• Creative Art Class At Library May 2

    To the community members and families of Newtown, artists of all ages and abilities, Regina’s Art Center will continue instructional and creative art classes at Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, on Thursday, May 2, from 4 to 6 pm. Everyone is welcome to join art ce...

  • "Visions Of Tomorrow" SHACK Fundraiser Sunday

    Within weeks of 12/14, former classmates of the Newtown High School Class of ’87 decided to form a children’s arts center to help children, victims, families, and survivors heal through the arts. The SHACK (Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids) was ...

  • HealingNewtown Arts Space Events, April 27–May 11

    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. The following events have recently been added to the arts ce...

  • Doggie Fun Zone Returning To Cassio Pet Resort & Training Center, May 4-21

    The Doggie Fun Zone returns to the Cassio Pet Resort & Training Center on Route 6 in Newtown, from May 4-21. Participating dogs will chase an elusive lure down straight-a-ways, around soft corners, and jump over or crawls under various scaled-down obst...

  • Roses That Anyone Can Care For

    On May 8, the Town and Country Garden Club of Newtown will present a program by Karla Dalley titled “Easy Care Roses For All” by Karla Dalley. The program will be presented at Newtown Senior Center, 14 Riverside Road in Sandy Hook. It will begin at 7 pm and all are welcome, free of charge.

  • Immaculate High School To Present "In The Heights," April 25-27

    The Immaculate High School Fine Arts Department will present In the Heights, a Tony Award winning musical, April 25-27. Curtain is Thursday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm, with a matinee performance on Saturday, April 27, at 2 pm.

  • Annual Nature Walk Scheduled At Orchard Hill Nature Center

    The public is invited to take part in the sixth annual Nature Walk, when members of the Town & Country Garden Club will conduct guided tours of the Orchard Hill Nature Center, 22 Huntingtown Road, Sunday, May 5, from 2 to 5 pm. The walk is sponsored by the Town & Country ...

  • Time To Start Thinking About The Duck Race

    Newtown Lions have begun selling tickets around Newtown for their 13th annual Great Pootatuck Duck Race, which will take place in Sandy Hook Center on Saturday, May 25. Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the Newtown Lions Sandy Hook Elementary Fund (to help pay for counseling for first responders and family members of the Sandy Hook School children and faculty), and other Lions Club charities.

  • Awareness, Smiles And Plenty Of Education Expected For 6th Earth Day Festival

    Newtown’s Sixth Annual Earth Day Festival is promising to be “bigger and better than ever,” according to organizers. Join the celebration on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am to 4 pm, at Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen. To invest in the futu...

  • Children's Adventure Center Preschool Planning Open House For April 27

    The Children’s Adventure Center (CAC) Preschool is planning a communitywide open house on Saturday, April 27, to showcase a newly restored playground and new Sunshine Room. The event will run from 11 am until 2 pm, rain or shine. CAC is promoting “a get to know us” event, with families invited to enjoy horseback rides, watch a puppet show, sing and dance to fun music, and enjoy all of the fun playground activities. Lots of parking is available, and a nutritious lunch will be served for everyone.