Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:32pm

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Yesterday’s Headlines at the Derby Public Library

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Participants will be taken back to 1918, 1943, and 1968 to see what was happening locally 100, 75, and 50 years ago in the Valley. Rob has specialized in presenting local history in fun, interactive formats for both general and specific audiences for more than 20 years. He is past Director of Derby Historical Society and the City of Shelton’s Municipal Historian. In addition he has authored four books through Arcadia Publications, and has been a popular historical columnist.

Space is limited so registration is required online or by calling the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:59am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Sat Nov 3, 2018 6:00pm – 11:00pm

2018 Friends of YNHCH Ball

Sponsored by: Friends of Yale New Haven Children's Hospital

Join the Friends of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital for a fun-filled, elegant evening of dining, dancing and auction bidding in support of pediatric medicine.  Highlighting this memorable evening will be the presentation of the Marna P. Borgstrom Lifetime Friend Award to Harvey, Janet and Liza Adelberg to recognize their years of support of the Friends of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital.

Admission: $200 per person
Grassy Hill Country Club
441 Clark Lane
Orange
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Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:00pm – 11:00pm

Travel with the Victorians Gala

Sponsored by: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

This Gala will feature Silent and Live auctions, a black-tie dinner, exhibit previews, and a special presentation by globe trotter and renowned travel historian Tony Perrottet, a contributing writer to numerous national and international publications including: Smithsonian Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Esquire, Outside, Afar, and the London Sunday Times. Perrottet is the author of five books and his travel stories have been translated into a dozen languages and widely anthologized, having been selected six times for the Best American Travel Writing series. He is also a regular television guest on the History Channel, where he has spoken about everything from the Crusades to the birth of disco.

Admission: $200
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Ave
Norwalk
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Sat Oct 13 – Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:00am – 5:00pm

Brickworld Fort Wayne 2018 LEGO Fan Exposition

Sponsored by: Brickworld LLC

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 10 am - 5 pm

Brickworld is excited to be partnering with the Fort Wayne LEGO Users Group to bring their premiere LEGO display and exposition to Fort Wayne for the 8th consecutive year!

Once again, on Saturday and Sunday of the event, the displayers will put their creations on display in 32,000 square feet of space for the public to enjoy at the Grand Wayne Convention Center.

Bring the entire family for an afternoon of fun!  See spectacular creations all built from LEGO bricks by local LEGO enthusiasts. Enjoy interactive activities, such as the LEGO and DUPLO play brick areas, fighting robots, seek and finds, etc.  Buy your favorite LEGO sets, minifigures, and LEGO accessories from various vendors.

Buy public day tickets online at or at the door.

Admission: $8 - $11
Grand Wayne Convention Center
120 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne
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Mon Oct 8, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Sat Oct 6, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:00am – 5:00pm

Old-Fashioned Flea Market

Sponsored by: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Flea Market shoppers looking for bargains and treasures might have that opportunity at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Old-Fashioned Flea Market where more than 80 vendors will be offering a variety of items including antiques, repurposed furniture, collectibles, jewelry, specialty foods, crafts, household items, clothing, and toys. The Museum will be open for $5 mini-tours and feature a White Elephant table where visitors can shop for rare finds. Trendy food trucks will serve edibles to satisfy all palates, while a classic and antique car show will entertain shoppers of all ages.

Admission: Free
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Avenue
Norwalk
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Mon Sep 3, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Sat Sep 1, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:30pm

Yesterday’s Headlines

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Participants will be taken back to 1918, 1943, and 1968 to see what was happening locally 100, 75, and 50 years ago in the Valley.Rob has specialized in presenting local history in fun, interactive formats for both general and specific audiences for more than 20 years. He is past Director of Derby Historical Society and the City of Shelton’s Municipal Historian. In addition he has authored four books through Arcadia Publications, and has been a popular historical columnist.

Space is limited so registration is required online or by calling the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Mon Aug 6 – Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:59am – 2:59pm

Players Camp Session 2

Sponsored by: Elm Shakespeare Company

Session 2 Aug 6-17, 9am -3pm (Aftercare Available)
Tuition: $550
(Scholarship funds available)

Students spend two weeks immersed in an imaginative, supportive, and fun environment taking interactive classes in acting, clowning, stage combat, voice, movement, and theatrical design –all while rehearsing a 30-minute version of one of Shakespeare’s plays.

Campers become their own Renaissance Theatre Troupe, creating costumes, props, and backdrops to create a kid-driven final performance for friends and family on the last day of camp.

To Register visit https://www.elmshakespeare.org/players-camp/

For inquiries call (203) 392-8882
or email Education @elmshakespeare.org

Admission: $550
Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
501 Crescent Street
New Haven
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Sat Jul 14 – Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:00am – 6:00pm

CT Summer Food Truck Fest

Sponsored by: VAP Events

You are invited to CT’s premier Food Truck Festival! A weekend full of delicious food from the State’s top food trucks, the fest will run from 11 AM to 6 PM on both Saturday and Sunday.

FREE ADMISSION
20+ Food Trucks
Craft Beer
Specialty Cocktails
Live Music
Carnival Rides
Kids Activities
Shopping Vendors

There will be indoor and outdoor seating available no matter the weather conditions!

Please message our page or email foodtrucksinthevalley@gmail.com with all vendor inquiries.

Admission: Free
Naugatuck Events Center
6 Rubber Avenue
Naugatuck
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Sat Jul 14 – Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:00am – 6:00pm

CT Summer Food Truck Festival

Sponsored by: V.A.P. Events

FREE ADMISSION
20+ Food Trucks
Menu: https://goo.gl/imLJxQ
Craft Beer, Wine, Cider & Cocktails
Live Music
Carnival Rides & Bounce Houses
Shopping Vendors

There will be indoor and outdoor seating available no matter the weather conditions!

Please message our page or email foodtrucksinthevalley@gmail.com with all vendor inquiries.

Live Music Schedule:

Saturday, July 14th
2-6 PM: Cosmic Banana

Sunday, July 15th
4-6 PM: Chris MacKay & the ToneShifters

Admission: Free
Naugatuck Event Center
6 Rubber Avenue
Naugatuck
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Tue Jul 10 – Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:00pm – 8:00pm

The Derby Green Farmers’ Market

Sponsored by: The Derby Cultural Committee

For info or questions please call 203-231-4034 or email derbygreenmarket@outlook.com

Admission: Free
The Derby Green
1 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Mon Jul 9 – Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:00am – 3:00pm

Players Camp Session 1

Sponsored by: Elm Shakespeare Company

Session 1 July 9-20, 9am -3pm
Aftercare Available)
Tuition: $550
Scholarship funds available)

Students spend two weeks immersed in an imaginative, supportive, and fun environment taking interactive classes in acting, clowning, stage combat, voice, movement, and theatrical design –all while rehearsing a 30-minute version of one of Shakespeare’s plays.

Campers become their own Renaissance Theatre Troupe, creating costumes, props, and backdrops to create a kid-driven final performance for friends and family on the last day of camp.

To Register visit https://www.elmshakespeare.org/players-camp/

For inquiries call (203) 392-8882
or email Education@elmshakespeare.org

Admission: $550
Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
501 Crescent Street
New Haven
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Wed Jul 4, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Mon Jun 25 – Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:00am – 5:00pm

Elm Shakespeare Teen Intensive

Sponsored by: Elm Shakespeare Company

Who: Teens ages 13-18
When: June 25 - July 13
Where: Southern Connecticut State University - Lyman Center for Performing Arts, 501 Crescent Avenue, New Haven, CT

Tuition: $750 Pay online or fill out registration form and mail checks to PO Box 206029 New Haven, CT 06520

Students spend three weeks immersed in a challenging, creative and fun environment working with theater professionals who are experts in their specialty. Morning classes include acting, voice, movement, stage combat and clown. Afternoons are full of rehearsal for a 75-minute performance!

