Community Events Calendar 9.27-10.5

 

 

 

 

Friday September 27, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Laptime for Pipsqueaks
10:30am-11am | Storytime – Newborns-18 months

 

 

 

 

 

Little Owls Book Club

4:30pm – 5:30pm | Grades k-2 | Kids are invited to join a program that combines a book club with a story time. Listen to a story, talk about it, and engage in a fun activity. Meets Monthly. Please let us know if you will attend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Balance with Tai Chi Easy™ Recurring Event (See all)
11:00am | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mahjong | Recurring Event (See all)
1:00pm | Open level play. | Enjoy the comfort of the library and each other.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story Seekers
4:00pm | 3rd and 4th grade | Join other 3rd-4th graders to talk about Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate, eat snacks and have fun!  Registration requested.

Find out more »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINECRAFTERS GUILD
4:30 pm | Ages 9-12  | Recurring Event See all | Make new friends! Share tips while you build your masterpiece! A drop-off program for ages 9-14 only.

Please bring your own device. Questions? 232-3508×6 or mrobin@wlsmail.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, September 28, 2019

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 HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Legos and More

11:00am-1:00pm | Family | Bring the family on Saturdays to build a LEGO structure, play a board game, play with a puzzle, or browse the books in the library.

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

DEATH CAFE WESTCHESTER
10:30am – 12:30pm | Adults | Join us for open, constructive, life-affirming conversations about death and end of life concerns in a friendly, relaxed environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Farm Market
10:am-2:00pm | Purchase locally produced food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations, and workshops.

 

 

Westchester Residents
Household Recycling Fall Drop Off Day

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday  September 29, 2019

Free and Welcome to All!

The Nature of Bedford – Music, Activities, FUN!

Celebrating the Biodiversity of our town.
NOON – 3:00pm | Clover Barn 50 Pound Ridge Road, Bedford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday September 30, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Baby Lap Time

BABY LAP TIME  | Recurring Event (See all)
11:00am |infants – 18 months with caregiver | 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)
4:30-5:00pm | ages 3-5 | Stories, songs, and a take-home craft. It takes place weekly and no pre-registration is needed. Drop in!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday October 1, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Laptime for Pipsqueaks
10:30am-11am | Storytime – Newborns-18 months

Read More 3s & 4s
1:00pm-2:00pm | Storytime

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

 

Parenting Infants and Toddlers | Recurring Event (See all)
10:30am | Being a parent of an infant or toddler can be exhilarating but also a bit daunting.  Join with others sharing the same experiences to discuss feeding questions, discipline, sleep issues, health care, work/home balance, and much more!  No registration required. Marlene Carneiro Vranich will facilitate the group. She is a Registered Dietitian, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and mother of three young children!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday October 2, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

The Novel as Drama: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime
A novel by Mark Haddon
7:00pm – 8:00pm | Adult | Everyone is invited to participate in the community read of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon. Come to explore themes, issues, and ideas inspired by the novel, led by Thomas Slotwinski.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

WORLD AFFAIRS BOOK CLUB
10:am | Adult  | Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Jonson | By Robert A. Caro | Published April 2002 (volume 3) |
1200 pages | Caro writes that not only does power corrupt, it reveals, and that’s exactly what this massive, scrupulously researched book does. A model of social, psychological, and political insight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mother-goose

MOTHER GOOSE | Recurring Event (See all)
11:00am | 18 months-3 years with parent/caregiver | 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)
1:00pm | Adult | Enjoy playing bridge with an informal gathering of players. No instruction, just serious fun.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

READ WITH TOBIE | Recurring Event See all
4:00pm | ages 4-8 | Practice your reading with Tobie and Karen!  This is a drop-in program – first come, first served!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SQUISHIES| Recurring Event (See all)
4:30pm | ages 9-12 | Paint a spongy friend! Dress for mess! | Register at 232-3508 ext. 6, or mrobin@wlsmail.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORDCRAFTERS| Recurring Event (See all)
4:30pm | Grades 1 and 2 | Want to read books you love and write or draw your own characters?  Join us for 6 sessions facilitated by Anastasia Guadron, a poet, teacher, and owner of Vividmark. Space is limited so please register in the Children’s Room or by calling 914.232.3508, ext. 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TECH DROP-IN | Recurring Event (See all)
5:30pm | Bring your phone, laptop, or tablet, and your burning questions | No appointment necessary | Technical expertise offered patiently and clearly by Heather Flournoy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPANISH CONVERSATION | Recurring Event (See all)
7:00pm | Practice your Spanish language skills in lively and fun conversation with others! Meetings are on the first Wednesday evening of each month. All levels welcome! An instructor will be reviewing and coaching conversational skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Fall Baby Bounce and Rhyme
9:30am – 10:00am  | Babies 4-11 months accompanied by an adult | Led by Angeline of Musical Munchkins | 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. More information

Session #1
Sept 25 & Oct 2, 16, 23, 30

Session #2
Nov 6, 13, 20 & Dec 4, 11

 

Fall Musical Mother Goose
10:15am – 11:00am | Baies 12-30 months accompanied by an adult | Led by Angeline of Musical Munchkins. More information

