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.

Robby Brisco Open - Memorial Golf Tournament

Robby Brisco Open & Online Auction

Golf Club of Avon
Avon, CT
July 31, 2017

Please join our team from vie for the kids in continuing Robby’s fight against childhood cancer. Proceeds from The Robby Brisco Open & Online Auction fund leading-edge experimental treatments at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Our children – right here in Connecticut, in your town, in your schools, in your neighborhood, continue to need the treatment provided by the Cancer Clinical Trials Program at Connecticut Children’s. For many, traditional treatments failed them – this could be their last hope.

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Pigs For The Kids - September 16, 2017 - Simsbury Meadows

Pigs for the Kids

The Performing Arts Center
Simsbury Meadows
Simsbury, CT
September 16, 2017

Join our team of award winning chefs as they go hog wild against childhood cancer to compete for the title of “Pigs for the Kids Champion!”

Our chefs will each prepare a succulent whole Berkshire Heritage Hog and attendees will be able to dine on these delicious pigs while sampling multi-course farm-to-table indulgences and libations – while making a difference for an amazing cause. This spectacular event is presented by Black Hog Brewing in support of vie for the kids.

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vie for the kids 6K Trail Run & Walk at Ethel Walker Woods in Simsbury

vie for the kids 6K Trail Run/Walk

Ethel Walker Woods
Simsbury, CT
October 1, 2017

Become a Cure Crusader by joining vie for the kids 6K as a runner, walker or a virtual participant.

The 6K trail route winds through the Ethel Walker Woods. This pristine and protected jewel of the Simsbury Land Trust offers the perfect setting for participants of all experience levels. vie for the kids is the premier fundraising effort for the Clinical Trials Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Team Connecticut Children's will be running the Eversource Hartford Marathon

Eversource Hartford Marathon

Bushnell Park
Hartford, CT
October 14, 2017

Connecticut Children’s is proud to be one of the official charities of the Eversource Hartford Marathon. Team Connecticut Children’s welcomes runners and walkers at any level, from the recreational runner to the experienced marathoner. Events include the marathon, half marathon, 5K and relay. Sign-up to run and fundraise with TEAM Connecticut Children’s and we will take care of your official marathon registration fees.

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A wondrous place for you and me - Connecticut Children's Medical Center Gala

Connecticut Children’s Gala

Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, CT
November 11, 2017

Since opening our doors 21 years ago, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has served as a “Wondrous Place” for children and families in Connecticut and around the globe. In addition to dining, dancing, and bidding, guests will enjoy live performances fit for a sultan.

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