Teens Campers become their own Renaissance Theatre Troupe, supported by the professional company with set, costumes, and props, creating and touring their performance throughout New Haven on the last three days of camp.

To Register visit https://www.elmshakespeare.org/teen-camp/

For inquiries call (203) 392-8882
or email Education@elmshakespeare.org

Admission: 750
Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
501 Crescent Street
New Haven
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Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Tech Time - Bring Your Tech Related Questions!

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

A staff member will be on hand to answer all your tech-related questions and concerns. Whether you are having trouble downloading e-books, searching databases, completing on-line job applications, scanning/sending documents and photos, etc., your problems will be addressed.  No registration is needed.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Tech Time - Bring Your Tech Related Questions!

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

A staff member will be on hand to answer all your tech-related questions and concerns. Whether you are having trouble downloading e-books, searching databases, completing on-line job applications, scanning/sending documents and photos, etc., your problems will be addressed.  No registration is needed.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:00am – 7:00pm

Harcourt Wood Memorial Birthday Celebration

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

The Library will be decorated with flowers in compliance with his father, Colonel H. Holton Wood’s request, which he made at the dedication of the Library in 1902.

This time honored tradition has become well know over the years, not only throughout the Valley, but well beyond.

The public is invited to visit throughout the day for refreshments and to learn more about the history of the Library. For information, visit www.derbypublic.ibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Mon Jun 18 – Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:30pm – 12:00pm

Conference | Full of Your Glory: Liturgy, Cosmos, Creation

Sponsored by: Yale Institute of Sacred Music

The conference will explore ideas of creation and cosmos embedded in the worship life of the church at a time of unprecedented attention to ecological and cosmological concerns. Conference speakers will highlight some of the rich traditions of the past (ritual, visual, and musical, among others) and also address contemporary concerns.  The broader aim of the conference is to offer the resources of the liturgical tradition—and its particular insights—to the ongoing conversations around ecology and cosmology. It will become clear that liturgy has always been about more than human beings at worship: specific understandings of creation and the cosmos are in fact at the heart of all Christian worship.

Conference schedule and speakers list forthcoming.

Registration required. See event website for more details.

Admission: Free–$95
Institute of Sacred Music
409 Prospect Street
New Haven
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Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:46am

The Probate Court and You with Probate Court Judge Clifton Graves, Jr.

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

Join Probate Court Judge Clifton Graves, Jr. to discuss the basic role and responsibilities of the Probate Court, as well as the court services and expectations.

Admission: Free
Mitchell Branch Library
37 Harrison St
New Haven
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Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:00pm

What’s on Your Plate?

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

Vegan Cooking workshop and discussion on plant based nutrition, reversing and preventing diseases. Presented by Clara Tolbert. To register please call (203) 946-8117.

Admission: Free
Mitchell Library
37 Harrison St
New Haven
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Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:00am – 3:00pm

American Job Search Career Coach: Job Search Assistance

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

This class is open for registrations or “walk-ins.”  The Career Coach provides free computer and internet access for job related activities.  CT Works staff offer suggestions of the more popular internet job search sites as well as resume critique for those with existing resumes.

Free.  Registration is requested online or by calling the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Bike and Rail Trails Following the Historic Canal

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

Bob Madison will discuss his new rails-to-trails book so others who enjoy the outdoors can learn a little about the old canal and its history by experiencing it. He will be available for book signings after his lecture. All funds from his book and donations go to the Southwick Historical Society, Inc. to purchase historic plaques to be placed along the path of the canal.

Admission: Free
Ives Main Library
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Sat Jun 9 – Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:00pm – 8:00pm

Riverfront Music Revival

Sponsored by: Riverfront Music Revival

Connecticut’s newest festival addition, Riverfront Music Revival, has announced it’s inaugural music lineup, a unique combination of Indie pop to New Orleans funk, reggae to bluegrass, and R&B to Americana Roots, inspired by the ever growing music scene in and around Connecticut. 

Taking place Saturday June 9th and Sunday June 10th, the festival is a revival of all the musical senses with something for everyone. Created by the shared vision of Directors Derek Signore and Nicole Heriot-Mikula who also helm Shelton’s annual Soupstock Festival, they have unveiled a lineup celebrating the best in local talent headlined by national touring acts. Headlining performers include Ripe, Mates of State, Gangstagrass, and Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution. The Main Stage is rounded out with local favorites The Alpaca Gnomes, Creamery Station and Fattie Roots as well as regional sought-after artists such as Kat Wright, The Southern Belles, The Big Takeover and Nardy Boy. A second stage, the Emerging Artists stage, will be highlighting budding local bands such as: Pat Stone & The Dirty Boots, One Time Weekend, James Darling & The Nuclear Heartbreak, The Haunting Titans, Joon, Laini & The Wildfire as well as seasoned artists closing out each day, Jay Russell & The Split Coils and Jen Durkin & The Business.
 
Riverfront Music Revival is not only a celebration of music but will also feature the area’s most acclaimed local food trucks, a variety of great craft beer from New Belgium Brewery and handcrafted drinks by Tito’s Vodka. The Vendor Village will be comprised of over 50 handmade artisans and non-profit organizations, a Rejuvenate & Relaxation Wellness Area which will have a full offering of wellness services and workshops, a Piece of Mind: Poetry & Words performance tent that will include an Open Mic on Saturday and Poetry Slam with Grand Prize on Sunday. Last but not least, a large Family Fun Zone catering to children 12 & under will offer activities all weekend long including a festival-wide Puppet Parade on Sunday at 4pm. Kids Hour, highlighting Jay & Ray “Jams for Fams” will kick off the festival both days at 11am. Children 12 & Under are Free.

The festival has partnered with End Hunger Connecticut! in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the non-profit organization, which is dedicated to ending hunger in the state by promoting access to good nutrition through federal nutrition assistance programs, speaking out to raise awareness of hunger, and advocating change for local, state and national programs. Learn more: www.endhungerct.org

 
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: www.riverfrontmusicrevival.com or join us on:
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/riverfrontmusicrevival
Instagram: www.instagram.com/riverfrontmusicrevival

Admission: $15/day
Veteran's Memorial Park
38 Canal Street East
Shelton
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Sat Jun 9, 2018 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Wing Fest Connecticut

Sponsored by: V.A.P. Events

Featuring:
10 + Competing Restaurants & Food Trucks
20+ Wing Flavors
Wing Eating Contest open to all guests
Beer & Wine served by Bumski’s
Thomas Hooker Brewery is our Official Beer Sponsor!
Live Music all night by Four:Six:Stix
A variety of shopping vendors

Wing Fest will take place outside weather permitting, otherwise moved inside.

Admission includes access to vendors who will be selling wings and beer, live music, and shopping vendors both local and statewide. Samples are not provided with the low admission cost. Samples are max $5 with more than 3 wings per serving.

Wing Vendors include:
Hoodoo Brown BBQ
Wing It On Wheels
The Station Restaurant
Sherman’s Taphouse
The Blind Rhino
Pork Friends And Company LLC
Big Bad Wolf
Sambas Cuisine food truck
Chef Bills Makin Bacon
Backyard Smokers
More TBA!!!

