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  • March NICE Night Set: "Ratatouille" & Cookie Decorating, March 6

    The Newtown International Center for Education will host its next NICE Night on Wednesday, March 6. The free community event will include a showing of Disney Pixar’s Ratatouille, and cookie decorating.

  • A Concert For Healing, Sunday At Edmond Town Hall

    In response to 12/14, a community of professional musicians from Newtown and surrounding areas have been rehearsing for a pair of special memorial and fundraising concerts to be performed at Edmond Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, March 3.

  • Bingo At Congregation Adath Israel, March 24

    Congregation Adath Israel will host its next Bingo event on Sunday, March 24. Doors open at 4:30, and games begin promptly at 5. Admission is free, and food and drinks will be available for purchase.

  • The Way We Were, from the issue dated March 1, 2013

    Newtown news of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago.

  • Woman's Club To Host One-Woman Show "Amelia Earhart Lives"

    “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.

  • 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...

  • 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, ...

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

    Newtown news from a cat's point of view.