• Social Networking

    Connecticut Young Professionals enables you to build connections with other young professionals. Whether you’re new to the area or just looking to meet new people, this organization provides a means

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  • Professional Development and Networking

    Connecticut Young Professionals is a top resource for your career advancement.  We host several professional development events including, round tables, networking events, and career fairs. To join the Professional Development and Networking

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  • Civic Engagement

    Connecticut Young Professionals is committed to getting young professionals more involved with their communities.  We host several civic engagement events including, interviews of Connecticut mayors, community service projects, and much

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  • Health and Wellness

    Connecticut Young Professionals is committed to keeping young professionals in Connecticut healthy.  We host numerous health-oriented events including group hikes, cooking classes, and much more.  To join our health and

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  • Arts and Culture

    Connecticut Young Professionals is committed to getting young people more involved in the arts.  We host numerous arts and culture oriented events, including art walks, trips to the ballet, and

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Reading Day at Mystic Aquarium

Bookworms wanted!

Mystic Aquarium, in conjunction with the Connecticut Education Association (CEA), invites you to an Aquarium reading party! Hear stories read by students from UConn and Quinnipiac along with Eastern, Southern, and Central Connecticut Universities throughout the Main Gallery and Exploration: Wild! about the sea and beyond. Then get crafty as you join in activities themed to each book. Be sure to stop by the Aquarium Gift Store where a cozy story time spot will be set up as Aquarium volunteers pull books from the shelves and share tales of the sea with you.

Some books you’ll enjoy include:

The Rainbow Fish
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Oh the Places You’ll Go!
The Pout-Pout Fish Goes to School
One Tiny Turtle
The Connecticut Education Association’s Student Program (CEA-SP) is for students enrolled in Connecticut colleges and universities who are planning to pursue careers in education upon graduation. The CEA-SP offers unique opportunities in professional development, community outreach, leadership, and networking for future teachers all over the state. These opportunities are meant to support and supplement future teachers’ preparation and facilitate their entry into the teaching profession, as well as expose them to a variety of educational environments and issues.

This event is free for members and free with general admission.

Pancakes with Penguins

Plan ahead and reserve your tickets for Pancakes with Penguins, a fun event to kick-start your day.
Your breakfast experience will include a visit from one of our African penguins and our mascot Petey the Penguin.

Breakfast is served buffet style from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and includes pancakes with assorted toppings, scrambled eggs, sausage and various beverages. If you prefer or need gluten-free pancakes, please call our reservation line and let them know.

Tickets are $24.95 adult (11 yrs & up) and $20.95 child (10yrs and under).

Don’t want to leave? Aquarium admission tickets can be purchased for an additional $10 each. Tickets must be used the same day.
In order to provide the best experience possible

Call 860.572-5955 x 520 or get your tickets online!

Tickets will not be available for purchase at the gate.
Ticket sales end at 8am on the Friday prior to the event.

$10 Aquarium Admission available only when combined with advance Pancakes with Penguin purchase.

Civics 101 Connecticut Trivia

Civics 101 Trivia is back, and this time, we’re testing your knowledge about Connecticut! From how a bill gets submitted to how processes differ from other States, this quiz will be all about the Nutmeg State. The Civic Engagement Committee invites you to come as a team (up to 4 players), create a team on the spot, or go at it alone for your chance to win a great prize! This trivia game is at The Corner Pug, and will be electronic. One smartphone per team will be needed to play. After each question, our expert panel will explain the correct answer. Appetizers will be provided, and there will be a cash bar. Registration is required.

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