Admission: $15 ADV / $20 DOOR
Naugatuck Event Center
6 Rubber Avenue
Naugatuck
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Sat Jun 9, 2018 9:00am – 11:00am

Free Learn to Fish Class

Sponsored by: Ansonia Nature Center

Learn about tackle, tying a knot, regulations, species, care of the catch, and casting.  Pre-register with Dave Connelly (203) 321-0946

Admission: Free
Ansonia Nature Center
10 Deerfield Road
Ansonia
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Fri Jun 8, 2018 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Australia’s Thunder From Down Under

Sponsored by: Wall Street Theater

Link to Purchase Tickets
https://wallstreettheater.ticketfly.com/event/1649777-thunder-from-down-under-norwalk/

Admission: $25.00 - $40.00
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk
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Fri Jun 8, 2018 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Austrailia’s Thunder From Down Under

Sponsored by: Wall Street Theater

Link to Tickets
https://wallstreettheater.ticketfly.com/event/1649777-thunder-from-down-under-norwalk/

Admission: $25.00 - $60.00
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk
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Thu Jun 7, 2018 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Denali Night Out in Old Saybrook

Sponsored by: Denali

Join Denali, Southern Tide, and A Place Called Hope for the final stop of the Denali Night Out Spring series. They’ll be serving beer, wine from Mionetto Prosecco, and light refreshments. There will be live music, and Denali and its brand partners will be giving out prizes. This event is to benefit A Place Called Hope, a birds of prey rescue sanctuary. Admission is a $5.00 donation to the nonprofit, and the first 50 guests will receive a free pint glass.

Admission: $5.00
Denali
75 Main Street
Old Saybrook
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Wed Jun 6 – Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:00pm – 7:30pm

YA Wednesdays (ages 12-17)

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Sony Play Station Four (PS4), Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will be available.  Light refreshments will be provided!  For more information call 203-736-1482 or visit us online at www.derbypubliclibrary.org

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Sun Jun 3, 2018 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Chicago

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.  It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to your town!

Admission: Varies By Seat
Shubert Theatre
247 College St
New Haven
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Sun Jun 3, 2018 3:00pm

New Haven Symphony Orchestra: The Music of Billy Joel & Elton John

Sponsored by: New Haven Symphony Orchestra

WHEN:    Sun, Jun 3, 2018
TIME:    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PLACE:    Shelton High School (120 Meadow Street, Shelton, CT 06484)
TICKETS:    $35 or $49; KidTix Free with Adult; College Students $10
Piano Man meets Rocket Man… guest artists Jean Meilleur and John Regan, backed by the full orchestra, play Billy Joel and Elton John’s biggest hits, including Big Shot, Circle of Life, Tiny Dancer, Movin’ Out, and more.

Admission: $35 or $49
Shelton High School
120 Meadow St
Shelton
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Sun Jun 3, 2018 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Scavenger Hunt

Sponsored by: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Participants will solve the riddles and unlock the mysteries in this unforgettable tour of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, inside and out. Visitors will search for some of the most mysterious symbols, architectural details, objects, and history, and find the clues, which will often be hidden in plain sight. Participants will need to bring their A-Game and power of observation to win the top prize! Children must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian.

info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com
203-838-9799

Admission: $5
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Avenue
Norwalk
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Sun Jun 3, 2018 1:00pm – 3:30pm

Chicago

Sponsored by: Shubert Theater

CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.  It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to your town!

Admission: Varies By Seat
Shubert Theatre
247 College St
New Haven
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Sat Jun 2, 2018 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Chicago

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.  It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to your town!

Admission: Varies By Seat
Shubert Theatre
247 College St
New Haven
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Sat Jun 2, 2018 2:30pm

New Haven Symphony Orchestra: The Music of Billy Joel & Elton John

Sponsored by: New Haven Symphony Orchestra

WHEN:    Sat, Jun 2, 2018
TIME:    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
PLACE:    Hamden Middle School (2623 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06518)
TICKETS:    $35 or $49; KidTix Free with Adult; College Students $10
Piano Man meets Rocket Man… guest artists Jean Meilleur and John Regan, backed by the full orchestra, play Billy Joel and Elton John’s biggest hits, including Big Shot, Circle of Life, Tiny Dancer, Movin’ Out, and more.

Admission: $35 or $49
Hamden Middle School
2623 Dixwell Ave
Hamden
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Sat Jun 2, 2018 2:00pm – 4:30pm

Chicago

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.  It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to your town!

Admission: Varies By Seat
Shubert Theatre
247 College St
New Haven
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Fri Jun 1, 2018 8:00pm – 10:30pm

Chicago

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.  It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to your town!

Admission: Varies By Seat
Shubert Theatre
247 College St
New Haven
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Thu May 31, 2018 6:00pm

Summer Performance Party

Sponsored by: Music Haven

Summer Performance Party
Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 6:00 PM
John C. Daniels School, 569 Congress Avenue, New Haven, CT 06519
Join the Music Haven community as we celebrate the accomplishments of our 80 young students! Hear performances by Music Haven students and their teachers, the Haven String Quartet. 
https://www.musichavenct.org/all-events/summer-performance-party

Admission: Free
John C. Daniels School
569 Congress Avenue
New Haven
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Mon May 28, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Sat May 26, 2018 10:00am

NHFPL Closed

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

NHFPL Closed

Admission: Free
All Locations
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Fri May 25, 2018 10:00am – 3:00pm

Learn Microsoft from the Career Coach

Sponsored by: CT Works Career Coach

Learn Microsoft from the CTWorks Career Coach. The class is offered in two sessions; with an one hour break between sessions. Must be 18 years or older. Class is limited to ten. Please register in person or by calling 203-888-3903.

Admission: Free
Seymour Public Library
46 Church St
Seymour
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Fri May 25, 2018 10:00am – 12:00pm

Sports Talk Series (rescheduled from May 24)

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

These sessions are facilitated by radio talk show host, author and Major League Baseball Consultant, Rich Marazzi.  Each session will include trivia contests, videos, lively conversation and more.  All ages, from rookies thru veterans, are invited to join Rich and his Silver Sluggers.  No registration required.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Thu May 24, 2018 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Free Learn to Fish Class

Sponsored by: Ansonia Parks & Rec - DEEP - C.A.R.E.

Learn about tackle, tying a knot, species, regulations, and care of the catch.  Pre-register with Dave Connelly
(203) 231-0946

Admission: Free
Ansonia Armory
25 North Cliff Street
Ansonia
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Tue May 22, 2018 7:00pm

A Well Regulated Militia

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library

Gun control continues to be a divisive topic in our country, especially in light of recent events.  On Tuesday, May 22 at 7 p.m., the Milford Library will host a presentation that addresses this issue.
  Historian Mark Albertson will speak on “A Well Regulated Militia”.  This talk goes beyond the simple pro vs. con debate on the gun issue.  Rather, it traces the evolution of the Citizen-Solder from colonial time to today’s National Guard.  Is the militia concept as outlined in the Militia Act of 1792 still applicable, considering today’s National Guard as a bona fide reserve of the United States Army? 
This thoughtful history examines the changes in America’s defense from the colonial era until today.  Albertson will follow this evolution, which goes hand-in-hand with continental expansion, and centralized government control in the United States, as America severs its colonial roots to become a global super power.  Just what constitutes a Well Regulated Militia and how does it affect the citizen’s right to bear arms?

