Friday, March 3
Friday, March 3
Opening day for âSurroundings,â 12â5 pm, C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, free, exhibition of oils and watercolors by Anita Gregorski depicting familiar scenes of New England will remain on view until March 31; 426-4533.
CWU World Day of Prayer, 1 pm, Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, all welcome, worship service presented by Church Women United/Newtown-Bethel will celebrate âSigns of the Timesâ through prayer, Scripture readings, hymns and presentation by Peace Corps volunteer Laura Hickey; 426-9024, 426-5192.
Second Annual Friday Night Fish Fry, 5â8 pm, St Rose Parish Hall, 46 Church Hill Road, adults $8, children $4 (families $25 max), fresh cooked haddock filets, coleslaw, french fries, and soft drinks, will also be held March 10 and 24, takeout orders available; 512-1474.
Saturday, March 4
NUMC Monthly Pasta Dinner, 5â7:30 pm, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, $8 adults, $7 seniors, $3.50 children, full spaghetti dinner with salad, desserts, and soft drinks/coffee raises funds for church, all welcome, coffee house/musical event follows; 426-9998.
NUMC Coffee House, 7:45â10:30 pm, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, admission $3 for those attending earlier pasta dinner (see listing above), $4 otherwise, live bluegrass and folk music, refreshments, suitable for all ages; 426-9998.
Sunday, March 5
21st Annual Newtown Historical Society Antiques Show & Sale, 10 amâ4 pm, Edmond Town Hall gymnasium, 45 Main Street, admission $5, dealers from across state and region will have diverse offerings, proceeds to benefit historical society; 426-5937.
Open House & Demonstrations, 10 amâ4 pm, Matthew Curtiss House, 44 Main Street, free admission, ongoing demonstrations of count thread cross stitch by Peg Forbell and theorem painting by Lorraine vanderWende, also docent tours of historical societyâs headquarters; 426-5937.
Monday, March 6
Board of Selectmen, 5:30 pm, Booth Library, 25 Main Street.
âTop Five Obstacles Women Face Starting A Businessâ¦ and How To Overcome Them,â networking 6 pm, dinner at 6:30, Sal e Pepe, 97 South Main Street, $25 for members of Working Womenâs Forum, $35 for nonmembers, presentation sponsored by WWF by Ann Anderson; 364-1667.
Tuesday, March 7
Design Review Board, 7 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.
Lake Zoar Authority, 7 pm, Southbury Town Hall.
Board of Education, 7:30 pm, Reed Intermediate School, Trades Lane.
Lake Lillinonah Authority, 7:30 pm, Brookfield Town Hall.
Police Commission, 7:30 pm, Town Hall South, 3 Main Street.
Wednesday, March 8
Conservation Commission, 7:30 pm, town offices, 31 Peckâs Lane.
Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) meeting, 7:30 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, free and open to nonmembers, program on painting acrylic landscapes by Anda Styler; 426-6654.
âRock Gardening in Connecticut,â 7:30 pm, Newtown Senior Center, Riverside Road, free slide program by avid rock gardener John Spain is sponsored by Town & Country Garden Club, all welcome.
Friday, March 10
Second Annual Friday Night Fish Fry, 5â8 pm, St Rose Parish Hall, 46 Church Hill Road, adults $8, children 4$ (families $25 max), fresh cooked haddock filets, coleslaw, french fries and soft drinks, will also be held March 24, takeout orders available; 512-1474.
Water and Sewer Authority, 7:30 pm, sewage treatment plant offices, Commerce Road.
Saturday, March 11
4th Annual NBLA Dinner & Country Dance, doors open 6 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, admission for dinner and dance $25, dance only $10, chili cook-off will begin at 6, dinner is at 7, square and contra dancing begins at 8 (live music by Bill Fischer & The Wild Notes); 791-4853.
Sunday, March 12
Jon Gailmor in concert, 2 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, tickets $20 adults, $15 ages 3â12, free ages 2 & under (must sit on lap), performance by Vermont-based singer-songwriter will benefit The Montessori Community School of Brookfield; 426-6155.
Cavani String Quartet in concert, 3 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, tickets $18 adults, $16 seniors, free for ages 5â14 with ticket-holding adult, works of Mozart, Beethoven, and quartet member Merry Peckham, postperformance reception, sponsored by Newtown Friends of Music; 426-6470.
Connecticut Master Chorale in concert, 3 pm, St Rose of Lima, 46 Church Hill Road, tickets $15/advance, $20/door, performance will include two works of Mozart (Ave Verum Corpus and Missa Brevis in D), plus Horatio Parkerâs dramatic oratorio Hora Novissima; 743-0473.