Historic Wooster Square Association

Wooster Square's Annual 
Holiday Concert & Tree Lighting

December 8 at 5:30 p.m.

Concert with Music Haven Student Ensemble

 in St. Michael Church on Wooster Place

Tree Lighting to follow near Columbus Monument

 in Wooster Sqaure Park.

Complimentary cider and donuts

Bring your families and friends and 

consider a non-perishable food item for Loaves & Fishes. 

Photo by Bart Szczarba. Thank you Bart!

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Working to keep the neighborhood strong & vibrant
Working to keep the neighborhood strong & vibrant
Good Friends!

This year's Friend of Wooster Square awards went to Marianne Mazan and Bill Iovanne, Jr.  – 
two wonderful 
neighborhood icons.

Learn more about them, as well as our previous honorees.


Thank you 
Elsie Chapman!
At the HWSA annual meeting, Elsie announced she was stepping down as President. 
See the NH Independent's 
excellent coverage, with photos.

Wooster Square Watch is community of neighbors committed to the safety, security and beauty of the
​Wooster Square neighborhood. Sign up for their very useful regular alert list at 
Bike New Haven 
comes to Wooster Square! It's on the Corner of Chapel St. and DePalma Court, where Farmer's Market is from April to December.
We are saddened to report the death of David Moser, the City Landscape Architect, after a long fight with cancer. David was instrumental in so many effective local and city projects from the bench restortation in Wooster Square to the new skate facility in Edgewood Park.  more

Several heritage-related local events are coming up.  Detailed below are:
• a walking tour of historic Wooster Square
• annual Wreath Ceremony
• the Columbus Day Parade, which will end with 
   a Festival in the Wooster Square Park.
• two showings of the documentary "The Village: 
  Life in New Haven's Little Italy"

Guided Walking Tour of

Wooster Square

Sat., Sept. 22 • 1 p.m.

Meet in front of the Columbus Statue

in Wooster Square Park


Guided by Christopher Wigren of
New Haven Preservation Trust

& Robert Grzywacz

Sponsored by Columbus Day Committee



Screening of the documentary

“The Village: Life in New Haven's Little Italy" 

 St. Michael’s Church • Thurs. Oct. 4 • 6-8 p.m.

There will be a second screening of the film 

at Conte School

on  Oct. 7 • 6-8 p.m.


Annual Wreath Ceremony

Sat., Oct. 6 • 11 a.m. - noon

Begins at St. Michael Church and proceeds to 

Columbus Statue in Wooster Square Park

Columbus Day Parade

Sun., Oct. 7

Starts 1 p.m. • New Haven City Hall on Church St. 

Ends at Wooster Square Park for an

Italian Festival  with:

Food vendors, musical entertainment, exhibitors, and kids actvities.  

Save the date!

Festival Picnicking in the Park


Families relax, the kids play, school groups have recess and games (see photo), and friends of all ages play ball. People read, do yoga or tai chi, walk their dogs, have picnics - and enjoy pizza!  Wooster Square is truly a living park.

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