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Tue May 22, 2018 4:00pm – 5:00pm

S.T.E.M. (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 has planned a series of STEM programs throughout the school year.  Children ages 4-11 are welcome to stop by for Construction Zone with an opportunity to stretch their imagination and explore endless possibilities building with Lego bricks or KEVA planks.  There is no fee to attend and all materials will be supplied.  Snacks, too!!

Admission: Free
Meet at the children's room.
313 ELIZABETH STREET
Derby
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Mon May 21, 2018 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Water Color Painting Workshop (18 years and older)

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Local artist, Rich DiCarlo, Valley Arts Council, will guide you step-by-step on this creative journey as you learn the ins and outs of creating your own water color painting. No previous artistic experience necessary. Supplies provided.  Space is limited to 24 adults (18 years and over) so registration is required beginning April 23 online or by calling the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Sun May 20, 2018 12:00pm – 3:30pm

Dance A-Thon benefiting Wigs & Wishes

Sponsored by: Wall Street Theater

Link to Tickets
https://wallstreettheater.ticketfly.com/event/1663617-dance-thon-for-wigs-wishes-norwalk/

Admission: $10.00 - $40.00
Wall Street Theater
71 Wall Street
Norwalk
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Sat May 19, 2018 2:00pm

Third Saturday Cinema: La Grande Illusion (1937)

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

Film and discussion series to mark 100 years since the end of World War I. Post screening discussion will be led by New Haven resident and European art, history and politics connoisseur Jacinto Lirola.

Admission: Free
Ives Main Library
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Sat May 19, 2018 11:00am – 3:00pm

Parental Rights Rally

Sponsored by: American Liberty Center

Contact: Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh
Cell: 860-449-2007 EMAIL: lorionliberty@gmail.com

GROWING LIST OF NATIONAL AND LOCAL SPEAKERS
LINE UP FOR THE MAY 19th PARENTAL RIGHTS RALLY

HARTFORD, CT - On Saturday, May 19th, 2018, from 11am until 3pm, diverse family protection organizations, faith leaders, legal advisors, medical experts, educators, citizens, and public officials will gather to address what is a pronounced increase of government overreach into the constitutional rights of parents across America.  Thus far, speakers include nationally and locally recognized experts: Media host and homeschool expert, Dr. Duke Pesta; public education expert Dr. Sandra Stotsky; Attorney Deborah Stevenson of National Home Education Legal Defense; Hal Shurteff of Camp Constitution; Pro-life activist Christina Marie Bennett; Family Institute Executive Director, Peter Wolfgang; Brian Camenker, Executive Director of Mass Resistance; Lynne Taylor the Common Core Diva; Anne Manusky of Child Abuse in the Classroom; and, Pastor Earl C. Wallace of Liberty Christian Fellowship Church.  Victim parents may also address the rally. 
Radio Host and Constitutional Conservative Activist, Lori Hopkins Cavanagh of the Lori on Liberty Show, and founder of the American Liberty Center, will host the event.  information on the current list of speakers is found here: https://americanlibertycenter.org/speakers/ 
This rally was organized, in part, as a response to the passage of Public Act 17-5 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF YOUTH FROM CONVERSION THERAPY in Connecticut. https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/act/pa/2017PA-00005-R00HB-06695-PA.htm
This law was passed without cause and without the knowledge or participation of parents and health care practitioners. It has the potential of inflicting widespread, irreparable, life threatening harm to minor children, against their parent’s wishes and without their consent. It also presents an unconstitutional legal quagmire that is not in the best interest of the peoples of the states. 
This law dangerously prohibits health practitioners from providing life sustaining, restorative healthcare to their clients. It prohibits the dissemination of scientifically proven and statistically factual information to parents and minor children, as to what is the safest, most natural path to sexual, physical and mental health.
This conversion therapy law is an example of extreme government overreach in response to a radical progressive propaganda movement that is an affront to nature, nature’s God, science, faith and truth. This law legalizes parental alienation and the child kidnapping of gender and sexually confused minors. 
Minor children are being subjected to ideologically extreme and gender and age inappropriate sex and social education in public schools through Common Core and ESSA initiatives that have failed our traditional morals and family values, and have proven to increase depression, sickness, promiscuity, violence, drug addiction, suicide and American genocide through abortion targeting minors and young adults. 
This rally seeks to increase awareness of the radical and dangerous social, political and sexual indoctrination of our children within the public school system and the anti-American ideology written into the Common Core curriculum and built into the Every Student Succeeds Act.  American Liberty Center plans to include speakers who can address other issues including; family court issues, mandatory vaccinations, parental registries, consent violations, medical kidnapping; and the rights of parents to arm and protect their families, are in the works.
“The right of parents to rear their minor children is a natural unalienable right which includes the right to follow family established morals and values in private, and without government overreach. Deeply rooted and proven successful, traditional and biblical morals and values are the foundation for our ‘Uniquely American Liberties’ and protected by both state and federal constitutions. Traditional American family values is being openly, unjustly, and dishonestly attacked and condemned in a manner that is bigoted, hateful and damaging to American society, and to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” said Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh, organizer of the rally.
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American Liberty Center is a nonpartisan organization formed in November 2015 to identify and expose threats to our uniquely American liberties and to preserve our open and free society.

Admission: Free
Hartford Capitol North Steps
210 Capitol Avenue
Hartford
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Sat May 19, 2018 9:00am – 12:00pm

Bill Stokes Memorial Fishing Derby

Sponsored by: Ansonia Parks & Recreation

Free Fishing Derby open to children 15 and under.  Trophies & prizes donated from Classic Valley Sportsman Club.

Admission: Free
Colony Pond
54 Colony Street
Ansonia
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Fri May 18, 2018 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Create a Great Resume with the American Job Search Career Coach

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Career Coach staff provide guidance for creating resumes for the modern work environment, what pitfalls to avoid and including current standards and styles that make resumes stand out.

Registration is requested online or by calling the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Fri May 18, 2018 10:00am – 12:00pm

Create a Great Resume with the American Job Search Career Coach

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Career Coach staff provide guidance for creating resumes for the modern work environment, what pitfalls to avoid and including current standards and styles that make resumes stand out.

Registration is requested online or by calling the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Thu May 17 – Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:30pm

Mark Steven Doss, bass-baritone

Sponsored by: The Drozdoff Society

The Drozdoff Society is very honored to present the great American bass-baritone, Mark Steven Doss, in a concert of arias and songs. For this concert, he will be joined by Vyacheslav Gryaznov, pianist-composer.


Program

Recit/Aria: And God said… Now shines the Brightest Glory of Heaven [Creation], Haydn

Ecco il mondo – [Mefistofele], Boito

Dostig ja vyssej vlasti [Boris Godunov] – Mussorgsky

Devant la maison [La Damnation de Faust] – Berlioz

Leb’ wohl du kühnes [Die Walküre] – Wagner

None but the lonely heart – Tchaikovsky

Song of the Flea – Mussorgsky

Selected Drozdoff Songs:  Sometime, From Goethe, Louisiana Lullaby, Midnight Review

Heaven is One Beautiful Place – arr. Hall Johnson

The Gospel of Grace –  arr. Mark Hays

Somebody Bigger Than You and I – Lange/Heath/Burke

I’ll Walk with God – Nicholas Brodszky

Grammy Award winner MARK STEVEN DOSS has sung with the major orchestras of Philadelphia, Chicago, Cleveland, and Toronto, while additionally performing 92 roles with more than 60 major opera companies around the world, including Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, the Vienna State Opera, San Francisco Opera, London’s Covent Garden, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Canadian Opera Company.

