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Sunday, 3 April 2005
Washington Heights Inwood Online looking for volunteers....
Volunteer(s) Needed! We're looking for one or two people to help keep the calendar updated and useful for the community. As you may have noticed recently, updates have not happened regularly, due to extreme time demands on the webmaster. If you're interested in helping out, please contact the webmaster. Thanks!

http://www.washington-heights.us/calendar/

Posted by turnertourigny at 10:34 PM EDT
Updated: Sunday, 3 April 2005 10:35 PM EDT
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Saturday, 2 April 2005
6/12/05
Revolutionary Manhattan Tour - The Battles in Washington Heights

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn about the neighborhood where Washington warred and Burr wooed. Hear about John James Audubon, Malcolm X, Clement C. Moore, Mrs. Astor, Billy Sunday, Freddy Prinze, Maria Callas, Gen. Knyphausen and the Hessians, Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers. And more.

Includes FREE admission to the Morris-Jumel Mansion.

Tour conducted by Historian Frederick Cookinham.

Frederick Cookinham earned his Bachelor's degree in American History at Cortland State College in 1976, and his Master's at Brooklyn College in 1987. He is the author of the (hopefully) forthcoming book, THE AGE OF RAND.

All tours are $15, $10 for children and seniors. No reservations needed, but call to confirm: tours subject to cancellation without notice.

Private tours are also available for $20 per person: just give Fred a call.

"Lively ... Extraordinarily educational." --Daughters of the American Revolution
Location: Meet at 10 a.m. on the southeast corner of Fort Washington Avenue and 181st Street. (Take the A-train to 181st Street.)
Sponsor(s): Century Walking Tours
Contact: Frederick Cookinham | 917-607-9019 |



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6/11/05
Revolutionary Manhattan Tour - The Surrender of Fort Washington
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn about Manhattan's own major Revolutionary War battle, but very little known. Stand on the ramparts of the "Alamo of the Revolution." Eighteenth Century honor. Fort Washington Park, the George Washington Bridge and the Little Red Lighthouse. How not to build a fort. Howe to take one.

Tour conducted by Historian Frederick Cookinham.

Frederick Cookinham earned his Bachelor's degree in American History at Cortland State College in 1976, and his Master's at Brooklyn College in 1987. He is the author of the (hopefully) forthcoming book, THE AGE OF RAND.

All tours are $15, $10 for children and seniors. No reservations needed, but call to confirm: tours subject to cancellation without notice.

Private tours are also available for $20 per person: just give Fred a call.

"Lively ... Extraordinarily educational." --Daughters of the American Revolution
Location: Meet at 10 a.m. at the SOUTH entrance of Fort Tryon Park, on Margaret Corbin Plaza, at the end of Ft. Washington Avenue. Take the "A" train to 190th Street and take the elevator in the subway station to the top of the hill.
Sponsor(s): Century Walking Tours
Contact: Frederick Cookinham | 917-607-9019 |



Posted by turnertourigny at 10:59 PM EST
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Volunteers Needed.
The YM/YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood is looking for volunteers to package and deliver lunchtime meals to homebound seniors in Washington Heights and Inwood. Volunteers to provide friendly visiting to the homebound are being sought as well as volunteers to provide clerical help at our senior center. Call Sharon
212-569-5271 x221.

Posted by turnertourigny at 10:56 PM EST
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6/5/05
Annual George Washington Bridge Challenge
Non-competitive fund-raising event to fight cancer
after crossing the bridge, participants take one of several Challenges....walk/run routes, 5K and 10K, Bike routes, 4mile, 10mile, 25mile, 33mile, 63mile.
There will be a picnic afterwards.
Christine Driscoll-Casey
201-457-3418 ext 221

Posted by turnertourigny at 10:52 PM EST
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Thursday, 31 March 2005
6/5/05
Revolutionary Manhattan Tour - The Legend of Margaret Corbin

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn about the Battle for Fort Washington, camp life, the historic Dyckman House. The first woman to fight for America. Reading a battle map. Who were the Hessians? And more.

Tour conducted by Historian Frederick Cookinham.

Frederick Cookinham earned his Bachelor's degree in American History at Cortland State College in 1976, and his Master's at Brooklyn College in 1987. He is the author of the (hopefully) forthcoming book, THE AGE OF RAND.

All tours are $15, $10 for children and seniors. No reservations needed, but call to confirm: tours subject to cancellation without notice.

Private tours are also available for $20 per person: just give Fred a call.

"Lively ... Extraordinarily educational." --Daughters of the American Revolution
Location: Meet at 10 a.m. on the northwest corner of Broadway and 207th Street. (A-train to 207th Street stop.)
Sponsor(s): Century Walking Tours
Contact: Frederick Cookinham | 917-607-9019 |



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4/12/05
Washington Heights Branch of the New York Public Library
4pm
Magic Show
ages 5-12
1000 St. Nicholas Ave at W. 160th St.
212-923-6054

Posted by turnertourigny at 7:04 PM EST
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4/12/05-preregistration required
Fort Washington Branch of the New York Public Library
Crafts
ages 6-12
535 W. 179th St. between St. Nicholas and Audubon Aves
212-927-3533

Posted by turnertourigny at 7:00 PM EST
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Wednesday, 30 March 2005
4/12/05
Inwood Branch of the New York Public Library
4pm
Picture Book Time
ages 4-12
4790 Broadway, north of Dyckman
212-942-2445

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5/7/05
Gallery Workshop for Families at The Cloisters - The Dragon and the Unicorn

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Children ages four through twelve and their families are invited for an hour-long family workshop, "The Dragon and the Unicorn."

FREE with Museum admission. Suggested museum admission is $12 for adults, $7 for students and senior citizens. Free admission for members and children under twelve with an adult.
Location: The Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park
Sponsor(s): The Cloisters
Contact: Cloisters Staff | 212-650-2280



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