bedford’s distinct history and timeless charm.

Second Saturdays – Historical Village Walking Tour
July 14, August 11, September 8. Free to members. Non members $10.
Call us at 914-234-9751 for more information.

 

1787 Court House
1-3:00pm, Fridays & Saturdays | Family | Step back in time at the Bedford Museum and 1787 Court House at 608 Old Post Road. Bedford memorabilia, Colonial & Native American artifacts, the oldest jail cell in Westchester and more. 615 Old Post Road, Bedford NY. Call us at 914-234-9751 for more information.

Sessions at the Court House – September 20th, November 30th
Live music and refreshments at the historic 1787 court House and Museum. 615 Old Post Road, Bedford NY.Call us at 914-234-9751 for more information.

 

Town of Bedford Parks Summer Concert Series 

Tom Gardner and the Uncle Brothers – RE-SCHEDULED TO MONDAY  7.16.18
7-8:30pm | Adults/Family | FREE | Kick off the summer with some of the best feel good summer tunes for the whole family with this Summer Splash Concert– loaded with fan favorites from Jimmy Buffett, the Beach Boys, Van Morrison, and original family dance songs such as “Lobster Conga”, “Pool Party”, and more!

CARAMOOR

Summer Season is now on Sale!

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Afternoon Tea   June 1, 7, 17, 20, 24, 27 
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm. | All ages | Recurring Event (See all). Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts,
149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah. $38. Spend a lovely summer afternoon enjoying Caramoor’s scrumptious Afternoon Tea served in the beautiful setting of the open air Summer Dining Room overlooking the stunning Spanish Courtyard and its bubbly fountain and gardens. Enjoy delightful tea sandwiches, delicious desserts and a variety of fragrant teas. The Tea service is preceded by a tour of the Rosen House. As you explore the estate, the docents invite you to get to know the Rosen family. Find out 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 CommunityCalendar@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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