Jul 28, 2018 8:30 AM

Don't miss this summer's trip to the Yale Outdoor Center! Located about an hour away in East Lyme, CT, the Outdoor Center is nestled on the south shore of a beautiful mile-long lake, surrounded by 1,500 wooded acres.  We've put together a great day for you, so your ticket price includes: Roundtrip transportation on an authentic school bus (field trip!) Entrance fee for the day Access to a private pavilion with picnic tables and benches Access to basketball and volleyball courts All-day access to stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, boats, canoes, and swimming Bring along your own food and drinks, outdoor gear, or just a book to read while lounging around. The Outdoor Center is only open during the summer, so don't miss this unique opportunity to spend the day outside, enjoying everything that summer in CT has to offer! The bus will leave at 8:45am from the OISS and return back to New Haven around 5pm. This program is rain or shine! Note: The OEC is available only to members of the Yale Community and must you be 15+. You must bring your own food as there are no vendors there. All ticket sales are final and no refunds will be given. 

Jun 07, 2018 6:30 PM

Charlotte Austin is an international mountain guide and award-winning travel/adventure writer — and she's coming back to teach another of her all-star writing workshops! The Mountaineers have hosted several of her adventure writing workshops over the past year, and this time — by request! — she's teaching a "Level 2."  (Don't worry, you can attend even if you haven't taken her 'level 1' class!)In this hands-on evening, Charlotte will lead you through a series of brand-new writing exercises, suggest innovative ways of editing and getting feedback on your work, and host exciting guest speakers who will share their perspectives about creativity, publishing, pitching, and more. We'll explore character sketches, how to write dialogue, and ways to play with point of view. We'll also talk about how to choose appropriate publications to pitch, and participants will leave with a real written pitch to a real editor at a real magazine. In the past, workshop attendees have had their essays published — all based on these exercises! Note: this class is open to aspiring and established writers of all levels, whether you've taken one of Charlotte's workshops or not. Past students describe these events as encouraging, inspiring, exciting, practical, and actionable. Whether you're an aspiring blogger or an already-established Hemingway, you'll find value here. Charlotte's bio: Charlotte Austin is a Seattle-based adventure/travel writer and mountain guide. Her work has been published in Alpinist, Misadventures Magazine, Stay Wild, Seattle Magazine, Women's Adventure Magazine, Mountain Magazine, Seattle Met, and more. When she's not writing, Charlotte works for International Mountain Guides, where she leads climbing, mountaineering, and hiking expeditions around the world. She is also a Wilderness EMT, Leave No Trace trainer, and holds a Level 2 certification with the American Institute for Avalanche Training and Education. TAGS Things To Do In Seattle, WA Seminar Travel & Outdoor SHARE WITH FRIENDS Facebook Facebook Messenger LinkedIn Twitter email  

