Thursday, November 13, 2014

Fwd: Battle of Fort Washington, History of Fort Tryon Park, and Ping Pong al Fresco

Upcoming Ways to Experience Fort Tryon Park    238th Commemoration of the Battle of Fort Washington    Sunday, November 16    12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.    Cafe Lawn in Fort Tryon Park    This year marks the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Fort  Washington, a key event during the Revolutionary War. Be transported  back in time and learn about your local history.    This event will feature the Brigade of the American Revolution, a  blacksmith demonstration, live 18th-century music, quill writing and  games for kids, author Barnet Schecter, tours of the battle scene by  heroine Margaret Corbin, and historical photos and maps. Prizes will  be given for best children's and best adult's revolutionary war  costume!    BE SURE TO RSVP    Origins of Fort Tryon Park with Sid Horenstein    Wednesday, November 19     6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.    Payson Center in Inwood Hill Park    Dyckman Street one block west of Payson Avenue    Space is limited for this lecture/slide show on the evolution of Fort  Tryon Park with Sidney Horenstein, author, geologist, and Educator  Emeritus from the American Museum of Natural History.    RSVP to <mailto:>  .    Ping Pong Paddles and Balls Still Available in    Fort Tryon Park    Fort Washington Terrace (adjacent to 190th A Train Station)    Catch the tail end of the ping pong season. Enjoy a game in the fall  foliage in Fort Tryon Park. Just make sure you return the free balls  and paddles into the designated box on site so others can enjoy a game  after you.    Photo courtesy of Emily Bert    For more information about upcoming free events and programs in Fort  Tryon Park, visit our website  <>   and "like" us on Facebook  <>  . To subscribe to our e-newsletter, email us here  <>  .          --  Powered by PHPlist, --          

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