Newtown Meeting House

  • Wedding Bells Chime Twice For Roberts Family

    Wedding bells did double duty Sunday, August 10, at Newtown Meeting House, when Chris Roberts and Laura Garcia-Dore, and Carolyn Roberts and Rob Poit were joined in marriage in back-to-back weddings there. It is the first time in her 22 years as administrator, said Sherry Paisley, that a double or back-to-back wedding had been scheduled at the Meeting House.

  • ‘Choosing Love,’ December 15 At Meeting House

    On Sunday, December 15, at 5 pm, a free public lecture will take place at Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street. The speaker will be Fujiko Takai Signs of Tokyo, Japan, and Pleasant Gap, Penn.

  • Concert Review: A Delightful Privilege, A Lovely Evening Of Traditional Irish Music

    From left is Sean Gavin, Kelsey Lutz, Liz Carroll, and Pauline Conneely. Ms Lutz was a special guest of the trio during their first formal concert together in Connecticut. A very appreciative audience crowded into Newtown Meeting House for the July 11 performance.

  • Concert Preview: Musicians, Friends To Make Special Stop At Meeting House

    Liz Carroll, the legendary Irish fiddler and composer, was having a very good week when I spoke with her. She had just got back from teaching at the O’Flaherty Irish Music Youth Camp in Texas; her hometown hockey team, the Chicago Blackhawks, had won the Stanley Cup; and she was looking forward to her upcoming concert in Newtown with her longtime friends and fellow Chicago residents, tenor banjo player Pauline Conneely and flutist and uilleann piper Sean Gavin.

  • Suzuki Piano & Guitar Recitals, Sunday At Meeting House

    The Suzuki Music School of Sandy Hook will present its end of year piano and guitar recitals at Newtown Meeting House on Sunday, May 19, at 1:30 and 3 pm.

    The recitals are open to the public, free of charge. Students ranging from age 3 to 18 will perform music which includes beginning folk songs to pieces by Bach, Vivaldi and Rodrigo.

    The meeting house is at 31 Main Street, at the flagpole.

  • Concert Preview: For Return To Newtown, Sliabh Notes Promises Plenty Of New Material, In "An Excellent Venue"

    Since the early 1990s Sliabh Notes, the beloved trio from Ireland's Sliabh Luachra (Irish Gaelic for "Mountain of Rushes"), a geographically small and musically mighty region in the southwest of the country, has been bringing the distinctive music of their native place to a worldwide audience.

    On Saturday, March 9, at 8 pm, Sliabh Notes will return to Newtown Meeting House for another concert in the regular series presented by Fairfield County's own Shamrock Traditional Irish Music Society. This will be their fourth visit to Newtown.

  • 26 Hours of Prayer Closing Worship Service

    26 Hours of Prayer Closing Worship Service, 7:15 pm, Newtown Meeting House, 31 Main Street, time for prayer for the community including first responders, teachers, town workers, and others affected by 12/14 following 26 hours of continuous prayer, hosted by Newtown Christian Church; 203-426-6189, 26hoursofprayer@gmail.com, NewtownCC.org.