The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) is an arts center working to bringing healing through the arts to the children of Sandy Hook and Newtown through art therapy, music therapy, pet therapy, and other creative mediums such as music, art, theater, dance, and more.
A community desire to lift up the families of Newtown has brought children’s museums throughout the state and region together to offer a series of free programs titled “Museums. Love. Newtown.” at C.H. Booth Library.
Organizers Missy Santos, left, and Aly Montague coordinated a February 23 event at Edmond Town Hall that raised about $4,300 toward the eventual purchase of granite benches for a memorial to honor the 26 people who died on 12/14 at Sandy Hook School.
Noah Burhance, a Newtown resident who attends The Kent School, worked with fellow members of the independent boarding school's REACH Club to create and sell a T-shirt to show support for his hometown following 12/14.
On Friday, March 8, Dylan Hockley would have celebrated his seventh birthday. Dylan was one of the children killed on 12/14. To honor him and his memory, The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) will host a special program where visitors to the Church...
The Newtown High School cafeteria was turned into a confectionary gathering spot on Valentine’s Day.
Vikki Grodner, the founder of Life Is Precious, traveled with her husband Ken from Alabama to help deliver thousands of cupcakes to Newtown’s first responders, the immediate families of those who lost loved ones on 12/14, and the children of Sandy Hook School. The offering was Mrs Grodner’s way of “giving the community communal hugs,” she said. She called it The Newtown Community Cupcake Heartwarmer.
“Amelia Earhart Lives” will be presented at 7 pm on Saturday, March 23, at Newtown Congregational Church. The one-woman performance by Karen Tracy follows the life of the aviator from age 6 to her final flight.