Community Calendar

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

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Oct

1 2021

BEKI Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 7:15PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5…

Oct

2 2021

BEKI Shabbat Morning Service

9:15AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:…

Oct

2 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

All three children's services meet every week at 10:45 am.

Children's Havura will continue meeting outdoors in the c…

Oct

2 2021

Temple Beth David Comedy Night at Hickory Hill Orchards

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Hickory Hill Orchards
351 South Meriden Rd
Cheshire, CT 06410

Join us for Comedy Night at Hickory Hill Orchards in Cheshire, CT. Robin Fox will be Headlining the event which will …

Oct

3 2021

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5 2021

 

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Oct

3 2021

A House of Many Rooms: Poetry Reading

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

B'nai Jacob
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

"A House of Many Rooms" is the recently published third book of poetry by Dr. Barry Zaret, Chief of Yale Cardiology E…

Oct

4 2021

BEKI Board meets

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

General Board Meeting Schedule: October 4, 2021

Oct

5 2021

Cultural Arts Author: Mark Oppenheimer, "Squirrel Hill"

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Hybrid - JCC & Zoom

Register in advance. This event is in person, but will also be on zoom. A piercing portrait of the struggles and tr…

Oct

6 2021

BEKI Schmooze about CONECT

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

BEKI's Weekly Wednesday Zoom Schmooze this week will be about CONECT: Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut. …

Oct

6 2021

Ezra Academy Board of Directors Meeting 2021-2022

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Ezra Academy
75 Rimmon Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Ezra Academy Board of Directors Meeting 7:30 pm - 9 pm

Meeting will be held either on Zoom or at Ezra Academy

Oct

8 2021

BEKI Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 7:15PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:…

Oct

8 2021

Temple Emanuel Kabbalat Shabbat Service

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Emanuel
150 Derby Avenue
Orange, CT 06477

Kabbalat Shabbat Service at 7:30 pm, outdoors weather permitting and livestreamed.

Oct

9 2021

BEKI Shabbat Morning Service

9:15AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:…

Oct

9 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

All three children's services meet every week at 10:45 am.

Children's Havura will continue meeting outdoors in the c…

Oct

10 2021

ADL Virtual Walk Against Hate

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Step up with your families, friends, colleagues, teammates and communities for ADL’s virtual Walk Against Hate.…

Oct

11 2021

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Oct

17 2021

Film Series: Welcome to Kutshers

12:00AM - 11:55PM  

Register in advance. Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort

Kutsher's Country Club is the last surviving …

Oct

11 2021

Faith in Jewish Tradition, Monday night class with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

Jews sometimes recoil at the word "faith" as if it were a Christian concept. But faith lies at the heart of our…

Oct

12 2021

Join us to learn more about our Montessori Preschool - Kindergarten program. Register at: ezraacademyct.org/virtual-t…

Oct

12 2021

 

Jewish Federation Board of Directors Meeting

Oct

13 2021

The Towers at Tower Lane Annual Meeting

8:30AM - 9:30AM  

The Towers at Tower Lane
18 Tower Lane
New Haven, CT 06519

Annual Meeting

Oct

13 2021

Invitation only event for our Lions and Pomegranates annual kick-off dinner.

GUEST SPEAKER: Carolyn Gitlin, Chair of…

Oct

13 2021

Women's Philanthropy Opening Event

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Online

Register in advance for our Women's Philanthropy Opening Event. Join us live on Zoom. The registration deadline has b…

Oct

13 2021

BEKI Schmooze about Fair Trade

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

This week's BEKI Zoom Schmooze will be a conversation about Fair Trade with Susan Sklar, the Interfaith Team Manager …

Oct

15 2021

BEKI Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 7:15PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:…

Oct

16 2021

BEKI Shabbat Morning Service

9:15AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:…

Oct

16 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

All three children's services meet every week at 10:45 am.

