Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Teen Movie Night (for ages 12-17)

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Teens are invited to the screening of a newly released DVD.  Light refreshments will be provided.  Registration is requested.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Thu Dec 18, 2014 10:00am – 11:30am

Tech Time:  Photo Editing/Scanning

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Techniques on how to improve the quality and usability of existing electronic photographs, as well as how to best create electronic versions of printed photos will be shown.

Ideas for future topics are welcomed.

No reservations are accepted and there is a seven seat limit per class.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Tech Time:  Photo Editing/Scanning

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Techniques on how to improve the quality and usability of existing electronic photographs, as well as how to best create electronic versions of printed photos will be shown.

Ideas for future topics are welcomed.

No reservations are accepted and there is a seven seat limit per class.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Tue Dec 16, 2014 7:00pm – 8:00pm

READ to PAYSON for Ages 5 to 11

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.

Janet Sabovik and her therapy dog Payson are part of the lineup of events at the Derby Public Library. Children ages 5-11 are invited to share a book with Payson during this interactive reading program.

Each child will be given a 10-15 minute time slot to read to Payson. Payson, an Australian Shepherd, is a rescue dog who was found roaming the streets of Kentucky. She and Janet are registered with Therapy Dogs, Inc. and volunteer throughout the community. Janet and Payson are also currently volunteering at several universities in the area as part of their distress workshops for college students.

This is a great opportunity for beginner or reluctant readers as well as experienced readers to build confidence, enhance their reading skills achieved during the school year, and encourage a love of reading. Participants are encouraged to stop by the Children’s Room to select a book with Payson’s “paw of approval” to share with her for the program.

Admission: Free
Meet at the children's room.
313 ELIZABETH STREET
Derby
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Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:00am – 7:30pm

Annual Holiday Open House

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Over the years, the day’s activities have expanded.  From 1:30 PM go 4:00 PM,  Marc Weissman will entertain all visitors on the keyboard as he plays the sounds of the season. In what has become a holiday tradition, once again highlighting the festivities will be a visit from the Connecticut Yuletide Carolers from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (please register for this portion of the program under the 6:00 PM Eventkeeper listing).  These traditionally garbed Carolers will fill the cold winter air with the warm sounds of the season, bringing holiday cheer to young and old alike. They will stroll throughout the Library, inviting all to sing-along. Cookies and punch will be available throughout the day. There will also be free holiday-themed basket raffles open to all visitors.  As usual, this beautiful historic building will be decked, inside and out, in all its holiday glory.  Everyone is invited to take part in this special day.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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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Thu Dec 11 – Thu Dec 18, 2014 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Teen Winter Watercolor Painting

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

This two-session workshop will be led by Valley Arts Council member Rich DiCarlo.  All materials will be provided.

Registration is requested.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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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Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Listen Here: “Love is All Around”

Sponsored by: The Institute Library, New Haven Review, New Haven Theater Co.

The Institute Library, New Haven Review, and New Haven Theater Company are pleased to announce the return of Listen Here, the short story reading series in which actors from the New Haven Theater Company read short stories chosen by New Haven Review editors. Join us for the reading, coffee, snacks, capped off by a half-hour “talk back” at the end with the performers and editors.

December’s “Love is All Around” features Steve Almond’s “The Soul Molecule,” and Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory.”

Check back for our schedule in the New Year, when we’ll have programs January-May.

Admission: Free, donations okay
The Institute Library
847 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Holiday Lunchtime Book Discussion

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

The selected holiday title is An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor. As Christmas draws near in the village of Ballybuckleboo, Dr. Fingal O’Reilly and his junior partner Barry Laverty contend with a variety of comical village ailments, as well as romantic troubles.  Then a new doctor arrives and causes a ruckus by poaching their patients and prescribing ludicrous cures.  This warmhearted novel also features “Ulster Christmas Recipes.”

