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  • Ice Sculptor To Headline Holiday Party

    Renowned ice sculptor Bill Covitz, the owner of Ice Matters, will be bringing his frozen magic to the HealingNewtpown Holiday Party on Sunday, December 22. The event will be at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, from 2 to 6 pm.

  • A Modern Pop Art Experience

    Michael Albert, an artist based in White Plains, N.Y., will be bringing his Modern Pop Art Experience program to Newtown Congregational Church on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 20, from 2 to 3 and 4 to 5 pm.

  • Culbertson Appointed Director Of HealingNewtown

    Saying she hopes to create programs that are multi-generational, Valerie Culbertson began her first days of work as the new Director of HealingNewtown through the Arts reviewing all of the artists who have donated their time in the past to lead workshops and performances. The year-long director position has been funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • Noted Sculptor Contributes Piece To HealingNewtown

    Noting that he was dedicating a sculpture “in honor of the children and teachers who lost their lives trying to protect them” on 12/14, renowned sculptor Peter Rubino recently delivered an original, terra cotta, one of a kind, 2½-foot sculpture with bronze patina, mounted on a custom marble base to HealingNewtown.

  • Workshops Announced By HealingNewtown

    The following workshops have been scheduled by HealingNewtown.

    All workshops are free and are at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street. Visit HealingNewtown.org and click on Schedule to reserve space.

    Weaving Workshop with Hanna Roehrs for adults is Mondays, October 7 and 28, from 6 to 9 pm. This is a new time for the fall season.

    An introduction to weaving for beginners, instruction in advanced weaving techniques for more experienced weavers is also available.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    Calling all Time Travelers from 1980! Or members of all other graduating classes from Sandy Hook Elementary School… Following an inquiry from 1980 Sandy Hook grad Wendy Mitchell, the town is accepting known locations of time capsules buried at the Sandy Hook School Dickinson Drive site. If anyone can remember where the various SH classes buried any time capsules, First Selectman Pat Llodra said the town will try to retrieve them prior to construction at the site.

  • HealingNewtown Workshops, August 19-28

    The following workshops have been scheduled by HealingNewtown through the Arts.

    All workshops are free and are at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    Weaving Workshop with Hanna Roehrs for adults will continue on Mondays, August 19 and 26, from noon to 3 pm. Beginners are welcome.

    The Joy of Art with Joy Hoffman will continue on Wednesdays, August 21 and 28. Sessions run from 11 am to noon and 1 to 2 pm for kindergarteners.

  • Just Announced: Art Miles Mural Project At Newtown Congregational Church, Thursday

    A hands-on mural painting project will be offered at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street, this week.

    The special event will be Thursday, August 8, from 11 am to 3 pm. Sponsored by The Art Miles Mural Project, and open to the public, it is part of the organization’s “passionate and colorful 12 year movement to promote global peace and harmony through murals.”

  • Musicians Rally To Support HealingNewtown

    DANBURY — Local musicians, artists, and community members will gather Sunday, July 21, on the Danbury Green for an outdoor concert to benefit HealingNewtown, a public arts center in Newtown established in response to 12/14.

    HealingNewtown Through the Arts is a project of Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.

  • Healing Newtown Takes Heart(s) And A Juggling Act

    Healing Newtown, no question, requires — among other things — a lot of  heart and some juggling of events and various efforts among residents. On July 12, the painting of fired clay hearts used for helping others heal and actual juggling were forms of healing that took place for attendees at a HealingNewtown-hosted event.