Upcoming Events

Ready, Set, Glow

Join us for a middle school sneaker ball & glow themed dance party. "Don't get high, just be fly."

Saturday, March 16 2024 | 5pm–8pm
Where: Boys and Girls Club
Address: 150 Washington St, New Britain, CT 06051
Admission: $5

Tickets must be purchased at New Britain City Hall, 27 West Main Street, room 301.

Signature Annual Events

Prevention Palooza

In recognition of National Prevention Week, Prevention Palooza is an event to celebrate any and all things Prevention related in New Britain. As a true display of community partnership, the event is held in collaboration with the larger community wide event “Celebrate New Britain". For The Prevention Palooza portion of the event, the Local Prevention Council (LPC) takes over the Community Stage for a segment of time with LPC partner program highlights and youth group performances. This is an impactful community wide event dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of substance use prevention and positive mental health. Attendees will receive local prevention resources and get to interact with community programs.

Back to School Bash

The Youth Leadership Council and other community organizations team up to host a Back to School Carnival, to help New Britain youth receive necessary resources to kickstart a positive school year. The event features a free book bag drive, food, music, interactive activities, and local resources. The goal of this event is for youth to be prepared to have a positive and successful school year.

Lights On Afterschool

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.