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April 2019

Cold Weather Plant Sale

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - April 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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$2.50 - $5.00

COLD WEATHER PLANT SALE - at The Myers Residence Campus - beginning Monday, April 22 and continuing at least until Tuesday, April 30, or until plants are sold out. The following vegetables will be in 4 packs: - Swiss Chard - Cabbage - Kale - Kohlrabi - Brussels sprouts - Bok choy - Cauliflower There are also herbs in 3"  pots: - Thyme - Parsley sorrel 4 packs - $5.00 3" pots - $2.50      

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The UGRR – a New Interpretation of an Old Story – Lifelong Learners SUNY ESC

April 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Empire State College, 111 West Avenue
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866
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Dark of night, tunnels, hidey-holes and daring escapes populate our images of Underground Railroad history. The notion of Quakers helping poor, oppressed escaped slaves informs how Underground Railroad history is portrayed. While the Underground Railroad is a piece of American history that is thought to be well known, research into period documents tells a very different story than the one that is traditionally held in public memory. Revisit this fascinating period in American history, examine its public side, the role…

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For the Culture – Trivia Night Fundraiser

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 - $20

Lucky Strike Social and Underground Railroad History Project are partnering to put on a trivia night to remember. Fun, intriguing questions around the topic of Black culture, music, national and local history of the Capital Region will challenge you and your competitors. A $250 gift basket will be awarded to the winning team. Gift certificates are from Capital Region businesses. Put together a team of 6-8 people to enjoy a night of laughs, drinks,mingling and learning. All proceeds from this…

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Arbor Day at The Myers Residence

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, 194 Livingston Avenue
Albany, NY 12210 United States
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To celebrate Arbor Day 2019, the City of Albany and The Pine Hollow Arboretum propose to hold a planting event on Friday, April 26th 2019 from 11am-12:30 pm at the Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence, a location of historical and cultural significance. In keeping with the historical context of the Myers Residence and garden, a border of heirloom variety lilacs will be planted that will both enhance the aesthetic value of the residence while providing direct environmental benefits. The event…

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Metro [NY] Friends

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
135 Prospect Park – Apt. E1 Brooklyn, New York 11218 + Google Map

    Gather with NYC Underground Railroad activists as we plan how to share NYC's rich UGRR heritage and its relationship with us today. We meet in Brooklyn at the home of Alan Singer. Pizza and soda are generously provided by Alan. Join with this lively, enthusiastic group to elevate UGRR history to its rightful place of prominence in public memory. Need more information? Call Mary Liz Stewart, Executive Director of URHP, at 518-432-4432.      

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