Sat Dec 13, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Sat Dec 13, 2014 2:00pm – 4:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Thu Dec 11, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Tue Dec 9, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Sat Dec 6, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Sat Dec 6, 2014 1:59pm – 3:59pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Fri Dec 5, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Thu Dec 4, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Wed Dec 3, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Wed Dec 3, 2014 2:00pm – 4:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Tue Dec 2, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:00pm – 4:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Fri Nov 28, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Wed Nov 26 – Sun Oct 26, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Mon Nov 24, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

EVENING BOOK CLUB

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

A DISCUSSION GROUP FOCUSED ON AWARD-WINNING BOOKS AND NOTED WRITERS.  EACH MONTH A NOVELLA-LENGTH BOOK IS FEATURED AND COPIES ARE AVAIALBE AT OUR LIBRARY.  THIS MONTH WE ARE DISCUSSING “THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE” BY MURIEL SPARKS.

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Sat Nov 22, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War
Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.
Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:00pm – 10:00pm

War

Sponsored by: Yale Repertory Theatre

About War

Tensions escalate between Tate and Joanne at their mother’s hospital bedside. As they attack each other’s smallest words and biggest choices, they are ambushed by two strangers who make a shocking claim about their grandfather’s WWII tour of duty. War is a wildly provocative, bracingly funny, and all-too-human portrait of a family navigating the landmines of the past as they try to broker peace with each other—and themselves—in the present.

Acclaimed playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins makes his Yale Rep debut with the world premiere of War. His recent plays An Octoroon and Appropriate, which the New York Times praised as “highly entertaining, sharp, and peopled with complex characters,” were honored together with the 2014 OBIE Award for Best New American Play. Lileana Blain-Cruz recently directed Christina Anderson’s Hollow Roots for The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival.

Admission: Free
Yale Repertory Theatre
1120 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Thu Nov 20, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

WRITERS’ ROUND

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION GROUP AND WORKSHOP FOR WRITERS OF PROSE, FICTION , POETRY, SCRIPTS, ETC.—ALL GENRES.  BRING YOUR ORIGINAL WORKS AND BE INSPIRED BY OUR WRITING PRACTICE.

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Thu Nov 20 – Sun Nov 23, 2014 11:59am – 12:59pm

Holiday Bazaar at Trinity on the Green

Sponsored by: Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green

Always the weekend before Thanksgiving, Trinity on the Green’s annual HOLIDAY BAZAAR features handmade decorations, knitted items, baked goods, a tag sale and a silent auction. Opening at 12:00 noon on Thursday, Nov. 20 and closing at 1 PM on Sunday, Nov. 23.
Contact: Peggy Bekeny at 203.624.3101 or by email at: officeassistant@trinitynewhaven.org

Admission: FREE
Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green, New Haven
Chapel Street at Temple Street
New Haven
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Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:30pm – 11:30pm

TECH TALKS—MONTHLY, NEW TOPICS

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

COME LEARN ABOUT WHAT IS NEW IN ELECTRONICS AND HOW BEST TO AVOID PROBLEMS.  BRING YOUR QUESTIONS AS WELL.
FOR THIS MONTH’S TOPIC CALL 203-734-1492.

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Wed Nov 19, 2014 7:00pm

From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Co. in the 1950s

Sponsored by: CT Historical Society

Free and open to the public.  No reservations necessary.  It’s time to revisit G. Fox Co., where the customer was always right! Bring your memories along with your favorite purchases. We’ll have some tables for display of G. Fox Co. treasures and time for you to share a favorite G. Fox Co. story

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

READ TO THOR AND BAILEY

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

BE A READING KID (B.A.R.K.) AND READ A STORY TO OUR FRIENDLY LISTENING DOGS.  PARENTS CAN REGISTER   THEIR KIDS FOR A 15-MINUTE SESSION BY CALLING 203-734-1492

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:00pm

Concert: “Crystal Palace Soiree”

Sponsored by: Yale Center for British Art

Join us for a performance of Victorian songs and other music inspired by Victorian sculpture.

This program is offered in conjunction with the Center’s special exhibition “Sculpture Victorious: Art in an Age of Invention, 1837-1901.”

Admission: Free
Yale Center for British Art
1080 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:30pm – 7:30pm

TEEN MOVIE NIGHT—MALEFICENT

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

ENJOY A FREE MOVIE ON BLU-RAY AND FREE SNACKS, WITH A DINNER AT INTERMISSION.REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND ALL MUST BE ON TIME—DOORS CLOSE AT 5:45PM.  TO REGISTER CALL 203-734-1492.

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:00am – 12:00pm

A&C Fest: Author Judith Frank, All I Love and Know

Sponsored by: Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven

Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November - December. Location, unless otherwise listed: 360, Amity Rd., Woodbridge, CT 06525. Contact, unless otherwise stated: Ruth Gross, ruthg@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522.
http://www.jccnh.org/arts-culture-festival

Author Judith Frank, All I Love and Know
A searing drama of a modern American family on the brink of dissolution, one that explores adoption, gay marriage, and love lost and found.
Suggested Donation: $6
Sponsored by Women’s Philanthropy, Jewish Federation
http://jewishnewhaven.org/events/arts—culture-festival-2014—-judith-frank

Admission: $6
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:30pm

GMO OMG !

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

Connecticut was the first state to pass a labeling bill for GMO foods. This film shows why it was necessary. Members from Connecticut Families against Chemical Trespassing (ConnFACT), formerly GMO Free CT, will be present to discuss the film afterwards. 

This program is free and open to the public.  No reservations are required.  For more information, please call 203.783.3307 or email nabbey@ci.milford.ct.us.

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:00pm – 7:00pm

TECHTALKS—NEW FOCUS EACH MONTH

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

TECH TALKS INFORMS YOU OF WHAT IS NEW IN ELECTRONICS AND HOW TO AVOID PROBLEMS.  FEEL FREE TO BRING YOUR QUESTIONS AS WELL.  FOR DETAILS CALL 203-734-1492.

