Prom Dress Giveaway for our 11th and 12th Grade Students, Sunday, April 2 at City Hall

[GTRANSLATE] Our PromCT (formerly OperationProm) Dress Giveaway is back! Sunday, April 2, 2023 from 10:00 AM  to 2:00 PM at Hartford City Hall, second floor Atrium, entrance on Arch Street! This dress giveaway is for Hartford-resident and Hartford Public Schools 11th and 12th graders, and open to Hartford-resident students in 11th and 12th grades who […]

Girls’ Future Firefighter Camp Presents a Prom Dress Giveaway

Girls’ Future Firefighter Camp presents a Prom Dress Giveaway on Saturday, April 1 (10am – 4pm) and Sunday, April 2 (2pm – 6pm) at Crown of Glory Church, 15 Barber Pond Road, Bloomfield, CT.

Announcing the Grand Opening of the Ropkins Library Branch!

Join Hartford Public Library for the Grand Opening Ceremony of their renovated Ropkins Library Branch at 1750 Main Street on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 11:30 AM.   The Ropkins Branch of the Hartford Public Library reopened in early March.  The renovated branch is connected to S.A.N.D. School and it’s open to the community. Ropkins […]


Don’t miss this youth-led forum where young people from the Hartford community ask Hartford Mayoral Candidates pressing questions about issues that matter to youth. Thursday, April 27, 2023:  5:30-7:30 PM Hartford Public High School 55 Forest St, Hartford Attending Mayoral Candidates include: Arunan Arulampalam Senator Eric Coleman Renardo Dunn Senator John Fonfara Tracy Funnye Councilman […]

It’s Not Too Late To Claim the 2021 Child Tax Credit or the 2020 & 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit

The IRS wants to advise low and no-income eligible individuals and families that normally don’t file a tax return that it’s not too late to claim pandemic-related tax benefits they may not have previously received or claimed on a tax return, such as the 2021 enhanced Child Tax Credit and the 2020 and 2021 Recovery […]

Kids Community Music Camp this Summer for Rising 3rd & 5th Graders

Registration is open for Kids Community Music Camp, August 21-25. Details are at Flyer and registration forms are below!

Join Hartford Public Library for a Free Holi Celebration

Join Hartford Public Library for a Free Holi Celebration on Thursday, March 23 at 4:00 PM at Bushnell Park.

Free Housing Resource Fair March 18

Connecticut Science Center’s FREE Pathways to STEM Night March 14

High schoolers and their families can visit the Connecticut Science Center FREE on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, from 5PM to 8PM during our first Pathways to STEM Night, supported by the Cigna Foundation. Colleges, youth programs, and training programs will be available on every floor to discuss pathways to healthcare careers. Represented organizations include CT […]

Hartford Parent University Learning Session March 11

Don’t miss this learning session by HPU! REGISTER TODAY!

Join Hartbeat Ensemble for “Fatherhood Manologues” March 11-12

Hello teachers and artist friends! We’d like to invite you to join us at the Carriage House Theater at 360 Farmington Ave Hartford for our next show. Please use the link to select a date/time that works best for you, friends, or family. See you there! Fatherhood Manologues is an exhilarating collection of stories written and performed by fathers […]

HUSKY Health Now Available to Children 12 and Under with Any Immigration Status

HUSKY Health includes insurance coverage for medical, dental, and behavior health with little or no out-of-pocket costs for most services. Coverage is now available to Connecticut children 12 years old and younger regardless of qualifying immigration status, as long as the family’s household income meets eligibility criteria. Scan QR Code to Apply or Call 1‐855‐805‐4325 […]

Boys and Girls Club of Hartford Parent Focus Group

Your voice matters! Boys and Girls Club of Hartford wants to hear from you! Join a parent conversation about teen activities and programs and how organizations like the Boys and Girls Club of Hartford can do more for youth and the community. Wednesday, March 15, 2023 5:30-6:30 p.m. Via Zoom All participants will receive a $25 […]

Cheryl A. Hickmon Scholarship Award Deadline Extended to March 8

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” No one exemplified intelligence and character better than our beloved Delta Sigma Theta chapter member and 27th National President, Cheryl A. Hickmon. Therefore, in her memory and in recognition of her selflessness to bring about a big […]

2023 Hartford Creative Contest for Grades 4-12: Deadline 3/6/23

The Hartford Creative Contest is back for all HPS students in grades 4 – 12! Deadline for entries is March 6, 2023. Please see the flyer below for more information! For more information, contact

Walk with a Doc in Colt Park – March 4

Saturday, March 4th, Walk with a Doc in Colt Park from 10am-11am. Meet at Dillon/Trinity Health Stadium Walk with a Doc is a safe, fun, and FREE place to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends. Join us by attending our first walk. The next session will be held on Saturday, March […]

Playhouse Theatre Academy’s Spring Theatre Classes

Learn more about Playhouse Theatre Academy’s spring theatre classes. For more information, please contact: Natalie Noack Director of Marketing & PR, Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc.

