- October 26, 2021
Fairfield Hills campus, Keating Farms Avenue and surrounding area
Individuals, families, businesses, sports teams, et al will have unique scarecrows on view around Fairfield Hills campus, ballots and ballot box located at Newtown Community Center, public invited to vote for their favorite by October 29, winners announced October 30, contest hosted by Newtown Parks & Recreation; 203-270-4340.
During daylight hours
Fairfield Hills Fruit Trail, section of trail that runs near Wasserman Way and Mile Hill South
Public invited to walk along trail and read pages of silly 2011 release by Bob Raczka, start walk from area of Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps headquarters to read book in order, presented by C.H. Booth Library, daily through November 8; 203-426-4533.
Newtown Municipal Center Showcase, 3 Primrose Street
Nine small wooden boxes of figured wood by Tim Snyder of Newtown, on view weekdays through October 29, hosted by Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.
C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street
Collection of 10 oil on canvas paintings by local artist Anne Marie Foran, on view in First Floor Entry Hall to November 30; 203-426-4533.
C.H. Booth Library (gathering room), 25 Main Street
Works by members of FiberWorks, western Connecticut based artists who work in fibers and other materials, this year with artists creating two individual pieces arranged to produce single finished piece, on view to October 29; 203-426-4533.
NOTE: Due to continued COVID-19 concerns, this meeting will be conducted remotely, with livestream and call-in participation options. Click through the agenda below for details.
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 (Olga Knoepke Memorial Meeting Room), 25 Main Street
Hollandia Consultants will demonstrate how to decorate with pumpkins and flowers in planters and fun designs, hosted by Garden Club of Newtown; 803-370-8535.
Newtown Senior Center, 8 Simpson Street
Free for senior center members ($20 once annual fee for nonmembers)
Casual meet and greet event with local Democrats running for municipal offices, registration requested; 203-270-4310.
NOTE: Due to today’s weather, organizers have canceled today’s market, which was to be the final one of the 2021 season.
Fairfield Hills, Keating Farms Avenue, vendors with locally grown vegetables, fruits, meats, baked goods, etc, weekly through October; 203-841-6864, newtownctfarmersmarket.com.
C.H. Booth Library (Gathering Room), 25 Main Street
Brainstorming session for National Novel Writing Month, an annual challenge for all writers to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days, drop-in event, no registration required, weekly through November 30; 203-426-4533, chboothlibrary.org.
Newtown Municipal Center (meeting room 3), 3 Primrose Street
Newtown Municipal Center (Council Chamber), 3 Primrose Street
NOTE: Due to continued COVID-19 concerns, for those who prefer to participate remotely, this meeting will have a livestream participation option in addition to the live presentation. Click through the agenda below for details.
Edmond Town Hall (gymnasium), 45 Main Street