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:00pm

Affordable Care Act

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

The Affordable Care Act – also known as Obamacare – is starting its second year, and registration begins November 15.  For many people, the details of this law remain a mystery.
  The Milford Public Library will be hosting an information session on Monday, November 17 at 2 p.m. to explain some of the details.  This presentation will be led by Trish Pearson, principle at Trish Pearson Insurance Services, LLC.
Free and open to the public.  No reservations necessary.

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:30pm – 1:30pm

WOMEN’S FORUM

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

WE DISCUSS LITERATURE IN THE FORM OF SHORT STORIES OR POETRY.  THIS MONTH WE FOCUS ON TWO SHORT STORIES BY MARY ROBISON. FREE COPIES ARE AVAILABLE.  WE SERVE FREE COFFEE AND TEA.  FEEL FREE TO BRING A LIGHT LUCH.

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Sun Nov 16, 2014 2:00pm – 4:00pm

BRING ON THE HOOPLA

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

KIDS ARE INVITED TO ENJOY SOME HOOLA-HOOPING TIME AND SUCH.  BRING YOUR PARENTS TO ENJOY THE FUN.  FOR DETAILS CALL 203-734-1492.

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Global Day of Jewish Learning: Noah’s Bed with PJ Library (Ages 3-8)

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November - December.
http://www.jccnh.org/arts-culture-festival

Global Day of Jewish Learning: Noah’s Bed with PJ Library (Ages 3-8)
This year’s Global Day of Jewish Learning revolves around the theme of courage. Join PJ Library as we learn about play, learn and grow with Noah’s Bed by Lis and Jim Coplestone. Noah’s Bed is an enchanting retelling of the Ark tale and a little boy’s courage.

Contact: Laura Ross, laurar@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522
http://jewishnewhaven.org/events/noahs-bed-with-pj-library

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Sun Nov 16, 2014 10:30am – 11:30am

Global Day of Jewish Learning: Author Naomi Schaefer Riley, Got Religion?

Sponsored by: Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven

Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November - December.
http://www.jccnh.org/arts-culture-festival

Global Day of Jewish Learning: Author Naomi Schaefer Riley, Got Religion?
Got Religion? How Churches, Mosques and Synagogues can Bring Young People Back
Examines the reasons for the defection and how the solutions for one religious group can be adapted to work for another.
Sponsored by Jewish Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation
http://jewishnewhaven.org/events/arts—culture-festival-2014—-naomi-schaefer-riley

Ruth Gross, ruthg@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Sat Nov 15, 2014 7:00pm

Forgot to Laugh: Sideshow and Animation Festival

Sponsored by: Agoo Art, LLC

The 8th annual Forgot to Laugh: Sideshow and Animation Festival! Performances by: Betty Bloomerz (sword swallower), ChrisTopher Polack (emcee), Eric Girardi (yoyo’s/juggler), Magic Moron (comic magician), Miss Ekaterina (contortionist), Vanil LaFrappe + Vivienne LaFlamme (burlesque) and Wacky Chad (crazy circus stunts)! Animations by: Al Cox, Bill Plympton, Billy Blob, Cliff Galbraith, Corky Quakenbush, Eric Henry, Happy Tree Friends, Karl Ackermann, Dan Meth, Morgan Miller, Philip Eddolls, Rebecca Parham, Shane Acker, Wally Chung and many more!

Admission: $15
The Outer Space
295 Treadwell Street
Hamden
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Sat Nov 15, 2014 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Human Powered Submarines- The Turtle to Jesse III

Sponsored by: Connecticut River Museum

This program celebrates the legacy of David Bushnell’s Turtle. Come for an afternoon exploring the story of human powered submarines with Fred Frese, Roy Manstan and Gretchen Bushnell. After a short program, Old Saybrook High School students will have their one-man sub Jesse III on view and talk about their experiences designing, building and operating the sub.  The students in the OSHS submarine program are involved in all aspects of the engineering and operations of this human powered sub, including testing the sub at the Bethesda MD naval testing facility against subs from around the world.

Admission: free w/admission(9$)
Connecticut River Museum
67 Main St.
Essex
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Sat Nov 15, 2014 12:30pm – 1:30pm

LEGO TIME (Ages 4-11)

Sponsored by: DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT

There is no registration required for this program. Just come on down.

The Derby Public Library invites children ages 4-11 to use their creative talents and stir their imaginations during Lego Time. All levels of building skills are welcome to come by for the introduction of this drop-in program which will take place twice a month. There is no fee to attend and all building materials will be provided. The masterpieces will remain on display in the Children’s Room for every one to admire!

Admission: Free
Meet at the children's room.
313 ELIZABETH STREET
Derby
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Sat Nov 15, 2014 11:00am

AMERICAN GIRL THANKSGIVING (Ages 6-10)

Sponsored by: DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

Step back in time with Samantha, Felicity, Kirsten, Josefina, Molly, and Kaya during an American Girl Thanksgiving for ages 6-10.  Period costumes and backdrops set the stage for this holiday program which explores each girl’s way of life as she would prepare for Thanksgiving including making butter, washing clothes, and more.  Join in the festivities of a time gone by.

Admission: Free
Meet at the children's room.
313 ELIZABETH STREET
Derby
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Sat Nov 15, 2014 10:00am – 2:00pm

Ansonia High School PTSO Craft and Vendor Fair

Sponsored by: Ansonia High School PTSO

Craft and Vendor fair to benefit post prom and other PTSO events for the students.  if you are interested in a table please email ahsptso@yahoo.com or complete the attached form.

Admission: Free
Ansonia High School
20 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 8:00pm

Olive Tiger at Best Video Performance Space

Sponsored by: Best Video Performance Space

Olive Tiger plays the Best Video Performance Space on Thursday, Nov. 14. The music starts at 8 PM and the cover is $5.

In early 2013, Olive Tiger emerged blinking from the ashes of Tallahassee-based gypsy folk group Two Live Tigers, when all members of said group found themselves in different corners of the USA.

Confused and lonesome, Olive returned to her home state of CT and was promptly buried under three feet of snow. The resulting insanity gave birth to a new direction for Olive Tiger, combining her gypsy folk roots with, rock, classical, & pop, creating an experimental expanse of sound linking influences from Andrew Bird, St. Vincent, tUnE-yArDs, and Joanna Newsom.

