There is simply a cause that does not need to visit work or attend college this coming Monday, May 27… It’s Memorial Day, and it is intended as an afternoon to don’t forget provider women and men who’ve died within the line of responsibility. So, before you fireplace up the grill and get out the lawn video games on Monday, take a chunk of time to attend the VFW Memorial Day Ceremony on the VFW Club, 18 Tinkerfield Road at 11 am. A solemn, however adorable ceremony honors individuals who gave their all, so you are free to celebrate with whomever you want, anyplace you need, every single day.

Memorial Day weekend manner, the Lions Club is underway with its annual Duck Race. Join the fun in Sandy Hook Center this Saturday, from 10 am to 2:30 pm. From the Methodist Church car parking zone to the park on Glen Road at the back of the Foundry, there may be enjoyment, tag sales, companies, and more — plus you could still get your price ticket for the pièce de résistance of the day: the unload of heaps of rubber duckies into the Pootatuck for the race to the finish line and a hazard to win the first prize of $2,000. The huge moment is scheduled for two:30 pm, so don’t pass over out!

Hazardous Waste Disposal Day looked adore. It became a hit this past Saturday. Vehicles loaded up with gadgets for Public Works staff contributors to securely dump fashioned a line early on inside the day from the Turkey Hill Road Public Works driveway to South Main Street and up Peck’s Lane. The thoroughly-prepared occasion regarded to have attracted plenty of region people annoying to get rid of toxic gadgets in a secure manner to the environment. Thanks to all who made the day a fulfillment.

Who doesn’t want to spend much less time mowing? The Garden Club of Newtown will host “Five Ways to Cover Ground and Give the Lawnmower a Rest” on Tuesday, May 28, at 1 pm, in the meeting room of the C.H. Booth Library. The loose public presentation will function NOFA-permitted natural lawn care expert Kathy Connolly. Find out which groundcovers.

All the arena’s a stage, in step with Shakespeare, and a new Play Reading-Discussion Group will deliver contributors the risk to study performs aloud. The institution will convene next Friday, May 31, for its first assembly at 2 pm inside the Gathering Room of C.H. Booth Library. Copies of An American Daughter, the primary play to be read and discussed, are to be had on the library for reading in advance of time — and not to worry; you don’t ought to be an actor to take part.

You don’t should be mad or even ought to have a hat, but be a part of the C.H. Booth Library’s Second Annual Mad Hatter Party on May 31, at Michael’s on the Grove in Bethel, from 6:30 to ten pm. Tickets are $one hundred for this fundraiser to aid the library. Cocktail hour will begin at 6:30 pm, accompanied by the aid of dinner and a stay public sale by means of Monsignor Weiss.

There is still time to enroll in the June 17 Newtown Scholarship Association’s 27th Annual Jack Friel Memorial Golf Scramble. Only 15 foursomes each at Newtown Country Club or Rock Ridge Country Club might be regularly occurring, so don’t dilly-dally to any extent further. The access rate of $225 in keeping with the golfer includes a donation to the NSA scholarship and lunch and dinner, as well. Not a golfer? You can select to attend just the reception and dinner at Rock Ridge for $ sixty-five. Find out more and sign up online at newtownscholarship.Org.

Maybe you were one of the lucky recipients lately whilst Church Hill Village, the assisted residing facility soon to open on The Boulevard, turned the tables on a “Welcome to Newtown!” by using giving again to the network first. The Church Hill Village crew paid for lunches for the first customers on May 10, up to $a hundred, at The General Store. “As we understand, everyone loves an excellent deli sandwich,” said income counselor Taylor Shortt