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NHS Class Of 1971 Reunites After Half A Century For Fun-Filled Weekend

Aspiring Eagle Scout Creates New Patio For Newtown Congregational Church

Goyda Coaches Go Head To Head In Field Hockey Game

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Woman Killed Flagging Down Help On Rochambeau Bridge

A 22-year-old Hartford woman was fatally injured early Monday morning October 25 on Interstate 84 while trying to flag down assistance for her own disabled vehicle.
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NHS Class Of 1971 Reunites After Half A Century For Fun-Filled Weekend

The Newtown High School Class of 1971 celebrated its milestone 50th reunion with a weekend full of events on October 15, 16, and 17.
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Sports

Goyda Coaches Go Head To Head In Field Hockey Game

Like mother like daughter — Goydas are head coaches.
Today's Events

  • October 26, 2021
  • Daylight hours

    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.

    October 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

    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.

     

    October 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

    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.

    Read more here: Wooden Boxes Created By Local Carpenter & Author On View At Municipal Center

    October 26, 2021 at 08:00 am

    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.

     

    October 26, 2021 at 09:30 am

    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.

     

    October 26, 2021 at 09:30 am

    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.

    agenda posted

    October 26, 2021 at 11:00 am

    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.

    October 26, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    C.H. Booth Library (Olga Knoepke Memorial Meeting Room), 25 Main Street

    Free

    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.

     

    October 26, 2021 at 01:00 pm

    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.

     

    October 26, 2021 at 02:00 pm

    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.

    October 26, 2021 at 02:00 pm

    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.

    October 26, 2021 at 04:00 pm

    Newtown Municipal Center (meeting room 3), 3 Primrose Street

    agenda posted

    October 26, 2021 at 07:00 pm

    Newtown Municipal Center (Council Chamber), 3 Primrose Street

    agenda posted

    October 26, 2021 at 07:00 pm

    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

    agenda posted

    October 26, 2021 at 07:30 pm
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