Combining cello, guitar, and voice, (frequently with a loop pedal), Olive currently sails to new territories while working on her debut album.  Olive Tiger performs in a variety of configurations from solo to full-band setup, featuring Jesse Newman on violin and Dane Scozzari on drums.

Best Video Performance Space is located at 1842 Whitney Ave. in Hamden. Phone (203) 287-9286.

Admission: $5
Best Video Performance Space
1842 Whitney Ave.
Hamden
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 1:00pm – 3:00pm

CT Works Career Coach- Job Search Assistance

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Learn where to look for jobs, how to get the job you wants, and how to search for jobs on the internet.

These classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The Workplace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

Registration is requested but walk-ins are welcomed on a first come first served basis.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:00am – 12:00pm

CT Works Career Coach- Job Search Assistance

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Learn where to look for jobs, how to get the job you wants, and how to search for jobs on the internet.

These classes are free and open to the public.  The CT Works Career Coach is a project of The Workplace, Inc. operated by Career Resources.

Registration is requested but walk-ins are welcomed on a first come first served basis.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:00am – 6:00pm

Burnt Bakery’s First Birthday

Sponsored by: Burnt Bakery

Come celebrate our first birthday! We’ll be having specials all day!

Admission: Free
Burnt Bakery
214 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:00pm

Frank Critelli, Jay Prince live at Best Video

Sponsored by: Best Video Performance Space

Singer-songwriters Frank Critelli and Jay Prince play the Best Video Performance Space on Thursday, Nov. 13. The music starts at 8 PM and the cover is $5.

Frank Critelli writes songs. He dabbles in haiku and other short poetry. Sometimes he writes other stuff too. Like postcards. His songs are available on compact disc and for download at Independisc Music Club and other places like CD Baby. You can read more about his music at his website frankcritelli.net.

Frank Critelli often performs live. Sometimes he performs solo, and sometimes he is accompanied by one or more musical co-conspirators. Over the years he’s played in streets and subways, coffeehouses, classrooms, barrooms, clubs, colleges, festivals, theaters, and (most recently) in his kitchen.

Jay Prince is a singer/songwriter from the New Haven area of CT. He grew up in a household steeped in music, and says “there was always music on…my heroes have always been musicians, specifically songwriters.” Raised on various forms of American roots music: rock and roll, southern rock, blues, and country (and later punk rock and hardcore), the template was set for what would later become his distinctive style of American folk music. Influences can, at times, be broad, but easily narrowed down to early Bob Dylan, Townes Van Zandt, Tom Waits, Elliott Smith, Willie Nelson and Leonard Cohen.

He has shared the stage with such acts as Those Darlins’, Murder By Death, David Dondero, and Grant Hart (Husker Du). His debut EP, “Love Is a Storm and a Bottomless Well,” was released Jan 10th, 2014.

Best Video Performance Space is located at 184 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Phone (203) 287-9286.

Admission: $5
Best Video Performance Space
1842 Whitney Ave.
Hamden
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Thu Nov 13, 2014 7:00pm – 8:00pm

A&C Fest: Author Tova Mirvis, Visible City

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November - December.
http://www.jccnh.org/arts-culture-festival

Author Tova Mirvis, Visible City
Fiction lovers event! Gather your book group and join national bestselling author of The Ladies Auxiliary, as she shares her most recent novel, Visible City about those all-important forks in the intersecting paths of three Jewish couples living in a glass apartment tower. Coffee and Dessert provided.

http://jewishnewhaven.org/events/arts—culture-festival-2014—-tova-mirvis

Contact: Ruth Gross, ruthg@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522.

Admission: $6
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Richard Knoll’s Retirement Party

Sponsored by: TEAM, Inc.

Call TEAM for tickets 203.736-5420

Admission: $30
Grassy Hill Country Club
441 Clark Lane
Orange
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Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Holiday Prep Class: Hanukkah

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

Need a crash course or a refresher in the fundamentals of celebrating the Jewish holidays? Is it your first time hosting/practicing the holidays in your home? JCC’s Holiday Prep Classes provide a space to learn about the holidays, and how to tailor the ritual to fit your family’s needs. No sitter? No problem! Babysitting is available from 5pm-7:30pm at a discounted rate for attendees.

RSVP: Laura Ross, laurar@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:00am – 10:30am

TURN IT UP! (Ages 3-8)

Sponsored by: DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

Children ages 3-8 are invited to join the fun during a music and movement program. Sandi Schuchmann presents Turn it Up! which will have everyone up and moving during this highly interactive, half-hour music program.  There is no fee to attend.

Admission: Free
Meet at the children's room.
313 ELIZABETH STREET
Derby
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Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:30pm

“The Future of the Humanities and the Arts in the University”

Sponsored by: Yale Center for British Art

Leon Botstein, President of Bard College, will discuss the future and character of the liberal arts, including the so-called digital humanities, the centrality of computing, and STEM fields.

Generous support for this program has been provided by the Norma Lytton Fund for Docent Education.

Admission: Free
Yale Center for British Art
1080 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Ansonia High School PTSO Craft and Vendor Fair

Sponsored by: Ansonia High School PTSO

Craft and vendor fair to benefit the post prom and other PTSO events for the students.  If you are interested in a table please email ahsptso@yahoo.com for more information or use the form attached.

Admission: Free
Ansonia High School
20 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:00pm

Family CPR

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

Learn to recognize the signs of heart attack and cardiac arrest.  Julie O’Connell, from Tri-Balance Health, will lead this workshop.

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Tue Nov 11, 2014 7:30pm

‘Fear and What Follows’: Reading and Talk with Author Tim Parrish

Sponsored by: Southern Connecticut State University

Reading and Book Discussion: “Fear and What Follows: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist: A Memoir” by Tim Parrish

“Fear and What Follows” is a riveting, unflinching account of the author’s spiral into racist violence during the latter years of desegregation in 1960s and 1970s Baton Rouge. It is an unparalleled story of the complex roots of Southern, urban, working-class racism and white flight, as well as a story of family, love, and the possibility of redemption. About the memoir, author and editor Michael Griffith writes, “This might be a controversial book, in the best way-controversial because it speaks to real and intractable problems and speaks to them with rare bluntness.” A Booklist starred review says, “This is one of those books that, once read, is never forgotten.”

