- Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:35 am
Middle Gate Elementary School students and their family members were huddled in line in Edmond Town Hall’s lobby last Friday night, just before a special private showing of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
The event was the school’s Middle Gate Family Movie Night, as a handout from the Movie Night Committee for the event explained, but it was the first showing at Edmond Town Hall for the program.
- Monday, November 24, 2014
Edmond Town Hall Theatre will host two special screenings of Penguins of Madagascar this week, a day earlier than the film is officially released.
Something Old, Something New: Holiday Festival’s 29th Offering Will Have Favorites & ‘Frozen’ TreatsSaturday, November 15, 2014
When the Newtown Holiday Festival returns to Main Street on Sunday, December 7, people of all ages looking for some holiday-themed fun should be able to find something that appeals to them.
- Tuesday, August 5, 2014
To the Editor:
Last week’s Bee carried the obituary of Edgar Beers, an active and long-time supporter of many Newtown organizations.
I had the privilege of serving with Edgar on the Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers and, what few people know, is that shortly before his retirement, he made an important gift to the Edmond Town Hall. There was little fanfare about the gift except for a mention in the minutes and a letter of appreciation sent to him by the board and excerpted below:
- Wednesday, July 30, 2014
To the Editor:
We at SEP would like to express our overwhelming gratitude to the entire Newtown community and especially the Edmond Town Hall and Board of Managers. After four years away, we chose to bring our productions home to Newtown. The enthusiasm and support we received was heartwarming and affirmed that the Edmond Town Hall is truly a world class center for the performing arts. The Board of Managers was always available to support every need and was instrumental in bringing this show successfully to the stage.
- Thursday, July 10, 2014
Continuing its monthly series of one free movie, Edmond Town Hall will screen Captain America: The Winter Soldier on Saturday, July 12, at 7:20 pm. Tickets are free courtesy of Ingersoll Auto of Danbury.
The film starring Chris Evens, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, and Anthony Mackie, et al, is being featured daily, July 11–16, at the theater within the historic building at 45 Main Street.
- Tuesday, December 10, 2013
This story has been updated to reflect totals as of Monday, December 16.
A Giving Tree stands in the Edmond Town Hall lobby this year. Promoting the tree that is intended to benefit community members in need, the Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers and the Newtown Prevention Council staff promoted the tree earlier this week. The council is the inaugural Giving Tree sponsor.
- Wednesday, October 23, 2013
To the Editor:
After moving to Newtown 20 years ago, we were delighted to discover the Friends of Music concerts at Edmond Town Hall. World-class classical music, right here on Main Street, and very affordable. This Sunday afternoon at 3, come enjoy the performance of Trio Con Brio Copenhagen, along with Ettore Causa, who is on the faculty of the Yale School of Music.
- Friday, June 14, 2013
A Mayors Against Illegal Guns rally for increased gun control drew several hundred people to the plaza in front of Edmond Town Hall on Friday morning. Organizers and attendees stopped for a moment of silence at 9:30, listening to the church bells of Trinity Episcopal Church and Newtown Congregational Church during the press conference.
- Friday, May 10, 2013
The Al Hedaya Islamic Center in Newtown will host its first conference event on Sunday, May 12. The program, “Tragedy, Trials & Tribulations: The Grace in Calamities,” will be divided in a number of segments, with the first part of the day taking place at Edmond Town Hall and the later portion to be held at The Al Hedaya Islamic Center.