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Happy New Year!

History lessons, eco volunteering, a Broadway get-together, and life/career coaching.  Join us for an event and celebrate the New Year with fellow Yalies!

Anna Maslakovic '88, Co-editor ( This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript )

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YLAA/YAAMNY: Explore "Nueva York" Exhibit at El Museo del Barrio w/Reception & After Party at The FB Lounge

When:   January 5, 2011 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where:   El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue (at 104th Street)
Cost:   $35

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Historical secrets, bodacious beverages, live Latin music and more.  This is not our parents' history lesson!  Register here for an exclusive guided exhibit of El Museo del Barrio's exhibit "Nueva York: 1613-1948" and start out the New Year in the best spirits with a celebration at New York's "latest Latino discovery," the FB Lounge.  The exhibit's deeply rich paintings and other historical artifacts unveil the roles of the Spanish-speaking people from the Caribbean, Central and South America in the vibrant history of the most vibrant city in the world.  Co-sponsored by the Yale Latino Alumni Association (YLAA) and YAAMNY.


Volunteer for Mulchfest 2011 in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

When:   January 8, 2011 10:00am-2:00pm
Where:   Prospect Park, Brooklyn
3rd St entrance at Prospect Park West
(Near the famous Litchfield Villa)
Cost:   Free

Connect with nature and other Yalies in beautiful Prospect Park! We are looking for 10-15 volunteers to assist Prospect Park staff in collecting and pre-processing discarded holiday trees and wreaths for chipping and mulching.  Hot chocolate will be made available as well as lunch at the famous Litchfield Villa.  More details here.


YAAMNY Educational Programs Committee Meeting

When:   January 8, 2011 11:00am-12:30pm
Where:   Think Coffee, 248 Mercer St, between 3rd and 4th St, Greenwich Village

This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  in crafting first-rate, thoughtful, and intellectually stimulating educational enrichment programs for alumni and the general public.  Graphic and web design, IT, social media, and audio/ video recording skills are especially of value. We also welcome overtures from alumni involved with educational or cultural institutions that may prove possible partners in developing enrichment programming.  Email This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  with your interest and biographical information.


SOLD OUT YaleWomen Event: Success Under Stress -- 3 Strategies to "Get Out of Your Own Way" and Have the Quality of Life You Seek

When:   January 10, 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where:   Carlisle Collection at 16 East 52nd St.
Cost:   none

What makes talented and successful women get in their own way and how can one remove those blocks?  Hear what psychologist and dynamic speaker Sharon Melnick, Ph.D. (Yale 88) learned in her research at Harvard Medical School.  View the beautiful Carlisle Collection after the presentation. Co-sponsored by YaleWomen and YAAMNY, click for more details here.


World Premiere of "Blood from a Stone" Plus Talk-Back with Ethan Hawke and More Cast and Crew

When:   January 12, 2011 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where:   The Acorn Theater at Theater Row
410 West 42nd St (on the South side between 9th & 10th Ave)
Cost:   $75.25
See the world premiere of Blood from a Stone by Tommy Nohilly with a special talk-back afterwards with Ethan Hawke and other cast and crew members of this exciting new play and The New Group.  This special Multi-Ivy League event (with alumni from Stanford, Columbia, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, UPenn, etc.) includes a happy hour before the show at Dalton's Bar & Grill for people to meet & talk. For more details and to register, click here.

POSTPONED DUE TO SNOW STORM - Betrayal and Redemption: Dramatic Presentation of THE GREAT DIVORCE

When:   January 27, 2011 6:30pm-8:00pm
Where:   Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl Street
Cost:   10

great divorce book coverHear the sensational true story of a mother's fight to rescue her children from a celibate perfectionist sect at a book event for THE GREAT DIVORCE, reviewed by NPR, NY Times, The New Yorker and The Wall Street Journal.  After a lecture by author Ilyon Woo' 94, actors will deliver testimonials that bring to life a 19th c case that rocked New York. The location is beautiful Fraunces Tavern Museum, site of much Revolutionary War history.  Co-sponsored by YAAMNY, click for more details here.


YAAMNY Board of Directors & Committee Chairpersons

My Luu President | Rosa Balestrino Secretary | Tracey Ober Treasurer | Anna Maslakovic Alumni Outreach | Sibile Morency Arts & Entertainment | Audrey Leibovich - Pam Weinstock Career Networking & Social Activities | Lisa Lee - Anne Nakaoka Moss  Development | Chad Berkowitz  Educational Programs | Stephen Scher Graduate & Professional Schools Alumni Relations | Andrew Burgie - Jeremy Leeds - Karin Weiner Public Service & Social Justice

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