Take 5 2018 – Info & New Blog

A WHC-TV Night to Remember!

We are so excited to finally announce that our annual Take 5 Fundraiser is set to make a grand return for March 2, 2018! With food, fun and a fabulous auction, we’re planning to make it a fantastic evening for everyone! We can’t wait to tell you more about it.

Also, we’d like to let you know that this site is now obsolete! All of the latest news and updates on the upcoming Take 5 will now be found on our brand-new Tumblr page: https://whctv5-take5.tumblr.com! Be sure to check our Tumblr regularly, so you don’t miss out!

You can contact us with any questions at whctv5@gmail.com, or call our office at (860) 561-1260!

Take 5: Thank You!

We at WHC-TV would like to say thank you for making Take 5 a glowing success! It was great to see everyone who came and helped make the night as special as it was. We couldn’t have done it without you. The auction was spectacular, Bob Tomassone delighted with his fantastic musical stylings, and the night was as festive as can be! So with the utmost sincerity, thank you for helping to ensure a perfect evening. Make sure to check out our Facebook page for pictures of the event, and we hope to see you next year!

2 Tickets to ‘The Soup’ live! with Joel McHale


THE SOUP -- Season: 9 -- Pictured: Joel McHale -- (Photo by: Timothy White/E!)

E! network exclusive. Bid and win tickets to live! taping of ‘The Soup’ at Take5 auction on Oct. 23.  And, there’s more: 3 ‘The Soup’ T-shirts and 2 autographed photos of Joel.

As ‘Talk Soup’ fans know, this comedy hit on E! Entertainment Network pokes fun at pop culture, politics, reality TV and talk shows. Tapings take place in Los Angeles, CA (Guests must be 16 years or older.)

The Take5 auction helps support WHC-TV, home of West Hartford’s nationally recognized community television and media center whose programs include the award-winning journalism series “Be the Media.”

If you can help as an underwriter, or wish to donate to the Take5 auction, please contact Jennifer Evans, WHC-TV executive director at jennifer@westhartfordCT.gov. Or call (860) 561-7955. We would be proud to have your support. Thank you.

To order tickets, click here: http://whctv.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=featured&Itemid=159

Ski for Free!

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! Here’s your chance to win free skiing for four (4). WHC-TV thanks Winding Trails for their generous donation of cross-country ski certificates to the Take5 Auction party on Oct. 23.

Serving people from Farmington and nearby communities, Winding Trails provides year round activities for families and individuals of all ages.

For more about cross-country skiing at Winding Trails, click here https://www.windingtrails.org/cross-country-ski/

For tickets to Take5, click here

TheaterWorks for 2!

Off Broadway off Pearl Street! WHC-TV thanks TheaterWorks for supporting Take5 with their donation of two (2) tickets for the 2015-2016 season. Bid and win these tickets on Oct. 23. For more about Take5 click here. For more about TheaterWorks click here.

TheaterWorks is a non-profit theater company best known for contemporary plays that provide food for thought as well as fun. Founded in 1985 by Steve Campo, TheaterWorks has produced over 130 plays and presents approximately 225 performances per season.

Quassy for 2 After 5!

Fun for 2 after 5. WHC-TV thanks Quassy Amusement Park for supporting the Take5 auction with the donation of two after-5 p.m. passes. Win this bid on Oct. 23 and you’ll have your choice of dates in 2016. Picture more than 20 rides, a water park, family arcade, the award-winning Wooden Warrior roller coaster and more.

For more information on Quassy, visit http://www.quassy.com/

For tickets to Take5 on Oct. 23, click here.

Science up close!

WHC-TV thanks Connecticut Science Center for supporting the Take5 auction with the gift of 2 general admission tickets. Win these tickets on Oct. 23 and you’ll enjoy 150 hands-on exhibits, 3D digital theater, educational labs, daily programs and more. From physics to forensics, geology to astronomy — unforgettable science experiences happen at the Science Center.

As Connecticut’s premier destination for informal science learning, the Center is also becoming the state’s foremost Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) resource. For more about the center click here.