Sun Dec 10 – Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Lustre and Rust

Sponsored by: The Arts Council of Greater New Haven

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Curated by Kevin Daley, artist and curator of Ball & Socket Arts in Cheshire, CT. Featuring artists: Kathryn Frund, Crystal Gregory, Thessia Machado, Karen Ostrom, and Marjorie Wolfe. Reception: Thursday, January 19, 5-7 p.m.

Admission: Free
Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery
70 Audubon St
New Haven
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Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Food Trucks in the Valley

Sponsored by: Spooner House

In honor of Hunger Action Month, Food Trucks in the Valley benefits Spooner House, Shelton’s food bank and homeless shelter. This event aims to raise funds and awareness of these Valley services and we ask that guests bring non-perishables for their on-site collection.

Admission: Free
Veterans Memorial Park
38 Canal Street East
Shelton
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Sat Sep 9 – Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Reiki Level 1 Certification

Sponsored by: Elm City Wellness

Reiki Level 1 September 9-10, 2017
2:00-6:00 pm (both days) $200

No experience required.

Level 1 is the introductory level class for Reiki. You will learn self-healing techniques and how to feel energy in the body. You will learn the history of Reiki, the hand positions, how to conduct treatments and you will receive the Reiki I attunement.

In addition to the basic information typically included in a Reiki I class, you will learn what is and how to create sacred space and how to ensure you and your client are protected from any unwanted negative energy.

Plenty of time will be given to practice the techniques and to answer questions after the attunement. You will leave more relaxed, feeling a deeper connection with your inner being, and with a wonderful healing energy to provide healing for yourself, your family and friends.

*All fees are refundable up until 24 hours before the event (unless otherwise stated). There are no refunds within 24 hours of the class or workshop.

Admission: $200
Elm City Wellness
774 Orange Street
New Haven
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Tue Aug 1 – Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:00am

Authentic India: New Delhi - Varanasi - Lower Himalayas

Sponsored by: Elm City Wellness & Rural Odyssey

Hosts: Elm City Wellness & Rural Odyssey
Dates: August 1-11, 2017
Cost: $4899 (all-inclusive)

Awe-inspiring and magical. The bustling energy of Delhi & Agra only enhance the majesty of the cities’ architecture and vibrancy. Varanasi, the spiritual capital of the country, gives new meaning to the word “transcendence,” as you float down the river at dawn and then spend the night in a former palace. And the serene, beautiful and rarely visited Himalayan villages of India are a traveler’s dream.


What’s Included:
-Roundtrip air from New York (JFK)
-All meals
-One flight (economy class) from Varanasi to Delhi
-3 overnight First Class train journeys
-4 day/night accommodation in 4-star hotels (double occupancy)
-2 night accommodation in a Colonial bungalow
-1 night in former palace in Varanasi
-All guides and entrance fees
-All activities listed in itinerary, including photography tutorials and guided meditations
-All local transportation
-An extensive compilation of photos taken by our Group Photographer throughout the trip
-A Rural Odyssey facilitator with the group throughout the trip

Visit our website elmcitywellness.com or call us 203.691.7653 for more information!

Admission: $4899 (all-inclusive
India
New Delhi

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Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:00am – 5:00pm

3rd Annual Compassionfest

Sponsored by: Compassionfest

The mission of the 3rd Annual Compassionfest is to unite like-minded people that believe in the values of being just, kindness, equality and compassion. We’ll gather for delicious vegan food and cruelty-free product providers, local artisans, inspiring performers, musical acts & healing workshops for all ages. This is an ALL welcoming indoor/outdoor event.
FREE admission. Rain-date Saturday, 7/29.
Some proceeds will go to our chosen Compassionate Cause
Maple Farm Sanctuary
Go to www.Compassionfest.net
Contact Email: ct.compassionfest@gmail.com

Admission: 06517
The Whitneyville Cultural Commons
1253 Whitney Avenue
Hamden
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Wed Jun 28 – Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:00am

Expeditions & Sacred Journeys: Machu Picchu & Peru

Sponsored by: ealing House Cusco & Elm City Wellness

What’s Included:
-Round-trip air from New York to Cusco
-All ground transportation in Peru
-Lodging at the Healing House, a holistic retreat in Cusco
-All breakfasts/lunches (vegetarian)
-Guided tours (ticket prices included) through the Sacred Valley, Cusco and Machu Picchu
-Hotel, train & meals in Machu Picchu
-Guided group meditations at sacred sites
-Private yoga class for our group at Healing House
Photography and archiving workshops
Photo Book created by our archivist/photographer
All activities at Healing House (daily yoga, meditations, etc.)
Traditional Andean Despacho Ceremony with shaman
Massage provided by Elm City Wellness and Healing House therapists

Visit our website elmcitywellness.com or call us 203.691.7653 for more information!

Admission: Free
Peru
Cusco

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Sat Jun 24 – Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:00am – 8:00pm

Soupstock Music & Arts Festival

Sponsored by: The Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund

Kick off your summer at Soupstock Music & Arts Festival!!!

Soupstock Music and Arts Festival, now in its’ eighth year, is a two day family-friendly celebration taking place on June 24 and June 25 at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Shelton. This event includes two stages of live music, a Pro/Am Soup Competition on Saturday and a Pro/Am Chili Competition on Sunday, Kids Zone, over 50 handmade artisans, an Artisan Expo Pavilion, a variety of food trucks and more.

Each one-day ticket includes: General Admission into festival, Soup/Chili Competition Admission and Kids Zone/Bounce House Admission.

Children 12 & Under are FREE. General Admission is $15 per day to experience it all.

This festival is the major annual fundraiser for The Mary A. Schmecker Turtle Shell Fund, a non-profit organization that supports art and music education programs in our local community through sponsorships and grants.

If you are interested in being a Soup/Chili Competition,  vendor, or volunteer, please visit www.soupstockfestival.org for applications or email Nicole at nicole@soupstockfestival.org.

Admission: $15
Veteran's Memorial Park
38 Canal Street East
Shelton
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Mon Jun 19 – Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:00am – 3:00pm

Players Camp

Sponsored by: Elm Shakespeare Company

Elm Shakespeare invites children ages 7-12 to jump into Shakespeare’s magical world at the Elm Shakespeare Players Camp. 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.

3 Camp Summer Sessions:

June 19 - 30
July 10 - 21
Aug 7 - 18

9am - 3pm (Aftercare Available)

Tuition $540
(Scholarship Funds Available)

SCSU Lyman Center for the Arts
501 Crescent St. New Haven, CT 06515

Admission: $540
SCSU Lyman Center for the Arts
501 Crescent St.
New Haven
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Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:30pm – 9:15pm

Motown The Musical

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:00pm – 3:45pm

Motown The Musical

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:00pm – 10:45pm

Motown The Musical

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:30pm

Pavel Gintov, concert pianist

Sponsored by: The Drozdoff Society and Lyric Hall Theater

“Revealed: Lost, suppressed, and forgotten masterpieces”

Pianist Pavel Gintov has been described as “a poet of the keyboard” by Marty Lash of the Illinois Entertainer and as a “musical storyteller” by the Japanese publication Shikoku News.

In this concert, Pavel Gintov will perform a breathtaking program of seldom-heard works by Lyatoshynsky, Kosenko, Drozdoff, Skoryk and Bortkiewicz.

