Calendar

2015-16 Calendar of Events

 

2015

September 15 Young Family and Van Cortlandt House Museum Petting Zoo and Carnival at Van Cortlandt, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
September 21 Historical Activities Committee Exhibition Tour of the John Singer Sargent exhibit at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 12 Noon
September 28 Deadline for Candidate Application and Letters
October 4 – 10 50th Anniversary of NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission at Van Cortlandt, 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.
October 6 Book Club Meeting at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
October 7 Walking in the Footsteps of General Washington tour by Laura Carpenter Myers at Van Cortlandt, 2:00 p.m.
October 7 Book Club Meeting at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
October 14 Historical Activities Committee Lecture on Isabella Stewart Gardner given by Marlene Barasch Strauss at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, 2:30 p.m.
October 14 Library Open House for Genealogical Research at Headquarters, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
October 22 Van Cortlandt Benefit Reading of Love Always with Playwright Bill Connington at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
October 29 Young Family Halloween Party at Headquarters, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
October CUNY Awards Ceremony
November 3 Book Club Meeting at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
November 8 Patriotic Societies’ Church Service at St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue at 53rd Street,  4:00 p.m.
November 11 Sulgrave Committee Reception and Lecture with Flora Fraser, the author of The Washingtons, at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
November 24 “Evacuation Day – The Forgotten Holiday” at Van Cortlandt, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
December 2 Christmas Reception at Headquarters, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
December 5 Santa Claus Pajama Story Time of Twas the Night Before Christmas at Van Cortlandt, 6:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Reservations recommended as space is limited.
December 6 “Christmas in the Colonies” Open House at Van Cortlandt, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Dec 8 – Jan 11 “Christmas in the Colonies” Decorations at Van Cortlandt, 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.

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2016

January 13 Historical Activities Committee Reception and Lecture with Thomas Fleming, author of The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson that Defined a Nation at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
February 2 Book Club Meeting at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
February 5 Van Cortlandt and Young Members Committees Mardi Gras Party at Headquarters, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
February 10 Library Open House for Genealogical Research at Headquarters, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
February 17 Historical Activities Committee Reception and Lecture with Richard Brookhiser, author of Founder’s Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln, at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
February 23 Book Club Meeting at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
February 28 Prospective Member Wine and Cheese Reception at Headquarters, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
March 4 Fort Ticonderoga Ball
March 7 Book Club Meeting at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
March 9 Historical Activities Committee Reception and Lecture with Brett Palfreyman, on “ Loyalist Left Behind: New York City after the American Revolution” at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
April 5 Book Club Meeting at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
April 20 Annual Meeting and Reception at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
April 26 Deadline for Candidate Applications and Letters
April 26 or 27 Historical Activities Committee trip to Andalusia, home to generations of the Biddle family and one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in America, in Buck’s County, PA
May 3 Book Club Meeting at Headquarters, 6:00 p.m.
May 11 Library Open House for Genealogical Research at Headquarters, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
June Young Members’ ‘Pink & Green’ Party at Headquarters, 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
July Picnic Supper and New York Philharmonic Concert in Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx, 6:00 p.m.
August Adventures in Time Summer History Camp for Children at Van Cortlandt

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Headquarters Closed during 2015: Sept. 7, Nov. 26 & 27, Dec. 25
Headquarters Closed during 2016: Jan. 1, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, May 30, July 4, Sept. 5, Nov. 24 & 25

Van Cortlandt House Museum (VCHM) is open Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. In addition to being closed on Mondays, VCHM will be closed on the following days:
During 2015: Sept. 7, Nov. 26, Dec. 25
During 2016: Jan. 1, Jan. 18, Feb. 15, May 30, July 4, Sept. 5, Nov. 24 , Dec. 25

 
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www.nscdny.org
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Van Cortlandt House Museum

The Van Cortlandt House Museum, is the oldest building in The Bronx, New York City.
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Education

We offer an authentic experience based on colonial daily life in New Amsterdam through our interactive field trip program which ties in with the New York City Department of Education Social Studies standards.

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