Submitted by Admin on Mon, 12/29/2014 - 09:43

Free Programs * January 2015

Th., 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.

Sat., Jan. 10, open from Noon to 4 PM
Shakespeare in the church: The Two Gentlemen of Verona
At 1:30 PM, enjoy a performance - by an all female cast of the Red Monkey Theatre Group - of one of William Shakespeare's earliest plays, a comedy exploring themes of friendship and infidelity, and the conflict between friendship and love.

Wed., Jan.14, 1 PM
The lunchtime series features a presentation and discussion about the public career and life of the inimitable Alexander Hamilton - founding father, political philosopher first Secretary of the Treasury, tragic duel victim, etc.

Monday, Jan. 19,
Dr. 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 Springfield College Professor Martin Dobrow chronicling the struggles and triumphs of Dr. King in the crucial year of 1964, including a historic visit to Springfield, Massachusetts.

Wed., Jan. 21, 1 PM
The Wednesday lunchtime series presents a performance of original and standard folk songs, with guitar and voice, from Sarah Lawrence College.

Wed., Jan. 28, 1 PM: Musket Balls on Broadway: The Revolutionary War in New York
A talk and discussion about the critical series of Revolutionary War battles fought around New York from August through December 1776.

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