Event Calendar

There are many events held throughout the year in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Whether you are looking for a family friendly event or an adult’s night out, it’s a great way to show your support to local businesses & organizations that support the programs and services we provide. Find an event and mark your calendar!

May
22
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Birdies & Horsepower @ Farmington Country Club & Farmington Polo Club
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Online Registration Sponsor Opportunities

Join us at Birdies & Horsepower as we kick off our Dream Ride Experience 2019 with a day of Golf, Cars, Cocktails & Charity! We will be starting the day off with a Golf Tournament & ending the night in celebration at the Farmington Polo Club, while enjoying a Polo Match, Dinner, Cocktails, Car Show & Live Auction. Birdies & Horsepower is proud to be raising awareness and funds for The Hometown Foundation, Inc. & Dream Ride Experience 2019! Connecticut Children’s Medical Center will be our featured charity for this year’s event.

This Event Is Rain Or Shine.


Schedule of Events:

Farmington Country Club Schedule

Click for directions to 806 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06032
10:00 AM- Player Arrival & Registration
11:00 AM- Opening Ceremonies & Patio Lunch
12:30 PM-Shotgun Start
5:00 PM: “Start Your Engines” Rally to Farmington Polo Club

Farmington Polo Club Schedule

Click for directions to 152 Town Farm Rd, Farmington, CT 06032
5:15 PM- Guest Arrival & Check-in For Car Show
5:30 PM– Polo Match
6:00 PM- Cocktail hour & Car Show
7:30 PM-Dinner, Cocktails, & Auction

Birdies & Horsepower Facebook  Golf Event Promo Video

Jun
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39th Annual Manchester UNICO Golf Tournament @ Manchester Country Club
Jun 10 @ 12:30 pm

A Great Day of Golf!

Featuring an immaculately manicured golf course and famous sausage & peppers lunch, this memorable day of golf benefits Connecticut Children’s and other Manchester-based charities.

Play your own ball or join a scramble. Player spots and sponsorship opportunities are available. Secure your chance to participate and play today!

Registration Brochure Sponsor Brochure


Highlights

UNICO’s Sausage and Peppers Lunch
Complimentary On-Course Beverage Cart
Dinner Feast
Numerous Prizes for both men and women:

  • Low Gross
  • Low Net
  • Closest to the Pin on all par 3’s
  • Longest Drive

The Manchester Chapter of UNICO is part of a national organization consisting of people of Italian extraction, dedicated to improving the lives of local residents. Supporting programs that neighbors depend on is the core of UNICO’s mission.

Jun
12
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Abitz-Angel Memorial Golf Tournament @ Blackledge Country Club
Jun 12 @ 8:30 am

Have Some Fun on the Green!

The Men’s Club of Beth Sholom B’nai Israel is hosting it’s 23rd annual Abitz-Angel Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s. Golfers will partake in a full-day of fun starting with breakfast and registration at 8:30 am. At 10 am. The round begins with a shotgun start. Lunch will be served on the course (complimentary beer, water, and soda available all day.) As your day on the course wraps up, players will enjoy a catered dinner, contest awards, and raffle prizes, some valued at more than $1,000!

Online registration ends on May 31, 2019.

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Jun
13
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Allied Printing Services Charitable Foundation Golf Tournament @ Tunxis Country Club
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am

Allied has generously raised more than $173,000 for Connecticut Children’s, touching every corner of the Medical Center. Since 2008, Allied has been a generous supporter of Connecticut Children’s Greatest Need Children’s Fund, and beginning in 2016, proceeds have supported Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health (the Office).

Player spots and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Golfers will receive $100 in Nike tee gift prizes, and the famous Golf Ball Launcher will be back this year!
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Tournament Schedule

9:30 am Registration and Breakfast
11:00 am Shotgun Start
4:00 pm Cocktails
5:00 pm Dinner

Jun
14
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Burt Process Equipment’s 25th Annual Golf Tournament and Fundraiser @ Lyman Orchards Golf Club
Jun 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Join us on the green for the 25th Annual Burt Process Equipment’s Golf Tournament to benefit Connecticut Children’s Medical Center on Friday, June 14, 2019 at Lyman Orchards Golf Club. Golfers will be treated to an 18-hole round of golf, gift bag, continental breakfast, lunch, awards program and dinner and more!

Proceeds from Burt Process Equipment’s tournament ensure Connecticut Children’s ability to continue researching, discovering, educating, advocating, and —most importantly — delivering family-centered care to children and their families.

