• Gifted Pianist To Perform At Edmond Town Hall This Month

    With a reputation as a performer of “romantic sweep and arching lyricism” and “a pianist with superb technique,” Diane Walsh has created an international career of distinction. On disc, as well as in recital, chamber music and concerto performances worldwide, she has brought a clear vision and superlative skill to a broad range of repertoire from Bach to Bolcom. Newtown Friends of Music will welcome Ms Walsh back to the stage of Edmond Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, February 21, for a 3 pm performance.

  • NVCC Adjunct Lecturer To Discuss Native Trees & Shrubs

    The Town & Country Garden Club will host a program, “Native Trees and Shrubs With A Twist: Unexpected Excitement from our Native Flora,” Wednesday, February 10. The program will be led by Adam Wheeler, propagation and plant development manager at Broken Arrow Nursery in Hamden. It will take place at Newtown Senior Center. Attendance is free and open to the public. Mr Wheeler’s program will explore the world of native trees and shrubs, with an emphasis on underutilized and unique garden worthy forms. Ornamental qualities and intriguing cultural details will be presented in a lively talk, illustrated through photos and high quality imagery.

  • Flagpole Photographers Offering ‘Know Your Camera’ Program

    The next Flagpole Photographers Camera Club program will feature an open discussion on photography as well as different opportunities to take pictures and view the results.   

  • Flagpole Radio Café Returning For Seventh Season With Bowler & Friends

    The Flagpole Radio Café will begin its seventh season with a performance on Saturday, February 27, in the theater at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street. Phil Bowler & Friends will headline the 7 pm performance. The evening will also include engaging music and compelling comedy performed by an ensemble of local artists.

  • Resiliency Center Upcoming Events

    The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN), at 153 South Main Street, has some events coming up, including the February Community Coffee Hour, a parent info night for Camp Sea Stars North, brainspotting appointments, and children's art time. Items created during that latter event will be used as decorations for the third annual RCN gala, a fundraiser being planned for April 1.

  • Adams Collection Exhibition Extended By Popular Demand

    C.H. Booth Library and Newtown Historical Society are pleased to announce that the number of visitors to “Adams In Newtown: An Exhibit of Presidential Memorabilia,” on view at the library, has created a need to extend the exhibition. The artifacts, which were to be view until January 31, will remain on display on the second floor at the library through February 7. They will be removed during library hours on Monday, February 8.

  • NVAC Corned Beef Dinner Fundraiser

    Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps will host a St Patrick’s Day Corned Beef Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, March 12, from 2 to 8 pm. The special event will be held at NVAC’s headquarters, 6 Washington Square, within the Fairfield Hills Campus in Newtown.

  • Final Days To See Adams Family Memorabilia

    “Let the human mind loose. It must be loose. It will be loose,” wrote John Adams to his son John Quincy Adams in a letter in November 1816. Visitors to C.H. Booth Library before the end of this month now have the chance to follow the President’s lead and loosen their mind by visiting a display of Adams family memorabilia on the second floor of the library. The collection was recently donated to Newtown Historical Society last year.

  • Boy Scout Open House Rescheduled

    Due to the winter storm of January 23, the Newtown Boy Scout Troop 770 open house event has been postponed to Sunday, February 7. The event will run from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, in the Monsignor Weiss Gathering Hall at St Rose of Lima School, 40 Church Hill Road....

  • Open Mic For Youths, Saturday

    Saturday Night Open Mic returns Saturday, January 30, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm, in the Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church. The recurring event is designed for high school and middle school youth, although performers in grades 5 and 6 are also welcome. Microphones, keyboard, guitar amp and more will be available.