Submitted by Admin on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 17:12

Special free Programs in February 2014

Wed., Feb. 5, 1 PM
Our lunchtime series features a performance of blue grass and folk music, with banjo and voice, from Sarah Lawrence College

Th., Feb. 6, 7 PM
Enjoy the vibrant sounds of Brazilian Jazz, performed by the Janet Grice Trio, with bassoon, guitar and percussion

Sat., Feb. 8, open from noon to 4 PM
A recognition of Black History Month
At 1 PM, Dr. Sherrill D. Wilson, an urban anthropologist, presents, Celebrating Freedom. Sponsored by the Speakers in the Humanities bureau of the New York Council of the Humanities, this digital program, with commentary, explores the official end of slavery in New York, proclaimed on July 4, 1827. At 2:30 PM, enjoy a living history presentation about 26th United States

Wed., Feb. 12, 1 PM
Marking Lincoln’s birthday, a talk explores the April 1865 assassination of our 16th President, including a surprising connection to St. Paul’s

Monday, Feb. 17; we’re open from 9 AM to 5 PM
A recognition of President’s Day
At 1 PM, author and historian Arthur Lefkowitz explores the leadership of George Washington, based on his book, “George Washington's Indispensable Men: The 32 Aides-de-camp who Helped Win American Independence”. There will also be living history dramatizations by General Washington and President Lincoln.

Wed., Feb. 19, 1 PM
Acclaimed organist Kathryn Jones performs on the 1830 Erben, one of the nation’s oldest working pipe organs

Wed., Feb. 26, 1 PM
Learn about colonial political life and early reflections of freedom of religion and the press through a presentation exploring the controversial, famous Election of 1733 held at St. Paul’s.

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