Community Calendar

A calendar of events hosted and sponsored by agencies and members of the Greater New Haven & Shoreline communities.

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Apr 19, 2019
Erev Pesach
Apr 20 - Apr 27, 2019
Pesach
Apr 21, 2019
Easter
Apr

1 2019

Little Scientists

1:15PM - 2:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The goal of Little Scientists® is to excite all children about the world of science, using innovative educational te…

Apr

1 2019

Crafternoons Jr.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join friends and family to create an exciting craft each week. Enjoy a yummy snack and some refreshments while you cr…

Apr

1 2019

Reading the Talmud with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The Babylonian Talmud, in many ways more so than the Bible, is the core text of the Jewish people and yet it is unkno…

Apr

2 2019

Federation Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Center
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Federation Board of Directors Meeting

Apr

3 2019

Crafternoons (Grades 2-5)

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Time to get crafty! Students will work with upper scale materials to complete a different craft each week to take hom…

Apr

3 2019

Conversation with Adriana X Jacobs

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

Comparative Literature Library, Bingham Hall, 8th Floor
Yae University (Old Campus)
New Haven, CT 06511

Adriana X. Jacobs discusses her latest book, Strange Cocktail: Translation and the Making of Modern Hebrew Poetry

Apr

4 2019

This is a BBYO member's only event.

Apr

4 2019

to
Apr

5 2019

Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Symposium

Borders, Refuge and Rights

April 4-5, 2019

Yale Law Schoo…

Apr

4 2019

Portraying Women in Midrash

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel is offering as part of its adult education a course taught by Anne Schiff, a PhD candidate at Yale…

Apr

5 2019

Congregation Mishkan Israel invites families with children 6 years and under to a Tot Shabbat on Friday, April 5 at 5…

Apr

5 2019

to
Apr

7 2019

Elm City Kallah

6:00PM - 12:00PM  

Fourth Annual Elm City Kallah
Rabbi Tamar Elad-Applebaum
April 5-7, 2019

Westville Synagogue, Friday evening , April…

Apr

5 2019

Elm City Kallah Scholar; "Zion: Language, Vision, Journey"

8:15PM - 10:15PM  

The Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Raba Tamar Elad-Appelbaum, founder of Zion, Jerusalem, will speak on "Rebels of Hope: The Language of Spiritual Activ…

Apr

6 2019

Elm City Kallah Scholar; "Zion: Language, Vision, Journey"

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Raba Tamar Elad-Appelbaum, founder of Zion, Jerusalem, will speak at Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel about "Zion: A…

Apr

6 2019

Elm City Kallah Scholar; "Zion, Vision, Journey"

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Congregation Beth El - Keser Israel
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Raba Tamar Elad-Appelbaum, founder of Zion, Jerusalem, will speak on "A new light from Zion: A Vision of Zion and Zio…

Apr

6 2019

Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum at BEKI

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum, one of Tablet’s “10 Israeli Rabbis You Should Know,” and the Forward’s “Five Wo…

Apr

6 2019

On Saturday, April 6, Congregation Mishkan Israel’s Brotherhood of Men & Women presents its annual Deli Night. The …

Apr

6 2019

Congregation Mishkan Israel's Deli Comedy Night

5:30PM - 10:30PM  

The Congregation Mishkan Israel
785 Ridge Rd.
Hamden, CT 06517

Featuring three comedians: Scott Schendlinger, Liz Barrett and Regina DeCicco. Musical entertainment by Bassology. Be…

Apr

6 2019

Magic & Mentalism of Gary Ferrar

8:30PM - 10:30PM  

Congregation or Shalom
205 Old Grassy Hill Road
ORANGE, CT 064772427

A Night of Magic & Mentalism with Gary Ferrar $36.00 per ticket BYOB Light snacks provided

Apr

7 2019

2019 Mitzvah Day

10:00AM - 5:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join together with hundreds of community members in acts of kindness. Make phone calls to raise money for the Federat…

Apr

7 2019

Elm City Kallah Scholar; "Zion: Language, Vision, Journey"

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Raba Tamar Elad-Appelbaum, founder of Zion, Jerusalem, will speak at Congregation B'nai Jacob on "Pirkei Avot: An Anc…

Apr

8 2019

Little Scientists

1:15PM - 2:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The goal of Little Scientists® is to excite all children about the world of science, using innovative educational te…

Apr

8 2019

Crafternoons Jr.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join friends and family to create an exciting craft each week. Enjoy a yummy snack and some refreshments while you cr…

Apr

8 2019

Jewish Author Series: Marc Dollinger's Black Power, Jewish Politics

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Beth David of Cheshire
3 Main St.
Cheshire, 06410

