- Wednesday, June 19, 2013
First Selectman Pat Llodra has announced that Newtown Cultural Arts Commission has received a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to support HealingNewtown. Mrs Llodra made one of the first announcements about the grant on Friday, June 14, while a guest on CT Public Radio’s “The Colin McEnroe Show.”
On Tuesday, June 18, Mrs Llodra was joined by Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty in formally announcing the award.
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Joy of Art with Joy Hoffman will be offered on Wednesdays, to June 19, at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.
Sponsored by HealingNewtown Arts Space, 60-minute workshops will be offered each week. Kindergarten students can attend the 11 am and/or 1 pm workshops, one or every week.
Children will enjoy a chance to express their artistic talents freely while being guided through friendship bead making bracelets and necklaces, paper plate bugs, and other fun and lively arts and craft projects.
- Thursday, May 16, 2013
On Saturday, June 8, the eve of National Children’s Day, youth of Newtown will reach back to children around the world with a message of hope and love as Newtown Youth Voices is joined by Peter Yarrow (of Peter, Paul and Mary), poet Martin Espada, and a host of special guests for “Within Our Reach,” a live-streaming online event to be held at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.
- Wednesday, May 8, 2013
- Thursday, April 4, 2013
- Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A large purple butterfly on the building’s front door greeted Newtown Bee employees on Friday, March 8, to honor Dylan Hockley, one of the student victims on 12/14, on what would have been his seventh birthday.
Both HealingNewtown Arts Space and the Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) held events to commemorate the day with crafts and Dylan’s favorite color, purple.