• Top of the Mountain

    Newtown, from a cat's point of view.

  • Nourishments— Ginger: The Spice Of Life

    Whether crystallized, powdered, fresh, or infused in tea, ginger gives a healthy kick to many recipes.

  • EverWonder Children’s Museum To Open "The EverWonder Experience" Saturday

    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.

  • "Placing Your Heritage In Historical Perspective," Next For Genealogy Club

    The April meeting of the Newtown Genealogy Club, on Wednesday, April 10, will feature guest speaker Laura G. Prescott. A professional researcher, writer and speaker, Ms Prescott will offer examples of the research tools that can be used to find events that helped shape the lives of our ancestors.

  • Pasta Dinner & Bluegrass Music At NUMC, Saturday

    The next Saturday Pasta Dinner at Newtown United Methodist Church will take place on April 6 in the church’s fellowship hall. Dinner will be followed by a performance of bluegrass, country and folk music by Roger Sprung & Friends.

  • Historical Society Program Will Explore Attempts To Create Utopia

    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.

  • St Rose Bingo Night April 12

    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.

  • Author To Speak On Healing Power Of Nature During Two Free Programs, April 5

    Author and speaker Richard Louv will be the featured guest at the upcoming program, “Peace And The Natural World: The Restorative Power of Nature Where We Live, Work, Learn and Play.” He will be offering two talks in Newtown with book signings on April 5, first at 1:3...

  • Armstrong & Race Car To Make A Stop At VFW

    Kyle Armstrong will be bringing his dirt modified big block race car to the VFW in Newtown on Sunday, April 7, at 2 pm. The public is invited to see the car and enjoy refreshments at the VFW.

  • Egg Hunt Is A 'Huge' Success

    A sunny spring day Saturday, March 30, found hundreds of parents and children crowding Treadwell Park, eager for this year’s egg hunt. “It’s starting,” someone shouted as children lined up, waiting to rush the field and gather plast...