Friday, June 3
Friday, June 3
Fairfield Hills Master Plan Review Committee, 7 pm, Newtown Senior Center, 14 Riverside Road.
SHS 3rd Grade Chorus Spring Concert, 7 pm, Sandy Hook School, Dickinson Drive.
Music @ Trinity: Simon Thomas Jacobs, 8 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 36 Main Street, free recital by award-winning organist to include works of J.S. Bach, Walton, Alain, et al, reception to follow; 203-426-9070, extension 11.
Saturday, June 4
Connecticut Trails Day Hike, 10 amânoon, Brunot Preserve, Taunton Hill Road (0.8 mile from Dodgingtown Road/Route 302), join Newtown Forest Association members for dedication and hike of new 4-mile trail (shorter option available), also dedication of new property acquisition, geocaches, and CT Trails Day; 203-270-3650.
Open House & Family Day, 10 amâ3 pm (rain date June 5), Sticks and Stones Farm, 201 Huntingtown Road, free, nature hike, labyrinth walk, garden tour, cooking demos, yoga, kidâs art, live music and more, wear walking shoes; 203-270-8820.
Annual Art Show, 2â4 pm, Lakeside Gallery, 49 Taunton Lake Road, exhibition of works by gallery owner Patricia Barkman, continues June 5; 203-426-8949.
Newtown Relay For Life 2011, public events 3 pmâmidnight, Fairfield Hills campus & Newtown Youth Academy, 4 Primrose Street, rain or shine, Kids For A Cure 4:30, formal opening ceremony 6 pm, Recognition Ceremony at 8, Luminaria Ceremony at 9, ongoing fundraising, events and competitions, all welcome, all proceeds to benefit American Cancer Society.
NUMC Monthly Pasta Dinner , 5â7:30 pm, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, $9 adults, $8 seniors, $3.50 children; 203-426-9998.
NUMC Coffee House, 7:45â10:30 pm, Newtown United Methodist Church, 92 Church Hill Road, admission $4 for those attending earlier pasta dinner (see listing above), $5 otherwise, bluegrass and folk music, refreshments; 203-426-9998.
Sunday, June 5
Family Fun Day, 12â5 pm, Dickinson Park, 10 Elm Drive, free rain or shine event will include special appearance by Matt Kennon (performance at 1), also NASCAR driver Todd Szegedy, refreshments, vendors, games, raffles, petting zoo, face painting, car seat safety, child ID kits, fire truck, and more, sponsored by CT Department of Children & Family Services to support foster care and awareness; 203-207-5267.
Annual Art Show, 2â4 pm, Lakeside Gallery, 49 Taunton Lake Road, see June 4 details.
Monday, June 6
Board of Selectmen, 7:30 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
RIS 5th Grade Global Music & Orchestra Concert, 7 pm, Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane.
Tuesday, June 7
Public Safety Committee for Garner Correctional Institution, 5 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose 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.
Wednesday, June 8
Town Employee Safety Committee, 10 am, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
Borough Zoning Commission, 7 pm, Edmond Town hall, 45 Main Street.
âBrick Walls: Difficulties in Researching A Family Tree,â 7 pm, C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, free roundtable discussion hosted by the Genealogy Club of Newtown will have club members exchanging ideas about research difficulties; 203-426-4356.
Inland Wetlands Commission, 7:30 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.Â
Police Commission, 7:30 pm, Town Hall South, 3 Main Street.
Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) program, 7:30 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, free demonstration by award-winning Granby-based watercolor artist Laura Eden; 203-426-6654.
Tick-Borne Disease Action Committee, 8 pm, Newtown Senior Center, 14 Riverside Road.
Thursday, June 9
CT Department of Transportation info session, 6:30 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street, DOT representatives will answer questions about plans to improve the Glen Road bridge across the Housatonic River, formal presentation to follow at 7 pm.
Fairfield Hills Master Plan Review Committee, 7 pm, Town Hall South, 3 Main Street.
Trails Committee, 7 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.Â
Water & Sewer Authority, 7 pm, sewage treatment plant office building, 24 Commerce Road.
Flagpole Photographers program & meeting, 7:30 pm, C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, free and open to photographers of all interests and backgrounds, program by retired photographer Ken Graff will cover some of the cellphone applications available for photographers, also membersâ competition on subject of âAbandoned,â open color and black & white, final meeting until September; 203-426-2316.
Songs For A New World, curtain 7:30 pm, The Black Box Theatre, 117 Mt Pleasant Road, $10, performances of musical theater continue weekends until June 18; 203-426-8717.
Friday, June 10
24th annual Sandy Hook LobsterFest, 5â9 pm, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue main station, 18-20 Riverside Road, $23/advance, $25/door, lobster or steak dinner with sides, also raw bar (separate charge), kidsâ meals ($5, burger or hot dog with sides), live music, proceeds benefit fire company, event continues June 11; 203-270-4392.
Songs For A New World, curtain 7:30 pm, The Black Box Theatre, 117 Mt Pleasant Road, $10, see June 9 details.
Saturday, June 11
24th annual Sandy Hook LobsterFest, 5â9 pm, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue main station, 18-20 Riverside Road, $23/advance, $25/door, see June 10 details.
Songs For A New World, curtain 7:30 pm, The Black Box Theatre, 117 Mt Pleasant Road, $10, see June 9 details; 203-426-8717.
Sunday, June 12
The Little House That Roared Coffeehouse, 2 pm, Congregation Adath Israel, 115 Huntingtown Road, $8, coffeehouse-style performance will feature award-winning guitarist and composer Yossi Kohrman-Glaser, other musical guests; 203-209-4662.