BEDFORD, N.Y. — A fall festival, a special yoga session and an art opening are some of the events happening around Bedford this weekend.
Friday, Oct. 19
Afraid to Speak, Afraid to Leave, Afraid to Stop: 9:30 a.m. Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute, will discuss the latest thinking on diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders in children, including generalized anxiety, social phobia, selective mutism, separation anxiety and OCD. Fee for the lecture is $15. Four Winds Hospital, 800 Cross River Road, Katonah.
Saturday, Oct. 20
Katonah Village Library Annual Book Sale Begins: 10 a.m. The Katonah Village Library Annual Book Sale, Westchester's largest quality book sale of the year, runs through Saturday, Oct. 27, with more than 41,000 items on sale. Among the items available are historical books, volumes of art, garden books, current best sellers, DVDs and childrens' books. Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road, Katonah.
Fall Family Festival at St. Patrick's School: Noon. St. Patrick's first fall festival will feature bounce houses, face painting, sand art, pumpkins, pie eating contests, a food tent and Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream and Yankee Candles for sale. Proceeds from the day will go to support a new school science lab. St. Patrick's Parochial School, 483 Old Post Road, Bedford.
Sunday, Oct. 21
The Art of Embodied Mindfulness: A Special Yoga Event: 3:30 p.m. Treat yourself to a Sunday yoga class that includes asana, pranayama and guided meditation. All levels are welcome. To register, call Trascendence at Sun Raven at (914) 218-3133. Fee is $20. 501 Guard Hill Road, Bedford.
Art Exhibit Opening Reception: 2 p.m. Katonah Art and Frame will host the opening of artist Mindy Yanish's oil painting exhibit, "The Space Between My Worlds." Guests can also view wall sculptures by Lucy Krupenye. This exhibit will be open to the public through Nov. 30. Katonah Art and Frame, 188 Katonah Ave., Katonah.
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