Since his debut in Kyiv Philharmonic Hall at the age of 12, when he performed Mozart Concerto no. 20 with Kyiv Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Roman Kofman, Mr. Gintov has been touring throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the United States, appearing on such stages as Carnegie Hall in New York, Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Teatro Verdi Nationale in Milan, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, and Kioi Hall in Tokyo. He has been a soloist with the Tokyo Royal Chamber Orchestra, the State Orchestra of Ukraine, Shizuoka Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa, the National Symphony Orchestra of the Dominican Republic, and the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra under such conductors as Michiyoshi Inoue, Victor Yampolsky, Thomas Sanderling, Vladimir Sirenko and Tomomi Nishimoto. Mr. Gintov has appeared on WFMT radio station of Chicago, WCLV of Cleveland, WPR of Wisconsin as well as numerous radio and TV stations in Japan, Russia and Ukraine.

A native of Ukraine, Mr. Gintov won a First Prize in the Premiere Takamatsu International Piano Competition in Japan, where he was also awarded four special prizes, First Prize in the 2010 Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, and First Prize in The World Competition in 2013. Other prizes include The Bach Prize in the Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition in Italy, and the Prize for the Best Performance of Russian Music in the Russian Music International Piano Competition in San Jose, California.

An avid chamber music performer, Mr. Gintov has worked with such distinguished musicians as violinists Nina Beilina and Alena Baeva, cellists Yehuda Hanani and Marina Tarasova, tenor Neil Rosenshein, pianist Mykola Suk, woodwind quintet Windscape and many others. He regularly performs together with his sister, violinist Iryna Gintova. Mr. Gintov was awarded the prize for the best collaborative pianist in the International Paganini Violin Competition in Moscow.

Mr. Gintov graduated with honors from the Moscow State Conservatory, where he was a student of Lev Naumov and Daniil Kopylov. He holds a Doctor of Musical Art degree from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, where he studied with Nina Svetlanova.

This is the fourth time Mr. Gintov has performed in the Impromptu! Series.

Admission: $25/18/5/0
Lyric Hall Theater
827 Whalley Avenue
New Haven
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Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:00pm – 4:45pm

Motown The Musical

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:00pm – 10:45pm

Motown The Musical

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:30pm – 10:15pm

Motown The Musical

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:30pm – 10:15pm

Motown The Musical

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:30pm – 10:15pm

Motown The Musical

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:00pm – 11:59pm

Hispanic Health Council Annual Gala

Sponsored by: Hispanic Health Council

The Hispanic Health Council 4th Annual Gala will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Farmington Marriott - a fantastic event that celebrates HHC yearly accomplishments and includes a special award to an outstanding Latina leader, Frances Padilla.

The night will start with an elegant reception, featuring incredible hors d’oeuvres and custom cocktails, guests will be indulged, inspired and entertained throughout the evening.

The event will continue and guests will have the opportunity to bid on great silent auction items while enjoying and dancing to the fabulous live Salsa Latin Jazz Mikata Band.

We look forward to seeing you!

*Cocktail attire.

Admission: $100
Farmington Marriott
15 Farm Springs Road
Farmington
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Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:00am

BINGO Ansonia Marathon

Sponsored by: St Joseph Church

Admission packet includes 12-on sheets (4 strips or 12 faces), free donut ticket, schedule sheet. Can buy specials $1.00 per sheet (2 Bonanza-3 parts $100. each, 2 Specials,

Admission: $15.00
Warsaw Park
119 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Fri Jun 9 – Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:30pm – 3:00pm

HSQ Gallery Talk: Playing Images

Sponsored by: Haven String Quartet

HSQ Gallery Talk: Playing Images
Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven 
June 9th, 2017 at 1:30pm
June 11th, 2017 at 3pm

An exploration of music & art with the Haven String Quartet and Yale University Art Gallery’s Jessica Sack. Explore the intersection of visual arts and music to discover how combining sound and sight can enhance what you see and hear!

Admission: Free
Yale University Art Gallery
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Wed Jun 7, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm

FREE Shubert Backstage Tour

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

These hour-long tours are the perfect activity for any theater or history enthusiast - you’ll be amazed by the incredible history of the legendary Shubert.
Please meet at the main lobby doors – no reservations required.

Admission: Free
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sun Jun 4, 2017 3:00pm – 5:00pm

New Haven Symphony: What a Wonderful World: A Louis Armstrong Tribute

Sponsored by: New Haven Symphony Orchestra

$35-49; College Students $10; Kids 7-17 go free with the purchase of an adult ticket

Admission: $35-49
Shelton High School
120 Meadow Street
Shelton
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Sun Jun 4, 2017 7:00am – 3:00pm

Ride for Children at Quarry Walk

Sponsored by: Parent Child Resource Center

Scenic and historic tour of Valley towns including Oxford, Seymour, Derby, Shelton, Trumbull and Ansonia. Choose from 15, 30 or 60 mile routes.  Departing and finishing at the new Quarry Walk in Oxford.  Help raise funds to support children with social, emotional and behavioral health problems and their families.

Admission: $50 per Rider
Quarry Walk
300 Oxford Road
Oxford
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Sat Jun 3, 2017 2:30pm – 4:30pm

New Haven Symphony: What a Wonderful World: A Louis Armstrong Tribute

Sponsored by: New Haven Symphony Orchestra

$35-49; College Students $10; Kids 7-17 go free with the purchase of an adult ticket

Admission: $35-49
Hamden Middle School
2623 Dixwell Ave
Hamden
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Sat Jun 3, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm

FREE Shubert Backstage Tour

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

These hour-long tours are the perfect activity for any theater or history enthusiast - you’ll be amazed by the incredible history of the legendary Shubert.
Please meet at the main lobby doors – no reservations required.

Admission: Free
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sat May 27 – Mon May 29, 2017 10:00am – 4:00pm

Art at Ives: Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show

Sponsored by: Friends of the Ives

The Friends of the Ives nonprofit organization will present the second annual Art at Ives, Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, at Ives Concert Park on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury, Connecticut. This three-day event will feature high-quality original works in a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category. Food and music, along with art classes, demonstrations and children’s events, will also be included. The event will take place rain or shine with gates open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

The Ives has partnered with many artists and community stakeholders, including the Western Connecticut State University Art Department, the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut and the Brookfield Craft Center to develop the Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show.

Admission: $5, free under age16
Ives Concert Park
43 Lake Ave. Extension
Danbury
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Wed May 24, 2017 10:00am

BINGO Ansonia Marathon

Sponsored by: St Joseph Church

Admission packet includes 12-on sheets (4 strips or 12 faces), free donut ticket, schedule sheet. Can buy specials $1.00 per sheet (2 Bonanza-3 parts $100. each, 2 Specials,

Admission: $15.00
Warsaw Park
119 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Wed May 24, 2017 10:00am

BINGO Ansonia Marathon

Sponsored by: St Joseph Church

Admission packet includes 12-on sheets (4 strips or 12 faces), free donut ticket, schedule sheet. Can buy specials $1.00 per sheet (2 Bonanza-3 parts $100. each, 2 Specials,

Admission: $15.00
Warsaw Park
119 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Sat May 20, 2017 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Men Who Cook

Sponsored by: TEAM, Inc.

