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Sat 15 Jun
Historical Games
Saturday, June 15, 2024 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
How did people entertain themselves in the past? Join us indoors (outdoors, weather-permitting) at Philipse Manor Hall to try your hand at all kinds of historical games. Learn the history behind these games and then learn how to play Quoits, Nine Men's Morris, Shut the Box, Mancala, Graces, Ninepins, Captain's Mistress, and more! For children and adults. Free! No registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free.
Sun 16 Jun
Morning Hatha Yoga
Sunday, June 16, 2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
Join us for this new Sunday morning Hatha yoga series at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site! The beautiful sunlit Gothic Chamber is the perfect place for a morning yoga class. Open to all levels and abilities! All proceeds benefit the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall. Register at www.philipsemanorhall.com/programs-and-events.
Fri 21 Jun
Historian & A Movie: Master & Commander
Friday, June 21, 2024 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
"Master & Commander: The Far Side of the World" (2003, 138 mins) follows a British naval Captain Jack Aubrey and his crew as they experience both boredom and intense battle as they play a game of cat and mouse with a French ship during the Napoleonic Wars. With historian commentary by Chad Johnson of New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site and archivist and reenactor Matthew Thorenz, who will reveal the historical accuracies and inaccuracies of the film and how true it is to the novel of the same name by Patrick O'Brian. To register, email philipsemanorhall@parks.ny.gov or call 914- 965-4027.
Sun 23 Jun
Morning Hatha Yoga
Sunday, June 23, 2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
Join us for this new Sunday morning Hatha yoga series at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site! The beautiful sunlit Gothic Chamber is the perfect place for a morning yoga class. Open to all levels and abilities! All proceeds benefit the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall. Register at www.philipsemanorhall.com/programs-and-events.
Sat 29 Jun
Yonkers Waterfront Walking Tour
Saturday, June 29, 2024 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
Why was Philipse Manor Hall built where it was? Why did the Munsee have a village in downtown Yonkers for thousands of years? How did the Yonkers waterfront change over time? Learn the answers to these questions and more as you explore the daylighted Saw Mill River and Yonkers' Hudson River waterfront. $6 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Tickets include museum admission. To register, email philipsemanorhall@parks.ny.gov or call 914-965-4027.
Sun 30 Jun
Morning Hatha Yoga
Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
Join us for this new Sunday morning Hatha yoga series at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site! The beautiful sunlit Gothic Chamber is the perfect place for a morning yoga class. Open to all levels and abilities! All proceeds benefit the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall. Register at www.philipsemanorhall.com/programs-and-events.