Community Events Calendar 7.4-7.13

 

Thursday July 4, 2019

Independence Day Fair  – Katonah

John Jay Homestead and the Rotary Club of Bedford-Armonk bring you a spirited reading of The Declaration of Independence.  Enjoy live music, food, crafts, games, house tours, and plenty of other fun activities on the grounds of John Jay Homestead.

 

 

 

 

4th of July Events Around Westchester County:

July 4th fireworks 2017 in Westchester County and Kensico Dam

 

 

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Friday July 5, 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 »

 

 

 

 

JOHN JAY HOMESTEAD

Thematic Tour– John Jay & the Revolutionary War
2:00pm-3:00pm | Happy birthday America! Although John Jay did not sign the Declaration of Independence, he was a passionate supporter of our fight for freedom. Jay served on a committee exposing and prosecuting Loyalists, led a ring of spies, and eventually gained favorable terms in our peace agreement to end the war. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s home to explore these and other contributions John Jay made toward our nation’s birth.

 

 

 

Saturday July 6, 2019

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– John Jay & the Revolutionary War
2:00pm-3:00pm | Happy birthday America! Although John Jay did not sign the Declaration of Independence, he was a passionate supporter of our fight for freedom. Jay served on a committee exposing and prosecuting Loyalists, led a ring of spies, and eventually gained favorable terms in our peace agreement to end the war. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s home to explore these and other contributions John Jay made toward our nation’s birth.

 

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART

KMA Block Party
Summer is served at the KMA Block Party. Mark your calendars for a series of cool evenings complete with drinks, gourmet food trucks and great music celebrating what makes the KMA the place to be. Enjoy a curated selection of bands and performers across many genres.

 

 

 

 

Monday July 8, 2019

Baby Lap TimeBaby Lap Time
11:00 am – 11:30 am | 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.

 

 

 

storytime-poolPreschool Storytime W/Craft
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm | All, Child | This program is for children ages 3–5 years, includes stories, songs, and a take-home craft, and takes place weekly. Drop in!

 

 

 

Magic: The Gathering Meetup
Recurring Event (See all)

6:30 pm – 7:45 pm | Grades 4-12 only | MTG players meetup every Monday 6:30-8:00. Bring your deck, we’ll bring pizza.

 

 

 

 

 

Bookworms
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm | For 1st and 2nd graders who love to read, talk about books, do arts and crafts and make new friends!  Group led by Pam Vaturina.  Registration requested

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday July 9, 2019

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

 

Lunch Brunch Summer 2019
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm | Ages 3 and older | At Bedford Village Pool | Join us for our popular themed storytime. Bring a lunch or you may purchase one at the concession stand. The Library will provide a dessert. Please alert us of any food allergies. No registration needed, just show up for the fun!

 

 

 

Stories, Songs & Surprises

Stories, Songs & Surprises
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm | All-child | Story time 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

 

 

 

Book Buddies Summer 2019
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Ages 3 and older | Need a buddy to read with? You can read with or be read to by a friendly Book Buddy. 30 minute sessions. Parents must stay in the Library with younger children. Registration is necessary. Please call or visit the Library.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday Grab and Go Craft on the Back Porch
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Join us in July for preschool crafts 3 Tuesdays in a row: Foam Sticker Creations, Animated Aliens, Roaring Rockets

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

 

Laptime for Pipsqueaks Story Time
10:30 am -11:00 am | Newborn – 18 months

 

 

 

Coffee Klatch – A Gathering for Parents & Caregivers
11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Led by Rachel Izes. Join us for an informal gathering directly following Laptime for Pipsqueaks, our story time for babies and their parents and caregivers. Share experiences, support, and connect to resources offered by the Library. Refreshments served.

 

 

Lunch Brunch & Story Time
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Grab your lunch and join Rachel Izes for delightful summer stories in the shade by the Kiddie Pool at the Bedford Hills Memorial Park Pool. A perfect way to dry off and refresh after Little Dolphin swim lessons. Must have Town pool pass.

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

Chair Yoga
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Adult, Health, Senior Living | 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. Classes will be held in the accessible lower level Garden Room.

 

 

 

 

Curiosity Club with Jessica
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Child, Family | Curious kids will have a blast exploring their world with hands-on STEAM activities.  For kids ages 3 – 5.  There is a $10 materials fee for the series.

 

 

3Doodlers
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Tween | 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.

 

 

 

Air Powered Rockets
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Child, Family | Using balloons, straws and colored papers, create your own air powered rockets and watch them take off.  For kids in Gr. 1 -3.  Registration requested.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday July 10, 2019

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

 

Summer Baby Bounce and Rhyme
9:30 am – 10:00 am | Babies 4 – 11 months accompanied by an adult | Led by Angeline of Musical Munchkins. Registration begins Monday, June 3 at 10:00. Register in the Children’s Room or call the Library at T: 914-234-3570. 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.

 

 

Summer Musical Mother Goose
10:15 am – 11:00 am | Babies 12 – 30 months accompanied by an adult | Led by Angeline of Musical Munchkins. Registration begins Monday, June 3 at 10:00. Register in the Children’s Room or call the Library at T: 914-234-3570. 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.

