Editor's Note: Please note that while we have tried to confirm the listings for events that are scheduled for this weekend, some events may continue to be postponed or even canceled due to last weekend's snowstorm.
Editorâs Note: Please note that while we have tried to confirm the listings for events that are scheduled for this weekend, some events may continue to be postponed or even canceled due to last weekendâs snowstorm.
Friday, November 4
World Community Day celebration, 6:15 pm, Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, $5 donation requested, Deacon Norman Roos (St Rose of Lima, Newtown), will lead a program based on theme of âLiving Our Faith: Unlocking Action,â all welcome, hosted by Newtown-Bethel unit of Church Women United; 203-788-1541.
Saturday, November 5
Walk For Dogs, 9 am, Fairfield Hills campus, near Wasserman Way entrance, $5 donation per walker requested, residents and dogs invited for 1.6-mile walk around campus, also raffles, proceeds to benefit SPCA; WalkForDogs@yahoo.com, www.wix.com/WalkForDogs/walk-for-dogs.
Coffee House with Open Mic, 7:30 pm, Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, free, performances by local singers, dancers, musicians, readings by poets, etc, refreshments available, donations requested for FAITH Food Pantry; 203-426-9024.
Opening reception for âCreatural,â 6â9 pm, Your Healthy Pet, 224 South Main Street, whimsical art by award-winning painter Tarol Samuelson and illustrator Carol Rizzo, also live music by guitarist Bryan James Gatten, refreshments, collection to remain on view until December 3; 203-270-7387.
Holiday Wine & Food Tasting, 6:30â9 pm, St Rose of Lima Gathering Hall, 46 Church Hill Road, $25, celebrate the return of the holidays with wine and food tastings, live jazz, hosted by Knights of Columbus St Virgilus Council 185, proceeds to benefit Knights community service projects; 203-270-1927, 203-270-1838.
Flagpole Radio CafÃ© Open House, 7 pm, Edmond Town Hall theater, 45 Main Street, free, performances by also Radio CafÃ© Orchestra, Flagpole Shakespeare Repertory Theatre (originally scheduled guest harpist Deborah Henson-Conant will perform in February); 203-364-0898, www.FlagpoleProductions.org.
Sunday, November 6
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS
(set clocks back one hour)
âMusic at Versailles: A Royal Entertainment,â 2 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, $20 (season tickets available), free ages 5â14 with ticket-holding adult, performance by The Aulos Ensemble, sponsored by Newtown Friends of Music; 203-426-6470, www.NewtownFriendsOfMusic.org.
Monday, November 7
Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers special meeting, 6 pm, Edmond Town Hall (Mary Hawley Room), 45 Main Street, this special meeting will replace the board of manager regular meeting that would have taken place November 8.
Board of Selectmen, 7:30 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
Tuesday, November 8
Polls open 6 amâ8 pm: District 1, at Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen Street; District 2, Reed Intermediate School, 3 Trades Lane; District 3-1, Head Oâ Meadow School, 94 Boggs Hill Road; District 3-2, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.
âI Fell In Love with China,â 3 pm, Newtown High School Lecture Hall, 12 Berkshire Road, free program by John Kamm (founder and executive director, Dui Hua Foundation) on his time spent in China, his passion for human rights, and more, hosted by NHS Global Voice human rights club; 203-240-2877.
Parks & Recreation Commission, 6 pm, Town Hall South, 3 Main Street.
Booth Library Board of Trustees, 7 pm, Booth Library, 25 Main Street.
Conservation Commission, 7 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
Charter Communications Cable Television Advisory Board, 7 pm, Charter Communications, Commerce Road.
Wednesday, November 9
Borough Zoning Commission, 7 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.
Genealogy Club of Newtown program, 7 pm, C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, free program by professional genealogist Nora Galvin will cover migration from Connecticut prior to 1850, hosted by club; 23-270-7887.
Inland Wetlands Commission, 7:30 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
Thursday, November 10
Destination Newtown, 2:45â7 pm, Newtown Congregational Church Great Room, 14 West Street, free, public event will offer VIP reception (2:45â4 pm, with keynote speaker Dr John Murphy, CEO of Danbury Hospital), also Taste of Newtown and Business Showcase (4â7 pm); 203-426-9193, newtown-ct.com/destination-newtown.
âReal Estate and Reverse Mortgages,â 5â7:30 pm, Masonicare at Newtown, 139 Toddy Hill Road, free program (reservations requested by Monday) conducted by members of Western CT Seniors Alliance will continue workshops highlighting legal and other topics of importance to senior citizens, adult children, caregivers and family members, Q&A to follow presentation, light dinner included; 888-679-9997.
Water & Sewer Authority, 7 pm, sewage treatment plant office building, 24 Commerce Road.
Newtown Trails Committee, 7 pm, Newtown Municipal Center, 3 Primrose Street.
Borough Board of Burgesses, 7:30 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street.
Â Friday, November 11
Veterans Day Assembly, 11:30 am, Newtown High School auditorium, 12 Berkshire Road, luncheon to be followed by program, all Newtown veterans invited to join annual assembly that recognizes and thanks men and women who have served or are presently serving our country; 203-426-7648.
Friday Bingo Night, doors open 5:45 pm, games begin 6:30, $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.
Opening night performance of Buried Child, curtain 8 pm, The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road, $20, $10 ages 10 and under, Town Players are performing Sam Shepardâs Pulitzer Prize-winning drama weekends until November 27, note show has adult themes and is recommended for mature audiences; 203-270-9144, www.NewtownPlayers.org.
Saturday, November 12
Tenth Annual Folk Art Santas Open House, 10 amâ5 pm, Navone Studios, 165 Hanover Road, carved and hand painted woodland Santa figures, also ornaments, refreshments, continues November 13; 203-426-2927.
Mediterranean Magic, dinner at 6, entertainment at 7:15, Congregation Adath Israel, 115 Huntingtown Road, $35/person single, $65/couple for full dinner, or $25/person, $45/couple for hors dâoeuvres only, evening of Mediterranean-themed foods and entertainment including belly dancing performance, also silent auction with 80-plus items; 203-459-0089, 203-426-7801, www.adath.ticketleap.com/mediterranean-magic.
Performance of Buried Child, curtain 8 pm, The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road, see November 11 details.
Sunday, November 13
Matinee performance of Buried Child, curtain 2 pm, The Little Theatre, 18 Orchard Hill Road, see November 11 details.
Annual NHS Singers Madrigal Feaste, 5â8 pm, Rock Ridge Country Club, 214 Sugar Street, $25, annual event by Newtown High School Singers will follow theme of âJesterâs Got Talent,â with dinner, entertainment, silent auction and more, proceeds to benefit NHS Choral Parents Scholarship Fund; 203-364-9592, MadrigalTix@aol.com.