May 25, 2018 5:00 PM

The 2ND ANNUAL "I AIN'T GOING NOWHERE" WEEKENDis taking over Connecticut! 5 EXCITING events - 1 UNFORGETTABLE HOLIDAY WEEKEND"I AIN'T GOING NOWHERE" #IAGN | SPREAD THE WORD When friends, family, co-workers ask you what you're doing this Memorial Day Weekend...Proudly tell them "I Ain't Going Nowhere!" Click "Read More" & Scroll Down for all event details --------------------------------------------------------------- Fri. May 25th 5-9p - "The Matinee! " Afterwork Party/Happy Hour w/Live DJ Brother Jimmy's | 196 Crown St. New Haven, CT | MUST RSVP FOR ACCESS5-8p Drinks & Appetizer Specials, Outdoor Patio, Networking, Music & More! - WE ARE APPROACHING CAPACITY FOR OUTDOOR PATIOYOU MUST PRUCHASE A TICKET OR BE ON OUTSIDE LOOKING IN. They are limited Buy 1 Get 1 FREE left! ----------------------------------------------------------Fri. May 25th 9p-1a - FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE at Hot Rods ft. DJ Eazy | 114 Bank St. New London, CT90's R&B, Hip-Hop, Top 40 ALL NIGHT  - FREE Explore New London County with The Urban Professionals Network. Grab a crew and hit the road.Hot Rods is rated Top 10 Bars in CT AND Home to Top 3 Best Wings in CT! ------------------------------------------------------------------ Sat. May 26th 1p-7p | CONNECTICUT DAYBREAK "This is America" Edition The Russian Lady | 99 Ann Uccello St. Hartford, CT | 500+ Guests!5 DJ - 4 Rooms! iHeart Radio's DJ KG, Rob Da Hit Man, DJ Alkatrax, DJ Don Salsa, & DJ KashIntroducing All New Latin Room + Afrobeats RoomWear your favorite Red, White, or Blue Attire and/or Favorite Statement/Woke OutfitTo Purchase Click Here ----------------------------------------------------------------- Sun. May 27th 1p-7p | Saved By The Brunch! | Elm City Social | 266 College St. New Haven, CTNew Haven's Only Rooftop Brunch is Back! Get your tickets Today!  Brunch Buffet, Live DJ & Party  (No Work Mon.)  Brunch Tickets starting at $35To Purchase - Click Green Ticket Button Official After Party...Around the Corner at Royal Caribbean ----------------------------------------------------------------------------Sun. May 27th 9p-1a | "The Finale" Royal Caribbean - #RoyalCarib | Chengdu | 27 Temple St. New Haven, CTConnecticut's Premiere Upscale Afro-Caribbean Experience  (No Work Mon.)  No Jean Please - Dress Up AffairLimited Buy 1 Get 1 FREE TicketsTo Purchase - Click Green Ticket Button or Click Here ------------------------------------------------------------------ Not traveling to a vacation destination this Memorial Day Weekend?Interested in hanging with other urban professionals that want to make the most of their weekend in CT?Are you from outside of Connecticut and want to see how we get down? Book a Hotel and visit our state! Don't worry...we have you covered! Join HUNDREDS of Connecticut Urban Professionals for....The 2nd Annual "I AIN'T GOING NOWHERE"  Memorial Day Weekend Follow the Hashtag #IAGN for events, info, & picturesWe are excited to present a fun and versatile holiday weekend lineup like no other. For Large Group / Questions email [email protected] or call/text 203.444.2509

Oct 24, 2018 8:30 AM

Join us at the SeeClickFix Fall Workshop 2018! On October 24th and 25th, we will be continuing our SeeClickFix workshop tour in our hometown of New Haven, CT! Don’t miss this opportunity to collaborate with other cities and organizations around best practices in work and request management, pro-tips on how to implement and scale SeeClickFix as tool for public and organizational communication, and discover new and innovative ways you can improve your community. *If you'll be joining us for the evening event, please be sure to select the ticket including + EVENING EVENT so we can plan ahead. Thank you for your consideration. Breakfast & lunch will be provided. Hope to see you there! --- Travel by Plane TweedNew Haven, CT BradleyWindsor Locks, CT LaGuardiaNew York, NY John F. Kennedy InternationalNew York, NY Newark Liberty InternationalNewark, NJ Philadelphia International*Philadelphia, PA *Pro tip: If you can fly through Philly then you can get to New Haven easily via US Air. Highly recommended! Travel by Train Amtrak Metro North Questions? Reach out to [email protected] at any time.

Jun 01, 2018 5:30 AM

Join Fitness For FREE Community Fitness Boot Camp for women. What? Outdoor Fitness Boot Camp Where? Achievement First Amistad Academy Athletic Field 580 Dixwell Ave, New Haven CT When? 5:30 am ONLY How Long? Each Workout is 45 - 60 minutes How Much?  FREE on Fridays PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

May 27, 2018 11:00 AM

GALA AfterBrunch: A Maia Ettinger-Bruce Cohen Production Bruce and Maia invite you to the home of Maia & Donna in Guilford, CT to celebrate the irrepressible legacy of the Gay Ivy we conjured into existence through activism, solidarity, and fabulous parties. Wrap up your reunion weekend at our LGBTQ love fest. Enjoy our indoor-outdoor brunch, complete with bloodies and mimosas, with Yale queers and allies from all classes and schools. All are welcome! Brunch is at 45 Dromara Rd, Guilford, CT/Guilford, CT is a 15-minute drive from Yale.  No car? No problem. You can pre-book Lyft ($22 each way for up to 4 people - email [email protected] for address), use Uber or contact Mickey Dobbs for carpools ([email protected], 917-771-7898).  (The bus from Phelps Gate was canceled due to low numbers -- but the brunch is still on).  The GALA CARPOOL is forming at 123 York Street, New Haven, CT at 10:30 AM.  Please arrive promptly if you need a ride OR can provide one.  Please email us in advance, if you want a ride (or can provide one), so we can provide transportation.   Thank you! More info: http://www.yalegala.org/YaleReunionAfterBrunch2018

