‘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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NEWTOWN! WE WANT TO SEE YOU AT THE MOVIES!

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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The Edmond Town Hall Launches New Website

The Edmond Town Hall has launched a new website that not only informs, but provides useful functionality. The web site includes a rental calendar that shows rental space availability. It also provides potential renters with the ability to download the forms and contracts necessary to make reservations. Advertisers can also avail themselves of the information and forms they need to put their name on the theater movie screen as well as on the website. An events calendar features upcoming performances…

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Alexandria Room Renovations Add Functionality to a Beautiful Space

The Edmond Town Hall’s Alexandria Room, long the scene of many elegant affairs, has taken on a dose of functionality with renovations that have added useful features to this popular space. New warm LED lighting has been added throughout the room along with electronic controls and dimmers that enhance users abilities to control the ambience. In addition cordless and handheld microphones are now available for use, for a small fee, making the room much more functional for a variety of…

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Replacement Windows Augment Ongoing Town Hall Energy Efficiency Efforts

The Edmond Town Hall Board of Managers has recently completed installation of new replacement windows on the south side of the building – known as the “1950’s addition” – as part of ongoing efforts to increase energy efficiency throughout the 85-year-old building. This latest install follows the historically appropriate refurbishing of the original windows on the front and sides of the building, which was completed in 2014. “We continue to implement the recommendations of our 2011 energy audit little by…

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Newtown High School Jazz Band Kicks Off New Musical Series May 16

The Newtown High School Jazz Band will launch a new Town Hall Music Series in the elegant Alexandria Room on May 16, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. The show is the first of several planned and organized by promoter Lisa Reiss. “We’re delighted to bring great musical entertainment to Edmond Town Hall and so pleased that Dr. Eckart’s band will kick off this series,” said Reiss. “The setting is warm and intimate and we hope the community will come out to…

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