The World Made by Women
With Dr. Amanda Foreman
March 8 at 6 p.m.
Join award-winning historian and Wall Street Journal columnist
Dr. Amanda Foreman for a FREE behind-the-scenes look at her documentary, “The Ascent of Womanthe inspiration for her
forthcoming book, "The World Made by Women." Foreman is also the author of the New York Times Notable Book "Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire," which was adapted into the Academy Award-winning movie "The Duchess," starring Keira Knightley; and the best-selling
African American Trailblazers Awards Honors Local Leaders
On Thursday, February 25, Westchester County Executive George Latimer, the African American Advisory Board, and the County Board of Legislators, honored the accomplishments of local citizens of African descent at this year's Trailblazer Awards. Honorees included Mayor Shawn Patterson-Howard, Dr. Glenn A. Davis, Mr. Olney Reynolds, and
Dr. Philip Ozuah, and Dr. Larry Spruill gave a special presentation.
SPRING IS COMING:
How to Identify Common Threats to Your Garden
Last week JHC marked National Invasive Species Awareness Week, celebrating ten years of educating the public about invasive species in partnership with Lower Hudson PRISM, Rye Sustainability Committee, Con Edison, Rye Garden Club, and the

We're also proud to be a part of Westchester County's new
Planting Westchester initiative. Watch the video below to learn how to manage common invasive species in your garden.
(Photo above: Invasive jetbead, rhodotypos scandens)
WATCH A CLIP:
Thomas E. Ricks on America's 'First Principles'
Watch Pulitzer Prize-winner Thomas E. Ricks, who spoke at a JHC program on February 23, describe what inspired him to write his best-selling new book, "First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country."

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Jay Estate
A National Historic Landmark
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Rye, NY 10580 


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