The next Saturday Pasta Dinner at Newtown United Methodist Church will take place on March 1 in the church’s fellowship hall, 92 Church Hill Road in Sandy Hook.
The public is cordially invited to join church members for what has become an evening of fellowship and community spirit. This weekend’s event, according to longtime volunteer Martha Millett, will mark the 24th anniversary of the monthly dinners.
Dinner is served from 5 to 7:30 pm with donation being $9, $8 for seniors, and $3.50 for children. Gift certificates are available.
Dinner includes fruit cup, salad with choice of dressings, pasta with choice of sauces (meatless, mild, or spicy), garlic bread, and an array of homemade desserts.
Dinner is followed at 7:45 pm by a performance of bluegrass, country, and folk music played by Newtown’s own Roger Sprung & Friends. Mr Sprung, a longtime resident of Sandy Hook, is a world champion banjo player who has been recognized as a pioneer of bluegrass music by The International Bluegrass Music Museum.
The entertainment donation is $4 with dinner or $5 without. This covers all coffee, soft drinks, and snacks served during the evening from 7:45 to 10:30 pm.
Entry to fellowship hall is through the lower parking lot, behind the building, and plenty of parking is available. Call 203-426-9998 for additional information.