“THE ANNE HUTCHINSON YEAR”

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NOVEMBER and DECEMBER

“THE ANNE HUTCHINSON YEAR”

CLOSING CELEBRATIONS ENDING HER 420TH BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY YEAR

*FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 8PM: OPENING NIGHT! --- Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible”

City Island Theater Group - Thru Saturday, November 19 - Grace Church, City Island Av. @ Pilot St. CITG: 718-885-3066

The play has close similarities to the excommunication & banishment trials of Anne Hutchinson, who stood up for her beliefs and her truths in 1637-38, as did John Proctor in 1692, both facing drastic consequences. DON’T MISS THIS ONE!!!

*THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 7pm: Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, 29 Warburton Av. @ Dock St., Yonkers

“Who Was Anne Hutchinson and Why Are Three Schools, A River And A Parkway Named For Her?”

“Anne Hutchinson’s Life in the Puritan Migration to New England” - Lecture by Laura Chmielewski, Asst. History Professor SUNY Purchase

“Native Americans, 1643” - Talk by John Wright, Director, Thomas Paine Cottage, New Rochelle -- PLUS! First public showing of an ORIGINAL 1648 BOOK by Prof. Samuel Rutherfurd of Scotland - Hear his ideas about the ‘infamous’ Anne Hutchinson!!!

Refreshments by Friends of Philipse Manor Contact Kimberly Flook,
Site Manager:914-965-4027 Free

*****Pelham Bay Park continues to celebrate “The Anne Hutchinson Year”*****

*TREEPLANTING CEREMONY In Memory of and in Honor of Anne Hutchinson at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Reception in the Orangerie - Refreshments generously donated by Mary & John Rapaport, graduates of Hutchinson Schools – Many thanks

Come celebrate all we’ve accomplished together this 420th year

Saturday, NOVEMBER 12, 11am - Shore Rd., opposite Split Rock Golf Course Parks: 718-430-1890 Free

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*THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 8:45am: Potter’s Field Memorial on Hart Island - Registrants meet at Community Center

Coffee & Donuts/Ferry/Memorial/Lunch Contact Anika: 646-314-6423, or anika@picturethehomeless.org Free

Sponsored by “Picture the Homeless”, Interfaith Friends of Potter’s Field, City Island Community Center & “The Anne Hutchinson Year”

Special Thanks to the Community Center for generously donating the food and their space for every bi-monthly trip

*SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 11:30am: “Are We Like Anne? Testing Religious Tolerance Then/Now”

Discussion led by “AHY” Coordinator - Refreshments - Free & open to the public - Invitation to also attend 10am service

Contact Toby for rides: 718-885-3423 Memorial United Methodist Church, 250 Bryant Av., White Plains - Rev. John Collins, 914-458-2949

*TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2pm: Roundtable Discussion at Lehman College

“1643: ANNE, NATIVE AMERICANS & THE DUTCH” - Discuss, ask questions, share facts & theories about this

“trailblazing feminist” & “proponent of religious freedom & social inclusion” ---- or was she an “American Jezebel” and

“a very dangerous woman”?! Open to the public, historians, history “buffs”, students, etc. - Informal setting, not a lecture!

Lehman Art Gallery Rotunda - Goulden Av., Gate 4 - Entrance ramp leads into Gallery building - 718-960-8731/960-8000 Free

*THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 6pm: Dinner to celebrate the year’s Anne Hutchinson festivities - Artie’s Restaurant

City Island Av. @ Ditmars -- $30per person: choice of 4 entrees/salad/dessert/coffee/tip. Enjoy food & friendship in honor of our

“woman ahead of her time”...or was she “deluded by the devil”?! Contact Pat Grondahl, 718-885-0727, to make reservations

*TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6: “THE HART ISLAND PROJECT” - EXHIBITION & TALK - OPENING RECEPTION 6:30pm

7:30pm Talk by Melinda Hunt, Artist & Project Director - Westchester Community College, Peekskill 914-402-5992, hartisland@aol.org Free +#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+#+

MORE EVENTS NOT TO BE MISSED:

*“Anne Hutchinson: A Clash of Cultures” - Exhibition continuing at St. Paul’s Historic Landmark Church

*WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1pm: George Way discusses his collection in the exhibition

*SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1pm: Lecture on New Netherland

*WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1pm: “Anne Hutchinson’s Brief Life Near St. Paul’s Church” - Lecture by David Osborn

897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon (Bronx/Pelham border) David Osborn, Director - 914-667-4116 All programs are free

*SUNDAY, December 4, 1pm: Urban Park Rangers Native American History & Culture Hike - Seton Falls Park

Hike through woodland likely to have been Anne Hutchinson land Call Rangers: 718-378-2061/548-0912 Free

***ALL INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE, SO PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK BEFOREHAND***

The Anne Hutchinson Year is supported by your contributions, by donations from Assembly Member Michael Benedetto, Bistro SK

Restaurant, and by Mary & John Rapaport, graduates of Pelham’s Hutchinson School & Eastchester’s Anne Hutchinson School

respectively. Also, with support-in-kind from U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley, State Senator Jeffrey Klein, and Councillor James

Vacca. Additionally, from Author Katherine Kirkpatrick & The Bronx County Historical Society; and with continuing back-up from

Violet Smith, Friend and Asst. Director, Women’s Herstory Assn.; Marianne Anderson, Administrator, Pelham Bay Park; Bill

Scribner, Director, Bronx Arts Ensemble; Huntington Free Library & Bronx History Forum: Bill Twomey, President; Tom Vasti,

Vice President; Tom Casey, Secretary; & Rich Vitacco, Treasurer. Thank you! Toby Z. Liederman, Coordinator (718-885-3423)

“The Anne Hutchinson Year” continues to support the work of the “Hutchinson River Restoration Project”, whose goals are

to make the river accessible to the public, clear the pollution, and educate the public about our beautiful river and her namesake. 11/2/11