Call 203.736-5420 Ext 221

Admission: $60
Warsaw Park
119 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Sat May 20, 2017 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Men Who Cook—- Date Change

Sponsored by: TEAM

Admission: $60
Warsaw park
119 Pulaski Hwy
Ansonia
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Sat May 20, 2017 9:00am – 9:00pm

4th Annual Treasured Time Softball Marathon

Sponsored by: Treasured Time

The 4th Annual Treasured Times Extra Innings Softball Marathon.  Happening May 21- May 21st at Frank Deluca Ball Of Fame Field in Stratford, CT. Bring your friends and family to help Treasured Times build memories.  Giveaways, food, and raffles. Interested in making a team? 10 players minimum- $250 per. team. Deadline: April 30th. To sign up, contact Jenn at (203) 446-1068 or email jenn@treasuredtime.org.  For more information visit www.treasuredtime.org.

Admission: $5.00
Frank Deluca Hall Of Fame Field
1000 Main St.
Stratford
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Fri May 19 – Sat May 20, 2017 7:30pm

The Addams Family

Sponsored by: Paul Mellon Arts Center

Whether you know them from the iconic Charles Addams single-panel comics, the 1964 television series, or the ’90s era movies, The Addams Family will give you a new perspective on love and acceptance in this original musical, performed by students of Choate Rosemary Hall and directed by Tracy Ginder-Delventhal.

Admission: $20 reg, $15 sr
Paul Mellon Arts Center
332 Christian Street
Wallingford
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Sat May 13, 2017 7:30pm

USNH IV: Musical Mosaic

Sponsored by: Music Haven

Saturday, Mat 13th, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
USNH IV: Musical Mosaic
The Haven String Quartet is joined by Music Haven students to play the Vivaldi on this concert.
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Violins in B Minor, Op. 3, No. 10
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in C-Sharp  Minor, Op. 131 
Unitarian Society of New Haven, 700 Hartford
Turnpike, Hamden, CT
Admission: $20; $10 students, seniors & USNH members

Admission: Free
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden
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Sat May 13, 2017 7:30pm – 9:30pm

New Haven Symphony Orchestra: Ani Kavafian Farewell Recital

Sponsored by: New Haven Symphony Orchestra

$15-74; College Students $10; Kids 7-17 go free with the purchase of an adult ticket

Admission: $15-74
Trinity Lutheran Church
292 Orange Street
New Haven
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Sat May 13, 2017 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Celebrate Women & Girls in S.T.E.A.M!

Sponsored by: Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven

Join NHS of New Haven for our 8th Annual Multicultural Festival. The festival invites families and children of all ages to explore hands-on activities, exciting games, and inspirational performers geared toward highlighting professional women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Admission is free and there will be food trucks, activities, and entertainment.

This event is great for families and guests of all ages!

Facebook event link: www.facebook.com/events/1143219752454569.

Admission: FREE
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven
333 Sherman Avenue
New Haven
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Sat May 13, 2017 10:00am

BINGO Ansonia Marathon

Sponsored by: St Joseph Church

Admission packet includes 12-on sheets (4 strips or 12 faces), free donut ticket, schedule sheet. Can buy specials $1.00 per sheet (2 Bonanza-3 parts $100. each, 2 Specials,

Admission: $15.00
Warsaw Park
119 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Wed May 10, 2017 11:00am – 3:00pm

New England Young at Heart Senior Prom (50yrs+)

Sponsored by: New England Young at Heart

Senior prom for those 50 and older. $23pp, choice of stuffed sole, chicken florentine or vegetable lasagna, plus apps., pasta, salad and dessert. Entertainment by Tony Forto. Photo booth and free raffles. Must RSVP to Elaine 203-887-5047 or neyoungatheart@gmail.com

Admission: $23.00
Aria Banquet Facility
45 Murphy Rd. (off Rt. 69)
Prospect
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Sun May 7, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Heavenly Notes: St. Mary’s at the Mansion

Sponsored by: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Reservations Required – Limited Seating
Admission: $30 (third row and up) -$50 (second row seating), $100 (front row seating)
Reception: $10 per person

As described in Florence Mathews’ diary, there was a longstanding relationship between St. Mary’s and the Mathews family, as the church was central to the life of the many servants who lived and worked at the Mansion during the Edwardian era. Built in 1848, and originally located on Chapel Street in Norwalk, St. Mary’s burned to the ground and was replaced by a magnificent Gothic Revival stone church in 1871 on West Avenue, half a mile from the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion.

Admission: $30-100
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Avenue
Norwalk
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Sun May 7, 2017 8:00am – 1:00pm

Pack 7 Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale

Sponsored by: Pack 7 - Boy Scouts of America

Pancake Breakfast Menu includes - pancakes with butter and syrup, home fries, bacon, sausage, orange juice, coffee and more…
Bake Sale included - cupcakes, brownies, cookies and more…
Auction items include gift cards and more…
Meet and Greet with Pack 7.
Anyone interested in more info please email us at: pack7ansoniact@gmail.com

Admission: Adults-$8, Kids-$5
Ansonia High School Cafeterial
20 Pulaski Highway
Ansonia
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Sat May 6, 2017 7:30pm

Nicolas Namoradze, pianist-composer

Sponsored by: The Drozdoff Society and Lyric Hall Theater

The Impromptu! Classical Music Recital Series is very proud to present a vibrant young talent, composer and pianist Nicolas Namoradze.

His eclectic program tonight:

Beethoven: Eroica Variations Op. 35
Drozdoff: Sonata No. 17

Intermission

Schumann: Humoreske Op. 20
Balakirev: Islamey
Namoradze: To be announced

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“I must admit, never have I heard such a Liszt B-minor Sonata as I did from Nicolas Namoradze. It’s not only due to the technical perfection, but more importantly to the strength of the conception … and the sheer level of artistic realization that I take my hat off to him” – Zoltán Kocsis in an interview to Hungarian news portal Fidelio.

24-year-old pianist and composer NICOLAS NAMORADZE, whose performances have been hailed by critics as “sparkling… sensitive and coloristic” (New York Times) and “simply gorgeous” (Wall Street Journal), has given recitals at prestigious venues in several countries around the world. He has appeared as a soloist with renowned orchestras and conductors in Europe and the Unites States, and his performances in Hungary, Georgia, Spain and the US have been broadcast on radio and television. His compositions have been commissioned and performed by leading artists and festivals in the United States.

Following his critically acclaimed US debut performing Messiaen’s “Oiseaux Exotiques” with the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra under the baton of Ken-David Masur at Tanglewood’s Ozawa Hall in 2012 (while holding the Catherine and Paul Buttenwieser Fellowship at Tanglewood Music Center) Nicolas was invited to spend the 2013 season at Tanglewood as a New Fromm Player, specializing in contemporary music.
Highlights of this past season include a residency at New York’s Chelsea Music Festival as a featured pianist and composer, appearances at the Bravo! Vail Festival as an inaugural Piano Fellow, engagements with the Albany and Newburgh Symphony Orchestras, and the composition of the score for Fabienne Verdier’s film Walking Painting.

Nicolas was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, and grew up in Budapest, Hungary, where he began his piano studies at the age of seven. When he was eleven, Nicolas entered the Program for Exceptionally Gifted Students at Budapest’s Liszt Academy of Music. After completing his undergraduate studies in Budapest, Vienna and Florence, Nicolas moved to New York to pursue his Master’s at Juilliard. He is now a Doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center under the tutelage of Emanuel Ax and Yoheved Kaplinsky, holding the Graduate Center Fellowship.

This event is a production of The Drozdoff Society’s Impromptu! Classical Music Recital Series and the Lyric Hall Theater of New Haven, Connecticut.