Jun 21, 2018 12:00 PM

Visit the only facility in the United States that can prepare you for an emergency water landing — and participate too if you're up to the challenge. Join New York Adventure Club for a behind-the-scenes visit to Survival Systems — whether it’s an aircraft ditched in coastal waters, vessel abandonment in the open ocean, or a motor vehicle submerged, Survival Systems teaches participants the skills needed to perform surface abandonment, underwater egress, and to survive in an inhospitable environment, land and sea, with limited resources until rescued. Our special experience at the Groton, CT Training Center will include:   An overview of Survival Systems and their post-incident survival training programs, frequently used by military and aviation teams. A visit to the indoor pool (Survival Training Simulation Theater) to see the Modular Egress Training Simulator (METS) in action, a life-size model of the cockpit and passenger area of a helicopter or small plane. A look at trainees practicing surface water survival exercises, including surface survival formations, hypothermia mitigation positions, and boarding / righting a life raft. A front row seat to Aviation Survival & Egress Training (ASET1), a program designed to provide anyone working or traveling on or over water with the knowledge and skills necessary to react appropriately to on-board emergencies, aircraft ditching emergencies, and to care for themselves in a sea survival situation. Click here to see pictures from one of our last visits! See you there! *This ticket does not include transportation— please see below for more details.   Public Transportation: Money Saving Route: At Grand Central Terminal, board an 8:29am New Haven Line train and get off at State Street Station — walk across the platform to board the Shore Line East train (cash-only tickets can be purchased on train) and take to New London, CT (the last stop). The NY Adventure Club Brand Ambassador will be waiting at the GCT circular information kiosk (side facing Apple) between 8:05am - 8:20am if you’d like to travel together.  Shore Line East train from New London depart at 6:07pm. Time Saving Route: Take the Northeast Regional Amtrak to New London, CT departing at 8:30am from Penn Station. Amtrak trains from New London depart at 4:54pm and 7:12pm. Disclaimer By attending a New York Adventure Club experience, you accept our terms of service. Categories: Tours, Hidden Spots

Jun 21, 2018 7:45 AM

Are you mentally and physically prepared for an emergency water landing? If not, now's your chance to take the same 8-hour certification program that military and aviation pilots undergo to learn essential post-incident survival training techniques. Join New York Adventure Club for a full day Aviation Survival & Egress Training program at Survival Systems — whether it’s an aircraft ditched in coastal waters, a vessel abandoned in the open ocean, or a submerged motor vehicle, Survival Systems teaches participants the skills needed to perform surface abandonment and underwater egress, and to survive in an inhospitable environment--land and sea--with limited resources until rescued. Our special experience at the Groton, CT Training Center will include:   A one day (8 hour) Aviation Survival & Egress Training Course (ASET1), a program designed to provide anyone working or traveling on or over water with the knowledge and skills necessary to react appropriately to on-board emergencies, aircraft ditching emergencies, and to care for themselves in a sea survival situation A deep dive into emergency preparedness safety, from an introduction to hypothermia mitigation and survival at sea, to coping with physiological and psychological stress, to utilizing safety and survival equipment Evacuation and Underwater Egress training in the indoor pool (Survival Training Simulation Theater) utilizing the Shallow Water Egress Trainers (SWET) and Modular Egress Training Simulator (METS), a life-size model of the cockpit and passenger area of a helicopter or small plane Surface water survival exercises, including surface survival formations and deploying and boarding a flotation device All students who successfully complete their training will receive a Survival Systems USA, Inc. certificate. Click here to see pictures from one of our last visits! Check out this video to see the class in action! *This ticket does not include transportation or lodging — please see below for more details. Confirmation email upon registration will provide full details. **Trainees must be 18 years of age at the time of training ***Survival Systems’ student registration and statement of health form must be completed prior to attendance ****Trainees are expected to be in a good state of health and physically capable of fully taking part in all course activities   Public Transportation: Board the New Haven Line at Grand Central Terminal and get off at State Street Station — walk across the platform to board the Shore Line East train (cash-only tickets can be purchased on train) and take to New London, CT (the last stop). Take a taxi or Uber from the train station to Survival Systems. OR Take the Northeast Regional Amtrak to New London, CT, which departs from Penn Station. Lodging: Use promo code SSUSA to receive a discount at select hotels in the area. Quality Inn Mystic - $89/night Hyatt Place - $129/night (includes free shuttle to/from Survival Systems) Residence Inn - $109/night Disclaimer By attending a New York Adventure Club experience, you accept our terms of service. Categories: Active, Hidden Spots, Social