Parrish teaches in the MFA and undergraduate creative-writing programs at SCSU. He is the author of the story collection, “Red Stick Men,” the novel, “The Jumper” (winner of Texas Review Press’s 2012 George Garrett Prize for Fiction), and “Fear and What Follows,” First Honorable Mention in the Louisiana Library Association’s 2014 Literary Awards. His work has been anthologized in Alive and Awake in the Pelican State (LSU Press), Best of LSU Fiction (Southern Review Press), Rules of Thumb (Writers’ Digest Press) and elsewhere. He is the recipient of a Gerald A. Freund Grant-in-Aid from the Whiting Foundation, a Sewanee Writers’ Conference Walter Dakin Fellowship, and two Connecticut Artists’ Grants.

Admission: Free
John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
501 Crescent St.
New Haven
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Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:30pm

Music Haven Veterans’ Day Concert

Sponsored by: Music Haven

Tuesday, November 11 at 12:30 PM
Music Haven Veterans’ Day Concert
Music Haven students and their teachers, the Haven String Quartet and pianist Miki Sawada, perform a free lunchtime concert in the VA Hospital’s Community Living Center.
VA Healthcare
950 Campbell Ave., West Haven, CT
Admission: Free

Admission: Free
VA Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue
West Haven
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Tue Nov 11, 2014 8:00am – 6:00pm

Vacation Program (K-8)

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

A variety of creative, fun, stimulating activities in a friendly atmosphere. Swimming, crafts, outdoor play and more. Full day childcare available 8am-4pm. With aftercare available 4pm-6pm. Kosher morning and afternoon snack provided.

Contact: Kari McInerney, karim@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Mon Nov 10, 2014 2:00pm

Investing 101

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

Invest in knowledge and become financially savvy with Jonathan Dibble’s
“Savings and Investment 101.”  Learn about the basics of good saving and
investments.  Dibble will cover the various types of investments, compound interest, inflation,
taxes and fees.  He will give an overview of historical stock and bond performance.
 
  Jonathan Dibble is a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley in the New York/
Connecticut Complex.

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Sun Nov 9, 2014 5:30pm – 7:30pm

St. Mary-St. Michael School Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Sponsored by: St. Mary - St. Michael School

Tickets are $25 per person and include wine, and hors d’oeuvres. There will also be a wine basket raffle and door prizes. To purchase tickets contact the school at (203) 735-6471. All proceeds benefit St. Mary-St. Michael School.

Admission: $25.00 per person
500 Degrees on Main Street
181 Main Street
Derby
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Sun Nov 9, 2014 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Arts & Culture Festival: Irving Fine Centennial Concert

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November - December.
http://www.jccnh.org/arts-culture-festival

Irving Fine Centennial Concert
Sunday, November 9, 4 PM
Performed by Irving Fine’s daughter, Emily Fine, and Friends.

Contact: Ruth Gross, ruthg@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522.

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Sun Nov 9, 2014 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Hamden Symphony Orchestra - An Out of This World Odyssey

Sponsored by: Hamden Symphony Orchestra

Hamden Symphony Orchestra opens it’s 53rd season with “An Out Of This World Odyssey”. This musical international and interstellar voyage will conclude with John William’s legendary score to the motion picture E.T.  This performance will feature cellist Thirzah Bendokas, who will perform two selections with the orchestra.

Admission: $10 Sugg. Donation
Hamden Memorial Town Hall
2732 Whitney Avenue
Hamden
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Sun Nov 9, 2014 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Victorian Tea

Sponsored by: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will host its annual Victorian Tea on November 9th at 2 p.m. The event chaired by LMMM Trustee Marianne Howatson will feature a talk by Carol Wallace co-author of the highly acclaimed book To Marry an English Lord.

“This iconic mansion is the ideal venue for a formal tea and a talk that will entertain and delight guests of all ages,” said LMMM Trustee and event chair Marianne Howatson. “This event will offer a memorable experience to families and friends who wish to spend a lavishly pampered, exquisite afternoon together, while supporting a National Historic Landmark.” 

When Julian Fellowes was approached to create the now world-acclaimed TV series Downton Abbey, he was reading Gail MacColl and Carol McD. Wallace’s book, which he called “a marvelous and entertaining study of the American girls who came over to England, mostly between 1890 and 1914, to marry into the British aristocracy.” To Marry an English Lord, which was first published in 1989 and has been reissued for Downton Abbey fans, explores both the glamour and the misfortune that greeted some 100+ newly minted American heiresses who, having been snubbed by the Social Register, invaded Great Britain to swap dollars for titles.

Carol Wallace has collected photographs and anecdotes into a lively and gossipy talk and PowerPoint presentation, which will be given during the Mansion’s annual event. The talk will be accompanied by a traditional tea and feature a wide selection of desserts, sandwiches, scones and cream, and more.

The event is generously sponsored by Cottages & Gardens Publications, AT&T, Aitoro Appliances, King Industries, Bankwell and Bigelow Tea. The Museum’s 2014 cultural and educational programs are made possible in part by generous funding from LMMM’s Founding Patrons, the Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown; The Museum’s Distinguished Benefactors, Klaff’s, The Xerox Foundation, and The Maurice Goodman Foundation;  LMMM Sustainers: Spinnaker Real Estate Partners. 

Tickets for the Tea are $35 for members and $45 for non-members.  Proceeds will go to support the Museum and its artistic, cultural and educational programs.  For Victorian Tea reservations please contact: info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com or 203-838-9799 ext. 4. The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Historic Landmark. Tours are offered Wednesdays through Sundays, at Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $6 for children. Children under 8 are admitted free. For more information, visit www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, e-mail info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, or call 203-838-9799.

Admission: $35/member $40/non
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Avenue
Norwalk
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Sun Nov 9, 2014 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Open House: Yeladim Early Learning Center

Sponsored by: Yeladim Early Learning Center

Still enrolling for 2014-2015 preschool and kindergarten. Plan for Fall 2015 with a tour of our dynamic hands on learning environment for children ages 3 months to kindergarten.

