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  • Within Our Reach: A Gathering Of Song & Spoken Word; Young Adult Planning Session May 17

    On Saturday, June 8, the eve of National Children’s Day, youth of Newtown will reach back to children around the world with a message of hope and love as Newtown Youth Voices is joined by Peter Yarrow, poet Martin Espada, and a host of special guests for "Within Our Reach," a live-streaming event to be held at Newtown Congregational Church. A planning session for young adults who want to help coordinate online promotion of the special event has been scheduled for Friday, May 17, at HealingNewtown Arts Space.

  • NHS Class Of 1988 Slates A Reunion

    The Newtown High School Class of 1988 will host its 25th Class Reunion on Saturday, July 27, from 7 to 11 pm, at Capellaro’s Grove in Bethel.

  • Landscape Pastels At Next SCAN Program

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have Gigi Liverant painting a landscape in pastel on Wednesday, May 22, at 1:30. The demo will take place in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole). It is not necessary to be a member of SCAN to attend, and admission is free.

  • Ben’s Bells Newtown Evening Workshop Bumped To May 31

    Due to a scheduling conflict, a Ben’s Bells’ Newtown workshop that had been planned for May 30 at Newtown United Methodist Church has been rescheduled to Friday, May 31. Those who had already registered for the original date have already been put on the guest list for the new date.

  • Theater Review: "The Little Dog Laughed," And Nobody Napped, At The Little Theatre

    Town Players of Newtown are midway through the production of Douglas Carter Beane's "The Little Dog Laughed." The production, under the sure hand of director David Bass, is a beautifully acted, thought provoking interpretation of what is actually a very serious play, by a major playwright who happens to infuse his lines with a vitriolic sense of humor.

  • St John’s Donut Stop Returning

    St John’s Episcopal Church will have its Donut Stop, with just-cooked donuts served during the first hours of The Great Pootatuck Duck Race, on Saturday, May 25. The church is at 5 Washington Avenue in Sandy Hook, and the sale will run from 9 am until noon, or while supplie...

  • Juggling & Circus Arts Club, Saturday In Sandy Hook

    The Newtown Juggling & Circus Arts Club will be meeting from 3 to 5 pm on Saturday, May 18, at the park next to the Pootatuck River in Sandy Hook Center, behind 5 Glen Road. Beginners and all ages are welcome. Club members will help guests learn how to...

  • Registration Open For Newtown Ecumenical Vacation Church School

    Newtown Ecumenical Vacation Church School (EVCS) 2013 at Trinity Episcopal Church invites all children to the Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together. Newtown EVCS is a vacation bible school sponsored by four Newtown churches: Newtown U...

  • Suzuki Piano & Guitar Recitals, Sunday At Meeting House

    The Suzuki Music School of Sandy Hook will present its end of year piano and guitar recitals at Newtown Meeting House on Sunday, May 19, at 1:30 and 3 pm. The recitals are open to the public, free of charge. Students ranging from age 3 to 18 will perform m...

  • Newtown’s Turn To Host: Next HRRA Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Is Saturday

    Housatonic Resources Recovery Authority (HRRA) will conduct a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, May 18, for residents of Newtown, Bethel, Danbury, New Fairfield, Redding, and Ridgefield. Residents of these towns can drop off items that ...