Historic Wooster Square Association

         Working to               keep the 
   strong & 

Working to keep the neighborhood strong & vibrant
Working to keep the neighborhood strong & vibrant
Join HWSA today! Click here.
Beverly Carbonella
As part of their featured exhibit on Wooster Square, The New Haven Museum interviewed Beverly, who did so much to share the neighborhood we know today. Click here to view.
Thank you Renate Recknagel After 30 years of service, including a stint as president, Renate had departed the board of Historic Wooster Square Association.
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       Yea, City Seed!
Cityseed Farmers Market retunrs to Wooster Square's Russo Park on April 1. Produce is great! There are now weekly markets throughout the City, but ours is still held there every Saturday, except in winter when it moves to the nearby Metropolitan Business Academy on Water St. It is a major neighborhood asset.  Go City Seed!!!!
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BOOK TALK - Piccola Italia di Wooster Square
When: Sun., Mar. 26 • 10:30 a.m. (following 9:30 a.m. Mass)
Where: Saint Michael Church Hall (29 Wooster Place)
Details: Local author and historian Richard Biondi will discuss his recent book Piccola Italia di Wooster Square, which highlights the Wooster Square neighborhood with pictures and interviews of many past and present Wooster Square residents.

Free and open to all neighbors and friends. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
posted 3/24/17

Historic Wooster Square Association 

Annual Meeting 

Wed, Mar. 29  •  7:00 p.m. 

Conte/West Hills Magnet School Auditorium 

Enter at 511 Chapel Street.  

Open to the public.  Voting limited to Association members.


Guest speaker: Mayor Toni N. Harp 

New Haven - A Changing City. 

Click for details on our News page.


It's cold outside, but the 
Cherry Trees in 
Wooster Square Park  
survived the snow and will be in bloom in late April.

The 2017 Cherry Blossom Festival is on April 23. 
For information on becoming a sponsor and more about the 44th Annual Festival, 
visit our Festival page.
And track the progress of the cherry blossoms at Bart & Cheryl Szczarba's Blossom Blog


Scene from the 2016 Festival


Families relax, the kids play, school groups have recess and games (photo above), and friends play ball. People read, walk their dogs, have picnics - and pizza!  (photo at right)