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  • Saturday Night Open Mic Returning This Weekend

    Attention young musicians, poets, singers, magicians, and more: the monthly Saturday Night Open Mic returns Saturday, April 25, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm, in the Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    The featured musicians this month will be good friends Cameron Mitchell and Robby LaPorta, both members of the local band The Talking Skies. While the other two members of the band are unable to participate in the open mic event, Cameron and Robby plan to perform a short set of songs.

  • The Top of the Mountain

    Lee Paulson and volunteers at FAITH Food Pantry in Sandy Hook had a nasty surprise when they opened up on the Thursday before Christmas. The large chest freezer, containing 29 frozen turkeys and other meats, had died. But thanks to the generosity of Steve Ford at Butcher’s Best Market, says Lee, none of the items went to waste. “Steve let us put all 29 frozen turkeys into the freezer at Butcher’s Best,” she says. The rest of the meats were packed into the smaller freezer at FAITH. “But God bless Steve.

  • Saturday Night Open Mic For Newtown Youth Returning January 17

    Attention young musicians, poets, singers, magicians, and other entertainers: the monthly Saturday Night Open Mic, for youth in grades 5-12, will return Saturday, January 17, from 7:30 to 9:15 pm. The event takes place in The Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    Microphones, keyboard, guitar amp and more will be available.

    A welcoming atmosphere and an enthusiastic all-ages audience makes this a great night every time. Suggested donation is $1.

  • Saturday Night Open Mic Returning June 7

    Attention young poets, jugglers, singers, mimes, magicians, comedians, rappers, dancers, actors, horn players, et al: the seventh monthly Saturday Night Open Mic For Newtown Youth will take place Saturday, June 7, from 7:30 to 9:15 pm. The events are held in The Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    Performers should be in grades 5-12. Microphones, keyboard, guitar amp and more will be available.

  • Next Saturday Night Open Mic Scheduled

    Newtown musician and music educator Jim Allyn has announced the date of the next Saturday Night Open Mic For Newtown Youth: May 3.

    The May event will shift its start time by 30 minutes, beginning at 7:30 instead of 7 pm. It will run until 9:15.

    Poets, jugglers, singers, comics, musicians and other entertainers are all invited to share their talents during the event, which will again be in The Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    Suggested donation is $1.

  • Next Saturday Night Open Mic Scheduled

    UPDATE (Friday, March 21, 2014): This story has been corrected to reflect the proper day-date combination for this event. The open mic will be Saturday, March 29.

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    Attention young poets, jugglers, singers, comics, musicians and other entertainers: share your talents at the next monthly Saturday Night Open Mic For Newtown Youth.

  • Saturday Night Open Mic, February 22

    Attention young poets, jugglers, singers, comics, musicians and other entertainers: share your talents at the next monthly Saturday Night Open Mic For Newtown Youth.

    The next event, for entertainers in grades 5-12, will be Saturday, February 22, from 7 to 9 pm, in The Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    Suggested donation is $1.

    Adult family members attending are invited to bring a drink or snack to share. All ages are welcome to attend the fun community event.

  • Saturday Night Open Mic, January 18

    Attention young poets, jugglers, singers, comics, musicians and more: share your talents at the next monthly Saturday Night Open Mic For Newtown Youth.

    The next event, for entertainers in grades 5-12, will be Saturday, January 18, from 7 to 9 pm, in The Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    Suggested donation is $1.

    Adult family members attending are invited to bring a drink or snack to share. All ages are welcome to attend the fun community event.

  • Saturday Night Open Mic, December 21

    Attention young poets, jugglers, singers, comics, musicians and more: share your talents at the third monthly Saturday Night Open Mic For Newtown Youth.

    The next event, for entertainers in grades 5-12, will be Saturday, December 21, from 7 to 9 pm, in The Great Room at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

    Suggested donation is $1.

    Adult family members attending are invited to bring a drink or snack to share. All ages are welcome to attend the fun community event.