Friday, November 5
Friday, November 5
12th Annual Northeast Music, Art and Dance Festival (NOMAD), 7:30-10:30 pm, 12 Berkshire Road, tickets $8, opening night will be devoted to a Contra Dance party, festival continues through November 7; 372-3890, 226-6681.
Opening night for Town Playersâ Bad Seed, 8 pm, The Little Theatre, Orchard Hill Road, call for ticket prices, performances of Maxwell Andersonâs thriller continue Friday and Saturday evenings through November 27; 270-9144.
Saturday, November 6
CPR Saturday, 9 am to noon, CPR, Heimlich maneuver and rescue breathing class at Sandy Hook Firehouse, Riverside Road, $10, taught by Emergency Medical Services providers from Newtown Volunteer Ambulance; 744-8118.
12th Annual NOMAD Festival continues, 10 am-11 pm, Newtown High School, tickets $8-$35 (senior and children discounts), concerts, participatory singing, instrument workshops, dancing and dance demonstrations, family activities, refreshments, vendors; 372-3890, 226-6681.
Sunday, November 7
12th Annual NOMAD Festival continues, 11 am-5 pm, Newtown High School, tickets $8-$35 (senior and children discounts), concerts, participatory singing, instrument workshops, dancing and dance demonstrations, family activities, performances, refreshments, vendors; 372-3890, 226-6681.
Saddle-Up Trail Ride for St Jude, starting times 9 am through 1:30 pm, Fairfield Hills; sponsored by Second Company Governorâs Horse Guard of Newtown, to benefit the St Jude Childrenâs Research Hospital; 734-5071.
Monday, November 8
âThe Iron History of Early Connecticut,â 7:30 pm, C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, free slide-lecture conducted by Walter Landgraf, hosted by Newtown Historical Society; 426-5937.
Tuesday, November 9
Housatonic Valley Tourism District, 5:30 pm, district office, Main Street, Danbury.
Board of Education, 7:30 pm, Newtown Middle School (school board conference room), 11 Queen Street.
Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers, 7:30 pm, Edmond Town Hall, Mary Hawley Room, 45 Main Street.
Booth Library Board of Trustees, 7:30 pm, Booth Library, 25 Main Street.
Borough of Newtown Board of Burgesses, 7:30 pm, Town Hall South, 3 Main Street.
Newtown Junior Womenâs Club meeting (non-members invited), 7:30 pm, Newtown Meeting House lower meeting room, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole), women ages 18 and over invited; 426-6416.
Wednesday, November 10
Conservation Commission, 7:30 pm, town land use office, Canaan House, Fairfield Hills.
Town and Country Garden Club meeting, 7:30 pm, Multi-Purpose Building, Riverside Road, Sandy Hook, free (non-members welcome), program by floral designer Marcia Seide, light refreshments; 426-3469.
Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN), Inc meeting, 7:30 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street (at the flagpole), free (non-members welcome), program on painting with watercolor by Richard Ochs; 426-6654.
Thursday, November 11
Veteransâ Day ceremony, 11 am, Veteransâ Park, corner of Mile Hill and Route 25, conducted by VFW Post 308, ample parking available, indoor reception with refreshments follows, public invited.
âColonial Lifeâ workshop, 11 am-noon, Matthew Curtiss House, 44 Main Street, free, 1-hour hands-on workshop by CT Historical Society will offer elementary school students the opportunity to learn about life 100 years ago (afternoon workshop will be added if demand warrants), reservations requested; 426-5937.
Friday, November 12
Annual SCAN Holiday Art Show & Sale, show on view 10 am-5 pm (opening reception 6-8 pm), Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, show and sale of works by members of Society of Creative Arts of Newtown, event continues through Sunday, November 14; 426-6211, 263-4970.
Annual Christmas in the Country Craft Fair, 6-10 pm, St Rose Church Hall, 40 Church Hill Road, free admission, professional vendors, hot food and fresh baked goods, raffle, hosted by St Rose Home & School Association; 270-1348.