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What’s At Edmond Town Hall (full listing)

Published: March 27, 2017

MOVIE LISTINGS:

Fences movie poster

Friday, March 24-Thursday, March 30

FENCES

Screenings Friday and Monday through Thursday, 7 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 7:30 pm;

matinees Saturday and Sunday, 1 & 4:15 pm; Tuesday, 1 pm

Rated PG-13 * running time 2:19

All tickets $3

Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Steven Henderson,

Jovan Adepo & Mikelti Williamson

Strong performances by an outsanding cast highlight playwright August Wilson’s story of an African American coule (Washington, who also directed; and Davis) struggling to raise a family in the 1950s. Viola Davis received this year’s Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role as well as the Golden Globe honor in the same category for her work in this film, which received Oscar nominations for Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. Washington earned Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role. 

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The Founder movie poster

Friday, March 31-Thursday, April 6

THE FOUNDER

Screenings Friday and Saturday, 7 & 9:10 pm; Sunday through Thursday, 7 pm;

matinees Saturday and Sunday, 1 & 4 pm; Tuesday, 1 pm

Rated PG-13 * running time 1:55

All tickets $3

Starring Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch & Laura Dern

In 1964, a less-than-successful milkshake machine salesman and huckster named Ray Kroc (Keaton) finds himself intrigued by a fast food operation in San Bernardino, Calif., run by brothers Dick and Mac McDonald (Offerman & Carroll Lynch), who had figured out a way to quickly and efficiently deliver consistent fast food and had ordered eight machines for their business. Recognizing the potential of their operation, Kroc ingratiates himself with the brothers and sets in motion a calculated scheme to steal their business. 

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SPECIAL EVENTS:

Bunco Night Fundraiser

Friday, March 31 (gymnasium): doors open 6 pm, play starts 6:30, $25 (tickets/reservations in advance only), games of Bunco ending with prizes and raffles, also performance by award-winning Harmony on The Sound Chorus, refreshments included (BYOB), hosted by and fundraiser for Harmony on the Sound; montec13@gmail.com.

Read more here: Harmony On The Sound Special Events Planned

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Simply Smiles

Simply Smiles “Keep Hope Alive” Fundraiser

Friday, March 31 (Alexandria Room):  cocktails at 7, admission by donation, brief presentation by Simply Smiles Founder Bryan Nurnberger on Norwalk-based charity organizations mission and current initiatives for impoverished children, also celebration of Jan and Scott Redfern of Monroe, who have traveled repeatedly to South Dakota and Mexico for Simply Smiles, also live music, business casual attire, reservations requested; 203-810-4041, keephopealive@simplysmiles.org, simplysmiles.org.

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Treehouse Comedy Productions

Comedian Vic DiBitetto

Friday, April 21 (ETH Theatre): doors open at 7, performance at 8, $30-$37.50 (VIP $47.50 includes priority seating and pre-show Meet & Greet with headliner at 7), performance by Vic DiBitetto, with opener Tom Daddario; 203-268-5857, treehousecomedy.com.

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~ALSO AT EDMOND TOWN HALL~

WEEKLY:

Newtown Bridge Club

Club hosts ACBL-sanctioned duplicate games, social players welcome, in Alexandria Room, $10/session ($8 NBC members); 203-733-8525, NewtownBridge.org

Mondays, 12:30; Tuesdays 10 am (20-minute lunch break) and 7 pm; Wednesdays, 10 am; and Thursdays, 12:30 pm.

ALSO: Easybridge! 1 Lessons, Wednesdays March 22-June 14, 6:30-8:30 pm, first two lessons (March 22 & 29) free, remaining 11 lessons (April 5-June 14) $12/week, optional textbook $15, series to be led by Georgeann Kishner is geared for beginners and players who have been away from the game for a number of years; 203-748-5445, gkishner@comcast.net.

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Rocking Roosters Square Dance Club

Club dances on the first and third Friday of each month, 7:30 pm, in ETH gymnasium (entry through lower rear parking lot), most events done at plus level (with rounds), with advanced tip during break; call 203-426-4817 for information.

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Newtown Hikers

Group meets in lower parking lot of town hall, winter hikes meet for 10 am, then carpool to hike site, children must be accompanied by parents, call hike leader (changes weekly, need names and phone numbers in parentheses) to see if dogs allowed on trail, also call if planning to meet group at hike site, BYO snack and water, traction devices suggested for winter hikes, sturdy boots/shoes strongly suggested, all participants will be asked to sign waiver for Newtown Parks & Recreation; additional information 203-426-9903, 203-830-9032, NewtownHikers@gmail.com.

 

 

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