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What's At Edmond Town Hall (full listing including movie listings and special events)

Published: August 10, 2018 at 12:00 am

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MOVIE LISTINGS:


TWO MOVIES THIS WEEK!


FRIDAY, AUGUST 10-THURSDAY, AUGUST 16


Book Club movie poster


BOOK CLUB  


Rated PG-13 * running time 1:44


Starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Richard Dreyfuss,
Candice Bergen, Mary Steenbergen, Andy Garcia,
Craig T. Nelson, Don Johnson & Alicia Silverstone


Tickets $3*
($2 for senior citizens, Tuesday matinee only)


Screenings daily 1 & 7 pm


Four lifelong friends (Keaton, Fonda, Bergen & Steenbergen) find their latest monthly book club selection - Fifty Shades of Grey - influencing how they want to spend the rest of their lives in this dramedy released in May. 

*Free 7 pm screening Saturday, August 11, courtesy Ingersoll Auto of Danbury.

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Tag movie poster

TAG


Rated R * running time 1:40


Starring Jeremy Renner, Ed Helms, Hannibal Buress, Jake Johnson,
Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher & Annabelle Wallis


Tickets $3
($2 for senior citizens, Tuesday matinee only)


Screenings daily 4 & 9:10pm


In the game of tag, someone always has to be "it."A group of middle-aged men (Renner, Helms, Buress, Johnson and Hamm) who have been playing the game since childhood go to very great lengths and distances to bestow the honor on each other in this competitive comedy released in June.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 17-THURSDAY, AUGUST 23


Ocean's Eight movie poster



OCEAN'SEIGHT


Rated PG-13 * running time 1:50


Starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling,
Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna & Helena Bonham Carter


Tickets $3
($2 for senior citizens, Tuesday matinee only)


Screenings Friday, Sunday through Thursday, 1, 4, 7 & 9:10 pm
(no Saturday shows)


Debbie Ocean (Bullock) sets out to prove that she's a better thief than her legendary brother by gathering an all-female crew and setting in motion plans to rob New York City's annual Met Gala in this action-comedy-thriller released in June. 

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SPECIAL EVENTS:


ballroom performance at ETH poster


"7 DEADLY SINS: A BALLROOM DANCE PERFORMANCE"


Saturday, August 18: 7 pm, $35, production to feature professional and pro-am performers exploring "the dark, sensual, and sometimes comical aspects of the sins through dance," led by Kristen Leah Prall, Alexey Gavrilov, et al, social dance open to follow with audience invited to socialize and dance with cast and crew; tripthelightct.wixsite.com/ttlf.

Read more here: '7 Deadly Sins' To Dance Across Edmond Town Hall Stage

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THE AVIELLE FOUNDATION BRAINSTORM EXPERIENCE:


"THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE" with BESSEL VAN DER KOLK, MD


Friday, August 24 (ETH Theatre): 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), $15/advance, $20/door (series tickets available), trauma expert and author (The Body Keeps The Score) will be guest for next program in series offering unique perspectives on the care, science, strength and vulnerability on the brain, program to include Q&A with Pauley; 203-491-0304, aviellefoundation.org.


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AVIELLE FOUNDATION BRAINSTORM EXPERIENCE:


"FAR FROM THE TREE" with ANDREW SOLOMON


Tuesday, September 11 (ETH Theatre): 6:30 pm* (doors will open at 6), $15/advance, $20/door (series tickets available), presentation by and screening of Solomon's documentary Far From The Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity, Q&A with Solomon to follow screening, continues series offering unique perspectives on the care, science, strength and vulnerability on the brain; 203-491-0304, aviellefoundation.org.


*NOTE: early start time this month


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THE AVIELLE FOUNDATION BRAINSTORM EXPERIENCE:


"BRAIN ON FIRE" with SUSANNAH CAHALAN


Thursday, October 11 (ETH THeatre): 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), $15/advance, $20/door (series tickets available), presentation by New York Times best-selling author (Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness) continues series offering unique perspectives on the care, science, strength and vulnerability on the brain; 203-491-0304, aviellefoundation.org.


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AVIELLE FOUNDATION BRAINSTORM EXPERIENCE:


"THE GIFT OF FAILURE" with JESSICA LAHEY


Tuesday, November 13 (ETH Theatre): 7 pm, $15/advance, $20/door (series tickets available), presentation by New York Times best-selling author (The Gift of Failure: How The Best Parents Learn To Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed) continues series offering unique perspectives on the care, science, strength and vulnerability on the brain; 203-491-0304, aviellefoundation.org.


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~ALSO AT EDMOND TOWN HALL~


WEEKLY:


Newtown Bridge Club


Newtown Bridge Club


Club hosts ACBL-sanctioned duplicate games, social players welcome, in Alexandria Room, $10/session ($8 NBC members); 203-733-8525, NewtownBridge.org


MONDAYS, 12:30; TUESDAYS 10 am (20-minute lunch break) and 7 pm; WEDNESDAYS, 10 am; and THURSDAYS, 12:30 pm.

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Rocking Rooster rooster



Rocking Roosters Square Dance Club


FRIDAYS: Club dances on the first and third Friday of each month, 7:30 pm, in ETH gymnasium (entry through lower rear parking lot), most events done at plus level (with rounds), with advanced tip during break; call 203-426-4817 for information.

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Newtown Hikers


SATURDAYS: Group meets in lower parking lot of town hall, spring hikes meet for 9 am, then carpool to hike site, children must be accompanied by parents, call hike leader (changes weekly, see names and phone numbers in parentheses) to see if dogs allowed on trail, also call if planning to meet group at hike site, BYO snack and water, traction devices suggested for winter hikes, sturdy boots/shoes strongly suggested, all participants will be asked to sign waiver for Newtown Parks & Recreation; additional information 203-426-9903, 203-830-9032, NewtownHikers@gmail.com.

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Yoga For Beginners


SATURDAYS: 9 am, $5 donation, 60-minute sessions offered weekly, in gymnasium (or main floor meeting room, on building's south side, if gymnasium is being used by another group), donations accepted and forwarded to Kevin's Community Center; 203-426-0496.

 

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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