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Photos: Katonah Enjoys a Concert in the Park

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The No Options band: Rick Melen, columnist for The Katonah-Lewisboro Times, on bass; Paul Taxter on lead vocals and guitar; Vinny O’Hair on drums; and David Hands on lead guitar Credits: Brian Marschhauser
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John Jay football players Ryan Brennan, Will Stein, Ian Gallagher and Nick Giardina raise money for the program. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
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Parker, 6, Alana, 3, and Ayo, 5, enjoy the concert. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
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Noise-cancelling headphones allow 5-month-old Sienna to enjoy the concert in the park. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
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Credits: Brian Marschhauser
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Kids entertain themselves by rolling down the hill. Credits: Brian Marschhauser
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KATONAH, N.Y. – Last week’s heat wave receded just in time for the No Options band to take the stage at Katonah Memorial Park on the evening of Thursday, July 5.

Dozens of families and town residents came out to enjoy a breezy summer evening with 90 minutes of rock and pop covers, ranging from songs by Tom Petty to the Gin Blossoms.

The concert was held as part of Bedford’s Summer Concert and Movie Series. The Jon Bates Band performs in Bedford Hills Memorial Park at 7 p.m. today (July 12); “Paddington 2” will be screened in Bedford Village Memorial Park at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21; the Blonde Ambition Band plays Katonah Memorial Park at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 26; and “The NeverEnding Story” will be screened in Bedford Hills Memorial Park at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9.

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