EverWonder Children’s Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization aiming to open a children’s museum in Newtown, is opening “The EverWonder Experience” this Saturday, April 6. The miniature version of a children's museum will then have weekend hours, free of charge, until the end of August.
The April meeting of the Newtown Genealogy Club, on Wednesday, April 10, will feature guest speaker Laura G. Prescott. A professional researcher, writer and speaker, Ms Prescott will offer examples of the research tools that can be used to find events that helped shape the lives of our ancestors.
The next Saturday Pasta Dinner at Newtown United Methodist Church will take place on April 6 in the church’s fellowship hall. Dinner will be followed by a performance of bluegrass, country and folk music by Roger Sprung & Friends.
Sir Thomas Moore coined the term “utopia” in his book of the same name in 1516, describing the intricacies of an island nation that could be called a “perfect” society. On Monday, April 8, Newtown Historical Society will host a program by Gordon Williams about just that subject. “All This And Heaven Too” will looking at many attempts by others to create their own utopias here on earth.
The next St Rose Friday Bingo Night for the 2012-13 season will be on April 12. Games are played in the Gathering Hall of St Rose, at 46 Church Hill Road. Doors open at 5:45, and games run from 6:30 until around 9:30. Designed for the Bingo enthusiast, evenings feature substantial cash prizes for all games, as well as door prizes.
Author and speaker Richard Louv will be the featured guest at the upcoming program, “Peace And The Natural World: The Restorative Power of Nature Where We Live, Work, Learn and Play.” He will be offering two talks in Newtown with book signings on April 5, first at 1:3...