Holiday Tree Lighting

All was merry and bright at Whitehall on Friday evening as the community gathered to celebrate the season and light the tree.  Santa himself even made an appearance!!

Harp Lessons

Things were sounding lovely in the 68 Mansfield common room this week when residents got to try their hand at playing the harp!

City Climb

Mansfield’s resident coordinator, Alex, set up an opportunity for his residents to try indoor rock climbing at nearby City Climb Gym.  Located within walking distance, it was a fun chance to try something new or enjoy a favorite pastime.

Thanksgiving Feast

HGS residents were invited to join the McDougal Center for their annual Thanksgiving Feast.  At only $6 a person, it was certainly not a meal to be missed!

Fire House Visit

The Whitehall and Esplanade Children’s programs combined for a special visit to our local fire house.

New Haven Reads

Graduate Housing residents donated five large boxes of books to New Haven Reads following the swap room’s celebrate sustainability book swap.

Making Applesauce

Kids at Esplanade helped make their own applesauce and learned a lot about apples along the way!


It was a beautiful afternoon to decorate pumpkins in the Whitehall courtyard.


The music was pumping outside the Forestry School, when residents had the chance to participate in an outdoor Zumba session complete with healthy snacks.

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

The community room smelled like sugar and spice and everything nice this week during the “fall baking” themed meeting of our cooking group.


At playgroup this week the kids got the make their own slime and try painting with “puffy” paint.  What fun!

A Bountiful Harvest

Our Community Garden gives residents the opportunity to cultivate their green thumbs, and some of the results are pretty amazing (and delicious!).