Events Calendar

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  • Saturday 4/1/23

    • Apr 1
      10:00AM – 4:00PM
      Henry R. Luce Hall
      Add to Calendar 2023-04-01T10:00:00 2023-04-01T16:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, New Haven - Card Decorating for Citymeals Recipients - CLOSED

      *This service project is closed*

      Join the Women's Leadership Initiative in decorating cards for Citymeals recipients. Most of the meal recipients live alone, many rarely or never leave their homes. For them to get a personalized note or card can brighten their day. One simple act will make huge impact.

      No advance sign-up for this volunteering event is needed. Just show up and decorate a card.

       

      Contact: Kitty Koo-Tse '01 MS

      Henry R. Luce Hall — 34 Hillhouse Ave false
  • Friday 4/7/23

    • Apr 7
      9:00AM – 12:00PM
      Edgerton Park
      Add to Calendar 2023-04-07T09:00:00 2023-04-07T12:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, New Haven - G.R.O.W.E.R.S., Inc. @ Greenbrier - CLOSED

      *This service project is closed*

      G.R.O.W.E.R.S., Inc. @ Greenbrier offers a multi-path approach to providing horticultural education, employment opportunities and therapy for adults with developmental and physical disabilities. Register and join us any time between 9 a.m. and noon. This event is co-sponsored by the DiversAbility at Yale (DAY) Affinity Group and the Future Leaders of Yale (FLY) Affinity Group.
       
      Volunteers will help with watering, planting, and other gardening tasks. Children of all ages are welcome to participate.
       
      Please bring your own garden/work gloves, water bottles, clothing layers, sun protection and wear clothes that can get dirty.

      Garden tools will be provided, although you are welcome to bring your own. 

      Volunteers are invited to gather for a picnic lunch in the park at noon. Bring your own lunch (coolers provided for storage) and DAY will supply water, drinks, and snacks!
       
      Street parking is available on Cliff Street. Enter the gate; greenhouses are right inside the gate.

      Please share this with friends, family, and colleagues; everyone is welcome to participate. We do ask that all volunteers register in advance, as the number of volunteers for this event is capped at 15. 

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Jamaal Thomas

      Edgerton Park — 75 Cliff Street false
  • Sunday 5/7/23

    • May 7
      3:00PM – 6:00PM
      Hebrew Burial & Free Loan Cemetery
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-07T15:00:00 2023-05-07T18:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, East Haven - Hebrew Burial & Free Loan Cemetery Clean Up

      Hebrew Burial & Free Loan Association of New Haven (HBFLANH) and Yale Chabad are teaming up to clean-up our cemeteries for the Yale Day of Service on Sunday, May 7, from 3-6 pm.

      We will be raising sunken stones, cleaning up debris, cleaning stones, and helping to ensure that the people buried here are treated with respect. There will be light tasks, as well as ones for getting dirty.

      It might be a little warm, so please dress appropriately. Water will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring reusable water containers, as well as their own snack, if desired.

      Hebrew Burial & Free Loan Association of New Haven provides interest free loans, and free burial plots to needy Jews in the greater New Haven Area, maintaining two Jewish Cemeteries in East Haven with over 900 graves.

      Please meet us at Hebrew Burial & Free Loan Association cemetery, located at 1 Brockett Pl, East Haven. This is a Yale Sustainability Green Certified Event - ask us about how to lessen the environmental impact of our activities, or if you are interested in carpooling.

      Contact: Paul Terman 

      Hebrew Burial & Free Loan Cemetery — 1 Brockett Place false
  • Saturday 5/13/23

    • May 13
      8:30AM – 1:00PM
      Horse Island, meet at Stony Creek Dock
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T08:30:00 2023-05-13T13:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, Branford - Horse Island Work Day w/Peabody Museum - MORNING SHIFT (FULL)

      *Please note: volunteer capacity for this event has been met. Please consider registering for another Day of Service event nearby.*

      Join the Yale Peabody Museum on Horse Island as we maintain the property, collect trash, and improve the trail system. Horse Island, owned by the Peabody Museum, is one of the Thimble Islands in the Long Island Sound near the village of Stony Creek in Branford, CT. We'll base our operations out of the new sustainably designed research station, which is already being used by Yale students and faculty across the disciplines. 

      This Day of Service project is designed for adults, but family members 14 years or older who are prepared to participate are welcome to register along with their parents/guardians.

      Parking is limited at the Stony Creek dock area; plan to arrive 15-20 minutes early to find parking. Participants should prepare to encounter uneven terrain and poison ivy as well as ticks. A hat and sunscreen are recommended, and volunteers should wear supportive, closed-toe footwear and comfortable outdoor work clothes that can get dirty.

