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  • Irish Dance Performance During St Patrick’s Day Weekend

    Alissa Silber
    Features
    March 24, 2017, Friday
    Ashurst Academy of Irish Dance, C.H. Booth Library, Christina Dolzall-Ashurst, Craig Ashurst

    St Patrick’s Day may have been March 17, but for many Newtown residents the celebration continued into the weekend with a special performance by faculty and students from Ashurst Academy of Irish Da...Read Full Article

  • The Top Of The Mountain

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    March 24, 2017, Friday
    Top of the Mountain

    Are you hearing the Old McDonald song in your head — a chick chick here, a chick chick there? Then Sunday with the Sanctuary has just the program for you. The Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation eve...Read Full Article

  • Snapshot: Katie Reed

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    March 24, 2017, Friday
    Katie Reed, Snapshot

    Occupation: I am a licensed massage therapist. My company is called Customized Deep Tissue & Therapeutic Massage by Katie Reed. I work with people with specific aches and pains that they want take...Read Full Article

  • Concert Preview: Zombies Bringing Seminal ‘Odessey And Oracle’ To Life At Playhouse

    John Voket
    Features
    March 23, 2017, Thursday
    'Odessey And Oracle', Colin Blunstone, Ridgefield Playhouse, Rod Argent, The Zombies

    RIDGEFIELD — One of dozens of early British Invasion acts, The Zombies was so ahead of its time that the band had already broken up and scattered its members to other projects long before its semina...Read Full Article

  • Opening Night For Newtown High School’s Musical ‘Evita’

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features
    March 23, 2017, Thursday

    Newtown High School’s spring musical Evita is being staged Thursday, March 23, through Sunday, March 26, at Walnut Hill Community Church, 156 Walnut Hill Road in Bethel. With the high school’s ...Read Full Article

  • Newtown Family — ‘Today Show’ Finalists — Seek Trip To Scotland

    The Newtown Bee
    Features
    March 21, 2017, Tuesday
    Hughes, Scotland, Today Show, votes

    Viewers may have recognized one family among four finalists in the Today Show’s Ultimate Family Fairy Tale Getaway for a trip to Scotland. The Rob and Cara Hughes family of Newtown was among those f...Read Full Article

  • NewArts 2017 Season, Auditions, Internships, Tuition Requirements Announced

    John Voket
    Features
    March 20, 2017, Monday
    Audition Notice, Director Michael Unger, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Michael Unger, NewArts, NewArts 2017 Season, NewArts audition schedule, Willy Wonka

    BETHEL — NewArts Director Michael Unger has announced that the 2017 NewArts summer musicals will be Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka, for student actors of elementary and middle school age, and Joseph and t...Read Full Article

  • Connecticut Flower & Garden Show Recap: Garden Club Of Newtown Does Very Well In Hartford

    Shannon Hicks
    Features
    March 20, 2017, Monday
    Advanced-Standard Flower Show, Carol Garbarino, Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, Deb Osborne, Educational Top Exhibitor Award, Federated Garden Club, Grower's Choice Award, invasive species, invasives, Joyce DeWolfe, Kerri Williams, Peg Townsend, Peggy Townsend, standard flower show, The 36th Annual Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, The Garden Club of Newtown, Woodland Enchantment

    HARTFORD — Before last month, Deb Osborne had never won a blue ribbon at the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show. A longtime member, and former president, of The Garden Club of Newtown, Ms Osborne ...Read Full Article

  • Dental Associates Opens Huge New State-Of-The-Art Offices

    John Voket
    Features
    March 20, 2017, Monday
    Dental Associates of Connecticut, Dr David Kessler, New Location, The Village At Lexington Gardens

    The hammers have stopped swinging and the dust has settled on the newest and most advanced dental office ever constructed in Newtown according to its developers.Dental Associates of Connecticut has of...Read Full Article

  • Lisa Unleashed: Kentucky Horse Park — America’s Only Equine Theme Park

    Lisa Peterson
    Features
    March 19, 2017, Sunday
    Kentucky Horse Park, Lisa Peterson, Lisa Unleashed

    The Kentucky Horse Park (KHP) in picturesque Lexington is the only theme park in the country dedicated solely to horses. Horses come in all shapes, sizes, and breeds, and you can see a wide variety of...Read Full Article