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    Dear Friends,

    I hope you enjoyed your Presidents’ Day. It is a busy and exciting week here in New Haven.

    For a lot of high school seniors the process of filing out financial aid forms can be daunting. To help you or your child better understand the process, this month New Haven Promise is hosting ‘FASFA February’; a series of workshops designed to help high school seniors fill out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and/or New Haven Promise Application forms. I encourage all high school seniors to attend these free workshops and not miss out on their chance to apply for federal student aid and enroll in New Haven Promise. The workshops will be held:

    --Thur. Feb. 24 from 4pm-7pm at Wilbur Cross Cafeteria

    --Sat. Feb. 26 from 2pm-5pm at Career Cafeteria

    For more information or to volunteer please contact Adriana at 203.671.8048 or at Adriana.Arreola@newhavenpromise.org

    Green Tip

    Looking to cut your electric bill and use less energy? One simple solution might be changing your light bulbs. Incandescent and LED light bulbs can use up to 80% less electricity than regular light bulbs. Learn more about these and other energy efficient products at www.energystar.gov

    Another action you can take to lead a greener life if is to support locally grown food. On Feb 27. Edgewood Park Farmers Market will be open from 10am-1pm. www.cityseed.org.

    Upcoming Cultural Events:

    Feb. 23. Terrarium Building workshop by Biome. Project Storefronts, 71 Orange St. 7-9pm.Registration required. elmcityhandmade@gmail.com.

    Feb 23. Horowitz Piano Series - Emanuel Ax. Morse Recital Hal

    $18-28. 8pm. (203)432-4158

    Feb. 23. New Haven Preservation Lectures: Preservation and the Fourth-Age American City: An Introduction to the Role of the Preservation Movement in the Development of New Haven by Allan J. Plattus. The New Haven Lawn Club. 5:30pm reception. Lecture to follow. Pre-register required info@nhpt.org.

    Feb 25. Yale Philharmonia: Concertante. Morse Recital Hall. 8pm. http://music.yale.edu

    Feb. 26. Introduction to Animation with Eric Iannucci. Project Storefronts, 71 Orange St. 2-5pm.Registration required. elmcityhandmade@gmail.com.

    Feb 26. The Madness of Art: Georgia O’Keeffe and Virginia Woolf. Yale Center for British Art. 5:30-6:30pm.

    Feb 26. Artspace Underground. After-hours party bringing alternative music, experimental time-based art, and cutting-edge performances. 8pm. http://artspacenh.org/galleries/gallery1

    Feb. 26. Artist reception: Ceramics by Nancy C. Hayes and Ben Westbrock. Main Library. Curated by Johnes Ruta. 2-4pm.

    Feb. 26. Rip Yo Lip hosted by Baub Bidon. "Jesse B. Simple Alive In Harlem," performance by Anthony Thompson Adeagbo. Music provided by DJ Wayne. 7-10pm. $5 donation


    Health Matters

    The Health Matters! Visioning A Healthier New Haven Conference slated for January 27th was canceled due to inclement weather. Please stay tuned for the new date! We look forward to seeing you there! New Haven cares about health because Health Matters!

    Very truly yours,

    John DeStefano, Jr.


    Contact Name: Adam Joseph

    Contact Email: AJoseph@newhavenct.net

    Contact Phone: 203-946-7660


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