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Read our Community posts (sidebar) for announcements and useful information. Click on Community Calendar (below) for events that bring us together–and you are welcome to email your own listing to email@example.com for inclusion. Finally, our Community links (below) connect you to agencies and resources that serve the community in a wide variety of ways.
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Wednesdays through June 19 (except May 29, when Library is Closed), 1-2 pm–Library Yoga with Ellen Barrett, at Ives Main Library. $5, bring your own mat, drop-ins welcome. 203-946-8835
Saturdays through June 1, 11:30-12:30 am–Saturday Tai Chi with Kathleen Brenner, at Ives Main Library, 133 Elm St. $8 drop-in. 203-946-8835.
NOTE: All branches of the New Haven Free Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, May 29, to allow for an all-staff training.
May 29, 7:30-9:30 am–Christian Community Action Business Breakfast presentation, “Economic Recovery: For Some, But Not For All?” with economist and Yale lecturer Dr. Nicholas Perna, in Community Room at Gateway Community College, New Haven. $35/$15 students. Register at 203-777-7848 x 19.
June 8, 9:45am-1 pm– Finding Your Voice-Making it Matter, a workshop for women aged 18-30, with Deb Sofield, speech and presentations skills coach and former President of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale. Free, presented by Women & Girls Fund at Community Foundation of GNH, 70 Audubon St, New Haven. Lunch provided. RSVP at info@WCSYale.org. 203 734 7385
June 8, noon-5 pm (rain or shine)—Audubon Arts on the Edge, free music, dance, circus performances, arts-and-crafts activities, and interactive educational programs for all ages. Audubon Street (New Haven) itself will morph into a meandering chalk mural; play on an “instrument petting zoo,” create art on a giant painting wall, make useable art from recycled materials. There’s a dress- up corner, caricaturist, cupcake-decorating table, storytellers, face painters, creative science station, sea life touch tank, and much more! newhavenarts.org or 203-772-2788.
June 19– International Maintenance Institute Expo and Outing, at Holiday Hill, Candee Rd., Prospect-Cheshire. 860-521-2750.
July 26– Guilford Art Center’s Great Gatsby Gala, at Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club, Branford. 203-453-5947
- Arts Council of Greater New Haven
- Beth’s Blog
- Books New Haven blog
- Casey Family Services News
- City of New Haven
- Citywide Youth Coalition
- Coalition to End Homelessness
- Community Foundation for Greater New Haven
- Connecticut Mirror
- CT Assn. of Nonprofits
- The Daily Nutmeg
- DATAHAVEN: Regional demographic information
- Elm City Express
- environmental information clearinghouse
- funding opportunities
- GNHCommunity online
- Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce
- I-95 Construction Information
- International Festival of Arts and Ideas
- legislators–Find yours
- Literacy Volunteers
- Neighborhood Housing Services
- New Haven Free Public Library
- New Haven Independent
- New Haven Register
- New Haven Review
- Poetry Foundation
- Regional Visitor’s Information
- SeeClickFix to report a public problem
- TED: Enjoy
- The Bourse
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