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Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 10:39 AM EDT

Running Has Physical and Mental Benefits

Running Has Physical and Mental Benefits

NBC Connecticut is partnering with the Today Show for our #RunforToday campaign and highlighting the benefits of running, including how lacing up can help you mentally and physically.

Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 at 07:41 AM EDT

NBC Connecticut Free Coffee Connection

 NBC Connecticut Free Coffee Connection

Calling all coffee lovers: come and meet the morning team and enjoy coffee on us! All month long on Thursdays, the morning team will be heading to a diner near you. Show them you NBC Connecticut App and get a...

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 07:02 PM EST

Penguin Plunge 2016

Penguin Plunge 2016

We're Freezin' For A Reason – for Special Olympics Connecticut! Join NBC Connecticut's “The Paddling Peacocks” at the Penguin Plunge in Farmington! Come on, take the plunge! Don't miss the opportunity to run,...

Thursday, Dec 24, 2015 at 04:03 PM EST

NBC Connecticut Blood Drive

NBC Connecticut Blood Drive

NBC Connecticut has joined forces with the American Red Cross for a blood drive in Farmington on Thursday, Jan. 7.

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 at 03:03 PM EDT

Get Connected MS Luncheon

Get Connected MS Luncheon

NBC Connecticut and Comcast are proud to support the Get Connected MS Luncheon. Join us on Friday, October 30th at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut.

Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 at 02:54 PM EDT

Spreading the Goodwill at Avon Store on First Anniversary

Spreading the Goodwill at Avon Store on First Anniversary

The Goodwill store in Avon is celebrating its first anniversary. To mark the occasion, NBC Connecticut teamed up with the store for a donation drive on Saturday. Viewers stopped by throughout the day to drop off...

Friday, Jul 10, 2015 at 03:19 PM EDT

2015 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

2015 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

NBC Connecticut is a proud sponsor of the historic Hill-Stead Museum’s 23rd Annual Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. This summer long event will take place June 24-August 19 in Farmington. Bring your family for an...

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 02:27 PM EDT

Participate in MS Spooktacular 5K This Weekend

Participate in MS Spooktacular 5K This Weekend

Head to Rentschler Field on Saturday, Oct. 25 to take part in the MS Society Spooktacular, a Halloween-themed 5K.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:57 PM EDT

Walk Now for Autism Speaks This Weekend

Walk Now for Autism Speaks This Weekend

Take part in The Walk Now for Autism Speaks. It takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturday at Camp Harkness in Waterford.

Sunday, Oct 5, 2014 at 12:38 PM EDT

Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Benefits Cancer Research

Jim Calhoun Cancer Challenge Benefits Cancer Research

Participants in the 8th annual Comcast NBC Connecticut Cancer Challenge Ride and Walk will get to do that at Winding Trails in Farmington while raising money for a good cause.

Connecting You to Our Annual Food Drive
Connecting You to Our Annual Food Drive
NBC Connecticut is Connecting You to Joy with our annual Food Drive, on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. until noon. Read more
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