Edmond Town Hall is Chamber’s 2016 ‘Destination’

On September 28, from 4 pm – 7 pm, Edmond Town Hall will be the setting for this year’s Destination Newtown event, organized and hosted by the Newtown Chamber of Commerce. The event will feature tours of the historic building, tasty food samplings from member restaurants, family activities, prizes and much more. Click Here to learn more about how to attend and/or participate.  

Acting Up Theater Presents ‘Most Epic Birthday Party Ever’ 10 am Aug 26

The Acting Up Theater Company — an adaptive theater company for young actors of all abilities — is presenting the musical “The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever” at Edmond Town Hall mainstage on August 26 at 10:00 AM. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. Acting Up Theater Company is dedicated to providing a unique on-stage experience and social opportunities to young actors of all levels of ability. This year’s Acting Up camp is run by actress and drama teacher…

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ETH Features Free ‘Sensory Friendly’ Showing of ‘The BFG’ Aug 13, 10 am

The Edmond Town Hall Theater will be offering a special showing of the movie ‘The BFG’ (PG) on Saturday August 13 at 10 a.m. for audiences with sensory sensitivity. The movie will be free of charge, thanks to the sponsorship of Ingersoll Auto of Danbury who will also be sponsoring a free regular show at 7 p.m. that evening. “The environment in the theater will be changed to accommodate those with sensory sensitivities. The lights will be on, the sound will be…

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‘Anything Goes’ Brings Broadway to Main Street Friday and Saturday Night

Sabrina’s Encore Productions’ cast and crew have been preparing all week for Cole Porter’s  ‘Anything Goes’,  a live performance, that will bring Broadway to Main Street. From the dance numbers, to the vocals and the amazing set of the ship that is now on our stage, and accompaniment by a professional orchestra, you will be sure to enjoy the show on Friday or Saturday night at 8 p.m. In addition, Sabrina will present ‘James and the Giant Peach, Jr.’ on Saturday afternoon at…

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ETH Parking Lot Exit to Change July 5 – July 8

  Cars Must Exit Through Newtown Savings Bank Parking Lot Starting Tuesday, July 5 – through Friday, July 8, users of the Edmond Town Hall parking lot must  exit the lot through the Newtown Savings Bank parking lot.  The bank exit can be accessed from the Edmond Town Hall parking lot on the south rear side, near the trash dumpsters. We apologize for this inconvenience as we work to replace the building’s original boiler with a modern, energy efficient unit. Please…

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Edmond Town Hall to Get New Boilers

After 85 years, the Edmond Town Hall will be replacing its original heating boilers with new efficient, modern boilers for the upcoming winter season. Thank you, Newtown! See story in The Newtown Bee!

Chair Campaign Offers Perks from Local Businesses

Just in time for holiday giving, The Mary Hawley Society is launching an ‘Adopt-a-Chair’ campaign to raise funds for the installation of 150 seats in the balcony of the Edmond Town Hall’s historic theater. The campaign has the support of local businesses who have partnered up to provide donors with an adoption card good for one year of special discounts at Newtown Gifts and Treats, and at My Place, Filet, The Hook, and Tambascio’s restaurants. “The cost to adopt is…

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‘Good Dinosaur’ Event Yields Benefits for the Whole Community

“The Good Dinosaur” was good for the Newtown Food Pantry, which received 17 bins of food plus monetary donations from residents who attended the special preview of the Disney film, which took place at the Edmond Town Hall Theater on November 24. The preview was arranged by Andy Clure, former member of the Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers, and recently elected to the Newtown Board of Education.

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Golden Opportunities Brings Seniors into ‘Giving Tree’ Tradition

This Year’s Tree Includes Wishes from Families and Homebound or Elder Care Residents Golden Opportunities of Sandy Hook is adding a new twist to Edmond Town Hall’s Giving Tree tradition this year. For the first time, the Giving Tree will include gift tags for seniors as well as families. “We reach out to residents who are homebound or who live in elder care facilities through a number of programs and activities, including, one-on-one visits, interactive programs that engage and stimulate, granting special wishes…

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Enjoy Newtown’s First Film Festival September 18 – 20, Free of Charge As part of our inaugural Newtown Film Fest, taking place Sept. 18-20 at Edmond Town Hall, we are inviting you, the amazing Newtown community to the theatre! We are pleased to announce the 2015 festival will be completely FREE and open to the public! Our goal is to bring inspiring, motivational, moving pieces to a community that invokes those very traits. Please help us spread the word. This…

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