Cultural Events

Awareness, Smiles And Plenty Of Education Expected For 6th Earth Day Festival

Published: April 19, 2013 at 12:00 am
Newtown’s Sixth Annual Earth Day Festival is promising to be “bigger and better than ever,” according to organizers. Join the celebration on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am to 4 pm, at Newtown Middle School, 11 Queen. To invest in the futu...

"Viewing America" Through The Work Of Robert Cottingham

Published: April 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Annual Maxwell Shepherd Memorial Invitational Exhibition at the Gallery on the Green in Canton will offer an exhibition of prints by the renowned American artist Robert Cottingham. Selected from the personal collection of the artist, a longtime Newtown resident, the collection on view will inclu

Brooklyn Artist To Be At Library Tonight For Creative Art Workshop

Published: April 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
On Thursday, April 18, Regina Rayzvikh, president and founder of Regina’s Art Center, is scheduled to deliver a two hour instructional and creative art workshop for families of Newtown. The event will take place in the Children’s Story Time room at C.H. Booth Library,...

Author Program With Cathryn Prince, Thursday At Library

Published: April 18, 2013 at 12:00 am
Cathryn Prince has researched the January 1945 sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff and written about it in her new book Death in "The Baltic: The WWI Sinking of The Wilhelm Gustloff." She will be speaking about her book and the historic event it concerns, and also doing a slide presentation, at C.H. Boo

New Programs Announced At HealingNewtown Arts Space, April 22-27

Published: April 17, 2013 at 12:00 am
Weaving Workshops with Hanna Roehes, "Knuts About Knitting," a Middle Eastern dance and rhythm workshop for children, and a performance by the award-winning flute-bass trombone duo Tütenschleider have all been added to the offerings at HealingNewtown Arts Space.

"A Show Of Strength," From Leslie Hudson-Tolles, For Friends And Former Neighbors

Published: April 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
Former longtime Newtown resident Leslie Hudson-Tolles will have a one-woman exhibit of her paintings at Koenig FrameWorks, April 26-May 31. Ms Hudson-Tolles moved to Newtown in 1977 and stayed for over 30 years. She was one of the three original founders...

Theater Review: Two Strangers, One Motel Room: Captivating "Mountaintop" In Hartford

Published: April 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
Winner of England's 2010 Oliver Award, and a Broadway success when it starred Samuel L. Jackson and Angela Bassett, Katori Hall's "The Mountaintop" - in production until May 5 at TheaterWorks Hartford - is a surrealistic fantasy that incorporates real historic events and oratory, even as it

Benefit Concert To Promote Autism Awareness

Published: April 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
Families United in Newtown (FUN) will present a night of classical music on Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 pm, at Newtown United Methodist Church. This concert will feature the music of Albeniz, Bach, Debussy, Sibelius, and Tàrrega. Performers will include Lindsey Jones on violin, Yossi Kohrman-Glaser

Dog Adoption Event Saturday

Published: April 16, 2013 at 12:00 am
The Animal Center of Newtown will host a Spring Adoption Event for Dogs on Saturday, April 20. The event will be at Your Healthy Pet, 224 South Main Street, and will run from 10 am until 1 pm. The center has a larger than average number of puppies who need...
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