Mr. Doss’ current season saw him in Sujskij in Dvorák’s Dimitrij at Odssey Opera in Boston, Méphistophélès in Faust with Ópera Oviedo; Balstrode in Peter Grimes with Bologna’s Teatro Comunale; and Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust (Dorset Opera Festival); having concluded last season as Jochanaan in Salome with Teatre Principal de Palma in Mallorca, Spain; and the title role (to great critical acclaim) in Verdi’s Macbeth with the Dorset Opera in the UK.

With eight major roles at La Scala to his credit, Mr. Doss has also received rave reviews for the title role in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman (Turin, Bologna and Dorset), the Four Villains in Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann (Michigan Opera Theater and Tokyo New National), and the title role in Boito’s Mefistofele (Frankfurt).

This year’s engagements include solo concerts with the Wyoming Symphony and Bozeman Symphony; Alfio in The Royal Opera’s Cavalleria Rusticana in London; and Scarpia in Puccini’s Tosca (Welsh National Opera).

VYACHESLAV GRYAZNOV is a member of the Moscow Philharmonic Society, which represents him in Russia, and is an Artist-in-Residence with The Drozdoff Society in the United States.

Gryaznov’s 2016-2017 performances included the Berliner Philharmonie and Carnegie Hall as winner of the 2016 New York Concert Artists Worldwide Debut Audition; the Bay Area Steinway Society of San Jose, California; four performances with the Atlantic Classical Orchestra in a multi-city Florida tour; multiple engagements for The Drozdoff Society’s Impromptu! Classical Music Recital series; as well as engagements in Russia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Austria, and France. He also recorded a CD on the Steinway & Sons label in 2017, which will be released on May 18, 2018 at Steinway Hall, New York, New York.

Admission: 15
Lyric Hall Theater
827 Whalley Avenue
New Haven
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Thu May 17, 2018 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Trekking in Nepal

Sponsored by: Denali and Trailblazer

Join Chris Mejias, manager of Trailblazer, and his friend Ashish Upadhyaya for a talk about trekking in Nepal. They’ll provide travel tips for planning a trip, discuss guides and permits, weather, culture, and showcase photos and videos from their treks. Even if you aren’t planning your own trip to Nepal, this is a great way to see and learn about a beautiful culture. Sherpa Adventure Gear is providing us with authentic Nepalese food for customers to enjoy during the presentation.

Admission: Free
Trailblazer
296 Elm Street
New Haven
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Thu May 17, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

Tech Time - Bring Your Tech Related Questions!

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

A staff member will be on hand to answer all your tech-related questions and concerns. Whether you are having trouble downloading e-books, searching databases, completing on-line job applications, scanning/sending documents and photos, etc., your problems will be addressed.  No registration is needed.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Thu May 17, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am

Book Signing by Hanna Holborn Gray

Sponsored by: The Foote School

Hanna Holborn Gray has lived her entire life in the world of higher education. The daughter of academics, she fled Hitler’s Germany with her parents in the 1930s, emigrating to New Haven, where her father was a professor at Yale University. She has studied and taught at some of the world’s most prestigious universities. She was the first woman to serve as provost of Yale. In 1978, she became the first woman president of a major research university when she was appointed to lead the University of Chicago, a position she held for fifteen years. In 1991, Gray was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, in recognition of her extraordinary contributions to education.

An Academic Life is a candid self-portrait by one of academia’s most respected trailblazers. Gray describes what it was like to grow up as a child of refugee parents, and reflects on the changing status of women in the academic world. She discusses the migration of intellectuals from Nazi-held Europe and the transformative role these exiles played in American higher education—and how the émigré experience in America transformed their own lives and work. She sheds light on the character of university communities, how they are structured and administered, and the balance they seek between tradition and innovation, teaching and research, and undergraduate and professional learning.

An Academic Life speaks to the fundamental issues of purpose, academic freedom, and governance that arise time and again in higher education, and that pose sharp challenges to the independence and scholarly integrity of each new generation.

Admission: Free
Perrine Library at Foote
50 Loomis Pl
New Haven
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Wed May 16, 2018 7:00pm

Richard Linklater’s School of Rock

Sponsored by: Treasures from the Yale Film Archive

The school year ends with SCHOOL OF ROCK, Richard Linklater’s 2003 comedy starring Jack Black, Mike White (who also wrote the screenplay), Joan Cusack, Miranda Cosgrove, and Sarah Silverman. To mark the film’s 15th anniversary, join us for a free screening of what’s been called “uncut bliss” (David Edelstein), “hip and consistently hilarious” (Lou Lumenick), “exuberant, raucous, and thoroughly endearing” (Ann Hornaday), and “the cinematic equivalent of a near-perfect three-minute pop song” (Mark Caro). 35mm print from the Yale Film Archive.

A presentation of the Yale Film Study Center and Films at the Whitney with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.

Admission: Free
Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall Street
New Haven
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Wed May 16, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Bring Your Tech Related Questions!

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

A staff member will be on hand to answer all your tech-related questions and concerns. Whether you are having trouble downloading e-books, searching databases, completing on-line job applications, scanning/sending documents and photos, etc., your problems will be addressed.  No registration is needed.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Tue May 15, 2018 7:10pm

American Legion Public Information Meeting

Sponsored by: American Legion New Haven

VETERANS GROUP FORMING: An American Legion post is forming in New Haven; organizers are hosting a public information meeting at 7:10 p.m. at Elks Lodge 25. 524 State St., New Haven. 203-903-4315. NewHavenLegion.org

Admission: Free
New Haven Elks Lodge 25
524 State St.
New Haven
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Mon May 14, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Cooking Demo: Spring Brunch Menu at Derby Public Library (ages 18 and older)

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Stacey will show participants how to make healthy, seasonal, brunch fare. There will be samples of all demonstrated foods.

Max 30 attendees so registration is required beginning April 16 online or by calling the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Mon May 14, 2018 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Sponsored by: Gateway Community College

Graduating students of the Nursing Program at Gateway Community College receive their Pins, signifying that they have successfully completed the requirements of the Nursing Program and have qualified to become registered nurses in the medical community.

Admission: Free
College Street Music Hall
238 College Street
New Haven
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Mon May 14, 2018 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Gateway Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Sponsored by: Gateway Community College

Graduating students of the Nursing Program at Gateway Community College receive their pins to signify their successful completion of the program and qualification as professional nurses.

Admission: Free
College Street Music Hall
238 College Street
New Haven
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Sat May 12, 2018 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Spring Concert “I Was Glad”

Sponsored by: New Haven Oratorio Choir

The New Haven Oratorio choir will present its Spring concert “I Was Glad” on May 12th at 7:30 pm at Church of the Redeemer in New Haven.

The program will include a selection of grand and moving English church music by Howells, Britten, Elgar, Parry,Stanford and more.  Most of the pieces will take advantage of our venue’s impressive pipe organ.

Admission: $20 / $15
Church of the Redeemer
185 Cold Spring St.
New Haven
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Sat May 12, 2018 7:30pm

Two Nights of Mindful Mayhem: Improv Comedy Fundraiser for 108 Monkeys

Sponsored by: Cloud 9 Improv/108 Monkeys

Cloud 9 Improv will be joined on May 12 by Fairfield of Dreams, Sea Tea Improv, Elderberry Jam & Steve Fischman. Their shows will include both long- and short- form games with audience participation. 108 Monkeys provides free yoga classes to the New Haven community, and yoga and mindfulness trainings and programs to schools and other early childhood and youth organizations, shelters, mental health clinics, senior centers and homes, and other local support agencies.

