Bedford & New Canaan Magazine

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B&NC Mag has compiled a listing of local events and happenings…

TENACITY & RESILIENCE: THE ART OF JERRY PINKNEY

Katonah Museum of Art 134 Jay Street, Katonah, NY

Honoring the work of Jerry Pinkney (1939-2021), Tenacity & Resilience: The Art of Jerry Pinkney features more than seventy illustrations, dummy books, and working drawings from seven children’s books from 1993 to 2020. The works encompass issues of social justice, resilience, and tenacity in the face of adversity. They convey powerful messages related to the history of the […]

Family Event: Reggie Harris

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts 149 Girdle Ridge Rd, Katonah

Musician, storyteller, and educator Reggie Harris brings an uplifting concert of songs and stories about the Underground Railroad, one of the most important chapters in American History. Join us for this program celebrating the quest for freedom and holiday joy, as Harris shares how the winter holidays offered a moment of hope — and a […]

Astronomy with the Connecticut Science Center | Geminids Meteor Shower

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT

Observe the bright Geminids Meteor Shower alongside a knowledgeable Connecticut Science Center educator. Gravity simulations, hands-on art projects, two telescopes for enhanced viewing, and more will teach attendees about this shower and other elements of the night sky. Hosted in partnership with the Connecticut Science Center’s Science-in-Motion program. Grace Farms Members enjoy a 20% discount […]

$7 – $15

Chapter Chatter – Kids Book Club

Bedford Hills Free Library 26 Main Street, Bedford Hills, NY

Wednesday, December 14 at 5pm for kids Grades 2-3: Children are invited to join a monthly book club. We will explore reading for pleasure as we share stories and engage in some bookish fun. Snacks provided. Please bring a favorite book that you have read to share. Register Here Walk-ins are also welcome.

Tea For a Better Tomorrow @ Grace Farms

Grace Farms 365 Lukes Wood Road, New Canaan, CT

See, hear, smell, and taste teas from around the world with tea expert Frank Kwei and Grace Farms Foods’ Co-Founder Adam Thatcher. Enjoy samples of different blends, including Grace Farms Foods’ sustainably-sourced line of Sips teas and discover the important impact of ethically and sustainably sourced teas. Grace Farms Members enjoy a 20% discount on […]

$15

Little Owls

Bedford Hills Free Library 26 Main Street, Bedford Hills, NY

Friday, December 16 at 4pm for kids Grades K-2 Kids are invited to join a monthly program that combines a book club with a storytime. Laughter is required. Listen to stories and let's find out what's so funny. Includes a craft activity themed to the stories. Register Here Walk-ins are also welcome.

Books & Bow Wows

Bedford Hills Free Library 26 Main Street, Bedford Hills, NY

Saturday, December 17 from 11am - Noon - In-person at the Library Children learning to read are invited to read a few pages from a favorite book or show their […]

New Canaan Nature Center’s Winter Wonderland

New Canaan Nature Center 144 Oenoke Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT

Come and be transported into a whole new world as the New Canaan Nature Center transforms into a Winter Wonderland filled with fun and exciting winter holiday activities for the entire family. We hope you will join us to enjoy the warm festive feel the Nature Center puts on this time of year! You won’t […]

$10 – $15

Menorah Lighting

Bedford Village Green Village Green, Bedford, NY

Sunday, December 18 - free community event on the Bedford Village Green and in the Historical Hall from 3-5pm Families are invited to meet outside in front of the Bedford Free Library at 3pm, pick up a gift bag and then stroll around the local Bedford Village stores for treats and prizes. The menorah will […]