William Mastrosimone’s Ride The Tiger depicts Joe Kennedy seeking mob help to gain the Democratic Presidential nomination for his son Jack. Believing it was necessary to defeat rival Hubert Humphrey in a Protestant state, the senior Kennedy uses Frank Sinatra as a go-between, asking mob boss Sam Giacana to order the trade unions to support JFK in the West Virginia primary. Long Wharf Theatre is producing the work for a second, wonderful time.
The Garden Club of Newtown will feature an early spring look at organic gardening with Nick Mancini’s timely presentation, “Incorporating Flowers into An Organic Vegetable Garden,” to be presented in the lower meeting room of Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main S...
“The Joy of…,” a concert celebrating what we all love in life, will be presented by Newtown Choral Society at 7:30 pm on Saturday, April 27, at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street. Under the direction of Mary Andreotta, and accompaniedby Susan Anthony-Klein, the choir will be singing music from Three Dog’s Night “Joy to the World,” to John Denver’s “All this Joy.”
The Newtown Junior Women’s Club (NJWC) is pleased to announce it will host international comic bubble artist Casey Carle, the mastermind of Bubblemania!, on Saturday, April 27, at Edmond Town Hall. This soapy spectacular combines visual comedy, quick wit, and Big Band music...
The Brooklyn-based Imagine Project will present a free theater workshop for Sandy Hook and Newtown children ages 5-18 during spring break week, April 14-19, from 1 to 4 pm each day, at The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK).
The Imagine Project Inc, a not for profit 501(c)(3) corporation, was founded by Bill Bartlett in 1992 and is dedicated to nurturing a child’s creativity through the arts.
For the fifth consecutive season, Aquarion Water Company will issue free fishing permits to any unemployed person over the age of 18. Veterans and active duty service members will also be included in this year’s program.
Newtown Continuing Education announced this week it has limited openings available in the following classes. “Life Energies,” to be offered on Wednesday, April 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm, will help coursegoers sense and change energies in everyda...
Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC), Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, and The Connecticut Office of the Arts have come together to create HealingNewtown Arts Space at 5 Queen Street. New events added to the art space's schedule include a mask performance by The Masque Theatre Company, and a card making workshop for ages 9-14.
Newtown Historical Society will host a pair of events on Sunday, April 7. At Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, appraisers with various specialties will be available to help visitors identify and appraise antique items. Diagonally across the street, the historical society will host an open house at its headquarters, The Matthew Curtiss House.