Featured Events

You are cordially invited to join us for these fun-filled events. Throughout the year, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center hosts several signature events. These provide an excellent venue for people like you to make new friends and have fun! Visit the events calendar for a full, up-to-date list.

Connecticut Children’s Running Series


We encourage runners of all skill levels to check out the run, walk and challenge events hosted throughout the year in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Whether you’re a first-time 5K participant or a seasoned marathon runner – the Connecticut Children’s Running Series has the race for you!

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PJ Day for the Kids

PJ Day for the Kids

Schools and Businesses
throughout Connecticut
2017 – 2018 School Year

PJ Day for the Kids kicks off its 7th annual event on Friday, December 8, 2018, with a mission to not only raise money, but to honor the brave kids fighting cancer and serious illnesses at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Join us as students and businesses across Connecticut wear their PJs for the kids.

Since 2011, thousands of children in Connecticut have worn their PJs to school in support of kids at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Each year, PJ Day has inspired more and more schools and businesses across the state of Connecticut to participate. Won’t you join them?

PJ Day Special Announcement

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Free Cone Day

Ben & Jerry’s
West Hartford, CT
Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Ben & Jerry’s of West Hartford Center is celebrating their 4th year supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center as their charity for their Free Cone Day Celebration! On this special day, cones are free and donations are welcome and appreciated. One hundred percent of event proceeds benefit the children cared for at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

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Aces for Kids Golf Outing

Aces for Kids Golf Outing

Blue Fox Run Golf Course
Avon, CT
Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Aces for Kids Golf Outing supports the Advanced Cancer Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and has become one of the largest golf fundraisers on our calendar! For over fifteen years’ friends from the community, business leaders and volunteers have teamed up to make a difference in the fight against cancer. Together we have raised almost $800,000. With your help, all children with advanced and difficult-to-treat cancers will receive the specialized care they need and deserve.

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Concorso Ferrari & Friends

LaSalle Road
West Hartford, CT
Sunday, June 24, 2018

Concorso Ferrari & Friends was created by a group of owners who wanted to use their exotic automobiles to put smiles on the faces of patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Now in its 18th year, Concorso Ferrari & Friends has become the signature automobile event in Southern New England. It celebrates all makes and models of Italian automobiles—from vintage Alfa Romeos, Fiats and Lamborghinis to the supercars of Ferrari, Pagani, Maserati, and NEW this year, Italian Motorcycles Welcome! This jaw-dropping event is held to raise awareness and critical funding to support Connecticut Children’s.

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Geno Auriemma’s Fore the Kids Golf Tournament

Hartford Golf Club
West Hartford, CT
Monday, June 25, 2018

This is your chance to “tee it” up with Geno Auriemma, the NCAA’s winningest coach. 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 ESPN’s Rebecca Lobo and Kevin Neghandi.

Over the past 15 years, the tournament has raised more than $1.5 million for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Thank you Coach Auriemma, our dedicated committee and all of our sponsors!

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