Website: www.nicolasnamoradze.com

Admission: $25/18/5/0
Lyric Hall Theater
827 Whalley Avenue
New Haven
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Sat May 6, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm

FREE Shubert Backstage Tour

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

These hour-long tours are the perfect activity for any theater or history enthusiast - you’ll be amazed by the incredible history of the legendary Shubert.
Please meet at the main lobby doors – no reservations required

Admission: Free
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sat May 6, 2017 9:00am – 2:00pm

Annual Tag Sale

Sponsored by: First United Methodist Church of Ansonia

Out Annual Tag Sale offers many different items of all categories. Breakfast and Lunch will be served as well.

Admission: 06401
First United Methodist Church of Ansonia
47 Franklin Street
Ansonia
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Fri May 5, 2017 7:00pm

Mary and Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Sponsored by: The John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and a six-time NBA champion. He is also a New York Times best-selling author, and a regular contributing columnist for The Washington Post and Time Magazine where he shares his thoughts on some of the most socially and politically relevant topics in our nation. In 2008, Kareem was diagnosed with early stage chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), making his struggle public and leading a high-profile awareness campaign.

Kareem’s talk will weave together personal perspectives on his career, the challenges we all face in life and the issues confronting America today, inspiring us with the healing power of the human spirit.

Admission: $30 Prem, $25 Reg
The John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
501 Crescent St
New Haven
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Thu May 4, 2017 7:30pm – 9:30pm

New Haven Symphony Orchestra: Dvorak, Sibelius & Lash

Sponsored by: New Haven Symphony Orchestra

$15-74; College Students $10; Kids 7-17 go free with the purchase of an adult ticket

Admission: $15-74
Woolsey Hall
500 College Street
New Haven
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Thu May 4, 2017 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Science Fiction & Spirituality Film Series | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Sponsored by: Yale Institute of Sacred Music

2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968)

2001: A Space Odyssey, the ultimate science fiction film by director Stanley Kubrick, explores themes of existentialism and the relationship between technological innovation and its destructive potential.

Admission: Free
Whitney Humanities Center
53 Wall Street
New Haven
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Thu May 4, 2017 7:00pm – 9:00pm

The Conqueror Worm Suite

Sponsored by: The Institute Library

The Institute Library is proud to present The Conqueror Worm Suite: six-part multimedia suite of music, poetry and projected visuals based on Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Conqueror Worm”, featuring music by the trumpet and accordion duo of Ben Holmes & Patrick Farrell and visuals by Natalie C. Sousa.

The duo present their original compositions (which incorporate a reading of the poem) in conjunction with a projected set of illustrations by visual artist Natalie C. Sousa. The duo will also perform music from their album “Gold Dust”, including originals, klezmer music, and arrangements of works by Dmitri Shostakovich, Erik Satie, and Ornette Coleman.

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Conqueror Worm is a short five-stanza poem containing rich imagery and a cosmic scope that has inspired numerous artists and musicians, much like Poe’s work at large. Using Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale as a reference point, The Conqueror Worm Suite incorporates a reading of the poem, surrounded by music inspired by it. Holmes and Farrell share compositional duties, drawing on their knowledge of Eastern European folk music and the work of composers including Shostakovich, Chopin and Duke Ellington to create a set of music that works with and against the text’s imagery and narrative elements. The music allows room for their fine-tuned improvisational interplay, and the shared compositional format allows them to tweak and reference each other’s themes and moods lending playful moments to the proceedings. The visuals by Sousa will be projected on a screen adjacent to the performers, further drawing the audience into the landscape of Poe’s vision.

Admission: $15-$20
The Institute Library
847 Chapel Street
New Haven
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Thu May 4, 2017 6:30pm

Amanda Lovelace Poetry Reading & Book Signing

Sponsored by: The Yale Bookstore

Join us as author Amanda Lovelace stops by to read & sign copies of her book “the princess saves herself in this one.”

Winner of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award, the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your own ending.

From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while the final section serves as a note to the reader. This moving book explores love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, and inspiration.

Admission: Free
The Yale Bookstore
77 Broadway
New Haven
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Thu May 4 – Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:30pm – 8:00pm

EMDR Humanitarian Hero Award Event

Sponsored by: Trauma Recovery EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program

tickets available online at www.emdr.org or contact Tracy Rams at 203.288.4450

Admission: Free
Cascade
480 Sherman Avenue
Hamden
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Wed May 3, 2017 5:30pm

The Poignant Side of General Pershing and WWI at New Haven Museum

Sponsored by: New Haven Museum

A passionate romance with George Patton’s sister, Anne, and a secret marriage to a young French painter are particulars not typically associated with General John Pershing and World War I, but they are two of the poignant details covered in the book, “My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War,” by historian Andrew Carroll. In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, Carroll will give a presentation based on his book at the New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, with a Q&A and book signing to follow. Admission is free. The event has been made possible in part by the Connecticut State Library, and a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

Carroll’s intimate portrait of General Pershing, who led American troops in Europe during World War I, is revealing. Given a military force that on the eve of its entry into the war was downright primitive compared to the European combatants, Pershing surmounted enormous obstacles to build an army and ultimately command millions of U.S. soldiers. According to Carroll, Pershing—often perceived as a harsh, humorless, and wooden leader—concealed inner agony from those around him: almost two years before the United States entered the war, he suffered a personal tragedy so catastrophic that he nearly went insane with grief and remained haunted by the loss for the rest of his life, as the previously unpublished letters he wrote to family members now reveal. Carroll will discuss the American experience in the war based on eyewitness accounts by Pershing and other senior officers, as well as the troops, aviators, and nurses who risked—and often gave—their lives during the conflict.

In addition to discussing his book, Carrol will note his involvement in the PBS documentary, “The World War,” which premieres in April, 2017. He will also highlight his new initiative, known as the “Million Letters Campaign,” with The Center for American War Letters, which encourages Americans to help preserve and share letters and emails related to every war in U.S. history.

In a related event, on Wednesday, May 24, from 3 to7 p.m. New Haven Museum will host a statewide effort to help preserve World War One history, hosting the Connecticut State Library’s “Remembering World War One” Digitization Day. During the event, which is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, area residents can bring in their WWI photos, letters, and keepsakes to the museum, where they will be photographed or scanned by Connecticut State Library staff for inclusion in the public record.

Andrew Carroll is the editor of several New York Times bestsellers, including “War Letters” and “Behind the Lines.” He also edited, on a pro-bono basis, “Operation Homecoming: Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, in the Words of U.S. Troops and Their Families.” The book inspired the PBS film “Operation Homecoming,” which was nominated for an Oscar and won two Emmy awards. In 1998, he founded the Legacy Project, an all-volunteer initiative created to honor veterans and active-duty troops by preserving their wartime correspondence. He has collected an estimated 100,000 previously unpublished letters, and emails, from every war in U.S. history. The Legacy Project has been re-named The Center for American War Letters, and is now part of Chapman University. The Center’s mission is to continue to collect, preserve, and promote extraordinary war-related correspondences. Carroll has been a contributing editor to numerous publications, including the New Yorker and Time magazine, and his op-eds and articles have appeared in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and National Geographic. He lives in Washington, D.C., and Orange, California, where he serves as the founding director of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University.

About the National Endowment for the Humanities
Created in 1965 as an independent federal agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports research and learning in history, literature, philosophy, and other areas of the humanities by funding selected, peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation. Additional information about the National Endowment for the Humanities and its grant programs is available at: http://www.neh.gov/.

