new haven activities – recommended

ACTIVITES

A more than random and much less than exhaustive list of things to see and do…

Cityseed Farmer’s Market – operates four days a week in neighborhood locations, the first and largest is in Wooster Square at the Corner of Chapel Street and DePalma Court, every Saturday from 9:00 am –1:00 pm www.cityseed.org

New Haven Museum: 112 Whitney Avenue, adjacent to campus, with a good collection and interesting special events, including the Tour de New Haven bike ride on September 20 www.newhavenmuseum.org

Criterion Cinemas: 86 Temple Street between Crown and George Streets, seven screens showing first-run box office hits and art films www.bowtiecinemas.com/criterion-cinemas

Ninth Square (bounded by Church/Chapel/State/George between the Green and train station)

Artspace: exhibition space for emerging artists, galleries at 50 Orange Street, corner of Crown. www.artspacenh.org Organizes annual Citywide Open Studios, a great way to explore town and meet artists: opening celebration October 2, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm and open studios throughout town on October 3, 4, and 5. www.artspacenh.org/cwos

SEA

kayaking

Jerry Wylie
Connecticut Coastal Kayaking, LLC
www.ctcoastalkayaking.com
18 Oak Tree Lane
Lyme, CT 06371
860-391-3837

sailing

http://www.yale.edu/ycyc/

Thimble Island cruise or sea kayaking.

HIKE

sleeping giant

east rock

East Rock Park – New Haven has set aside 17% of the City’s 21.2 square mile area for public parks; East Rock is largest and close by foot, bike, car, or bus to campus and downtown www.cityofnewhaven.com/Parks/ParksInformation/eastrockpark.asp

Shakespeare in the Park

http://www.elmshakespeare.org/content/view/62/51/

Pilot Pen tennis tournament

http://www.pilotpentennis.com/home/default.sps

schools

Hooker School

http://www.nhps.net/worthingtonhooker/

Hopkins School

http://www.hopkins.edu/Default.asp?bhcp=1

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