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Part Five: Designers, Commissioners Look Back On Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Process

Poetry Out Loud Returns To Newtown High School

Feathered Friends Visit Head O’ Meadow Kindergarten

FirstLight’s Shepaug Bald Eagle Observatory Opens, Christine’s Critters Dazzles Crowd

News

News

First Selectman, Fairfield Hills Authority Consider Newtown Hall Back On Market

First Selectman Dan Rosenthal and the Fairfield Hills Authority are considering EverWonder Children's Museum's lack of action in supplying requested information to mean that Newtown Hall is back on the market for any who may wish to rent or purchase it.
Features

Features

Part Five: Designers, Commissioners Look Back On Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Process

After the tragic and incomprehensible events of December 14, 2012 (known in town as 12/14) that left 20 first grade students and six faculty members at Sandy Hook Elementary School dead, the world was in a state of grieving.
Sports

Sports

Nighthawk Boys’ Swim Past Barlow-Bethel Behind Ten First-Place Swims

Hawks dominate in the pool with strong swims across the board.
Today's Events

  • February 9, 2023
  • Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street,

    Annual show and sale of works by members of The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown, weekdays to February 25; 203-744-7690, SCANart.org.

    Read more here: SCAN Color In Winter Show & Sale On View At Municipal Center 

    February 09, 2023 at 08:00 am

    Newtown Senior Center, 8 Simpson Street

    Free for members (nonmembers call for fee details)

    Group for local seniors who enjoy singing or playing a musical instrument, all levels welcome, second and fourth Thursday/month, reservations required; 203-270-4310.

    February 09, 2023 at 10:00 am

    Newtown Senior Center, 8 Simpson Street

    Free for members (nonmembers call for fee details)

    Discussion concerning heart healthy habits, registration required; 203-270-4310.

    February 09, 2023 at 11:00 am

    Newtown Community Center, 8 Simpson Street

    Free, registration required

    Class filled with fun, playful partner poses to uplift and invigorate both, followed by relaxation bliss to conclude class, all levels welcome, registration required; 203-270-4349.

    February 09, 2023 at 06:00 pm

    Newtown Community Center, 8 Simpson Street

    $150 members, $155 nonmembers

    Chef Samantha Miller (Johnson & Wales, degree in baking and pastry arts) will begin with brief history of chocolate, the demonstrate how to temper chocolate, advanced flavor/filling preparations, lead hands-on rolling, dipping and garnishing of chocolate truffles, and share different techniques of enrobing chocolates, registration required; 203-270-4349, facebook.com/newtowncommunitycenter.

    February 09, 2023 at 06:30 pm

    Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street

    Screening of Episode Four of docuseries  that “aims to reframe the country’s history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the very center of the United States’ national narrative” (NY Times), to be followed by discussion of Episodes 3-4, episodes 1-3 available on hulu, hosted by Newtown Allies For Change; newtownallies.org.

    Read more here: Newtown Allies For Change Hosting ‘The 1619 Project’ Episode Viewings, Discussions

    February 09, 2023 at 06:30 pm

    7 pm via Zoom, hosted by C.H. Booth Library in partnership with Library Speakers Consortium

    Best-selling author Lana Harper will discuss Back in A Spell, the third installment of her popular The Witches of Thistle Grove series, registration required; 203-426-4533, libraryc.org/chboothlibrary/upcoming.

    February 09, 2023 at 07:00 pm

    Newtown Public Works, 4 Turkey Hill Road

    agenda posted

    February 09, 2023 at 07:00 pm

    Newtown Senior Center, 8 Simpson Street, and via Zoom

    Presentation by Bill Dillance on “Photojournalism and Event Photography” to include techniques and strategies for storytelling and photojournalism, with focus on selecting and composing photos that effectively convey a story or event, touching on Associated Press and Photographic Society of America guidelines, all welcome; info@FlagpolePhotographers.com, FlagpolePhotographers.com.

    February 09, 2023 at 07:30 pm
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