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  • 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.

  • "A Show Of Strength," From Leslie Hudson-Tolles, For Friends And Former Neighbors

    Former longtime Newtown resident Leslie Hudson-Tolles will have a one-woman exhibit of her paintings at Koenig FrameWorks, April 26-May 31. Ms Hudson-Tolles moved to Newtown in 1977 and stayed for over 30 years. She was one of the three original founders...

  • 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...

  • Benefit Concert To Promote Autism Awareness

    Families United in Newtown (FUN) will present a night of classical music on Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 pm, at Newtown United Methodist Church. This concert will feature the music of Albeniz, Bach, Debussy, Sibelius, and Tàrrega. Performers will include Lindsey Jones on violin, Yossi Kohrman-Glaser on guitar, Wesley Morlock on piano, and Tristan Speed, also playing the guitar. Admission is free, but FUN will be accepting donations at the door for continued support of its program as well as autism awareness efforts.

  • Theater Review: Two Strangers, One Motel Room: Captivating "Mountaintop" In Hartford

    Winner of England’s 2010 Oliver Award, and a Broadway success when it starred Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, Katori Hall’s "The Mountaintop" — in production until May 5 at TheaterWorks Hartford — is a surrealistic fantasy that incorporates real historic events and oratory, even as it mingles comic riffs with deeply tragic overtones and implications.

  • Woman’s Club Invites Interested Women To Attend New Member Meeting

    Newtown Woman’s Club, GFWC, Inc., would like to invite prospective members to its next meeting on Thursday, April 18, at 11:30 am, at Capellaro’s Grove. The club promotes friendship among members, provides opportunities for organized interests and participation in social, cultural, philanthropic, intellectual and civic affairs in the Newtown community and beyond. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, September through May, at area restaurants. A social hour, lunch, business meeting and program are held. The April meeting will feature a talk by Sydney Eddison, who will speak on easy ways to maintain your garden.