• The Top of the Mountain

    Performed poetry is even older than theater, and Robert González imagines and recreates what poetry was like delivered from a stage to an audience — just the pure language and people to listen to it. Town Players will welcome Robert González in a solo stage performance of great and beloved poems on Sunday, July 12, at 7:30 pm, at The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road in Newtown.

  • The Way We Were

    July 13, 1990

  • Medical Mission Is A Gift Of Gratitude

    On her left forearm, five numerals are tattooed: 06470. The Newtown zipcode is a visual reminder to Newtown resident Jody Murray that she should not wait to do the things she has intended to do.

    On June 7, Ms Murray, a licensed acupuncturist and athletic trainer, and owner of Acupuncture Therapy in Brookfield, returned from a two-week medical mission to Kodaikanal, India — something she had always intended to do, she said.

  • Free Screening Saturday Of 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'

    Edmond Town Hall’s theater will be screening showings of Avengers: Age Of Ultron July 10-15, and a special showing free of charge, thanks to Ingersoll Auto of Danbury, will be shown on Saturday, July 11.

    The July 11, 7:30 pm showing, will be open to the public, space allowing, without fee.

    Ingersoll Automotive, owned by Todd Ingersoll of Newtown, has been offering free showings at Edmond Town Hall since January 2013.

  • Support The Newtown Labor Day Parade

    The Newtown Labor Day Parade Committee invites the community to “Celebrate the Fine Arts of Newtown,” honoring the Society of Creative Arts of Newtown with Grand Marshal Ruth Newquist at this year’s Labor Day Parade, Monday, September 7.

  • Hearts Of Hope Second Anniversary Celebrated

    Since February 2013, residents have become familiar with Hearts of Hope, a program that invites people of all ages to paint palm-sized ceramic hearts with simple messages of hope.

    The unique hearts are then left to be discovered by strangers, who are encouraged to keep them and take them home. A collection of hearts was sent to Newtown two months after 12/14, left for residents to find on Valentine’s Day, which coincided with the two-month anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

  • Peer-Led ’Tweens Programs Scheduled At Library

    Thirteen-year-old Sabrina Boccuzzi, a member of Girl Scout Troop 55005 in Newtown and a rising eighth grader at Newtown Middle School, will present three craft programs this summer at C.H. Booth Library, as part of the requirements to qualify for the Girl Scout Silver Award.

  • Vendors Needed For 4-H Event

  • See Women's World Cup Action Free Sunday

    Edmond Town Hall is calling all soccer fans and supporters of US Women's Soccer to the Edmond Town Hall theater Sunday, July 5 at 6:30 pm to see the team battle Japan in the Finals.

    The game will be broadcast on the theater's motion picture screen, and concessions will be available to purchase.

    According to the Associated Press, the United States has won two World Cup titles, but none since 1999. The Americans have appeared in the semifinals of all seven of the women's tournaments.

  • ‘Liberty Smith’ Read-Through Kicks Off Summer Theater Program

    Consider yourself an American history enthusiast? Think you know all there is to know about the patriotic exploits of George Washington, Ben Franklin, Paul Revere, Sam Adams, Benedict Arnold, and Martha Dandridge (Washington)?

    Then you should get to know Liberty Smith.