Community Hub

Our Community Hub is where we share information about upcoming events, activities, and programs in the Middletown community.

Digital Flyers Only

As part of our ongoing commitment to be more environmentally friendly and to ensure stakeholders have quick and easy access to critical information, the District of Middletown Public Schools (MPS) no longer distributes paper flyers. Digital flyer distribution will be the only method of flyer distribution from the District.

If you’d like to submit a flyer, please read these guidelines and submit your flyer here.

Looking for our e-newsletter, The Community Connector? It can be found here:

Distribution of the information found on the Community Hub page does not imply Middletown Public Schools (MPS) endorsement or support of the events, programs, and/or activities.

MPS Celebrations

Events hosted by MPS for the MPS Community

Current Fundraisers for MPS Organizations

Support the Middletown High School Orchestra

Saturday, December 2, 2023
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
MHS Cafeteria

MHS Orchestra is raising money for a bus to attend an interactive rehearsal with the Boston Symphony Orchestra! The students are creating holiday gifts to sell at our Coffee House, as well as items created in partnership with the Middletown Transition Center. Orchestra students will perform live music throughout the event. If you would like to support our students but are unable to attend please scan the QR code in the linked flyer below to make a donation, and mark your calendars for our Winter Concert on December 6, 2023 at 7:30pm in the Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center!

Flyer available here.

Upcoming Events in the Community

Also, check out the City of Middletown's Community Events calendar:

Coats for Kids

November 24, 2023
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Saint Sebastian Church

The Knights of Columbus Councils of upper Middlesex County have again joined together to give the gift of warmth this winter to families of the Greater Middletown Community. This event is free and open to all.

Flyer available here.

Kids Night at the Van Vleck Observatory

December 1, 2023

Join us for kid-friendly space-related activities led by Wesleyan students, including stargazing with the campus telescopes when it's clear. Aimed at elementary school ages and their parents, but open to all.

Flyer available here.

Ahavah: The Story of Christmas

December 2, 2023 at 1:00 PM
December 3, 2023 at 4:00 PM
Middletown High School

Ahavah tells a story of hope in the midst of despair. An imaginative retelling of the story of Jesus’ birth, this production has been running for 18 years, and is now becoming a local Christmas tradition. Ahavah explores the mystery of Christmas, demonstrating how love can shine brightly even in the darkest of times. This is a magical show for the whole family that will surely lift your spirit!

More information and tickets here.

Because of Q

Submissions to the Playbill will be accepted until December 31, 2023; details below:

Unified Theater is a student-driven initiative that facilitates inclusion of students of all abilities through the performing arts. This is Middletown Recreation’s 13th production and the show is dedicated to Q Williams and is about contributing to your community, giving back and paying it forward.

Everyone is so excited this year and we wanted to see if you would like to write a testimony or submit something to be included in the show playbill. Please submit your admissions to by December 31, 2023.

The show dates are:

  • Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 7:00pm

  • Friday, January 19, 2024 at 7:00pm

  • Saturday, January 20, 2024 at 7:00pm and

  • Saturday, January 20, 2023 at 2:00 PM

All performances will happen at: MHS Performing Arts Center at 200 LaRosa Lane in Middletown.

Flyer available here.

Ongoing Programs hosted by MPS for the Community

Family Resource Centers

Middletown Public Schools has family resource centers located at:

  • Farm Hill Elementary (390 Ridge Road)

  • Macdonough Elementary (66 Spring Street)

Programming is offered for Middletown families with children ages birth to 5 years old. Please visit the FRC's webpage to learn more about these centers:

The FRCs' November 2023 Programming Calendar is now available: November 2023: Programming Calendar for Middletown FRCs

Ongoing Programs in the Community

Girls Inc. of Meriden Winter Programs


Girls Incorporated of Meriden, established September 19, 1919, inspires all girls to be Strong, Smart, and Bold. With 90+ years of experience serving young women in the greater Meriden, CT area, Girls Incorporated is the premier all-girl environment that guides young women through self-discovery with program-based curriculum.

Overview of Winter Programs available here.

Full Winter Programs Brochure available here.

The Overcomer Training Center (O.T.C.)

Great opportunity to get stronger, faster, and MORE FIT! Visit OTC's website here or view flyer below.

Flyer available here.

Space Night at the Van Vleck Observatory

Every Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Join us to learn about what's up in the night sky. Each Space Night starts with a half-hour interactive presentation by a member of our department (astronomy majors, graduate students, or faculty) on a topic of space news or recent discoveries in astronomy, followed by observing through the telescopes when it's clear. Aimed at high school level and above, but all visitors are welcome.

Flyer available here.