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  • One-Day SCAN Holiday Art Show Planned

    For the unusual, but special, holiday gift, The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown is offering a SCAN Small Works Art Show & Sale.

    The special event will be offered one day only, on Saturday, December 13, from 10 am to 4 pm in the lower level of Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street in Newtown. Artist members of SCAN will feature small, original artwork, all under 11 by 14 inches or smaller, for purchase at very reasonable prices. Additional portfolio selections will be available.

  • Yoga Benefit Planned For Resiliency Center

    Yoga Dimensions, located at 87 South Main Street, will host a benefit yoga class on Sunday, December 14.

    The class will begin at 2 pm. Suggested donation is $35, with all proceeds to go to The Resiliency Center of Newtown.

  • Free Movies At Edmond Town Hall, December 13-14

    The Good Lie, a Reese Witherspoon feature that was released in October, will be the next film offered at Edmond Town Hall Theatre.

    The film will be screened daily, December 12-19.

  • Outreach Ministry Seminar: ‘The Normal Aging Process’

    St Rose of Lima will host its next Outreach Ministry seminar, “The Normal Aging Process,” on Tuesday, December 9.

    Susan Varano, a geriatric physician and former director of Yale’s Elder Horizons Program, and an assistant clinical professor at Yale University, will focus on the normal biology of aging vs dementia.

    The program will help attendees learn physical and cognitive signs of normal aging. Dr Varano will also answer questions regarding the topic. 

  • Annual Festival Of Lessons And Carols At Trinity Church, Sunday Afternoon

    The Choir of Men & Women and the Trinity Choristers of Trinity Church will bring festive music to the beautiful, candlelit acoustics of Trinity Episcopal Church for the community at its Festival Of Lessons And Carols For Advent. The annual celebration will be shared Sunday, December 7, at 2 pm, as part of the Annual Newtown Holiday Festival.

  • Holiday Festival, Including Historic Homes Tour, Returns This Weekend

    When the Newtown Holiday Festival returns to Main Street on Sunday, people of all ages looking for some holiday-themed fun should be able to find something that appeals to them.

  • Weather Will Not Be A Deterrent For Tonight's Tree Lighting

    With forecasts calling for more rain this weekend, organizers of the Sandy Hook Village Tree Lighting say this weekend’s event will go on rain or shine.

    The annual event is scheduled for Saturday, December 6.

    Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity (SHOP) Marketing Director Melissa Lopata that SHOP is expecting “many visitors” for the annual event, and the business organization is taking additional steps to make sure people enjoy the event regardless of the weather.

  • Flags To Half-Staff Sunday For Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    In honor of Sunday, December 7, being the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, “an unprovoked act of war against the United States,” President Barack Obama said December 5, all United States flags are to be lowered on Sunday in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

    A proclamation issued by the President on Friday reminds all Americans that the attack claimed the lives of more than 2,400 Americans.

  • Seniors Invited To Meet With Town Officials

    Tax relief for Newtown’s senior citizens, commercial development and student enrollment are among the topics to be discussed with John Kortze, chairman of the Board of Finance, and members of the Legislative Council and Board of Education during a special meeting with senior residents on Tuesday, December 9.

    The meeting will begin at 4 pm at Newtown Senior Center, 14 Riverside Road.

    Seniors will have the opportunity to ask questions and make comments during the informal dialogue with town officials. All are invited.

  • Police Plan Holiday Drives For Toys And Food

    Town police plan to conduct two charitable drives for the needy during the holiday season — one for toys and one for food.

    On Saturday, December 6, police will conduct a Toys For Tots drive from 10 am to 2 pm at two locations. The event simultaneously will be held in front of the TJ Maxx store in Sand Hill Plaza, 228 South Main Street, and also in front of The Toy Tree at 14 Church Hill Road.