Thursday, October 7, 2010

Spirits Alive this Saturday, October 9th!

A Exciting Educational Walk Through Time
An Event for the Whole Family

Join us for a unique walking tour, Spirits Alive at Maple Grove Cemetery on Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 2:00pm-4:00pm. (83-15 Kew Gardens Rd.,
Kew Gardens, NY 11415, off Lefferts Boulevard)

Spirits Alive 2010 boasts a cast of twenty three people from all walks of life, from Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley to young students from Immaculate Conception School. Actors, in period costumes will recreate the lives of some of the Maple Grove’s most illustrious and historical figures, including movie director Irving Rapper, Civil War Surgeon Dr. Dennler, noted playwright, author and poet Don Marquis, rhythm and blues singer LaVern Baker, stage, film and television actress Theresa Merritt and many more.

This year we will be introducing a new historical figure, Lucia Cataldi, the World War II war bride from Napoli, Italy and special guest President Theodore Roosevelt who will speak about his close friendship with Elizabeth and Jacob Riis.

Visitors will receive easy-to-follow maps and programs.
$5 per adult, Members and children under 12 FREE!

Contact Information: (917) 881-3358,

RAIN OR SHINE: In case of rain, Spirits Alive will be held at The Center, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens (between 127-129 Street)
Spirits Alive 2010 is the highlight event at Maple Grove during the Open House New York Weekend. On Sunday, October 10th, there will be three Walking Tours at Maple Grove Cemetery: 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Reservations required for October 10th: (718) 544 3600
Cosponsored by Friends of Maple Grove

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