The Hartford Boys & Girls Club hosted its GREAT Futures Gala Thursday night, April 20, at the Connecticut Convention Center. This year Glastonbury High School senior Jazaira Perez-Acevedo was recognized as the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year.
The 8th Annual UConn White Coat Gala took place on Saturday night at the Connecticut Convention Center. The black tie fundraising celebration supports the expansion of the nationally renowned Center on Aging. Entertainment at the event was provided by Second City and involved a comedy trivia battle...
The Sun Whiskey Union took place on Friday night at Mohegan Sun's Uncas Ballroom. Whiskey distributors from across the North East and beyond gathered for demonstrations and samplings of whiskeys and bourbons along with live music, food and games for show guests.
The 21st annual Easter Egg hunt at Farmington Mini Golf was this weekend, when thousands of kids from around the state swarmed the course for candy treats and participated in some good family fun.
More than 6,000 eggs were filled with treats and coupons (donated by Appalachian Tails) for this Easter Egg Hunt for dogs on Saturday April 8 at Riverfront Park in Glastonbury. Find this weekend's Easter Egg hunts here.
More than 6,000 Hartford Yard Goats fans attended the team's season opener on April 13 at Dunkin' Donuts Park.
"Around the World with Hartford Stage" was the theme of this year's annual gala for the Hartford theater on Saturday, April 8. The fundraiser paid homage to the global locales featured in Hartford Stage productions throughout the years and featured silent and live auctions, dinner and dancing. ...
The YWCA hosted its In The Company Of Women luncheon Thursday, April 6, at the Connecticut Convention Center. Veteran reporter and ABC News and NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts provided the keynote address for the annual fundraiser for the YWCA.
Hundreds showed up as the Mikro Beer Bar of Hamden hosted its 3rd annual Mikro Brewery Greenhouse Festival Sunday afternoon, April 2, at Michael's Greenhouse in Cheshire, which featured live music, more than a dozen breweries, and food trucks.
The 2017 Hartford Go Red For Women Luncheon, an annual fundraiser for the American Heart Association, was attended by hundreds of women and men on Tuesday, April 4, at the Connecticut Convention Center. This year's featured keynote speaker was ABC News correspondent Mara Schiavocampo.
The world of eSports was turned upside down at the first Connecticut Terrific GamerCon, when gamers from across the state met at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center and competed in games ranging from Street Fighter to Rocket League and even classic table top gaming such as Magic: The Gathering.
The Amistad Center hosted its Taste Of History event Monday evening, featuring wine and food tastings. Bloomfield resident Francine Austin, whose brown sugar bourbon barbecue ribs won fame through the television program "The Chew," was honored at the event. Read story here.