Cultural Events

Auditions Planned For First Town Players Musical

Published: June 21, 2019 at 06:00 am
Town Players of Newtown has scheduled auditions for its first musical, "Is There Life After High School?," which the community theater group is planning to present in the autumn.

Someday Cinema Series: 'Wizard Of Oz' Returning To The Big Screen, Again

Published: June 19, 2019 at 08:10 am
It’s been five years since Newtown Cultural Arts Commission launched the classic film series, now known as the Someday Cinema Series, at Edmond Town Hall Theatre. The inaugural season celebrated the 75th anniversary of The Greatest Year in Film: 1939, and on opening day "The Wizard of Oz" and "The Little Princess" were shown. Now celebrating its 80th anniversary, "The Wizard of Oz" will again be offered on the big screen at 45 Main Street on Sunday, June 23, at 1, 4, and 7 pm.

Louise Tambascio Champions 2019 Summer Reading Campaign for Newtown

Published: June 13, 2019 at 10:00 am
The owner of My Place restaurant on Queen Street, Louise Tambascio, has been named the 2019 Summer Reading Champion for C.H. Booth’s Summer Reading Program. Ms Tambascio will help kick off the library’s summer reading program on Monday, June 17,

Palace Event Will Support Resident Laurena McCarthy

Published: June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Hark ALS plus friends and family of Newtown resident Laurena McCarthy are planning an evening of comedy at The Palace Danbury to celebrate and support her as she faces advanced stage Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

NEWS Group Collecting Shoes Prior To Workcamp Trip

Published: June 07, 2019 at 07:15 am
Newtown students will bring assistance to a West Virginia community during a workcamp experience later this month. Meanwhile, one workcamper is collecting shoes to take with him, to further help the community he will be serving.

'Anything Newtown' To Wrap Flagpole Photographers’ Season

Published: June 07, 2019 at 07:00 am
Flagpole Photographers Camera Club will wrap its 2018-19 season with an “Anything Newtown” competition on Thursday, June 13, beginning at 7:15 pm, at Newtown Senior Center.

Singing And Dancing ‘Every Little Thing,’ Sunday With InsideOut

Published: June 07, 2019 at 06:45 am
Last Sunday, Theatre Arts & Opportunities Foundation’s InsideOut Youth Theater program, from Bridgeport, traveled to Brookfield to see a performance of "Annie Jr." This weekend the group will return to Brookfield, this time to perform its production of "Every Little Bit." Admission is free; donations will benefit the youth theater program.

Coe To Demo 'Inside Plein Air' For Next SCAN Program

Published: June 07, 2019 at 06:00 am
On Wednesday, June 12, at 7:30 pm, The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown will have James Coe painting a landscape in oil. Mr Coe will be working from a photograph, and plans to quickly block-in and establish the essentials of a complete landscape painting in just about an hour.

One-Act Plays Festival To Celebrate Today’s Senior Citizens, June 7-9 At Edmond Town Hall

Published: June 06, 2019 at 07:00 am
The Stray Kats Theatre Company is planning to present the Third Annual Still Crazy After All These Years! festival at Edmond Town Hall this weekend. A collection of one-act plays will celebrate the lives of today’s senior citizens: healthier and more active and engaged than ever before.

Brookfield High School Students Support Newtown Youth Football & Cheer Fundraiser

Published: June 05, 2019 at 10:15 am
Brookfield High School students have been hard at work utilizing a new etching machine to support neighboring Newtown’s upcoming fundraiser, June 8.

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