Community Events Calendar 8.16 – 8.23

 

 

Saturday August 17, 2019

Katonah Art Stroll

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Bedford Libraries are closed on Saturdays in August

Summer Hours
The library is closed on Saturdays in August.

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS TRAIN STATION

Take it Or Leave It Shed
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | All volunteer. Re-purposed home goods, children’s toys, sporting equipment, and other items to take or leave for others.
bedford2020.org

 

 

 

BEDFORD HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Bedford Historical Society
Guided Walking Tour  of Bedford Village
11:30 | Families | Tour of the School House, Court House and Village.
Free for members – $10 per non member – $25 per family.

 

 

 

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART

Katonah Art Stroll
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Family | Please join us for a fantastic event celebrating the arts! Please meet us at the Katonah Museum of Art from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM and in downtown Katonah from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM for an evening art gallery stroll. Learn about local (and not so local) artists, mingle with new people or your neighbors and explore the village of Katonah. Food, drinks and music!

 

 

 

Monday August 19, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Bookworms | Recurring Event (See All)
6:30 PM | Grades 1 – 2 | For kids who love to read, talk about books, do arts and crafts and make new friends! Group led by Pam Vaturina. Registration requested.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Knitting with Margaret Mini Camp
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Grade 4 and Older | For new knitters only. Learn to knit, purl, and cast on and cast off. Everyone works at their own level. All supplies provided. Bring your lunch and we will have a “Chat and Chew” from 12:00-12:30 each day.

Registration is necessary. Please register online or call the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Chess | Recurring Event (Mondays July 22, August 5, 12, 19)
4:30 – 5:30 | Ages 7 or Over | Learn how to play chess or brush up on your skills with Chess Instructor John Gallagher. 4-week session (come to one or come to all).
All levels welcome. Registration required.  Please register online or call the Library.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

There are no events scheduled for this date.

 

 

Tuesday August 20, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Chair Yoga | Recurring Event (See All)
1:00 PM | All Ages Welcome | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Legos with Zach and Bella | Recurring Event (See all)
4:00 PM | All Ages Welcome | Join our local Lego expert Zach for a Lego Free build.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Knitting with Margaret Mini Camp
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Grade 4 and Older | For new knitters only. Learn to knit, purl, and cast on and cast off. Everyone works at their own level. All supplies provided. Bring your lunch and we will have a “Chat and Chew” from 12:00-12:30 each day.

Registration is necessary. Please register online or call the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stories, Songs, and Surprises | Recurring Event (Tuesday Afternoons)
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Preschoolers with Adult | No registration required. Different theme each week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

The Common App and College Visits

7:30 – 8:00 PM | Grades 9 – 12 | Lisa Nelson and David Means from Dunbar Educational Consultants will discuss the value of college campus visits and how to make the most of them. They will also give you tips on the Common Application. Whether you are a rising senior or an underclassman, you will find this conversation helpful. Registration required. Please call the library or register Online

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

There are no events scheduled for this date.

 

 

Wednesday August 21, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Open Bridge | Recurring Event (See All)
1:00 PM | Adult | Enjoy playing bridge with an informal gathering of players. No instruction, just serious fun.

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Knitting with Margaret Mini Camp
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Grade 4 and Older | For new knitters only. Learn to knit, purl, and cast on and cast off. Everyone works at their own level. All supplies provided. Bring your lunch and we will have a “Chat and Chew” from 12:00-12:30 each day.

Registration is necessary. Please register online or call the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

Adventures with Mrs. Frizzle
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | K – 5 | Join us for more magical adventures with Miss Frizzle! Story, short video and popcorn. Please note New Date: Wednesday, August 21. Registration is necessary. Please register online or call the Library.

 

What to Expect in Middle School (Girls’ Session)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Rising 6th Graders | A panel of Fox Lane Middle School students will share their experiences, followed by a Q&A. Please register online.
*Bring your questions and concerns.
*Meet students from other BCSD Elementary Schools
*Space is limited
*Pizza will be served

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

There is nothing scheduled for this date.

