This Week in Westville: 
On View: French Postcards by Penrhyn/Rod Cook @KLG, SalonThrive With Amaru/KLG, BOGO Sale @The Well, Valentines Specials at SOHO + More!

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The Well For Women
The Well For Women, 495 Blake St Suite D, (203) 390-5542
Amaru

ODEON BOUTIQUE
Strange Ways

Strange Ways, 910 Whalley Avenue
DaSilva Gallery and Frame Shop
DaSilva Gallery, 899 Whalley Avenue, (203) 387-2539
Kate Stephens Jewelry
 
VintanthroModern
VintanthroModern, 895 Whalley Avenue
Elm City Sounds
Ariel Shearer Photo

HOURS: WED-SAT 12-6PM SUN 12-5PM
PHONE: (203) 387-8293-STORE 
(203) 817-9239-BUY/SELL

Elm City Sounds, 24 Fountain Street
One Village Healing
ONLINE SESSIONS!
We hope re-open in a new physical space in early 2021. Until then OVH will continue to hold virtual wellness space at least through March 2021. Available  through
Mitchell Library 
THE LIBRARY IS OPEN FOR CURBSIDE PICK UP M-F
As of 12/4/2020, our pandemic operating hours for curbside service are Monday through Friday from 10am until 5pm, with staff available by phone for reference questions and any other problems.

Please return all checked out items to any NHFPL book drop. Visit the Library online anytime and find us by phone, email at mitchell@nhfpl.org.

Mitchel Library, 37 Harrrison Street, (203) 946-8117
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS 



NEW EXHIBIT AT MARITME AQUARIUM FEATURING GAR WATERMAN
New exhibit, "A Slug's Life: Facing the Climate Endgame," Tells an Important Environmental Message with Animals and Art "Marvel at the fascinating forms and adaptations of animals from ocean reefs and freshwater streams - and discover the important warnings they can tell us - in "A Slug's Life: Facing the Climate Endgame," a special exhibit that showcases live creatures with their representations in art, opening Jan. 16 in The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Stars of the new exhibit are a group of mollusks called nudibranchs known for their striking forms and brilliant colors. There are some 3,000 species of nudibranchs spread throughout the world's oceans - from cold-water habitats to tropical seas, and from shallow waters to deeper than 8,000 feet. (Some two dozen are found in Long Island Sound.) In addition to live nudibranchs and other mollusks, "A Slug's Life" will feature nudibranchs depicted in onyx and marble sculptures by Gar Waterman of New Haven, as well as nudibranch photographs by divers from all around the world. "This exhibit represents a revolutionary new approach for The Maritime Aquarium, and one that is relatively unique among aquariums," said Jason Patlis, the Aquarium's president and CEO. "By bringing together live animals, sculptures and photographic images to showcase these really remarkable animals and their fight for survival against climate change, we are telling a powerful story to multiple audiences through multiple media..." CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS


LOVEBABZ TALKS WITH CHILDRENS COMMUNITY PROGRAMS OF CT
WNHH radio show with Babz Rawls-Ivy - Listen in and learn about CHildrens Community Programs of CT. Listen in with 3 members of the CCP team talk about the communities they serve.CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO FULL SHOW!

 
WESTVILLE GETS SNOWMAGE TO BERNIE SANDERS
February 3, 2021, The Arts Paper, by Lucy Gellman- "A familiar face looks out onto West Rock Avenue. He's relaxed, legs folded atop each other as if he's got nothing but time. Two mittens peek out, thick enough to shield him from the bitter cold. From just above a blue face mask, peach-colored skin and two tufts of bright white hair complete the look..." Click HERE to comment and read full article.

CHAPEL HAVEN ALUM SEEKS APARTMENT
"Our son has been living in a Westville duplex apartment for the last 5 years and lived at Chapel Haven for 4 years before that. He needs a one bedroom apartment which includes a washer /dyer and is walking distance to Chapel Haven. Our contact info. is below. Thank you!"  -Lynn and David Arezzini E-mail: jazzspace@yahoo.com H: 203.689.5780 C: 203.554.2339
Sunday, February 14, 5:00pm-6:00pm

VALENTINES DAY SALON THRIVE WITH KEHLER LIDDELL AND AMARU

Special Valentine's Day Salon Thrive, Sunday, February 14th, 5 - 6pm: Mix the Perfect Paloma, a special Valentine's Day cocktail created at AMARU, or drop by AMARU in person to pick up your drink, and settle down with husband and wife artists, Penrhyn and Rod Cook, for an intimate virtual tour of their current exhibition, French Postcards. Visit HERE to register for the zoom meeting, and you will be sent the Perfect Paloma recipe to download. 
VALENLTINES SPECIAL AT SOHO HAIR GROUP

SOHO HAIR GROUP AND DAY SPA, 916 Whalley Ave., (203) 387-6799
SHOP FROM HOME THROUGH VIRTUALWESTVILLE.COM!
Pistachio Cafe
VintanthroModern Vintage Clothing
Fin and Scale Sushi Bar
Westville's dynamic and international food scene continues to grow! Let's keep it vibrant over these tough winter months. Dine In or Take Out. And Gift Cards for everyone! Check out our Virtual Westville website by clicking HERE
or individual lists below. 

Camacho Garage 
IN-HOME PERSONAL TRAINING AND HEALTH COACHING W/ ACTIVE WELLNESS

Experience In-Home Personal Training Like Never Before with Active Wellness Virtual Personal Training and Health Coaching! This process begins with a free 15-minute laser coaching call where we will answer questions you may have, as well as, begin getting clarity on your health objectives. The next step is to have your virtual fitness assessment and coaching session via Zoom. By the end of this meeting, we will have created a clear health plan of implementation and accountability that will support you in achieving your fitness and weight loss goals! Your virtual in-home personal traininghealth coaching program will be 1, 2, 3, or 4 days per week (50 minutes per session) for 16 weeks. You will need a yoga mat, 2 sets of weights and an exercise band. Your virtual personal training sessions will be customized to your body and your needs.

Lose Weight and Body Fat Engage in Mindfulness Uplift Your Energy Mood Learn how to Exercise Safely, Effectively, Efficiently Gain Confidence Improve Your Nutrition Post Rehabilitative Exercise Transformative Health and Life Coaching Schedule a complimentary laser coaching call to get started!

ActiveWellnessFitness.com, 16 Fountain St.
February 20

CITY OF NH DEPARTMENT OF ARTS & CULTURE PRESENTS: UNAPOLOGETICALLY RADICAL

 Unapologetically Radical is a ONE-DAY virtual event created to address, amplify and activate anti-racism in arts and culture. This is a safe space for truth telling and ground breaking conversations around dismantling systems of racial injustice and applying immediate and direct change... Read more and RSVP HERE
Through March 28

ON VIEW AT KEHLER LIDDELL GALLERY: FRENCH POSTCARDS BY PENRHYN AND ROD COOK 

THIS WINTER, BE TRANSPORTED TO SOUTHERN FRANCE. 
Husband and wife photographers focus on beauty behind the lens

Kehler Liddell Gallery presents French Postcards, by photographers Penrhyn and Rod Cook. In lieu of an opening reception, several special events, both in-person and virtually, are planned. Click HERE for complete details.

Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue, (203) 389-9555