The Flagpole Photographers Camera Club will present their Annual Photo Competition & Show in the lower meeting room of C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, April 6-30 during regular library hours. The also has two shows simultaneously on view in other Newtown locations, and is additionally preparing to host a lecture of raw vs .jpg files on April 4.
The Newtown Horticulture Club will host a workshop on permaculture and organic land care during its next meeting, at Newtown Meeting House on April 11. Cynthia Rabinowitz, is a soil and wetland scientist, horticulturist and ecological landscape designer, will present the program.
Jackie Gaudet’s Newtown Music Studio will host an evening of food, musical theatre, and song, along with a silent auction and sales of arts, crafts, and garden items, Saturday, April 6, at Newtown Congregational Church. All proceeds from the family-friendly event will benefit the Newtown Police Union.
Newtown Cultural Arts Commission and HealingNewtown Arts Space has announced “Random Acts of Music,” a benefit concert to support The HealingNewtown Project. The concert will be Friday, April 12, at 7 pm, in Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street in Newtown. Featured performers will include Boplicity, Brett Boles, Mary Beth Sippin & The Goldrush Band, Smokebomb Mondays, The Newtown High School Jazz Ensemble and The Newtown High School Singers.
Extending a helping hand in the aftermath of 12/14, Republic Records will sponsor an auction billed as “Music For Newtown.” Numerous artists have donated special limited edition items to the cause, and all proceeds will benefit The Sandy Hook Sch...
The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) is presenting “Color In March,” a special exhibition of members’ works, at Newtown Municipal Center until March 29. At least 100 paintings were expected for the show, done in oil, watercolor,...
Curse of the Starving Class combines Sam Shepard’s characteristic mix of grubby realism, black humor, and grotesque plot twists. Now Long Wharf’s Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein has chosen to stage a Shepard work for the first time in that theater’s history. And while the play is nearly forty years old, it is amazingly relevant today.
If there is one local show that you really ought to go see — because it is beautifully written, perfectly acted, and hilariously funny (in other words, what we all could use right now) — it is Stray Kats Theatre Company's production of Richard Dresser's "Rounding Third."