 

 

Thursday August 22, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 


Outta This World Art: Andy Warhol Paintings
4:30 PM | Grades 1 – 4 | Make a painting inspired by Andy Warhol’s art! Registration requested. Taught by Kristina Ruotolo

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Knitting with Margaret Mini Camp
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Grade 4 and Older | For new knitters only. Learn to knit, purl, and cast on and cast off. Everyone works at their own level. All supplies provided. Bring your lunch and we will have a “Chat and Chew” from 12:00-12:30 each day.

Registration is necessary. Please register online or call the Library.

 

 

 

 

 

Stories, Songs, and Surprises | Recurring Event (Every Thursday Morning)
11:15 AM – 11:45 AM | Children’s Programs | Storytime for preschoolers with adult. No registration required. Different theme each week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

What to Expect in Middle School (Boys’ Session)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Rising 6th Graders | A panel of Fox Lane Middle School students will share their experiences, followed by a Q&A. Please Register online.
*Bring your questions and concerns.
*Meet students from other BCSD Elementary Schools
*Space is limited
*Pizza will be served

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

There are no events scheduled for this date.

 

 

Katonah Museum of Art

 

KMA Block Party  | Thursday, August 22 
6:00 – 8:00 PM | Family  |  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.

AUG 22: FoxanneIndie Singer Songwriter

 

 

 

 

Friday August 23, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Mahjong with Instruction
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Adult | The library does not have a set of tiles, so if you have a set, please bring it. For those who would like to have a review and instruction: we will be offering three sessions with an instructor starting at 1pm on July 26, August 2, and August 9. This will take place in the Garden Room with easy access through the Children’s Room entrance. The instructor has enough sets, so the only thing that you have to bring is your 2019 Mahjong Card. If you still need one please see www.nationalmahjonggleague.org for ordering online or alternate means.

 

 

Balance with Tai Chi Easy™ | Recurring Event (See All)
11:00 AM | All Ages Welcome | Protect your well being. Developing balance is a necessary practice especially as we age. This is a gentle practice, no experience necessary. This class is generously offered by Eileen Allman, certified and experienced Tai Chi Easy™ and Qigong teacher

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

There are no events sheduled for this date.

 

 

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Laptime for Pipsqueaks Storytime
10:30 am – 11:00 am | Newborn – 18 months | Storytime at the local Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Westchester Land Trust
FLASHLIGHT HIKE & STARGAZING @ Pine Croft Meadow Preserve
8:00pm-9:30pm | Family | Join us and our friends at Lewisboro Library for a walk under the stars at WLT’s Pine Croft Meadow Preserve. After the walk, we’ll take a closer look at the night sky with Westchester Amateur Astronomers!  Tickets

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday August 24, 2019

 

Bedford Conservation Commission
10:00 AM  | All volunteer. Help remove the invasive
Hardy Kiwi. Meet at the Rippowam Cisqua Campus
parking lot at the intersection of Rt. 172 and Middle Patent Road.  For more information please email sskolinik@bedfordny.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Bedford Libraries are closed on Saturdays in August

Summer Hours
The library is closed on Saturdays in August.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE 

 

KMA Block Party  | Saturday  September 14
6:00 – 8:00 PM | Family  |  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.

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

 

 

 

Sunday, September 22, 2019
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Bedford Hills Train Station House
at Depot Plaza

ADOPT A PRISON
Learn more about our neighbors in our local prisons, and the “Adopt-A-Prison”program being started by
The Town of Bedford, Bedford Hills and Taconic Correctional Facilities, and Interfaith Prison Partnership.

Please join me for this free event open to all.

 

 

CB Gallery – 

CB Gallery
23 Valley Road Katonah NY 10536

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

 

 

 

 

 

Westchester Residents
Household Recycling Fall Drop Off Day

FDR Park – Yorktown
September 28 from 9am-3pm

 

 

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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