Hartford Hospital hosted its annual Black & Red fundraising gala on Jan. 25 at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The event included a dinner followed by a progress presentation and live music from performer Cyndi Lauper.
The Connecticut Science Center hosted an overwhelming turn out for its Friday-night Science Straight Up: For The Love of Food event on Feb. 8. The pre-Valentine's Day event opened the science center to adults with a focus on the science of food as an aphrodisiac.
The Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury held its sixth annual Febtoberfest Thursday evening, Feb. 7, inviting guests to enjoy samples of local beer, liquor and wine, as well as, appetizers from local restaurants. (Alex Syphers/Special to The Courant)