Events Calendar

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CALENDAR – October 2022
Location is New Haven unless noted otherwise.
* = Wheelchair accessible
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Saturday, Oct 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
West River Canoe Clean up on the West River behind Barnard Nature Center (use driveway on Route 34 near Ella Grasso Blvd. (Route 10). Peter Davis (203-800-1874) and rangers.  Bring your own canoe/kayak, or use one provided.

Saturday, Oct 1, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Clean up on/near Marginal Drive, West River Memorial Park, Kathie Hebert, leader. hebertkathie@gmail.com.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Windsor Sustainability Fair. Exhibits on composting, native/invasive plants, recycling, local and sustainably-made products, vendors for energy efficiency, solar, heat pumps, electric vehicles and more. Family fun, music, yoga, food vendors, etc. Sponsored by Windsor Climate Action. https://www.sustainablewindsor.org. Windsor Town Green.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 6:30-9 p.m.
Westville’s 2nd annual Oktoberfest! Home brewers from across the area showcasing their brews. Food, beer, and live music! $20 in advance, $25 at the event. westvillect.org. Central Patio, Central Ave. and Fountain St. *

Sunday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Out of the Darkness Community Walk, a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. Info: Caleb Warner & Kara Sepulveda, 203-980-7869, cewarner87@gmail.com, KS@qvhd.org. Hamden Town Center Park, 2761 Dixwell Ave. Registration: https://afsp.org/hamden.

Sunday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Westville Arts Market on the Patio. Central Patio, Central Ave. and Fountain St. *

Sunday, Oct. 2, noon-4 p.m.
Animal Awareness Day: Branford Compassion Club is hosting the Blessing of the Animals, dog demos, vendors, music, food trucks. See branfordcompassionclub.org/news-events. Branford Green. *

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2-5 p.m.
Free community arts celebration open house/block party! Food trucks, music, fun! Family-friendly art activities and tours both inside and out. Ely Center of Contemporary Art, 51 Trumbull St.

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 8 p.m.
Movies in the Plaza – Ghostbusters 2. Free. Pitkin Plaza, 145 Orange St. *

Thursday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m.
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive. Free, open public screenings of the British 1949 film, The Third Man. Humanities Quadrangle, lower level, 320 York St. *

Saturday, Oct 8, 10 a.m.
Fun Paddle in West River leaving from Barnard Nature Center. Peter Davis (203) 800-1874 and rangers.  Bring your own canoe/kayak, or use one provided.

Saturday, Oct. 8, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive. Free, open public screenings of the American 1984 film, Vengeance is Mine and the American 1989 film, The Plot Against Harry. Humanities Quadrangle, lower level, 320 York St. *

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 5-7 p.m.
Unidad Latina en Acción ceremony and protest for Indigenous Peoples’ Day of Resistance. Info: ulanewhaven.org or facebook.com/ULANewHaven. New Haven Green *

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m.
Movies in the Plaza – The Nightmare Before Christmas. Free. Pitkin Plaza, 145 Orange St. *

Thursday, Oct. 13-Sunday, Oct. 23
New Haven Documentary Film Festival: NHDOCS. Films, schedule, location, tickets, info www.nhdocs.org.

Thursday, Oct. 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Organic produce from Common Ground HS Mobile Market at Wilson Library, corner of Washington Ave & Daggett St. Pay with SNAP, farmers market checks, cash, or credit. *

Friday, Oct. 14, 5-10 p.m.
New Haven Night Market evening bazaar. Celebrate the vibrant Greater New Haven community’s entrepreneurs, art, music, food, drink, culture and more! Free. Family-friendly, (leashed) pet-friendly. Hosted by Town Green District. Location: Chapel Street, from College to York streets.

Friday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive. Free, open public screenings of jazz shorts such as the 1972 local news program What’s Happening, featuring the 1972 Woolsey Hall concert with Duke Ellington, Max Roach, and others. Humanities Quadrangle, lower level, 320 York St. *

Saturday, Oct 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Watershed Walk #8, Maltby Lakes, (Enter from Route 34). Ron Walters, leader. rwalters@rwater.com

Sunday, Oct. 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Westville Arts Market on the Patio. Central Patio, Central Ave. and Fountain St. *

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Community Soup Kitchen Annual Dinner. Food, music, fun and celebration. Free, donations suggested. Info: 203-624-4594, csknewhaven.org. Christ Church, 84 Broadway. *

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Join Atticus After Dark and the NHFPL for a discussion with Nicholas Dawidoff about his new book The Other Side of Prospect: A Story of Violence, Injustice, and the American City. Ives Library, Performing Arts area, 133 Elm St. *

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 8 p.m.
Movies in the Plaza – A Quiet Place. Free. Pitkin Plaza, 145 Orange St. *

Friday, Oct. 21-Sunday, Oct. 30
Open Source 2022 Art Festival. Artists open up their studios to the community. Info:artspacenewhaven.org/2022-open-source-festival/

Saturday, Oct. 22
Third annual Elm City LITFEST! Vendors and further info email elmcitylitfest@gmail.com. Event will be held inside and outside 197 Dixwell Ave. *

Monday, Oct. 24, 6-7 p.m.
Halloween Author Event: Charles Rosenay!!! – The True Ghost Stories of Connecticut. In this new book, some of CT’s best-known paranormal investigators share their most unbelievable but true stories of the supernatural. Mitchell Library, Program Room, 37 Harrison St. *

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6-7 p.m.
Fair Rent Workshop – City of New Haven Fair Rent Commission. Meet with New Haven’s Fair Rent Commission Director to hear about how the Fair Rent Commission takes on cases of tenant complaints. Wilson Library, Program Room, 303 Washington Ave. *

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m.
Movies in the Plaza – Coraline. Free. Pitkin Plaza, 145 Orange St. *

Friday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive. Free, open public screenings of the American 2011 film, Pariah (2011). Humanities Quadrangle, lower level, 320 York St. *

Saturday, Oct. 29, 1-6 p.m.
NH Climathon: increase awareness of the local effects of climate change, now and in the future; engage people in designing interventions to make our community more sustainable, just, and resilient. Info: www.reimaginenewhaven.org. Martinez School, 100 James St. *

Sunday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Westville Arts Market on the Patio. Central Patio, Central Ave. and Fountain St. *

 

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Sunday, Nov. 13, 9-11 a.m.
16th Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration, honoring the conscience and courage of over 2,600 heroes who rescued Jews from the Holocaust in Ukraine. Zoom and in-person. www.jewishnewhaven.org/kristallnacht. Congregation Or Shalom, 205 Old Grassy Hill Rd, Orange.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6-9 p.m.
CT League of Conservation Voters’s 2022 Environmental Achievement Awards.  For tickets and more information: ctlcv.org. Hotel Marcel. *