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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CT Woolcrafters will host a local knit-in on Saturday, June 8, as part of an international observation planned by similar groups around the world. Weather permitting, knitters and fiber artists will be able to gather on the terrace outside C.H. Booth Library for a few hours.