Saint Paul's Church Program Schedule

Program Schedule:

December 2022 - March 2023

Most of these programs will be presented as hybrids. We are pleased to welcome a live audience, but we will also be offering the programs through shared platforms. Registration is necessary for the livestream option, through the Contact e mail listed below.

But please be aware that conditions related to the COVID 19 pandemic could cause changes in those formats. Thank you.

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Schedule of Presentations:

Wed., Dec. 7, 7 PM. A special Holiday performance by the acclaimed Bronx Opera Company, with arias and duets from the classics, as well as traditional seasonal carols.

Sat., Dec. 10. 1 PM. Enjoy a performance of Holiday music, with Alyssa Reit on Harp and Peter Reit on French Horn, featuring a talk, at intermission, exploring the centuries-old history of the site.

Sat., Dec. 17. 12 Noon. Join us for the Wreath Across America event, honoring service members buried at St. Paul’s. At 2 PM, St. Paul’s concert-organist-in-residence Kathryn Jones presents a holiday performance on the historic Erben pipe organ, accompanied by soprano singers.

Dec. 21 - Dec. 31, 10 AM to 4 PM, on the days we are open, we are pleased to offer our Family Holiday Program, with historic games, toys and activities, for children on vacation from school, parents, adults and others.

Sat., Dec. 24, 12 Noon. St. Paul's staff historian Maria Byrne explores the history of Christmas as a holiday in America, from its 19th century origins, to the present.

Sat., Jan. 14, 2023, 1 PM. Matthew Costello, a fellow at the White House Historical Association, who also teaches American history at American University, explores themes from his recent, well- regarded book, “The Property of the Nation: George Washington’s Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President.”

Monday, Jan. 16, 1 PM. Professor Kristopher Burrell of Hostos Community College/CUNY explores the civil rights activities and triumphs of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in recognition of the national holiday.

Sat., Feb. 11, 1 PM. Marking Black History Month, Professor Mark Christian of Lehman College, author of several books about African American history, explores the life, times and work of Dr. W.E.B. DuBois, a leading black spokesman and intellectual for nearly 70 years.

Monday, Feb. 20, President’s Day, open from 9 AM to 5 PM. Opening of new exhibition, “The Emergence of a National Historic Site: St. Paul’s Between the World Wars,” and a 1 PM talk by Professor Andrew Robertson of the CUNY Graduate Center exploring the Presidency of Calvin Coolidge. Presidents Washington & Lincoln will also be on hand to help mark the day.

Sat., March 11. Program commemorating Women’s History Month. At 1 PM, Jordyn May, who teaches American Women’s History at Fordham University, explores the history & culture of the flappers of the 1920s, and at 2:30 the world-renowned Ajkun Ballet theater presents a special dance sequence recalling the flappers.

Schedule is subject to change.

Last updated: December 7, 2022

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