A concert by Phosphorescent at the Edmond Town Hall on Friday, April 19, will be “a unique mix of country rock,” said Live at Edmond Town Hall series coordinator Hayden Bates. A Newtown resident since 2009, Mr Bates has been organizing the Live at Edmond Town Hall series since 2011 as fundraisers to support the town hall’s restoration work.
Therapy Dogs International Chapter 268 held its first meeting in Newtown on Tuesday, February 26, after receiving permission from Therapy Dogs International (TDI) to create a local chapter. TDI Chapter 268, currently with 41 members, is the only TDI chapter in Connecticut.
Everwonder Children’s Museum board members Chris and Kristin Chiriatti, Rebekah Harriman-Stites, and Karen Smiley welcomed a steady stream of curious parents and children, from Newtown and other area towns, to opening day of the “Everwonder Experience,” Saturday, April 6.
EverWonder Children’s Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization aiming to open a children’s museum in Newtown, is opening “The EverWonder Experience” this Saturday, April 6. The miniature version of a children's museum will then have weekend hours, free of charge, until the end of August.
Sir Thomas Moore coined the term “utopia” in his book of the same name in 1516, describing the intricacies of an island nation that could be called a “perfect” society. On Monday, April 8, Newtown Historical Society will host a program by Gordon Williams about just that subject. “All This And Heaven Too” will looking at many attempts by others to create their own utopias here on earth.
The next St Rose Friday Bingo Night for the 2012-13 season will be on April 12. Games are played in the Gathering Hall of St Rose, at 46 Church Hill Road. Doors open at 5:45, and games run from 6:30 until around 9:30. Designed for the Bingo enthusiast, evenings feature substantial cash prizes for all games, as well as door prizes.