The Catherine McAuley Center invites you to get involved at any or all of our many annual events!

Immigration & Business Luncheon

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Join us for a day of celebration honoring the contributions of refugees and immigrants to our local business community and workforce, and shining a light on the organizations dedicated to their success. This event features a morning educational session and an afternoon luncheon/ awards ceremony. Learn more here: Immigration & Business Luncheon

Pickleball Tournament

Thursday, May 23, 2024

We’re hosting our first ever pickleball tournament at Smithfield Tennis & Pickleball  Center! We’ll be calling for teams of all skill levels to compete and have fun for a great cause. Registration details coming soon!

Annual Celebration

Each June we honor the volunteers and financial supporters who offer hope and opportunity at CMC with a reception and program.

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Family Picnic

Annual family picnic 2016Every August we come together with residents, students, tutors, volunteers, staff members and everyone’s families at a community potluck to celebrate the friendship and diversity built at the Center!

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Women’s Equality Day Celebration

Every August we celebrate the anniversary of women gaining the right to vote at a lunchtime event on the CMC lawn! CMC’s Women’s Services Program hosts this celebration of women’s history, local female leaders, and women’s empowerment. Bring a cloth item to have screen printed with empowering slogans for a suggested donation of $5!

Poverty simulation groupLiving on the Edge: Poverty Immersion Experience

Explore the world of families who are living on the edge between stable housing and homelessness. Host a simulation for your club, church group, or place of work! All ages welcome.

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Home Outreach Parties

Gathering for gold event

Plan a get-together and share your passion for the CMC mission with family and friends! For example, in summer of 2016 several volunteers gathered for the gold and hosted Olympics home viewing parties while raising donations for CMC services. Contact for more details!