The annual King of the Wing and Chili Cook-Off Challenge event that was held on Sunday, January 28 at Central Cafe in Plainville was a record-breaking success! 16 home cooks entered their best chili into the challenge, and eight brave (and hungry!) men took their places at the table to eat as much chicken as [...]
Join us at Central Cafe on Whiting Street in Downtown Plainville on Sunday, January 28th for the King of the Wing contest and the Chili Cook-Off Challenge! Proceeds benefit PARC, and this is a terrific event that's a lot of fun to attend (even if you're too "chicken"!!) Call Central Cafe at 860-747-0405 or stop [...]
On Wednesday, December 13, PARC members, families, staff, and volunteers celebrated Christmas together with a pot-luck feast, featuring turkey donated by a generous Plainville volunteer firefighter prepared by Gnazzo's - including a special visit from the Jolly Man himself!!
This year's event was a huge success - and SO much fun!! Check out some of the photos here!
PARC was recently awarded a generous grant from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain for a complete renovation to our bathroom facilities. This project will improve accessibility for our members, and will make both facilities 100% ADA compliant. PARC Board member and local contractor and architect Bill Michel is the project manager, and work [...]
Join us on Saturday, November 18th for the Frank Robinson Thanksgiving Bowling Classic! $25 per person includes open bowling from 4:30 - 7:00pm, shoe rental, t-shirt, hot dog and soda, and a door prize entry! Register online today!!
On Saturday, October 21, about 50 employee volunteers from Loureiro Engineering participated in their annual community service project - this year at PARC! Volunteers painted our building, installed a fence that will improve safety, cleanliness, and privacy, worked on landscaping, and built a custom-designed shed. Window replacement is also part of the project - amazing!! [...]
Calling all bikers!! Join us on Saturday, September 30th at 9:00am at the VFW on Northwest Drive in Plainville for the first annual Ed Mercure Memorial Poker Run!!
The 17th Annual Helen Coughlin Memorial Walk will be held on Saturday, October 14th at Norton Park, and we couldn't be more excited! PARC is celebrating 60 years in 2017, and we're celebrating in a big way. Join us for this amazing fundraiser and lots of fun!
Plainville residents rise to the Connecticut Special Olympics challenge Three young adults who are long-time members of PARC are proudly displaying the gold, silver and bronze medals that they won in early June competing in the Connecticut Special Olympics. And the winning glow has not yet left. Whenever Alicia Rostkowski, Maria Duval and Steven Robinson [...]