Events Calendar

CALENDAR – December 2023
Location is New Haven unless noted otherwise.
*=Wheelchair accessible

Through Sunday, January 7, 2024
Art, Protest, and the Archives. What is the place of art and protest in the archives? Can art be protest in a place like this? You decide., 121 Wall St. *

Friday, December 1, 6–7 p.m.
World AIDS Day 2023 Commemoration. Show support for people living with HIV and AIDS and remember the lives lost to AIDS-related illnesses. United Church on the Green, 270 Temple St.  *

Saturday, December 2, 11 a.m.
Up Close with the Haven String Quartet. Featuring Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. Free. Fair Haven Library, 182 Grand Ave. *

Saturday, December 2, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Biweekly knit/crochet circle, all levels welcome. Possible Futures Bookstore, 318 Edgewood Ave. *

Saturday, December 2, 1–5 p.m.
Ecoworks’ Upcycled Holiday Market. Live music, cookies, cider, and fun-themed items. Info: ecow[email protected] or 89 State St., North Haven. *

Saturday, December 2 and 16, 7:30– 9 p.m.
Sing Noël, Yale Camerata’s annual Advent concert conducted by Dr. Felicia Barber, featuring  Charpentier, Ames, Averitt, Martini, and more. Woolsey Hall, 500 College St. *

Monday, December 4, 1–4 p.m.
Sign up to save $30 a month on internet bills. CfAL for Digital Inclusion provides hands-on assistance. Info: or Main Library, 133 Elm St. *

Tuesday, December 5, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
New Haven Museum Annual Meeting. Meet board members, hear about plans for upcoming year. Lecture at 6:30 p.m. by CT State Historian Andy Horowitz. Reception. To register: or 203-562-4183. Email: [email protected]. 114 Whitney Ave. *

Wednesday, December 6, 1–2 p.m.
Eversource webinar on EVs and EV charging and the importance of managed charging. See more clean energy events at

Wednesday, December 6, 6–7 p.m.
Graham Stinnett from the UConn Library discusses protest materials in archives—the history, why they matter, and special considerations for items held in personal collections. In partnership with the Beinecke Library. Main Library, 133 Temple St. *

Wednesday, December 6, 6–7 p.m.
Single Mothers Writing Club. Networking, writing, and journaling. Light refreshments provided. On-going, Stetson Library, Tutorial Room, 197 Dixwell Ave. *

Saturday, December 9, 4 p.m.
Amistad Awards: Enough Is Enough! Time to Organize! Presented by Peoples World. $10 donation suggested. First and Summerfield United Methodist Church, 425 College St.  *

Saturday, December 9, 7– 9 p.m.
Screening of Kanal (Poland, 1957). Partisan Films from Eastern Europe and the Balkans Film Series, this work raises still-burning questions about the relationship between private and political life during wartime. Free. English subtitles. Humanities Quadrangle, Rm L01, 320 York St. *

Sunday, December 10, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Annual Messiah Audience Singalong with the Yale Glee Club, Symphony Orchestra and soloists. $10 suggested donation, scores available for $10. A portion of the proceeds benefit NH’s homeless. Info: [email protected]. Battell Chapel, 400 College St. *

Tuesday, December 12, 6–7:30 p.m.
Holiday Chocolate Molds. Make your own chocolates using the Vaquform in Ives Squared! Main Library, 133 Elm St. *

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Never Ending Poetry Book Release Party. Reading from the 1st volume of Open Mic Surgery’s poetry collection, Never Ending Poetry featuring 20 amazing poets. Food and drink and non-stop fun. Never Ending Bookstore, 810 State St.

Wednesday, December 13, 4:30–7 p.m.
Gilder Lehrman Center discussion, reception: Reckoning with Slavery in U.S. Intellectual History and in the University. How elite universities, their founders and faculty have used, benefited from, and understood the story of enslavement. Registration required: In person and virtual. Luce Hall, Rm 101, 34 Hillhouse Ave. *

Friday, December 15, 7:30–8:30 p.m.
Yale Cellos, a yearly tradition, with a performance by the School’s student cellists, directed by Ole
Akahoshi. Free. Morse Recital Hall, 470 College St. *

Saturday, December 16, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Biweekly knit/crochet circle, all levels welcome. Possible Futures Bookstore, 318 Edgewood Ave. *

Tuesday, Dec. 26
Annual Kwanzaa celebration at NH City Hall, sponsored by the Black and Hispanic Caucus. Details not available at time of publication. Please call the mayor’s office for info. 203-946-8200. City Hall, 165 Church St. *

Sunday, December 31
Happy New Year!