JUNE 2009

National Trails Day: Walk the Waterfront!
Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

On Saturday, June 6th, the public is invited to Walk the Waterfront as a part of National Trails Day. Exercise both body and mind as our Education Coordinator leads you past historical and architectural landmarks lining the Yonkers waterfront, from a sculpture garden to urban murals. This walk is free, and runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (registration takes place at Philipse Manor Hall at 9:45 a.m.).

Lecture: Pirates, Smugglers & Explorers
Thursday, June 11, 7 p.m.

On Thursday, June 11th, Kimberly Flook delivers her popular lecture with a twist: Pirates, Smugglers and Explorers tells of all the occupations the sea inspired, from mariners and inventors to smugglers and pirates. This lecture is free and begins at 7 p.m. The public is also invited to attend our annual Friends of Philipse Manor Hall meeting to learn more about how Philipse Manor plans to serve the public in the future.

Create Your Own Exhibit: Pirates & Explorers
Sunday, June 28, 12 p.m.

On Sunday, June 28th, we take our lessons on pirates and explorers to (he)art with the Create Your Own Exhibit workshop. You’ll have the chance to learn how to create an exhibit by participating in one! We’ll learn about how exhibits are designed, create our own pirate-themed art, and hang it ourselves in the Community Gallery. This event is free with a suggested donation of $3 per person.


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