Events

Upcoming Events:



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Past Events:

Grand Opening!!!!! Sunday October 22 - 12:30 pm

The BIG DAY is just a few short weeks away!!!

Jonathan's Dream Grand Opening will take place on Sunday October 22nd at 12:30pm.

Please join us in celebrating this wonderful occasion.

September 8-10, 2017 - Community Build Days

If you are interested in volunteering please email Frank Day FDay@companionsforliving.com


April 9, 2017 - Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking ceremony at Jonathan's Dream, Sunday April 9th at the Jonathan's Dream site (Mandell JCC)


Kids activities start at 1:30, official ceremony will start at 2pm.
A gift to the first 50 children.


Come help us celebrate this exciting milestone on our journey to Rebuilding Jonathan's Dream.



March 25, 2017
Spend The Night With Billy Crystal
To Benefit Jonathan's Dream
Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, CT
March 25, 2017
With your help, we can make Jonathan's Dream come true again! Enjoy a special night with the renowned Billy Crystal and help us reach the fundraising finish line to bring
Jonathan's Dream back to life.


6 pm - Reception with private red carpet entry, appetizers, wine, beer,
VIP event lanyards, and silent auction.

8 pm - Spend the Night with Billy Crystal show followed by dessert reception
and a personal appearance by BILLY CRYSTAL.

$275 per tickets

To purchase tickets or sponsorship opportunities, click here:

Or contact Sara Cerruto

November 3, 2016, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  


Taste the Dream
at Hartford Flavor Company 

30 Arbor St., Suites 107-108, Hartford, CT

Come enjoy Happy Hour hosted by local teacher, storyteller and author, Matthew Dicks!

Featuring:

Auctions 
Tour and Tasting of Hartford Flavor Company 
Light food 
Cookie bar

Tickets are $40 per person (21+ only).
The ticket price includes a tour and tasting, 1 drink ticket, and light food. 

Please email to RSVP for the event. 
RSVP soon, space is limited!  

Click here to check out the event and invite your friends through Facebook!

October 8, 2016, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Taste the Dream
At Waypoint Spirits
410 Woodland Avenue, Suite C, Bloomfield, CT

Come enjoy a night of spirits and sports hosted by local teacher, Eric Feeney.  

Featuring:     
·      Sports trivia game starring Howie Schwab of 

                                                  "Stump the Schwab”

·      Silent and live auctions
·      Basketball contest     
·      Cornhole competition
·      Tour and Tasting of Waypoint Spirits

Have what it takes to "Stump the Schwab"?  
Email us to reserve a spot in the trivia game show! 

Tickets are $40 per person (21+ only).
The ticket price includes a tour and tasting, 1 drink ticket, light food and entertainment.  

Please email to RSVP for the event.
 RSVP soon, space is limited!  

Click here to check out the event and invite your friends through Facebook!


June 4 - 5, 2016: Celebrate West Hartford

Look for us this weekend at Celebrate West Hartford at the Mandell JCC booth.


November 22, 2015: California Pizza Kitchen, All day


Please bring this flyer and California Pizza Kitchen will donate 20% of your check to Jonathan's Dream Reimagined.


Where: 3 WestFarms Mall, Farimington CT. 06032

October 11, 2015: CT Doctors’ Orchestra Concert to Benefit Jonathan’s Dream Reimagined Playground4:00 pm




On Sunday, October 11th, 4pm, at Alumni Hall on the campus of Kingswood Oxford School, 170 Kingswood Road, West Hartford. Performance by the Connecticut Doctors’ Orchestra – a group of health care and medical science professionals sharing their joy of music. Free admission. Donations requested to help rebuild Jonathan’s Dream – the 25,000 sq. ft. fully accessible playground in West Hartford where children of all ages and abilities can stay active together. For more information, visit the Facebook Group: Jonathan’s Dream Reimagined.





October 4, 2015: Ten Thousand Villages in West Hartford Center12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


On Sunday, October 4th, 12 – 4pm, at Ten Thousand Villages in West Hartford Center. Get a jump on your holiday shopping. A percentage of the day’s total sales will be donated to help rebuild Jonathan’s Dream – the inclusive 25,000 sq. ft. playground in West Hartford. For more information, visit the Facebook Group: Jonathan’s Dream Reimagined.


September 27, 2015: Harry's Pizza Bishops Corner11:30 am – 9:00 pm


Carrie Johnson will perform children's and family songs from 1 pm - 2 pm. 

Where:   Harry's Pizza Bishops Corner, 732 N Main St, West Hartford, CT



August 10, 2015: Sweet Frog6:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Bring the whole family support Jonathan's Dream Reimagined.  We will have fun activities for kids, and  10% of the proceeds will go to the building of the playground.

Where:   Sweet Frog, West Hartford Center.  13 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT


June 6 - 7, 2015: Celebrate West Hartford

Look for us this weekend at Celebrate West Hartford at the Mandell JCC booth.


June 9, 2015: Chipotle, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser for Jonathan's Dream Reimagined. 


Chipotle

966 Farmington Ave

West Hartford, CT
Bring this flyer to ensure that 50% of the proceeds go to Jonathan's Dream Reimagined.

April 28, 2015: Sweet Frog6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bring the whole family support Jonathan's Dream Reimagined.  We will have fun activities for kids, and  10% of the proceeds will go to the building of the playground.

Where:   Sweet Frog, West Hartford Center.  13 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT


December 26, 2014: Special announcement11:00 am – 11:30 am — Coach Kevin Ollie to help champion Jonathan’s Dream

Winning a National Championship on the court is hard enough. Doing it in a wheelchair or with a disability takes it to an entirely new level. Coach Kevin Ollie, inspired by athletes with disabilities, will be making a special announcement this Friday about championing the rebuilding of one of America's first inclusive playgrounds—Jonathan’s Dream in West Hartford. Please team with us.

Where:   Mandell Jewish Community Center, 335 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT.


October 11, 2014: NU Hartford Marathon

Attention all runners and supporters of Jonathan’s Dream: The Jonathan’s Dream Reimagined team has set up a fundraising page in conjunction with the Hartford Marathon! Please consider joining our team or donating to help bring back this wonderful playground.

August 16, 2014: Car Wash & Bake Sale, 9 am - 12 pm

Come join the Leadership Greater Hartford's Summer Nexus program to raise funds to rebuild Jonathan's Dream. 

Modern Tire & Auto Service
867 Cromwell Ave
Rocky Hill CT 06067
Main# 860-760-9000


July 27, 2014: Kickoff Event, 12 pm - 3 pm


Bring the whole family and join us to kick off this project to rebuild the playground. There will be fun and games for the kids and opportunities to engage with the Dream Team.



Location: Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 


June 8 - 9, 2014: Celebrate West Hartford

Look for us this weekend at Celebrate West Hartford at the Mandell JCC booth (Booth 287).