Attention young poets, singers, mimes, magicians, and more: the ninth monthly Saturday Night Open Mic For Newtown Youth, grades 5-12, will take place on Saturday, October 18, from 7:30 to 9:15 pm, in the Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.
Microphones, keyboard, guitar amp and more will be available. A welcoming atmosphere and an enthusiastic all-ages audience makes this a great night every time.
A 300th Anniversary Harvest Dinner on Friday, October 17, will conclude Newtown Congregational Church’s tercentennial celebrations. The event will begin at 6 pm in The Great Room at the church, 14 West Street.
Tickets are $15 per person and are available at church office through October 12.
Capacity is 150 people, so time is running out to purchase a ticket to reserve a seat for the catered roast turkey dinner with all the trimmings by LeReine’s Cuisine. Pumpkin pie is being provided for dessert.
The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) recently released its 2014 Environmental Scorecard, the latest in a 15-year series of documents which rate Connecticut’s state legislators by the votes they have cast on key environmental bills. Lori Brown, CTLCV Exec. Director, said the Scorecards tally votes on major issues and show a numerical score for each legislator.
During its second meeting in as many weeks, the Newtown Charter Revision Commission met October 7 at the Senior Center to continue laying out plans to enhance the effectiveness, integrity, and user-friendliness of the community’s constitutional document.
Police said they have arrested a Danbury woman on multiple charges in connection with a serious nighttime motor vehicle accident on Berkshire Road (Route 34) near the Monroe town line in June, in which that woman and two passengers in her vehicle were injured when it tumbled down a ravine along the roadway.
Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC) will be awarding $750 for new, original art that illustrates Newtown arts and culture.
This competition is open to any artist, of any age, from anywhere. The winning image will be used to promote the 2015 Newtown Arts Festival and will appear in businesses and public spaces around Newtown and surrounding towns.