Submitted by ub on Fri, 12/27/2013 - 18:59

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site
897 South Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY

Special free Programs in January 2014

Wed., Jan. 1, New Year’s Day
The site will be open regular hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, with hot cider and cookies to welcome the New Year, historic toys and games for children, and a 1 PM presentation about the history of New Year’s.

Thursday, Jan. 2, 7 PM, Jazz: Bari Sax
Lisa Parrot, Australian-born, New York based Jazz impresario, plays music for baritone sax, accompanied by keyboard

Sat., Jan. 11, open from Noon to 4 PM
Shakespeare in the church: King Lear
At 1:30 PM, enjoy a performance by the Red Monkey Theatre Group of William Shakespeare's tragedy about a king who descends into madness after disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters.

Wed., Jan.15, 1 PM
The lunchtime series features a presentation and discussion about the public career and life of Alexander Hamilton - founding father, political philosopher and first Secretary of the Treasury

Monday, Jan. 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
The site will be open regular hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, with a special presentation at 1 PM by music historian Robert Cohen, “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement,” chronicling the music and history of the movement of the 1950s and 1960s that was led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wed., Jan. 22, 1 PM
The Wednesday lunchtime series presents Latin Jazz Guitars, with Ricardo Gautreau and company
Wed., Jan. 29, 1 PM: The New York Campaign of 1776
A talk and discussion about the series of Revolutionary War battles fought around New York from August through December 1776