CALENDER OF EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

PREVIOUS EVENTS

2023

November 18: Cornhole (Beanbag) Event at the American School for the Deaf Gym, 139 North Main Street, West Hartford, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

August 27: Group Home Picnic at Camp Courant, 96 Batterson Park Road, Farmington, 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

January 15: Probus Information Table: joining other area non-profits at a Celebration of the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the Smith Middle School in Glastonbury, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

January 10: Probus Dinner Meeting: “Meet & Greet” with prospective members and open Board of Directors meeting at Gateway Financial, 500 Winding Brook Drive, Glastonbury

2022

November 19: Drum Circle (hand drums clinic with facilitator), small venue (The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center, 605 Main St., Middletown, CT) “by invitation only” for the IDD community

November 16: Probus Board of Directors Meeting (all Probians welcome to attend), TBD whether via Zoom or In-Person

November 13: Church Mission Fair – Probus Non-Profit Information Table (for outreach & brochure distribution), 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon @ The Congregational Church of South Glastonbury, 949 Main St., South Glastonbury, CT

October 16: Magic Show with professional magician Gene Thompson @ 1:00 p.m. @ The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center, 605 Main St., Middletown, CT.  Small venue, “by invitation only” for select IDD group homes & Gilead Community Services.

September 21: Kick-Off Potluck Dinner Meeting, 6:00pm-9:00pm: Open to all Probians and their significant others at The American School for The Deaf in West Hartford (Cogswell Building at the back of the campus).

September 18: PROBUS BRIDGEPORT CHAPTER’S Annual “Bike the Beach” Fundraiser. Jennings Beach, Fairfield, CT. Bike through 5 CT coastline communities! Rides of 10, 20, 45, or 62 miles or a 5K fitness walk. Signature fundraiser instrumental in funding programs & residential facilities for our neighbors with disabilities. Probus Greater Hartford will be sending volunteers to assist our Bridgeport chapter at this wonderful event. www.bikethebeach.com

September 10: PROBUS Annual Picnic and Barbecue 10:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. at Hartford’s CAMP COURANT, 96 Batterson Park Road, Farmington. Hosting residents of Group Homes and Respite – Care facilities as well as individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

July 17: Hartford Yardgoats Minor League Baseball Game. Probus hosting residents & caregivers from CCARC! 1:05pm @ Dunkin Donuts Park.

June 9: Gala Recognition, 6:00pm @ The Hartford Club, Keynote Speaker: Jay Williams, President of The Hartford Foundation For Public Giving

May 25: Probus Greater Hartford Annual Meeting, Meeting @ the home of board member Dr. Robert Dobrow, Bloomfield, CT, 6:00pm, Potluck Dinner, All Probians welcome / Election of Officers & Board

May 23: Meeting via Zoom @ 7:00pm Gala Planning Committee

May 19: Meeting via Zoom @ 7:00pm Board Members Only

*C.C.S.U. Varsity Basketball Sat Jan 8th and Sun Jan. 23rd 1:00 pm *Cancellation by university, due to Covid concerns, No spectators will be admitted from the general public. Probus unable to host either game.

January 9: GALA planning Committee.12 noon. ZOOM meeting. GALA Pitch-book subcommittee, followed by GALA Full Committee meeting #3, at 1:30 pm by ZOOM.

January 12: Combined PROBUS Board and Chapter Meeting via ZOOM, 7:00 pm

January 20: Governance Committee Meeting via ZOOM 7:30 pm

January 23: GALA planning Committee Meeting #4, via ZOOM 1:30 pm

February 11: Probus Governance Committee 5:30 pm by ZOOM

February 12: Probus Volunteers Social Event: CCSU Men’s Basketball  “Public Re-opening Event” vs St. Francis of Brooklyn, at Detrick Gym

February 19: Probus hosts Area Group Homes CCSU Varsity Basketball Women vs. Wagner. 1:00 pm at Detrick Gym. Kaiser Rd, New Britain.

February 20: 12:30 pm Probus GALA  Committee meeting by ZOOM (Time to be confirmed)

February 26th: Probus hosts Area Group Homes CCSU Varsity Basketball Men vs. Mt. St. Mary’s 1:00 pm at Detrick Gym Kaiser Rd, New Britain.

2021

August 15: In-Person Probus Strategic Planning Session and Brainstorming efficiencies in Meetings and Infrastructure. 15 Cherry Hills Circle 11:00 am.

August 29: Probus Annual Picnic: at Camp Courant, 90 Batterson Park Rd. Farmington, CT.

September 22: Probus Fall Kick-off Dinner Meeting: at The Hartford Club Entire membership invited 6:00 pm

October 27: Combined Board and Chapter meeting, by ZOOM 7:00 pm

November 20: Brunch social all PROBUS membership invited. 10:00 am, BEANZ and Co. Avon, CT.

December 5: Initial Full GALA Committee meeting. Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, Old Wethersfield 2:30 pm

December 12: Full GALA Comm. Meeting #2.15 Cherry Hill Circle, Bloomfield 1:30 pm