The Hartford Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs hosted its annual Tons of Toys fundraiser Dec. 5 at the Gershon Fox building in downtown Hartford. The toy drive collected thousands of toys for the YMCA of Greater Hartford.
The Hartford Public Library hosted its annual "Beyond Words" gala Friday night, Dec. 7, at the Hartford Marriott in downtown Hartford and featured author Jacqueline Woodson as the keynote speaker.
Foxwoods Resort Casino hosted its annual Foxwoods on Tap beer festival Dec. 1, inviting hundreds of beer enthusiasts to sample more than 150 beers from 70 breweries.
The Connecticut Science Center hosted one of its Liquid Lounge parties on Nov. 30, when guests were treated to disco DJ's and bands and well as the run of the science center.
More than 1,200 runners participated in the 2018 Hartford Marathon Foundation Blue Back Mitten Run on Dec. 2 to help The Town That Cares fund of West Hartford.
The Connecticut Science Center hosted a College Night Pep Rally on Nov. 17 that included access to all of the center's features, including the Butterfly Exhibit trivia, a live DJ, and some inflatable battle arenas.
The 4th annual Elm City Brew Festival at College Street Music Hall in New Haven brought together nearly 60 local breweries handing out more than 200 samples of beer to a sold-out crowd on Nov. 17.
The Mark Twain House and Museum celebrated "Twain's Feast," an audiobook by Andrew Beahrs, at gala at The Goodwin Hotel in Hartford on Saturday night. Meals from the audiobook were re-created at the event by Celebrity Chef Tyler Anderson. More about "Twain's Feast" here.
The Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame celebrated 25 years of putting women in the spotlight on Monday night during an awards event at the Connecticut Convention Center. Inductees included actress Anika Noni Rose from Bloomfield and musician Tina Weymouth. Story here.
The Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters hosted its Start Something Big Gala Nov. 3 at the Society Room in downtown Hartford.
The Urban League of Greater Hartford celebrated the 54th Equal Opportunity Day Friday evening, Nov. 2, with a gala at the Marriott in downtown Hartford.
It was Halloween fun at the New Britain Museum of American Art Oct. 26 as hundreds broke out their creative costumes to enjoy a night of art and dancing.