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Upcoming 2016 Conference House Events

Ongoing Exhibit in the Conference House: "Coming to America" – Immigrant Experience

September                 

 Weekdays               Sept. 15 thru Oct. 16     "Franklin" Exhibit in Lenape Gallery                                                                  (Opening Reception on September 15th, 7-9 pm)

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 Saturday                September 17 (Rain Date 18) 1776 Peace Conference Celebration 11am-4pm

                            240th Anniversary of the 1776 Peace Conference

Children’s activities and games, historic house tours,

re-enactments, crafters, colonial dancing and live music,

colonial outdoor cooking, and so much more!

Visit the Franklin Exhibit in the Lenape Gallery

Saturday, September 17, 2016

(Rain Date:  Sunday, Sept. 18)

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Re-enactment of the 1776 Peace Conference

At 1:00 p.m. in front of the Conference House!

Conference House Park, 7455 Hylan Blvd., SI, NY

For more information: 718-984-6046

www.theconferencehouse.org

Donation:

$5.00 – adults

$3.00 – children (12 and under) and seniors

This program is supported by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

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Starting September 28th:

Wednesday             September 28  7 – 9pm Session 1 of Chair Caning Workshop  

4 Session Chair Caning Workshop on 4 Consecutive Wednesday Nights 7-9 pm,

In the Visitors Center on September 28th, October 5th, 12th, and 19th.

Extremely popular in Victorian times, Caning is the old method of weaving chair seats by using the natural strands of the Rattan Vine. Cane is inserted into the holes of a wooden chair frame to form an octagon pattern.  

This 4 session workshop will be led by Master Caner, Tina Kaasmann.

For further information or to make a reservation please call 718-984-6046.

Space is limited, pre-registration required. 

4 Sessions  Fee   $65 Members / $70 Non-members

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October

Saturday                      October 1 (Rain Date 2)        October Festival

Wednesdays  7 – 9pm     October 5, 12,19             Chair Caning Workshop    

                                     Sessions 2,3, and 4          

Friday                         October 21                             Psychic Night

Thursday – Sunday     Oct 27-30                        Play – The Haunting of Billop House

November

Thursday – Sunday     November 3-6                Play – The Haunting of Billop House

December

  Friday                        December 2                             Grand Illumination   

  Sunday                      December 4                             Colonial Christmas

  Thurs-Sunday           December 8- 11 "Marley" by Shakespearean  Players      

                                   December 15-18                                               

 

Conference House Association Office is located at 298 Satterlee St. Staten Island, NY 10307

Office Hours: Mon/Thurs/Friday 10AM – 3PM

House Tours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1:00-4:00PM  April-December and by appointment

School Tours by reservation

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Thank you for all the support!

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