108 Monkeys provides free yoga classes to the New Haven community, and yoga and mindfulness trainings and programs to schools and other early childhood and youth organizations, shelters, mental health clinics, senior centers and homes, and other local support agencies.

Admission: $20
Long Wharf Theater
222 Sargent Drive
New Haven
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Sat May 12, 2018 6:30pm – 10:30pm

MILESTONES 20TH ANNIVERSARY GALA CELEBRATION

Sponsored by: Milestones Behavioral Services

The 20th Anniversary Gala, celebrating the students, staff and families who have been part of developing this program into a nationally and internationally recognized school and resource, will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Omni Hotel, New Haven, 6:30pm.  Mbs-inc.org

Admission: $200
Omni New Haven Hotel
155 Temple Street
New Haven
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Sat May 12 – Sun May 13, 2018 10:00am – 8:00pm

Mother’s Day Photo Shoot Fundraiser

Sponsored by: Kerrian Latty Photography

Kerrian Latty Photography is hosting a Mother’s Day photography fundraiser for the Ella Faith Foundation on Saturday and Sunday, May 12th-13th from 10am to 8pm at the Kerrian Photography Studio, 26 Selden Street in Woodbridge. 
Celebrate mothers and families with a portrait during Mother’s Day weekend. Packages range from $99-$199.  All proceeds from the photography fundraiser will go to the Ella Faith Foundation which awards college scholarships to local women in need. 
To purchase packages and set up a photo shoot appointment, visit https://ellafaithfundraiser2018.eventbrite.com or call 203.535.7197.

Admission: $99-$199
Kerrian Latty Photography
26 Selden Street Woodbridge, CT
Woodbridge
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Sat May 12, 2018 10:00am – 2:00pm

Bethesda Nursery School Spring Fair and Tag Sale

Sponsored by: Bethesda Nursery School

Bethesda Nursery School’s annual Spring Fair promises family-friendly, all day fun with food, games, live music and entertainment, amazing raffle prizes, arts & crafts, plant sale, bakery goods, and a huge tag sale.Rain or Shine.
10am-2pm. Tag sale opens at 9am.
305 Saint Ronan St./parking lot at 450 Whitney Ave. New Haven.
For more info, contact 203-787-5439

Admission: Free
Bethesda Lutheran Church
305 Saint Ronan St. / 450 Whitney Ave
New Haven
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Sat May 12, 2018 8:00am – 2:00pm

Tag Sale

Sponsored by: Hilltop Hose Co. #5 Inc.

The Spring 2018 Jim “Skinny” Evans Memorial Tag Sale, sponsored by Hilltop Hose Co. #5, will be held rain or shine on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The firehouse is located at 80 Pulaski Highway (Rte. 243). The tag sale will be held in the rear garage on Fitzpatrick Drive.

A selection of household items, children’s toys, collectibles and some small furniture will be available. All proceeds will be donated to the Jim “Skinny” Evans Mack fund, established in 2011 to support the refurbished Mack firetruck and the garage built to house it.

For more information about the sale, leave a message at (203) 410-8403.

Admission: 06401
80 Pulaski Highway
80 Pulaski Highway (Rte. 243), rear garage
Ansonia
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Fri May 11 – Sat May 12, 2018 7:30pm

Two Nights of Mindful Mayhem: Improv Comedy Fundraiser for 108 Monkeys

Sponsored by: Cloud 9 Improv/108 Monkeys

Cloud 9 Improv will be joined on May 11 by HOTF, Knucklepuck & Steve Fischman, and on May 12 by Fairfield of Dreams, Sea Tea Improv, Elderberry Jam & Steve Fischman. Their shows will include both long- and short- form games with audience participation. 108 Monkeys provides free yoga classes to the New Haven community, and yoga and mindfulness trainings and programs to schools and other early childhood and youth organizations, shelters, mental health clinics, senior centers and homes, and other local support agencies.

Admission: $20
Long Wharf Theater
222 Sargent Drive
New Haven
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Fri May 11, 2018 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Jennifer Pharr Davis at Denali Old Saybrook

Sponsored by: Denali

On Friday, May 11th, 2018, Denali Old Saybrook will host athlete, author, speaker, and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The program will be held at the store from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM and is free and open to the public.

Jennifer Pharr Davis has logged over 14,000 miles on six different continents, including thru-hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail, the Colorado Trail, Vermont’s Long Trail, numerous trails in Europe, and the Appalachian Trail three times. In 2011, Jennifer wanted to test her physical limits. With the help of her husband Brew and a dedicated group of friends, she set the fastest known time (male or female) on the “A.T.” by hiking 47 miles a day for 46 days straight.

Jennifer will be sharing slides and stories, answering questions, and reading excerpts from her new book The Pursuit of Endurance (Viking). Publisher’s Weekly says, “this inspiring work (is) at times reminiscent of the writings of such travel memoirists as Cheryl Strayed and Bill Bryson (and) could become a regular companion for distance hikers or, indeed, for anyone embarking on a personal challenge.”

Jennifer will also be selling and signing books after the program. For her adventures, she has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, ESPN, and the CBS Early Show. She is founder and owner of Blue Ridge Hiking Company (www.blueridgehikingco.com), an Asheville, North Carolina-based guiding service whose mission is “to make the wilderness accessible and enjoyable through the written and spoken word, instruction and guiding.”

Admission: Free
Denali Old Saybrook
75 Main Street
Old Saybrook
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Fri May 11 – Sat May 12, 2018 5:00pm

Westville Village 21st Annual ArtWalk

Sponsored by: Westville Village Renaissance Alliance

The Westville Village ArtWalk is a free, annual, community-based arts festival that spans three blocks in Historic Westville Village and Edgewood Park, New Haven, CT every Mother’s Day weekend. Featuring a full day of live music, art exhibitions and demonstrations, interactive art-making for kids and adults, theater performances, walking tours, and a 30+ vendor Artist & Artisan Market, ArtWalk traditionally draws between 8,000-10,000 visitors. This is a superbly fun day for kids and adults of all ages.

Admission: 06515
Westville CT
Whalley Avenue
New Haven
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Fri May 11, 2018 10:30am

TUNES-N-TALES with MOTHER GOOSE (Ages 3-5)

Sponsored by: DERBY PUBLIC LIBRARY

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; you may now register by going to the “More Info.” link below, or you can still go to the library Website at http://www.derbypubliclibrary.org.

Meet Mother Goose and enjoy her high-flying program of rhythms and rhymes, stories, and music just right for children ages 3-5; older and younger siblings are welcome, too, but need not be registered.

Storyteller/musician Anne-Marie Forer specializes in “edutaining” young children.  A former teacher and children’s librarian, she now performs full-time in schools, libraries, and festivals throughout Rhode Island and Southern New England (http://www.tunes-n-tales.com).

