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  • The Way We Were, for the week ending July 28, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    Botsford Fire Chief John Trowbridge, Botsford Fire Company, bungee jumping, Danbury & Bethel Gas & Electric Company, David Kaufman, Diski Gyamcho, Don Pulieri, Donald Pulieri, Fairfield Hills Hospital, Fireside Inn, Frank Goodsell, John Trowbridge, Josh Hull, Julia Wasserman, Margaret Hull, Newtown Business and Professional Women, Palgi Gyamcho, Southbury Playhouse, State Board of Education of the Blind, State Rep Julia Wasserman, The Way We Were, War Price and Rationing Board, Way We Were

    July 31, 1992 A state lawmaker has formed a citizen-based task force to meet with state officials and help determine the future use of land and buildings at an increasingly smaller Fairfield Hills ...Read Full Article

  • August 5-11, 2017: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    Brenton Thwaites, Edmond Town Hall, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Barden, Johnny Depp, Kaya Scodeliario, Keira Knightley, Kevin McNally, Orlando Bloom

    PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES  Screenings daily 1, 4, 7 & 9:15 pm; Rated PG-13 * running time 2:09 All tickets $3* Starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Barden, Br...Read Full Article

  • NewArts Preview: Meet Willy Wonka, Broadway’s Jim Stanek

    John Voket
    Features Section
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    Jim Stanek, NewArts, Walnut Hill Community Church, Willy Wonka

    BETHEL — Jim Stanek may not be a familiar name or face to television viewers and moviegoers. But as a result of steady work across the country and on the Great White Way, where he has starred as wel...Read Full Article

  • Free Sensory Friendly Screening Of ‘Captain Underpants,’ Saturday Morning At ETH

    Shannon Hicks
    Features Section
    July 27, 2017, Thursday
    Captain Underpants, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Edmond Town Hall, Ingersoll Auto of Danbury, sensory friendly movie screening, sensory friendly screening, Todd Ingersoll

    Edmond Town Hall Theatre will host a special sensory friendly movie screening this weekend. A special screening of Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie will be offered, free of charge, on Saturda...Read Full Article

  • What’s At Edmond Town Hall (full listing)

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    July 26, 2017, Wednesday
    Alexey Gavrilov, ballroom dance, ballroom dancing, Brenton Thwaites, Captain Underpants, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Danny Pudi, Dave Bautista, Demi Lovato, Easybridge! 1 Lessons, Edmond Town Hall, Geoffrey Rush, Ingersoll Auto, Ingersoll Auto of Danbury, Jack Brayer, Javier Barden, Joe Manganiello, Johnny Depp, Joni Mitchell Jazz Tribute, Julia Roberts, Kaya Scodeliario, Keira Knightley, Kidsave, Kristen Prall, Kvin McNally, Mandy Patinkin, Meghan Trainor, Newtown Bridge Club, Newtown Hikers, Orlando Bloom, Pirates of the Caribbean, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Rainn Wilson, Rocking Roosters Square Dance Club, Russell Crowe, sensory friendly, sensory friendly movie screening, Smurfette, Smurfs, Smurfs: The Lost Village, Sofia Boutella, The Mummy, The Mummy (2017), Tom Cruise, Trip The Light Fantastic

    MOVIE LISTINGS: FRIDAY, JULY 21-THURSDAY, JULY 27 TWO MOVIES THIS WEEK!  SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE Screenings Friday and Saturday, then Monday through Thursday, 1 pm; and Sunday, 4 pm Rated ...Read Full Article

  • Two Coyotes Wilderness School Camp Offerings

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    July 23, 2017, Sunday
    Camp Director Karianna Rosenberg, Sticks and Stones Farm, Two Coyotes Wilderness School

    Two Coyotes Wilderness School has a number of summer camp offerings this summer that bring students outside to connect with and learn from nature. Camp Director Karianna Rosenberg — while groups ...Read Full Article

  • Creative Writing For Library Campers

    Julia Preszler
    Features Section
    July 23, 2017, Sunday
    Aimee Pokwatka, C.H. Booth Library, Creative Writing Summer Camp

    At the C.H. Booth Library a group of young adults are spending the summer vacation, a time of reprieve from classes and schoolwork for most, to improve their writing skills in Creative Writing Summer ...Read Full Article

  • The Way We Were, for the week ending July 21, 2017

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    July 22, 2017, Saturday
    A.E. Bevans, Balloon Hollow, Bill Halstead, Boy Scouts Pine Tree Patrol, Bruce Degen, Bucky Milam, Bud Jacobsen, David Merrill murals at Edmond Town Hall, Dickinson Memorial Park, Dickinson Memorial Park pond, Dickinson Memorial Park pool, Don Rondo, Dorothy St Pierre, Dr Thomas Draper, Florence Denzel, Fred Wetmore, George Wiemann, God's Acre, Hanover Springs, Henry Rogers, Henry Schnakenberg, Jack Rosenthal, Juanita Smith, Labor Day Parade, movies at Edmond Town Hall, murals at Edmond Town Hall, Music from the Heart, Philo Toucey, Pine Tree Patrol, rabid raccoons, rabid woodchuck, race riots, Sandy Hook Band, Sandy Hook Fire Chief Bill Halstead, Sandy Hook Fire substation, Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire Company, Second Connecticut Infantry, Steamer Park City, Summer Spectacular, The Sandy Hook Band, The Way We Were, Thomas Draper, War Price and Rationing Board

    July 24, 1992 Local and state officials contained a fuel spill on Lake Zoar off Great Quarter Road in Newtown on Sunday afternoon, July 19. Authorities believe, but are not certain, the slick was cau...Read Full Article

  • Paddle 4 Peace To Honor Sandy Hook Teachers

    The Newtown Bee
    Features Section
    July 22, 2017, Saturday
    12/14, Paddle 4 Peace, SCSU Foundation, SCSU Reflection Garden

    NEW HAVEN — Less than five years have passed since 12/14, which claimed the lives of 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School that Friday morning — including four educators with ties to Southern ...Read Full Article

  • A Showcase Of SMART Campers’ Creativity

    Eliza Hallabeck
    Features Section
    July 22, 2017, Saturday
    Newtown Continuing Education, SMART, Stephanie Cardwell, Summer Music and Art Camp

    The first session of Newtown Continuing Education’s SMART (Summer Music and Art) camp came to a close on July 14 with presentations for campers and parents. SMART Camp Program Director Stephanie ...Read Full Article