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  • Dog Adoption Event June 29

    The Animal Center will hold a Dog and Puppy Adoption Event on Saturday, June 29 from 10 am to 2 pm at Choice Pet Supply, 535 Monroe Turnpike in Monroe. The Animal Center will have a variety of puppies and adults dogs of all shapes and sizes and all animals will be up to date on vaccines. If you h...

  • Housewarming Planned For HealingNewtown’s New Home

    Saying it is time to celebrate their new location at Newtown Congregational Church, Robert Rabinowitz of HealingNewtown has announced a Family Dance Party on Friday, July 12, from 5-10 pm. The party will be in The Great Room at the church, located at 14 West Street.

  • Parks & Rec Hosting Two Full Concert Programs This Summer; New Daytime Series Launched For Children & Families

    Newtown Parks & Recreation has concerts planned for residents and friends of all ages this summer. The department will be hosting its fifth annual Summer Concert Series as well as debuting a new Summer Jam Concert Series. The latter is a new daytime series for children and parents or guardians. Concerts will all be at Dickinson Park, 50 Elm Drive. Attendees should being their own seating and are welcome to bring picnics. Concerts will move under the pavilion in the event of light rain.

  • Library Book Sale And Magic Show Kick Off Summer Reading

    To kick off its Children’s Summer Reading Program, a book sale and a magic show were held at C. H. Booth Library on Monday, June 24.Magician Steve Woyce offered two showings of a “Dig Into Reading Magic Show,” for children between the ages of four and fifth grade in the library’s meeting room for the day.Inside the children’s Story Time Room from 9:30 am until 5 pm a “sneak peak” of donated children’s books for the Friends of the C. H. Booth Library’s annual book sale, was offered. By 11 am a number of people were perusing the collection of children’s books, which included pop-up books...

  • Helmets And Hearts Charity Football Game, June 29 At Blue & Gold Stadium

    Newtown High School and Western CT Militia Minor League Football will co-host The Helmets and Hearts Newtown Memorial Scholarship Fund Benefit Football Game on Saturday, June 29, at Blue & Gold Stadium at NHS. The game will be between Western CT Militia and Lowell Noreaster. Pre-game events will begin at 6 pm, and kick-off will be at 6:45. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged and will go directly to the Newtown Memorial Scholarship Fund.

  • Animal Center Cat And Kitten Adoption Event, Saturday

    The Animal Center will hold a Cat and Kitten Adoption Event on Saturday, June 22, from noon to  4 pm, at Your Healthy Pet, 224 South Main Street.   Kittens of all ages and personalities will be available and will be up to date on vaccines.  

  • Martial Arts Tourney, Self Defense Course At NYA

    Han Dol Martial Arts School of Danbury will host the second Western Connecticut Regional Soo Bahk Do Tournament on Saturday, June 22, at Newtown Youth Academy. In addition, a free basic self-defense course will be offered at NYA Saturday morning. The class will be taught by certified martial arts instructors.

  • Puppet Show At Library, June 26

    Crabgrass Puppet Theatre will present a free performance of The Pirate, the Princess and the Pea on Wednesday, June 26, at 3:30 pm, at C.H. Booth Library. The program is suitable for ages 4 and up, and registration is requested.

  • Children’s Book Sale, Magic Shows At Library

    C.H. Booth Library’s summer reading program officially begins on Monday, June 24. Children and parents are invited a special children’s book sale that day, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, from 9:30 am to 5 pm. Also, Steve Woyce will present two performances of his "Dig Into Reading Magic Show," free of charge.

  • NCCB Ballet Recital At Reed School, June 21-22

    Dancers from Newtown Centre of Classical Ballet will perform Peter and the Wolf (with narration) and members of The Malenkee Ballet Repertoire Company will perform their own choreographed pieces during the studio’s annual spring recital. Students will be performing under the direction of Artistic Director Jennifer Johnston. Performances are Friday, June 21, at 6 pm, and Saturday, June 22, at 4 pm, in the cafetorium of Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane. Admission is free.