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New Programs Announced For HealingNewtown, April 19-20

Newtown Cultural Arts Commission (NCAC), Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, and The Connecticut Office of the Arts have come together to create HealingNewtown Arts Space at 5 Queen Street.

The following events have recently been added to the arts center’s schedule. Please search The Bee's online archives for previously announced programs listings, or visit HealingNewtown.org for a full list of upcoming events. Reservations are requested for most workshops and can be done through the art space’s website. Call 203-364-9230 for additional information.

*Friday, April 19, 2:30 pm, Mask Performance.

Larry Hunt of The Masque Theatre Company will bring his unique performance to HealingNewtown for a 90-minute program. The theatrical variety show will include several vignettes of non-verbal characters using masks, puppets, music, acting and dance to tell stories.

Target audience is adults and older children over 8. Students of dance and theater may have a special interest.

*Friday, April 19, 8-10:30 pm, Rocking Roosters Calico Ball.

The Rocking Roosters Square Dance Club will hosts a Calico Ball for new plus-level dancers. This longstanding group based in Newtown promotes western style square and round dancing.

The public is invited to watch and learn about the Rockin’ Roosters. Alan Brozek of Oxford will be the evening’s guest caller.

Please park at Newtown Middle School, two lots over on Queen Street, or Hawley School, just across Church Hill Road.

Due to the large number of people invited to this event, organizers are asking that attendees park in one of these nearby lots to free up space for customers shopping at Caraluzzi’s Market.

*Saturday, April 20, noon, Card Making For Kids.

Ages 9-14 are invited to join Linda Sugrue for a one-hour workshop to create a beautiful, hand crafted card for someone special with a variety of styles available for all interests.  The theme is kindness and friendship.

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