Cultural Events

A Look At What's Next For Gun Safety

Published: May 02, 2013 at 12:00 am
The public is invited to attend a presentation by Colin Goddard, a Virginia Tech shooting survivor and activist for the Brady Campaign Against Gun Violence; Elliot Fineman, president and CEO of National Gun Victims Action Council (NGAC); and Josh Horwitz, executive director of th...

A Fundraiser To Help Heal A Healing Kitten

Published: May 02, 2013 at 12:00 am
Kitten Associates, a home foster-based cat rescue group located in Sandy Hook, announced this week that one of the kittens who helped heal residents following 12/14 through its established Kitties For Kids program, is critically ill and funds are being raised to help determine the cause. A fundrais

Historical Society To Host Open House And Horse Guard Demonstration, May 19 At NHS Headquarters

Published: May 02, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown Historical Society will host an open house at its headquarters, The Matthew Curtiss House, on Sunday, May 19. Master Sergeant Bill Goessinger of The Second Company Governor's Horse Guard will be joining us along with two of his horses. All are invited to learn about the history of the ho

Mother's Day Family Photos, A Free Special Offer

Published: May 02, 2013 at 12:00 am
Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Newtown Christian Church and Ever After Photography invite residents to gather their family and join photographer Janet Kuzma for some free family photos on Saturday, May 4. From 4 to 6 pm, Ms Kuzma will spe...

Using Town Records For Family Research

Published: May 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
This month's meeting of Newtown Genealogy Club will be held on Wednesday, May 8, at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown. The meeting starts at 7 pm and as always, is open to non-members free of charge. This month's speaker is Joseph Camposeo, who has been Town Clerk of Manchester since

Mad Dash, Take Two: Adventure-Challenge Race Returning June 8

Published: May 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
Slopping through mud on hands and knees, hurdling piles of hay, and pulling themselves from rung to rung - monkey bar-style - on a ladder suspended from trees, approximately 120 athletes of various ages participated in Newtown's first Mad Dash Adventure Race in June 2012. Organizers are hoping

Major Motorcycling Event Will Affect Sunday Traffic

Published: May 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
On Sunday, May 5, The Green Ribbon Ride, a motorcycling event, will pass through Newtown. The event is a police-escorted police-escorted motorcycle ride to raise funds for ten funds and charities associated with the events of 12/14. The ride will involve as many as 3,000 motorcyclists.

Patriots Coming To Town, Young Athletes Encouraged To Register For Free Clinic With Current & Former Players

Published: May 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
Current and former New England Patriots football players be at Newtown High School to instruct youth residents ages 6-14 in free football clinic, "Football For You," on Saturday, May 18. The clinic will run from 11 am to 3 pm. The event will feature a Patriots-themed activity zone open to the pu

Juggling Club In New Location This Weekend

Published: May 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Newtown Juggling & Circus Arts Club will be meeting from 3-5 pm on Saturday, May 4, at the park at 5 Glen Road in Sandy Hook. The club is an open group for anyone interested in juggling and other circus arts/flow arts, including flower sticks, poi,...

Using Town Records For Family Research

Published: May 01, 2013 at 12:00 am
This month's meeting of Newtown Genealogy Club will be held on Wednesday, May 8, at C.H. Booth Library, 25 Main Street in Newtown. The meeting starts at 7 pm and as always, is open to non-members free of charge. This month's speaker is Joseph Camposeo, who has been Town Clerk of Manchester since
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