Election Night Trivia, Politically Incorrect Cocktails, War Heroes + the Women Who Made NY
As the country elects its 45th President this Election Day, head to the Eldridge Street Synagogue to learn fun facts about presidents 1 through 44. Find out which Commander in Chief refused to eat broccoli and many more interesting facts.
Head to the main ballroom of the Brooklyn Bazaar for an election viewing party. There will be a large projector, cocktail specials, and a fun atmosphere. Best of all, admission is FREE!
Hillary Clinton’s historic run for the presidency of the United States is a great opportunity to celebrate women politicians who have helped pave the way. Head to the Tenement Museum to discuss Julie Scelfo's book "The Women Who Made New York," written about some of the great female politicians of all time. Seating is first-come, first-served. Books will be on sale for a 15% discount.
Jeff Richman, Green-Wood historian and author of the book "The Gallant Samuel Sims," will discuss the life of Civil War hero Captain Samuel Sims, and how his possessions ended up at Green-Wood. Then, you have the opportunity to go on a trolley tour where you will learn about the cemetery’s Civil War history, and even view Captain Sims’s grave.