Behind the Scenes at the Bushnell

Do you have students interested in wanting to learn more about a career in the performing arts? If so, join Junior Achievement on March 21st at The Bushnell as students are offered the opportunity to tour behind the curtain, learn how Hartford’s premier performing arts center works with the community to create programming.  How shows […]

Black Girls Achieve Summit

On Saturday, March 4th Black Girls Achieve is hosting the first Black Girls Achieve Summit, a day-long event convening Black girls in middle school, high school, and college in the state of Connecticut. The Black Girls Achieve Summit aims to provide participants with an opportunity to learn, share experiences, and network with one another through […]

Student Poetry Prize for Hartford-resident HS Juniors, Seniors & Community College Students

The 2023 Annual Wallace Stevens Student Poetry Prize Sponsored by the Hartford Friends of Wallace Stevens, Inc. AWARD: A $1,000 scholarship and a copy of Wallace Stevens’ collection of poems awarded to a College Bound High School Junior or Senior who lives in HARTFORD or a HARTFORD resident who attends a Connecticut public community […]


HARTFORD NORTHEND LITTLE LEAGUE Hartford Sand Little League was  re-established in 1989 at Waverly Field.  Helping to re-establish Little League  Baseball in the Northend of Hartford were leaders and community volunteers of South Arsenal Neighborhood Development Organization.  The League was organized to nurture and develop the athletic life skills of Hartford Youth, and to prepare […]

Hartford Public Library: Virtual Storytime: Popcorn and PJs

Dear Parents and Families, Please register at the link below to receive your supply kit for the: February Popcorn & PJs with Read To Grow   Here is April’s event!  

You’re Invited: Parents, Guardians & Families!

The Blue Hills Civic Association is Building Hartford through Community Action by empowering the people living and working in the Blue Hills and surrounding communities through organizing, advocacy, and multi-generational programs. Dear BHCA Parents & Guardians, BHCA is kicking off our 2023 Parent Power Program this month, hosted by our partners at S.H.E.B.A Consulting on […]

ActUp Theater presents THE LION KING

ActUp Theater presents THE LION KING! Disney’s THE LION KING has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world. And now, we would like to share the opportunity to be a part of the unforgettable cast of characters from Pride Rock with your community though our upcoming: THE LION KING EXPERIENCE MASTERCLASS will be a […]

NEW DEADLINE 2/24! Writing Contest for Hartford-resident 6th Grade Students

DE Employment Solutions presents the 2nd Annual City of Hartford Writing Contest to be held in March 2023 for Hartford-resident 6th grade students. Last year students from AF STEM, Renzulli, and MLK won! Students must sign up by February 24th to participate by completing and returning the sign-up form, below. First, second, and third-place winners [...]

In the Presence of Trees: An Afternoon of Enrichment

On Saturday, February 25, 2023 (snow date March 4), the Justice Dance Performance Project and the Hartford Public Library are hosting a free, family-friendly afternoon of arts and environmental awareness activities and we would love to see your students and families there! The attached flyer gives all the amazing details of the event which include […]

Monthly AFCAMP Support Group for Parents of Children with Disabilities

If you or someone you know is a parent/caregiver of a child with disabilities, please join us for our monthly upcoming focus groups. Our first session will be on Thursday, February 16th from 5PM to 7PM at AFCAMP 49 Woodland St, Hartford CT 06105. Light dinner will be provided & spots are limited. Register today: […]

IRS: Free Tax-filing Help Saturday, February 11 in Hartford

The IRS announces special Saturday hours for face-to-face help in Connecticut. No appointments are required. Location: 135 High Street Hartford, CT 06103 Date: Saturday February, 11, 2023 Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. IRS announces special Saturday hours for face-to-face help; dozens of Taxpayer Assistance Centers open across the nation As part of a continuing effort […]

Trinity Athletics Winter Community Day: TONIGHT, Friday, Feb. 10

Tonight! The Trinity College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is sponsoring a Community Day for the winter season this Friday, Feb. 10th at the Koeppel Community Sports Center for the Women’s Ice Hockey game at 7:30pm and at the Ferris Athletic Center for the Men’s Basketball game at 7:00pm.  Free food and wristbands for Hartford residents, […]