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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

Sat 02 Mar
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, March 2, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

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. 11:00am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages
Sat 09 Mar
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, March 9, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

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. 11:00am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages
Sat 16 Mar
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, March 16, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

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. 11:00am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages
Sat 16 Mar
Rivertown String Quartet: Peace Concert
Saturday, March 16, 2019 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Join the Rivertown String Quartet for their third performance at Philipse Manor Hall! Make time for peace and music with uplifting arrangements from the likes of Bach, Barber, Cat Stevens and more! The concert starts at 3:30 on Saturday, March 16th is free to attend! 3:30PM-4:45pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages
Sat 23 Mar
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, March 23, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

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. 11:00am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages
Thu 28 Mar
Yonkers Downtown Quality of Life Meeting
Thursday, March 28, 2019 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Join local politicians, police officers from the 4th precinct, business and land owners, community activist and residents for an ongoing discussion about the changes and proposals impacting the downtown area. All residents of the downtown are invited to attend to voice their concerns and hear about what the future may bring to Yonkers! 7:00pm-8:30pm | Location: Yonkers | Free | Ages: All Ages
Sat 30 Mar
Yoga and Meditation Class
Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

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. 11:00am-12:15pm | Location: Yonkers | $10 | Ages: All Ages
Sat 30 Mar
Saturday Family Movie: The Little Mermaid
Saturday, March 30, 2019 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

The winter series of Saturday Family Movie moves right along with an all-time classic, The Little Mermaid! Join Ariel, a mermaid, in her care-free life under the seas! Will all the fun and adventure be enough to keep her content with her water locked life? 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