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Sun Nov 9, 2014 10:30am – 11:30am

A&C Fest: Author Tracy Newman, Shabbat is Coming!

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November - December.
http://www.jccnh.org/arts-culture-festival

Author Tracy Newman, Shabbat is Coming! (Ages 3-8)
Join us at a special Bagels and Books event as author and storyteller Tracy Newman shares the story of a family and their pet puppy eagerly preparing for Shabbat. Includes snack, craft and story time. Book available for purchase.

Contact: Laura Ross, laurar@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Sun Nov 9, 2014 10:15am – 7:30pm

Bus Trip to Mohegan Sun

Sponsored by: Harugari German American Club

Bus trip to Mohegan Sun $30 per person with $30 in Give Backs from casino

Admission: $30
Harugari German American Club
66 Highland Street
West Haven
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Sun Nov 9 – Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:00am – 6:00pm

A&C Fest: Bar Kochva Art Exhibit

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November - December.
http://www.jccnh.org/arts-culture-festival

Nov. 9-12, Sunday 10 AM-6 PM, M-W 10 AM–8 PM
A wonderful opportunity to purchase outstanding items found in galleries and fine stores internationally and support Israeli artists. Over 45 different Israeli artists represented.

Contact: Ruth Gross, ruthg@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522.

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Sat Nov 8, 2014 3:00pm

Music Haven at Ives Main Library

Sponsored by: Music Haven

Saturday, November 8 at 3:00 PM
Music Haven at Ives Main Library
The young violin and cello students of Ms. Tina Lee Hadari and Mr. Philip Boulanger share their talents with the community in an intimate studio recital.
New Haven Public Library, Ives Main Branch
133 Elm St., New Haven, CT
Admission: Free

Admission: Free
New Haven Public Library, Ives Main Branch
133 Elm Street
New Haven
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Sat Nov 8, 2014 9:00am – 3:00pm

Oxford UCC Holiday Fair

Sponsored by: United Church of Christ, Congregational, Oxford

Oxford United Church of Christ, Congregational will hold it’s Annual Holiday Fair Saturday, Nov 8, from 9 am to 3 pm at the Church Hall, 3 Academy Road, Oxford, CT

The Fair will feature the well know Peg’s Kitchen with home baked pies, cookies, jams and breads, hand crafted Christmas ornaments, quilted holiday items,  a book-sale room,  and a ‘nearly new’ room with unbelievable bargains.

The ever popular Chinese Auction features gift certificates from area stores for a very reasonable price and a raffle offers large amount gift certificates and a needlework picture as its prizes. All tickets available at the fair. And lunch will be served.

Parishioners have been working for months, crafting items and preparing for the fair. Come and enjoy good food, great shopping and have lots of fun.
Any questions call Patrica Palmer, 203-262-6053

Admission: Free
Parish Hall of Church
3 Academy Road, O
Oxford
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Sat Nov 8, 2014 8:00am – 9:30am

Pancakes with Penguins

Sponsored by: Mystic Aquarium

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not make it even more so by spending it with penguins at Mystic Aquarium. On select dates (see below) in August, Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec., Mystic Aquarium’s beloved mascot “Petey the Penguin” wants you and your family to come to a very special Pancakes with Penguins breakfast. This fun event is the perfect way to kick-start your day and enjoy delicious and nutritious food and a very special by visit by South African Penguins.

Breakfast will be served buffet style from 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM., and includes pancakes, with assorted toppings, scrambled eggs, sausage, and various beverages. Tickets are $24.95 for adults and $20.95 for kids 10 years and under.

Aquarium admission is not included with Pancakes with Penguins ticket.  Reserve your table now or choose your seat when you arrive; capacity is limited so get your tickets online now!

Pancakes with Penguins dates are as follows:
Sunday, August 17th
Sunday, Sept. 14th
Sunday, Sept. 28th
Monday, Oct. 13th (Columbus Day)
Sunday, Oct. 26th
Saturday, Nov. 8th
Saturday, Nov. 22nd
Sunday, Dec. 21st

Admission: A; $24.95 C;$20.95
Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Boulevard
Mystic
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Fri Nov 7, 2014 12:00pm – 1:00pm

A&C Fest: Author Laura Silver, Knish, In search of the Jewish Soul Food

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

Arts & Culture Festival at the JCC is a series of art, music and author events in November - December.
http://www.jccnh.org/arts-culture-festival

Join the world’s current leading expert on the knish as we explore this iconic Jewish staple.  Includes a chance to purchase wonderful samples of our favorite knish recipes baked by Edge of the Woods. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Contact: Ruth Gross, ruthg@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522.

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Fri Nov 7 – Sat Feb 7, 2015 12:00pm

Connecticut (un)Bound

Sponsored by: Artspace

Connecticut (un) Bound is a collaboration between Yale University Art Gallery and Artspace that features eight Connecticut artists who have been commissioned to create work in response to the Allan Chasanoff Book Arts Collection at YUAG as well as objects from the collection itself. Featured artists include: Regan Avery, Marion Belanger, David Borawski, Maria Lara-Whelpley, Richard Rose, Alison Safford, Rita Valley and the collective Jo Yarrington, Morgan Post & Samuel Dole. The show will include works with a rich mix of personal narrative, historical events, politics, industrial rise and decline, technological innovation, ecological and geographical forces, drama and pathos, all alluding to issues of concern to residents and visitors to Connecticut.

Admission: Free
Artspace
50 Orange Street
New Haven
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Thu Nov 6, 2014 8:00pm

Stacy Phillips/Paul Howard Duet at Best Video Performance Space

Sponsored by: Best Video Performance Space

The Stacy Phillips-Paul Howard Duet play the Best Video Performance Space on Thursday, Nov. 6. The music starts at 8 PM and the cover is $7.

Stacy Phillips and Paul Howard have been elite members of the American acoustic music community for many years. They continue to combine their talents to create an exciting style they call Neo-Urban Traditional Music, a combination of the sensibility of traditional music through the lens of an urban upbringing.

