TRCC offers events throughout the year for students. Here are some of the big ones. Check the website calendar or TRCConnect for more events and exact dates and times.

Get the SCOOP

Get the SCOOP is a bi-annual ice cream social held in September and in February. This event allows you to talk to club leaders and other students while sampling FREE ice cream and all the toppings you could want!

Desserts with the Deans

Desserts with the Deans gives you the opportunity to sit and have a cupcake with the Three Rivers Community College President and the rest of the administration. This event gives you the time to grab their ear to ask questions and learn more about the inner workings of TRCC.

Read Across America

Read Across America celebrates the life of Dr. Seuss and helps to make reading fun for children and families. Read Across America, run by students, takes place the first Friday in March with free activities like musical chairs, bracelet making, cupcake decorating, pizza, and pictures with Cat in the Hat.

Fresh Check Day

Fresh Check Day held every September allows you to healthy-check in with yourself while having a great time. There are over 10 activities from painting to gong therapy to Post Secret and more! You can sample food offered from our food trucks, win fabulous prizes, and the best part is it’s FREE! Visit for more information.

Holiday Festival

Holiday Festival celebrates the community we live in by offering a holiday movie, pizza, a candy bar, and the opportunity for kids to visit and have their pictures taken with Santa. Every child who sees Santa gets a toy and all of this is FREE!

Bus Trips

Bus Trips are offered at least once a semester. Where will you go? We will take you to places like New York City, Yankee Stadium, Providence, Boston, The Big E, Butternut Mountain, and Wrentham.

Fall Festival

Fall Festival rolls around in October and is the annual Halloween Dance sponsored by the Campus Activity Board. There is great music, food, photo booth fun, and laser tag on the green. If your costume is the scariest, most original, or best in show, you could win cash prizes!

Three Rivers Annual Winter Ball

Three Rivers Annual Winter Ball takes place in February at the Holiday Inn in Norwich and by attending, you help raise money for student scholarships. At the Winter Ball, enjoy a sit-down meal with your friends, take photos in the photo booth, sample the candy bar, win some cool items, and bust a move with your favorite faculty member. There is a change in theme every year. Some of these include Winter Wonderland, Mardi Gras and the Roaring Twenties.

New Years Eve Party

Family Fun Fair

Family Fun Fair happens in the spring to promote community awareness of all the services that are out there for you and your family. In addition, there are activities for you and your family like bounce houses, bungee runs, face painting, balloon twister, Plinko, balloon pop, free food, and more!

Three Rivers Community College hosts many more events throughout the year, so make sure you check out TRCConnect for the latest event information.