January 26 – 3:00 pm — Kick-off E-350 Program: Public lecture at Sommer Center, Concordia College, by Jane Ziegelman, author of 97 Orchard, with a reception to follow.
March 26, 6:00- 8:00 pm - Student presentations of Exhibits and Digital Media: Eastchester Middle School Cafeteria
April 3, 7:00 pm - Student presentations of Fine Arts and Film Projects: Bronxville Middle-High School All Purpose Room
April 3, 7:00 pm - Lecture on life of Alexander Masterton
Location: St. Paul’s Church
A presentation that chronicles the business and personal life of Alexander Masterton – Scottish immigrant, master craftsman, and baron of the 19th c. Eastchester marble quarries – by Dr. Marilynn Hill, a historian, and Robert Riggs, co-chairman of the commemoration of the Eastchester’s 350th anniversary.
April 25 - Student Presentations of Performance Acting Skits: Tuckahoe Middle-High School Auditorium
April 30, 6:30 pm The Tuckahoe Library presents a performance by The Hendry School of Irish Dance. Enjoy a selection of Irish dances, songs played by Irish musicians, and a celebration of Irish heritage and culture! Registration is required* Please call 914.961.2121
May 30 – Eastchester at 350 Gala will combine celebration with exhibition on May 30th at Siwanoy Country Club.
June 21 – Community Celebration at Lake Isle. Friends and families will gather at a community picnic to enjoy live performances and use the facilities at Lake Isle County Club.
June 24– The 350th anniversary of the signing of the deed between Thomas Pell and the original 10 farm families will be commemorated at Eastchester Town Hall.
June 29 - A living history trolley tour to meet historic figures at key locations will run throughout the day.
September 4 – November 9th - Legacies & Landmarks: Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville at 350 will be exhibited at Concordia’s OSilas Gallery. This showcase will provide visual evidence of the past residents who left their marks both here and beyond the town, contributing to the proud legacy that is Eastchester’s. Additionally, photographs, both vintage and modern, will document the pre-1890 historical buildings and other structures that still exist today and are worthy of preservation.
Winter 2014 - Out of the Wilderness: The Emergence of Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville, 1664-2014, the first-ever book on the town’s history will be released.
October 2013 – Launch of www.eastchester350.org
October 1, 2013 – Trip to St. Paul’s Church in Mt. Vernon, a Fall 2013 Course Catalog offering from the Bronxville Adult School
October 17, 2013 – Trip to the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, a Fall 2013 Course Catalog offering from the Bronxville Adult School . The tenement’s immigrant families are featured in 97 Orchard by Jane Ziegelman, the book selected by the three library directors for the 2014 One Book/One Community Reading Program.