This Week in Westville:
Exhibitions On View @DaSilva Gallery, Kehler Liddell Gallery, Mitchell Library, and Lotta Studio, Make Music Day, Grand Opening @The Well, Sk8Babes Summer Clinic, and Farmers Market!

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Manjares Bar is OPEN! Happy Hour 4pm-7pm

 Manjares, 838 Whalley Avenue, Like them on Facebook HERE!
EVERY TUESDAY, 6:00pm
URI GREEN SPACE GROUP @EDGEWOOD SKATEPARK

Edgewood Skatepark
Summer Programs
MITCHELL LIBRARY  
Mitchell Library
Click  HERE  for Summer Events for Adults

Click HERE for Summer Events for Kids

LIBRARY HOURS:
Mon 12-8 |Tue 12-6| Wed 10-6 | Thu 10-6 | Fri CLOSED | Sat 10-5 | Sun CLOSED

Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison Street, 203-946-8117
Through July 6
STRING THEORY IRENE K. MILLER @DASILVA 
Runs through July 6th.  Full Details  HERE
 
DaSilva Gallery, 897 Whalley Avenue
Strange Ways

STOREFRONT HOURS
Monday * Closed 
Tuesday-Sunday * 10:00AM-5:00PM 

FRIDAYS OPEN LATE 10:00AM-7:00PM

Strange Ways, 910 Whalley Avenue, 
Vintanthromodern

Vintanthro's expertly curated vintage, modern and small batch handmade goods can be found at 895 Whalley Avenue in Westville.

CLOSED Monday - Tuesday-Thursday 12-5 - Friday 12-7- Saturday/Sunday 10-5 


Vintanthromodern, 895 Whalley Avenue 
Through August 31
DISCOVERING NEW HAVEN: PHOTOGRAPHY  BY ROBERT SILVERSTEIN 

Bob Silverstein is a photographer whose work focuses on landscape and architectural subjects. In ad- dition, as a volunteer with food assistance organizations in Virginia and New Haven, he has photo- graphed many charity events and clients receiving food services.  
Though Bob is mostly self-taught, he enjoys going to photography workshops to gain additional knowledge and inspiration.

Mitchell Library, 37 Harrison St., (203) 946-8117
Whimsies and Wishes
Take a walk down Memory Lane at  Whimsies and Wishes! With an extensive collection of vintage jewelry along with an eclectic blend of old and new gifts, you'll surely find something for yourself and everyone else on your gift-giving list. Like them on Facebook!

 Whimsies and Wishes, 865 Whalley Avenue
Cafe X

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Cafe X, 911 Whalley Avenue
Barnard Nature Center

Click HERE for June 2019 Calendar from Parks and Recreation.
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

MR. P PASSES ON
June 13, 2019, The New Haven Independent, by Christopher Peak- "Jack Paulishen, a beloved teacher at Hillhouse High School whose lessons extended far beyond the classroom, died Thursday morning at 54 years old.  In nearly two decades of teaching, Paulishen, a social-studies teacher, inspired future politicians (including a sitting U.S. Congress
woman,  Jahana Hayes) with his civics lessons, sent classes off to top colleges, and even took one student in as part of his own family. Kermit Carolina, his former principal, said Paulishen came to work every day "determined to inspire hope and imagination in his students."
"It's a great loss for James Hillhouse High School and the community. He's a man of character, both in the classroom and outside the classroom. I think that's why so many people looked up to him, myself as well," added John Nguyen, a former coworker who's now an assistant principal at Co-Op High School. "He taught so many things to so many people. I think that's why he's a role model for so many..."  Click HERE to comment and read full article.

MARCHAND FILES FOR FIFTH-TERM RUN
June 14, 2019, The New Haven Independent, by Paul Bass- "Adam Marchand is looking to make it a decade as a Westville alder.
Marchand filed papers at the City Clerk's office Friday to run for a fifth two-year term as a Democrat representing Ward 25 on the Board of Alders.  Marchand, who works for Yale's UNITE HERE union, has played a leading role on the board on issues like  neighborhood development
budgeting , transportation, and town-gown relations, as well as containing government health care costs. He also sits on the City Plan Commission..." Click HERE to comment and read full article.

NHYS is currently searching for coaches, at all levels, for the 2019-2020 Season. If you or someone you know may be interested and would like more information, please email the Registrar: nhysregistrar@gmail.com.
FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CLICK HERE
Friday, June 21, Starts 2:30pm

MAKE MUSIC NEW HAVEN IN WESTVILLE

Lotta Studio, 911 Whalley Avenue
Friday, June 21 10:00am-10:45am 

SONIC MEDITATIONS: HEART CHANT 

Join us with sound, breath and your whole heart in this participatory Make Music New Haven event. 

Founded by Pauline Oliveros in response to the 9/11 attacks, sonic meditations are groups in circles with hands on their own hearts and on the backs of others, feeling the vibrations within as we meditate with sound. Explore the effects of deep listening through guided meditations with yourself and the group.  There is no cost for this event. Find out more HERE .

The Well For Women, 495 Blake Street, (203) 390-5542
Through June 22

MAIL ART SHOW ON VIEW @LOTTA 

Lotta Studio, 911 Whalley Avenue
Sunday, June 23, 12:00-4:00pm

SK8BABES PRESENTS: SUMMER SKATE CLINIC @EDGEWOOD SKATEPARK

EVERYONE IS WELCOME! PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED AND MERCHANDISE FOR SALE.

Edgewood Skatepark, Fitch and Whalley Avenue
Sunday, June 23, 5:00-8:00pm

GRAND OPENING @THE WELL 
Join us for a festive open house and party on the deck as we celebrate caring professionals joining The Well to serve women and their families. More information can be found HERE.

The Well For Women, 495 Blake Street
Sunday, June 23, 10:00am-1:00pm

CITYSEED EDGEWOOD PARK FARMERS MARKET: IMAGINARY PICK UPS

Edgewood Park Farmers Market, Sundays, 10am-1pm at the corner of Whalley & West Rock Aves.  Check out who & what you can find at the market HERE

One more time...The Imaginary Pick Ups will be your background music as you shop the market. As always expect some unexpected reggae, blues fusion, originals, covers and impromptu mysteries. Stop by and say hi. Bring your own instrument [including your voice] and sit in for a couple of songs. Fun, healthy, handicapped accessible, family friendly atmosphere. Free

Edgewood Park, Corner of Whalley Avenue and West Rock Avenue
Through June 30

TRANQUILITY AND CONTRADICTIONS: TWO SIMULTANEOUS SOLO SHOWS @KLG

Kehler Liddell Gallery presents: Quiescence, by photographer Alan Shulik, and Drawings with a Chance of Narrative, by Amanda Walker. The exhibitions open with Artist Talks on Sunday, June 9th @ 2pm, followed by an opening reception until 5pm.  Read more HERE .

Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue
UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, June 25, 6:30pm 
ON MY MIND: ONE JEWISH WOMAN'S VIEW, MIXED MEDIA WORKS BY KAREN KASSAP- Click HERE for more info. BEKI, 85 Harrison Street

Saturday, June 29, 1:00-8:00pm
UTOPIA DESCENDING: MURDER MYSTERY EVENT- Click HERE for more info. Lotta Studio, 911 Whalley Avenue.

Saturday, July 27, 12:00-4:00pm
LUIS RODRIGUEZ MEMORIAL JAM- Click HERE for more info. Edgewood Skatepark. 

FOR A FULL CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS, VISIT