Multiple copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.  Participants are asked to bring a sandwich and a friend as they “chat and chew.”  Dessert and beverages will be provided.  Registration is requested.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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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Tue Dec 9, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Recycle,Repurpose, Reuse Craft Class

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Ansonia Animal Control Officer, Jeanie Roslonowski, will show participants, ages eighteen and over, how to create Holiday Gifts—Going Green by recycling everyday household items.  Class will also include information on animal issues. Registration is required.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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 – Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:00pm – 7:30pm

YA Wednesdays

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

For ages 12-17.  Nintendo Wii, board games, and Legos will all be available—you choose.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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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Mon Dec 1, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Local Author Visit- Rich Marazzi9

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Rich will discuss his latest book, A Bowl Full of Memories: 100 Years of Football at the Yale Bowl. This coffee table size book with 377 photos, covers the history and events that took place in the venerated Yale Bowl which is celebrating its 100th anniversary season.  It also details the storied history of Yale football dating from 1872 to the present.  The book humanizes the football experience and id filled with personal anecdotes. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Rich Marazzi, who has also authored five baseball books is a Major League Rules Consultant, former high school and college umpire, was host of the radio talk show, Inside Baseball for 17 years, and has been leader of the Derby Public Library’s Silver Sluggers for the past nine years.

Registration is requested.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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

Castles of Steel: The Great Battleship Race from 1906 to 1922

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

In this follow-up program, Rob Novak, Jr., local historian, continues to explore this first great arms race of the 20th century through lecture and pictures.  The world’s major powers spent great sums of money on giant fortresses called dreadnoughts, blending 19th century naval tactics with 20th century technology.  It was a period of innovation, grandeur and danger that ultimately was one of the underlying causes of WWI and led to the first international arms limitations treaty. 

Registration is requested.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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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Sun Nov 23, 2014 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Sponsored by: Master's Table Comm. Meals & Assumption Church

Everyone is welcome to join us for a fabulous traditional spread.

Admission: Free
Assumption Church
61 North Cliff Street
Ansonia
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Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:00am – 4:00pm

Meet Captain Barnacles Bear and Kwazii Kitten of The Octonauts!

Sponsored by: Mystic Aquarium

Captain Barnacles, one of the bravest polar bears you will ever meet, and Kwazii Kitten, the daredevil kitty with a mysterious pirate past, are coming ashore to meet you! Join them as they search for adventure at Mystic Aquarium on Sunday, November 23, 10am to 4pm
Free for Aquarium Members, or with General Admission. Don’t forget your camera!

Admission: Free with Paid Admis
Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic
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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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Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:00pm

The World Split Open:  Songs & Sketches About Women’s Lives

Sponsored by: Another Octave: CT Women's Chorus

“What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life, The world would split open” – Muriel Rukeyser
Friends and lovers, mothers and daughters, children and workers — every woman has a story. Another Octave: Connecticut Women’s Chorus will present songs and sketches about women’s lives in THE WORLD SPLIT OPEN.
Whether we’re singing about new love or old friends, flying on the wings of a child’s imagination, or musing on the complications of midlife temperature control, tonight’s musical snapshots will move you, surprise you, and make you laugh in recognition. Join us as we share some of the truths of women’s lives in THE WORLD SPLIT OPEN.

Admission: $20 thru website
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden
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Sat Nov 22 – Sun Nov 23, 2014 7:00pm – 12:00am

Irish Woman & Man of the Year Banquet Nov 22

Sponsored by: New Haven Gaelic Football & Hurling Club (NHF&HC;)

Wendy Mackey and Edward Donadio will be the featured honorees at the New Haven Gaelic Football & Hurling Club 31st Annual Banquet as their Irish Woman and Irish Man of the Year. The event will be held on Saturday, November 22 from 7 pm to 12 am at Cascade, 480 Sherman Avenue, Hamden. Tickets are available for $65 and include an open bar, a 4 course dinner and an evening of dancing to music provided by the Sharon and Pat Burke Band. To purchase tickets, contact Maureen Rynne (203) 318-8723 or email Brendan McCaffery at brendan@insurewithbrendan.com

Admission: $65 pp
Cascade
480 Sherman Avenue
Hamden
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Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:00am – 3:00pm

Christmas Fair

Sponsored by: Christ Church,Ansonia

Christmas Fair, basket galore, over 15 vendors,visit with Santa, book sale,and lunch served.Come all

Admission: Free
Christ Church
56 South Cliff Street, Ansonia
Ansonia
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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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Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:00am – 11:30am

Tech Time: On-Line Job Applications

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Areas covered: Information that should and should not be included, proper cover letter etiquette, and ideal follow-up techniques.  A variety of topics are covered on a revolving basis.

