Events

Events

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 25, 6:00 pm – Student Presentations of Performing Arts: Tuckahoe Middle-High School Auditorium.  Promptly at 6:00 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.

May 30 – Eastchester at 350 Gala will combine celebration with exhibition at Siwanoy Country Club.  $95 per person. Tickets available on-line or through the mail.  No tickets will be sold at the door.

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.

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2013

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.

 

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