Science literacy: "Science in the News" free lecture series in the community program room of the main branch of the New Haven Public Library, the last Tuesday of every month through May--"Mind Reading: Can We Do It? Should We?" is the topic May 28.
Classes to assist students preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Exam resume and are open at any time--walk-ins welcome. Classes are held every Thursday at the Main Branch of the New Haven Public Library; call (203) 946-8130 ext 200.
At New Haven Reads, volunteers tutor 550 students each week. When college students (half of the tutors) are gone, that means some 275 students need your help! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-752-1923, if you are able to assist even temporarily.
Author Mary Ann Hoberman to speak at the Jewish Coalition for Literacy's volunteer appreciation reception, at the Jewish Community Center, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge. The event is free of charge and open to the public; RSVP to Brenda Brenner: email@example.com. - Today
Free ESL classes at the main branch of the New Haven Public Library, in partnership with Literacy Volunteers--improve pronunciation, listening and speaking skills in English conversation groups. Classes meet downstairs every Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8 p.m., and Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. No sign-up is required; call 946-8130 ext 200 for information.
Pre-School Story Times are every Monday and Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 at the New Haven Public Library's Stetson branch. Enjoy stories, songs, and fun for pre-school ages; call ahead to reserve a spot: Diane Brown at (203) 946-6786.
Volunteers are needed for College Essay Liftoff. In partnership with the New Haven Promise and Co-op Center for Creativity, this event will provide high-school juniors workshops for them to begin developing, drafting, and editing essays for college applications.
Science on Saturdays at Yale is a series of public lectures to promote science literacy. This year's series resumes April 27, with demonstrations at 10 a.m. and lectures from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, at 225 Prospect Street (Sterling Chemistry Lab) in New Haven.
Week(s) of the Young Child events run through April 27, with New Haven activities including a reading at City Hall (April 15, 10 a.m.), as well as at East Rock School, Yale Art Gallery, Leitner Planetarium, Cityseed market @Wooster Square, branches of the Public Library, the Eli Whitney Museum and Connecticut Children's Museum.