Cultural Events

Choral Society's Spring Concert To Celebrate 'Centuries Of Hit Parades'

Published: May 17, 2019 at 01:20 pm
Newtown Choral Society, under the direction of Mary Andreotta and accompanied by Susan Anthony-Klein, will perform “Centuries of Hit Parades” as its spring concert on Saturday, May 18, at 4 pm, at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street.

SHOP Planning Sixth Annual ‘Rocking The Hook’ Concert

Published: May 11, 2019 at 07:00 am
Three local bands will perform during a seven-hour stretch on Sunday, May 19, when Sandy Hook Organization for Prosperity presents the sixth annual Rocking The Hook concert.

Town Players One Week Away From Season Opener

Published: May 10, 2019 at 07:00 am
Town Players will stage the Ray Cooney comedy "Funny Money" as its 2019 season opener. Performances begin Friday, May 17.

Celebrate Kindness With Ben’s Bells Project

Published: May 10, 2019 at 07:00 am
BETHEL — The Celebration of Kindness will be hosted again by Ben’s Bells Connecticut. This year’s event is being planned for Wednesday, May 22, from 7 to 10 pm, at Michael’s at the Grove, 42 Vail Road. The public is

Two-Hour Event Hopes To Match Local Organizations With Available Volunteers

Published: May 09, 2019 at 09:50 am
In an effort to match available volunteers with local nonprofit organizations, Friends of Newtown Seniors is organizing a Volunteer Fair to take place Friday, May 10, at C.H. Booth Library.

Save The Date: Catherine’s Butterfly Party Takes Wing June 8

Published: May 06, 2019 at 07:00 am
Catherine’s Butterfly Party, a free family festival with pet adoption event, returns Saturday, June 8, from noon to 4 pm, to Fairfield Hills campus.

Library To Host 'Works In Progress: The Art of the Picture Book,' Sunday; Art On View To May 18

Published: May 03, 2019 at 04:12 pm
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Children’s Book Week, C.H. Booth Library will host an art show by four local author-illustrators, with a panel discussion, on Sunday, May 5. Bruce Degen, Paul Meisel, Ross MacDonald, and Jennifer Thermes are all planning to participate. Illustrations by the four artists will then remain on display for a few additional weeks.

Connecticut Invention Convention May 4 At UConn: K-12 Finalists Competing For Chance At Nationals

Published: May 03, 2019 at 11:30 am
Student finalists in grades K-12 from throughout the state will compete at the Connecticut Invention Convention on the morning of Saturday, May 4. The event is taking place at the University of Connecticut-Storrs campus, and organizers have confirmed to The Newtown Bee that students from Newtown schools are among those competing.

May 2019


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