Climate Week, Sept. 21-27

Relaunch Bedford 2020 as Bedford 2030 with us!

Join us to celebrate bold new goals and an action plan to reduce community wide greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2030.
Climate Week will feature many community partners and there will be something for everyone!

TOURS AND WALKS
Sun. 9/13
10:00 am & 1:00 pm
Westchester Pollinators Open Garden Day with Healthy Yards and Bedford 2030Follow Map
Mon. – Sun.
9/21 – 9/27
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bedford Audubon Society Chestnut Ridge Hawkwatch at Arthur W. Butler Memorial SanctuaryMap
Fri. 9/25
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Energy Walking Tour featuring neighbors who can tell you how they have taken climate action using solar, heat pumps, insulation/air sealing, less lawn, electric lawn equipment, community solar, compost, and more!Map
Coming Soon
Sat. 9/26
10:00 am
Guided Bedford Riding Lanes Association Trail WalkBegin at John Jay Homestead parking area
Sat. 9/26
2:00pm
Lasdon Arboretum Rain Garden TourInfo
Coming Soon
Sun. 9/27
8am-9:30 am
Bedford Audubon Society Bird Walk at Westchester Land Trust’s Danner Family PreserveRegistration
required
Sat. 9/26
11am-1pm
Rusticus Garden Club Bedford Library Garden TourBedford Village
Library Garden
VIRTUAL EVENTS
Mon. 9/21
11am-12pm
Climate Week Roundtable on climate efforts, ghg reduction and sustainable transportation options on Car Free Day and beyondSpeakers from Bedford 2030, 511NY Rideshare, Sustainable Westchester, Sustainable Hudson Valley, and Clean Air NY – followed by Q&A. Eventbrite Registration
Mon. – Sun.
9/21 – 9/27
All day
Climate Week NYC 2020 has an incredible line up of online events all week long!Virtual Events
All week prior
9/15 – 9/21
on your own
Watch the film 2040 See Below!Register to get
access to Film
and Zoom
Mon. 9/21
5:30 pm
Join in the discussion with 2040 Director Damon Gameau. Hosted by the Weeden Foundation, Bedford 2030, and the Bedford PlayhouseRegister to get
access to Film
and Zoom
Tue. 9/22
6:30 pm
Bedford Conservation Board presents Mapping Bedford: Habitat and BiodiversityJoin the Zoom
Wed. 9/23
5:30 – 6:30 pm
The Future of Clean Energy in Westchester! with Sustainable WestchesterRegister Here
Wed. 9/23
7:00 pm
Eco Anxiety Talk with Lynn TrottaZoom link
Thu. 9/24
7:00 pm
Green Read and Discussion with the author J. Drew Lanham: The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with NatureRegister to
participate on
Zoom
Sun. 9/27
varies
Green-themed Sermon: Antioch Baptist Church; Katonah United Methodist Church; Unitarian Universalistsee websites
Sun. 9/27
11am-1pm
Drive Electric Virtual Event with Sustainable WestchesterRegister Here
KID’S ACTIVITIES
Mon. – Sun.
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Kids, create your own artwork inspired by the Bisa Butler exhibition using recycled fabrics at the Katonah Museum of Art.Sign up for
a time slot or create outside in the sculpture garden
Sat. 9/27
1:00pm
Family Nature Scavenger HuntBedford Hills
Memorial Park
OUTDOOR EVENTS
Fri. 9/25
4:45 – 5:00 pm
Electric Vehicle Parade from Bedford Village through Bedford Hills, and through Katonah. Watch from any number of locations! More info and EV owners sign up to participate
Fri. 9/25
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Electric Car Show by car ownersKatonah
Lot 2
Sat. 9/26
10:00 – noon
Take it or Leave it Shed, and various tables including: mini farm market and compost demo with Orchard Hill Farm, Food Waste Education and compost kits for saleBedford Hills
Lot 8
Sat. 9/26
10:00 – noon
Repair Cafe and Partner Tables including: voter registration with League of Conservation Voters, and Babysafe Tips and Healthy Fall Landscaping from Grassroots Enviornmental Education1 Depot Plaza,
Bedford Hills
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Thurs. 9/24
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Lasdon Green Squad Volunteer Invasive Species RemovalSign Up Here
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Climate Week Calendar is in formation β€” check back for updates! Contact us to add an event!

Join the relaunch of Bedford 2030 and commit to Climate Action Now!

Sign up to volunteer during Climate Week or drive your EV in the parade!

Volunteer at any of our upcoming online or in person events! From putting up signs to making sure health and safety procedures are followed to attending an online event, your help will be greatly appreciated. Contact us!

Drive your EV in the parade or bring it to the Electric Car Show on Friday 9/25! Sign up here

Thank You Partners!

Antioch Baptist Church, Town of Bedford, Bedford Conservation Board, Bedford Farmers Club, Bedford Garden Club, Bedford Free Library, Bedford Hills Free Library, Bedford Historical Society, Bedford Playhouse, Bedford Riding Lanes Association, Bionutrient Farming Association of Northern Westchester, Community Center of Northern Westchester, Grassroots Enviornmental Education, Green Faith, Healthy Yards, Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, John Jay Homestead Farmers Market, Katonah Chamber of Commerce, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah United Methodist Church, Katonah Village Library, League of Conservation Voters, Little Joe’s Bookstore, Mianus River Gorge, Neighbors Link, Orchard Hill Farm, Rusticus Garden Club, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, St Matthews Episcopal Church, Sustainable Westchester, Temple Shaaray Tefila, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Westchester, Weeden Foundation, Westchester Land Trust

Thank you Sponsors!