Lift Our Singers' Voices! The Helen Street chorus has grown from 15 students to 75, and the choirs in the other elementary schools in our district have grown significantly as well. All of the elementary schools in the district have been sharing a wonderful set of choral risers, but they are quite old and have become a safety concern. Would you consider donating here to help us purchase new risers?

“Music Across the Nations” — American Baroque Orchestra performs to benefit IRIS: Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7PM. Traverse the historical globe with the American Baroque Orchestra, a New Haven-based period instrument ensemble, in “Music Across the Nations.” The program includes Benedetto Marcello’s rarely performed Violin Concerto in F, featuring world-class baroque violinist Edson Scheid. Free admission; reception to follow. Donations accepted to benefit Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS). Learn more here.

Women's Book Club: Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 3pm on zoom. Contact JoAnn to join ( Upcoming selections:

  • October 13 - "Everything Sad Is Untrue" by Daniel Nayeri
  • November 10 - "The Endurance" by Caroline Alexander
  • December 8 - "The Hiding Place" by Corrie Ten Boom
  • January 12 - "Crossing The Line: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport that Changed Their Life Forever" by Kareem Rosser

Catherine Kozak's 2nd Annual Art Show: All are invited! Saturday, November 5th, 2022, from 12:00PM-3:00PM at The Oxford Baking Company (451 Oxford Rd, Oxford, CT). RSVP to Addie Cappola at 203-734-6749.

House for Rent Starting August 1st, 2022: Family friendly Spring Glen neighborhood 3 BDR, 2B home, DR, LR, cozy bonus room, bright family room and lush enclosed yard in a convenient location. Walk to schools (St. Rita’s, Spring Glen Elementary) shops, Bassett Park, bus lines and close to Yale and CPC! For further details call 203)675-4935 - Patty G Chuchta

Art Teacher All Mediums: For home school students and studio art lessons for middle and high school students through adult. Call: Elena Gerard 203-767-2333.

Volunteer to Help Children Learn to Read: Experience Corps is an intergenerational volunteer program helping children learn to read. Children need reading tutoring now more than ever and they are recruiting older adult volunteers for next school year. For more info contact Tom here or visit their website.

Right at Home: Right at Home of New Haven County, an in home care and assistance agency currently has opportunities for: Certified Nurses Aides. We are actively hiring for Hourly, Live-in and Extended Shift Positions. For more info check out our flyer here.

Community Soup Kitchen: Community Soup Kitchen offers meals five days a week in their dining room and support three satellite breakfast programs at local churches. They also support a twice-weekly lunch for women and children, and cover the summer closure of a local Wednesday lunch program by serving meals on the New Haven Green. Their clients include homeless, low-income, and other marginalized groups, and are committed to serving all who come to us. To donate to them in this challenging time click here.