Admission: Free
CHILDREN'S ROOM
313 ELIZABETH SSTREET
Derby
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Thu May 10, 2018 7:30pm

New Haven Symphony Orchestra: Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

Sponsored by: New Haven Symphony Orchestra

WHEN:    Thu, May 10, 2018
TIME:    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
PLACE:    Woolsey Hall (500 College Street, New Haven, CT 06511)
TICKETS:    $15 - $74; KidTix Free with Adult; College Students $10
Maestro Boughton reflects on his experience as an immigrant to the United States with a curated program of music written by immigrants and refugees. Artist-in-Residence Elena Urioste lends her passion and drama to Korngold’s Violin Concerto and the musicians of the NHSO step into the spotlight for Bartok’s powerhouse Concerto for Orchestra.
Program:
Bartok Concerto for Orchestra
Rachmaninoff Isle of the Dead
Korngold Violin Concerto
Zhou First Sight

Admission: $15-$74
Woolsey Hall
500 College St
New Haven
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Thu May 10, 2018 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Film Premiere of Blue Heart

Sponsored by: Patagonia

More than 3,000 hydropower dams and diversions are either proposed or in the process of being built on Europe’s last wild rivers in the Balkans and will cause irreversible damage to rivers, wildlife and local communities. Blue Heart documents the battle for the largest undammed river in Europe—Albania’s Vjosa—the effort to save the endangered Balkan lynx in Macedonia, and the women of Kruščica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, who are spearheading a months-long, 24/7 protest to protect their community’s only source of fresh water.

Save the Blue Heart of Europe

Admission: Free
Patagonia New Haven
1 Broadway
New Haven
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Thu May 10, 2018 6:30pm

Intro to 3D Printing

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

Tinker Light offers an opportunity to see demos of the new Tinker Lab equipment during open hours in the Think Tank and practice using them yourself during programs before the opening of Ives Squared.

Space is limited. Register for any Tinker Light program during open hours in the Think Tank or at the Information Desk.

Admission: Free
Ives Main Library, Think Tank
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Thu May 10, 2018 6:00pm – 9:30pm

Solar Jam

Sponsored by: Solar Yout

9th Annual Solar Jam
Thursday, May 10th 2018
Kroon Hall – Yale School Of Forestry and Environmental Studies
195 Prospect St New Haven CT 06511
http://solaryouth.org/solar-jam.html
Questions? Contact: debbie@solaryouth.org

Admission: $60 per person
Kroon Hall – Yale School Of Forestry and Environmental Studies
195 Prospect St
New Haven
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Thu May 10, 2018 6:00pm

The Probate Court and You with Probate Court Judge Clifton Graves, Jr.

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library

Join Probate Court Judge Clifton Graves, Jr. to discuss the basic role and responsibilities of the Probate Court, as well as the court services and expectations.

Admission: Free
Fair Haven Branch Library
182 Grand Ave
New Haven
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Wed May 9, 2018 6:30pm

Preserving Your Garden Harvest

Sponsored by: Milford Public Library and the Benson-Crump Community Gardens Program

On May 9 at 6:30pm, Milford Public Library and The Benson-Crump Community Gardens Program host “Preserving Your Garden Harvest – All Year Long” with Rachel Ziesk, Certified Advanced Master Gardener and Lecturer. Preserving your harvest doesn’t just happen in the fall. It’s a 12 month event. This lecture will help you to learn all different ways to preserve such canning, pickling, dehydrating, air drying, freezing, and fermentation. From spring peas, to summer zucchini and kale and fall tomatoes and herbs, you can enjoy the fresh flavors from your garden all year long.

Admission: Free
Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave.
Milford
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Wed May 9, 2018 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Adios, Coco Chanel! DYI herbal perfume

Sponsored by: Seymour Public Library

The Seymour Library welcomes the ladies from “The Grounded Goodwife” of Woodbury, CT. The Grounded Goodwife who combine natural healing, local New England history and fun will present a hands on workshop on making your own signature herbal perfume. The participaties can experiment with base fragrances, mid-tones and top notes and come away with their own unique fragrance to take home.
There is limited space so registration is required. Please call the Library at 203-888-3903 or visit to register.

Admission: 06483
Seymour Public Library
46 Church St
Seymour
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Wed May 9, 2018 6:30pm – 8:45pm

Fellowship Place Event: Critically Acclaimed Play ‘FROM SHIP TO SHAPE’

Sponsored by: Fellowship Place

Fellowship Place is pleased to invite the public to see the Connecticut premiere of Walker Vreeland’s critically acclaimed one-man play ‘FROM SHIP TO SHAPE’ On May 9, 2018 at 6:30pm in the main building of Fellowship’s campus at 441 Elm Street in New Haven.

“…FROM SHIP TO SHAPE is a funny and gut-wrenching autobiographical monologue about one young man’s struggle with mental illness in today’s world.  It’s about losing your mind while chasing your dreams, the journey in pursuit of healing, and how a cruise ship can push you over the edge.” 

In the summer of 2003, Vreeland got a job as a lead singer for Norwegian Cruise Lines, but he could never have imagined the voyage that lay ahead. Boarding the Bermuda-bound ship would mark the onset of a mental breakdown so severe he would wake up months later in 1 of the 101 beds at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Mood Disorder Psychiatric Ward. Years later, and now an actor and award-winning radio personality, Vreeland has decided to “fight the darkness with humor and pathos” in this autobiographical monologue. “I had been keeping a journal throughout the cruise ship debacle and throughout the months that followed, through the time I was hospitalized and then for a long time after,” he says. Vreeland found a narrative through these journals. Under the direction of Academy Award & Emmy Award winning producer and director, Milton Justice, Vreeland’s tragicomic story is about the relentless pursuit of healing. It took him seven years to write, edit and get the piece stage ready. The one-man musical made its New York premiere in September 2017 and enjoyed a critically acclaimed, sold-out Off-Broadway run at Theatre Row as part of the United Solo Theatre Festival.

The event, which will be held in the main building of Fellowship’s campus at 441 Elm Street in New Haven, will kick off community celebrations for “May is Mental Health Awareness Month”. At 6:30pm, just prior to the performance, guests may visit the art room for refreshments and an art exhibit displaying original artworks created by the artists of Fellowship Place’s Expressive Arts program. Following the 7:00 performance will be an audience talk-back with Mr. Vreeland.

Tickets are $25 each, students pay $10 with student ID. Tickets may be reserved by contacting Melissa Holroyd, Development Director at 203-401-4227 x1211, or visiting http://fellowshipplace.org/the-ct-premiere-of-walker-vreelands-from-ship-to-shape

Fellowship Place’s mission is to serve adults living with mental illness by offering a full range of therapeutic support and rehabilitation services that promote independence, wellness, and a meaningful life.  Open 365 days a year, our campus community serves over 750 people annually, the majority of which suffers from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression. Services provided are designed to help increase their stability, self-sufficiency, and help them function at the highest level possible, including help with basic needs, meals, socialization, skill-building groups, case management, job training and career development services, expressive arts programs, computer classes, physical recreation and more. The agency also provides supportive housing for 45 individuals who live in our apartment buildings located near the main campus.  Fellowship Place is committed to helping the mentally ill, their families, and the public realize that with proper treatment and support, people with a mental illness can be successful and contribute to the vibrancy of our community.

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Admission: $25
Fellowship Place Campus
441 Elm Street
New Haven
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Wed May 9, 2018 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Spring Entrepreneurship Series

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library/SCORE

This series of 6 workshops will help participants establish a business plan, understand basic financial statements, learn how to build a recognizable brand, understand legal issues in starting and running a business, manage technology effectively and understand the intricacies of doing business with the the Federal Government and the State of Connecticut.