About the Connecticut State Library
The Connecticut State Library is an Executive Branch agency of the State of Connecticut. The State Library provides a variety of library, information, archival, public records, museum, and administrative services to citizens of Connecticut, as well as the employees and officials of all three branches of state government. The Connecticut State Archives and the Museum of Connecticut History are components of the State Library. Visit the State Library at http://ctstatelibrary.org, http://www.museumofcthistory.org/, http://twitter.com/LibraryofCT, or http://www.facebook.com/CTStateLibrary.

About the New Haven Museum
The New Haven Museum has been collecting, preserving and interpreting the history and heritage of Greater New Haven since its inception as the New Haven Colony Historical Society in 1862. Located in downtown New Haven at 114 Whitney Avenue, the Museum brings more than 375 years of New Haven history to life through its collections, exhibitions, programs and outreach. For more information visit http://newhavenmuseum.org or Facebook.com/NewHavenMuseum or call 203-562-4183.

Admission: free
New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Ave
New Haven
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Wed May 3, 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm

FREE Shubert Backstage Tour

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

These hour-long tours are the perfect activity for any theater or history enthusiast - you’ll be amazed by the incredible history of the legendary Shubert.
Please meet at the main lobby doors – no reservations required.

Admission: Free
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Tue May 2 – Wed May 3, 2017 8:00am – 8:00pm

The Great Give® May 2-3, 2017

Sponsored by: The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven

A 36-hour online giving event to support local nonprofits in Greater New Haven. Help your favorite nonprofit or cause win thousands of dollars! Starts at 8 a.m. on May 2 and runs through 8 p.m. on May 3. Visit www.TheGreatGive.org

Presented by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (http://www.cfgnh.org/) and the Valley Community Foundation (http://www.valleyfoundation.org/) with support from other generous sponsors.

Admission: Free to participate
www.TheGreatGive.org
www.TheGreatGive.org
New Haven
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Tue May 2 – Wed May 3, 2017 8:00am – 8:00pm

The Great Give® May 2-3, 2017

Sponsored by: The Valley Community Foundation

A 36-hour online giving event to support local nonprofits. Help your favorite nonprofit or cause win thousands of dollars! Starts at 8 a.m. on May 2 and runs through 8 p.m. on May 3. Visit www.TheGreatGive.org

Presented by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (http://www.cfgnh.org/) and the Valley Community Foundation (http://www.valleyfoundation.org/) with support from other generous sponsors.

Admission: Free
www.TheGreatGive.org
Derby

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Mon May 1, 2017 8:00pm

Music for Monday Night featuring Kevin Saint James & Steve Donovan

Sponsored by: GateHouse Music

A weekly downtown piano lounge for Live Jazz in the saloon singer tradition, featuring Steve Donovan and Kevin Saint James.

Admission: Free
168 York Street Cafe
168 York Street
New Haven
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Sun Apr 30, 2017 6:30pm – 9:00pm

RENT – 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Community Dinner

Sponsored by: Master's Table Community Meals

All are welcome to join us for another meal.

Admission: Free
Assumption Church Hall (handicap accessible)
61 North Cliff Street
Ansonia
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Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Hamden Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

Sponsored by: Hamden Symphony Orchestra

Hamden Symphony Orchestra, an all-volunteer Orchestra of more than 50 area musicians under the direction of Vesna Mehinovic, will conclude its 55th season of exciting and innovative performances in the Greater New Haven area with “Spring Fling ‘17” on Sunday April 30th at 3:00 pm at Hamden Memorial Town Hall. This performance will feature the winners of Hamden Symphony’s 48th Annual Young Musicians Concerto Competition: Nathan Chapeton, Accordian, Riku Korenaga, Violin, Xiaomin Ou, Piano & Julian Shively, Cello, performing works by Angelis, Saint-Saens, Grieg & Dvorak respectively. Hamden Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to welcome back Paul Gacek, its former Music Director of 38 years, to conduct several selections. This performance will also feature ballroom dancers, Natalie Schriefer & Alex Diaz, who will accompany the Orchestra in Johann Strauss’s festive, “Voices of Spring Waltz”. There is a $15 suggested donation which will be accepted at the door ($10 students and seniors). For more information please visit our website: www.hamdensymphony.org or call (20­3) ­507­-20­84.

Admission: Free
Hamden Memorial Town Hall
2372 Whitney Avenue
Hamden
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Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Build Your Own Terrarium & Guided Mediation

Sponsored by: Elm City Wellness & Craftivate

“If you’ve never experienced the joy of accomplishing more than you can imagine, plant a garden.” - Robert Brault

This workshop starts with a meditation focusing on staying grounded and present. You will them be guided to create your very own terrarium. No meditation or gardening experience necessary. Just come in comfy clothes and be ready to participate.

A variety of supplies will be provided for your crafting needs.
$65 Includes All Materials, Instruction & Guided Meditation.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Space is limited! Sign up today!

Elm City Wellness - 774 Orange St. - New Haven, CT - (203) 691-7653 - elmcitywellness@gmail.com

Admission: $65
Elm City Wellness
774 Orange Street
New Haven
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Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:00pm – 3:30pm

RENT – 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.

Admission: Free
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:00pm – 10:30pm

RENT – 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Yale Schola Cantorum | Handel: “Occasional Oratorio”

Sponsored by: Yale Institute of Sacred Music

David Hill, conductor

Preconcert talk at 6:30 PM. Ellen T. Harris: “Handel’s Occasional Oratorio: Witnessing the Great Rebellion of 1745 with Milton’s Psalms.”

Admission: Free
Woolsey Hall
500 College Street
New Haven
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Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:30pm – 7:00pm

TURKEY DINNER AND RAFFLE BASKET EXTRAVAGANZA

Sponsored by: Seymour Congregational Fund Raising Group

Limited tickets
Dinner to be served at 5:30 pm
Cost $14 for Adults
Baskets at 7 pm

Admission: $14 for Adults
Seymour Congregational Church 203-888-6729
45 Broad Street
Seymour
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Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Artspace Benefit Auction & Gala

Sponsored by: Artspace

Honoring David Goldblum

5-6:45pm Texas Cocktails, Tapas for Texas appetites, and Silent Auction at Artspace

7-8pm Live Auction, with Sotheby’s Auctioneer Kevin Doyle at 45 Church Street

8-9pm Dessert and Photo Booth

Featuring work by Josef Albers, Katherine Bradford, Tom Burr, Nicole Eisenman, Jim Goldberg, Georgia O’Keefe, Hunt Slonem, Alfred Stieglitz, William Villalongo – and many others.

More info at ArtspaceGala.org
All proceeds benefit Artspace’s free exhibitions, educational programs, and the 30th Anniversary endowment campaign.

info@artspacenh.org

Admission: $40 - $125
Artspace
50 Orange St
New Haven
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Sat Apr 29, 2017 2:00pm – 4:30pm

RENT – 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Sat Apr 29, 2017 11:30am – 2:00pm

Connecticut Women Cultivating Confidence!

Sponsored by: CT Dept of Energy & Environmental Protection

Do you struggle to be confident in yourself and your abilities? You’re not alone! Even extraordinary and accomplished people have these same concerns.  Be inspired by remarkable Connecticut women!  In appreciation of the outstanding achievements of women in Connecticut, the Kellogg Environmental Center will have two guest lecturers on Connecticut women in the suffragist movement and the history of inspirational Connecticut women.  The program will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 11:30AM to 2PM at the Kellogg Environmental Center in Derby, CT. 

