Dates To Know In Washington Heights And Inwood This Week

Gus Saltonstall
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UPPER MANHATTAN, NY — Patch has compiled a list of events residents in Inwood and Washington Heights might want to know about in the coming week.

From community board meetings to local art exhibitions to learning about Fort Tryon Park, here are the dates to know for the week of Jan. 25.

Ongoing Events:

Dyckman Farmhouse: "Unspoken Voices: Honoring The Legacy Of Black America": The Dyckman Farmhouse at 4881 Broadway has a current exhibition with three local Upper Manhattan artists who were each inspired by the research that Dyckman Farmhouse has been doing about people previously enslaved at the property.

You can book an admissions ticket on the farmhouse's website.

Morris-Jumel Mansion: COVIDA — Homage To Victims Of The Pandemic: The Morris-Jumel Mansion at 65 Jumel Terrace, near West 163rd Street, has an outdoor public art installation that pays tribute to the lives lost during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The exhibit was created by Andrea Arroyo, who lives a couple of blocks away from the installation in Washington Heights.

Local Community Board Meetings

Around Upper Manhattan

"Talking About Race Matters" lecture series from the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum: Herbert Seignoret will lead a discussion on Wednesday, Feb.3, called "Unearthing New York City's Forgotten Past: Seneca Village The Life And Death Of An African American And Irish Immigrant Community." The conversation will specifically include the history of Seneca Village. You can get tickets here.

The Secrets of Inwood, Prehistoric NYC Neighborhood: The New York Adventure Club will take you on a time machine back to the 18th-century Manhattan, where you can learn about what the Inwood neighborhood used to look like. The online program will take place Friday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. You can sign up for the event here.

How Fort Tryon Park's Animals Survive in Winter: Author and naturalist Leslie Day will lead a Zoom workshop on how the fauna in Fort Tryon Park survive the winter. The event will take place Sunday, Feb. 7, at 4 p.m. You can sign up for the event here.

This article originally appeared on the Washington Heights-Inwood Patch