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  • A FUN Concert Planned, To Promote Autism Awareness

    Families United in Newtown (FUN) is planning a night of music for Friday, May 9. The performance will start at 7 pm and will be at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    The concert will feature tunes for all types of music lovers.

  • Benefit Concert To Promote Autism Awareness

    From left is Wesley Morlock, Tristan Speed and Lindsey Jones, three of the four musicians planning to perform a special concert to raise funds for FUN, and autism awareness, on April 27. Guitarist Yossi Kohrman-Glaser is also planning to perform during the benefit.

  • Benefit Concert To Promote Autism Awareness

    From left is Wesley Morlock, Tristan Speed and Lindsey Jones, three of the four musicians planning to perform a special concert to raise funds for FUN, and autism awareness, on April 27. Guitarist Yossi Kohrman-Glaser is also planning to perform during the benefit.

  • Newtown FUN Group Celebrating Autism Awareness Month; Special Event Planned For April 27

    April 2 was the sixth annual World Autism Awareness Day. In tribute, blue lights burned brightly on the top of the Empire State Building in honor of individuals and families touched by autism.

    The Autism Society has celebrated National Autism Awareness since the 1970s and the United States recognizes April as a special opportunity to educate the public about autism and issues within the autism community. 

  • FUN Gathering

    FUN Gathering, 3-5 pm, Edmond Town Hall gymnasium, 45 Main Street, families of children on autism spectrum, and with other developmental disabilities, invited for live music by Mark Swiggart, dance performance by Gray School of Irish Dance students, crafts and other activities, and light snacks, geared for children elementary to high school age, attendees asked to wear green, comfortable clothing, parents will enjoy respite time while Honors Society students oversee children and activities, reservations requested, hosted by Families United in Newtown; 203-512-6284,