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  • Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive Is May 11

    The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 21st annual food drive to combat hunger on Saturday, May 11. Letter carriers will collect non-perishable food donations on that day as they deliver mail along their postal routes. It is the nation’s largest single-day food drive, and is held annually on the second Saturday in May in 10,000 cities and towns in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam.

  • Cub Scout Packs To Hold Registration Events

    Sandy Hook Cub Scout Pack 170 is inviting all boys entering first through fourth grade to join their Pack. Registration will take place on Wednesday, May 15, at Rauner Hall in Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road in Sandy Hook, from 6:30 to 8 pm. Newtown Pack 70 is also planning its annual Ice Cream Social, to be combined with a recruiting event, while St Rose Pack 570 is inviting anyone interested in learning about its activities to attend its annual Bike Rodio on June 22.

  • Peace Flag Workshops: Four Opportunities To Create Banners For Boston

    Sandy Hook Peaceful Arts, a collection of friends with a mission to change to world, has announced plans for four peace flag workshops. The group is inviting children and adults to visit any of the workshops to be held at The Graceful Planet, where attendees will continue creating flags with messages and images of peace to be sent to Boston. Workshops will be on Tuesdays, May 7, 18 and 21, and June 4, each from 5 to 6:30 pm.

  • Chain Of Love Card Making Event, This Afternoon At The SHACK; Additional Programs Announced

    The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) will host a special program this afternoon, a Chain of Love Card Making Event. The arts center, at 100 Church Hill Road in Sandy Hook (Suite 104), invites students of all ages to stop in between 2:30 and 4:30, when it hosts a Charlotte Bacon Chain of Love event. There is no charge for the drop-in program, but donations will be accepted for St Jude’s Children's Hospital and The SHACK.

  • Humor, Wit Bubble Up In Sudsy Fundraiser

    A performance of Casey Carle’s BubbleMania was staged on Saturday, April 27, at Edmond Town Hall. The show combined visual comedy, quick wit, science, art, and humor. The performance, sponsored by Newtown Junior Women’s Club, was a fundraiser for the group and for Be...

  • Flagpole Radio Café Getting Ready To Return

    The Flagpole Radio Café will return to the Edmond Town Hall on Saturday, May 18, marking the first presentation in nearly a year. The Flagpole Radio Café is an engaging show created by Jim Allyn, Martin Blanco, and Barbara Gaines in conjuncti...

  • A Look At What’s Next For Gun Safety

    The public is invited to attend a presentation by Colin Goddard, a Virginia Tech shooting survivor and activist for the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence; Elliot Fineman, president and CEO of National Gun Victims Action Council (NGAC); and Josh Horwitz, executive director of th...

  • Monster Trucks In Sandy Hook, Saturday

    On Saturday, May 4, from 10 am until 2 pm, Pat Summa from the Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam Monster Truck Series will be at the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue main station. Mr Summa will be giving rides in a special truck made for just such an oc...

  • YMCA’s Escape To The Arts Seeking Entries For Summer Exhibition

    The Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut’s ESCAPE to the Arts invites artists working in all media to submit artwork for the upcoming exhibition “Destination: Connecticut.” Works should depict destinations, landmarks and imagery that represent Connecticut. For consideration, artists may submit up to four jpeg images of work by May 15.

  • Preparing For Plant Sale

    The Town & Country Garden Club Plant Sale will take place on Saturday, May 11, from 9 am to 3 pm, at The Inn at Newtown, 19 Main Street. Home grown perennials, as well as additional perennials, shrubs, bushes, and small trees will all be available for purchase.