Connecticut Main Street Communities Receive 2016 National Main Street Accreditation

HARTFORD, MAY 23, 2016 - Four Connecticut communities in the Connecticut Main Street Center network have achieved accreditation for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by Main Street America, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Each year, Main Street America (f/k/a the National Main Street Center) and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street programs, which have demonstrated exemplary commitment to historic preservation and community revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach...Click HERE to read full press release!

Event Calendar


Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:00pm
Lyric Hall Theater, 827 Whalley Avenue
Stolen Jars is the indie music project of Cody Fitzgerald and Molly Grund. Inspired by acts as diverse as Sufjan Stevens, Elvis Costello, Vampire Weekend, and Dirty Projectors, the music is a vibrant mixture of looping intricate guitar lines and floating melodies all brought to life by a live...

Photo Collage Workshop for Seniors

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Mitchell Branch Library, 37 Harrison Street

Get ready to create a collection of miniature visual keepsakes using family photos in an expressive collage. Have you been wondering what to do with some of yourfavorite photos? Would you like to learn how to display them creatively? Come to a Collage Workshop with local artist, Briah Uhl.. Read More...

Sunday Village Marketplace

Sunday, May 8, 2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Lyric Hall Theater, 827 Whalley Avenue

The Village Marketplace at Lyric Hall will start weekly on Sunday from 10am to 1pm in historic Westville Village, New Haven CT. The grand opening is Sunday, May 8 and features artists, artisans, crafters and vendors Read More...


Monday, June 20, 2016 - 3:00pm
Edgewood School, 737 Edgewood Avenue
The Edgewood School Garden, in its 9th Season, is looking beyond Edgewood school for gardeners in the community to participate this season! Our Edgewood Garden Committee (EGC) meets everyweek on Mondays after school, from 3:00-4:30pm. During the summer, the EGC will meet weekly, whenever the...

West River Water Festival

Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 12:00pm
West River Memorial Park, West Haven

The West River Water Festival began in 2011 as the culmination of a youth watershed education project led by Doreen Abubakar, a social entrepreneur and science educator. Doreen teamed up with NHS Rehab Department’s Kathy Fay to create a summer celebration of the river and watershed, and since...Read More...