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Today's Events

  • January 17, 2022
  • Town of Newtown offices and agencies, including C.H. Booth Library and Newtown Senior Center, will be closed on Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day, a federal holiday.

    There is no USPS delivery and post office counters will be closed. Post office box customers will be able to access their boxes. FedEx will have a modified service schedule. UPS pickup and delivery will be available, with some modifications, and stores will be open.

    Schools will be closed for the day.

     

    January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Donations accepted during regular business hours at C.H. Booth Library (25 Main Street; 203-426-4533 or chboothlibrary.org), Edmond Town Hall (45 Main Street; 203-270-4285 or edmondtownhall.org), and Newtown Community Center (8 Simpson Street; 203-270-4349).

    Newtown High School student Mia Hochstetler is seeking new and lightly used donations as part of project undertaken by all NHS students, collection continues to February 1.

     

    January 17, 2022 at 12:00 am

    Newtown Community Center (main corridor, near desk), 8 Simpson Street

    Presentation of 40+ entries by Newtown public, private and parochial students in grades 4-5, including two local winners, on view to January 17.

    Read more here: Fire Prevention Poster Contest Winners Announced

     

    January 17, 2022 at 06:00 am

    NOTE: Newtown Municipal Center will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day. It will reopen Tuesday, January 18.

    Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street

    Annual winter presentation of works by members of The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown, most available for purchase, on view to February 28; SCANart.org.

    Read more here: ‘Color In Winter’ 2022 Art Show & Sale On View At Municipal Center

    January 17, 2022 at 08:00 am

    NOTE: The library will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day. It will reopen Tuesday, January 18.

    C.H. Booth Library (second/main floor), 25 Main Street

    Traveling exhibition 40 drawings by students age 7-15 from 14 schools in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, to February 28; 203-426-4533.

     

    January 17, 2022 at 09:30 am

    NOTE: The library will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day. It will reopen Tuesday, January 18.

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

    Quilts and fabric art by Lois Mitchell, owner of The Quilt Shop on Queen Street, to March 31; 203-426-4533.

    January 17, 2022 at 09:30 am

    NOTE: The library will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr Day. It will reopen Tuesday, January 18.

    C.H. Booth Library (first and third floors), 25 Main Street

    First of three-part traveling exhibition from The Institute for American Indian Studies to open dialogue on issues facing indigenous women and girls of Native American community, to February 28 (may be extended); 203-426-4533.

     

    January 17, 2022 at 09:30 am

    Newtown Community Center, 8 Simpson Street

    $35/child ($25/member child)

    Ages 5-7 invited to dress in their party best, grab their teddy bear, and enjoy tea time, treats and fun, registration required by January 10 and each children must have an adult/guardian; 203-270-4349.

     

    January 17, 2022 at 09:30 am

    Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street

    Tickets $3.50

    Screenings of animated family musical comedy, featuring the vocal talents of Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero and John Leguizamo, et al, released in November and rated PG, daily to January 17; 203-270-4285, edmondtownhall.org.

    January 17, 2022 at 01:00 pm

    All Town board and commission meetings are canceled due to MLK Jr Day. 

    Location and participation details TBA.

    January 17, 2022 at 03:00 pm

    Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street

    Tickets $3.50

    Screenings of animated family musical comedy, featuring the vocal talents of Stephanie Beatriz, María Cecilia Botero and John Leguizamo, et al, released in November and rated PG, daily to January 17; 203-270-4285, edmondtownhall.org.

    January 17, 2022 at 07:00 pm
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