• Ben's Bells workshop

    Ben’s Bells workshop, 12-2 pm, HealingNewtown Art Space, 5 Queen Street, free but registration required, residents invited to learn how to create bells to be hung in public places to inspire kindness through project based in Tucson, Ariz.,; newtown@bensbells.org.

  • HealingNewtown Workshops & Programs, March 30-April 16

    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.

  • Open Mic At HealingNewtown, Saturday Night

    Jim Allyn, Robert Rabinowitz and Martin Earley will co-host an open mic event at HealingNewtown Arts Space, 5 Queen Street, on Saturday, March 30. The event will run from 5 to 9 pm.

    PA, drums, keyboard and amplifiers will all be provided by GuitarCenter.

    This will be an all ages event for performers and music lovers, dance lovers and families. Attendees are asked to consider bringing bottled drinks, packaged snacks, or a pizza to share.

  • Guitar Center Workshop

  • Trouble The Dog Coming To Newtown

    Trouble The Dog Coming To Newtown, 2 pm, HealingNewtown Arts Space, 5 Queen Street, ages 2-4 invited to meet Sheila Duncan and Trouble (plush dog children’s character), each child will receive a plush dog, book and canvas doghouse to decorate, registration required; 203-364-9230, HealingNewtown.org.

  • Ladies’ Night: Henna & Belly Dancing

  • Bring The Hoopla: Hoop Making & Hooping

    Bring The Hoopla: Hoop Making & Hooping, 10 am-noon, HealingNewtown Arts Space, 5 Queen Street, free, ages 6 and up invited to join Janet Maurice (My Circles of Love, Bring The Hoopla LLC) to learn the art of hoping, musical hoopla, demos, hula hoop decorating and freestyle hoop session; 203-364-9230, www.HealingNewtown.org.

  • "Random Acts Of Music" At Edmond Town Hall, April 12; Benefit Event For HealingNewtown

    Newtown Cultural Arts Commission and HealingNewtown Arts Space has announced “Random Acts of Music,” a benefit concert to support The HealingNewtown Project.

    The concert will be Friday, April 12, beginning at 7 pm. It will be performed in Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street in Newtown.

    Featured performers will include Boplicity, Brett Boles, Mary Beth Sippin & The Goldrush Band, Smokebomb Mondays, The Newtown High School Jazz Ensemble and The Newtown High School Singers.

  • Drawing School for The Day

    Drawing School for The Day, 3 pm, HealingNewtown Arts Center, 5 Queen Street, free, students of all ages invited to join renowned artist Regina Rayzvikh for one-hour workshop to include fundamentals of drawing and painting, registration requested; 203-364-9230, HealingNewtown.org.

  • All Hands In: A Celebration of Community through Traditional Song & Dance

    All Hands In: A Celebration of Community Through Traditional Song & Dance, 6-10 pm, HealingNewtown Arts Space, 5 Queen Street, free, family dance, song circle and community dance to feature The Johnson Girls & Friends, guest caller Tod Whittemore, also Patricia Campbell & The Reel Thing, participatory event suitable for all ages, refreshments, donations accepted for HealingNewtown and The Newtown Lions Club Foundation, registration requested; 203-3