TuesdayCheck out Stir the Pot Potluck: an interactive cooking and food education series curated by Nadine Nelson, Global Local Gourmet, in collaboration with the New Haven Food Policy Council. Be sure to come through to this month's potluck where we will be discussing the reading "How Food Can Be a Platform for Activism" over fresh spring rolls! This event will be held at Common Ground High School (358 Springside Avenue) from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
All are welcome! Bring a dish to share and an appetite for change.
The Hopkins School students will be volunteering with us all week long. Check our Instagram @nhsofnewhaven for updates on their whereabouts throughout the week!
WednesdayJoin visual artist and muralist Kwadwo Adae at Whitneyville Cultural Commons (1253 Whitney Avenue) from 6 - 8:30 pm. There will be a presentation on past collaborative mural projects orchestrated by Adae; the upcoming Women's Empowerment Mural currently being installed on the Hamden/Newhallville border of the Farmington Canal Greenway; and a discussion on how we may best utilize public art to support, empower, and connect one another. Light refreshments courtesy of Ninth Square Caribbean Market will be provided.
ThursdayJoin Doreen Abubakar founder of the Learning Corridor for the weekly Beautification Community Project at the Learning Corridor on Shelton Avenue on the corners of Starr st. and Hazel st. from 5:30 - 7 pm.
FridayCome help Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven Staff celebrate the kick off of Neighborworks Week by working on a women's empowerment mural on the Farmington Canal at 400 Goodrich Street from 9 am - 1 pm with a barbeque at 11 am. Muralist Kwadwo Adae will be leading us in painting, landscaping, and site clean up. Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven will provide tools, water, and food.
SaturdayCelebrate CT Trails Day with Aaron Goode of Farmington Canal Rail to Trail Association, Doreen Abubakar, and Kwadwo Adae on a public walk and bike ride exploring community gardens, public art, and historical sites in Newhallville on the Farmington Canal from 1 - 4 pm. The walk starts at the Learning Corridor on Shelton ave at the corners of Starr st. and Hazel st.
contact (203)-819-8398 for more information
Celebrate CT Trails Day with Anna Marshall of Connecticut Fund For the Environment -Save the Sound, by walking through the recently opened Pond Lily Preserve and the West River Open Space. The trail is from Pond Lily Preserve to Edgewood Park on the West River Greenway Trail from 10 am - 12:30 pm.The walk starts at 42 E. Ramsdell St.
contact (207)-314-6592 for more information
Join Frank Panzarella and the Bio-Regional Group for a Rain Barrel Workshop at 344 Norton ave from 11 am - 1 pm. You will learn how to install a rain barrel and the many benefits of storm water management installations on your lawn
contact(203)-865-6507 for more information
Stop by Neighborhood Housing Services of New Have for a CT Historic Homes Tax Credit Workshop that is sponsored by the New Haven Preservation Trust. Learn about historical tax credits that may be available to you and how to use them. The event will be held at our Home Improvement and Energy Conservation Lab (333 Sherman Ave Building # 3) from 10 am - 12 pm.
Check out the New Haven Food Truck Festival at Long Wharf Park (555 Long Wharf Drive) from 12 pm - 7 pm. The festival will feature delicious food, live musical performances, and more. The Festival is FREE and open to the public! However, Food, beverage, and some activities are an additional cost.
contact (203)-500-7777 for more information.