Cultural Events

‘The Merritt Parkway: History And Future Of A Natural Treasure’

Published: December 28, 2018 at 07:00 am
Newtown Historical Society will host a special Sunday afternoon program next month, when Wes Haynes presentsd “The Merritt Parkway: History and Future of A National Treasure.” The free presentation in the meeting room of C.H. Booth Library will be in place of a Monday evening program.

Christmas Tree Collection Planned: Trees For Trout To Benefit Deep Brook

Published: December 28, 2018 at 07:00 am
The Candlewood Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Pootatuck Watershed Association will co-host a Christmas tree collection on Saturday, January 5, from 9 am to 1 pm. Trees that are dropped off will be used on the Deep Brook and Pootatuck River to stabilize streambanks, reduce erosion, and create refuge habitat for juvenile trout and other aquatic life.

Sydney Eddison Book Event, Friday At Queen Street Gifts

Published: December 19, 2018 at 07:00 am
Longtime Newtown resident, notable garden writer, and poet Sydney Eddison will be at Queen Street Gifts for an author event on Friday, December 21, from 1 to 3 pm.

Special Holiday Engagement Of Ferrell Christmas Film At Edmond Town Hall

Published: December 19, 2018 at 06:45 am
Through Sunday, Edmond Town Hall is offering a special return engagement of Elf, a 2003 comedy-fantasy-romance starring Saturday Night Live alum Will Ferrell.

Christmas Classic To Continue Someday Cinema Series, Sunday At Edmond Town Hall

Published: December 14, 2018 at 07:45 am
UPDATE (Sunday, December 16): SCS Organizer Jen Rogers has announced all three screenings are free of charge, courtesy of Ingersoll Auto of Danbury. || Audiences will not only enjoy the screening of a classic holiday themed film at Edmond Town Hall this weekend, they will also be treated to pre-screening live entertainment on Sunday, December 16.

Christmas Movie Sing-Along, Saturday

Published: December 13, 2018 at 09:55 am
Newtown Congregational Church will host a screening of "A Muppet Christmas Carol" and holiday sing-along this weekend.

Improvisational Comedy Workshop & TV Studio Open House Planned

Published: December 08, 2018 at 07:15 am
Local Channel CTV-192 is inviting the public to visit the TV Production Studio at 11 Commerce Road for its annual open house — a day of tours and tasty snacks — culminating in an Improvisational Comedy Workshop.

Candlelit Yoga Nidra Service Planned

Published: December 08, 2018 at 07:00 am
On December 12, The Joy of Yoga Nidra with Joy Hoffman invites the Newtown community to a special candlelit music and Yoga Nidra memorial marking six years since 12/14.

51st Annual Music Centre ‘Nutcracker,’ December 7-9 At Danbury HS; Local Dancers Involved In Many Roles

Published: December 07, 2018 at 04:35 pm
More than 200 performers representing Danbury and many of the surrounding towns are part of the 51st Annual Danbury Music Centre presentation of "Nutcracker Ballet," with live music performed by Danbury Symphony Orchestra. Four performances are for December 7-9, with Newtown and Sandy Hook performers again featured in lead roles.

Dance Etc To Present ‘The Magic Of Christmas’ At NHS On Saturday

Published: December 07, 2018 at 04:00 pm
The Dance Etc School For Performing Arts is scheduled to hold a fundraising performance called “The Magic of Christmas” to benefit The Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary, Saturday, December 8, at 4 pm, at Newtown High School.
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This Week's Poll

When do you purchase calendars?

As early as possible.
0% (0 votes)
November
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Early December
29% (2 votes)
Late December
29% (2 votes)
The first time I go to write something in one in January and realize I've forgotten to buy one for the new year
29% (2 votes)
In March when they get discounted heavily
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I don't. I do everything electronically.
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