Ideas for future topics are welcomed.

No reservations are accepted and there is a seven seat limit per class.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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

Tech Time:  On-Line Job Applications

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Areas covered: Information that should and should not be included, proper cover letter etiquette, and ideal follow-up techniques.  A variety of topics are covered on a revolving basis.

Ideas for future topics are welcomed.

No reservations are accepted and there is a seven seat limit per class.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse Craft Class

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Ansonia Animal Control Officer, Jeanie Roslonowski, will show participants, ages eighteen and over, how to create Holiday Gifts—Going Green by recycling everyday household items.  Class will also include information on animal issues.  Registration is required.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Estate Planning Basics

Sponsored by: Valley United Way

Local attorney – and former probate court judge Tom Sutnik – will be back to repeat last year’s popular program on estate planning. Tom is a Shelton attorney who practices in trusts, estates and probate. He also served as Judge of Probate for the Southbury area and is well respected for his expertise on the topic.

He is currently a director of the Boys and Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley and Pomperaug Woods, a non-profit retirement community in Southbury. He is a past president of the Valley United Way and the Boys and Girls Club. Tom is a recipient of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce Gold Seal Award.

This is another program in United Way’s Financial Education Series and the programs are free of charge thanks to the support of Pitney Bowes.

Admission: Free
Valley United Way
54 Grove Street
Shelton
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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 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Listen Here: “Bitter Sweet”

Sponsored by: The Institute Library, New Haven Review, New Haven Theater Co.

The Institute Library, New Haven Review, and New Haven Theater Company are pleased to announce the return of Listen Here, the short story reading series in which actors from the New Haven Theater Company read short stories chosen by New Haven Review editors. Join us for the reading, coffee, snacks, capped off by a half-hour “talk back” at the end with the performers and editors.

November’s “Bitter Sweet” features J.D. Salinger’s “The Laughing Man,” and Amy Lempel’s “In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried”

Upcoming:
Wednesday, December 10: “Love is All Around”: Steve Almond’s “The Soul Molecule,” and Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory”

Admission: Free, donations okay
The Institute Library
847 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Cooking Demo:  Vegging Out for the Holidays

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Adults eighteen years and older are invited.  Stacey Ference of Savour Catering will shown participants how to liven up their holiday entertaining with some new and tasty vegetable recipes.  There will be samples of all demonstrated foods.

Registration is required.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Whitney Center Invites Public to Donate Food, Give Thanks

Sponsored by: Whitney Center

Whitney Center is partnering with the Shubert Theater and the New Haven Board of Alders for their annual food drive program. This special “Thank You” event is aimed at collecting food items for local New Haven pantries, sharing expressions of gratitude and viewing artwork created with spirituality as a theme. Whitney Center is an official drop-off location for this annual food drive program. During November and December, Whitney Center will accept donations of food items, which will be distributed to food pantries throughout New Haven.

Admission: Free
Whitney Center
200 Leeder Hill Drive
Hamdem
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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

A Good Old-Fashioned Band Concert

Sponsored by: Yale Concert Band

A Good Old-Fashioned Band Concert
Yale Concert Band invites audience to bring bells and participate in Tchaikovksy’s 1812 Overture!
Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director

Sunday, November 16, 2014
2:00 PM
Woolsey Hall (500 College Street), New Haven
Free Admission

•Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky wrote the “1812 Overture” to commemorate Russia’s triumph over Napoleon, but this rousing piece has turned into a beloved American icon. Today’s audience members are invited to bring bells of any kind and participate in the celebratory finale.

•Adam Gorb has described his “Yiddish Dances” as “very much a party piece.” Comprised of five movements that are all based on Klezmer music – the traditional music of Jews from Eastern Europe – each dance is harmonically rich and full of metrical asymmetries.

•Percy Aldridge Grainger’s “Molly on the Shore” is based on two Irish folk dances: “Temple Hill” and “Molly on the Shore.” This boisterous piece is known for its tireless energy and rhythmic intensity.

•George Cohan’s “You’re a Grand Old Flag,” Samuel Barber’s “Commando March,” and Edwin Goldman’s “Third Alarm March” are three American marches for band that are filled with patriotic spirit and excitement.

