Special Events

Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25|
Based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Disney’s Aladdin KIDS is sure to send audiences soaring on a flying carpet ride filled with romance and adventure. When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her.  Lago, Jafar, the Genie and more are here in Disney’s Aladdin KIDS, a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love.  Very talented children age 7-15 years old from several communities in the Greater Hartford area will be performing in this Production, which lasts approximately 40 minutes long.  This show is for children and families alike and a wonderful way to spend time with the family!  Performances are Thursday, March 23rd and Friday, March 24th at 7pm and Saturday, March 25th at 1pm at the East Hartford Community Cultural Center, East Hartford Residents:  $8 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Thursday, May 4th at 6:00 PM, McAuliffe Park
Dogs will be taking to the skies…the premier athletic competition for dogs!  It attracts the most entertaining four-legged athletes in the area.  Families are invited to enjoy this unique event and applaud these talented canine athlete entertainers.  For more information about entering the local competition, contact the Parks & Rec Dept. Open to all veteran and novice dogs that can catch a flying disc.  Registration is on site and it is not necessary to have competed previously.  Free to everyone.  Activity # 10014-1, Begins at 6:00 PM at McAuliffe Park

Saturday, April 8
Parks & Recreation and the EHHS Student Council present this wonderful event for children age 10 and younger.  Tickets required and are available in main office of East Hartford High School.

Breakfast with Peter Cottontail
9:30–11:00 AM
What’s better than having pancakes for breakfast?  How about having pancakes with the one and only Peter Cottontail while enjoying fun filled activities such as games, crafts, face painting, raffles and more! EHHS

Spring Egg Hunt
Ages 10 & under, Beginning at 11:00 AM
Ready, Set…GO!  Join us after the Bunny Breakfast for an opportunity to participate in our annual Spring Egg Hunt!  Be sure to bring your own bag or basket to collect as many goodies as you can.  Keep an eye out for the Golden Eggs!  All participants will have an equal opportunity to hunt for eggs by respective age groups.

Saturday, May 13TH FROM 10:00 AM—2:00 PM at the East Hartford Community Cultural Center
Eliza’s Energy Source, The Fitness Creators in cooperation with the Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting this event and you’re invited to join us as we continue to promote healthy choices and health living. We strive to raise awareness on how to live a healthier lifestyle by providing a variety of free screenings, educational materials, healthy products, fitness and cooking demonstrations, and much more.  If you would like to be a vendor please contact:
Eliza Kearse –Westberry
Phone: (860)997-1703