Nov. 15, 6:30 pm--THE POETRY INSTITUTE featuring Julia Story, author of Post Moxie, recipient of Sarabande Books’ 2009 Kathryn A. Morton Prize and Ploughshares’ 2010 John C. Zacharis First Book Award. Her recent work has appeared in The Paris Review, Octopus, and Denver Quarterly. At The Institute Library, 847 Chapel St, New Haven.
Nov 16, 7:30-9:30 am--Elm City Cycling Bike to Work Breakfast, at Pitkin Plaza, between Chapel and Court Sts., New Haven. Food and coffee by Bru Cafe. 203-287-9811.
Nov 17, 6 pm--New Haven Bioregional Group 7th Anniversary Celebration with music by FeFiFo, potluck dinner and 20-min. movie, "La Vie Campasina in Movement...Food Sovereignty Now, " at FUUS, 608 Whitney Ave., New Haven.
Nov. 17, 6:30 pm—The Poetry Institute: Third Thursday Open Mic with Julia Story, author of Post Moxie. Her recent work has appeared in The Paris Review, Octopus, and Salt Hill. Free. Refreshments. Open to all (even poets), at The Institute Library, 847 Chapel St., New Haven
Nov. 19--10th Annual CT Nonprofit Conference at Omni New Haven. Registration fees for non-members $135 (bring a guest for $100)/members $100/guest $75. Details 860-525-5080 or ctnonprofits.org.
Nov 27, 6:30-9:30 pm--Junior League of GNH Wine on the Sound: 9th Annual Wine Tasting, live and silent auctions, at Anthony's Ocean View, New Haven. Channel 8's anchor Jocelyn Maminta will MC. $50 per person.
Dec. 3, 6:30 pm--Author Talk: Kathy Leonard Czepiel discusses her novel, A Violet Season, at Mitchell Library. 203-946-8117.
Dec. 6, 7:30-9 am--Columbus House 2012 Annual Meeting and breakfast, at New Haven Lawn Club. Toni Harp, State Senator and Director of Healthcare for teh Homeless, Cornell Scott Hill Health Center, will keynote. RSVP by November 30 to 203-401-4400 x138 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec. 8, 2-3:30 pm--Cigar Box Purse Workshop with Vanessa Fasanella, at Ives Main Library. $5 materials fee, register here.
Dec 9, 5 pm-- New Haven Symphony Orchestra/Community Soup Kitchen Benefit Messiah Concert with William Boughton, Conductor and The Christ Church Choir at Christ Church New Haven. $30 & $45/$75 includes post-concert reception/Students $10. Blue Star and Kid Tix FREE. 203-865-0831 x 10
Dec. 12, 6-7 pm--The Seasonal Baker with author/cook John Barricelli, the 2nd in our Fall Baking Series, at Ives Main Library. Barricelli is owner of SoNo Bakery in Norwalk. No charge, books available for purchase, samples! 203-946-8835.
Dec 14, 8 pm--New Haven Symphony Orchestra Holiday Extravaganza at Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University. Holiday concert celebration packed with yuletide cheer, festive audience sing-along. $35/Students $10. 203-865-0831 x10
Dec. 19, 6:30 pm--A Child's Christmas in Wales, a staged reading with actor Colin Lane and singer Becca Zaretsky, at Main Library. Please bring non-perishable food donation. 203-946-8835.