Saturday, February 4
Saturday, February 4
Open house, 10 am, Housatonic Valley Waldorf School, 40 Dodgingtown Road, opportunity for parents to meet faculty at Connecticutâs only prekindergarten through eighth grade Waldorf School; 203-364-1113.
NCAC Reception, 5:30â6:30 pm Edmond Town Hall Alexandria Room, 45 Main Street, free, live music by Trio Scalaria (high school age chamber music trio), photography exhibition by Flagpole Photographers Camera Club, light refreshments provided by Newtown Cultural Arts Commission, may be enjoyed as preview to eveningâs Flagpole Radio CafÃ© (see separate listing) or as its own event; 203-364-0898.
Deborah Henson-Conant at Flagpole Radio CafÃ©, 7 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, 7 pm, $25, $20 students & senior citizens, dynamic harp sensation will headline evening, also performances by The Flagpole Radio CafÃ© Orchestra & radio style comedy sketches by Flagpole Shakespeare Repertory Theatre (rescheduled from October 2011); 203-364-0898.
Monday, February 6
Board of Selectmen, 7:30 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
School Facilities Ad Hoc Study Committee, 7:30 pm, Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane.
Tuesday, February 7
Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers, 7 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.
Lake Zoar Authority, 7 pm, Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street South.
Board of Education, 7:30 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
Lake Lillinonah Authority, 7:30 pm, Brookfield Town Hall, 100 Pocono Road.
Police Commission, 7:30 pm, Town Hall South, 3 Main Street.
Wednesday, February 8
Working Womenâs Forum, networking and appetizers at 6 pm, program to follow, The Villa Restaurant, 4 Riverside Road, $20 ($10 WWF members), presentation by editor and novelist Sophfronia Scott on âI Believe, Belief Systems and How Understanding Yours Can Make Your Book, Your Business and Your Life Absolutely Magnetic,â also collection of canned food and personal health and beauty items for FAITH Food Pantry; 203-740-7305.
Borough Zoning Commission, 7 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.
âFinding Your Civil War Ancestors,â 7 pm, C.H. Booth Library meeting room, 25 Main Street, free program by Genealogy Club of Newtown founding member Harlan Jessup will concern service and pension records, less well-known census, burial and other record sources, Q&A to follow, hosted by genealogy club, all welcome; 203-426-3981.
Inland Wetlands Commission, 7:30 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
Newtown Arts Festival Committee, 7:30 pm, My Place Restaurant, 8 Queen Street.
Thursday, February 9
Water & Sewer Authority, 7 pm, sewage treatment plant office building, 24 Commerce Road.
Friday, February 10
Friday Bingo Night, doors open 5:45 pm, games begin 6:30, St Rose Gathering Hall, 46 Church Hill Road, $17 incl all regular and most special games, baked goods and dinner items available for purchase, sponsored by St Rose of Lima Home School Association; 203-426-5102.
âStone Soupâ opening reception, 5â8 pm, Koenig FrameWorks, 97 Main Street South, public invited to view works by Judith Secco, Mally DeSomma, and Thomas Nackid, diverse artists producing interpretive takes on famed folk art story that shares exhibitionâs name, exhibition also celebrates recently created partnership between FrameWorks Gallery and Housatonic Valley Cultural Alliance; 203-270-1887.
Saturday, February 11
Turn Nickels Into Gold: NHS Varsity Winter Guard Fundraiser, 9 amânoon, Newtown High School front parking lot, 12 Berkshire Road, team will be receiving donations of returnable cans and bottles, to be turned in and used to defray costs of team attending Winter Guard International Championships in April (additional collection date March 10).
Turn Nickels Into Gold: NHS Varsity Winter Guard Fundraiser, 9 amânoon, at Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen Street, see details above (within listing for NHS).
Turn Nickels Into Gold: NHS Varsity Winter Guard Fundraiser, 9 amânoon, at Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane, see details above (within listing for NHS).
The Newtowner Masked Ball, 7 pmâmidnight, Edmond Town Hall Alexandria Room, 45 Main Street, $100, Newtown-based arts and literary magazine will celebrate first anniversary with Venetian Carnevale-style event including Italian style finger foods and desserts, live music, Venetian Commedia dellâarte performances and more, silent auction, guests should wear masks plus costume or formal attire; TheNewtownerMaskedBall.com.
Sunday, February 12
âArt About Town: SCAN At Stone River Grilleâ opening reception, 2â4 pm, Stone River Grille, 1 Glen Road, public invited to view works by Society of Creative Arts of Newtown members Pam Danneman, Adele Moros, Margaret Moss, Glen River, and Roberta Shea, collection on view until March 31; 203-270-1200.
Trio Solisti in concert, 3 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, $20 (season tickets available), free ages 5â14 with ticket-holding adult, performance sponsored by Newtown Friends of Music will include works of Mozart, Moravec Hubay and Dvorak; 203-426-6470.