Thursday, April 26, 2012

Open House on May 20

Sunday, May 20: Sacred Sites | Old First Open House
1 pm - 5 pm
A statewide event sponsored by the New York Landmarks Conservancy.
Sunday May 20 is a chance for our neighbors, city and state, to get to know Old First, tour our lovely sanctuary, hear our spectacular organ, and learn why Old First, it's people and its building are special to everyone in the greater community.
Schedule of Events:
1:00 -- Michael Devonshire, Director of Conservation, Jan Hird Pokorny Associates, Inc. will speak about “The Importance of Historic Preservation”.

1:30 - 2:30 -- Music by Aleeza Meir, Organist, Old First Reformed Church, performed on our sanctuary's 1891 Roosevelt pipe organ.

Ongoing 1:00 - 5:00 -- Guided and Self-Guided Tours of the Sanctuary.

On Display:
• The History of Old First since 1654
• Programs and Organizations Old First supports in the Community
• Programs within the Church

For Sale: Decorative Plates with historic engraving of Old First, and
Windows: Old First Reformed Church, a full color book of our sanctuary stained glass

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