Jun 08, 2018 4:00 PM

On June 8th, Aquastone will be celebrating it’s 5th year anniversary in Parkville, Hartford CT by hosting the first $100 HEADSHOT POP-UP & Creative Business Card Exchange. The gathering spot; Our newly rustic renovated design/photo studio. This is your opportunity to expand on your brand and join the most innovative design and photography professionals in the state of Connecticut. Photo retouched images, music, light refreshments, and drinks will be served courtesy of Aquastone Graphic Arts & Print. Photography provided by Tailor Made Visual Productions, tailoredvp.com Aquastone Graphic Arts & Print invites you to an evening out with local marketing experts, business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, models, artist and career-minded professionals on Friday, June 8th at the newly renovated shared photography studio.  QUICK DETAILS Date: Friday, June 8th Time: 4p-8p General Registration - Card Exchange, Non-Alcoholic Beverages, Hor d’orves : Free All Access (Professional Photo Headshot, etc.): $100 Dress Code: Business Causal Cash Bar Available For advertisement opportunities please contact: Dyshann Anderson Aquastone Graphic Arts & Print 1477 Park Street Hartford, CT 06106 860-206-4935 [email protected] www.aquastone.us Click here to download the Rate Card Read More… Here’s your chance to get out of your office and work with Connecticut’s premier design team (Tailor-made Visual Productions, Marisellie Designs and Aquastone Graphics) and network with creative experts within Greater Hartford area. Hosted by Connecticut leader in graphic arts, enjoy introductions, light refreshments, drinks and conversations after work weekday in an art space ideal for leisurely networking. The Business Card Exchange will take place outdoors and Headshot’s Portraits are located indoors of the all new Aquastone design and photo studio. General Registration  for the CREATIVE BCE is free 4-8p • Name Tag and Networking • Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Hor d’orves • Cash Bar Available All Access would get you Professional Portraits Headshot’s, Photo retouching, 8x10” Print, Hor d’orves and Drink Passes are all-inclusive. Make-up, refreshing, compositional/group photos and extra 8x10” photo printing are optional at a low cost, please ask your facilitators,  4-8p. • Professional Photo Headshot’s (Pick One) • Photo Retouching (One Photo) • Name Tag and Networking • Hor d’orves • (2) Free Drink Passes • (1) 8x10 Photo Print • Cash Bar Available   About the Design Agency aquastone.us Aquastone Graphic Arts & Print is a professional graphic arts company that respects tradition and seamlessly evolves with the latest technology. With continuous training and more than twenty years of professional experience, Aquastone knows what it takes to succeed. From monograph to multi-page layout, graphics are rigorously optimized through pre-media for astonishing quality!  Aquastone’s patron list consists of hardworking small and large businesses in the Greater Hartford County. About the Photographers tailoredvp.com At Tailor Made Visual Production, we strive for creativity and uniqueness. We tailor every package to create an exciting and unforgettable experience for our clients. Through further exploration of our site you will see that we offer a variety of innovative packages. At Tailor Made we believe that the wedding photography and video culture has gone unchanged for too long and we are here to change the game. Any one can take a picture or record a video but we are here to create an experience. We are your "Ace in the hole" Welcome to the Tailor Made Experience. About Make-up Artist Marisellie.com Marisellie’s interest in the cosmetic industry, throughout her twenties, landed her Artistry and Education Executive roles in the industry. She has worked alongside top luxury brands such as BOBBI Brown, Perricone MD, and Trish McEvoy. Traveling around North America and Australia brought an awareness to the world of wholesale and retail. After a sabbatical of travel, Marisellie re-branded a local on-the-go beauty bar company by day and the beginnings of LIPLOVE at night. Marisellie grew up in Hartford, CT and is a 2x Breast cancer survivor. She has sought out homeopathic remedies to help heal herself during her recurrence of breast cancer. This includes research into organic non-toxic ingredients in the cosmetic industry. Our skin is our largest organ and can absorb just about anything we put to its surface. LIPLOVE is formulated with this in mind, and dedicated to creating the purest products possible. The ethical-sustainable approach embodied in each piece is filled with certified organic bio-active botanicals that nourish and rejuvenate the skin. A combination of on trend pigments and super nourishing elements has set LIPLOVE apart from the conventions of organic beauty. LIPLOVE launched its first collection of 6 Lipsticks in Hartford, CT in 2016. The philosophy behind the now CT based brand grew from the curiosity of understanding the ingredients on the back of a lipstick box a few years prior by its founder, Marisellie Serrano.