      Participants will catch the ferry from the Stony Creek Dock at 8:30 am and receive an orientation on Horse Island at 9:00 am. You will be able to choose the projects(s) you'd like to work on for the morning. Please feel free to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the grounds. You'll return to the Stony Creek Dock between 12:30 and 1:00 pm.

      The program will run in light rain, but in the event of significant inclement weather we will move to our rain dates of Sunday, May 21, and Saturday, June 10 please hold those on your calendar if possible!

      Due to space limitations, this event will only be able to accommodate 13 volunteers.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: David Heiser

      Horse Island, meet at Stony Creek Dock — 4 Indian Point Road false
    • May 13
      9:00AM – 11:00AM
      Edgerton Park
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T09:00:00 2023-05-13T11:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, New Haven - Edgerton Park

      The Edgerton Park Conservancy is excited to once again welcome volunteers to historic Edgerton Park during Yale's Day of Service! This year, volunteers will help our head groundskeeper with a variety of tasks including: planting, spreading mulch in garden beds, weeding, and removing storm debris.

      Volunteers of all ages and abilities are welcome and we encourage each to bring a water bottle and wear closed-toe shoes. Optional items to consider bringing include gardening gloves, sunscreen, rakes, and shovels.

      Free on-street parking is available along Cliff Street and Edgehill Road. Volunteers should meet in the park at the barn near the Carriage House where our groundskeeper will review the day's tasks, safety information, and answer any questions volunteers might have.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Zoe Keller (Yale Staff); Tatiana Andrasko (Groundskeeper)

      Edgerton Park — 75 Cliff Street false
    • May 13
      9:00AM – 12:00PM
      Roberto Clemente Leadership Academy
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T09:00:00 2023-05-13T12:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, New Haven - Roberto Clemente Car Wash Fundraiser

      Roberto Clemente, a K-8 New Haven Public School, will hold a carwash to raise money for events at their school. Join the Clemente community to help wash cars -- all proceeds will go to end-of-year activities for students. All ages welcome!

      Enter on the Howard Ave entrance.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Sarah Miller '07 MS, '09 MPhil, '11PhD

      Roberto Clemente Leadership Academy — 360 Columbus Ave false
    • May 13
      9:00AM – 12:00PM
      Farmington Canal
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T09:00:00 2023-05-13T12:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, New Haven - Urban Resources Initiative Tree Planting (FULL)

      *Please note: This project has reached maximum volunteer capacity. Please consider registering for another event nearby.*

      Urban Resources Initiative (URI) is a Yale University partnership that fosters community-based land stewardship and promotes environmental education in New Haven. Come join us to plant trees to honor long-term Yale employees who have chosen to donate a tree in lieu of receiving a gift.

      Come prepared for vigorous outdoor work; bring gloves. Older kids are welcome.

      The exact location and parking directions will be provided.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Christina Coffin '74

      Farmington Canal — Behind University Health on Lock Street false
    • May 13
      9:00AM – 2:00PM
      Conard High School
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T09:00:00 2023-05-13T14:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, West Hartford - FEMA Host Community

      The Town of West Hartford is a Host Community for an incident at the Millstone Power Plant and is conducting an exercise on Saturday, May 13. 2023 from 9 AM - 2 PM at Conard High School.

      The State of CT and the Town of West Hartford need additional actors for the exercise.  No experience needed! Volunteers will receive Just in Time (JIT) training and will be given a role to play. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be onsite and evaluating the exercise.

      Ages 18+ only.

      If interested, please contact Katherine McCormack '81 MPH  @ 860-214-2178.

      Conard High School — 110 Beachwood Rd. false
    • May 13
      9:00AM – 11:00AM
      Park-Rec Activities Building
      Add to Calendar 2023-05-13T09:00:00 2023-05-13T11:00:00 America/New_York Yale Day of Service: CT, West Haven - Land Trust Beach Clean-Up

      Join volunteers from the Land Trust of West Haven, Inc. to help with a beach clean-up. All are welcome, including children if accompanied by an adult. Come to the Park/Rec Activities Building in Old Grove Park on the Bike/Walk path between Oak Street and Alschuler Plaza any time between 9-11 AM. 

      There is parking in either Oak Street or Alschuler Plaza lots and paid parking along Palace Street. 

      Gloves and trash bags will be provided. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be canceled and not rescheduled.

      Who's Coming?

      Contact: Marilyn Wilkes

      Park-Rec Activities Building — Old Grove Park near Oak Street false