The Someday Cinema Series will screen one of MGM’s most enduring musicals, the 1954 romance-musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, on Sunday, April 7, with screenings at 1, 4, and 7 pm.
The fourth annual “Risk A Verse” poetry event will take place on Sunday, April 7. It will start at 2 pm and will again be presented at Newtown Meeting House. Admission is free, but donations will benefit Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.
Deborah Levison, an award-winning journalist, author and daughter of Holocaust survivors, is scheduled to speak at Congregation Adath Israel on Sunday, April 28, at 2 pm. The Trumbull resident will speak about her true crime book "The Crate: A Story of War, A Murder, and Justice."
The 29th season of Saturday Pasta Dinners at Newtown United Methodist Church will continue next weekend. Dinner will be served Saturday, April 6, in the church’s fellowship hall, 92 Church Hill Road. A live performance of bluegrass, country, and folk music will follow.
Connecticut-based not-for-profit organization Simply Smiles will host its annual Keep Hope Alive-Newtown event on April 26 at Edmond Town Hall. This year's honorees will be Ann and Michael Feinberg of Middlebury.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is reporting that there are 11 years left to make significant progress on reducing carbon emissions around the world, or mankind will face catastrophic consequences. Newtown Environmental Action Team will host a presentation about climate change on Wednesday, April 3, at 7 pm, at C.H. Booth Library.
Representatives of Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity and a partner/benefactor appeared before the Legislative Council on March 20 to review plans for a pocket park they hope to develop on a town-owned parcel in Sandy Hook Center.
At a Mach 22 meeting, C.H. Booth Library Director Douglas Lord initiated the first tentative step toward helping form a Newtown Nonprofit Council — through which local members can all share event dates, news, and other information.