Also:
“Scenes from The Louvre” (N. Dello Joio)
“Overture to Colas Breugnon” (D. Kabalevsky)

Public info phone: (203) 432-4111; http://www.yale.edu/yaleband

Admission: Free
Woolsey Hall
500 College St
New Haven
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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 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Book Signing with Jen Payne

Sponsored by: Branford Land Trust

Join the Branford Land Trust on Saturday, November 15 for a book signing with local writer and BLT board member Jen Payne. Jen will be signing copies of her new book LOOK UP! Musings on the Nature of Mindfulness during an open house at the Land Trust House in Stony Creek from 2:00-5:00PM. Refreshments will be served, and books will be available for purchase. A portion of the proceeds of book sales from the event will be donated to the Land Trust to support its education and outreach efforts.

LOOK UP! travels season by season through reflections about nature, life, breath, mindfulness, balance, and connection. It contains 75 of Jen’s essays and poems, as well as 100 original color photographs of the woods and shoreline of Connecticut, including Branford Supply Ponds and the Stony Creek Trolley Trail. Woven in between are quotations by philosophers, poets, naturalists, and treasured writers.

The event is free and open to the public. The Land Trust House is located at 26 School Street in Stony Creek.

For more information, please visit branfordlandtrust.org.

Admission: Free
Branford Land Trust House
26 School Street, Stony Creek
Branford
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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

Family/Pet Photos with Santa

Sponsored by: Oxford Animal Shelter

Santa Claus is back at The Oxford Animal Shelter to take pictures with your pets, your children or yourselves. Packages begin at $20 and they are the perfect pics for your holiday cards. All pets must be current on vaccines and leashed.

Admission: $20 packages start
Oxford Animal Shelter
486 Oxford Avenue
Oxford
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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 6:30pm – 9:00pm

National Adoption Awareness Month

Sponsored by: 'r kids Family Center

‘r kids Family Center invites you to join us as we celebrate the life-long, life-changing journeys through adoption. 

Storytelling, great music, scrumptious delights and more!
When:
Thursday November 13th 6:30PM to 9PM
Where:
Lyric Hall
827 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, CT 06515
203-389-8885

Hors d’oeuvres will be served
Please RSVP to Cindy 203-865-5437 or cindy@rkidsct.org

Come be our guest
(Although, no generous donations will be refused)

For directions go to www.lyrichallnewhaven.com

Admission: Free
Lyric Hall
827 Whalley Avenue
New Haven
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Thu Nov 13, 2014 6:00pm – 8:00pm

ArtSpot! Arts & Culture Happy Hour

Sponsored by: The Arts Council of Greater New Haven

ArtSpot! the Arts & Culture Happy Hour, returns November 13 from 6 p.m. – 8p.m. Join us for an evening of wine, refreshments and prizes at Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street, New Haven. On view in the 2-story Hilles Gallery will be CAW’s annual Celebration of American Crafts. Wind down after work and stock up on local handmade items!

Admission: $10 or $15
Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon Street
New Haven
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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 8:00pm

The Warren Byrd-David Chevan Duo at Best Video Performance Space

Sponsored by: Best Video Performance Space

The Warren Byrd-David Chevan Duo play Best Video Performance Space on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The music starts at 8 PM and the cover is $7.

Warren Byrd and David Chevan met at a Hartford jazz club and first started playing together in 1995. They played in various groups in jazz clubs all around Connecticut. Both open-minded musicians, they enjoyed interplay and communicating through improvisation. And so they began a friendship both on and off stage that has continued to this day. In 1997 they were invited to give a sermon in song at an MLK service at Congregation Mishkan Israel in Hamden. They added sacred music to their repertoire and began sharing their music in alternative performance spaces, namely houses of worship.

Since 1997 The Warren Byrd-David Chevan Duo and their group, The Afro-Semitic Experience, have given concerts across the United States in concert halls, churches, synagogues, schools and colleges. They have been featured artists at many festivals including the Detroit MusicFest, NY Noise Festival, the Washington D.C. Festival of Jewish Music, Greater Hartford Jazz Festival, the Paris Festival of Jewish Culture, and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven. They have been featured in stories on NPR’s Weekend Edition with Scott Simon and Religion and Ethics Newsweekly on PBS. 