-Business contracts and commercial transactions

-Buy/sell agreements

-Partnership agreements

-Operating agreements

-Business formation

-Selling or purchasing a business

-Compliance

Admission: Free
Ives Main Library
133 Elm St
New Haven
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Tue May 8, 2018 9:30am – 1:30pm

AARP Driver Safety Class at Derby Public Library

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

No written tests, no road tests, and no information will be given to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Participants will learn how to drive more defensively and may save up to 10% on their present auto liability insurance.

The cost is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members. Participants may bring a bag lunch.

Space is limited to 25 so registration is required online beginning April 10 or by calling the Reference Desk at 203-736-1482.

Admission: $15 members/$20 nonm
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Mon May 7 – Sat Jun 2, 2018 9:00am – 6:00pm

117th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Creative Arts Workshop

Sponsored by: New Haven Paint and Clay Club

The New Haven Paint and Clay Club exhibition will feature works created by artists from Connecticut and New England. The juror for the exhibition is D. Samuel Quigley, Director of the Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT. Opening reception on Saturday, May 12th from 2-4pm. Awards will be presented at 3pm. On view from May 7th - June 2nd.

Admission: Free
Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon Street
New Haven
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Mon May 7 – Sat Jun 2, 2018 9:00am – 6:00pm

117th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Creative Arts Workshop

Sponsored by: New Haven Paint and Clay Club

117th Annual Juried Art Exhibit at Creative Arts Workshop. The New Haven Paint and Clay Club exhibition will feature works created by artists from Connecticut and New England. The juror for the exhibition is D. Samuel Quigley, Director of the Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, CT. Opening reception on Saturday, May 12th from 2-4pm. Awards will be presented at 3pm. On view from May 7th - June 2nd. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 9am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 12pm.

Admission: Free
Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon Street
New Haven
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Sun May 6, 2018 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Jazz for Stetson Library

Sponsored by: New Haven Free Public Library Foundation

Please join us on Sunday, May 6 at 5:00 pm for An Evening of Latin Jazz and Swing featuring Jesse “Cheese” Hameen II with Ed Fast and “Congabop” at Knickerbocker Golf Club to raise funds for the new Stetson Library at the Q House!

Admission: $25.00 Donation
Knickerbocker Golf Club
715 Sherman Pkwy
New Haven
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Sun May 6, 2018 2:00pm – 3:30pm

A Trip on the Train to Woodstock

Sponsored by: Seymour Public Library

The Seymour Library will be hosting the CJ West and the Downtown Train on a trip to Woodstock. They will play a tribute to the bands who graced the stage at Woodstock 1969. Relive the moments that made rock ‘n roll history—the sights, the sounds and songs!
For more information please contact the Library at 203-888-3903.

Admission: 06483
Seymour Public Library
46 Church St
Seymour
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Sun May 6, 2018 11:30am – 2:30pm

Spring into Action!

Sponsored by: Animal Assisted Therapy Services

“Spring Into Action!” by joining Animal Assisted Therapy Services (AaTs) for brunch at the Milford Yacht Club, 131 Trumbull Avenue, Milford, CT.
On Sunday, May 6, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., enjoy delicious food and drinks, music, and a silent auction to help raise funds for Animal Assisted Therapy Services’ programs, emotional support and service dogs.
Tickets are $50.00 each and may be purchased through: www.eventbrite.com or by contacting Christine Patella at: chris.patella@aatsct.org or calling 203-804-5343.

Founded in 2009, AaTs is a non-profit organization that provides equine and canine assisted therapy for adults and children with physical, cognitive, or psycho-social disabilities.  The AaTs center is located in Milford, CT.  For more information on services, please contact AaTs at (203) 804-5343 or chris.patella@aatsct.org

Admission: $50.00
Milford Yacht Club
131 Trumbull Ave.
Milford
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Sun May 6, 2018 9:00am – 12:00pm

Run the Gauntlet Obstacle 5K

Sponsored by: Denali and The Denali Foundation

Run the Gauntlet at East Rock Part is the spring race in the Denali Gauntlet Race Series. Run the Gauntlet at East Rock Park features a 5K obstacle course with 15-20 man-made and natural obstacles at New Haven’s East Rock Park. After the race, participants are invited to enjoy a post-race party with pizza from Old World Pizza Trucks, beer from Thimble Island Brewing Company, and live entertainment. Proceeds from Run the Gauntlet at East Rock Park support The Denali Foundation Scholarship Fund for children attending the New Haven Parks and Recreation ECO Adventure Camp.

Admission: $50.00
East Rock Park
41 Cold Spring Street
New Haven
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Sun May 6, 2018 8:00am – 1:00pm

Pack 7 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale

Sponsored by: Pack 7 - Boy Scouts Of America

Pack 7 is hosting it’s 3rd Annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale.  Proceeds go to Pack 7 to purchase camping equipment, project materials, and merit badges.  Menu items include: All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes, Bacon, Sausage, Eggs, Home Fries, OJ, Coffee, and Tea.  Bake Sale items include: Cookies, Cupcakes, Brownies, Breads, and more.  Admission: Adults $10, Children (under 12) & Seniors $7

Admission: $7-$10
Ansonia High School Cafeteria
20 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Sat May 5, 2018 8:00pm – 10:00pm

VINCENT INGALA with special guest Adam Hawley

Sponsored by: John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

Our own Vincent Ingala has a new record coming out in the spring and he wants to share it with you!  He’ll bring his energetic showmanship and musical talent to the stage in a concert that is sure to get you groovin’ in your seat! This double bill concert is two shows in one! Prepare to enjoy more new music and a full set from guitarist Adam Hawley, who’s debut record Just The Beginning had three singles top the charts to become #1 on Billboard.
Tickets:
$35 General Public
$30 Series
$30 SCSU Faculty/Staff, Active Alumni with valid ID (Limit 2)
$20 SCSU students with valid ID (Limit 2)
Seating: Reserved
This concert is a Double Bill
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Admission: $35
John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
501 Crescent Street
New Haven
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Sat May 5, 2018 7:30pm

Colors in Contrast

Sponsored by: Haven String Quartet

The Haven String Quartet performs in their final concert of the 2017-2018 season!

Selections include:

W. A. Mozart: String Quartet in D Minor, K. 421
M. Weinberg: “Capriccio” and “Aria” for String Quartet
M. Ravel: String Quartet in F Major

Tickets: $25 General Admission; $10 for students and USNH members

Admission: $10-25
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden
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Sat May 5, 2018 7:30pm

Civic Orchestra of New Haven Spring Concert

Sponsored by: Civic Orchestra of New Haven

New Haven, Conn: The Civic Orchestra of New Haven (CONH), under the baton of Maestro Christopher James Hisey, will present its Spring Concert on Saturday, May 5th, at 7:30 p.m. at Battell Chapel, located at the corner of College and Elm Streets in New Haven. The suggested donation is $20 for adults, and $15 for seniors and students.

In celebration of Maestro Hisey’s final performance with the Civic Orchestra, the program will include selections by Shostakovich, Bach, and Copland, as well as a performance of Dvorak’s New World Symphony. The Orchestra will simultaneously honor Hisey’s fourteen years of service as Music Director, while welcoming the Music Director for the 2018-19 season, Ms. Kalena Bovell.

For more information about the concert, visit www.civicorchestraofnewhaven.org, the Civic Orchestra of New Haven Facebook page, or e-mail conhcivic@gmail.com.

Comprised of more the 60 professional and serious amateur musicians, the Civic Orchestra of New Haven has been a vital part of the greater New Haven community for more than 75 years.

Admission: $15-20
Battell Chapel
400 College Street
New Haven
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