EVENT CALENDAR

There are many events held throughout the year in support of Connecticut Children’s. 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
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Dinner & Live Music by Jeff Pitchell @ Blue Fox Run Golf Course
May 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Support the 5th Annual Reid’s Run with Jeff Pitchell!

Please join the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Alliance as they host an evening for dining and dancing. Blue Fox Run Golf Course is the perfect setting to help drive awareness while raising funds in support of treatment and finding a cure for sarcomas!

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Proudly Sponsored by Omar Coffee Company and the Law Offices of Sandra Sherlock White LLC.

Sep
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Fourth Annual Theresa’s Battleship Gala @ Tribeca 360°
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Theresa Fitzpatrick, Theresa's Battleship FoundationTheresa’s Battleship Foundation looks forward to welcoming guests at Three Sixty°, located in the heart of Tribeca, for their 4th Annual Gala.

Celebrate the life and memory of Theresa at one of New York City’s premier event spaces. Architecturally designed, Three Sixty° offers 360° of uninterrupted and breathtaking views of Manhattan. The 30,000 square foot space is complemented by a modern and minimalistic design. Large windowed walls offer panoramic views that stretch for miles – engulfing you with NYC’s captivating energy.

The Gala includes an open bar, food, a DJ, raffles and a silent auction.

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In September of 2010, Theresa Joan Fitzpatrick, at the age of 16, was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer. She passed away on June 30, 2013. Her death was a terrible loss but her three year struggle with the disease was an inspiration to all who knew her. Despite the chemotherapy, surgeries, and all the side effects that came with them, Theresa never lost the qualities that made her so special. She captained her high school tennis and soccer teams, went to parties, spent endless times with many friends, went to prom, and completed her first year of college as a biology major. All who knew her were drawn to her and her never ending, amazing smile.

Theresa’s Battleship Foundation is a 501(c)3, non profit organization. The Foundation raises money and provides funding for the laboratory research and clinical trials program within the Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s. All monies raised have gone 100% to this cause.

Sep
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80’s Prom Night for PJ Day @ A Villa Louisa
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Did you miss your 80’s prom? Didn’t have a date?

Call all of your friends! Here’s your chance to relive what might have been the best night of your high school lives. Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. is bringing back the 80’s for one-night only! 

Dinner – Dancing – Prom King & Queen – Prizes

Tickets can be purchased at Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., 873 Main Street, Manchester, CT or by calling Carolyn at 860-985-3558. Space is limited. Get your tickets before they are gone!


Proceeds will be contributed to PJ Day for the Kids, a state-wide event supporting the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s. Now entering it’s 9th year, PJ Day has raised nearly $900,000, raised $1 at a time!

Feb
25
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IHOP National Pancake Day @ IHOP Restaurants
Feb 25 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Flip It Forward for Kids

Eight IHOP® Restaurants in Connecticut will join hundreds across the nation in celebrating its 15th annual IHOP National Pancake Day event on Tuesday, February 25, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Participating IHOP Restaurants will serve up a free short stack of its world-famous buttermilk pancakes for patrons while collecting donations for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Connecticut Children’s is part.


Visit Your Local IHOP

Local IHOP Restaurants participating in National Pancake Day this year include those in Bloomfield, Hamden, Manchester, Newington, Orange, Southington, Wallingford and Waterbury. In 2019, local IHOP Restaurants raised more than $27,000 through its National Pancake Day event and Balloon Campaign. This year, staff and volunteers from Connecticut Children’s will be on hand to greet guests.

This year, IHOP expects to serve a record-breaking 5 million pancakes in a single day to support its charity partners.

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals is a network of 170 healthcare providers dedicated to treating children facing life-threatening illnesses.