May 2015

May 1, 2015
5:00pm Marsh Botanical Gardens Open House and Spring Hootenanny

Celebrate the season! Check out the Marsh Botanical Gardens for an afternoon in the pleasant present tense. Live music, light refreshments and a tour of the glass houses and outdoor gardens (weather permitting). Admission is free, and donations are gratefully accepted.

May 2, 2015
5:00pm Race and Taste: The Junior League of Greater New Haven's 11th Annual Silent Auction

This year, the Junior League of Greater New Haven is pleased to announce that our 2015 Wine Tasting and Silent Auction Fundraiser will be held at the New Haven Country Club on May 2, 2015. The evening will feature delicious hor d’oeurves and entrees from La Cuisine Catering

May 3, 2015
11:00am 6th Annual Quinnipiac Riverfest!

An annual celebration of the Quinnipiac River and the historic Fair Haven waterfront. There will be live music, craft beer tastings, and delicious local food.

May 6, 2015
12:00pm College Fair & Affinity Group Expo

Yale’s seven employee Affinity Groups are hosting an Affinity Group Expo & College Fair on May 6, 2015.

May 7, 2015
12:00pm YLNG Faculty Talk - Dr. Miguel Materin, Yale School of Medicine

Join Yale Latino Networking Group (YLNG) and Yale Cancer Center (YCC) for a Faculty Talk w/Dr. Miguel Materin from Yale School of Medicine. 

12:00pm WWN Be Better Than Before with New York Times Bestselling Author Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the #1 New York Times and international bestseller, The Happiness Project—an account of the year she spent test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to be happier.

May 8, 2015
3:00pm Westville Art Walk

The Westville Village ArtWalk is a free, annual, community-based arts festival that spans three blocks in Historic Westville Village and Edgewood Park, New Haven, CT every Mother’s Day weekend.

May 9, 2015
11:00am Yale Veterans Golf Outing

Please join YVN for the Second Annual Yale Veterans Golf Outing on Saturday, May 9 at the Course at Yale. This year there will be a light lunch, food available at the half way house, BBQ dinner, three contests, prizes and amenity packages.

11:00am Westville Art Walk

The Westville Village ArtWalk is a free, annual, community-based arts festival that spans three blocks in Historic Westville Village and Edgewood Park, New Haven, CT every Mother’s Day weekend.

1:00pm Rising Pint Brewfest

This event will showcase over 50 American Craft Breweries, Macro-Breweries, and imported beers from around the world.

May 13, 2015
8:00am 2015 Connecticut Women in Leadership Symposium

Theme:

“Empowering One Another”

Panel Topics:

  • Winning Style
  • How Far We Have Come
  • Today’s Work/Life Balance
  • Your Personal Board of Directors: How to Maximize Mentors
  • Creating Change in an Organization

Speakers:

May 14, 2015
1:00pm Leveraging Peers for Career Success: Experiential Workshop with Gina LaRoche

Join us for lunch and an experiential workshop on peer mentoring and peer coaching with renowned organizational leader and coach, Gina LaRoche.

May 19, 2015
8:30am Navigating Conflict

“Navigating Conflict” is a half-day, interactive workshop designed to promote an understanding of how people typically deal with conflict and introduces a model for successfully steering potential conflict in a constructive direction.

May 20, 2015
9:00am Business Writing

The ability to write clearly and persuasively is one of the most valuable skills a person can have. Participants learn to communicate with confidence by focusing on objectives, enhancing clarity, persuading the reader, and increasing productivity.

May 23, 2015
11:00am Robin Hood Springtime Festival - May 23-June 7

Travel back in time to the era in which the Robin Hood story takes place and rub elbows with Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Friar Tuck, Little John, nobles, peasants, jousting knights, fire-eaters, magicians, jesters, and other characters.

May 24, 2015
11:00am Robin Hood Springtime Festival - May 23-June 7

Travel back in time to the era in which the Robin Hood story takes place and rub elbows with Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Friar Tuck, Little John, nobles, peasants, jousting knights, fire-eaters, magicians, jesters, and other characters.

May 25, 2015
11:00am Robin Hood Springtime Festival - May 23-June 7

Travel back in time to the era in which the Robin Hood story takes place and rub elbows with Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Friar Tuck, Little John, nobles, peasants, jousting knights, fire-eaters, magicians, jesters, and other characters.

May 28, 2015
12:00pm Navigating Your Career At Yale for FLY: 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:

May 30, 2015
11:00am Robin Hood Springtime Festival - May 23-June 7

Travel back in time to the era in which the Robin Hood story takes place and rub elbows with Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Friar Tuck, Little John, nobles, peasants, jousting knights, fire-eaters, magicians, jesters, and other characters.

11:00am New Haven Food Truck Festival

New Haven Food Truck Festival - May 30-31

May 31, 2015
11:00am Robin Hood Springtime Festival - May 23-June 7

Travel back in time to the era in which the Robin Hood story takes place and rub elbows with Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Friar Tuck, Little John, nobles, peasants, jousting knights, fire-eaters, magicians, jesters, and other characters.

11:00am New Haven Food Truck Festival

New Haven Food Truck Festival - May 30-31