Beginning at 11:30AM, Patricia Sweeney, PhD, reference librarian at the Derby Neck Library, will give a presentation about Connecticut women in the suffragist movement. Learn about the suffragist movement in Hartford and the Lower Naugatuck Valley area, and Frances Osborne Kellogg’s role in the movement.  Frances Osborne Kellogg was a successful business woman and community leader who willed her land to the state of Connecticut creating Osbornedale State Park.  She was also President of the Board of Directors at Derby Neck Library which her father established in 1897.

At 1PM, join us for an interactive multi-media program by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame and see how some of our state’s most remarkable women overcame obstacles and grew into confident leaders! Be inspired by the powerful stories of women like Marian Anderson who dealt with racial discrimination, Sophie Tucker who struggled with body image, Dorrit Hoffleit whose own mother considered her dumb because of her gender, and others across many fields.  For more information about Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, visit www.cwhf.org.

Celebrate the history of Connecticut Women! Be inspired and learn to cultivate your confidence! Admission is free and registration is required.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information and to register, please call (203) 734-2513.  The Kellogg Environmental Center, a facility of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The center is located off of Route 34 on 500 Hawthorne Avenue in Derby, CT.

Admission: Free
Kellogg Environmental Center
500 Hawthorne Ave
Derby
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Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:00am – 11:30am

American Legion Kids Walk

Sponsored by: American Legion Post 16 of Shelton

American Legion Kids Walk to benefit The Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
American Legion Department of Connecticut’s Third District which includes all of the Legion Posts in Fairfield County invites the public to join in a Walk-a-thon to benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. 
American Legion Department of Connecticut’s Third District is sponsoring the Kids Walk to raise money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The walks will take place on Saturday morning, April 29, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.  The walk will be at Veterans Memorial Park on the River Walk, 38 Canal St East in Shelton. 
The day’s event will include a 1 to 3 mile walk.  Bottled water and snacks will be provided for participants in the walk.  T shirts will be awarded to walkers with $25 or more in sponsor donations. 
The Connecticut American Legion has been a strong advocate for children and youth since its inception. This steadfast dedication has never wavered and continues to be a driving force on behalf of children across the country today. For over 25 years, the American Legion Family has conducted a Kids Walk to benefit children in need. Our goal this year is to bring our family and local community families together in support of the children cared for at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.  All pledges and donations to the Kids Walk will benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.  Please contact Sutter-Terlizzi American Legion Post 16 via email: admin@sheltonpost16.org

Admission: Donation
Veterans Memorial Park on The Riverwalk in Shelton
38 Canal St
Shelton
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Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:00pm – 10:30pm

RENT – 20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Sponsored by: Shubert Theatre

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.

Admission: Varies by location.
Shubert Theatre
247 College Street
New Haven
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Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Norwalk’s Keep Hope Alive Fundraiser

Sponsored by: Simply Smiles

Simply Smiles, a Connecticut-based charity organization, is hosting its annual “Keep Hope Alive” fundraising event on Friday, April 28th at the Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, Connecticut. 

The fundraiser will honor Westport couple Karen and Bob Jones for their continued dedication to Simply Smiles. Since 2008, the Joneses have traveled 4 times to the organization’s program locations, working with indigenous children and families on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota and in the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico.

The event will begin at 7:00 PM with a cocktail hour with complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres. At 8:00, Bryan Nurnberger, founder of Simply Smiles, will briefly outline some of the organization’s current youth and community development initiatives, including efforts to educate Native youth in South Dakota and to eradicate parasitic infection in the mountains of Mexico.

Guests at the event will have the opportunity to donate any amount to support Simply Smiles projects. There is no cost to attend, and the event is open to all. Simply Smiles requests that guests RSVP for Keep Hope Alive at www.simplysmiles.org.

Admission: Free
Stepping Stones Museum
303 West Ave
Norwalk
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Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:30am – 12:30pm

LinkedIn Strategies

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

Learn how to set up a LinkedIn page, increasing your visibility to employers, discover professional opportunities and communicate with employment connections.

Admission: Free
American Job Center
87 W. Main St., Second Floor
Meriden
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Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:30am – 10:30am

Leveraging Your Technical Skills

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

This workshop provides information about employment trends in Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sectors. It also discusses the paid, on-the-job-training (OJT) programs available through Workforce Alliance. The professional, scientific and technical services sector is among the top five growing industry sectors in the region.
Please bring your resume. Contact Paul Gagne at (203) 867-4030 x 219 or pgagne@workforcealliance.biz

Admission: Free
American Job Center
87 W. Main St., Second Floor
Meriden
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Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:30am – 11:00am

Mock Interviewing

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

This workshop will help the job seeker in their precision, delivery, preparedness and build confidence thereby improving the performance in an actual interview situation.

Admission: Free
American Job Center
87 W. Main St., Second Floor
Meriden
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Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:00am – 11:30am

21st Century Resume

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

Attention Jobseekers! Learn superior techniques to create a new resume or improve on an existing one. No prior resume experience necessary.

Admission: Free
American Job Center
272 South Main Street
Middletown
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Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:59am – 12:02am

Dining Out For Life

Sponsored by: AIDS Project New Haven

A fundraiser sponsored by the generous restaurateurs of New Haven County who feed their customers while nurturing their community.

On Thursday, April 27th, 2017 diners can enjoy a meal at any participating Dining Out For Life restaurant, at their leisure and on their own. There are no restrictions, special menus or extra charges: It’s dinner as usual. The difference is that when the tab is paid, a portion of the total is automatically donated to AIDS Project New Haven (APNH) - which makes your dining dollars go farther than you’d ever imagined.

Every dollar donated to the cause is precious… so mark your calendars, make your reservations, bring your appetite and your compassion, and don’t skip dessert. You can find participating restaurants online at www.diningoutforlife.com/NewHaven.

Interested in becoming part of this event? To volunteer or sign up a restaurant, please contact: fran.mcmullen@apnh.org or call 475-441-7019.

Admission: Free
New Haven Restaurants
New Haven

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Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:00pm – 7:30pm

LSMC Book Club

Sponsored by: Artspace

Hang out in the Laughing Skulls Motorcycle Club hangout (the Artspace Project room) to discuss “Fight Club” by Chuck Palahnuik. Especially recommended for those who struggle with insomnia. Learn more about the Laughing Skulls Motorcycle Club: https://artspacenewhaven.org/exhibitions/laughing-skulls-motorcycle-club/

Free and open to the public.

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Admission: Free
Artspace
50 Orange St
New Haven
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Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Lunchtime Book Discussion: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Travel journalist Lo Blacklock has been given the assignment of a lifetime when she receives a press pass for a weeklong luxury cruise from London to the Norwegian fjords. But on the first evening aboard, she witnesses a woman being thrown overboard. Her claims, however, are quickly dismissed by the ship’s crew. Lo’s original assignment to chronicle the ship’s maiden voyage is quickly overshadowed by her obsession with solving the mystery, despite any evidence of foul play, entangling her in a web of deception and danger.

Multiple copies are available at the main circulation desk.

Bring a sandwich and a friend as you “chat and chew.”  Dessert and beverages will be provided.

Registration is requested.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313
Derby
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Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:30am – 11:00am

Marketing With My Cover Letter

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

It is essential to include a cover letter with each resume sent out to an employer.  Without a cover letter, your resume may not be read or may communicate that you’re unmotivated.  A customize cover letter MUST be written for each job for which you are applying; targeting the requirements for that particular job using keywords (word cloud/tag words). Come and learn how to write an effective cover letter.

