Volume 3 April 2017
You are cordially invited to join us on Saturday June 10th at the YG Club in Dunkin' Donuts Park in Hartford for the Miracle League of CT "Evening of Miracles".  This new event will provide funds for all that the Miracle League of CT offers to children with physical and or cognitive challenges and their families throughout the year.  Please click HERE for more information and to purchase your tickets to the gala. 
Baseball Season Opening Day  Sunday April 23rd

The 2017 Miracle League of CT Spring Baseball Season kicks off on Sunday April 23rd at the Miracle League field in West Hartford.  Almost 100 players from 36 different towns will make up our 7 teams this year.  There will be 4 games each week with a visiting team joining us each week at the 3:00 game.  Games will be played at Noon, 1:30, 3:00 and 4:30 each week.  You can view or download the schedule by clicking HERE .  

DJ Dance Party / Uniform Pick Up
Come on out to the Miracle League Field in West Hartford on Saturday April 22nd from 12:30 - 2:30 for a DJ Dance Party on the Miracle League Field.  The event is open to all children with special needs in addition to our Miracle League Spring Baseball players.  Pizza from Harry's Bishops Corner will be served.  Come on out and dance the afternoon away.  
Miracle League Free Lacrosse Clinics May 6th & May 28th
We are pleased to announce a brand new program - Miracle League of CT Lacrosse.  The program is made possible by a generous grant from XL Catlin.  We will hold 2 clinics this spring, the first on Saturday May 6th and the second on Sunday May 28th.  There will be 2 one hour sessions each of the days, 1pm for players ages 4-10 and at 2:30 for players 11 and up.  The clinics will be led by Coach Brian Wilcox of the East Catholic Girls Lacrosse team and his players.  All equipment will be provided by the Miracle League.  We will be using practice "pixie" sticks and a softer practice ball.                                                        Please click HERE for more information and to register for the clinics.
Miracle League of CT Summer of Fun
Yes, another brand new program for the summer of 2017 - Miracle League of CT Summer of Fun, made possible by the TD Charitable Foundation.  Summer of Fun is 3 fun filled, fully funded, field trips for children with special needs and their families.  Join us as we visit Edaville USA in Carver MA home to the Thomas the Tank theme park and Dino Land on Thursday June 28th.  Our next trip will be to the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport CT on Thursday July 13th.  Our last field trip will be to Mystic Aquarium on Monday August 21st.  Everything will be provided free of charge including transportation on the 80 seat Dattco double decker bus which is wheelchair accessible with 6 designated wheelchair anchoring spots and a lift for easy access on and off the bus, admission to each of the venues and lunch at the venue.  We will cap off the Summer of Fun with an on field outdoor movie on September 2nd.  See the flyer below for details about each event.  Registration will open in mid-May, first come first served.  Each family must have at least one parent or care giver in attendance.  Siblings are welcome to join us also.  These trips are free to all attendees.  Click HERE to view and download the flyer for Summer of Fun.
Upcoming Sensory Friendly Events
Cat in the Hat Live On Stage at      Playhouse on Park in West Hartford
Come out to see a sensory friendly performance of the Dr. Seuss classic - The Cat in the Hat live on stage at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford.  The sensory friendly performances are on Friday May 26th and Saturday June 3rd both at 10 am.  Please click HERE to purchase tickets for just $5 each.
Family Day at the
CT Science Center
Saturday May 27th will be a sensory friendly day at the CT Science Center.  Volumes will be turned down a bit and lighting is adjusted to help those with sensory issues.  If you haven't been to the CT Science Center in awhile, come out to see the newly renovated areas.  Advance discounted tickets are available by clicking HERE .