October 2014

October 3, 2014
1:00pm United Way Day of Caring

Volunteer to help clean a vacant site that will be transformed into a community garden by New Haven Land Trust.

FLY will be working at the English St Garden in New Haven.

October 5, 2014
9:30am Tommy Fund 5K and Family Fun Day

Participate in a 5K Run, 2 mile walk, or Kids Fun Run in support of The Tommy Fund, an independent, not for profit organization whose mission is to provide emotional, educational, recreational and medical support to children with cancer and their families.

4:30pm Habitat, Harvest, and Happy Hour Benefit Bus Tour and Party

A fun-filled bus tour and party to benefit the New Haven Land Trust. They’ll visit nature preserves and community gardens in a comfortable coach bus and then head back to downtown’s elegant and historic bar Ordinary for drinks and appetizers.

October 8, 2014
1:00pm Cover Letter Workshop

What role do you think an application cover letter plays? 
How can you make the letter reflect not only your credentials, but you as a person? 

October 9, 2014
11:45am YLNG & Yale Art Gallery Partner: A Guided Tour of Vida y Drama de México

Presented by the Yale Latino Networking Group

October 14, 2014
11:00am Founders Day

Yale University has a dynamic history dating back to the early 18th century.

1:00pm Learning in Motion: Assertive Behaviors

To be assertive or cooperative in any given situation is a choice that must be made. Some people are more naturally assertive, some more naturally cooperative.

October 17, 2014
8:00am Dressing to Impress - What not to Wear

Presented by the Working Women’s Network
It’s almost Fall … time to clean out your closet! 
Are you going to be interviewing for a new position soon?
Have you thought about advancing to the next level at work?

October 18, 2014
10:15am New Haven Young Professionals Joint Cleanup at Long Wharf

Join young professional groups from across New Haven to help beautify the New Haven waterfront.

You’ll meet new people, have fun, and clean up a New Haven treasure. After the cleanup, join us for lunch at the food trucks!

7:00pm Rosemary's Baby: Films at the Whitney

Watch the film Rosemary’s Baby (USA, 1968) 136 min. 35mm.
Director Roman Polanski

October 22, 2014
1:00pm Navigating Your Career At Yale: Getting Started

This course will be presented by Yale Staffing to guide and assist internal candidates when searching for a new opportunity at Yale. 
Discussions will include: 
* What you need to know to find your next job

October 23, 2014
4:00pm Flights of Fancy

Downtown New Haven’s wine-tasting and shopping event returns. The ticket price includes a wine glass, wine-tastings, a map of participating shops, entry into a prize drawing, validated parking, coffee, and dessert.

October 24, 2014
7:00pm New Haven Reads Spelling Bee

Please join us for the annual New Haven Reads Spelling Bee. This is an adult spelling bee to benefit New Haven Reads, a local non-profit that promotes literacy through their book bank and one-on-one tutoring program.

7:30pm Britten and Part: New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Arvo Part’s Berliner Messe and Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten, together with Britten’s Missa Brevis and other beloved choral works by the two composers, featuring renowned organist Thomas Murray. 
Thomas Murray, organ

October 25, 2014
10:30am Yale Employee Day

Root for the Bulldogs against Penn at the annual Yale Employee Day.

October 28, 2014
7:45am Women in Leadership Conference

As growing numbers of women move into leadership roles, they are challenging traditional definitions of leadership and success and in the process, creating transformational change.

October 30, 2014
7:00pm Belle: Films at the Whitney

Belle (UK, 2013) 104 min. 35mm.
Director Amma Asante
The mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle in 18th century England.

7:00pm Haunted Hall Crawl & Costume Ball

After the lights go down and the doors locked behind, the spirits of the Peabody Museum come alive. Doors creak, demons howl, and twisted souls await.

October 31, 2014
8:30am Managing Up

Managing Up is not about telling your superiors what to do. Rather, it is about learning the skills needed to meet your organization’s goals and make recognized and valued contributions.

9:00am Yale Technology Summit

Coordinated by Yale Information Technology Services, the Yale Technology Summit is a showcase focused on Yale faculty, student, and staff work with innovative and emerging technologies, research technology, as well as methods of utilizing technology in the classroom. The committee seeks proposals

7:00pm Pan's Labyrinth: Films at the Whitney

Pan’s Labyrinth (Spain, 2006) 118 min. 35mm.
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive
Director Guillermo del Toro
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.