The duo, along with their group, The Afro-Semitic Experience, has released eight critically acclaimed CDs.  Of their most recent CD, “Jazz Souls on Fire,” JazzTimes critic Carlo Wolff says: “This band makes losing oneself in music easy—and a pleasure.”

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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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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Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:00am – 1:00pm

A Clemens Christmas: A Lecture by Curator Patricia Philippon

Sponsored by: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 11 a.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, CT, Curator Patricia Philippon will give a talk entitled, A Clemens Christmas, which will highlight the Christmas celebrations that took place in the Hartford home of Mark Twain.

This lecture will discuss Victorian holiday traditions, as well as provide a virtual walk-through of the Clemens 19-room, Tiffany-decorated mansion decked out for the family’s holiday celebrations, from 1874 to 1891, when the author, his wife, and three daughters lived in the house. 

This lecture will lead the audience throughout the house, starting with a “kissing ball” of mistletoe and the home’s massive staircase wreathed in garlands and ribbons. Along with the holiday decorations Ms. Philippon will discuss Clemens’ own holiday sentiments and introduce lecture goers to Mark Twain’s storytelling side, his humor, and his endearing thoughts on this cherished family tradition.

Patricia Philippon is the Executive Director of the American Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol, Connecticut and was the chief curator of The Mark Twain House & Museum from 2007 to 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from Providence College, RI and a Masters in Art History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 

This will be the sixth in a series of lectures entitled, Lockwood-Mathews Mansion: Seventy-Four Years of Culture - Art, Life, and Love, 1864-1938 by curators and experts in the field of Victorian era material life. The lectures are $25 for members, $30 for non-members per session. Please RSVP by Friday, November 7, 2014. The price includes lecture, lunch and a first floor Mansion tour.  Lunch is courtesy of Michael Gilmartin’s Outdoor Cookers.  The chair of the Lecture Committee is Mimi Findlay of New Canaan. Please contact info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com or 203-838-9799, ext. 4 to purchase tickets.

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; and LMMM Sustainers: Spinnaker Real Estate Partners.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Historic Landmark.  For more information on schedules and programs please visit: www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, e-mail info@lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, or call 203-838-9799.

Admission: $25/member $30/non
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Avenue
Norwalk
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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 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Ghostly Photographs Presentation

Sponsored by: Derby public library

Julie Griffin, photographer and paranormal investigator will be the presenter.  With the hope of capturing more evidence for the existence of the spirit world, Julie has visited many locations reported to be haunted, including Derby’s own Sterling Opera House.

These intense personal experiences have resulted in many stories to tell.  Her presentation includes photos, along with an explanation of the photography techniques used.  Ages sixteen and over are invited to come and hear real ghost stories you can see with your own eyes.

Registration is required.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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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 3:00pm

Workshop with author Sarah Jane Freymann at R.J. Julia

Sponsored by: R.J. Julia Booksellers

R.J. Julia Booksellers welcomes Sarah Jane Freymann, literary agent and co-author of “Your Life is a Book: How to Craft & Publish Your Memoir.” Sarah Jane’s new book guides writers through the transformative process of memoir writing, with a focus on the self-exploration and awareness that an emotional literary project triggers. In this workshop, Sarah Jane will help writers explore the unique elements of crafting a memoir, from character development to publication. For more information, please contact books@rjjulia.com or 203-245-3959.

Admission: $50
R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Road
Madison
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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.
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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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Sun Nov 9, 2014 8:00am – 11:00am

Pancake Breakfast To Honor Our Veterans

Sponsored by: KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BERNARDO COUNCIL # 1350

VETERAN APPRECIATION Breakfast
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BERNARDO COUNCIL # 1350
Pancake Breakfast To Honor Our Veterans
Sunday, Nov 9, 8-11 AM      
                  Veterans With ID Eat FREE
Adults: $7.00
Kids 5 & Under Eat Free Ages 6 to 10 : $4.00
St Joseph’s Church
50 Fairmont Pl. Shelton -  Pastore Hall

Admission: Veterans With ID Eat
St Joseph’s Church
50 Fairmont Pl. - Pastore Hall
Shelton
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