The duo performs a wide range of material—jazz, Caribbean dances, Hawaiian hulas, bluegrass, calypso and East European gypsy music as well as their unique, original compositions. Stacy Phillips and Paul Howard have done several tours of Europe and the West Coast and have two CDs, one self-titled and the other, “Neo Urban Traditions”.

Stacy Phillips is an internationally acclaimed dobro player and violinist.  He has performed with Bela Fleck,  David Bromberg, Mark O’Connor, Leon Redbone, Peter Rowan, and others. Stacy has three solo albums and is a Grammy award winner for his playing on the album “The Great Dobro Sessions.”

Paul Howard is a veteran of the New England music scene. He has three guitar instruction books and two videos published by Alfred Publishing .  Paul brings an energized vocal and guitar style drawing from swing, country, jazz and pop to the duo.  He is one of the finest rhythm guitarists in the world.

Best Video Performance Space is located at 1842 Whitney Ave. in Hamden. Phone (203) 287-9286.

Admission: $7
Best Video Performance Space
1842 Whitney Ave.
Hamden
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Thu Nov 6, 2014 7:00pm

Hamden Hall Hosts NPR Host Faith Middleton

Sponsored by: Hamden Hall Country Day School

Hamden Hall Country Day School hosts NPR award-winning journalist Faith Middleton at a complimentary event open to the public Thursday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. in the school’s Taylor Performing Arts Center.
The event, part of Hamden Hall’s Beckerman Lecture Series, is titled “A Conversation with Faith Middleton.” Also on hand will be Middleton’s senior producer, Lori Mack, whose daughter attends Hamden Hall.
Middleton will tap into the theme of her book, The Goodness of Ordinary People, a book of true stories from her WNPR callers. She will also answer audience questions.
Hamden Hall’s Beckerman Lecture Series, sponsored by the Beckerman Family Foundation, is designed to promote engaging conversations about topics and themes that have shaped our world and continue to impact our place in the global community.
Middleton generates discourse on a near-daily basis as a result of being the host of The Faith Middleton Show on WNPR. Middleton has received two Peabody Awards and was inducted into The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame in 2012. Additionally, she holds two honorary doctorates, is a freelance newspaper and magazine writer, and taught The Art of the Interview at Yale University. 
Reservations for the complimentary event are suggested. For more information or to reserve seats, contact 203.752.2616.

Admission: Free
Taylor Performing Arts Center
1108 Whitney Avenue
Hamden
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Thu Nov 6, 2014 6:00pm

Music Haven at Wilson Library

Sponsored by: Music Haven

Thursday, November 6 at 6:00 PM
Music Haven at Wilson Library
The young violin and piano students of Ms. Yaira Matyakubova and Ms. Miki Sawada share their talents with the community in an intimate studio recital.
New Haven Public Library, Wilson Branch
303 Washington Ave., New Haven, CT
Admission: Free

Admission: Free
New Haven Public Library, Wilson Branch
303 Washington Avenue
New Haven
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Thu Nov 6, 2014 5:30pm

How Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs Changed the World

Sponsored by: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

One of the world’s earliest attested writing systems, ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, was continuously written for over three millennia.  A mixture of primarily phonetic and some ideographic signs, hieroglyphs preserve some of the world’s oldest religious texts, literary compositions, and even poetry.  “How Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs Changed the World” will take you on a journey through this fascinating language, including how our own alphabet derives from the ancient Egyptian scripts and the long afterlife of hieroglyphs in western culture.

Admission: Free
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven
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Thu Nov 6, 2014 4:30pm – 8:00pm

Living with Cancer: Patient Education Series- Lung Cancer

Sponsored by: Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven • 55 Park Street Auditorium
RSVP at 888-700-6543 or at ynhh.org/events
Free parking in Air Rights Garage. Food will be served. Registration begins at 4:30 and the program will begin at 5PM

Admission: Free
Park Street Auditorium
55 Park Street
New Haven
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Thu Nov 6, 2014 10:00am

Romance Book Discussion

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

This month we’re discussing “Kiss of Fate” by Mary Jo Putney.  All are welcome.

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Wed Nov 5, 2014 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Meatball Challenge of New Haven

Sponsored by: Meatball Challenge New Haven

The first-ever Meatball Challenge of New Haven County features meaty competition from top New Haven County restaurants. Featuring a variety of scrumptious meatballs from several area chefs, the competition will take place on November 5, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gateway Community College, located at 20 Church Street in New Haven. The Meatball Challenge of New Haven will be donating a portion of the net proceeds to the Hospitality Management Program at Gateway Community College.

Chefs will face off in a friendly ball-bout where they will prepare their unique spin on the classic meatball as well as one savory side dish. Competing challengers include Barcelona Wine Bar, Cask Republic, Consiglio’s, Home, Have a Ball, Gateway Community College, Melt Mobile and Thali.

This competition will be judged by none other than the event attendees! The Meatball Challenge of New Haven guests will have the opportunity to taste each restaurant’s balls and place their votes for the “Best (Meat)Ball” in town. Expect lots of unique takes on the classic Italian recipe!

The winning chef/restaurant is awarded $300 and takes home the prize for 2014’s “Best Balls.”

Guests will quench their thirst with beers from Black Hog Brewery and signature cocktails from Martin Miller’s Gin as well as non-alcoholic beverages from Perrier, San Pellegrino Sodas and Resource Water.

Tickets to the inaugural Meatball Challenge of New Haven County are limited. All-Access VIP tickets are $55 per person and include all the balls, sides and beverages you can consume from 6-9pm. General Admission tickets are $45 per person and include unlimited balls and sides plus three “adult” beverage tickets. Non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary.

For more information about the Meatball Challenge of New Haven County, visit meatballchallenge.com, and definitely like the “Meatball Challenge of New Haven” on Facebook for the latest and greatest news.     

Email meatballchallenge@gmail.com for more information.

