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Get Out: Charity Benefits, Film Festival, Volunteer

Activities for Dec. 15 - 21, 2011.

Check with event organizers for any schedule changes. Go to our events page for more activities.

1.
Where/When: Edmond Town Hall - Alexandria Room, 7:30pm, Thu
Why Go: Attend this charity event to benefit the area's homeless and stay for the opera and lobster roll, sponsored by Blue Dog Lobster Roll Co. of Ridgefield
Pricing: $30 door/$25 online

2.
Where/When: , 7:30pm, Fri, Sat
Why Go: Come support one of the most cherished charities in town, Kevin's Community Center, a free medical clinic, while enjoying music by Eclipse. Not suitable for children younger than 8-years-old
Pricing: $20

3.
Where/When: , 7am, Sat
Why Go: You have done all of the shopping for the Holiday Basket program, and now it's time to help delivery the packages to needy families in town. It's a great volunteer experience.
Pricing: Free

4.
Where/When: , 4:15-8pm, Fri; 8am-4pm, Sat
Why Go: Meet and greet the Newtown school bus owner operators while helping them with their food and coat drive
Pricing: Free

5.
Where/When: , 2:30pm, Fri
Why Go: The NHS Habitat Club is inviting the public to this event, which will feature the showing of the classic "It's a Wonderful Life" film while inviting attendees to build gingerbread houses and eat cookies and drink cocoa
Pricing: Free, donations appreciated

6.
Where/When: , 6:30pm, Thu
Why Go: You've heard the controversy over the Newtown International Center for Education, now get introduced to the program through an inaugural showing of this film festival
Pricing: Free

7.
Where/When: , 9-11am, Fri
Why Go: Great opportunity to work with a trainer on creating a professional resume
Pricing: Free

8.
Where/When:
, through Dec. 20
Why Go: Click a photo of your holiday decorated door or house to win a gift certificate as part of the Newtown Youth and Family Services holiday festival
Pricing: Free

9.
Where/When: , through Jan. 11
Why Go: Spa will feature art sale and show from the Society of Creative Arts of Newtown with proceeds to benefit Ann's Place in Danbury.
Pricing: Free

10. Fred Claus (PG)
Where/When: , 7pm, Fri-Wed; 9:05pm, Fri-Sat; 1pm, Sat, Sun, Tues; 4pm, Sat, Sun
Why Go: Vince Vaughn headlines a cast in this family comedy about Santa's brother helping with Christmas deliveries.
Pricing: $2

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