Toys For Tots

  • Toys For Tots Collections Begin November 24

    This holiday season, Masonicare at Newtown will be a donation site for Toys For Tots.

    Starting Tuesday, November 24, Masonicare will have its donation box in place and will be able to accept donations of new, unwrapped toys for children in need in Newtown and the region this holiday season.

    Gifts may be dropped off any time at 139 Toddy Hill Road.

    Donations will be accepted through Friday, December 18. Drop-off boxes will be located in the lobby of Masonicare at Newtown and Lockwood Lodge.

  • VFW, Others, Hosting Toys For Tots Collection

    Newtown Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Post 308 is conducting its Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots program through mid-December.

    Collection boxes will remain at the post on Freedom Defenders Way (formerly 18 Tinkerfield Road), until Friday, December 19. Donations of new, unwrapped toys are welcome.

    For more information, contact post member Dave Silber at Dave4Handyman@gmail.com.

  • Great Party, Great Cause

    To the Editor:

    Former Marine Dave Silber and his family want to thank VFW Post 308 in Newtown for sponsoring his retirement party and the kickoff of the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots toy drive.

    A big thank you to all that attended and an additional thank you for all those who donated to the toy drive during his retirement party. A special thanks to VFW Post 308’s Commander James Rebman for his integral part in organizing the event.

    Dave Silber

  • Stuff A Bus With Toys

    All Star Transportation, providers of bus service to the Newtown School System, will host a Stuff-A-Bus Toys For Tots event at Sand Hill Plaza, 228 South Main Street in Newtown, on Saturday, December 14, from 9 am to 4 pm. The school bus will be centrally located in the parking lot.

    Two special visitors will join bus company personnel during the day. Visit all day long with Channel 8 Traffic Reporter Teresa Labarbera, or stop by at noon to deliver a toy donation to that visitor from the North Pole, Santa Claus.

  • Toys For Tots Collection Spots Set Up

    Fifteen of Newtown’s businesses are hosting US Marine Corps Toys For Tots collection bins this holiday season.

    Residents are invited to donate a new, unwrapped book or toy for the annual campaign, now in its 66th year. Drop-off of new and unwrapped toys needs to be done regular business hours.

    All toys will be collected and distributed to the needy in the area by members of the United States Marine Corps Reserve Detachment of Ridgefield. All those helping the program are volunteers.

  • Celebrating Seven Years Of ‘Tis The Season’

    The seventh annual performances of “‘Tis the Season” will be offered Friday through Sunday, December 6-8, at New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road.

    The high energy variety show features dancers and singers of all ages from Danbury, Brookfield, Newtown and New Milford.

    Performances are scheduled for Friday at 7:30 pm, and Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 2.

    Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children, and will be available at the door.