Religion

Sew-A-Thon To Support Dress A Girl, September 15

Published: September 07, 2018 at 07:00 am
Monroe Congregational Church will host a sew-a-thon to support Dress A Girl Around the World on Saturday, September 15, from 10 am until 3 pm. All are invited to participate, regardless of their sewing ability.

Fan The Fire Youth Event Draws 450 To St Rose Church

Published: August 18, 2018 at 07:00 am
Heavy rain washed out a massive water balloon toss planned as one of many activities at the 2018 Fan the Fire youth gathering at St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, August 11, but organizer Rodd Blessey said

Congregation Adath Israel To Host August 26 Open House

Published: August 23, 2018 at 12:13 pm
On Sunday, August 26, at 10 am, Congregation Adath Israel will open its doors to individuals and families in Newtown, as well as residents of neighboring communities, who would like to become acquainted or reacquainted with the synagogue at 115 Huntingtown Road in Newtown.

Fan The Fire Bringing Its Spiritual Warmth Back To St Rose

Published: August 04, 2018 at 12:00 am
After a one-year absence, Fan the Fire - Connecticut's largest and longest-running Catholic youth rally - is returning to the parish of St Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, August 11.

Dozens Celebrate Successful 'Soulful Sydney' Book Launch

Published: July 29, 2018 at 12:00 am
Much like the children's book they were launching on July 15, an event celebrating the release of Soulful Sydney Explores Diversity  had many special parts that all flowed and fit together perfectly. Drawing about 75 attendees to the Alexandria

Groundbreaking At St Rose Church Celebrates Continued Growth Of Parish

Published: July 21, 2018 at 12:00 am
Admittedly cognizant of the fact that guests were seated in folding chairs atop asphalt without shade in heavy humidity - and that they themselves were outfitted in heavy clothing and sitting in the sun - Bishop Frank Caggiano and Monsignor

Canine Based Ministry At Local Lutheran Church Continues To Offer Comfort

Published: June 17, 2018 at 12:00 am
In the five years since a golden retriever named Maggie took up residence within the membership of Christ the King Lutheran Church, she has become a fixture of the Mount Pleasant Road house of worship. Members are "used to seeing

Canine Based Ministry At Local Lutheran Church Continues To Offer Comfort

Published: June 17, 2018 at 12:00 am
In the five years since a golden retriever named Maggie took up residence within the membership of Christ the King Lutheran Church, she has become a fixture of the Mount Pleasant Road house of worship. Members are "used to seeing
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This Week's Poll

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission is presenting or coordinating on six weeks of special events. Which event are you looking forward to the most? (Visit our Features page for a full story with details about all of these events.)

“In The Bag” exhibition, on view to September 28
0% (0 votes)
The Lords of 52nd Street concert, September 14
0% (0 votes)
Newtown Arts Festival weekend, September 15-16
25% (1 vote)
“An Evening of the Arts,” September 15
50% (2 votes)
“The Fox on the Fairway” production by Town Players of Newtown, weekends September 21-October 13
0% (0 votes)
“The Main Street Replica Project,” launching September 25
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series screenings of “The Blues Brothers,” September 30
0% (0 votes)
Photography display “In Our Rearview Mirror” by Marleen Cafarelli, et al, October 1-30
0% (0 votes)
“Love, Laughter, and Rhubarb” with Tinky Weisblat, October 3
25% (1 vote)
Newtown Day, October 6
0% (0 votes)
The 3rd Annual Newtown-Sandy Hook Restaurant Week, October 8-14
0% (0 votes)
Basket weaving workshop with Tina Puckett, October 13
0% (0 votes)
“Courageous Conversations in A Complex World,” October 17
0% (0 votes)
Live at ETH: David Wax Museum concert, October 19
0% (0 votes)
The 2nd Annual Fall Carnival at Fairfield Hills, October 19-21
0% (0 votes)
Connecticut Author’s Reading Series, October 21
0% (0 votes)
Natalie’s Open Mic, October 21
0% (0 votes)
“The Wordsmiths,” October 24
0% (0 votes)
Pianist Konstanza Chernov, October 28
0% (0 votes)
Someday Cinema Series double feature screenings of “Bride of Frankenstein” and “The Beast with Five Fingers,” October 29
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 4