Your YUWO newsletter includes signup forms, reservation deadlines, and program information for all YUWO-sponsored activities. Please check this website or your newsletter for specific information about activity groups that meet on a regular (i.e., monthly) basis as well as special activities or events.

Many of our YUWO activity groups meet on a regular, monthly (or more often) basis, and are not listed below. For a complete list of all YUWO activities, their meeting times, and contact information, please see our Activities page.



Late January - February 2016

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Tuesday, Feb. 9
Needlers

On Tuesday, February 9 at 1:30 pm, the YUWO Needlers will meet at the home of Alice Simon in Hamden. Everyone is welcome! You are invited to bring your projects, or mending, or just come for the conversation. Please contact Dinny Wakerley at 203-624-9343 or  dinnyw999@gmail.com for additional information and/or directions.

Sunday, Feb. 21
Scrabble Group

Louise FitzSimons, Scrabble Group Coordinator, is happy to report that the Scrabble Group is up and running in the New Year. If you did not join us for Scrabble last fall, we hope you to join us for lots of fun this spring. Newcomers are always welcome!

Dates for the spring semester are Sunday afternoons:  February 21, March 20, April 17, May 15, and June 19. The Group always meets at 2:00 pm and is usually finished by 4:00 – so no need to drive in the dark.

Louise suggests that players call that month’s hostess so that she can have an idea of how many places to set. If the weather is problematic, please call Louise at 203-782-0913. Her email is cavancomm@gmail.com

Tuesday, Feb. 23
Needlers

On Tuesday, February 23 at 1:30 pm, Ann Diamond will be our hostess at Farnum Guest House in New Haven. Everyone is welcome! You are invited to bring your projects, or mending, or just come for the conversation. Please contact Dinny Wakerley at 203-624-9343 or  dinnyw999@gmail.com for additional information and/or directions.

Thursday, Feb. 18
Dutch Art Lecture Series
"Views on Dutch Painting of the Golden Age"
5:30 pm
Yale Art Gallery

On Feb. 18, John Walsh will speak on “How Dutch Painters Invented Atmosphere: Jan van de Cappelle, Jacob van Ruisdael, and Their Predecessors.” This lecture will be followed by a reception.

Anneke Hathaway and Art Aficionados remind you that this series continues in February and March.

Friday, Feb. 19; Friday, Feb. 26
Dutch Art Lecture Series
"Views on Dutch Painting of the Golden Age"
1:30 pm
Yale Art Gallery

The four remaining lectures, all at 1:30 pm, are on Friday, February 19 (Rembrandt’s Three Crosses by Nicola Suthor), Friday, February 26 (The Lemon’s Lure by Mariët Westermann), Friday, March 4 (Frans Post: Bringing Home the New World by James Welu), and Friday, March 11 (Rubens, Rembrandt, and the Spousal Model-Muse by H. Perry Chapman).


March 2016

Friday, Mar. 4, and Friday, Mar. 11
Dutch Art Lecture Series
1:30 pm
Yale Art Gallery

March lectures in this series include Friday, March 4 (Frans Post: Bringing Home the New World by James Welu), and Friday, March 11 (Rubens, Rembrandt, and the Spousal Model-Muse by H. Perry Chapman).

Wednesdays, Mar. 23, Mar. 30, Apr. 6, Apr. 20, Apr. 27
Spring Study Group
"Yale and New Haven" Architectural Preservation, Restoration, and Sustainability"
10:30 pm
West Campus Conference Center

Yale and New Haven are humming with interesting and innovative building projects, from preserving historic buildings to designing new ones and everything in between. In this series leading architects and members of the Yale community will discuss their work.

  • March 23: Colin Caplan – Historic Preservation in New Haven
  • March 30: Jim Vlock, Alan Organschi, and Adam Hopfner – The Jim Vlock First Year Building Project
  • April 6: Mark Simon – Kroon Hall: Yale University’s Greenest Building
  • April 20: Constance Clement – Conserving Louis Kahn’s Center for British Art
  • April 27: William Moore – “How Did They Do That?” – The joys of solving difficult problems on a Yale building project

The series is open to YUWO members and their guests. The fee is $65.00 per person. Tickets are not available for individual lectures. All proceeds go to YUWO’s Scholarship Fund. (For registration questions, please e-mail Judy Miller j.miller@snet.net or call her at 203-589-8335.)

Click here to download the reservation form.


AND SAVE THE DATE!

Wednesday, May 4
YUWO ANNUAL LUNCHEON & SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
New Haven Lawn Club
11:30 am

Friday, May 27
Exploring Yale and New Haven

Touring New Haven with a Visit to Amistad High School. Watch for details!






 

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