- April 22, 2021
Daytime hours (NOTE: campus closes for outdoor activities at sunset)
Fairfield Hills campus, Mile Hill Road South
Start from parking lot of former Cochran House (near ballfields), follow storyboard signs featuring pages Good Dogs, Great Listeners: The Story of Charlotte, Lily, and the Litter along paved path that ends at cul-de-sac at end of Keating Farms Avenue, go-at-your-own-pace event suitable for all ages, daily during daylight hours
until April 18, extended to April 25; charlottehelenbaconfoundation.org.
Read more here: ‘Good Dogs, Great Listeners’ StoryWalk At Fairfield Hills
Newtown Community Center, 8 Simpson Street
Nonperishable food, cleaning products, and personal hygiene items being collected through May 15, to be forwarded to FAITH Food Pantry and other local pantries.
Newtown Municipal Center Showcase (within main corridor), 3 Primrose Street
Works in clay, in myriad forms, by Roberta Ahuja, Ros Liljengren, and Karen Pinto, on view weekdays until May 28, hosted by Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.
Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street
Works in various mediums and styles by members of The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown, most available for purchase, on view weekdays to April 30; 203-744-7690, SCANart.org.
Read more here: ‘Color In Winter And Into Spring’ On View At Municipal Center
Newtown Congregational Church (Great Room, easiest access through upper rear entrance), 14 West Street
Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old, and in generally good health, COVID-19 protocols being followed, all donations will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies.
Appointments strongly encouraged, blood drive also scheduled for April 23 (8:30 am-1:30 pm); 800-733-2767, redcrossblood.org.
C.H. Booth Library (second floor hallway), 25 Main Street
Exhibition of works by the celebrated National Watercolor Society signature artist and longtime Newtown resident on view through April 23; 203-426-4533.
Read more here: Celebrated Newtown Artist’s Work On Display At Library
Fairfield Hills (between Newtown Hall and Woodbury Hall), off Keating Farms Avenue
Public invited to join Rotary Club of Newtown members for outdoor spring cleaning efforts in honor of Earth Day, BYO gloves and hand tools if possible, light refreshments to be served, rescheduled from April 19; 203-223-3524.
Read more here: Local Organizations Planning Special Events Around Earth Day
Livestreamed program will have members of local photography club competing with themes of “All In The Details” and “Sunrises & Sunsets,” also Open Color and Open Monochrome, public welcome for viewing and critique of images, visit website for program link; flagpolephotographers.com.