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Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023
6 p.m.
@ National Croquet Center

7th Annual Hearts & Hands Gala

Join us for a vibrant evening with delicious food, good friends, music and dancing, and an exciting silent and VIP auction that offers something for everyone! This gala celebrates our students and raises the much-needed funds for the school to continue providing the highest-quality education to local students with autism and related disabilities.


Saturday, April 8, 2023
8 a.m.
@ Palm Beach Kennel Club

Rooney's 16th 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!


Saturday, April 29, 2023
9 a.m.-Noon

1st Annual Fire Truck Pull

Would you pull 15,000 lbs. to support students with autism? Ready to cheer on those who pull? If so, you won't want to miss this event! Gather your team and come pull a fire truck for prizes, bragging rights and a great cause! All are welcome to come cheer on competing teams!

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February 2023 -- Date and Time Coming Soon
@ Connections Campus

Book Fair & Literacy Night

We love to encourage reading! Our PTO does this by offering a Book Fair at school followed by an engaging Literacy Night! Students get to shop for books and then enjoy a behind-the-scenes look with a published author that evening!

Past Events

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Open Now!
@ Digital Campaign

Adopt a Class

Help Connections' students have the supplies and resources they need for a productive school year -- without teachers having to fund classrooms out of their own pockets. You can help by adopting a specific need or an entire class!

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Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022
9:30-10:30 a.m.
@ Connections Campus

The ABCD's of Water Safety

Come learn how to keep children safe near water from experts at Connections and the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Palm Beach County. This free event is open to the public.


Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022 -- new date tbd
12-4 p.m. -- new time tbd
@ Connections Campus

Fall Festival -- Rescheduled for Spring

Come enjoy carnival games, a bounce house, crafts, food and petting zoo! Connections students, families and their guests welcome! $10 family admission (food not included).


Friday, Oct. 28, 2022
@ Connections Campus

Connections 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!


Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022
@ Palm Beach Kennel Club

Overcomer Breakfast

Join us for the Rooney's Golf Foundation's 9th Annual Overcomer Breakfast to hear an inspiring message from Alexis Wineman, the first known Miss America contestant with autism. Proceeds benefit Connections and other impactful groups.

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Order Window: Nov. 1-14, 2022
Pickup Window: Nov. 28-30, 2022
@ 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! Order window opens Nov. 1, 2022.

More details coming soon!


Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022
@ 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


Friday, Dec. 9, 2022
1:30-5:30 p.m.
@ Lilly Pulitzer in the Gardens Mall
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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!

Can't make it Friday? Shop Wednesday or Thursday and mention that you're supporting Connections, and Lilly Pulitzer will donate to Connections!


Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022
12:30 p.m.
@ Palm Beach Kennel Club

All In for Autism Poker Tournament

Get ready for an afternoon of fun at the All in for Autism Poker Tournament! This exciting event benefits Connections! Players of all levels welcome.

Holiday Presents

Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2022
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!

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