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  • Lisa Unleashed: Return To Cherry Grove Farm On Horseback

    Lisa Peterson
    Features Section
    June 24, 2018, Sunday
    Cherry Grove Farm, Cherry Grove Preserve, horseback riding, Lisa Unleashed, Newtown Bridle Lands Association, passive recreation

    The Newtown Bridle Lands Association (NBLA) Spring ride brought horses (and one mammoth donkey) and riders out into the Newtown countryside along established horse lanes and freshly cut trails. This ...Read Full Article

  • Celebrated Oil Painter Next Guest For SCAN, June 27

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    June 23, 2018, Saturday
    Kathy Anderson, SCAN, Society of Creative Arts of Newtown

    The Society of Creative Arts of Newtown (SCAN) will have an oil painting demonstration by the nationally known artist Kathy Anderson at its next meeting. SCAN will be meeting in the lower level of ...Read Full Article

  • Theater Review: ‘Mamma Mia’ An Energetic And Enthusiastic Debut For ACT Of CT

    Elizabeth Young
    Features Section
    June 23, 2018, Saturday
    A Contemporary Theatre of Connecticut, ACT of CT, Daniel C. Levine, Katie Diamond, Mamma Mia

    RIDGEFIELD — It is impossible to remain seated during the wild ride that is the ACT production of Mamma Mia. With this premier performance by A Contemporary Theatre of Connecticut (ACT) under the e...Read Full Article

  • Relay For Life Lights Up The Night For ‘A Brighter Tomorrow’

    Alissa Silber
    Features Section
    June 23, 2018, Saturday
    American Cancer Society, Amy DeLoughy, Chris farrington, Gayle DiBenedetto, John Voket, Liza Tananbaum, Megan McGrady, Relay for Life, Tracy Broomer

    The 2018 Relay for Life of Newtown kicked off its annual 12-hour fundraiser at Newtown High School’s Blue & Gold Stadium on the evening of June 16. While the night’s Relay teams prepared thei...Read Full Article

  • First Jeans For Teens Scholarship Presented To Danielle Gaiser

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    June 23, 2018, Saturday
    Danielle Gaiser, Ellie Hanna, Jeans For Teens Scholarship, Newtown High School, NHS

    Newtown High School English teacher Ellie Hanna presented graduating senior Danielle Gaiser with the first Jeans for Teens Scholarship check, on June 4. The scholarship, Ms Hanna explained, was paid f...Read Full Article

  • Head O’ Meadow Celebrates End Of The School Year, Retiring Principal

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    June 23, 2018, Saturday
    end of the year assembly, Head O' Meadow Elementary School, Principal Barbara Gasparine

    Head O’ Meadow Elementary School students and retiring Principal Barbara Gasparine were celebrated at the school’s annual end of the year assembly on June 6. The full-school gathered in the school...Read Full Article

  • Less than a week after picking up multiple awards from The 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards, Black Panther will be screened at Edmond Town Hall Theatre. Local audiences will not only be able to continue ...Read Full Article

  • Original Summer Blockbuster Next For Someday Cinema Series, Sunday At ETH

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    Edmond Town Hall, Jaws, Someday Cinema Series

    The original summer blockbuster, Jaws will be screened at Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street, on Sunday, June 24, at 4 and 7 pm. Tickets are $3 for the big screen experience, and the matinee ...Read Full Article

  • What’s At Edmond Town Hall (full listing including movie listings and special events)

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    Academy Award, Action Together Connecticut, Amy Schumer, Andrew Solomon, Avielle Foundation, Avielle Foundation Brainstorm Experience, Bessel van der Kolk, bipolar disorder, Black Panther, Brain on Fire, Brainstorm Experience, Chadwick Boseman, Easybridge! 1 Lessons, Edmond Town Hall, Emily Ratajkowski, ETH Restoration Fund, Far From The Tree, I Feel Pretty, Ingersoll Auto, Ingersoll Auto of Danbury, Jaws, Jessica Lahey, Lupita Nyongo, Martin Freeman, Michael B. Jordan, Michelle Williams, Newtown Bridge Club, Newtown Hikers, Rally for Humanity, Rocking Rooster Square Dance Club, Someday Cinema Series, Susannah Cahalan, The Body Keeps The Score, The Gift of Failure

    MOVIE LISTINGS: FRIDAY, JUNE 22-THURSDAY, JUNE 28 BLACK PANTHER Rated PG-13 * running time 2:14 Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyongo & Martin Freeman Tickets $3 ($...Read Full Article

  • Snapshot: Jeffery Jorgenson

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    June 22, 2018, Friday
    Jeffery Jorgenson, Snapshot

    Occupation: I’ve been a business owner in Newtown, coming up on about 15 years. The company is called REI Technology, and we do a full range of technology-related services for small to mid-sized bus...Read Full Article