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Feb. 20-23, 2024
@ Connections Campus

Book Fair & Literacy Night

Come help build your child's love of reading at our Literacy Night and Book Fair! Stay tuned for more details about our Literacy Night event as well as shop times for our student readers. 


Saturday, March 30, 2024
6 a.m.
@ Palm Beach Kennel Club

Rooney's 17th Annual 5k Walk/Run

Join us for a fun family event for the serious and not-so-serious runner! This event features Rooney's famous French toast breakfast, an event t-shirt and the chance to support local charities like Connections!

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May 6-10, 2024

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week

Our teachers and staff are dedicated to making Connections a safe and nurturing place for our students to learn. Help us say thank you to those who work so hard to make a difference in our students' lives.

Past Events

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Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024
6 p.m.
@ National Croquet Center

6th Annual Hearts & Hands Gala

Join us for an unforgettable evening where we'll Play It Forward while celebrating the incredible difference being made at Connections. This gala raises much-needed funds for the school to continue providing the highest-quality education to local students and young adults with autism and related disabilities. 

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Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024
4-8 p.m.
@ Swank Farm in Loxahatchee

Swank Table Family Style Dinner

Enjoy a unique experience at Swank Farm when you join us for the Swank Table Family Style Dinner. This event, which benefits Connections, features fresh-from-the-farm produce, local spirits and accomplished chefs. Guests enjoy a five-course dinner served family style under a covered, open-air structure complete with music and more. 

Holiday Presents

Nov. 27-Dec. 8, 2023
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
@ Connections Campus

Gingerbread Shop

Our PTO sets up a fun holiday shop inside our school, and our students have the opportunity to shop for holiday gifts for family and friends. Volunteers needed!


Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023
@ Digital, In Person, By Phone

Giving Tuesday

As we take a day to giveback this year, choose Connections for your gift in order to make a tangible difference in the lives of students with autism. Your gifts will help us deliver quality education and therapies that 

Shop & Share at Lilly Pulitzer


Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023
2-6 p.m.
@ Lilly Pulitzer in the Gardens Mall

Come get your holiday shopping done while helping to raise money for Connections! Lilly Pulitzer will donate 10% of the proceeds of all purchases made during our Shop & Share event! Invite friends to help make this event a big success!


Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023
@ Palm Beach Kennel Club

Overcomer Breakfast

Join us for the Rooney's Golf Foundation's 10th Annual Overcomer Breakfast to hear an inspiring message from Carter Bonas. We look forward to hearing him share his personal story of being an autistic golfer and entreprenuer and what helped him to be an "overcomer." Proceeds benefit Connections and other impactful groups.

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Order Window: Nov. 1-14, 2023
Pickup Window: Nov. 27-29, 2023
@ Connections Campus

PTO Poinsettia Sale

Prepare your home or office for the holidays with a beautiful poinsettia while you help raise money for Connections! Makes a great gift! Learn more and see the order form online.

Shop & Share at Evelyn & Arthur


Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023
Noon-5 p.m.
@ Evelyn & Arthur
Gardens Square Shopping Center

Join us to to shop for holiday gifts and see the latest  while supporting Connections! Evelyn & Arthur will donate 20% of proceeds during this event to our nonprofit school. 

Come enjoy shopping, door prizes and socializing!


Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023
@ Connections Campus

Trunk or Treat

Join Connections PTO for a safe, festive Halloween celebration as our students trunk or treat! Volunteers decorate their trunks in fun themes, and our students go from trunk to trunk trick or treating, playing games and enjoying the holiday!


Friday, Oct. 20, 2023
@ The Butcher's Club

Exclusive Dinner Experience at The Butcher's Club

Enjoy an evening of fine dining, indulgence and support for a great cause. The event is proudly presented by Louis Roederer, Bemka Caviar and award-winning Chef Jeremy Ford. A portion of all ticket sales as well as proceeds from the silent auction will benefit Connections!


Monday, Sept. 18, 2023
5:30 p.m.
@ Connections

Curriculum Night/Back to School Event

Connections families are invited to join us to learn more about what your children will be learning this year and hear about improvements we've made to our programs. Dinner will be served. Students welcome.


Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023
@ Gardens Park in Palm Beach Gardens

2023 Fire Truck Pull!

Think your team can pull a 30,000-lb. fire truck faster than other teams? Come find out while supporting a great cause!

Gather a team of 8, raise a minimum of $50 each and join the Connections Fire Truck Pull! The team with the fastest pull time will be named the Fire Truck Pull Champions! This highest fundraisers also win!

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