- June 25, 2022
Online silent auction offering five lots of street art created on authentic Ukrainian currency, bids accepted to June 30
C.H. Booth Library (Entry Hall), 25 Main Street
New works by longtime resident and artist, to June 30; 203-426-4533.
C.H. Booth Library (Gathering Room), 25 Main Street
Posters created by Newtown pre-K to grade 8 students featuring their favorite pollinator, hosted by Protect Our Pollinators, on view to June 22.
C.H. Booth Library (meeting room), 25 Main Street
Works in oil by lifetime Newtown resident and current library employee who also enjoys working with acrylics and watercolor gouaches, to June 30; 203-426-4533.
Reed Intermediate School (rear parking lot), 3 Trades Lane
Ages 6-10 invited to fun, interactive and noncompetitive skills course designed to help them improve bicycle handling and traffic safety through stages with helmet fit and proper wear, bike safety check (and how to do checks for future), basic handling skills, and games, few loaner bikes and helmets available (BYO if possible), helmets required while riding, reservations strongly encouraged, proceeds to benefit future Bicycle Playground, presented by Newtown Parks & Recreation; 203-270-4340, newtown-ct.gov/parks-recreation.
Sandy Hook Center, 7 Glen Road
Duck race tickets $5
Family-friendly event presented by Newtown Lions Club with live entertainment, vendors, exhibits, etc, culminating in 2:30 dumping of 5,000 rubber ducks from Church Hill Rd bridge into Pootatuck River, prizes for 20 top ticket-holders, tickets available at local vendors and on site until 2 pm day of event; newtownlions.org., newtownlions.org.
C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street
First of eight-week course designed to help children prepare for kindergarten, especially those having difficulty with pre-reading skills, led by reading specialist Dr Caroline Ugurlu, parents will view videos and guide their children through recommended activities, materials supplied, registration required; 203-426-3851, ABennison@chboothlibrary.org, chboothlibrary.org.
St Rose of Lima Parish Grounds, 46 Church Hill Road
Carnival rides, midway, food, nightly to June 25.