Events

Location: 600 North Mountain Road
Newington, Connecticut, 06111

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Sparkling Celebration Gala

The Sparkling Celebration is Autism Families CONNECTicut’s major annual fundraiser to raise funds that support AFC’s various programs and events. Held at the Simsbury Inn and hosted by Nicole Nalepa of Channel 3 Eyewitness News and DJ John “Cadillac” Saville, this gala is a fun night out filled with exciting auction items, fabulous food and cocktails, and great music and dancing. The date for the 2018 Sparkling Celebration Gala will be April 21, 2018.

 AFC Day at the Beach 

Join Autism Families CONNECTicut for a day at the beach. Pack your bathing suit, sunscreen, lunch and get ready for some FUN!  AFC will provide water, juice and lawn games so come and spend the day!  

Dad’s Night Out

Organized by fathers of children with autism, Dads meet periodically throughout the year at restaurants in the Hartford/West Hartford region. A core group of Dads act as hosts, providing understanding and support to fathers who face daily challenges raising children with autism.

Mom’s Night Out

Organized by mothers of children with autism, Moms’ Nights are held throughout the year at a variety of locations in the Hartford/West Hartford region. Events range from dinner out to yoga and are designed to give Moms a place to connect with other mothers who face similar challenges raising children on the spectrum.