Admission: Free
American Job Center
560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd.
New Haven
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Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:00am – 11:30am

Over 40 and Looking for Work

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

A workshop designed to address the specific needs and challenges of job seekers over 40. Learn strategies to overcome age bias and successful techniques to land and keep your next job.

Admission: Free
American Job Center
560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd.
New Haven
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Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Re-Branding for the Over 50 Crowd

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

Older Job seekers have a unique set of challenges to overcome when looking for work.  The over 50 jobseeker has a great set of attributes, skills and accomplishments that sometimes seems to work against finding their next job. This workshop will cover the strategies to use in your job search re-branding campaign!

Admission: Free
American Job Center
87 W. Main St., Second Floor
Meriden
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Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:00pm

Music for Monday Night featuring Kevin Saint James & Steve Donovan

Sponsored by: GateHouse Music

A weekly downtown piano lounge for Live Jazz in the saloon singer tradition, featuring Steve Donovan and Kevin Saint James.

Admission: Free
168 York Street Cafe
168 York Street
New Haven
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Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Celebrate CT Libation - Round 2

Sponsored by: Derby Historical Society

Join us at THC - The Hops Company in Derby for a night of CT Libations, delicious food, and great music!  Your $30 donation includes, samples of craft beer and cider from participating breweries, a $7 voucher for your first beer or wine at the bar, a $5 food voucher, and entry into our door prize raffle throughout the event.

Admission: $30
THC The Hops Company
Sodom Lane
Derby
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Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Identifying Job Leads Online and Application Training

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

Increasingly, recruiters are tweeting or posting job postings to find candidates. Create a networking profile by using the Internet to search for and identify job opportunities. Find and follow companies you’d like to work for with a Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn presence.

Admission: Free
American Job Center
560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd.
New Haven
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Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:30pm – 3:00pm

E-Resume, E-Mailing and Attachment Training

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

Learn about the different font, paragraphing, inserting, margin adjustments and more when creating an online plain text resume and the techniques of attachments

Admission: Free
American Job Center
560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd.
New Haven
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Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Yale Camerata | Philip Moore: Requiem

Sponsored by: Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Marguerite L. Brooks, conductor

U.S. premiere of Philip Moore’s Requiem, and other works. Thomas Murray, organ.

Philip Moore was born in London in 1943. He received his musical education at the Royal College of Music. His career has since led him through a succession of the UK’s most respected choral institutions, where he has built on his expertise on the great Cathedral performance traditions.

During his student years he was Organist and Choirmaster at St. Gabriel’s Church, Cricklewood, and on graduating in 1965 he was appointed to the music staff at Eton College. In 1968 he moved to become Assistant Organist at Canterbury Cathedral, and in 1974 he succeeded Dr. Barry Rose as Organist and Master of the Choristers at Guildford Cathedral.

Moor has written music for each of the choirs with whom he has been associated, and also to commission from many others. The music is published by a large range of publishers, which include Banks Music Publications, Basil Ramsey Publications, Belwin-Mills, Cathedral Music, Church Music Society, Encore Publications, Kenwood, Kevin Mayhew, Music Sales, the Royal School of Church Music, and Thames Publications. In recent years, three more international publishers have joined the list: Faber Music has published Lo, God is here, OUP has included his Magnificat in B-Flat in Advent for Choirs, and Boosey & Hawkes has published the much-performed Three Prayers of Dietrich Bonheoffer. In 2015 Moore was elected to a two-year term serving the Royal College of Organists as President.

(bio adapted from Choral Connections)

Admission: Free
Woolsey Hall
500 College Street
New Haven
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Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Reigning Fashion: Victoria and the Queen, 1837 - 1901.

Sponsored by: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

A Sunday Salon series at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to open with curator & scholar Lynne Bassett and a talk on Queen Victoria as a fashion trendsetter
On Sunday, April 23, 2017, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, Lynne Zacek Bassett will give a talk titled, Reigning Fashion: Victoria and the Queen, 1837 - 1901.     
The popular new PBS series, Victoria, examines the life of Great Britain’s nineteenth-century queen. The dazzling costumes worn by the actors prompts this lecture’s examination of the cultural history of clothing in the Victorian era.  What was the inspiration for women’s dress styles in the period?  How was clothing made and who did the work?  What was Queen Victoria’s role as a fashion leader?  And, how authentic are the costumes worn in the PBS series?  To complement the Mathews-Lockwood Mansion Museum’s current exhibition of wedding dresses, this lecture will include a discussion of nineteenth-century wedding fashions and the effect of Queen Victoria’s 1840 marriage to Prince Albert.

Admission: $15 for members, $20
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
295 West Avenue
Norwalk
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Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:00pm

Walk Against Hunger 2017

Sponsored by: Connecticut Food Bank

The Connecticut Food Bank is proud to announce the return of our Greater New Haven Walk Against Hunger. Join us at Lighthouse Point Park to rally in support of neighbors in need and get on the move toward a hunger free Connecticut. The Walk Against Hunger is a fun-filled 2.5-mile walk that takes place on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven. Our event is held rain or shine. All participants must register to participate.As a participant in the Walk Against Hunger, you help the Connecticut Food Bank provide nutritious food to people in need. We value your commitment to our mission and hope you will walk with us.

Admission: Free
Lighthouse Point Park
2 Lighthouse Rd
New Haven
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Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:00am – 3:00pm

New Haven AIDS Walk

Sponsored by: New Haven AIDS Walk

Come support those in our community affected by AIDS at the annual New Haven AIDS Walk. There will be performances and a raffle. Help stomp out the stigma!

Admission: Free
New Haven Green
202 Temple St
New Haven
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Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:00am – 2:00pm

Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride

Sponsored by: Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride

1500 cyclists will travel between West Rock and East Rock, with celebrations on both sides of the city. Along the way, they will eat tasty food, hear great music, take on environmental challenges and service projects, and explore the city’s parks. They will travel along the Farmington Canal Trail and official city bike lanes, pass through many of the city’s beautiful neighborhoods, and make stops in Edgewood and Beaver Pond Parks on their way between the Rocks. In 2016 there will be five rides: the 8-mile family-friendly ride; a 12 mile adult ride; the 20-mile ride; the 40-mile ride; and a metric century (60+ miles), all traveling through scenic and park filled routes in the New Haven region. Music at various stops and at the end at East Rock will be provided and include performances by local musicians.

Admission: Registration fee
Common Ground School
358 Springside Ave
New Haven
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Fri Apr 21 – Sun May 7, 2017 7:30pm – 2:00pm

Noni Cimino’s Kitchen

Sponsored by: Pantochino Productions Inc

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. presents a new musical about a lovable, sharp-witted Italian grandmother.  She’ll make you laugh. She’ll make you cry. She’ll make you lasagna. Meet her and the entire Italian-American family in this hilarious, big-hearted new musical about friends, family and food!  For this production, all performances will be ‘cafe style’ with seating at tables and chairs! Bring your own food and drink to enjoy during the show. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm at the Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue in Downtown Milford.This production is ponsored in part by the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven. Tickets at www.pantochino.com

Admission: $20-22
Milford Center for the Arts
40 Railroad Avenue
Milford
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Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Farmington’s Keep Hope Alive Fundraiser

Sponsored by: Simply Smiles

Simply Smiles, a Westport-based charity organization, is hosting its annual “Keep Hope Alive” fundraising event on Friday, April 21st at the Sarah Porter Memorial Hall in Farmington, Connecticut.

