Education Program Project
Education Program Project
Marilynn Hill and Robert Riggs lecture on the life of Alexander Masterton
David Osborn introduces Dr. Marilynn Wood Hill and Robert Riggs at St. Paul's Church
Lower left, Jane Ziegelman, author of 97 Orchard, is joined (counter clockwise) by library directors Swadesh Pachnanda (Tuckahoe), Tracy Wright (Eastchester), Gabriella Radujko (Bronxville) and program chair Patty Dohrenwend
Concordia President Dr. Vigi George and Patty Dohrenwend welcome author Jane Ziegelman
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 6, 3:00 pm -The Bronxville Public Library presents: Poetry and Legacy-Readings from Native Lands. Winners of the 6th Annual Poetry Contest will be announced followed by a reception.
April 21-27 - Dine 350 Restaurant Week is being sponsored by the Eastchester/Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the 350th Anniversary of Eastchester. Come enjoy a fabulous dinner for only $25 per person. Come again May 12-18! Some restrictions apply.
April 25th – Girl Scouts celebrate Arbor Day by planing 350 trees seedlings as part of the Town’s 350th Celebration.
April 25, 5:00 pm – Student Presentations of Performing Arts: Tuckahoe Middle-High School Auditorium. Promptly at 5:00 pm the Eastchester Middle School Dance presentation will begin.
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 12-18 - Dine 350 Restaurant Week is being sponsored by the Eastchester/Tuckahoe Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the 350th Anniversary of Eastchester. Enjoy a fabulous dinner for only $25 per person. Some restrictions apply.
June 8, noon-4 pm -The Bronxville Beautification Council, in conjunction with Eastchester350, will be hosting the sixth Garden Tour. Beautiful gardens throughout Eastchester will be open for your enjoyment. A wine and cheese reception will follow the tour. Tickets are $20 and available at many local retailers and at Bronxville Village Hall on the day of the event. Tickets will also be sold on Saturday at the Bronxville Sidewalk Sale. Further questions can be addressed to Maggie Monahan 917 374 0686 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 21 – Community Festival and Golf Outing 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 key locations will run throughout the day. Tickets are required.
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 impact and influence of marble industry on the three communities.
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.