ACS New Haven, Ct -Local Section

Volunteers Needed!!

We need many volunteers to staff all these events.  Please give us a hand. Meet fellow chemists and scientists and interact with the public on science.

How can you help? 

We’re happy for volunteers to help with events.

Please contact Dr. Jane Snell Copes, who is coordinating events for the section at or phone 651-357-3316.

Whitneyville Fall Festival-NCW events

New Haven ACS members participate in

Whitneyville Fall Festival

Saturday September 15th 10 AM to 5 PM

Whitney Avenue at Putnam Avenue in Hamden


Join your colleagues at a booth with Chemistry activities and handouts to publicize National Chemistry Week.  Bring yourselves, your parents, your students, your children, and your neighbors.  We will have plenty of science fun, good food, and fabulous music.  Easy bus access.


If you’d like to volunteer to lead an activity for a couple of hours, please contact Jane Snell Copes, E or phone 651-357-3316.

Chemistry Outreach Events-Oct 20-28th


We have scheduled these events:

walk-up activity tables, museum talks and experiments, a school science night, hands-on children’s classes, a movie showing, and chemistry magic shows

at these locations:

public libraries in Hamden, North Haven, Cheshire, New Haven, Guilford, and Milford;  Hamden Hall Country Day School, Bishop Woods Architecture and Design Magnet School; and The Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop.

October 20-28th- Chemistry is Out of this World!

This year's National Chemistry Theme is Space Chemistry. 


The NCW kickoff event for the week long celebration with be a showing of  “The Martian”, starring Matt Damon. The film will be shown at Hamden Hall Country Day School in Hamden on Friday, October 19 at 7  pm in the Hamden Hall theater. The event is Free with an RSVP.  The showing is open to members and the public, but RSVP is required (call (203) 752-2616 to reserve your spot!).