Admission: $45
Gateway Community College
20 Church Street
New Haven
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Wed Nov 5, 2014 6:00pm

Music Haven at Stetson Library

Sponsored by: Music Haven

Wednesday, November 5 at 6:00 PM
Music Haven at Stetson Library
The young violin, viola and bass students of Mr. Colin Benn and Mr. Gregory Tompkins share their talents with the community in an intimate studio recital.
New Haven Public Library, Stetson Branch
200 Dixwell Ave., New Haven, CT
Admission: Free

Admission: Free
New Haven Public Library, Stetson Branch
200 Dixwell Avenue
New Haven
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Wed Nov 5 – Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:00am – 12:00pm

Local History Information Sessions

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

The Library’s Local History coordinator will be available in the Local History Room to answer questions and assist visitors in exploring the numerous local history resources available at the Library. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 7:00pm

Genealogy

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

For more information please call 203-783-3307
All are welcome.
Free.

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

TWEEN TUESDAYS (Ages 10-12)- Thanksgiving Theme

Sponsored by: DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPT.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY. ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

The Tween Tuesdays program for 10-12-year-olds continues at the Derby Public Library where “tweens” will have an opportunity to use their creative talents with several craft projects. All materials will be supplied and there is no fee to attend. This month join us for a Thanksgiving-themed program.

Admission: Free
MEET AT CHILDREN'S DEPT.
313 ELIZABETH ST.
Derby
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 6:00pm – 7:30pm

EVENING CHESS AND GO CLUB

Sponsored by: DERBY NECK LIBRARY

COME LEARN THESE TRADITIONAL BOARD GAMES. WE PROVIDE ALL THE NEEDED GAME SUPPLIES AND OFFER FREE INSTRUCTION.  FOR DETAILS CALL 203-734-1492.

Admission: Free
DERBY NECK LIBRARY
307 HAWTHORNE AVE
Derby
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Exploring Entrepreneurship

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

This free seminar, presented by the Women’s Business Developmental Council, will examine entrepreneurship from soup to nuts, and offer insight into what you need to get started.  Aspiring business owners will take a critical view of their idea/vision, investigate its feasibility, and write a preliminary concept statement—taking the first step to turn an idea into a reality.  The WBDC is a non-profit organization, working to empower women and men to become thriving employers and more effective employees. From starting or growing a business to advancing a career or increasing income, WBDC illuminates business success in a tangible and accessible way.

Registration is required.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Tue Nov 4 – Tue Nov 25, 2014 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Local History Information Sessions

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

The Library’s Local History coordinator will be available in the Local History Room to answer questions and assist visitors in exploring the numerous local history resources available at the Library. Visitors will also be invited to browse through PastPerfect, a software program that enables users to search the Library’s progressively updated local history database. Assistance will also be available for research on topics such as genealogy, prominent local figures, major area events, and more.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 5:59pm – 6:59pm

See chemistry in action!

Sponsored by: Yale Science Diplomats

Join us for a night of flames, smoke and color-changing liquids! Professor Bassam Shakhashiri brings the lab right to you. His stunning demonstrations will explain some of the chemistry happening all around us every day. This event is free, open to the public, and is perfect for adults and kids of all ages! Parking map and more info at the link below.

Dr. Shakhashiri is an expert at communicating science. He has performed hundreds of public chemistry demonstrations around the world for people of all ages. Each year during the holidays, he does a televised science demonstration extravaganza, now in its 45th year. His message is clear: science is fun, exciting, and crucial for improving modern society.

Most of all, Dr. Shakhashiri believes that scientific knowledge is a public good that must be shared with everyone! He has devoted his career to bringing science out of the lab and sharing it with students, parents, and teachers. He has published a 5 volume series of handbooks for using chemistry demonstrations in the classroom. In 2002, he founded the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy, which maintains an excellent website (scifun.org) full of teaching resources, videos, and science experiments you can do at home.

Dr. Shakhashiri has led the scientific community as a strong advocate for education and outreach. He served as the Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation, and the President of the American Chemical Society. He has received numerous awards for his research, education, and advocacy including the 2013 Carl Sagan Award for the Public Understanding of Science

Admission: Free!
Sterling Chemistry Lab, Room 110
225 Prospect Street
New Haven
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Tue Nov 4 – Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:30pm

Zumba® Kids (FREE)

Sponsored by: Ivette Altieri- Beyond Fitness

FREE Zumba Kids class. Session 4: Nov 4th to Nov 25th at 5:30pm.  No registration needed, available for kids 4-11yrs old. Parents may participate with their child at no charge.

Don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook for future free classes and events.

Admission: Free
Beyond Fitness
55 Laura Street
New Haven
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 2:00pm

Movie Tuesdays

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

Please call 203-783-3292 for details.
Free!  Free popcorn!

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 1:00pm

CHILDREN’S AUTUMN BINGO (Ages 4-11)

Sponsored by: DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY CHILDREN'S DEPT.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER EACH CHILD SEPARATELY.  ALSO, PARENTS/CAREGIVERS DO NOT NEED TO BE REGISTERED, ONLY THEIR CHILDREN.

It’s time for Autumn Bingo at the Derby Public Library.  Families with children ages 4-11 are invited to attend and try their luck.  Children will be creating their own bingo card prior to the game. Books will be among the prizes for bingo winners.

Admission: Free
MEET AT CHILDREN'S DEPT.
313 ELIZABETH ST.
Derby
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 11:00am

All About Apps

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

Apps can make your life easier, and they’re fun too!  Bring your gadgets!  Free!

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Tue Nov 4, 2014 8:00am – 6:00pm

Vacation Program (K-8)

Sponsored by: JCC of Greater New Haven

A variety of creative, fun, stimulating activities in a friendly atmosphere. Swimming, crafts, outdoor play and more. Full day childcare available 8am-4pm. With aftercare available 4pm-6pm. Kosher morning and afternoon snack provided.

Contact: Kari McInerney, karim@jccnh.org, 203-387-2522

Admission: Free
JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge
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Mon Nov 3, 2014 7:30pm

Book Discussion

Sponsored by: Written Words Books & Gifts

We will be discussing “Once We Were Brothers” by Ronald H. Balson, which is available at a special book club discount of 15% at Written Words Books & Gifts from now until the date of discussion.

Admission: Free
Written Words Books & Gifts
482 River Road
Shelton
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Mon Nov 3, 2014 7:00pm

“The Night of the Hunter” film screening at Best Video

Sponsored by: Best Video Performance Space

Best Video Performance Space concludes off its fall film series “Great Beach and Water Films” on Monday, Nov. 3, at 7 PM with “The Night of the Hunter,” a 1955 chiller starring Robert Mitchum. Admission is $7.