 

 

 

Book Buddies Summer 2019
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Ages 3 and older | Need a buddy to read with? You can read with or be read to by a friendly Book Buddy. 30 minute sessions. Parents must stay in the Library with younger children. Registration is necessary. Please call or visit the Library.

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

 

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

 

 

 

 

Wacky Wednesday
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Grades K – 2 | How do animals adapt to their worlds? Explore the world of reptiles & amphibians as we visit with live snakes, turtles, frogs and lizards. Presented by the Stamford Museum & Nature Center.

 

Sci-Fi Book Club
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Join an adventurous book club that explores the increasingly popular genre of Science Fiction, including classic, crossover, and fantasy. We are currently reading: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin. Books are available at the Library.

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

mother-goose

Mother Goose  Recurring Event (See all)
11:o0 am – 11:30 pm | 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)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm  | 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
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all) | Adult, Child | 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 »

 

 

 

 

Summer Slime
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Recurring Event | Tween | Ages 9-12 | Registration is required. It’s aliiive!! Safe, stupendous slime is back! Wear clothes you do not cherish. Register at 232-3508 ext 6 or mrobin@wlsmail.org

 

 

 

 

 

Adventure Writing with Steph Folger
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Recurring Event | Child, Family, Writers Group | Grades 3 – 6 | What’s needed for a great adventure story?  Learn how to create a page turner with plenty of action in this 6-week series.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 »

 

 

Thursday July 11, 2019

 

 

Revolutionary Revels Cocktail Celebration
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm | Bedford Historical Hall, 608 Old Post Road, Bedford | Fiery cocktails, wine, beer, scrumptious appetizers, live music with the Gerard Carelli Collective and a bonfire on the patio to celebrate Bedford’s comeback 240 years after the British burned the Village to the ground. Tickets start at $125 and can be purchased at bhsny.org or calling 914-234-9751. Proceeds benefit the Bedford Historical Society’s Education Fund.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Create With Christa: 50th Anniversary Moon Landing
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm | Entering Grades K – 5 | Let’s Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing! We will show a short video of the landing, make a craft and enjoy a special snack. Please alert us of any food allergies. Registration is necessary. Please register online or call the Library.

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

 

STEAM Rollers
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Grades 3 – 5 | Two model rocket launches will show children the parts of the rocket and what makes them launch. The children will then set up a balloon race to learn about propulsion and build a Shuttle Copter to take home. Led by Mad Science.

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

 

Summer Slime
11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Recurring Event | Tween | Ages 9-12 | Registration is required. It’s aliiive!! Safe, stupendous slime is back! Wear clothes you do not cherish. Register at 232-3508 ext 6 or mrobin@wlsmail.org

 

 

 

 

 

Cuentos Y Canciones
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Recurring Event | Bilingual (Spanish/English) storytime including stories, songs, rhymes in both languages and a craft.  Designed for English Language Learners but all are welcome.  Children ages 2 – 5 with caregiver.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minecrafters Guild
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Recurring Event | Teen, Tween | Ages 9 – 14 | Make new friends! Share tips while you build your masterpiece! Please bring your own laptop. Questions? 232-3508×6 or mrobin@wlsmail.org

 

 

 

Endangered Species Alert: Art and Activism with Kristina
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Child, Family | Grades 2 – 5 | Many species are in danger of extinction for a variety of reasons.  Explore what you can do to help them survive and make a wall hanging to express your concern through art. Registration requested.

 

 

 

 

Friday July 12, 2019

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

Story Seekers – 3rd Grade Book Discussion Group
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Child, Family | Registration requested.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS LIBRARY

 

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

 

 

 

 

Saturday July 13, 2019

 

 

KMA Block Party

Saturdays, July 13, August 10, September 14 Thursdays, July 25, August 1, August 22, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Mark your calendars for a series of cool evenings complete with drinks, gourmet food trucks and great music celebrating what makes the KMA the place to be. Enjoy a curated selection of bands and performers across many genres. $20 members, $25 non-members. Tickets include complimentary soft drinks, craft beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Children under 18 are free. Bands subject to change. Rain or shine. Light refreshments served. Click here to purchase tickets.

 

 

JUL 13: Will Moloney, Old Table & FriendsIndie Rock

JUL 25: Mark Morganelli & The Jazz All-StarsBrazilian Jazz

AUG 1: Sami Stevens TrioR&B

AUG 10: Peter & The Four26Fan Favorites

AUG 22: FoxanneIndie Singer Songwriter

SEP 14: Mark Morganelli & The Jazz All-StarsAmerican Popular Songbook

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

 

Family Fun
11:00 am – 12:30 pm | Grades 5 – K & Families | Build a Home for your Alien. A friendly alien has crash landed on earth and needs a place to live. Use your interstellar imagination to construct your new friend an amazing place to live out of cardboard and repurposed materials. Led by ARCH for Kids. Advance registration suggested. Supplies are provided.

 

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Fashion Summer

MILES LADIN PHOTOGRAPHY JULY 10 – AUGUST 24, 2019

Opening reception to take place on Saturday, July 20th and will coincide with the The Katonah’s Art Stroll.

More information on CB Gallery or the exhibit

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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