Dr. Marc Dollinger holds the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Social Responsibility at S…

Apr

8 2019

Reading the Talmud with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The Babylonian Talmud, in many ways more so than the Bible, is the core text of the Jewish people and yet it is unkno…

Apr

9 2019

Israeli Vocal Artist Victoria Hanna

10:30AM - 11:55AM  

Slifka Center for Lewish Life
80 Wall St
Second Floor (Chapel)
New Haven, CT 06511

Israeli Vocal Artist Victoria Hanna will give the workshop "Once upon a Voice"

Apr

9 2019

Film: Who Will Write Our History

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

JCC OF GREATER NEW HAVEN
360 AMITY RD
WOODBRIDGE, CT 06525

Who Will Write Our History mixes the writings of the Oyneg Shabes archive with new interviews, rarely seen footage, a…

Apr

9 2019

HHNE Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

HHNE
300 Bloomfield Avenue
WEST HARTFORD, CT 06117

HHNE Board Meeting

Apr

10 2019

Women's Philanthropy luncheon honoring Stacey Trachten at a private home

Apr

10 2019

Women Philanthropy Luncheon in honor of Stacey Trachten

Apr

10 2019

Crafternoons (Grades 2-5)

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Time to get crafty! Students will work with upper scale materials to complete a different craft each week to take hom…

Apr

10 2019

The Towers Board of Directors Meeting

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

The Towers
18 Tower Ln
New Haven, CT 06519

Monthly Towers Board of Directors Meeting

Apr

10 2019

Holistic Strategies for Seasonal Allergies

6:00PM - 7:00PM  

Susan Donovan
JCC
Woodbridge, CT 06410

Learn holistic options for dealing with seasonal allergies

Apr

10 2019

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

6:30PM - 9:00PM  

Ezra Academy Board Meeting

Apr

10 2019

Westville Synagogue University presents Dr. Nadav Berman Shifman

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Westville Synagogue
74 West Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Lecture sponsored by Westville Synagogue's Adult Education Program.

Dr. Nadav Berman Shifman of Yale University will…

Apr

11 2019

Sticky Fingers

10:00AM - 11:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Dress for a mess! Join us for hands on fun with your toddler! Each session, a fun, kid friendly recipe will be explor…

Apr

11 2019

Senior Day at the J: Cooking Demo

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join Chef Brian, of Coachman Square Assisted Living, and enjoy a fun, and delicious cooking demonstration. Demonstrat…

Apr

11 2019

Portraying Women in Midrash

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Temple Emanuel offers as part of its adult education this course taught by Anne Schiff, a PhD candidate portraying…

Apr

11 2019

Reception with artist Sandra Valabregue

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

Art and Kabbalah Meet in Paintings by Sandra Valabregue

A collection of the latest work by Sandra Valabregue, a pain…

Apr

12 2019

Passover Story & Songs at Ezra Academy Green Book Fair

2:00PM - 3:00PM  

Ezra Academy
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join Stacey Battat of PJ LIbrary and Ezra Academy preschool and Kindergarten for a fun Passover event. Sing songs,…

Apr

14 2019

Congregation Mishkan Israel invites families with children 6 years and under to Tot Program on Sunday, April 14 at 9:…

Apr

14 2019

PJ Library Story, Song and Craft at BEKI

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Beth El Kessar (BEKI)
85 Harrison St
New Haven, 06515

Join PJ Library and BEKI Hebrew School children ages 3-7 for Passover story, songs, a craft and matza and choc spread!

Apr

14 2019

Senior Day at the J: an Afternoon with the Bernsteins

12:00PM - 3:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Senior Day at the J presents an afternoon with the Bernsteins. Join us for the music of revered composer/conductor …

Apr

14 2019

Jewish Author Series: Jamie Bernstein's "Famous Father Girl"

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of…

Apr

14 2019

S'mores & Tours: Camp Laurelwood Open Hoise

3:00PM  

jennifer gelband
463 Summer Hill Rd
Madison, CT 06443

Check out Camp Laurelwood! Meet with friendly staff, see our newly renovated campus, and enjoy an afternoon at camp…

Apr

15 2019

Little Scientists

1:15PM - 2:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The goal of Little Scientists® is to excite all children about the world of science, using innovative educational te…

Apr

15 2019

Crafternoons Jr.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join friends and family to create an exciting craft each week. Enjoy a yummy snack and some refreshments while you cr…

Apr

15 2019

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Meeting of Board of Directors of the JCC

Apr

15 2019

Reading the Talmud with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Congregation B'nai Jacob
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The Babylonian Talmud, in many ways more so than the Bible, is the core text of the Jewish people and yet it is unkno…

