Congregation Adath Israel’s religious school will hold its annual Hanukkah program on Sunday, December 21, at 10:30 am, in the sanctuary at 115 Huntingtown Road. This year’s program will feature a skit about the story of Hanukkah with student participation from all the classes. The skit will be followed by the chanukiyah contest. Participants must create a chanukiyah (the special candelabra used during Hanukkah) that is usable (i.e., not flammable and can have candles or oil lamps) and kosher.
Get ready to deck the halls this holiday weekend when Musicals at Richter, Connecticut’s longest running outdoor theater, moves inside to The Palace Danbury with an enchanting version of “Scrooge!” The Musical. Newtown residents are among the local actors who will be presenting the four performances December 19-21.
Newtown High School’s girls’ and boys’ indoor track teams warmed up for the season in cold conditions, practicing at the Blue & Gold Stadium track throughout the preseason. They’ll continue to run outside as long as the weather permits, but welcome the warmth, and competition that comes along with it, of the competitive season. The girls are coming off a fifth-place finish in the South-West Conference last winter, and the boys were sixth in the SWC a year ago. Both squads have plenty of experienced runners and some unproven but strong newcomers as they look forward to another successful winter.