April 17th - Princeton Prize Award Dinner

Please join us for the 2014 The Princeton Prize in Race Relations Connecticut Recognition Dinner and Awards Ceremony as we honor exemplary high school students whose efforts have had a significant, positive effect on race relations in their schools and communities. The event will take place from 6:00-8:30pm at The Graduate Club (155 Elm Street, New Haven; map here. Parking is available in Yale Lot #51; map here). There is no cost to attend this event*, but RSVP to schwab@alumni.princeton.edu by April 9th if you can make it!

This year's Prize winners are are Adam Petno (Greens Farms Academy) and Ryan Shepard (Choate Rosemary Hall), with a Certificate of Accomplishment being given to Colette Kroop (Hamden High School). The event will also feature guest speaker Cheryl Greenberg '80, Professor of History at Trinity College.

*Dinner costs are covered by your local Princeton Prize committee; donations are appreciated, but not expected. (Prize money is provided by Princeton University.)

April 9th and 26th - Coffee and Opera

Meet us at Common Grounds (map) and/or at the Regal Cinema (map) (both in Branford) for coffee and chat before the opera broadcasts!
  1. On 4/9 we'll meet for coffee at 5:30 preceding the 6:30pm broadcast of La Boheme.
  2. On 4/26 we'll meet at noon before the 12:55pm broadcast of Cosi Fan Tutte.

Contact Barry Nann at barrynann@comcast.net to let us know to look for you!

April 6th - Schartz '55 Seminar

Fellow alum Marc Schartz '55 conducts monthly public seminars on topics of current interest at Blackstone Library in Branford (map). At 4pm on 4/6, he will engage us in a mock trial of Edward Snowden! (info here). Please contact Barry Nann at barrynann@comcast.net if you are interested in attending.

March 21st & 22nd - Men's Lacrosse Dinner, Tailgate, and Game

A smattering of events are on the horizon as we prepare for our Tigers to take on the Bulldogs this weekend!

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6:30pm March 21st at 100 EDGEHILL Rd. (map)
All Tigers and friends of Tigers- please come join us for a dinner with the Men's Lacrosse Parents 6:30pm, Friday March 21st at 100 Edgehill Road, New Haven, CT 06511. Self-serve, Delmonico steaks, beef lasagna, vegetarian dishes, and pescatarian options (salmon and shrimp scampi) will be available. Wine and beer. Kids are welcome!

**There is no charge for this event but seating is limited. Please contact Gilles Carter with an email to gillescarter@yahoo.com or call (917)-612-4334

11:00am March 22nd at Lot H (map detail)
Join us for a pre-game men's lacrosse tailgate, Saturday morning, March 22nd, 11am and following the game at lot H, a short walk (200yds) from Reese Stadium. Lot H is located at the north end of the Yale Bowl, just off Chapel Street. A 20 x 20 tent will be set up and Mimosas and other treats will be available. There is no charge for this event.

March 22nd 12:00pm at Reese Stadium (map)
Both Princeton and Yale have teams that are ranked nationally in the top 20. Yale won the Ivy championship last year and hopes to do so again. Princeton starts out the Ivy season 1-0 having defeated Penn in a close contest last Saturday while Cornell narrowly defeated Yale who is now 0-1. Every game is crucial in the Ivies and for an NCAA bid. Yale charges $8 CASH ONLY for general admission.