The event will begin at 7:00 PM with a cocktail hour with complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres. At 8:00, Bryan Nurnberger, founder of Simply Smiles, will briefly outline some of the organization’s current youth and community development initiatives, including efforts to educate Native youth in South Dakota and to eradicate parasitic infection in the mountains of Mexico.

Guests at the event will have the opportunity to donate any amount to support Simply Smiles projects. There is no cost to attend, and the event is open to all. Simply Smiles requests that guests RSVP for Keep Hope Alive at www.simplysmiles.org.

About Simply Smiles:
Simply Smiles is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing bright futures for impoverished children. Simply Smiles works side-by-side with the communities they serve to develop a comprehensive approach to breaking the cycle of poverty. The organization also provides children and families with the essential building blocks for a bright future — everything from food and shelter to medical care and scholarships.

For more information, visit: www.simplysmiles.org.

Admission: Free
Sarah Porter Memorial Hall
75 Main Street
Farmington
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Fri Apr 21, 2017 10:00am – 3:00pm

American Job Search Career Coach: Using Social Networking in Your Job Search

Sponsored by: Derby Public Library

Both sessions will explain very useful tools that job seekers need today.  Social Networking has become one of the most popular ways of landing your next “big” job by creating useful connections on-line. These connections make it easier to look for a job on-line through your created network.

These classes are free and open to the public. Registration is requested but walk-ins will be welcomed on a first come first served basis.  The American Job Centers Coach is operated by Career Resources.

Admission: Free
Derby Public Library
313 Elizabeth Street
Derby
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Thu Apr 20 – Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:00pm

Fiddler on the Roof Musical

Sponsored by: Bright Light Musicals, LLC

Fiddler on the Roof will be performed at Ansonia Middle School for four performances: April 20,21,26 and 27th at 7:00pm. Thirty cast members include Ansonia students in grades 7 to 12th grade.  Please call AMS at 203-736-5070 for any questions.  Tickets will be sold at the door and refreshments will be available during intermission.

Admission: $10.00 ea
Ansonia Middle School
115 Howard Avenue
Ansonia
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Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:00pm

A Travel Presentation with Alexei J. Cohen

Sponsored by: The Yale Bookstore

Join us as Travel writer and Italian transplant Alexei J. Cohen shares his expert perspective on the top cities in Italy, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience.

Whether you’re looking to see the Coliseum and the Sistine Chapel, people watch while strolling the Ponte Vecchio, or explore the winding Venetian streets searching for the perfect bite to eat, Moon Rome, Florence, & Venice has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like “The Best of Rome, Florence & Venice in 14 Days” and “Taste of Italy”, expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Cohen’s trustworthy advice, Moon Rome, Florence, & Venice provides the tools for planning your perfect trip!

Admission: Free
The Yale Bookstore
77 Broadway
New Haven
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Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:30pm

Places Where Democracy Happens: Presentation at NHM

Sponsored by: New Haven Museum

The synchronicity of photographers Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein, and the resulting exhibit, “Capitol America,” will be detailed first hand as the two artists present “Capitol America: Places Where Democracy Happens” on Thursday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m.  at the New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., New Haven.

During their presentation, the two will share tales of how their project was conceived and executed, in addition to showing photos not included in the exhibit. They will also discuss insights gained while working, the techniques they used, and their growing awareness during the process that they were photographing more than just the grand architecture, that what they were documenting “sites of rich and sometimes contradictory history, the places where democracy happens.”

“Capitol America” is a show of contrasts—black and white, light and dark, workaday function and Gilded-Age splendor—with large-format photographs encircling the New Haven Museum’s elegant rotunda, and a slideshow on a tablet computer. The “secular, civic temples” featured in the photographs range in style and feeling from classical elegance, to robber-baron ostentation, to practical simplicity, reflecting the historical moment in which they were built—during times of budgetary excess or restraint—and something of the nature of the people of the state. The show will remain open through Friday, June 30, 2017.

Admission: free
New Haven Museum
114 Whitney Avenue,
New Haven
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Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:30pm

VSSC Caregiver Series part II

Sponsored by: Valley Senior Services and Griffin Hospital

Learn the difference between medical and non-medical homecare and how to pay for it, plus fall and home safety plus balance exercies. To be held at Griffin Hospital on 4/20, dinner at 4:30, talk at 5:30PM, free but must RSVP

Admission: free but must RSVP
Griffin Hospital
130 Division Street
Derby
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Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:30am – 2:00pm

Fund for Women & Girls Annual Luncheon

Sponsored by: Fund for Women & Girls

When you support a girl to find her voice and claim her strength, you are helping to shape the future for our next generation. When you support a woman to reach her full potential and sustain her family, you are making our community stronger. Join our annual Fund for Women and Girls Annual Luncheon and discover how, together, we thrive.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
A role model and trailblazer for women, Andrea Jung was Avon’s first female CEO. She is credited with defining Avon as more than just a cosmetics company, leading it to become the company for women and enabling economic independence and self-sufficiency for millions of women worldwide. Jung is currently the President & CEO of Grameen America, where she is working to scale the organization to solve economic issues for women and their families across the country through microloans, training, and support.
OUR PROGRAMS
FAMILY ECONOMIC SECURITY PROGRAM (FESP)
In partnership with Housatonic Community College and Housatonic Community College Foundation, the Fund for Women & Girls helps low-income college students to attain degrees, secure living-wage jobs and build brighter futures.
Net proceeds from our Annual Luncheon will benefit FESP.
THE FUND FOR WOMEN & GIRLS
The mission of Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls is to engage philanthropists and invest in sustainable solutions that lead to economically secure and healthy women and girls throughout Fairfield County. Since 1998, the Fund has helped thousands of women and girls develop confidence, find their voice and achieve economic security.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE:
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Admission: $275
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 East Putnam Avenue
Old Greenwich
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Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:00am – 12:30pm

Marketing With My Cover Letter

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

It is essential to include a cover letter with each resume sent out to an employer.  Without a cover letter, your resume may not be read or may communicate that you’re unmotivated.  A customize cover letter MUST be written for each job for which you are applying; targeting the requirements for that particular job using keywords (word cloud/tag words). Come and learn how to write an effective cover letter.

Admission: Free
American Job Center
272 South Main Street
Middletown
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Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:00am – 11:00am

Tech Time: Bring All 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 Apr 20, 2017 10:00am – 11:00am

Re-Branding for the Over 50 Crowd

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

Older Job seekers have a unique set of challenges to overcome when looking for work.  The over 50 jobseeker has a great set of attributes, skills and accomplishments that sometimes seems to work against finding their next job. This workshop will cover the strategies to use in your job search re-branding campaign!

Admission: Free
American Job Center
272 South Main Street
Middletown
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Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Tech Time: Bring All 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 Apr 19 – Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:00pm – 7:00pm

LSMC Artist Talk

Sponsored by: Artspace

Hear from President Robert Brush and the Founding Members about life in The Club. Learn more about The Laughing Skulls Motorcycle Club: https://artspacenewhaven.org/exhibitions/laughing-skulls-motorcycle-club/

This event is free and open to the public.

Join the Facebook event: http://facebook.com/events/749763135187525/

Admission: Free
Artspace
50 Orange St
New Haven
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Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:00am – 11:30am

Interviewing Strategies and Techiniques

Sponsored by: Workforce Alliance

Covers the various types of interviews, preparing for the interview, how to handle those “tough questions”, and how to negotiate salary.

Admission: Free
American Job Center
560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd.
New Haven
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