A little fun in the water can raise serious waves of issues. This poetry of cinema —  chosen from among Best Video owner Hank Paper’s all-time favorite films — will provide a raft of excitement, suspense and introspection, leading to optional discussions afterward.

A Depression-era itinerant preacher and widow-slayer (Robert Mitchum) stalks two young children who alone know his true identity, as well as where some bank robbery loot, which the preacher seeks, is hidden. The only film directed by Charles Laughton, this stand-alone masterwork of eerie expressionistic beauty is part Grimm faery tale, part coming-of-age salvation story – a poetic battle of good vs. evil featuring a sublimely sinister Mitchum and a stunningly radiant Lillian Gish in a screenplay written by the legendary James Agee.

Space is limited so call (203) 287-9286 to reserve your ticket.

Best Video is located at 1842 Whitney Ave. in Hamden. Phone (203) 287-9286.

Admission: $7
Best Video Performance Space
1842 Whitney Ave.
Hamden
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Mon Nov 3, 2014 6:30pm

Hydroponic Gardening

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

Learn everything you need to know about this exciting and rewarding way to garden. Hydroponic gardens can be grown inside, outdoors, and even in small places using containers of water, or in soil-less mediums like sand, crushed rock, gravel or vermiculite. The benefits of hydroponic gardening are vast and include high yields, year round growing, water saving, and simplicity – no digging or weed pulling. How great is that??

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Mon Nov 3 – Mon Dec 1, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Program Series - Just for Women

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

All women ages eighteen and over are invited to join this new and vital group.  This program is facilitated by Valley Resident Joan Joyce.  Joan is a licensed professional counselor in the State of Connecticut, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a Certified Senior Advisor.

This monthly program will offer women an informal opportunity to come together to learn how to enhance the quality of their lifestyle, share challenges and joys with other women, provide support to one another, spend time with old friends, and make new friends.  Scientific studies show that an integral component of achieving and maintaining optimal health and well being includes having a strong social support network in your life.

Registration is requested—but walk-ins are also welcome.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Mon Nov 3, 2014 1:00pm

Genealogy

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

All are welcome to this free presentation.

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Sun Nov 2, 2014 4:29pm – 6:29pm

Extending the Season: Backyard Bioshelters for Fruit, Fish & Fun

Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by: Barnard Environmental Studies Magnet School, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, CT Edible Ecosystems, LLC, CT Permaculture Guild, New Haven Bioregional Group, New Haven Food Policy Council, New Haven Land Trust

Forget the cold. Learn how to bring the sub-tropics to New England!  Jonathan will share his story of building a bioshelter that produces year-round food incorporating whole ecologies into the design. He grows plants like tree collards, figs and citrus in his shelter, well-insulated from the cold. Water supports thriving aquaponics systems with fish, clams, aquatic plants and vegetables. Hardy greens sweeten up during the winter months for delicious March salads. All inside a building made with recycled materials, and powered by the sun. Register:  MariaTupper@gmail.com or 203-387-7474.

Admission: Please register
New Haven Friends Meeting
225 East Grand Avenue
New Haven
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Sun Nov 2, 2014 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Author Tea

Sponsored by: Written Words Books & Gifts

Get up close and personal with author Jeanine Cummins and enjoy delectable tea sandwiches and desserts at the award-winning Stockbridge’s Gourmet Cheesecakes & Café. Cost includes a copy of Jeanine’s book, “The Outside Boy”. Registration and pre-payment required.

Admission: $30.00
Written Words Books & Gifts
482 River Road
Shelton
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Sat Nov 1, 2014 8:00pm

“My Name Is Rachel Corrie”

Sponsored by: SCSU Women's Studies Program

“My Name is Rachel Corrie”—a one-woman show about an American peace activist’s quest for justice in Palestine – will be performed at Southern Connecticut State University on November 1. The performance will take place in Engleman Hall C112 at 8 p.m.

Based on the original writings of Corrie and edited by actor Alan Rickman and journalist Katherine Viner, the play chronicles the life of the young activist who in 2003 traveled to Gaza with the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) to defend Palestinian homes from being demolished. She was killed on March 16 of that year by an Israeli bulldozer while attempting to protect a host family’s house from being destroyed.

The show is performed by Ashley Malloy, a recent BFA graduate of Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), and directed by Josh Perlstein, associate professor of acting at CCSU. Malloy became interested in Palestinian rights through Perlstein’s work with The Freedom Theatre, a professional company in the Jenin Refugee Camp in the West Bank. The show was first performed on CCSU’s campus and was subsequently presented at the annual national End the Occupation conference. Rachel’s parents, Craig and Cindy Corrie, attended both events and were effusive in their praise of Malloy’s work. The Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice invited Malloy to perform this past March 16, the anniversary of Rachel’s death, in her hometown of Olympia, Wash.

The play is currently on a nationwide tour of more than 25 colleges and organizations. Proceeds from performances are donated to the Freedom Theatre, to fund scholarships for young Palestinians in Jenin to study theater arts. Students with a valid ID from any institution will be admitted free. Tickets for all others will be available at the door for $15. Doors open at 7:50 p.m.

The play will be followed by a talk-back. Jewish Voice for Peace—an organization inspired by Jewish tradition to work for peace, social justice, equality, human rights, respect for international law and a U.S. foreign policy based on these ideals—will hold a brief reception after the play for anyone who would like to continue the conversations begun during the talk-back. The reception will be held in Engleman B 121 A&B.

Admission: $15
SCSU - Engleman Hall C112
501 Crescent St.
New Haven
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Sat Nov 1, 2014 7:30pm

Haven String Quartet presents: “The Architecture of Sound”

Sponsored by: Haven String Quartet

Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 PM
Haven String Quartet presents: “The Architecture of Sound”
The Haven String Quartet kicks off its 2014-2015 Concert Series with the music of Bartók, Adams and Beethoven.
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden, CT
Admission: $20, $10 students, seniors
& USNH members (Tickets & series subscriptions at musichavenct.org/concerts)

Admission: $20
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden
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