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  • All Ages Invited To Try Free CircusYoga Class

    Residents of all ages are invited to join CircusYoga, a special class being offered at Hawley School on Sunday, March 17. CircusYoga is designed to engage all ages. It blends the consciousness of yoga with the communal celebration of the circus, and fosters connection, play, communication, and community.

  • Top of The Mountain, from the issue dated March 1, 2013

    Newtown news from a cat's-eye view.

  • Concert Preview: For Return To Newtown, Sliabh Notes Promises Plenty Of New Material, In "An Excellent Venue"

    Since the early 1990s Sliabh Notes, the beloved trio from Ireland’s Sliabh Luachra, a geographically small and musically mighty region in the southwest of the country, has been bringing the distinctive music of their native place to a worldwide audience. On Saturday, March 9, at 8 pm, Sliabh Notes will return to Newtown Meeting House for their fourth performance in town.

  • Parks & Rec Announces Special Events For Residents

    Newtown Parks & Recreation Department will host three special events this month. All three are free of charge, but they are also for Newtown residents only.

  • CT Master Chorale To Perform "The Peacemakers," Other Works, Sunday At St Rose

    The Connecticut Master Chorale, under the direction of Tina Johns Heidrich, will present a concert featuring The Peacemakers by Karl Jenkins on Sunday, March 3, at 3 pm, at St Rose of Lima Church. When Ms Heidrich chose the new Jenkins creation over a year ago to be the centerpiece of this March concert, she had no way to know how especially poignant and meaningful it would turn out to be for the community at this time.

  • A Taste Of China At Hurley’s Kitchen

    They gathered around the dining room table. Bowls of pretzels and popcorn tempted Grace, Shawn, and Maggie Kuhling, Isabella Wakeman, Isabella’s Chinese guest, Brenda, Matthew Jaeger, Grace Howgego, and Zach Fuchs, all students of Lorraine Hurley’s “Hurley’s Kitchen” children’s cooking school on South Main Street. The young people, instead of snatching up handfuls of the snacks, were partaking of the after school treat in an unusual manner on Thursday afternoon, February 21.

  • Acts Of Kindness Honor Charlotte Bacon

    With a photo of a smiling Charlotte Bacon displayed at the front of the room and the words, “Happy birthday Charlotte, remember forever,” the first night to honor students entered into the Charlotte Bacon Act of Kindness Awards tooko place Friday, February 22, at Heal...

  • Top of the Mountain, from the issue dated February 22, 2013

    Newtown news from a cat's point of view.

  • Snapshot: Kate Katcher

    Kate Katcher is featured this week.

  • Gestures of Kindness, Part Six: From African Children To Local Hoopsters, Support Continues

    This is the sixth installation of a series of stories that share with Newtown Bee readers special events that continue to take place as Newtown heals following the events of 12/14 at Sandy Hook School. It is also a continuation of anecdotes from across the country, ...