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  • Annual Nature Walk Scheduled At Orchard Hill Nature Center

    The public is invited to take part in the sixth annual Nature Walk, when members of the Town & Country Garden Club will conduct guided tours of the Orchard Hill Nature Center, 22 Huntingtown Road, Sunday, May 5, from 2 to 5 pm. The walk is sponsored by the Town & Country ...

  • Time To Start Thinking About The Duck Race

    Newtown Lions have begun selling tickets around Newtown for their 13th annual Great Pootatuck Duck Race, which will take place in Sandy Hook Center on Saturday, May 25. Proceeds from this year’s race will benefit the Newtown Lions Sandy Hook Elementary Fund (to help pay for counseling for first responders and family members of the Sandy Hook School children and faculty), and other Lions Club charities.

  • Awareness, Smiles And Plenty Of Education Expected For 6th Earth Day Festival

    Newtown’s Sixth Annual Earth Day Festival is promising to be “bigger and better than ever,” according to organizers. Join the celebration on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am to 4 pm, at Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen. To invest in the futu...

  • Children's Adventure Center Preschool Planning Open House For April 27

    The Children’s Adventure Center (CAC) Preschool is planning a communitywide open house on Saturday, April 27, to showcase a newly restored playground and new Sunshine Room. The event will run from 11 am until 2 pm, rain or shine. CAC is promoting “a get to know us” event, with families invited to enjoy horseback rides, watch a puppet show, sing and dance to fun music, and enjoy all of the fun playground activities. Lots of parking is available, and a nutritious lunch will be served for everyone.

  • Brooklyn Artist To Be At Library Tonight For Creative Art Workshop

    On Thursday, April 18, Regina Rayzvikh, president and founder of Regina’s Art Center, is scheduled to deliver a two hour instructional and creative art workshop for families of Newtown. The event will take place in the Children’s Story Time room at C.H. Booth Library,...

  • "Viewing America" Through The Work Of Robert Cottingham

    The Annual Maxwell Shepherd Memorial Invitational Exhibition at the Gallery on the Green in Canton will offer an exhibition of prints by the renowned American artist Robert Cottingham. Selected from the personal collection of the artist, a longtime Newtown resident, the collection on view will include lithographs, woodcuts, and etchings, and display many of the best-known themes and images from Mr Cottingham’s exploration of urban and industrial America.

  • Author Program With Cathryn Prince, Thursday At Library

    Cathryn Prince has researched the January 1945 sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff and written about it in her new book Death in "The Baltic: The WWI Sinking of The Wilhelm Gustloff." She will be speaking about her book and the historic event it concerns, and also doing a slide presentation, at C.H. Booth Library on Thursday, April 25, at 7 pm.

  • New Programs Announced At HealingNewtown Arts Space, April 22-27

    Weaving Workshops with Hanna Roehes, "Knuts About Knitting," a Middle Eastern dance and rhythm workshop for children, and a performance by the award-winning flute-bass trombone duo Tütenschleider have all been added to the offerings at HealingNewtown Arts Space.

  • Spring Break Means Carnival Time At NHS

    Botsford Fire Rescue, with Marenna Amusements, will present its annual spring carnival at Newtown High School the evenings of April 18-19 and also from 2 to 10 pm on Saturday, April 20

  • Dog Adoption Event Saturday

    The Animal Center of Newtown will host a Spring Adoption Event for Dogs on Saturday, April 20. The event will be at Your Healthy Pet, 224 South Main Street, and will run from 10 am until 1 pm. The center has a larger than average number of puppies who need...