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March 2017

NYC’s Oldest Standing Bridge: Lecture on the History of the High Bridge at Yeshiva University

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yeshiva Unversity, 430 Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue, betw. W. 183rd & 184th Sts.
New York, 10040 United States

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, Yeshiva University, NYC Parks and the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct and learn what went into the making of the historic High Bridge, NYC’s oldest standing bridge, and how it transformed New York City. Robert Kornfeld, historian and preservation architect will present on the making of the High Bridge and the Croton Aqueduct system, an engineering marvel listed on the National Register of Historic Places. RSVP is required. Please email:

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Inwood Art Works Forum: Producing Theater Uptown

March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
809 Bar & Grill, 112 Dyckman Street (Between Sherman & Nagle)
New York, 10040 United States

A panel of Uptown theater producers discusses the challenges of producing a show uptown: Lonnie EJ Cooper – UP Theater Company, Manhattan, Melissa Moschitto – The Anthropologists, Mino Lora – People’s Theatre Project, Matt Antar – Pied Piper Children’s Theatre & Delphi Theatre. FREE Food & Sangria!

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$30 - $50

An Evening with Robert Siegel (Host of NPR’s “All Things Considered”)

March 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cornerstone Center/Our Saviour’s Atonement Church, 178 Bennett Avenue (@ 189th St.)
New York, NY 10040 United States

Join the host of NPR’s “All Things Considered” for a lively conversation about politics and the role of the media in the age of Trump. All proceeds from the event will benefit Marble Hill Nursery School, a nonprofit parent cooperative nursery school in the Bronx.

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April 2017

Words Out Loud Poetry Workshop, Word Up

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Nicole Lanier Montez for an afternoon of poetry reading, poetic trivia and poetry workshop. Montez strongly believes poetry is the comforter of the soul and the poetry workshop is…

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$10 - $15

RESCHEDULED – Women’s History Month Program: Women and Chocolate at Morris-Jumel

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Taste for Chocolate curator Carol S. Ward will present an illustrated lecture discussing women’s changing roles in the importation, distribution, and consumption of chocolate. $15, $10 Members/Students. For more information and to make a reservation, please contact publicprograms@morrisjumel.org.

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Community Building: The Inwood Branch Library

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Inwood Public Library, 4790 Broadway (Between Dyckman St & Academy St)
New York, 10034 United States

A presentation and slideshow on the history of the Inwood Library. Historical images and accounts from NYPL’s permanent collection will be presented. Come hear how the local community fostered the vibrant library that we know today.

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