May 27, 2018 1:00 PM

Just when you thought your Memorial Day weekend was over, you are ....SAVED BY THE BRUNCH (#SBTB) Join Southern Connecticut Tastemakers for The Grand Opening of SAVED BY THE BRUNCH! Grab your friends for an amazing rooftop brunch while listening to the DJ play your favorite 90's Vibes, R&B, & Today's Trap.A New Chill Vibe & End of Memorial Day Weekend Celebration {Part of the 2nd Annual Connecticut I.A.G.N. "I'AIN'T GOING NOWHERE" Memorial Day Weekend}5 Great Events taking place all weekend! Join us - Register Here ONLY 34 PRE-SALE BRUNCH TICKETS LEFT Standard Connecticut Nightlife not your thing... no worries. Join us for the Ultimate End of Week Sunday Brunch & Rooftop Kickback. 1p-3pm  Brunch & Unlimited Mimosas |  Must have advance ticket for admission3p-7pm -Brunch After Party (Low Key Turnup) Music , Dancing, & Socializing Full Kitchen Menu Available on the 1st Floor This exciting new Young Professionals Brunch & After Party will delight all of your 5 Senses. Taste...the exotic brunch menu featuring Pancakes, Eggs, Hashbrowns, Wings, Tacos, & MoreHear...the sounds of the best of 90's Hits + Today's Trap and R&B.Feel...the excitment of the newest Southern Connecticut Young Professionals chill spot.See...the Local Influencers, State Tastemakers & the most attractive Young Professionals crowd Smell...the outdoor essence while enjoying the exclusive open air Rooftop  Not traveling to a vacation destination this Memorial Day Weekend?Interested in hanging with other urban professionals that want to make the most of their weekend in CT?Are you from outside of Connecticut and want to see how we get down? Don't worry...we have you covered! Register for Connecticut's 2nd Annual  "I Ain't Going Nowhere" Memorial Day Weekend This will be one of the most exclusive Memorial Day Weekend events in Connecticut. With NO WORK the next day, unwind with friends, family, & co-workers.This event will sell out! Get your seat at the Brunch Today!

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    A French Quarter Treasure During the Fourth of July & Essence Festival 2018 Bourbon Orleans Hotel | New Orleans Hotel Collection Set in the exciting heart of the French Quarter, the iconic Bourbon Orleans Hotel offers the history, elegance, and grandeur of a European boutique hotel with all the modern amenities. Located just steps from Bourbon and Royal streets, and adjacent to two great New Orleans landmarks, the St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square, the Bourbon Orleans Hotel really is in the center of it all. The location of this property means you will be within walking distance to all the best parties and events the fourth of July and Essence Fest has to offer. Only an 8-minute walk to the Natchez steamboat for the fourth of July dinner cruise and a 27-minute walk to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for Essence Fest. No wonder this New Orleans Hotel Collection is an upscale haven for modern travelers. Iconic, historic, great location, party central.......Get the party started early sipping a craft cocktail at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel Bourbon Street Bar "Bourbon O" The perfect hangout spot before joining in the festivities of the Fourth of July and ESSENCE Festival 2018. https://youtu.be/uZSU2fLWmrk   New Orleans LousianaFounded by the French, ruled for 40 years by the Spanish and bought by the united states in the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, New Orleans is one of America's most culturally and historically-rich destinations. Known for its distinct Creole culture and vibrant history, its home to a truly unique melting pot (gumbo) of culture, food, and music.    Amenities Valet Parking Outdoor heated saltwater pool Concierge Services Baggage Storage Luggage Assistance 24 Hour Front Desk In-room Dining Laundry Service Fitness Center Elevator   What You Get A stay for two in an exquisitely decorated double-queen roomBaggage Service Welcome Drink, Bourbon "O" Street BarDaily breakfast at Roux on New Orleans: A French Quarter Resturant offering fine contemporary Creole cuisineComplimentary gift of champagne and caviar for twoDATES: July 4th-9th 2018COST: $1,349 per person OPTIONAL EXCURSION ADD-ON while supplies last******* **Be Shaken, Not Stirred: An optional excursion includes a walk through the French Quarter's famous bars and restaurants discovering the famous "spirits" of New Orleans. It's history... with a twist ...The Sazerac, Pimm's Cup, The Ramos, Gin Fizz and Absinthe **All white: all white boat party ride with over 700 people on all three levels par-tayyyy!**Celebration Cruise: Celebrate Independence Day on the Mississippi River! New Orleans puts on a spectacular dueling barges fireworks show and there is no better way to see it than from the deck of the paddle wheeler Creole Queen! An experience you will never forget! Fourth of July & ESSENCE FESTIVAL in New Orleans Louisiana 2018 Book It Today!  Have questions about the hotel offer, call 800-586-0109