- Friday, May 10, 2013
The Al Hedaya Islamic Center in Newtown will host its first conference event on Sunday, May 12. The program, “Tragedy, Trials & Tribulations: The Grace in Calamities,” will be divided in a number of segments, with the first part of the day taking place at Edmond Town Hall and the later portion to be held at The Al Hedaya Islamic Center.
- Wednesday, May 8, 2013Treehouse Comedy Productions will present "Stand Up For Newtown," a comedy show at Edmond Town Hall on Friday, June 7. Showtime is 9 pm, and admission is free for Newtown residents, teachers and school faculty, and first responders.Only 400 free tickets were initially available for the show.Thursday, May 2, 2013
In a major effort to educate the public on the importance of linking data together regarding 31 school shootings and/or school-related acts of violence and their association with psychiatric drugs, a national parent rights organization, Ablechild, will host a forum on mental health and the importance of informed consent.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Fifth Annual Brookfield Film Festival: Shorts and To The Point (afternoon screening), 2 pm, Edmond Town Hall (Alexandria Room), 45 Main Street, $15, ten unrated films (live and animated shorts; under age 17 must be accompanied), also live music and refreshments, screenings continue April 7, presented by Brookfield Arts Commission; 203-775-2895, brookfieldartscommission.org.Thursday, March 28, 2013
Fifth Annual Brookfield Film Festival: Shorts and To The Point, 8 pm, Edmond Town Hall (Alexandria Room), 45 Main Street, $15, ten unrated films (live and animated shorts; under age 17 must be accompanied), also live music and refreshments, screenings continue April 6-7, presented by Brookfield Arts Commission; 203-775-2895, brookfieldartscommission.org.Friday, March 8, 2013
Shake It For Sandy Hook, 1-3 pm, Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street, $15/advance, $20/door, all ages welcome, no fitness experience necessary for choreographed fitness routines that combine athletic drills, dance moves, strength training and fun that combines old school aerobics, kickboxing and dance moves, presented by VGroove Fitness instructors, space limited, also raffles, angel pins, proceeds to be divided between Sandy Hook Promise (raffles), Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue and Hook & Ladder Vol.Thursday, March 7, 2013Wednesday, March 6, 2013Saturday, March 2, 2013
Newtown Hikers: Seth Low Pierrepoint, 10 am, meet at Edmond Town Hall lower rear parking lot, 45 Main Street, free, meet group to carpool to hike site in Ridgefield (call hike leader if meeting elsewhere), children welcome accompanied by adults, bring lunch and beverage, sturdy shoes or boots recommended, call hike leader if weather is questionable, all welcome; 203-438-7963.Friday, March 1, 2013
In response to 12/14, a community of professional musicians from Newtown and surrounding areas have been rehearsing for a pair of special memorial and fundraising concerts to be performed at Edmond Town Hall Theatre on Sunday, March 3.
Two performances are planned, at 2 and 4 pm. Tickets are $15.
Upstate New York musician James Keneally is organizing the event, which will raise funds for the My Sandy Hook Family Fund.