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This is our combined event calendar for the Business and Community events so you can best plan your activities in the central Connecticut community.  We want you to know what a vibrant and active community looks like!

 Community Events  |   Business Events

December 2022

CBN-Alliance Networking Group

Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: CBNAlliance OPEN Networking Group Meeting: Join Chamber Business Network Alliance which is an OPEN LEADS Group comprised of members from the Midstate Chamber and the Hamden Chamber. All industries welcome (and multiple individuals from the same industry are welcome). Network and make new connections!

Location Info: 546 South Broad Street, Meriden, CT 06450

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

Chamber Education/Technology Committee Meeting

RSVP Now Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
At Midstate Chamber of Commerce

Description: This Committee provides school-to-career opportunities for students of all ages, educators and businesses. It promotes business education and training partnerships in the greater Meriden area. The committee meets at 8:30 a.m. on the last Tuesday of the month. Open to ALL!

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

Contact Info: RSVP to the Midstate Chamber of Commerce at 203-235-7901 or info@midstatechamber.com.

January 2023

Felted Landscape Workshop - Winter 2023

Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
At Gallery 53

Description: Using a photograph as reference, participants will use the softest of materials, wool roving, as if they were paint, along with a special barbed needle to create a felted landscape on a backing of raw silk.

Students may bring their own landscape photographs (recommended size 8" x 10"), or use one provided by the instructor.

$20 materials fee payable to instructor day of workshop.

Diane Cadrain is a Connecticut artist who uses fiber to create unique and beautiful images. Her work includes hand-painted fabric, felted fibers, machine piecing and quilting, hand embroidery, and beading.

Cost is $100 for members, $110 for non-members + $20 materials fee.

Location Info: 53 Colony Street, Meriden, CT

Contact Info: Click To REGISTER

March 2023

I Love My Library Dinner

Sunday, March 26, 2023

Description: Join us at the "I Love My Library" dinner! Look online for the menu and forthcoming information. Tickets are $30/person and you can purchase by mailing checks to : Friends of the Library, c/o Meriden Public Library, 470 Lewis Ave, Uniot 4036, Meriden CT 06451. Put Library dinner in the Memo field. They will also be available Friday mornings at the Library at Frank Ridley's station. We will mail tickets to you if purchased by March 1st. If purchased after, you can pick them up at the dinner.

June 2023

20th Anniversary Latinas & Power Symposium

Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
At Marriott Hartford

Description: Tapping into your power. The 20th annual gathering of Latinas brings the symposium full circle with its very first keynote speaker from 2004- Deborah Rosado Shaw- AND returning speaker Andrea Navedo. Hosted by Marilyn Alverio. Learn more at their website and follow on social media!

Location Info: Downtown Hartford

Contact Info: Click here for information related to sponsorship opportunities for this event. Register here to register.