This Week in Westville: 
Shop Local For the Holidays Through VirtualWestville.com, Do You Have A Minute? Event +Tickets Available For Date Night(s) @KLG, and More!

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DaSilva Gallery and Frame Shop

Feather your nest! Da silva gallery is proud to announce a collaboration with Deirdre Fox of Chickadee Goods. Chickadee Goods is an artisanal sustainable brand up-cycling vintage and handmade fabrics into soft comfortable home décor and fashion. Recognizing the connection between artwork, interior design and décor this seemed like a natural progression. Supporting our local artists and artisans is crucial to continuing community support. Come see Deirdre's new work! Starting Saturday November 14. Strict social distancing will be required.

DaSilva Gallery, 899 Whalley Avenue, (203) 387-2539
Kate Stephens Jewelry

Every Sunday in the month of December KSJ will be popping up in the Instagram + Facebook stories on the Kate Stephen Jewelry pages! She will be live on FB on and off for the first couple hours of the sale!

Each Sunday Kate will post new designs that she has created for the week! At the end of the sale, whatever is still available will be placed for sale on the website:
Free shipping on the website all month! 
Strange Ways

Strange Ways, 910 Whalley Avenue
Alisa's House of Salsa

Gift cards for AHOS available. Click HERE. 
VintanthroModern
50% off Fridays are now EVERY SINGLE FRIDAY until November 27th.  Enjoy 50% off ONE VINTAGE item of your choice each and every Friday*.  *sorry does not include new vintage arrivals,  artisan/small batch handmade items, and designer vintage items. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

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
ODEON BOUTIQUE
The Well For Women
The Well For Women, 495 Blake St Suite D, (203) 390-5542
Mitchell Library 
MITCHELL LIBRARY IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED

LIBRARY ELIMINATES FINES! Check out full article HERE

 CURBSIDE PICK-UP!
Please return all checked out items to any NHFPL book drop.Visit the Library online anytime and find us by phone, email at refdesk@nhfpl.org, or Live Chat.

For information and resources, please check the Library's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 
NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS


November 25, 2020, The New Haven Independent, by Thomas Breen- "..I think we're all going to spend a ton of money in the next six weeks on presents, on all sorts of things," said Westville Village Renaissance Alliance Director Lizzy Donius (pictured). "If people make a conscious decision to spend that money locally," including through such local shopping sites as this one, then the local businesses that give economic life to so many areas of the city have a better chance of surviving..." Click HERE to comment and read full article

317 CRASHES LATER, FOUNTAIN FIXES FLOATED
December 2, 2020, The New Haven Independent, by Laura Glesby- "Neighbors explored the merits of woonerfs and bumpouts, as consultants proposed changes for a crash-wracked stretch of Fountain Street. The vocabulary lesson and subsequent debate took place Monday night over Zoom, as ten Westvilleans gathered with city transit officials and CDM Smith consultants for a workshop to discuss how to create a more pedestrian and cyclist-friendly Fountain Street around Westville Village.
Parklets? Sharrows? Refuge Islands? Those solutions and more were on the table..." Click HERE to comment and read full article.
SHOP FOR THE HOLIDAYS THROUGH VIRTUALWESTVILLE.COM!
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.



NEW HOURS FOR AMARU + MENU

Located in the historic Westville neighborhood in New Haven, CT Amaru looks to bring authentic Peruvian cuisine as well as new takes on some classics to New Haven. 

Amaru Peruvian Bistro, 838 Whalley Ave ,(475) 441-7628
Saturday, Dec. 5 and Sunday Dec. 6, 11:00am-2:00pm

DO YOU HAVE A MINUTE? AN INTERACTIVE ART EXPERIMENT AT KEHLER LIDDELL GALLERY

Do You Have a Minute? - an interactive art experiment - Sat, December 5th, and Sun, December 6th, 11am-2pm: During the first weekend in December, gallery visitors will be invited to participate in a kind of art experiment. Navigating the gallery following a path that will be mapped on the floor, visitors will move from space to space each time a chime plays. 

Following the experience, visitors will be invited to discuss, at a distance, how the art-viewing experience did, or did not, change, at the conclusion of the guided tour. 
www.KehlerLiddellGallery.com/specialevents

CURRENTLY ON VIEW: TIME ND SPACE
Saturday, 11am-2pm; and first Sundays of the month, 11am-2pm. Appointments also welcome. The gallery is free and open to the public.

Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue, (203) 389-9555
GIVE THE GIFT OF ART THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!
Local Westville Artist Molly Gambardella In her Studio

Local Westville Artist Violet Harlow Cermics
Check out local artists in Westville to support through KEHLER LIDDELL GALLERY, DASILVA GALLERYWEST RIVER ARTS and a complete list of local artists HERE
Westville Painter Frank Bruckmann in his studio
HOLIDAY SPECIALS ANNUAL GIFT CARD SALE +MORE @SOHO

Purchase $175.GC  $25 GC free
Purchase $325 GC  $50 GC free
Purchase $400 GC  $75 GC free
Purchase $500 GC  $100 GC free

NOTE: GC special purchase cannot be combined with  discounted services ,products or reward points. expires 12/23/20 

To learn about other specials, services, and more click HERE.
Thursday December 17, and Friday, December 18, 5:00pm-7:00PM

DATE NIGHT(S) AT KEHLER LIDDELL + AMARU

Date Night(s) at KLG and Amaru - Thursday December 17th and Friday, December 18th, 5-7pm: Grab your love (or your friend!) - even double-up with another couple if you'd like - and hit the village! First, you'll visit KLG for an intimate tour of our member exhibition: TIME + SPACE, and walk away with a memento of the experience. Getting a culture fix will undoubtedly stir up your appetite, so then you'll walk over to AMARU, a new Peruvian Bistro in Westville, for appetizers and drinks! $30 per pair/couple covers 30-minutes in the gallery + a souvenir, 2 drinks and 2 appetizers. When signing up, you can choose to eat-in (order 2 drinks/2 apps) or take-away (receive 3 chef-selected apps). 

Reserve your spot HERE

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