Session #1
Sept 25 & Oct 2, 16, 23, 30

Session #2
Nov 6, 13, 20 & Dec 4, 11

 

 

 

 

 

Knitwits Fall 2019

 

KNITWITS FALL 2019
3:30pm – 4:30pm | Grades 4 and over | Usually every other Wednesday 6-class session: October 2, 16, 30, November 13, December 4, 18
Classes are for all abilities, everyone works at the own level | NEW MEMBERS/BEGINNERS WELCOME | Initial supplies provided for beginners | Registration required, including for prior participants | Call 914-234-3570 to register. LEARN MORE HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Information Sessions
Bedford Village Firehouse
34Village Green

Public meeting and information session to learn more about the budget and financing related to the proposed firehouse/emergency services department.
Tuesday, October 7th at 7:30pm
Special meeting of the Board of Fire Commissioners
to make a bond vote resolution. Open to the public

 

 

 

 

Thursday October 3, 2019

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

GREAT COURSES: UNDERSTANDING RUSSIA
10:00am | Recurring Event (See all)  |Presented in the library’s lower level Garden Room from 10 am to 12:15, each week’s session will include three 30-minute video presentations and a 15 minute intermission. The library’s Great Courses series is curated by Harry Stanton. This course is part of the Great Courses series of CDs and DVDs that are available from the library.

 

 

 

 

LEARN TO SEW: CUDDLY BEARS
4:00pm | Grades 3-5 | Recurring Event (See all) | Learn to cut out and pin a pattern, use a sewing machine, hand sew and embroider the finishing touches.  Bears will be donated to The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Educational and Legal Services in Texas.  The bears will be distributed to children from the immigrant detention centers. Registration requested.  Call the Children’s Room at 914.232.3508.  Must attend both sessions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUTHOR TALK WITH CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER LIZ FRAZIER
6:30pm | Adults | Liz Frazier will discuss her recent book Beyond Piggy Banks and Lemonade Stands: How to Teach Young Kids About Finance. The book is a simple and lighthearted guide for parents, educators and caregivers of elementary school kids.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALUMINUM ACTION FIGURES WITH ROBIN BEDFORD
3:30pm – 4:30pm | Grades 3-5 | Robin Bedford, a local artist, encourages creativity and allows students to explore and develop their potential through many medians such as drawing, painting, ceramics and collage. Register here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday October 4, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

Laptime for Pipsqueaks
10:30am-11am | Storytime – Newborns-18 months

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mahjong
1:00 pm | Open level play. | Recurring Event (See all)  | Enjoy the comfort of the library and each other. Find out more »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEARN TO SEW: CUDDLY BEARS
4:00pm | Grades 3-5 | Recurring Event (See all) | Learn to cut out and pin a pattern, use a sewing machine, hand sew and embroider the finishing touches.  Bears will be donated to The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Educational and Legal Services in Texas.  The bears will be distributed to children from the immigrant detention centers. Registration requested.  Call the Children’s Room at 914.232.3508.  Must attend both sessions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3DOODLERS
4:30 pm | Ages 9-12  | 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.

 

 

 

 

 

BEDFORD FREE LIBRARY

Life Sketches – Writing Workshop
10:30-11:00am | Adult  | Life Sketches use life experiences as inspiration for short stories and personal essays in this five-week writing program.  Channel your thoughts in a new direction by putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboards!) as a positive outlet for self-expression.  New and experienced writers will be inspired to create narrative nonfiction, fiction or poetry. Register here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday  October 5, 2019

BEDFORD HILLS FREE LIBRARY

English Conversation Practice

English Conversation Practice
11am – noon |  Adults| 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.

 

 

 

Los Cuentos The Stories

Los Cuentos/The Stories
11am – noon   | 3-5 years | Rachel Izes and Ximena Navarro Claros sing songs and read picture books in both English and Spanish. Rachel Izes y Ximena Navarro Claros cantan canciones y leen libros de cuentos ilustrados tanto en inglés como en español.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY

Open-Mic

 

 

4:00pm | Recurring Event (See all) | First come, first served | Sign up at the door for your 5 minutes of fame! Sing – Perform – Dance – Act – Entertain

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE(S)

Katonah Museum of Art – Opening 10.6.19

Sparkling Amazons: Abstract Expressionist Women of the 9th St. Show
Sparkling Amazons presents the often-overlooked contribution by women artists to the Abstract Expressionist movement and the significant role they played as bold innovators within the New York School during the 1940s and 50s. Through the presentation of some 30 works of art alongside documentary photography, the exhibition captures an important moment in the history of Abstract Expressionism.

Click here to become a Sparkling Amazon online using credit card.
Click here to become a Sparkling Amazon by mail using check or credit card.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 6 – Noon to 2pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Series begins on Thursday October 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday Ocotber 10 at 7:00pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Westchester County Recycling Days

 

Saturday November 9 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Rye Playland
Playland Pkwy, Rye, NY

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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

Series begins on September 24


Lunch & A Flick
A special monthly series on Tuesday Afternoons.
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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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