- July 29, 2021
Savings Bank of Danbury, 20 Church Hill Road (Newtown location)
Donations requested of new, unwrapped towns for boys and girls ages newborn to teen, to be forwarded to Greater Danbury Salvation Army for holiday season, collection continues through July 31 at all SBD locations; 203-270-4830.
Read more here: Christmas In July Toy Drive Ending Soon
C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street
Exhibition of photographs featuring Vermont scenes by Tom Kretsch and Shapleigh Smith, former Newtown residents and lifetime friends who have collaborated on photography travels and adventures, on view through Labor Day weekend; 203-426-4533, chboothlibrary.org.
Edmond Town Hall (Alexandria Room), 45 Main Street
$11 ($9 club members)
Local American Contract Bridge League-affiliated club plays Open Pairs Monday-Thursday afternoons, also Wednesday evenings, newcomers welcome; 203-733-8525, newtownbridge.org.
C.H. Booth Library (front lawn, under tent), 25 Main Street
Ages 3-5 invited to join Miss Nora for crafting and creating, all materials provided, parents must remain on library grounds, no registration needed, Wednesdays and Thursdays through August 12 (different projects each week); 203-426-4533.
Dickinson Park bandshell, use Deep Brook Road entrance (west of skatepark)
Family-friendly concert by local band, BYO seating, picnics welcome (carry out any trash; no receptacles available), co-hosted by Newtown Parks & Recreation and Claris Construction, concerts continue weekly to August 5; 203-270-4373.
Dodgingtown Fire Department, 55 Dodgingtown Road
Newtown Community Center, 8 Simpson Street
New offering that allows participants to practice yoga sequences on a paddleboard in pool, previous yoga experience not needed, swimsuits or water wicking workout gear required, space limited so reservations also required; 203-270-4349, newtowncommunitycenter.org.