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Today's Events

  • June 25, 2022
  • Online silent auction offering five lots of street art created on authentic Ukrainian currency, bids accepted to June 30

    All proceeds to benefit World Central Kitchen, presented by Trinity Episcopal Church youth group; 203-426-9070, trinity@trinitynewtownct.org, trinitynewtownct.org/ukraine-fundraiser.

    June 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

    C.H. Booth Library (Entry Hall), 25 Main Street

    New works by longtime resident and artist, to June 30; 203-426-4533.

    June 25, 2022 at 09:30 am

    C.H. Booth Library (Gathering Room), 25 Main Street

    Posters created by Newtown pre-K to grade 8 students featuring their favorite pollinator, hosted by Protect Our Pollinators, on view to June 22.


    June 25, 2022 at 09:30 am

    C.H. Booth Library (meeting room), 25 Main Street

    Works in oil by lifetime Newtown resident and current library employee who also enjoys working with acrylics and watercolor gouaches, to June 30; 203-426-4533.

    June 25, 2022 at 09:30 am

    Reed Intermediate School (rear parking lot), 3 Trades Lane


    Ages 6-10 invited to fun, interactive and noncompetitive skills course designed to help them improve bicycle handling and traffic safety through stages with helmet fit and proper wear, bike safety check (and how to do checks for future), basic handling skills, and games, few loaner bikes and helmets available (BYO if possible), helmets required while riding, reservations strongly encouraged, proceeds to benefit future Bicycle Playground, presented by Newtown Parks & Recreation; 203-270-4340, newtown-ct.gov/parks-recreation.

    June 25, 2022 at 10:00 am

    Sandy Hook Center, 7 Glen Road

    Duck race tickets $5

    Family-friendly event presented by Newtown Lions Club with live entertainment, vendors, exhibits, etc, culminating in 2:30 dumping of 5,000 rubber ducks from Church Hill Rd bridge into Pootatuck River, prizes for 20 top ticket-holders, tickets available at local vendors and on site until 2 pm day of event; newtownlions.org., newtownlions.org.



    June 25, 2022 at 11:00 am

    C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street


    First of eight-week course designed to help children prepare for kindergarten, especially those having difficulty with pre-reading skills, led by reading specialist Dr Caroline Ugurlu, parents will view videos and guide their children through recommended activities, materials supplied, registration required; 203-426-3851, ABennison@chboothlibrary.org, chboothlibrary.org.


    June 25, 2022 at 11:00 am

    St Rose of Lima Parish Grounds, 46 Church Hill Road

    Carnival rides, midway, food, nightly to June 25.


    June 25, 2022 at 06:00 pm
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