Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC), the Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, and The Connecticut Office of the Arts have come together to create HealingNewtown Arts Space at 5 Queen Street (next to Caraluzzi’s).
Newtown Youth Wrestling Association has a new website. As it Tweeted on February 27, “We have a new website w/a catchy name! http://www.newtownyouthwrestling.com go there often & learn things.” Will do! I’ll bet you didn’t know I’ve honed my tweeting skills, but how else can I follow the “tweet tweeting” of Newtowners… and tweety birds?
The next meeting of Newtown Genealogy Club will be on Wednesday, March 13, at 7 pm. The club meets at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street.
The speaker this month will be Toni McKeen. Her program, “Tips & Tricks for Using Ancestry.com Successfully,” will share the most effective way to do research on the ever-changing online resources at Ancestry.com.
“There’s a kind of profound question when change is imposed on you in a violent way,” said David Kaczynski. “How does one make meaning of it? The option is not to ‘get over it.’ The question becomes, is there a way to reconnect and develop a sense of hope?”
The Sandy Hook-based Leaps of Faith Disabled Skiers (LOF) hit the slopes on Tuesday, February 26, at Mount Southington.
The skiers and LOF volunteers had a “great” afternoon, said Leaps of Faith President Joel Zeisler. “This snow ski clinic was our most successful event to date.” Attendance was sold out, and children, adults, and veterans with disabilities learned to ski.
Newtown Associates last week earned its zoning permit to resubdivide 300 acres on Poverty Hollow Road, an act that will preserve some rural properties while opening up a large parcel to future residential growth. After two years and four public hearings, the property will finally be resubdivided to maintain an 18-acre estate and a horse farm on two parcels totaling 39 acres.