February 2016

February 6, 2016
6:00pm Traditional Turkish Henna Night Ceremony

Turkish Cultural Center will hold a Henna Night on February 6th at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The entrance is $10 per person and all of the contributions will go towards the food drive for people who are in need. You can invite your family and friends too, however, this is a ladies only event.

February 9, 2016
5:30pm Mardi Gras Masquerade Gala and Charity Auction for the Public Library

Join the parade of fun and support the NHFPL’s commitment to the New Haven community. Cocktails begin at 5:30; then feast on delectable cuisine provided by New Haven’s finest restaurants. Compelling auction items will tempt you, performers will amaze you and the band will excite you to dance.

February 10, 2016
5:00pm February Happy Hour at Barcelona - POSTPONED

Updated 2/9/2016: This event has been postponed. Check back soon for upcoming happy hours!

Join us at Barcelona for cocktails and conversation. Complimentary appetizers and drink specials will be available–the perfect way to celebrate mid-week.

February 11, 2016
12:00pm FLY Monthly Steering Committee Meeting

We welcome all those who are interested in getting involved and sharing their ideas.

February 18, 2016
1:00pm Yale CareerConnect 2016

Join professionals from across Yale to learn about the career development resources available to Yale staff. Here is a preview of our agenda for the day:

6:00pm FLY at the Yale Rep

Join FLY for a night at the Yale Rep with a showing of The Moors. Discounted tickets can be purchased for $20 using promo code “FLY”.

February 19, 2016
9:00am Best Foot Forward

Professionalism in our speech, our attitude, our dress, our character or online is a skill set that we all should possess to be successful in our jobs. Are you putting your “Best Foot Forward”?

February 22, 2016
5:30pm Affinity Group Town Hall on Diversity and Inclusion

FLY will be co-hosting a Town Hall with LGBTQ, WWN, and YLNG. You will have the opportunity to learn and ask questions about what is being done to improve diversity and inclusion in the context of working at Yale. You don’t want to miss this engaging and timely discussion!

February 23, 2016
8:30am Informational Interviewing: The Ultimate Networking Tool

Informational Interviewing: The Ultimate Networking Tool is a half-day course designed to demonstrate the benefits of conducting informational meetings.

12:00pm Affinity Groups New Hire Welcome Event

New to Yale? Whether you’ve been with us for a week or a year, the university’s seven affinity groups would like to welcome you to the community. Join us for some small bites and casual conversation.

February 25, 2016
5:30pm Duckpin Bowling

If you’ve never tried Duckpin bowling before, here’s your chance! It’s really easy to learn and a lot of fun. Best of all, we are receiving a group rate - $5 per hour - which includes lane and shoe rental.