Apr

16 2019

Shalom Group Pre-Passover Afikomen Hunt

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

Jewish Family Service
1440 Whalley Ave.
New Haven, CT 06515

Come join us for snacks and the adventure of finding the Afikomen! Please RSVP by April 10th to Rachel Scolnic Dobin …

Apr

17 2019

Crafternoons (Grades 2-5)

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Time to get crafty! Students will work with upper scale materials to complete a different craft each week to take hom…

Apr

19 2019

The Towers Community Seder

6:00AM - 8:00PM  

The Towers
18 Tower Ln
New Haven, CT 06519

Towers Community Seder

Apr

19 2019

Bake Matza for Your Seder

11:30AM - 1:15PM  

BEKI
85 Harrison St
New Haven, CT 06515

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

Bake matza for your Seder,
starting 11:30 a.m., done by 1:15 p.m.

 

Baking matzat mitzva, the ma…

Apr

19 2019

5779 Passover Seder at Temple Emanuel

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

The first night of Passover, Friday, April 19 at 6:30 pm Temple Emanuel will host a family Seder.

Apr

20 2019

Shalom Group Passover Seder

5:30PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Beth Shalom
1809 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT 06510

Join us as we celebrate Passover at the 2nd Night Community Passover Seder. This event is being held at Temple Beth S…

Apr

20 2019

Congregation Mishkan Israel will be hosting its annual community Passover Seder on the second night of Passover, Satu…

Apr

20 2019

Passover Second Night Seder at Temple Beth Tikvah

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Beth Tikvah
196 Durham Road
Madison, CT 06443

Temple Beth Tikvah Second Night Passover Seder Saturday, April 20, 2019 beginning at 6:00 PM Deadline for…

Apr

20 2019

The Towers Community Seder - 2nd Night

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

The Towers
18 Tower Ln
New Haven, CT 06519

Towers Community Seder

Apr

22 2019

Little Scientists

1:15PM - 2:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The goal of Little Scientists® is to excite all children about the world of science, using innovative educational te…

Apr

22 2019

Carolyn Dean’s “Moral Witness: Trials and Testimony after Genocide”

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, Yale Campus
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for a presentation of Professor Dean’s new book Moral Witness, “the first cultural history of the…

Apr

23 2019

“Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place and Holocaust Testimony”

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, Yale Campus
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Hannah Pollin-Galay is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Literature at Tel Aviv University, where she teaches…

Apr

25 2019

Sticky Fingers

10:00AM - 11:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Dress for a mess! Join us for hands on fun with your toddler! Each session, a fun, kid friendly recipe will be explor…

Apr

25 2019

Passover Story & Songs

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Mitchell Library
11 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Join PJ Library at Mitchell Branch of NH Library for fun, stories & songs about Passover.
Ages 3-7. No charge

Apr

25 2019

Join Iris in NYC: Welcome to the New World

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Ave.
New York City, 10017

Join a private discussion with journalist Jake Halpern and illustrator Michael Sloan, the Pulitzer Prize winning te…

Apr

26 2019

Passover Story & Songs on Shoreline

4:15PM - 5:00PM  

Guilford Free Library
67 Park Stree
Guilford
Guilford, CT 06437

Join PJ Library on the Shoreline for Passover fun, stories & songs!
No charge,
Suggested ages 3-6.

Apr

27 2019

MISHKAN ISRAEL CANTOR'S CONCERT

6:00PM - 9:30PM  

5 Eastland Road

Apr

28 2019

During the past year, individuals with hateful hearts attempted to instil fear into our respective faith communities.…

Apr

28 2019

Sunday Crafternoons

2:30PM - 4:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Join friends and family to create an exciting craft each month, have a yummy snack, and enjoy some refreshments. Craf…

Apr

28 2019

Teal Totes for Hope

3:00PM - 4:30PM  

The Towers
18 Tower Lane
New Haven, CT 06519

Join the Women of Vision Society and guest speaker Dr. Elena Ratner of the Yale Cancer Center for High Tea. This will…

Apr

29 2019

Little Scientists

1:15PM - 2:00PM  

JCC of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Rd.
Woodbridge, CT 06525

The goal of Little Scientists® is to excite all children about the world of science, using innovative educational te…

Apr

29 2019

Legislative Reception and Exhibit: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Jewish Historical Society of Connecticut
1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford,

Please join state legislators and local leaders at the Connecticut Historical Society for an event to support House B…

Apr

30 2019

Bagels and Babies

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Come meet local moms, eat bagels and hang out

Apr

30 2019

Foundation Investment Committee Meeting

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

West Rock Room

Foundation Investment Committee Meeting