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    Dear Friends

    On September 22 at 7 p.m., I will be hosting Mayor’s Night Out for Wards 23-30 at Mauro-Sheridan School, 191 Fountain Street. Mayor’s Night Out is an opportunity for residents in these wards to stop by and talk to City department heads and agency leaders about any questions, concerns or suggestions you may have. The following week, on September 28, we will be conducting a community canvass in the East Shore neighborhood, knocking on doors between 6 and 8 p.m. I also encourage you to stop by my office during Mayor’s Night In, beginning at 5 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month.

    Library Events

    The Elm Street Book Group meets every third Wednesday of the month at New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm Street, from 6 to 7 p.m., and new readers are welcome. To register in advance, visit: www.esbgpotluck.eventbrite.com. For more information call the library at 203-946-8835.

    The New Haven Public Library continues its popular monthly Subway Seminar Series on Thursday, September 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with “The Business Writing Code,” presented by Charles Euchner, PhD. This seminar is designed for business and nonprofit professionals who want to polish their communications skills. Subway Seminars take place on the third Thursday of each month at the Main Branch. To register visit: www.septsubway.eventbrite.com or call 203-946-7431.

    Cultural Events

    September 15 and 17 at 6:30 p.m.—Sunset Sail on Schooner Quinnipiack. Departs from Long Wharf Pier and the cost is $25. For more information, visit: www.schoonerinc.org.

    September 16 from 6 to 9 p.m.—Elm City Handmade & Etsy Meet-Up @ Project Storefronts on 71 Orange St. For more information: http://tinyurl.com/29h4fq5.

    September 16 at 7:30 p.m.—New Haven Symphony Orchestra: Lyrical Romance at Woolsey Hall. For more information: www.newhavensymphony.org.

    Sept 17 through October 23 from 1 to 5 p.m.—Vejigantes de Ponce Exhibition at Arte Gallery. For more information: www.arte-inc.com.

    September 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.—Common Ground Open Farm Days. For more information: http://www.commongroundct.org/ or 203-389 4333 x 1213.

    September 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.—Workshops by Upcycle Arts. Learn to weave and silk screen at Project Storefronts, 71 Orange St. For more information: http://tinyurl.com/29h4fq5.

    September 18 from 6 to 9 p.m.—“Between Light and Dark,” Crosby Street Gallery opening at Project Storefronts, 71 Orange Street. For more information: http://tinyurl.com/29h4fq5

    Health Matters! Tip

    Sleep is just as important as exercising for your health! Sleep deprivation can lead to weight gain and obesity, poor performance in school or at work and impair your ability to drive an automobile. Getting at least 7 hours a day of sleep for adults and 8 hours a day for children can improve overall health and well-being! For more information check out the CDC's Sleep Hygiene Tips: http://www.cdc.gov/sleep/hygiene.htm.

    I hope you have a happy and healthy week!

    Very truly yours,

    John DeStefano, Jr.


    Contact Name: Jessica Mayorga

    Contact Email: jmayorga@newhavenct.net

    Contact Phone: 203-946-7660


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