December 2 â Tercentennial Tree Lighting, townâs Christmas Tree at Hawley Pond, Elm Drive at Hawley Road, 7 pm, caroling will lead into lighting of tree by Tercentennial Committee Chairman Dan Cruson, then visits with Santa and Mrs Claus and light refreshments will continue the event.
December 4 â âCelebrating Newtownâs Historic Families,â at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street, 11 am to 4 pm, family histories and memorabilia will highlight some of the people and families who have helped shape and develop Newtown; 426-2607, 426-3651.
December 4 â Tercentennial Coffee Table Book sales, at Edmond Town Hallâs Alexandria Room and C.H. Booth Library, 11 amâ5 pm, copies of Newtown 2005: The Way We Are After 300 Years will be available for purchase ($25).
December 11 â Tercentennial Coffee Table Book Reception, at C.H. Booth Library lower meeting room, 25 Main Street, 4â6 pm, books $25 each, reception with editor, designers and many photographers involved in producing Newtown 2005: The Way We Are After 300 Years, light refreshments; 426-4533.
Through December 31 â Images from Newtown Historical Images Archive on view at Koenig FrameWorks, 97 South Main Street (in South Main Marketplace), MondayâFriday 9 amâ6 pm, Saturday 10 amâ5 pm, Sunday 11 amâ5 pm, 46 fine art giclÃ©e prints depicting Newtown scenes from the 1880s to 1950s, including ten on view for first time, most prints available for purchase (proceeds benefit Newtown Historical Society); 270-1887.