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Events

These are the upcoming area events with a community, family or entertainment theme. These include visual arts and performances, cultural and sporting events, fairs and festivals, tours and more.

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July 2020

Meriden Farmers Market

Saturday, July 11, 2020 through Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 8:30 AM–12:00 PM
At The Meriden Green (between State St. and Pratt St. )

Description: Come for the Connecticut Grown Produce. This is our 10th Anniversary. Open Saturdays beginning July 11th and ending on October 17th. Market Open Rain or ShineJoin the fun!Fresh Connecticut-grown produceParking: On-street or free at Community Health Center(134 State St.)For the 2020 season, the Meriden Farmers Market plans to operateunder state guidelines for safety and social distancing.Face coverings are strongly encouraged when coming to the market.Please maintain a safe distance of at least six feet between yourself and other individuals.Please follow the directions of Farmers Market staff regarding positions in lines, locations to wait in, etc.We encourage families to limit the number of people coming to the market to the primary buyer only, if possible.Please do not come if you are feeling sick; have someone else come to the market for you.Our vendors will all be wearing face masks and gloves and will sanitize between customers.While someone is at a booth, please wait behind the line until they are finished with their purchase.Please allow our vendors to select the items you are purchasing; we want to minimize the amount of product handling.Please make your purchases and move to the next booth. We want everyone to make purchases in a timely manner.All farmers accept cash, FMNP Vouchers, Doubling Dollars coupons, and EBT coupons. Whenever possible, bring a variety of bills so you can provide exact change.

Contact Info: 860-841-0888

October 2020

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

November 2020

Kiwanis Foundation Cow Chip Raffle

Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 12:00 PM
At Ceppa Field

Description: The Kiwanis Foundation of Meriden, CT, INC presents Cow Chip Raffle.

Proceeds to benefit the Kiwanis Foundation of Meriden, CT, INC.

Two Prizes will be awarded, 1st "True Plop"=$3,000.00, 2nd "True Plop"=$1,000.00.

The event will be held rain or shine. Both prizes will be awarded upon completion of the event,.

Location Info: 83 Gale Ave, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Please contact any Kiwanian or call 203-237-1140 to obtain a "registered DEED" for one square yard of the raffle pasture for $10.00 per square.Or contact Doreen at email below

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

December 2020

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

January 2021

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

February 2021

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

March 2021

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

April 2021

SCORE: Free Confidential Coaching for Small Business Folk

RSVP Now Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: Please call the chamber at 203.235.7901 to make your confidential appointment with a SCORE councilor.

Location Info: 546 So. Broad st., Suite 2C, Meriden, CT 06450

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

125th Annual Meeting, Dinner and Silent Auction-Postponed

RSVP Now Saturday, April 17, 2021

Description: Due to the ongoing health risk of the Corona Virus, we have decided to postpone our 124th Annual Meeting that was scheduled for 9/3/20.

We instead will look forward to a special 125th Anniversary Celebration next year on April 17, 2021. We will honor our 2020 award winners then along with our 2021 winners.

Details to follow on what is known as THE BUSINESS NETWORKING CELEBRATION OF THE YEAR honoring Business and Community Leaders for their accomplishments and recognizing 125 Years of business leadership provided by your Midstate Chamber of Commerce.

Location Info: Plantsville, CT

Contact Info: Call the Midstate Chamber at 203.235.7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

August 2021

Old Fashioned "Polish Picnic" sponsored by PNA Lodge

Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM–8:00 PM
At Fabulous PNA Park

Description: Join us in celebrating the 120Th Anniversary of our Polish National Alliance, Lodge #513

Featuring from Brulington Ontario, Canada Grammy Nominated John Gora & Gorale--Playing Polka, Rock, Disco Polo and more from 2pm to 7pm.

Food by CZAPIAGA's Polish Market and can be purchased separately from Admission fee of $5.00 PP--Children under 16 free

Everyone Is Welcome

Location Info: 171 North Plains Industrial Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Contact Info: www.pnapark.com