Children's Havura will continue meeting outdoors in the c…

Oct

17 2021

BEKI Food Drive

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

BEKI's next drive-by food collection in the BEKI parking lot will support the Food Pantry at Jewish Family Service. …

Oct

17 2021

Cafe opening at 360 Amity Rd

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

 

Cafe opening at 360 Amity Rd

Oct

18 2021

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Oct

24 2021

Film Series: Nora's Will

12:00AM - 11:55PM  

Register in advance. Nora's Will

This story begins when José finds out that Nora, the woman he'd been married to fo…

Oct

18 2021

Faith in Jewish Tradition, Monday night class with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

Jews sometimes recoil at the word "faith" as if it were a Christian concept. But faith lies at the heart of our…

Oct

19 2021

 

We expect meetings to be at the JCC with a zoom option.

Oct

21 2021

60th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's Visit at CMI

9:00PM  

Congregation Mishkan Israel
785 Ridge Road
Hamden, CT 06517

Join us as we celebrate, worship, and learn to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King speaking at…

Oct

22 2021

60 Years of Avodah

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Congregation Mishkan Israel
785 Ridge Road
Hamden, CT 06517

Join us as we celebrate, worship, and learn to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King speaking at…

Oct

22 2021

BEKI Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 7:15PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:…

Oct

23 2021

BEKI Shabbat Morning Service

9:15AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:…

Oct

23 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

All three children's services meet every week at 10:45 am.

Children's Havura will continue meeting outdoors in the c…

Oct

23 2021

BEKI Outdoor Musical Showcase

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

A Musical Showcase in the BEKI courtyard, sitting around the campfire. Secular and Jewish music and plenty of good …

Oct

24 2021

The Architecture of Spirituality

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

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

Herbert Newman, FAIA, writes that "Human beings are spiritual. Since the beginning of our time, we have recognized pl…

Oct

24 2021

Family Fun Day: Pumpkin Patch and Paint 

12:15PM - 1:30PM  

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

Register in advance. Bring your family, bring your friends to JCC family fun day on October 24, 2021. …

Oct

24 2021

Camp Laurelwood Open House

1:00PM - 3:00PM  


463 Summer Hill Road
Madison, CT 06443

Join us at Camp Laurelwood for a safe, socially distanced tour of camp!
To RSVP *or* to schedule your private tour (e…

Oct

24 2021

Towers Volunteer Recognition Event

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

The Towers at Tower Lane
18 Tower Lane
New Haven, CT 06519

The Towers celebrates its wonderful volunteers!

Oct

24 2021

FIDF Annual Westchester-CT Gala

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

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Please join Friends of the IDF at the annual Westchester-CT Gala on October 24, 2021.

Oct

25 2021

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31 2021

Film Series: The Matchmaker

12:00AM - 11:55PM  

Register in advance. The Matchmaker

Arik, a teenage boy growing up in Haifa in 1968, gets a job working for Yankele …

Oct

25 2021

BEKI Executive Board

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Executive Board Meetings Schedule
October 25, 2021

Oct

25 2021

Register in advance. A primer on Israel and the Israeli-Pales­tin­ian conflict.

Can’t you just explain the…

Oct

25 2021

Faith in Jewish Tradition, Monday night class with Rabbi Shapiro

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

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

Jews sometimes recoil at the word "faith" as if it were a Christian concept. But faith lies at the heart of our…

Oct

28 2021

JCC Board of Directors Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

 

Monthly meeting

Oct

29 2021

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Oct

31 2021

OCT. 29-31, 2021:  ELM CITY KALLAH:  Beth El-Keser Israel, B'nai Jacob, and The Westville Synagogue again collabor…

Oct

29 2021

BEKI Kabbalat Shabbat Service

6:00PM - 7:15PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Come meet our new rabbi, Eric Woodward!

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #
Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:…

Oct

30 2021

BEKI Shabbat Morning Service

9:15AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

BEKI's Weekly Services:

Sunday 9:00 am (outdoors *) #

Sunday 5:45 pm #
Monday 7:00 am #
Monday 5:45 pm #
Tuesd…

Oct

30 2021

BEKI Children's Shabbat Services

10:45AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

All three children's services meet every week at 10:45 am.

Children's Havura will continue meeting outdoors in the c…

Oct

30 2021

Elm City Kallah with Rabbi Ethan Tucker

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel (BEKI)
85 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1724

Rabbi Ethan Tucker, who was selected by The Jewish Week in 2009 as one of thirty-six young Jewish innovators, activis…