Hunger Walks in May

April 11, 2015 | News | Comments Off

Connecticut Food Bank Walk Against Hunger

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The CT Food Bank is holding its annual series of “Walks Against Hunger” throughout the state in May. Participants are invited to register, either as individuals or in teams, and to raise pledges for every mile walked.

Greater New Haven’s 39th Annual Walk Against Hunger will be held on Sunday May 17, 2015, starting at the College Woods Pavilion at East Rock Park in New Haven.

Register Today!

6th Annual Greater Bridgeport
Walk Against Hunger
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Seaside Park, Bridgeport

10th Annual Greater Waterbury
Walk Against Hunger
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Library Park, Waterbury

39th Annual Greater New Haven
Walk Against Hunger
Sunday, May 17, 2015
College Woods Pavilion at East Rock Park, New Haven

3rd Annual Eastern Connecticut
Walk Against Hunger
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Chelsea Parade, Norwich
This event also benefits the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center

Hips Against Hunger Benefit for DESK Saturday Night

April 10, 2015 | News | Comments Off

Tonight at Yale University, the belly-dance troupe will hold it’s annual “Hips Against Hunger” benefit to raise funds for the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen in New Haven. Details below and on Yale’s Calendar of Events. Event time: Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 8:00pm to 10: [...]

Soup Kitchens in and around New Haven

April 10, 2015 | Community Profiles | Comments Off

For anyone looking for more opportunities to serve our community, the Community Soup Kitchen located at Christ Church New Haven on Broadway maintains a listing of Soup Kitchens in the New Haven area along with their weekly schedules. If you would like to join us in any of our ongoing volunteer activ [...]

Balinese Gamelan & Dance at KJRI-NY

April 6, 2015 | News | Comments Off

The NYC Indonesian Consulate’s Balinese gamelan group ‘PADMA KENCANA‘ is reviving the spirit of Balinese arts and music in New York City… Following opening workshops on Saturday, March 28, in the afternoon, a series of classes will begin at the end of April, with registration [...]

Indonesian Dance at BRAMS

March 30, 2015 | Events Archive | Comments Off

Introduction to Indonesian Dance at the Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School At the Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School (BRAMS) in New Haven, CT, students in grades 5-8 receive a premiere arts education in music, dance, theater, and the visual arts. To expand their world-class curriculum, BRAMS recently invited [...]

Acehnese Dancers Tour the Northeast

February 20, 2015 | News | Comments Off

In early 2015, a group of 9 dancers from Aceh, Indonesia, from the northern tip of the island of Sumatra, are visiting the United States and touring throughout the Northeast.  Their tour is taking the ladies around various locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York, to both perform and [...]

IPSI Padang Celebrates!

February 19, 2015 | News | Comments Off

Image: from the Sumbar (Sumatera Barat) online portal. In Padang, West Sumatra, capital of the homeland of traditional Silat Tuo Minangkabau, the elders celebrate the traditional origins and roots of the pusako of Silat Tuo Minang.  On February 19, 2015 IPSI-Padang held its most recent festival & [...]

Community Profile: Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School

January 27, 2015 | Community Profiles | Comments Off

The Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School in New Haven, CT is an interdistrict Magnet School providing a world-class arts education to students in grades 5-8. Students at Betsy Ross explore their artistic talents and aspirations in the performing and creative arts including modern, jazz, ballet, and lyrical [...]

Selamat Tahun Baru/Happy New Year 2015!

January 1, 2015 | Events Archive, News | Comments Off

We’ve had a fun- and education-filled year in 2014, with events around the New Haven area, in the MidWest, and in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.  We’d like to offer a look back: 2014 Highlights in Pictures The photo montage contains images from various events from 2014, including special [...]

Holiday Giving Season is Here!

November 17, 2014 | News | Comments Off

All around campus and throughout town, various organizations, departments, and student groups are holding food, toy, and clothing drives to benefit needy communities in and around New Haven. Here is a listing of several currently ongoing opportunities: Hunger & Homelessness Auction at the Yale M [...]

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We are the local New Haven, CT branch of the International Silat Federation of America and Indonesia, dedicated to sharing the traditional arts, culture, music, theater, and natural wellness methods of the Minangkabau community of West Sumatra, Indonesia.