Schedule

8:00 AM Sign-In and Breakfast
9:30 AM Shot-Gun Start: 18-Hole, Scramble Format
2:00 PM Banquet and Awards Program (approx. start time, will begin when all golfers have completed their rounds.)

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For more information, please visit: www.burtgolf.net

Jun
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2019 Belcan Open @ Rolling Meadows
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am

Thank you to Belcan Engineering for choosing to support Connecticut Children’s Medical Center again this year! Belcan is helping invest in the necessary people, resources and technology that define the exceptional care local children depend upon and deserve.


What began as a small operation in 1958, has become a global company offering services in nearly every industry. Today, Belcan has more than 7,000 professionals serving hundreds of clients in over 55 locations worldwide. Belcan provides engineering consultancy and technical recruiting services to some of the world’s biggest organizations. From jet engines to electronics and heavy equipment to cybersecurity, we take a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective.

Jun
24
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Geno Auriemma’s Fore the Kids Charity Golf Tournament @ Hartford Golf Club
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This is your chance to “tee it” up with Geno Auriemma, the hall-of-fame coach.

Visit the tournament homepage

Your “round to remember” at the prestigious Hartford Golf Club will include NIKE apparel and gear, brunch, beverage and food stations, and a dinner reception hosted by special guests.

Tournament proceeds will provide funding for a specialized Emergency/NICU Transport Isolette in addition to a spinal surgery table for Connecticut Children’s.

Over the past 16 years, the tournament has raised more than $1.6 million for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Thank you Coach Auriemma, our dedicated committee and all of our sponsors!

Jun
27
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17th Annual Jacob Osit Memorial Golf Fore the Kids @ Blackledge Country Club
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
“Inspired by a wish to give back, if only in a small way, and help others facing a cancer diagnosis in a child.”

Celebrate the life of Jacob Osit, who lost his battle with Neuroblastoma at the tender age of 10. Playing in his memory supports research at Connecticut Children’s, the Jimmy Fund, and programs at The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. The tournament fills both 18-hole courses at Blackledge Country Club and offers numerous prizes, auction and raffle items. Dinner guests are welcome to join the golfers in the clubhouse at 4 pm for the reception.

Your day of golf includes: door prizes, lunch, buffet dinner and official GFTK apparel!

Register    Donate or Sponsor

Prizes awarded on each course for:

  • Top 3 teams
  • Closest to the Pin
  • Closest to the Line
  • Hole-in-One
  • 50/50 raffle
  • The world famous Golf Ball Toss!

At Golf Fore the Kids, we support the Cancer Clinical Trials program at Connecticut Children’s. The program provides novel therapeutic options for children with Neuroblastoma and other childhood solid tumors by developing personalized therapies to target the individual patient’s specific genetic makeup.


Jun
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The Hartford Personal Lines Golf Tournament @ Blue Fox Run Golf Course
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am

The Hartford Financial Services GroupJoin The Hartford for a day of golf!

The Hartford Personal Lines division invites golfers of all levels to join them for a day of good sportsmanship and conversation on the links. Pros not eligible for golf prizes. Entries are limited to first 175 paid registrants. Please register by May 31st.

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Golf entry ($125) includes:

18 Holes of golf with cart
Incredible hole-in-one prizes
Prizes for 1st and 2nd place Gross and Net scores
Closest to the pin prizes on all par 3’s
Men’s and Women’s long drive contest
Lunch at the turns
Buffet dinner following play

Dinner entry ($50) includes:

Buffet dinner at the clubhouse
Eligibility to partake in after-dinner raffle
10 raffle tickets

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4th Annual Robby Brisco Open @ Golf Club of Avon
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am

Remembering Robby – we will not rest until there is a cure.

Join us for the 4th Annual Robby Brisco Open to continue Robby’s fight against childhood cancer. Please join our team from vie for the kids in continuing Robby’s fight against childhood cancer.

Robby lost his 3 1/2 year battle with cancer in September 2015. Since then, other children from our area have lost their battles. Robby’s wish was that we continue his fight, the fight. It is children like Robby that motivate us and our family of volunteers to do what we can to stop something which should never happen.

You can give children hope by participating in our world-class day of golf – 180 golfers, on-course food and entertainment, music, dinner, auctions, raffles, and prizes – and lots of fun! If you don’t golf, you can join us at the dinner reception.

RBO Golf Website

CANCER FACTS

  • Cancer is the number one cause of death by disease among children.
  • 1 in every 285 children will be diagnosed with cancer.
  • 43 children per day are expected to be diagnosed with cancer.
  • Only 4% of federal government cancer research funding goes to study pediatric cancer.