Tivoli Sesquicentennial Weekend

Tivoli Sesquicentennial Weekend

Tivoli incorporated as a Village 150 years ago back in 1872!

Tivolians near and far! Below is information about our celebratory weekend coming up on June 17, 18, & 19!

The Weekend’s Program of Events:
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Link to the Sesquicentennial Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/tivolisesqui

Link to the virtual store for Sesquicentennial merchandise:
https://www.cafepress.com/tivolisesqui

We look forward to seeing everyone and coming together to celebrate our Village and our community!

Mayor Joel Griffith
Sesquicentennial Chair Trish Tieger
The Tivoli Sesquicentennial Committee

Meeting Date : May 24, 2022

Eleanor Roosevelt “Small Places” Commemoration
October 11-13, 2019

Friday, October 11, 6pm, Watts-De Peyster Hall, 86 Broadway, Tivoli.
Reception and reception and celebration of Mrs. Roosevelt’s 135th birthday, featuring a talk by
Jeffrey Urbin, Director for Education at the FDR Presidential Library, “Becoming Eleanor”

Saturday, October 12 , 10am,  St. Paul’s Church, 39 Woods Road, Tivoli
Ribbon cutting and remarks by Tivoli Mayor Joel Griffith,  Mrs. Roosevelt’s granddaughter Laura Roosevelt, The Right Reverend Allen Shin, Suffragan Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, The Rev. Canon James Elliot Lindsley, and others

Picnic lunch at the Harris-Smith Post of the American Legion, 86 Broadway, Tivoli
Hot Dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers

Presentations begin at 1pm at Watts-De Peyster Hall, 86 Broadway, Tivoli
“Eleanor Roosevelt: The Evolution of a Leader”
Franceska Macsali-Urbin, the Supervising Ranger at the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site aka Val-Kill and Sally-Dwyer McNulty, Professor of History at Marist College

“The Meaning of Human Rights in Eleanor’s Time and Ours”
Larry Cox, former Executive Director of Amnesty International USA

“Human Rights in the Hudson Valley”
A panel discussion lead by Jen Drake of the Dutchess County Commission on Human Rights, including DCCHR Chair Jody Miller, Deputy Commissioner for Special Needs Toni Ciarfella, Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center Director Jeff Rindler, and the Worker Justice Center of New York’s Human Trafficking Specialist Cecilia Cortina among others.

Sunday, October 13, 10am, St. Paul’s & Trinity Parish, 39 Woods Road, Tivoli
A Festive Service Commemorating the Life and Legacy of Eleanor Roosevelt,
celebrated by The Rev. Masud Ibn Syedullah

All events are free and open to the public, all are welcome.