LIGHTS ON AFTERSCHOOL

October 26, 2023 | 4:00 – 7:00 pm
The Bandshell @ Walnut Hill Park

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Lights On Afterschool in New Britain

Lights On Afterschool is an annual nationwide event that celebrates afterschool programs and the impact these programs have on students, families, and local communities. Since the start of this event in October 2000, the effort has become a pillar of the afterschool movement and generates media coverage across the country each year.

In New Britain, Connecticut, Lights On Afterschool is celebrated by a variety of afterschool programs, including:

  • Boys & Girls Club of New Britain
  • New Britain YMCA
  • New Britain Museum of American Art
  • New Britain Public Library
  • New Britain Parks and Recreation

These programs offer a wide range of activities and opportunities for students, such as:

  • Academic enrichment
  • Arts and crafts
  • Sports and recreation
  • Leadership development
  • Community service

Lights On Afterschool events in New Britain typically include activities, such as:

  • Open houses
  • Performances
  • Exhibitions
  • Family nights
  • Community service projects

These events are a great way to learn more about the afterschool programs available in New Britain and to see how they are making a difference in the lives of students and communities.


Why is Lights On Afterschool important?

Afterschool programs play a vital role in the lives of students. They provide safe and enriching places for students to go after school, and they offer a variety of activities and opportunities that help students learn new things, develop their skills, and make friends.
Lights On Afterschool is an important event because it helps to raise awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and to encourage more people to get involved. It also sends a message to students and their families that afterschool programs are valued and supported.


How can you get involved in Lights On Afterschool in New Britain?

There are many ways to get involved in Lights On Afterschool in New Britain.

You can:

  • Attend a Lights On Afterschool event at one of the participating programs.
  • Volunteer at a Lights On Afterschool event.
  • Donate to an afterschool program in New Britain.
  • Spread the word about Lights On Afterschool and encourage your friends and family to get involved.

By getting involved in Lights On Afterschool, you can help to ensure that all students in New Britain have access to quality afterschool programs.

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