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Suburban Groove Reopens, Truck Day, Rally to Help the Bedford Hills Library

It's 5 things you need to know Friday.

1. Chances to check out local artists

If you're in Bedford Village this weekend, stop by the . Linda Johnson always has a great display of local talent in her shop and she can put you in touch with the artists if you're interested in purchasing. Tonight at in Katonah a new gallery show opens with a reception from 6:30 – 9 p.m.  The name of the show is Urban Wild and features the photography of local artists Bill Scherer and Chet Friedman. You can see some of their work here

2. Suburban Groove is back!

Rhea Russo and will open up the space at 33 Katonah Avenue on Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m. Russo took advantage of the available space after Ruthayn's Boutique closed and expanded her former shop to a new 1,000 square foot sales floor as a result. Russo will continue to sell her including furniture, jewelry and candles. Stop by and welcome her to downtown Katonah.

3. 30th anniversary of War on Drugs

Today is the 40th birthday of President Richard Nixon's declaration of a U.S. “War on Drugs.” Since then the country has spent “$1 trillion and hundreds of thousands of lives,” to fight the war, which some say is an epic failure—according to the Associated Press. Check back later for our question of the day feature on this topic.

4. Truck Day!

Bring the kids to Bedford Presbyterian Church for Truck Day, where they can climb on a fire truck, sit in a tractor and explore vehicles big and small. This annual event is a great way to start off Father's Day weekend. of last year's event. It starts at 10 a.m. tomorrow, click here for details.


5. Rally to help the

Fifteen-year-old Teo Viola, who grew up frequenting the Bedford Hills Free Library, is recruiting about 20 Bedford Hills teenagers to gather together Saturday at three sites in town and demonstrate their appreciation of what the library has done for them by collecting donations from area residents. The children will be covering Depot Plaza, the intersection of Rte 117 & Main St. and Shop Rite from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Look out for them and if you can, support your neighborhood library.

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