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What’s At Edmond Town Hall (full listing)

Published: April 27, 2017

MOVIE LISTINGS:

 

Lion movie poster

SATURDAY, APRIL 22-THURSDAY, APRIL 27

LION

Screenings Saturday, 7 & 9:15 pm; Sunday through Thursday, 7 pm;

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

Rated PG-13 * running time 1:58

All tickets $3

Starring Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Nicole Kidman & Rooney Mara

Google Earth plays a key role in this incredible true story of a young Indian man’s journey to find his birth family 25 years after becoming separated from them in the vastness of the Indian state. 

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La La Land poster

FRIDAY, APRIL 28-THURSDAY, MAY 4

LA LA LAND

Screenings Friday and Saturday, 7 & 9:20 pm; Sunday through Thursday, 7 pm;

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

Rated PG-13 * running time 2:08

All tickets $3

Starring Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone

Boy meets girl, they fall in love and, true to form, complications ensure in this toe-tapping musical dramedy that won six Oscars including the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for its leading lady. La La Land was nominated for eight additional Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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SPECIAL EVENTS:

National Day of Prayer 2017 poster

National Day of Prayer event

Thursday, May 4 (Alexandria Room): 6-8 pm, free, annual event this year will follow theme of “For Your Great Sake! Hear Us … Forgive Us … Heal Us!” based on Daniel 9:19, worshipful music by local musicians at 6 pm, program begins at 6:30 with scripture readings followed by attendees breaking into small groups to pray together for the concerns of the nation and community; 203-270-1888, kingshep58-1@yahoo.com.

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Screenagers poster

Screenagers Screening & Panel Discussion

Thursday, May 18 (ETH Theatre), 7-9 pm, free screening of Delaney Ruston’s award winning documentary concerning parental struggles over social media, video games, academics and Internet addiction, to be followed by panel discussion and Q&A with local experts and clinicians, presented by Spark/The Avielle Foundation, The Resiliency Center of Newtown, et al; 203-731-7557, .

Read more here.

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Jessie's Girl at ETH flier

Back to The Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl

Friday, May 19 (ETH Theatre):  7 and 9 pm, $10 adults (age 18 and over), $5 children, hit show from Greenwich Village will offer 45-minute family event (early show, concessions stand open) and 90-minute later show for adults (with beer and wine at concessions) featuring “karma chameleonlike cover band” (NY Times) that celebrates the music and fashions of the 80s, all proceeds to benefit ETH Renovation Fund; 203-270-4285, edmondtownhall.org.

Read more here: Jessie’s Girl Performance To Double As Town Hall Renovation Fundraiser

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Volunteer Speed Match

Thursday, May 25 *(Alexandria Room):  5:30-7:30 pm, free, ages 21 and over invited for inaugural Friends of Newtown Seniors event to match local residents with organizations through 3-minute “speed dates,” participants to include C.H. Booth Library, Chamber of Commerce, Mary Hawley Society, Newtown Action Alliance, Newtown Parent Connection, Newtown Volunteer Ambulance, Riverside on Lake Zoar, et al, evening to open with wine & cheese networking; 203-895-4403, evabermudezzimerman@gmail.com.

Read more here: Friends Of Newtown Seniors Planning ‘Speed Dating’/Volunteer Match Event

*This event had originally been scheduled for May 11.

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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 through 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, spring hikes meet for 9 am, then carpool to hike site, children must be accompanied by parents, call hike leader (changes weekly, see 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.

April 29, White Memorial/Pine Island, Litchfield (Jim Steck, 845-621-5559 or 914-806-4107);

May 6, New York City/Central Park, Museum of Modern Art and dinner, contact hike leader for details (Molly Schleis, 203-616-5950);

May 13, Maricostas Preserve, Washington Depot (Mark Jones, 203-894-9534);

May 20, Mianus River Gorge, Bedford, N.Y. (Linda Dunn, 203-207-1765);

May 27, Roxbury Mines, Roxbury (Mary Kirlin, 203-304-1541);

June 3, location TBD, details to follow (Nancy Ziegler, 203-732-2618); and

June 10, Osbornedale State Park, Derby, end of season hike followed by picnic and fall hike planning, Newtown Hikers will grill hamburgers and hot dogs, hikers are asked to bring salad or dessert to share, contact hike leader for food coordination (Sally Cox, 203-426-9903 or 203-830-9032).

 

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