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Wed 16 Jan
Storytime at the Museum
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Preschoolers ages 1 to 5 (accompanied by a caregiver) can hear stories, sing songs and enjoy hands-on museum activities in the county’s oldest standing building!! Today’s topic will be on Martin Luther King Jr.! Presented in partnership with the Yonkers Public Library

11:00am-12:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: 1-5

Sat 19 Jan
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, January 19, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Saturday January 5th, 12th, and 26th. NO EVENT ON THE 19TH.

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer. It helps us sleep better, and can ultimately can help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and walk ins welcomed. No mats. $10 per class, no reservations needed.

11:00 am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages

Sat 26 Jan
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Saturday January 5th, 12th, and 26th. NO EVENT ON THE 19TH.

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer. It helps us sleep better, and can ultimately can help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and walk ins welcomed. No mats. $10 per class, no reservations needed.

11:00 am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages

Sat 26 Jan
Saturday Family Movie: Monsters INC
Saturday, January 26, 2019 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The winter series of Saturday Family Movie kicks off with a trip to Monstropolis to see our favorite scarer and his coach in Monsters Inc! Mike and Sully are at the top of the scare world and about to break the record for screams generated, but will they be able enjoy their success? All Saturday Family Movies are rated PG and free to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. Each movie will take place at 3pm inside the Gothic Chamber of Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site.

3:00pm-5:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Thu 07 Feb
Downtown Yonkers Gallery Hop
Thursday, February 7, 2019 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Stop by each of the 4 major downtown galleries: Blue Door Art Center, PC4, Philipse Manor Hall and the Riverfront Library, the first Thursday of each month to view new and exciting exhibits of arts and culture!

5:30PM-7:30pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Sat 09 Feb
Rivertown String Quartet: From Russia with Love
Saturday, February 9, 2019 03:00 PM - 04:45 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Looking for a different kind of Valentine’s Day concert? Join us for candy, crafts and classical music from Russia! Receive Borodin’s famous anniversary present for his wife Ekaterina, the romantic String Quartet No. 2. Experience Shostakovitch’s dramatic musical response to fascism, the String Quartet No. 8. Historical, political, musical and biographical anectdotes included in the concert!

3:30PM-4:45pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Sat 16 Feb
Presidents’ Day
Saturday, February 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Presidents George Washington and Franklin Delano Roosevelt both visited Philipse Manor Hall, and this Presidents’ Day, you can do the same! Celebrate the Manor Hall’s collection of presidential portraits with crafts, scavenger hunts, quizzes, and more. Come meet and mingle with the 16th president Abraham Lincoln, and hear him regale you with how he grew into the man we all came! Event is free thanks to Friends of Philipse Manor Hall.

12:00PM-3:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Wed 20 Feb
Storytime at the Museum
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Preschoolers ages 1 to 5 (accompanied by a caregiver) can hear stories, sing songs and enjoy hands-on museum activities in the county’s oldest standing building!! Today’s topic will be on the American Presidents! Presented in partnership with the Yonkers Public Library

11:00am-12:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: 1-5

Thu 21 Feb
Slavery in Dutch New York 1626-1664
Thursday, February 21, 2019 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The Friends of Philipse Manor Hall and the New Netherlands Institute are pleased to welcome Curator Travis Bowman, who will present the role slavery played in the formation and growth of the West India Company and how the Company’s Atlantic slave trading activities affected the colonists of Dutch New York. The lecture takes place at 6:30 and is free to attend!

6:30pm-8:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages

Sat 23 Feb
Saturday Family Movie: Show Dogs
Saturday, February 23, 2019 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The winter series of Saturday Family Movie continues with a dog out of place in, Show Dogs. Max is a rough and tumble Rottweiler police dog who gets sent undercover as a pampered show dog in a prestigious Dog Show. Along with his human partner, can the two of them avert a disaster from happening? All Saturday Family Movies are rated PG and free to attend. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and refreshments. Each movie will take place at 3pm inside the Gothic Chamber of Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site.

3:00pm-5:00pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages