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  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • Comedy Show Free Tickets Accounted For; Others Still Available For Donation

    The free tickets that had been made available for “Stand Up For Newtown,” a comedy show at Edmond Town Hall, have been accounted for, according to an email from Newtown Parks & Recreation. A block of 400 tickets had been set aside for Newtown residents, teachers and school faculty, and first responders. These tickets were free on a first-come, first-served basis. For those who live outside Newtown, or for those who missed the free tickets offer, tickets are also available for a suggested $25 donation. All proceeds from ticket sales will be divided between the Newtown Police Union and the Newtown Lions Club Foundation Inc./Sandy Hook Elementary Fund.

  • Mother’s Day Plant Sale, Friday & Saturday In Sandy Hook

    The Ladies Auxiliary of Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company will be presenting their annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, at the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue main station, 18-20 Riverside Road. Members ...

  • Lions Club Planning Spring Blood Drive

    Lions Club members Auggie D’Alessandro, Frank DeLucia, John Kopins, Bruce Walczak and Kevin Corey stand outside the lower entrance of Newtown Congregational Church. The club will sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive at the church on Monday, May 13.

  • Registration Open For Future EMTs

    Interested in becoming an EMT? Visit Newtown Volunteer Ambulance’s website or stop in at 77 Main Street to pick up an application. Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps is looking for people of all ages interested in obtaining their certification as an emergency medical technician (EMT). NVAC is teaming up with Brookfield Volunteer Fire Department to present the class, which will begin on Tuesday, May 14.

  • Softball Teams To Support First Responders

    The Newtown and Brookfield high school softball teams will hold Pack The Stands Night when the teams meet at Treadwell Park for a 7 pm first pitch on Wednesday, May 15. The game will serve as a fundraiser for Sandy Hook first responders for 12/14. Fans are asked to come out to support the teams a...

  • A Mother’s Day Card For Sandy Hook Mothers; Green Eggs & Ham For Everyone

    Sandy Hook Promise, the nonprofit organization created by community members of Newtown in the aftermath of 12/14, launched a Mother’s Day campaign on May 8 asking the public to make a promise to help prevent violence in communities across the country by signing a digital Mother's Day card. At the same time, the organization has arranged with a number of local restaurants to serve their variation of green eggs and ham for the approaching weekend.