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  • RCN Offering Day Trips To Camp Sea Stars North

    The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) is offering two free one day trips for Newtown/Sandy Hook children and young adults who will be entering grades 1-12 in the fall.

    The trips will be taking place on Thursday, July 16, and Friday, July 24. Each group will travel to Camp Danbee in Peru, Mass., which will be transformed into Camp Sea Stars North for each day.

  • RCN Art Therapy Is A Splash

    Resident and artist Dave Brooker’s cheeks and hair bore rainbow splashes of paint. His hands, white smock, and shoes also carried a slash of red, smudge of blue, and random dabs in many colors as he led children through an afternoon of art in his Newtown studio late last week.

    With several Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) members on hand, a group of children visited on March 6 and squinted behind goggles as they grabbed up paint brushes and threw paint at the walls, overhead, and in wet swaths across the floor.

  • RCN Offering New Session Of ‘Creative Insight’

    Upcoming programs at The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) include a new session of “Creative Insight : Taking the Next Step,” an effective and inspirational life skills program which successfully helped families directly impacted by the events of 9/11 move forward with their lives. Through the sponsorship of Tuesday's Children, more than 400 family members have had the opportunity to experience the program.

    Offered by RCN in September, October and November 2014, a new session will begin Wednesday, March 4.

  • Resiliency Center Events To Include Anniversary Celebration

    The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) will celebrate its first anniversary on September 23.

  • ‘Essentials First’ At RCN, Thursday

    The Resiliency Center of Newtown (RCN) announces “Essentials First,” a workshop on essential oils and their effects on emotional and physical health, to take place Thursday, September 4, from 1 to 2:30 pm.

    Kristen Van Wey will present the program, which will share the therapeutic values of essential oils and supplements. Attendees will learn how to cleanse, support, and heal from the inside out. The program will have a focus on supporting emotional health and PTSD through the use of essential oils.

  • Resiliency Center To Celebrate Its Work And Its Future With An ‘Evening Under The Stars’

    Artist Dave Brooker, standing at left, supervised an art project on April 18 that gave children the opportunity to create a large group painting. The art will be sold, in smaller pieces, during a gala fundraising event for The Resiliency Center of Newtown on May 2.