Art, Historical and Recreational Sites
Bedford Playhouse (currently under construction) will offer a community venue for first-run, classic and family films, small musical performances, distinguished speakers, educational programs and other events.
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts offers world-class musical performances in its spectacular garden setting. Its historic Rosen House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, can be visited year-round.
John Jay Homestead is a New York State Historic Site that makes American History come alive. Explore the home of one of our Founding Fathers, John Jay, with its important furniture pieces and decorative arts, and walk amid its surrounding 62 acres and farm building exhibits.
Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial is a 234-acre property owned by Westchester County with surrounding gardens, tree trails and a garden conservatory. Home of Westchester County’s Veterans Museum and Memorial, Lasdon offers year-round activities including art and garden classes, musical concerts, as well as the family holiday events.
Katonah Museum of Art presents changing exhibitions in a wide variety of artistic disciplines, lectures in contemporary art and art history, outdoor concerts and family programs, a Learning Center for children and international travels and trips to other museums and private collections.
Muscoot Farm is an early-1900s interpretive farm owned by Westchester County. Visitors can learn about farming, walk through original working farm buildings and see livestock and poultry breeds typical of an early 20th century gentleman’s farm. Muscoot Farm offers a full schedule of programs for families as well as more than seven miles of hiking trails in the surrounding property.
Stepping Stones Historical Home is the Katonah home of Bill and Lois Wilson, co-founders of Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon Family Groups, which offers guided hours and educational programming.
Bedford 2020 is a coalition leading, organizing and promoting a community wide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 20% by 2020 and to create a sustainable community that conserves its natural resources.
Bedford Audubon Society offers educational programs and recreational opportunities that connect people to nature in northeastern Westchester and eastern Putnam Counties. BAS maintains several sanctuary properties with walking trails as well as the Leon Levy Nature Garden.
Bedford Community Theatre is a volunteer organization operating under the auspices of the Town of Bedford dedicated to the production of live theatre. Making their home at the Bedford Hills Community House, the group stages a minimum of two show each year, one in the fall and one in the spring.
Bedford Historical Society Founded in 1916, the Bedford Historical Society is a non-profit, educational organization committed to preserving the historic Town of Bedford, educating students of all ages and interpreting our collections for the benefit of residents and visitors alike.
Community Center of Northern Westchester provides food and clothing to members of the community as well as offers a range of classes and special programs to help connect residents to health care, education, and social services.
Foreign Policy Association Great Decisions Group – Katonah Chapter Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program concerning world affairs. Groups meet regularly to analyze and discuss foreign policy topics that are of concern to U.S. policymakers today.
Katonah Chamber of Commerce Founded in 1949, The Katonah Chamber of Commerce cultivates partnerships that bring together the community and commerce. The Chamber sponsors community events including the Katonah for the Holidays festivities.
Katonah Poetry Series has been hosting nationally acclaimed poets at the Katonah Village Library for 50 years.
Katonah Volunteer Fire Department has been proudly serving and responding to fire emergencies in the community since 1874.
Katonah Village Improvement Society (KVIS) enhances and preserves the unique community and history of Katonah, encourages the growth and development of the hamlet and the enjoyment of its residents and visitors.
League of Women Voters of Westchester, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages voting and active participation in government.
Women’s Civic Club of Katonah was founded in 1918 and is involved with philanthropic and social activities. It owns and operates the Memorial House and the Katonah Thrift Shop.
Bedford Central School District serves children from Bedford Hills, Mount Kisco, Bedford Village and Pound Ridge. It is comprised of seven schools including Fox Lane Middle and High School.
Katonah-Lewisboro School District serves children from Kindergarten to Grade 12 living in the Hamlet of Katonah, Lewisboro, Golden’s Bridge and South Salem, NY. A small percentage of Katonah children attend the Bedford Central School District.
Elected Officials: Find Your Representatives This helpful Westchester County GPS map will help you determine who your elected officials are and how to contact them as well as provide other important information based on your address.
Town of Bedford is the town government for Bedford Corners, Bedford Hills, Bedford Village and the Hamlet of Katonah responsible for public safety, parks and recreation, historic preservation, planning, building and other services.
Bedford Free Library is located on the village green in Bedford Village.
Bedford Hills Free Library is on 26 Main Street, up the hill from the Bedford Hills train station.
MTA Metro-North (Railroad Schedules) Katonah is on the Metro-North Harlem Line with terminals at Grand Central Station in NYC and at Wassaic. Please use the link to view fare and schedule information.
Westchester Bee (Bus Schedules) Katonah is the last stop on Route 19 of the Westchester County Bee-Line Bus System. Please click through their link to get fare, route and schedule information.
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