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  • Reminder: First Pecks Lane Festival Is This Weekend

    Jugglers, spin art, and the fruits of one shopaholic’s many retail purchases will be among the things drawing visitors to a first of its kind parking lot festival and tag sale this weekend. The EverWonder Children’s Museum will be the beneficiary of proceeds from the Pecks Lane Festival & Community Tag Sale coming up Saturday, July 19, from 9 am to 4 pm, at 31 Pecks Lane.

  • Top of The Mountain

    I can think of no better way to begin this week’s column than by wishing a very Happy Birthday to Doris Dickinson, who celebrated the big 103 on June 26.

  • March 7: Fairfield County Giving Day Offers Financial Support, Incentives For Non-Profits

    UPDATE: This story has been updated to include Ben’s Bells Newtown and The Resiliency Center of Newtown, which will also benefit from Fairfield County Giving Day.  The story has also been updated to indicate the correct number of Newtown-based groups that will benefit from the 24 hours of online donations.

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    Every hour of March 7 could prove to be beneficial for area non-profits.

  • FFH Authority Elects New Chair, Reflects On 2013

    The final Fairfield Hills Authority meeting of 2013 indicated changes to come for 2014.

    The role of chairman has passed from James Bernardi to authority member Thomas Connors.

    Noting his “last night as chair” at the December 18 meeting, Mr Bernardi said, “I’ve got to thank you all for being volunteers dedicated to making the campus better for our town. You do it because you are dedicated, you donate your time, and I am proud of the work you all do.”

  • EverWonder Experience Back To School Hours

    EverWonder Experience is reverting back to its “school hours,” effective today.

    The temporary museum, at 31 Pecks Lane, will now be open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am until 3 pm. Its final Wednesday and Thursday hours were August 21-22. The museum will not be open this Wednesday and Thursday, as had been previously announced.

    The EverWonder Experience is a miniature version of what organizers hope to offer in a permanent children’s museum based in Newtown.

  • The Everwonder Experience Offers A Taste Of Things To Come

    EverWonder Children’s Museum board members Chris and Kristin Chiriatti, Rebekah Harriman-Stites, and Karen Smiley welcomed a steady stream of curious parents and children, from Newtown and other area towns, to opening day of the “EverWonder Experience,” Saturday, April 6.

  • EverWonder Children’s Museum To Open "The EverWonder Experience" Saturday

    EverWonder Children's Museum will open "The EverWonder Experience,” a miniature version of a children’s museum, on Saturday, April 6.

  • "Museums. Love. Newtown." Discovery Days Announced

    A community desire to lift up the families of Newtown has brought children’s museums throughout the state and region together to offer a series of programs titled “Museums. Love. Newtown.”

    The goals of the museums and this collaborative effort, as announced by everwonder children's museum on Thursday, March 7, “are to provide exciting activities to ensure that children never lose their love of learning and engaging opportunities where families can enjoy learning together.”