Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC), Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, and The Connecticut Office of the Arts have come together to create HealingNewtown Arts Space at 5 Queen Street. Free workshops and classes are offered regularly offered by local and regional teachers, artists, musicians, et al.
Ben’s Bells workshop, 12-2 pm, HealingNewtown Art Space, 5 Queen Street, free but registration required, residents invited to learn how to create bells to be hung in public places to inspire kindness through project based in Tucson, Ariz.,; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trouble The Dog Coming To Newtown, 2 pm, HealingNewtown Arts Space, 5 Queen Street, ages 2-4 invited to meet Sheila Duncan and Trouble (plush dog children’s character), each child will receive a plush dog, book and canvas doghouse to decorate, registration required; 203-364-9230, HealingNewtown.org.
Bring The Hoopla: Hoop Making & Hooping, 10 am-noon, HealingNewtown Arts Space, 5 Queen Street, free, ages 6 and up invited to join Janet Maurice (My Circles of Love, Bring The Hoopla LLC) to learn the art of hoping, musical hoopla, demos, hula hoop decorating and freestyle hoop session; 203-364-9230, www.HealingNewtown.org.