This Weeks Feature
Home For the Holidays

The Hartford Chamber of Commerce is hosting a holiday pop up event on Pratt Street. Sign up to have your own space to sell your items. We'd be happy to support you and help with your holiday business!

Friday, November 27
4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 28
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

For more information or to sign up for your own space email Director of Small Business Development Shannon Mumley 
News & Notes
The New England Maker Summit (NEMS) 2020

Presented by MakerspaceCT, this year's NEMS will focus on workforce pipeline development with the theme: “The Critical Need for the New Collar Workforce.” This event brings together experts in talent acquisition and manufacturing, Maker Movement industry leaders, entrepreneurs, educators, and curious minds to explore.

The City of Hartford Public Outreach Meetings

Thursday, November 19, two public outreach sessions will present the design concept for Main Street from Wyllys Street to Asylum Street. You can plan to join either of two sessions:
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Both sessions are virtual. If you would like to receive the meeting log in information, send an email to
The Community Hope Gardens

The City of Hartford has created a community initiative to commemorate Hartford residents who have passed away due to COVID-19. Gardens of yellow daffodils will be planted at gateway locations around the entire city, with several located along Wethersfield Avenue. A groups limited to 12 will meet at the Colt Memorial Statue off of Wethersfield Avenue November 7 at 10:00 a.m. Parking will be across from the park. You must register to participate due to COVID-19 safety precautions. If you have a trowel, please bring it. All attendees must wear a mask. For more information email

Colt Park
Saturday, November 7
10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Registration required
Member Spotlight
Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective

This year, One Big Event is still happening and it will be VIRTUAL. Join your friends and support the work of Connecticut's oldest LGBTQ+ health organization. Enjoy music, live and silent auctions, and Varla Jean Merman! Please consider making a donation when you RSVP.

November 14
6:45 p.m.

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